CUET PG 2023 Registrations Open – Check Exam Pattern, FEE, How To Fill Application

CUET PG 2023 Exam Dates Announced – Mark Your Calendars!

CUET PG 2023 Registrations Open For Admissions 2023

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CUET PG 2023 Exam Dates Announced – Mark Your Calendars!

19 April 2023

Subject: Extending the Registration for online Application Form of the Common University Entrance Test [CUET (PG)] – 2023 Examination – reg.

The Registration for Common University Entrance Test [CUET (PG) – 2023] is live since 20 March 2023. Meanwhile, many new Universities / Institutions / Autonomous Colleges / Organizations have also joined CUET (PG) – 2023 which were notified through Public Notice dated 30 March 2023, 10 April 2023 and 15 April 2023 on The total number of participating Universities at present are 176.

In order to ensure that more options are available to the applicants for choosing courses / programmes of various newly added Universities / Institution / Autonomous Colleges / Organizations from all over the Country, it has been decided to extend the online Application Form for the CUET (PG) – 2023. Details are given below:

The dates for downloading City Intimation Slip, Admit Card, and declaration of Result will be displayed on CUET (PG) portal at the appropriate time.

Those candidates who have already submitted their Application Form successfully are also eligible to choose more Test Paper Codes / Courses (Programmes) / Universities / Institutions / Autonomous Colleges / Organizations. The candidates who have already selected courses, can edit their earlier chosen Test Paper Codes. However, additional fee (if applicable) for selecting more subjects (tests) will be paid by the candidate. Candidates to note that fee once paid will not be refunded.

Refund of Duplicate fees (if any) to the concerned candidates (wherever applicable) will be initiated only after the reconciliation of fee data of all candidates as received from the concerned Banks/Payment Gateways Integrators with the fee data captured during the online Application Form of CUET (PG) – 2023. The Refund of Duplicate fees will be initiated after the exam.

The candidates are not allowed to fill out more than one Application Form. Any candidate with more than one Application Number will be treated as UFM (Unfair Means), even if found at a later stage. Stringent action as applicable will be taken.

In case any candidate faces difficulty in applying for CUET (PG) – 2023, he/she may contact 011- 40759000 / 011 – 69227700 or e-mail at [email protected].

The candidates are also advised to be in touch with the NTA website(s) and for the latest updates regarding the examination.

Public Notice
20 March 2023

Inviting Online Applications for Common University Entrance Test
[CUET (PG) – 2023]

National Testing Agency has been mandated by the Ministry of Education and UGC to conduct Common University Entrance Test (CUET) for admission into Postgraduate Programmes in Central and other participating Universities / Institutions / Organizations / Autonomous Colleges.

CUET (PG) will provide a single window opportunity to students seeking admission in any of the Central Universities (CUs) or other participating organizations (including State Universities, Deemed and Private Universities) across the Country.

Information about the eligibility, scheme exam, exam centres, exam timings, exam fee, the procedure for applying etc. are contained in the Information Bulletin hosted on the website of NTA

Candidates who are desirous of applying for the exam may go through the Information Bulletin and apply online at only during the period from 20.03.2023 to 19.04.2023 and also pay the applicable fee, online, through the payment gateway using Debit/Credit Cards, Net Banking, or UPI.

The candidates and their parents are advised to keep visiting the NTA website for the latest updates.

For any queries or /clarifications, candidates can call NTA Help Desk at 011 4075 9000 or write to NTA at [email protected].

(Please refer to Information Bulletin for details)

Important Dates and Fee Details for Common University Entrance Test (PG) – 2023

Online submission of Application
20.03.2023 to 19.04.2023 (upto 05:00 P.M.)
Last date of successful transaction of Examination fee 19.04.2023 (upto 11:50 P.M.)


