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IPU CET MBA Admission 2021- Dates, Application (Extended), Eligibility, Result, Counselling

Yash Dhamija
Yash DhamijaPublished On: July 20, 2021 | IPU CET

IPU has extended the last date to fill MBA application form for 2021 admissions. Candidates can check the eligibility criteria, important dates, result and counselling details for IPU MBA Admission 2021 from here.

IPU CET MBA Admission 2021- Dates, Application (Extended), Eligibility, Result, Counselling

IPU CET is a common entrance test conducted by Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU). The exam is conducted every year for admission in the UG and PG courses offered in Management, Hotel Management, Nursing, Engineering, Pharmacy and various other disciplines. Those who are interested in MBA admission to any of the college affiliated with GGSIPU may check the details regarding IPU MBA provided here.

IPU MBA Admission Based on IPU CET

IP University has released the IPU CET MBA Application Form 2021 in the online mode on its official website. The last date to submit the IPU CET MBA Application Form has been extended until July 31. Candidates must note that only the IPU CET scores will be used to fill the vacant seats left after admissions have been conducted based on CAT 2020 and then CMAT 2021 scores.

IPU MBA Admissions Based on CAT 2020

The IP University MBA Application Form based on CAT 2020 score has been closed on May 30. IP University is expected to open the Application Form Correction Window for MBA Applications based on CAT 2020 soon.

It should be noted that IPU MBA admission 2021 will be done based on merit in the Common Admission Test (CAT) 2020. If seats remain vacant after completing admissions based on CAT, the university will consider the Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) 2021 scores of the candidate. In case the seats remain vacant after exhausting CAT and CMAT merit, the university will allocate the seats based on IPU CET. IP university does not conduct its own entrance test for MBA admission except for MBA in IT. The eligibility criteria and counselling process for IPU MBA Admissions 2021 are provided in this article.

IPU MBA 2021 Overview



Exam name

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University Common Entrance Test

Short Name


Mode of Application Form


Conducting body

GGSIPU(Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University)

Entrance Exam

CAT 2020/ CMAT 2021

Exam mode


Exam category

Postgraduate level

Important Dates of IPU MBA Admission 2021

Check all the important dates for IPU MBA Admissions 2021 provided in the table below.



IPU MBA 2021 Application Form Starts Based on CAT 2020

April 6, 2021

IPU MBA 2021 Application Form Deadline Based on CAT 2020

May 30, 2021

IPU CET 2021 MBA Application Form Start Date

June 8, 2021

IPU CET MBA Application Form Deadline

July 15, 2021

July 31, 2021

Last Date to correct IPU MBA Application Form

To Be Announced

Registration for centralized online counselling in MBA programme (only through CAT score)

To Be Announced

IPU MBA result declaration for counselling Round 1

To Be Announced

IPU MBA result declaration for counselling round 2

To Be Announced

IPU MBA Eligibility Criteria 2021

Candidates need to satisfy the eligibility criteria decided by the IP university to get eligible for IPU MBA admission 2021. The eligibility criteria for IPU MBA admissions is provided below.

  • Bachelor's Degree of at least three years in any discipline with a minimum of 50% aggregate from any recognized University OR
  • Passed the final examination of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India or England, the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of England or India or the Institute of Company Secretaries of India

  • Age Limit as of August 1, 2021. Besides this, the candidate should not be beyond 35 years

  • Those who are applying for MBA (Financial Analysis) must have passed in mathematics at the 12th level

MBA (IT) Admission

  • Passed a B.Tech or B.E with at least 60%marks OR

  • Should be M.Sc (IT), M.Sc (CS), M.Sc.(Electronics), MCA with at least 60% marks

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The syllabus of IPU MBA will be different for both MBA and MBA (IT). For MBA, around 30% weightage will be provided to English Language & Comprehension, Reasoning Ability including data interpretation and Numerical Ability each. 10% weightage will be provided to General Awareness. 

For MBA (IT), 30% weightage will be provided with each to English Language & Comprehension, Logical Reasoning & Data Interpretation and Numerical Ability & Mathematics. 10% weightage will be provided to Computer Science. 

