IPU CET 2019 PATTERN & SYLLABUS
NATIONAL LEVEL OFFLINE TEST
GGSIPU has introduced the concept of appearing for National Level Tests for selected programs such as B.Tech, MCA, Law and others instead of conducting different exams for them. Candidates aspiring for any of the selected university program has to appear for the examination on the date decided across the country.
For rest of the programs, IPU CET 2019 will be conducted. The Exam Pattern for IPU CET is set by the university (GGSIPU). It describes the marking scheme, mode, total and sectional marks/ questions, total time, important topics and others. IPU CET 2019 will be conducted between May 4, 2019 and June 2, 2019 in offline mode.
Note: It must be noted that the exam pattern and syllabus varies program-wise.
The pattern for the programs accepting National Level Exams such as JEE Main, NEET and others is different from centralized IPU CET exam.
|IPU CET 2019 Exam Date||May 4, 2019 to June 2, 2019|
|Duration||2:30 hours for B.Tech in Biotechnology; 3 hours for other Programs|
|Number of Questions||200 for B.Tech Biotechnology; 150 for other Programs|
|Nature of Questions||Objective|
|Marking Scheme||+4 marks for correct response -1 mark deducted for wrong response|
|Exam Mode||Offline (pen and paper based)|
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IP University now admits students in selected programs through various National Level Tests instead of IPU CET. Following are the programs and their corresponding National Level Tests:
JEE Main Paper 1 Exam Pattern
Subject-wise distribution of questions with marks is tabulated below:
|Section||Maximum Questions||Maximum Marks|
|Total||90 questions||360 marks|
CAT is an online test conducted to evaluate the candidates on the basis of Quantitative, Verbal/Reading, Data Interpretation and Reasoning Skills.
CAT Exam Pattern
|Section||Number of MCQ questions||Number of Non-MCQ questions||Total Questions|
|Verbal and Reading Comprehension||24||10||34|
|Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning||24||8||32|
CLAT entrance examination is conducted separately to enrol students to 3 year LLB, 5 year Integrated LLB and LLM programs.
CLAT Exam Pattern
|Section||Total Questions||Maximum Marks|
|English (including Comprehension)||40||40|
|GK and Current Affairs||50||50|
|Total||200 Questions||200 Marks|
NIMCET evaluates the candidates on the basis of their mathematical skills, computer awareness, general English and logical reasoning and ability.
NIMCET Exam Pattern
|Subjects||Number of Questions||Number of Marks|
|Analytical Ability and Logical Reasoning||40||160|
NEET will be held in offline mode (paper based) only. Candidates must be prepared with 10+2 curriculum including Physics, Chemistry, Zoology and Botany.
NEET Exam Pattern
|Subject||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks|
NATA is conducted for the candidates interested in architecture. The exam is conducted in 2 phases – Mathematics & General Aptitude Test and Drawing Test.
NATA Exam Pattern
|Part||Subjects||Total Questions||Total Marks||Mode of Exam||Total Time Duration|
|Part I||Mathematics||30||60||MCQ- OMR Based||90 minutes|
|Part I||General Aptitude||30||60||MCQ- OMR Based|
|Part II||DrawingTest||2||80||Paper & Pencil Based||90 minutes|
|-||Total||-||200 marks||-||180 minutes (3 hours)|
The programs which are not included in the National Level Tests are included in IPU CET. The key points for IPU CET Exam Pattern are:
Language of Exam- IPUCET Question Paper is in English language only.
Number of Questions- All B.Tech. papers have 150 questions, while B.Tech Biotechnology has 200 questions.
Nature of Questions- All questions are objective in nature.
Sections- Exam of B.Tech Biotechnology have questions from Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology.