Fee Payable by Candidates in INR
(through: Net-Banking/ Debit Card /Credit Card / UPI/Wallet)

In India (Fee In ₹)

Category Application Fee
(for up to three
Test Papers)
Fees for additional
Test Papers (Per
Test Paper)
General ₹ 1000 ₹ 500
OBC-NCL/Gen-EWS ₹ 800 ₹ 400
SC/ ST/ Third Gender ₹ 750 ₹ 400
PwBD ₹ 700 ₹ 400


Outside India (Fee In ₹)

Application Fee (for
up to three Test
Fees for additional
Test Papers (Per Test
₹ 5000 ₹ 1500



  • An applicant can make payment through net-banking/debit/credit card/UPI/Wallet.
  • GST and other taxes as applicable by Govt. of India/ Bank to be paid by the candidate.
  • Applicants are advised to read Payment instructions carefully before paying the application fee.

CUET PG 2023 Registrations Open

Important Instruction

  • An applicant can apply for three (03) Test Papers by paying application fee as mentioned above.
  • An applicant can further apply for additional Test Papers by paying additional application fees of Rs. 500/- (General applicants) or Rs. 400/- (OBC-NCL/Gen-EWS/SC/ST/Third Gender/PwBD Applicants) per Test Paper for PG Programmes.
  • Candidates opting for Test Centres outside India will have to pay application fee of Rs. 5000/- irrespective of the category they belong to for upto three Test Papers.
  • Further, for applying for additional Test Papers a fee of Rs. 1500/- per paper has to be paid.
Correction in the particulars of Application
Form on Website only
20.04.2023 to 23.04.2023
Downloading of Admit Card from NTA Website Will be announced later on the website
Date(s) of Examination Will be announced later on the website
Duration of Examination 120 minutes (02:00 Hrs)
Timing of Examination Shift-1 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 Noon & Shift-2 03:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M.
Centre, Date and shift of Examination As indicated on the Admit Card)
Display of Recorded Responses and
Provisional Answer Keys on the Website
Will be announced later on the website
Declaration of Result on NTA Website Will be announced later on the website


“Candidates are requested to fill in the Application Form very carefully. No corrections will be permitted once the Application Form is submitted”

Note: Multiple Application Forms submitted by a candidate will not be accepted at any cost.

I. The fee can be submitted only online through Net Banking, Credit Card, Debit Card and UPI Services. Processing charges and GST as applicable are chargeable from the candidate (in addition to the examination fee) by the concerned Bank/Payment Gateway Integrator. For details/procedure, please see Appendix-II.

II. The Confirmation Page of the online Application Form will be generated only after
successful payment of the fee by the Candidate. In case the Confirmation Page is not
generated after payment of fee, then the candidate may have to approach the concerned
Bank/Payment Gateway (in the helpline numbers and email given in Appendix- II) for
ensuring the successful payment or for obtaining the refund of duplicate /multiple payments.

CUET PG 2023 Registrations Open

  1. Candidates must read carefully the Instructions (including how to fill up the Application Form online) given in the Information Bulletin available on the NTA Website. Candidates not complying with the instructions shall be summarily disqualified.
  2. Candidates can apply for CUET (PG) – 2023 through the “Online” mode only. The Application Form in any other mode will not be accepted.
  3. Submission of Application Form could be made by the candidate online through the NTA website:
    1. Instructions for filling Online Application Form:
    ♦ Download Information Bulletin and Replica of Application Form. Read these carefully to ensure your eligibility.
    ♦ Follow the steps given below to Apply Online:

    Step 1: Registration Form:
    Register for the Online Application Form and note down the system generated Application Number. The candidate should supply the required details while filling the Online Application Form and is also required to create PASSWORD and choose Security Question and enter his/her Answer. After successful submission of the personal details, an Application number will be generated and it will be used to complete the remaining Steps of the Application Form and will also be required for all future reference/ correspondence. This application number will also be used/referred for both Sessions of CUET (PG) 2023. For subsequent logins, the candidate will be able to login directly with the respective system generated Application Number and created Password.

