CUET Exam Pattern 2023: Marking Scheme

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CUET Exam Pattern

The National Testing Agency or NTA has released the exam pattern of CUET 2023 on their official website which will help the students with the format and structure of the exam. While preparing for the CUET exam, one must take care of the exam pattern as well. In the blog below, the students will get to know the details about the CUET Exam Pattern, revised exam pattern and CUET 2023 Exam marking scheme.

Particulars Details
Exam Full Name Common University Entrance Test 
Exam Short Name CUET
Conducting Body National Testing Agency (NTA)
Mode of Application  Online
Examination Mode Computer-based Test (CBT)
Types of Questions Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Medium of Exam 13 different languages
Exam Centres 411 centres which include 24 outside of India
Official Website 

CUET Exam 2023: Latest Notification

The candidates who will be taking admission to the UG programmes offered at participating universities must check the exam pattern of CUET 2023. Students willing to prepare and appear for CUET 2023 must regularly check on the updates released by the National Testing Agency (NTA).

CUET Exam Pattern 2023

The CUET exam pattern will be released on the official website of the National Testing Agency (NTA). The exam consists of MCQ types questions. To know more about  the CUET Exam Pattern 2023, candidates may check the below-mentioned table:

Particulars Details
Exam Name Common University Entrance Test (CUET)
Duration Duration Yet To Be Announced
Number of Exam Slots Three (Slot 1, 2 and 3)
Exam Mode Computer-based Test (CBT) online
Exam Language  The exam will be conducted in 13 languages
Number of Sections Four (Section IA, IB, II, and III)
Section-wise Syllabus Section IA & IB consist of Languages in which 40 Questions are to be marked out of 50 Questions
Section II consists of Domain-Specific in which 40 Questions are to be marked out of 50 Questions
Section III consists of a General Test in which 50 Questions will be marked out of 60 Questions

Also Read: Everything You Need to Know About CUET 2022

CUET Revised Exam Pattern 2023

  • The CUET 2023 exam will be regulated in three slots which are Slot 1, Slot 2 and Slot 3. The time of the first slot will be 45 to 195 minutes, for the second slot the time will be 45 to 225 minutes and for the third slot the time will soon be notified.
  • In case any questions are dropped i.e. questions for which correct options were not available in the paper, then full marks will be awarded to the students who have attempted it. 

CUET Marking Scheme

The students who will be appearing for the CUET exam must know the marking scheme for the exam. In the below-mentioned table, there is the marking scheme of the CUET 2023 exam:

Answer Type Marks
Right Answer +5 marks
Wrong Answer -1 marks
Unattempted Question No negative Marking


When will CUET 2023 be conducted?

CUET 2023 exam will be conducted from May 21 to 31, 2023.

What is the benefit of giving the CUET 2023 exam?

Through the CUET 2023 scores, candidates can get admitted to various participating universities such as DU, JNU, AMU, etc.

How many times CUET will be conducted in 2023?

The Common University Entrance Test, CUET, will be held twice a year, beginning in the academic session 2023.

The students appearing in the CUET 2023 exam must know its exam pattern. The above article has covered every detail of the CUET Exam Pattern and CUET Marking Scheme for the exam. 

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