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CUET 2024: Exam Date, Fees, Process, Documents, Syllabus Check at @cuet.samarth.ac.in

Punjab University Combined Entrance Test

PU CET Overview

PU CET, which stands for Panjab University Common Entrance Test, is an entrance examination conducted by Panjab University, Chandigarh. It serves as the gateway for admission into various undergraduate programs offered by the university and its affiliated colleges.

PU CET is usually conducted once a year, and aspiring candidates who wish to pursue courses like B.Tech, B.Pharmacy, B.Sc (Hons.), B.P.Ed., and other related programs need to appear for this entrance test. The exam aims to assess the candidates' knowledge, aptitude, and subject-specific skills to determine their eligibility for admission.

What is CUET Exam?

CUET stands for the "Christ University Entrance Test." It is an entrance examination conducted by Christ University, Bangalore. The exam serves as the basis for admission to various undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered by the university.

CUET is conducted annually, usually in multiple sessions, and is designed to assess the candidates' aptitude, subject knowledge, and critical thinking skills. It is a crucial step in the admission process for candidates aspiring to pursue courses like B.Tech, BBA, B.Com, B.Sc, BA, MBA, MCA, and other related programs at Christ University.

CUET 2024 Exam Dates

EventDate
Announcement of city of examination30th April 2024
Admit Card downloading2nd week of May 2024
CUET (UG) Exam21st to 31st May 2024
Answer Key releases
CUET (UG) ResultJune 2024

CUET 2024 Exam Highlights

Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Exam Duration45 minutes for each slot (additional 15-20 minutes for Maths & Accounts)
Number of Sections4 Sections
Official Websitecuet.samarth.ac.in
Marking Scheme+5 for each correct answer;-1 for each incorrect answer;0 for unanswered questions
Exam FrequencyOnce a Year
Name of the examCommon University Entrance Test (CUET)
Exam ModeOnline (Computer-Based Test, CBT)
Medium of the exam13 languages (Assamese, Bengali, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odiya, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu)
Exam Conducting BodyNational Testing Agency (NTA)

How to Download CUET 2024 Answer Key?

  1. Go to the NTA website.
  2. Click on the "CUET 2023" tab.
  3. Click on the "Answer Key" link.
  4. Enter your registration number and date of birth.
  5. Click on the "Submit" button.

CUET 2024 Result

DateStatus
July 15, 2024Result announced
July 16 to 20, 2024Challenge window for answer key
July 21, 2024Answer key challenged will be re-evaluated
July 25, 2024Challenge window for re-evaluation results
July 26, 2024Re-evaluation results announced
August 1 to 7, 2024Choice filling window
August 8, 2024Choice filling window closes
August 9, 2024Seat allotment announced

CUET 2024 Toppers List

RankNameScoreSubject
1Bhavika Grover199.6470588Psychology
2Akarsh Bhatia199.5Biology
3Megha Goenka199.5Commerce
4Ansh Gattani199.5Commerce
5Khushi Sharma199.5Commerce
6Sahaana Ramesh199Humanities
7Priyanshi Choudhary199Humanities
8Preetam Singh199Humanities
9Sneha Dey199Humanities

Course-wise CUET College List 2024

CourseColleges
B.Tech.Indian Institute of Technology (IITs), National Institutes of Technology (NITs), Central Universities, Deemed-to-be Universities, Private Engineering Colleges
B.Arch.National Institutes of Technology (NITs), Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), Jamia Millia Islamia, Chandigarh University, Birla Institute of Technology and Science Pilani, etc.
B.Des.National Institutes of Fashion Technology (NIFT), National Institute of Design (NID), Jamia Millia Islamia, etc.
B.A.All central universities, deemed-to-be universities, and private colleges
B.Sc.All central universities, deemed-to-be universities, and private colleges
B.Com.All central universities, deemed-to-be universities, and private colleges
BBAAll central universities, deemed-to-be universities, and private colleges
BMSAll central universities, deemed-to-be universities, and private colleges
MBAAll central universities, deemed-to-be universities, and private colleges
M.Tech.Indian Institute of Technology (IITs), National Institutes of Technology (NITs), Central Universities, Deemed-to-be Universities, Private Engineering Colleges
M.Arch.National Institutes of Technology (NITs), Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), Jamia Millia Islamia, Chandigarh University, Birla Institute of Technology and Science Pilani, etc.
M.Des.National Institutes of Fashion Technology (NIFT), National Institute of Design (NID), Jamia Millia Islamia, etc.
M.A.All central universities, deemed-to-be universities, and private colleges
M.Sc.All central universities, deemed-to-be universities, and private colleges
M.Com.All central universities, deemed-to-be universities, and private colleges
LLMAll central universities, deemed-to-be universities, and private colleges

CUET 2024 Counseling

DateActivity
August 1 to 7, 2023Choice filling window
August 8, 2023Choice filling window closes
August 9, 2023Seat allotment announced
August 11 to 15, 2023Payment of seat acceptance fee
August 16 to 20, 2023Document verification
August 21, 2023Admission process begins

CUET 2024 Exam Analysis

SubjectDifficulty LevelNo. of Questions
General Ability Test (GAT)Moderate100
Subject-Specific Test (SST)Easy to Moderate75-150
Language Proficiency Test (LPT)Easy to Moderate50

CUET 2024 Eligibility Criteria

CriteriaDetails
NationalityIndian nationals, OCI cardholders, and foreign nationals can apply.
AgeThere is no upper age limit for CUET. However, the minimum age limit is 17 years.
Educational qualificationCandidates must have passed Class 12 or equivalent examination with at least 50% marks in aggregate or equivalent grade.
LanguageCandidates must be proficient in English or any of the 13 languages offered in the LPT section.

