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IPU CET 2017 MCA Exam

Last Updated - April 19th 2017

IPU CET MCA 2017 is a University level examination conducted by GGSIPU for admission in MCA courses in various colleges affiliated Under it.

All candidates who will be eligible for admission and whose application will be accepted shall be allowed to appear for the Entrance Examination.

IPU CET MCA 2017 application process has already finished. It started on February 15, 2017, and ended on March 28, 2017.

The examination will be held on May 6, 2017, at selected venues across the country. IPU CET MCA 2017 Results are expected to be out 15 days after the exam has been conducted. IPU CET MCA 2017 Counselling and Seat Allocation process will begin from June 2017. The admission will be done through the Central Allotment process.

IPU CET MCA 2017 question paper will consist of 150 questions of the objective type and the total time limit is 120 minutes. Candidates will be awarded four marks for each correct answer. For every incorrect answer one mark will be deducted and zero marks for the questions not answered.

IPU CET MCA 2017 Highlights Table

Date of ExamMay 6, 2017(tentative)
Conducting BodyGuru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University(GGSIPU)
Mode of ExamOffline
Medium of ExamEnglish
Duration of Exam120 minutes
Course OfferedMCA

IPU CET MCA 2017 Exam Dates

The Indraprastha University has released official notification to fill the IPU CET MCA 2017 Application Form on February 15, 2017.  The last date of filling the application form was March 28, 2017. IPU CET MCA 2017 Admit Cards will be available soon after the end of the application process. IPU CET MCA 2017 Entrance Examination will be conducted on May 6, 2017(tentative). Given below are the Important dates of IPU CET MCA 2017.

Sr. No.IPU CET MCA 2017 EventsDate(Tentative)
1Starting date of filling the IPU CET MCA 2017 Application FormFebruary 15, 2017
2Closing date of filling the IPU CET MCA 2017 Application FormMarch 28, 2017
3Download the IPU CET MCA 2017 Admit CardApril 23, 2017
4IPU CET MCA 2017 Common Entrance Exam DateMay 6, 2017
5Announcement of IPU CET MCA 2017 ResultMay 20, 2017

IPU CET MCA 2017 Eligibility

Before applying for IPU CET MCA 2017 Exam, all candidates must be aware of the eligibility criteria set by the GGSIPU. It is compulsory for all the candidate to meet the eligibility criteria to apply for the application form. After clearing the eligibility criteria applicant can apply for the application form. Here are the Eligibility Criteria of IPU CET MCA 2017 which is given as follow.

  • Candidate must have a Bachelor degree from a recognised university.
  • Candidate must have studied Mathematics and English subject at the intermediate level. 
  • Candidate must have scored minimum 50% of the marks in their Bachelors’  degree and the applicant who belongs to the SC, ST category applicant have to score minimum 45% of the marks.
  • Final Year students are also permitted to appear for the Entrance Examination subject to the condition that the original degree certificate and mark lists of all parts of the qualifying examination shall be produced by at the time of admission.

IPU CET MCA 2017 Application Form

The application process for IPU CET MCA 2017 was started from February 15, 2017, and ended on March 28, 2017. Candidates have to register and apply online for IPU CET 2017. The Entrance Examination for MCA program 2017 will be held on May 6, 2017(tentative) at different exam centres across India.

The procedure for IPU CET MCA 2017 Online Application Form is as follows:

  • Go to the official website of IPU CET 2017
  • Click on the link to open the IPU CET Application Form I.
  • Select the preferred Exam category.
  • Enter your personal and academic details.
  • Upload photograph & signature. The format of the photograph and signature should be .JPEG/.JPG or .GIF, check that the size of the image is less than 80 KB.
  • Select the course MCA and Test centre
  • Check that all the details filled in all correct, click on submit button.
  • A system generated login ID and password will be sent to candidates’ registered email id and mobile number.

After completing Form I, candidates will have to open Form II for payment procedure.

  • Click on the link to open Form II of IPU CET 2017 and select MCA in the Course Menu.
  • Click on I agree and then click Submit.
  • Click on OK to confirm the details displayed on the screen
  • Proceed to pay the application fee
  • Enter the required details to pay the application fee online (Debit Card/Credit Card/Net banking).
  • After Payment process is complete, candidates can view the application form.
  • Take a print out of the application form for future use.       

Application Fee

The IPU CET MCA 2017 Application Fee is Rs. 750. The application fee has to be paid by online only. The IPU CET 2017 Fee can be paid through credit card, debit card or internet banking (service charges and taxes as applicable).

The candidates are advised to take a printout of Confirmation Page after making successful payment. Candidates should preserve the confirmation page carefully for further reference.

IPU CET MCA 2017 Admit Card

IPU CET 2017 Admit Card can be downloaded from the official website of GGSIPU. The IPU CET MCA 2017 would be available for download at least 7 days before the Entrance Test. All the candidates are requested to take 2 copies of the Admit card to the examination center and paste the photograph uploaded during IPU CET MCA 2017 Application Form. One copy will be retained by the candidate while the other would be collected by the University for maintaining its own record. Candidates are requested to report to the Office of Controller of Examinations (operations) of IP University Main campus in case of discrepancies related to admit card.

