CUET PG 2023 MA Political Science Entrance HUQP18 

CUET PG 2023 MA Political Science Entrance HUQP18 

NTA has started registration for the CUET PG 2023 MA Political Science entrance HUQP18 paper code. The last date to register is April 19, 2023. 


The National Testing Agency (NTA) is the conducting body for the CUET (Common University Entrance Test) for postgraduate programs at 142 universities in India. 

The range of postgraduate programs is under the CUET PG, from MSc to MA, M.Tech, and others. 

The exam is conducted in computer-based test mode with an exam pattern based on MCQs (multiple choice questions). 

After qualifying the NTA CUET PG exam, candidates need to complete the registration process at the participating universities. 

The universities will then shortlist the candidates based on their CUET PG score and invite them for admission confirmation.


About MA Political Science Entrance HUQP18

HUQP18 is the paper code for the MA Political Science Entrance this year’s CUET PG 2023 entrance test. 

Apart from MA Political Science, HUQP18 also covers other MA programs under it, that are – MA Public Administration, MA Human Rights, MA Politics, MA International Relations, MA Public Policy and Governance, and others. 

That means that if you want to qualify for all these MA programs, including MA Political Science, then you just need to appear for HUQP18 paper. 

If you qualify and score good marks (above 250 out of 400), then you will be able to get admission to India’s top ranking university for one of these courses. 

We offer India’s best MA Political Science Entrance Test preparation course that targets CUET PG HUQP18 paper primarily. 

We have helped more than +700 students crack India’s top universities entrance test.

Last year 11 of our students got admission in Delhi University, 2 in JNU, 1 in SAU and many other in top listed universities in India. 

In this article to help you understand all relevant information about CUET PG 2023 and HUQP18 MA Political Science Entrance, we have compiled all important and relevant details. 

At the end of the article, a comment box is available that you can use to ask questions. 

We would love to answer all your queries and resolve your doubts. 


CUET PG 2023 Important Dates

Online Registration start date: 20th March 2023
Last date for registration: 19th April 2023 (5 PM)
Last date of successful transaction of Examination fee: 19th April 2023 (11:50 PM)
Application correction dates: 20th to 23rd April 2023
Availability of CUET PG 2023 Admit card: May 2023 (expected)
HUQP18 CUET PG exam date: June 2023 (to be updated soon)
HUQP18 exam date & slot: June 2023 (to be updated soon)
CUET PG 2023 Result date: July or August 2023 (expected)


MA Programs under HUQP18 Paper Code

HUQP18 paper is common entrance test for the following MA programs:

  • Political Science
  • Public Administration
  • Human Rights
  • Politics
  • Governance
  • International Relations
  • Public Policy and Governance 


CUET PG MA Political Science Entrance Eligibility Criteria

The minimum eligibility criteria to appear in CUET PG 2023 HUQP18 MA Political Science entrance test is bachelor’s degree from a recognized university or awaiting results. As of now there is no age limit to appear for the exam. 

It is important to note that candidates must fulfill the age criteria, UG requirements, minimum marks etc. specified by the university they wish to take admission in, even if they have qualified the NTA CUET PG exam.

We have listed some of the common eligibility criteria across major participating universities in CUET PG 2023. 

  • Any graduate with minimum aggregate of 50% or 55% marks
  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university 
  • Result awaited students are eligible to apply provided their submit the proof of qualifying degree
  • Reservation and relaxation is applicable for reserved categories – SC, ST, OBC and PWD 
  • Age no bar (some university may have age limit of up to 30 years) 

Nevertheless, it is recommended that candidates must refer to the CUET PG 2023 Information Brochure for final confirmation. 


Exam Pattern of HUQP18 (MA Political Science)

Total questions: 100 MCQs
Total marks: 400 marks
Total duration: 2 hours
Question type: Objective (multiple choice questions)
Negative marking: -1 mark per incorrect answer
Marks per question: +4 marks per correct answer
Unanswered question marks: 0 mark per unanswered
Total parts: Part A and Part B
Part A total questions: 25 MCQs
Part B total questions: 75 MCQs


MA Political Science Entrance Syllabus (HUQP18)

Part A Question Paper Syllabus
Subject: General Paper
Total Questions: 25 MCQs
Topics: English Language Comprehension, Verbal Ability, General Awareness, Mathematical/Quantitative Ability and Analytical Skills

HUQP18 Part B MA Political Science Entrance Syllabus

Part B Question Paper Syllabus
Subject: Political Science, Public Administration, International Relations etc. 
Total Questions: 75 MCQs
Topics: Political Science Theories, the Indian Constitution, Modern Indian Political Thought, Indian Polity, Indian Foreign Affairs, International Relations and Theories, Multilateral and International Organizations, and others. 


Reservation and Relaxation

As per the law, the reservation in seats and relaxation in minimum marks required is applicable across all universities in India. For detailed information regarding this please refer to the CUET PG 2023 information bulletin. 


Application Process

01: Visit CUET PG 2023 registration portal here 
02: Fill the form to generate unique application number and password
03: Use your application number and password to login on the CUET PG 2023 portal here
04: After login start filling your application form 
05: In next step select the CUET PG HUQP18 paper code for MA Political Science entrance
06: Select the test paper city of your choice
07: Enter your education details in the next step
08: Upload scanned images of candidate’s photo and signature in prescribed format
09: Select the payment mode and pay your application fee
10: Review and submit your application in the final step


Important Details

  • Up to 20 test paper codes are allowed but additional charges are accordingly applied
  • Upload scanned photos with a white background in JPG format between 10 kb to 200 kb in size
  • Upload a scanned signature in JPG format between 4 kb to 30 kb in size
  • Registration fee for 3 test papers is Rs. 1000/-
  • For more 3 to 7 test papers fee is Rs. 500/- per paper 
  • For more than 7 test papers fee is Rs. 1500/- per paper

Refer to the CUET PG 2023 information bulletin for the final details 


CUET PG 2023 Selection Process

Step 01: Appear for the CUET PG 2023 entrance test 
Step 02: Wait for the CUET PG 2023 results
Step 03: Participating universities will start registration soon after the results
Step 04: Register for each participating university of your liking
Step 05: Shortlist of selected candidates is published based on their CUET PG 2023 score
Step 06: If shortlisted then approach university for counseling and final confirmation
Step 07: Submit required documents and pay admission fee




Official website:

Download CUET PG 2023 Information Brochure


Download CUET PG 2024 HUQP18 Syllabus

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