IPU CET 2021: Admission, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Application Process, Syllabus & Pattern

Last Modified on : 13 Jan 2022


Students willing to get admission into Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU) to study various undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in engineering, law, management, medical, etc. are advised to appear for the upcoming IPU CET 2021. Admission to the medical courses (MBBS & BDS) will be done through NEET 2021. Speaking differently, the University gives importance to the NEET score for admission to the MBBS and BDS courses. For information on the IPU CET 2021 exam, read the complete article.

IPU CET 2021 Latest Notification – GGSIPU will organise the Indraprastha University Common Entrance Test (IPU CET) 2021 in May 2021. Interested candidates can submit the online application forms in March 2021.

IPU CET 2021 Overview

Exam Name


(Indraprastha University Common Entrance Test)

Conducting Authority

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University



Admission to UG & PG courses at GGSIPU

Exam Level

University Level

Number of Application Expected

More than 1 lakh

Exam Pattern

Objective Type

Application Process


Official Website


Exam Date

May 2021

IPU CET Exam 2021 Important Dates

The official schedule for the 2021 exam will be released soon. The tentative schedule for IPU CET 2021 is as under:

IPU CET 2021 Events

IPU CET 2021 Dates

Availability of Application Form

March 2021

Last Date to Submit Application Form

April 2021

Admit Card Issuance

May 2021

IPU CET 2021 Exam

May 2021

Counselling (Offline)

June/ July 2021

Counselling (Online)

June/ July 2021

IPU CET Exam Previous Years Solved Papers

IPU CET Exam 2021 Pattern & Syllabus

The University will conduct the exam in pen and paper mode, where the candidates will be bound to answer all the 150 questions, except for English (M.A.) in which there will be 100 MCQs for Part I while Part II will have essay type questions and 200 MCQs for B.Tech (Bio-Tech) CET. The applicants must choose the correct answer or the most appropriate one out of four alternatives. Each correct answer will get 4 marks; in case of a wrong answer, one mark would be deducted. The duration of the written test will be 2.30 hours for 600 marks; for B.Tech (Bio-Tech), students will have to sit for 3 hours. It will carry 800 marks. The test will be conducted in English. For this pen and paper mode exam, candidates are advised to bring a black or a blue ballpoint pen. Look at the exam pattern of IPU CET in the tabular form below.

About the Exam


Mode of Exam

Pen and Paper

Language of Exam


Number of Questions

150 questions for all exams.

200 questions for the B.Tech exam.

Type of question

Objective type

Marking Scheme

4 marks for every correct answer

Negative marking scheme

1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer


2 and ½ hour

B.Tech exam – 3hours

Latest Syllabus for IPU CET 2021

The IPU CET 2021 syllabus will comprise subjects including Physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry based on the 10+2 syllabus. Candidates appearing for the M.Tech programmes will have to prepare as per the GATE syllabus. Each section – Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics – will carry equal weightage (33%).

IPU CET Exam 2021 Eligibility

The entrance test is organised for admission to UG and PG courses in engineering, law, management, medical, etc. Each programme offered by the varsity requires a prescribed set of eligibility. Take a look at the basic eligibility conditions that an aspirant must possess –


The applicant must be a citizen of India.

Academic Qualification

  • The candidates should have passed the 12th standard or equivalent exam from a recognised Board/ University.
  • Should have scored at least 55% marks in aggregate to be eligible for the B.Tech exam.
  • Those who have done the higher secondary exam with a Diploma with 60% marks in aggregate are eligible to apply for the B.Tech course.
  • Students with a B.Sc degree can also fill the application form. They should have scored a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate.
  • For admission to M.Tech programmes, a degree in B.Tech with a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate is compulsory.

Age Limit

The applicant must be between 17-21 years old.

IPU CET Exam 2021 Application Process

The IPU CET registration process 2021 will begin in March 2021 and will continue till April 2021. Keep the documents ready before filling the online application form. Here is the detailed process for the same.

