CUCET 2016 - Central Universities Common Test

Last Date to Apply

April 15, 2016
Extended to April 20, 2016

About CUCET 2016

CUCET 2016 is an all-India test conducted for admission to about 322 Integrated/ undergraduate, post-graduate and Research Programmes in nine Central Universities. Eligible candidates can apply for CUCET 2016 from March 15 to April 15, 2016. 

CUCET 2016, Central Universities Common Entrance Test will be conducted by the Central University of Rajasthan on behalf of all the nine Central University participating in CUCET 2016.



CUCET 2016 Application Form available

March 14, 2016

CUCET 2016 Application Ends

April 15, 2016
Extended to April 20, 2016

Last date for Fee (For SBI challan generated
up to 24:00 hrs. on  April 20, 2016)

April 22, 2016

CUCET Final Answer Keys

June 7, 2016

CUCET 2016 Result

By June 10, 2016

CUCET 2016 Schedule

CUCET 2016 Time Table

Through CUCET 2016 a candidate gets admission opportunity in Nine Central Universities, namely:

  • Central University of Haryana (CUHAR).
  • Central University of Jharkhand (CUJHD).
  • Central University of Jammu (CUJAM).
  • Central University of Kashmir (CUKAS).
  • Central University of Punjab (CUPUN).
  • Central University of Kerala (CUKER).
  • Central University of Rajasthan (CURAJ).
  • Central University of Tamil Nadu (CUTND).
  • Central University of Karnataka (CUK).

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CUCET 2016 Eligibility criteria

CUCET 2016 Eligibility Criteria

  • Academic Qualification
    • Candidate must have passed 10+2 examination or equivalent.
    • Candidates appearing for the final examinations are also eligible.
  • Eligibility criteria according to the different university.

Candidate must note that different universities have different eligibility criteria for a similar course so the candidates are advised to check it carefully before applying.

Number of courses a student can apply to through CUCET

  • Eligible students can apply for up to 3 (three) options of programmes/courses of his/her choice.
  • But care should be taken to ensure that you apply only for those programmes/courses for which you are eligible.

Eligible candidates can apply for up to 3 options of programmes/courses of their choice. For each of the programme option chosen, the candidate can also give up to 3 preferences of Universities offering the programme. However, it must be noted that in case there is a clash of timings of tests for more than one options chosen, the candidate will have to decide which test to appear for.

CUCET 2016 Application form and Admit Card

CUCET 2016 Application Process

CUCET 2016 application will start from March 15, 2016.Candidate can apply for CUCET 2016 ONLY online. There is NO offline Process of filling the CUCET 2016 Application Form. CUCET Application form will be available on the official website of CUCET. Candidate can follow these steps to fill CUCET Application form.

CUCET 2016 Application Form

STEP 1: Registration at the official website for CUCET

STEP 2: Add personal Details

STEP 3: Upload Documents 

STEP 4: Submit the Application Form

STEP 5: Payment for CUCET Application fee. There are two mode payment Offline and Online.

  • Online Payment: Net banking or Credit Card/Debit Card.
  • Offline Payment: Through SBI Challan.
    • Candidate has to click on "Generate Bank Challan". Take a printout of Bank Challan. 
    • Candidates will have to visit any SBI branch to make the payment of application fee.
    • After depositing the fee, candidates take Receipt of the Fee Payment Challan duly and the  transaction ID/Journal No.

In both the cases after making the payment, the system will generate a registration slip. It is mandatory for all applicants to take a print out of this registration slip and keep it with them safely.

Submission of CUCET Application form

Candidates are not required to send any hard copy of Application form, confirmation registration Slip or any other document to the Registered Office. On successful submission of duly filled in CUCET 2016 Application Form, an e-mail and SMS will be sent to the email id & mobile number you have given in the application form.

CUCET Admit Card

Candidate will have to download the CUCET 2016 Admit card on or after May 6, 2016 from the official website by entering his/her application number & date of birth. Candidates will be intimated about the same by Email/SMS alerts. Any intimation for Hall Ticket will NOT be sent by post.

