CUET Notification 2023 Apply Online UGC CUET Application Form

UGC CUET 2023 Notification – Apply Online CUET UG Application Form: For admission to Central Universities in India, students will have to go through the Common University Entrance Test. Now, CUCET is replaced by CUET and this test is made compulsory for providing admission to UG Courses in 90 participating universities in India.

The National Testing Agency will organize the CUET in May 2023 and the application process for CUET 2023 will start on 09 February 2023. A notification regarding the same is now available at

UGC CUET Notification 2023

Central University Entrance Test is a redeveloped version of CUCET i.e. Central University Common Entrance Test. Now, UGC has made CUET compulsory for admission in all UGC-funded 45 Central Universities in India. This change is made as per the new National Education Policy which promotes the need for a common entrance test for University admissions.

CUET Application Form 2023 Check Detailed UGC Notification

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As of now, UGC has made CUET Compulsory for admission in UG Courses in Central universities. But, all universities can choose CUCET 2023 for admission to PG Courses also. NTA will organize the CUET for UG and PG courses separately.

Exam Organizer National Testing Agency on behalf of UGC
Name of Exam CUET (formerly called CUCET)
Purpose Admission for Undergraduate Courses in all 45 Central Universities in India
Online Application Form Starting Date 09 February 2023
Last Date to Apply 12 March 2023
Admission Process Objective Type Computer-Based Test
CUCET 2023 Exam Date 21 May 2023
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As per the New Education Policy and Guidelines issued by UGC, admission in all reputed UGC-funded central universities and colleges affiliated with these universities will be done on the basis of the CUET Score. Now, a student’s board marks in Class 12 will not be considered for admission to College for any UG Program.

The admission will be done on the basis of the CUET Merit List 2023 prepared by NTA. At maximum, the colleges affiliated to Central Universities can use the 12th Class percentage as the minimum eligibility criteria for admission. But, they will not issue any cut-off list for admission to any UG Course. The NTA will issue the CUCET Cut-Off List for admission in all 45 Central Universities in India.

Besides this, for admission in Skill-based courses like Music, Theatre, painting, etc., Universities are allowed to conduct practical exams and interviews along with CUCET 2023. For professional courses like Engineering or MBBS, admission will be done through their respective entrance exams like JEE for Engineering and NEET for medical.

CUET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

The applicant must have passed 12th Class from any recognized board.

Application Fee
Number of Subjects Candidate Category Application Fee
Up to 3 Subjects General (UR) ₹750/-
OBC-NCL (EWS) ₹700/-
SC/ST/PwBD/Third Gender ₹650/-
Centres Outside India ₹3,750/-
Up to 7 Subjects General (UR) ₹1,500/-
OBC-NCL (EWS) ₹1,400/-
SC/ST/PwBD/Third Gender ₹1,300/-
Centres Outside India ₹7,500/-
Up to 10 Subjects General (UR) ₹1,750/-
OBC-NCL (EWS) ₹1,650/-
SC/ST/PwBD/Third Gender ₹1,550/-
Centres Outside India ₹11,000/-

CUET 2023 Syllabus and Exam Pattern

As per the information provided by UGC Chairman M Jagadesh Kumar, we are providing the highlights of the CUET Exam Pattern. The detailed CUET 2023 Syllabus will be updated soon.

  • The duration of the CUCET will be three and a half hours.
  • The exam will be organized in Computer Based Test Mode and in two shifts.
  • Multichoice Questions will be asked on the basis of the NCERT Syllabus of the 12th Class.
  • CUET 2022 will be organized in 13 languages i.e. Hindi, English, Punjabi, Gujarati, Marathi, Bengali, Odia, Urdu, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, and Assamese.
  • CUET is divided into three parts.
  • In the first part, a language test will be conducted which comprises topics like reading comprehension, questions, vocabulary, synonyms, antonyms, etc. Students can choose one language out of the 13 language options available.
  • The second part of CUET 2022 is set to check the candidate’s domain-specific knowledge, which means the knowledge of a particular domain/topic/subject. Students will select 6 domains out of the 27 domains options.
  • 27 Domains include Accountancy, Business Studies, Chemistry, Economics, Biology, Physics, Home Science, Maths, Agriculture, Sanskrit, and many more.
  • The third part is the General Test. In this test, objective-type questions will be asked from the topics like General Knowledge, Current Affairs, General Mental Ability, Reasoning, Numeric Ability, and Logical and Analytical Reasoning.

Important Note: Under CUCET 2023, Language Test is compulsory for admission in all courses. But, for admission in any course, universities can decide whether they will consider the marks obtained in Language Test & Domain Specific Test, Language Test & General test, or all three tests. So, students should check the University Requirements for the course selected for admission first and then appear for a combination of tests of CUCET accordingly.

How to fill out CUET Application Form 2023?

The officials of the National Testing Agency will soon provide the link to apply for CUET @ They can also launch a separate URL for CUET 2023. We have also provided the link to fill CUET 2023 Application Form.

Useful Links
Official CUET Website
Download CUET 2023 Notification Download PDF
Online CUET Registration Apply Here

Dear readers, keep checking this page for regular updates related to CUET. As it is a new entrance test and admission process is also restructured. So, if you have any doubts or questions, then write to us using the comment section given below.

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