MU OET Exam: 2020 Application, Eligibility, Syllabus & Pattern

MAHE-OET: Manipal Academy of Higher Education Online Entrance Test [MU OET]

MU OET - MAHE-OET: Manipal Academy Of Higher Education Online Entrance Test

Manipal Academy of Higher Education Online Entrance Test (MAHE-OET), formerly Manipal University Online Entrance Test (MU-OET)  happens to be a university level entrance examination organized by Manipal University. The entrance exam is conducted every year to provide admission to students who seek admission in different PG and UG courses in the areas of pharmacy, engineering offered by Manipal University and the different constituent colleges. Admission in the colleges will be done strictly in accordance with the results of MU OET. This exam confers a platform to all the deserving and dedicated students who are willing to pursue their career in engineering science every year.

MU OET is recognized to be a National Level examination which is conducted online annually. The syllabus for this entrance test is inclusive of General English, Biology, Chemistry and Physics. The questions of the test are based generally on the 10+2 syllabus which is followed by maximum 10+2 Universities and boards. The test is conducted in different states across the country.

This test also provides admission to lateral entry, B.Tech courses in different Government and private colleges and universities. You should make sure to check the eligibility criteria before appearing in the entrance test to avoid confusion at a later off stage.

MU OET Exam Date

The MU OET 2020 examination has been scheduled to hold between April and May 2020. Applicants should complete the formalities of examination slot booking latest by the 31st of March 2020 . This entrance test is conducted through the online mode only. Results of the entrance test will be declared on or before 23rd of the month May 2017. Counselling will start tentatively in the first week of June.

Events Dates
Application form availability 5th October 2019
Last date for application submission 15th March 2020
Online Test Booking Schedule (OTBS) From 4th week of March 2020
MU OET 2017 Online Test (I & II Attempt)  4th week of April 2020
MU OET 2017 (III Attempt) May 2020
Result 4th week of May 2020
Counselling First week of June 2020 onwards
Commencement of B.Tech Programmes July 2020

MU OET Application Form & fees

The application to appear at this examination has started from 5th October 2019 and the application form has been made available at the official website of the University. Candidates can download the application form online and submit it, along with the specific fees till the 15th March 2020. Students can pay the application fees online through Debit & credit card and through internet banking option. Alternatively, they can remit the fees offline through demand draft. 

Events Dates
Application form availability 5th October 2019
Last date for application submission 15th March 2020

MU OET Eligibility criteria

Applicant should have passed the higher secondary examination from recognized state boards or from the Central board or from the ICSE council. They should have secured a minimum score of 50% in aggregate in Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry/Biology/Biotechnology. Applicant should have English as one of the compulsory subjects at the 12th standard. 

The following are the important eligibility conditions for MU OET 2020 Examination:

  • Candidate should be an Indian National.
  • Candidates must have passed Class XII,IB A-level, American 12th grade or equivalent.
  • It is compulsory to have to have Physics, Mathematics and English
  • Along with the compulsory subjects should have optional subjects as Chemistry or
  • Biotechnology or Biology or any Technical vocational subjects
  • To qualify in the exam candidates must have an aggregate of 50% marks in Physics,
  • Mathematics, and any of the optional subjects mentioned above.
  • There is no minimum age requirement.

MU OET Admit Card

Applicants will require downloading the admit card from the official website of the university. MU OET Admit Cards can be downloaded after the candidates book the examination slot. The university will not send admit cards to the students through posts. 

  • The e-hall ticket is important because it has your e-hall ticket number, the course/s you have applied for, address of the test centre, and the date and time of your test.
  • The system generates the e-hall ticket 24 hours after you have booked your schedule through the online test booking system.
  • It is issued to applicants who book their slots using the online test booking system before the booking end date for respective courses as per the booking schedule.
  • If there are any discrepancies, please do not hesitate to bring it to our notice.
  • You can get your e-hall ticket from here To do that you will need to specify your application form number and online test booking password to download it.
  • A copy of your e-hall ticket will also be emailed to you. (Please be sure to provide the correct email address in your application form).


  • The e-hall ticket will NOT be sent to you via post or fax.
  • Please take two printouts of the e-hall ticket on A4 size paper, only.
  • Take a minute to check that all the information on the e-hall ticket is clearly legible, especially your photograph and signature.
  • No applicant will be permitted to appear for the test without a valid e-hall ticket.
  • You must not deface the e-hall ticket, or attempt to change any information on it after it has been authenticated and received at the admission office.
  • The e-hall ticket is also not transferable to anyone else. Impersonation is a legally punishable offence.
  • The e-hall ticket is an important document; it must be preserved and produced at the time of counselling/admission.


  • two copies of the e-hall ticket,
  • one photocopy of the application form and
  • any one of the following for photo identification: Passport/Driving License/EC Voter ID card/IT PAN card or School/College photo-bearing ID card.

MU OET Results & Score Card

Candidates can check the results of MU OET 2020 on the official website As you go to the official website of the university, you require navigating to the results page. You can do so by clicking on the MU OET results link. It is a prerequisite to know the application number for viewing the results of the entrance test.  You need to enter the application number after which you have to click on the submit button.  The results of the entrance test 2020 are followed by counselling which is held for providing admission in different colleges. 