CUCET 2016 Test Cities 

CUCET 2016 Fees

CUCET 2016 Application Fees

  • General/OBC Candidates: Rs 700
  • SC/ST/PWD Candidates: Rs.350
  • PWD Candidates: No Fee

Kindly Note: If a candidate pays the examination fee through Offline Challan mode of SBI, the bank charges of Rs 50 will be borne by the candidate.

CUCET 2016 Result and Counselling

CUCET 2016 Result and Merit List

  • CUCET 2016 Result is expected to be declared on June 10, 2016.
  • After the result, each Central University will declare the counseling/admission schedule and merit list based on theweightage on CUCET score and the other criteria. The common criteria are:
    • Whether the candidate has applied for that particular program in that University as a first choice. (If seats are available, candidates with second and third choices may also be considered).
    • Candidate’s ranking in the CUCET for that program (higher the score, better are your chances).
    • Meeting the eligibility criteria prescribed by the University.

CUCET 2016 Exam pattern

Exam pattern for CUCET 

CUCET 2016 Question Paper will have Multiple Choice Question (MCQ).

Duration: 2 hours

Negative Marking: There will be negative marking. Each correct answer will carry 3 marks and for 1 mark will be detected for every wrong answer.   

Part A:  Language, General awareness, Mathematical aptitude and analytical skills: 25 Questions

Part B: Domain Knowledge: 75 Questions

  • Part B may consist of three/four/five sections.
  • Each section will have 25 questions.
  • Candidates are required to answer a set of any three sections.
  • Candidates must make sure that they fill right circles in the OMR Sheet corresponding to the question numbers attended. 

For Admission to some Integrated Courses/MBA/MCA/LLB/LLM or any other general course(s), candidates will have to take one paper consisting of 100 MCQs from English language, reasoning, data interpretations/numerical ability, general awareness and analytical skills.

CUCET 2016 Syllabus 

CUCET 2016 Important details

CUCET 2016 Important Dates 



CUCET 2016 Application form begins online

March 14, 2016

The last date to submit the Application form

April 15, 2016

Last date for Fee through SBI Challan

(For SBI challans generated up to 24:00 hrs. on 15th April 2016)

April 18, 2016

CUCET 2016 Admit Card

May 6, 2016

CUCET 2016 Exam date

May 21 & 22, 2016

Answer Key upload 

May 23, 2016

In case  of Grievances

May 26, 2016, Upto (5:00 PM)

Corrected Answer key ready

June 3, 2016 

CUCET Result

June 17, 2016

CUCET 2016 University wise list of courses 

List of Integrated Courses offered

  • Integrated B.A./B.Sc. B.Ed Programmes (4 years)
  • Integrated BA/M.A. Programme; Integrated M.A. Programmes (5 years); Integrated M.B.A. Programme (5 years)
  • Integrated M. Tech. Programmes (5 years)
  • Integrated M.Sc. Programmes (5 years)
  • Integrated M. Sc. B. Ed. Programmes (6 years)
  • Integrated Law Programme (5 years); Bachelor's Programme (3 Years)

In case of any query, you can also write to us in the comment section below.

CUCET 2016 Address

Central University Of Rajasthan
NH-8, Bandar Sindri
Rajasthan, India

CUCET 2016 Contact

Phone: +91-1463-238755
Email Id: 
CUCET Helpline No.: +91- 974 112 6702, +91- 973 152 9869
CUCET Email Helpline:

CUCET 2016 Exam Date

May 21 & 22, 2016

CUCET 2016 Mode of Exam

Pen and Paper Based


Integrated B.A./B.Sc. B.Ed. Programmes (4 years)

Integrated BA/M.A. Programme

Integrated M.A. Programmes (5 years)

Integrated M.B.A. Programme (5 years)

Integrated M. Tech. Programmes (5 years)

Integrated M.Sc. Programmes (5 years)

Integrated M. Sc. B. Ed. Programmes (6 years)

Integrated Law Programme (5 years)

Bachelor's Programme (3 Years)


Conducted by

Central University of Rajasthan (CURAJ)