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IPU CET 2021 Exam Dates, Registration, Pattern, Syllabus, Practice Papers, and Cut off

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IPU CET is a university-level exam held for admission to UG & PG programs in the field of Engineering, Medical, Dental, Law, and Management. Candidates fulfilling IPU CET eligibility criteria can apply for the exam. Candidates must note that eligibility varies from course to course. The online registration process is expected in March 2021. Check IPU CET 2021 Application Form

As per IPU CET Exam Pattern, the paper will be conducted offline and the total time allotted for every CET paper will be 150 minutes. However, admission in engineering & medical programs will be done through JEE Main & NEET. Check IPU CET 2021 Exam Pattern

  • IPU CET 2021 cut off varies with the program and the applicants scoring equal or more than cut off marks will become eligible for admission. Check IPU CET MBA Cut off
  • Also, in B.Tech courses, the cut off will be released for Bio-Technology and lateral entry courses only. For other B.Tech courses, JEE Main scores will be considered. Check IPU CET Cut off

After qualifying IPU CET 2021, candidates will have to appear for counselling. Generally, 3 rounds are conducted and the allotment of seats totally depends upon the merit and availability of seats. Check IPU CET Counselling

IPU CET 2021 Highlights

Event Details Specifications
Exam Name IPU CET, Indraprastha University Common Entrance Test
Conducting Body Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, GGSIPU
Exam Level University Level Exam
Exam Frequency Once a Year
Exam Mode Offline
Exam Duration 3 Hours (2:30 minutes for BTech Biology)
Language English
Exam Purpose Admission into GGSIPU and affiliated colleges
No. of Test Cities Notified by GGSIPU
Exam Helpdesk No. (011) 2530-2250
Official Website www.ipu.ac.in
IPU CET Exam Dates

IPU CET 2021 Exam Dates

Events Tentative Date
Starting of Registration and Application 1st week of March 2021
Last date to Apply 4th week of March 2021
Form Correction Period 1st week of April 2021
Admit Card Release 3rd week of April 2021
Date of Examination 4th week of April 2021 to 1st week of May 2021
Declaration of Result First week of June 2021
IPU CET Pattern & Syllabus

IPU CET 2021 Exam Pattern & Syllabus

IPU CET 2021 for all programs will be conducted in online mode. The exam pattern for every stream and course is different. The nature of questions and sections of IPU CET Syllabus also varies from subject to subject. Given below are the highlights of IPU CET Exam Pattern for different courses. 

Particulars/ Papers BBA Exam Pattern B.Tech Exam Pattern B.Com Exam Pattern LE-B.tech Exam Pattern
Sections English, General Awareness, Logical Reasoning and Management Aptitude Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension, GA, DI Applied Mechanics, Applied Mathematics, Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering & Electronics and Fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering and Computer Awareness
Total Questions 100 100 150 100
Type of Questions MCQs MCQs MCQs MCQs

IPU CET 2021 Marking Scheme

  • Every correct answer fetches +4 marks.
  • For every wrong answer, -1 is deducted (except for MBBS, PGMC and SSMC exam).
  • Total marks for IPU CET 2021 is 400 (except for MBBS, PGMC and SSMC exam).
  • There is no negative marking in DM/ MCH/ SSMC exam.

Check Detailed IPU CET 2021 Exam Pattern

IPU CET Eligibility

IPU CET 2021 Eligibility & Application Form

IPU CET is conducted for admission in UG and PG programs. The eligibility criteria for each program differ. However, there are some basic eligibility conditions that must be fulfilled before filling the Application Form. 

  • Nationality- Indian
  • Minimum qualification for UG course- 10+2 board examination or equivalent exam
  • Minimum qualification for PG course- Graduation
  • Age limit for UG course- Not be more than 21 years or less than 18 years. Check course-wise IPU CET Eligibility Criteria

Candidates can fill IPU CET 2021 Application Form for more than one course by submitting separate forms. There is no need to send the hard copy of the filled form to the University. The university releases the application form through online mode only. The application form, along with a requisite fee of Rs. 1200 (exculsive of processing fees and taxes) is required to be paid at the time of form filling.

