IPU CET 2023: Latest Updates, Exam Dates, Syllabus

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IPU CET Application Deadline has been extended till the 07th of May 2023. IPU CET is a national-level college entrance exam conducted by Guru Govind Singh University in various courses. IPU CET stands for Indraprastha University Common Entrance Test. The application form for the year 2023 is expected to be released with the notification in March 2023. The exam is conducted for various Undergraduate, Postgraduate and PhD courses in the University. In this blog, we will know about the IPU CET exam in detail.

Name of the ExamIndraprastha University Common Entrance Test
Conducting BodyGuru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU)
Exam ModeOffline
Exam LevelUndergraduate
Courses OfferedUG, PG, BEd, and PhD courses
Exam Duration3 hours (180mins)
Exam FeesINR 1200
Official Websiteipu.ac.in

IPU CET 2023 Latest Updates

The application forms for the IPU CET Exam were released on the 19th of March 2023. The last date to fill out the application form has been extended to the 7th of May 2023.  Candidates who are appearing for the exam this year can expect the examination date to be scheduled somewhere at the end of May 2023. 

IPU CET 2023 Notification

The notification for the IPU CET Exam 2023 was released in the month of March 2023. The notification contains details like the dates of application form availability, cost of the application form, date for the examination and other details related to the application procedure. 

IPU CET 2023 Important Dates

IPU CET ParticularsExam Dates (tentative)
Starting date of Application Process19 March 2023
The Last date to submit the application form07 May 2023
Release of Admit CardWill be released 10-12 days before the exam
Examination DateMay 2023
Announcement of ResultJune 2023

IPU CET Exam Pattern

The IPU CET is a 1.5-hour-long examination conducted by the authorities in various examination centres. The exam language is primarily only English, it will be conducted in Hindi only for the B.Ed programs. The details of the exam pattern are covered in the table below.

Exam Duration1.5 hours
Total Marks400
Exam SectionsVariable according to
the subject of choice
Exam Mode Online and Offline
Type of QuestionsObjective
Number of Questions100
Marks per Question +4
Negative Marking-1
Medium of ExaminationEnglish
(English & Hindi in case of B.Ed)

IPU CET Exam Syllabus

Candidates preparing for the exam should have all the information about the syllabus of the exam. The syllabus of the IPU CET exam includes several topics and 

Sub-topics. The syllabus also differs according to the course the candidates have applied for.

Course Name Subjects
BEdEnglish Language and Comprehension,
Mathematics, General Knowledge,
Teaching Knowledge,
Mental Ability and Reasoning
BComGeneral English, General Knowledge,
Logical Reasoning, Mathematics, Accounts (basics)
BTechComputer Knowledge, Data Interpretation,
English Language, Science, Mathematics
MtechScience, Social Science, Numerical Ability,
Computer Knowledge, English
MBAQuantitative Method, Financial Accounting,
Information Technology Management,
Marketing and Management, English Language

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IPU CET Eligibility Criteria

Candidates appearing for the exam should be aware of all the required eligibility criteria. Eligibility depends on the particular course candidate selected for.

CoursesAcademic QualificationMarks (%)Age Limit (yrs)
MBAGraduation50No age limit


  • Candidate should have completed his/her graduation from a recognized university with a minimum of 55% marks
  • Candidate should not be more than 32 years old.


  • Candidate should have cleared his/her 12th standard (10+2) from an institution recognized by the government.
  • Candidate should be within the age limit of 18-21 years.


  • Candidate should have cleared Class 12th from a recognized institution by the government.
  • Candidates should have scored a minimum of 55% in his/her 12th standard with compulsory subjects Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.
  • Candidate should have appeared in JEE Main Paper 1 organized by the National Testing Agency (NTA).
  • The age limit of the candidate should be 18-21 years.


  • Candidate should have cleared BTech with at least 60% marks
  • Candidate should have appeared for JEE Main Paper 1.
  • Candidate should not be more than 32 years old.

