CUET UG-2022: Latest updates about Common University Entrance Test for Undergraduates

A lot of changes were brought to practice Post Covid, in the educational circumference. The changes were not just brought to the curriculum, were also brought to their mindset, their thoughts and their mental health. It brought a complete overhaul in the entire education system. We need not to mention the fact that “Online Education has both its pros and cons”.

The ONLINE then switched to HYBRID & finally to OFFLINE mode of Learning!!!

Amidst all this, the students of Grade 12 who were excited about their school, were anxious about their approaching OFFLINE Board exams too. Earlier the students appearing for the board exams used to wait for their results, afterwards the merit list used to be released by the different colleges of Delhi University. & the admission process got conducted.

Announcement of CUET gave the FYUP, the biggest turn

Till last year, CUET was known as Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET) which has been renamed by the University Grants Commission (UGC) as the Central University Entrance Test. CUET UG2022 is an all-India test being organized for admission to various Integrated/Under-Graduate Programmes in any of the 45 UGC-funded Central Universities in India. Initiated in 2021, this entrance exam is the single-window opportunity for getting admission in these courses. The exam pattern has been released by NTA (National Testing Agency). Now, Delhi University (DU) will be admitting students on the basis of their Common University Entrance Test (CUET) scores rather than Class 12 exam results. While students have a myriad of options to choose from, there are some subject-specific requirements that they have to be mindful about.

CUET: Online or Offline?

The CUET entrance exam will be held online as a Computer Based Test (CBT) with the duration of 2 hours with Multiple Choice Questions. The questions will be based on the NCERT Curriculum i.e. the syllabus of Grades 11 & 12. It will be conducted in the month of July.

Table of Contents for the Entrance exam

The exam will be divided into three parts which will carry objective-type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs). The medium of the question paper will be English and the languages chosen by candidates. Each question will carry one mark and for each wrong answer, there will be a negative marking as well. Candidates will be awarded one mark for each correct answer. There will be a negative marking of 0.25 mark for each incorrect answer.

Candidates must note that the entrance test will have Section 1A, Section 1B, General Test and Domain-Specific subjects. Section 1A, which will be compulsory, will be in 13 languages and candidates will be given the option to choose the language of their choice. The options are English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu. Section 1B is optional and for students who want to opt for another language apart from the ones that are a part of Section 1A. Some of the languages on offer are French, Arabic, German, etc.

Exam Structure for CUET 2022

Let’s have a closer look at the broad structure of the exam in terms of the number of questions in each section along with the duration.

SectionQuestion Types
Section IA; IBLanguage to be tested through Reading Comprehension based on different types of passages–Factual, Literary, and Narrative, (Literary Aptitude and Vocabulary)
Section  II  MCQs based on NCERT Class 12 syllabus only
Section III General Knowledge, Current Affairs, General Mental Ability, Numerical Ability, Quantitative Reasoning (Simple application of basic mathematical concepts arithmetic/algebra geometry/mensuration/s tat taught till Grade 8), Logical and Analytical Reasoning

Rachna Sagar has proudly announced the launch of India’s 1st comprehensive & authentic MCQ based Question Bank for CUET UG2022 performance-based test to be conducted by NTA as per the NCERT Curriculum for its Four-Year Undergraduate Program (FYUP) for the students appearing for Common University Entrance Test for the Session 2022-23 for all the Central Universities of India covering all the 3 Sections:- Section I (I A and I B); Section II (Domain Specific Subjects – B I and B2) & Section III (General Aptitude Test).

‘Together with’ CUET UG-2022 Question Bank– The Best practice material books for the students appearing for Common University Entrance Test for the Session 2022-23.

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