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  • Written By Aditi_M
  • Last Modified 24-06-2022
  • Written By Aditi_M
  • Last Modified 24-06-2022

CET (Common Entrance Test): List of Exams, Eligibility Criteria, Application Process

CET 2022: Common Entrance Tests are held for admission to various UG and PG courses. CET 2022 exams are administered at the state level. Its score is used to determine admission to various colleges. Every year, a large number of students apply for the CET exam in order to gain admission to courses such as engineering, management, medical science studies, and dentistry. The examination notification is made available on the official websites of the respective conducting bodies.

To participate in the admissions process, candidates must meet the eligibility requirements. Those who do not comply will be excluded from consideration for CET 2022. The application forms must then be completed. It is a necessary step. CET 2022 hall tickets will be distributed to successful applicants about a week before the exam.

CET 2022 – Highlights

The following table gives an overview of the important events towards the Common Entrance Test. It is given below:-

CET Overview 2022

ParametersDetails
Name of the examinationCommon Entrance Test
CoursesUG and PG
DepartmentTechnology, Medical, Dental, etc.
Official Websitehttp://cetcell.mahacet.org/
Purpose of the examinationEntrance test for admission in first year for various courses in technology, medical, dental domains

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CET 2022: List of the Courses

Through the CET exam, students get the chance to get admission into the first year of various UG and PG programs. These are offered under various domains. The listed of courses offered are described below:-

UG Courses

S.NoName of the course
1Engineering Course: B.Tech
2B.Pharma
3B.Arch
4BCA
5B. Sc. in Horticulture; Forestry; Agriculture
7.B.Tech or BSc in Food Technology, Community Science
8.Biotechnology

PG Courses

S.NoName of the course
1BA/BSc BEd Integrated Programs
2LLB (5 Years- Integrated)
3LLB (3 Years)
4BEd
5BEd and MEd (Integrated Program)
7.MEd
8.MPEd

List of States Which Conduct CET 2022

The Common Entrance Test is conducted across various states pan India. The table given below gives a list of some of the  states where CET examinations is conducted:-

State wise Common Entrance Test 

S.NoNames of StateLink
1Gujarat CETClick Here
2Karnataka CETClick Here
3Maharashtra CETClick Here
4Assam Common Entrance ExaminationClick Here
5Andhra Pradesh-  EAMCETClick Here
6Telangana State- TN EAMCET 2022Click Here
7Central University, Rajasthan/ CUCETClick Here
8Delhi CETClick Here
9Himachal Pradesh- HPCET 2022Click Here

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CET 2022: Eligibility Criteria

The examination authority releases certain eligibility guidelines for those appearing for the CET exam.

For the UG and the PG courses, the eligibility criteria differ accordingly. It is described in detail below:-

For UG course

1. Educational Criteria- Candidates must pass class 12th examination or equivalent exam from a recognized board/university. 

2. Minimum Marks Required- One must secure a minimum of 50% marks in class 12th. For reserved category students, there is a relaxation of 5% One has to secure 40% marks.

3. Important Subjects- There is no specific guideline on that as for various courses, the list of compulsory subjects is there and for others it is not. Those applying for B.Tech courses must choose Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as the compulsory subjects. The ones opting for the Biotechnology course must choose Physics, Chemistry and Biology as compulsory subjects. For the department of arts, there are no specific guidelines. Always ensure to check the admission brochure before applying.

4. Guidelines for Foreign Nationals- The approach of selection for the foreign nations is going to be a little different. They will be shortlisted on the basis of the respective qualifying examination. For more details, it is advisable to check the brochure of the state wise CET examination depending on one’s suitability. 

For PG course

1. Educational Criteria- Candidates must graduate from a recognized institute/university in the desired domain in which they wish to take admission in. 

2. Minimum Marks Required- One must secure a minimum 50% marks in graduation. For reserved category students, there is a relaxation of 5% One has to secure 45% marks.

3.  Guidelines for Foreign Nationals- The approach of selection for the foreign nations is going to be a little different. They will be shortlisted on the basis of the respective qualifying examination. For more insights, it is advisable to check the brochure of the state wise CET examination as per one’s suitability.

Note – The state-wise CET eligibility criteria differ. The above-stated norms of eligibility are based on a  common perspective.

