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CUET 2022: Check Answer Key and Result Dates


CUET 2022: National Testing Agency (NTA) is the exam conducting authority of CUET 2022. The authorities conducted the national-level exam online for 6 phases from July 15 to August 30, 2022. NTA conducted exams for 103 candidates from Jharkhand on September 8, 2022. The exams were previously scheduled to be held on August 30, 2022. On September 16, 2022, CUET 2022 results were announced on the official website, and the CUET provisional answer key was released on September 8, 2022.

From the start of the application process, many universities joined the CUET, and many universities have dropped a few courses due to unavoidable circumstances. Currently, 72 universities are participating, and admission to its various UG courses will be based on CUET scores. Furthermore, the respective Central Universities will declare the counselling and admission schedule and details on their website. Read this article to learn about CUET 2022.

Latest Updates:
September 16, 2022:
NTA has declared the CUET 2022 results on its official website. Candidates can check their results now.
September 13, 2022: CUCET (UG) Application Correction Window reopened (Direct Link Here). It is valid from September 13 to 15, 2022 (up to 10.00 a.m.)
September 13, 2022: Check Details on CUET Normalisation Process 2022 (Download PDF Here)

CUET 2022: Exam Overview

Candidates can check out the CUCET 2022 overview from the table below.

Name of the ExamCentral Universities Common Entrance Test or Common University Entrance Test
Commonly known asCUET or CUCET
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Application FeeGeneral/ OBC/ EWS Candidates: Rs. 650/-
SC/ ST/ Transgender Candidates: Rs. 550/-
PwBD Candidates: Rs. 550/-
Exam LevelNational Level
Mode of the ExamOnline Based Computer Based Test (CBT)
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 2022: Exam Dates and Events

NTA released the official information bulletin of CUET 2022 on March 26, 2022, at nta.ac.in. Candidates preparing for CUCET 2022 can refer to the table below to learn about the CUET important dates.

EventsImportant Dates
CUET Application Form Starting DateApril 06, 2022
CUET Application Form (Re-opened)June 23 (9.00 a.m) to 24, 2022 (11.50 p.m)
Last Date for Online Fee PaymentMay 22, 2022 (Upto 11:50 PM)
Application Correction WindowJune 24 (till 11.50 p.m)
Release of Admit card for Phase 1
Release of Admit card for Phase 2
Release of Admit Card for Phase 3
Release of Admit Card for Phase 4
Release of Admit Card for Phase 5
Release of Admit Card for Phase 6
July 12, 2022
August 2, 2022

August 6, 2022
August 13, 2022
August 18, 2022
August 22, 2022
CUET 2022 Exam DatesPhase 1: July 15, 16, 19, and 20, 2022
Phase 2: August 4, 5, and 6, 2022

Phase 3: August 7, 8 and 10, 2022
Phase 4: August 17, 18 and 20, 2022

Phase 5: August 21, 22 and 23, 2022
Phase 6: August 24, 25, 26 and 30, 2022
For 103 Candidates from Jharkhand: September 8, 2022
CUET Provisional Answer KeySeptember 8, 2022
Last Date for Raising ObjectionsSeptember 10, 2022
CUET Final Answer KeySeptember 16, 2022 (Tentative)
CUET 2022 ResultSeptember 16, 2022 (Released)
CUET 2022 Merit ListTo Be Announced
Counselling of CUET 2022To Be Announced

CUET Eligibility Criteria 2022

Before applying for the CUET (CUCET) 2022, candidates must fulfil the eligibility criteria. The eligibility criteria for undergraduate courses are as below.

Eligibility Criteria for Undergraduate Courses:

  1. For General Category Candidates: Candidates should have passed their Class 12 exams with a minimum of 50% marks.
  2. For SC/ ST Candidates: Candidates must have qualified their senior secondary exam with a minimum of 45% marks.

CUET 2022 Application Process

NTA released the online application form for CUET 2022 on its official website on April 06, 2022. Earlier, the last date of submission for the application form was May 31, 2022. The National Testing Agency re-opened the application window from June 23 to 24, 2022. The candidates who had not been able to apply for the exam or have registered but failed to submit the application forms could do so until June 24, 2022. Furthermore, we suggest that candidates check the eligibility criteria before applying for the exam. NTA reopened the application form correction window once again on September 13, 2022. The same will be available till September 15, 2022 (till 10.00 a.m.).