CUET Syllabus 2024 for Science Students

SubjectTopics
PhysicsMechanics, Heat and Thermodynamics, Electromagnetism, Optics, Modern Physics
ChemistryPhysical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry
BiologyBotany, Zoology, Cell Biology, Genetics, Evolution
MathematicsAlgebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Calculus, Statistics
Computer ScienceProgramming, Data Structures, Algorithms, Operating Systems, Databases

Recommended books for CUET 2024

Book NamePublisher/ Author
Mock Test Sample Question Papers English + General Test (Quantitative Aptitude, Logical Reasoning, General Awareness)NTA CUET (UG)
Mock Test Sample Question Papers Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics (Set of 3 Books)NTA CUET (UG)
Commerce Domain Based on Class 12 NCERT Conducted BY NTA Including Solved Papers 2022 Including Free Online Mock Test (English Medium)NCERT
CUET UG General Test BookPhysics Wallah
CUET UG English BookPhysics Wallah
CUET Entrance Exam Books 2023Educart
NTA CUET (UG) 10 Mock Test PapersOswaal
NTA CUET 2023 Book GENERAL TEST Section 3Educart

CUET Previous Year Exam Analysis

SubjectAverage ScoreHighest ScoreLowest Score
General Ability Test (GAT)60-7010030
Subject-Specific Test (SST)70-8010040
Language Proficiency Test (LPT)60-7010030

CUET 2024 Exam Centers

StateCityName of the Exam Center
Andaman and Nicobar IslandsPort BlairIndira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) Regional Centre, Port Blair
Andhra PradeshHyderabadOsmania University
AssamGuwahatiGauhati University
BiharPatnaPatna University
ChhattisgarhRaipurPandit Ravishankar Shukla University
GoaPanajiGoa University
GujaratAhmedabadGujarat University
HaryanaChandigarhPanjab University
Himachal PradeshShimlaHimachal Pradesh University
Jammu and KashmirSrinagarUniversity of Kashmir
JharkhandRanchiRanchi University
KarnatakaBengaluruBangalore University
KeralaThiruvananthapuramUniversity of Kerala
LakshadweepKavarattiIndira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) Regional Centre, Kavaratti
Madhya PradeshBhopalBarkatullah University
MaharashtraMumbaiUniversity of Mumbai
ManipurImphalManipur University
MeghalayaShillongNorth Eastern Hill University
MizoramAizawlMizoram University
NagalandKohimaNagaland University
OdishaBhubaneswarUtkal University
PuducherryPuducherryPondicherry University
PunjabAmritsarGuru Nanak Dev University
RajasthanJaipurUniversity of Rajasthan
SikkimGangtokSikkim Manipal University
Tamil NaduChennaiUniversity of Madras
TelanganaHyderabadUniversity of Hyderabad
TripuraAgartalaTripura University
UttarakhandDehradunUniversity of Petroleum and Energy Studies
Uttar PradeshLucknowLucknow University
West BengalKolkataUniversity of Calcutta

CUET 2024 Admit Card

The CUET 2023 admit card will be released by the National Testing Agency (NTA) in due course. The admit card will contain important information such as the candidate's name, date of birth, exam center, and exam date and time.

The admit card will be available on the NTA website. Candidates will need to login to their account and download the admit card. The admit card will be a mandatory document for appearing in the CUET 2023 exam.

CUET 2024 Admit Card Release Date

EventsDates
CUET Admit Card Release DateMay 18, 2023
CUET 2023 Exam City AnnouncementApril 30, 2023
Last date to download CUET Admit CardMay 21, 2023

How to Download CUET 2024 Admit Card?

  1. Go to the NTA website.
  2. Click on the "CUET 2023" link.
  3. Click on the "Admit Card" link.
  4. Enter your application number and date of birth.
  5. Click on the "Submit" button.
  6. Your admit card will be displayed on the screen.
  7. Download the admit card and take a printout.

CUET 2024 Exam Timing and Slots

SessionTimingSlot
Morning9:30 am to 12:30 pmSlot 1
Afternoon2:30 pm to 5:30 pmSlot 2

CUET UG 2024: Exam Day Guidelines

  1. Admit Card: Carry a printed copy of your CUET UG 2023 admit card to the exam center. It is usually available for download from the official website a few days before the exam.

  2. Reporting Time: Arrive at the exam center well before the reporting time mentioned on the admit card. Latecomers may not be allowed to enter the examination hall.

