IPU CET 2023 - Exam Details with Syllabus & Cut Off

  • By Christy J. Varghese
  • 19 December 2022
IPU CET 2023 Exam Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Question  Papers, Cut Off

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IPU CET is the Common Entrance Test for admission to the Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, located in the capital city of India — Delhi. The entrance exam is a part of the admission process for several undergraduate and postgraduate courses in engineering, management studies, technology, pharmacy, medicine, education, nursing, law, and other fields at the university.

The IPU CET entrance exam is a university-level exam that occurs only once a year, either in April or May. The entire admission process consists of exam registration, submission of application forms, selection of candidates and seat allocation through counselling sessions. 

IPU CET Exam Dates 2023


Tentative Exam Dates

Start of IPU CET Registration 2023

First Week of March 2023

Deadline for the IPU CET Application Form Submission

Last Week of April 2023

Release of IPU CET Admit Card 

Yet to be announced

IPU CET Exam Date

April 2023

Declaration of the IPU CET Result 

May 2023

Start of the IPU CET Counselling 

First Week of June 2023

IPU CET Exam Eligibility 2023 

  • All aspirants must be of Indian nationality.
  • Candidates for the undergraduate course must have completed their 10+2 standard examination or its equivalent from a recognised board.
  • Academic requirements for a postgraduate course include an undergraduate graduate from a recognised university.
  • The age limit for undergraduate programs is between the ages of 18 to 21.
  • The age limit for graduate programs is between the ages of 21 and 35.
  • There is no age limit for the MBA programme. 

Eligibility Criteria for IPU CET BCA

  • Students must pass their 10+2 exam from a recognised board with a minimum score of 50% and English as their core or elective or functional subject. 
  • They must also pass Mathematics or a subject in a non-vocational stream with a 50/50 ratio of theory to practice. These subjects include Computer Science, Computer Applications,  Multimedia & Web Technology, Informatics Practice,  Web Applications or Data Management Applications. 

IPU CET Registration 2023 

  • Navigate to the official page of the IPU CET Application.
  • Fill out the application with all the required information in the subsections such as personal, communication, course, etc.
  • Include your photo, signature, and thumbprint in the documents you upload.
  • Re-check your details and fill out any remaining information.
  • Sign the declaration form, and pay the IPU CET application fee.
  • Submit the IPU CET application form and print a copy for future reference.

IPU CET Application Fee

Aspirants must submit an application fee of ₹1000/- during the IPU CET registration. This amount of application fee applies to candidates from all categories, including General, Open-Backward Class (OBC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), Scheduled Caste (SC), etc. One can pay the application fee online using Net Banking or a credit/debit card. 

IPU CET Syllabus 

The syllabus of the IPU CET entrance exam will cover several topics from respective fields. The syllabus for technical undergraduate courses will include topics from 11th and 12th-grade Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. The syllabus for postgraduate courses will include technical questions from related fields, English and an Aptitude Test.

IPU CET BCA Syllabus:

  • English Language and Comprehension
  • Computer Awareness
  • General Knowledge
  • Mathematics

IPU CET Syllabus for the B.Ed course:

  • Mental Ability and Reasoning
  • English Comprehension
  • General Awareness

IPU CET Syllabus for the BBA course:

  • Logical and Analytical Ability
  • English Language and Comprehension
  • Communication Aptitude
  • General Awareness

IPU CET Syllabus for the B.Com course:

  • General English
  • General Awareness
  • Logical reasoning
  • Data Interpretation

IPU CET Exam Pattern

  • Exam Mode: One must appear for the entrance exam in the offline mode.
  • Language of Exam: The medium of instruction of the exam is solely in English
  • Duration: The IPU CET entrance exam will last three hours. 
  • Total Marks: The question paper will be worth 400 points.
  • Type of Questions: The exam paper will only contain Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).
  • Marking Scheme: Each correct answer receives four points. 
  • Negative Marking: Candidates will lose one point for each incorrect answer.

IPU CET Cut-Off Marks 2023

The cut-off is the minimum number of points applicants should achieve to enter the next rounds of the admissions process. The university will announce the category-specific cut-off marks for shortlisting applicants for admission to the university. 

Furthermore, the authority will prepare a merit list for each shortlisted candidate for the counselling procedure based on the IPU CET Cut off marks. Applicants may view the complete cut-off and merit list on the exam conducting authority's website via online mode.

IPU CET Preparation Tips

  • Read and Understand the Exam: Each competitive exam is unique. Hence, it is critical to carefully read the guidelines and process before applying for the exam.
  • Investigate Syllabus: Before you begin studying for the exam, make a syllabus list that is divided into chapters and units. You should be aware of the IPU CET syllabus and content that must be studied for the exam. (See: BCA Syllabus)
  • Create a Schedule: Make a timetable before beginning your preparation so that you can study and practise for the exam accordingly. Set aside a day and time for each unit to learn and practise on a daily basis, along with any required short breaks.
  • Practice through Mock Tests and Question Papers: IPU CET BCA question paper is an excellent resource for aspirants taking the entrance exam. One will gain a better understanding of the exam pattern, difficulty level, and question weightage of the IPU CET exam with the usage of question papers from previous years. 

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