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IPU CET Syllabus – Course-wise Topics and Weightage

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University prescribes the IPU CET course-wise syllabus to help the candidates with strategic preparation plans. While the IPU CET syllabus 2020 will be helpful for the candidates who take the IPU CET entrance test, admission to some of the courses including B.Tech, Integrated law, MBBS, MBA, B.Arch is done on the basis of national level entrance exams, i.e. JEE Main, CLAT, NEET, CAT and NATA. GGSIPU has planned a major shift of exam mode from offline to online for IPU CET 2020. As per the exam pattern and syllabus of IPU CET 2020, the question paper will be divided in four sections for most of the courses. It is advisable to the candidates taking the entrance test to get acquainted with the course-wise syllabus, sectional weightage and other pivotal aspects of IPU CET syllabus 2020.  

IPU CET Syllabus – Important Highlights

Candidates can check some basic guidelines and facts regarding the IPU CET syllabus 2020 below:

  1. IPU CET syllabus for all the courses varies from each other.
  2. Mode of exam of IPU CET 2020 has been shifted from offline to online. However, the IPU CET syllabus stands unchanged.
  3. The IPU CET question paper for most of the courses will comprise four sections to access the candidate’s aptitude in different topics. However, the sections vary from course to course.
  4. The global pandemic has brought a change in the examination dates. Thus, candidates must utilise this time for the revision of all the topics as per the IPU CET syllabus.
  5. According to the exam pattern of IPU CET 2020, there will be 100 questions in the question paper of all Common Entrance Tests. Candidates will be awarded 4 marks for each correct answer whereas 1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect response.
  6. GGSIPU allows candidates to complete the IPU CET paper in 150 minutes i.e. 2.5 hours.

Admissions through National Level Exams

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University conducts IPU CET for offering admission to various courses. However, enrollment in some courses at GGSIPU requires the candidates to qualify national level examinations in relevant disciplines. The table below includes all the courses for which the candidates need to appear for the national level tests.

IP University Admission on the Basis of National Level Tests

Course National Level Test
B.Tech JEE Main
Integrated law courses CLAT UG
LLM CLAT PG
M.Tech GATE and IPU CET
B.Arch NATA
PG Ayurveda courses AIA PGET
UG Medical courses NEET UG
PG Medical courses NEET PG

Read More: IPU CET Exam Dates – Course-wise Schedule, Available Shifts

IPU CET Syllabus for B.Tech Biotechnology (CET Code – 130)

While the admission for other B.Tech courses is based on the candidates’ JEE Main scores, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University conducts IPU CET for admission in B.Tech Biotechnology program. Candidates will be asked questions from the four sections mentioned below:

Syllabus of IPU CET for B.Tech. BT

Section Topics Weightage
Physics Upto 12th Level 20%
Chemistry Upto 12th Level 20%
Mathematics Upto 12th Level 20%
Biology (Botany and Zoology) or Biotechnology Upto 12th Level 40%

IPU CET Syllabus for B.Tech Lateral Entry (CET Code – 129)

Other than regular admissions, GGSIPU also offers lateral entry admission in B.Tech second year. For the purpose of B.Tech LE admission in IP University, candidates will have to appear for IPU CET (Paper Code 129). Candidates will have to answer questions from the sections tabulated below.

Syllabus of IPU CET for B.Tech. LE (B.Sc. Group)

Section Topics Weightage
Mathematics B.Sc. Level 40%
English 10+2 Level 20%
Analytical & Logical Reasoning 20%
Scientific Aptitude 20%

IPU CET Syllabus for MBA (CET Code – 101)

Candidates will be able to enrol for an MBA at GGSIPUJj on the basis of CAT. If the seats remain vacant, CMAT qualifiers will be considered. At last, if the seats still remain vacant, the IPU CET qualifiers will be offered admission. The IPU CET for MBA admission will have the following sections.

Syllabus of IPU CET for MBA

Section Weightage
English Language & Comprehension 30%
Numerical Ability 30%
General Awareness 10%
Reasoning Ability including Data Interpretation 30%

IPU CET Syllabus for MA in Mass Communication (CET Code – 106)

As already discussed, GGSIPU offers various courses, one of which is the M.A. in Mass Communication. In order to get admission in MA (MC), candidates will have to answer questions from the sections mentioned in the table below:

Syllabus of IPU CET for MA Mass Comm.

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

IPU CET Syllabus for MA in CRIM (CET Code – 118)

Candidates who wish to pursue a two-year PG course of M.A. in Criminology will have to appear for the IPU CET as per the schedule. Question paper for IPU CET – 118 will have questions from the following sections. 

  1. General Proficiency in English
  2. Elementary knowledge of Social Science
  3. General Knowledge
  4. Understanding different faces of human behaviour

IPU CET Syllabus for BCA (CET Code – 114)

The IPU CET syllabus for BCA is categorised into four sections, each carrying a different weightage of marks. Candidates will have to prepare for the following sections in order to qualify IPU CET for BCA:

Syllabus of IPU CET for BCA

Section Weightage
English Language & Comprehension 15%
Mathematics 30%
Computer Awareness 30%
General Knowledge – IT and Science Related 25%

IPU CET Syllabus for B.Ed (CET Code – 122)

GGSIPU also offers Bachelor of Education to graduates in relevant disciplines. IPU CET for B.Ed. is different from the other courses as the medium of question paper will be in Hindi as well. Candidates can choose the medium as per their convenience. The topics included in IPU CET syllabus for B.Ed admission is tabulated below.

Syllabus of IPU CET for B.Ed.