IPU MBA Syllabus

MBA(IT) Syllabus

IPU MBA Admission Application Form 2021

Candidates need to complete the IPU MBA application form before the last date. The application form for IPU MBA admission will be updated on the official website of the university. The stepwise process to fill the IPU MBA application process is provided below.

Steps to Fill IPU MBA Application Form 2021

  • Visit the official website of GGSIPU and click on “Apply Now”

  • Registration for IPU MBA 2021

  • After that, re-login to the page and fill the application form

  • Select the program for which you are applying for admission. Choose “MBA” for MBA admission

  • Fill in all the required fields such as candidate’s name, nationality, gender, personal details & contact details

  • Proceed to upload the scanned Passport sized coloured Photograph, Signature and Left-hand thumb impression

  • Enter the academic details such as the qualifying exam, marks, year of qualifying etc.

  • Click on the “submit” button

  • Pay the application fee

  • Take a printout of the completed application form

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IPU MBA Application Fee 2021

Candidates may submit the application fee via credit card, debit card or net banking. The application fee for IPU MBA is INR 1200. 


Application Fee


INR 1200

Documents Required to Fill IPU MBA Application Form 2021

Some of the documents that are required to fill the application form of IPU MBA are listed below

  • Category Certificate/ Caste Certificate

  • Class 12th mark sheet

  • Scanned copy of candidate's signature

  • Undergraduate mark sheet

  • Scanned copy of candidate’s recent passport size colour photograph

  • Aadhar Card Number

IPU CET MBA Admit Card 2021

The admit card of IPU MBA will be updated online in the 3rd week of June 2021. Candidates who are appearing for the exam can download the IPU CET admit card using their login ID and password generated at the time of registration. They are advised to download the admit card one week before exam day. Some of the details that will be provided on the admit card of IPU MBA are roll number, signature, exam date, photograph and timings. The candidates must carry the IPU CET admit card on exam day. They will also have to carry some other documents with the admit card as provided below.

  • Two recent colour passport size photographs

  • A hard copy of the IPU MBA admit card 2021

  • One ID proof(Passport, Aadhaar card, Voter’s ID card, Driving licence or PAN Card)

IPU MBA Exam Pattern 2021

GGSIPU will conduct the IPU entrance exam for admission to MBA (IT). The college will conduct a CET in case the seats are vacant after exhausting CAT and CMAT merit. The total duration of the IPU CET exam conducted for MBA admission is 150 minutes. Four marks will be awarded for each correct answer while one mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer. There will be a total of 100 questions in the exam. Check the exam pattern of IPU CET provided below.

IPU MBA Exam Pattern

IPU MBA Admission 2021: Shortlisting and Final Admission Process

IPU MBA admission 2021 will be based on candidates’ performance in the qualifying examination and personal interview. The university will conduct central counselling based on the score obtained in CAT 2020 and based on IPU CET 2021 for MBA (IT). Candidates are required to choose the institute or college during counselling. The merit list will be prepared based on the weightage awarded to various components – Academic scores, CAT score and personal interview.

Also Read:Importance of CAT in MBA Admissions

MBA Admission 2021 at IPU: Weightage Components

Provided below is the weightage of each component for MBA Admission 2021 at IPU.


Weightage( in %)

Personal Interview (Centralized Counselling)


Percentage of marks in the qualifying exam & CAT 2020 exam




IPU CET MBA Result 2021

The result of IPU MBA 2021 will be released after the commencement of the IPU 2021 examination. Candidates can check their results from the official website of the University. IPU MBA 2021 result will be released in PDF form as a merit list. The university will declare the result of only those candidates who have qualified in the CET 2021 conducted by the IPU university and for the National Level Entrance Test( CMAT/CAT).

Also Read:Direct MBA Admission Without Entrance Exam - Admission Process, Colleges and Fees

IPU CET MBA Cutoff 2021

The cutoff of IPU MBA is the minimum score/ mars]ks that must be obtained by the aspirants to get admission to the selected institute. The cutoff of IPU MBA will be declared in online mode and it will depend on many factors such as the total number of candidates applied for admission, the total number of seats available and past years cutoff. 

