Syllabus for CUET Exaination- Check Details Here
Under the Ministry of Education, the Common University Entrance Test (CUET) is being implemented for admission into all UG Programs in all Central Universities. CUET will give aspirants nationwide, especially those from rural and other remote places, a uniform platform and equal opportunities to get admission into central universities.
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- To be eligible for CUET, a candidates should have passed the 12th exam for all undergraduate (UG) courses.
- For postgraduate (PG) courses, candidates should have completed UG.
- Aspirant should be an Indian citizen.
- There is no age limit for applying for CUET.
NTA had released the detailed syllabus of CUET along with the official notification. There are 27 subjects for which the CUET exam will be conducted. This article will contain detailed information on the syllabus of CUET for both UGA and PG courses.
Section IA topics
- This section is based on 13 different languages. The languages are English, Hindi, Urdu, Telugu, Kannada, Tamil, Odiya, Gujarati, Bengali, Assamese, Punjabi, Malayalam and Marathi.
Topics to be covered under Section IA
Section IB topics
- The languages covered under this section are Chinese, Russian, Japanese, Tibetan, Santhali, Sanskrit, Kashmiri, Manipuri, Dogri, Italian, Arabic, Sindhi, French, German, Spanish, Konkani, Maithili, Nepali, Persian, and Bodo.
Topics to be covered under Section IB
CUET aspirants can choose maximum 3 languages from Section IA and Section IB altogether.
Section II topics
Section II contains 27 domain-specific subjects. Aspirants can choose a maximum of 6 subjects in this section. The list of the subjects is as follows-
- Biology/ Biological Studies/ Biotechnology/ Biochemistry
- Business Studies
- Computer Science/ Informatics Practices
- Economics/ Business Economics
- Engineering Graphics
- Geography/ Geology
- Home Science
- Knowledge Tradition and Practices of India
- Legal Studies
- Environmental Science
- Physical Education/ NCC /Yoga
- Political Science
- Teaching Aptitude
- Mass Media/ Mass Communication
- Fine Arts/ Visual Arts
Section III contains general test. The general test includes Analytical reasoning.
Topics covered in Analytic reasoning
CUET syllabus for Numerical ability
Topics to be covered under numerical ability includes-
- Profit and loss
- Permutation and combination
- Time and speed
- Data interpretation
- Coding and decoding
- Age problems
- Important problems
- Ratios and proportions
CUET syllabus for Quantitative reasoning
- Analytical reasoning
- Blood relations
- Data related puzzles
- Logical reasoning
- Number series
- Odd one out
- Letter series
- Venn diagram
- Verbal analogy
- Seating arrangement
CUET syllabus for General Knowledge
Topics to be covered under General knowledge are-
- Current affairs
- Space and defense
- Indian agriculture
- Indian constitution
- Banking and finance
- Science and technology
- Understand the demand of the exam. The first step towards any exam is to understand all the requirements of any exam. So, understand the eligibility criterion, exam pattern, and most importantly exam syllabus.
- Read the newspaper regularly. Reading newspapers is essential for improving language proficiency for comprehension of passages, vocabulary, and fundamentals of grammar. Try to read the Indian Express, The Hindu, etc.
- Make a good command of aptitude. Practice from different reference books to practice logical reasoning or quantitative aptitude. So, keep practicing aptitude on daily basis.
- Practice mock test papers and sample papers. Practicing test papers and mock test papers help to make you learn more about time management in CUET. These test papers will give you an idea about the exam pattern as well as the type of questions to be asked in the exam.
- Being confident and staying calm is the main mantra to excellence in CUET.
CUET entrance exam consists of section IA, section IB, section II, and section III. Section IA topics are based on 13 different languages. Section IB topics also include different languages such as Chinese, Russian, Japanese, Tibetan, Santhali, Sanskrit, Kashmiri, Manipuri, Dogri, Italian, Arabic, Sindhi, French, German, Spanish, Konkani, Maithili, Nepali, Persian, and Bodo. Section II contains 27 domain-specific subjects. Aspirants can choose a maximum of 6 subjects in this section. Section III contains a general test. The general test includes Analytical reasoning.
Q1. What is the general test section in CUET?
Ans. Section III in the CUET paper is meant for the general test. It consists of General Knowledge and Current Affairs, General Mental Ability, Numerical Ability, and Quantitative Reasoning.
Q2. Is the CUET exam compulsory for admission into the universities?
Ans. Yes CUET exam is made compulsory for admission to different universities across India. There are about 44 universities that will give admission based on the CUET merit list.
Q3. How many attempts are allowed for CUET?
Ans. There are unlimited attempts for CUET. One must follow the complete eligibility criterion, Indian citizenship, and all the necessary certificates to get admission into the dream university.