Steps to download the Admit card are given below:

  • Go to the official website.
  • Click on the link referred as IPU CET MCA 2017 Admit card
  • Enter your login details, Login ID and your password.
  • Login and download the Admit Card for examination.
  • Print the Admit Card on A4 sheet.
  • IPU CET MCA 2017 Exam Center       

IPU Common Entrance Test MCA 2017 will be held on May 6, 2017, at several test centres located in nine different cities across India. Test centres will be located in the following cities - Bengaluru, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Dehradun, Delhi, Jaipur, Jalandhar, Kolkata, Lucknow.

IPU CET MCA 2017 Exam Pattern

IPU Common Entrance Test MCA 2017 will be Pencil & paper based test.  The examination paper will cover English Language and Comprehension, Mathematics, Computer Awareness and Logical & Analytical Ability. The question paper will consist of 150 questions of the objective type and the total time duration is 150 minutes. Candidates will be awarded four marks for each correct answer. For every incorrect answer one mark will be deducted and zero marks for the questions not answered.

S.No.SubjectNumber of Questions
1English Language and Comprehension25%
3Computer Awareness25%
4Logical and Analytical Ability25%

Answer sheets (OMR Answer sheets) will be given to the candidates to mark the answers. It is mandatory for the aspirants to use pencil only, for all the entries in the OMR Answer sheet including the filling of bubbles. If there is more than one answer bubbled against a question, it will be considered as incorrect response and will be awarded negative marks. 

Exam Pattern Highlights

Mode of ExaminationOffline
Number of Questions150
Maximum Marks600
Duration of Exam150 minutes
Sections in Paper4

Some important highlights related to IPU CET MCA 2017 Exam Pattern is given below:

  • +4 marks will be awarded for each correct answer.
  • -1 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer
  • Entrance examination will be conducted by the GGSIPU in pencil-paper based format.
  • The IPU CET MCA 2017 exam will be of two and a half hours duration.
  • IPU CET MCA 2017 shall be taken in English language only.

IPU CET MCA 2017 Syllabus

IPU CET MCA 2017 syllabus would be based on the syllabus of graduation level prescribed by the GGSIPU, Delhi. Candidate must practice all topics to get a grip of all the topics. The syllabus for IPU CET MCA 2017 exam is

English Language and Comprehension

  • Comprehension
  • Words and phrases
  • Prepositions and articles
  • Synonyms and antonyms
  • Technical writing
  • Usage of verbs
  • Vocabulary
  • Word Power


  • Algebra
  • Linear Algebra
  • Differential Calculus
  • Convergence Series
  • Integral Calculus
  • Solid Geometry
  • Statistics & Probability
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Linear Programming
  • Differential Equations
  • Analytical Geometry

Fundamentals of Computer Awareness

  • Organisation of a computer
  • Central Processing Unit (CPU)
  • Structure of instructions in CPU
  • Input/output devices
  • Computer memory and back-up devices
  • Representation of characters
  • Integers and fractions
  • Binary representations
  • Binary arithmetic
  • Floating numbers
  • Boolean algebra
  • Truth tables
  • Venn diagrams

Logical and Analytical Ability

  • Series Completion
  • Venn Diagram
  • Linear and Circular Arrangement
  • Symbol based Comparison
  • Sequential Output
  • Selection Criteria
  • Conditional Coding
  • Verbal Ability
  • Alphabet Test
  • Dissimilar Test
  • Analogy Test
  • Coding/Decoding test
  • Number series & Time
  • Blood relations
  • Ordering
  • Syllogism
  • Passage and Course of Action
  • Statement and Conclusion

Preparation Books for IPU CET MCA 2017

To prepare for an exam, books are the best source as they enhance knowledge and provide insights about a topic. To lighten candidates’ burden, all the books mentioned below are chosen after careful research. These books are the best for section wise preparation for IPU CET 2017 of MCA courses. Given below are some Preparation books:

English Books

  • Word Power Made Easy New Revised & Expanded Edition By NORMAN LEWIS (ISBN-10: 0143424688)
  • OBJECTIVE GENERAL ENGLISH 01 Edition By R. S. Aggarwal (ISBN-10: 8121915317)

Preparation Books for Mathematics

  • Quantitative Aptitude For Competitive Examinations by R. S. Aggarwal (ISBN-10: 8121924987)
  • Magical Book On Quicker Maths by Tyra (ISBN-10: 8190458922)
  • Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by Abhijit Guha (ISBN-10: 9351343553)

Logical and Analytical Reasoning Books

  • A Modern Approach To Logical Reasoning by R. S. Aggarwal (ISBN-10: 8121919053)
  • Analytical Reasoning by M. K. Pandey (ISBN-10: 8190458914)

