Last Updated on November 18, 2023 by Asfa Rasheed
The abbreviation for CUCET is Central Universities Common Entrance Test. This is an all-India entrance eligibility test organized for admission to various integrated or undergraduate, postgraduate, and research programs available in Central Universities and State Universities all across India. Moreover, the Central University of Rajasthan conducts and coordinates this entrance test. There are fifteen central universities, four state universities, and one NIT that offer their courses for CUCET 2021. Know about how to apply for CUCET.
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The Pattern of the Exam
The entrance test is conducted through offline mode. All questing papers are in Multiple Choice Question format. However, the exam pattern is different for UG and PG programs and Research programs. Furthermore, the negative marking system is for Under Graduate, Intermediate Courses, and Post Graduate Programs with a deduction of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer, but this negative marking is not regarded for the entrance test for research programs. The entrance test duration is about two hours. Check how to prepare for CUCET 2021.
The participating Universities are:
Central University of Andhra Pradesh
Central University of Gujarat
Central University of Haryana
Central University of Jammu
Central University of Jharkhand
Central University of Karnataka
Central University of Kashmir
Central University of Kerala
Central University of Odisha
Central University of Punjab
Central University of Rajasthan
Central University of South Bihar
Central University of Tamil Nadu
Required things for filling CUCET application form 2021
The application procedure is conducted and accepted through online processing only. Hence, to fill the application form for 2021, the applicant must register themselves for the application. Besides, the applicant must have their own active email ID and mobile number before applying for CUCET. Now, let’s get to know the detailed procedure for applying for the entrance.
Step by step guide to apply for CUCET
For registration, visit the official website of CUCET. On the registration form, you need to fill in the required details such as:
- Name of the candidate
- Valid email Address
- Mobile Number
- Date of Birth
- Password (with a minimum of six characters)
After the successful registration, the applicant will receive a mail and message to the respective mail ID and mobile number. Additionally, the mail and message would contain the applicant’s application ID and password for the Entrance application.
Step-2: Fill in your personal details
You need to hit on the “apply now” button to start the process of application. Furthermore, fill in your personal details such as father’s name, gender, category, Aadhaar number, nationality, etc.
Step-3: Academic details
The next step is to fill in the applicant’s academic details. Also, it includes the name of the board, marks obtained, passing year, percentage, grade, etc. And, the applicant can give information about their GATE score only if applicable.
Moreover, the applicant must give information about their address of correspondence and choose their exam center. And, confirm the declaration form and then give the verification code.
Step-4: Upload photograph and signature
The candidate would need to upload his or her scanned photograph and signature in .jpeg or .jpg format as per the required ratio.
Step-5: Register your course
The applicant has to register for three courses in the selected program for each university. Also, the participating institutes offer a maximum of three courses for the candidate’s choice.
Step-6: Payment procedures
The application fee is divided according to various categories. Even though the application form is only accepted through online mode, you can pay the application fee through both online and offline mode. And, the general OBC, EWS applicants, must pay 800 rupees for UG and PG programs and 1000 rupees for research programs. But, other SC and ST applicants would have to pay 350 Rupees for UG and PG programs and 450 rupees for Research programs. However, there is an exemption of the application fee for candidates with disabilities only. And, there would be no extra charges that you would require to pay while paying online, debit, or credit card.
Modes of Payment
- Online Mode – For online payment, a candidate can use a credit card and debit card or can do Net banking.
- Offline Mode – For offline payment, the candidate must have to do an SBI challan. Also, there would be an additional charge of fifty Rupees; the applicant would have to pay if he/she opts for offline payment in the form of bank commission.
Now, after completion of applying for the application form, check out your form again. Confirm whether all the required pieces of information are present in the form or not. Also, check for your payment status and see if it shows success.