CUCET 2018 – Notification, Eligibility, Application Form, Fee, Exam Pattern, Syllabus

For the academic year 2018-19, the Central University of Punjab is going to release the official notification for CUCET examination 2018 and it will be conducted by Central University of Rajasthan. In this article find details on Official notification, Important dates, Application form, Admit cards, Results, cutoff etc.

Central Universities Common Entrance Test also known as CUCET is one of the most challenging entrance tests in India. It is a national level entrance test for admissions to several diploma courses, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Every year, CUCET is held and organized by one of the participating central universities. Names of the central universities participating in CUCET are given below

  • Bengaluru Dr B R Ambedkar School of Economics (BASE)
  • Central University of Haryana
  • Central University of Tamil Nadu
  • Central University of Jammu
  • Central University of South Bihar
  • Central University of Jharkhand
  • Central University of Rajasthan
  • Central University of Karnataka
  • Central University of Punjab
  • Central University of Kashmir
  • Central University of Kerala

About CUCET 2018

CUCET 2018 will be an entrance test for admissions to various UG, PG and research programmes run at 11 central universities across the country. It will be a combined joint entrance test organized by the Central university of Rajasthan.

CUCET 2018 Official Notification

As per the official notification, CUCET 2018 will be conducted and coordinated by the Central University of Rajasthan. The CUCET 2018 will be a common entrance test for admissions to several programmes run at above mentioned 10 central universities and Bengaluru Dr B R Ambedkar School of Economics (BASE). The Central University of Rajasthan (coordinating university) invites applications from students across the country to apply for admission to several programmes in above CUs. The CUCET 2018 will be an entrance test for the following courses/programmes:

  • M.Phil. and Ph.D. Research Programmes (Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Natural Products, Hindi and Comparative Literature, M.Phil. in Hindi, English, Chemistry etc.)
  • PG, M.Tech, B.Ed, M.Ed, M.Pharma and PG-Diploma (Master of Law (L.L.M), M.A. in English and comparative Literature, MSW, M.Pharm., M.Sc. in Chemistry, Chemical Sciences (Medicinal Chemistry), Computer Science, Integrated M.Sc. B.Ed. in Mathematics etc.)
  • UG and integrated Programmes (B. Tech, Integrated B.Sc. B.Ed., Integrated M.Sc., B.Voc., Integrated M.A. 5 yrs etc)

CUCET 2018 Important Dates

CUCET 2018 Eligibility Criteria

  • Age Limit

There is no maximum and minimum age limit for admissions to any course through CUCET 2018 entrance test. However, candidates are advised to check CUCET 2018 official website before applying for this entrance test.

  • Minimum Educational Qualifications

Minimum educational qualifications are different for every course. Candidates are advised to visit and check the web portal of the exam conducting University or concerned University for courses and essential qualifications they want to apply for through CUCET 2018. Click here to get direct access to various courses and their minimum qualification. All the candidates must note down that appearing or final year students can also apply to CUCET 2018 examination. 

CUCET 2018 Application Fee and Mode Of Payment

The General/OBC candidates need to pay a fee of Rs 800/- for 3 CUs as their application fee. The SC/ST candidates have to pay a fee of Rs 350/- for 3 PUs as their application fee. PwD candidates are exempted from CUCET 2018 application fee.

The candidates can pay their application fee via any mode either online or offline. To pay fee online, candidates can use debit/credit card or net banking facility. No extra charge is to be paid by applicant while paying fee online. Apart from online, candidates can also pay their fee offline through SBI challan generated at the time of filling application. While paying through SBI challan, a candidate needs to deposit extra 50 Rs as applicable charges in bank along with required fee amount.

CUCET 2018 Application Form

CUCET 2018 application forms will be available online. Application form filled and submitted in any other mode will be not entertained by test coordinating authorities. All the candidates are requested to read eligibility criteria carefully available on official CUCET 2018 website before applying for any programme.

How To Apply For CUCET 2018?

CUCET 2018 interested candidates have to fill and submit online application. The entire online application process is given below

  • Visit CUCET 2018 official website and click ‘apply’ button
  • On clicking ‘apply’ button, you will be landed on a new page where you need to select course you want to apply for from the three programmes- research programmes, PG and UG.
  • Click respective programme ‘apply’ button
  • On clicking ‘apply’ button, you will be landed on ‘New registration page’
  • On this page, you need to register yourself by filling the following details- candidate’s name, email ID, mobile number, confirm email ID, date of birth, password, confirm password and verification code.
  • Now click ‘save & proceed’ button
  • You will get a registration confirmation mail and SMS at your given email ID and mobile number
  • Now you are successfully registered on CUCET 2018 web portal
  • Fill further registration details such as personal details, details of qualifying examination, address for correspondence, examination centre etc.
  • After all this, you are required to upload your PP size photograph and signature
  • Now enter verification code and hit ‘upload images & Proceed’ button
  • Now, you need to select university and course you want to apply for. You can select up to 3 courses per university.
  • Click ‘Save & proceed’ button
  • On clicking ‘Save & proceed’, you’ll be landed on a preview page of your application form. Here, you can edit any detail if you want and select payment processing mode (online & offline SBI)
  • After cross-checking your application form, click ‘Submit & make payment’ button
  • At next step, you can view dashboard containing the following links- ‘view submitted application form, check your payment status’ etc. 

List of documents needed

  • Valid email address and mobile number
  • Scanned photo and signature in required format
  • Personal and educational (qualifying examination) details
  • Credit/debit card/net-banking details (for online application fee payment)

CUCET 2018 Exam Pattern

CUCET 2018 question paper of few courses will be divided into two parts- PART A and PART B. Both parts will contain multiple type questions. PART A contains 25 MCQs on the following topics- General awareness, English language, mathematical aptitude & analytical skills.

PART B contains 75 MCQs on the respective subject applied for. PART B further can be divided into 2 or 3 sections. Each CUCET 2018 question paper will be of 2 hours. Candidates appearing in CUCET 2018 must know that they will lose 0.25 marks for every wrong answer.

CUCET 2018 Syllabus

The syllabus is different for each CUCET 2018 question paper. For course and question paper wise syllabus, candidates are requested to visit CUCET 2018 official website or click here for direct access to syllabus.

CUCET 2018 Admit Card

CUCET 2018 entrance test conducting university will release admit cards soon on CUCET 2018 official website. To download admit card, a candidate needs to follow few below-mentioned simple steps

  • Visit exam conducting university’s official website or CUCET 2018
  • Find and click ‘CUCET 2018 admit card’ section
  • Enter login details such as application ID and password
  • Click ‘Submit’ button
  • View, save & print admit card

CUCET 2018 Result

Final results will be declared after few weeks from the date of entrance test. Entrance test coordinating university will publish result on their website. Therefore, candidates are advised to check CUCET 2018 official website regularly. To view result, a candidate has to follow few simple below given steps-

  • visit CUCET 2018 official website
  • enter application ID
  • enter password or date of birth in dd/mm/yyyy format
  • enter verification code as shown in image
  • click ‘login’ button
  • if you forget your password then you need to click ‘Forgot Password’ button
  • to set a new password, you need to follow instructions carefully

CUCET 2018 Cut Off

Each CUCET 2018 participating university will declare its cut-off on its own web portal for admissions in their several programmes. The CUCET 2018 applicants who want to take admission in any participating university should have to score above CUCET 2018 Cut-off marks.


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