CUCET 2020: National Entrance, Application, Dates, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus

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The Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET) is organized through eleven central universities. It is the national level entrance test is held once. The aspirants wishing to apply for the exam will need to register and complete the application process.

Those who succeed in cracking this entrance exam will get admitted in numerous. Admission is provided into B.TechB.ScIntegrated B.ScM.ScM.A, etc. courses. To get admission to various central universities in these courses, candidates have to qualify for this test.

Programs coming around from renowned central universities for the students doing their 10+2 completed their master and bachelor’s degree. The main purpose of conducting the national level CUCET 2020 exam is to provide admission to students in UG/Integrated, PG & Research courses. This article will also provide the aspirants with the information on CUCET 2020 Exam Procedures, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Admit Card, Result, Counselling, etc.

Courses Offered

UG Courses: B.Tech, Integrated B.Tech, Integrated B.Sc., Integrated B.Ed., B.Sc., Integrated B.Sc., B.A. LLB, B.A., B.Des, etc.

PG Courses: B.Ed., LLM, M.A., M.Ed., M.Sc., M.Arch. M. Pharma, M.Tech, MBA, etc.

CUCET 2020 Quick Links

Latest Applications For Various UG & PG Courses Open 2020:

    1. Lovely Professional University| Admissions Open for All Courses 2020-21. Apply Now
    2. Chandigarh University, Punjab | Admissions Open for All Courses 2020-21. Apply Now
    3. Manipal University 2020 Admission Open For UG & PG Courses. Apply Now
    4. UPES, Dehradun Enroll Yourself for the Academic Year 2020. Apply Now
    5. Pearl Academy No.1 Fashion School – Admissions Open for 2020 batch. Apply Now
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CUCET 2020 Highlights

Exam NameCUCET
Full-FormCentral Universities Common Entrance Test
Exam TypesUG & PG Level
Exam LevelCentral University Level
Courses OfferedBachelor Degree holders & Master Degree holders
Conducting BodyCentral Universities
Application ModeOnline
Exam ModeOffline
Exam DateTo be Announced
Exam Duration2 Hours
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CUCET 2020 Exam Date

Candidates can check below the tentative CUCET 2020 Dates for various events:

The table mentioned below specifies various dates related CUCET 2020 Exam:

EventsDates (Tentative)
Online registration opens from3rd week of March 2020
Last date of online registration3rd week of April 2020
Downloading of admit card1st week of May 2020
Commencement of exams2nd week of May 2020
Availability of answer key2nd week of May 2020
Publication of result1st week of June 2020

CUCET Application Form 2020

The CUCET 2020 Application Form must be filled at a significant time. The application can be completed with details correctly respectively. It is required to fill up the application form as per the specified instructions. The university will develop an official site to provide the students with the Application Forms for this CUCET 2020 exam.

  • The exam body will provide the application form via a specific online process.
  • CUCET 2020 Application Form will be released in the third week of March 2020.
  • Candidates can fill the application form in online mode.
  • Candidates are required to fill complete details carefully in the form like educational details, personal details, etc.
  • They need to select three universities and three courses at each university.
  • It is required to attach the scanned image of signature and passport range between 10KB-100 KB and 5KB-20KB.

Application Fee: 

  • The application fee is paid by Credit Card/debit card/internet banking.
  • The applicants may also pay the fee by Challan before the deadline of the application fee.
CategoriesThe application fee for the online modeThe application fee for Bank Challan
General/OBCRs. 800/- for 3 PU’sRs. 850/-
SC/STRs. 350/- for 3 PU’sRs. 400/-
PWDExempted from the payment of application fee

CUCET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The applicants must check the eligibility criteria to secure admission in the desired course. Each university comes with varied Eligibility Criteria. There have been specified some of the eligibility factors going through which admission is confirmed.

Nationality: The aspirants must be Indian.

UG Courses: To apply for UG courses, aspirants must complete 10+2 or related examinations from the renowned university.

Integrated Courses: The students should clear Intermediate or related examination from any board.

PG Courses: They should possess a bachelor’s degree in the qualifying exam that might opt for.

M.Phill/Ph.D. Courses: The participating student should possess a Master’s degree.

Appearing Students: The final year students will also apply for this exam.


  • UG Courses: Candidates applying for the UG courses must have passed 10th and 12th level from a recognized board.
  • PG Courses: Candidates who are applying for PG courses must hold a Bachelor’s degree in the respective course.
  • Ph.D. Courses: Candidates applying for the M.Phil/Ph.D. courses must hold a Masters Degree from a recognized board.

CUCET 2020 Exam Pattern

Now coming to the Exam Pattern of CUCET 2020, you need to know the various schemes related to exam to get success in the exam.

  • One mark will be assigned to the correct option.
  • There is a stipulation of negative marking. 0.25 marks will be removed for a respective incorrect option.
  • Part-A would specify the topics in English Language, general awareness, mathematical aptitude, and analytical skills of 25 MCQs.
  • Part-B would state the topics on Domain Knowledge which will be consisting of 75 MCQs.
  • This part will include one/two/three sections with each comprises 25 questions.
  • Mode: The exam will be conducted in offline (pen paper-based) mode.
  • Time Duration: The time duration for each paper will be 2 hours.
  • Type of Questions: The questions will be of multiple choice type.
  • Total Questions: There will be a total of 100 questions asked in the exam.
  • Marking: 1 mark awarded for each correct answer.
  • Negative Marking: 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer.