    Step 2: Application Form:
    The Candidates can log in with the system-generated Application Number and pre-created Password for completing the Application Form including filling up of personal details, applying for the Paper, choosing the Examination Cities, providing the details of Educational Qualifications, and uploading the images and documents (if any).Upload Scanned Images of Candidate‟s Photograph and Signature.
    i. The recent photograph should be either in colour or black & white with 80% face (without mask) visible including ears against a white background.
    ii. Scanned photograph and signature should be in JPG/JPEG format (clearly legible).
    iii. The size of the scanned photograph should be between 10 kb to 200 kb (clearly legible).
    iv. The size of the scanned signature should be between 4 kb to 30 kb (clearly legible)[Note: The Candidate has to upload only his/her own photograph and signature as mentioned above (and not of anybody else) in a correct/proper manner.In case, it is found at any time in the future that the Candidate has used/uploaded the photograph and signature of someone else in his/her Application Form/Admit Card, or he/she has tampered his/her Admit Card/Result/Score Card, these acts of the candidate shall be treated as Unfair Means (UFM) Practices and he/she shall be subject to actions as contemplated under the provisions of the Information Bulletin relating to Unfair Means Practices.Please check your photograph and signature before submission of the Application Form. In case the photograph or signature is blurred or not visible to identify the identity of the candidate, the application will be rejected and no option for correction or revision will be permitted thereafter.Step 3: Fee Payment: 
    After completing Step 1 and Step 2, the candidates have to pay the requisite examination fee. The fee can be submitted only online through Net Banking, Credit Card, Debit Card, UPI Services. Processing charges and GST as applicable are chargeable to the candidate (in addition to the examination fee) by the concerned Bank/Payment Gateway Integrator.The Confirmation Page of the online Application Form will be generated only after successful payment by the Candidate. In case the Confirmation Page is not generated after payment of fee, then the candidate may have to approach the concerned Bank/Payment Gateway (in the helpline number and e-mail given in the Information Bulletin) for ensuring the successful payment or for obtaining the refund of duplicate / multiple payments.

    ♦ Download, save and print a copy of the Confirmation Page of the Application Form (which would be downloadable only after successful remittance of fee) for future reference.
    ♦ All 3 Steps can be done together or at separate timings.

  4. The submission of the Application of a candidate could be considered as successful and his/her candidature would be confirmed only on the successful transaction/receipt of the prescribed application fee from him/her.
  5. Candidates shall ensure that the information entered by them in their respective online Application Form is correct.
  6. All candidates must ensure that they have provided the correct e-mail address and mobile number.
  7. Information provided by the candidates in their respective online Application Forms, like, the name of the candidate, contact details, address details, category, PwBD status, educational qualification details, date of birth, choice of exam cities, etc. will be treated as final. Any request for change in such particulars will not be considered by NTA under any circumstances.
  8. NTA does not edit/modify/alter any information entered by the candidates after completion of the application process under any circumstances. Any request for change in information after the completion of the correction window will not be entertained. Therefore, candidates are advised to exercise utmost caution before filling up the correct details in the Application Form.
  9. NTA disclaims any liability that may arise to a candidate(s) due to incorrect information provided by him/her in his/her online Application Form.
  10. Candidates must ensure that their email address and mobile number to be registered in their online Application Form are their own, as relevant/important information/ communication will be sent by NTA through e-mail on the registered mail address and/or through SMS on the registered mobile number only.
  11. NTA shall not be responsible for any non-communication /miscommunication with a candidate in the email address or mobile number given by him/her other than his/her own.
  12. Candidates are also requested to download and install the SANDES application as a secondary channel to receive time-to-time notifications from NTA.

    can be downloaded and installed system-generated Mobile Device as follow:
    ♦ Visit the Google Play Store on your Mobile Device.
    ♦ Search for the “SANDES App” in the search bar.
    ♦ It then displays the app in the play store.
    ♦ Click on Install, and then the app gets downloaded into your mobile.Now, mobile users can enjoy the services of the Sandes Mobile App.
    Candidates are advised to visit the NTA Website and check their e-mails regularly for the latest
  13. Candidates shall appear at their own cost at the Examination Centre on the date, shift, and time indicated on their Admit Cards issued by the NTA in due course through its Website.


