DPU AIBTCET 2020 Exam Pattern; Mode, Total Questions, Marking Scheme

    Neha Rani Neha Rani
    Exams Prep Master

    DPU AIBTCET 2020 is going to be held in offline mode. The duration of the written test is 2 hours. Candidates should carefully go through the AIBTCET 2020 Exam pattern before starting preparation.

    All the questions in AIBTCET 2020 will be in MCQ (multiple choice question) format and the questions are based on class 11 and class 12 syllabus prescribed by CBSE. As there is no negative marking in the exam, the candidate can attempt all the questions in the question paper. All the 4 sections namely Physics, Chemistry, Zoology and Botany will contain 25 questions.

    AIBTCET 2020 ResultAIBTCET Participating Colleges
    • There will be 1 mark for all the correct responses. No marks will be awarded for the questions not attempted.
    • Candidates need to clear the DPU Biotechnology sectional cut off to clear the exam. In the case of a tie between two candidates, section marks will be used for comparison and allocation of rank.

    Exam pattern highlights table

    Exam ModeOffline (Pen -Paper Based) both
    Number of papers1
    Number of sections4 (Physics, Chemistry , Zoology and Botany)
    Question Paper TypeMCQ (Multiple Choice Questions)
    DPU AIBTCET (Total Marks)100
    Exam duration1.5 hours or 90 minutes
    Exam languageEnglish

    Subject Wise Exam Pattern for AIBTCET 2020

    Candidates can check below the detailed pattern for all the 4 subject. Biology (Botany & Zoology) will constitute 50% of the entire exam.

    DPU AIBTECT 2020 exam pattern for Physics

    • MCQ based paper with each question carrying 1 mark.
    • The questions will be printed in the English language.
    • 28 minutes comes in the share of this paper.
    • No negative marking is there.
    • Questions will be asked from class 11 & 12 Physics syllabus (central or state board).

    DPU AIBTECT 2020 exam pattern for Chemistry

    • Questions are designed from class 11 & 12 Chemistry syllabus.
    • 28 minutes are allotted to work with the chemistry exam paper.
    • No negative marking is there and paper is printed in the English language.
    • 25 marks is the total weight age of the section and 1 mark is allotted to each question.

    DPU AIBTECT 2020 exam pattern for Zoology

    • 25 questions will come on animal physiology and anatomy; each question will carry 1 mark each.
    • As there is No negative marking so no marks will be lost for wrong attempts
    • Class 11 & 12 biology syllabus will be used for preparing the MCQ based question paper.
    • 29 minutes are coming in the share of this section.

    DPU AIBTECT 2020 exam pattern for Botany

    • 25 questions will come on plant physiology and anatomy
    • No negative marking, each question will carry 1 mark each.
    • Class 11 & 12 biology syllabus will form the basis for this exam.
    • A total of 29 minutes are coming in the share of this section.

    AIBTCET 2020 Syllabus


    A total of 25 questions will be made out of the syllabus defined below. Candidates need to identify important topics as questions are framed to test candidates’ understanding of basic concepts. Every correct answer will be rewarded 1 mark and no marks are awarded for questions not attempted.

    • Introduction and Measurement
    • Description of Motion in one dimension
    • Description of motion in two and three dimensions
    • Laws of Motion
    • Work, Energy and Power
    • Rotational Motion
    • Gravitation
    • Heat Thermodynamics
    • Oscillations
    • Waves
    • Electronics
    • Current Electricity
    • Thermal and Chemical effects of Currents
    • Magnetic Effect of Current
    • Magnetism
    • Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current
    • Electromagnetic Waves (Qualitative Treatment)
    • Ray Optics and Optical Instruments
    • Electrons and Photons
    • Atoms, Molecules and Nuclei
    • Solids and Semiconductor Devices


    The syllabus for Chemistry section is vast. However, only 25 questions will be asked to test candidates’ knowledge of different concepts and topics in Chemistry. It is relatively difficult to identify important topics in Chemistry as all the headers appear important. There are fixed pattern for type of questions asked in the test and some questions do involve application of multiple formulae.