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CET Application Form 2022

Candidates were able to submit their application forms on the website from February 10 to April 15, 2022. Candidates who were unable to submit their application forms within this time were able to submit their application forms for the examwith late fee from April 16 to May 11, 2022. In order to participate in the Common Entrance Test, the first and the most important step is to apply for the test. Kindly note it is very important to apply. The stepwise process to apply is described below:- 

1st Step: Candidates should visit the official website of the respective states’ CET exam
2nd Step: Click on the ‘CET application’ option.
3rd Step: Candidates will be required to register themselves by adding basic details such as Name, email ID, contact number, etc. 
4th Step: After getting registered, candidates will receive their login credentials, i.e. the username and the password. This is valuable information. It will be required throughout the application process. 
5th Step: Application Form Filling- In this step, candidates are supposed to fill the form by adding necessary details such as personal information, education details, etc.
6th Step: Document upload process- In this step, candidates will be required to upload necessary documents as mentioned on the application form. Candidates are advised to upload the documents as per the instructions specified.
7th Step: After a successful application completion, candidates will be directed to the payment doorway. They will be required to pay the fee in online mode via credit card, debit card, netbanking and so on. 
8th Step: A confirmation email  along with the fee receipt will be sent on the registered email ID. Kindly take multiple printouts of it for the future reference. 

CET Admit Card 2022

Only the successful applicants will be issued CET 2022 admit cards before the CET exam date 2022 The admit cards will be released a week or so before the respective state level CET is conducted. The admit card is a necessary document. Only those candidates who carry admit cards will be allowed to enter the examination hall. 

The CET admit cards mention important details of the exam such as name, roll number, subject name, examination instructions, examination centre, etc. Candidates are supposed to follow important steps to download the CET hall ticket. They will be required to login into their students’ dashboard to download CET hall tickets. 

How to retrieve forgotten login credentials of CET 2022 exam?

There may be situations wherein candidates may forget their login credentials. In such cases, they will be required to follow a certain stepwise process to retrieve the credentials. It is described below:-

1st Step: Candidates should visit the official website. Candidates who forget their Passwords, should click on the “Forgot Password” /’Forgot Username’ Option.
2nd Step: Click on the ‘Forgot Password’ option.
3rd Step: Enter the important details such as: Mobile or Email 
4th Step: Click on the ‘Submit’ option.
5th Step: An OTP will be forwarded  to the registered mobile number/email ID.
6th Step: Now the candidate will get an option to create a new password.
7th Step: Candidates need to click on the “Submit” option to successfully change the password.

CET Results 2022

A week or so after the CET examination, the results are released.  The CET result of any state mentions the important details such as the roll number, individual subject performance and the overall score as well, category name, etc. In order to view the CET result, candidates are supposed to follow important steps such as by logging into the official website to check their ‘CET Result’. 

CET 2022 – Selection Process

To participate in the final selection process, candidates are necessarily required to clear the CET cut-off score. Every state CET will have certain guidelines associated with the final selection process. Candidates will be assessed based on their performance in the CET 2022 exam. A merit list will be prepared to mention the name of the students who qualify for the exams. They will be called out for the counseling process. The process consists of two parts: seat allotment and document verification.

  1. Documents Verification- As a part of the scrutiny procedure, candidates will be required to produce essential documents as instructed to them in the guidelines. The documents list includes education certificates: Class 10th and 12th mark sheets. Those who are appearing for admission to the Masters, are supposed to produce the documents of the bachelor degrees as well. Other than that, candidates should produce transfer certificate, migration certificate, experience letter (if any), etc.
  2. Seat Allotment- In this step, candidates will be allotted their desired seats. This will be done purely on the basis of one’s performance in the examination and the reservation guidelines as described by the officials. In order to lock the seats, candidates must pay a certain amount as an admission fee. 

FAQs on CET 2022

Here are some of the most commonly asked questions on CET 2022:

Q.1: What are the details mentioned on the CET hall ticket 2022?
A.1: The CET admit card will mention important details related to the exam such as name, roll number, subject name, examination instructions, examination centre, etc.

Q.2: What are the necessary documents required in the CET counselling process?
A.2: Important documents required in the CET counselling process are: education documents,transfer certificate, migration certificate, experience letter (if any), etc.

Q.3: When was the last date to apply for CET 2022?
Ans:
The last date to submit the CET application form 2022 was April 15, 2022, however, with late fee, candidates could submit their application forms until May 11, 2022.

Q4. I have forgotten my CET username. How do I retrieve the credentials?
A4
. Candidates can retrieve the forgotten login credentials by visiting the official website. On clicking the ‘forgot username’ option,  candidates will be required to enter the email ID. The link will then be sent on the registered email ID. Kindly create the new username again, and preserve the credentials for future reference.

Q5. I am an NRI candidate. Can I take the CET 2022 examination?
A5.  Yes. NRI candidates can also participate in the CET examination. The approach of selection for the foreign nations is going to be a little different. They will be shortlisted on the basis of the respective qualifying examination. For more details, it is advisable to check the brochure of the state wis CET examination depending on one’s suitability. 

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