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MU OET 2019 Exam Pattern, Marking Scheme, Syllabus

Updated On - December 19th 2018

MU OET Exam Pattern is designed by the Manipal University. The university-level examination is conducted annually in online (computer-based) mode. MET (Manipal Entrance Test) earlier known as MU OET is conducted to enrol candidates to various UG and PG degree programs offered by the university. 

This year, MU OET/ MET is scheduled from 2nd week of April 2019. Candidates can secure admissions in courses provided at the University on the basis of their rank/score in Manipal University Online Entrance Test. The following article gives details related to the paper pattern, marking scheme, subject-wise questions distribution and important topics in the examination. 

MU OET Application FormMU OET Practice PaperMU OET Admit Card

Highlights of MU OET Exam Pattern

Exam NameManipal University Online Entrance Test (MU OET)
Manipal Online Test (MET)
Mode of ExamOnline (Computer-Based Test)
Number of questions50 to 200 (as per the opted course)
Type of questionsObjective type i.e. MCQs
Time allotted1 hour to 2.30 hours (as per the opted course)
Negative MarkingNo

MU OET Exam Pattern in Details

The general paper pattern for all the programs offered by the University remains the same. Read on:

  • Medium of Exam: English only
  • Type of Questions: MCQs i.e. choose the right or closest to the right answer from among the choices given.
  • Marking Scheme: For M.Tech and ME each question carries 4 marks and for all other courses each question carries 1 mark.

There are few programs under medical, architecture or management that accepts the scores of other exams. Tabulated below are the courses that take admissions via MET scores:

Department of Virus Research (DVR)MSc Clinical Virology
Kasturba Medical College (KMC)MSc (Medical) - Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Pharmacology, Clinical Embryology MSc Genetic Counseling MPhil Psychiatric Social Work
Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences (MCOPS)BPharm PharmD MPharm PharmD Post Baccalaureate
Manipal College of Nursing (MCON)MSc Nursing MPhil Nursing
School of Life Sciences (SLS)MSc Medical Biotechnology MSc Molecular Biology & Human Genetics
School of Allied Health Sciences (SOAHS)Master of Physiotherapy MSc Audiology MSc Speech Language Pathology MSc Clinical Psychology MPhil Clinical Psychology
School of Regenerative Medicine (SORM)MSc Stem Cell Technology & Regenerative Biology
Department of Commerce (DOC)BBA
Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT)B.Tech, B.Tech Lateral and MTech
School of Information Sciences (SOIS)ME
School of Communication (SOC)BA Media & Communication MA Media & Communication MA Film Art & Film Making PG Diploma in Corporate Communication

Admissions to other Programs

ProgramsQualifying Exam
UG (MBBS), PG (MD / MS / PG Diploma) and SS (DM / MCh) courses of Kasturba Medical College (KMC) Manipal & Mangaluru campusesNEET
UG (BDS), PG (MDS) & PG Diploma courses of Manipal College of Dental Sciences (MCODS) Manipal & Mangaluru campusesNEET
PG Diploma in Cellular & Molecular Diagnostics course of School of Life Sciences (SLS)KBAT (Karnataka Biotechnology Aptitude Test)
MSc Nuclear Medicine Technology, MSc Echocardiography, MSc Cardiac Catheterization & Intervention Technology courses of School of Allied Health Sciences (SOAHS)Department Test
UG (BArch) course of Faculty of Architecture (FOA)NATA or JEE Mains Paper II Scores
PG (MBA, MBA Global Business) course of School of Management (SOM)MAT, CMAT, CAT and XAT

MU OET 2019 Marking Scheme

Marking scheme for the examination is different for various programs. It is given below:

  • Marking Scheme for ME and M.Tech courses
  • Marking Scheme for all other courses

Major thing to notice about marking scheme of all other courses under MU OET 2019 is that there is no negative marking. Which simply means that the final scores will depend on the number of questions answered correctly, as incorrect answers will not lead to any deduction of marks.

Let’s take a look at these is detail:

MU OET Marking Scheme for ME & M.Tech Courses
Type of SituationImpact
Correct Answer+ 4 marks
Incorrect Answer- 1 mark
No Answer0 marks

MU OET Syllabus

The syllabus for all the programs offered by the university is different. There is no complete exhaustive guidance provided by Manipal University for syllabus of all kinds of subjects under all types of courses. However, while going for MU OET 2019, candidate should keep following two things in mind:

  • For UG course, syllabus of MU OET will cover the topics from Class 12 level.
  • For PG course, syllabus of MU OET will cover the topics which are covered up to respective graduation degree.

MU OET Chemistry Syllabus

Like Physics and Mathematics, Chemistry constitutes one-third of Paper 1. The question paper will have both, numerical and theory-based questions. Here is a break up of the topics in the Chemistry syllabus:

  1. Physical Chemistry
  2. Organic Chemistry
  3. Inorganic Chemistry
General Organic ChemistryColligative Properties of SolutionChemical Equilibrium and Kinetics and Acid - Base Concepts
Electrochemistry and CatalysisRedox ReactionsThermochemistry
Solid StatePeriodic TablePetroleum
Chemical BondingAtomic StructureIsomerism

MU OET Physics Syllabus

The syllabus can be broadly segregated into the following 5 sections:

  1. Mechanics
  2. Heat and Thermodynamics
  3. Electrostatics and Magnetism
  4. Current Electricity and Electromagnetism
  5. Optics and Modern Physics
MeasurementMotion in one dimensionLaws of Motion
Heat and thermodynamicsWaveRay Optics and optical instruments
Work, Power and EnergyWave OpticsGravitation
Mechanics of solids and fluidsCurrent ElectricityElectrostatic

MU OET Mathematics Syllabus

For every correct answer 4 marks will be awarded and for every incorrect answer, 1 mark will be deducted. Here are the topics included in this section.

DynamicsCo-ordinate GeometryCalculus
VectorsStaticsConic sections

MU OET Biology Syllabus

Origin of LifeGenetics
Organic EvolutionSeeds in angiospermic plants
Human Genetics and EugenicsCell differentiation Plant Tissue
Applied BiologyAlgae, Bacteria, Fungi, Bryophyta, Pteridophyta
Animal PhysiologyPlant Cell
Mammalian PhysiologyEcology

MU OET Important Instructions

  • Students have to take a print out of the MU OET/ MET admit card and bring the same to the examination center.
  • Candidates are required to show their admit card along with a photo id proof i.e. Driving License/ Aadhar Card/ Voter ID/ Passport etc. in original to the invigilator when asked for.
  • Students who are appearing for MU OET Exam in particular locations outside India, need to pay additional fee at the time of taking the test at the test center.
  • Candidates are allowed to leave the examination center only after final submission of the exam.
  • Use of Electronic devices such as Bluetooth devices, microphones, calculator etc is strictly prohibited in the test center.
  • Reasonable basic knowledge of computer on the part of candidate is assumed.
  • After the allotment of computer system, check whether the system provided is working or not. In case it is not working, immediately contact the invigilator and report the issue.
  • Rough sheets will be provided in the exam hall.
  • Candidates, in any case, should not indulge in any kind of usage of unfair means or malpractices regarding the exam.

*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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1 Comment

What is minimum percentage to be obtained in board exam

30 Apr, 2018 16:21
Akansha Expert

Hi Naman, Basic eligibility to apply is that a candidate must have passed 10 2 with 50% marks in aggregate.

30 Apr, 2018 16:53

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