MET 2021 | MU OET – Exam Dates, Registration, Syllabus, Result, Slot Booking, Counselling, and Admissions


Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE – formerly known as Manipal University) has released the MAHE online application forms for the Manipal Entrance Test (MET) 2021. The online application forms are available on the official website from 11th December 2020. The exam is conducted for admission to UG and PG courses in engineering, Pharmacy, and Applied Sciences offered at the institution. Admission to Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal, Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology, Sikkim, and Manipal University, Jaipur will also be done based on the MET score. Candidates interested in studying at the institute can read on to know complete details.


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  • All admissions to BArch is through NATA exam conducted by the Council of Architecture (CoA)
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MET 2021 Latest Update - Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) has started the online application process for the MET 2021 (Manipal Entrance Test) from 11th December 2020 on the official website. The last date for submitting the application form is 15th March 2021.

Exam Name

Manipal Entrance Test (MET 2021)

Formerly known as

MU OET (Manipal University Online Entrance Test)

Exam Conducting Authority

Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE)

Official Website

Examination Level

University Level

Date of MU OET 2021

May 2021

Application Mode


Mode of Exam

Online i.e. Computer Based Mode

Number of attempts


Changes in the MET (MU OET) 2021 Application Process -

Here are a few changes in the application process included from 2019 onwards:

  • Candidates can select only one preference for the test city while filling the MET application form.
  • Application fee through Demand Draft will not be accepted. Payment of fee can be done only through the online mode.
  • Registration can be done only through email Id, mobile number and password.
  • Ganjam and Gulbarga have been included as new test cities for the year 2019 while Jammu, Jamshedpur, and Dehradun have been removed as the test cities.

Available Application Forms

MU OET Exam 2021 Important Dates

The detailed schedule for the MET 2021 exam is yet to be announced. Candidates who are interested in taking admission into Manipal University campuses should keep a check on the important exam dates. The dates will be updated after the announcement of the official schedule.

Exam Events

Important Dates (Tentative)

Availability of MAHE Online Application Form

11th December 2020

Final Date for Submission of MAHE 2021 Application Form

15th March 2021

Slot Booking (online test dates booking) for 1st and 2nd Attempt

1st week of April 2021

E-admit Card (1st and 2nd Attempt)

1st week of April 2021

MET 2021 Entrance Exam (1st & 2nd Attempt)

May 2021

MET 2021 scorecard availability

May 2021

MET 2021 Result

May 2021

Release of MET 2021 Merit List/Rank List

June 2021

MET (MU OET) 2021 Counselling

June 2021

MU OET Exam 2021 Pattern & Syllabus

For the MET 2021 exam, candidates will get two attempts. The best of all the scores will be considered for admission. Here are the pattern and syllabus details of the exam.

MU OET (MET 2021) Exam Pattern

MET 2021 exam will be conducted online. The exam pattern for admission to different courses will vary. Here are the details:

For B.Tech/B.Pharma

The examination will be of 2:30 hours’ duration comprising of 200 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) distributed as under:


Number of Questions







English and General Aptitude




For M.Tech

The duration of the exam will be 1:30 hours where candidates are required to attempt 60 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) from the following subjects:


Number of Questions

Engineering Mathematics


Respective Disciplines





The total duration of the examination will be 2 hours in which candidates are required to attempt 100 Multiple Choice Questions asked from the following topics:


Number of Questions





General Awareness


Case Study




MET 2021 Syllabus

Candidates can check the syllabus for MET 2021 entrance examination on the official website under the ‘Academics’ section for all the courses. For B.Tech, the questions will be based on the topics from Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, and General English syllabus of 10+2 level which is followed by major Boards and Universities. Candidates can click on the courses and check out the entrance exam syllabus section on the official website.

MU OET Exam 2021 Eligibility

The MET 2021 application form is available on the official website from 11th December 2021 onwards. They will remain available until 15th March 2021. Candidates are required to follow the steps mentioned below to complete the application process:

Age Limit

There is no minimum age limit for the admission.

Educational Qualification

Educational qualification is different for admission to different courses. Here are the requirements for some of the courses:

For B.Tech.