How To Fill the CUET Application Form 2022?

1st Step: Visit the official website of CUET and click on “Registration for CUET 2022“.
2nd Step: On the next page, click on “New Registration”.
3rd Step: After reading the instructions, candidates can tick the check box and click on “Click here to proceed”.
4th Step: Candidates have to fill all the sections – personal details, contact details, address and create a password.
5th Step: Click on the submit button, and the registration will be completed. Candidates will receive the login credentials on their registered mobile number or email ID.

After receiving the login credentials, candidates can fill out the CUET application form.

CUET Application Fees

After filling out the application form, candidates must pay the application fee. CUET application forms will only be accepted after the application fee is paid.

The fees for the different category candidates will be different. A candidate can apply for three programmes in 3 participating universities by paying the application fee as specified by the officials. The application fees for different categories are given below.

Category Fees
General/ OBC/ EWS Rs. 650
SC/ ST/ Transgender Rs. 550
PwBD Rs. 550

Note – Candidates can apply for payment through net banking/ debit card/ credit card/ UPI.

CUET 2022 Exam Pattern 

Candidates willing to apply for CUCET 2022 must know the CUET exam pattern. Check the details below and prepare a strategy to crack the upcoming exam.

  1. CUCET 2022 will be conducted as an online exam in two shifts. The first shift consists of one language test, two subject-specific papers, and a general test. The second shift contains four domain-specific subjects and option language subjects.
  2. NTA will conduct CUET in 13 languages (Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Gujarati, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Urdu, Assamese, Bengali, Punjabi, Odia and English).
  3. The CUET exam pattern has been changed, and the new pattern consists of 4 sections:
    1. Section IA – 13 Languages
    2. Section IB – 20 Languages
    3. Section II – 27 Domain-specific Subjects
    4. Section III – General Test
  4. The question paper will be MCQ type, and there will be 175 questions, out of which 140 questions are compulsory.
  5. A candidate can choose a maximum of any 3 languages from Section IA and Section IB together.
  6. Section II comprises 27 subjects, out of which a candidate may choose a maximum of 6 subjects.

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 Syllabus 2022

According to the changes in exam pattern, the CUET (CUCET) syllabus has also changed. Check the table below to know the CUET important topics and crack the exam with a good score.

Sections Syllabus Question Type
Section IA – Languages Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Gujarati, Odiya, Bengali, Assamese, Punjabi, English, Hindi and Urdu. Reading Comprehension (based on different types of passages–Factual, Literary and Narrative [Literary Aptitude and Vocabulary]
Section IB – Languages French, Spanish, German, Nepali, Persian, Italian, Arabic, Sindhi, Sanskrit, Kashmiri, Konkani, Bodo, Dogri, Maithili, Manipuri, Santhali, Tibetan, Japanese, Russian, Chinese. Reading Comprehension (based on different types of passages–Factual, Literary and Narrative [Literary Aptitude and Vocabulary]
Section II – Domain 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.
MCQs as per NCERT Class XII model syllabus only
Section III – General Test General Knowledge, Current Affairs, General Mental Ability, Numerical Ability, Quantitative Reasoning (Simple application of basic mathematical concepts arithmetic/ algebra geometry/ mensuration/ stat taught till Grade 8), Logical and Analytical Reasoning. Multiple Choice Questions

PG Level Syllabus: The paper at the PG level will comprise 100 objective questions from English language, reasoning, data interpretations/ numerical ability, general awareness and analytical skills.

CUET 2022 Participating Universities

There are 54 participating central universities/ State/ Private / Deemed to be Universities that accept the score of CUCET. Through the Central Universities Common Entrance Test scores, candidates can get admission to various courses of these participating colleges. Check the list below to know more details.