IPU MBA Counselling 2021

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (IPU) will conduct the centralised online counselling for MBA admission. IPU MBA admission 2021 will be done based on marks scored by the candidates in CAT 2020. If seats through CAT 2020 are filled, then the IPU MBA 2021 admission will stop. If the seats remain vacant, then CMAT 2021 & IPU MBA 2021 scores will be considered for IPU MBA admissions. All the important notifications regarding the closure of counselling will be updated on the official website. All selected candidates will have to deposit a one-time counselling participation fee of INR 1000 including other charges as applicable. The fees will be non-refundable. 

IPU MBA Admission: Counselling Schedule 2021

Check the schedule for IPU MBA admission from the table provided below.

IPU MBA Counselling Process 2021


Choice filling for MBA seat in IP University USMS and affiliated colleges for 2021-23 batch based on CAT 2020 score

To be announced

Admission result declaration for MBA 2021-23 batch

To be announced

Submission of Willingness – Whether candite wants to participate in further counselling for seat upgradation or freezing the seat in the allotted college

To be announced

Payment of a part academic fee of INR 40,000
(Candidates who have already paid it, need not pay again)

To be announced

Printing of provisional allotment or offer letter for admission

To be announced

Withdrawal of Admission (After submitting the part academic fee)

To be announced

Result of the sliding round

To be announced

Reporting at allotted institute and paying the balance fee, if any

To be announced

Also Read:MBA Admission Process 2021 - Last Date to Apply, Eligibility, Selection Criteria, Top B-Schools

Registration Process for IPU MBA 2021 Counselling

Candidates can follow the steps provided below to register for IPU MBA 2021 counselling

  • Visit the official website of IPU CET

  • Online Registration Process: Generate the Application Sequence Number and password for the subsequent logins

  • Re-login and complete the remaining activities such as image uploading, application form submission, fee payment and choice filling

  • Multistep Application Submission: After submission of the application form, re-login and enter  contact details, personal details, qualification & competitive exam details

  • Proceed to documents uploading and submission of application fee

Note: Already registered candidates will have to pay an amount of INR 1000 and other charges as counselling participation fees. While fresh candidates who have not registered with GGSIPU need to deposit INR 2200 plus charges (INR 1200 application fees & INR 1000 counselling fees). 

IPU MBA Admission 2021: Seat Allotment

Seats for IPU MBA admission will be allotted as per the following steps

Round 1 of seat allotment: Seats will be allotted according to the preference/ choice decided by the candidate

Round 2 of seat allotment: The second round of seat allotment will be conducted for the candidates who have opted for seat modification. There are three groups of eligible candidates for this round.

  • Group 1 - Freeze candidates: These candidates will not be allowed to alter choices. The seat allotted in round 1 will be retained and only their allotted category may be upgraded

  • Group 2 - Float candidates: These candidates will be allowed to alter(modify) their choices. They can upgrade their choices but the previously allotted seat will remain a valid choice in this round. Candidates will not be permitted to delete the choice but will be able to rearrange choice in the order of their preference.

  • Group 3 - No seat allotted candidates: Candidates who didn't get any seat in the previous round will be able to change or modify their choices or their existing choices will be considered.

IPU MBA Admissions: Participating Colleges

Provided below are some of the colleges affiliated with GGSIPU. Candidates who are interested in admission to any of these colleges can fill our Common Application Form

MBA colleges


University School of Management Studies (USMS) – Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU), Delhi

MBA: 120, MBA (IT): 60

Delhi Institute Of Advanced Studies, Rohini, Delhi

MBA: 120

Maharaja Agrasen Institute of Technology, Rohini, Delhi

MBA: 120, MBA (2nd shift): 60

Management Education & Research Institute, Janak Puri, New Delhi 

MBA: 120, MBA (2nd shift): 120

Bhagwan Parshuram Institute Of Technology, Rohini, Delhi

MBA: 60

Candidates who have any doubt regarding IPU MBA admissions can ask questions through the Collegedekho QnA zone.

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