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CUET Eligibility Criteria 2023: Check Age Limit & Qualifications


Before filling out the CUET 2023 application form, candidates must carefully review the eligibility criteria provided by the National Testing Agency (NTA). These criteria include age limit, minimum academic qualification and reservation details of reserve category candidates. Aspirants must meet the CUET eligibility criteria before applying for the CUET 2023.

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The NTA has released the prescribed eligibility requirements, syllabus, and exam pattern in the information bulletin for CUET 2023 on the official website. Candidates must note that failure to meet the eligibility criteria may result in disqualification at any stage. Read on to know more.

Latest Updates:
– NTA will open the CUET-UG application correction window from April 1 to 3, 2023.
 The Common University Entrance Test, CUET application process 2023 for undergraduates (UG) has been extended to March 30, 2023.
– Candidates can submit the application form at cuet.samarth.ac.in.
– NTA has released the CUET examination dates for the academic year 2023-24.

CUET Eligibility Criteria Details 2023

The candidate’s eligibility for the year of appearance in the Class 12/ equivalent exam will be subject to the relevant conditions of the universities/ institutions. It’s recommended that candidates check the respective university’s website to ensure eligibility and understand their unique admission criteria.

Passing an entrance exam only guarantees admission if the candidate meets the specific eligibility requirements for their desired program at the respective university. Quotas, categories, reservations, and other policies specific to the university will apply for CUET (UG) – 2023.

CUET Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit 2023

There is no age limit for candidates who wish to appear in the CUET (UG) – 2023. They can take it regardless of age if they have passed or are currently enrolled in Class 12/ equivalent examination in 2023. However, candidates must meet the age requirements of the University/ Institution/ Organization they intend to apply to for admission.

CUET Eligibility Criteria: Educational Qualification 2023

The following qualifications are accepted for admission:

  1. The 10+2 final examination from a recognized Central/ State Board such as CBSE or CISCE.
  2. A two-year Pre-University or Intermediate examination from a recognized Board/ University.
  3. The final examination of the two-year course at the Joint Services Wing of the National Defence Academy.
  4. The Senior Secondary School Examination from the National Institute of Open Schooling with a minimum of five subjects.
  5. Any public school/ board/ university examination in India or abroad is recognized as equivalent to 10+2 by the Association of Indian Universities.
  6. A Higher Secondary Certificate Vocational Examination.
  7. A minimum 3-year Diploma recognized by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education.
  8. The GCE examination (London/ Cambridge/ Sri Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level.
  9. The High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University or the International Baccalaureate Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva.
  10. Candidates who have completed Class 12 or equivalent examination from a Board outside India or not specified above must produce a certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) stating the equivalence of the examination they passed.
  11. If the Class 12 examination is not public, the candidate must have passed at least one earlier public (Board or Pre-University) examination.

How To Attempt CUET Mock Tests at Embibe?

Attempt CUET mock tests at Embibe by following the step-by-step procedure provided below:

  • 1st Step: Visit Embibe’s website, i.e., embibe.com.
  • 2nd Step: Use your mobile number/ email to log in.
  • 3rd Step: Click “Getting Into My Dream Undergraduate College” on the menu bar.
  • 4th Step: Select the Goal “Central University” from the dropdown and click “Next”.
  • 5th Step: Search and select “CUET (UG)” on the search bar and click “Next”.
  • 6th Step: Select the preferred language and click on “Done”.
  • 7th Step: Click “Test” from the header section.
  • 8th Step: Scroll down to the “Subjects” section.
  • 9th Step: Click on any CUET subjects.
  • 10th Step: Scroll down to click on the chapters from the selected subject to begin the test.

FAQs on CUET Eligibility Criteria 2023

Go through some of the most frequently asked questions about CUET eligibility criteria 2023 below:

Q: What are the CUET eligibility criteria for 2023?

Ans: The CUET eligibility criteria 2023 are the minimum academic and personal standards that candidates must meet to apply for the exam. The eligibility criteria usually include age limit, educational qualifications, and minimum marks required.

Q: Where can I find the CUET eligibility criteria for 2023?

Ans: The National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the CUET eligibility criteria and the syllabus and exam pattern on its official website. Candidates are advised to check the article above to get all the details about the CUET eligibility criteria.

Q: I have not completed my Class 12 exam. Can I apply for the CUET exam?

Ans: Yes. If you are appearing in the 2023 class 12 exam, you can appear for CUET 2023; however, if you do not clear the Class 12 exam, you will be disqualified for the CUET examination.

Q: Are there any relaxations in the CUET for reserved category candidates?

Ans: Yes. The CUET eligibility criteria for reserved category candidates will have certain relaxations. The exact relaxations and policies may vary from university to university. Candidates are advised to check the respective university’s website for details.

Q: Can I get a refund of the CUET application fee if I am disqualified due to not fulfilling the eligibility criteria?

Ans: No, the application fee for the CUET exam is non-refundable. Candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria before applying for CUET to avoid disqualification.

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We hope this article on CUET eligibility criteria 2023 helps you. We wish you all the best for the upcoming examination.

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