CGPET 2020 Registration(Extended),Exam Dates, Eligibility, Pattern and Syllabus

    Megha Rohilla Megha Rohilla
    University Data Specialist

    Chhattisgarh Pre-Engineering Test (CGPET 2020) is conducted by Chhattisgarh Professional Examination Board (CPEB) which is also known as CG Vyapam. CGPET 2020 will be conducted in online mode. The exam grants admission in engineering courses to various government and private colleges of Chhattisgarh. CGPET 2020 Application Form is available from March 17, 2020.

    Latest: CGPET 2020 Application form last date has been further extended till May 31, 2020 due to COVID-19. 

    CGPET EligibilityCGPET Admit CardCGPET Exam Pattern
    • There will be a total of 150 objective type questions in the exam.
    • 50 questions each from section- Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics will be asked. The exam will be of 150 marks.
    • There are 3 courses available through this exam which are Engineering, Dairy Technology and Agricultural Engineering.
    • A total of 41 colleges give admission to candidates through CGPET.  

    CGPET Highlights

    Date of ExamCGPET (Chhattisgarh Pre-Engineering Test)
    Conducting BodyChhattisgarh Professional Examination Board (CPEB)
    Mode of ExamOnline
    Medium of ExamEnglish
    Duration of Exam3hrs
    Type and Number of QuestionsObjective, 150 questions
    Sections3 (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics)
    Courses OfferedEngineering, dairy technology and agricultural engineering
    Number of Seats42% for general, 32% for ST, 14% for OBC and 12% for SC

    CGPET 2020 Dates

    CGPET 2020 application process and revised important dates are mentioned below

    EventDate (Revised)
    Online application starts fromMarch 17, 2020
    Online application form submission Last dateMay 31, 2020 (Extended)
    Admit card availabilityTo be notified
    PET Exam dateTo be notified
    Result announceJune 2020
    Counselling through JEE MainsJune (Tentative)
    Counselling Starts July (Tentative)

    CGPET 2020 Eligibility

    The common eligibility criteria for all courses are:

    • Applicant must be a citizen of India
    • The applicant should be a resident of Chhattisgarh and should have domicile of the state.

    There are 3 courses that are offered. The eligibility criteria for different courses are given below:

    For Engineering:

    • Candidates must have cleared 12th grade from school affiliated to Chhattisgarh or equivalent board.
    • The student must qualify in Physics, chemistry, mathematics and one of the technical vocational subjects in the qualifying exam.
    • Minimum marks for the general category is 45% an40% for reserved category(SC/ST/OBC/PH)

    For Agricultural Engineering:

    • Candidates must be above 16 years of age on 31st December of the admission year.
    • He/she must have cleared 12th grade from school affiliated to Chhattisgarh or equivalent board.
    • Minimum marks for the general category is 50%(PCM+ English) an40% for reserved category(SC/ST/OBC/PH)
    • Candidates appearing for final exams are also eligible to apply for the exam.

    For Dairy Technology:

    • Candidate must be above 17 years of age on 31st December 2020
    • Applicant must have cleared 12th grade from school affiliated to Chhattisgarhi or equivalent board.
    • Minimum marks for the general category is 50%(PCM+ English) an40% for reserved category(SC/ST/OBC/PH)
    • Candidates appearing for final exams are also eligible to apply for the exam.

    CGPET 2020 Application Form

    Applicants have to fill the application form online. Firstly, candidates have to visit the official website and search for “CGPET 2020 admission” link.

    • Click and Download the CGPET 2020 Application Form.
    • Fill in the required details.
    • After successfully filling the application form, applicants can get their registration ID number for the exam.
    • Applicants now have to upload their passport size photograph (4.5*3.5cm), thumb impression and signature in JPEG format. The size of the file should not exceed be 50kb and 40kb minimum
    • To finish the registration process, the payment needs to be done. The application fee can be paid by credit card /debit card, net banking or Bank challan of SBI Bank.
    • Candidates have to enter their valid Aadhar no. /PAN card no. /A/C no. /Driving License No. in the application form.
    • Once applicant has submitted the duly filled application form, no changes will be allowable in the application form. Therefore, fill in the form very carefully.
    • Candidates can also track their application through the login window by entering their login details.
    • There is no need to send the application form to the exam conducting body.

    Details in Application Form

    Details AskedFilling Criteria
    NameEnter full name
    GenderChoose gender among Male, Female or Transgender
    CategoryChoose your category (general, SC, ST or OBC)
    Date of birthEnter Date of birth correctly
    Email idEnter a valid email id. All further communication will be done through this.
    Academic DetailsEnter your qualification starting from the most recently acquired degree
    Correspondence DetailsFill your complete address
    ID proof detailsFill your Aadhar card details
    contact telephone numbersFill in 10 digits of valid phone number.
    PhotographMinimum size should be 35×45 mm.

    Application Fee   

    Aspirants can deposit the fee through online mode (net banking, debit card, credit card). Or by downloaded bank Challan of any branch of SBI Bank.