Candidates must have passed class 12th or equivalent exam from a recognized board with a minimum of 50% marks in Physics, Mathematics, and one of the optional subjects.

Candidates should have studied Mathematics, Physics, and English as mandatory subjects in the qualifying exam. Optional subjects include Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, or other technical subjects.

For M.Tech.

Candidates should have B.Tech./BE or any other equivalent degree with a minimum of 50% marks.


Candidates should have passed class 12th or equivalent examination from a recognized board with a minimum of 50% marks.

Minimum Marks in the MET Exam

Candidates should have scored at least 50% marks in the MET exam to become eligible for the counselling process.

MU OET Exam 2021 Application Process

The MET 2020 application form is available on the official website from 5th October 2019. They will remain available until 15th March 2020. Candidates are required to follow the steps mentioned below to complete the application process:

  • Go to the official website -
  • Click on the ‘APPLY NOW’ tab on the top right corner of the home-page.
  • You will be redirected to the ‘MAHE Online Application Form’ page.
  • Enter your email address, select country, enter the mobile number and choose a password under the ‘Register’ section. Click on the ‘Register & Continue’ button. Please note that there will be no option to edit the email id, password, and mobile number.
  • Once the registration is done, log-in to complete the form.
  • Enter your personal details, address, educational qualifications, scanned image of photograph and signature.
  • Select the course you are interested in and the exam centre.
  • Make the fee payment using net banking, credit card, debit card, Paytm and mobile wallets. The application fee is the same for all category students.
  • After completing the application form, take a printout of the same.

Application Fee


Fee Amount

Application Fee

₹ 600 (for all courses)

Entrance Test Fee

₹ 1400 (for selected courses)

For Foreign/NRI/International/NRI Sponsored category

Application Fee

₹ 2500

All category candidates are required to pay the same fee. The application fee can be paid only through online mode using internet banking, credit card, debit card, and other online payment methods.

Other Details

MET 2021 Slot Booking

After successful submission of the application form, candidates are required to book their slots for the examination where they are required to select the date, time and centre for the examination. The slot-booking is done on the first-come-first-serve basis i.e. no bookings can be made on a slot if it gets filled.

Procedure for Slot Booking

  • Candidates are required to follow the steps mentioned-below for booking slot:
  • Visit the candidate’s log-in portal on the official website and log-in using your application number and password.
  • You will be redirected to your profile. Click on ‘Book a seat’ option.
  • Now, fill the slot booking form and select a slot for the entrance examination from the given slots.
  • If you are sure about the exam dates you have selected, give confirmation for the selected slots. No changes will be allowed in the examination slots once saved successfully.

Once the slot booking is complete, admit cards/hall tickets will generate. However, candidates can download the same only after 24 hours of slot booking.

MET 2021 Admit Card

Admit cards for MET 2021 can be downloaded 24 hours after the slot booking process gets over. Candidates are required to take a print of the admit card and paste their photograph at the space provided and sign the admit card. Candidates can download the admit card from the official website using their login details. The MET 2021 Admit Card or Hall Ticket will contain the following details:

  • Name of the candidate
  • MET e-hall ticket number
  • MET 2021 application number
  • Exam date
  • Exam time
  • Reporting time
  • Address of exam venue
  • Category
  • Course applied for
  • Other general instructions

Candidates are advised to keep the admit card safe till the counselling process gets over. They are required to present the admit card at the time of counselling.

Discrepancies in the admit card? Inform at [email protected]

MET 2021 Answer Key

Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) will not provide the answer key for the MET 2021 examination. If the University decides to release the answer keys, it will be accessible through the official exam page.

MET 2021 Result

MU OET/MET 2021 result will be declared in May 2021. The result will be available on the official website and candidates can check the same using their application number and password. The merit list/rank list will be released after the declaration of the result. Subject-wise rank list and All India rank list will be made available on the official website.

Steps to check the MET 2021 Result

  • Click the MET 2021 result link on the official website.
  • Enter your application number and password to log-in.
  • Your MET 2021 result will appear on the screen.
  • Download the result and take a printout.