IPU CET 2021 Admit Card & Exam Center

GGSIPU releases the admit card few days before the exam date. Separate hall tickets will be released for each exam. IPU CET Admit Card will be available in online mode only. In case of any discrepancy, contact the authorities at acad.admissions@ipu.ac.in. It is mandatory for the candidates to carry Admit Card on the day of the examination, else one will not be allowed to appear for the exam. 

IPU CET Exam is conducted in over 15 test cities. Candidates will be asked to select their preferred IPU CET Exam Center at the time of application form-filling. IPU CET 2021 test center for all courses except B. Tech, MCA and MBA programs is Delhi only. 

Courses offered at IPU

Courses offered at IPU

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University offers the following courses 

Undergraduate courses Post graduate courses
Bachelor of Technology (BTech) Master of Technology (MTech)
Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) Post Graduate Medical Courses (PGMC)
Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS) PG Ayurveda (PGAC)
Bachelor Degree in Homeopathy Medicine and Surgery (BHMS) D.M./M.Ch. (Super Specialty Medical Courses) (DMMCH)
Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Master of Laws (LLM)
Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA) Master of Computer Applications (MCA)
Bachelor of Science (BSc) Master of Arts (MA)
Bachelor of Education (BEd) Master of Physiotherapy (MPT)
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT)
Bachelor of Arts (BA) Master of Prosthetics and Orthotics (MPO)
Bachelor of Hotel Management & Catering Technology (BHMCT) Master of Science (MSc)
Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) Master of Education (MEd)
Bachelor of Education (Special Education)

IPU CET 2021 Results

GGSIPU will announce IPU CET 2021 result online. The overall and sectional marks, roll numbers, and ranks are described on the scorecard. The IPU CET Result is required during Counselling so save it. 

How to Check IPU CET Result 2021?

  1. Visit the official website of IPU CET.
  2. Click on the link ‘Result’ link.
  3. Enter a course name, roll number and password.
  4. Click on the ‘Submit’ button. 
  5. IPU CET 2021 Result will be displayed on the screen.

IPU CET Cut off

IPU CET 2021 Cut Off

IPU CET Cut off is prepared on the basis of availability of seats, a number of candidates, and the number of seats available. To get admitted to their desired college, candidates are required to score equal to or more than the released IPU CET Cutoff. The closing rank for last year in IPU is given below. It is expected to be similar this year too.

Course Region Ranks
IPU CET BBA Cut off Delhi 20083
Outside Delhi 20055
IPU CET MCA Cut off Delhi 3410
Outside Delhi 2141
IPU CET LLB Cut off Delhi 8858
Outside Delhi 2436
B.Com (Hons.) Delhi 8727
Outside Delhi 4272
IPU CET B.TecH Cut off Delhi 25337
Outside Delhi 7034
IPU CET MBA Cut off Delhi 5763
Outside Delhi 2178

IPU CET 2021 Counselling

After the declaration of results, candidates are shortlisted for IPU CET 2021 Counselling. A merit list is prepared on the basis of scores obtained by candidates in IPU CET Exam. However, for admission into engineering and medical courses NEET and JEE Main scores will be considered. 

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Ques: After applying for IPU CET 2021 I can get admission in which courses?

Ans: Candidates can admission under various UG and PG level courses. The programs offered under IPU CET are B. Tech, M. Tech, M. B. B. S, BDS, BCA, BSc., LLB, BAMS, BHMS, BPT, BPO/MLT/BASLP/BBA/BJMC/B.Com (Hons.) etc. To get admisison in engieerning & medical courses candidates need to appear and qulaify the mandatory national level exams like JEE Main and NEET> 

Ques: How can I fill IPU CET 2021 Application Form?

Ans: The application form can be filled online by visiting the officical website of the university. IPU CET 2021 Application forms are expected to be released in the month of March 2021. 

Ques: What is the minimum IPU CET eligibility criteria for admission in IPU?

Ans: Applicants for UG programs should have cleared 10+2 or equivalent examination from a recognized Board/University.

Ques: What is the minimum IPU CET eligibility criteria for admission in PG courses at IPU?

