MET – Manipal Entrance Test

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MET - Manipal Entrance Test

MET was earlier known as Manipal University Online Entrance Exam (MU-OET). Every year Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) conducts its entrance exam for admission into various courses at undergraduate, postgraduate & diploma levels. MET 2021 slot booking Phase 1 was started on April 8, 2021, & also extended its last date to April 12, 2021. This blog will cover all the information regarding MET (Manipal Entrance Test).

Exam Name Manipal Entrance Test
Conducting Authority Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE)
Level of Exam University Entrance Exam
Exam Mode Online
Exam Frequency Once a year
Medium Of exam English
Exam Duration 2 – 2.30 hours
Participating colleges 3
Exam Paper Section Physics
Chemistry
Mathematics
English & General Aptitude

MET Covid – 19 Update

Considering the current covid-19 situation in the country & around the world. MET can be held as a proctor-based examination. Applicants can book their entrance test day/slots by logging in using their application number & password on Online Test Booking System (OTBS). The booking portal will be opened for slot booking 15 days prior to the start of MET 2021. 

Manipal Entrance Test 2021 Important Dates

Here are all the important dates regarding the MET 2021. MET is conducted in two phases. The dates for scoreboard & counseling have not been released by the conducting authority, We will update it as soon as the notification is released. 

Phase 1

  • Undergraduate (UG): All BTech programs, BPharm / PharmD
  • Post Graduate (PG): MSc Clinical Psychology

Phase 2

  • Undergraduate (UG): All BTech programs, BPharm / PharmD, BA Media & Communication, All BBA programs
  • Post Graduate (PG): All MTech Programs, All ME programs, All MPharm programs, PharmD Post Baccalaureate, MA Media & Communication, PG Diploma in Corporate Communication, MA Film Art & Film Making, All Master of Physiotherapy (MPT) programs, MA Audiology, MA Speech Language Processing, MSc Clinical Embryology, MSc Medical Biotechnology, MSc Molecular Biology & Human Genetics, MSc Systems Biology, MSc Genome Engineering, MSc Tissue Engineering, MSc by Research in Life Sciences, MPhil Clinical Psychology
Event Date
MET 2021 Online registration Phase 1  11th December 2020 to 31st March 2021
Phase 2 1st April 2021 to 25th May 2021
MET 2021 Slot Booking Phase 1 – 8th -April 2021 to 12th April 2021
Phase 2 – 3rd June 2021 to 6th June 2021
MET 2021 Admit Card Phase 1 8th April 2021 to 12th April 2021
Phase 2  3rd June 2021 to 6th June 2021
MET 2021 exam date Phase 1  16th April 2021 to 20 April 2021
Phase 2  9th June 2021 to 15th June 2021
MET 2021 Result 19th June 2021

Also Read: MHT CET – Maharashtra Common Entrance Test

MET Eligibility Criteria

Before applying for any course, it is important that applicants check if they meet the eligibility criteria. The eligibility criteria is different for each course. We have mentioned some of the popular courses under MET with their eligibility criteria.

Course Eligibility
B.Tech Passed class 1250% in mathematics, physics &
one optional subject (Chemistry/ Biology/ Biotechnology
or any other technical vocational subject as optional.)
English is also a mandatory subject
BA/BBA/B.Des Passed class 12 with aggregate 50%
MBBS Passed class 12 or equivalent course.
Mandatory subjects Physics, Chemistry, Biology /Biotechnology
and English & 50% in each except in English
M.com Passed class 1250% at graduation level
MCA -degree in BCA / BSc Computer Science / BSc IT –
Minimum 50% overall
MBA Degree with minimum 50%Test score from CAT/XAT/MAT/CMAT
MD/MS/PG Diploma -MBBS degree recognized by Medical Council of India-
completed their internship before applying

Also Read: DUET – Delhi University Entrance Test

Manipal Entrance Test Registration Process

After checking the eligibility criteria applicants can register themselves for MET.Here is a step-wise registration process:

  • Visit the official website
  • Click on the ‘register to apply’ tab
  • Fill in your personal details & educational qualification
  • Enter your contact details, Email address & contact number
  • Verify through email or OTP
  • Applicants have to select the course they want to pursue
  • Enter your location (country,state & pin code)
  • Upload your signature & photograph
  • To complete the registration process, applicants have to pay the registration fee.
  • Download the application form for future reference.
  • The process of registration is the same for international candidates as well.

MET Registration Fee

As a final step of the application process, applicants have to pay the application fee that can be paid through debit/credit card or internet banking. Here’s the amount of the application fee.

Category Amount (In INR)
Application Fee (General Category for all courses) Rs.600/-
Entrance Fee (For selected courses) Rs.1400/-
Foreign / NRI / NRI Sponsored category Rs. 2500
  • MBBS / BDS / MD / MS / MDS / DM / MCh courses admission is based on the rank National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)

Also Read: OJEE: Odisha Joint Entrance Examination

MET Slot Booking &  Admit Card

Applicants appearing for MET have a choice to book the test center venue, date, and time. This is done on a first come first serve basis. After the application process is complete, OTBS is emailed to every applicant at their registered email address. Here’s a process to book your slot.

