CUCET 2023 Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility Criteria, Pattern

CUCET 2023: It is an all-India-based test for admission to various Integrated / Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Research Programs (MPhil & Ph.D.) into various central universities. Candidates will get admission to B.Tech, B.Sc, Integrated B.Sc, M.Sc, M.A, etc. courses. There are 18 participating universities (14 Central and 4 State Universities) in CUCET. Get more details about CUCET 2023 in the following article.

Courses Offered through CUCET

  • UG Courses: B.Tech, B.Sc., B.A. LLB, B.A., B.Des, Integrated B.Tech/B.Sc./B.Ed./ B.Sc., etc.
  • PG Courses: M.Ed., LLM, M.A., M.Ed., M.Sc., M.Arch. M.Phrma, M.Tech, MBA, etc

CUCET 2023: Important Dates

The application form will be released on 2nd week of March 2023
Close date of online registration and fee payment 3rd week of April 2023
Correction in the application form 4th week of April 2023
Announcement of admit card 2nd week of May 2023
Exam date will be release 4th week of May 2023
Answer key 4th week of Mayv2023
Grievances, if any up to Last week of May 2023
The final date of the answer key 1st week of June 2023
Declaration of result 3rd week of June 2023

Eligibility Criteria

  • Nationality: Candidates must be Indian citizens.
  • For UG Courses: All the Candidates must qualify the 10+2 or its equivalent examination from a recognized board/university.
  • Integrated Courses: Candidates should pass the Intermediate class or equivalent examination from any board.
  • PG Courses: A Bachelor’s degree in the respective qualifying exam is required.
  • D. Courses/M.Phil.: For the Ph.D. and M.Phill Courses applying candidates should hold the Master’s degree.
  • Appearing Candidates: Candidates appearing in the final year of the qualifying exam are also eligible to apply.

CUCET 2023 Application form

CUCET Application Form will be available online. After filling the application form, candidates need to deposit the requisite application fee either online or offline mode. All the Candidates who are applying for the exam can refer and check the steps to be followed while filling the application form. Visit the official website and click on the ‘Apply Online’ tab to register for the program. For registration, candidates need to enter details like candidate name, valid e-mail-id, mobile number, date of birth. Candidate must be Upload the scanned images of photograph and signature in prescribed format and dimensions.

Application fee

SC/ST Rs. 800/
General and OBC Rs. 350/
PWD Exempted
  • Online: The application fee can be submitted through credit/ debit cards and net banking.
  • Offline: By the SBI Challan.

Exam Pattern

  • The exam will be conducted offline mode.
  • 120 minutes will be provided for the whole exam.
  • It will be comprised of Multiple Choice Questions.
  • One mark will be allotted for one correct answer.
  • The question paper will be of 100 marks.
  • 0.25 marks will be deducted for each incorrect response.
Subjects Total Questions 
Section I: English Language, General Awareness, mathematical aptitude, and analytic skill 25
Section II: Domain Knowledge 75
Total 100

Exam Centers

Ahmadabad Hubli Kochi Sholapur
Allahabad Dehradun Kolkata Pune
Indore Dhanbad Kota Patna
Amritsar Chennai Mumbai Patiala
Bangalore Chandigarh Mysore Raipur
Bidar Jaipur Nagpur Ranchi
Bikaner Jodhpur Nagercoil Shimla
Calicut Kargil Varanasi Shikar
Guwahati Kathua Thrissur Jammu/Srinagar

CUCET 2023 Counselling

Candidates need to fill their choice through online counseling priority-wise. Candidates must be checked the course during the counseling time. Results of seat allotment will be available on the website. Candidates can download provisional seat allotment letters and report physically to the venue as per schedule for verification of documents, depositing fees, medical examinations. Those candidates who do not report at the scheduled date and time and will not be considered in the subsequent cut-off list. Candidates have to pay fees through Online Mode.

CUCET Counselling 

Documents Required for Counselling

  • Candidates must carry ID proof (Aadhar Card, Passport, Voter-ID) and 10 Passport size Photographs.
  • All documents (degree and mark sheets) Original and Photocopy of 10th, 12th, and all semesters mark sheet of the degree course (if any) and CUCET 2023 Results.
  • CUCET 2023 Scorecard
  • Caste certificate
  • CUCET 2023 Admission form
  • Passport size photographs, etc.
  • Transfer / Migration certificate.

Participating Universities

  • Central University of Andhra Pradesh
  • Central University of Haryana
  • Assam University, Silchar
  • Central University of Jammu/Kashmir
  • Central University of Jharkhand
  • Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University
  • Central University of Karnataka
  • Central University of South Bihar
  • Khallikote University, Berhampur
  • Central University of Kerala
  • Central University of Punjab
  • Dr. B R Ambedkar School of Economics, Bengaluru
  • Central University of Rajasthan
  • Central University of Tamilnadu
  • Sardar Patel University of Police, Security & Criminal Justice, Jodhpur
  • Central University of Gujarat
  • Central University of Odisha


  • The CUCET syllabus for each course is notified by each university on the website.
  • For MBA/LLB and any other courses: It covers the English language, reasoning, data interpretations/numerical ability, general awareness, and analytical skills.

6 thoughts on “CUCET 2023 Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility Criteria, Pattern”

    • Yes Delhi and BHU Varanasi is also central university and also participate in this exame….. don’t worry about it.

  1. Yes Delhi and BHU Varanasi is also central university and also participate in this exame….. don’t worry about it.


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