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What is CUET?

CUET 2023 is one of the most prestigious National level entrance exams that cater to thousands of aspirants every year to get admission into various UG (Undergraduate) and PG (Postgraduate) courses in 45 Central Universities. Students give this exam after class 12th. This will be the second year of this exam. 

CivilsDaily IAS the leading preparatory institute for Civil Services has more than enough reasons to be the best in CUET exam preparation:

  1. The pattern of the exam is a part of the Civil Services Prelims exam (UPSC). Even the syllabus is similarly derived from NCERTs, current affairs, and aptitude (CSAT exam for UPSC Prelims)
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  3. CivilsDaily has the best MCQ tests, content, and resources prepared by experienced faculties.

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How to crack CUET 2023?

Since you have to prepare while still in school students must be able to balance the CUET 2023 preparation with the school syllabus.

Moreover, the nature and syllabus of this exam are derived mostly from school subjects you must integrate the preparation instead of preparing after board exams.

You must have a timetable to help you cover the syllabus on time and schedule tests, give mock tests on scheduled days, do plenty of revision well before the exam and keep yourself up to date with respect to current affairs and GK.

Topics like general aptitude and reading comprehension need not only practice but the know-how of skills and techniques to tackle them in the most efficient manner – with speed and accuracy.

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Since 2022, admissions to more than 45 universities have been made mandatory under CUET constituting many top-tier colleges and institutes like BHU, DU, JNU, etc. 

Students who couldn’t get into these top colleges and universities can re-appear and take an attempt in CUET 2023.

CUET provides a common platform & equal opportunities to all candidates across the country and also from rural & remote areas. 

CUET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must check the following eligibility norms before applying for CUET 2023:

  • Nationality: Indian National citizens will be eligible to apply.
  • Qualification: For Ug, candidates must have qualified 12th level exam (with 50% for the General category and 45% for SC/ST category) whereas, for PG, candidates must have a qualified bachelor’s degree from any recognized board or university.

Age Limit: There will be no age limit to apply for CUET 2023 examination.

Pattern of the exam

The CUET will be held online as a computer-based test (CBT) and in two shifts, Slot I (morning) & Slot II (afternoon). The exam duration will be 3 Hours 15 minutes & 3 Hours 45 minutes respectively, depending on the subject combination chosen by the students. A candidate has to write a minimum of one or more exams in both slots.

CUET Exam Pattern 2023

SectionsSubjects/ TestsNo. of QuestionsTo be MarkedDurationNature
Section IA13 Languages 5040 in each language45 minutes for each languageReading Comprehension
Section IB19 Languages Reading Comprehension
Section II27 Domain-specific Subjects 504045 minutes for each subjectDomain-specific knowledge
Section IIIGeneral Test756060 minutesReasoning, aptitude, GK and current affairs

Syllabus of the exam

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The students’ fluency in the language is to be tested through questions asked in Reading Comprehension based on different types of passages – Factual, Literary, and Narratives [Literary Aptitude & Vocabulary]. The languages included in Section IA and IB respectively are as mentioned below:

Section IASection IB
English, Hindi, Gujarati, Bengali, Assamese, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, and Urdu.Chinese, German, French, Arabic, Italian, Japanese, Nepali, Russian, Spanish, Tibetan, Dogri, Bodo, Kashmiri, Konkani, Maithili, Manipuri, Santhali, and Sindhi.

For Domain subjects, CUET aspirants are expected to be thorough with their NCERTs.

Your NCERT books will be the best source of preparation for the domain-specific paper. One can choose from the following subjects for the domain-specific paper. The candidates may choose a maximum of 6 Subjects from the below-mentioned list.

  • Accountancy/ Book Keeping
  • Biology/ Biological Studies/ Biotechnology/Biochemistry
  • Business Studies
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science/ Informatics Practices
  • Economics/ Business Economics
  • Engineering Graphics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental Studies
  • Geography/Geology
  • History
  • Home Science
  • Knowledge Tradition and Practices of India
  • Legal Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Education/ NCC /Yoga
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

These are again classified as Domain Subjects and Additional Subjects as below:

Domain SubjectsAdditional Subjects
Accountancy, Biology, Business Studies, Chemistry, Computer Sciences, Economics, Geography, History, Home Science, Legal Studies, Maths, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Sociology, and Anthropology.Physical Education, Engineering graphics, Fine arts, Knowledge & Tradition – Practices in India, Entrepreneurship, Teaching aptitude, Mass media, and Agriculture.

For General aptitude and general awareness tests:

  • General Knowledge & Current Affairs
  • General Mental Ability
  • Numerical Ability
  • Quantitative Reasoning 
  • Logical and Analytical Reasoning

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