The Common University Entrance Test (CUET (UG) – 2022) is being created under the Ministry of Education for admission into all Undergraduate Programmes (Bachelor’s) in all Central Universities for the academic session 2022-23.
This Entrance Test would provide a common platform and fair opportunities to applicants throughout the country, particularly those from rural and other remote areas, and would help in the building of stronger relationships with institutions. By taking a single exam, candidates will be able to study a wide range of topics while also participating in the admissions process to several Central Universities.
Students who are now preparing for their board exams and are apprehensive about their future should not worry. UPSC Pathshala has produced the most user-friendly resource to help you prepare for your exam.
You must make thorough preparations because you will be competing against a vast audience. Because the test is new, many of you may be concerned about what subjects to study, how to structure your studies, and so on.
You should have no issue passing the test if you have solid domain knowledge of the subjects you studied up to class 12. It is also necessary to work on your time management and quickness in order to pass the admission exam.
We have given a few suggestions to help you prepare for the CUET test 2022.
Begin with Understanding the Exam Pattern
Considering the fact that the number of questions is the same, the arrangement of the paper differs as per college and course you are applying to. As a result, understanding the paper format for the specific college is essential for passing the entrance test.
The entrance test will be divided into four portions, according to the CUET Exam Pattern:
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Section 1 A: Thirteen Languages
The exam is particularly intended to assess your command of the language. The CUET-UG is a language exam.
The CUET question paper can be taken in any of the 13 languages. However, the majority of Indian applicants choose either English or Hindi.
Section 1 B: 19 Different Languages
Section I B – Languages(20): This section includes French, Spanish, German, Nepali, Persian, Italian, Arabic, Sindhi, Kashmiri, Konkani, Bodo, Dogri, Maithili, Manipuri, Santhali, Sanskrit, Tibetan, Japanese, Russian, and Chinese. If applicants choose to select a language other than those listed in Section I A, they may do so from a list of 20 options in this section.
A student appearing for the entrance exam can choose upto 3 language tests from Section 1A and Section 1B combined.
Section I A (13 languages)
There would be 40 questions to answer out of a total of 50.
Each language would have a 45-minute length.
Reading comprehension questions will be asked. (based on various passage types–Factual, Literary, and Narrative, [Literary Aptitude and Vocabulary]).
The usual word limit of 400-450 words, you might get 5-8 Reading Comprehension.
The questions will be completely different.
To learn RCs, you must practise editorial sections of newspapers and diverse literature.
You will be expected to master the art of avoiding time-consuming queries.
Section 2: Domain-specific evaluation
There are 27 Domains listed in this category. Students can select up to six domains as determined by the university and courses to which they intend to apply.
Domain-Specific Subjects (27) include: 1.Accountancy/Bookkeeping
3.Studies in Business
4.Chemistry 5.Practices in Computer Science/Informatics
11.Home Science 10.History
12.Knowledge of Indian Traditions and Practices
14.Environmental Science, 15.Mathematics, and 16.Physical Education/NCC/Yoga
18.Political Science 17.Physics
19.Psychology 20.Sociology 21.Aptitude Teaching
23.Mass Communication/Mass Media
25.Fine Arts/Visual Arts (Sculpture/Painting)/Commercial Arts,
26.Performing Arts – I Dance (Kathak/Bharatnatyam/Oddisi/Kathakali/Kuchipudi/Manipuri) (ii) Theatrical drama (iii) General Music (Hindustani/Carnatic/Rabindra Sangeet/Percussion/Non-Percussion),
Sanskrit (27th) [For all Shastri (Shastri 3 years/ 4 years Honours) courses equivalent to B.A./B.A. Honours, namely Shastri in Veda, Paurohitya (Karmakand), Dharamshastra, Prachin Vyakarana, Navya Vyakarana, Phalit Jyotish, Siddhant Jyotish, Vastushastra, Sahitya,Pura
There would be 40 questions to complete out of a total of 50.
Each language would have a 45-minute length.
For objective-based inquiries, input text can be used.
The exam will include negative marks.
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Section 3: General examination
This Section is open to any students interested in enrolling in any undergraduate programme offered by colleges that require a General Test for admission. Admission to one of the 45 core universities is contingent on passing the general aptitude component.
The following will be among the general exams:
Information in General
Upcoming Events occurring
General Mental Capacity
Number-Based Reasoning (Simple application of basic mathematical concepts)
Reasoning Analytically and Logically
This section will consist of multiple-choice questions based on NCERT textbooks, with negative marking for each question poorly answered.
Before selecting Languages from Sections IA and IB, domain specific Subjects from Section II, and General Test from Section III, please complete your study on the prerequisites of their chosen university.
Best CUET Preparation Guides 2022
Selecting the right book is essential if you want to thoroughly understand the concepts and perform well on the exam.
The following are some of the greatest CUET books to read while studying.
S.C. Gupta’s Arihant’s English Grammar & Composition
R.S. Aggarwal’s Quantitative Aptitude
A.C. Chiang and K. Wainwright’s Fundamental Methods of Mathematical Economics
H.C. Verma’s Concept of Physics Vols. 1 & 2
Now that you are familiar with the CUET syllabus, you can start your preparation by reading the NCERT books and newspapers. You can also take a look at the official website of NTA to register for the exam.
Also check out this blog to know more about the application form.
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