The application process of CUET for admission into central universities and colleges will begin on April 1 and continue to remain open till April 30. Students are requested to fill in the application form for the same during that period of time. Student’s will need to answer 40 MCQ’s each in the language and domain sections and 60 MCQ’s that will test a student’s numerical ability and general knowledge. According to the National Testing Agency which is about to conduct the exam in 13 languages on the NCERT syllabus in July will gauge the student’s comprehensive abilities based on literary, narrative and factual passages.
Sections 1A and 1B will have 50 questions each out of which students will have to answer only 40 questions from both the sections. From section 1A, a student is supposed to choose one language out of 13. Section 1B is for those who would apply for foreign languages in the undergraduate programs. Students can choose from a list of 19 subjects provided by some central universities.
The section 2 paper on domain subjects will have 27 subjects on offer, and students will only have to choose only 6. It will also have 50 MCQ questions and students will have to answer any 40. Finally, the paper on the general test or section three will require students to answer 60 questions out of 75.
The third section of the paper was developed keeping in mind the criterion for certain universities that provide admission on the basis of general test scores and not on the student’s marks in the core subjects. The duration of the language and domain subjects will be of 45 minutes each while that of the general test will be 1 hour.
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