IPU CET Exam: 2020 Application, Eligibility, Syllabus & Pattern

Indraprastha University Common Entrance Test [IPU CET]

IPU CET - Indraprastha University Common Entrance Test

Indraprastha University Common Entrance Test is a university level examination organized by Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University. This university organizes a series of CETs for admission in different courses.

Exam is organized for admission in various UG and PG courses in the field of engineering, medical, management, law, computer applications, etc. offered by the Indraprasth University.

IPU CET Exam Date


Dates (Tentative)

Application form starts

Last week of January

Last date of application form submission

Last week of March

Admit card release

Before one or two weeks from the examination

CETs exam date

Third week of April to First week of May

Result announcement

After one month from the examination

IPU CET Eligibility criteria

Applicants are eligible for examination only if they satisfy following condition:-

  • Candidate must be passed in Higher Secondary Examination or any equivalent examination and from a recognized university.
  • Candidate must pass with at least 55% of aggregate in PCM (Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics) and English as a compulsory as a subject.
  • Those who are appearing for the Higher Secondary Examination are also eligible for the examination if they satisfy all the conditions
  • The age of applicant should not be more than 21 years. 
  • The maximum upper age limit may be relaxed up to 5 years in exceptional cases by the Admission Officer of the concerned program if he/she is satisfied with the merit of the case

IPU CET Application Form & fees

  • The IPU application form will be released from the last week of January. 
  • There is not any other mode is available to fill the application form except online mode. 
  • The application fee is Rs.1000/-. Some processing charges and taxes are applicable. 
  • Applicants can pay the fee online by Debit/Credit Card and offline by DD drawn in favour of Registrar, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, payable at Delhi. 
  • The name, address and phone number of the applicant should be clearly mentioned on the back side of the Demand Draft/Pay Order.
  • In case of any corrections in application form in some particular fields (DOB, spelling mistake in candidate’s name, parents name, category), the candidates must send a physical application form (with applicable processing fee of Rs.500) to the address mentioned below:Reception, Examination Division, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi

IPU CET Syllabus & Exam Pattern

  • The Exam will be 150 multiple choice questions of 600 marks.
  • The period for the examination will be 2.5 hours.
  • Candidates are required to use only black ball pen to mark answers.
  • One mark will be deducted for each wrong answer. 
  • Negative marking will be done for wrong answers and for more than one answer to each question.
  • The Medium of test will be in English only.

Syllabus for 2019:


Physics and Measurement, Kinematics, Laws of Motion, Work, Energy and Power, Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body, Gravitation, Properties of Bulk Matter, Thermodynamics, Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory, Oscillations and Waves, Electrostatics, Current Electricity, Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism, Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents, Electromagnetic Waves, Optics, Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation, Atoms and Nuclei, Electronic Devices, Communication System.

Chemistry :-

Chemical Arithmetic & Atomic Structure, Chemical Equilibrium, Chemical Kinetics, Solutions, Chemical Thermodynamics, Redox Reactions and Electrochemistry, Solid State & States of Matter, Surface Chemistry, Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties, Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure, Chemistry of Representative Elements, Transition Elements Including Lanthanides, Nomenclature and Basic Concepts in the Organic Chemistry, Hydrocarbons, Organic Chemistry Based On Functional Group-I, Organic Chemistry Based On Function Group-II, Organic Chemistry Based On Functional Group-III, Co-Ordination Chemistry and Organometallics, Molecules of Life, Polymers.


Sets, Relations and Functions, Complex Numbers, Linear In equation, Linear Programming, Sequence and Series, Permutation and Combinations, Trigonometric and Inverse Trigonometry Functions, Matrices and Determinants, Limit Continuity and Differentiation, Integration and Differential Equations, Straight Lines and Conic Sections, Statistics and Probability, Vectors and Three Dimensional Geometry.

IPU CET Admit Card

  • Admit card can be downloaded from the university website just 7 days prior to the CET exam date.
  • Applicants can download IPU CET Hall Ticket by using their login and password.
  • The applicants must carry two hard copies of the admit card, with 2 passport photographs on it, on the day of the exam.
  • Candidates must preserve the IPU CET Admit card till the time of counselling/admission
  • For non-receipt of admit card, Office of Controller of Examinations (Operations) at GGSIP University, Sector 16 C, Dwarka, New Delhi 110078 can be contacted 5 days prior.

IPU CET Results & Score Card

Result will be provided to students via online mode. The result will be released after one month from the examination date. After result announcement a merit list will be prepared according to the marks obtained by the candidates in CET.

IPU CET Counselling & Admission

counselling includes the process of online registration, choice filling, document verification and seat allotment for the candidates who have qualified.

The registration fee for counselling Rs.1000 (non-refundable) can be paid through net banking/credit/debit card or through bank challan at any branch of Indian Bank. Candidates will be able to register after two days of counselling fee payment.
Registration Form:

  • For registration, candidates are required to log in by entering their course, roll number of IPU CET 2019, date of birth and result status.
  • Candidates will have to fill in the bank reference number (transaction ID/Challan Number) at the first step of their registration for the counselling.
  • After authentication, candidates are required to enter their particulars like personal details, academic details, and contact details with address, mobile no. and Email ID.
  • As per the specifications mentioned, candidates will have to choose a password.

Choice Filling:

  • Candidates are required to fill their choices as per their course preferences for IPU CET counselling 2018.
  • Candidates must fill the maximum number of options to ensure that they allotted the seat of their choice. A candidate can opt for as many numbers of options as possible.
  • Important: Candidates must take print out of two copies of registration form - one copy for submission, and the other one for future references.

Document Verification:

For document verification, the candidates must report at the centre with original certificates and a set of photocopies.

They must carry the following documents for verification:

  • Class 10th Marks Sheet and Certificate
  • Class 12th Marks Sheet and Certificate
  • Admit Card 
  • Score Card
  • PwD certificate (if applicable)
  • Category Certificate (if applicable)
  • Conduct and Character Certificate from the Head of the Institution last attended
  • Certificate of Medical Fitness as specified
  • Two identical photograph

List of IPU CET examination centres

Enlisted Exam Centre :-


IPU CET Contact Information

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