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Everything about the IPU CET entrance test

What is IPU CET ?

IPU CET is an entrance test conducted for the students who want to join a college under Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGS IPU), popularly known as I.P. University, for admission in various UG and PG courses. It is an acronym for Indraprastha University Common Entrance Test. The UG courses offered are BBA, BCA, B.A,B.Com, BHC, LLB, BEd, B.Tech, BAMS, BHMCT, MBBS. It also offers PG courses like  M.A, M.Sc, M.Tech, PGAC, PGMC, MBA, MPA, MOT etc., For the complete info regarding academics, check this academics. It is a public state university located in Delhi, India. It was established in 1998 by Government of Delhi, as a teaching-cum-affiliating university. For any information regarding the University, you can check out their official website ipu.ac.in. It is also one of the good Universities in Delhi and many students join their colleges.

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Eligibility Criteria

To get into their University/colleges (as mentioned above), you have to give an entrance test called IPU CET. The eligibility criteria for a student to give this exam to join a course varies on which course he/she is about to take. If a student opts to choose UG, then he/she must have passed class 12th with a minimum aggregate of 55% and above in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. For courses like M.Tech, which is a PG course, he/she must have passed B.Tech./B.E or equivalent with a minimum aggregate of 60% marks. For MA, a Graduate degree in any discipline with a minimum aggregate of 50% would suffice the eligibility criteria. Please do check the eligibility criteria for various courses. Not more than 60% is the minimum mark required to join this University in many of the courses.  The fee to enrol for this exam is Rs 1200/-.

How to apply for the exam?

The exam dates will be shown on their official websites. The registration date would be generally from March 3rd to May 1st week. The process to apply for the exam is :

  1. Open their official website as mentioned in the above paragraph.
  2. Move cursor on “Admission 2020-21” (the present year).
  3. Click on the IPU CET registration.
  4. Select the exam category.
  5. Enter all the required credentials.
  6. Upload a photograph in JPG format.
  7. Select the type, of course, you want to join for.
  8. Select the location of your test centre.
  9. Finally, submit the form.

After 5-7 days, an admit card (It is like a hall ticket) will be released. Later, the exam would be held which may take at least 5-7 days after the release of admit cards. The results would be announced after 20 days from the last day of the exam (as many students of various courses apply therefore the exams will be held for 10 days).

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IPU CET Entrance Test Pattern

This exam consists of any number of questions(vary on the course you like to join) which are to be solved in 150 min which is 2.5hours. Except for M.A. English, all the papers will be a multiple-choice question-based. For the exams like M.Tech, M.Sc there will be a total of 150 questions where each question carries 4 marks (except for MBBS, PGMC and SSMC exam). If answered correctly, you’ll get 4 marks and a negative mark for the wrong answer. The same is also for BA, BJ (MC) and B.Sc. BHMCT has only 100 questions to be completed in 150min with the same negative marking. The student has to qualify with good marks to get into it.  There is no negative marking in DM/ MCH/ SSMC exam.

Exam Centers

There are centres allocated for the exam across India in 15 cities. Hyderabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Kolkata, Lucknow, Varanasi, Udaipur, Delhi, Dehradun etc., You can find these details while filling the form to know whether your region has the centre or not. It also depends on which course you have chosen. If there is no centre in your region, select your nearest region and after getting admit card, come 2 days prior to the region which you have selected to give the test.

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For the complete admission details

Go through this following brochure admission_brochure. The exam mode is online. One has to bring a pen or pencil to the exam centre. No electronic devices are allowed. As it has involves only MCQ’s, no need to do bubbling which one do in OMR sheet. There will be a timer on the screen and every instruction are given clearly before you start the exam. Once the time completes, your test will automatically get submitted to them.

If you are giving an exam to go for B.Tech, then Physics, Chemistry and Maths will have equal weightage and aptitude skills are also tested. For the test to opt B.com (Hons) has 35 questions from Logical Reasoning, 40 questions from Language Comprehension, 25 questions from General Awareness and 50 questions from Data Interpretation. If you want to opt for Bio-Technology, you have a paper with 50% of questions from Biology and the rest of Physics(25%) and Chemistry(25%). Do research on the previous years question papers more according to the course you want to opt for. Practice all the model papers and check the previous papers too. Refer good books to practice.

This is much of the info about IPU CET.

Many students score good marks in this exam. But getting a high score with good rank is important.

Please do research more on this exam. Even check the best colleges under this University with respect to the course you opt for.

The difficulty level of this paper is not complex. Most of the questions would be easy to solve. The difficulty level varies from easy to medium for most of the questions. So, don’t panic and practice well for this exam.

We hope this blog helps you.

Good Luck for this exam.

Thank you for reading this.

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