|Exam Name||CUCET Mass Communication Entrance|
|Commonly known as||CUCET|
|Organising Authority||Central University of Rajasthan|
|Exam Type||Multiple Choice Questions|
|Programs Offered||UG, PG, Ph.D|
|Mode of Exam||Offline|
|Exam Date||First week of May|
About CUCET Mass Communication Entrance Exam
CUCET is the abbreviation of Central University Common Entrance Exam. It is a National level entrance test organised by various combined universities offering admissions in UG, PG, and P.HD. and many others. The universities are namely- University of Jammu, University of Punjab, University of Haryana, University of Jharkhand, University of Rajasthan, University of South Bihar, University of Karnataka, University of Tamil Nadu, University of Kerala, and University of Kashmir.
|Application form availability||2nd week of March – 3rd week of April|
|Last date of payment||Last week of April|
|Last date for submission||Last week of April|
|Availability of admit card||First week of May|
|Last date to issue admit card||2nd – 3rd week of May|
|Date of exam||Final week of May|
|Result declaration||Last week of June|
Candidate must be a citizen of India.
The qualification requirements are different for PG and UG courses. For Mass Communication UG programme, one must clear 12th standard with a minimum of 50% for General Category and 45%
Application form and submission procedure-
CUCET announces the registration process for the entrance test in the month of March. Aspiring candidates can enrol themselves at the official website the link to which is provided above. Only the candidates who have done the proper registration by following the steps carefully are eligible for writing the test.
Documents to be uploaded
The list of the documents to be uploaded is not a long one. Just the essential ones like a photograph and a signature are required to be uploaded. The size of the photograph should be between 20kb to 50 kb and that of the signature should be 10kb to 50 kb.
Application fee for the category general is Rs.800, Rs.350 for SC/ST and is totally free of cost for candidates from PwD CATEGORY.
Application forms begin from 2nd week of March and ends on the last week of April.
In the initial week of May the registered candidate can download their admit card from the official site by entering date of birth and registration ID. Only those who submit the application completely is able to receive admit card. Candidates must bring their card to the centre for writing down the exam otherwise they will not be allowed to write it.
Admission Procedure/how to apply
Application forms are available from 2nd week of March till 3rd week of April through online mode. Candidates are advised not to wait for the last day to apply as sometimes the portal goes down and in such case, Institution is not responsible. Also, only those applicants with successful registration and application will be permitted to write down the test. Candidates are required to fill in their respective details including name, date of birth, residential address, guardian’s details, e-mail id etc. Application fee should be submitted along with the application.
For your ease here are the simple steps one need to follow:
Step 1. Click on the website link provided. Then, click on the tab “New Registration” to register.
Step 2. Enter the details and particulars asked for in the application.
Step 3. Next step after filling the details is to finish the payment procedure.
Step 4. After the successful registration of the applicant, one receives his/her registration ID (unique for everyone) which is further used for login purposes and also for downloading the admit card.
Step 5. For further reference, the candidate can also save the copy of the application.
Following are the topics being covered in CUCET Mass Communication entrance test-
- General Awareness (Indian Politics and Economic Environment)
- Current Affairs
- Indian History
- Mass Media and Society
- Social Science
- International Progress
|Section||No of Questions|
|General Awareness &English Language||25%|
The All-India exam is conducted at as many as 120 centres. While filling up the application the candidate is asked to fill the centre which is close to their residence. Following are the various states which conducts the test in their different cities:
- Jammu & Kashmir
- Himachal Pradesh
- Madhya Pradesh
- Andhra Pradesh
- Uttar Pradesh
- Tamil Nadu
The seats are allocated once result is released. It depends upon university to university about how much seat intake they want and also depends upon the number of seats currently available with the respective university.
Results and Counselling
CUCET announces its result every year during the last week of June. By logging in the required details like roll number, date of birth one can check their result online.
Only the qualifying aspirants make it to the respective university.
After the broadcast of the result, the merit lists is released.
Once the result gets officially declared, CUCET releases its cut-off for every central university on the official website. Cut-off displays minimum aggregate marks required by candidates in order to seek admission.
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