IPU CET 2017

IPU CET 2017:

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University conducts Common Entrance Test for various courses known as IPU CET. Every year IPU CET exam is organized to grant students admission in various UG, PG, courses in the fields of Engineering, Architecture, Management, Medical, Humanities etc. IPU entrance exam is a university level examination, which is held every year. It is recognized by the Delhi government. This is the main assessment conducted in conditions of admitting eligible candidates in numerous fields such as Technology & Engineering, Law, Nursing, Pharmacy and Education.

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IPU CET 2017


All the candidates shall submit application forms only through online mode for all Common Entrance Tests 2017. The application form is available at the University website http://www.ipu.ac.in. The application form along with the Common Entrance Test Fee of Rs.1000/- excluding processing charges and taxes, as applicable, shall be available from last week of January, 2017.

The Students need to complete the following steps to submit the IPUCET 2017 Application Form online:

  • Online Registration

  • Filling the Application Form: By filling the Personal Details, Qualification and uploading desired documents.

  • Completing Payment: By Completing the Payment either Online for the Application Form.


The IPU CET 2017 Eligibility Criteria are as follows:



Lateral Entry to B.Tech. Programmes for Diploma holders

Three-years diploma in any of the following branches Engg./Technology with a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate from any recognized Diploma awarding institute/university/board recognized by AICTE: Computer Engg; Automobile Engg; Chemical Engg, Civil Engg, Construction Engg, Electrical Engg, Electronics & Communication Engg, Electronics, Instrumentation & Control, Mechanical Engg., Maintenance Engg., Plastic Engg., Printing Technology, Production Engg., Public Health & Environmental Engg., Tool & Die Making.

Lateral Entry to B.Tech. Programmes for B.Sc.Graduates

B.Sc. Graduates with 60% marks in aggregate with pass in Mathematics as a subject from any recognized University.

B.Tech. (Bio-Technology)

Pass in 12th Class of 10+2 pattern of CBSE or equivalent with a minimum aggregate of 55% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology provided the candidate has passed in each subject separately. Candidate must additionally have passed English as a subject of study (core/ elective/ functional) in the qualifying examination.

B.Tech. CET

Pass in 12th Class of 10+2 pattern of CBSE or equivalent with a minimum aggregate of 55% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics provided the candidate has passed in each subject separately. Candidate must additionally have passed English as a subject of study (core/ elective/ functional) in the qualifying examination.


  • IPU CET 2016 was OMR based. It is advisable to use only black ball pen for writing or marking on OMR answer sheet.

  • The subjects for IPU CET Exam 2016 were Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (comprised of 33.33% each).

  • IPU CET 2016 comprised Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) and the candidate had to select the correct answer amongst four choices given.

  • IPU CET 2016 Exam duration was of two and half hours.

  • There was negative marking in IPU CET 2016. One mark was deducted for every wrong answer.



The IPU CET 2017 Important Dates (Tentative) are as follows:



Availability of IPUCET Application Form

Last week of January,2017

Last Date to apply for IPUCET 2017

Last week of March ,2017

Availability of Admit Card/Hall Ticket for download

7 days before the IPUCET


  1. The Admit Card will be available online, 7 days before the date of the CET. The Admit Cards may be downloaded from the candidates individual account using log-in ID and password from the website which was used for filling up the application form.

  1. No candidate will be allowed to enter the Examination Hall without the valid CET Admit Card 2016, issued by the University.

  1. Candidates are required to carry two printouts of the admit card at the time of CET. One copy of the admit card should be retained by the candidate after getting it signed by the Invigilator. The second copy should be handed over to the Invigilator for University records. Both the copies shall require a passport sized photograph of the candidate is pasted. Candidates are advised to keep two copies of the photograph uploaded at the time of form filling handy for this purpose for each CET applied for.

  1. Candidate must preserve the CET Admit Card till the admission procedure is over as it has to be handed over to the Admission Officer at the time of counselling/admission.

