CUET Syllabus: All About CUET Syllabus 2022

CUET Syllabus: All About CUET Syllabus 2022

National Testing Agency (NTA) is the conducting body of CUET 2022. Through an official notification, NTA released essential details about the exam like CUET syllabus 2022, CUET eligibility criteria 2022, and much more. The official notification will help you know all about CUET. Apart from the details, CUET

CUET 2022 is a centralized exam for admission to various central universities across India. The CUET exam has been scheduled to take place in two phases. The first phase of the exam has been concluded successfully. The second phase of the CUET exam was scheduled from 4 August 2022 to 10 August 2022. But due to the cancellation of the exam, NTA will hold the CUET exam between 24 August 2022 and 28 August 2022. The NTA will issue new admit cards to the candidates. Therefore the CUET exam in the second shift witnessed cancellation and got extended. 

CUET Exam: Overview

Name of the examCommon University Entrance Test
Mode of ConductionOnline, Computer-Based Test
Participating Institutions44 Central Universities
Official Website
Exam dates15 July 2022 till 10 August 2022
Question TypeMCQ (Multiple Choice Questions)
Negative MarkingYes

The official notification of CUET 2022 is available on the official website of NTA, .

The participating universities in CUET 2022 are:

Aligarh Muslim UniversityCentral University of KarnatakaJamia Millia IslamiaTezpur University
Assam UniversityCentral University of KashmirJawaharlal Nehru UniversityThe English and Foreign Languages University
Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar UniversityCentral University of KeralaMahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi VishwavidyalayaTripura University
Banaras Hindu UniversityCentral University of OdishaManipur UniversityUniversity of Allahabad
Central University of Andhra PradeshCentral University of PunjabMaulana Azad National Urdu UniversityUniversity of Delhi 
Central University of South BiharCentral University of RajasthanMizoram UniversityUniversity of Hyderabad
Central University of GujaratCentral University of Tamil NaduNagaland UniversityVisva Bharati University
Central University of HaryanaDr. Harisingh Gaur Vishwa VidyalayaNorth Eastern Hill UniversityMahatma Gandhi Central University
Central University of Himachal PradeshGuru Ghasidas VishwavidyalayaPondicherry UniversityCentral Sanskrit University,Delhi
Central University of JammuHemvati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal UniversityRajiv Gandhi UniversityShri Lal Bahadur Shastri National Sanskrit University
Central University of JharkhandIndira Gandhi National Tribal UniversitySikkim UniversityNational Sanskrit University

CUET Syllabus 2022

The CUET exam is divided into 3 parts, i.e. language test, domain test, and general test. Therefore the syllabus has been laid out according to the sections in the exam. 

Language Test: This section of the CUET 2022 exam assesses the candidates’ linguistic skills. The candidates must choose the language that will be evaluated through a language test. One language from IA and one from IB are to be selected. The two sections include the following languages.

Languages under Section IA (13 in total)

English; Hindi; Telugu; Kannada; Malayalam; Tamil; Marathi; Urdu; Odiya; Assamese; Punjabi; Bengali; Gujarati.

Languages under Section IB (20 in total)

Konkani; Bodo; Dogri; French; Nepali; Persian; Italian; Arabic; Sindhi; Spanish; German; Russian; Japanese; Chinese; Tibetan; Kashmiri; Maithili; Manipuri; Santhali; Sanskrit.

Domain Test: CUET 2022 will also assess candidates’ knowledge about the subjects they have studied in their 12th grade. The domain test assesses the specific understanding of the candidates. The candidates are to choose domain subjects according to what they have learned in their 12 and what course they wish to apply. Suppose you want to pursue a BSc. Physics, then you must opt for Physics. The subjects available for choice for the domain test are:

Accountancy/ Book-keeping; Biology/ Biological Studies/ Biotechnology/ Biochemistry; Business Studies; Chemistry; Computer Science/ Informatics Practices; Economics/ Business Economics; Engineering Graphics; Entrepreneurship; Geography/Geology; History; Home Science; Knowledge Tradition and Practices of India; Legal Studies; Environmental Science; Mathematics; Physical Education/ NCC /Yoga; Physics; Political Science; Psychology; Sociology; Teaching Aptitude; Agriculture; Mass Media/ Mass Communication; Anthropology; Fine Arts/Visual Arts (Sculpture/ Painting)/Commercial Arts; Performing Arts – (i) Dance (Kathak/ Bharatnatyam/Odissi/Kathakali/Kuchipudi/ Manipuri (ii) Drama- Theatre (iii) Music General (Hindustani/ Carnatic/ RabindraSangeet/ Percussion/ Non-Percussion); Sanskrit

General Test: Apart from language and subject tests, the candidates’ general knowledge will be an essential part of the assessment for admission through CUET 2022. The candidates must focus on the following areas to prepare for the general test:

General Knowledge; Current affairs; General Mental Ability; Numerical Abilities; Quantitative reasoning (Simple application of basic mathematical concepts arithmetic/algebra/geometry/mensuration/ statistics taught till 8th Grade); Logical and Analytical Reasoning. 

CUET Previous Year Papers

Knowing the CUET Syllabus helps to encircle the areas of focus, but that does not help you understand what the actual exam looks like. Therefore you must look at CUET’s previous year’s papers. CUET previous year papers will help you know what kind of questions are being asked and what is the actual exam pattern of the CUET exam. Previous years’ papers make up for great study resources. So, do practise CUET previous year papers and CUET mock tests.

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