IPU CET 2020: Application Form(out), Dates, Syllabus, Pattern

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU) will be conducting the IPU CET 2020 granting admission to students in various UG and PG programs offered by it. Through the entrance test, candidates can enroll themselves in the UG and PG courses such as B.Tech/M.Tech, BA/MA, BBA/BCA, MBA, LLB/LLM etc. Candidates can apply for the exam through the official website of the university.

Avialable Application Form 2020

The exam will be conducted in computer based mode. The level of competition is going to be tough this year as lakhs of students are expected to apply for it. Therefore, candidates should score well in the exam. The admission through IPU CET 2020 will be based on the performance given by a candidate in the entrance exam. For more details, keep reading the article.

Latest: IPU CET 2020 application form has been released now. The prescribed deadline for the form submission is till 30th June 2020.

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Exam Dates for IPU CET 2020

Given below are the tentative dates for the IPU CET 2020-

ProgramLast Date to Apply (Tentative)CET Exam Date (Tentative)
LLM2nd week of April 20203rd week of April 2020
MBA (IT)2nd week of April 20203rd week of April 2020
BHMCT2nd week of April 2020Last week of April 2020
LLB1st week of May 20203rd week of May 2020
MBA1st week of May 2020Last week of May 2020
BBA1st week of May 2020Last week of May 2020
B.Com2nd week of April 20201st week of May 2020
M.Tech (TE)2nd week of April 20201st week of May 2020
M.Tech (NST)2nd week of April 20201st week of May 2020
M.Tech (RA)2nd week of April 20201st week of May 2020
M.Tech (EP)2nd week of April 20201st week of May 2020
BCA1st week of May 20202nd week of May 2020
M.Tech (EC)1st week of May 20202nd week of May 2020
M.Tech (CE)1st week of May 20202nd week of May 2020
B.Ed1st week of May 20202nd week of May 2020
MCA1st week of May 20202nd week of May 2020
M.Tech (CS)1st week of May 20202nd week of May 2020
B.Tech1st week of May 20202nd week of May 2020

Note: The official schedule will be updated here once the authority announces the same.

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Eligibility Criteria for IPU CET 2020

Candidates seeking admission in courses provided by IPU must satisfy the eligibility criteria laid down by the authority. Here we’re providing the program-wise general eligibility condition-

For Undergraduate programs (UG)

Age criteria: A candidate must not be over 21 years as on 1st August 2020.

B.TechApplicants should have passed class 12th with 55% marks in PCM subject group and must have passed in English. Those appearing in class 12th are also eligible.
BA LLB/BBA LLBApplicants should have passed class 12th from a recognized board securing minimum 50% marks along with a pass in English.
B.Tech (Lateral Entry)Candidates should hold a diploma (3 years) or a B.Sc degree with mathematics as a compulsory subject and have secured at least 60% marks.
LLBGraduation with minimum 50% marks is required
BBAApplicants should have passed class 12th with English as compulsory subject securing minimum 50% marks.
BCACandidates should have passed class 12th or its equivalent securing minimum 50% marks with pass in English and Mathematics or Computer Science / Informatics Practice / Computer Applications / Multimedia & Web Technology / Data Management Application / Web Application as compulsory subject of non-vocational stream.


Three-year Diploma in Engineering with a minimum of 50% marks.

B.A (English)Candidates should have passed class 12th securing at least 50% marks with English as compulsory subject at 10+2 level.

For Postgraduate programs (PG)

Age Criteria: Candidates must not be over 35 year as on 1st August 2020.

MCAApplicant should have done B.E/B.Tech or BCA and have secured 50% marks.
LLMApplicant should hold LLB degree recognized by the Bar Council of India or equivalent law degree from a foreign university with at least 50% marks
M.TechApplicant should hold a valid B.E/B.Tech degree or have passed in Grad. IETE/AMIE. Or have passed M.Sc & MCA with minimum 60% marks.
MPTApplicants should possess a valid BPT degree of 4 and half years (including internship) with minimum 50% marks.
MBA & Allied ProgramsApplicants should hold a bachelor’s degree (of duration 3 years or more) with 50% aggregate marks

IPU CET 2020 Application Form

Candidates can apply for the exam only via online mode by visiting the official website of the university. The following details will be asked in the application form – Personal information (Exam category, Applicant’s name, DOB, Category, Gender, Religion etc), Contact Details, Mailing address, Educational Qualification, Work Experience (if any) etc. Candidates need to upload the scanned copy of the photograph, left-hand thumb impression and signature in the form. The size of the scanned images should not exceed 80 KB and should be in JPEG/JPG format.

A candidate can apply for one category at a time. Candidate should fill the form very carefully as no editing facility will be given once it is submitted. Applicants must pay the required amount of the application fee for the exam failing which their applications will be rejected by the authority.

Application Fee

Candidates must pay the application fee of Rs. 1000/- via any of the modes i.e. credit card/debit card/net banking.

IPU CET 2020 Exam Pattern

Candidates can note down the exam pattern for the common entrance exam for their reference-

  • Exam Mode: Computer based mode
  • Duration: 2 Hours 30 Minutes
  • Language: English (except for B.Ed, which will be conducted in both English and Hindi)
  • Type of Questions: Objective type (MCQs)
  • Marking Scheme: 4 marks will be awarded for the correct answer
  • Negative Marking: 1 mark will be deducted for the incorrect answer


The syllabus for UG programs will be based on the curriculum prescribed for class 11th and class 12th. Those interested in pursuing a PG program need to study as per the graduation level syllabus of that particular programme.

Preparation Tips for IPU CET 2020

Here are some important tips that will help the candidate fetch good marks in the entrance exam-

  1. First and foremost, go through the entire syllabus and sort out the topics as per the weak and strong ones.
  2. Special attention should be given to the topics you need improvement in.
  3. Make a practical timetable and follow it religiously.
  4. Take short breaks in between studies to freshen up the mind.
  5. Solve mock tests to improve your performance and accuracy.
  6. Don’t read a new topic on the day of the exam or a day prior to that.
  7. Do not forget to revise the topics.

IPU CET 2020 Admit Card

The admit card can be downloaded from the official website. Candidates need to take the printout of the hall ticket and must carry a minimum 2 copies of the same at the exam center. They also should possess a valid ID proof while entering the exam hall or else they won’t be granted the permission to appear in the exam. The admit card shouldn’t be damaged or mutilated which will render it invalid.

Result and Counselling

Candidates can check the result of the IPU CET 2020 on its official website. To see the score obtained in the exam, candidates need to login into the web portal. A merit list will be announced by the authority according to which the candidates shortlisted will be called for the counselling. The counselling will be conducted in online and offline mode depending on the course opted by a candidate. During the counselling, a seat will be allotted to the candidates as per the merit rank and the choice of the course opted by them. Candidates should stay tuned to the official website for regular updates on the exam.


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