IPU CET 2019 – Registration, Eligibility, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Result


Indraprastha University Common Entrance Test or more popularly known as IPU CET is a university level examination which happens annually for admission into undergraduate and postgraduate in Engineering, Law, Medical and Management. The exam is organized by GGSIPU. The CET is the only mode of admission for the courses offered by the university. The test is set with different set of questions for different disciplines.

Established in 1998 GGSIPU is the choice of many students from across the nation, owing to its reputation, wide variety of courses and colleges, helpful faculty and satisfying placements. The twenty-year-old university is recognized by the University Grants Commission of India (UGC), All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) and accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). It is safe to say that GGSIPU is one of the best private universities in India. Rather than cramping various colleges in one particular space, the affiliated colleges are spread across the Delhi and NCR. The colleges affiliated to the university are filled with all the modern amenities necessary for providing quality education to the students.

IPU CET 2019 Highlights

IPU CET 2019 Highlights
Exam Name Indraprastha University Common Entrance Test
Governing Body Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University
Official Website www.ipu.ac.in
Type of Exam University Level
Expected Registrations for IPU CET 2019 1.5 lac+
Courses Available UG & PG
Mode of Application Online
Exam Mode Offline

Important Dates for IPU CET exam

The official dates for the IPU CET paper have not been officially released yet. However, it is expected that the GGSIPU CET would take place in the second week of May 2019. The registrations for the IPU CET 2019 will commence from February 2019 till the first week of May. Only after the registration process is complete, the IPU CET admit card is released on the official website, usually 4-5 days prior to the date of examination. Next comes the result which is expected to be declared in the fourth week of May 2019 followed by the commencement of the IPU CET  counselling process in the second week of June. Keep an eye out for the following important dates for IPU CET 2019 (tentative).

Event Dates (Tentative)
Availability of online application forms The Third week of February 2019
Last date of submission of application forms First week of May 2019
Availability of admit cards The First week of May 2019
Exam date Third or Fourth week of May 2019
Result Declaration Fourth week of May 2019
IPU Counselling Date Second Week of June 2019

IPU CET Important Dates

IPU CET Eligibility Criteria

Indraprastha University Common Entrance Test is conducted for admission to various UG and PG courses of different streams, the eligibility criteria for each course differs. So, there are some eligibility conditions which you should know about before filling the IPU CET 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

IPU CET Application Form

The IPU CET Application form will be made available on the official only from February 2019 till May 2019. Please note that the form will only be available online that too on the official website. The Application form consists of some personal information along with the choice of CET you would like to register for which depends on the courses you would like to opt for.

IPU CET 2019 Application form

Candidates should keep their important credentials such as an electronic copy of their signature, thumb impression, Aadhar Card and 10 class marksheet handy as these documents are necessary for the registration process. Do keep in mind that any changes in the course or CET choice would not be entertained once the form has been submitted with the required fees. Also, for rectification of any spelling mistake or such errors, the candidate must give a physical application along with the required fees. Note that, in case of any fraudulent activity regarding the documents, the admission will be forfeited, so, only present authentic documents.

IPU CET Admit Card

IPU CET Admit card is your identification card for the examination and can be downloaded from the official website. The card consists of your personal information and the information regarding the test. The candidates are supposed to take two copies of the IPU CET admit card and paste their passport size photographs on the designated slot on the admit card. One copy of the admit card will be submitted to the invigilator at the time of the examination and the other is to be retained by the student as it would have the invigilators signature on it, stating that you appeared for the exam.

At no point, the candidates should misplace or lose their admit card as admission will not be granted without it. Admit card is issued only 4 – 5 days prior the examination so students are advised to stay updated for the same as the designated examination center will be declared along with the admit card only, not before. Here are the tentative releasing dates for IPU CET admit card 2019 for various courses.

Courses Tentative releasing dates for IPU Admit Card
B.Tech 1st week of May 2019
BHMCT 4th week of May 2019
B.Sc (Medical Technology – Radio Technology) 1st week of May 2019
BCA/M.Tech (ECE/DC/SP/RF & M/VLSI/ECE-Weekend)/M.Tech (Chemical Engineering)/M.Tech (IT/CSE/IS/CSE-Weekend) 1st week of May 2019
B.Ed 2nd week of May 2019
MCA/MCA (SE) 1st week of May 2019
LLB/B.Tech (Bio Technology) 2nd week of May 2019
MCA (LE)/M.Sc Nursing/B.Ed (Special Education)/BA (Economics Hons.) 2nd week of May 2019
MBA 4th week of May 2019
BBA 4th week of May 2019
Ph.D Entrance Test 4th week of May 2019

IPU CET Admit Card

IPU CET 2019 Syllabus

Many candidates appear for the test but they are unclear about the IPU CET syllabus. The syllabus is different for different streams and so is the exam pattern. However, the syllabus is fairly simple as it includes academic knowledge of upto 12 class only but for some courses, it can be a bit complex.

