CUET Paper Format

Conducted By National Testing agency( NTA)
Mode of conducting exam CBT ( Computer based test)
Type of Questions MCQ, Multiple choice questions
Duration of exam Slot I- upto 3 hours and 15 minutes (195 minutes) Slot II-upto 3 hours and 45 minutes (225 minutes)
Marking scheme +5 for right answer, -1 marks for each wrong answer

Section Subject Questions to be attempted Duration
1-A and 1-B There are 13* different languages including English and Hindi .Any of these languages may be chosen 1-B section has 20 languages to be attempted by students wanting to get into foreign language course. 40 questions to be attempted out of 45 45 minutes
2 27 domain subjects, some popular domains are :- Accounts, Economics, Business studies, History, Political science, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics 40 Questions to be attempted out of 50 for each domain 45 minutes for each domain
3 General test ( Questions based on general mental ability, Logical reasoning, General knowledge, current affairs and quantitative aptitude) 60 Questions to be attempted out of 75 60 minutes