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CUCET Syllabus for 2017

Last Updated - April 21, 2017

The CUCET Syllabus for 2017 is prepared by the examination authority based on the CUCET Exam Pattern. The CUCET 2017 for UG Courses takes place in two parts. Part A contains 25 MCQs and is common for all the courses. Part B contains 75 MCQs. The CUCET Syllabus for both the parts differs from each other.

For Part A, the subjects covered in CUCET Syllabus are English Language, General Awareness, Mathematical Aptitude and Analytical Skills. This part contains a total of 25 questions and this is common for all candidates irrespective of the chosen course.

For Part B which contains 75 multiple choice questions, the subjects covered depend on the course which is chosen by the candidate. The detailed list of the CUCET Syllabus for each course is given in the sections below.

For some of the Integrated/LLB/MBA courses, there will only be one paper which would comprise of 100 MCQs which cover the topics English language, reasoning, data interpretations/numerical ability, general awareness and analytical skills.

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CUCET Syllabus for Undergraduate Courses

For UGQP01, the candidate will get 4 sections in the paper. Section I (Physics) and Section II (Chemistry) are compulsory, whereas the candidate can choose any one section to do from Section III (Mathematics) and Section IV (Biology). In case the candidate attempts both Sections III and IV, then best of the three sections i.e. Section I, Section II, and either Section III or IV will be evaluated.

The CUCET syllabus for UGQP01 (Part - B) for different sections is given below

CUCET Syllabus for 2017 Section 1 (Physics)

  • Measurement
  • Motion in one dimension
  • Laws of Motion, Motion in two dimensions
  • Work, Power and Energy
  • Linear Momentum & collisions
  • Rotation of a rigid body about a fixed axis
  • Gravitation
  • Oscillatory motion
  • Mechanics of solids and fluids
  • Heat and thermodynamics
  • Wave
  • Electrostatics
  • Current Electricity
  • Magnetic Effect of Current
  • Magnetism in Matter
  • Electromagnetic induction
  • Ray Optics and optical instruments
  • Wave Optics
  • Modern Physics

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CUCET Syllabus for 2017 Section 2 (Chemistry)

  • Atomic Structure
  • Chemical Bonding
  • Redox Reactions
  • Chemical Equilibrium and Kinetics
  • Acid-Base concepts
  • Electrochemistry
  • Catalysis
  • Colloids
  • Colligative Properties of Solution
  • Periodic Table
  • Preparation and Properties of certain substances
  • Thermochemistry
  • General Organic Chemistry
  • Reaction intermediates
  • Isomerism
  • Polymers
  • Carbohydrates
  • Solid State
  • Petroleum

CUCET Syllabus for 2017 Section 3 (Mathematics)

  • Algebra
  • Probability
  • Trigonometry
  • Co-ordinate Geometry
  • Calculus
  • Vectors
  • Dynamics
  • Statics

CUCET Syllabus for 2017 Section 4 (Biology)


  • Origin of Life
  • Organic Evolution
  • Human Genetics and Eugenics
  • Applied Biology
  • Mammalian Anatomy
  • Animal Physiology


  • Plant Cell
  • Protoplasm
  • Ecology
  • Ecosystem
  • Genetics
  • Seeds in angiosperm plants
  • Fruits
  • Cell Differentiation Plant Tissue
  • Anatomy of Root, Stem, and Leaf
  • Important Phylum

For UGQP02 (Part A and B), there is only one paper which comprises of 100 MCQs from the following topics: English, Numerical Aptitude/Data Interpretation, Analytical Skills, Reasoning, General Aptitude, and General Knowledge.

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CUCET Syllabus for Postgraduate Courses

The following table shows the CUCET Syllabus for all the available PG programs:

Name of Course & Test paper codesCUCET Syllabus
B.Ed. – PGQP01Click Here
L.L.M/Master of Law(LLM)/ Tribal and Customary Law – PGQP02Click Here
M.A. (Education)/ Education/ M.Ed. – PGQP03Click Here
English/ English and comparative Literature/ English Studies – PGQP04Click Here
Linguistics and Language Technology/ Linguistics – PGQP05Click Here


Hindi and Comparative Literature – PGQP06

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Malayalam PGQP07Click Here
Punjabi PGQP08 Click Here
Classical Tamil PGQP09Click Here
Urdu PGQP10 Click Here
Kannada PGQP11Click Here
History – PGQP12Click Here
Human Rights and Conflicts Management – PGQP13Click Here
Music – PGQP14Click Here
Fine Arts – PGQP15Click Here
Theatre/ Theatre Arts – PGQP16Click Here
Tribal Law and Governance – PGQP17Click Here
Folkloristic and Tribal Studies/ M. A. (Folkloristic) PGQP18Click Here
Geography PGQP19Click Here
Applied Geology & Geo-informatics PGQP20Click Here
Social Work/ Sociology PGQP21Click Here


Genomic Science 

Animal Science


Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Life Sciences (specialization in Animal Sciences)

Life Sciences (specialization in Biochemistry)

Life Sciences (specialization in Bioinformatics)

Life Sciences (specialization in Human Genetics)

Life Sciences (specialization in Microbial Sciences)

Life Sciences (specialization in Molecular Medicine)

Life Sciences (specialization in Plant Sciences)


Plant Science

Nutrition Biology


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Pharmaceutical Sciences (Medicinal Chemistry)

Pharmaceutical Sciences (Pharmacognosy and Phyto-chemistry)

Pharmaceutical Chemistry

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Chemical Sciences (Medicinal Chemistry )

Chemistry (Computational Chemistry)


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Computer Science/ Master of Computer Applications PGQP25

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Geo-informatics PGQP26Click Here



M.Sc. Tech. Mathematics – 3 Yrs.

MA/MSc Applied Mathematics

MA/MSc Mathematics

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Physics (Computational Physics)

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Statistics PGQP29 Click Here
Sports Science PGQP30Click Here


Computer Science & Engineering

Information Technology

Computer Science and Technology

Computer Science and Technology (Cyber Security)

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Environmental Science and Technology

Environmental Science

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Atmospheric Science PGQP33Click Here
Material Sciences PGQP34Click Here
Material Sciences and Technology PGQP35Click Here
Food Technology PGQP36Click Here
M.Com. PGQP37Click Here


Master of Business Administration

MBA (Human Resource Management)

Supply Chain Management

MBA (Tourism and Travel Management)


Master of Tourism & Travel Management

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M. Lib. & Information Science PGQP39Click Here
Psychology PGQP40Click Here


Master of Journalism and Mass Communication

Convergent Journalism Culture and Media Studies

Mass Communication and New Media

Mass Communication

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National Security Studies PGQP42Click Here


International Relations and Political Science

Political Science

Public Policy and Public Administration

Public Admin & Policy Studies

Public Policy, Law and Governance

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Comparative Religion PGQP44Click Here
Public Health PGQP45Click Here
Hotel Management & Catering Tech. PGQP46Click Here


Environmental Economics

Applied Qualitative Finance

Financial Economics

General Economics

Actuarial Economics


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Geology PGQP48Click Here


Cyber Forensics and E-governance

Information Security and E-governance

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Syllabus for M.Phil. / Ph.D. Courses

The CUCET Syllabus for the M.Phil. and Ph.D. research programs will be the same as that of the UGC-CSIR/others NET-JRF Exam. The candidates can refer to and for the syllabus. The table below gives the syllabus for the Tourism and Hotel Management course:

Name of the CourseSyllabus
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