CUET 2024 UG, PG exam pattern; top central, state universities

CUET 2024 UG will be held between May 15 and 31, 2024, while CUET 2024 PG will be conducted from March 11 to 28, 2024.

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Jawaharlal Nehru University is ranked 2 in NIRF 2023. (Image: Official)Jawaharlal Nehru University is ranked 2 in NIRF 2023. (Image: Official)

Divyansh | November 14, 2023 | 01:31 PM IST

NEW DELHI: The National Testing Authority (NTA) will conduct the Common University Entrance Test Undergraduate (CUET UG 2024) between May 15 and 31, 2024. It will hold the Common University Entrance Test Postgraduate (CUET PG 2024) from March 11 to 28, 2024.

The CUET UG and PG exams are held for admission into programmes in 44 central universities, state institutions, private universities, deemed universities, and other participating institutions. The application forms for the exams will be released likely in February 2024 on the official website - cuet.samarth.ac.in.

CUET 2024 UG exam pattern

The CUET UG exam 2024 will have four sections – section 1A (language test), section 1B (optional language test), section 2 (domain-specific test) and section 3 (general test).

Candidates will have to choose one out 13 languages in section 1A and one out of 20 languages in section 1B. They will have to attempt 40 questions out of 50 in each section. In section 2, candidates will have to choose one subject from 27 domain specific subjects. They will have to answer 35 or 40 questions out of 45 or 50, respectively. In section 3, candidates will have to attempt 50 questions out of 60.

Candidates will be given 45 minutes each to attempt section 1A, 1B and 2 of CUET UG 2024. They will have to attempt Section 3 in 60 minutes. Candidates will be awarded 5 marks for each correct answer while one marks will be deducted for wrong answer.

CUET PG 2023 exam pattern

The CUET PG 2024 will have 100 multiple choice questions (MCQ). The exam has two papers – section A and section B. The former has 25 general type questions while there are 75 domain specific questions in section B. Candidates will be awarded 4 marks for each correct answer while 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect response.

Top central and state universities

Institute

City

State

Score

Rank

Jawaharlal Nehru University


New Delhi

Delhi

68.92

2

Jamia Millia Islamia


New Delhi

Delhi

67.73

3

Jadavpur University


Kolkata

West Bengal

66.07

4

Banaras Hindu University

Varanasi

Uttar Pradesh

65.85

5

Aligarh Muslim University


Aligarh

Uttar Pradesh

63.88

9

University of Hyderabad


Hyderabad

Telangana

62.09

10

University of Delhi

Delhi

Delhi

61.45

11

Calcutta University


Kolkata

West Bengal

61.14

12

Anna University

Chennai

Tamil Nadu

60.48

14

Homi Bhabha National Institute

Mumbai

Maharashtra

59.31

17

Savitribai Phule Pune University

Pune

Maharashtra

58.31

19

Bharathiar University

Coimbatore

Tamil Nadu

57.82

21

Institute of Chemical Technology

Mumbai

Maharashtra

57.06

23

Kerala University

Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala

55.50

24

Panjab University


Chandigarh

Chandigarh

54.86

25

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