Important Dates for CUCET 2019

Start Date End Date Remark
Application Form Date 19-Feb-2018 26-Mar-2018
Examination Date 28-Apr-2018 29-Apr-2018
Result Date 25-May-2018 14-May-2018

CUCET 2018: Result, Merit List and Counseling

CUCET (Central Universities Common Entrance Test) is a national level test which is organizeed every year in the month of May-June. It is jointly conducted by 9 universities, Rajasthan University is the organizing body of CUCET 2018. Check below some of the important points for CUCET 2018 exam.

  • All those who complete 10+2 exam is applicable to appear for CUCET 2018. 
  • Counseling procedure commences upon the declaration of CUCET Result.
  • Admission to aspirants will be granted subject to course-wise eligibility, decided by respective university.
  • For the added convenience of participants, CUCET 2018 Hall Ticket will be published online.
  • CUCET 2018 exam format consists of two parts, which tests the analytical knowledge and subject knowledge of the student.
  • CUCET 2018 application procedure will likely take place from March 2018 to April 2018 in the online method only. 
  • Students are situated their desired course in the University of their Choice, offers they meet the CUCET eligibility criteria.
  • The Central body, organizing this exam, reserve the rights to cancel a centre in case less than 100 aspirants opt for it.
  • The exam will be held in the month of May 2018.

Students can take CUCET 2018 exam to seek admission to various courses provideed by the 10 participating universities. Central Universities of Punjab, Haryana, Jammu, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kashmir, Kerala, Rajasthan, South Bihar, Tamil Nadu, and Bangalore School of Economics will participate in CUCET 2018 exam. Courses provideed under CUCET 2018 comprise undergraduate, integrated, postgraduate, diploma, and Ph.D programs.

Total number of courses provideed by CUCET 2018

SNo.Name of CourseNumber of Courses across Universities
1Under Graduate and Integrated Courses47
2B.Ed., PG, M.Ed., Integrated M.Sc. B. Ed. & Post Graduate Diploma Programs226
3MPhil/Ph.D. Programs136

Highlights of CUCET 2018

Exam Highlights
Date of ExamMay 2018
Organizing BodyRajasthan Central University
Method of ExamOffline
Medium of ExamEnglish
Period of Exam2 hours
Type of QuestionsMCQ
Negative MarkingYes
Sections and Number of QuestionsPart A: 25 questions Part B: 75 questions Some Integrated Papers: 100 questions
Courses ProvideedIntegrated/ undergraduate, Postgraduate and Research Programs

Important Dates for CUCET 2018 

Aspirants can fill the forms online from March 2018 to April 2018. Exact dates are not declared yet. The two-hour test is organizeed offline at various centres across the country.

Please take a look at some of the important CUCET 2018 dates:

Online Application StartsSecond week of March 2018
Late date for Online ApplicationThird week of April 2018
Allot date of Hall TicketFirst week of May 2018
Exam DatesThird week of May 2018
Response Key UploadFourth week of May 2018
Result DeclarationThird week of June 2018

Eligibility Criteria of CUCET 2018 

There are a total of 10 universities participating under CUCET 2018. Each university has various criteria for eligibility for aspirants.

There are mainly three types of courses provideed by CUCET 2018. It is recommended that students go via the specific CUCET eligibility criteria of each university personally for their respective course before applying for CUCET 2018. Aspirants can apply for UG, integrated, PG, and research programs.

General eligibility criteria for courses is given below:

CourseEligibilitySubjects NeedCategory
UG50% in 12thPhysics, Chemistry, Mathematics and/or BiologyGeneral
45% in 12thSC/ST
PG55% in UGBachelor’s in the same field Or any affiliated field of the course in which you wish to take MastersGeneral
50% of UGSC/ST

CUCET 2018 Eligibility for PhD Program

  • If one has completed UGC-CSIR JRF, GATE, NBHM or qualified in any other National level Exams then you obligatory not appear for the entrance test but will have to register for CUCET 2018.
  • A master’s degree in any stream with an at least of 55% for general aspirants, 50% for OBC aspirants, and 45% for SC/ST/PWD aspirants is needed.

