CUCET 2021 Application Form, How To Fill Application Form, Process and Fees

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    CUCET Application Form 2021 will be available from March. CUCET 2021 application form submission window will be closed in April. To fill the CUCET application form 2021, candidates are required to register themselves by visiting the official website of CUCET 2021. Applicants must have an active email ID and mobile number before applying for the programs as all the important communication is done on the registered email id and contact number.

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    After registration, candidates need to fill up details related to academic qualification, personal, communication address, exam centers, and examination details in their CUCET application form 2021.

    CUCET, also known as Central Universities Common Entrance Test is conducted in offline mode for UG-PG programs for the candidates willing to get admission in various undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered by 15 central universities, 4 state universities, and 1 NIT. To know more details about CUCET application form 2021 including how to fill the application form, release & last date, documents required, etc.

    CUCET Application Form 2021 Important Dates



    Online registration

    Third week of March

    CUCET 2020 last registration date

    Second week of March

    Correction window

    Fourth week of April

    How to Fill CUCET 2021 Application Form?

    Mentioned below are the things that need to keep handy before proceeding towards filling CUCET application form 2021 –

    • Scanned Photograph in prescribed format and dimension
    • Scanned copy of signature in prescribed format and dimension
    • All the essential academic documents.
    • Valid email address

    Candidates followed the steps given below to fill the CUCET 2021 application form – 

    Step 1- Registration

    To register, candidates needed to enter the given details:

    • Name of the candidate
    • Valid e-mail address
    • Mobile number
    • Date of Birth and
    • Password (make sure that it is of a minimum of 6 characters)

    After a successful registration candidate received a mail and message to the respective register mail id and mobile. Candidates are also required to note down the application ID, printed on the top of the CUCET 2021 application form.

    Note: Keeping the application ID of CUCET 2021 safely are of utmost priority. Candidates are advised to take a printout of their system generated online application forms after registering.

    Step 2- Fill details in the Application Form

    After registering, candidates needed to re-login using their application ID and password and enter personal and academic details. Mentioned below are the details that need to fill by candidates:

    • Personal details (Father name, Gender, category, Aadhaar number, nationality, etc)
    • Details of qualifying exams (Name of the board, marks obtained, passing year, percentage, grade, etc)
    • Valid GATE Scores (if applicable)
    • Address for correspondence
    • Exam Centre
    • Declaration
    • Verification code          

    Save the above-mentioned details and proceed to the next step.

    Step 3- Upload Photograph and Signature

    In this step, candidates need to upload his/her photograph and signature in the prescribed format and ratio. Mentioned below is the details about the photograph and signature that need to be upload:

    ParticularsScanned PhotographScanned Signature
    File Size10kb to 50 kb 10 to 50 KB
    Dimensions200 x 230 pixels (preferred)140 x 60 pixels (preferred)

    Step 4- Course Registration

    Candidates will have to register for the three courses in a particular selected program from each university. That is candidates can apply for a maximum of 3 M.Tech programs offered by different participating institutions. 

    Step 5- Payment of Application Fees

    After entering all the details, review and edit (if required) application form of CUCET 2021 and proceed towards the payment. Application fees can be paid in both online and offline mode. The application fees of CUCET 2021 for general/OBC candidates is INR 800 and INR 350 for reserved categories. PWD candidates are exempted from paying the fee.

    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

    Note: *No extra charges will be paid by the candidates if paying through online/debit/credit card.

    Mode of Payment

    • Candidates could either pay CUCET 2021 application fee either online (credit/debit card/Net Banking) or offline (SBI Challan).
    • Candidates must note that an additional charge of INR 50 will be paid by all those who will opt for offline payment in the form of bank commission.

    What After CUCET Application Fee Payment?

    After the successful payment of the application fee for CUCET 2021, the following options are displayed:

    • View Your CUCET 2021 application form
    • Check your payment status
    • Do you want to add more courses

    Note: In this stage, candidates could apply for additional courses by paying the additional fees as specified.

    On What Basis CUCET Application Form 2021 Can Be Rejected?

