CUCET 2020


    CUCET 2020 Registration,Form Correction, Eligibility, Exam Dates, Result and Cutoff

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    Exam Prep Master

    CUCET 2020 has been postponed until further notice, considering the current of COVID-19 crisis. The exam was previously scheduled to be conducted from May 30 to June 07, 2020, for various UG and PG programs, Revised dates will be announced soon. CUCET is a national level examination which is regulated by ten central universities jointly. It is a combined entrance test organized for providing admission into various UG, PG & other courses offered by the central universities across India. 

    The paper is conducted once in a year across various cities in India. CUCET 2020 Registration has begun from March 16, 2020 on the official website. Candidates who fulfil the eligibility criteria for CUCET exam could apply for the exam till June 06..

    Latest: CUCET 2020 application form correction facility will be available till June 09, 2020. Check here

    The exam is conducted offline (pen and paper mode) for a duration of two hours. Central University of Rajasthan is the conducting body of this examination, which invites applications from all interested candidates every year. Apart from the central universities, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar School of Economics also participates in the exam.

    Check CUCET 2020 Eligibility Criteria


    • For candidates who will be successfully registered, CUCET Admit Card will be sent to his/her CUCET registered email Id. Candidates are advised to download and print the admit card for future references.
    • The exam will tentatively be held in the month of June 2020.

    Read more to know details attached to CUCET 2020.

    Exam Highlights

    CUCET 2020 Highlights

    Conducting BodyRajasthan Central University
    Mode of ExamOffline
    Medium of ExamEnglish
    Duration of Exam2 hours 
    Type of QuestionsMCQ
    Negative MarkingYes
    Sections and Number of QuestionsPart A: 25 questions Part B: 75 questions Some Integrated Papers: 100 questions
    Courses Offered Integrated/ undergraduate, Postgraduate and Research Programs

    CUCET 2018 Exam Pattern

    CUCET 2020 Exam Dates

    The official exam dates for CUCET 2020 exam is released. Candidates can check the dates for the same mentioned below:

    Online Application StartsMarch 16, 2020 
    Last date of registration June 6, 2020 (Extended)
    Application Form Correction Facility Available June 7, 2020-June 9, 2020
    Issue date of Admit Card

    To be notified later

    Exam Dates

    To be notified later

    Result DeclarationTo be notified later

    Courses Offered Through CUCET 2020

    • Students can take CUCET 2020 exam for admission to different courses offered by the 10 participating universities.
    • Courses offered under CUCET 2020 include Undergraduate, Integrated, Postgraduate, Diploma, and PhD programs. 
    • Central Universities of Punjab, Haryana, Jammu, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kashmir, Kerala, Rajasthan, South Bihar, Tamil Nadu, and Bangalore School of Economics will participate in CUCET 2020 exam.

    Total number of courses offered by CUCET 2020

    Name of CourseNumber of Courses across Universities
    UG and Integrated Courses47
    B.Ed., PG, M.Ed., Integrated M.Sc. B. Ed. & PG Diploma Programs226
    MPhil/PhD Programs136

    Exam Dates

    Eligibility Criteria

    CUCET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

    There are a total of 10 universities participating under CUCET 2020. Each university has different criteria of eligibility for candidates. There are mainly three types of courses offered by CUCET 2020. Candidates can apply for UG, Integrated PG, and research programs. It is advisable that students go through the specific CUCET Eligibility Criteria of each university individually for their respective course before applying for CUCET 2020.

    CourseEligibilitySubjects RequiredCategory
    UG50% in 12thPhysics, Chemistry, Mathematics and/or BiologyGeneral
    45% in 12thSC/ST
    PG55% in UGBachelor’s in the same field Or any associated field of the course in which you wish to take MastersGeneral
    50% in UGSC/ST

    CUCET 2020 Eligibility for Ph.D. Program

    • If a candidate has cleared UGC-CSIR JRF, GATE, NBHM or qualified in any other national level exams then you need not appear for the entrance test but will have to register for CUCET 2020.
    • A master’s degree in any stream with a minimum of 55% for general candidates, 50% for OBC candidates, and 45% for SC/ST/PWD candidates is required.

