Everything You Need to Know About CUET 2022

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From the last few days, there has been a lot of buzz around CUET among the students of class 12 who are going to appear for their board exams this year. A lot of dreams are shattered due to the skyrocket cut-offs at many top universities in India including the University of Delhi which is a popular study destination for students coming from all over India and even abroad. But CUET will allow students to prove their potential and get admission to their dream university based on the entrance test scores rather than merit-based admission for the year 2022-2023. Let’s explore CUET, its eligibility criteria, the application process and more! 

What is CUET?

CUET or Common University Entrance Test is a computer-based entrance test that will be conducted by the NTA- National Test Agency. Students taking their Class 12 Term 2 board exams this year are eligible for appearing in the CUET Exam 2022. 

Universities Accepting CUET 2022

As per a notification released by the UGC- University Grants Commission, CUET 2022 will be held in order to take admission to 45 central universities. Admission to the undergraduate programs at the University of Delhi and Jawaharlal Nehru University will also be offered through the CUET 2022 Exam Scores. Each university will release its own merit list based on the marks obtained by the applicants in the CUET 2022.  

CUET 2022 Exam Pattern 

CUET 2022 will have three sections. The conducting body, NTA will conduct the CUET 2022 for 27 specific domains and students can choose up to six subjects of their choice along with 1 mandatory language exam. Incorrect answers carry negative markings each.  

Section 1 45 Minutes Language Test 
Section 2 45 Minutes Domain-Specific Test 
Section 3 60 Minutes  Optional, is a general test for vocational/open eligibility/cross-stream test

CUET 2022 Syllabus

As mentioned earlier, CUET 2022 will be divided into 3 sections. The syllabus for each section is as follows:

Section 1

Students appearing for CUET 2022 will be required to appear for 1 language test in one of 13 languages as listed below:

  1. Hindi
  2. Marathi
  3. Gujarati
  4. Tamil
  5. Telugu
  6. Kannada
  7. Malayalam
  8. Urdu
  9. Assamese
  10. Bengali
  11. Punjabi
  12. Odia 
  13. English

Section 2

Students will be required to choose 6 domains out of the 27 offered, which they want to study at an undergraduate level. This includes major subjects such as Mathematics, History, Accountancy, Economics, Computer Science and more. Other minor subjects such as performing arts, agriculture, fine arts, teaching aptitude, media and more are also included. Students can also appear for subjects that they have not studied at school. The domain-specific test is such to check the student’s aptitude for the subjects. The domain-specific exams will be strictly based on NCERT class 12 syllabus

Section 3

This is an optional section that is further divided into 2 sub-sections.

Sub-section 1 General Aptitude Test
Sub-section 2 Language Test

In sub-section 2, students can choose from 19 languages not included in Section A such as Chinese, French, Japanese, Santhili, Sindhi, etc.

Application Process 

CUET is all set to be held in the first week of July. The CUET 2022 application forms for UG programs will be released on April 2. The application process will be online. The link for the application form for undergraduate programs will be available on the official website- https://cuet.samarth.ac.in/. The application process will be held till April 30. 

How to Apply?

Register for the CUET 2022 exam by following the steps below:

Step 1 – Visit the official website – https://cuet.samarth.ac.in/
Step 2 – On the homepage, click on the apply online tab to register.
Step 3 – Fill in the required details like email ID, mobile number etc. to complete the registration.
Step 4 – An application number and password will be generated and will be sent to the registered mobile number.
Step 5 – Further log in by using the password and application number and fill up the CUET 2022 application form.
Step 6 – Upload scanned images and enter the university and program details.
Step 7 – The final step is to pay the application fees and submit the form. 

Also Read: BHU UET 2021 – Dates, Pattern, Results and More

CUET 2022 Eligibility

NTA, National Test Agency has advised the students to go through the eligibility criteria of the respective university or universities for selecting the options from UG programs being offered.    


When will the application process start?

The application process has begun on April 2, 2022.

Am I eligible to take the CUET 2022 Exam if I’ve passed class 12 in the year 2020?

Yes, you can as it has been stated that If any University permits students of previous years of class XII to take admission in the current year also, such students would also be eligible to appear in CUET UG 2022.

What is the syllabus for CUET 2022?

The syllabus for CUET 2022 will be based on the class 12 level only. 

This is all about CUET 2022. For the latest updates on the competitive and entrance exams, stay tuned to Leverage Edu.

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