IPU CET Engineering Syllabus

IPU CET Exam Pattern 2019

The IPU CET exam which is expected to be held in the fourth week of May 2019 is only conducted in the offline mode at the designated centers. Marking scheme of the exam consists of negative marking (-1) for each incorrect answer and +4 marks for each correct answer. Duration of the exam is usually three hours except for the B.Tech aspirants for whom the duration is two and a half hours. However, the number of questions remains the same for all the courses which is 150.

IPU CET 2019 Exam Date The fourth week of May
Duration 2:30 hours for  Biotechnology and3 hours for other courses
Number of Questions in CET 150
Nature of Questions Objective
Marking Scheme (+)4 marks for each correct answer
(-)1 mark deducted for each wrong answer
Exam Mode Offline (pen and paper mode)
Exam Language

IPU CET Exam Pattern

IPU CET Result

The IPU CET result is expected to be declared on the official website in the fourth week of May 2019. The result consists of a scorecard which contains all the section wise marks, roll number and the rank scored. Candidates, make sure that you save the scorecard as it would be required in the counselling process. The candidates can check the IPU CET result by following these steps:

  • Visit the official website of IPU CET.
  • Click on the link ‘Result’ link.
  • Enter the course name, roll number and password.
  • Click on ‘Submit’ button.
  • IPU CET 2018 Result will be displayed.

IPU CET Cut off

The IPU CET cut off is the minimum rank required for admission in a specific college for a specific course. Each year three cut off list are released along with its implementation for the counselling procedure. The cut-offs are different for different categories and for different regions – Delhi or outside Delhi. The Candidates scoring the minimum marks as per the IPU cut off list, will be eligible for the IPU counselling procedure which will commence from the second week of June 2019. The cut off varies each year as it depends on many factors:

  • The difficulty of the exam
  • The number of the candidates applied for the ent
  • Availability of seats under colleges affiliated to GGSIPU
  • Maximum marks scored by the candidates
  • Government policies and rules regarding relaxations for the reserved categories

IPU CET Cutoff Updates

IPU CET Counselling Procedure

The counselling procedure takes place in a number of rounds which is decided on the basis of availability of seats. The IPU CET counselling is expected to commence from the second or fourth week of June 2019. After the university publishes the merit list on the official website, then the candidates are called for counselling. Basically, in the IPU CET counselling procedure, the candidate has to select the college preferences and then according to the filled preferences and the cut off for those preferences, the seat is allocated to the candidate.

IPU CET Counselling Procedure

Events/Programmes Dates
Registration for IPU counselling starts The Second week of June
Payment of IPU Counselling of Rs. 1000 Whole second week of June
Registration by candidates after fee payment Whole second week of June
Verification of Reserved Category Certificates at Designated centres 14th June to 20th June
Counselling Round 1
Choice Filling Third week of June
Seat allotment Third week of June
Printing of Provisional Allotment Letter First week of July
Printing of Challan upto the second week of July
Payment of Academic Fee Second week of July
Freezing of Allotment Second week of July
Counselling Round 2:
Choice Change Second week of July
Display of Seat Allotment Second week of July

IPU CET Rank vs Marks

The difference between cut off and Rank is that, the rank is determined by the marks you score in the test out of 600. Rank is the position you have achieved out of the total number of candidates appeared for the test.

List of Colleges under IPU CET

GGSIPU updated the list of affiliated colleges earlier this year. Here is the complete list of colleges affiliated to the university along with the course they offer and its duration. Candidates appearing for IPU CET are advised to check out the list of colleges.

List of Colleges Affiliated to GGSIPU

GGSIPU can prove to be the university to give a perfect flight to your career and your dreams. All you have to do is clear the entrance examination with flying marks which is achievable with sheer determination and hard work. Also, it is necessary as a candidate for you to be updated with all the notifications and recent information regarding the IPU CET 2019, so, stay tuned.