    Know More Details About CUCET Eligibility Criteria

    Since all Universities have their own course-specific eligibility criteria, so all candidates need to enter university code in the application form to indicate university where the candidate is seeking admission.

    To make things a little easier for you, we have collated a sheet of university codes:

    Central University of HaryanaCUHAR
    Central University of JammuCUJAM
    Central University of JharkhandCUJHD
    Central University of KarnatakaCUKNK
    Central University of KashmirCUKAS
    Central University of KeralaCUKER
    Central University of PunjabCUPUN
    Central University of RajasthanCURAJ
    Central University of South BiharCUSBR
    Central University of Tamil NaduCUTND

    Application Form

    CUCET 2020 Application Form

    • Candidates can avail the CUCET 2020 Application Form via online / Offline both mode.
    • The application form can be filled till May 23, 2020. 
    • Fill all the mandatory details in the application such as personal, academic, communication & many others.
    • Upload the scanned images of latest photograph and signature.
    • Make the application fee payment through online or offline mode.
    • Candidates don’t forget to take a printout of the filled application form and keep it safe for future references.

    Application Fee:

    • Fee can be paid by debit/credit card/net banking or Challan of SBI bank any branch.
    • GST and other taxes as applicable by Govt. of India/ Bank.
    • The PwD candidates are exempted from application fee.
    • The application for other categories is mentioned here:
    CategoryPayment through online/debit/credit cardPayment through Challan
    Application Fees*Application FeeBank CommissionTotal Fee to be paid
    General/OBCINR 800 for three PUsINR 800INR 50INR 850
    SC/STINR 350 for three PUsINR 350INR 400
    PWDExempted from Application Fee

    Admit Card

    CUCET 2020 Admit Card

    • CUCET Admit Card of an applicant will be sent his/her CUCET registered email Id. Download and print the admit card. 
    • The admit card will be available for only successfully registered candidates.
    • Details present on admit card had include exam centre, roll number, exam date, timing, etc.
    • Admit card had to be carried mandatorily on the day of the exam.

    Exam Centers

    CUCET 2020 Exam Centers

    • CUCET will be conducted in 76 cities across the country.
    • In case less than 100 students register for a test centre then it will automatically be cancelled.
    • A nearby centre will be allocated in place of the cancelled centre.

    Exam Pattern

    CUCET 2020 Exam Pattern

    The CUCET Exam Pattern details are mentioned here:

    • Type of Question: Only Multiple Choice Questions will be asked in the examination.
    • Parts: The exam will be conducted in two parts, i.e. Part A and Part B.
    • Part-A: This section contains topics from English language, general awareness, mathematical aptitude and analytical skills.
    • Part-B: This part has been divided into three sections and consists of a total of 75 MCQs from the domain knowledge.
    • Duration: The exam duration is 2 hours.
    • Exam Mode: The exam is organized through online mode.
    • Marking Scheme: Three marks are given for each correct answer.
    • Negative Marking: One mark is deducted for each incorrect answer.
    • Pattern: The exam will be conducted in OMR pattern.

