CUCET Eligibility criteria: The Central Universities has decided some eligibility norms for the candidates who are going to apply for the CUCET examination. It is mandatory for all candidates to satisfy the required eligibility conditions to participate in CUCET. The Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET) is a national level entrance examination conducted by the 10 central universities on the rotation basis. The CUCET score will be considered for admission various UG/Integrated, PG & Research programmes offered by the Central Universities (CUs) including Jammu, Haryana, Jharkhand, Kashmir, Karnataka, Kerala, Rajasthan, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, South Bihar, and Dr. BR Ambedkar School of Economics. Interested candidates who are willing to appear in CUCET should ensure their eligibility before filling the CUCET application form. In this article, we are providing all important details about CUCET eligibility criteria such as academic qualification, age limit, qualifying percentile etc.
CUCET Eligibility criteria
The eligibility criteria of CUCET will be varied for different universities. So, candidates are advised to check the university-wise eligibility criteria from the official website of the participating central University. Candidates can check the basic eligibility norms below in the points.
Nationality: Indian nationals can apply for the exam.
Academic qualification (in general):
|UG Courses||Candidates must have passed 12th examination from a recognized school to get admission in the Bachelor’s degree programme in the Central Universities.|
|PG Courses||Should possess a Bachelor’s degree in the relevant field from a recognized University.|
|PhD (Research programme)||Must have a Master’s degree from a recognized university or Institute|
Appearing students: Candidates appearing in the qualifying examination can also apply. However, they have to produce the mark sheet/degree about their fulfilling the eligibility criteria at the time of admission counselling. Failing in which, their admission will be cancelled.
University-wise Eligibility Criteria
As there are different conditions in different participating central University for the same academic programme so candidates should check the eligibility norms from the official website of central universities. Below we are also listing CUCET university wise eligibility criteria for different courses for the reference of candidates.
|Central Universities||Programmes||Eligibility Criteria|
|Central University of Haryana||PG courses||Should possess a Bachelor’s degree|
|M.Phil courses||Candidate should hold a master’s degree with a minimum of 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/PWD)|
|Ph. D courses||Must possess M.Phil degree
Should qualified the UGC/ NET / CSIR-JRF or SLET (Equivalent to NET/JRF as per UGC norms) or a done Teacher Fellowship
Candidate must be Teacher in a constituent/affiliated college/department of the university & research experience for minimum of 2 years
In-service candidate with three years’ experience and has master’s degree with minimum of 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/PWD) in the relevant subjects can also apply
|Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi||PG Programmes||Candidates must have the Bachelor’s Degree|
|Ph. D courses||Master’s degree is necessary in any stream|
|Central University of Jammu||PG courses||Should completed a bachelor’s degree with 50% marks (45% for SC/ST categories)|
|M.Phil/ Ph. D courses||Master’s degree with at least 50% marks (45% for candidates from SC/ST categories)|
|Integrated courses||10 +2 or equivalent examination|
|Central University of Kerala||UG courses||Must have done 10 +2 examination/equivalent
Age bar: The age of candidates should not more than 19 years as on 1 July, 2019
|PG courses||Should possess Bachelor’s Degree
Age Limit: The age of candidates should not exceed 25 years of age as on 1 July, 2020
|Central University of South Bihar||Integrated course||Candidate must be passed 12th or equivalent examination from any recognized board|
|PG course||Bachelor’s Degree|
|M.Phil courses||Candidate should done the Master’s degree|
|PG Diploma courses||Bachelor’s Degree/ Master’s degree|
|Central University of Kashmir||Integrated Programs||Must be passed 10 +2 or equivalent examination|
|PG Programmes||Candidate should have done Bachelor’s Degree|
|M.Phil/ Ph. D Programs||Aspirants should have completed the master’s degree|
|Ph. D courses||Should have completed Master’s degree|
|Central University of Tamil Nadu||Integrated Programs||Candidates must be passed 10 +2 or equivalent examination|
|PG Programmes||Should possess a Bachelor’s Degree|
|Ph. D courses||Master’s degree|
|Bengaluru Dr. B R Ambedkar School of Economics (BASE)||Integrated M. A. in
|Pass 10+2 in any discipline or equivalent of any recognized board in India.|