The last date to apply for CUCET 2020 once again extended. Now the eligible students have time till May 23, 2020 in order to apply for the Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET) 2020. Earlier last date to apply was extended from April 12 to April 25, 2020.
Those candidates who have still not registered need to visit www.cucetexam.in in order to apply for CUCET 2020. As per the notification, the date of the examination for undergraduate, postgraduate, research program will be notified later. The CUCET 2020 is conducted in order to grant admission to various UG, PG and Research programs in different streams.
Earlier, for the UG and PG courses, the exams were slated to take place on May 30 and 31, 2020 for the UG and PG courses. For the Research programs, the exam was scheduled on June 6 and 7, 2020. The delay took place after the Government of India imposed the nationwide lockdown due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic.
Those students who will be clearing this exam would become eligible for admission to various UG, PG and Research programs at four state universities and 14 central universities across the country. In order to get a seat in the required program, the students also need to appear for several rounds of counselling sessions. The counselling is slated to take place in June, depending on the schedule.
For UG and PG programs, the fees for CUCET application is Rs 800 for General category & Rs 350 for SC or ST category. For the research programs, the fees is Rs 1000 for those students belonging to General category and Rs 450 for those from SC or ST category.
The syllabus of this exam is different for UG & PG courses as well as research programs of different streams. There will be a total of 100 questions in each program. In the exam for UG & PG courses, there will be two sections A and B. Section A will have 25 questions of analytical skills, language, mathematical aptitude and general awareness. Section B will consist of 75 questions that will be from a specific domain as chosen by the student. For the research program, there will be two sections A and B. Both of them will have 50 questions each. For correct answers, one mark will be awarded. For the wrong answer, there will be a negative marking of 0.25.