IPU CET 2021: Exam Date, Application Form, Eligibility, Pattern and Syllabus

    Shekhar Suman Shekhar Suman
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    IPU CET 2021 will be conducted in the last week of April,2021.IPU CET is organized by Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University(GGSIPU) for admissions in various undergraduate and postgraduate courses.Admission process for IPU CET 2021 will include both general and open categories.The eligibility criteria are specific according to the courses applied.For undergraduate programs like B.Tech the minimum eligibility criteria is to pass/appear class 12 in science subjects including mathematics.The aggregate marks in class 12 shall not be less than 55%.However,the university will not conduct CET separately for B.Tech and the candidates have to appear in JEE Main for admissions in GGSIPU.The parameters for admission will be according to the rank secured in JEE Main.

    IPU CET 2021 Highlights

    IPU CET 2021 will be conducted for admissions in around 75 graduate and postgraduate courses.The courses include regular,weekend and open programs and all would be grouped together on the basis of a common syllabi.Some notable features for IPU CET 2021 are tabulated below:

    Name of ExaminationIPU CET(Indraprastha University Common Entrance Test)
    Conducting BodyGuru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University
    Registration Registration process for IPU CET 2021 is likely to be started from first week of March 2021
    Seat AvailabilityAround 4500 seats are available in the university for different B.Tech programs.The average number of seats are similar for other degree courses.
    Minimum Eligibility CriteriaFor admission in B.Tech program a candidate should have minimum 55% in class 12.In medical and non medical courses the minimum percentage in class 12 shall be 50%
    SyllabusFor B.Tech and medical courses the syllabus will be capped upto class 12 level.The weightage of topics will vary according to the choice of program.
    Other Valid Examinations in the UniversityJEE Main,NATA,NEET UG. For admission in B.Tech and MBBS JEE Main and NEET score shall be considered respectively.
    Top Programs OfferedB.Tech,MBBS,BA LLB,B.Arch,BDS,BHMS,DM/M.Ch(Super Speciality Programs)

    IPU CET Important Dates

    IPU CET 2021 Important Dates

    Registration for IPU CET 2021 is likely to start from the first week of March 2021.All the procedures for registration are required to be completed on the university website.The dates for entire examination schedule are listed below:

    EventsTentative Date
    Starting of Registration and Application1st week of March,2021
    Last date to Apply4th week of March,2021
    Form Correction Period1st week of April,2021
    Admit Card Release3rd week of April,2021
    Date of Examination4th week of April,2021 to 1st week of May,2021
    Declaration of ResultFirst week of June,2021

    IPU CET Eligibility Criteria

    IPU CET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

    Eligibility criteria for IPU CET 2021 will vary according to the selected program.The extensive eligibility criteria for medical and engineering courses is to pass class 12 examination in science subjects with at least 50% and 55% respectively. For B.Tech and MBBS/MS the candidates are required to take JEE Main and MEET.The eligibility criteria for top offered programs are mentioned below:

    Course Offered Eligibility Criteria
    B.TechPassed class 12 in Science subjects including mathematics with at least 55%.The candidates shall have passed individually in physics,chemistry,mathematics and english.All candidates are required to appear in JEE Main and no separate CET will be conducted for admission in B.Tech.JEE Main score will be considered for admission.
    MBBSPassed class 12 in Science subjects including biology and english with at least 50% aggregate marks(40% for SC/ST/OBC).Candidates shall take NEET UG for the particular academic year and the same will be considered for admission in MBBS program.
    LLBPassed class 12 with at least 50% in any stream and english should be a core or elective subject.Candidates shall appear in CLAT as the university will not conduct its own CET for admission in LLB
    LLMLLB Degree as required by the Bar Council of India for enrollment as an advocate with not less than 55%.An equivalent law degree from foreign university shall also be applicable.The candidates are required to take CLAT PG for the particular academic year.
    B.ArchAdmissions in B.Arch will be made according to NATA score and class 12 aggregate marks(50% aggregate and 50% each in physics,chemistry and mathematics).The eligibility conditions will be the same as prescribed by the council of architecture.
    Bachelor of Dental Surgeon(BDS)Passed class 12 examination in science subjects including biology and English with at least 50% marks(40% for SC/ST/OBC).The candidates are required to appear in NEET UG and the same shall be considered for admission in BDS course.No separate examinations will be conducted.
    Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery(BAMS)Passed class 12 with at least 50% marks in science subjects that must include biology and english.The candidates have to appear in NEET Ug for the concerned academic year.The university shall not conduct separate CET for BAMS and the score in NEET shall be considered for admission.
    MBABachelor degree in any stream with at least 50% aggregate marks or passed final examination of ICAI,ICWA or ICSI.Also,if a candidate wants to pursue MBA(Financial Analysis) then maths should have been studied at class 12 compulsorily. The admissions in MBA can be made by CAT score or IPU CET score.
    Age LimitThe extensive age limit for IPU CET 2021 is that a candidate should not be less than 17 years(except vocational courses in which the minimum age shall be 16 years).For all undergraduate programs the age should not be beyond 21 years and for MBBS/BDS it should not be beyond 25 years.No age limit has been prescribed for LLB and LLM program.

