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Admission Announcement – 2017 – 2018

CUCET – 2017


A consortium of 10 Central Universities of Haryana, Jammu, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kashmir, Kerala, Punjab, Rajasthan , South Bihar and Tamil Nadu (called Participating Universities, PUs) which were established by an act of Parliament in the year 2009 and Bengaluru Dr. B. R. Ambedkar School of Economics having joined the consortium will organize a combined CENTRAL UNIVERSITIES COMMON ENTRANCE TEST (CUCET-2017) for admission to their various programmes. The test will be conducted at different centres across the country on 17th & 18th May 2017. The Coordinating  University invites aspiring students to apply for admission to various Courses and Programmes in above PUs.

  • UG and Integrated Programmes (47 courses)
  • PG, M.Tech, B.Ed, M.Ed., M.Pharma and PG-Diploma Programmes (226 courses)
  • M.Phil. and Ph.D. Research Programmes (136 courses)

List of courses offered by the participating Central Universities, Eligibility Criteria, Number of Seats :

University Code Eligibility Criteria and Number of Seats
Central University of Haryana CUHAR Click here
Central University of Jammu CUJAM Click here
Central University of Jharkhand CUJHD Click here
Central University of Karnataka CUKNK Click here
Central University of Kashmir CUKAS Click here
Central University of Kerala CUKER Click here
Central University of Punjab CUPUN Click here
Central University of Rajasthan CURAJ Click here
Central University of South Bihar CUSBR Click here
Central University of Tamil Nadu CUTND Click here
Bengaluru Dr B R Ambedkar School of Economics (BASE) Coming Soon Coming Soon
  • Reservation of Seats as per Participating Universities (PUs) Norms.
  • Candidate of OBC Category must ensure that, they are from “Central List” of OBC as mentioned on National Commission of OBC Portal : http://www.ncbc.nic.in
  • Various Integrated and Under Graduate Programmes are available under ten Participating Central Universities.
  • All applicants are advised to check the eligibility criteria thoroughly before applying for the programme, because, different universities have different eligibility criteria for similar courses. Hence, students will be themselves responsible if they opt for a course for which they are not eligible.
  • Applications should be submitted ONLINE only; OFFLINE applications will NOT be accepted.
  • Applicants are required to have a valid personal email ID and mobile number which should be kept active during the entire admission process, so that the university may send alerts, important communications etc. regarding entrance test on them. Under no circumstances, should the candidate share/ mention his/her email ID with any other person.
  • As all communication will be made through email and SMS, please ensure that DND (Do Not Disturb) is not activated on your mobile.
  • Applicants should be ready with his/her good quality and latest digital photograph and signature of size between 10KB – 100 KB and 5KB – 20KB while applying, the detailed information about which has been given above in the GUIDELINES TO UPLOAD PHOTOGRAPH AND SIGNATURE.
  • Applicants are required to fill in the details in the form carefully without making any spelling mistakes. On submission of online application successfully, applicants can make the payment for their selected programme by Online or Offline mode.
  • An applicant can fill the form partially and login again to complete it as early as possible.
  • Test Centre cities – Each candidate should choose Test Centre City of his/her choice from cucet2017.co.in. Change of Test Centre City will not be permitted after submission of application form. In case, less than 100 candidates register for a particular centre, it will be cancelled and the candidates will be required to appear at nearby centre allotted by CUCET-2017
  • Applicants will receive SMS and Email alerts at the time of registration and also after completing the registration.
  •  A candidate can apply for a particular programme for a maximum of three PUs with a maximum of 03 options of courses in each of the selected PU.
  •  In case a candidate wishes to opt for more PUs with additional (extra) course(s), he/she can opt for “Add-On” option by paying prescribed fee again.

