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Important Dates and Fee Details for Common University Entrance Test (UG) - 2023:

Common University Entrance Test (CUET (UG) – 2023) will be conducted in 13 mediums across India for admission into the Undergraduate Programmes in Computer Based Test (CBT) mode for all the Central Universities (CUs) and participating Universities in India for the academic year 2023-24.

Action Date(s)
Online Submission of Application Form 09 February to 30 March 2023 (up to 09:50 P.M.)
Last date of successful transaction of fee through Credit/Debit Card/Net-Banking/UPI 30 March 2023 (up to 11:50 P.M.)
Correction in Particulars 01 April to 03 April 2023
Announcement of the City of Examination 30 April 2023
Downloading of Admit Cards from the NTA website Second week of the May 2023
Date of Examination 21 May 2023 to 31 May 2023 (Reserve dates: 01 to 07 June 2023)
Display of Recorded Responses and Answer Keys To be announced later on the website
Declaration of Result on the NTA website To be announced later on the website

CUET Application Form:
The CUET 2023 application process began on February 9, 2023, and the closing date to apply for CUET 2023 is March 12, 2023. To guide students with the procedure, applicants can review the registration process and details for CUET 2023 in this article.
CUET 2023 Registration:
The following are a few points to keep in mind before registering for CUET 2023:
  • Reservations for candidates would be made in accordance with Government of India or Participating Universities (PU) policies. The candidate can view the whole list on the official website
  • Before applying for courses, applicants should carefully review the qualifying criteria, as each university has different requirements for each course. Candidates will be made responsible if they choose a programme for which they are ineligible.
  • The governing board of CUET will only accept applications online.
  • A candidate must have a valid mobile number and email address that they will use for the period of the SMS and email notifications.
  • For filling out the online CUET application form, applicants must have a high-quality picture and a signature. They can visit the official website for instructions on how to add picture and signature.
  • Applicants must properly complete the online form with no spelling errors.
How to Fill CUET 2023 Application Form:
The following are a few points to keep in mind before registering for CUET 2023:
  • Step 1: Register Online for CUET 2023
    Click the 'Register' button that displays on the site.
    After clicking 'Register,' a new page will appear with a registration form
    on which you must fill out the following information:
    Personal Details
    Present Address
    Permanent Address
    Choose Password
    Security Pin
  • Step 2: Filling Out the Application Form The following information must be filled into the application form:

    Personal Details- The candidate must fill out this section accurately and completely. After verifying the information, the applicant will go on to the next section.

    Education Details- This section needs the candidate's 10th and 12th or equivalent exam qualification details such as name of board, school details, passing year, marks achieved, or percentage obtained. After verifying the information, the applicant will go on to the next section.

    Examination Center Details- Candidates must select their preferred examination city in this section. Only two cities are available for selection. After verifying the information, the applicant will go on to the next section.

    University/Program Selection- Candidates must select a university and a course in which they wish to enroll in the future. The applicant must review the criteria of each university and course for which he or she is applying. Candidate could proceed to the next section after verifying the information.

    Test Paper | Subject(s) Selection: Candidates must choose their own subjects for this section. Candidates may select up to ten subjects from each of the three sections listed below.

    Section 1A - Languages: There are 13 different languages in this Section. Any of these languages can be selected.

    Section 1B - Languages: There are 20 different languages to choose from. Any of these languages can be selected.

    Section 2 - Domain-Specific Topic: This section includes 27 domain- specific subjects. An applicant may select any subject wanted by the relevant University/Organization.

    Section 3 - General Test: For any undergraduate degree / programmes provided by universities that utilize a General Test for admission. If the subject is domain specific, the medium of the test paper will be displayed. After verifying the information, the applicant will proceed to the next section.

    Documents Upload: Candidates must upload a scanned copy of a high- resolution image of themselves as well as a scanned copy of their signature in this area. (Photo Size: 10KB - 200KB, Signature Size: 4KB - 30KB). The following documents must also be submitted. (Document sizes range from 50kb to 300kb)

    Category Certificate (pdf) (On Selection of Category other than General/Unreserved) BPL Certificate (pdf)(On Selection of BPL as Yes) Kashmiri Migrant Certificate (pdf)(On Selection of Kashmiri Migrant as yes)

    Ward of Defence Personnel / Ex-Servicemen Category Certificate (pdf) (On Selection of Ward of Defence Personnel / Ex-Servicemen)

    Person With Benchmark Disability (PwBD) Certificate (pdf) (On Selection of PwBD Candidate with benchmark disability 40% or more as yes)

  • Step 3: Make Changes Following that, the candidate can get a preview of the application form that they submitted. They may modify the information by clicking on 'Edit Application' and making the necessary changes if they desire.

