National Testing Agency (NTA) will be conducting the Central Universities – Common Entrance Test (CU-CET) 2021 for admission to the Integrated/Under-Graduate (UI) and Post-Graduation (PG) Programmes of 12 Central Universities for the academic session 2021-22 in CBT mode, as per details given below.
|Duration of Online registration and submission of Application Form for CU-CET 2021||16 August to 01 September, 2021 (upto 11:50 pm)|
|Last Date of successful fee transaction||02 September, 2021 (upto 11:50 pm)|
|Dates of Examination||15, 16, 23 and 24 September 2021|
|Duration of Examination||120 minutes (02:00 hours)|
|Mode of exam||LAN Based CBT (Computer Based Test)|
|Pattern of exam||Objective Type comprising Multiple Choice Questions|
|Medium of Paper||Only English (other than language Courses)|
Candidates who desire to appear in CU-CET 2021 may read the detailed Information Bulletin hosted on https://cucet.nta.nic.in, www.nta.ac.in and details of Programmes, Eligibility Criteria, Programme Structure etc. are available on the respective website of participating Universities.
Candidates may apply online only at https://cucet.nta.nic.in during the period specified above. Before applying for CU-CET 2021, candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria required by a particular participating University for a desired Programme. The exam fee is also required to be paid online through payment gateway using debit/credit cards, internet banking, UPI or Paytm (for details please refer to the Information Bulletin). Those candidates who are appearing in the final examination of the qualifying degree/certificate are also eligible to apply.
List of 12 participating Central Universities in the CU-CET 2021
|Sr. No.||Name of CU||Website|
|1||Assam University, Silchar||http://www.aus.ac.in|
|2||Central University of Andhra Pradesh||https://cuap.ac.in|
|3||Central University of Gujarat||https://www.cug.ac.in|
|4||Central University of Haryana||http://www.cuh.ac.in|
|5||Central University of Jammu||https://www.cujammu.ac.in|
|6||Central University of Jharkhand||http://cuj.ac.in|
|7||Central University of Karnataka||https://www.cuk.ac.in|
|8||Central University of Kerala||https://www.cukerala.ac.in|
|9||Central University of Punjab||http://www.cup.edu.in|
|10||Central University of Rajasthan||https://www.curaj.ac.in|
|11||Central University of South Bihar||https://www.cusb.ac.in|
|12||Central University of Tamil Nadu||https://cutn.ac.in.|
Steps to apply online
- Apply for Online Registration
- Fill Online Applicati on Form
- Upload Scanned Photo & Signature
- Pay Examination Fee
Central Universities – Common Entrance Test (CU-CET 2021)
|General/ EWS/ OBC-NCL||₹ 800/- (Eight Hundred)|
|SC / ST / Transgender||₹ 350/- (Three Hundred Fifty)|
|Person with Disabilities (PwD)||Nil|
In case any candidate wants to apply (fills up application form) for more than three Test Papers under CU-CET (PG) 2021, the Application Processing Fee/Entrance Test Fee payable by her/ him for each subsequent Test Paper (after selection of three Test Papers) shall be charged as per reduced rates given below:
|General/ EWS/ OBC-NCL||₹ 200/- (Two Hundred)|
|SC / ST / Transgender||₹ 75/- (Seventy Five)/|
|Person with Disabilities (PwD)||Nil|
Application Procedure: 4 simple Steps to be followed to apply online
Candidates must read carefully the Instructions (including how to fill up Application Form online) given in the Information Bulletin available on the NTA Website. Candidates not complying with the Instructions shall be summarily disqualified.
|Step 1:||Register for Online Application Form and note down 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, 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. For subsequent logins, candidate will be able to login directly with the respective system generated Application Number and created Password.|
|Step 2:||Complete the Application Form Candidate should now login with the system generated Application Number and created Password for completing the Application Form.|
|Step 3:||Upload Scanned Images of Candidate’s Photograph & Candidate Signature (wherever applicable) :|
The recent passport size photograph should be either in colour or black & white with 80% face (without mask) visible including ears against white background. It should be in JPG format (clearly legible) and between 10 kb to 200 kb.
Signature should be in JPG format (clearly legible) and between 4 kb to 30 kb.
[Note: Upload the correct photograph and signature as the facility for correction will not be given.
|Step 4:||The candidate has to select Debit card/Credit card/UPI/Net banking/PAYTM option to pay the application fee and follow the online instruction to complete the payment of fee. After successful payment, candidate will be able to print the Confirmation Page. In case the Confirmation Page is not generated after payment of fee then the transaction is cancelled and the candidates have to approach the concerned bank for refund of amount. However the candidate has to make another payment/transaction, in case the Confirmation Page is not generated.|
For any query or clarification, candidates can call NTA Help Desk at 011 40759000 or write to NTA at [email protected].