Tips and Tricks to ace in CUET Exam

The CUET - Common University Entrance Test (CUET UG-2022) is all set to become the country's largest entrance test as all the central universities and centrally funded universities consider CUET Exam as a common exam for all the UG and PG courses across the country. 

The CUCET exam will also provide a single-window admissions platform, optimising and simplifying the procedure by removing entrance exams for a variety of institutions carrying degrees of difficulty.

Tips and Tricks to ace in CUET Exam

Last updated: 20 Jun 2022

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The CUET exam shifts the traditional academic paradigm by concentrating on conceptual knowledge, critical thinking, comprehensive skills and decision-making skills. This reformative technique would reduce the burden on students, colleges and institutions and the entire education system by offering "significant objectivity" to the enrolment process and "equitable chance" to candidates to compete in a single national umbrella test.

Aspirants will be competing against a large audience, precise planning is vital. As the exam is still relatively new, many of the students may be concerned about what subjects to study, how to organise your study time and other concerns.

Few tips and tricks to prepare for CUET Exam

Many experts have given a few tips that are based on their expertise and experience, if the candidates follow these tips, then they can easily crack the CUET Exam. 

Let’s try to understand them in detail

Be familiar with pattern and syllabus

The CUET test is divided into three sections, the first section focuses on language, the second section will focus on the specific subject domain for which the students are applying, and the third section is based on general aptitude. In addition, choosing options from each part is optional and the choices must meet the standards of the institutes chosen. The candidates have to be thorough with the exam pattern and syllabus. This helps them to plan the answer for the questions systematically. 

List out the universities and institutes as per the preferences

There are more than 20+ central universities across India. The students are advised to list out all the universities according to their preferences. This list will be very beneficial so that the students can find out what the previous year's cut-off was and what the institution's guidance position was. This information helps the students to estimate their estimated scores to get admission to the specific programme of their choice at their chosen institutions.

Take up more Mock Tests

Candidates are advised to take up regular mock tests. This will help them to effectively manage their time and answer correctly. The mock tests help the students to get a clear idea of how the questions are asked and formed. The mock tests help the candidates to discover their strengths and shortcomings. With the help of mock tests, the students can rectify their mistakes and improve their answering skills. And also, it is  advised to practice as many MCQs as possible. Practice makes the candidate to introspect his/her weaknesses and this helps him/her to overcome the same.

Read Newspapers Regularly to stay updated

Section 3 of the exam is purely based on general aptitude and current affairs. The candidates are expected to be updated with current affairs and reading newspapers is the best way to be updated. The candidates are advised to develop reading the newspaper as a habit, through this one can even enhance the vocabulary, grammar and comprehension by reading the newspaper. 

The students are advised to spend at least 30 minutes to 1 hr carefully reading the editorial sections of newspapers. There are many instances where the questions have come from newspapers in previous CUET Exams. So, it is suggested to develop a habit of reading the newspaper every day.


The CUET is expected to become one of the largest entrance exams in the country and in the coming days the competition also grows immensely for the CUET exam. The above tips and tricks, if followed judiciously by the candidates, then there is scope for failure in the exam. The candidates can easily succeed in the CUET exam and get admission to their desired course in a desired university or institution.

At Galaxy Education, we help you through the process of finding and applying to the right Colleges in Bangalore. Contact us in below details to get more information on admission procedure and how to secure your seat:

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