Fee Structure

  • If an applicant pays the examination fee through Offline Challan mode of SBI, the bank charges (as levied by the bank) will be borne by the candidate.
  • Candidates are allowed to appear for CUCET-2017 provisionally subject to the final verification of mark sheets/degrees/certificates, validity of certificates/mark sheets of qualifying examination and also of noninvolvement in the adoption of unfair means in any of the University Examinations/ Entrance Tests held earlier, at the time of admission.
  • The candidates appearing in the qualifying examination can also apply for CUCET-2017, but at the time of admission counselling, he/she will have to produce the mark sheet/degree about their fulfilling the eligibility criteria.
  • Mere appearance in the Entrance Test for securing pass marks at the CUCET-2017 does not entitle a candidate to be considered for admission to the Course applied unless he/she fulfils the eligibility criteria/conditions. APPLICANTS MUST FULLY SATISFY THEMSELVES ABOUT THEIR ELIGIBILITY AS PRESCRIBED, BEFORE FILLING IN THE APPLICATION FORM.
  • If an applicant appears inadvertently at the Entrance Test who otherwise does not fulfil the minimum eligibility requirements, he/she cannot, at a later date, use that as a right to claim that he/she meets the eligibility requirements. Concerned University reserves the right to cancel/refuse admission at any point of time if it is found that:
    (i) Minimum eligibility requirement are not fulfilled.
    (ii) False documentation has been done, or, facts have been suppressed.
    (iii) Any other similar valid reason.
  • Candidates admitted to any Course in the concerned University shall not be eligible to pursue simultaneously any other full-time course in this or in any other University/ Institution.

Question Paper pattern:

All Question Papers will be MCQ based consisting of: –

(i) Part A : English Language, general awareness, mathematical aptitude and analytical skills – comprising of 25 MCQs

(ii) Part B: Domain Knowledge – comprising of 75 MCQs. This part may consist of one/two/three or more sections. Each section can have 25 or more questions. A candidate is required to answer a set of ‘X’ sections (75 questions) as specified on the front cover of the Test Question Booklet. However, he must ensure that he fills right circles in the OMR Sheet corresponding to the question numbers attended.

(iii) For example, Part B of Entrance Test-Paper (eg. UGQP01) shall consist of four sections i.e. Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology comprising 25 questions each. A candidate shall be required to attempt any three sections with combination of either PCM or PCB. While choosing the combination the candidate must ensure that he/she has appeared in respective subjects at 10+2 or Pre-board or equivalent qualifying exam.

(iv) If an Entrance Test-paper contents X number of sections and a candidate is required to answer Y number of section but if a candidate attempt all ‘X’ sections then best of ‘X’ sections as per instructions on the question booklet will be considered for preparation of Merit list.

(v) For Admission to some Integrated Courses/B.Voc./MBA/MCA/LLB or any other general course(s), only one paper comprising of 100 MCQs covering English language, reasoning, data interpretations/ numerical ability, general awareness and analytical skills will be held.

(vi) The candidate will have to choose one correct answer and mark on OMR Sheet. However if a candidate marks multiple entries in the OMR Sheet for particular question(s), it will be treated as wrong answer with negative marking.

(vii) Each paper will be only of Two Hours Duration.

(viii) There will be negative marking in CUCET-2017. Each correct answer will carry 01 mark and for each wrong answer, 0.25 mark will be deducted. Questions not attempted will not be assessed and hence will not be considered for preparing final merit list.

  • After uploading of answer keys for various Test –papers for all UG/PG/PhD programmes on 19.05.2017, a candidate may submit his/her grievance through online mode only (no hard copy will be accepted), if any, regarding any question in the paper in the following format upto 22.05.2017:
  • In case a candidate appears in Test-paper exam other than that specified in his/her application form/admit card, his/her exam will be cancelled. It is the responsibility of the candidate to appear in correct Test-paper prescribed for chosen Course/program.
  • Use of unfair means, as reported by Test Centers, shall automatically disqualify the candidate from CUCET-2017.
  • After completion of exam(s) in CUCET-2017, candidates will be allowed to take Question Booklet and duplicate copy of OMR Sheet. However, each candidate must ensure to handover original OMR Sheet to the invigilator.
  •  (a) Application form through Postal/Courier/Personal mode will not be accepted under any circumstances.
    (b) The candidate will be solely responsible for completion of online application form including payment of online/offline fees on or before the expiry of last date/time.

Schedule of CUCET-2016 Examination:

ACTIVITY DATE
Opening of online Application Form for all programs 20 March 2017
Closing of online Application Form for all programs 14 April 2017
Issue of Admit Cards 05 May 2017
Exam Dates 17-18 May 2017
Answer Key upload 19 May 2017
Grievances, if any, upto 05.00 pm on 22 May 2017
Corrected Answer Key ready 29 May 2017
Result Declaration 07 June 2017

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Application Deadline – 14th April 2017

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