April 24, 2018

IPU CET 2018IPU CET 2018: Indraprastha University Common Entrance Test (IPU CET) is conducted by Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU) every year for admission to around 12 B.Tech programmes offered by nearly 18 government and private institutes affiliated to the university. The admit card of IPU CET 2018 has been released in the second week of May 2018. GGSIPU has announced the exam schedule of IPU CET 2018 which will be held in the offline mode. The application form of IPU CET 2018 has been made online from February 19 to May 1, 2018. The exam date for B.Tech CET is May 13, 2018 whereas B.Tech (Biotechnology) exam will be held on May 19, 2018. As per IPU CET 2018 eligibility criteria, candidates who have cleared or appeared 10+2 or an equivalent examination from a recognised board can appear in the exam. In keeping with IPU CET 2018 exam pattern, the B.Tech paper will carry 150 questions of 600 marks and the Biotechnology paper will carry 200 questions of 800 full marks. IPU CET 2018 result for B.Tech and Biotechnology will be declared on 24 and 31 May 2018 respectively. Scroll through the article that follows for detailed information on IPU CET 2018 such as important dates, application form, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus and so on.
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IPU CET 2018 Exam Overview

Exam name Indraprastha University Common Entrance Test
Exam category Undergraduate
Exam level University level
Conducting Body Guru Govind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU)
Commonly known as IPU CET
Programmes covered B.Tech/ B. Tech (Biotechnology)

IPU CET Important Dates 2018

IP University has already announced some of the important dates of IPU CET 2018. The table below contains the schedule related to IPU CET 2018 important dates.

S.No. IPU CET 2017 Events Important dates
B.Tech (CET Code- 131) B.Tech (Biotechnology) (CET Code- 130)
1. Application form availability February 19, 2018 February 19, 2018
2. Deadline for submission of application form 1 May 2018 1 May 2018
3. Admit card availability Second week of May 2018 Second week of May 2018
4. IPU CET 2018 exam date 13 May 2018(2 pm to 4.30 pm) 19 May 2018 (2 pm to 5 pm)
5. Declaration of result May 24, 2018 May 31, 2018

IPU CET Eligibility Criteria 2018

Candidates are advised go through the eligibility criteria of IPU CET 2018 before applying for the exam. The IPU CET 2018 eligibility criteria regarding age and academic qualification are mentioned below.

Age: 21 years of age as on 1 August 2018.

Academic qualification

Criteria Requirements in Qualifying Examination (QE)
B.Tech CET B.Tech (Biotechnology)
QE 10+2 or equivalent examination 10+2 or equivalent examination
Subjects in QE Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology
Marks in QE Minimum aggregate of 55% in the subjects stated above. Minimum aggregate of 55% in the subjects stated above.
Other subjects English (core/ elective/ functional) English (core/ elective/ functional)

IPU CET Application Form 2018

The application form of IPU CET 2018 is available online. The last date to submit the filled IPU CET 2018 application is 1 May 2018. IPU CET application form 2018 can be filled in the following nine steps:

Step 1: Choose exam category
Step 2: Enter personal and communication details
Step 3: Upload images
Step 4: Enter academic details
Step 5: Sign the declaration
Step 6: Enter course details
Step 7: Choose exam centre
Step 8: Payment of application fee
Step 9: Printout of IPU CET 2018 application form

IPU CET Exam Centres 2018

The university level common entrance test will be held across 15 exam cities. Candidates can check the list of IPU CET 2018 exam centres in the table below.

S.No. City name City code
1 Ambala 81
2 Bangalore 82
3 Bhopal 83
4 Chandigarh 84
5 Dehradun 85
6 Delhi 86
7 Hyderabad 87
8 Jaipur 88
9 Jalandhar 89
10 Jodhpur 90
11 Kolkata 91
12 Lucknow 92
13 Siliguri 93
14 Udaipur 94
15 Varanasi 95

IPU CET Admit Card 2018

Candidates whose applications have been accepted can download the online admit card of IPU CET 2018 from the second week of May 2018. To download the hall ticket of IPU CET, one has to log in with their login ID and password. Details such as roll number, exam date and time, exam centre name and address with centre code and exam day guidelines are printed on the IPU CET 2018 admit card. Candidates must print two copies of the IPU CET admit card 2018 and carry it with them on the exam day. On the day of the examination, one copy will be retained by the invigilator for university records while the other copy will be handed over to the candidate after being signed by the invigilator.

IPU CET Exam Pattern 2018

The exam pattern of IPU CET 2018 is concerned with the format of the question paper. Familiarising themselves with the exam pattern will help candidates organise their preparation for the exam. Candidates can check the IPU CET 2018 exam pattern in the table given below.

