CUCET Answer Key 2021; September 23 (UIQP01-02) All Shifts Paper Analysis And Experts' Views

National Testing Agency would display the answer key of the Central University Common Entrance Test (CUCET) exam held on September 23, 2021 on its website cucet.nta.nic.in. The candidates who attempt CUCET shift 1 or 2 can check the paper analysis here.

By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Sep 24, 2021 10:47 IST
CUCET Answer Key 2021; September 23 (UIQP01-02) All Shifts Paper Analysis And Experts' Views
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National Testing Agency (NTA) on Thursday, September 23 conducts the Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET) 2021 for admission to the Integrated and Under Graduate course admissions. CUCET UIQP01 and UIQP02 papers are scheduled to be held in the 1st and 2nd shifts respectively. As per the reports, the first shift exam for Paper UIQP01 is now over at 12:00 pm with a duration of 2 hours. The students sharing feedback after the examination, are hereby shared.

The candidates who appear for CUCET 23 September exam or are scheduled to appear in the next shift, may go through the paper analysis and difficulty level shared by the exam experts. CUCET official answer key, however, will be shared on the website- cucet.nta.nic.in, once the examination is over.

CUCET 2021 day-3 (September 23) online test was held for UIQP01 courses. The computer-based test began at 10:00 AM and concluded at 12:00 noon. After the examination, the candidates are reported saying that the CUCET UIQP exam in the first shift was held in LAN Based (Computer Based Mode) with a duration of 02:00 hours. The objective type test was comprised of 120 multiple-choice questions. The overall difficulty level of the exam was moderate, however, some questions were a bit tricky. The entire paper was in the English language, candidates said after the examination.

CUCET examination conducted in OMR-based mode for the UG and Integrated courses. The Examination consisted of two parts part-a and part-b. The first part consisted of language, general awareness, mathematical aptitude, and analytical skills, comprising of 25 MCQs. Whereas, Part B section consisted of domain knowledge comprising of 75 MCQs. Whereas, the second part consisted of three/ four/ five sections. Each section was having 25 questions. 

Students feedback related to the CUCET 23 September UIQP paper-

  • According to the students, questions from Physics were tricky.
  • Questions in the UIQP-02 were comparatively easier than the QP01.
  • Some questions were asked from History, which students found difficult.
  • Some students say that the pattern of the examination was completely changed.
  • In second shift several of the questions were from the Reasoning section.
  • 1 question was found wrong by the students

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Question paper analysis: Shift 1 & 2

A candidate is required to answer a set of any three sections (75 questions). However, he/ she must ensure that he/she fills the right tick the column shown on the computer screen corresponding to the question numbers attended.

For admission to some Integrated Programme/MBA/LLB/MCA, etc. only one paper comprising of 100 MCQs covering English language, reasoning, data interpretations/numerical ability, general awareness, and analytical skills are held. The applicant was to choose one correct answer and mark it on a computer screen. There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every incorrect response.

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The CUCET Common Entrance Test is conducted with an aim to shortlist candidates for admissions into the Central University of Andhra Pradesh, Central University of Kashmir, Assam University, Silchar, Central University of Kerala, Central University of Gujarat, Central University of Odisha, Central University of Haryana, Central University of Punjab, Central University of Jammu, Central University of Rajasthan, Central University of Jharkhand, Central University of South Bihar, Central University of Karnataka and Central University of Tamil Nadu.

Admissions are handled at the level of each of these Central Universities and State Universities for their respective programs. After the declaration of the CUCET results, the respective Central Universities and State Universities will declare the counseling/ admission schedule and merit list based on the candidates' performances in the CUCET and the other criteria.