Frequently Asked Questions
Central University Entrance Test (CUET) is being
introduced for admission into PG programmes in Central
and Participating Universities for Academic Session 2022-23
under the Ministry of Education (MoE). The Central
University Entrance Test (CUET) will provide a common
platform and equal opportunity to candidates across the
country, especially those from rural and other remote areas
and help establish better connect with the Universities. A
single application form will enable the Candidates to cover a
wide outreach and be part of the admission process to
various Central and participating Universities.
NTA has been assigned the responsibility of conducting the
Common University Entrance Test (CUET) 2022 for
admission to Post-graduate (PG) Programmes of
participating Universities for the Academic Session 2022-23.
This is a national level test.
The details of Programme of Studies, Eligibility Criteria,
Structure etc. are available on NTA website
Check the question paper code from the bunching list
carefully as similar courses are being evaluated under
various QP Codes by different Universities.
Section IA & IB: Language to be tested through Reading Comprehension based on different types of passages–Factual, Literary and Narrative, [Literary Aptitude and Vocabulary].
Section II :
Section III : General Knowledge, Current Affairs, General Mental Ability, Numerical Ability, Quantitative Reasoning (Simple application of basic mathematical concepts arithmetic/algebra geometry/mensuration/stat taught till Grade 8), Logical and Analytical Reasoning
An applicant can apply for three (03) Test Papers by paying
application fee as mentioned at point 19.
An applicant can further apply for additional Test Papers
by paying additional application fees as applicable.
Care to be taken to select only one Question
paper in a slot.
Only one paper can be selected in one slot
CBT (Computer Based Test)/ Online
All Question Papers will be MCQ type.
The CUET -2022 will be Bilingual-English and Hindi or
specific language where required.
The Question Paper will be in Sanskrit only fo rAcharya, Shiksha Shastri and Shiksha Acharya Courses. Further in case of Shiksha Shastri and Shiksha Acharya the entire 100 questions of the question paper would be in Sanskrit language only.In case of PGQP60 and PGQP62 the specific language would be used for the domain knowledge questions i.e.75 questions
The Application Form other than online mode will not be accepted.
Admissions will be handled at the level of each of the
participating Universities for their respective programs. After
the declaration of the CUET results, the respective
Universities will declare the counselling/admission schedule
and merit list based on CUET 2022 score and any other
criteria of participating universities. Please see the website of
the concerned university for details. There will be online
admission counselling for some universities with additional
Applicant as per eligibility can apply for multiple courses, however, only one course per slot can be chosen.
Candidate should not apply through duplicate or multiple forms, which may leads to cancellation of all his/her Application Forms.
No, the applicant should use only their own valid and unique email address as all communications will be made on the registered e-mail id or SMS.
Further, you will not able to change or edit the mobile number and email address on the application form later as these particulars are fixed.
Candidates need to upload scanned images of photograph and signature with the Application Form.
No certificates are required to be uploaded along with the Application Form at the time of online submission.
The documents / certificates etc., shall be verified directly at the time of admission by the concerned University.
Fee can be paid using SBI, Canara Bank, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank payment gateways through Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking/UPI/ Wallet. Candidates need to keep proof of fee paid.
In case the Confirmation Page is not generated after payment of fee, the transaction stands cancelled and the amount will be refunded into the candidate’s account after reconciliation with the bank.
However, the candidate has to make another transaction, in case the Confirmation Page is not generated.
The applicant can make changes in some fields when National Testing Agency will open the rectification/correction window, before
issuance of Admit Card.
No corrections shall be allowed after the closure of correction
window and all particulars entered by the candidate would
be considered as final.
Such problem occurs because of drop in connectivity from Banks’ server to the agency server on which National Testing Agency website has been hosted. You are advised to wait for some time if such problem is faced by you.
In case the Confirmation Page is not generated even after waiting sometime then the transaction is cancelled, and amount will be refunded to the candidate’s account after reconciliation with the bank.
In such cases, the candidate has to make another transaction, to confirm and complete the application process.
The admit card will be uploaded on National Testing Agency website as per the schedule communicated through the website. Candidates need to check the admit card carefully for all particulars e.g. Roll No. Name, Subject Group, Date of Birth, Gender, Examination Centre Name, City, and Category etc.
The name of Test Centre will be mentioned on the Admit Card.
While applying candidates have to select any four cities of
their choice. The efforts will be made to allot city of
examination to the candidates in order of the choice opted
by them in their application form.
Please select your preferred choices carefully.
However, NTA reserves the right to change the city based on administrative feasibility.
The Examination City Centre, once opted, shall not be
Candidates MUST bring the following documents on the day of examination at the test centre:
Admit Card along with Undertaking downloaded from the NTA website (a clear printout on A4 size paper)
Any one of the original and valid Photo Identification Proof issued by the government – PAN card/Driving License/Voter ID/ Passport/ Aadhaar Card (With photograph)/ EAadhaar/ Ration Card./ Aadhaar Enrolment No. with Photo. All other ID/Photocopies of IDs even if attested/scanned photo of IDs in mobile phone will NOT be considered as valid ID Proof.
PwBD certificate issued by the Competent Authority, if claiming relaxation under PwBD category. The scribe must also carry an Undertaking regarding educational qualification, etc, passport size photograph, valid government identity proof and self-declaration regarding COVID-19 (as per above format).
You also need to carry
One sanitizer bottle (small), Mask, Drinking water in a transparent bottle
A simple transparent pen(Blue/Black)
Note: Candidate will not be allowed to take personal items such as mobile phones, digital/analogue watches, food items, study material, lockets, bags, electronic gadgets or any other prohibited items into the testing room. You are advised not to bring these to the test centre.
Detailed guidelines on the Procedure for appearing in
computer based tests are given in the Information Bulletin.
You may go through them.
No candidate will be allowed to appear at the examination centre/ date/ timings other than that allotted to them on their Admit card.
No, there is no provision for refund of fees.
There will be an on-screen timer on the top right corner of your screen which will count down for the allocated time. Candidates are advised to check this timer regularly and allocate their time carefully.
In case of any technical problems with the computer at the
exam centre due to which you are not able to continue the
exam, inform the invigilator. He/ She would fix the issue or will
map you to another PC through a proper process. Your exam
time in the next session will commence from the time you
discontinued your exam on the first system. There would be no
loss of time for you.
National Testing Agency will generate the Score Card only. After that the admission exercise (including counselling) shall be handled by the participating University officials only.
Scores and candidate data would be shared with the Universities where the applicant has applied.
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