List of Participating Universities for CUET 2022-23

Name of the Participating Colleges Location State
Banaras Hindu University Varanasi Uttar Pradesh
Delhi University New Delhi Delhi
Aligarh Muslim University Aligarh Uttar Pradesh
Jamia Millia Islamia New Delhi Delhi
Jawaharlal Nehru University New Delhi Delhi
Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University Lucknow Uttar Pradesh
Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya Bilaspur Chhattisgarh
Tezpur University Tezpur Assam
University of Allahabad Prayagraj Uttar Pradesh
Visva-Bharati University Santiniketan West Bengal
Dr Hari Singh Gour University Sagar Madhya Pradesh
English and Foreign Languages University Hyderabad Telangana
North-Eastern Hill University Shillong Meghalaya
Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University Srinagar Uttarakhand
University of Hyderabad Hyderabad Telangana
Manipur University Imphal Manipur
Pondicherry University Pondicherry Puducherry
Rajiv Gandhi University Itanagar Arunachal Pradesh
Tripura University Agartala Tripura
Assam University Silchar Assam
Nagaland University Lumami Nagaland
Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalaya Wardha Maharashtra
Maulana Azad National Urdu University Hyderabad Telangana
Mizoram University Aizawl Mizoram
Indira Gandhi National Tribal University Amarkantak Madhya Pradesh
Sikkim University Gangtok Sikkim
Central University of South Bihar Gaya Bihar
Dr Rajendra Prasad Central Agriculture University Samastipur Bihar
National Sanskrit University[note 3] Tirupati Andhra Pradesh
Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri National Sanskrit University New Delhi Delhi
Central Sanskrit University New Delhi Delhi
Indira Gandhi National Open University New Delhi Delhi
Central Agricultural University Imphal Manipur
Indian Maritime University Chennai Tamil Nadu
Central University of Gujarat Gandhinagar Gujarat
Central University of Haryana Mahendragarh Haryana
Central University of Himachal Pradesh Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh
Central University of Kashmir Srinagar Jammu and Kashmir
Central University of Jharkhand Ranchi Jharkhand
Central University of Karnataka Kalaburagi Karnataka
Central University of Kerala Kasaragod Kerala
Central University of Odisha Koraput Odisha
Central University of Punjab Bathinda Punjab
Central University of Rajasthan Ajmer Rajasthan
Central University of Tamil Nadu Tiruvarur Tamil Nadu
Nalanda University Rajgir, Nalanda Bihar
South Asian University New Delhi Delhi
Central University of Jammu Jammu Jammu and Kashmir
Rajiv Gandhi National Aviation University Raebareli Uttar Pradesh
Rani Lakshmi Bai Central Agricultural University Jhansi Uttar Pradesh
Mahatma Gandhi Central University Motihari Bihar
National Sports University Imphal Manipur
Central Tribal University of Andhra Pradesh Vizianagaram Andhra Pradesh
Central University of Andhra Pradesh Anantapur Andhra Pradesh

CUCET Exam Centres

The candidates were able to choose the exam centre of CUCET at their convenience at the time of application form filling. The test will be conducted all over India in more than 154 exam centres for UG & PG programmes and 47 for RP programmes.

The allotment of the CUET exam centre depended upon factors such as the number of seats available at the opted exam centre, the total number of candidates appearing for the exam etc. The final allotment of the exam centre will lie in the hands of conducting body. The candidates can check the allotted exam centre after the issue of admit card on the official website.

CUET Admit Card

The CUET admit card is an important document that all candidates were to carry to the exam centre. All the important details related to the CUET like exam timings, exam duration, roll number of the candidate, gender, subjects, name of the candidate, exam day and date will be mentioned on the hall ticket. The candidates are recommended to follow all the exam day instructions mentioned on the admit card.

How to Download CUET Admit Card?

  • 1st step: Visit the official website, i.e. cuet.samarth.ac.in.
  • 2nd step: Select the link to ‘download the admit card.
  • 3rd step: Enter the login credentials like the registration number and password.
  • 4th step: The CUCET admit card of the candidate will be displayed on the screen.
  • 5th step: Download the admit card and take the printout. 

CUET Answer Key

The National Testing Agency released the CUET 2022 provisional answer key on September 8, 2022, on the official website. The conducting body also released the question paper and recorded responses. Furthermore, candidates can avail of the facility to raise the answer key challenge against the provisional answer key until September 10, 2022. After reviewing all the valid objections of the candidates, NTA releases the final answer key on the website which will be released by September 15, 2022 (tentatively).

How to Download CUET Answer Key?

To download the answer keys, the candidate can follow the steps given below: 

  • 1st step: Visit the official website at cuet.samarth.ac.in.
  • 2nd step: Click on the answer key link.
  • 3rd step: Enter the details and login like the application number, password and security pin.
  • 4th step: The CUCET 2022 answer keys will be displayed on the screen.
  • 5th step: Download the answer keys as per the attempted paper set in the examination. 

