CUCET 2021 PATTERN & SYLLABUS

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    CUCET 2021 Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Marking Scheme, And Important Topics

    Suruchi Gupta Suruchi Gupta
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    CUCET is a national level examination which is regulated by the central universities. CUCET 2021 paper will be divided into two sections i.e. Part A consists of 25 MCQ questions and Part B consists of 75 MCQ questions. Here we are mentioning the CUCET 2021 Exam Pattern which will help the students to get good marks in the entrance test.

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    The student must know the CUCET 2021 Exam Pattern before starting their preparation.

    • The question paper consisted of a total of 100 objective types of questions.
    • The questions will be asked in the English language only.
    • Each paper will have only 2 hours duration.
    • +1 will be awarded for every correct answer. 
    • Negative marking is also applicable, 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

    CUCET Exam Pattern Highlights

    Exam ModeOffline/Pen and Paper Mode (OMR Sheet)
    Number of parts2- Part A and Part B
    Number of Questions100 (25 from Part A and 75 from Part B)
    Question Paper Type Objective Type (MCQs) 
    Total Marks100
    Exam duration 2 hours
    Exam language English

    CUCET Exam will have Negative marking. Each correct answer will carry 1 mark and for each wrong answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted.

    Some points to note:

    • The exam pattern described above is relevant to UG and Integrated Programs in Science stream, and PG/B.Ed./Integrated M.Sc B.Ed/PG Diploma Programs.
    • CUCET 2021 exam pattern for Arts stream included only 1 test paper. The question paper will comprise of 100 MCQs from the following discipline: English, Numerical Aptitude/Data Interpretation, Analytical Skills, Reasoning, General Aptitude, and General Knowledge. 
    • CUCET exam pattern for Research Programs will be similar to UGC CSIR and other NET JRF exam. All question papers of Ph.D. program consisted of two parts. Part A consisting 50 questions will be based on research methodology including English and General Knowledge and Numerical ability. Part B will be consisting of 50 questions from the respective subject domain.
    • CUCET exam pattern for B.Ed. will be different from other courses. However, the number of questions and marking scheme will be the same. It will consist of 3 parts-

    Check CUCET Eligibility Criteria

    1. Part A (25 MCQs): General Awareness
    2. Part B (35 MCQs): Teaching Aptitude
    3. Part C (40 MCQs): It will be further divided into 4 sub-sections. Candidates attempted any one section from them as per the eligibility.
    1. Section 1: Social Sciences
    2. Section 2: Language
    3. Section 3: Physical Science and Mathematics
    4. Section 4: Life Sciences
    JEE MAIN EXAM PATTERN

    60 x 2

    Duration

    Exam duration is 2 hours

    JEE MAIN EXAM PATTERN

    Each of 1

    Score

    Each Correct Answer will be awarded 1 mark

    JEE MAIN EXAM PATTERN

    -1/4 mark

    -ve Score

    1/4 mark is deducted for every wrong answer. 

    JEE MAIN EXAM PATTERN

    Offline 

    Exam type

    CUCET 2019 is a computer-based test

    JEE MAIN EXAM PATTERN

    Objective

    Question type

    Questions will be of objective type

    JEE MAIN EXAM PATTERN

    100

    Total questions

    Part A-25 and Part B-75


    CUCET 2021 Marking Scheme

    There will be a negative marking in the paper. Each correct answer will carry 1 mark and for each wrong answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted.

    • There will be negative marking in CUCET 2021 entrance exam. Each correct answer carried 01 marks and for each wrong answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted.
    • Note that questions not attempted by candidates will not be assessed and considered for preparing the final merit list.
    • The candidate choose one correct answer and mark on OMR Sheet. If a candidate marks multiple entries in the OMR Sheet for a particular question(s), it will be treated as the wrong answer with negative marking.

    CUCET 2021 Syllabus

    For admission into UG/ Integrated Courses, candidates followed the syllabus of Class 12, while for admission into PG Courses and NET/ JRF research programs, respective UG syllabus should be followed.