    The application fee is as follows:

    GeneralINR 200
    OBCINR 150
    SC/ST/PHINR 100

    CGPET 2020 Admit Card    

    CGPET 2020 Admit Card will be available online on the official website of CG Vyapam. It will be available once the application process completes for download. Admit card will not be delivered to candidate via courier or post services. Candidates will not be allowed to enter the exam hall without admit card.

    Steps to Download Admit Card  

    • Firstly, visit the official website
    • Use the application number and password to log in.
    • Locate the “Admit card” tab.
    • Click on the tab
    • The admit card will get opened in a separate screen and can be downloaded from here.

    Candidates will have to bring one photo ID proof (driving license/ voter ID /PAN card/Aadhar card or any other govt. ID) in which the photo of the applicant is attached and clearly visible, along with the admit card.

    Exam Centers

    A total 27 exam centers have been finalized for the entrance test. The exam will be conducted in May 2020(tentatively), in several districts of the state of Chhattisgarh. The test centers are allocated on first cum first serve basis. It is a very rare condition when candidate is allocated a test center other than his preferred test center. The university however takes no request for change of exam centers.

    CGPET 2020 Exam Pattern

    The entrance exam is a 3 hour online based exam.

    • It contains 150 questions from 3 topics namely Physics, chemistry and Mathematics.
    • One mark is awarded for every correct answer and there is no negative marking.  
    • Attempting all the 150 questions is compulsory.
    • The questions is however MCQ type or objective. You have to choose one option from a given choice of 4 options. Read More CGPET Exam Pattern

    CGPET 2020 Syllabus

    The syllabus of CGPET 2020 exam is cover various subjects such as Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. The syllabus is similar to higher secondary examination (12th class).

    SubjectWeightage (marks)

    The list of important topics for all 3 subjects is as follows:

    SubjectImportant Topics
    PhysicsMeasurement, Kinematics, Rotational motion & moment of inertia, Work energy & power, Gravitation, Properties of solid & fluids, Oscillation, Waves, Force & laws of motion, Light, Magnetism, Electrostatics, Current electricity, Heat & thermodynamics, Effect of electric current, Electron, photon & radioactivity, Electromagnetic induction & alternating current and Semiconductor.
    ChemistryAtomic structure, Solutions, Solid States, Chemical bond, Nuclear Chemistry, Chemical Equilibrium, Thermochemistry & thermodynamics, Ionic Equilibrium, Chemical Kinetics, Electrochemistry and Surface Chemistry. Principles of metallurgical operations, Chemical periodicity, Comparative study of elements, Transitions metals, Co-ordination compound and Chemical analysis. Chemistry of hydrocarbon, Organic compounds containing organic oxygen, Chemistry in daily life, Organic compounds based on functional group containing nitrogen and Biomolecules.
    Mathematics Algebra, Trigonometry, Co-ordinate geometry of three dimensions, Integral calculus, Co-ordinate Geometry of Two Dimensions, Differential calculus, Vector Algebra, Statistics, Differential equations, Numerical methods and Information technology.

    CGPET 2020 Preparation Books   

    Name of bookAuthorSubject
    NCERT Physics for Class 11th and 12thNCERTPhysics
    Concepts of Physics volume 1 and 2H. C. VermaPhysics
    NCERT Chemistry for Class 11th and 12thNCERTChemistry
    Inorganic Chemistry.O.P.TandonChemistry
    NCERT Mathematics for Class 11th and 12th.NCERTMathematics
    CGPET Success Package (Physics/Chemistry/Mathematics)Arihant -

    CGPET 2020 Result

    CGPET 2020 Result will be announced in the month of June tentatively. The results are uploaded on their official website and can be checked from there. The results declared are on the basis of the cut-off list.

    If a student does not meet the cutoff list declaration, the student will not be qualified for Counselling.  A separate merit list will be prepared by the exam conducting committee and posted on the official website. There is no provision for re-evaluation of answer sheets.

    Steps to Check Result

    • Firstly, visit the official website
    • Use the application number and password to log in.
    • Locate the “check Result” tab.
    • Click on the tab
    • The result will be displayed

    Answer key

    Applicants can download the answer key after a few days of the examination. The answer keys will be published on May 31, 2020(tentatively). The answer keys are uploaded on the website by the exam conducting body. Candidate can claim the answer in case any answer in the answer key is incorrect.

    CGPET 2020 Cut off

    Cutoff list is provided by the conducting body. It determines the minimum marks required to appear in the merit list.