    Syllabus Information

    CUCET 2020 Syllabus

    The syllabus for different undergraduate, postgraduate and integrated courses is compiled below for the reference of candidates. Download CUCET 2020 Syllabus for different courses in PDF format from the links provided below:

    Syllabus for Undergraduate Programs

    Syllabus for UG and Integrated Programs
    Integrated M.Tech
    B. Tech.
    Integrated B.Sc.B.Ed.
    Integrated B.Sc.B.Ed. (Mathematics)
    Integrated Science B.Sc.M.Sc.
    Integrated M.Sc
    Click Here
    Integrated M.A.
    B. A.
    Integrated B.A.B.Ed.
    Integrated B.A.LLB. (Hons)
    Integrated M.Sc.
    Integrated M.A.
    Click Here
    B.Voc.Click Here

    Syllabus for PG and Integrated Programs

    Syllabus for PG
    B. Ed.Click Here
    Master of Law (L.L.M)Click Here
    M.A. (Education)
    M. Ed.
    Click Here
    GeographyClick Here
    M. Arch. (Sustainable Architecture)Click Here
    MathematicsClick Here
    PhysicsClick Here
    StatisticsClick Here
    M.ComClick Here
    MBAClick Here

    CUCET 2020 Results

    • Availability of results: Exam takers can check CUCET 2020 Results on the official website from June 24, 2020. The result of the Central Universities Common Entrance Test 2020 (CUCET 2020) is declared for each program.
    • Shortlisting Process: Shortlisting will be done on basis of CUCET 2020 performance and the scores obtained in qualifying examinations.
    • GD/PI: The concerned universities conduct further processes after the process of shortlisting, they are called for Group Discussion and Personal Interview.
    • Merit list: On the basis of the performance of the candidate, the merit list will be prepared and will be used for admission to UG, PG, PG Diploma, Integrated Programs, B.Ed, PhD programs in the participating Central Universities.

    CUCET 2020 Cut Off

    CUCET Cut off will depend on the overall performance by students in the entrance exam. Each university releases its own CUCET Cut off list for the courses they offer. The tentative cutoff marks for certain courses offered through CUCET is mentioned below:


    M.A.Politicial Science Cut Off

    University AcceptedCUCET Cut Off Marks
    Central University of Punjab - [CUP] - Bathinda154
    Central University of Haryana - [CUH] - Narnaul164
    Central University of Kashmir - Srinagar185

    M.A.History Cut Off

    University AcceptedCUCET Cut Off Marks
    Central University of Punjab - [CUP] - Bathinda132
    Central University of Haryana - [CUH] - Narnaul133
    Central University of Karnataka - [CUK] - Gulbarga160

    For Cut Off of other courses,Click Here 

    Counselling Process

    CUCET 2020 Counselling

    The counselling process is conducted online mode. All the universities conduct their own counselling process separately for different academic programs offered by them. Some major components of CUCET Counselling are highlighted below:

    • After the announcement of the result or list, the candidates are required to attend the counselling in order to complete the document verification and admission processes.
    • The counselling will be scheduled only for the shortlisted candidates. It should be noted that the Counselling for participating universities is done separately by the respective universities.
    • Students are allotted seats during counselling. The allotment will be purely based on the candidate’s rank and availability of seats for the preferred course.
    • You need to register for attending the CUCET 2020 counselling session.
    • CUCET 2020 Counselling will be strictly based on the merit list that is prepared as per marks in the entrance examination.
    • The counselling process includes the score obtained in written test and interview that will carry a weight of 60% and 40% respectively.
    • Candidates, who qualify NET/JRF/SLET/Teacher Fellowship will be exempted from the written test. For them, the interview will carry 100% weight.
    • Universities from the state: Central University Common Entrance Test is commonly referred to as CUCET. The Universities of Tamil Nadu, Jammu, Jharkhand, Kashmir, Haryana, Kerala, Punjab and Rajasthan jointly conducts this entrance exam, available for students across India.
    • The test is for the candidates willing to gain admissions into the Graduate-level, PG Level and Ph.D. level course at the above mentioned University.

    CUCET 2020 FAQs

    Ques: Who is the conducting body of CUCET 2020?

    Ans. CUCET 2020 will be conducted and organized by Central University of Rajasthan.

    Ques: How many times is CUCET conducted in a year?

    Ans. CUCET is conducted once in a year, mainly in the month of June(tentatively).

    Ques: Does CUCET involve interview rounds for all programmes?

