Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET) 2021 Notification Released
Notification Date: 2021-08-16
Last Updated on: 2021-08-19
Central Universities or Union Universities in India are established by an Act of Parliament and are under the purview of the Department of Higher Education in the Ministry of Education. In general, Universities in India are recognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC), which draws its power from the University Grants Commission Act, 1956.
In addition, 15 Professional Councils are established, controlling different aspects of accreditation and coordination. Central universities, in addition, are covered by the Central Universities Act, 2009, which regulates their purpose, powers, governance etc., and established 12 new universities.
CUCET is Central Universities Common Entrance Test for admission to different programmes of participating Central Universities. It provides a single window opportunity to the students to seek admission in these participating Universities/ Institute(s) across the country.
List of 12 participating Central Universities:
Assam University, Silchar
Central University of Andhra Pradesh
Central University of Gujarat
Central University of Haryana
Central University of Jammu
Central University of Jharkhand
Central University of Karnataka
Central University of Kerala
Central University of Punjab
Central University of Rajasthan
Central University of South Bihar
Central University of Tamil Nadu
Computer Science and Engineering
Printing and Packaging Technology
Electronics and Communication Engineering
B.Tech: Admission to first year/ first semester Bachelor Degree in Technology shall be open to the students who have passed XII standard or equivalent examination conducted by CBSE or equivalent boards with minimum of 45% marks in aggregate. For the requisite qualifications earned from foreign countries, Equivalence Certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) is mandatory. The matter of eligibility of the candidate shall be put up to the Equivalence Committee for its consideration and the decision of the Equivalence Committee shall be final. In addition to the Point (1), the student shall have secured not less than fourty five (45) percent marks in the aggregate with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects, along with any one of the following subjects, namely, Chemistry, Biotechnology, Computer Science, Biology and Electronics or as decided by the University from time to time: "Provided, the minimum marks for the purpose of eligibility shall be forty (40) percent in the aggregate in XII standard in case of students belonging to the SC/ ST and the OBC (noncreamy layer)/ differently abled candidates or as decided by the University from time to time. Provided further that, the student shall have studied and passed English as one of the subjects."
Integrated B.Sc. (Hons) M.Sc: Minimum 50% aggregate marks or its equivalent on Grading Scale of respective Boards/ Universities (45% for SC/ST/PWD candidates) at 10+2 level with Biology/Botany as one of the subjects.
Integrated M.Sc. 10 + 2 in Science Stream or equivalent of any recognized board in India with Biology as one of the optional subjects having 50% marks or equivalent grade in aggregate for general category and 45% or equivalent grade for SC/ST/OBC/PWD/EWS candidates.