CUCET 2020: Application deadline extended for admissions to central universities

By: Education Desk | New Delhi |

Published: April 8, 2020 6:29:09 pm

CUCET 2020 exam dates remain the same (File/Representational Image)

CUCET 2020: The last date to apply for the Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET) 2020 has been extended till April 25. Candidates who have not applied yet can do so at the official website, Earlier, the application process was to conclude on April 11.

The exam will be conducted on May 30 and 31 for undergraduate and postgraduate courses. For research programmes, CUCET will be held on June 6 and 7. The exam dates are not changed yet. The delay has been caused due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Those who clear CUCET will be eligible to apply for admission at 14 central universities and four state universities across India. Candidates will have to appear for counselling sessions to get a seats. Based on schedule, the counselling will be held in June.

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CUCET 2020: Application fee

The applicants will have to pay Rs 800 for UG/PG and Rs 1,000 for research programmes. The PWD category candidates are exempted from paying any fee while SC, ST applicants will have to pay Rs 350 for UG/PG and Rs 450 for research courses.

CUCET 2020: Exam pattern

The exam will be different for undergraduate, postgraduate courses and research programmes. In both exams, 100 questions will be asked. In UG/PG entrance exam, 25 questions will be from part A consisting of language, general awareness, mathematical aptitude and analytical skills and 75 questions from part B will be asked from part B or domain specific. For research programmes, both A and B sections will have 50 questions. Each correct answer will carry one mark and for each wrong answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted.

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