Ans: Applicants for PG programs should have cleared a minimum 3-years Bachelor’s Degree program from a recognized Board/University.

Ques: What is the mode of exam?

Ans: IPU CET is an online, computer-based test.

Ques: How many questions do I have to answer in IPU CET?

Ans: There will be 150 objective-type questions in IPU CET, except for Bio-Technology courses, which has 200 questions.

Ques: Will there be any negative marking in IPU CET Exam?

Ans: Except for the programs MBBS, PGMC, SSMC, DM, and MCH, IPU CET for all other programs have the provision of negative marking.

Ques: Will the entrance exam be common for all programs?

Ans: Although the name of the exam is common, different programs will have a different set of question papers in IPU CET, related to the domain.

Ques: Is there any specific age criteria for admissions at GGS Indraprastha University?

Ans: Yes, there are specific age-related criteria for different programs.

  • UG Program applicants’ age should be in the range of 17 – 21 years
  • MBBS/BDS applicants should not be beyond 25 years of age.
  • Bachelor of Vocation applicants should not be beyond 45 years of age
  • Maximum Age limit for PG Programs is 35 years.

Ques: Can I opt to apply for multiple courses under IPU CET ?

Ans: You can select multiple courses under the same category in a single Application Form. However, to select multiple courses across the categories, you have to fill separate Application Form under separate registration.

Ques: What documents do I need to upload in Online Application Form?

Ans: You need to upload scanned copies of a recent passport-size color photograph, specimen signature, and left thumb impression in .JPG/.JPEG/.GIF format and of file size less than 80 kb.

Ques: In case, a candidate scores 49.5% in the qualifying exam where the required aggregate score is 50%. Will the candidate be eligible to apply for IPU CET?

Ans: No.

Ques: What is IPU CET Application Fee process?

Ans: IPU CET application fee needs to be paid via Net Banking/Credit or Debit Cards. Application fee for each course chosen in the Form is INR 1000 individually. The applicant would be guided through the integrated Payment Gateway on the official website for completing the transaction.

Ques: I have applied for IPU CET. How can I access the Admit Card?

Ans: Admit Card for IPU CET will be available online on the official website of the university.

Ques: Do I need to carry any document with me in support of the Admit Card on the day of the examination?

Ans: Applicants need to carry in person one Government approved Photo ID along with the Admit Card to the test venue on the exam date. Applicants not carrying suitable Photo IDs will not be allowed to appear for the test.

Ques: I am applying for BA LLB through IPU CET. Why am I not being able to choose any exam center other than Delhi?

Ans: Only B. Tech, MCA and MBA applicants get the liberty to choose between test centers at the time of IPU CET Application process. For all other courses, IPU CET exam center will be Delhi.

Ques: How are the answers scored in IPU CET?

Ans: In IPU CET every correct answer is awarded +4 marks while every wrong answer will attract a penalty of -1 mark. However, there will be no negative marking in case of MBBS, PGMC, SSMC, DM, and MCH exams.

Ques: How are IPU CET Results announced?

Ans: IPU CET results are published online, on the official website, by the GGS IPU.

Ques: I have appeared for IPU CET. Does it ensure that I will be able to attend the counseling for admission?

Ans: No, merely appearing for IPU CET does not ensure that a candidate gets to appear for the counseling session for admission into GGS IPU programs. Candidates need to score at least the specific Cut off score in order to be eligible to be shortlisted for the counseling process. The cut off list is released separately for all the academic programs offered by the university.

Ques: How is the merit list prepared?

Ans: IPU CET merit list is prepared on the basis of individual scores obtained by candidate in IPU CET Exam.

Ques: My IPU CET result is not what I expected it to be? How can I request a re-evaluation?

Ans: GGS IPU does not have any provision for re-evaluation of IPU CET scores. For further queries, you may contact the authorities directly.

Ques: What factors decide the cut-off score?

Ans: Number of Applicants for a particular program, seats available in the selected program, Marking Scheme, Previous years’ cut-off trend, and Difficulty Level of the Examination.

Ques: Is there any fees for Counseling?

