CUET 2022 was conducted in July 2022. CUET or Common University Entrance Test is an all-India test being conducted by National Testing Agency in 53 central universities for admission in UG, PG, Integrated, Diploma and PhD courses. Conducted across 547 cities in India and 13 cities abroad, the National Testing Agency coordinates the exam. This article will give you an idea about the CUET 2022 exam.

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General Overview of CUET 2022

The following is an overview of the exam:

Number of Questions175
DurationSlot 1: 3 Hours 15 Minutes
Slot 2: 3 Hours 45 Minutes (May vary as per the choice of sections)
Marking Scheme+4  mark for the correct answer -1 mark for the wrong answer
Number of sections4
Difficulty levelModerate to High

The four main sections of the CUET exam are:

  1. Section I A: 13 Languages
  2. Section I B: 19 Languages
  3. Section 2: Domain-specific test
  4. Section 3: General  test
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Section-wise analysis of CUET 2022

1. Section IA & IB: Language

Reading comprehension would be the part of this section that will be responsible for a lot of marks. Careful reading and analysis will easily improve the score of a candidate. Other topics covered include synonyms, antonyms, vocabulary, etc. The pattern and types of questions are as follows:

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Correcting sentences
  • Filling in the blanks
  • Identifying the errors
  • Identifying grammatical components
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2. Section II: Domain Knowledge

This section was a little difficult for students from streams other than the course specification they have opted for. Basic knowledge of the specialization that you have chosen is tested. So students from the streams that they did in higher secondary school opting for the same in UG, like that of Commerce, Management, Mass Communication, etc. will find it comparatively easier than those changing their streams.

3. Section III: General Test

This section of the CUET 2022 will be easy for the students who are generally updated with current affairs. Questions asked would be regarding national and international events that took place in the past year. Some general questions about history and science can also be asked. The topics of current affairs asked are as follows:

  • Heads of famous companies and institutions 
  • General Knowledge
  • Current Affairs
  • General Mental Ability
  • Numerical Ability
  • Quantitative Reasoning (Simple application of basic mathematical concepts)
  • Arithmetic/ algebra
  • Geometry/ mensuration/ statistics
  • Logical and Analytical
  • Reasoning
  • Awards and honours
  • Eminent Personalities
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Analysis of the previous year’s exam question papers is very important in preparing for any competitive exam, especially in the case of CUET. It helps in understanding the pattern and the areas from which questions are asked. Hope this article helped you in understanding the details of CUET 2022. All the best!

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