Central University of Tamil Nadu is one of the 8 central universities of the country founded by the Government of India, through an Act of Parliament in 2009. CUTN currently offers Integrated, Post-Graduate (PG) and Research programmes in multiple disciplines through Central University Common Entrance Test (CUCET).
Students must fulfill the relevant eligibility criteria for admission to different programmes of the university. Candidates can register for the test through the online registration process available on the official CUCET website. Upon successful submission of applications, candidates must submit the processing fee through online/offline payment modes within the stipulated time. Check CUTN Admission
Upon successful submission of applications and online payment of required fees, the students will receive a confirmation message instantly. If the fees payment is done through offline mode, candidate will get a message after reconciliation from the bank within 2-3 days of payment. Applications should be submitted online only. Eligible candidates will be shortlisted for admission to concerned programmes on the basis of their scores in the CUCET.
M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Science,
Candidates are required to fill the online application form in order to appear for CUCET 2019. Candidate may fill the form partially and login again to complete it later.
Candidates will receive confirmation alerts at the time of registration and after completing payment through online modes. In case of offline payment through E-challan, the applicant will get a message after reconciliation from SBI.
Pre-requisites for applying to CUCET :
CUCET application process consists of the following steps:
Step 1: Candidate should login to official CUCET website and go to the “Apply” section.
Step 2: Click on the Registration link against the UG/PG Course which you want to apply for. After successful registration, candidate will receive a mail and message at the respective register email ID and mobile.
Step 3: After filling-in all the relevant details carefully, candidate should upload his/her scanned photo and signature.
Note: The photograph should have dimensions 200 x 230 pixels and the file size should be between 10kb to 100 kb. The signature image should have dimensions 140 x 60 pixels and the file size should be between 5kb to 20kb
Step 4: An this step, candidate can register for three courses in a particular selected program from Central University of Tamil Nadu
Step 5: In this step, candidates can edit their applications and proceed for payment of processing fee through any of the following modes:
Online mode of payment: Candidates can pay the required application fee through online payment modes such as Netbanking/ Creditcard/ Debitcard.
Offline mode of payment: Candidates can also pay the required fee offline through E-Challan at any SBI branch. If an applicant pays the examination fee through offline challan mode of SBI, the bank charges of INR 50 will be borne by the candidate.
The following section contains detailed eligibility criteria for different programmes offered by CUTN.
In each department, 15%, 7.5% and 27% of seats are reserved for SC, ST and OBC candidates respectively. According to Govt. of India norms, 3% of the seats are reserved for differently abled persons
Admission to all the above mentioned programmes of the Central University of Tamil Nadu is done on the basis of score obtained by the candidate in the Central University Common Entrance Test (CUCET).
Note: Candidates who have cleared National Level Examinations for admission to Ph.D. programmes i.e. UGC-CSIR JRF or equivalent will be exempted from CUCET Entrance Exam. However, such candidates will have to appear for interview. Some of the university departments may conduct written test at the time of interview, if required.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College