  1. The final submission of the Online Application Form will remain incomplete if Step-3 is not completed. Such forms will stand rejected and no correspondence on this account will be entertained.
  2. The entire application process for CUET (PG) 2023 is online, including uploading of scanned images/documents, payment of fees, and printing of Confirmation Page, Admit Card, etc. Therefore, candidates are not required to send/ submit any document(s) including Confirmation Page to NTA through Post/ Fax/ WhatsApp/ Email/ by Hand.
  3. NTA is facilitating to all candidates with an additional platform of Umang and DigiLocker to download their documents like Confirmation Page, Admit Card, Score Cards, etc. Instruction will be provided in subsequent phases. Candidates are advised to visit the NTA Website and check their emails regularly for the latest updates.
  4. Usage of Data and Information: NTA/Government of India can use the data provided by the End Users (test taker in this case) for the internal purpose(s) including training, research and development, analysis, and other permissible purposes (s). However, this information is not for use by any third party or private agency for any other use.
  5. Choice of exam cities displayed to the candidates will be based on the permanent and correspondence addresses filled during Online Application Form of CUET (PG) 2023.
  6. Candidates are advised to fill only one Application Form and to take utmost care while filling out the mobile number and e-mail address. Candidates are also advised to use the mobile number and email address that are accessible to them such as of their parent/ guardian. One mobile number and email address can be used for one Application Form only.

CUET PG 2023 Registrations Open


  1. All Candidates shall ensure that the information (like his/her name, mother‟s name, father‟s name, gender, date of birth, category, PwBD status, mobile number, e-mail address, photograph and signature, choice of cities for exam Centre, etc.) provided by them in their online Application Form is correct and of their own. Candidates are advised to exercise the utmost care in filling up correct details in the Online Application Form. Any request for change in the particulars and uploaded scanned images at any stage will not be considered by NTA under any circumstances. NTA will not entertain the corrections sent by the candidate through Post/Fax/WhatsApp/E-mail/by Hand.
  2. In case it is found at any time in the future that the Candidate has used/uploaded the
    photograph, signature, and certificate(s) of someone else in his/ her Application Form/Admit Card or he/she has tampered with his/her Admit Card/result, it would be treated as Unfair Means (UFM) Practices on his/her part and the actions will be taken under the provisions of Unfair Means Practices, as detailed in the Information Bulletin.
  3. Candidates are NOT allowed to carry Instruments, Geometry or Pencil box, Handbag, Purse, any kind of Paper/ Stationery/ Textual material (printed or written material), Eatables and Water (loose or packed), Mobile Phone/ Earphone/ Microphone/ Pager, Calculator, DocuPen, Slide Rules, Log Tables, Camera, Tape Recorder, Electronic Watches with facilities of calculator, any metallic item or electronic gadgets/ devices in the Examination Hall/Room.
  4. Candidates are advised to keep visiting NTA website and University websites (to which they are applying) for the latest updates/public notices/ notifications/ announcements to be issued from time to time regarding the CUET (PG) 2023.

Candidates are requested to retain a copy of the Confirmation Page, Admit Card, and Score Card of the CUET (PG) 2023 as the same will not be available after 31
st December 2023.


2.1. Mode of Examination:

CUET (PG) 2023 will be conducted in Computer Based Test mode only.

2.2. Medium of Examination:

CUET (PG) 2023 will be conducted in English and Hindi (Bilingual) except for language and Sahitya papers (check details from Bunching List available in the Information Bulletin).

Please note that for the correctness of the questions in all the question papers except languages, the English version will be taken as final.



a. Candidate can choose maximum of 20 test paper codes in all.
b. Each question paper will have 100 MCQ Questions.
c. Candidate has to choose language English or Hindi at the time of registration for the Part A. (Choose Carefully).
d. In case of Shiksha Shastri and Shiksha Acharya the entire 100 questions of the question paper would be in Sanskrit language only.
e. Part B of the Question Paper will be in Sanskrit only for Acharya courses except Hindu Studies (English and Hindi) and Baudha Darshan/Buddhist Studies in English, Hindi and Sanskrit.
f. In case of language papers Part B of the Question Paper will be in the specified language.

