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CUET UG FAQs: Eligibility Criteria, Admission Criteria, NRI Quota, and More

  • ALLEN Overseas
  • March 11, 2024
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CUET UG FAQs: Common University Entrance Test (CUET UG) is a national-level entrance exam conducted by the NTA for admission to undergraduate courses offered by the participating institutes. The exam provides candidates a common platform for admission to UG programs in top central/ deemed/ private universities across India. The exam is conducted once a year worldwide. This year the exam will be completely be conducted in Hybrid mode (Pen & Paper/ Computer Based Test (CBT) mode.

As an NRI student, you must have some concerns and questions about the quotas, eligibility criteria, admission process, seat matrix, and more to secure your spot at a prestigious university. Here in CUET UG FAQs, we are answering some frequently asked questions of NRI students and parents related to the CUET exam admission process, exam pattern and more. So, let’s dive into this.

CUET UG FAQs:

  1. What is the CUET UG Exam?
  2. What is the exam pattern of the CUET UG?
  3. How does the CUET exam offer flexibility and diverse options for candidates to choose from the three sections?
  4. What is the minimum and maximum age limit for appearing in CUET UG?
  5. Can NRI students appear in the CUET UG entrance exam?
  6. How many central/ deemed/ private universities participate in the CUET Exam?
  7. Is there any NRI quota in the CUET UG Exam?
  8. Is it possible for an NRI student to take the CUET exam outside of India?
  9. Is there any NRI quota at Delhi University?
  10. Does CUET UG offer any Gulf quota similar to DASA?
  11. How can an NRI get admission to a Bachelor of Science course in a top Indian college?
  12. What is the procedure for an NRI student to get admission into an Indian central university?
  13. How many subjects can a student choose for the CUET UG entrance exam?
  14. How can NRI students register for the CUET-UG exam?
  15. What documents does an NRI student required to apply and appear for the CUET-UG examination?
  16. What are the chances of an NRI student passing the CUET exam?
  17. What is the official website of the CUET Exam?
  18. In case I need any help, through which medium can I contact the exam authorities of CUET UG?
1. What is the CUET UG Exam?

Ans. The Common University Entrance Test (CUET UG) is an entrance exam for admission to various central, state, private, deemed, or autonomous universities and colleges across India. This exam provides equal opportunities to candidates from all parts of India seeking admission to top CUET-accepting colleges for undergraduate courses. It is a single entrance exam for admission to UG courses.

2. What is the exam pattern of the CUET UG?

Ans. The exam will consist of three sections:

  • Section IA – 13 Languages
  • Section IB – 20 Languages
  • Section II – 27 Domain-specific Subjects
  • Section III – General Test
Section Number of Questions Duration of exam
Section IA (Language) 40 questions to be attempted out of 50 in each language 45 minutes for each Language
Section IB
Section II (Domain Subject) 40 Questions to be attempted out of 50 45 minutes for each domain subject
[Note: In subjects, i.e., Accountancy, Economics, Physics, Computer Science / Informatics Practices, Chemistry, and Mathematics /Applied Mathematics, the duration of the test will be 60 minutes]
Section III (General Test) 50 Questions to be attempted out of 60 60 minutes
3. How does the CUET exam offer flexibility and diverse options for candidates to choose from the three sections?

Ans. In the CUET undergraduate exam, candidates can select a maximum of six subjects across all three sections.

4. What is the minimum and maximum age limit for appearing in CUET UG?

Ans. For appearing in the CUET (UG) – 2024, there is no age limit for the candidates. The candidates who have passed the class 12 /equivalent examination or are appearing in 2024 irrespective of their age can appear in the CUET (UG) – 2024 examination. However, the candidates will be required to fulfil the age criteria (if any) of the University / Institution / Organization in which they are desirous of taking admission.

5. Can NRI students appear in the CUET UG entrance exam?

Ans. Yes, NRI students who fulfil the eligibility criteria for the CUET UG can take the entrance exam. They should visit the university website where they want to apply to know the specific requirements.