Question paper format

Particulars Details
No. of Papers One
Mode of exam Offline
Medium of Paper English
Exam duration B.Tech: 2 hours 30 minutes (2- 4:30 pm) B.Tech (Biotechnology): 3 hours (2- 5 pm)
Type of questions Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Total number of questions B. Tech- 150 Biotechnology- 200
Total marks B. Tech- 600 Biotechnology- 800
Sections covered in the question paper PCM
Marking Scheme Correct answer: +4
Incorrect answer: -1 
Unattempted answers: No negative marking

IPU CET Programmes 2018

IPU CET 2018 offers admission to B.Tech (Biotechnology) and around 12 B.Tech courses. The list of B.Tech programmes is given below.:

S.No. Name of B.Tech courses
1 Information Technology
2 Computer Science & Engineering
3 Electronics & Communication Engineering
4 Mechanical & Automation Engineering
5 Power Engineering
6 Electrical & Electronics Engineering
7 Instrumentation & Control Engineering
8 Tool Engineering
9 Civil Engineering
10 Electrical Engineering
11 Mechanical Engineering
12 Mechatronics

IPU CET Syllabus 2018

The IPU CET 2018 syllabus differs across each B. Tech course. The syllabus of IPU CET 2018 for B.Tech CET includes sections from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics of weightage 33.33% for each. The Biotechnology syllabus includes sections from PCM of weightage 20% for each and Biology (Botany and Zoology) or Biotechnology of weightage 40%.

IPU CET Sample Papers 2018

Candidates preparing for the exam are advised to practise the sample papers of IPU CET 2018 to get a high score in the examination. With the help of IPU CET 2018 sample papers, candidates can get an idea of the actual question paper including the marking scheme and type of questions asked in the examination. The practice of sample papers will also help students improve their time management skills and identify and work on their weak areas.

IPU CET Answer Key 2018

The IPU CET 2018 answer key will be released by IP University before the result is declared. The answer key of IPU CET 2018 will give the candidates an idea about their performance in the main examination. Candidates can tally their answers with the IPU CET answer key 2018 and calculate their expected score in the examination.

IPU CET Result 2018

The IPU CET 2018 result for B.Tech and Biotechnology will be declared on 24 May and 31 May 2018 respectively. The result of IPU CET 2018 will be available only in the online mode. Candidates can check their result by entering their IPU CET roll number and courses applied for. No hard copy of IPU CET result 2018 will be issued to the candidates.

IPU CET Counselling 2018

The counselling of IPU CET 2018 will begin from the second week of June 2018. Candidates qualifying IPU CET 2018 will be called to participate in the counselling process. IPU CET 2018 counselling will be conducted in three rounds and an additional spot round in both online and offline modes. Online registration for the counselling process will be open until around the last week of June 2018. The counselling process of IPU CET 2018 includes registration, filling of Choices, fee payment, allotment of seats and reporting to the allocated colleges.

IPU CET Seat Allotment 2018

The seat allotment of IPU CET 2018 will be done in three rounds in the second week of June 2018. Qualified candidates who register themselves for IPU CET 2018 counselling will be allotted seats in order of their ranks obtained. To participate in the seat allotment process, candidates need to pay the counselling participation fee at the time of registration for counselling. Candidates have to fill in their college and course preferences at the time of IPU CET 2018 seat allotment. Seats will be allotted to the students on the basis of their preferences, merit and category.

IPU CET Participating Institutes 2018

There are around 18 private and government participating institutes of IPU CET 2018 offering admission to various B.Tech courses. The list of IPU CET 2018 participating institutes is given in the table below:

IPU CET Participating Institutes 2018
Self-financing institutes
Amity School of Engineering & Technology
Bhagwan Parshuram Institute of Technology
Bharati Vidyapeeth's College of Engineering
Delhi Technical Campus
Guru Tegh Bahadur Institute of Technology
HMR Institute of Technology & Management
JIMS Engineering Management Technical Campus,
Maharaja Agrasen Institute of Technology
Maharaja Surajmal Institute of Technology
Mahavir Swami Institute of Technology
Northern India Engineering College
BM Institute of Engineering & Technology
Bhagwan Mahaveer College of Engineering & Management
Government institutes
Ambedkar Institute of Advanced Communication Technologies & Research
Ch. Brahm Prakash Government Engineering College
Delhi Institute of Tool Engineering
G. B. Pant Govternment Engineering College
National Power Training Institute

Contact Details: 
Address: Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University
Sector - 16C Dwarka, Delhi - 110078, India
Contact number: +91-11-25302170
Fax: +91-11- 25302111
Website: http://www.ipu.ac.in/