IPU CET 2018 – Guru Govind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU) has started IPU CET 2018 counselling form June 14. Earlier, University has declared the result of IPU CET 2018 for B.Tech Biotechnology on May 27, whereas the result of IPU CET for B.Tech was announced on May 23 in the form of a rank list. All candidates who appeared in the exam can check the rank obtained in the exam for admissions to the engineering courses. IPU CET 2018 entrance exam was conducted on May 13 for B.Tech, whereas the B.Tech (biotechnology) entrance exam was held on May 19. The online application form of IPU CET was available till May 1, 2018. The application fee of Rs. 1000 was to be paid online. Before filling the application form, candidates had to ensure that they met the eligibility criteria of IPU CET. Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU) had released the IPU CET 2018 admit card for B.Tech exam in the online mode. Go through the rest of the article to learn the specifics of IPU CET 2018, including important dates, eligibility criteria, application form and counselling process.
Latest: Registration for IPU CET 2018 Counselling started
IPU CET 2018 – Quick Facts
Name of the exam
Indraprastha University Common Entrance Test
Type of Exam
Mode of Application
Mode of Exam
The important dates of IPU CET 2018 have been released by GGSIPU, the exam conducting authority. By following the IPU CET 2018 important dates, candidates can keep tab of all key events related to the entrance examination and admission process.
Important Dates of IPU CET 2018
Start of IPU CET 2018 online application
February 19, 2018
Last date to submit IPU CET 2018 online application
May 1, 2018
IPU CET 2018 Admit Card
By May 7, 2018 (tentative) for B.Tech
By May 14, 2018 (tentative) for Biotech
IPU CET 2018 exam for B.Tech
May 13, 2018 (2:00 p.m to 4:30 p.m)
IPU CET 2018 exam for B.Tech Bio- Tech
May 19, 2018 (2:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m)
IPU CET 2018 result for B.Tech
May 23, 2018 (announced)
IPU CET 2018 result for B.Tech Bio-Tech
May 27, 2018
IPU CET counselling registration start date
June 14 to 22, 2018
Last date to pay IPU CET counselling fees (online mode)
June 21, 2018
Verification of Reserved Category Certificates at Designated Centres
June 14 to 22, 2018
IPUCET Online Counselling- Round I
To be notified
IPU CET Online Counselling Round II
From June 22 to July 6, 2018
IPU CET Online Counselling Round III
From July 2 to 12, 2018
Academic fee payment
July 13 to 16, 2018
IPU CET sliding round
July 17 to 20, 2018
Printing of Provisional Seat Allotment Letter
July 21 to 23, 2018
Reporting to allotted Institutions for joining, verification of documents and payment of balance fee (if any)
July 21 to 23, 2018
Display of Open House Counselling Schedule, if required
July 22 and 23, 2018
Open House Counselling / Spot Counselling
July 24 to 31, 2018
The registration for IPU CET 2018 counselling has started from June 14 in online mode. The counselling of IPU CET 2018 will be conducted in multiple rounds and includes steps like registration, choice filling and locking, payment of admission fee and reporting at the allotted institute. If there are seats left after online counselling rounds, a SPOT round would also be held. To register for IPU CET 2018 counselling, candidates will have to pay the registration fee of Rs 1000 (excluding bank charges), enter IPU CET details like roll number, and date of birth. The fee payment can be made online (Net Banking /Credit Card and Debit Card) or through cash payment (challan). The candidate can proceed with the registration only after successful receipt of the counselling participation fee. If payment is made using challan, candidates can register only after two working days after they deposit fee. The choice filling is a mandatory part of the IPU CET 2018 counselling process; candidates who don’t fill any choices will not be considered for IPU CET seat allotment.
Seat allotment of IPU CET 2018 will be based on merit, with candidates listed higher in the IPU CET 2018 merit list getting preference over lower ranked candidates. Allotment of seats will be made at the end of each counselling round, and candidates will have the option to freeze the offered seat, slide or float in the earlier rounds.
The result of IPU CET 2018 for B.Tech was announced on May 23, 2018, and for B.Tech Bio-Tech was declared on May 27. The result of IPU CET 2018 has been released in the form of a rank list that is available for download. The IPU CET result 2018 displays roll number, name, region, category and rank of the candidates who have appeared for the exam. Based on the result of IPU CET 2018, candidates would be shortlisted and called for counselling.
How to check IPU CET 2018 Result
Click on the IPU CET result link
The PDF with the rank lists will be displayed
Check the ranks and download the list.
The cutoff is generally determined by the university to screen the admissions. However, the university does not disclose the same. Candidates can check the previous year cutoffs to understand the trends and their chances. The opening and closing ranks for each college and course can be gauged with the help of the cutoff of IPU CET. The various factors that are used to calculate the cutoffs are the number of applicants, seats available, difficulty levels of the exam and the past year cutoffs.
