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CUET PG 2023: Application Form (Out), Exam Date, Syllabus, Latest Updates

Updated By Lam Vijaykanth on 26 Mar, 2023 15:31

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CUET PG 2023

CUET PG Application Form 2023 has been released on March 20th, 2023. Candidates will be able to fill the form until April 19th, 2023. According to the recent update from UGC Chairman Mr. M. Jagadesh Kumar, CUET PG Date Sheet will be released very soon and NTA is working on it. Common University Entrance Test (CUET) for PG courses will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) from June 1 to 10. CUET PG exam 2023 will be conducted for providing admission to different postgraduate courses that are offered by CUET PG participating universities. Mewar University is the latest addition from this year who will accept CUET PG 2023 scores to grant admission in postgraduate programmes. The direct link to fill the CUET PG Application Form 2023 is given below.

Direct Link to Fill CUET PG Application Form 2023 (Activated)

There are a total of 67 participating universities for granting admission to different postgraduate programmes. The candidates willing to take admission must complete their CUET registration 2023 before the deadline to appear for CUET PG 2023 exam. CUET PG exam 2023 will be held in online mode like previous years.

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What is CUET PG?

Common University Entrance Test PG or CUET PG is a national level entrance test conducted annually to grant admissions to various postgraduate courses offered by all the 67 participating universities. CUET PG is a computer based test conducted online for different PG degrees such as MA, MSc, MCom, LLM, etc. in both Hindi and English language. CUET PG has enabled the students from across the nation to appear for one common examination and explore their chances of getting admissions in central universities around the country. 

CUET PG 2023 Exam Schedule and Timing

The CUET (PG) - 2023 will be conducted in Computer Based Test (CBT) Mode. CUET PG 2023 entrance exam will be conducted in approximately 500 Cities across India and 13 Cities outside India. The dates of Advance City Intimation and Release of Admit Card will be notified very soon. The table below indicates the dates and days of the examination.


Date Day 
Day-1 1st June 20231
Day-22nd June 20232
Day-33rd June 20233
Day-44th June 20234
Day-5 5th June 20235
Day-66th June 20236
Day-77th June 20237
Day-88th June 20238
Day-9 9th June 20239
Day-10 10th June 202310

Timings of the Examination 

Dates of Examination

June 1-10, 2023

Mode of Examination

“Computer Based Test (CBT)” mode only




Timing of Examination

10.00 AM. to 12:00 PM

03.00 PM to 05:00 PM 

Duration of Examination

 Hours (120 Minutes)

 2 Hours (120 Minutes)

*Note: Compensatory time for PwBD Candidates of 20 minutes for a one-hour examination

Entry in the Examination Centre/Hall/Room, frisking, biometric registration/ record of manual attendance by Invigilator, document verification/cross-checking of Admit Card, signature, and photo match to be completed by Invigilator, etc.

Instructions by the Invigilator 

08.00 AM. to 09.30 AM

01.00 PM. to 02.30 PM

09.30 AM. to 09.50 AM

02.30 PM. to 02.50 PM

Candidates log in to read instructions

09.50 AM

02.50 PM

Test Commences

10.00 AM

03.00 PM

Test Concludes

12 PM

05:00 PM

CUET PG 2023 Highlights

The table of key highlights for the CUET PG 2023 entrance exam shows all the details of the exam in short form.  

Exam Name


Full Exam Name

Central Universities Entrance Test (Postgraduate)

Exam Level

PG level

Conducting Body

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Medium of Instructions

English & Hindi (Bilingual) except for language and Sahitya papers

Exam Date

To be Notified

Exam Mode

CBT mode (Computer Based Test mode)

Exam Frequency

Once a Year

Participating Universities

42 Central & Participating Universities

Negative Marking


Official Website

Top Commerce and Banking Colleges :

CUET PG 2023 Important Dates

Important dates for CUET PG 2023 show all the important dates for the exam events. The table mentioned below shows the important dates such as online application form release dates, exam date, result date, and many more. 



CUET PG 2023 Registration Starts

March 20, 2023

CUET PG 2023 Registration Ends

April 19, 2023

Last date of CUET PG 2023 Fee Payment

To be Notified

Application Correction Window

To be Notified

CUET PG 2023 Admit Card (Phase 1)

To be Notified

CUET PG 2023 Admit Card (Phase 2)

To be Notified

CUET PG 2023 Admit Card (Phase 3)

To be Notified

CUET PG 2023 Exam Date

June 1- June 10 2023 (Confirmed)
CUET PG 2023 Answer Key

To be Notified

Last Date to Raise Objections against CUET PG 2023 Answer Key

To be Notified

CUET PG 2023 Result

To be Notified

CUET PG 2023 Application Form

The filling up of application form of CUET 2023 is the first step towards taking admission through CUET PG 2023 exam. The CUET PG 2023 application form will be available in an online mode. Candidates must check the eligibility criteria before filling the application form. The application form will be rejected if the candidates fail to meet the eligibility criteria. 