    IPU CET Application Process

    IPU CET 2021 Application Process

    IPU CET 2021 application form can be filled and submitted online on the official website only. The online registration process is supposed to start by the first week of March, 2021. There are some courses for which the university will not conduct CET and the admissions will be made on the basis of national level entrance examinations.To apply for those courses the candidates are required to register and fill the application form.An amount of 1200.00 INR is required to be paid via online mode for all the applications.Candidate can pay the application fee through net banking or credit/debit cards.

    Steps to apply for IPU CET 2021 are as follows:

    • Visit the official website of IPU CET
    • Click on ‘online application form’
    • Read and accept the terms and conditions
    • Click on ‘start’ 
    • In the next window select the program group
    • Fill the details-candidates name,email address and mobile number
    • Click on ‘submit’
    • The login credentials will be sent on registered email address and phone number
    • Click on ‘click here to fill application form’ mentioned in the top right corner
    • Login to fill and submit a detailed application form
    • On the last day of application the candidates should fill it before 4:00 PM.The application link will be closed after that and no candidate will be able to apply.

    IPU CET Exam Pattern

    IPU CET 2021: Exam Pattern 

    Admission for engineering and medical programs will be made through the existing national level entrance test like JEE Main and NEET UG. Candidates are required to appear in JEE Main and NEET for B.Tech and MBBS/medical program respectively.So the exam pattern followed by the candidate will be the same as JEE Main exam pattern or NEET exam pattern.No separate exam shall be conducted by the university for these programs.

    There will be an online examination conducted by the university for the courses in which admissions are not made through other national level tests.Admissions to those programs will be made on the basis of the score of IPU CET 2021 and other parameters prescribed by the university.

    • IPU CET 2021 will be conducted online as computer based test
    • For most of the courses there will be 4 sections in the examination paper
    • Total time allotted for every CETs is 150 minutes.
    • There will be 100 questions including all sections in all the CETs.
    • The medium of online examination shall be English language except B.Ed courses.
    • For BBA and B.Com programs general awareness and logical reasoning will be compulsory.
    • The paper will be in the form of multiple choice questions with four options for each question out of which one will be correct
    • Each question will carry 4 marks and 1 mark will be deducted as a penalty for wrong answer 
    • The paper will carry 400 marks on the whole in every CETs.
    • No negative marking will be implemented in Ph.D. and M.Phil.

    IPU CET Admit Card

    IPU CET 2021 Admit Card

    IPU CET 2021 admit card will be released around the third week of April 2021.The e-admit card will be released online on the official website.Candidates are supposed to download the e-admit card from the official website.If any candidate finds his/her admit card without the photograph then S/he shall take two passport sized photograph along with admit card. Candidates should note that no xerox copy or soft copy of admit card is allowed at the examination center.Any candidate having a xerox or soft copy of admit card will not be allowed to take the examination.Admit card will contain all the information regarding the schedule and center of the examination.

    Steps to Download Admit Card:

    The admit shall be downloaded from the official website by following the steps mentioned below:

    • Visit the official website of IPU CET
    • Login using registration number and password
    • Click on ‘IPU CET 2021 Admit Card’
    • Admit card will appear on the screen
    • Download and print the admit card
    • Retain the e-admit card for future references
    • Candidates are supposed to carry an original photo identification card along with the admit card to the examination center.
    • Photo identification cards shall be issued by the government or school/college authorities.
    • PAN Card,Aadhaar Card,Driving License,Voter Identification card etc can be carried.
    • In case any candidate found any incorrect details or error in the admit card then it shall be reported immediately to the concerned authorities.