Ans: Candidates shortlisted for counseling need to pay a non-refundable counseling fee of INR 1000 in either online or offline mode.

Ques: I want to modify my institute preferences for the 2nd round of counseling. Am I allowed to do so?

Ans: GGS IPU allows candidates the opportunity to edit/modify/add/delete preferences will be given after allotment of seat in the first round for the subsequent round of counseling.

Ques: Which documents do I need to carry for document verification?

Ans: The documents listed below will be required in original, along with self-attested copies for document verification during counselling:

  1. 10th Class passing certificate
  2. 10th Class Mark sheet
  3. 12th Class passing certificate
  4. 12th Class Mark sheet
  5. Academic fee receipt
  6. Caste certificate (if applicable)
  7. Bachelor’s degree Mark Sheet (if applicable)
  8. Bachelor’s degree Certificate (if applicable)

Ques: I missed out on the admission deadline. Now my allotted institute is refusing to give admission. What can I do?

Ans: Candidates have to visit the allotted college to complete the admission process once the seat is allotted to them during counselling. In case candidates fail to report for admission, they will have no claim to their allotted seat and any fees paid will be forfeited.

Ques: On what basis is seat allotment done for admissions during IPU CET Counseling?

Ans: Seat Allotment for admission during IPU CET Counseling is done on the basis of candidates’ merit, category, and region.

Ques: How can I pay the counselling fees?

Ans: IPU CET Counseling fees can be paid both online and offline. Online payment can be made from the applicant login on the official website, via Payment Gateway, using Net Banking/Debit or Credit Cards. In case of offline payment, a cash challan can be downloaded from the applicant login on the official website, details filled in and cash deposited at the bank/branch specified on the challan.

Ques: My category has been printed incorrectly in the Admit Card. How can I correct it?

Ans: In case of any discrepancy in the Admit Card, please contact the authorities at acad.admissions@ipu.ac.in.

Ques: Shall I take IPU CET 2021 for admission in the B.Tech program at GGSIPU?

Ans. For admissions in B,Tech program the university will consider JEE Main score.No separate examinations shall be conducted by the university for B.Tech.

Ques: What should be the minimum percentage in qualifying examination to appear for IPU CET 2021?

Ans. The minimum percentage in qualifying examination shall be 55% for non medical/engineering program and 50% for medical programs.For SC/ST?OBC the minimum cut off in qualifying examination shall be 45% and 40% for engineering and medical program respectively.

Ques: Can I take the examination in offline mode?

Ans. IPU CET 2021 will be conducted in online mode only.No offline examination shall be conducted for any candidate.

Ques: I will appear for class 12 in 2021. Can I apply for IPU CET 2021?

Ans. The appearing candidates can appear in IPU CET 2021 subjected to fulfil the minimum eligibility criteria prescribed by the university.

Ques: I did not register for IPU CET but I have taken JEE Main.Can I get admission in GGSIPU?

Ans. All the candidates seeking admission in GGSIPU are required to register online.Candidates without a proper registration shall not be eligible for admission.

Ques: When will IPU CET 2021 result be declared?

Ans: IPU CET 2021 result will be released in the month of May 2021. Soon after the declaration of the result, the counselling will start.

Ques: What will be expected cut off for B.Tech in IPU CET 2021?

Ans: The cut off varies with the program and the applicants scoring equal or more than cut off marks will become eligible for admission. In B.Tech courses, the cut off will be released for Bio-Technology and lateral entry courses only. For other B.Tech courses, JEE Main scores will be considered.

Ques: How to participate in IPU CET 2021 counselling?

Ans: Candidates can apply for counselling by visiting the official website of IPU CET. The counselling for IPU CET 2021 will be held in online mode for courses like B.Tech, Medical, Law, etc and offline for courses like BBA, BA, B.Ed.

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


godson lakra
Want to know about admission criteria in MSC in forensic science.. all about entrance test and cut off.. and I am in bsc (forensic science) final year can I apply for entrance.?

HI lakra

Check out our website of IPU CET Eligibility to know the whole eligibility criteria of the exam You will find the Cut off list details and the admission crietai on how you can apply for the exam.