    Mentioned below are the criteria on the basis of which a candidate’s application form of CUCET 2021 can be rejected:

    • In case the face in the photograph or signature is unclear
    • If candidates did not meet the eligibility criteria prescribed by the examination authority
    • If false details are entered by the candidate

    How To Check the Status of CUCET Application Form 2021

    • Only candidates whose application form is accepted received the application status.
    • Candidates received the application status on their registered email address and mobile number.
    • Candidates who paid online received the intimation immediately.
    • Offline payment candidates received the same within 2 to 3 days after reconciliation from the bank

    CUCET 2021 Application Form Correction

    Candidates are allowed to edit their CUCET 2021 Application Form for a limited period of time. It could be done by logging in with the candidate’s login ID and password. Please note that candidates will not be allowed to edit the following details

    • Name
    • Category
    • Email Id
    • Date of Birth

    Candidates must note that once they have paid the application fee, CUCET online form cannot be edited. After completing the payment, candidates could also add additional courses of their choice by paying an additional amount of the same fee. They could however not exceed three courses.

    CUCET 2021 Exam Centers

    There are 76 exam centers for CUCET exam in India where students took the test. In case less than 100 students register for a test center then it will be automatically canceled. Candidates will be informed in advance in such a case. They could select the CUCET Exam Center of their choice. In such cases, students will be informed in advance so that necessary arrangements can be made.

    Test CityStateTest CityState
    AllahabadUttar PradeshKottayamKerala
    BandarsindariRajasthanLucknowUttar Pradesh
    BathindaPunjabMaduraiTamil Nadu
    BhopalMadhya PradeshMuzaffarpurBihar
    BidarKarnatakaNagerCoilTamil Nadu
    CalicutKeralaNew DelhiNew Delhi
    ChennaiTamil NaduPatnaBihar
    CoimbatoreTamil NaduPuneMaharashtra
    GuwahatiAssamShimlaHimachal Pradesh
    IndoreMadhya PradeshSolapurMaharashtra
    JabalpurMadhya PradeshSrinagarJ&K
    JammuJ&KThiruvarurTamil Nadu
    JodhpurRajasthanTrichyTamil Nadu
    KasargodKeralaVaranasiUttar Pradesh
    KathuaJ&KVijaywadaAndhra Pradesh
    KochiKeralaVishakhapatnamAndhra Pradesh
    KolkataWest BengalYadgirKarnataka

    CUCET Application Form Important Instructions

    • Candidates applied to a maximum of three participating central universities only. To apply to more than three universities, candidates paid the application fee again.
    • Application form of a candidate is not be accepted by exam authorities till CUCET test fee will be paid successfully.
    • An email and SMS will be sent on candidates’ registered email ID and phone number on successful CUCET online application form submission and fee payment.
    • Candidates making application fee payment through SBI challan may have to wait for seven days to receive the confirmation for acceptance of CUCET registration form.

    CUCET 2021 FAQS

    Ques: How much is CUCET exam fee? Is it different if I apply for more courses or universities?

    Ans: CUCET 2021 exam fee is Rs 800 for General/ OBC category candidates and Rs 350 for SC/ ST candidates. Candidates belonging to Pwd category do not have to pay any exam fee. A candidate can apply for maximum of three participating universities (PU) by paying the application fee mentioned above. Also, a candidate can select upto three courses in each PU. To apply to more than three universities candidates have to pay the application fee again.

    Ques: How will I know that my application has reached the exam authorities?

    Ans: On successful submission of CUCET online application form along with exam fee, an automated email and SMS will be sent on the registered email ID and mobile number of candidates. It may be noted that in case candidates make the application fee payment through challan they may have to wait for seven days to receive the email and SMS.

    Ques: Can I fill the application form offline?

    Ans: No, CUCET application forms can be filled in online mode on the official website of the exam only.

    Ques: What can I do if I face difficulty in filling the online application form or if do not receive automated email and SMS?

