About CUET

The CUET exam has been introduced with the aim of giving all students across the country an equal and common opportunity to have a shot at the top universities of the country, irrespective of the boards they passed out from. The CUET will be conducted by the NTA. The exam will provide a single-window of opportunity to the candidates for admission to different UG courses in any of the participating universities across the country. 


Exam Details

Particulars Details
Exam Mode Online (Computer Based Test)
Exam Duration Slot 1: 3 Hours 15 Minutes
Slot 2: 3 Hours 45 Minutes (May vary as per the choice of sections)
Slot 3: To be notified
Number of Sections 4 Sections (Section IA, IB, II, and III)
Marking Scheme Wrong Answer: – 1
Unanswered questions: 0
Medium of Language 13 Languages (Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Gujarati, Odia, Bengali, Assamese, Punjabi, English, Hindi and Urdu)
Maximum Number of Tests 10 Tests

Exam Pattern

Sections Subjects/ Tests No. of Questions To be Attempted Duration
Section IA 13 Languages 50 40 in each language 45 mins for each language
20 Languages
Section II 27 Domain-specific Subjects 45/50 35/40 45 mins for each subject
Section III General Test 60 50 60 minutes