About Delhi CET 2020

Department of Training and Technical Education (DTTE), Government of NCT of Delhi will conduct Delhi CET 2020 also known as Delhi Polytechnic 2020 tentatively in the second week of June in pen-and-paper based mode. Delhi CET 2020 will include objective type questions. The syllabus of Delhi CET 2020 will be entirely based on Class IX and X pattern of CBSE; questions are likely to be framed from topics of subjects such as Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology and English. The application form of Delhi CET 2020 will be available in online mode only. Candidates will have to enter all valid and correct information in the application form. The result of Delhi CET 2020 will be announced tentatively in the third week of June. Qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the counselling of Delhi CET 2020.

Delhi CET 2020 Highlights

Full Exam Name Delhi Common Entrance Test
Short Exam Name Delhi CET
Conducting Body Department of Training and Technical Education Delhi
Frequency of Conduct Once a year
Exam Level State Level Exam
Languages English, Hindi
Mode of Application Online
Application Fee (General) 400 Rs [Online]
Mode of Exam Online
Mode of Counselling Online / Offline
Exam Duration 2 Hours 30 Minutes

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Delhi CET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates seeking admission to diploma courses offered by the participating institutes must check the eligibility criteria of Delhi CET 2020 as prescribed by the admission authorities. With the help of Delhi CET 2020 eligibility criteria, candidates will get an idea of whether they can apply for the admission in a particular course or not. Candidates must meet the eligibility as set by the authority, without which their applications will not be processed. Following are the eligibility criteria of Delhi CET 2020 that candidates must meet:

  • Qualifying Examination: Candidates applying for the examination must have passed Class 10th examination conducted by CBSE or equivalent examination board with at least 35% marks or 3.7 CGPA with Science, Mathematics and English as compulsory subjects. In addition, candidates must have passed every subject individually.
  • Physical Fitness: Candidates applying must be physically fit and would be required to present a certificate ascertaining the physical fitness of the candidate at the time of counselling.
  • Age Limit: The authority has listed the gender and category wise maximum age limits that candidate must have as on August 1, 2020 are mentioned below in the given table.


Upper Age Limit












Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card

The admission authority of examination will release the application form of Delhi CET 2020 in online mode. It must be ensured by the candidates that they meet eligibility criteria of Delhi CET 2020 before filling the application form. It is advised by the authority that candidates must enter all valid and correct information in the application form, without which application forms will be rejected.

Steps to fill application form of Delhi CET 2020

  • Registration: At first, candidates must choose the test (Test 1) and thereafter will have to register by entering details such as candidate's name, parent's name, gender, communication details and password. Candidates must also provide valid email id and password at the time of registration.
  • Fill the application form: After the registration is complete, candidates have to enter all the details in the application form. All valid and correct information is to be entered. Details like personal details, academic details and address of communication are to be filled by the candidate. Test which the candidates wish to appear for is also required to be entered.
  • Upload scanned images: Candidates after entering all the details in the application form will be asked to upload scanned images in the prescribed format. The documents required to be uploaded are scanned image of photograph, signature and left thumb impression.
  • Payment of Application Fees: After images have been uploaded, candidates will be prompted to make the payment of application fees. The application fee for the examination is Rs. 400/- exclusive of bank charge of Rs. 15 and GST of Rs. 3. The application fee has to be paid through online mode only.
  • Submit the Application Form: Candidates must review their application form before finally submitting it. If at any point, the information entered is incorrect, edit the details and then after final review, submit the application form.

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General, ST, OBC, SC Online Male, Female ₹ 400

Delhi CET 2020 Syllabus


Diploma: Unit 01
Diploma: Unit 02
Diploma: Unit 03
Diploma: Unit 04
Diploma: Unit 05

Diploma Lateral Entry+

Diploma Lateral Entry: Unit 01
Diploma Lateral Entry: Unit 02
Diploma Lateral Entry: Unit 03
Diploma Lateral Entry: Unit 04
Diploma Lateral Entry: Unit 05
Diploma Lateral Entry: Unit 06
General aptitude

Modern office practice English+

Modern office practice English: Unit 01
Comprehension of english including grammar of class XII level
Modern office practice English: Unit 02
Knowledge of current affairs
Modern office practice English: Unit 03
Logical and analytical ability

Modern office practice Hindi+

Modern office practice Hindi: Unit 01
Comprehension of hindi including grammar of class XII level
Modern office practice Hindi: Unit 02
Knowledge of current affairs
Modern office practice Hindi: Unit 03
Logical and analytical ability


Pharmacy: Unit 01
Pharmacy: Unit 02
Pharmacy: Unit 03
Pharmacy: Unit 04

Delhi CET 2020 Exam Pattern

Candidates appearing for the examination are advised to go through the exam pattern of Delhi CET 2020 so as to have an idea of how the question paper will be arranged and it comprises of. With the help of Delhi CET 2020 exam pattern, candidates will have more information about total number of questions, total marks, marks allotted to each question, mode of examination, duration of examination and marking scheme. Since exam pattern changes every year, so with the help of examination pattern candidates will have an exact idea of the layout of the question paper.

Delhi CET 2020 Exam Pattern





Mode of Examination

Offline (Pen and Paper mode)


Duration of exam

2 hours and 30 minutes



Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics



English and Hindi


Total number of questions

150 multiple choice questions in each paper.

