Common University Entrance Test
(CUET) is introduced for admission into UG/PG programmes in Central and
participating Universities. The Common University
Entrance Test (CUET) will provide a common platform and equal opportunities to
candidates across the country, especially those from North-East and from rural
and other remote areas, and help to establish better connections with the
Universities. A single Examination will enable the Candidates to cover a wide
outreach and be part of the admissions process to various Central Universities.
CUET 2024 Exam Date and Schedule
RESULTS GRASSROOTS CUET (PG)
- Exclusive batch for CUET-PG (Life Science | Botany | Zoology | Biochemistry | Microbiology etc.)
- 5 days a week classes, every day 4 - 4.30 hours.
- Duration 8 - 9 months approx.
- Online and offline lectures by subject experts.
- Study modules sent by courier.
- Comprehensive Tests Series.
- Doubt Sessions.
- Offline and online batches are available
MODE OF EXAMINATION
CUET (PG) will be conducted in Computer Based Test mode only.
After the declaration of the CUET (PG) result by NTA, the respective Universities will declare the counseling/admission schedule and merit list based on the CUET (PG) score and the other criteria of the respective University. For all admission-related procedures/queries, the candidates are advised to refer to the website of the applied University.
STRUCTURE OF QUESTION PAPERS
The number of questions will be 100 and divided into two parts
Part A: Consisting of Language Comprehension/Verbal Ability, General Awareness, Mathematical/Quantitative Ability, and Analytical Skills comprising 25 MCQs.
Part B: Domain Knowledge comprising of 75 MCQs.
MARKING SCHEME & TIME
Time - 2 hours
Marking - Each question carries 04 (four) marks. For each correct response, the candidate will get 04 (four) marks. For each incorrect response, 01 (one) mark will be deducted from the total score.
For appearing in the CUET (PG), there is no age limit for the candidates. The candidates who have passed the bachelor degree/equivalent examination or appearing irrespective of their age can appear in the CUET (PG) examination. However, the candidates will be required to fulfill the age criteria of the University in which they are desirous of taking admission.
SYLLABUS (PGQP22) CUCET
Entrance syllabus for the Course(s): (M.Sc. Botany) (M.Sc. Zoology) (M.Sc. Biotechnology) (M.Sc. Life Science) (M.Sc. Microbiology) (M.Sc. Biochemistry) (M.Sc. Nutrition Biology) (M.Sc. Genomic Science) (M.Sc. Bioinformatics) (M.Sc. Life Sciences (Sp. in Human Genetics)) (M.Sc. Life Sciences (Molecular Medicine))
1. PART-A will consist of 25 objective questions (MCQs) and will include English, General Awareness, Mathematical Aptitude and Analytical Skills.
2. PART-B will consist of 75 objective questions (MCQs) from the following syllabus:
a. Techniques: Principles and applications of chromatography, spectroscopy, microscopy, electrophoresis, centrifugation, blotting, PCR & radioisotope techniques.
b. Chromatin structure and function: Organization of chromosomes in prokaryotes and eukaryotes, chromatin types, centromere, Telomere, and concept of gene.
c. Biochemistry: Structure and functions of proteins, DNA, carbohydrates, lipids & vitamins. Bioenergetics, Glycolysis, TCA cycle, Electron Transport System and ATP synthesis, oxidation and synthesis of fatty acid, membrane structure and function.
d. Biotechnology: Recombinant DNA technology, principles of gene cloning, applications of biotechnology in medicine, industry and agriculture, animal & plant cell culture, environmental biotechnology.
e. Microbiology: Diversity of microbes, bacterial reproduction, antimicrobial agents, the significance of microbes in the industry and agriculture, plant virus, animal virus, and environmental microbiology.
f. Immunology: Antigen, antibody, complement systems, immunity, vaccines.
g. Molecular Biology & Genetics: Principles of inheritance, linkage & crossing over, chromosomal aberrations, extrachromosomal inheritance, replication, transcription, translation, DNA repair and population genetics.
h. Plant Sciences: Bryophytes, Pteridophytes, Gymnosperms, Angiosperms, Vascular system in plants, Economic importance of plants, Photosynthesis, Photoperiodism, Vernalization, and Biogeochemical cycle.
i. Animal Sciences: Characteristics of invertebrates and vertebrates, anatomy and physiology of different systems of humans, nerve impulse transmission, endocrinology, human diseases, Apoptosis and cancer, inherited diseases, animal cell culture.
What are CUET and CUCET?
The CUET (Central University Entrance Test) or CUCET (Central Universities Common Entrance Test) is an entrance exam conducted for admission into various central universities in India. It is a national-level exam that tests the knowledge and aptitude of students in various subjects. The exam is conducted in both offline and online modes and consists of multiple-choice questions. The syllabus for the exam varies based on the course and university. Students need to prepare well and score high in the exam to secure admission into their desired central university