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CUET Syllabus 2022: Check Subject-wise Syllabus

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CUET Syllabus 2022: NTA has released the updated CUET (CUCET) syllabus on the official portal along with the official notification. The CUET 2022 will be conducted for 27 subjects to get admission to 45 central universities approximately. The CUET 2022 for phase 6 is currently being conducted on August 24, 25, 26 and 30 and the admit card was released on August 22, 2022. read on to learn more about CUET 2022.

In this article, we have provided the CUET syllabus for undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Candidates are advised to go through the complete syllabus by reading this entire article before starting their CUCET preparation. Read on to know more about the latest CUET syllabus and exam pattern.

Latest Update:
* August 22, 2022- CUET (UG) Phase 6 admit card
is released on the official website. Click here for the direct Link to download.
* CUET Phase 6 Exam will be conducted on August 24, 25, 26 and 30, 2022.

CUET Syllabus 2022: Overview

According to the latest update, the exam will have four sections – Section 1 (1A,1B), Section 2, and Section 3. The CUET 2022 is conducted in 2 shifts; the first shift will have 1 language paper, 2 subject-specific papers, and the general test paper. The second shift consists of 4 domain-specific subject papers and 1 option language paper.

The CUET 2022 will be held in 13 languages: Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Gujarati, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Urdu, Assamese, Bengali, Punjabi, Odia, and English. CUET will be conducted online in the first and second week of July, and aspirants should familiarise themselves with the CUET syllabus and exam pattern before taking the exam. Check the table below to have an overview of CUET 2022.

ParticularsDetails
Name of the ExamCentral Universities Common Entrance Test or Common University Entrance Test
Commonly known asCUET (Previously known as CUCET)
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Application FeeGeneral/ OBC/ EWS Candidates: Rs. 650/-
SC/ ST/ Transgender Candidates: Rs. 550/-
PwD Candidates: Rs. 550/-
Exam LevelNational Level
Mode of the ExamOnline | Computer Based Test (CBT) mode
MediumEnglish
Duration of the ExamSlot 1: 195 Minutes (3:15 Hours)
Slot 2: 225 Minutes (3:45 Hours)
Types of Questions Multiple-Choice Questions
Total Number of Questions175 Objective Questions
Marking SchemeCorrect Answer: 1 Mark
Purpose of the ExamFor admission to various UG, integrated, and PG courses in participating Universities across India
Participating Colleges72
Mode of CounsellingOffline
Official Websitecuet.samarth.ac.in

CUET Syllabus 2022: Subjects

The syllabus of CUCET 2022 at the undergraduate level covers the following subjects. 

Subjects Language Specifications
Section IA13 Languages
Section IB20 Languages
Section II27 Domain-Specific Subjects
Section IIIGeneral Aptitude Test

CUET (UG) Syllabus 2022

As per the syllabus of CUCET 2022, the question paper will be divided into four sections. Section IA will include 13 languages, section IB will include 20 subjects, section II will have 27 domain-specific subjects and section III will be a general test. The candidates can refer to the table below to know all the topics of the CUCET 2022 syllabus at the undergraduate level.

The topic-wise syllabus for the undergraduate level test of CUCET 2022 is given below.

Section IA – 13 Languages

The languages included in this section are Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Gujarati, Odiya, Bengali, Assamese, Punjabi, English, Hindi, and Urdu. For each language topics covered are as follows:

Topics
Comprehension
Adverbs
Sentence Improvement
Sentence Jumble
Prepositions
Parallelism
Modifiers
Nouns
Pronouns
Articles
Verbs
Adjectives
Tense
Subject-Verb Agreement

Section IB – 20 Languages

The languages covered in this section are French, Spanish, German, Nepali, Persian, Italian, Arabic, Sindhi, Sanskrit, Kashmiri, Konkani, Bodo, Dogri, Maithili, Manipuri, Santhali, Tibetan, Japanese, Russian, and Chinese. For each language the topics covered under this section are as follows:

Topics
Comprehension
Adverbs
Sentence Improvement
Sentence Jumble
Prepositions
Parallelism
Modifiers
Nouns
Pronouns
Articles
Verbs
Adjectives
Tense
Subject-Verb Agreement

Note: A Candidate can choose a maximum of any 3 languages from section IA and section IB together. However, the third language can be chosen instead of the 6th domain-specific subject (so the maximum number of tests to be taken remains 9 only i.e. 2 languages + 6 domain-specific subjects + 1 general test or 3 languages + 5 domain-specific subjects + 1 general test. This flexibility is provided to help a candidate apply for many universities depending on their eligibility conditions).

Section II – 27 Domain-Specific Subjects

The CUET exam pattern has changed and in this section 27 domain-specific subjects are included. Candidates can choose a maximum of 6 subjects here. The domain-specific subjects are as below.