    Factors affecting the cutoff:

    • Difficulty level of the exam
    • Number of seats offered
    • Total number of applicants who appeared for the exam
    • Previous Year’s Cutoff Trends

    Here is a list of 10 colleges and the respective cut off:

    S.NoName of the InstituteCourse NameCategoryOpening RankClosing Rank
    1Government Engineering College, BilaspurCivil EngineeringUR158719
    Computer Science EngineeringUR17710655
    Electrical EngineeringUR1506705
    Electronics and Telecommunication EngineeringUR9812116
    Information TechnologyUR9218384
    Mechanical EngineeringUR2753348
    Mining EngineeringUR6031216
    2Government Engineering College, BastarCivil EngineeringUR9728331
    Electrical EngineeringUR43812278
    Electronics and Telecommunication EngineeringUR22944097
    Information TechnologyUR186922152
    Mechanical EngineeringUR3266668
    Mining EngineeringUR148417910
    3Government Engineering College, RaipurCivil EngineeringUR22814304
    Computer Science EngineeringUR739455
    Electrical and Electronics EngineeringUR4304511
    Electronics and Telecommunication EngineeringUR21312738
    Mechanical EngineeringUR944549
    4Institute of Technology, KorbaCivil EngineeringUR177918358
    Computer Science EngineeringUR223421561
    Electrical and Electronics EngineeringUR367422997
    Mechanical EngineeringUR122024143
    5Kirodimal Institute of Technology, RaigarhCivil EngineeringUR232422978
    Computer Science EngineeringUR203423644
    Electrical EngineeringUR415121652
    Electronics and Telecommunication EngineeringUR1221012210
    Information TechnologyUR516919596
    Mechanical EngineeringUR373123446
    6Ashoka Institute of Technology and Management, RajnandgaonCivil EngineeringUR591722696
    Computer Science EngineeringUR938116031
    Electrical EngineeringUR213318586
    Mechanical EngineeringUR422123634
    7Bharti College of Engineering and Technology, DurgCivil EngineeringUR312123408
    Computer Science EngineeringUR686017213
    Electrical EngineeringUR693022063
    Electronics and Telecommunication EngineeringUR1001710017
    Mechanical EngineeringUR1066821188
    8Bhilai Institute of Technology, DurgCivil EngineeringUR125612
    Computer Science EngineeringUR26203
    Electrical EngineeringUR163425
    Electrical and Electronics EngineeringUR168753
    Electronics and Telecommunication EngineeringUR217969
    Information TechnologyUR271671
    Mechanical EngineeringUR33394
    9Bhilai Institute of Technology, RaipurCivil EngineeringUR10303385
    Computer Science EngineeringUR5483025
    Electrical and Electronics EngineeringUR252623658
    Electronics and Telecommunication EngineeringUR33622558
    Mechanical EngineeringUR9664825
    10Sun Engineering College, DurgCivil EngineeringUR2224622246

    CGPET 2020 Counselling

    CGPET 2020 counselling procedure will be  started tentatively from June 6 – 23 for JEE Mains qualifying candidates and June 14 – July 22 for CGPET qualifying candidates. No call letter is sent to the applicant individually. The Counselling is held online. Candidates need to register online for CGPET Counselling procedure. After registering, they need to fill the options of colleges according to their choice and rank. The seat will be allotted on the basis of options filled by candidates and availability of seat.

    Documents Required for Counselling

    (a) All mark sheets/grade reports and certificates, Original of Class X and XII, Transfer Certificate, Leaving Certificate and Character Certificate from School.

     (b) In case a candidate belongs to SC, ST or non-creamy layer of OBC categories, Original caste Certificate as per Central Govt. is required.

    (c) Medical Certificate should be presented if candidate is Physically Challenged (PC). It should be issued by Medical Officer of any Government Hospital with description of the kind and the degree of disability.

    (d) In case the Date of Birth is not mentioned in Class X Certificate, Date of Birth (DOB) Certificate is required for the same.

    (e) Original e- Admit Card, Counselling letter from ICAR should also be present with candidate.

    (f) Three recent and clear passport size colored photographs need to be submitted. They should have candidates name and date mentioned at the back.

    (g) Domicile certificate.

    (h) Authority letter/undertaking in the prescribed format (Annexure-III of IB), if the applicant is incapable of attending the Counselling personally.

    CGPET 2020 Reservation of Seats

    There will be reservation of seats according to govt. rules as follows:

    CGPET 2020 counselling procedure will be started tentatively from June 6 – 23 for JEE Mains qualifying candidates and June 14 – July 22 for CGPET qualifying candidates.ST32%


    1. Can the details entered by me in the application form be edited/ changed later?

    No, the details once confirmed cannot be changed.

    1. Is the application fee refundable?

    No, the application fee is non-refundable.

    • Can I pay by DD or cheque or cash?

    Only online payment and Bank challan are acceptable.

    1. Is the application form available to fill in the offline mode?

    No, only online application filling process is valid.

    *The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

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      Vivek ananda

      I am from AP board can i apply for the exam? And can we join in OPJU university in raipur by qualifying in this test

      06 Sep, 2019 12:58
      Shobhna Chaturvedi

      Hi Vivek, yes, you may apply for the exam and are eligible to take admission in OPJU. However, preference will be given to local students at the time of admission.

      06 Sep, 2019 13:06
      Vaibhaw Srivastava

      I am from bihar... Can I give this exam?

      28 Jan, 2019 21:40
      Shobhna Chaturvedi

      Hi Vaibhaw, yes you may appear in the exam.

      29 Jan, 2019 12:09

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