CUET 2023 Application Fee

 The candidates can check the details related to application fee as mentioned below. 

  • The application fee will be paid through online mode only.
  • One can pay the fee using Credit card, Debit card, Net Banking, UPI, and Wallet.
  • Application fee will not be refunded under any circumstances. The details of application fee is mentioned in the table given below


Centres in India (For up to 3 test papers)

Centres in India (Per paper)

Centres outside India

General/ UnReserved

Rs. 800/-


Rs. 4000/- (For up to 3 papers)

Rs. 1000/- (For up to 1 paper)

General-EWS/ OBC-NCL

Rs. 600/-


SC/ ST/ 3rd Gender

Rs. 550/-





CUET PG 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria must be checked by the candidates before applying for CUET PG 2023. The CUET PG 2023 eligibility criteria are mentioned below:

  • Age Limit: There is no age limit prescribed to the candidates.
  • Qualification: Candidates must have graduated in any discipline from any recognized university/ institute.
  • Appearing: The candidates appearing in their final year in 2023 are also eligible to apply for the exam. 

CUET PG 2023 Seat Reservation

The seat reservation for the CUET PG 2023 exam is mentioned below:


Reservation percentage 








5% in each category

Other Backward Classes


Advantages of CUET PG 2023

Appearing into CUET PG 2023 exam comes with plenty of opportunities and advantages and some of them are mentioned below:

  • CUET PG exam offers the best opportunity for the students who want to pursue post-graduation degree from the best universities in India. 
  • The exam allows you exposure to the best courses that will eventually lead to amazing career opportunities. 

CUET PG 2023 Admission Process

NTA is responsible for the conduct of the CUET PG entrance exam 2023. CUET PG 2023 Application form must be filled by the candidates if they want to take admission through CUET PG exam 2023. Firstly, they need to register for CUET PG 2023 by entering the basic details such as name, mobile number, email id and address. The candidates will then have their login credentials and they can fill the CUET 2023 application form by mentioning the personal and academic details as required on the website. They will be able to choose their preference of city for appearing for CUET 2023 PG examination and apply for different colleges and different programs.  The candidates will have to upload essential documents and will have to pay the CUET PG 2023 application fee for completing the application process. 

Each participating university will schedule and conduct their counselling as there are no provisions for centralized counselling. Students can take admission in any of the 67 participating institutions as per their choice and preferences through the ranks obtained in CUET PG exam 2023.

CUET 2023 PG Admit Card

CUET PG Admit card 2023 is expected to be released by the concerned authority in May 2023. The candidates will have to download their admit card by entering the registration number and password. The candidates will not receive a hard copy of admit card through mail or post. CUET PG Admit Card 2023 has to be carried mandatorily by the candidates in order to appear for the entrance examination. The CUET PG 2023 admit card will include details such as name of the candidate, roll number, exam center, exam timings, etc. The candidates must also carry an identity proof along with the CUET PG 2023 hall ticket to the examination hall.

CUET PG 2023 Syllabus

The CUET PG syllabus 2023 is divided according to discipline. Students can check for the syllabus according to their stream. The exam consists of English, Reasoning, General Aptitude, Analytical Skills, Numerical Aptitude/Data Interpretation, General Knowledge, and much more. The topics and chapters of the syllabus vary from subject to subject and students can check the CUET PG syllabus.

CUET PG 2023 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of CUET PG 2023 is very relevant as the exam pattern helps the candidate to know about the type of questions, number of questions, time management, etc. The highlights of CUET 2023 exam pattern are mentioned below:

  • Exam mode: The exam will be conducted in an online mode through Computer Based test (CBT) mode only.
  • Medium of paper: The paper will be conducted in both English and Hindi language.
  • Number of questions: There will be a total of 100 questions in the question paper. 
  • Marking scheme: 4 marks will be awarded for every correct answer and 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer. 

CUET PG 2023 Answer Key

The CUET PG 2023 Answer Key is expected to be  made available on the official website in the third week of June 2023. The candidates will also get time to challenge the CUET PG answer key 2023  if they find any discrepancy in the answer key within a stipulated time frame. The candidates can raise objections along with proof for the correct/incorrect answer. In order to challenge, candidates will have to pay non-refundable online payment per question as processing charges. The provisional answer key is usually displayed for two to three days.

CUET PG 2023 Cut-off

The CUET PG 2023 cut-off is the maximum and minimum marks obtained by the students in the exam. Students are required to obtain qualifying marks to get into the desired college and program. Candidates can check for the previous year's CUET PG cut-off. 

CUET PG 2023 Result

The CUET PG Result 2023 is expected to be released in the last week of July 2023. The marks obtained in different sections by the students will be considered for final computation of results of CUET (PG) 2023. A merit list will be released by the concerned authority for all offered courses of CUET PG 2023 along with a valid scorecard. Candidates can check the CUET PG result 2023 by entering their login details. There shall be no re-evaluation/ re-checking of the result under any circumstances.