  • Step 4: Pay for the CUET 2023 Candidates can pay their CUET application fee using any of the standard online payment methods (net banking/ credit card/ debit card/PayTm). The applicant's fee status (paid/unpaid) will be clearly displayed on the form.

  • Step 5: Save the Application Form Candidates can save the application form for later use.

For CUET (UG) – 2023, fees will be charged based on the number of subjects chosen by the candidates. The following fee structure is applicable for CUET (UG) - 2023:

Fee Payable by candidates [CUET (UG) – 2023] in INR
No. of subjects Centres in India Centres outside India
General (UR) OBC)- (NCL)/ EWS SC/ST/PwBD/Third gender
Up to 03 subjects ₹ 750/- ₹ 700/- ₹ 650/- ₹ 3750/-
Up to 07 subjects ₹ 1500/- ₹ 1400/- ₹ 1300/- ₹ 7500/-
Up to 10 subjects ₹ 1750/- ₹ 1650/- ₹ 1550/- ₹ 11000/-

Broad features of CUET (UG) - 2023 are as follows:

Mode of the Test Computer Based Test-CBT
Test Pattern Objective type with Multiple Choice Questions
Medium 13 languages (Assamese, Bengali, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Punjabi, Odia, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu )
Syllabus Language: Language to be tested through Reading Comprehension, (based on different types of passages–Factual, Literary and Narrative Literary Aptitude) & Vocabulary
Domain Subject: As per Class 12 syllabus only.
General Test: General Knowledge, Current Affairs, General Mental Ability, Numerical Ability, Quantitative Reasoning (Simple application of basic mathematical concepts arithmetic/algebra geometry/mensuration/statistics), Logical and Analytical Reasoning
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Mode of Examination:
CUET (UG) - 2023 will be conducted in Computer Based Test (CBT) mode.

Medium of Examination:
The Tests (other than “Language” Test) are offered in 13 languages i.e. Assamese, Bengali, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odiya, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu.

A candidate is required to opt for one of the specified languages as the medium of the paper, as per desired University’s eligibility criteria, while applying.

The question paper in respect of the Domain Specific Subjects and the General Test, will be bi-lingual, i.e., it will be in the medium (one of the 13 languages) opted by the candidate and in English.

In case of any discrepancy in translation, English version shall prevail except “Language” Tests (Section 1A & 1B).

Medium is not the same as the “Language” opted as a component of the test. “Language” test is for assessing the proficiency/skills of the candidate in the Language opted by him/her and the question paper in respect of the same will be available to the candidate in the medium opted by him/her only. The Question Paper of the “Language” Test will not be bi-lingual.

Questions in the “Language” Test, are not translation of the questions in English. They are unique/ specific to the language opted and have to be answered accordingly.

Pattern of Question Paper:
Objective type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).

Test Design:
There are three Sections in the design of the test:

Section IA - 13 Languages (As a medium and “Language”)

Section IB - 20 Languages

Section II - 27 Domain Specific Subjects

Section III - General Test

A candidate has the option to choose any Language/Domain specific Subjects/ General Test or a combination there of as may be required for admission to specified course/s of the desired University/ies while applying.

INFORMATION BULLETIN: CUET (UG) - 2023 It is not mandatory to choose any one or more of the Tests/Subjects stated above. The choice of Tests/Subjests would depend on the course/s opted by the candidate and the University/ies where admission is sought.

(a) A Candidate can take maximum of 10 subjects of their choice from 3 sections.
(b) For choosing Languages, Domain Specific Subjects and General Test, the Candidate MUST refer to requirements of his/her intended university as choices should match the requirements of the desired university.

Sections Subjects/ Tests No. of Questions To be Marked Duration
Section IA 13 Languages  50 40 in each language To be announced
Section IB 20 Languages 
Section II 27 Domain-specific Subjects  50 40 To be announced
Section III General Test 60 50 To be announced

Slot Slot 1 Slot 2 Slot 3
Timing of Examination To be announced To be announced To be announced
Duration of Examination* To be announced To be announced To be announced

Note: Compensatory time for PwBD Candidates of 20 minutes for every 1 hour.

Section 1A Section 1B

CUET (UG) - 2023 Central Universities
CUET (UG) - 2023 State University
CUET (UG) - 2023 Deemed University
CUET (UG) - 2023 Private University