IPU CET Syllabus 2021, Exam Pattern – Download PDF for All Papers

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprasth University releases IPU CET syllabus 2021 and exam pattern for all the UG and PG exams. The syllabus and the pattern is provided in the information brochure. However, candidates can easily check it for their course from this page. In the syllabus of IPU CET 2021, the topics from which the question is asked are provided. Check IPU CET syllabus 2021 from your course from below.

IPU CET Syllabus 2021

(GGSIPU will soon release IPU CET 2021 syllabus. Until then, you can refer to the expected syllabus below, which is as per the last year’s syllabus.)

IPU CET Syllabus 2021 for B.Tech

CET codeB.Tech courseSyllabus
128LE B.Tech (Diploma)Applied Mechanics, Applied Mathematics, Computer Awareness and Physics / Chemistry Related Knowledge, Analytical and Logical Reasoning-(25%)
129LE B.Tech (B.Sc)B.Sc Level Mathematics, English (10+2 level), Analytical & Logical Reasoning, Scientific Aptitude – (20%)
130B.Tech (BT)Physics (upto 12th Level), Chemistry (upto 12th Level), Mathematics (upto 12th Level), Biology (Botany and Zoology) (upto 12th Level) or Biotechnology (upto 12th Level)
131B.TechAll applicants are required to appear for Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Main Paper 1 Conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA). The University shall not conduct its own CET for admissions, but shall be utilizing the merit of JEE Main Paper 1 for its admissions – Download JEE Main 2021 Syllabus, Download NATA 2021 syllabus

IPU CET Syllabus 2021 for Other UG Programs

CET CodeCourseSyllabus
114BCAEnglish Language & Comprehension, Mathematics, Computer Awareness, General Knowledge- IT and Science Related
115BSC (N) [only for Unmarried Female Candidates]Physics, Chemistry, Biology, English Language and Comprehension, General Awareness about Health related Matters
121LLBAll applicants are required to appear in Common Law Admission Test-Under Graduate, 2020 (CLAT – UG, 2020) that is conducted by the National Law University on a rotational basis.
(CLAT UG Syllabus)
122B.EdEnglish Comprehension, Mental Ability and Reasoning, General Awareness, Aptitude for Teaching
124ParamedicalPhysics, Chemistry, Biology
125BBAEnglish Language & Comprehension, General Awareness, Logical and Analytical Ability, Aptitude relating to the field of Management and Communication Skills
126BA (JMC)English Language & Comprehension, General Awareness, Reasoning, Media Aptitude
127BHMCTEnglish Language & Comprehension, General Awareness, Logical and Analytical Ability including Computer awareness, Knowledge of Accounts / Commerce & Science
146B.Com (H)General English, Logical Reasoning, Data Interpretation, General Awareness
159B.Ed (SPL)English Comprehension, Mental Ability and Reasoning, General Awareness, Aptitude for Teaching
184BA (ENG)General English, Literary Aptitude, General Awareness
197BA (ECO)General English, Economics and Statistics, Mathematics
117B.Sc (Y)Physics, Chemistry, Biology- 30 questions or biotechnology, Mathematics, General Awareness, English Language & Comprehension
188P Basic (N)All subjects of General Nursing & Midwifery (GNM)
133B.PharmaPhysics, Chemistry, Biology or Maths

IPU CET Syllabus 2021 for M.Tech

CET CodeCourseSyllabus
139M.Tech (CS)As per the Syllabus of GATE -Computer Science and Information Technology – Download here
140M.Tech (EC)As per the Syllabus of GATE -Electronics & Communication Engineering – Download here
147M.Tech (TE)As per the Syllabus of GATE -Production & Industrial Engineering – Download here
148M.Tech (NST)See Section 3.2.3 of information brochure – Page 59 of Information brochure
149M.Tech (EP)See Section 3.2.4 of information brochure – Page 60 of Information Brochure
150M.Tech (CE)As per Syllabus of GATE of Chemical Engineering – Download here
152M.Tech (RA)See Section 3.2.5 of information brochure – Page 64 of Information Brochure
156M.Tech (BT)See Section 3.2.3 of information brochure – Page 59 of Information Brochure