How to Apply for IPU CET 2021?

  • Visit the official website of Indraprastha University.
  • Register for the course by providing basic details like name, address, gender, nationality, DOB, email id and mobile number.
  • Now enter academic details like qualifying exam, passing year, marks obtained, etc.
  • Click on the Agree to Terms and Conditions button and confirm the details provided.
  • A login ID and password will be generated and sent to your registered email ID.
  • Use the credentials to log in. Select the course that you want to apply to.
  • The next step is to release the application fee and complete the process.
  • Upload the scanned copies of the photograph, signature and left thumb impression.

Application Fee




General, OBC, SC, ST

Male and Female

₹ 1200

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Other Details

IPU CET Admit Card 2021

The Indraprastha University will release the IPU CET 2021 admit card online in May 2021. The applicants will be able to download the hall tickets from the official website of IPU by entering the login credentials. On the exam day, carry two photographs along with the admit card. Keep the admit card until the admission process is over.

Steps to Download IPU CET Hall Tickets 2021

  • Visit the official website - http://ipu.ac.in
  • Click on the IPU CET 2021 Admit Card link
  • Enter the login ID and password and click on ‘Submit.’
  • The admit card will be displayed in PDF format
  • Check the details mentioned on the card. If the details are correct, download it.

IPU CET 2021 Result

The University will declare the IPU CET result 2021 soon after the exam. It will be released online, and candidates can check the rank list using the login credentials. It will have the candidate’s name, category, rank, and roll number. The merit list will be prepared on the basis of marks scored by test-takers in the common entrance test. Shortlisted candidates will be called for the IPU CET counselling 2021.

IPU CET 2021 Counselling and Admission Process

Candidates are called for three-round counselling on the basis of their marks and AIR ranks. A counselling fee of INR 1000 is charged from the registered candidates. Upon receiving an invitation, they are required to report to the counselling authority along with all the required documents on the date and venue of the scheduled counselling. The candidates are allocated seats in the colleges on the basis of their ranks, marks, their choice and the availability of the seats. The counselling process is scheduled to be carried out in June/ July 2021.

IPUCET 2021 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

IPU CET 2021 exam will be conducted in May 2021. Here are other details related to the exam in the FAQs section. You can also ask your questions on the IPU CET exam page.

Q: Who is the exam-conducting body of IPU CET?

A: Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University administers the IPU CET exam every year.

Q: When will IPU CET 2021 be held?

A: The exam will be held in May 2021. The exact dates are not announced yet.

Q: When will the IPU CET application form be released?

A: One can get the application form in March 2021.

Q: What is the minimum educational requirement for the exam?

A: Candidates should have passed the 12th standard or equivalent from a recognised University/ Institution or Board with a minimum aggregate of 55% marks.

Q: What is the exam pattern of the IPU CET 2021 Exam?

A: It is an objective-type pen and paper exam.

Q: What will happen if the test-takers give an incorrect answer?

A: Whether a candidate gives multiple answers to a question or an incorrect answer, 1 mark will be deducted from the total. For the correct answer, 4 marks will be rewarded.

Q. Can a candidate apply for more than one CET exam?

A: Yes.

Q:  My friend belongs to a state other than Delhi. Can she take the test?

A: Yes, she can. Around 85% of seats are reserved for the candidates of the Delhi region and 15% seats are for the candidates residing outside Delhi.

Q: Is it mandatory to remit the application fee at the time of filling the form? If yes, how much is the fee?

A: Yes, it is mandatory to pay INR 1200. Forms submitted without the prescribed fee will be rejected.

Q: Can I send the money by post or any other offline mode?

A: The application fee can only be paid online. There is no provision of making the payment offline.

Q: How to get the admit card for the IPU CET 2021 Exam?

The IPU CET admit card 2021 will be available online in May 2021. Candidates can download it from the official website of IPU.