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Everything you need to know about CUET 2024?

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Form filling details | Admission Process | Eligibility | Domain Subject Selection

CUET 2024 stands for Common University Entrance Test. It is conducted for both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Under CUET 2024, there will be around 50 central universities, such as Jawaharlal Nehru University, Allahabad University, BHU, Aligarh Muslim University, Hyderabad University, and others. Additionally, there will be more than 20 state universities, including Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Madan Mohan Malaviya University of Technology, BR Ambedkar University Delhi, and around 12 deemed universities. Apart from this, CUET also opens gates to more than 40 private universities in India for undergraduate programs, such as APJ University, Career Point University, Galgotia University, and JP University.

If we talk about the most famous deemed university, it will be TISS, which is Tata Institute of Social Studies. Many people know that this is only for postgraduate programs, but it is important to inform all Class 12 students that they can also take admission in TISS Mumbai by taking the CUET exam.

CUET 2024 Details | Frequently Asked Questions

Question: What is the last date to fill CUET 2024 form ?

Answer: The application window for CUET 2024 is open until March 26th 2024, and the exam dates are from 15th May to 31st May 2024.

Question: How many people took CUET 2023, i.e., last year?

Answer: Around 15 lakh students applied for CUET 2023, and 9,68,000 students took the test for undergraduate programs in various universities. The numbers are expected to go up in 2024.

Question: Which were the top 6 universities to receive the highest number of applications in CUET 2023?

Answer: The top 6 universities with the highest CUET applications are:

  • University of Delhi: 6,63,776
  • Banaras Hindu University: 4,36,140
  • Allahabad University: 2,62,488
  • Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University: 1,80,569
  • IIMT University: 1,68,439
  • Jamia Milia Islamia: 1,44,134

Question: What is the eligibility of CUET 2024?

 Answer: Class 12th pass or appearing. There is no age limit.

Question: What is the minimum percentage required in class 12th?

 Answer: There is absolutely no minimum percentage required for CUET. However, some universities may have minimum requirements of percentage  in class 12th.

Question: What is the paper pattern?

Answer: The test is divided into 3 sections.

 Section 1 is the language test, which is further divided into 2 subsections.

 Section 1A includes English, Hindi, Gujarati, Bengali, Assamese, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, and Urdu. These are the mediums of Exam.

Section 1B includes Chinese, German, French, Arabic, Italian, Japanese, Nepali, Russian, Spanish, Tibetan, Dogri, Bodo, Kashmiri, Konkani, Maithili, Manipuri, Santhali, and Sindhi.

The basic difference between 1A and 1B is that the medium of examination can be any of the 13 languages from 1A, but the medium of examination cannot be any subject from Section 1B. There are 20 languages in 1B, so one has to choose specifically when appearing for any BA course in one of these subjects.

Section 2 is domain-specific subjects, and there are 27 domain-specific subjects, such as accountancy/bookkeeping, biology/biological studies/biotechnology/biochemistry, business studies, chemistry, computer science/informatics practices, economics/business economics, engineering graphics, entrepreneurship.

Section 3: General Test

The CUET paper consists of 61 tests categorized into three sections for undergraduate admission in 2024. General Aptitude Test (GT) is Section III of the CUET paper, comprising General Knowledge & Current Affairs, General Mental Ability, Numerical Ability, Quantitative Reasoning, and Logical and Analytical Reasoning.

 The number of questions to be attempted varies based on the section.

Question: What is the number of questions in the paper and Marking Scheme?

40 out of 50 questions for all test papers and 50 out of 60 for the General Test (choice of 10 questions). Duration for all test papers would be 45 minutes except for Mathematics/Applied Mathematics, Accountancy, Physics, Chemistry,
Economics, Computer Science/Informatics Practices, and General Tests which would be 60 minutes.

The marking scheme per question is +5 marks for correct answers, -1 mark for incorrect answers, and 0 marks for unattempted questions.

Question: Can I apply to as many universities as I want?

Answer: Yes, there are no restrictions on the number of universities you can apply to.

Question: Does the order of university preference matter while filling out the form?

Answer: No, you can choose any order, and it has no effect on the university’s preference.

Question: How many domain subjects should I choose to take the test?

Answer: You can choose a minimum of one and a maximum of six subjects, depending on the university and program’s eligibility criteria.

Question: Which subject domains should I opt for in CUET?

Answer: It depends on the university and program’s eligibility criteria. For example, if you want to appear for BA in BHU, you only need to take Language (English/Hindi) and the General Test. The choice of subject domains has nothing to do with the class 12th subjects you have taken. However, Delhi University requires you to take domain subjects that you took in class 12th.

Question: Is it necessary to take the General Test?

Answer: No, if the program you’re applying to does not require the General Test, you can skip it. However, it is recommended that all students take the General Test to expand their program options through CUET.

Question: Is it necessary to take Domain Tests?

Answer: No, if the university and program only require Language and the General Test, you may skip the Domain Tests.

Question: What subjects should I take if I’m interested in BBA/BMS?

Answer: English, Maths, and General Test are widely accepted by most universities. However, BBA/BMS aspirants should also take Maths/Applied Maths.

Question: Can I choose my CUET exam date?

Answer: No, CUET will allot the exam dates, and you may have multiple exam dates.

Question: What is the syllabus for Domain Tests in CUET 2024?

Answer: The syllabus for Domain Tests is strictly based on Class 12th NCERT/CBSE books, with the exception of economics, which requires coverage of Class 11th and 12th books.

Question: Do I need coaching for Domain subjects?

Answer: No, if you’re a Class 12th student, you’re already preparing for CUET along with your board exams.

Question: How do I prepare for the General Test and Language Test?

Answer: You can take our 60-day Crash Course, starting from April 1st 2024, available in online and offline mode at our centers. Call us at 9598333344

Question: How many Domain Tests should I take in CUET 2024?

Answer: It is strongly recommended that you take 5 tests, including English, the General Test, and 3 subjects from Class 12th. These 5 subjects will cover almost all courses in all universities.

Additionally, students aspiring to pursue BBA/BMS courses should also take Maths or Applied Maths.

Question: If I am required to answer only 35 questions out of 40 in the Domain subjects, what happens if I solve 38 questions?

Answer: Don’t worry, the CUET paper interface will only allow you to mark 35 questions. So you can’t answer more questions than required.

Question: What are the top colleges in CUET for BBA/BMS courses?

Answer: The top colleges for BBA and BMS through CUET are:
University of Delhi, Jamia Milia Islamia University, University of Allahabad, BHU, BR Ambedkar University Delhi, TISS Mumbai, Mahatma Gandhi University, Gujrat University.
Kindly Apply for private universities as well.

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