MET 2021 Cut Off

MET 2021 cut-off is the minimum mark required to qualify the entrance examination and get admission in various courses offered by the University at its different campuses. The cut-off is announced after the declaration of the MET result. The MET (MU OET) cut-off varies among courses and institutes. The difficulty level of the examination, number of applicants, seat intake, and student’s preference are some of the factors determining the cut-off. Here are the previous year’s cut-offs for some popular courses:


Cut off Marks

Computer Science Engineering


Mechanical Engineering


Electrical Engineering


Electronics & Communication Engineering


Information Technology Engineering


MET 2021 Counselling

Candidates who secured the minimum cut-off marks and have met the eligibility criteria are called for the counselling process. The MET 2021 counselling process will begin from the last week of June 2021. Candidates have to register for the counselling process. Candidates are required to be present at the respective venue for the counselling process. The reporting time, date, and venue of the counselling will be notified to the candidates.

Documents Required for Counselling

  • MET 2021 e-Hall Ticket/Admit Card
  • MET 2021 Scorecard
  • Counselling call letter
  • Original copy of 10th class mark sheet
  • Original copy of 12th class mark sheet
  • Undergraduate degree certificate (if applicable)
  • Marks sheets of all the qualifying exams and degree
  • Postgraduate diploma certificate (if applicable)
  • Conduct certificate/Character certificate from the last institution studied in

After document verification and seat allotment, candidates are required to pay a part of the course fee and get the provisional admission letter. Those who wish to change the allotted seat or who have not been allotted any seat in the first round have to wait for the waiting list. Candidates to whom the seat has been allotted are required to report at the allotted college on the date and time mentioned on the provisional admission letter. Do carry the admission letter.

MET 2021 - Participating Institutes

Candidates who clear the MET 2021 exam will get admission to courses offered by the following institutes (along with Manipal Academy of Higher Education):

  • Manipal University, Jaipur
  • Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal
  • Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology, Sikkim

MAHE Scholarships

Manipal University of Higher Education (MAHE) offers various scholarships to encourage meritorious students. The number of scholarships is subject to change and the same will be updated on the official website. Here are some of the scholarship schemes offered by the University:

  • Free-ship and merit-cum-means scholarship
  • AICTE Tuition Fee Waiver Scheme
  • Scholarship for Nursing students
  • Scholarship for Academy of General Education Students (SAGES)
  • KADAMBI scholarship
  • ITC scholarship

For complete information on various scholarship schemes, candidates can check the official scholarship page.

MET 2021 FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Check out the Frequently Asked Questions for the Manipal Entrance Test 2021. The application process is active on the official website. Find answers to your queries here.

Q: Are there any reserved seats for admission to the University?

No, there are no reserved seats, management quota, or payment seats of any kind. Admission to the University can be secured only through the merit obtained in the MET entrance test.

Q: Are there NRI seats in the University?

Yes, there are NRI/Foreign seats in the University. However, they are not equivalent to management seats or payment seats.

Q: What will be the medium of the MET 2021 question paper?

The MET 2021 question paper will be only in the English language.

Q: Will there be negative marking in the MET/MU OET 2021 entrance exam?

No, there will be no negative marking in the examination i.e. no marks will be deducted for wrong answers.

Q: Do we need to carry any ID proof along with the admit card on the day of examination?

Yes, every candidate needs to carry a valid ID proof along with the e-admit card to the examination venue. The ID proof can be anyone from the driving licence, passport, voter ID card, PAN card, college/school ID card, etc.

Q: I want to pursue an MA in Interior Design from MAHE, do I need to appear for the MET 2021 exam?

No, there is no entrance exam for this course. Admission will be done on the basis of marks obtained in the qualifying exam.

Q: What is the MET exam pattern for admission to the PharmD course?

Check the exam pattern and eligibility criteria for the PharmD course here.

Q: I have done class 12th with 50% marks but have not studied Mathematics. Am I eligible for admission to a B.Tech. course through MET?

No, you are not eligible for admission into the B.Tech. course offered by MAHE as Mathematics is one of the mandatory subjects for MET 2021.

Candidates can check out the answers to the frequently asked questions here in the FAQs’ section.