Common University Entrance Test (CUET) to be held twice a year beginning next academic session


The Common University Entrance Test  (CUET) which is being held to evaluate the merits of candidates for admission to undergraduate programmes will be conducted twice a year from 2023 to give the aspirants a better edge for their preparation and the opportunity to boost their scores in case they are not satisfied with the marks in the first exam. Candidates are eligible to appear for the test once they clear their class 12 board exams. There will be a gap of almost 45 days, as per the ministry officials.


The questions will cover the contents of class 12 syllabus, but question patterns will keep changing each year for better evaluations of the candidates. The test will be organized by the National Testing Agency. Earlier the test was limited only to central universities but UGC Chairman M Jagadesh Kumar stated that CUET will also widen their facilities to few prominent private universities as well. This will give the aspirants more abundance to seize the opportunity of securing their seats. 


As per the notice published earlier, the students can register for CUET 2022 online at The application window is open up to May 6, 2022. Nearly 2 lakh candidates had already registered for the examination. CUET Post Graduate admissions schedule is also to be announced in due course.


As per schedule, the first CUET is likely to be conducted anytime between the last week of May and First week of June.