To make things a little easier for you, we have collated a sheet of university codes:

Central University of HaryanaCUHAR
Central University of JammuCUJAM
Central University of JharkhandCUJHD
Central University of KarnatakaCUKNK
Central University of KashmirCUKAS
Central University of KeralaCUKER
Central University of PunjabCUPUN
Central University of RajasthanCURAJ
Central University of South BiharCUSBR
Central University of Tamil NaduCUTND

Application Form CUCET 2018 

CUCET 2018 Application Form will be available in the online method only at the official website of CUCET. However, payment for the same can be made in both online and offline method. The procedure of filling the test form is quite easy.

Here are some of the steps that an aspirant must follow:

  • Make payment after checking all the filled details.
  • Fill in the online application form for CUCET 2018
  • You will receive a confirmation message and mail on your registered mobile number and email address respectively.
  • Upload your photo and signature. Go via the guidelines to upload your signature and photograph before filling the application.
  • You can register for up to three courses in the selected program in each university. An add-on fee may be applied in case you seeking to apply additional (extra) course(s).
  • Fill in your individual details like name, email address, phone number, address, date of birth, and password.
  • Select the level of program – UG, PG, or research
  • Visit the official portal of CUCET 2018 and go to 'Apply'

CUCET 2018 allows aspirants to appear for the exam provisionally subject to the final verification of eligibility criteria.

CUCET 2018 Application Fees

CategoryOnline Fee Payment Via Credit Card/Debit CardOnline Fee Payment Via E-Challan
General/OBCINR 800 + 50 (Bank Commission)INR 850
SC/STINR 400 + 50 (Bank Commission)INR 450

Note: All PWD aspirants are exempted from CUCET 2018 fees as per GOI Order F. No. 16-110/2003-DD.III dated 26th February 2013.

CUCET 2018 Hall Ticket

CUCET 2018 Hall Ticket will be available online in the 1st week of May 2018. It is important to carry your respective hall ticket when appearing for the exam. 

Download the hall ticket by following the steps mentioned below:

  • Go to the official CUCET website
  • Click on the message “Admit cards for CUCET-2018 has been uploaded, please click here to download”
  • Click submit and download the card.
  • Enter application number, password, and verification code

Admit card is one of the most important documents. Keep it safe until the time your admission procedure is finished.

Exam Centers for Central Universities Common Entrance Test 2018

There are 76 exam centres for CUCET exam in India where students can go and take examinations. They can select CUCET exam centre of their choice. Aspirants will be informed in advance in such a case. In such cases, students are informed in advance so that necessary arrangements can be made. In case less than 100 students register for a test centre then it will automatically be cancelled.

Below is the list of 76 CUCET 2018 test centers:

Test CityStateTest CityState
AllahabadUttar PradeshKottayamKerala
BandarsindariRajasthanLucknowUttar Pradesh
BathindaPunjabMaduraiTamil Nadu
BhopalMadhya PradeshMuzaffarpurBihar
BidarKarnatakaNagerCoilTamil Nadu
CalicutKeralaNew DelhiNew Delhi
ChennaiTamil NaduPatnaBihar
CoimbatoreTamil NaduPuneMaharashtra
GuwahatiAssamShimlaHimachal Pradesh
IndoreMadhya PradeshSolapurMaharashtra
JabalpurMadhya PradeshSrinagarJ&K
JammuJ&KThiruvarurTamil Nadu
JodhpurRajasthanTrichyTamil Nadu
KasargodKeralaVaranasiUttar Pradesh
KathuaJ&KVijaywadaAndhra Pradesh
KochiKeralaVishakhapatnamAndhra Pradesh
KolkataWest BengalYadgirKarnataka

Central Universities Common Entrance Test 2018 Exam Format

CUCET 2018 exam paper consists of two parts. This part has 75 multiple choice questions. Part B covers domain knowledge and can have 2, 3 or 4 sections. This section will have 25 multiple choice questions. Part A has questions based on Analytical skills. 1 mark will get deducted for every wrong response and 3 marks are given for every accurate choice marked. Each wrong response in the paper will result in negative marking.

