The Common Entrance Test for Universities, scheduled for 2023, will now be called CUET 2023. The National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct CUET 2023 for students applying for undergraduate programs nationwide. This is a significant change from the regular entrance exams for colleges. As per the latest update from the UGC Chairman, any university in India can opt for CUET 2023.
Several government universities, including Delhi University (DU) and Banaras Hindu University (BHU), will use CUET 2023 to evaluate candidates for their undergraduate programs. However, JEE and NEET will continue to be used for admissions to engineering and medical programs, respectively.
CUET 2023 Registration
The National Testing Agency has begun the CUET 2023 registration procedure for the Common University Entrance Test exam. Aspirants taking the CUET 2023 for admission to undergraduate programmes can fill out the CUET 2023 registration form on the official website, cuet.Samarth.ac.in
CUET 2023 Registration Date Extended
The National Testing Agency has extended the CUET UG 2023 registration deadline. The registration period for CUET UG 2023 was scheduled to end on March 12, 2023. According to the updated timetable, the CUET UG 2023 registration period will end on March 30, 2023.
UGC Chairman Jagadesh Kumar revealed the updated schedule in a tweet. More colleges have chosen to use CUET UG 2023 scores for UG admissions; hence it was decided to prolong the CUET UG 2023 registration period. A recent update indicates that 168 universities have chosen to use CUET 2023 scores for admissions, 44 of which are Central and 31 State Universities.
CUET UG 2023 Twitter update
UGC Chairman Jagadesh Kumar recently revealed the updated schedule in a tweet.
Revised Schedule of CUET 2023
Below is the revised schedule for CUET 2023
|Last date to submit the Online Application for CUET 2023||March 30, 2023 (9:50 PM)|
|Last date for paying the online fee for CUET 2023||March 30, 2023 (11:50 PM)|
|Application Correction Window for CUET 2023||April 1 to 3, 2023|
|Exam City for CUET 2023||April 30, 2023|
|CUET 2023 official website||cuet.samarth.ac.in|
CUET UG 2023 in 3 shifts; over 11 lakh registrations so far
As per the sources, CUET 2023 will be conducted in three shifts this year.
The Common University Entrance Test (CUET) UG will be conducted in three shifts this year instead of two, and plans for its merger with crucial entrance exams like JEE and NEET will be announced at least two years in advance, according to UGC chairman M Jagadesh Kumar.
In an interview with PTI, Kumar said the University Grants Commission (UGC) and the National Testing Agency (NTA) are prepared to ensure that the second edition of CUET-UG is glitch-free. He said. “Extra computers and extra centres have been arranged as a plan B so that in case there are any glitches, the candidates can be shifted there, and the exam for a particular shift will not be cancelled,”
When asked about the proposal to merge CUET with the engineering entrance exam JEE and medical entrance exam NEET, Kumar said, Whenever the merger happens, the announcements will be made at least two years in advance so the students can prepare accordingly.”
With 14.9 lakh registrations, the CUET became the second highest-registration entrance exam in the country, surpassing JEE-Main’s average enrollment of nine lakhs. “We have already received over 11.5 lakh registrations this year. The deadline has been extended till March 30, and we expect the applications to surpass last year’s,” Kumar said.
Aspirants can still apply for the CUET Registration/or Any Correction.
CUET UG 2023 registration process started on February 10, 2023. Registration’s last date has been extended to March 30, 2023. Aspirants still considering registration for the CUET exam can apply now; you have a suitable time to complete the form. We have already shared the full registration before. If you haven’t found out the step-to-step process, click here.
The examination for undergraduate programs will be conducted between May 21 to 31, 2023.
Aspirants will be able to correct the information in some specified fields only. The CUET UG 2023 Application Correction will start from 1st April 2023 to 3rd April 2023 via online mode. It is recommended that aspirants take advantage of this opportunity and modify the details carefully and correctly.
