CUCET 2018: Application Form, Admit Card, Exam Dates

CUCET 2018 Application Form and online registration process starts from 16th March 2018. In this article candidate will find all details on CUCET 2018 such as admit card, exam dates and latest news. CUCET – Central Universities Common Entrance Test is a national level examination conducted by the nine central universities jointly for providing admission into various UG, PG & other courses. Candidates after passing  CUCET 2018 examination can get admission in central universities of Punjab, Haryana, Jharkhand, Tamil Nadu, Kashmir, Jammu, Karnataka, Kerala and Rajasthan.

The Application form for CUCET 2018 will tentatively release in the 2nd week of March 2018. Complete information about the Exam Dates, Application form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, etc is provided below.

CUCET 2018 Exam Date

The following are the Important Dates of CUCET 2018:

CUCET Exam Events CUCET Important Dates (Announced)
CUCET Online Registration starts 16th March 2018
Last date for online registration 15th April 2018
CUCET 2018 Admit card release 1st May 2018
Exam dates 12th & 13th May 2018
Release of CUCET answer key 2018 14th May 2018
Complaint against answer key 17th May 2018 (11:59 AM)
Correct answer key release 24th May 2018
Announcement of CUCET result 2018 4th June 2018

CUCET 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must check the CUCET Eligibility Criteria which is provided below:

Universities   Programmes  Eligibility
Haryana PG Programmes Bachelor’s degree
M.Phil Programme Minimum 55% for General category and 50% marks for SC/ST/PWD with the Master’s degree
Ph. D Programs M.Phil degree or
Qualified in the following: NET/UGC/CSIR-JRF or SLET (Equivalent to NET/JRF as per UGC norms) or a holder of Teacher Fellowship or
Teacher in a constituent/affiliated college/department of the university & research experience for at least two years or As an in-service candidate with three years’ experience and has master’s degree with at least 55% marks for General category and 50% for SC/ST/PWD in the relevant subjects.
Jammu PG Programmes Bachelor’s Degree
M.Phil/ Ph. D Programs Master’s degree
Jharkhand PG Programmes Bachelor’s Degree
Integrated Programs 10 +2 or equivalent examination
Ph. D Programs Master’s degree
Kashmir PG Programmes Bachelor’s Degree
Integrated Programs 10 +2 or equivalent examination
M.Phil/ Ph. D Programs Master’s degree
Kerala UG Programmes 10 +2 examination and the candidate’s Age should not exceed 19 years as on 1 July 2017.
PG Programmes Bachelor’s Degree and the
candidates Age should not exceed 25 years as on 1 July 2017.
Punjab PG Programmes (M.Sc/M.Pharm/M.A/M.Tech) Bachelor’s Degree
PG Diploma Programmes Bachelor’s Degree/ Master’s degree
M.Phil Programmes Master’s degree
Rajasthan Integrated Programs 10 +2 or equivalent examination
Ph. D Programs Master’s degree
PG Programmes Bachelor’s Degree
Tamil Nadu Integrated Programs 10+2 or equivalent examination
Ph. D Programs Master’s degree
PG Programmes Bachelor’s Degree

CUCET 2018 Application Form

  • CUCET Application Form 2018 will tentatively be released from 2nd week of March 2018 through the official website via Online mode.
  • Candidates have to fill the Application form by entering the Personal and Educational detail like Name, Qualification, etc
  • Scanned Images of latest photograph, signature and documents are to be uploaded for filling the application form.
  • After filling the Application Form candidates have to pay the fees for the form and submit it through online or offline mode.
  • It is advised to candidates to take a printout of the filled application form and use for further reference.

Application Fee:

  • The fees for Application Form can be paid through Debit or Credit Card or by Challan of SBI bank any branch.
  • The PWD category candidates are exempted from application fee.
  • The fees for Application Form for other categories is mentioned here:
Category Online application Offline application
Registration Fee Registration Fee Bank Charges* Total Fees
General/OBC Rs. 700/- Rs. 700/- Rs. 50/- Rs. 750/-
SC/ST Rs. 350/- Rs. 350/- Rs. 400/-


CUCET 2018 Exam Pattern

The CUCET Exam Pattern is provided below:

Exam Mode Offfline Mode
Exam Duration 2 hours
Type of Question Multiple choices
No. of Question PART A – 25 questions & PART B – 75 questions
Language English Language
Pattern OMR pattern
Marking Scheme 3 Marks per correct Answer
Negative Marking 1 mark will be deducted per incorrect answer

CUCET 2018  Syllabus

The detailed Syllabus for CUCET 2018 is provided below:

  • The Syllabus for CUCET has been divided into two parts i.e. Part A and Part B.
  • Part A comprises of topics such General Awareness,  English language and analytical skills, mathematical aptitude.
  • Part B comprises of topics from the domain or courses selected by the students.

Want to score well? You must know the CUCET Syllabus in detail.

CUCET 2018 Admit Card

  • The CUCET Admit Card 2018 will tentatively be available to download from the first week of May 2018.
  • Candidates have to download the Admit Card from the official website of CUCET and take a printout of the same.
  • Admit Card will have details like Roll number, Exam Date, timing, Exam Centre, etc.
  • It is compulsory for candidates to carry the Admit Card at the time of examination.

CUCET 2018 Result

The CUCET Result 2018 will tentatively be declared till the 3rd week of June 2018. Candidates can check the CUCET Result 2018 via online through the website by entering their details like Roll no, Name, etc. After the declaration of Result candidates must take a printout of the CUCET Result for further use.

CUCET 2018 Counselling

Do you want to join CUCET Institute then let us check below the CUCET Counselling process 2018:

  • The counselling process for CUCET 2018 will start after the result is declared and a Merit list is prepared by the concerned authorities.
  • Candidates can participate in the counselling process and have to fill their preferences of colleges & courses.
  • The Seats will be allotted as per the rank, seat availability and choices filled by candidates.
  • At the time of Counselling, Candidates have to carry their documents in original for the verification process.


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