  1. Request for issue of duplicate Admit Card will not be entertained after the Common Entrance

       Test (under any circumstances).

  1. No claim of having filled up the Application Form and non-receipt of admit card will be admissible after the CET.

  1. Impersonation is a punishable offence. No candidate will be permitted to appear in CET without the Admit Card. The admit card should be presented to the invigilator(s) for verification. The candidate's identity will be verified in respect of his/her details on the admit card/centre verification record. If the identity is doubtful, the candidate may not be allowed to appear in the examination. The authorities may permit the candidates to appear for the examination after completing the necessary formalities (visible mark of identification) at their discretion.No extra time will be allowed for these formalities to be completed. Police action will be initiated in case of dubious identity.

  1. MBBS Stage II: New CET admit card will be issued for MBBS (Stage-II) examination, 7 days before the date of the CET. The Admit Card may be downloaded from the candidates individual account using log-in ID and password, from the website, used for filling up the application form.

  1. In case of non receipt of Admit Card the candidate may contact Office of Controller of Examinations (Operations) at GGSIP University, Sector 16C, Dwarka, New Delhi 110078 at least 5 days before the scheduled commencement of respective CET. The application in this regard must be supported by a copy of the printed version of the application form and proof of payment of requisite fee for the CET. Without the submission of these two documents, no application in regard to non-receipt of admits cards shall be entertained; the application in this regard shall be deemed incomplete and rejected without intimation to the applicant.


  1. All such candidates who have appeared in the qualifying examination (irrespective of the outcome of their final result) will be eligible to appear in the CET 2016-17 and all such candidates will be provisionally admitted in the respective programmes. Further, such provisionally admitted candidates will have to fulfill his/her eligibility as per the eligibility laid down in the admission brochure, latest by October 15, 2017.

  1. All such candidates whose result is awaited, will have to submit an undertaking / self declaration form at the time of admission/ verification of document (schedule to be notified later) in the prescribed Performa (to be made available on or before 20th February, 2017). Further, in case the candidate is minor i.e. below 18 years of age; in that case, the affidavit shall be signed by his/her parent/guardian. Candidates/parents/guardians may further note that submission of false affidavit is a punishable offence;

  1. The candidate will have to submit the final result of qualifying degree proving his/her eligibility on or before October 15, 2016 to their Concerned Dean/Principal/Director of their respective School/College/Institute where the admission has been granted. The concerned Dean/Principal/Director must submit the details of the results of these provisionally admitted students by October 18, 2016, to the Incharge (Admissions), Academic Reception Counter, Administrative Block, GGS Indraprastha University,Sec 16 C, Dwarka, New Delhi-110078, duly signed by the concerned Dean/Principal/Director;

  1. In case the candidate fails to submit his/her final result of qualifying degree in the manner as prescribed above to prove his/her eligibility on or before October 15, 2016, whatsoever the reason may be, his/her admission will be treated as null and void (cancelled) and the entire fee will be forfeited and under no circumstances he/she will be allowed to appear in the End Term Exam. If such an admitted student appears for the examination and even if the result of such students is declared, the candidature of such provisionally admitted candidates shall be cancelled and the result declared as null and void. No extension beyond October 15, 2017 shall be allowed by the university in any case. The Dean of the

  • There will be no rounding-off of the percentage of marks of qualifying examination while deciding the basic eligibility of any candidate for admission for e.g. if a candidate obtained 49.9% marks in his/her qualifying examination, then it will not be rounded-off to 50%. Therefore, the candidate is not eligible for that programme where minimum requirement of marks is 50%. In case candidate for any reason fills the minimum% wrongly in Verification Form, he/she shall be solely responsible.


The IPU CET 2017 Counselling Procedure will be conducted online as well as offline after the IPUCET Result is declared.