  1. Accountancy/ BookKeeping
  2. Biology/ Biological Studies/ Biotechnology/ Biochemistry
  3. Business Studies
  4. Chemistry
  5. Computer Science/ Informatics Practices
  6. Economics/ Business Economics
  7. Engineering Graphics
  8. Entrepreneurship
  9. Geography/ Geology
  10. History
  11. Home Science
  12. Knowledge Tradition and Practices of India
  13. Legal Studies
  14. Environmental Science
  15. Mathematics
  16. Physical Education/ NCC /Yoga
  17. Physics
  18. Political Science
  19. Psychology
  20. Sociology
  21. Teaching Aptitude
  22. Agriculture
  23. Mass Media/ Mass Communication
  24. Anthropology
  25. Fine Arts/ Visual Arts (Sculpture/ Painting)/ Commercial Arts
  26. Performing Arts – (i) Dance (Kathak/ Bharatnatyam/ Odissi/ Kathakali/Kuchipudi/ Manipuri (ii) Drama- Theatre (iii) Music General (Hindustani/ Carnatic/ Rabindra Sangeet/ Percussion/ Non-Percussion)
  27. Sanskrit

CUCET UG Section III – General Test

CUET Syllabus for Analytical Reasoning

The topics covered under the ‘Analytical Reasoning’ section are as follows:

List of covered topics

Topics
Syllogisms
Ranking & Time Sequence
Data Sufficiency
Alphabet & Eligibility Test
Logical Venn diagram
Inequalities
Number Sequence/ Series
Odd one out
Blood Relations
Analogy Input-Output
Coded-inequality
Conditional Statements
Directions

CUET Syllabus for General Knowledge

The topics covered under the ‘General Knowledge’ section are as follows:

List of topics covered

Topics
Awards
Banking and Finance
Business
Cinema
Current Affairs
Defence and Space
Economics
Geography
History
Indian Agriculture
Indian Constitution
Indian Judiciary
Institutions of India
International Relations
Politics
Science and Technology
Sports
Who’s Who

CUET Syllabus for Numerical Ability

The topics covered under the ‘Numerical Aptitude/ Data Interpretation’ are as follows:

List of topics covered

Topics
Age Problems
Arithmetic Aptitude
Averages
Coding and Decoding
Data Interpretation
Important Problems
Inequalities
Mensuration
Mixture and Alligation
Number Series
Partnerships
Percentages
Permutation and Combination
Pipes and Cisterns
Probability
Profit and Loss
Ratios and Proportions
Simple Interest and Compound Interest
Stream Boat Problems
Time & Speed
Work and Time

CUET Syllabus for Quantitative Reasoning

The topics covered under the ‘Reasoning’ section are as follows:

List of topics covered

Topics
Analogy
Analytical reasoning
Blood Relations
Clocks
Coding-Decoding
Cubes
Data Related Puzzles
Dices
Directions
Floor Based Puzzles
Input-Output Problems
Letter Series
Logical Reasoning
Miscellaneous
Number Series
Odd-one Out
Ranking
Seating Arrangement
Straight Line or Face To Face or Two-line Seating
Syllogisms
Venn Diagrams
Verbal Analogy

Before choosing subjects from IA, IB, domain-specific and general test sections, candidates must first refer to the requirements of the University they want to join.

The books recommended to the applicants as per the CUET syllabus 2022 are as follows:

List of Books

Name of Books Name of the Writer/ Publication House
A Textbook of Organic Chemistry Dr OP Tandon
Upkar General Knowledge and Current Affairs Khanna and Verma
The Fundamentals of General knowledge for Competitive Exam Disha Publication
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examination RS Aggarwal
Understanding Physics (Set of 5 books)DC Pandey
A Modern Approach to Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning RS Aggarwal
Arihant Skills in Mathematics (Set of 7 Books)Arihant Publication
Modern ABC of Biology (Part I and II)BB Arora and AK Sabharwal

CUCET UG Level Exam Pattern

Before appearing in the CUCET 2022, the candidate must know about the exam pattern. The question paper for CUCET 2022 UG courses will be different as per the latest syllabus and exam pattern. To understand the paper strategy, the candidates must know the exam pattern of CUCET.

Exam pattern of UG level

The CUET (UG) 2022 exam pattern has been revised. Check the table below to know the structure of the CUET paper and prepare accordingly.