    Ans: In case candidates face any difficulty in filling the application form or do not receive the automated response on email and SMS within 24 hours of submitting the form, they can contact exam authorities on the below-mentioned email ID and contact number:

    • +91-8130609018

    It may be noted that at the time of contacting exam authorities, candidates should be ready with the following information: registration number, email ID, mobile number, operating system Windows XP SP2 or Linux (with Version number), browser with its version number, whether javascript is enabled, and copy of Exact Text of error message encountered.

    Ques: Is it mandatory to fill the application form at one go?

    Ans: No, candidates can fill CUCET application form partially and then login again to complete it later.

    Ques. Can I fill and submit the application form on the day it is released?

    Ans. Yes. Candidates can fill the form on the first day of release till the last day of submission. Candidates will not be able to apply once the application process is over.

    Ques. Does the passport-sized photograph have to be colored or black and white?

    Ans. Candidates are advised to upload a scanned copy of their passport-size photograph which should be colored.

    Ques: CUCET 2021 is conducted for programs at which level?

    Ans: CUCET is conducted for the programs at UG, PG, and Research level.

    Ques: What is the nature of CUCET 2021 question paper?

    Ans: CUCET 2021 is objective in nature i.e., it consists of multiple-choice questions.

    Ques: What is the duration of each paper in CUCET 2021?

    Ans: The papers will be conducted for a duration of 2 hours.

    Ques: Is there any negative marking in CUCET 2021?

    Ans: There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks in case of wrong answers in UG and PG papers.

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    Muneer Ahmad Dar

    How to download cucet application form?

    11 Sep, 2020 00:20

    Hello Muneer, greetings from Collegedunia. For all the steps and details about the CUCET application form, click here.

    21 Sep, 2020 23:16
    Muneer Ahmad Dar

    How to download cucet application form?

    10 Sep, 2020 11:04

    Hello Muneer, the registrations & applications for CUCET 2020 have already been completely. For updates about the admit card, click here.

    10 Sep, 2020 15:43


    One can directly visit the official website of the university he/she wants to get enrolled and fill in the application form following the mentioned procedure. After registering and filling the application form, he/she needs to update the form with a signature and a photograph. The last step includes the payment of the application fees. After the payment, the form can be downloaded through a print-out (hard copy)

    03 Oct, 2020 17:35
    Prajna Priyadarshini Jena

    When will the exam date be announced?

    24 Aug, 2020 00:20

    Hi Prajna, exam dates for CUCET have been announced. It is slated to be conducted between the 18-20th of September.

    10 Sep, 2020 01:45
    Ganga Ajayakumar

    when can we apply for CUCET exam and how?

    17 Jul, 2020 00:20

    Hi Ganga, the eligiblity crieria for UG and PG courses under CUCET is different. Click here, for comprehensive information about both of them. Also, the applications for CUCET have been completed, hence you will not be able to apply for it this year.

    10 Sep, 2020 16:20


    27 May, 2020 00:20

    Hello Vaishak, greetings from Collegedunia. The last date for applications was 6  June 2020.

    22 Sep, 2020 00:10
    Jagath k

    College's and no.of seats for integrated B's ms physics..pls

    21 Apr, 2020 07:06
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Jagath, you can check the list of participating universities and their respective seat intakes from here: CUCET Participating Universities

    21 Apr, 2020 07:28
    Priyanka Meena

    What is the last date for cucet 2020

    26 Nov, 2019 14:02
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Priyanka, last date to apply for this entrance exam will lie in April, 2020 (expected).

    26 Nov, 2019 14:16
    Lavanya chilukuri

    What are specialisations offered in BBA?

    26 Jul, 2019 00:20
    Praver Katyal

    Hi Lavanya, which college?

    31 Jul, 2019 17:47

    how to register for cuset 2019

    19 Feb, 2019 16:02
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Anusree, kindly go through the article to know the application process.

    19 Feb, 2019 16:24

    What is the last date of form filling

    06 Dec, 2018 18:31
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Nilesh, CUCET 2019 Application Form will be release tentatively on February 19, 2019.

    06 Dec, 2018 18:42

    sir its not available to fill no link is there to apply

    04 Mar, 2019 15:50
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Srinivas, kindly visit the official website of the exam authority (i.e for more precise information.

    04 Mar, 2019 16:01

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