Common University Entrance Test (CUET): Applications open from April 2

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New Delhi: Applications can be submitted for the Common University Entrance Test (CUET 2022) from April 2 onwards. The CUET is conducted for admission to the undergraduate courses at the 45 Central Universities in India.

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has said that the applications will be accepted till April 30. The computer-based test will have three sections. The exam date will be notified later. The exam can be written in 13 languages, including Malayalam.

The exam structure is as follows:

Section 1 A: Candidates can choose one of the 13 languages, such as English, Hindi, Malayalam and Tamil. Of the 50 questions, students need to attempt 40 questions. Reading comprehension - A passage will be given, and the students have to write answers based on that. Test duration - 45 minutes.

Section 1 B: The other 19 languages that were not included in the first Section. This would have foreign languages such as Spanish and Italian and languages such Konkani, Kashmiri and Manipuri. The exam structure will be similar to the first.

Section 2: Special section for the 27 domain-specific subjects. Candidates can choose up to six subjects. Of the 50 questions, students need to attempt 40. The test will be based on the class 12 NCERT syllabus. 45 minutes for each subject

Section 3: General multiple-choice exam. Of the 75 questions, students need to attempt 60. Questions will be on general knowledge, general mental ability, numerical ability, reasoning, and analytical reasoning. Duration - 60 minutes.

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