CUET PG 2022 | Common University Entrance Test (Postgraduate) Dates, Registration, Eligibility, Exam pattern


NTA announces Common University Entrance Test (CUET-PG) for Admission to Postgraduate Programs offered in Central Universities, Apply now

CUET PG 2022 – National Testing Agency has been entrusted with the responsibility of conducting the Postgraduate Entrance Test for 42 Central and participating Universities for the academic session 2022-2023. CUET will provide a single window opportunity to students to seek admission in participating Universities across the country.

About Common University Entrance Test (CUET (PG) – 2022


  • Common University Entrance Test (CUET) is being introduced for admission into UG/ PG programmes in Central and participating Universities for academic session 2022-23. The Common University Entrance Test (CUET) will provide a common platform and equal opportunities to candidates across the country, especially those from North-East and from rural and other remote areas and help to establish better connections with the Universities. A single Examination will enable the Candidates to cover a wide outreach and be part
  • of the admissions process to various Central Universities.
  • The CUET (PG) – 2022 will be conducted in CBT mode in 02 shifts for admissions in the next academic session.


List of Central and Participating Universities in the CUET (PG)-2022 is given below :

  • Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University (Central University)
  • Banaras Hindu University (Central University)
  • Central Tribal University of Andhra Pradesh (Central University)
  • Central University of Andhra Pradesh (Central University)
  • Central University of South Bihar (Central University)
  • Central University of Gujarat (Central University)
  • Central University of Haryana (Central University)
  • Central University of Himachal Pradesh (Central University)
  • Central University of Jammu (Central University)
  • Central University of Jharkhand (Central University)
  • Central University of Karnataka (Central University)
  • Central University of Kashmir (Central University)
  • Central University of Kerala (Central University)
  • Central University of Odisha (Central University)
  • Central University of Punjab (Central University)
  • Central University of Rajasthan (Central University)
  • Central University of Tamil Nadu (Central University)
  • (a) Indira Gandhi National Tribal University Amarkantak / (b)GNTU-Regional Centre Manipur (Central University)
  • Dr. Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya (Central University)
  • Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya (Central University)
  • Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University (Central University)
  • Jawaharlal Nehru University (Central University)
  • Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalaya (Central University)
  • Manipur University (Central University)
  • North Eastern Hill University (Central University)
  • Pondicherry University (Central University)
  • Sikkim University (Central University)
  • Tezpur University (Central University)
  • The English and Foreign Languages University (Central University)
  • Tripura University (Central University)
  • University of Hyderabad (Central University)
  • Mahatma Gandhi Central University (Central University)
  • Central Sanskrit University (Central University)
  • National Sanskrit University (Central University)
  • B.R. Ambedkar School of Economics University (State University)
  • Madan Mohan Malviya University of Technology (State University)
  • National Rail and Transport Institute (Deemed University)
  • Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam Technical University (State University)
  • Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (State University)
  • Sardar Patel University of Police, Security and Criminal Justice (State University)
  • Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development (Central University)
  • Apex University (State University)


CUET (PG) 2022 Important Dates

  • Submission of Application Form Online : Last date of extension upto 18th July, 2022 (upto 05.00 pm)
  • Last date for Payment of Application Fee Online : 19th July, 2022 (upto 11.50 pm)
  • Correction in Application Form (Correction Window) : 20th July, 2022 to 22nd July, 2022 (upto 11.50 pm)
  • Downloading of Admit Cards from NTA website : Will be announced later on website
  • Date of Examination : Will be announced later on website Website(s)  : https:/,


Eligibility Criteria


  • Bachelor‟s Degree and/or the Master’s Degree in related field with a minimum 50% marks or equivalent grade
  • More eligibility criteria and more details please check on website

Age Limit

  • For appearing in the CUET (PG) 2022, there is no age limit for the candidates. The candidates who have passed the bachelor degree/equivalent examination or appearing in 2022 irrespective of their age can appear in CUET (PG) 2022 examination.
  • However, the candidates will be required to fulfill the age criteria of the University in which they are desirous of taking admission.


  • For admission in Universities through CUET (PG)-2022, the existing policies regarding quota, category, relaxation, reservations, qualification, subject combinations, preferences etc. of the respective University shall be applicable.
  • 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.
  • Candidates are advised to satisfy themselves before applying that they possess the eligibility criteria laid down by the University they are applying to.
  • 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 fulfills the Programme wise eligibility conditions of the University they are applying to.