    Ans. No. Interview round is conducted for selected courses in CUCET, typically for candidates applying for MSc/MA in Digital Society course. The entire weightage of interview round is 25%.

    Ques: What is the fee structure for CUCET 2020?

    Ans. The fee structure for CUCET 2020 is as follows:

    • UR/OBC/EWS – Rs. 800
    • SC/ST – Rs. 350
    • Pwd – Nil

    *The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

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    • NOTE: for general and OBC category - Rs. 600/-for One PU Rs. 700 for two PUs Rs. 800 for three Pus for SC/ ST /PWD candidates- Rs. 250/-for One PU Rs. 300 for two PUs Rs. 350 for three Pus

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    beulah thandra

    i have qualified in gpat so should i write cucet entrance fo phd

    05 Apr, 2020 00:20
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Beulah, kindly mention the university in which you want to take admission.

    05 Apr, 2020 02:05

    Hi, How to fill cucet2020 And b.ed. Both Form

    26 Mar, 2020 18:20
    Satyanarayanarao Dasam

    Hello Sir/Madam... I'm Studying Bsc (MPC) final year.Can I have MSC Chemistry related Courses with related to my graduation .Also,Please send me the syllabus ,related previous papers to that courses

    20 Oct, 2019 10:05
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Satyanarayanrao, yes, you can apply for this course. Syllabus of the concerned course can be checked on the official website of the university.

    23 Oct, 2019 18:09
    Alka Kumari

    sir i m a student of final year n my branch is information technology and i want to do master's can u plzz tell me the courses which is offered by cucet ....

    02 Oct, 2019 00:20
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Alka, courses offered vary as per the participating colleges in CUCET. However, almost every PG course is in reach if you qualify CUCET with decent score.

    04 Oct, 2019 13:10
    durgaprasad pisini

    I am studying BSC ist year. I want to study BSC in Central universities. Can I apply for cucet in next year. Is this applicable sir. Plz tell me

    12 Aug, 2019 11:31
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Durgaprasad, yes, you may apply for the exam next year.

    13 Aug, 2019 01:55
    Sajin Paul

    I am an assistant professor in commerce.. In MA college kothamangalam from 2011.. I want to register for research in commerce and management.. Can I get a telephonic guidance from you.. I am a NET holder.. Can I get this

    27 Mar, 2019 17:16
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Sajin, you will have to contact the university for required information.

    27 Mar, 2019 18:07
    Nitika Gupta

    I am not able to fill the form for CUCET 2019 as it is not showing any link here in its official page.

    08 Mar, 2019 11:58
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Nitika, the dates mentioned above are tentative. It will be advisable to check the official website on regular basis for latest updates.

    08 Mar, 2019 12:15
    K Dharmaraj

    Nameaskar plesae give C A Releated U G courses in centreal university's in Tamil nadu Thirvarur

    06 Mar, 2019 13:24
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Dharmaraj, kindly visit the official website of the concerned college for relevant details.

    06 Mar, 2019 15:37

    i m looking for cucet2019 so kindly help me to apply the form reason is its not available in link and its dates are feb19-march26 though its not available

    04 Mar, 2019 16:27
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Srinivas, the dates which are mentioned above are tentative. For more precise info, you may visit the official website of the exam authorities.

    04 Mar, 2019 18:00

    please give details about phd in nursing

    27 Feb, 2019 22:20
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Preethadevi, kindly visit the official website of the college in which you are seeking admission for this course.

    27 Feb, 2019 22:23

    I have completed my 10+2 in science few years back, due to some unavoidable circumstances there was a gap of 6 years. In 2016 I joined for and will complete it in april 2019.Am I eligible for MA Economics.will my age be a problem?will my 12th background be a problem?

