About CUCET 2019

Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET) is conducted for admission to various Integrated/Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Research Programmes offered by Central Universities of Haryana, Jharkhand, Jammu, Karnataka, Kashmir, Kerala, Punjab, Rajasthan, South Bihar and Tamil Nadu along with Bengaluru Dr B.R. Ambedkar School of Economics, Assam University, Silchar and Mahatma Gandhi Central University, Bihar. The consortium of 10 Central Universities was established by the Act of Parliament and Dr B.R. Ambedkar School of Economics registered under the Karnataka Societies Registration Act of 1960. Candidates who will be appearing for CUCET 2019 must refer and meet the eligibility criteria of each participating University for the programme they are applying for.

Exam level: University Level Exam
Frequency: Once a year
Languages English
Conducting Body: Central Universities
Duration 2 Hours

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CUCET 2019 Important Dates

13 Mar, 2019 - 13 Apr, 2019 Application | Mode: Online
10 May, 2019 Admit Card | Mode: Online
25 May, 2019 - 26 May, 2019 Exam | Mode: Offline
21 Jun, 2019 (Tentative) Result | Mode: Online

For CUCET 2019 eligibility criteria, candidates need to refer to the participating university for which they are applying for. This is because the eligibility criteria of a course may be different for the different participating universities. Therefore, candidates are advised to refer and check the eligibility criteria of the course they are applying for from each participating university before filling the application form.

Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | Other

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
SC, ST Online, Offline Male, Female, Transgender ₹ 350
General, OBC Online, Offline Male, Female, Transgender ₹ 800

The application form of CUCET 2019 will be available from March 13, 2019 in online mode. Along with filling the form, candidates will have to deposit requisite application fee either in online or offline mode. Candidates who will be applying for CUCET 2019 can refer and check the steps to be followed while filling the application form.

How to Fill CUCET 2019 Application Form 

Visit the official website and click on ‘Apply Online’ tab to register for the programme. After clicking, candidates will be able to see three programs options- UG, PG and RP. Click on the link you wish to apply for. Once done, the following steps need to be followed: 

Step-1 Get registered and log: To register candidates need to enter details like program applied for, name, valid e-mail-id, mobile number, date of birth and verification code displayed on the screen. Once all details are submitted, application number and password will be generated and will be sent at the registered email address and mobile number. Use the application number and password to log-in. 

Step- 2 Fill the application form: After log-in, enter details like personal, academic qualification, communication address etc and submit it.

Step- 3 Upload scanned images: Upload the scanned images of photograph and signature in prescribed format and dimensions. 

Step- 4 Enter examination centers- In order of the preference, select and enter the exam centres.

Step-5 Enter the university and programme details.

Step-6 Preview and edit the application form.

Step-7 Fee payment and final submission of application form: Candidates will have to pay the application fee either in online or offline mode. On successful online application submission with payment of fees through an automated e-mail and SMS will be sent to the registered e-mail ID and mobile number. In case of fee payment done in offline mode, candidates will receive the confirmation with 3-4 working days. 

Mode of Fee Payment:

Online: Net Banking /Debit/Credit card

Offline: Through SBI Challan

Note: The bank charges (as levied by the bank) will be applicable which will be borne by the candidate itself.

CUCET Application Form 2019 Fee                                                                                                     

Category        Amount (Rs) 
General/OBC        800        
SC/ST        350        
PwD        Nil        


Candidates who will be appearing for CUCET 2019 can refer and check the CUCET exam pattern 2019 below:

Exam mode: Offline (Pen and Paper-based test)

Duration of exam: 2 hours

Type of questions: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Number of sections in question paper: The question paper of CUCET 2019 will carry 2 sections. Part A will carry questions from English Language, General Awareness, Mathematical Aptitude and Analytical Skills. While part B will consist of domain knowledge. However, candidates will be able to choose between PCB and PCM related questions while attempting the examination.

Total number of questions: 100 (Part A-25 and Part B-75)

Marking scheme: For every correct answer, one mark will be awarded. While in case of wrong answers, 0.25 mark will be deducted for each incorrect response. Questions not attempted will not be assessed. Apart from this, if a candidate marks multiple entries for a question, it will be treated as the wrong answer. 