Biology (Botany and Zoology) or BioTechnology
The below table represents the section-wise weightage of the selected programs in IPU CET 2019:
English Language & Comprehension (15%)
General Knowledge- IT and Science Related (25%)
Computer Awareness (30%)
|B.Ed||Mental Ability and Reasoning (40%)|
Aptitude for Teaching (20%)
English Comprehension (15%)
General Awareness (25%)
The Question Paper shall be set both in English and Hindi Language.
|BBA||English Language and Comprehension (25%)|
Logical and Analytical Ability (25%)
General Awareness (25%)
Aptitude relating to the field of Management and Communication Skills (25%)
|B.Com||Logical Reasoning (25%)|
General Awareness (15%)
General English (25%)
Data Interpretation (35%)
|B.Sc Nursing||Chemistry (20%)|
General Awareness about Health related Matters (10%)
English Language and Comprehension (10%)
|M.Ed||English / Communication skills (30%)|
General Awareness and Logical Reasoning (30%)
Teaching Aptitude (40%)
The test paper contains 150 objective-type questions. Each question is provided with four alternative answers, out of which only one correct or most appropriate answer should be selected and marked on the OMR answer sheet.
Hence, candidates must be sure about the answers before marking them because it will lead to negative marking in the total evaluation.
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After IPU CET Exam Pattern, comes the syllabus, which is also of utmost importance. Subject-wise syllabus with proper topic understanding makes the student confident before and during the exam if the topics are well revised according to the syllabus.
Note: Difficulty level of the entrance test for all B. Tech programmes will be similar to that of 10+2 level.
The syllabus for some of the most popular courses in IPU is given below for your reference:
|MBA||101||(i) English Language & Comprehension- (30%), (ii) Numerical Ability- (30%), (iii) General Awareness- (10%), (iv) Reasoning ability including data interpretation- (30%)|
|MBA (IT)||116||(i) English Language & Comprehension, (ii) Numerical Ability & Mathematics, (iii) Logical Reasoning & Data interpretation, (iv) Computer Science|
|MCA||105||(i) Mathematics- (25%), (ii) English Language & Comprehension- (25%), (iii) Computer Awareness- (25%), (iv) Logical and Analytical Ability- (25%)|
|MAMC||106||(i) Communication Skills- English (30%), (ii) Current Affairs- (20%), (iii) General Knowledge- (20%), (iv) Mass Media (Print/ TV/ Radio/ Film/ New Media)- (30%)|
|LLM||112||(i) General Knowledge (including English Language)- (20%), (ii) Jurisprudence, Constitutional Law, Law of Torts, Criminal Law, Commercial Law & Family Law- (30%), (iii) Public International Law, Human Rights Law and Environment Law- (30%), (iv) Current Trends in Law- (20%)|
Exam Pattern also includes the following points to be considered by the students who are going to appear in the exam:
IPU CET 2019 will be conducted by GGSIPU on various dates as per the course for admission to various undergraduate engineering programmes available at the university and its participating institutes and colleges.
Ques. What is the medium of IPU CET 2019?
Ans. IPU CET is conducted in English for all the courses except B.Ed. The question paper of B.Ed is also available in Hindi.
Ques. Can I Bring a calculator to the exam?
Ans. No, the applicants are not allowed to bring in any electronic devices to the exam center. An on-screen calculator will be provided in the exam.
Ques. What are the names of the sections in IPU CET 2019 question paper?
Ans. IPU CET 2019 is a common test for admission into different courses. The sections in the question paper varies as per the course. English is the only common section in all the question papers.
Ques. What should I do if I wish to change the option I have marked in the OMR Sheet?
Ans. Answers once marked cannot be changed as you are allowed to use only a ball point pen. It is recommended that you mark the option in OMR sheet very carefully. A second OMR sheet will not be issued in case of any mistakes or mishandling.
Ques. What is the weightage of English section in IPU CET 2019?
Ans. The weightage of English Language and comprehension is 25% in the question papers for all the courses.
Ques. What is the marking scheme followed in IPU CET?
Ans. Each question carries 4 marks and 1 mark is deducted for every incorrect answer.
Ques. Are questions on General Knowledge asked in IPU CET?
Ans. Question papers of a few courses like MBA, L.LB, B.Ed, etc. consist of General Knowledge but it is not a compulsory section.
*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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