  3. Valid ID Proof: Bring a valid photo ID proof (such as Aadhar card, Passport, Driver's License, etc.) along with the admit card for verification purposes.

  4. COVID-19 Safety Measures: Follow the COVID-19 safety guidelines issued by the university or exam authorities. This may include wearing a mask, maintaining social distancing, and using hand sanitizers.

  5. Exam Materials: Bring only the essential items like stationery (pen, pencil, eraser, etc.) as specified in the instructions. Avoid carrying any prohibited items like electronic devices, calculators, study materials, etc.

  6. Instructions: Listen carefully to the exam invigilator's instructions before starting the exam and follow all the rules and regulations during the examination.

  7. Rough Work: Use the provided rough sheets for any calculations or rough work during the exam. Avoid writing anything on the question paper or the answer booklet.

  8. Time Management: Manage your time effectively during the exam to attempt all the questions within the given time frame.

CUET 2024 Application Form

The CUET 2023 application form will be available on the NTA website. The application form will be available in online mode only. Candidates will not be able to submit the application form offline.

The application form will be available from April 01, 2023 to May 31, 2023. Candidates must complete the application form and submit it by the last date.

CUET 2024 Registration Fee 

CategoryFee
General₹850
SC/ST/PwD₹175

Documents Required for CUET 2024 Registration

DocumentDescription
10th class mark sheetScanned copy of the mark sheet of Class 10th or equivalent examination.
12th class mark sheetScanned copy of the mark sheet of Class 12th or equivalent examination.
Photo IDScanned copy of a valid photo ID such as PAN card, Aadhaar card, voter ID card, etc.
SignatureScanned copy of the signature of the candidate.

How to Fill CUET 2024 Application Form?

  1. Registration: Visit the official CUET 2023 website and click on the "Register" or "Apply Now" button to start the registration process. Provide the required details like name, email address, mobile number, etc., to create a new account.

  2. Login: After successful registration, you will receive a confirmation email or SMS with login credentials. Use these credentials to log in to your account.

  3. Fill Application Form: Complete the CUET 2023 application form by providing personal details, academic information, choice of course, exam center preferences, and other required information.

  4. Upload Documents: Upload scanned copies of your passport-size photograph, signature, and other necessary documents as per the specifications mentioned in the form.

  5. Application Fee: Pay the CUET 2023 application fee through the available payment options (credit card, debit card, net banking, etc.). Save the payment receipt for future reference.

  6. Review and Submit: Carefully review all the information entered in the application form before submitting it. Once you are satisfied, submit the form.

  7. Print Confirmation: After successful submission, download and print the application confirmation page for your records.

PU CET Overview 2024 FAQs

PU CET stands for Panjab University Common Entrance Test. It is an entrance exam conducted by Panjab University for admission into various undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered by the university and its affiliated colleges.

PU CET offers admission to a range of courses such as B.Sc., B.Pharma, B.Com., LLB, MBA, M.Sc., and more. The courses vary across disciplines like science, pharmacy, commerce, law, management, and others.

The eligibility criteria can vary based on the course you are applying for. Generally, candidates should have completed or be in the process of completing their 10+2 (for undergraduate courses) or have a relevant bachelor's degree (for postgraduate courses) from a recognized board or university. The specific eligibility criteria for each course will be mentioned in the official notification.

The application process for PU CET usually involves online registration on the official Panjab University website, filling out the application form with accurate details, uploading necessary documents, and paying the application fee online. Detailed instructions are provided in the official notification.

The exam pattern can vary based on the course. PU CET exams are generally objective-type tests with multiple-choice questions. The subjects covered and marking scheme depend on the course you're applying for.

As of my last update in September 2021, PU CET might have a provision for negative marking. This means that marks might be deducted for incorrect answers. It's important to carefully read the exam instructions in the official notification.

The ranks are typically calculated based on the performance of candidates in the entrance exam. The exact ranking process can vary depending on the course and the year of the exam.

Yes, candidates from other states can generally apply for PU CET. The eligibility and reservation criteria can vary, and a certain percentage of seats might be reserved for candidates from Punjab. Non-Punjab candidates might have a limited number of seats available to them in some courses.

The required documents can vary, but commonly requested documents include the admit card, rank card, class 10 and 12 mark sheets, character certificate, category certificate (if applicable), and other relevant certificates as per the course requirements.

PU CET is usually conducted in the months of April to June. The exact dates can be found in the official notification.

The eligibility criteria can vary based on the course you are applying for. Generally, candidates should have completed or be in the process of completing their 10+2 (for undergraduate courses) or have a relevant bachelor's degree (for postgraduate courses) from a recognized board or university. The specific eligibility criteria for each course will be mentioned in the official notification.

Yes, candidates from other states can generally apply for PU CET. However, a certain percentage of seats might be reserved for candidates from Punjab. Non-Punjab candidates might have a limited number of seats available to them in some courses.

As of my last update in September 2021, there generally isn't a specific age limit for most of the PU CET courses. However, some professional courses might have age limits or age-related criteria. It's advisable to refer to the official notification for the course you are interested in for precise information.
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