    22 Jan, 2019 00:20
    Sarthak Mahajan

    Hi Prem, CUCET is a combined entrance test organized for providing admission into various UG, PG & other courses offered by the central universities across the country. The eligibility criteria for admission in PG course is bachelor’s in the same field Or any associated field of the course in which you wish to take Masters with 55% in UG for General category and 50% for SC/ST.

    22 Jan, 2019 12:19

    M. Sc human genetics fees structure can you explain

    09 Jan, 2019 00:20
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Sir, You may please check this link for getting MSc Human Genetics Course Fee detail of the Central University of Punjab.

    09 Jan, 2019 11:03
    akash gaydhane

    I want Questions paper of exam for msc math

    30 Oct, 2018 11:59
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Akash, To get the information about the Question Paper for MSc CUCET Please check this link.

    30 Oct, 2018 12:50
    Tarun Yadav

    Sir is the rank list of Rajasthan and haryana 2018 pg counselling student released???

    11 Jun, 2018 10:13
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Tarun, You will get the information about CUCET latest updates please check the official website i.e.

    11 Jun, 2018 10:48
    Rehaan Farhaan

    Sir when academic marks added to entrence score

    01 Jun, 2018 11:57
    Garima Bansal

    Hi Rehaan, The academic marks added to entrance score at the time of Shortlisting process

    06 Jun, 2018 14:21

    howmuch cut off cucet 2017 ug economics

    29 May, 2018 00:20
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Kalaimuthu, You will get the information about Cut off list through this link please check this Cut off 2017.

    29 May, 2018 13:22

    I have scored 61.25 in my cucet 2018 for phd in commerce , ihave also cleared NET Commerce this year , what are my chances to get into doctoral programs in either cuk, cutn or cu of Punjab

    25 May, 2018 14:42
    Garima Bansal

    HI Abijith, For admission and cutoff details you can check the official website of the cuk, cutn or cu of Punjab

    29 May, 2018 19:02
    sarika Malik

    Sir I have scored 58.75 in cucet 2018 exam for ug program bsc math do I have some chance to get a seat in curaj.

    03 May, 2018 15:13
    Garima Bansal

    Hi Sarika, You can check the cutoff by this link:- Cutoff to get idea about admission in curaj

    19 Jun, 2018 17:42

    please send me link for answer key

    02 May, 2018 16:46
    Garima Bansal

    Hi Sir/Mam, You can get answer key by this link:-

    19 Jun, 2018 16:24
    Maroof Hamza

    What was last year 2017 cut off for b voc entrance exam in cukashmir.

    02 May, 2018 16:08
    Garima Bansal

    Hi Maroof, To get last year cutoff for cucet you may click on this link:- Cutoff

    19 Jun, 2018 16:16

    Sir , i scored 32 in rp chemistry is there any chance .

    02 May, 2018 15:57
    Garima Bansal

    HI Ashwani, According to the eligibility criteria you are not eligible to appear in this exam

    19 Jun, 2018 16:14
    Maroof Hamza

    I scored 27 points in the entrance exam for b. Voc will i be able to get admission in cuk

    02 May, 2018 14:23
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Maroof, It is depend on the Merit list of the college/or University To get the Admission in the University.

    02 May, 2018 15:11
    nikhil aditya jha

    I m getting around 64 marks in mba course exam of Cucet... Is there any chance of getting addmission

    01 May, 2018 23:19
    Garima Bansal

    Hi Nikhil, To get idea about admission you may check this link:- CUCET Cutoff

    19 Jun, 2018 15:35

    I scored 20 marks only in cuset exam of pg economics. Did i get admission in central university of Kerala while seeing the cutoff marks of last year?

    01 May, 2018 12:44
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Harsha, It is depend on the Merit list of the college/or University.

    01 May, 2018 13:09
    Gurleen Kour

    How to download answer key. Is it out yet?

    01 May, 2018 09:39
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Gurleen, I am sharing a link with you for getting the detail about how to download Answer keys:- Answer key download procedure

    01 May, 2018 15:24

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