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IPU CET 2021 Exam Pattern

Updated By Shreya Sareen on 13 Apr, 2021 12:42

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IPU CET 2021 Exam Pattern

It is essential for candidates wanting to appear in the IPU CET 2021 entrance to know about the exam pattern. This is a university-level examination that is conducted by Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU) with the aim of providing admissions to the various undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Knowledge about the exam pattern will help the candidates to understand the structure of the examination and hence prepare effectively. It is considered to be one of the first steps of the preparation flow for any examination. 

The exam pattern includes certain elements such as mode of the examination, time duration, types of questions asked, distribution of questions, marking scheme etc. All of it is usually framed by the examination conducting authority. IPU CET 2021 will be conducted in the offline mode and the medium of the question paper will be English. Once the candidates are aware of the pattern, they should go through the marking scheme of IPU CET 2022. Next, the aspirants are advised to know all the details about the syllabus of the examination. No portion of the syllabus should be left out if someone wishes to do well in the entrance. The time table prepared by the candidates should justify the syllabus of IPU CET 2021.

To know more about the particular topic, candidates are advised to give the sections below a thorough read.

IPU CET 2021 Exam Pattern - Important Highlights

Important highlights related to the exam pattern of IPU CET 2021 have been provided in the table below.

IPU CET 2021 Duration

2:30 hours for B.Tech in Biotechnology, 3 hours for other courses

Number of Questions in exam

150 questions

Marking Scheme

+4 marks for correct answer

-1 mark deducted for wrong answer

IPU CET 2021 Exam Mode

Computer-Based Test (CBT)

IPU CET 2021 Medium of question paper


Detailed IPU CET 2021 Exam Pattern

The detailed Exam Pattern of IPU CET 2021 is mentioned below. Candidates are advised to go through it with utter diligence:

Exam Mode

IPU CET 2021 will be a Computer-Based Test (CBT).

Number of Questions

All CETs, in IPU CET 2021 will have 150 questions in total (except B.Tech Biotechnology which will have 200 questions).

Exam Duration

The exam duration of IPU CET 2020 will be of 2:30 hours for B.Tech in Biotechnology and 3 hours for all other courses.

Medium of Question Paper

The medium of the IPU CET 2021 question paper will be English (except B.Ed for which paper medium will be in English as well as in Hindi).

Negative Marking

There will be a negative marking of 1 mark for each incorrect response.

IPU CET 2021 Marking Scheme

We have provided the candidates with details about the marking scheme of IPU CET 2021 in the pointers below:

  • IPU CET 2021 question paper will be objective-type in nature.

  • For each question, four options will be provided, out of which candidates will have to choose only one appropriate answer.

  • Four marks will be allotted for every correct answer.

  • There will be negative marking for every wrong answer. For each incorrect answer, one mark will be deducted.

  • No marks will be deducted for an unmarked answer.

  • Marking more than one option will be treated as an incorrect response.

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