The main highlights of CUCET 2018 Exam Format are:

  • CUCET 2018 national exam is organizeed by the Central University Rajasthan.
  • For every wrong response, 1 mark will be deducted.
  • Part B: Questions from this part evaluates domain knowledge of aspirants. It may be divided into one, two or three sections.
  • A response would be cancelled if more than one mark is established on the OMR sheet.
  • Aspirants need to mark only one response on their OMR sheets.
  • Total exam period is 2 hours.
  • Part A: It includes questions to check analytical skills, English Language, General Awareness and Mathematical Aptitude of aspirants.
  • For every accurate response, an aspirant bags 3 marks.
  • The total number of questions are 100. Part A has 25 questions and Part B has 75 questions.
  • For certain integrated programs, only one question paper comes with 100 questions.

CUCET 2018 Exam Format Highlights

Exam Format Highlights
Method of ExaminationOffline
Number of Questions100 questions; 25 in Part A and 75 in Part B
Negative MarkingYes. -1 for a wrong response
Period of Exam2 hours

CUCET 2018 Syllabus

CUCET 2018 will have various courses provideed by 10 universities. Under syllabus, you can choose the course name to find out the syllabus. Students are requested to go the official site of CUCET to find out the syllabus of their choice of courses. The exam allows aspirants to apply for undergraduate programs, postgraduate exams, and research exams. Go to the official website and click syllabus tab.

Central Universities Common Entrance Test 2018 Results

Aspirants can expect CUCET 2018 Results in the month of June 2018. Students can check their result online on the official website of CUCET. Follow the below steps to check and download your exam result.

  • Print your scorecard for future references.
  • Go to the official website of CUCET 2018
  • Click submit
  • Enter details such as registration number, password, and date of birth.
  • Click on ‘Download CUCET Result 2018’ link
  • CUCET Result will be displayed on the screen

The response key of the exam is announced in the month of May. Accurate response key, if any grievances establish, is announced in the fourth week of May.

Central Universities Common Entrance Test 2018 Cut Off

CUCET Cut off ill depend on the overall performance of students in the entrance exam. Each university announces its own cut off list for the courses they provide. Aspirants with declared cut off marks are only applicable for appearing in the counseling procedure of CUCET 2018. To know the cut off list of your course, it is recommended to keep visiting the official website on a regular basis.

To give the aspirants a fair idea of cut off marks, we have collated a sheet of general cut off of CUCET 2017.