  • Login to OTBS using your application number & password
  • Book test city/day/slot of your choice
  • A slot once booked can not be changed by the applicant, however, if the number of applicants are low in any test centers, official authority can shift your test center to the next near test center. 

Here are steps to Download your MET admit card

  • Visit www.manipalotbs.com OR manipal.edu
  • Enter your application number & password
  • Admit Card will be displayed on the screen, after entering the details
  • Take a printout of the admit card.

Check all the details on the admit card, If there are any issues you can write an email to admissions@manipal.edu.

Manipal Entrance Test Exam Centres

All applicants appearing for MET can book their seats in the test centers through the Online Test Booking System (OTBS). If the number of applicants is low in any test center applicant’s test center will be shifted to the next near text center. 

Exam Centers for BTech programs, BPharm / PharmD, BA Media & Communication, BBA, MSc Clinical Psychology, MA Media & Communication, PG Diploma in Corporate Communication, MA Film Art & Film Making.

  • Andhra Pradesh
  • Assam
  • Chattisgarh
  • Goa
  • Gujrat
  • Haryana
  • Himachal Pradesh
  • Jharkhand
  • Karnataka
  • Kerala
  • Madhya Pradesh
  • Maharashtra
  • Odisha
  • Rajasthan
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Telangana
  • Uttar Pradesh
  • Jharkhand
  • Punjab 
  • Rajasthan 
  • Sikkim
  • Jammu
  • Delhi
  • Chandigarh
  • Dubai

Exam Centers for MTech Programs

All ME programs, All MPharm programs, PharmD Post Baccalaureate, All Master of Physiotherapy (MPT) programs, MA Audiology, MA Speech Language Processing, MSc Clinical Embryology, MSc Medical Biotechnology, MSc Molecular Biology & Human Genetics, MSc Systems Biology, MSc Genome Engineering, MSc Tissue Engineering, MSc by Research in Life Sciences, MPhil Clinical Psychology

  • Andhra Pradesh
  • Gujrat
  • Karnataka
  • Kerala
  • Rajasthan
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Telangana
  • Uttar Pradesh
  • West Bengal
  • New Delhi

Also Read: TISSNET – Tata Institute of Social Sciences – National Entrance Test

Reporting & Test Schedule

Slot Reporting Time  Test Start Time 
Slot 1 8:00 AM 9:00 AM
Slot 2 11.30 AM 12.30 PM
Slot 3  3:00 PM 4:00 PM

Things to carry at Exam Center

  • Admit Card (Soft copies are not allowed)
  • Valid ID proof (Passport / Driving License / EC Voter ID Card / Aadhar Card / PAN card)
  • A photo & thumb impression is taken at the time of entry into the exam center as a part of the registration process.

MET Syllabus

The syllabus for MET is not the same for every course, Here is a link to the official website for the course syllabus:

Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech)
Master of Technology (M.Tech)
Master of Engineering (M.E) 
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
M.Sc. Clinical Embryology
BA Media & Communication
MA Media & Communication, MA Film Art & Film Making, Post Graduate (PG) Diploma in Corporate Communication

MET Participating Institution

Applicants that have cleared MET are eligible for admission into these three participating institutions.

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

MET Contact Details

Director, Indian Admissions,
Room No. 102, Manipal Academy of Higher Education​,
Manipal – 576 104 Karnataka, India.
Tel: +91 9243777700
Email: admissions@manipal.edu

Deputy Director (International Admissions)
Tel: +91820 2571000 or 2922400
Email: foradmission@manipal.edu or intladm@manipal.edu

Management Executive (International Admissions)
Tel: +91 820 2571000 or 2922400
Email: intladm@manipal.edu

Best Books for Manipal Entrance Test 

One of the tips to crack the MET is to refer to the right books. Selecting the right ones from the lot can be a bit hard. Here are all the important reference books that can be used for preparation & revision purposes. All the books are available at local bookstores & online:

  • Solved Papers and 10 Mock Tests for Manipal UGET (MAHE) Engineering by Arihant Publication
  • The concepts of Physics Part 1 & 2 by HC Verma
  • NCERT Physics
  • Mathematics by RD Sharma
  • Objective General English by SP Bakshi
  • General Aptitude by RS Agarwal
  • A modern approach to chemical calculations by RC Mukherjee

FAQs

Is there any negative marking in MET?

There is negative marking in  B.Tech, M.Sc, and M.Tech & no marking in other courses.

Can we apply for the Manipal Entrance Test through offline mode?

All applicants can only apply through online mode

Are the participating colleges in Manipal Entrance Test UGC approved?

Yes, the colleges are UGC approved.

At what time should I reach the MET exam center?

You should reach at least one hour before your scheduled examination time.

Can I apply for more than one course in Manipal Entrance Test?

Yes, applicants can apply for more than one course, they will be required to separately for both courses.

Who is the conducting authority of MET 2021?

MET is conducted by Manipal Academy of Higher Education every year.

This was all about the MET – Manipal Entrance Test. We hope this blog cleared your doubts about MET.  If you are planning to appear for a competitive exam, our Leverage Edu mentors can guide you throughout the preparation process thus helping you ace the test and get successfully shortlisted into your dream university. Follow us on Instagram & Twitter for regular updates. 

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