CUCET 2021 Registration Exam Dates, Syllabus, Pattern, Admit Card, Result

CUCET 2021(Central Universities Common Entrance Test): CUCET is a national-level entrance test conducted every year. CUCET is organized jointly by 12 central universities of India. Through CUCET, candidates can get admission into various Undergraduate, Integrated, Postgraduate, and Research Programs at the participating universities.

Like every year, the examination for this year, CUCET 2021, will be organized by the authority. The applications to the exam will be done through the online mode only.

Latest: CUCET Result is now available for students.

CUCET Entrance Exam 2021


Here, we have shared complete information about CUCET. This information covers the details like Application form, exam dates, eligibility, registration procedure, application fee, syllabus, pattern, Admit card, exam pattern, Test centers, result, etc.

ExaminationCUCET 2021
Full NameCentral Universities Common Entrance Test 
Article categoryApplication details
Exam typeNational level test
Conducting Authority12 Central universities of India
Academic session2021-2022
Course offeredVarious UG/Integrated/PG/Research Programs
Date of examination15, 16, 23, & 24 September 2021
Exam frequencyOnce a year
Mode of applicationOnline
Mode of examinationOnline

The 12 participating universities for CUCET 2021 are-

  • Assam University, Silchar
  • Central University of Andhra Pradesh
  • Central University of Gujarat
  • Central University of Haryana
  • Central University of Jammu
  • Central University of Jharkhand
  • Central University of Karnataka
  • Central University of Kerala
  • Central University of Punjab
  • Central University of Rajasthan
  • Central University of South Bihar
  • Central University of Tamil Nadu

CUCET Important Exam Dates/ Schedule 2021

The tentative schedule for CUCET 2021 is given below in the table-

Events/ ActivitiesDates
Release of Online application16th August 2021
Last date to submit the online form5th September 2021
Last date to pay the application fee6th September 2021
Correction in the Application form6th September 2021
Date of issue of admit cardTo be announced
Date of examination15, 16, 23, and 24 September 2021
Answer key Upload Announced
Objection to Answer keyAnnounced
Announcement of score20th October

Final dates will be announced only after the release of official notification.

CUCET Eligibility 2021

Before filling online the registration form, candidates must ensure that they fulfill the eligibility criteria. It is necessary for every candidate to go through the eligibility criteria thoroughly as a participating university has a different eligibility criterion.

The candidature of the candidates will be canceled if any candidate is found ineligible at any stage of admission. The general eligibility criterion for CUCET 2021 is given below-

  • Candidates must be an Indian national.
  • Candidates appearing for UG courses must have completed 10+2 from a recognized board.
  • Candidates applying for PG programs must have a bachelor’s degree in the respective program from a recognized university.
  • For admission to Research programs, candidates must have a master’s degree from a recognized university.
  • Final year appearing candidates are also eligible.

Candidates can visit the website of participating Universities for more details about the eligibility of a particular program.

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CUCET 2021 Application Form

  • Candidates can fill the CUCET 2021 application form only after the notification is released by the authority.
  • Offline applications will not be accepted in any case. Therefore, candidates are required to apply only through the official website.
  • Candidates are required to have a valid email and phone number. The registered email Id and the phone should be active through the admission procedure as every communication will be made through emails and SMS.
  • Candidates have to fill in all the authentic details in the application form.
  • Photograph and signature must be uploaded in the prescribed format.
  • Candidates can keep the printout of the submitted application form or confirmation page for future use.

Link to Apply for CUCET

Application Fee

CUCET 2021 application fee for various categories of candidates is as follows-

Category of the candidatesApplication fee
(UI& PG Programme)
RP programme
General/ OBC CandidatesRs.800/-Rs 1000/-
SC/ST  candidatesRs.350/-Rs 450/-
PWD candidatesNilNil
  • Candidates with a physical disability (PWD) are exempted from application fee.
  • Candidates can make payment of application fee through credit card/ debit card/ net banking/ or through Challan.
  • GST and other taxes are available.
  • The application fee is non-refundable.

CUCET Exam Pattern 2021

The exam pattern mentioned is based on last year. If we found any changes in exam scheme then we will update it here. The Exam Pattern for CUCET 2021 is as follows-

  • CUCET will be conducted in an offline mode (Paper-Based Test)
  • Paper will consist of two parts.
  • The duration of the exam will be 2 hours.
  • Questions paper will be consist of multiple type questions.
  • Total 100 questions will be asked.
  • There will be a total 4 sections in the question paper.
  • 1 mark will be given for each correct answer.
  • ½ marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

CUCET Syllabus 2021

CUCET 2021 paper will mainly contain questions from-

English learning, Mathematical Aptitude, Analytical Skills, and General Awareness. Candidates can refer websites of each participating university for more details about the syllabus of a particular program.

Test Cities/Centeres

CUCET 2021 test is expected to be conducted at the test centres established in the following cities of India-

CoimbatoreNew DelhiUdaipurPalakkad
Gurgaon YadgirGuwahatiGorakhpur
ThrissurTiruchirappalli (Trichy)UdhampurVaranasi
TirupatiThiruvananthapuramVadodaraPort Blair

CUCET Admit Card 2021

CUCET 2021 admit card will be issued to the candidates. Candidates have to download admit card from the official website of CUCET 2021. No, admit card will be sent individually to the candidates through post or any other mode.

Every candidate has to carry a  valid admit card to the exam center on the day of the exam. Any candidate found without an admit card will be not be allowed to enter the exam hall.

CUCET 2021 Answer Key

After a few days of the commencement of the exam, Central Universities Common Entrance Test answer key will be released. Candidate scan file grievance through the online mode within the given time frame.  No offline application for a grievance will be accepted and entertained under any circumstances.

CUCET Result 2021

CUCET 2021 result will be released on the specified date through the online mode. Candidates can download their result from the website. On the basis of the scores of the candidates, merit list will be released. Thereafter successful candidates can go for counseling.

Download CUCET Result 2021

In case of any query related to CUCET 2021, candidates must contact the concerned authority immediately.

Link of Official Exam Portal >> CUCET Exam

9 thoughts on “CUCET 2021 Registration Exam Dates, Syllabus, Pattern, Admit Card, Result”

    • No additional books are required other than your 11-12 textbooks . Although, you can take an overview of BHU entrance test book ..


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