IPU CET Syllabus 2021 for Other PG Programs

CAT CodeCourseSyllabus
101MBAEnglish Language & Comprehension, Numerical Ability, General Awareness, Reasoning ability including data interpretation
116MBA (IT)English Language & Comprehension, Numerical Ability & Mathematics, Logical Reasoning & Data interpretation, Computer Science
105MCAto be announced
106MA (MC)Communication Skills- English, Current Affairs, General Knowledge, Mass Media (Print/ TV/ Radio/ Film/ New Media)
107MPTAnatomy, Biomechanics, Exercise, Electrotherapy, Physiotherapy-Rehabilitation in Clinical Sciences, Musculoskeletal, Neurology
108MOTAnatomy, Biomechanics, Exercise, Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, Occupational Therapy in Rehabiliation of Neurological Conditions, Occupational Therapy in Physical Dysfunction
109MPOAnatomy, Biomechanics, Electrotherapy, Applied Mechanics and strength of materials, Prosthetics, Orthotics
111M.Sc (EM)Chemistry, Environment Science, Either Botany and Zoology Or Physics and Mathematics
112LLMAll applicants are required to appear in Common Law Admission Test – Post Graduate, 2020 (CLAT – PG, 2020) that is conducted by National Law University on a rotational basis. (CLAT PG Syllabus)
113MA (Eng)English Language & Comprehension, General Awareness & Culture, Literature
118MA (CRIM)General Knowledge, General Proficiency in English (Class 12th Standard), Elementary knowledge of Social Science, Understanding different faces of human behaviour.
119MSC (F)Section- l: Logical Reasoning and Analytical Ability, General English
Section- II: Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Zoology, Genetics, Biotech, Physical Anthropology), Forensic Science and Mathematics of B.Sc. Level
120M.Ed.Teaching Aptitude, General Awareness and Logical Reasoning, English / Communication skills
123MSC (B&C)Life Sciences (Taxonomy, morphology, anatomy, physiology, genetics, evolution, ecology, bio-geography and economic uses of all the five kingdoms and virus), Anthropology- Human culture and Society, Biotechnology, General Knowledge related to Environment issues
141MA (HERIT)Indian History, Culture & Archaeology, Museums of India, Heritage Tourism. Basic Science (12th Standard), General Knowledge, Current Affairs, General Reasoning, Geography & Natural Heritage, Management of Heritage, Heritage Conservation
145MSC (NRM)Environment Science, Biology, General Knowledge – Social Science, Economics & Policy
162MA (ECO)Statistical & Mathematical Methods and Introductory Econometrics, Economic Theory (Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, International Economics, Development Economics and Monetary Economics
163MCA (LE)C & Data Structures, Computer Organisation, Discrete Mathematics, Operating Systems
198MSC (N)B.Sc. (Nursing) level questions
187MSC (Y)Anatomy, Physiology, General Awareness, General Science
405M.Sc. Medicinal Chemistry & Drug DesignChemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences (Graduation level)

IPU CET Syllabus 2021 for M.Phil Programs

CET codeCourseSyllabus
161M.Phil. (English)Part – A: Research Methodology (English), Research Methodology (Subjective/Essay Type Test(, Practical Criticism, Literary Theory and its Application
Part – B: English (Subject Specific Test), MCQ Test, Indian Literature, Indian Literature in English Translation, British Literature, American Literature, World Literature in English and English Translation, Literary Criticism and Theory.
157M.Phil. (Clinical Psychology)Check Page 72 of information brochure – Click here
199M.Phil. (Psychiatric Social Work)Check Page 73 of information brochure – Click here