MU OET Syllabus & Exam Pattern

The MU OET question paper for this test will include 200 multiple-choice questions from Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and English. Candidates will get a span of 2 hours and 30 minutes to answer the questions. Students will require answering 50 questions from Physics & Chemistry, 70 questions from Mathematics and 30 questions from English & General aptitude topics. Candidates will have to answer a question from topics corresponding to the syllabus of the higher secondary examination.  To appear at this online screening, students will compulsorily have to book the slot for online test. 

The syllabus of the MU OET 2020 corresponds to the syllabus for Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biology in the Higher Secondary examination conducted by all recognized state boards as well as the central board and ISCE council. In addition to these core subjects, students will require answering a question from English, corresponding to the 12th standard.

MU OET Counselling & Admission

MU OET 2020 is considered to be the stage where candidates will be counseled for the admission process and seats that are available for allotment in affiliated participating institutes and Manipal Universities. Candidates who have qualified in the entrance test of MU OET 2020  can appear in the counselling round. The admissions will be accomplished in accordance with the merit which will be determined via performance in the examination. The counselling will start tentatively in the first week of the month of June in 2020.

It is mandatory for the candidate to present in person at the time of counselling. Candidates will be called on the basis of ranking and asked to select a seat from the available ones.

MU OET Important Dates 2020 related to Counselling Schedule

MU OET 2020 Counselling Dates
Online registration for 1st round First week of June 2020
1st round of seat allotment Second week of June 2020
Reporting at centre Second and third week of June 2020
Online registration for 2nd round First week of July 2020
2nd round of seat allotment Second week of July 2020
Reporting at centre Third week of July 2020
Online registration for 3rd round Third week of July 2020
3rd round of seat allotment Fourth week of July 2020
Reporting at centre Fourth week of July 2020
Online registration for 4th round Last week of July 2020
4th round of seat allotment Last week of July 2020
Reporting at centre First week of August 2020
Intra-institute level sliding (physical round) Second week of August 2020
Spot round registration and seat allotment Second week of August 2020
Reporting at institute Second week of August 2020
Commencement of B.Tech Programmes July 2020

MU OET Participating Colleges

Manipal University conducts the entrance test of MU OET 2020 for providing admission in three different institutions for B.Tech programs. Candidates who have appeared for the entrance test require filling only one form for providing admission to three colleges. Candidates who have qualified the entrance test will be provided admission in accordance with the ranking in All Indian MU OET 2020 entrance test.

List of MU OET examination centres

The various cities where the centres of online entrance test are located:

Ahmedabad 1
Allahabad 2
Bangalore 3
Bhopal 4
Bhubaneshwar 5
Chandigarh 6

Ask & Answers

I wanted to know the MAHE OET (MU OET) 2020 Expected cutoff for Btech program? 

Details on MAHE OET 2020 Expected cutoff for Btech program:

  • MAHE OET is the gateway for the admissions to Btech program at Manipal Academy of Higher education. Let us go through some of the MAHE OET 2020 Expected cutoff for Btech program: 
  • The closing rank for Electronics and Computer Engineering Branch is 4954
  • The closing rank for Computer Science Branch is 1893
  • The closing rank for Mechanical Engineering Branch is 6138
  • The closing rank for Aeronautical Engineering is 11442


In MAHE OET Exam pattern, which all sections do we have?

MAHE OET Exam pattern:

  • MAHE OET paper comprises of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, English & General Aptitude. 
  • In MAHE OET Exam pattern, for Physics and Chemistry 50 questions will be asked, for Mathematics 70 questions will be asked and for English & General Aptitude 30 questions will be asked. 
  • MAHE OET Exam will be held online mode (Computer Based Test) where the duration of the exam of 2 Hours 30 Minutes.


what is the process of filling MAHE OET 2020 Application form? 

  • Aspirants need to visit the MAHE OET official website and register themselves by filling the complete details.
  • MAHE OET Application form has to be filled via online mode.
  • Then they must upload the Scanned copy of Passport size photo and signature as well as per the prescribed one. 
  • The candidates need to keep the copy of filled MAHE OET Application form for the future use.


I wanted to know the Important MAHE OET 2020 Preparation Tips?

Important MAHE OET Preparation Tips:

  • The candidates must make the up-to-date track of the Timetable.
  • While doing the MAHE OET Preparation, the candidate must get the information on the complete MAHE OET Syllabus.
  • The candidate needs to choose the right book for MAHE OET Preparation.
  • Practicing previous years MAHE OET question papers will be helpful for the candidate. 
  • The candidates need to stay calm and fit during the MAHE OET exam. 


what is the mode of payment for MAHE OET 2020 Application form fee?

  • After Filling up the MAHE OET Application form, the candidates need to make the payment. 
  • Online MAHE OET Application form fee costs Rs 600 and the MAHE OET Entrance Fee costs Rs 1400.
  • Payment of MAHE OET Application Form Fee can be done by both online as well offline mode via Credit card/Debit card/Net Banking/Demand Draft. 
  • Then one must take the printout of the filled MAHE OET Application form for the future reference.