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Cotton University PG Entrance Exam: Download Previous Year’s Question Papers now

Get previous year's question papers for Cotton University PG Entrance Examination (CPGEE) 2022 in PDF format.

If you are a student, who has applied for admission into postgraduate courses at Cotton University this year and is currently looking for the previous year’s question papers for Cotton University PG Entrance Exam (CPGEE), then you are in the right place.

The examination schedule for Cotton University Post Graduate Entrance Examination (CPGEE) 2022 has been recently declared by the authorities on the official website. The entrance test will begin on the 2nd of August 2022. Earlier this month, Cotton University opened the application portal for PG Admissions on the 8th of July 2022, and the admission portal was open till the 19th of July, 2022.

Also read: Cotton University PG Admissions 2022: Courses available, Eligibility, Dates, apply now

Admission Procedure

(a) For Cotton Graduates

The candidates, who have graduated from Cotton University itself in the years 2021 and 2022 can get their admissions via the following methods:

  • CGPA-Based Admission: In all the subjects, which require candidates to have honours in the concerned subject, the Cotton graduate can be admitted on the basis of their CGPA in bachelor’s degree. Such candidates should have a minimum of 5.5 CGPA for admissions (5.3 for OBC/ MOBC and 5.0 for SC/ ST candidates)
  • Entrance-Based Admission: In those subjects for which the eligibility criteria of Honours/ Major in the qualifying UG Degree do not specify the concerned subject only, admissions will be on the basis of scores in Cotton University PG Entrance Exam. Here is the list of such courses:
    • MA in Ancient History, Culture, and Archaeology
    • Master of Computer Applications
    • M.Sc in Environmental Biology & Wildlife Sciences
    • MA in Mass Communication and Journalism
    • M.Sc in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
    • MA in Psychology
    • MA in Sociology
  • The standard reservation policy set by the government of Assam for OBC/ MOBC/ ST(P)/ ST(H)/ SC/ EWS/ PWD candidates will be followed while admitting Cotton graduates.

(b) For Open Category Seats

  • On the other hand, for the remaining 50% of seats in such courses and 100% of seats in programmes like Master in Library Science, LLM, PG Diploma in Gender studies, and MA in Bodo; the admission will be based on the candidate’s performance in the Cotton University PG Entrance Examination, (CPGEE).
  • The standard reservation policy set by the government of Assam for OBC/ MOBC/ ST(P)/ ST(H)/ SC/ EWS/ PWD candidates will also be applicable for admissions in open category seats.

CPGEE: Exam Pattern

  • The Cotton University PG Entrance Examination (CPGEE) is conducted in offline mode via an OMR-based paper
  • Candidates are asked to solve 50 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) in 90 minutes of time.
  • The candidates will receive 4 marks for each of their correct answers and 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.
  • The question papers of the Cotton University PG Entrance Exam will be based on Cotton University’s syllabus for the corresponding undergraduate course.
  • And for programmes, which are not available in the UG curriculum of the university; question papers will be based on the standard syllabuses of reputed universities under UGC.

Once the entrance test is completed, Cotton University will release the subject-wise merit lists for both CGPA and CPGEE-based admissions. And selected students can get their admissions based on these lists on the expected dates for PG Cotton University 2022 admissions in the corresponding programmes.

CPGEE Question Papers 2021

All the candidates who are going to appear in the Cotton University PG Entrance Examination (CPGEE) 2022 can now download last year’s question papers from the links given below.

Master of Arts (MA)

Here are the previous year’s question papers of the Cotton University PG Entrance Exam (CPGEE) for different departments (subjects) in the Arts stream:

SL. NO.COURSESQuestion Papers
1Ancient Indian History, Culture, and ArchaeologyNot Available
2AnthropologyClick here
3ArabicNot Available
4AssameseClick here
5BengaliNot Available
6BodoNot Available
7EconomicsClick here
8EducationClick here
9EnglishNot Available
10HindiClick here
11HistoryClick here
12Mass Communication and JournalismNot Available
13PersianNot Available
14PhilosophyClick here
15Political ScienceClick here
16PsychologyClick here
17SanskritNot Available
18SociologyClick here

Master of Science (M.Sc)

Here are the previous year’s question papers of the Cotton University PG Entrance Exam (CPGEE) for different departments (subjects) in the Science stream:

SL. NO.CoursesQuestion Papers
1Artificial Intelligence & Machine LearningNot Available
2BotanyClick here
3ChemistryNot Available
4Environmental Biology and Wildlife SciencesClick here
5GeographyClick here
6GeologyClick here
7MathematicsClick here
8Molecular Biology and BiotechnologyClick here
9PhysicsClick here
10StatisticsNot Available
11ZoologyClick here

For Other Courses

Here are the previous year’s question papers of the Cotton University PG Entrance Exam (CPGEE) for some other courses:

SL. NO.COURSESQuestion Papers
1Master in Computer Applications (MCA)Click here
2Master of Library & Information ScienceClick here
3Master of Law (LLM)Not Available

CPGEE 2022: Full schedule

Here is the complete schedule for the Cotton University PG Entrance Examination (CPGEE) 2022:

Date9:00 AM – 10:30 AM12:00 NOON – 1:30 PM3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
2nd August 2022Chemistry, Archaeology, Bodo, SanskritBotany, Geology, EducationPsychology, Law
3rd August 2022Economics, Mathematics, StatisticsZoology, Philosophy, HindiSociology, Persian
4th August 2022Physics, Assamese,
Environment Biology & WildlifeSciences
EnglishMass Communication, Journalism & Media Studies, Master of Computer Applications, Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
5th August 2022Political Science, Molecular Biology & BiotechnologyHistory, Geography, AnthropologyLibrary and Information Science, Arabic, Bengali


  • We would like to thank all the people, who have helped us in collecting all the previous year’s question papers for Cotton University PG Entrance Exam.
  • On a special note, thanks to Amar Krishna Narayan as he has helped us a lot!
  • We would also like to request you to send us the previous papers (whatever is available), so that we together can help more people in the coming days.
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Debanjan is a Co-Founder of Bohikitap. He has completed his graduation with Zoology as honors and is currently pursuing a Master's degree. He is an enthusiastic nature observer and has a keen interest in showing his presence in the education domain. Working in this genre motivates him and he leaves no stone unturned, to contribute in any way possible in the field of education.

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