CUET 2023 exam dates are from May 21 to 31, 2023

The Common University Entrance Test (CUET) has been introduced for admission into all UG Programmes in all Central Universities for Academic session 2023-24 under the Ministry of Education, (MoE). However, it may be noted that Merit list for admission 2023 will be prepared by participating Universities/ organisations. Universities will conduct their individual counselling on the basis of the score card of CUET (UG) - 2023 provided by NTA.

The CUET UG 2023 – the Common University Entrance Test (CUET-UG) exam 2023 is the entrance exam for admission 2023 to undergraduate courses, offered by the 45 Central Universities and their affiliated colleges including Delhi University, Jawahar Lal Nehru University, BHU, Jamia, AMU among others. CUET 2023 is a computer based test and the National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct it in 500+ cities across India and 24 Cities Outside-India.

CUET 2023 exam dates are from May 21 to 31, 2023 and the last date to apply for CUET 2023 has been extended to March 30 from earlier March 12.
According to National Testing Agency (NTA) Notification dated March 11, 2023, “In order to ensure that more options are available to the applicants for choosing courses / programmes of various newly added Universities / Institution / Autonomous Colleges / Organizations from all over the Country, it has been decided to extend the online Application Form for the CUET (UG) – 2023 as per the details given below:”

Candidates who will be appearing in CUET (UG) - 2023 may participate in the Counselling / admission process of any University / Institution / Organization even though they have not applied for that University / Institution / Organization in the Online Application Form of CUET (UG) – 2023. However, the candidates must fulfil the eligibility criteria of that Course of University / Institution / Organization where they are seeking admission.

Latest Update:

   i). CUET 2023 will be conducted from May 21 to 31, 2023 in CBT Mode
   ii).CUET 2023 will be conducted in 3 slots as against 2 slots last year
   iii). CUET Application last date extended to March 30, 2023
   iv). 15 Lakh Candidates expected to Appear in CUET UG 2023 at 500+ Test Cities 


Section Subjects/ Tests

Questions to be Attempted 


Question Type Duration


Section IA

There are 13 different languages.
Any of these languages may be chosen.

40 questions to be attempted out of 50 in each language.

Language to be tested through Reading Comprehension (based on different types of passages–Factual, Literary and Narrative, [Literary Aptitude and Vocabulary] 


45 Minutes for each Lanuage

Section IB
There are 20 Languages.
Any other language apart from those offered in
Section I A may be chosen.

Section II -

There are 27 Domains specific subjects being offered under this Section.
A candidate may choose a maximum of Six (06) Domains as desired by the applicable University/
40 Questions to be attempted out of 50  • Input text can be used for MCQ Based Questions
 • MCQs based on NCERT Class XII syllabus only

45 minuts for each Domain Specific Subjects

Section III
 For any such undergraduate programme/ programmes  
being offered by Universities where a General Test is being used for admission.
 60 Questions to be attempted out of 75  • Input text can be used for MCQ Based Questions
• General Knowledge, Current Affairs,General Mental Ability,Numerical Ability, Quantitative Reasoning (Simple application of basic mathematical
concepts arithmetic/algebra geometry/mensuration/s tat taught till Grade 8), Logical and Analytical  Reasoning.

60 minutes

CUET 2023 Exam will be conducted on multiple days in 3 slots per day depending on the number of Candidates and Subject choices. NTA will release the CUET shift duration and timing later. However, the expected CUET exam duration and timing are as given below. This may change after NTA releases CUET exam schedule sometime in April 2023.

 CUET 2023 Slots Exam Duration Slot timing
 Slot 1 Morning  to be announced  to be announced
 Slot 2 Afternoon  to be announced  to be announced
 Slot 3 Evening  to be announced  to be announced