CUET Syllabus and Exam Pattern for Undergraduate Courses

In July, the National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct the Common University Entrance Test (CUET) 2022. Candidates appearing for it should be well-versed with the syllabus to clear the exam with the flying colours. The CUET syllabus 2022 will be helpful for the students to have a clear picture of the topics that they need to prepare for the exam. The proper understanding and familiarity with the syllabus would be of great help in planning a preparation strategy.

NTA will conduct the exam in 13 languages, including English, Hindi, Punjabi, Marathi, Gujarati, Odia, Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Bengali, Assamese, and Urdu. This year the conducting body has decided that CUET will be computer-based, i.e. online. Let’s have an overview of the CUET 2022.

CUET Syllabus 2022- Overview
Conducting BodyNational Testing Agency (NTA)
Full-FormCentral University Entrance Test (CUET)
Medium13 languages
Test PatternObjective type with Multiple Choice Questions
Number of Sections4 sections
Marking Scheme1 mark for the correct answer Negative marking – 0.25 marks for the wrong answer

UG – CUET 2022 Exam Pattern

The CUET 2022 is divided in four sections:

  1. Section IA – 13 languages (candidates can choose one language)
  2. Section IB – 19 languages (candidates can choose one language except the language chosen for Section IA)
  3. Section II – 27 domain specific subjects (candidates can choose a maximum of 6 domains as desired by the applicable University.)
  4. Section III – General test
SectionsSubjects/ TestsNo. of QuestionsTo be AttemptedDuration
Section IA13 Languages 504045 minutes for each language
Section IB19 Languages 
Section II27 Domain-specific Subjects 504045 minutes for each subject
Section IIIGeneral Test756060 minutes

The CUET curriculum is essential for preparing for the Common University Entrance Test (CUET) 2022. Students have the option of taking any course they like. We have created the CUET Syllabus 2022 for UG courses for the convenience of students. In the table below, you’ll find the 27 domain-specific subjects that you can choose.

AccountancyAgricultureAnthropologyArt Education Sculpture
BiologyBusiness StudiesChemistryComputer Science
Economics/Business EconomicsEngineering GraphicsEntrepreneurshipEnvironmental Studies
GeographyHistoryHome ScienceKnowledge Tradition – Practices India
LanguageLegal StudiesMass Media/ Mass CommunicationMathematics
Physical EducationPhysicsPolitical SciencePsychology
SociologyTeaching Aptitude  

CUET 2022 Syllabus

  1. Section I – Language section

Reading Comprehension (based on various sorts of passages–Factual, Literary, and Narrative [Literary Aptitude & Vocabulary]) questions will be used to assess the students’ language fluency.

  • Section II – Domain Subject

As per the NTA, the Class XII syllabus will be applicable for the subjects chosen by candidates while filling out their CUET 2022 Application Form.

  • Section III – General Test

The General Awareness segment has static questions, whereas the Current Affairs section assesses a candidate’s understanding of national and worldwide current affairs.