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CUET PG Eligibility Criteria

by Sneha Shukla

The CUET PG Exam is conducted every year by NTA (National Testing Agency) to get admission into different choices of universities. Students should always wait for the official notification for this exam to continue the registration process. If you are willing to participate in this exam, you must read all the updated information about eligibility for the CUET PG exam. Focusing on the updated information can help you to know the educational qualifications and age limit needed to appear for the CUET exam. You must check out this relevant information for the upcoming CUET PG exam 2023.

Important Highlights of CUET PG 2023

A CUET PG aspirant needs to know all the important highlights for this 2023 exam. In this post, you will get to know all the important dates, events, and other relevant information. If focusing on the 2023 exam cycle, the application for CUET PG started on 19th May 2023, and the application closing date was 18th July 2023. 

This university-level exam was conducted between the 1st to 11th of September 2023, and the selected student’s results were published on the 26th of September 2023 on the CUET website. After analysing the previous year’s exam cycle, it has been predicted that the application for CUET PG 2023 will begin in the 1st or 2nd week of June 2023. However, the last date of application, exam date and result dates were to be announced. 

Eligibility criteria for the CUET PG course

  • Age Limit

It is predicted that there will be no age limit for the CUET PG aspirant. However, you need to check your desired university’s portal to check whether they have any specific age limit for the specific course. If you want to be admitted to your desired university, you must fulfil these age limit criteria. 

  • Educational qualifications

If you want to appear CUET PG exam for the year 2023, then you must have a bachelor’s degree in a specific subject or an equivalent degree, irrespective of your age. 

After knowing the age limit and educational qualification, let’s check out some examples of subjects and their eligibility criteria. 

Let’s know subject-wise CUET PG eligibility criteria 

  • MA English

If you want to appear for PG in English, then you must require a bachelor’s degree in this subject or one of the major subjects with at least 45% marks (SC/ST/PWD), 50% marks (OBC) and 55% marks (general category).

  • MA Hindi

Do you want to join MA Hindi at your favourite university? You must need a bachelor’s degree in Hindi as an Elective, Optional, or compulsory language with aggregate marks of 45% marks (SC/ST/PWD), 50% marks (OBC) and 55% marks (general category). Suppose a student does not qualify for these eligibility criteria and has a non-Hindi bachelor’s degree. In that case, he/she needs to submit the equivalence certificate from the state or central government at the time of admission. 

  • MA in Classical Tamil studies

The student must have a bachelor’s degree in Tamil as one of the subjects or as a major subject with 45% marks (SC/ST/PWD), 50% marks (OBC) and 55% marks (general category). In this subject, the admitted student may be provided with a book grant and scholarship by CICT. 

  • MA History

Any graduated student from a recognized University can appear for CUET PG in History with a minimum of 45% marks (SC/ST/PWD), 50% marks (OBC) and 55% marks (general). 

  • MSC in microbiology

The student requires to have a bachelor’s degree in Human Genetics, Microbiology, Nutrition and Dietetics, Biochemistry, Plant protection, Agriculture and Horticulture, Fisheries and Public Health, Zoology, Botany, Biotechnology, Dairy Sciences, and Home Science from a recognized university to appear in CUET PG exam.

  • MSW in social work

Any graduated student from a recognized University is eligible to appear in the CUET PG exam with 45% marks (SC/ST/PWD), 50% marks (OBC) and 55% marks (general).

  • M.Sc. Geography

A student must have completed a bachelor’s degree in Arts or Science with Geography subject as the ancillary or main subject from a Foreign University or recognized Indian University with 45% marks (SC/ST/PWD), 50% marks (OBC) and 55% marks (general) to be eligible to join MSC in Geography. 

  • Other PG subjects

Other PG subjects like Geology, Wildlife Science, Chemical Laboratory Technician, Chemistry, Statistics and Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Horticulture, Epidemiology, Public Health etc., have specific eligibility criteria. You can visit the official website of CUET PG to know their details. 

Overall, this post has provided all the useful information about the CUET PG courses eligibility details. If you have questions or doubts regarding CUET PG 2023 eligibility, you must visit the official website to get updated information. Start preparing seriously to improve your performance in the CUET PG exam. 

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