The Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET) 2019 - Exam Fees, Pattern, Syllabus

CUCET Test, Exam Fees 2019

The Central Universities Common Entrance Test 2019 (CUCET 2019) will be held at all India level on 25th and 26th May 2019.  It is conducted jointly by 14 central universities and Bengaluru Dr. B. R. Ambedkar School of Economics for Integrated/Under-graduate, Post-graduate and Research Programmes in these Universities and Institutes. The list of universities included are:

Established by an Act of Parliament

  1. Assam University
  2. Central University of Andhra Pradesh
  3. Central University of Gujarat
  4. Central University of Haryana
  5. Central University of Jammu
  6. Central University of Jharkhand
  7. Central University of Karnataka
  8. Central University of Kashmir
  9. Central University of Kerala
  10. Central University of Rajasthan
  11. Central University of Tamil Nadu
  12. Central University of Punjab
  13. Central University of South Bihar
  14. Mahatma Gandhi Central University (Bihar)


Established under the Karnataka Societies Registration Act

  1. Bengaluru Dr. B. R. Ambedkar School of Economics


The CUCET 2019 provides facilities for applying to admission to these universities by single examination process with nominal examination fees. Here are all the details about the Integrated/Under-graduate and Post-graduate programs.


CUCET 2019 Exam: About

CUCET 2019 Exam Name

Central Universities Common Entrance Test 2019

CUCET 2019 Exam Conducting Body

University of Rajasthan

CUCET 2019 Exam Mode

Offline or Paper-Based Test

CUCET 2019 Exam Date

25th and 26th May 2019, Saturday & Sunday

CUCET 2019 Exam Time

Morning Shift: 9 am to 11 am

Noon Shift: 12 noon to 2 pm

Evening Shift: 3 pm to 5 pm

CUCET 2019 Exam Duration

2 Hours or 120 Minutes

CUCET 2019 Exam Level

National Level

CUCET 2019 Exam Pattern

Part A

25 Questions

English Language, General Awareness, Mathematical Aptitude, and Analytical Skills

Part B

75 Questions

Domain Knowledge (This will be specific to the field and program you are applying)

CUCET 2019 Exam Marking Scheme

Correct Answer: +1 Mark

Incorrect Answer: -0.25 or – ¼ Mark

CUCET 2019 Exam Question Type

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

CUCET 2019 Maximum Marks


CUCET 2019 Total Exam Questions



CUCET 2019 Exam: Important Dates

CUCET 2019 Online Registration Window

13th March to 13th April 2019

CUCET 2019 Admit Card Release Date

10th May 2019

CUCET 2019 Exam Date

Saturday, 25th May 2019
Sunday, 26th May 2019

CUCET 2019 Answer Key Upload Date

27th May 2019

CUCET 2019 Grievances Window

27th to 29th May 2019

CUCET 2019 Corrected Answer Key Upload Date

5th June 2019

CUCET 2019 Result

21st June 2019


CUCET 2019 Exam: Exam Schedule

CUCET 2019 Exam Date and Shift

25th May 2019

26th May 2019

Morning Shift

9 am to 11 am


PGQP 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 15, 22, 27, 39, 45

PGQP 01, 02 ,12, 16, 29, 38, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52


Noon Shift

12 noon to 2 pm

PGQP 19, 25, 26, 30, 41, 42, 43, 53, 56, 58, 59

PGQP 06, 18, 21, 32, 34, 36, 44

Evening Shift

3 pm to 5 pm


PGQP 03, 05, 14, 28, 31, 37, 40, 54, 57

PGQP 04, 13, 17, 20, 24, 33, 35, 55, 60


  1. UIQP – Category 1 – UG and Integrated Masters Question Paper
  2. PGQP – Category 2 – Post Graduate Question Paper


CUCET 2019 Exam: Eligibility

  1. The eligibility for UG and Integrated Masters courses is 10+2
  2. The eligibility for Post Graduate courses is Graduation
  3. For details of the eligibility criteria for the various programme of studies, the applicants must visit the respective website of participating universities before applying for CUCET 2019 exam.



Click here to find the Program Details.



CUCET Program

CUECT 2019 Exam: Registration & Exam Fees

  1. The registration window for CUCET 2019 exam will be open between 13th March till 13th April 2019.
  2. Candidates can only register online for the CUCET 2019 exam.
  3. For new users click on – ‘Click here for New Registration’ and register using the following details:
    1. Name
    2. Email Id
    3. Mobile number
    4. Date of Birth
    5. Program applying for CUCET Registration
  4. Candidates will receive SMS and Email alerts with a unique Application ID after the registration is complete and payment is received.
  5. Candidates can pay the CUCET 2019 exam registration fee through net-banking/debit/credit card/UPI
  6. Category

    CUCET 2019 Application Fee

    Additional Programs Application Fee

    General/ OBC/ EWS Applicants

    INR 800 + (GST & Other Taxes)

    INR 800

    SC and ST Applicants

    INR 350 + (GST & Other Taxes)

    INR 350

    PWD Applicants



    International Applicants

    INR 3500 + (GST & Other Taxes)


  7. Candidates can apply for three programmes from three Participating Universities (PUs) by paying the fee under ‘CUCET 2019 Application Fee’ column in the table above.
  8. Candidates can apply for up to three additional programs to three additional PU’s (programmes each) using the add-on facility and by paying the fee under ‘Additional Programs Application Fee’ column in the table above. A university can be repeated in the add-on.

