Exam Pattern & Admit Card details for CUET 2024 Exam

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<red> February 19th, 2024 <red>

The exam pattern will be the same as the 2023 CUET exam and the admit card will be released a week before the exam. As per the latest statement by University Grants Commission Chairman M. Jagdesh Kumar, “The subject with the high number of registrations will be conducted in one day and one shift. The OMR(MCQ) sheets are expected to be introduced for these subjects”.

CUET (UG) - 2024 Exam Pattern

The CUET(UG) is a national-level entrance in hybrid(OMR or computer-based mode) in an objective-based format. The candidate can opt for English/Hindi + regional language amongst the 13 accepted languages(Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Gujarati, Odia, Bengali, Assamese, Punjabi, English, Hindi, and Urdu) for the exam. 

Category Description
Mode Hybrid mode (OMR or Computer-based)
Duration Slot I - 9:00 am to 11:00 am
Slot II - 12:30 pm to 02:00 pm
Slot III - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Total Marks 800 marks
No. of Sections 3
CUET UG sections Section (IA & IB)- Language
Section II- Domain Subjects
Section III- General Test
Marking Scheme +5 marks for every correct answer
Negative marking(-) for incorrect answers

Section IA 

Includes 50 questions based on the chosen language amongst 13 given languages. The candidates have to attempt 40 questions in 45 minutes.

Languages in Section IA

  • Tamil
  • Telugu
  • Kannada
  • Malayalam
  • Marathi
  • Gujarati
  • Odia
  • Bengali
  • Assamese
  • Punjabi
  • English
  • Hindi
  • Urdu

Section IB 

Includes 50 questions based on the chosen language amongst 20 given languages. The candidates have to attempt 40 questions in 45 minutes.

Languages in Section IB

  • French
  • Spanish
  • German
  • Nepali
  • Persian
  • Italian
  • Arabic
  • Sindhi
  • Sanskrit
  • Kashmiri
  • Konkani
  • Bodo
  • Dogri
  • Maithili
  • Manipuri
  • Santhali
  • Tibetan
  • Japanese
  • Russian
  • Chinese

Section II 

Includes 45 or 50 questions based on the chosen subjects amongst 27 given subjects. The candidates have to attempt 35 or 40 questions in 45 minutes.

Domain-specific Subjects

  • Accountancy/Bookkeeping
  • Biology/ Biological Studies/ Biotechnology/Biochemistry
  • Business Studies
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science/ Informatics Practices
  • Economics/ Business Economics
  • Engineering Graphics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Geography/Geology
  • History
  • Home Science
  • Knowledge Tradition and Practices of India
  • Legal Studies
  • Environmental Science
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Education/ NCC /Yoga
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Teaching Aptitude
  • Agriculture
  • Mass Media/ Mass Communication
  • Anthropology
  • Fine Arts/ Visual Arts (Sculpture/ Painting)/Commercial Arts
  • Performing Arts – (i) Dance (Kathak/ Bharatnatyam/ Odissi/ Kathakali/Kuchipudi/ Manipuri (ii) Drama- Theater (iii) Music General (Hindustani/ Carnatic/ Rabindra Sangeet/ Percussion/ Non-Percussion)
  • Sanskrit

Section III 

Includes 60 questions based on general knowledge. The candidates have to attempt 50 questions in 60 minutes. 

Admit Card for CUET (UG) - 2024

The admit card will be made available a week or a few days before the exams. Students can download the e-admit card after logging in on the official site. The details for the allotted center and timings will be available on the admit card. Candidates must carry the admit card, confirmation, and identity proof to appear for the exam. 

In case the candidate notices any discrepancy in the admit card, they can contact NTA at their helpline number 011-69227700 011-40759000 between 10.00 A.M. and 5.00 P.M. NTA can take time to resolve the issue but contacting them is a must. 

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