Course offered : (a) 5 Years Integrated MA (Economics) at Central University of Tamil Nadu and Central University of Karnataka (b) 5 Years Integrated MSc (Economics) at Central University of Rajasthan (c) 5 Years MSc Economics (with option to exit after 3 Years with BSc (H) Economics) at Bengaluru Dr B R Ambedkar School of Economics (BASE)
CUCET 2019 (Central Universities Common Entrance Test) is being conducted jointly for admission into the 14 Central Universities and the Bengaluru Dr. B. R. Ambedkar School of Economics registered under the Karnataka Societies Registration Act of 1960. The 14 Central Universities are
Central University of Andhra Pradesh
Central University of Assam
Central University of Gujarat
Central University of Haryana
Central University of Jammu
Central University of Jharkhand
Central University of Karnataka
Central University of Kashmir
Central University of Kerala
Central University of Punjab
Central University of Rajasthan
Central University of South Bihar
Mahatma Gandhi Central University Bihar
Central University of Tamil Nadu
The coordination is being done by the Central University of Rajasthan.
CUCET is conducted for the students of 10+2, Bachelor Degree holders and Master Degree holders to obtain admission into the UG / Integrated Program / B.Voc., Post Graduate Program and the Research Program respectively in these Universities.
No. of seats : 30 (+3 EWS) in Tamil Nadu, 30 in Karnataka, not specified for CU Rajasthan, 75 in BASE
Note : In case of CU Tamil Nadu, the students will undergo first three years of study at CUTN campus and the rest of the two years either at CUTN campus or at MSE, Chennai as per their choice. The allotment of specialisation at MSE is based on their CGPA during the first three years of study at CUTN.
In case of CU Karnataka, 8% seats will be allotted for UG/PG programmes under supernumerary quota to the candidates who belong to HK Region as per Article 371j subject to submission of relevant certificate.
Admission / Counseling : Admissions are handled at the level of each of these Central Universities and BASE, for their respective programs. After the declaration of the CUCET results, the respective Central Universities and BASE will declare the counselling/admission schedule and merit list based on the weightage of CUCET score and the other criteria of PUs. Please see the website of the concerned University and BASE for details. There will be online admission counselling for some Universities with additional fees.
Note : Applicants can apply for a particular programme for a maximum of three Participating Universities (Pus) with a maximum of 03 options of programmes in each of the selected PU. In case a candidate wishes to opt for more PUs with additional (extra) programme(s), he/she can opt for “Add-On” option by paying additional prescribed fee again.
Syllabus & Model test paper : Can be downloaded from CUCET link https://cucetexam.in/CUCET2019/View/SearchProgram01.aspx
Test Paper code : UIQP02 (common with many other courses)