IPU CET Syllabus 2021 for P.hd Programs

CET CodeCourseSyllabus
311Ph.D EducationCheck Page 73 of information brochure – Click here
212Ph.D Electronics & CommunicationCheck Page 80 of information brochure – Click here
251Ph.D Environmental SciencesCheck Page 76 of information brochure – Click here
213Ph.D Mechanical & Automation EnggCheck Page 80 of information brochure – Click here
282Ph.D ChemistryCheck Page 92 of information brochure – Click here
221Ph.D ManagementCheck Page 84 of information brochure – Click here
281Ph.D MathematicsCheck Page 85 of information brochure – Click here
291Ph.D EnglishPart – A: Research Methodology (English)
Research Methodology Subjective /Essay Type Test), Practical Criticism, Literary Theory and its Application
Part – B English (Subject Specific Test)
MCQ Test, Indian Literature, Indian Literatures in English Translation, British Literature, American Literature, World Literature in English and English Translation. Literary Criticism
and Theory
231Ph.D Chemical TechnologyCheck Page 82 of information brochure – Click here
241Ph.D BiotechnologyCheck Page 87 of information brochure – Click here
283Ph.D PhysicsCheck Page 91 of information brochure – Click here
301Ph.D (Law and Legal Studies)Check Page 93 of information brochure – Click here
261Ph.D -Mass CommunicationCheck Page 94 of information brochure – Click here
211Ph.DInformationTech./Computer Sc. & Engg./Computer ApplicationsCheck Page 80 of information brochure – Click here
402Ph.D Disaster ManagementCheck Page 95 of information brochure – Click here
401Ph.D Pharmaceutical ChemistryCheck Page 75 of information brochure – Click here

IPU CET Syllabus 2021 for PG Diploma Programs

CET CodeCourseSyllabus
175Advance Diploma in Child Guidance and CounsellingGeneral awareness, Social Awareness and General English including Linguistic Expression
177Post Graduate Diploma in Security Management (One year)1. General English
2. General Knowledge and Current Affairs
3. Subject Specific Knowledge: a. Fundamentals of Police Administration b. Basic Principles of Criminal Law (IPC, CrPC, and IEA) c. Emerging Trends of Crime d. Basic Knowledge about Security Management e. Computer Security Concepts, Common Threats, Attacks, Assets, Cyber-Crime and its types
178Post Graduate Diploma in Victimology and Victim Assistance (One year)1. General English
2. General Knowledge and Current Affairs
3. Subject Specific Knowledge: a. Fundamentals of Sociology, Sociology of India, Sociology of Gender, Sociological Theories, Sociology of deviance b. Fundamentals of Psychology, Social psychology, Abnormal psychology, Psychological theories (relating to criminal psychology) c. Basic principles of criminal law (IPC, CrPC, and IEA) d. Functioning of criminal Justice System
179Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Crime and Law (One year)1. General English
2. General Knowledge and Current Affairs
3. Reasoning and Analytical Methods
4. Computer Awareness
5. Legal Awareness and Aptitude

IPU CET Exam Pattern

The IPU CET examination will be held for a range of UG/PG courses, the candidates can check the details of the IPU CET Exam Pattern from the space below:

Key Takeaways of IPU CET Exam

  • The examination will be conducted in the online mode.
  • The duration of the examination will be 150 minutes
  • The candidates will be awarded four marks for each correct answer while 1 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer.
  • The marks will also be deducted for those questions in which the candidate has marked more than 1 answer.
  • There shall be no CET for admissions to B.Tech /BA LLB/BBA LLB/LLM & B.Arch. Programme.
  • The candidates who are applying for the B. Tech examination have to appear for the IIT JEE Main exam while the aspirants of B. Arch programme should clear NATA examination

UG Courses Exam Pattern

BA (JMC)

  • English Language & Comprehension (25%)
  • General Awareness (25%)
  • Reasoning (25%)
  • Media Aptitude (25%)

BHMCT

  • English Language & Comprehension (25%)
  • General Awareness (20%)
  • Logical and Analytical Ability including Computer awareness (30%)
  • Knowledge of Accounts / Commerce & Science (20%)

B.Com (H)

  • General English (25%)
  • Logical Reasoning (25%)
  • Data Interpretation (35%)
  • General Awareness (15%)

B.Ed (Spl)

  • English Comprehension (15%)
  • Mental Ability and Reasoning (40%)
  • General Awareness (25%)
  • Aptitude for Teaching (20%)

BA (ENG)

  • General English (50%)
  • Literary Aptitude (30%)
  • General Awareness (20%)

BA (ECO)

  • General English (20%)
  • Economics and Statistics (40%)
  • Mathematics (40%)

BCA

  • English Language & Comprehension (15%)
  • Mathematics (30%)
  • Computer Awareness (30%)
  • General Knowledge- IT and Science Related (25%)

B.Sc. (N)

  • Physics (20%)
  • Chemistry (20%)
  • Biology (40%)
  • English Language and Comprehension (10%)
  • General Awareness about Health-related Matters (10%)

B.Ed.

