The Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU) offers UG and PG level courses. And, for admission to these courses, a Common Entrance Test (CET) is conducted. Candidates interested in pursuing engineering, law, management, etc. courses are required to appear for the IPU CET exam. Medical admissions are done on the basis of NEET score. The application forms are uploaded at the official website and the application process will be entirely online. Check out the complete article for detailed information on IPU CET 2020.
IPU CET 2020 – Quick Overview
|Exam Name||Indraprastha University Common Entrance Test (IPU CET)|
|Exam conducting authority||Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University|
|Level of the examination||University level|
|Purpose||Admission to UG and PG courses|
IPU CET 2020 – Important Dates
|Program||Last Date for Application Submission||CET Exam Date (Tentative)|
|BCA||1st week of May 2020||2nd week of May 2020|
|BBA||1st week of May 2020||Last week of May 2020|
|BCOM||2nd week of April 2020||1st week of May 2020|
|BHMCT||2nd week of April 2020||Last week of April 2020|
|B.ED.||1st week of May 2020||2nd week of May 2020|
|B.Tech||1st week of May 2020||2nd week of May 2020|
|LLB||1st week of May 2020||3rd week of May 2020|
|M.Tech (TE)||2nd week of April 2020||1st week of May 2020|
|M.Tech (NST)||2nd week of April 2020||1st week of May 2020|
|M.Tech (RA)||2nd week of April 2020||1st week of May 2020|
|M.Tech (EP)||2nd week of April 2020||1st week of May 2020|
|M.Tech (EC)||1st week of May 2020||2nd week of May 2020|
|M.Tech (CE)||1st week of May 2020||2nd week of May 2020|
|M.Tech (CS)||1st week of May 2020||2nd week of May 2020|
|MCA||1st week of May 2020||2nd week of May 2020|
|LLM||2nd week of April 2020||3rd week of April 2020|
|MBA||1st week of May 2020||Last week of May 2020|
|MBA (IT)||2nd week of April 2020||3rd week of April 2020|
IPU CET 2020 Exam Pattern
The IPU CET exam is conducted through the pen and paper based mode. A total of 150 MCQs are asked in the exam. Here are the details of the exam:
|Exam Mode||Offline (Pen and Paper Based)|
|Type of questions||Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)|
|Exam duration||2 Hours and 30 Minutes|
|Language||English (English and Hindi for B.Ed. exam)|
|Marking Scheme||4 marks are awarded for every right answer|
1 mark is deducted for every wrong answer
In M.A., there will be 100 MCQs in Part-1 and essay type questions in Part-2.
In B.Tech. (Bio-Tech), 200 MCQs are asked.
IPU CET 2020 Syllabus
The syllabus for the IPU CET exam varies as per the courses. For UG level courses, candidates are required to prepare on the basis of class 11th and 12th syllabus while for the PG courses, on the basis of UG syllabus. For further details, read the information bulletin.
IPU CET 2020 Eligibility
The eligibility criteria is different for UG and PG level courses. Here is the eligibility criteria for various programmes:
Nationality – Indian citizen
Age Limit –
For UG courses – 17 to 21 years old. Candidate’s age must not exceed 21 years as on 1st August 2020.
For PG courses – The maximum age limit for PG courses is 35 years.
Here are the qualification requirements for some popular courses. You can check out the official website for other courses.
For UG courses
|B.Tech.||Passed 12th class with minimum 55% marks in PCM along with English as one of the subjects. Candidates appearing in class 12th examination are also eligible.|
|BCA||Passed class 12th with at least 50% marks with pass in English and Mathematics or Computer Science/ Computer Applications/ Informatics Practice/ Data Management Application/ Multimedia & Web Technology/ Web Application as a compulsory subject for the non-vocational stream.|
|BBA||Passed 12th class with English as a compulsory subject. The minimum marks must be 50%.|
|LLB||Graduation with at least 50% marks|
|BA LLB/ BBA LLB||Passed class 12th with minimum 50% marks and English as a subject.|
For PG courses
|M.Tech.||B.Tech./ B.E. degree or passed Grad IETE/ AMIE or passed M.Sc./ MCA with minimum 60% marks.|
|MCA||Engineering or BCA with at least 50% marks|
|MBA||Bachelor’s degree with 50% marks|
|LLM||LLB degree recognised by the Bar Council of India or equivalent degree from a foreign university with at least 50% marks.|
IPU CET 2020 Application Process
The IPU CET application forms are available only through the online mode. Candidates must visit the official website and complete the application submission process before the last date. Here are the steps to be followed:
- Go to the official website –http://www.ipu.ac.in/.
- Click on the online admission link.
- Enter the details for registration such as candidate’s name, parent’s name, Mailing address, contact information, etc.
- The registration details will be sent to candidate’s registered email ID.
- Login using the registration number and password.
- Complete the remaining details in the application form.
- Upload the scanned images of photograph and signature.
- Make the application fee payment. The application fee for IPU CET is Rs. 1000/- and can be paid through credit card/ debit card/ Internet banking.
- Submit the completed application and take a print of the confirmation page.
IPU CET 2020 Admit Card
The IPU CET admit card is released online at the official website one or two weeks prior to the examination. Candidates can download the same using their log-in details. Admit card is a necessary document to be carried to the examination hall along with a photo ID proof.
IPU CET 2020 Result
IPU CET result is published through the official website and candidates can check the same using their login details. The result for all the programmes is released on different dates. So, keep a check on the official website for updates.
On the basis of IPU CET scores, candidates are called for the counselling process. The schedule of the counselling is released at the official website. Candidates are required to take part in the counselling process for admission into the University.