Your Guide to the CUET 2024 Entrance Exam

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NTA will be conducting the Common Universities Entrance Test (CUET) in 2024. The CUET is in (Computer Based Test) mode and will be available in 13 languages, including Kannada, Bengali, Gujarati, English, Hindi, Assamese, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu, and Punjabi. Previously, the CUET exam was conducted in an offline mode. Before beginning the exam, it is important to have an understanding of the marking scheme, which is provided in the table below. In this article students will understand the CUET syllabus and importance of its in the exam.

CUET UG Syllabus 2024- Overview
Conducting BodyNational Testing Agency (NTA)
Full-FormCommon University Entrance Test (CUET)
Exam NameCUET 2024
CUET Exam Date 202315 to 24 May 2023
Medium13 languages
Test PatternObjective type with Multiple Choice Questions
Number of Sections3 sections
Marking Scheme1 mark for the correct answer

CUET 2024 UG Exam Pattern

  • Section IA – 13 Languages
  • Section IB – 20 Languages
  • Section II – 29 Domain-specific Subjects
  • Section III – General Test
CUET UG Exam Pattern 2024
SectionsSubjects/ TestsNo. of QuestionsTo be AttemptedDuration
Section IA13 Languages504045 minutes for each language
Section IB19 Languages
Section II27 Domain-specific Subjects45/5035/4045 minutes for each subject
Section IIIGeneral Test605060 minutes

CUET Syllabus 2024 PDF has been offered by officials on and the applicants can directly download CUET Syllabus PDFs for UG &  Courses from the links provided in the article. 

CUET UG Syllabus 2024- Part A

The Part A of the CUET 2024 Exam consists of questions from sections – English, Data Interpretation, Numerical Aptitude, Analytical Skills, Reasoning, General Aptitude & GK.

CUET UG Syllabus for Language Test

The language fluency of students will be assessed through Reading Comprehension questions based on different types of passages including Factual, Literary and Narrative (Literary Aptitude & Vocabulary). Students have to give more time on this sections of CUET 2024 syllabus.

CUET UG Syllabus for Domain Subject

While filling their CUET 2024 application form, candidates should opt for the subject as per the NCERT model syllabus applicable only for Class XII.

CUET 2024 UG Syllabus for General Test

The General Awareness section encompasses questions on both static General Knowledge and national & international current affairs.

General Knowledge

  1. Current Affairs
  2. General Mental Ability
  3. Numerical Ability
  4. Quantitative Reasoning (Simple application of basic mathematical concepts algebra/ arithmetic/geometry/mensuration/stat taught till Grade 8)
  5. Logical and Analytical Reasoning
Exam ModeOnline (Computer Based Test)
Exam DurationSlot I – 9:00 to 11:00 Slot II – 12:30 to 2 Slot III – 4:00 to 5:30 
Number of Sections4 Sections (Sections IA, IB, II, and III)
Total marks of CUET exam800 marks
Marking Scheme+5 for each correct answer-1 for each incorrect answer
Level of ExamClass 12th
Medium of Language13 Languages (Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Gujarati, Odia, English,Bengali, Assamese, Punjabi, Hindi and Urdu)
Maximum Number of Tests6 Tests

CUET Syllabus 2024: FAQs

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Q: What is the syllabus of the CUET exam?

A: For the CUET Syllabus, candidates are expected to study eight main topics including English, Numerical Aptitude, Data Interpretation, Analytical Skills, Reasoning, and General Aptitude & GK.

Q: Can I crack CUET without preparation?

A: Experts recommend that you commence your preparation for the CUET exam simultaneously with your board exams. It is necessary to focus on improving your language skills, especially in tenses, synonyms, antonyms, idioms & phrases, as they form a significant part of the CUET exam. Practice is the key to honing your aptitude skills for the NTA CUET 2024 exam.

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