Online applications for CUET UG 2022 to begin from 2 April

CUET is a single-window opportunity for students to seek admission in any of the Central universities across the country.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  27 March 2022 8:49 AM GMT
Online applications for CUET UG 2022 to begin from 2 April

Hyderabad: The National Testing Agency (NTA) on Saturday announced that the online applications for Common University Entrance Test (CUET) 2022 for undergraduate courses will begin from 2 April. Students can apply for the same till 30 April.

CUET is a single-window opportunity for students to seek admission in any of the Central universities across the country. The link for online applications will be available on the official website from 2 April.

Exam structure

The CUET (UG) 2022 will be objective type with multiple-choice questions (MCQs). It will be a computer-based test (CBT).

The entrance exam will have four sections. Section IA and IB will test language skills through reading comprehension passages. Section IA will offer 13 languages from which the students can choose any one language and Section IB will offer 19 languages out of which the students can choose one.

Section II will test subject knowledge and the questions will be based on the class 12 syllabus. This section will have 27 subjects out of which a candidate may choose a maximum of six subjects.

In Section I and II, the students have to attempt 40 out of 50 questions.

Section III will have questions dealing with general knowledge, current affairs, mental ability, numerical ability, quantitative reasoning, and logical and analytical reasoning. In this section, students have to attempt 60 out of 75 questions.

Eligibility

If a Central university permits students who completed class 12 the previous year also to apply for admissions to current year programmes, such students will be eligible to appear for CUET (UG) 2022.

On 21 March, UGC chairman M. Jagadesh Kumar said the admissions to UG courses will be based on the CUET score. Class 12 marks will not have any weightage. The universities, if required, can only set the board exam marks as an eligibility criterion for the test.

To know more about the different Central universities and their programmes, interested students can visit the respective websites of the universities. For the latest updates, visit https://cuet.samarth.ac.in/. For any queries/clarifications, candidates can also call the NTA helpline number 011-40759000 or 011-6922 7700 or write to NTA at [email protected].

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