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  1. Each question carries 04 (four) marks.
  2. For each correct response, candidate will get 04 (four) marks.
  3. For each incorrect response, 01 (one) mark will be deducted from the total score.
  4. Un-answered/un-attempted response will be given no marks.
  5. To answer a question, the candidate needs to choose one option as correct option.
  6. However, after the process of Challenges of the Answer Key, in case there are
    multiple correct options or change in key, only those candidates who have attempted
    it correctly as per the revised Answer key will be awarded marks.
  7. In case a Question is dropped due to some technical error, full marks shall be given
    to all the candidates irrespective of the fact who have attempted it or not.

 *Examination will be conducted on multiple days in two shifts per day schedule and datesheet will be available on the website. Keep viewing it for updates.

Very Important:

Applicants to check course, it’s eligibility and QP code carefully from the main bunching list, as similar courses are being evaluated under various question paper codes by different universities. e.g. Hindu Studies.

Applicants are solely responsible for choosing the correct question paper code

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For appearing in the CUET (PG) 2023, there is no age limit for the candidates. The candidates who have passed the bachelor’s degree/equivalent examination or appearing in 2023 irrespective of their age can appear in CUET (PG) 2023 examination. However, the candidates will be required to fulfill the age criteria of the University in which they are desirous of taking admission.


  1. For admission in Universities through CUET (PG) – 2023, the existing policies regarding quota, category, relaxation, reservations, qualification, subject combinations, preferences etc. of the respective University shall be applicable.
  2. As the eligibility criteria for admission may be unique for every University, the candidates are advised to visit the University website to which they are applying for their respective programs.
  3. Candidates are advised to satisfy themselves before applying that they possess the eligibility criteria laid down by the University they are applying to.
  4. Mere appearance in the Entrance Test or securing pass marks at the test does not entitle a candidate to be considered for admission to the Programme unless he/she fulfils the Programme wise eligibility conditions of the University they are applying to.


The Cities where the CUET (PG) – 2023 will be conducted are given in Appendix I. While applying, candidates have to select two cities of their choice based on their Permanent Address or Present Address. Efforts will be made to allot the city of examination to the candidates in order of choice opted by them in their online Application Form. However, due to administrative/logistic reasons, a different city can be allotted.

In case, there are very few candidates from a City, the NTA reserves the right to merge cities.

The decision of the NTA regarding the allotment of the City/Centre shall be final. No further correspondence or request shall be entertained in such a case.

While filling up the Online Application Form, candidates should select two cities from Appendix I as their Choice of Cities for the Test Centre in order of their priority.

Choice of Test Centre Cities will be limited to the State of Permanent Address or Present Address only.

NTA will not be responsible for any inconvenience due to the incorrect selection of cities by the candidates.

Though every effort will be made to allot a Centre in one of the cities selected by the candidate, the NTA reserves the right to allot a Centre in a city other than the candidate‟s choice.

Allotment of Centres will be done mostly in one of the preferred cities of the candidates and there will be no human intervention.

Note: All efforts will be made by NTA to consider the comfort and convenience of candidates, including PwD Candidates while allotting Centres.


e-Admit Card

The e-Admit Card would be issued provisionally to the candidates through the NTA website:, subject to the fulfilment of the eligibility conditions and receipt of the prescribed application fee by NTA.

The candidate has to download the Admit Card from the NTA website. The candidate will appear in the examination at the given Centre on the date and shift/timing as indicated in his/her e-Admit Card.

No candidate will be allowed to appear at the examination Centre, on the date and shift/time other than that allotted to him/her in his/her Admit Card.

In case a candidate is unable to download his/her Admit Card from the website, he/she should approach the NTA Help Line Number: 011-40759000 between 10.00 am to 5.00 pm.

The candidates are advised to read the instructions on the Admit Card carefully and strictly follow them during the examination.

