CUET Exam Date 2024, Eligibility, Scheme of Examination, Exam Pattern, and Syllabus

In 2024, the CUET exam is from May 15 to May 24. It is a test for going to college. Remember these dates if you plan to take the exam.

by Rubaditsha

Updated May 08, 2024

CUET Exam Date 2024, Eligibility, Scheme of Examination, Exam Pattern, and Syllabus

What is CUET 2024?

The Common University Entrance Test (CUET) is a test given to get into colleges. The test is run by the National Testing Agency. It is for people who want to attend college for their first degree. If you want to go to college for a master's degree, there is a different test called CUET PG.

The CUET UG test for 2024 is from May 15 to May 24. This test helps colleges decide who they will accept into their programs. If you want to go to a central university or another college, you need to take this test. It is important to know the dates for the test so you can prepare. Make sure to mark your calendar if you plan to take the test. It is a big step toward getting into the college you want.

CUET Exam Date 2024

You can see the CUET UG 2024 exam date that the National Testing Agency has released in the table down there.


CUET 2024 Dates


February 27, 2024

CUET Application Start Date

February 27, 2024

CUET Last date to Apply

April 5, 2024

CUET Form Correction Window

April 6-7, 2024

CUET Exam City Intimation Slip

May 6, 2024

CUET Admit Card 2024

The second week of May 2024

CUET 2024 Exam Date

May 15-24, 2024

CUET 2024 Result

June 30, 2024 (Tentative)

CUET UG Eligibility 2024

To take the CUET 2024 test, students must meet certain rules from the National Testing Agency. These rules are about where you are from, how old you are, and what grades you have. Here are the rules:

  1. You should have passed high school or be about to finish it in 2024.

  2. If you finished high school outside India or from a different board, you need a certificate from the Association of Indian Universities saying your grades are like the ones in India.

  3. There is no age rule for taking the CUET exam.

  4. You can take the exam as many times as you want. There is no limit on attempts.

CUET UG 2024: Scheme of Examination

Aspiring candidates can review the examination scheme for CUET UG 2024 outlined below:

CUET (UG) - 2024 Parameters:

  • Total subjects: 61 (33 languages, 27 domain-specific, 1 General Test)

  • Choice of Test Paper: Maximum 6 Test papers (4 or 5 domain subjects including General Test, 1 or 2 languages)

  • Medium of the Test: 13 languages (Assamese, Bengali, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Punjabi, Odia, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu)

  • Mode of the Examination: Hybrid mode (Pen & Paper + CBT), dependent on candidate count after registration

  • Total Questions: 40 out of 50 questions for all test papers, 50 out of 60 for General Test (choice of 10 questions)

  • Duration: 45 minutes for all test papers except Mathematics/Applied Mathematics, Accountancy, Physics, Chemistry, Economics, Computer Science/Informatics Practices, and General Tests (60 minutes)

  • Shift and Duration: Proposed three shifts in a day for Pen & paper mode, each about two hours duration

CUET Exam Pattern 2024

Candidates aiming for admission to undergraduate programs via the CUET exam should familiarize themselves with the exam pattern. Below is the comprehensive outline of the CUET exam pattern:






- Section 1A: 13 Languages (As a medium of exam paper and language paper as well)

- Section 1B: 20 Languages

- Section II: 27 Domain-Specific Subjects

- Section III: General Test

Maximum Number of Tests

An aspirant can take a maximum of 9 tests. These 9 tests can be taken in the following manner:

1 Languages, 4 Domain Specific Subjects, 1 General Test

2 Languages, 3 Domain-Specific Subjects, 1 General Test


The CUET exam is conducted in two slots (Morning Session & Afternoon Session).

Marking Scheme

- Each question carries 5 marks.

- As per the CUET Marking Scheme, for incorrect answers, 1 mark will be deducted.

- For unanswered questions, candidates will be awarded 0 marks for them.

CUET UG Syllabus 2024

If candidates wish to take the CUET exam, it is crucial to understand its syllabus. Below, interested candidates can find the syllabus presented in a table format:

  • Section I:

    • Reading Comprehension (Literary, Narrative, Factual passages)

    • Vocabulary questions

    • Verbal Ability

    • Rearranging the parts

    • Choosing the correct word

    • Synonyms

    • Antonyms

  • Section II:

    • Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

    • Based on Class 12th syllabus

  • Section III:

    • Numerical Ability

    • Quantitative Reasoning

    • Logical and Analytical Reasoning

    • General Knowledge

    • Current Affairs

    • General Mental Ability

CUET UG Admit Card 2024

The CUET admit card is given only to candidates who finish registering for the exam. It has important information that candidates need to check. Here are the steps to get the admit card:

  • Visit the official CUET/NTA website.

  • Click on the link for CUET 2024 Admit Card on the homepage.

  • Enter your ID and password to get your admit card.

  • Once logged in, you will see your admit card on the screen.

  • Save it to your computer and download it.

  • Print out the admit card for yourself.

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