Application Process

    • Candidates can apply for CUET (PG) – 2022 through the “Online” mode only. The Application Form in any other mode will not be accepted.
    • Submission of Application Form could be made by the candidate online through the NTA website:
  • 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
  • Step 2: Filed Application Form
  • Step 3: Fee Payment


Application Fee

In India (Fee In Rs)

Application Fee (for up to three Test Papers)

  • General : Rs. 800/- 
  • OBC-NCL/Gen-EWS : Rs. 600/- 
  • SC/ ST/ Third Gender  : Rs. 550/- 
  • PwBD : Rs. 500/-


In India (Fee In Rs)

Fees for additional Test Papers (Per Test Paper)

  • General : Rs. 200/-
  • OBC-NCL/Gen-EWS : Rs. 150/-
  • SC/ ST/ Third Gender : Rs. 150/-
  • PwBD : Rs. 150/-


Outside India (Fee In Rs.)

Application Fee (for up to three Test Papers)

  • For all category : Rs. 4000/-

Fees for additional Test Papers (Per Test Paper)

  • For all category : Rs. 1000/-

Mode of Payment 

  • Through: Net-Banking/ Debit Card /Credit Card / UPI/Wallet


CUET (PG) 2022 Exam Pattern


  • Dates of Examination : Will be intimated on NTA website (Exact date, shift, Subject and city of examination will be made available to the Candidates on their Admit Cards)
  • CUET (PG) 2022 will be conducted in Computer Based Test mode only.
  • CUET (PG) 2022 will be conducted in English and Hindi (Bilingual) except for language and Sahitya papers (check details from Bunching List available in the Information Bulletin).
  • Duration  :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 05:00 P.M.


Pattern Question Pattern Paper Code
1 The no. of questions will be 100 and divided into two parts

Part A: 25 Questions consisting of Language Comprehension/Verbal Ability

Part B: 75 Domain Knowledge Questions comprising of Teaching Aptitude, Social Sciences, Mathematics & Science)

The no. of questions will be 100 and divided into two parts

Part A: Consisting of Language Comprehension/Verbal Ability, General Awareness, Mathematical/Quantitative ability and Analytical Skills

comprising 25 MCQs.

Part B: Domain Knowledge comprising 75 MCQs.

PGQP02 to PGQP07

PGQP09 to PGQP37


PGQP41 to PGQP59

PGQP61 to PGQ73

PGQP75 to PGQ77

2 The no. of questions will be 100 and divided into two parts

Part A : 25 Questions (Language Comprehension/Verbal Ability, General Knowledge, and Mathematical/Quantitative ability )

Part B: 75 Questions Domain knowledge e.g. Civil Engineering or Mechanical Engineering etc.




The no. of questions will be 100 and divided into two parts

Part A: 25 Questions (General Knowledge/Awareness, Mathematical Ability and Logical Reasoning)

Part B: 75 Questions of specific language.

3 100 Questions (Language Comprehension/ Verbal Ability, Mathematical/ Quantitative ability, Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning) PGQP38
100 Questions (Language Comprehension/ Verbal Ability, General Knowledge/ Awareness, Computer Basics and Logical Reasoning) PGQP40



  • Candidates can apply for ONLY ONE COURSE IN A SLOT. The candidate should read the Information Bulletin carefully and identify the course and the University for which he/she is applying and check the eligibility of the University where they are seeking admission.
  • Each question paper will have 100 Questions.
  • Candidate has to choose either English or Hindi language for the General Paper. (Choose Carefully).
  • For PGQP08, PGQP60 and PGQP74 and PGQP78 only one course can be selected from the drop down list in the registration form.
  • The entire Question Paper for PGQP05 (English) and PGQP06 (Hindi) would be in only one language.
  • The Question Paper will be in Sanskrit only for Acharya, Shiksha Shastri and Shiksha Acharya Courses.
  • Further in case of Shiksha Shastri and Shiksha Acharya the entire 100 questions of the question paper would be in Sanskrit language only.
  • In case of PGQP60 and PGQP62 concerned language only would be used for the domain knowledge questions i.e. 75 questions.


Making Scheme


  • Each question carries 04 (four) marks.
  • For each correct response, the candidate will get 04 (four) marks.
  • For each incorrect response, 01 (one) mark will be deducted from the total score.
  • Un-answered/un-attempted response will be given no marks.
  • To answer a question, the candidate needs to choose one option as the correct option.
  • 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.
  • 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.


Syllabus of CUET (PG) – 2022

  • Entrance syllabus for Question papers would be available on NTA Website


e-Admit Card


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

For more details and to apply, please visit the official website

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