6. How many central/ deemed/ private universities participate in the CUET Exam?

Ans: A total 241 universities participated in the CUET UG exam in 2023. Among them, 44 are Central universities, 32 are deemed universities, 37 are state universities, 125 are private universities and 3 Other Universities.

7. Is there any NRI quota in the CUET UG Exam?

Ans: There is no NRI quota in the CUET UG exam, but candidates can apply under the NRI category (during counselling).

8. Is it possible for an NRI student to take the CUET exam outside of India?

Ans: An NRI candidate can take the CUET exam from outside India, as NTA has made the CUET UG exam available in certain cities for NRI students.

9. Is there any NRI quota at Delhi University?

Ans: At Delhi University, there is no specific NRI quota for admissions. However, you can check the college or institute’s website to see if NRI quota seats are available.

10. Does CUET UG offer any Gulf quota similar to DASA?

Ans: No, there is no Gulf quota in CUET UG like DASA.

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11. How can an NRI get admission to a Bachelor of Science course in a top Indian college?

Ans: NRI students can get admission to a top Indian college for a BSc by clearing the CUET exam and applying through the NRI quota during counselling, where seats are reserved for NRIs.

12. What is the procedure for an NRI student to get admission into an Indian central university?

The process for Non-Resident Indian (NRI) students to gain admission to a Central University in India involves the following steps:

  • Apply for the Central Universities Entrance Test (CUET) online.
  • Achieve a good score on the CUET exam.
  • Attend the CUET counselling conducted by individual universities and select the best institute or course based on your score and choice.
13. How many subjects can a student choose for the CUET UG entrance exam?

Ans: According to the CUET exam pattern, a candidate can select up to 6 subjects (04 or 05 domain subjects including General Test and 01 or 02 languages)  from all three sections.

14. How can NRI students register for the CUET-UG exam?

Ans: The registration process for NRI students is the same as for Indian nationals. To register for the CUET-UG exam, NRI students must apply by filling out the registration form on NTA’s official CUET website.

15. What documents does an student require and appear for the CUET-UG examination?

Ans:  Candidates are advised to carry only the following with them into the examination venue:

  • Admit card along with Self Declaration (Undertaking) downloaded from the NTA Website (a clear printout on A4 size paper) duly filled in.
  • A simple transparent Ball Point Pen.
  • Additional photograph (same as uploaded on the Online Application Form) to be pasted on the attendance sheet in the Examination Room/ Hall.
  • Any one of the authorized photo IDs (must be original, valid, and non-expired) – School Identity Card/ PAN card/ Driving License/ Voter ID/ Passport/ Aadhaar Card (With photograph)/E-Aadhaar with photograph/ Ration Card with photograph/ Class 12 Board Admit Card with photograph/ Bank Passbook with Photograph.
  • PwBD certificate issued by the authorized medical officer, if claiming the relaxation under the PwBD category.
  • Personal transparent water bottle.
  • Sugar tablets/fruits (like banana/apple/orange) in case the candidate is diabetic.

Documents required from NRI students for the CUET UG examination:

  • Passport photograph & signature – Scanned and clear
  • Passport number/ Aadhaar
  • Grade 10th and 12th (equivalent exam) mark-sheet
  • One valid ID proof
16. What are the chances of an NRI student passing the CUET exam?

Ans: The chances of NRI students qualifying for the CUET exam depend entirely on their exam preparation and performance. If you have prepared with determination, consistency, and hard work, you’ll pass the exams with flying colours.

17. What is the official website of the CUET Exam?

Ans: For regular updates on the CUET UG 2024 exam, visit the official website at www.exams.nta.ac.in/CUET-UG.

18. In case I need any help, through which medium can I contact the exam authorities of CUET UG?  

Ans: You can contact the exam authorities for help or technical support during the working days between 10:00 a.m. and 05:00 p.m. (IST) at cuet-ug@nta.ac.in.

This concludes the FAQs by NRI students seeking admission to top central/ deemed/ private universities through the CUET UG exam. Although we tried to cover all the prevalent questions if you have any queries, write to us in the comment section, and we’ll gladly assist you.

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