CourseCollege AcceptedCUCET Cut off MarksCourseCollege AcceptedCUCET Cut off Marks
MA FolkloristicsCentral University of Jharkhand - [CUJ] - Ranchi32L.L.M.Central University of Kerala - [CUK] - Kasaragod164
Ph.D. Nutrition BiologyCentral University of Haryana - [CUH] - Narnaul90L.L.M.Central University of Punjab - [CUP] - Bathinda164
MA MathematicsCentral University of Kashmir - Srinagar92Ph.D. ChemistryCentral University of Haryana - [CUH] - Narnaul142
MA Tribal Law and GovernanceCentral University of Jharkhand - [CUJ] - Ranchi103Ph.D. ChemistryCentral University of Karnataka - [CUK] - Gulbarga157
Ph.D. MicrobiologyCentral University of Haryana - [CUH] - Narnaul111M.Sc Computational ChemistryCentral University of Punjab - [CUP] - Bathinda142
M.Tech Inpatternion TechnologyCentral University of Kashmir - Srinagar113MA Tourism ManagementCentral University of Kashmir - Srinagar143
Ph.D. PhysicsCentral University of Karnataka - [CUK] - Gulbarga118M.Sc Medicinal ChemistryCentral University of Punjab - [CUP] - Bathinda143
M.Sc MathematicsCentral University of Haryana - [CUH] - Narnaul127M.Tech Computer Science & TechnologyCentral University of Punjab - [CUP] - Bathinda147
M.Sc MathematicsCentral University of Karnataka - [CUK] - Gulbarga155M.Tech Cyber SecurityCentral University of Punjab - [CUP] - Bathinda147
M.Sc MathematicsCentral University of Punjab - [CUP] - Bathinda155MA Political ScienceCentral University of Punjab - [CUP] - Bathinda154
M.Sc MathematicsCentral University of Kerala - [CUK] - Kasaragod162MA Political ScienceCentral University of Haryana - [CUH] - Narnaul164
M.Phil. EducationCentral University of Haryana - [CUH] - Narnaul128MA Political ScienceCentral University of Kashmir - Srinagar185
M.Lib.I.ScCentral University of Haryana - [CUH] - Narnaul129BA + MA TibetanCentral University of Jharkhand - [CUJ] - Ranchi155
MA VocalCentral University of Jharkhand - [CUJ] - Ranchi129Ph.D. KannadaCentral University of Karnataka - [CUK] - Gulbarga155
PG Diploma in Guidance & CounselingCentral University of Kashmir - Srinagar130MBA Agri-BusinessCentral University of Punjab - [CUP] - Bathinda155
MA EnglishCentral University of Kashmir - Srinagar131MA EducationCentral University of Haryana - [CUH] - Narnaul156
MA EnglishCentral University of Haryana - [CUH] - Narnaul183MA EducationCentral University of Punjab - [CUP] - Bathinda156
MA EnglishCentral University of Punjab - [CUP] - Bathinda202MA EducationCentral University of Kashmir - Srinagar182
MA EnglishCentral University of Karnataka - [CUK] - Gulbarga241MA HindiCentral University of Haryana - [CUH] - Narnaul156
MA HistoryCentral University of Punjab - [CUP] - Bathinda132MA HindiCentral University of Punjab - [CUP] - Bathinda156
MA HistoryCentral University of Haryana - [CUH] - Narnaul133MA HindiCentral University of Karnataka - [CUK] - Gulbarga242
MA HistoryCentral University of Karnataka - [CUK] - Gulbarga160M.A. Convergent JournalismCentral University of Kashmir - Srinagar156
M.Sc StatisticsCentral University of Punjab - [CUP] - Bathinda133Master of Science PhysicsCentral University of Haryana - [CUH] - Narnaul157
M.Sc StatisticsCentral University of Haryana - [CUH] - Narnaul134Master of Science PhysicsCentral University of Kerala - [CUK] - Kasaragod181
M.Sc Food TechnologyCentral University of Punjab - [CUP] - Bathinda136Master of Science PhysicsCentral University of Karnataka - [CUK] - Gulbarga185
L.L.M.Central University of Haryana - [CUH] - Narnaul139Master of Science PhysicsCentral University of Punjab - [CUP] - Bathinda185

Counseling for Central Universities Common Entrance Test 2018 

CUCET 2018 Counseling will likely commence in June 2018. This is the final procedure to get admission to their preferred course. Each university has the various number of counseling rounds. Usually, there are up to 2 rounds of counseling. The procedure is held for allocation of the course depending on the student's exam performance and merit.

After the result is declared, applicable aspirants will be intimated for CUCET Counseling session. An aspirant will be situated the seat based on the following factors:

  • Secured rank in CUCET 2018 examination
  • Availability of seat in the preferred course
  • Eligibility criteria for the course in the respective university

At the time of counseling, students obligatory to take their mark sheets or degree with them. Check with your respective university on what all documents to be taken before you appear for the counseling session. Unless an aspirant fulfils the eligibility criteria, admission by CUCET 2018 would not be entitled.

List of basic documents need for CUCET 2018 Counseling:

  • All semesters Mark sheet of degree course (if any)
  • Caste Certificate (for SC/ST aspirants)
  • Identity proof (Voter ID/Driving License/Adhar Card)
  • 5 passport size colour photographs
  • Mark sheet/Passing Certificate of 12th class
  • Mark sheet/Passing Certificate of 10th class
  • Migration Certificate
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Any other University-specific document
  • CUCET 2018 hall ticket
  • CUCET 2018 valid score card

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CUCET 2019 Fee Structure

  • 600


  • 250


  • NOTE: for general and OBC category - Rs. 600/-for One PU Rs. 700 for two PUs Rs. 800 for three Pus for SC/ ST /PWD candidates- Rs. 250/-for One PU Rs. 300 for two PUs Rs. 350 for three Pus

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