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The National Testing Agency (NTA) established by the Ministry of Education, India has published the CUET PG Eligibility Criteria on its official website, cuet.nta.nic.in. Interested candidates should read the CUET PG eligibility criteria put down by the exam conducting authority before filling out the CUET PG application form 2022. The CUET PG exam for postgraduate programs will take place in the last week of July. Candidates must meet the minimum requirements indicated in the CUET PG eligibility criteria to be admitted to any of the postgraduate courses offered by participating universities. Even in the subsequent admission rounds, candidates who do not match the CUET PG eligibility norms would be rejected. To understand more, continue reading the article.

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CUET PG Exam Eligibility Criteria – Overview

  • Quotas, categories, relaxations, reservations, qualifications, subject combinations, preferences, and other policies will be followed by CUET (PG)-2022.
  • Candidates should check the website of the individual university they are applying to because admissions criteria for each university may differ.
  • Before applying, candidates must ensure that they meet the eligibility requirements for the CUET PG exam of the university to which they are applying.
  • The mere fact that a candidate appeared in the entrance exam and passed it, does not entitle them to consideration for admission to the course unless they meet the university’s program-specific eligibility criteria.

CUET PG Age Limit Criteria

The CUET PG age limit of the candidate is not a concern in applying to CUET PG courses. Candidates must, however, meet the individual university’s age restrictions (if any). 

CUET PG Educational Qualification Requirement

CUET PG exam is open to candidates who have completed or will complete a bachelor’s degree or an equivalent in 2022. 

CUET PG eligibility criteria – University-wise

PG courseUniversityEligibility criteria
MA EconomicsSikkim Univ.

Manipur Univ.
Graduate in Economics with minimum of 50% / equivalent grade for general category and for reserved category, it is 45%.

Graduate in B.A./B.Sc./B.Com with 45% in honors or major subject or both in aggregate & subject concerned in bachelors.
M.ComJharkhand Central Univ.

Punjab Central Univ. 
A min. 50% in B.Com/BBA/BBS & reserved category receive a 5% relaxation

A min. 50% in B.Com & reserved category receive 5% relaxation
M.Sc. YogaHaryana Central Univ.Bachelor’s degree with min. 50% marks with 5% relaxation for reserved category
M.A PhilosophyHyderabad Univ./ Pondicherry Univ./ Tripura Univ.Bachelor’s degree with min. 50% aggregate marks
M.Sc. Environmental ScienceJNU

BHU

BBAU Lucknow
B.Sc./equivalent degree in any discipline of basic or applied science OR 55% in B.E./B.Tech/MBBS
10% relaxation to OBC category (non-creamy layer)
No min. % for PWD/SC/ST candidates

50% in B.Sc., 10th & 12th standard

B.Sc. in Life Science, Agricultural Sciences, Env. Sciences from a recognised univ. with a min. of 50% (45% for SC/ST/PWD)
M.A EnglishHyderabad Univ. 

Himachal Pradesh Central Univ.

Jammu Central Univ.
A min. 50% in graduation from a recognized univ. & scored a min 55% in English

Min. 50% marks in bachelor’s degree

Min. 55% in graduation; 50% for ST/SC & disabled candidates; Candidates having English Literature as one of their disciplines will be given priority
M.A Education
Himachal Pradesh Central Uni.

Kashmir Central Univ./Rajasthan Central Univ.
Min. 50% in bachelor degree from a recognized univ.


Min. 50% in graduation & 5% relaxation for ST/SC/OBC/PWD category
M.A History
Himachal Pradesh Central Univ.

Hyderabad Univ.


Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University, Srinagar

Min. 50% in bachelor/equivalent degree from a recognized univ.


Min. 55% marks with bachelor’s in social sciences/Humanities or in any subject


Min. 40% marks in graduation in any discipline for GEN/EWS/OBC & for ST/SC, as per univ. rules

CUET PG 2022 – Reservation Criteria 

Candidates belonging to the SC/ST categories will be offered a 5% reservation according to the CUCET PG 2022 reservation criterion. They will be eligible to enroll in any participating university if they pass the CUET PG exam. The percentage of seats reserved for candidates in the reserved category is shown in the table below.

Category% of Seat Reservation
Gen. (EWS)10%
SC15%
ST7.5%
Physically disabled5%
OBC27%
What are the dates for the online submission of the application form?

The date for online submission of the form through the website is 19.05.2022 to 18.06.2022 (up to 11:50 P.M.)

Why should a candidate go through the eligibility criteria?

The candidate must go through the CUET PG eligibility criteria as prescribed by the NTA. If a candidate does not meet the CUET 2022 eligibility requirements, their admission will be immediately canceled.

What shall be the language of the CUET exam?

The CUET entrance exam will be in English & Hindi or language-specific in the concerned subjects.

How will the CUET PG exam 2022 be conducted?

The CUET (PG) – 2022 will be a Computer Based Test (CBT).

Is there any age restriction for the CUET PG exam?

No, there is no age barrier to appearing in the CUET PG Exam.