Courses Offered through CUET PG 2023

CUET PG 2023 entrance exam is organized by NTA for students who want to pursue PG programs from the best colleges in India. Students can get admission into MSc and PhD degree programs. There are various post-graduation programs available after scoring the best scores in the CUET PG exam. 

CUET PG 2023 Test Centres

There are 567 cities that have been shortlisted across India and abroad as CUET PG Test Centres 2023. The CUET PG Exam will be conducted across the nation along with 13 international cities that have been chosen by NTA for conducting the CUET PG 2022 exam. One can select as many as four test cities while filling the CUET PG 2023 application form in preferential order. 

The CUET PG Application Fee 2023 will also depend on the selection of the Indian and international CUET PG 2023 test centres. The candidates will not be able to change the CUET PG test Centres once it is allocated to them. However, NTA has the right to change the CUET PG 2023 test center depending on external factors. The candidates will be informed by NTA through city intimation slip about their city of exam before releasing the admit card.

Colleges Accepting CUET PG 2023

There are multiple colleges accepting CUET PG 2023 scores and offering admission to PG courses. Students can check the list of colleges accepting CUET scores to get admission into the best colleges. 

Students can also check for the list of participating colleges for the CUET PG 2023 entrance exam to finalize their desired colleges. 

CUET PG 2023 Preparation Tips

Candidates should check for the preparation tips for CUET PG 2023 exam to get the best scores in the exam. The preparation tips lead a way for students to score the best marks in the exam. Here are some useful tips for students. 

  • First, know the CUET PG syllabus
  • Check the subject-wise exam pattern
  • Make a timetable and study plan 
  • Don't forget to revise

CUET PG 2023 Question Paper

Previous year CUET question papers are important for the students to prepare for the exam. The CUET PG 2023 exam will be held in computer-based online mode and students will be required to attempt the exam. However, students can not take the question paper along. NTA will release the question paper along with the answer key on its official portal. 

CUET PG 2023 Mock Test

Mock tests are for the students to give them an idea that how the CUET PG entrance exam is going to be, what kind of exam it will be, the difficulty level, and so much more. NTA will release the online CUET PG mock tests for students to practice and get an understanding of the exam. By taking the mock test, students will learn about the exam pattern, and time management during exams, and prepare for the difficulty level. The mock tests are one of the important steps during the preparation for the exam.  

CUET PG 2023 Analysis

The CUET PG 2023 paper analysis provides the difficulty and scoring topics in the exam pattern. The difficulty level of the exam is going to be the same as last year, which was easy to moderate with a few tough sections. The exam pattern and analysis vary on the basis of different exam subjects. Students can check the mentioned link to get an idea of the CUET PG 2022 paper analysis. 

CUET PG 2023 Counselling

CUET PG 2023 Counselling will be done for the qualified candidates who are shortlisted in the merit list. The CUET PG 2023 counselling is expected to commence in the first week of August 2023.  All the participating universities of CUET PG 2023 will conduct the counselling separately on the basis of the scorecard. They will be allotted seats as per their choice and ranking after the verification of documents/ certificates of the students. 

CUET PG 2023 Conducting Body

National Testing Agency or NTA is responsible for conducting the CUET PG exam. It is a premier and autonomous testing organization that conducts numerous entrance examinations for admission as well as a fellowship in higher educational institutions. A total of 42 Central and Participating colleges will accept the CUET PG exam.

CUET PG 2023 Contact Details

Here are a few contact details for CUET PG 2023:


Phone number: 011-69227700, 011-40759000

Important Dates

CUET PG 2023 Important EventsDates

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FAQs about CUET PG

When will the CUET PG exam 2023 be held?

The CUET PG Exam 2023 will be conducted from June 1-10 as per the official schedule.


Who will conduct CUET PG 2023?

The National Testing Agency will be conducting the CUET PG exam 2023.



What will be the mode of CUET PG 2023 Application Form?

The CUET PG application form 2023 can only be submitted only in an online mode.


Is there any negative marking in the CUET PG 2023 exam?

Yes, there is a negative marking for CUET PG exam 2023. 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect  answer.


What will be the mode of the CUET PG 2023 exam?

The exam will be conducted in an  online mode only.


I made a mistake while filling up the application form. Can I edit my application?

Yes, you can edit or modify your application form if you made a mistake. The correction window will be made available from June 20 to June 22, 2022.

What is the mode of the exam?

The CUET exam is conducted through CBT (Computer Based Test) Mode.

How many papers can be selected in a slot?

Only one paper can be selected in one slot.

When is the last date to pay the application fee?

The last date to pay the application fee is June 19, 2022 (upto 11:50 PM)

What is the Medium of Paper?

The CUET -2022 will be Bilingual-English and Hindi or a specific language where required.

What documents or certificates do I need to upload along with the Application Form?

  • You need to upload scanned images of photograph and signature with the Application Form.  
  • No certificates are required to be uploaded along with the Application Form at the time of online submission.
  • The documents/certificates shall be verified directly at the time of admission by the concerned University.

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