Sections Subjects/ Tests No. of Questions To Be Attempted Duration
Section IA 13 Languages 50 40 45 Minutes for Each Language
Section IB 19 Languages
Section II 27 Domain-specific Subjects 50 40 45 Minutes for Each Subject
Section III General Test 75 60 60 Minutes

CUET (PG) Syllabus 2022

The detailed syllabus for the CUCET 2022 postgraduate level is given below:

Subject-wise syllabus 

CoursesDetailed syllabus
M. Sc. ZoologyClick here to download
M. Sc. StatisticsClick here to download
M. A. EnglishClick here to download
M. A. GermanClick here to download
M. A. GujaratiClick here to download
M. A. PsychologyClick here to download
M. A. PunjabiClick here to download
M. A. SociologyClick here to download
M. A. TeluguClick here to download
M. Com.Click here to download
M. S. Organic ChemistryClick here to download
M. Sc. Applied GeologyClick here to download
M. Sc. BiochemistryClick here to download
M. Sc. BiotechnologyClick here to download
M. Sc. BotanyClick here to download
M. Sc. Environmental ScienceClick here to download
M. Sc. Geo-InformaticsClick here to download
M. Sc. GeographyClick here to download
M. Sc. Industrial ChemistryClick here to download
M. Sc. Life ScienceClick here to download
M. Sc. MathematicsClick here to download
M. Sc. MicrobiologyClick here to download
M. Sc. NanotechnologyClick here to download
M. Sc. PhysicsClick here to download
M. A. EconomicsClick here to download
M. A. ChineseClick here to download
M. A. UrduClick here to download
M. A. Social WorkClick here to download
M. A. Political ScienceClick here to download
M. A. LinguisticsClick here to download
M. A. HistoryClick here to download
M. A. HindiClick here to download

CUCET PG Level Exam Pattern

The candidates of postgraduate level preparing for the CUCET 2022 are advised to prepare for the test as per the syllabus provided by the exam conducting body. The students are recommended to refer to the exam pattern of CUCET 2022 before appearing in the exam. The exam pattern will provide a rough idea about the question paper of the exam. Below is the exam pattern for candidates at the postgraduate level. Details of CUET (PG) exam pattern 2022 is given below:

Exam Paper Code Total Number of Questions
PG-QP-01Part-A: 50 Questions (English, General Awareness and Numerical Ability)
Part-B: 50 Questions (Teaching Aptitude)
PG-QP-02, 03, 04, 05,06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 13,14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 21,22, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29,30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36,37, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46,47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53,54, 55, 57, 58, 59Part-A: 25 Questions (English, General Knowledge and Numerical Ability)
Part-B: 75 Questions (From respective Subject)
PG-QP-56Part-A: 50 Questions (English, General Knowledge and Numerical Ability)
Part-B:Section-I: 50 Questions (Water Engineering and Management),
Or
Section-II: 50 Questions (Aquacultural Engineering, Water Resource Development and Management, Farm Machinery and Power Engineering, Food Processing Engineering)
PG-QP-40100 Questions (English, Numerical Aptitude/Data Interpretation, Analytical Skills, Reasoning, General Aptitude, and General Knowledge)
PG-QP-12Part-A: 50 Questions (English, General Knowledge and Numerical Ability)
Part-B:Section-I: 50 Questions (Music)
OR
Section-II: 50 Questions (Fine Arts)
PG-QP-39100 Questions (English, General Knowledge, Computer Basics, GeneralAptitude, and Logical Reasoning)
PG-QP-20Part-A: 50 Questions (English, General Knowledge and Numerical Ability)
Part-B:Section-I: 50 Questions (Social Work)
OR
Section-II: 50 Questions(Sociology)
PG-QP-38100 Questions (English/ Verbal Ability, Maths/ Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning)

CUET 2022 Preparation Tips

The applicants are suggested to follow some exam preparation tips as per the syllabus of CUCET 2022. The preparation tips are as given below.

  1. Prepare a study plan for the test of CUCET 2022 to cover the entire syllabus well before the exam.
  2. Learn short tricks for the numerical and reasoning part as per CUCET 2022 syllabus. 
  3. Analyse the CUCET 2022 syllabus before starting the test preparation.
  4. Prepare for the test, as per the suggested books.
  5. Solve the previous year’s CUCET question papers.
  6. Attempt a good number of mock tests.

FAQs on CUET Syllabus 2022

Find answers to some of the frequently asked questions about the CUET syllabus 2022.

Q.1: What are the sections covered in CUET UG 2022?
Ans: According to the latest CUET UG exam pattern, there are 4 sections. Section IA will include 13 languages, section IB will include 20 subjects, section II will have 27 domain-specific subjects and section III will be a general test.

Q.2: Will the CUET syllabus be the same for UG and PG courses?
Ans:
No, the CUCET/ CUET syllabus is different for UG and PG courses. Check this article to know the subject-wise CUET syllabus and exam pattern.

Q.3: How can I prepare for CUET 2022?
Ans: You must be aware of the CUET syllabus and exam pattern. Strategise your preparation based on the syllabus and exam pattern. Work on basic concepts to improve your performance.

Q.4: Can we use calculators in CUCET 2022?
Ans: No, candidates cannot use calculators, watches, or other electronic devices inside the examination hall. 

Q.5: What is the mode of CUCET 2022?
Ans: NTA will conduct the CUCET 2022 through a LAN-based CBT mode in the designated exam centres.

Also, check,

CUETCUET Admit Card
CUET RegistrationCUET Exam Pattern
CUET Exam DatesCUET Exam Centres
CUET Answer KeyCUET Result

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