CUET UG Exam 2022 Postponed, To Be Held from August 12

New Delhi, 5 August 2022 – The National Testing Agency (NTA) has postponed the CUET UG exam 2022 from 4 August to 12 August 2022 due to a technical glitch. The CUET Shift 2 exam that was scheduled for August 4 (from 3 pm to 6:45 pm) was cancelled in 29 cities due to technical reasons and will now be held from 12 August to 14 August.Β 

Note: NTA has issued a fresh notification on its website to clarify the development. Candidates can read that by visiting

CUET UG Exam 2022 – Overview

Exam Name CUET UG Exam 2022
Conducting Body National Testing Agency (NTA)
Original Exam Date for CUET UG August Session August 4, 2022
Revised Exam Date for CUET UG August Session Between 12 August and 14 August
Reason for PostponementΒ  Technical glitch at several centres
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CUET UG Exam 2022 Postponement – Details

  • The CUET UG exam that was scheduled for August 4 (from 3 pm to 6:45 pm) is now postponed in various centres across 17 cities of India.
  • This was done due to administrative and technical reasons, as NTA received various reports of technical glitches and administrative issues from the observers and city coordinators active during the exam.Β 
  • After this, the agency issued a notice on the official website – – to announce the postponement of the CUET exam.Β 
  • The exam will now be conducted between August 12 to 14, 2022.
  • As per NTA, the admit cards for the entrance exam will also be released for the revised dates soon.Β 
  • The revised CUET admit card will provide the new date on which the exam would be held. The exam centres will most likely be the same as before.Β 
  • NTA has also noted that the candidates who are not comfortable to appear for the re-exam between 12 and 14 August 2022 can make a special request to change the exam date.
  • This can be done by sending an email toΒ 
  • In the email, the candidates need to mention their desired exam dates and roll numbers.

CUET UG Exam 2022 Postponement – Exam City Info

Here are the states and the cities where the CUET UG exam was cancelled and then postponed:


State CUET UG Exam City
Arunachal Pradesh Namsai and Pasighat
Assam Nalbari
Chhattisgarh Bilaspur
Delhi New Delhi
Haryana Ambala
Jharkhand Bokaro, Giridih, Jamshedpur, and Ramgarh
Ladakh Leh
Madhya Pradesh Sagar
Maharashtra Aurangabad, Raigad, Satara, and Wardha
Odisha Koraput
Puducherry Karaikal
Rajasthan Jodhpur
Tamil Nadu Coimbatore, Dindigul, Tiruvarur, Viluppuram, Virudhunagar
Tripura Agartala
Uttar Pradesh Noida, Varanasi
Uttarakhand PauriGarhwal
West Bengal Hooghly
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Why was the CUET UG exam 2022 postponed?

The Shift 2 for the August 4 CUET UG exam was postponed due to technical reasons in 29 cities in India.

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When will the CUET UG exam be held now?

The postponed exam will now be held between 12 August to 14 August 2022.

Will the postponed CUET UG 2022 exam be tough?

As per the existing CUET UG exam reports by students, the paper is considered easy to moderate. However, domain-specific subjects might be moderate to hard.

How should I prepare for the CUET UG exam?

The best strategy to prepare for the exam is using NCERT textbooks. However, students should take note and not over-prepare for the exam.

Will the CUET UG exam be based on mock tests?

Several students have noted that the exam was based on CUET mock test papers. However, many have also noted that the exam was easier than the mock tests. Thus, students should prepare from the mock test papers as much as they can.

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