Preparation books for Fundamental of Computer Awareness

  • NCERT Subject Books for Class IX, X, XI, XII

IPU CET MCA 2017 Result

Results of IPU CET MCA 2017 will be announced on the official portal of IPU CET 2017 in online mode only. An applicant who will give the entrance exam can check the IPU CET MCA 2017 results on May 20, 2017, or 15 days after the exam has been conducted. The result will be announced by the Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University. Candidates who will qualify the entrance test will be selected for the next round of the admission. Candidates are advised to keep a copy of the IPU CET Admit Card with themselves to preserve the CET Roll No. Candidates require the course CET Code and their roll no. to access the result:

  1. How to Check IPU CET MCA Entrance Results 2017:
  2. Visit the official website of IPU CET MCA 2017
  3. Click on the link "MCA-Result 2017" 
  4. Enter the login details
  5. Click on the "Submit" button
  6. Result will be displayed on the new screen 
  7. Download and save your result

IPU CET 2017 Merit List is prepared as per the candidate’s performance in the IP university entrance exam. Candidates are shortlisted for IPU CET 2017 Counselling on the basis of the minimum marks mentioned in IPU CET MCA 2017 Cut off.

IPU CET MCA 2017 Cutoff

IPU CET MCA 2017 Cutoff is the minimum score required to secure admission in the various colleges offering MCA course under GGSIPU.

IPU CET MCA 2017 cut off will depend on a lot of factors such as:

  • The number of applicants,
  • the number of seats available,
  • Previous year cut off marks and the difficulty levels of the entrance test.

IPU CET MCA 2017 cutoff will be published along with the result. Only those students who will score more than the cutoff marks will be considered as the qualified candidates. IPU CET MCA 2017 cutoff will be released by the official authority of the exam i.e. GGSIPU for the students served as the basic selection criteria for the students. 

The entrance exam is conducted by the GGSIPU to offer admission for MCA course for current academic session 2017. Qualifying candidates will be assigned with rank depending on their marks scored by them in the written test. GGSIPU shall release merit list which will contain rank/score of qualifying candidates.     

IPU CET 2017 last admitting rank in popular courses for general category is given below:-

CourseLast Admitting Rank in General category in the Year 2017
 -Delhi RegionOutside Delhi Region

IPU CET MCA 2017 Counselling

IPU CET MCA 2017 Counselling will begin in the month of June 2017 after the declaration of the results and preparation of the Merit list by the GGSIPU, the conducting body of the entrance examination. Candidates will be shortlisted for the IPU CET MCA 2017 Counselling process based on the scores obtained by them in IPU CET MCA 2017 Exam. All the candidates who will be eligible to attend the counselling process will have to carry all the necessary documents at the time of counselling. Candidates will be required to complete their document verification before they are granted admission in the allotted college.

The steps followed in the online counselling process of IPU CET 2017 are explained below:

Step 1: Submission of Counselling Fees

Candidate will have to initially pay the counselling fee to attend the IPU CET MCA 2017 Counselling. IPU CET MCA 2017 Counselling fee is Rs. 1000 which is non-refundable. Payment can be made either through online or offline mode.

Steps to pay the counselling fee:

  • Candidate will have to click on the link “ Payment of counselling participation fee” and enter roll no, date of birth and mobile number.
  • Enter the relevant details to pay through online mode or download the Cash challan for offline payment.
  • Candidate will have to deposit the challan in the IPU bank account whose details are given on the challan.

Step 2: Registration and Choice Filling

The next step in IPU CET MCA 2017 Counselling is to register for the counselling through the official website. Candidates who will pay the fee in offline mode can register two days after cash deposition. After the registration, candidates has to fill choices for allotment of the seat from the list of all institutes available for MCA  according to his/her order of preference.

Candidates can edit/modify/add/delete their preferences after the allotment of seats in the first round for the subsequent round of counselling.

Step 3: Allocation of Seats

The Allotment Process will be done strictly based on the candidates’ options, the rank obtained and eligible reservations of the candidate. If a seat is allotted to a candidate, then he/she will have to pay the part of Academic Fee of Rs. 40,000.

Step 4: Reporting to the designated centres

Candidates who have been allotted a seat are required to report in person at the designated centres of the IPU for admission along with the original documents remaining amount of fees. Candidates are also required to bring self-attested copies of all the document. Candidates who will fail to report at the designated centre for admission will have no claim to their allotted seat and their academic fees will be forfeited.

Documents required at Time of Reporting:

  • Class X passing certificate
  • Class X Mark sheet
  • Class XII passing certificate
  • Class XII Mark sheet
  • IPU CET MCA 2017 Admit Card
  • Academic Fee receipt
  • Caste Certificate (if applicable)
  • Bachelor’s degree

IPU CET MCA 2017 Reservation of Seats

The seats for IPU CET MCA 2017 are mainly divided into two categories, namely:

1).There will be 10% management quota in the Self Financing colleges/institutes. However, there will be no management quota in the case of University Schools of Study and Govt. Institutes.

2).Reservations for Non-Management seats: 85% of the seats are reserved for the candidate who belongs to Delhi region. The remaining 15% of total seats are reserved for Outside Delhi Region category.



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