    CUCET Syllabus for UG/Integrated Programs (3/4/5 years):

    For Part A of CUCET for UG courses, there will be no definite official syllabus. However, the questions asked from the following areas:

    • English Language
    • General Awareness
    • Mathematical Aptitude
    • Analytical Skills

    For Part B, candidates are required to refer to any 3 of the following subjects. The syllabus will be based on the general Class 12 level syllabus for the respective courses:

    • Physics
    • Chemistry
    • Mathematics
    • Biology

    Check Detailed CUCET 2021 Syllabus

    CUCET 2021 syllabus forUG/ integrated programs is as mentioned below:

    DegreeSubject
    Integrated MTechPower & Energy Engineering, Information & Communication Technology
    BTechComputer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Printing and Packaging Technology
    Integrated BSc BEdBSc Bed
    Integrated BSc BEd (Mathematics)BSc BEd (Mathematics)
    Integrated Science BSc MScBSc MSc
    Integrated MScPhysics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Zoology, Life Sciences, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Botany, Environmental Science
    BScTextiles
    Integrated MAEnglish, Economics, Psychology, Geography, Geology
    BBAStandalone
    BAInternational Relations
    Integrated BA BEdBA Bed
    Integrated BA LLB (Hons)BA LLB (Hons)
    Integrated MScEconomics
    Integrated MAEconomics
    BVoc Retail and Logistic Management, Retail Management, Tourism Management, Biomedical Sciences, Industrial Waste Management 
    BPAMusic
    Diploma Beauty & Wellness 
    BVoc Interior Design 

    CUCET Syllabus for PG/B.Ed./Integrated M.Sc B.Ed/PG Diploma Programs vary as per the course. CUCET Syllabus for MPhil/PhD programs will be the same as that prescribed for UGC- CSIR or NET-JRF.

    CUCET Pattern And Syllabus FAQs

    Ques. Will the CUCET exam be conducted in a pen and paper test?

    Ans. For UG and PG programs, students will have to give the test in offline mode – OMR sheet. For RP programs, candidates will have to give the test in online mode i.e. Computer Based Test (CBT).

    Ques. How many sections are there in UG question paper?

    Ans. There will be a total of two sections – General Knowledge and Domain Knowledge.

    Ques. Will there be negative marking?

    Ans. Yes. – 1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer in UG and PG question papers. There will be no negative marking in RP Programmes.

    Ques. Is there options to choose in MSc courses paper?

    Ans. In Part B, which is the Domain Knowledge section, four sections will be asked, out of which, the candidate has to attempt any three. Be it PCM or PCB.

    Ques. If I mark a wrong answer and mark another part on the OMR sheet, will I get marks?

    Ans. No. On marking more than two dots, the candidate will not get any marks for the question.

    Ques. What will be the duration of CUCET for the 2021-22 year? Will it be shorter?

    Ans. The duration of CUCET will be 2 hours as will be mentioned before.

    Ques. How many questions will be asked in BSc courses?

    Ans. For all programs and courses, a total of 100 questions will be asked.

    Ques. Can I take the question paper after the entrance exam has been conducted?

    Ans. Yes. CUCET officials have announced that candidates can take the question booklet and a duplicate of the OMR sheet once the entrance exam has been conducted.

    Ques. Will masks and hand sanitizers will be provided at the exam center?

    Ans. Yes. Officials will provide masks and hand sanitizers at the exam center. Students are required to remove their own masks and be given three-ply masks.

    Ques. Will questions be asked in long answer questions?

    Ans. No. All questions will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).

    Ques. Will the UG question paper be conducted online for the 2021 year?

    Ans. No. For the UG and PG courses, candidates will have to answer on the OMR sheet. For RP courses, the candidates will have to click the answers on the Computer, which is in online mode.

    *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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    sir/ mam i have pursued my +1 and +2 from kv no.1 uppal and im a passout in the academic year of 2019-2020. i have applied into cucet . and my applied program is category 1 UI(for UG and integrated masters ). i would like to know about the exam pattern and its syllabus .

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    Hello Abhinaya, the exam pattern forIntegrated Courses/B.Voc./MBA/MCA/LLB or any other general course(s) is:

    One paper comprising of 100 MCQs.

    Subjects Covered- English Language, Reasoning, Data Interpretations/ Numerical Ability, General Awareness, and Analytical Skills.

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    Hello Gopika, the CUCET exam for 2020 session is slated to be conducted between 18-20th of September. Also, admit cards for this exam have been released.

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