In case of any discrepancy in the particulars of the candidate or his/her photograph and signature shown in the e-Admit Card and Confirmation Page, the candidate may immediately approach the NTA Help Line between 10.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m. In such a case, the candidate would appear in the examination with the already downloaded Admit Card. However, NTA will take necessary action to make corrections in the record later.

The date of downloading the Admit Card for the exam will be announced on the NTA website (


a. The Candidates may please note that Admit Cards will not be sent by post.
b. In no case, the duplicate Admit Card for CUET (PG) – 2023 would be issued at the Examination Centres.
c. The candidates must not mutilate the Admit Card or change any entry made therein.
d. Candidates are advised to preserve their Admit Cards in good condition for future reference.
e. No Admit Card shall be issued to the candidates whose applications are found to be incomplete for any reasons (including indistinct/ doubtful photographs/ unsigned Applications) or who do not fulfill the eligibility criteria for the examination.
f. Issue of Admit Cards, however, shall not necessarily mean acceptance of eligibility which shall be further scrutinized at subsequent stages of the admission process.


  1. Candidates are advised to report to the Examination Center well in time i.e. 2 hours before commencement of the examination.
  2. Candidates should take their seats immediately after the opening of the Examination Hall. If the candidates do not report in time due to any reason i.e. traffic jam, train/bus delay, etc, they are likely to miss some of the important instructions to be announced in the Examination Rooms/Halls. The NTA shall not be responsible for any delay.
  3. The candidate must show, on-demand, the Admit Card downloaded/printed from the NTA website for admission to the examination room/hall. The Test Centre Staff on duty is authorized to verify the identity of candidates and may take steps to verify and confirm the identity credentials. Candidates are requested to extend their full cooperation. A candidate who does not possess a valid Admit Card and authorized Photo ID shall not be permitted to take the examination under any circumstances by the Centre Superintendent.
  4. A seat indicating Roll Number will be allotted to each candidate. Candidates should find and sit in their allocated seats only. In case a candidate ventures to change his/her seat and does not sit on the seat allotted to him/her could face cancellation of candidature. No plea would be entertained in this regard.
  5. The candidate should ensure that the Question Paper available on the computer is as per his/her opted subject indicated in the Admit Card. In case, the subject of the Question Paper is other than his/her opted subject, the same may be brought to the notice of the Invigilator concerned.
  6. The candidates may approach the Centre Superintendent/Invigilator in the room for any technical assistance, first aid emergency, or any other information during the course of the examination. For any queries or issues regarding Computer Based Test, the candidates may contact on Helpline Numbers available on the NTA website.
  7. In case a candidate, by furnishing false information, appears in more than one shift/date, his candidature will be cancelled and his result will not be declared.
  8. For those who are unable to appear on the scheduled date of the test for any reason, a re-test shall not be held by the NTA under any circumstances.

Note: Candidates shall appear at their own cost at the Centre on the Date, Tests/ Subjects and Timing of Examination as indicated in their Admit Card issued by the NTA. Under no circumstances the choice of cities for the Centre and the Timing of Examination provided in the Admit Card shall be changed.

Candidates MUST bring the following documents on the day of examination at the test centre. Candidates who will not bring these will not be allowed to sit in the examination.

  1. Print copy of Admit Card along with Self Declaration (Undertaking) downloaded from
    the NTA Website (a clear printout on A4 size paper) duly filled in.
  2. One passport size photograph (same as uploaded on the Online Application Form) for
    pasting on the specific space in the Attendance Sheet at Centre during the examination.
  3. Any one of the authorized photo IDs (must be original, valid, and non-expired) – School
    Identity Card/ PAN card/ Driving License/ Voter ID/ Passport/ Aadhaar Card (With
    photograph)/E-Aadhaar with photograph/ Ration Card with photograph/ Class 12 Board
    Admit Card with photograph/ Bank Passbook with Photograph.
  4. PwBD certificate issued by the authorized medical officer, if claiming the relaxation under PwBD category OR
    PwBD Certificate regarding physical limitation in an examination to write as per
    Annexures given in Information Bulletin, if claiming the relaxation under PwBD.
  5. A simple transparent Ball Point Pen.


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