CUCET Exam Pattern 2017

Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET Engineering)

CUCET Exam Pattern 2017

CUCET Exam PatternCUCET Exam Pattern 2017: The exam pattern of CUCET 2017 is released by the Central University of Rajasthan, the conducting body of the entrance examination. As per the CUCET 2017 exam pattern, the question paper comprises two parts: Part A and Part B. Part A asks 25 MCQs on english language, mathematical aptitude, general awareness, and analytical skills. Part B is made of three sections: physcis, chemsitry and mathematics, and is designed to test the domain knowledge of the candidate. 25 multiple choice questions are asked from these sections each. For each correct answer in CUCET paper, the candidate is awaded 1 mark, while for each incorrect answer 0.25 mark will be deducted. If the candidate chooses not to answer a question, no marks will be deducted. The total duration of the exam is two hours. Answers should be marked on the OMR Sheet. Candidates opting for M.Tech seats must opt for PCM combination and not PCB combination. Also, the candidates need to ensure that they have appeared in the respective subjects in their university exams when selecting the combination. CUCET exam pattern 2017 will help the candidate to learn in detail about the marking scheme, question pattern, time alloted to take the test, and much more.


CUSAT 2017 is slated to be conducted on May 17 and 18, 2017. Candidates who wish to appear in the entrance examination have until April 19 to fill online application form of CUCET 2017 and get registered online.


CUCET 2017 Exam Pattern

CUCET Highlights


Language of Paper


Exam Duration

2 hours

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Marking Scheme

For each correct answer 3 marks is alloted For wrong answer 1 mark is deducted

Mode of Exam

Pen and Paper based

Total Marks


Highlights of CUCET Exam Pattern 2017


The question paper of CUSAT 2017 is made up of two parts: Part A and Part B


CUCET 2017 Exam Pattern - Part A:

  • Number of questions asked in Paper A is 25 and total marks in 75.

  • Questions are asked from: English Language, general awareness, mathematical aptitude and analytical skills

CUCET Exam Pattern 2017 - Part B:

  • Part B is designed to test the domain knowledge of the candidate and includes questions from graduate syllabus

  • CUCET 2017 Part B includes 75 MCQs and total marks is 225

  • Part B may be made up of one/two/three or more sections.

  • The number of sections the candidate needs to answer will be specified at the front cover of the Test Question Booklet.

  • If a candidate is required to choose only Y number of sections from the given X sections, but answers all X sections, in such case best of the ‘X’ sections will be considered for preparation of the Merit list.

CUCET 2017 Exam Pattern: Guidelines for both sections

  • Care must be taken to ensure that the right cirles are filled corresponding to the question number attepted in the OMR sheet

  • Candidate must giard against multiple marking, as no marks will be alloted in such cases

  • Questions that are not answered will not be marked

  • The candidate needs to be familar with the exam pattern of CUCET 2017 to ensure that mistakes are kept to a minimum on exam day

CUCET Result 2017


The results of CUCET 2017 will be published in online mode on June 7, 2017. Results can be accessed by enter one’s CUCET 2017 Application Number and Date of Birth.


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