CUET Exam Pattern 2022 - Section-wise Questions Asked, Marking Scheme

CUET Exam Pattern 2022 - Section-wise Questions Asked, Marking Scheme

ByAman Prakash  |  Updated on: Apr 21, 2022
CUET Exam Pattern 2022 - Check the latest CUET Exam Pattern released, Section-Wise Marking Scheme, Important Topics to cover, Number of questions asked, and more.

CUET Exam Pattern 2022 has been revised by the National Testing Agency. Candidates preparing for the upcoming CUET Exam must be clear about the paper pattern.  Candidates can also check the CUET Exam Analysis for a better understanding of the exam. Below mentioned is the Exam Pattern as per the latest notice.

There will be three sections in the CUET Undergraduate exam. The language section has 2 subsections. Candidates need to select the domain-specific subject that they want to pursue in the future. Check CUET pattern, mark distribution, duration, and more below,

Latest Changes in the CUET Exam Pattern 2022

The CUET exam will be conducted in online mode (CBT), and the duration for the paper is two hours. The CUET Exam Pattern has 3 sections viz., languages (two-language), domain, and language paper. The exam will be conducted in 13 languages except for the language section. Candidates who are interested in a specific domain can select the domain for the exam. There is no need to waste time reading extra subjects. Only the Entrance test score was considered. The students have the option to attempt more than one domain. Check all the details of the CUET Exam Pattern below.

CUET Exam Pattern Overview 

Check the important details of the CUET Exam pattern 2022.

  • Exam Mode:-The entrance examination will be organized through online mode.
  • Time Duration:- Each Candidate will get 195 minutes to solve the question paper.
  • Languages: 13 languages (Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Urdu, Assamese, Bengali, Punjabi, Odia, and English)
  • Domains: 27 (Accountancy/ Book Keeping, Biology/ Biological Studies/ Biotechnology/ Biochemistry, Business Studies, Chemistry, Computer Science/ Informatics Practices, Economics/ Business Economics, Engineering Graphics, Entrepreneurship, Geography/ Geology, History, Home Science, Knowledge Tradition and Practices of India, Legal Studies, Environmental Science, Mathematics, Physical Education/ NCC /Yoga, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Teaching Aptitude, Agriculture, Mass Media/ Mass Communication, Anthropology, Fine Arts/ Visual Arts (Sculpture/ Painting)/ Commercial Arts, Performing Arts – (i) Dance (Kathak/ Bharatnatyam/ Oddisi/ Kathakali/Kuchipudi/ Manipuri (ii) Drama- Theatre (iii) Music General (Hindustani/ Carnatic/ Rabindra Sangeet/ Percussion/ Non-Percussion), and Sanskrit)
  • Questions Type:- All the questions will be based on the Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ).
  • No. of Questions:- There will be a total of 140 questions in the question paper.

CUET Exam Pattern 2022

The CUET 2022 exam pattern for undergraduate programs such as B.BA courses is as follows

SectionsSubject/ LanguageQuestionsQuestion TypesDuration
Section IACandidates need to choose one language from 13 languages40 out of 50 (each section)Reading Comprehension, Vocab, Grammer, etc.45 minutes for each language
Section IBCandidates can select 1 language from 19 languages
Section IISelect up to 6 domains out of 27 domains40 out of 50MCQ45 minutes for each domain
Section III
  • Reasoning,
  • General Knowledge, 
  • Mathematics, etc.
60 out of 75MCQ60 minutes

Important Points:

  • The candidate can choose a maximum of any 3 languages from Section IA and Section IB has taken together. (One of the languages chosen needs to be in lieu of Domain-specific subjects)
  • Section II offers 27 Subjects, out of which a candidate may choose a maximum of 6 Subjects.
  • For choosing Languages (up to 3) from Section IA and IB and a maximum of 6 Subjects from Section II and General Test under Section III, the Candidate must refer to the requirements of his/her intended University.

CUET Syllabus 2022 

For section-A of CUET 2022 for UG courses, there will be no defined official syllabus. However, the questions asked from the various subject follows:

  • Languages
  • Domain-Specific Syllabus 
  • Mathematical Aptitude
  • General Awareness
  • Analytical Skills

Check the detailed CUET Syllabus 2022

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CUET Exam Exam Pattern FAQs

  • As per the latest notification, the NTA has revised the Exam Pattern of the CUET Exam. The exam will have 3 sections now. The first section i.e., language has two sub-sections. Candidates need to select a domain-specific subject for the second section in which he/she wants to pursue their career. The third section will be general knowledge sections which are common for all the candidates. It will contain questions from g.k, maths, reasoning, etc.

  • The marking scheme of the CUET UG exam is not released by the NTA yet. Candidates need to attempt 140 questions for UG paper CUET exam. The CUET exam pattern for UG has 175 questions, candidates need to attempt only 160. The total marks of the exam will be 140 if each question will be of 1 mark. It would be 560 marks if each question is of 4 marks each.

  • The total duration of the CUET exam 2022 is 195 minutes. Each language section will be 45 minutes each, and the domain-specific will be of 45 minutes. The third section i.e., General aptitude will be for 60 minutes.

  • The CUET exam will be conducted in 13 languages viz., Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Urdu, Assamese, Bengali, Punjabi, Odia, and English.