  • Mathematics-50
  • Physics-40
  • Chemistry-30
  • Biology-15
  • English-15


Marking Scheme

4 marks will be awarded for each correct answer

1 marks will be deducted for an incorrect answer

The admission authority of the Department of Training and Technical Education (DTTE) will release the admit card of Delhi CET 2020 in online mode. The authorities will not send the Delhi CET 2020 admit card through post or any other mode. Candidates will be able to access and download their admit card by logging to the admission portal. Delhi CET 2020 admit card comprises of following details:

  • Name of candidate
  • Roll number
  • Application number
  • Gender
  • Test number
  • Date of birth
  • Category and sub-category
  • Parents name
  • Address of communication 
  • Address of exam centre
  • Date and time of examination
  • Thumb impression
  • Signature
  • Photograph
  • General Instructions

How to download the Delhi CET 2020 Admit Card

  • Visit the official website
  • Click on the candidate login link
  • Select the test number
  • Enter application number, password, security code
  • Click on the Log-in button
  • Admit card will appear on the screen
  • Download the admit card
  • Take at least 2 print-outs

Delhi CET 2020 Exam Centers

State City
Delhi Delhi

Documents Required at Exam

  • Delhi CET 2020 admit card

The result of Delhi CET 2020 will be declared by the Department of Training and Technical Education, Govt. of National Capital Territory of Delhi in online mode. Delhi CET 2020 result will be available for the candidates who have appeared and qualified in the examination. Candidates will be able to check their results of Delhi CET 2020 by logging to the admission portal by using their log-in credentials. The results will comprise of marks secured by candidates in the examination and no weightage will be given to marks secured in the qualifying examination.

How to check Delhi CET 2020 Result

  • Click on link to check the result of Delhi CET 2020
  • Log-in to the admission portal by using credentials such as CET 2020 roll number, application number and security code
  • The result will be displayed on the screen
  • Download the result in PDF format
  • Take a printout for future reference

Mode of Counselling: Online, Offline

The counselling of Delhi CET 2020 will commence tentatively from the fourth week of June where candidates will have to attend the process in an online (web-based) mode. The candidates who have qualified the entrance examination will be invited to register for the online counselling of Delhi CET 2020. Candidates will have to select their preference as per their choice and pay the counselling fees in an online mode only. Thereafter, candidates will be allotted seat as per the choice made by the candidate and after that candidate will have to report to the venue for the document verification process.

Counselling process of Delhi CET 2020

  • Payment of counselling fee: Candidates shortlisted after the examination have to pay a non-refundable counselling fee of Rs. 700 (excluding GST). Payment has to be made in an online mode.
  • Online registration: After the payment of counselling fee, candidates have to register for the counselling process. Aadhaar and PAN card details are a must for the registration process. Candidates will have to provide marks secured by the candidate in Class 10, category and sub-category, personal details, etc. Also, candidates will have to provide their test number, CET roll number, application number, etc. 
  • Choice Filling: Candidates will be required to provide choice as per their preference. Candidate must provide the number of choices so that the chances of getting a seat in either of the choices entered is high.
  • Allotment of seats: Seats will be allotted on the basis of merit rank list prepared by the authority, choices entered by the candidates and also on the availability of seats.
  • Payment of institutional fee: Candidates allotted the seat will have to pay the institutional fee in an online mode.
  • Verification of documents: After online counselling process is complete, candidates will have to report to the allotted institute for the document verification process and also to confirm their seat.

Delhi CET 2020 Counselling Centers

State City
Delhi Delhi

Documents Required at Counselling

  • Delhi CET 2020 admit card
  • Provisional allotment letter
  • Online registration slip
  • Copy of choices submitted by candidate
  • Two latest color photographs of 7.0 cm x 5.5 cm size
  • Secondary school certificate for proof of date of birth
  • Certificate and mark sheet of the qualifying examination
  • SC / ST / person with disabilities/Divyang (PWD)/OBC certificate
  • Defence category / kashmiri migrants / minority status certificate
  • Conduct and character certificate from the head of the institution
  • Medical fitness certificate
  • Undertaking regarding prohibition of ragging
  • Transfer certificate/school leaving certificate/migration certificate
  • Declaration/undertaking for non migration (inter-polytechnic/institute) after admission

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Questions related to Delhi CET

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is biology compulsory for common entrance tests for BBA in delhi?

Sourandhi saha Student Expert 13th May, 2020
Biology is not a mandatory subject for doing BBA. Rather students from any discipline in intermediate can do BBA in under graduation. You can do BBA with any discipline in intermediate. You need to pass 10+2 or equivalent with a minimum 50% marks in aggregate with English as a core/elective/functional  subject.

name all government college of delhi

Ankit Dahiya Student Expert 4th May, 2020
Delhi CET is conducted every year for admission to diploma courses such as Polytechnic in colleges throughout the state.
Some top government colleges through Delhi CET are
  • Pusa Polytechnic
  • Delhi Institute of Tool Engineering
  • Aryabhat Polytechnic
  • Ambedkar Polytechnic
  • BP Institute of Business Studies
  • GB Pant Polytechnic
  • Guru Nanak Dev Polytechnic

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i m interested in diploma 10 based test but my age is 26 and i m alsofrom general category should i consider for this exam

Aditi amrendra Student Expert 24th Apr, 2020

You age is too high to apply for diploma on 10th basis and you must not consider this option for you as there are lots of other courses .Please mention more details regarding your educational qualifications so that i could suggest you other options for your further studies.


tell me your website to fillup apllication form for cet

Aditi amrendra Student Expert 16th Apr, 2020
In view of present lock down situation due to COVID -19 virus, the online form submission for CET -2020 has been further postponed to 17 April 2020.
Given below is the link of the website where you can apply.Currently application form is not available and i would suggest you to visit the website after April 17.


Difference between DU and Delhi CET

Siva Kumar 31st Mar, 2020
Hello Abuzar Ansari,

You have asked about the difference between DU and DU CET:

DU means "Delhi University" .It is one of the famous university in India which offers education in the field of Engineering,Science, Management etc.
DU CET means "Delhi University Common Entrence Test" which was conducted by Delhi University.

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