Master in Business Administration (MBA)

  • Candidate should have cleared his/her graduation with a minimum of 50% marks from a recognized university.
  • For the MBA course, there is no specified age limit.

IPU CET Application Process

The Application form for the IPU CET will have to be filled out online on the official website of Guru Gobind Singh University. Candidates who are interested in taking admission to Indraprastha University and possess all the required eligibility criteria can apply online for the IPU CET entrance exam.

The following steps will help you fill out your online IPU CET application.

  • Visit the official website of Indraprastha University at www.ipu.ac.in/
  • Click on ‘Registration’ and enter your name, email, and contact number.
  • You will receive an email where a login ID and a password will be given.
  • Login using the ID and Password provided to you and click on ‘Apply Online’
  • Fill out all the required information and scan your documents and your passport-size photo and signature.
  • Click on ‘Next’ and pay the application fees online through a credit card/debit card/net banking.
  • You will receive an email or sms for confirmation of your application process for IPU CET.

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IPU CET 2023 Admit Card

The IPU CET admit card will be released on the official website of Indraprastha University at Ipu.ac.in. The Admit card of IPU CET contains information like exam date, exam venue, name, date of birth, etc.

Candidates who have filled out the application form for the IPU CET 2023 exam can download their admit card by following the steps given below

  • Visit the official website of Indraprastha University at ipu.ac.in.
  • Log in with the registration ID and password provided to you.
    • Click on ‘Download Admit Card’ and a new page will open.
  • Your admit card for the IPU CET exam 2023 will appear on your screen.
  • Download it and take a printout of it.

While appearing for the exam, candidates have to bring their admit cards with them. Without the admit card, no candidate will be allowed to enter the examination hall.

How to Prepare for IPU CET Exam

Candidates who have successfully applied for the IPU CET exam should invest their time in preparing for the written exam of the IPU CET.  To clear the cut-off standard, your preparation plays an important role.

Some preparation tips for the exam are given below.

  • Prepare and follow a disciplined timetable.
  • Make notes of every critical point and go through them regularly.
  • Try to solve as many of previous years’ papers as possible to get an idea about the exam.
  • Try to work on your weak points and give them more time.
  • Give mock tests on a regular basis to find your weaknesses and strengths.

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IPU CET Answer Key 2023

The answer key for IPU CET Answer Key is released a few days after the examination is over. It is used to calculate tentative scores and check if there are any objections to the answers marked in the answer key. The candidates who have given the exam can download the IPU CET Answer Key online from the official website of IPU. 

IPU CET 2023 Exam Result

The IPU CET Result is released online on the official website of the University. All those who have appeared for the examination can find their results on the website. The result is available in the form of a common merit list including details of each candidate such as application number, scores and rank. Follow the steps mentioned below to download the result. 

  1. Visit the university’s official website.
  2. Click on the ‘IPU CET 2023 Result’ link.   
  3. Login using the credentials provided at the time of registration. 
  4. Check the exam result that appears on the screen. 
  5. Download the IPU CET Result 2023.

Selection Process

The selection of the candidates is finally done on the basis of the IPU CET Counselling Round for the allotment of seats into various courses. The counselling round will be conducted in online mode. A participation fee of INR 1000 has to be paid by the candidates for the counselling session along with the submission of an online preference form for the voice of course. 

The university releases a cut-off based on which the merit of candidates is prepared. These candidates are then called for the counselling session. 


Does IPU provide a hostel facility to students?

Yes, for both male and female students, IPU provides a hostel facility. Candidates’ admission to a hostel will be based on merit/reservation.

What is the duration of the IPU CET 2023 exam?

The written exam of the IPU CET will have a time duration of 2 hours 30 minutes (150mins).

Is IPU CET 2023 will have BTech?

Yes, the IPU CET 2023 will consist of admissions for BTech courses offered by GGSIPU.

Students looking for admission to a central university have a great opportunity to apply for the IPU CET 2023 exam. The university provides a number of courses in different fields, for which every candidate can apply who possesses the required eligibility of both education and age.

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