CUCET 2018: Application Form, Admit Card, Dates, Pattern & Syllabus


CUCET 2018 (Central Universities Common Entrance Test) is a common entrance examination controlled and maintained by the Central University of Rajasthan (CURAJ) for the candidates seeking their career in the medical, engineering, teaching, or law fields in India.

Every year CURAJ conducts the CUCET examinations for providing candidates to take admissions in Under Graduate/Integrated Programs, Post Graduate/B.Ed./Integrated M.Sc B.Ed/Post Graduate Diploma Programs and M.Phil/Ph. D Programs in the ten Central Universities of the country India.

List of Participating Universities in CUCET 2018 Examination:

Here are the participating universities in CUCET 2018 examination:

  • 1. Central University of Haryana (CUHAR)
  • 2. Central University of Jammu (CUJAM)
  • 3. Central University of Jharkhand (CUJHD)
  • 4. Central University of Karnataka (CUKNK)
  • 5. Central University of Kashmir (CUKAS)
  • 6. Central University of Kerala (CUKER)
  • 7. Central University of Punjab (CUPUN)
  • 8. Central University of Rajasthan (CURAJ)
  • 9. Central University of South Bihar (CUSBR)
  • 10. Central University of Tamil Nadu (CUTND)
  • 11. Bengaluru Dr. B R Ambedkar School of Economics (BASE)

CUCET 2018 Examination Important Dates:

EventsDates (Announced)
Online Registration starts19th February 2018
Last date for online registration26th March 2018
Admit card release13th April 2018
Exam dates28th & 29th April 2018
The release of answer key30th April 2018
Grievances, if any upto4th May 2018 
Correct answer key release9th May 2018
Announcement of result25th May 2018

CUCET 2018 Exam Pattern:

Courses offeredUG/Integrated Programs, PG/B.Ed./Integrated M.Sc B.Ed/PG Diploma Programs and M.Phil/Ph. D Programs
Question paper typeObjective (includes 100 questions with four choices each):
Part A (25 Questions), Part B (75 Questions)
SubjectsEnglish Language, General Awareness, Mathematical Aptitude and Analytical Skills
Mode of examOffline (OMR sheet)
Duration2 hours (for Part A), and 2 hours (for Part B)
Marking scheme1 marks (for each correct answer) & 0.25 negative mark (for each incorrect answer)

CUCET 2018 Subject Wise Syllabus:

The syllabus of the CUCET exam is different for various courses. The syllabus includes main subjects: English language, mathematical aptitude, general awareness, analytical skills, physics, chemistry, mathematics & biology.

For detailed syllabus- Click Here

CUCET 2018 Application Form:

CUCET 2018 Application Form will be available from 19th February 2018. The last date to submit the application will 26th March 2018. CURAJ will re-open the application form correction window for the candidates between April 2018. The application form can be filled by online mode and offline mode.

Here are the steps you need to follow:

  • Step 1: Go to the official website of CUCET 2018,
  • Step 2: Fill down the complete and correct details in the form. That are your name, father’s name, mother’s name, nationality, gender, category, AADHAR card number, email id, mobile number, the address of communication and the details about the qualifying examination.
  • Step 3: After the final submission, note down your registration number.
  • Step 4: In the next screen upload your passport size photograph and signature.
  • Step 4: Make payment for application form fee and print the confirmation page.

CUCET 2018 Application Fee:

CategoryOnline Application & Online Payment Online Application & payment through Challan
Application FeeApplication FeeBank CommissionTotal Payment to be deposited in SBI
General/OBC CandidatesRs.800 (for three Participating Universities)Rs.800Rs.50Rs.850
SC/ST CandidatesRs.350 (for three Participating Universities)Rs.350Rs.50Rs.350
PWD candidatesNo Fee – – –

CUCET 2018 Admit Cards/ Hall ticket:

All the candidates who have registered for CUCET 2018 examination need to download the admit card to appear in the examination. Admit cards for CUCET 2018 exam will be available from May 1, 2018, at the official website. Here are the steps you need to follow to download your CUCET 2018 admit card:

  • Step 1: Visit the official website and go to the section Admit Cards.
  • Step 2: Enter your registration number, name, father’s name, date of birth and captcha code correctly.
  • Step 3: Click on submit and take a print out of your admit card for reference in future.

CUCET 2018 Eligibility Criteria:

In short, the eligibility criteria for CUCET 2018 is as follows:

 Universities  Programmes Eligibility
All Central UniversitiesPG ProgrammesBachelor’s degree
M.Phil ProgrammeMaster’s degree with at least 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/PWD)
Ph. D ProgramsM.Phil degree
Qualified: UGC/CSIR-JRF/NET or SLET (Equivalent to NET/JRF as per UGC norms) or a holder of Teacher Fellowship
Teacher in a constituent/affiliated college/department of the university & research experience for at least two years
Is an in-service candidate with three years’ experience and has master’s degree with at least 55% of marks (50% for SC/ST/PWD) in the relevant subjects.
Age LimitUG ProgrammesThe candidates should not exceed 19 years of age as on 1 July 2018.
PG ProgramsCandidates should not exceed 25 years of age as on 1 July 2018.

Different universities have their different eligibility criteria for each of their courses. Candidates are advised to see the detailed eligibility criteria on the official website.

For detailed eligibility criteria- Click Here

CUCET 2018 Counseling:

After the CUCET 2018 result declaration, all the participating universities are independent to conduct their counseling process separately. All the candidates seeking admissions are required to appear in each university counseling process separately.

CUCET 2018 counseling will be conducted in three rounds. Here’s procedure of CUCET first round counseling is mentioned below:

  • Report to University for the Counseling Registration: Visit the university you want to take admission in with all the required documents for the Counselling registration.
  • Choice Filling: Fill the counseling form with the name of the courses as per your choice and list them in ascending order according to your priority.
  • Counseling Result Declaration: All the candidates will receive their result of their allotted course and college after counseling process ends in the same day.
  • Pay the Admission Fee and Take Admission in Allotted Course: After the counseling ends, all the candidates need to visit their allotted colleges and need to pay the fee to take admissions. In case, any candidate fails to report the college, then the seat will be given to the next candidate.

Documents Required in Counseling Process:

  • 1. 10th/12th Mark sheets and Passing Certificates
  • 2. Bachelors or Masters Degree (provisional if original degree is not available)
  • 3. CUCET 2018 Admit Card
  • 4. AADHAR Card
  • 5. Transfer Certificate
  • 6. Central Universities Common Entrance Test Score Card
  • 7. Caste Certificate
  • 8. Character Certificate
  • 9. Domicile Certificate

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