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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.
* 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.
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.
|Name of the Exam||Central Universities Common Entrance Test or Common University Entrance Test|
|Commonly known as||CUET (Previously known as CUCET)|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Application Fee||General/ OBC/ EWS Candidates: Rs. 650/-|
SC/ ST/ Transgender Candidates: Rs. 550/-
PwD Candidates: Rs. 550/-
|Exam Level||National Level|
|Mode of the Exam||Online | Computer Based Test (CBT) mode|
|Duration of the Exam||Slot 1: 195 Minutes (3:15 Hours)|
Slot 2: 225 Minutes (3:45 Hours)
|Types of Questions||Multiple-Choice Questions|
|Total Number of Questions||175 Objective Questions|
|Marking Scheme||Correct Answer: 1 Mark|
|Purpose of the Exam||For admission to various UG, integrated, and PG courses in participating Universities across India|
|Mode of Counselling||Offline|
The syllabus of CUCET 2022 at the undergraduate level covers the following subjects.
|Section IA||13 Languages|
|Section IB||20 Languages|
|Section II||27 Domain-Specific Subjects|
|Section III||General Aptitude Test|
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.
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:
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:
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).
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.
CUET Syllabus for Analytical Reasoning
The topics covered under the ‘Analytical Reasoning’ section are as follows:
List of covered topics
|Ranking & Time Sequence|
|Alphabet & Eligibility Test|
|Logical Venn diagram|
|Number Sequence/ Series|
|Odd one out|
CUET Syllabus for General Knowledge
The topics covered under the ‘General Knowledge’ section are as follows:
List of topics covered
|Banking and Finance|
|Defence and Space|
|Institutions of India|
|Science and Technology|
CUET Syllabus for Numerical Ability
The topics covered under the ‘Numerical Aptitude/ Data Interpretation’ are as follows:
List of topics covered
|Coding and Decoding|
|Mixture and Alligation|
|Permutation and Combination|
|Pipes and Cisterns|
|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
|Data Related Puzzles|
|Floor Based Puzzles|
|Straight Line or Face To Face or Two-line Seating|
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|
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|
The detailed syllabus for the CUCET 2022 postgraduate level is given below:
|M. Sc. Zoology||Click here to download|
|M. Sc. Statistics||Click here to download|
|M. A. English||Click here to download|
|M. A. German||Click here to download|
|M. A. Gujarati||Click here to download|
|M. A. Psychology||Click here to download|
|M. A. Punjabi||Click here to download|
|M. A. Sociology||Click here to download|
|M. A. Telugu||Click here to download|
|M. Com.||Click here to download|
|M. S. Organic Chemistry||Click here to download|
|M. Sc. Applied Geology||Click here to download|
|M. Sc. Biochemistry||Click here to download|
|M. Sc. Biotechnology||Click here to download|
|M. Sc. Botany||Click here to download|
|M. Sc. Environmental Science||Click here to download|
|M. Sc. Geo-Informatics||Click here to download|
|M. Sc. Geography||Click here to download|
|M. Sc. Industrial Chemistry||Click here to download|
|M. Sc. Life Science||Click here to download|
|M. Sc. Mathematics||Click here to download|
|M. Sc. Microbiology||Click here to download|
|M. Sc. Nanotechnology||Click here to download|
|M. Sc. Physics||Click here to download|
|M. A. Economics||Click here to download|
|M. A. Chinese||Click here to download|
|M. A. Urdu||Click here to download|
|M. A. Social Work||Click here to download|
|M. A. Political Science||Click here to download|
|M. A. Linguistics||Click here to download|
|M. A. History||Click here to download|
|M. A. Hindi||Click here to download|
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-01||Part-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, 59||Part-A: 25 Questions (English, General Knowledge and Numerical Ability)|
Part-B: 75 Questions (From respective Subject)
|PG-QP-56||Part-A: 50 Questions (English, General Knowledge and Numerical Ability)|
Part-B:Section-I: 50 Questions (Water Engineering and Management),
Section-II: 50 Questions (Aquacultural Engineering, Water Resource Development and Management, Farm Machinery and Power Engineering, Food Processing Engineering)
|PG-QP-40||100 Questions (English, Numerical Aptitude/Data Interpretation, Analytical Skills, Reasoning, General Aptitude, and General Knowledge)|
|PG-QP-12||Part-A: 50 Questions (English, General Knowledge and Numerical Ability)|
Part-B:Section-I: 50 Questions (Music)
Section-II: 50 Questions (Fine Arts)
|PG-QP-39||100 Questions (English, General Knowledge, Computer Basics, GeneralAptitude, and Logical Reasoning)|
|PG-QP-20||Part-A: 50 Questions (English, General Knowledge and Numerical Ability)|
Part-B:Section-I: 50 Questions (Social Work)
Section-II: 50 Questions(Sociology)
|PG-QP-38||100 Questions (English/ Verbal Ability, Maths/ Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning)|
The applicants are suggested to follow some exam preparation tips as per the syllabus of CUCET 2022. The preparation tips are as given below.
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.
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|CUET Exam Dates||CUET Exam Centres|
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