What is the marking scheme for the test?
common admission test

Hii pradeepraj, IPU CET consists of 100 Questions of total 400 Marks. For every correct response +4 marks and  -1 mark deducted for wrong response. For more details Click Here

aastha hora
I am in 10 2 now....can i apply for entrance exam now only?
abdul nazir

Hi Aastha, As per the eligibility criteria, you need to pass 12th exam with at least 55% marks aggregate to be eligible for entrance test. Also, eligibility varies with course interested in and apart from aggregate, there are other criterias as well. So, it is suggested that you complte 12th first and then apply next year. To know more visit IPU CET eligibility.

ammar zaheer ahmed
What is the last date of IPU Application Form 2020?

Hi Ammar

Tou can click here to know about the important dates for IPU

tanishka shah
Is IPU CET Cancelled for 2020?

Hi Tanishka

You can get all the information about the IPU CET by clicking here.

bodda shyni
Will I get admission in IPU if I had cleared it's CET 118 MSc CRIM with rank 77?

Hello Bodda, greetings from Collegedunia. For details regarding admissions in MSc in IPU,click here.

anany jindal
Want to know about ipu cet bba and bcom hons 2020 results.
upender l

Hello Anany,

To know about the IPU-CET results, cutoff, counselling follow IPU-CET 

manya upreti
i gave exam for b pharma so what might be the cut off?

Hello Manya, greetings from Collegedunia. For the cut-off trends of IPU CET for recent years, click here.

uday singh
Registration date of IPU CET. DELHI.

Hello Uday, greetings from Collegedunia. The applications for IPU CET have been completed, results for IPU CET have been declared on 8th October. To check your merit, click here.

nitu sharma
Which medium of ipu cet?

Hello Nitu, the default medium of language for IPU CET is English.

nitu sharma
Which medium of cet exam hindi or english?

Hello NItu, greetings from Collegedunia. The default medium of language for IPU CET is English.

suman ranjan
sir i form apply for baslp course,but i don't know examination date,so plz help me sir. how can i know baslp course examination date

Hi Suman, the stream-wise exam dates for IPU CET is available in pdf format. Click here to download it.

trisha mangal
Good morning mam...actually I wanted to know that I have registered for enterrance paper before the cancellation of my 12 paper in this panedemic at that I have filled the option For appearing instead of 12 pass and I have not edit my form ....now will I able to give my enterrance

Hi Trisha, you should consult the official personnel in this matter. I am providing you with the contact details:

Phone: +91-11-25302170, Fax: +91-11- 25302111

E-Mail Id: ggsipu.pr@rediffmail.com, pro@ipu.ac.in

aaryansh bhardwaj
Is B.tech in CS not a option anymore in IPU

Hello Aaryansh, greetings from Collegedunia. The stream of CS under BTech is available, click here for details.

dipender singh
IPU CET BJMC entrance exam online hai ya offline?
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Dipender, CET is conducted in pen and paper mode only.
sir i am doing bsc cs and its my last year and i want to take addmission in IPU in MCA course. But their is a problem occure with me that i dont understand which entrance form is filled for MCA entrance ...IPU CET or NIMCET. PLEASE Clear my dought
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Sweta, admission to this course is based on marks scored in IPU CET. No other entrance exam is conducted by the university.
manisha chundawat
is ipu cet exam for mbbs?
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Manisha, admission to MBBS is done on the basis of NEET UG score followed by counselling. The university does not conducts any entrance exam for the same.
renuka singh
Hi. I wanted to know about archeology. Which kind of entrance should I face in this field. And what should I suppose to study to get admission in ipu.
shobhna chaturvedi

Hi Renuka, admission to this course is done only on the basis of score in NATA. However, selection will be based on both marks scored in intermediate as well as in NATA. You may know more about this exam from here: NATA 2020

mansi rajput
when we are able to fill admission form for bca
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Mansi, application process for new session is expected to start from Mar 23, 2020 (tentatively).
ayush jogekar
ipu cet is which type of exam
shobhna chaturvedi

Hi Ayush, IPU CET is a computer based test. You can check the Exam Pattern of this exam from here.