Important Details: CUET PG MBA 2024

The CUET PG MBA Exam is conducted for admissions to various Post-Graduate courses and for many MBA courses. The CUET PG Exam 2024 will be held from March 11, 2024, to March 28, 2024 for admissions to various PG courses.
The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) recently made an important decision regarding the admissions process for its Postgraduate (PG) programs for the academic session 2024-25. TISS will now solely accept the Common University Entrance Test (CUET) PG and CUET PG MBA for admissions to PG programs, and has officially dissolved the TISSNET Exam.
As per the exam pattern, there will be 100 questions in the paper asked from Hindi/English Language Comprehension/ Verbal Ability, Mathematical/ Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning (Bilingual English/Hindi).
The medium of the CUET Exam  is both English & Hindi and the duration of the exam is 2 hours. Each question carries 4 marks. There is a negative marking of 1 mark for every incorrect answer .Students preparing for the exam must practice previous years question papers to get a more clear idea of the CUET exam structure and the variety of questions asked in the exam.
Important Dates for CUET-PG MBA
Online Submission of Application Form through Website
26 December, 2023 to 24 January, 2024 (up to 11:50 P.M.)
Last date of successful transaction of fee through Credit/Debit Card/Net Banking/UPI
25 January, 2024 (up to 11:50 P.M.)
Correction in Particulars of Application Form on the website only
27 January 2024 to 29 January 2024 (up to 11:50 P.M.)
Advance City Intimation
4 March, 2024
Downloading of Admit Cards from NTA website
7 March, 2024
Date of Examination
11 March to 28 March, 2024
Answer Key Challenges
4 April, 2024
Duration | Shift
1 hour 45 minutes (105 Minutes) | 3 Shifts
Timing of Examination
  • 9 am to 10:45 am
  • 12:45 pm to 2:30 pm
  • 4:30 to 6:15 pm.
Important Details: CUET PG MBA Paper Syllabus 2024
The CUET PG MBA Exam is divided into four sections spread across: English, Hindi, Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation. As per the 2023 CUET PG MBA Paper Analysis, the difficulty level is expected to be that of the senior secondary level. 
Key highlights of the CUET exam for MBA are given below:
  • The CUET Exam is conducted in a computer-based online mode.
  • CUET PG MBA exam will include 4 sections - English Comprehension or Hindi Language, Maths/Quantitative Ability, Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation. 
  • The CUET PG MBA Exam for TISS is expected to take place for the first time in the year 2024 and was formerly called the TISSNET Exam. 
CUET Exam Details
The CUET PG MBA Exam consists of four sections and a total of 100 questions to be answered by the candidate in 2 hours. The table below includes the exam details for the CUET Exam.
CUET Exam Details
Mode of the CUET Exam
No. of Sections
Negative Marking
Yes (-1 for each wrong answer)
Number of Choices
4 (Four)
Test type
13 languages
Exam Pattern CUET PG MBA 2024:
  1. There are multiple choice questions (MCQs).
  2. The total number of questions is 100.
  3. The total duration of the exam is 2 hours.
  4. The maximum marks are 400 for the CUET PG MBA Exam.
  5. The candidates are awarded 4 marks for every correct answer and 1 mark is deducted for an incorrect response. 
CUET PG Marking Scheme for candidates preparing for the examination:
Correct Answer
+4 Marks
Incorrect Answer
-1 Mark
Unanswered Question
0 Marks 
CUET PG MBA 2024 Exam Structure
  1. The Question Paper will have 100 question comprising of Language Comprehension/
  2. Verbal Ability, Mathematical/Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning.
  3. All questions will be compulsory.
  4. Candidate has to Attempt Verbal Ability/ Language Comprehension in one language only. i.e. Either English or Hindi.
  5. The Remaining Questions would be Bilingual.
Section-wise Topics
Part I: Language I (English Comprehension)
English Usage Errors, English Grammar, Sentence Correction, Sentence Improvement, Jumbled Para, Reading Comprehension, Paragraph Completion, One-word Substitution, Synonyms & Antonyms, Idioms & Phrases
(Note: Candidate has to attempt Verbal Ability/ Language Comprehension in one language only. i.e. Either English or Hindi.)
OR Language II
Hindi Grammar and basic understanding of the language
Part II: Maths/Quantitative Ability
Simple and Compound Interest, Partnership, Percentages, Profit & Loss, Time-Distance-Speed, Pipes and Cisterns, Train Problems , Work and Wage, Work and Time
Part III: Logical Reasoning
Arrangements, Cause and Effects, Non-Verbal Reasoning, Sequencing, Number Series, Direction and Distance Test, Inferences, Linear, Statements Assumptions, Statements and Conclusion, Matrix Arrangements, Statements Arguments, Ranking Tests, Blood Relations, Analogy Test, Symbol Based Problems, Coding and Decoding
Part IV: Data Interpretation
Line Charts, Bar Graphs, Pie Charts, Data Sufficiency, Tabular Charts, Graphs, Number Systems, Mixed Graphs, Tabulation, Sets and Venn Diagrams
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In short, the CUET PG MBA Exam 2024 holds immense significance for individuals seeking admission to PG programs, particularly at TISS, as it has decided to consider CUET scores for admissions 2024-25. The examination evaluates candidates from a broad spectrum of subjects including Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning and English/Hindi comprehension. The nature of the CUET Exam is moderately challenging and a well-planned and comprehensive approach is essential for excellence. And to achieve this goal, every candidate must practice previous year papers while staying informed about the syllabus and keeping an eye on all important updates.
  1. When is the CUET PG MBA 2024 exam scheduled to take place?
  2. - The CUET exam is scheduled to be conducted from March 11, 2024, to March 28, 2024.
  3. What is the exam pattern for CUET PG MBA 2024?
  4. - The exam consists of 100 questions .Each question carries 4 marks, and there is a negative marking of 1 mark for each incorrect response.
  5. How can I prepare for the CUET PG MBA 2024 Examination?
  6. - To prepare for CUET PG you can follow a structured approach, including understanding the syllabus, familiarizing yourself with the exam pattern, acquiring quality study materials, creating a study schedule, and practicing with previous papers and mock tests.
  7. What is the application process for CUET PG MBA 2024?
  8. - The application form is expected to be released online by NTA in Jan 2024. Candidates can fill out the form on the official website, providing personal and academic details and uploading the required documents. The application fee varies based on the category and the number of test papers applied for.
  9. Which Universities accept CUET PG MBA scores?
  10. - CUET PG MBA scores are accepted by a wide range of Universities, including Central Universities, State Government Universities, Government Institutions, and Private, and Deemed Universities. Some notable Universities accepting CUET scores include Banaras Hindu University, Delhi University, Jawaharlal Nehru University, and many others.
  11. How can I prepare for specific sections of CUET-PG MBA, such as English Comprehension and Logical Reasoning?
  12. - To excel in sections like English Comprehension and Logical Reasoning, it's important to adopt a structured and focused approach. Specific tips for each section are provided in the content above.
  13. What is the marking scheme for the CUET PG MBA Exam?
  14. - In the CUET Exam, each correct response is awarded 4 marks and 1 mark is deducted for each incorrect response.
  15. What is the latest update regarding TISS MBA admissions?
  16. - Starting from the academic sessions of 2024-25, TISS will accept the Common University Entrance Test (CUET) PG for admissions to its postgraduate programs.
  17. How does CUET-PG MBA differ from the previous TISS National Eligibility Test (NET)?
  18. - CUET-PG MBA replaces the previously conducted TISS National Eligibility Test (NET) as the admissions entrance exam for TISS MBA programs, offering a more standardized and comprehensive evaluation process.
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