Common Entrance Test for Central University UG Course

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The University Grant Commission chairman M Jagadesh Kumar  has announced that the admission to the Undergraduate courses in the 45 Central University will now be solely through a Common University Entrance Test (CUET) from the 2022-23 session onwards .

  • The Common University Entrance Test (CUET) will be a  computerised exam and will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) in the first week of  July 2022.

  • Admission to undergraduate courses in these universities will henceforth be solely based on the CUET score, and Class 12 Board marks will not carry any weightage,

  • CUET will carry multiple choice questions based on NCERT textbooks and students will be marked negatively for incorrect answers.  The CUET 2022 will be offered in 13 languages, namely Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Urdu, Assamese, Bengali, Punjabi, Odia and English.

  • International students are exempted from CUET.

  •  The reserved seats in the Central universities  for SC/ST/ or minorities will also be filled through CUET .

  • The exam will be conducted in two shifts. In the first shift, candidates will appear for Section I (languages), two chosen domain subjects and the general test. In the second shift, they will appear for the other four domain subjects and an additional language test, if opted for.

Central University is set up by the Government of India . Some of the famous central University in India are ,JawaharLal Nehru University (JNU),Delhi University, Banaras Hindu University (BHU),Jamia Millia Islamia , Aligharh Muslim University (AMU) etc.

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