    • Atoms, Molecules and Chemical Arithmetic
    • Elements, their Occurrence and extraction
    • States of Matter
    • Kinetic molecular theory of gases (the microscopic model of a gas, deviation form ideal behaviour).
    • Atomic Structures
    • Chemical Families: Periodic Properties
    • Bonding and Molecular Structure
    • Carbon and its Compounds
    • Energetics
    • Chemical Equilibrium
    • Redox Reactions
    • Rates of Chemical Reactions
    • Chemistry of Non-metals-I
    • Chemistry of Non-metals II
    • Chemistry of Lighter Metals
    • Chemistry of Heavier Metals
    • Structure and Shapes of Hydrocarbons
    • Preparation and Properties of hydrocarbons
    • Purification and Characterization of Organic Compounds
    • The Molecules of Life
    • Atomic Structure and Chemical Bonding
    • The Solid State
    • The Gaseous State
    • Solutions
    • Chemical Thermodynamics
    • Electrochemistry
    • Chemical Kinetics
    • Organic Chemistry Based on Functional Group-I
    • Correlation of physical properties and uses
    • Polyhydric Compounds
    • Structure and reactivity
    • Organic Chemistry Based on Functional Group-II
    • Chemistry of Representative Elements
    • Transition Metals including Lanthanides
    • Inner transition element
    • Coordination Chemistry and Organo Metallics
    • Nuclear Chemistry
    • Synthetic and Natural Polymers
    • Environmental pollution
    • Surface chemistry
    • Colloids
    • Catalysis
    • Bio Molecules
    • Chemistry of biological process
    • Chemistry in Action

    Biology (Botany & Zoology)

    There will be 50 questions designed combined from the syllabus defined below. The anatomy and physiology of plants and animals are interesting. Generally, questions come about identifying the phylum, genre of plants and animals. Identifying the reproduction type of plants, and their genes transfer become difficult with logic based questions.

    • The Living World
    • Diversity of Life
    • Organism and Environment
    • Multicellularity: Structure and Function of Plant Life
    • Multicelluriarity: Structure and Function of Animal Life
    • Nervous coordination
    • Continuity of Life
    • Heredity and Variation
    • Origin and Evolution of Life
    • Origin of life
    • Darwin's two major contributions
    • Human evolution
    • Application of Biology
    • Use of pesticide

    Important topics for DPU AIBTCET 2020

    Identifying topics which are important in terms of weightage play a crucial role in candidate’s preparation and performance in the test. Some important topics across various sections are mentioned below:

    Physics: The total weightage for the Physics section is 25 marks for this section. Some important topics are as follows:

    • Measurements
    • Gravitation laws
    • Heat and thermodynamics
    • Oscillations
    • Wave optics formulae based questions
    • Optics (concave and convex lens image formation)

    Chemistry: In this section, the questions are mainly asked from organic and inorganic chemistry. Questions are asked on reactivity of metals, non-metals, process of extractions, etc. Some important topics are mentioned below:

    • Sulphur non-metal reactivity
    • Lanthanoids & actanoids
    • C,H and O based compounds
    • Chain reactions
    • Chemical equilibrium
    • Chemical bonds
    • Acid and Base identification
    • Formation of covalent bonds
    • Detergents structures

    Biology: Some of the important topics under in Biology are mentioned below:

    • Sexual and asexual reproduction in plants
    • Questions on transfer of genes in first and second generation
    • Evolution, identify the dominant trait
    • Phylum and sub phylum classification in plants and animals
    • Single cell and multi cell plants and animals
    • Human tissue, organ study
    • Reflex system in detail
    • Endocrine function

    Recommended Books for AIBTCET 2020

    The best way to start the preparation is to work with the books that contain all the important information and the questions of the same format. The questions are in MCQ format. Check below some important books for AIBTCET 2020 preparation.