Aspirants can correct the details only in specific fields, such as personal and educational. Aspirants must edit the details within the given period. Aspirants must know if the application form has been submitted; no changes will be allowed later. However, the correction window will be opened separately. The candidates will not have to pay additional fees to edit the CUET 2023 application form.
Some details that aspirants can correct in the CUET Application Form 2023:
- Name of the exam passed.
- University or board name
- The subject of the exam
- Father’s name
- Mother’s name
- Year of passing
- Photograph and signature etc.
Aspirants cannot make changes to the following details:
- Email ID
- Date of birth
- Mobile number
CUET 2023: Eligibility for an Undergraduate Program
Along with the admission notification, NTA has released the eligibility criteria for CUET 2023. So let us look at the eligibility requirements for CUET 2023.
- Aspirants should score a minimum of 50% marks in their 10+2 examination in the General category and 45% for SC/ST candidates.
- Aspirants should have taken subjects in 10+2 depending on their chosen course.
- The aspirants should be of Indian nationality.
- It is recommended that aspirants apply to three participating universities with three options for CUET programs.
- CUET can be applied for while attempting the university’s qualifying examination. However, they would have to produce a passing certificate during counselling.
CUET 2023: Age Limit
There is no age limit to apply for CUET 2023. However, aspirants must fulfil the educational qualifications to be eligible for the CUET 2023 exam.
CUET 2023 Nationality
There are a few requirements that candidates must meet to qualify for the CUET 2023 exam:
- The candidate must be an Indian citizen.
- A constituent subject of Nepal, Bhutan
- A Tibetan refugee who landed in India before 1 January 1962 to make India their home and reside there permanently.
- Pakistanis, Burmese, Sri Lankans, Kenyans, Ugandans, Tanzanians, Zambians, Malawians, Zaireans, Ethiopians, and people from Vietnam who permanently moved to India.
CUET 2023 Overseas Exam Centres
CUET UG exam used to be held in 13 overseas locations, but that number climbed to 24 in 2023. Check out the 24 overseas Exam centres list with City codes for CUET 2023.
|ZZ04||South Africa||Cape Town|
|ZZ09||Hong Kong||Hong Kong|
|ZZ19||Saudi Arabia||Riyadh Province|
CUET 2023: Number of Attempts
The aspirants can appear for the exam if they fulfil the educational requirements, nationality, and other CUET 2023 requirements. There is no set number of times to attempt CUET. Thus, aspirants must adhere to the eligibility requirements to attempt CUET.
FAQ CUET 2023-
Q1: What is the benefit of giving the CUET 2023 exam?
Ans: Through the CUET 2023 scores, candidates can be admitted to participating universities such as DU, JNU, AMU, etc.
Q2: When will CUET 2023 admit card be released?
Ans: CUET UG 2023 admit card will be released in the second week of May, around a week before the exam. The admit card of CUET will be released separately for each phase of the exam. Candidates must download the admit cards online by logging in with their registration credentials.
Q3. Is there a negative marking in CUET?
Ans. Yes. There is a negative marking in the CUET exam. For each wrong answer, one mark is deducted. Negative marking will not be applicable in case of unattempted questions.
Q4: When will the CUET UG 2023 answer key be released?
Ans: The CUET UG 2023 provisional answer key will likely be released in the second week of June 2023. Candidates can submit challenges or objections against the keys by following the stipulated date and format. The final answer keys will be released along with the result in the third week of June.
Q5: When will the CUET UG 2023 counselling process commence?
Ans: The participating universities are expected to announce the CUET UG 2023 counselling process in the first week of August. The process will be conducted separately by the universities and will not be a centralised counselling system.
- CUET 2023 Registration
- CUET 2023 Registration Date Extended
- CUET UG 2023 Twitter update
- Revised Schedule of CUET 2023
- CUET UG 2023 in 3 shifts; over 11 lakh registrations so far
- Aspirants can still apply for the CUET Registration/or Any Correction.
- CUET 2023: Eligibility for an Undergraduate Program
- CUET 2023: Age Limit
- CUET 2023 Nationality
- CUET 2023 Overseas Exam Centres