  • Detailed schedule of first counselling/admissions indicating the number of qualified candidates to be called for counselling will be displayed on or before 5.00 p.m. on the University's Website (ipu.ac.in) one week (05 working days) prior to commencement of counselling. Venue of Counselling & list of institutions along with the intake in the respective programme/s for Academic Session 2016-17 will be notified on the University's Website before the commencement of counselling.

  • The candidates should report at the notified venue, on the scheduled date and time for counselling/admission in-person along with the documents mentioned in the detailed counseling schedule. On reaching the venue, the candidates must mark the Attendance available with the admission officer. Allotment of seats to the candidates will be made only when he/ she attends the counselling session in person.

  • The counselling processing fee shall be Rs. 1000/- (non-refundable). This fee shall be required to be paid by any (qualified) candidate desirous of taking admission.

  • Firstly, the candidates will be called in order of merit/rank, (for M.Tech Programme, the candidates will be called in order of qualified & valid GATE Score/Merit first, and if seats remain vacant, then on the basis of CET merit / rank) for all programmes other than M.Tech. Biotechnology for which only GATE qualified candidates with valid score is eligible. The candidates shall have to produce the required documents for verification. Depending upon the merit, the seats will be offered to the candidates as per availability of seat at that point of time. Each candidate will have to choose from/ out of those available when his/her turn comes.

  • Admission Officer will give a duly signed Admission Slip after the deposition of the complete fee (as required for the programme at the time of counselling) by the candidate. No candidate should leave the venue of counselling without receiving the Admission Slip. The candidate must check details printed/written in the admission slip.

  • A candidate who fails to appear in person on the notified venue, date and time for counselling, shall forfeit his/her claim for the seat which could be offered to him/her, had he/she been present on his/her turn. However, if the candidate reports late or reports on subsequent days during the process of counselling, he/she may be considered for allotment of a seat available at that point of time for a particular category to which he/she belongs.

  • A candidate who is allotted a seat will be required to pay notified fee immediately on the spot at the time of counselling/admission. If a candidate fails to pay the fee, as mentioned above immediately after the seat is offered to him/her, the offer will be withdrawn on the spot and the seat will be allotted to the next candidate in the merit list. Part payment or payment through cash/cheque will not be accepted under any circumstances.

  • The students admitted in first counselling would NOT be allowed to change the programme/ institute during the subsequent days of first counselling. However, they may change the programme/institute during second counselling within the ambit of the programmes/institutes included in the specific CET Code after depositing an additional sum of Rs. 5,000/- in the form of a fresh Demand Draft in favour of Registrar, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University payable at Delhi, however, this will be subject to availability of vacant seats. No change shall, however, be permitted for a programme for which a separate Entrance Test, has been conducted by the University.

  • Important Note: The change of programme/ Institute in the specific CET Code during 2nd

counselling is applicable for all programmes excepting Medical (PGMC only) programmes.

  • The candidates are also advised, in their own interest to check the details of fee paid, their name, rank, programme, institute of admission, etc. on Admission Slip issued to him/her by the Admission Officer before leaving the counselling hall. Any discrepancy in name, Choice of allotment of seat etc. should be brought to the notice of Admission Officer. No representation regarding wrong allotment of seat will be entertained if the candidate leaves the venue without raising any discrepancy, no entertainment of any discrepancy in Admission Slip will be done at later stage by the University.

  • Admissions will be made strictly on merit basis (Rank-wise) and counselling/admissions will stop when all the seats get filled-up. Notice regarding closure of counselling will be displayed on the University Website. Parents/candidates are advised to check the University Website before coming for counselling. University will not be responsible for any inconvenience caused to parents/candidates due to closure of the counselling prior to dates notified in the Counselling Schedule.

  • The rules and procedures of the counselling / admission shall be notified at the time of start of

counselling process. This admission brochure shall be treated only as a general guideline.

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Shubham is currently pursuing BA Honors in Economics from St. Xavier's College, Jaipur, he has a keen interest in journalism, debating and public speaking. At Gurukul India he works as a web editor and gives his contribution in stories and news for various education domains.