    SubjectBook NameAuthorISBN
    Physics, Chemistry, Biology
    Books for AIBTCET 2018

    NCERT Xtract - Objective Physics, Chemistry, Biology for AIPMT, Class 11/ 12, AIIMS, JIPMER, BHU, AMU, State PMTs

    (Set of 3 Books)

    Disha Experts(Author)9385846183
    Books for AIBTCET 2018

    Chapterwise-Topicwise Questions-Solutions 2016-2005 Biology for Medical Entrances

    Sudhakar Banerjee(Author)9352036786
    Books for AIBTCET 2018

    Study Package for Biology for AIPMT, AIIMS & Other Medical Entrance Exam

    Disha Publication9385576909
    Biology, Physics, ChemistryDaily Practice Problem (DPP) Sheets for AIPMT/AIIMS BiologyDisha Experts(Author)938557633X
    Books for AIBTCET 2018

    Chapterwise-Topicwise Questions-Solutions PHYSICS

    Arihant Publications (2016)935203676X
    Books for AIBTCET 2018

    Objective NCERT at Your Fingertips for NEET-AIIMS - Physics

    MTG Learning Media Private Limited (2016)9385966383

    AIBTCET 2020 Sample Questions

    Candidates can check out some of the sample questions for AIBTCET below for reference. Sample questions from different subjects are mentioned.

    Sample questions in Biology
    1. Nucleotides are linked to one another in mRNA by

    1. Hydrogen bonds
    2. Phosphodiester bonds
    3. Hydmphobic bonds
    4. Glycoside bonds

    2. Is chromosomes are the chromosomes with

    1. Identical sizes
    2. Identical arms
    3. Identical gene content
    4. Identical shapes

    3. Which one of the following vectors can accommodate the largest size of DNA?

    1. Plasmid
    2. Cosmid
    3. Lambda phage
    4. Yeast artificial chromosomes

    4.A diploid population having individuals with different chromosome numbers ranging from 2n + 3 to 2n − 3 is a

    1. Polyploidy
    2. Ditriploid
    3. Ancuploid
    4. Trainload

    Sample questions in Physics

    1. An electron is moving in a circular path under the influence of a transverse magnetic field of 3.57 × 10–2T. If the value of e/m is 1.76 × 1011C/kg, the frequency of revolution of the electron is

    (A) 1 GHz

    (B) 100 MHz

    (C) 62.8 MHz

    (D) 6.28 MHz

    2. A galvanometer of resistance 30Ω is connected to a battery of emf 2V with 1970Ω resistance in series. A full scale deflection of 20 divisions is obtained in the galvanometer. To reduce the deflection to 10 divisions, the resistance in series required is

    (A) 4030 Ω

    (B) 4000 Ω

    (C) 3970 Ω

    3. In a full wave rectifier circuit operating from 50 Hz mains frequency, the fundamental frequency in the ripple would be

    (A) 50 Hz

    (B) 25 Hz

    (C) 100 Hz

    (D) 70.7 Hz

    4. Three concentric metallic spherical shells of radii R, 2R, 3R, are given charges Q1, Q2, Q3, respectively. It is found that the surface charge densities on the outer surfaces of the shells are equal. Then, the ratio of thecharges given to the shells, Q1: Q2: Q3

    (A) 1 : 2 : 3

    (B) 1 : 3 : 5

    (C) 1 : 4 : 9

    (D) 1 : 8 : 18

    Sample questions in Chemistry

    1. The spin only magnetic moment of Mn+4ion is nearly ______.

    (A)6 BM

    (B)3 BM

    (C)5 BM

    (D)4 BM

    2. The volume (in mL) of 0.1 M AgNO3required for complex precipitation of chloride ions present in 30 mL of 0.01 M solution of [Cr(H2O)5Cl]Cl2, as silver chloride is close to





    3. The synthesis of alkyl fluorides is best accomplished by

    (A) Free radical fluorination

    (B) Sandmeyer's reaction

    (C) Finkelstein reaction

    (D) Swarts reaction

    4. A solution of ( – ) – 1 – chloro–1– phenylethane in toluene racemises slowly in the presence of a small amount of SbCl5, due to the formation of


    (B) Carbene

    (C) Carbocation

    (D) Free Radical

    AIBTCET 2020 Preparation Tips

    Candidates preparing for DPU AIBTCET can go through some of the important tips mentioned below.

    1. Make a note of all important formulae for the examination.
    2. Paste important formulae on your study board, so that you get a glance of it every day.
    3. Work with sample papers and try to finish it within due time.
    4. Write down important points for each chapter in a separate book.
    5. Join test series with any renowned institute.
    6. Do online test series every day.
    7. Practice as many questions possible.
    8. Rest well and take regular breaks to keep your mind fresh.

    *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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