In case of a candidate who is seeking admission to integrated programmes or any other general programme, he/she will have to attend only one paper comprising of 100 MCQs. The question paper will include English language, reasoning, data interpretations/ numerical ability, general awareness and analytical skills related questions.

CUCET 2019 admit card will be available in online mode. The admit card of CUCET 2019 will carry details like candidate’s name, application number, exam centre address, course applied, etc. To download the admit card candidates will have to log-in to their account. However, before downloading the admit card ensure that all the details furnished on it are correct. In case of any discrepancy, contact the exam conducting authorities immediately and rectify the error. Candidates need to know that CUCET admit card 2019 is an important document. Without admit card candidates will not be allowed to appear for CUCET 2019 or for counselling process. Therefore, its advisable to the candidates to keep the CUCET 2019 admit card safely till the admission process gets over.

CUCET 2019 Exam Centers

State City
Gujarat Ahmedabad
Uttar Pradesh Allahabad
Lucknow
Varanasi
Punjab Amritsar
Bathinda
Chandigarh
Ludhiana
Patiala
West Bengal Asansol
Kolkata
Karnataka Bengaluru
Bidar
Davanagere
Hubli
Kalaburagi
Mangalore
Mysore
Raichur
Yadgir
Rajasthan Ajmer
Bikaner
Jaipur
Jodhpur
Kota
Sikar
Udaipur
Bihar Begusarai
Bhagalpur
Gaya
Muzaffarpur
Patna
Purnia
Siwan
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal
Indore
Jabalpur
Odisha Bhubaneshwar
Brahmapur
Sambalpur
Kerala Calicut
Kalpetta
Kannur
Kasaragod
Kochi
Kottayam
Palakkad
Thiruvananthapuram
Thrissur
Tamil Nadu Chennai
Coimbatore
Madurai
Thiruvarur
Tiruchirappalli
Uttarakhand Dehradun
Jharkhand Dhanbad
Jamshedpur
Ranchi
Assam Guwahati
Haryana Hisar
Mahendragarh
Telangana Hyderabad
Jammu and Kashmir Jammu
Kargil
Kathua
Leh
Srinagar
Udhampur
Maharashtra Mumbai
Nagpur
Pune
Solapur
Delhi New Delhi
Chhattisgarh Raipur
Himachal Pradesh Shimla
Andhra Pradesh Vijayawada
Visakhapatnam

Documents Required at Exam

  • CUCET 2019 admit card
  • Valid photo ID proof

After the conclusion of entrance exam, CUCET 2019 answer key will be released by the authorities. The answer key will carry correct responses of the questions asked in CUCET 2019. With the help of answer key of CUCET 2019 candidates will be able to match their responses with the one given in it and calculate their expected score. In case of discrepancy in the answer key, candidates can raise the objection along with the documented proof within the given time frame. On receiving the feedback, authorities will accumulate it and release the final CUCET answer key 2019. 

CUCET 2019 result will be announced in online mode on June 21, 2019. Candidates can download their result by log-in to their account using their credentials. The result of CUCET 2019 will carry the candidate’s score obtained in the entrance exam and its qualifying status. Based on the result, each University will prepare its own merit list. Candidates will be allotted seats in the participating universities based on the rank obtained in the entrance exam.    

Mode of Counselling: Offline

There is no centralized counselling for CUCET 2019. Each participating University conducts its own counselling based on the rank/merit list prepared by them. Candidates will have to check the notification for counselling separately for each participating university. Also, there will be separate fees for counselling which candidates need to check separately for each participating institutes. While participating in the counselling, candidates will have to carry the following documents along with them for verification.

Documents Required at Counselling

  • CUCET 2019 admit card
  • CUCET 2019 result
  • Degree certificate and marksheet of all semesters and qualifying examination
  • Category certificate (if applicable)
  • Medical certificate (for PwD candidates)
  • Photocopies of the original documents
  • Other requisite documents

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