  • English Comprehension (15%)
  • Mental Ability and Reasoning (40%)
  • General Awareness (25%)
  • Aptitude for Teaching (20%)

Paramedical Exam Pattern

  • Physics (25%)
  • Chemistry (25%)
  • Biology (50%)

BBA

·   English Language & Comprehension (25%)

  • General Awareness (25%)
  • Logical and Analytical Ability (25%)
  • Aptitude relating to the field of Management and Communication Skills (25%)

B.Sc. (Y)

  • Physics- 30 questions
  • Chemistry – 30 questions
  • Biology- 30 questions or Biotechnology – 30 questions
  • Mathematics – 30 questions
  • General Awareness – 15 questions
  • English Language & Comprehension – 15 questions

PBASIC (N)

  • All subjects of General Nursing & Midwifery (GNM) – 100%

B.Pharma

  • Physics (33%) (Compulsory)
  • Chemistry (33%) (Compulsory)
  • Biology or Maths (34%) (1 of the 2)

PG Courses Exam Pattern

MA (ENG) 

  • English Language & Comprehension (30%)
  • General Awareness & Culture (10%)
  • Literature (60%)

MA (CRIM) 

  • General Knowledge
  • General Proficiency in English (Class 12 Standard)
  • Elementary knowledge of Social Science
  • Understanding different faces of human behaviour

MSC (F) 

Section-I (50 questions)

  • Logical Reasoning and Analytical Ability
  • General English

Section-II (100 questions)Each component has 20 questions

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology (Zoology, Genetics, Biotech, Physical Anthropology)
  • Forensic Science
  • Mathematics of B.Sc. Level

M.Ed. 

  • Teaching Aptitude (40%)
  • General Awareness and Logical Reasoning (30%)
  • English / Communication skills (30%)

MSC (B&C) 

·   Life Sciences (Taxonomy, morphology, anatomy, physiology, genetics,

  • evolution, ecology, biogeography and economic uses of all the five
  • kingdoms and virus) (50%)
  • Anthropology- Human culture and Society (10%)
  • Biotechnology (20%)
  • General Knowledge related to Environment issues (20%)

MBA

  • English Language & Comprehension (30%)
  • Numerical Ability (30%)
  • General Awareness (10%)
  • Reasoning ability including data interpretation (30%)

MBA (IT)

  • English Language & Comprehension
  • Numerical Ability & Mathematics
  • Logical Reasoning & Data Interpretation
  • Computer Science

MA (MC)

  • Communication Skills – English (30%)
  • Current Affairs (20%)
  • General Knowledge (20%)
  • Mass Media (Print/ TV/ Radio/ Film/ New Media) (30%)

MPT

  • Anatomy
  • Biomechanics
  • Exercise
  • Electrotherapy
  • Physiotherapy- Rehabilitation in Clinical Sciences
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Neurology

MOT

  • Anatomy
  • Biomechanics
  • Exercise
  • Occupational Therapy in Mental Health
  • Occupational Therapy in Rehabilitation of Neurological Conditions.
  • Occupational Therapy in Physical Dysfunction

MPO

  • Anatomy
  • Biomechanics
  • Electrotherapy
  • Applied Mechanics and Strength of materials
  • Prosthetics
  • Orthotics

MSC (EM) 

  • Chemistry (25%)
  • Environment Science (25%)
  • Either Botany and Zoology (50%) Or Physics and Mathematics (50%)

(HERIT)

  • Indian History, Culture & Archaeology
  • Museums of India
  • Heritage Tourism
  • Basic Science (12th Standard)
  • General Knowledge
  • Current Affairs
  • General Reasoning
  • Geography & Natural Heritage
  • Management of Heritage
  • Heritage Conservation

MSC (NRM)

  • Environment Science (30%)
  • Biology (40%)
  • General Knowledge – Social Science, Economics & Policy (30%)

MA (ECO)

  • Statistical & Mathematical Methods and Introductory Econometrics (30%)
  • Economic Theory (Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, International Economics, Development Economics and Monetary Economics (70%)