CUCET 2019 Exam: How to Apply


  1. Candidates must have a valid e-mail Id.
  2. Candidates must keep a scanned Photograph and Signature. The guidelines are:
    1. Recent passport size color photograph against a white or light color background
    2. Dimensions: 200 x 230 pixels (preferred)
    3. Size: 20 KB to 50 KB
    4. Signature on a white paper with black or blue ink pen
    5. Dimensions: 140 x 60 pixels (preferred)
    6. Size: 10 KB to 50 KB
    7. Scanner Resolution: Minimum of 200 dpi (dots per inch).
    8. Set Color: True Color
    9. File Format: JPG/JPEG Format
  3. Candidates must keep an ATM-cum-Debit Card / Credit Card / Net banking / UPI since only online payment is accepted.
  4. Candidates must check their eligibility criteria and examination schedule before selecting a program for various universities.


How to Apply:

  1. Go to the official CUCET 2019 website and click on ‘Apply Online.’
  2. Enter the Application Id and Date of Birth and proceed to fill the remaining form
  3. Enter the following:
    1. Personal Details
    2. Communication Details
    3. Academic Qualifications
    4. Upload Photograph and Signature
    5. Choose Exam City (Up to two preferences)
    6. University & Program Details
  4. Preview and Edit the CUCET 2019 application form.
  5. Agree to the ‘Declaration’ and click on ‘Pay Now.’

Please Note: The CUCET 2019 exam form will be considered incomplete if the payment is not through.



CUCET 2019 Exam: Exam Pattern

The CUCET 2019 exam is a paper-based test and candidates need to fill the answers (circles) in an OMR sheet corresponding to the question numbers attended.  The exam pattern for the CUCET 2019 exam is:


CUCET 2019 Exam Parts

CUCET 2019 Exam Questions

CUCET 2019 Exam Marking Scheme

CUCET 2019 Exam Duration (Ideal)

Correct Answer

Incorrect Answer

Part A

Language, General Awareness, Mathematical Aptitude, and Analytical Skills




30 – 40 minutes

Part B

Domain Knowledge (Specific to the program chosen)




80 – 90 minutes




120 minutes


Please Note: For admission to some Integrated Programme/MBA/B.Voc./LLB/MCA or any other general Programme, only one paper comprising of 100 MCQs will be conducted, consisting of English language, Reasoning, Data Interpretations, Numerical Ability, General Awareness, and Analytical Skills.


CUCET 2019 Exam: Exam Syllabus

Under the CUCET 2019 exam schedule the following exam will be conducted:








Category 1







UG and Integrated Masters


Part A: 25 Questions

English, Numerical Aptitude/Data Interpretation, Analytical Skills, Reasoning, General awareness.

Part B: 75 Questions

Section I (Physics) & II (Chemistry). From Section III and Section IV, only one section either Mathematics (Section III) or Biology (Section IV) should be attempted and answered.


One Test Paper with 100 Questions

English, Numerical Aptitude/Data Interpretation, Analytical Skills, Reasoning, General Aptitude, General Knowledge.





Category 2



PG and Masters

PGQP 01 to 60

(There is no PGQP 23)

Click here PGQP Syllabus Details


The generic syllabus for common sections is:




English/Verbal Ability

Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Syllogisms, Analogies, Antonyms &Synonyms, Fill In The Blanks, Sentence Correction, Idioms, Etc.

Math/Quantitative Ability

Number Systems, Geometry, Trigonometry, Probability, Permutation Combination, Algebra, Mensuration, Time & Work, Averages, Percentages, Profit & Loss, Quadratic & Linear Equations, Etc.

Data Interpretation:

Interpretation & Analysis of Data Based on Text, Tables, Graphs (Line, Area), Charts (Column, Bar, Pie), Venn Diagram, Etc.


Logical Reasoning

Clocks, Calendars, Binary Logic, Seating Arrangement, Blood Relations, Logical Sequence, Assumption, Premise, Conclusion, Linear & Matrix Arrangement, Etc.



Please note: For the specific details, select the program and check the syllabus here.

CUCET 2019 Exam: Exam Centers

    1. The CUCET 2019 exam will be conducted in 119 exam cities across India in 23 states in India
    2. The CUCET 2019 exam will be conducted in Katmandu, Nepal (only international location)
    3. Candidates must choose any two under Exam City Preferences while completing the CUCET 2019 exam registration.
    4. Click here to find the list of CUCET 2019 exam cities.


CUCET 2019 Exam: Contact Details

For CUCET 2019 the coordinating university to conduct the test is University of Rajasthan. For admission queries you can reach out to them.

Mobile: 8130753836

Phone: 01463-238728 (24X7 Helpline)



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