Section Weightage
English Comprehension* 15%
Mental Ability and Reasoning 40%
General Awareness 25%
Aptitude for Teaching 20%

*Note – The Question Paper shall be set both in English and Hindi Language. (Except the English Comprehension Section which shall only be in English). Candidates even applying through Hindi medium need to attempt this section in English language only. 

IPU CET Syllabus for BBA (CET Code – 125)

Bachelors of Business Administration offered by GGSIPU receives a large number of applicants every year. The competition will be tough for this course due to the humongous number of test-takers competing for limited seats. Candidates must prepare as per the IPU CET syllabus for BBA mentioned in the table below to qualify the exam with flying colours.

Syllabus of IPU CET for BBA

Section Weightage
English Language & Comprehension 25%
Logical and Analytical Ability 25%
General Awareness 25%
Aptitude relating to the field of Management and Communication Skills 25%

IPU CET Syllabus for B.A. in English (CET Code – 184)

For admission to various disciplines of Bachelors of Arts, GGSIPU will design the IPU CET question paper from topics under three sections only. B.A. English candidates will have to prepare as per the sections mentioned in the table below to qualify the examination.

Syllabus of IPU CET for B.A. (English)

Section Weightage
General English 50%
Literary Aptitude 30%
General Awareness 20%

IPU CET Syllabus for B.A. in Economics (CET Code – 197)

Similar to B.A. in English, the IPU CET for Economic Honours will also have three sections. However, the sections differ due to the change of discipline. The table below consists of sections to be covered for qualifying in IPU CET for B.A. in Economics.

Syllabus of IPU CET for B.A. (Economics)

Section Weightage
General English 20%
Economics and Statistics 40%
Mathematics 40%

IPU CET Syllabus for B.Sc. Nursing (CET Code – 115)

GGSIPU admission into B.Sc. Nursing is different in terms of eligibility as well as in terms of the number of sections in the entrance test paper. All the candidates taking the IPU CET for B.Sc. Nursing admission will have to prepare as per the sections in the IPU CET syllabus tabulated below: 

Syllabus of IPU CET for B.Sc. (Nursing)

Section Weightage
Physics 20%
Chemistry 20%
Biology 40%
English Language and Comprehension 10%
General Awareness about Health-related Matters 10%

IPU CET Syllabus for M.Sc in Medical Chemistry and Drug Design (CET Code – 405)

In order to prepare for IPU CET for M.Sc. in Medical Chemistry and Drug Design, candidates will have to study the following sections as per the IPU CET syllabus 2020.

Syllabus of IPU CET for M.Sc in Medical Chemistry and Drug Design

Section Weightage
Chemistry 70%
Pharmaceutical Sciences 30%

IPU CET Syllabus for M.Tech Courses (CET Code – 139, 140, 147 and 152)

Similar to the MBA admissions, initial M.Tech admissions are done for the GATE qualifiers, after which, if the seats remain vacant, IPU CET qualifiers are considered. Candidates can find the IPU CET syllabus for various M.Tech courses below:

IPU CET Syllabus for M.Tech Specializations

IPU CET syllabus for the computer science courses under M.Tech will  be similar to that for GATE – Computer Science and Information Technology. The sections included in the syllabus are as follows:

IPU CET Syllabus for M.Tech (CS) CET Code – 139

  1. Engineering Mathematics
  2. Digital Logic
  3. Computer Organisation and Architecture
  4. Programming and Data Structures
  5. Algorithms
  6. Theory of Computation
  7. Compiler Design
  8. Operating System
  9. Databases
  10. Computer Networks

IPU CET Syllabus for M.Tech (EC) CET Code – 140

  1. Engineering Mathematics
  2. Networks, Signals and Systems
  3. Electronic Devices
  4. Analog Circuits
  5. Digital Circuits
  6. Control Systems
  7. Communications
  8. Electromagnetics

IPU CET Syllabus for M.Tech (TE) CET Code – 147

  1. Engineering Mathematics
  2. General Engineering
  3. Manufacturing Processes I
  4. Manufacturing Processes II
  5. Quality and Reliability
  6. Industrial Engineering
  7. Operations research and Operations management

IPU CET Syllabus for M.Tech (CE) CET Code – 152

  1. Engineering Mathematics
  2. Process Calculations and Thermodynamics
  3. Fluid Mechanics and Mechanical Operations
  4. Heat Transfer
  5. Mass Transfer
  6. Chemical Reaction Engineering
  7. Instrumentation and Process Control
  8. Plant Design and Economics
  9. Chemical Technology

Click here to find detailed syllabus of IPU CET 2020 in Chapter 3 of the official information brochure. 

IPU CET Syllabus – FAQs

✔️ Is the syllabus for all the courses the same under IPU CET 2020?

No, the IPU CET has specified separate syllabus for all the courses, and candidates need to prepare wisely in compliance with the IPU CET syllabus 2020.

✔️ What is the mode of IPU CET 2020?

GGSIPU has changed the mode of admission test from offline to online. Candidates will have to appear for the CBT (computer-based test) as per the schedule.

✔️ Is there any negative marking in IPU CET 2020?

Yes, one mark will be deducted for every incorrect response marked by the candidate in the IPU CET 2020.

✔️ Do I have to appear for IPU CET for B.Tech admissions?

No. GGSIPU does not conduct IPU CET for B.Tech admissions. Candidates are admitted based on their performance in JEE Main Paper 1. However, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University does conduct IPU CET for admission into its B.Tech Biotechnology program.

✔️ What’s the benefit of the IPU CET official syllabus?

Knowing about the IPU CET syllabus will help you prepare only the relevant topics smartly. It will help you invest all your study time for IPU CET 2020 preparation in a fruitful manner.

Stay tuned to Buddy4Study to catch the latest news and updates on IPU CET 2020.  

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