MCA (LE)

  • C & Data Structures (25%)
  • Computer Organisation (25%)
  • Discrete Mathematics (25%)
  • Operating Systems (25%)

MSC (N)

  • B.Sc. (Nursing) Level Questions

MSC (Y)

  • Anatomy – 50 questions
  • Physiology – 50 questions
  • General Awareness – 20 question
  • General Science – 30 questions

M.Sc. Medicinal Chemistry & Drug Design

  • Chemistry (70%)
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences (30%) (Graduation level)

IPU CET Exam 2021 Important Books

The candidates who are preparing for the IPU CET examination can check the list of the important books from the table given below:

IPU CET UG Books

CoursesImportant Books
Bachelor of Law (LLB)Guide to CLAT & LL.B. Entrance Examination 2020-21
Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A)GGSIPU BBA Guide 2020 by Arihant Experts
Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com)GGSIPU B.Com Hons Guide 2020 by Arihant Experts
Bachelor of Education (B.Ed)GGSIPU B.Ed. Entrance Exam Guide 2020
BSC Hons NursingGGSIPU BSC Hons Nursing Entrance Exam Guide 2020 by Arihant Experts
Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech)GGSIPU: Engineering Entrance Exam Guide Paperback by RPH
Bachelor of Arts (Journalism and Mass Communication) {BA (JMC)}GGSIPU BJMC Guide 2020 by Arihant Experts
Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharma)Self-Study Guide B. Pharma Entrance Exam 2020 by Arihant Experts
Bachelor of Computer Application (B.C.A)GGSIPU BCA Guide 2020 by Arihant Experts

IPU CET PG Books

CourseName of Best Books
Master of Business Administration (M.B.A)GGSIPU MBA Guide 2019 by Arihant Experts
Master of Education (M.Ed)M. Ed. Entrance Exam Education
Master of Arts in Mass Communication {MA (MC)}Journalism & Mass Comm. Entrance Exam Preparation Guide
Master of Law (LL.M)Singhal’s Solved Papers of LLM Entrance Test
Master of Arts (MA) in EnglishGGSIPU: MA English (CET) Entrance Test Guide
Master of Computer Application (M.C.A)GGSIPU MCA Guide 2019 by Arihant Experts

How to prepare for IPU CET Exam 2021

If you are aspiring for the IPU CET Exam 2021 then you can follow the tips and tricks given below to ace the exam:

  • First, you should check the syllabus of the IPU CET exam and mark subjects that are important for admission in the course you have applied for.
  • Since the questions asked in the CET are based on the subjects of the last attended exams hence you should keep revising the older notes.
  • You should also make room for practicing mock tests and previous year papers. The previous year papers help the candidate in getting familiar with the exam pattern.
  • Make ample space for revision, if you don’t revise then it might happen that you tend to forget minor details. Hence, it is very important to focus on practice and revision equally.

IPU CET Exam 2021

IPU CET Examination is one of the common entrance tests conducted by the Guru Gobind Singh Indraprasth University. The candidates who appear for this test are given admission in different UG/PG courses. The candidates can appear for the online examination and the students who pass the selection tests are called in for the counselling sessions. The University offers graduate, post-graduate and a lot of professional courses such as BA, B.COM, MBA, B. Tech etc.

Frequently Asked Questions on IPU CET Syllabus 2021

Question: How can I download the pdf link of the IPU CET Syllabus 2021?

Ans. You can download the pdf of the IPU CET syllabus 2021 from the direct link of the website.

Question: Is there any negative marking in the IPU CET examination scheme?

Ans. Yes, there is a negative marking of 1 marks in case of wrong answers

Question: What are the important books for the IPU CET examination?

Answer: The list of the important books for the IPU CET examination is given in the article above, the candidates should keep the books as the main reference point for the exam.

Question: Which authority conducts the IPU CET examination in India?

Ans. Guru Gobind Singh Indraprasth University conducts the IPU CET examination in India.

Question: Is it mandatory for a B. Tech aspirant to appear in the IPU CET Exam?

Ans. No, the candidate must have appeared in the IIT JEE Main examination and possess a valid score card to appear for the IPU CET examination 2021.

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