Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CU-CET) 2021 conduct by National Testing Agency (NTA)

Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CU-CET) 2021 conduct by National Testing Agency (NTA)

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 202116 August to 01 September, 2021 (upto 11:50 pm)
Last Date of successful fee transaction02 September, 2021 (upto 11:50 pm)
Dates of Examination15, 16, 23 and 24 September 2021
Duration of Examination120 minutes (02:00 hours)
Mode of examLAN Based CBT (Computer Based Test)
Pattern of examObjective Type comprising Multiple Choice Questions
Medium of PaperOnly 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.

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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 CUWebsite
1Assam University, Silcharhttp://www.aus.ac.in
2Central University of Andhra Pradeshhttps://cuap.ac.in
3Central University of Gujarathttps://www.cug.ac.in
4Central University of Haryanahttp://www.cuh.ac.in
5Central University of Jammuhttps://www.cujammu.ac.in
6Central University of Jharkhandhttp://cuj.ac.in
7Central University of Karnatakahttps://www.cuk.ac.in
8Central University of Keralahttps://www.cukerala.ac.in
9Central University of Punjabhttp://www.cup.edu.in
10Central University of Rajasthanhttps://www.curaj.ac.in
11Central University of South Biharhttps://www.cusb.ac.in
12Central University of Tamil Naduhttps://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)

Examination Fees

CategoryExamination Fees
General/ EWS/ OBC-NCL
₹ 800/- (Eight Hundred)
SC / ST / Transgender
₹ 350/- (Three Hundred Fifty)
Person with Disabilities (PwD)

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:

CategoryExamination Fees
General/ EWS/ OBC-NCL
₹ 200/- (Two Hundred)
SC / ST / Transgender
₹ 75/- (Seventy Five)/
Person with Disabilities (PwD)

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.

Download Information Bulletin

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For any query or clarification, candidates can call NTA Help Desk at 011 40759000 or write to NTA at [email protected].

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