B. Tech courses offered by Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU)
Candidates planning to study B.Tech engineering at GGSIPU can choose from the following programmes offered by the university:
Name of the B. Tech Courses
Electrical & Electronics Engineering
The application form of IPU CET 2018 was released in online mode. The last date for filling the application form of IPU CET 2018 for B.Tech and B.Tech in Biotech was May 1, 2018. When filling the form, the candidate must ensure to enter the correct CET Code; for example, CET Code for B.Tech and B.Tech (Technology) are different. The codes may also differ depending on whether the candidate is desirous of fresh admission or lateral admission. Also, only genuine information must be used to fill the IPU CET 2018 application form by following the prescribed guidelines and format. For example, candidates must enter their name in capital letters as displayed in Class X or equivalent certificate. The application process also includes upload of a recent photograph, signature and left-hand thumb impression. The maximum file size allowed for upload is 80 kb and the file format should be JPEG or GIF. It is mandatory to fill all marked fields in the IPU CET application form 2018.
IPU CET 2018 application form was made up of the following sections:
General Information: This section includes information related to:
- Applicant’s name
- Date of Birth
- Mailing Address - Address Line 1. (Address Line 2 is Optional)
Academic Qualification (s): In this section, the candidate has to enter details related to Qualifying exams passed, year of passing, and percentage of marks obtained. In case of candidate’s option for B.Arch. courses, it is mandatory to enter NATA score as well.
Agree to the terms and conditions: The candidate will have to agree to the guidelines outlined in the declaration form.
Confirmation of details entered: The candidate will have to confirm the details entered and also enter the special characters displayed on the screen. Upon completion of the process, log-in ID and password would be generated.
Log-in to fill Course Application
The candidate may continue with filling the application form if he/she is still logged in; or else, the candidate may log in using system generated log-in credentials. The Course Application form is a partially filled form (like it contains your name, category, email ID etc). Candidates though have to pick their course of study and make the payment to complete the application process.
IPU CET 2018 Application Fee: The application fee of Rs. 1000 can be paid in online mode through credit card/debit card/net banking.
Corrections in the IPU CET Application Form 2018
If post submission of the application form, the candidate realises he/she has wrongly filled some data, there is the option of submitting an alternate physical application form with the correct details. Along with the application, the candidate must pay the applicable application fee of Rs. 500. It must be noted, though, that the option will be available only for last five days, prior to the application submission deadline.
Candidates seeking admission to B.Tech courses at GGSIPU must meet the eligibility criteria of IPU CET 2018 that are listed below:
Must have passed the class 12th examination of 10+2 system from a recognised central or state board or any equivalent exam.
The candidate must have obtained a minimum of aggregate 55% marks in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics, and have passed each of these subjects separately.
The candidate must have passed English as a subject of study (core/elective or functional).
- Candidates appearing for Class 12 in 2018 are also eligible to apply.
How to Prepare for IPU CET 2018
Candidates planning to appear in IPU CET 2018 need to start their preparation in advance because they can devote time to build concepts. With strong basics, things become that much easier. Also, the candidate needs to have a proper strategy in place -like making time for doing revision and solving sample papers. The candidate must know what topics are covered in the exam, types of questions asked and marking scheme. It will provide the candidate with a clear goal to focus on.
The question paper of IPU CET 2018 was set in English and was conducted be pen-and-paper mode. During the exam, candidates was provided OMR answer sheets where responses have to marked by darkening ovals. Use of pencil was not allowed and candidates were asked to bring a black ballpoint pen to the examination hall.
Exam Pattern of IPU CET 2018
Objective-type Multiple Choice
Objective-type Multiple Choice
Total Number of Questions
The syllabus of IPU CET 2018 was set as per the 10+2 Board syllabus or its equivalent. Candidates preparing for their board exams, therefore, can easily sit for the exam. The question paper of IPU CET 2018 included three sections - Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Each section carried equal weightage. Also for preparation, it is recommended that the candidates use NCERT books because they are among the best for building concepts and have enough problem sets for practice.
The section-wise weightage of the three sections:
There were 15 exam centres where IPU CET 2018 was likely held. The final number was depend on the availability of the sufficient number of candidates opting for a particular centre. In such a scenario where both the options picked by the candidate has been dropped due to lack of sufficient candidates, such candidates were allotted “Delhi” centre as a default option.
The admit card of IPU CET 2018 was available from May 7 for B.Tech and on May 14, 2018 for B.Tech in Biotechnology. To download the IPU CET 2018 admit card, candidates have to log in using their log-in ID and password generated at the time of online registration. The IPU CET 2018 admit card carried details like the name of the candidate, roll number, date and time of the exam and also signature and photograph of the candidate. Before downloading the IPU CET admit card 2018, the candidate was advised to ensure that all the details are correct. If there was any disparity, the candidate should contact admission authority immediately.
How to download IPU CET 2018 Admit Card
Click on the IPU CET admit card download link
On the log-in panel that opens, enter following details:
The admit card of IPU CET 2018 will be downloaded in PDF format.
Take a printout of the IPUCET admit card 2018 after checking that the details mentioned in it are legible and correct
Address of Correspondence
Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University
Sector - 16C Dwarka
Delhi - 110078, India
Fax: +91-11- 25302111