CUET PG 2024: Big Changes, Important Dates, Syllabus & More

CUET PG 2024: Big Changes, Important Dates, Syllabus & More

NTA announced CUET PG 2024 registration on 26th December 2023. As per the notice, the last date for registration is 24th January 2024 and for payment it is 25th January 2024. 

In this comprehensive guide, we have covered all relevant information about CUET PG 2024 conducted by National Testing Agency. 

Common University Entrance Test for Post Graduation (CUET PG) is extremely important test for all aspirants seeking admission to PG courses in India’s top ranking universities particularly central universities such as Delhi University, JNU, Jamia Millia Islamia, Hyderabad University, EFLU etc. 

In this article, we have covered all important details about CUET PG 2024 dates, eligibility criteria, test pattern, syllabus, reservation, city list, CUET PG admit card, entrance test schedule, and contact information.

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Major Updates and Changes in CUET PG 2024

No General Paper Part A: This biggest change in the CUET PG 2024 that General Paper Part A has been removed.
Reduced Questions: With removal of Part A, now candidates will get to attempt only 75 questions.
Total time reduced: now total time will be 1 hour 45 minutes only.
Total marks reduced: now total marks will be 300 marks instead of 400 marks.
Total Paper Choice: a single candidate will now be able to apply up to 4 test papers only.
Application Fee: application fee for General category increased to Rs. 1200/-; OBC (NCL)/General EWS: Rs. 1000/-; SC/ST/Third Gender: 900/-; PwBD: 800/- respectively.
Fee for Additional Paper: moreover, for each additional paper you will now have to pay Rs. 600 (General) and Rs. 500 (OBC/EWS/SC/ST/Third Gender/PwBD). 
Reduced Cities: CUET PG 2024 will be conducted now in 300 cities only.
Choice of city: Candidates will need to select two cities based on their Permanent or Present Address details.


Important Dates 

CUET PG 2024 Start Date 26th December 2024
Last Date to Apply 24th January 2024 (up to 11:50 pm)
Last Date to Pay Application Fee 25th January 2024 (up to 11: 50 pm)
Application Correction Dates 27th to 29th January (11:50 pm)
Advance City Intimation Slip 4th March 2024
CUET PG 2024 Admit Card Release Date 7th March 2024
CUET PG 2024 Exam Dates 11th to 28th March 2024
Answer Key Challenge Date 4th April 2024
CUET PG 2024 Result Date Second Week of April 2024 (tentative)


Eligibility Criteria for CUET PG 2024

Qualification Requirement Passed Undergraduate Degree from UGC recognized university in India or abroad in the relevant subject for which you want to appear

Aspirants awaiting their final year results are also eligible to apply

Age Limit Age no bar (no limit on attempts and age)

However, university specific age limit may apply. For further clarification contact university where you want to apply. 


CUET PG 2024 Updated Test Pattern

Total Section 1 (Subject Paper only)
Total Questions 75 MCQs
Total Marks 300 marks
Marks per correct answer 4 marks per correct question
Negative marking -1 mark per incorrect question
Unanswered 0 mark per unanswered question
Total Time 1 hour 45 minutes (105 minutes)
Total Shifts 3
Test Mode CBT (Computer Based Test)
Question Type MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions)


Syllabus of CUET PG 2024

Visit this link to download latest CUET PG 2024 syllabus here


Reservation Policy for CUET PG 2024

General Category – Economically Weaker Section (Gen-EWS) seat reservation: 10% in each course
Other Backward Classes – Non-Creamy Layer (OBC-NCL) seat reservation: 27% in each course
Scheduled Caste (SC) seat reservation: 15% in each course
Scheduled Tribe (ST) seat reservation: 7.5% in each course
Persons of Disability (PWD) seat reservation: 5% in each course
Candidates claiming for reservation under Gen-EWS or OBC NCL categories must have required certificate issued on or after 1st April 2024.
PWD candidates must have UDID card (Swawlamban Card) issued by Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.
Candidates claiming for reservation under SC and ST categories must have required certificate as per the latest guidelines of Government of India.


CUET PG City List 

Candidates will need to select two cities from the given 300 cities list according to their permanent or present address filled in their application.
City can change due to logistics or administrative reasons. However, candidates will be intimated in advance through city slip release before CUET PG 2024 admit card release.
Important: Choice of test center cities will be limited to the Permanent or Present address only (as filled in application)


CUET PG 2024 Admit Card

Admit card for CUET PG 2024 to release for download on 7th March 2024.
Admit card will contain information about the test center, exam date and shift timing details.
In case candidates are facing problems with Admit Card then they should get in touch with NTA helpline @ 011 40759000 between 10 am to 5 pm.
It is very important to read and follow all instructions mentioned on CUET PG 2024 admit card.
It is important to keep a copy of your admit card for future reference.


Entrance Tests Schedule for CUET PG 2024

CUET PG 2024 Exam Dates to be released soon (follow this article or join our WhatsApp channel for latest updates)
Exam Mode Computer Based Test
Total Shifts Three
Shift 01 Timings 9 to 10:45 am
Shift 02 Timings 12:45 to 2:30 pm
Shift 03 Timings 4:30 to 6:15 pm
Total Duration 1 hour 45 minutes (105 minutes)


NTA CUET PG 2024 Contact Information and Relevant Links

NTA Helpline: 011 40759000

Application Portal for CUET PG 2024:

Download Information Bulletin here

Download Application Process Details here

View CUET PG 2024 Syllabus here

Download CUET PG 2024 Frequently Asked Questions here

View CUET PG 2024 course list here

View participating universities in CUET PG 2024 here


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