    IPU CET Examination Centers

    IPU CET 2021 Examination Centers

    DehradunDelhiHyderabad Jaipur
    Jalandhar JodhpurKolkataLucknow
    SiliguriUdaipur Varanasi--

    IPU CET Result

    IPU CET 2021 Result

    IPU CET 2021 Results will be declared by Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University.The results will be declared around the first week of June on the official website of the university.Candidates can check the result by entering the login credentials i.e. user id and password.Marks secured by the candidate in each section and overall marks and the rank will be mentioned in the scorecard.

    Steps to Download Scorecard

    Candidates can download scorecard from the university website by following steps mentioned below:

    • Visit the university website
    • Click on ‘IPU CET Result’
    • Select the program and enter the login credentials
    • Click on submit
    • The result will appear on the screen
    • Download and print the scorecard
    • Retain the scorecard as it will be used at the time of counselling as well as admission

    IPU CET 2021 Cut off

    IPU CET 2021 cut off will be formulated on the basis of availability of seats,number of appearing candidates, and the difficulty level of the question.Also,the level of difficulty of some of the national entrance tests will also be considered for capping the cut off limit. Scores around 300-350 is enough to fetch a rank below the top 2000.The upper capped limit of rank in the previous years was around 23000-25000 for candidates belonging to Delhi.The maximum rank to clear cut off for the candidates outside Delhi were capped at 23600-2400.

    IPU CET 2021 Counselling

    After the declaration of result a merit list will be prepared by the university on the basis of rank,sectional score and overall score secured by the candidate.The merit list will be released on the university website.Candidates can check their qualifying status and then they can register for counselling accordingly.The counselling will be conducted in both online and offline mode.Candidates can appear in any of the mode by registering on the website.Candidates shall make a payment of 1000.00 INR for the counselling.

    Steps to register for online counselling are mentioned below:

    • The registration link will be active after two days from the date of payment.
    • Enter the preferences of branch for the selected program and the desired institute
    • Candidates can modify the choice of seats and institute after the first round of counselling,if needed.
    • The allotment is based upon the rank,category and availability of seats in the institutes
    • After the allotment of the institute the candidates are required to pay the token money of 40,000.00 INR in order to confirm the admission.
    • Candidates are required to report at the concerned institute for document verification and to complete the admission process.

    Steps to be followed for Offline Counselling

    • Visit the counselling center with all the prescribed documents
    • Deposit the counselling fee and collect the receipt
    • Select the preferred seat and institute and lock your choice after fee payment
    • Any modifications in the seats and institute can be done after the first round of counselling by paying an amount of 5000.00 INR

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Question: 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.

    Question: 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.

    Question: 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.

    Question: 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.

    Question: 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.

    *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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    Bodda shyni

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

    11 Oct, 2020 18:56

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

    20 Oct, 2020 23:08

    Want to know about ipu cet bba and bcom hons 2020 results.

    11 Oct, 2020 00:20

    Hello Anany,

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

    11 Oct, 2020 00:46
    Manya Upreti

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

    21 Sep, 2020 11:08

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

    20 Oct, 2020 23:32
    Uday singh

    Registration date of IPU CET. DELHI.

    19 Sep, 2020 00:20

    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.

    20 Oct, 2020 23:34
    Nitu Sharma

    Which medium of ipu cet?

    06 Sep, 2020 20:50

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

    11 Sep, 2020 00:27
    Nitu Sharma

    Which medium of cet exam hindi or english?

    06 Sep, 2020 20:48

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

    11 Sep, 2020 00:29
    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

    30 Aug, 2020 12:25

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

    11 Sep, 2020 00:38
    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

    23 Aug, 2020 00:20

    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

    11 Sep, 2020 00:41
    Aaryansh bhardwaj

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

    31 Jul, 2020 00:20

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

    21 Oct, 2020 00:07
    Dipender singh

    IPU CET BJMC entrance exam online hai ya offline?

    04 May, 2020 11:49
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Dipender, CET is conducted in pen and paper mode only.

    04 May, 2020 13:35

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