CUET Result 2022

CUCET 2022 results are out on the NTA’s official website. The preparation of the merit list and admission list will be based on the performance of candidates in the CUET exam. Details like the candidate’s score, rank, subject-wise marks, name, roll number, category, etc., will be mentioned in the CUET results. Candidates can check their results by following the steps given below.

How to Check CUCET Results Online?

  • 1st step: Visit the official website of cuet.samarth.ac.in.
  • 2nd step: Select the link ‘check the CUET 2022 result’.
  • 3rd step: Enter the details and login credentials (roll number and date of birth).
  • 4th step: The result of the candidate will be displayed on the screen.
  • 5th step: Download the result and save the copy for the counselling process.

CUET 2022 Courses Offered

Through the CUET exam, candidates can apply for admission into different programmes of the participating Central Universities. Moreover, NTA conducts the Central Universities Common Entrance Test for admission to undergraduate/ integrated (UI) and postgraduate (PG) programmes. Candidates who want to apply for the exam can check the list of courses offered through the CUET exam below:

Name of Undergraduate/ Integrated (UI) Courses

  1. B.Tech
  2. B.Voc
  3. Integrated B.Sc (Hons) M.Sc
  4. B.Sc
  5. BA
  6. Integrated M.Sc
  7. BPA, etc.

For more details about programmes, candidates can check the complete list of CUET courses.

CUCET 2022 Merit List

The candidates will be able to download the CUET merit list from the official website of the participating institute. The merit list will include the names of the candidates eligible for the counselling as per the cut-off score of different participating universities. Different universities will have different cut-off scores depending on the number of seats available at a university and their reservation criteria.

How to Download CUCET 2022 Merit List?

  • 1st step: Visit the official website of cuet.samarth.ac.in.
  • 2nd step: Select the subject opted.
  • 3rd step: The PDF will appear on the screen. Download it.
  • 4th step: The number of selected candidates and their CUCET score will be mentioned in the list.
  • 5th step: Download the merit list and save the copy for further process.

CUET Cut-off 2022

The cut-off of the CUET exam will be issued by the participating universities separately on their websites after the result declaration. The CUCET cut-off will be tentatively released in September 2022 for all the courses. The cut-off list will be issued separately for all the categories. Candidates who will score equal to or more than the cut-off marks will be invited for the counselling rounds.

CUET Counselling 2022

The participating institutes of CUET 2022 have released the schedule for online counselling. To participate in the counselling round, the candidates will have to register online on the official site of the university. After registration, the candidates will have to attend the counselling round by visiting the campus as per the date mentioned on their counselling letter. The candidates will also have to carry all the necessary documents for the CUCET counselling

Documents Required for CUCET Counselling

All the selected candidates will have to carry the necessary documents required for the verification at the CUET counselling centre. The list of required documents (original and one photocopy each) is as given below:

  1. Caste certificate
  2. Provisional degree
  3. Passing certificates and mark sheet of class 12th
  4. Conduct certificate
  5. Qualifying examination passing certificate
  6. Candidate’s reservation category certificate
  7. Transfer certificate issued as per the qualifying exam

FAQs on CUET 2022

Candidates can check frequently asked questions related to the Central Universities Common Entrance Test 2022 below.

Q.1: When will the NTA release the CUET application form?
The CUET application form was re-released by NTA on June 23, which was active till June 24, 2022 (1:50 pm).

Q.2: When will the CUCET 2022 be conducted?
CUET exam was conducted from July 15 to August 30, 2022.

Q.3: Will NTA send acknowledgement after filling out the CUET application form 2022?
Yes, the candidates received a confirmation message from NTA after the online registration completion.

Q.4: What is the mode of the CUET exam 2022?
NTA conducted the CUCET 2022 exam online in designated exam centres across the country.

Q.5: What is the purpose of CUCET 2022?
After clearing the CUCET 2022, candidates will be eligible for admission in various undergraduate courses and postgraduate courses conducted by the participating universities. Check this article to know more about the courses offered.

Also, check,

CUET RegistrationCUET Exam Pattern
CUET Exam DatesCUET Exam Centres
CUET SyllabusCUET Result

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