IPU CET 2019: Exam Dates, Eligibility, Application Process, Syllabus & Pattern


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 2019 exam. Admission to the medical courses (MBBS & BDS) will be done through NEET 2019. Speaking differently, the University gives importance to the NEET score for admission to the MBBS and BDS courses.

IPU CET 2019 Latest Notification – GGSIPU will organise the Indra Prastha University Common Entrance Test (IPU CET 2019) from the second week of May. Interested candidates can submit the online application form from the third week of February 2019. The last date to complete the IPU CET registration 2019 is in the first week of May 2019.

IPU CET 2019 Overview:

Exam Name


(Indra Prastha 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

2nd week of May

IPU CET Exam 2019 Important Dates

IPU CET 2019 Events

IPU CET 2019 Dates (Tentative)

Availability of Application Form

Mid-February 2019

Last Date to Submit Application Form

1st week of May 2019

Admit Card Issuance

1st week of May 2019

Exam Commencement

2nd week of May 2019

Result Declaration

Last week of May 2019

IPU CET Exam Previous Years Solved Papers

IPU CET Exam 2019 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 the Part I while the 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

Syllabus for IPU CET

The IPU CET 2019 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 2019 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 2019 Application Process

Applying for IPU CET 2019? Be informed that the University has not released the official notification for the registration process. However, following the previous years’ trends, it can be expected that the IPU CET registration process 2019 will tentatively begin in the third week of February. Read through the official Information Brochure to take note of the correct Common Entrance Test (CET) code and keep documents ready before filling the online application form.

How to Apply for IPU CET Exam?

  • Visit the official website of the Indraprastha University (http://www.ipu.ac.in).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The application fee is INR 1,000/-, which should be paid through net banking, credit card, debit card, etc. It is a non-refundable fee.

Submission of Physical Application Form

If you think the submitted application form has some errors, take a print of the hard copy and fill it with correct details only to send it the University. Along with the alternate physical application form you need to send the application fee INR 500/- at the following address – 

Reception, Examination Division, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi.

Other Details

IPU CET Exam Admit Card 2019

The Indraprastha University will release the IPU CET 2019 admit card online in the first week of May. 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.

Easy Steps to Download IPU CET Hall Tickets 2019

  • Visit the official website - http://ipu.ac.in
  • Click on the IPU CET 2019 Admit Card link
  • Enter 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 2019 Result

The University will declare the IPU CET result 2019 in the last week of May. 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 2019.

IPU CET 2019 Counselling and Admission Process

Candidates are called for a 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.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

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 2019 be held?

A: The exam will be held in the second week of May 2019.

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

A: One can get the application form from the second or third week of February 2019.

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 2019 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 a 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% 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 1000/-. 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 2019 Exam?

The IPU CET admit card 2019 will be available online. Candidates can download it from the official website of IPU.