Here we have mentioned the section-wise number of questions:

SubjectsTotal Questions 
Section English Language, General Awareness, mathematical aptitude, and analytic skill25
Section IIDomain Knowledge75
Total questions100

CUCET 2020 Syllabus

To gets better exam preparation, you must know the syllabus for Integrated courses/MBA/ LLB/or any other common courses. There will only be one exam to be conducted in 150 objective questions. It will specify English language, reasoning, data interpretations/numerical ability, general awareness and analytical skills. In addition to that, the syllabus for each course will be notified by a respective university at the official website.

Syllabus for UG Courses:


Magnetic effect of current, matter, heat and thermodynamics, waves, electrostatics, current electricity, linear momentum and collision, rotational of a rigid body about a fixed axis, measurements, motion in one dimension, motions in two dimensions, the law of motions, power, and energy, work


Redox reactions, chemical bonding, general organic chemistry, thermodynamics, colligative properties of solutions, isomerism, polymers, the periodic table, electrochemistry, catalysis, colloids, chemical equilibrium and kinetics, acid-base concepts, solid-state, and petroleum, atomic structure


Trigonometry, probability, algebra, dynamic and statics, calculus, vector, co-ordinate geometry


Mechanism of organic evolution, the origin of life, human genetics, animal physiology and comparison between Periplaneta and Blatta, applied biology, protoplasm, ecology, cell differentiation plant tissue, stem and leaf, soil and photosynthesis

Syllabus for PG Courses:

  • M.A./M.Ed. Courses: Culture and social change, education and philosophy, learning and motivation, growth and development, intelligence, the current issue, personality, teaching process, a method of teaching
  • LLM Courses: Public international law, human rights law, property law, constitution, the law of torts, criminal law- Indian panel law, law of evidence, criminal and women law, Labour law, environmental law, the law relating the international trade

Preparation Tips

  • You should analyze the curriculum in-depth and collect material to study.
  • Manage time according to the level of difficulty of a particular topic.
  • Review the questionnaires from the previous year and their solution.
  • Continue reviewing the topic learned daily.
  • Do not forget to maintain your health.
  • Solve the online test, mock test and solve the previous year question papers.
  • Eat healthy food and stay fit during the reparation period.
  • Improve your English language skills by reading newspapers or from more sources.

CUCET 2020 Admit Card 

Students can get their CUCET to admit card 2020 online. Candidates will be able to download their CUCET 2020 Admit card in the second week of April 2020. To download the admit cards candidates will have to enter their registration id and date of birth. The admit card will be available in online mode after the completion of the application process.

  • The officials will provide the Hall tickets for this exam on the same platform.
  • Candidates can download admit card from the first week of May 2020.
  • The Hall ticket will have all the necessary details for the candidates. The candidates must use these details such as registration no and password generated at the time of registration.
  • Admit cards will not be sent to any candidate by post or any other means.
  • Candidates will get it by entering the application number.

CUCET 2020 Exam Centers

CUCET 2020 exam will be held in various cities –


CUCET 2020 Answer Key

The exam conducting authority will release a provisional answer key for the students. Candidates can check the answer key through online mode in the last week of April 2020. Through the answer key, candidates can calculate their marks obtained in the entrance exam.

If any candidate has any objection regarding the answer key, they can object the answer key with providing proof. After then, the final answer key will be released in the second week of May 2020

CUCET 2020 Result 

Prior to the declaration of result, the answer key pops up on the website encompassing the correct answer of each question appearing in the exam. The CUCET Result will come off in online mode. It can be obtained in the first week of June 2020.

  • Based on the declared result, the merit list will be determined by the specific university for offering admissions. The merit list will be prepared on the marks gained by students at the national level entrance exam.

The central universities will prepare the merit list for UG and PG students on the basis of marks obtained by the students in the exam. Results published online can be checked by the students by entering their User id and password.

CUCET 2020 Cut Off

The Central Universities will release their CUCET 2020 cut off in online mode. The cut off will be prepared on the basis of candidates’ performance in the common entrance examination.

Candidates have to score cut off marks to be eligible for admission in the universities. The cut off will be prepared based on various factors like availability of seats, candidates’ performance in the exam, etc.

CUCET 2020 Counselling 

The admission procedure will be organized at Central Universities for the students who have been singled out for each course. When the CUCET result is out, the Central Universities will bring about the counseling procedures on its websites.

After the announcement of the results, shortlisted candidates will be allowed to attend the counseling rounds. The universities will organize their separate counseling in online mode. Through the counseling, seats will be allotted to the candidates.

  • The merit list will form the base for securing admission into the desired course.
  • While counseling, they will be asked to choose the course for filling the desired seat in the university.
  • The CUCET 2020 Counseling includes seat distribution which requires students to attain a particular course.
  • The priority will be given to the scores of the CUCET 2020 Entrance Exam several other factors of PUs which is produced as per the decision of the university. Based on this merit list, aspirants are counted in for the counseling and for the choice filling process.
  • The participating students must provide an acceptable and relevant document at the time of verification. If not, then they are sure to be dismissed.

Candidates are advised to carry the documents required on the counseling day:

Latest Applications For Various UG & PG Courses Open 2020:

    1. Lovely Professional University| Admissions Open for All Courses 2020-21. Apply Now
    2. Chandigarh University, Punjab | Admissions Open for All Courses 2020-21. Apply Now
    3. Manipal University 2020 Admission Open For UG & PG Courses. Apply Now
    4. UPES, Dehradun Enroll Yourself for the Academic Year 2020. Apply Now
    5. Pearl Academy No.1 Fashion School – Admissions Open for 2020 batch. Apply Now
  • 10th and 12th Mark sheets
  • 10th and 12th certificates
  • CUCET 2020 Scorecard
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Caste certificate
  • CUCET 2020 Admission form
  • Passport size photographs, etc.

For any other queries about CUCET 2020, you can leave your queries below in the comment box.

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  1. Pooja says:

    There is no exam centre in Hyderabad

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