IPU CET (BCA) -

IPU CET (BCA) (IPU CET (BCA) - 2017)

Pen & Paper | State Level Exam
Application Fee - General / SC / ST - Rs.1000
Important Dates
Registration Date
Feb 15, 2017
Test Date
May 14, 2017
Result Date
May 30, 2017

IPU CET (BCA) 2017 - Application Steps

Generate Login Id
  • Candidate can fill in the online application form for the admission to Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University from the university website.
Complete the Online Form
  • Open the Link on the web page and fill personal information like:
    • Name of the Candidate  
    • Name of Father/Mother  
    • Date of Birth  
    • Category
    • Gender
    • Region
    • Qualifying Exam
    • Religion  
    • Nationality
    • Mailing Address
    • Photograph of the Candidate
    • Visible Mark of Identification
    • Centre of Common Entrance Test
    • Verification and Counter signatures
Upload Photograph and Signature and Thumb Impression
  • Candidate has to click on here to upload his/her scanned passport sized colour photograph ,signature and left hand thumb impression, which should be clearly visible, failing to which his/her candidature will be cancelled.
  • Candidate has to upload their recent passport size photograph. By clicking on Browse button, candidate has to select the photograph from the system and click on Upload button. Image should be of .JPEG/.JPG or.GIF format only and should be of less than 80 KB in size.
  • For uploading the Signature, candidate has to click on Signature Tab and uploadtheir scanned signature. By clicking on Browse button, candidate has to select the scanned signature image from the system and click on Upload button. Image should be of .JPEG/.JPG or.GIF format only and should be of less than 80 KB in size.
Payment of Fees
  • The application Fee of Rs.1000/- .
  • Payment of fee is done through Online.
Printout of Application Form
  • After submitting the application form, take a print copy of application form for future use.
  • Printout of application can be downloaded by using candidates log-in ID and password, online.

How to Apply for IPU CET (BCA) 2017

The following guidelines may be read by all applicants before filling the application form:

  • The candidates are advised to go through the admission Brochure carefully and acquaint themselves with all requirements in respect to filling up of the Online Application Forms for the CET.
  • It will be the sole responsibility of the candidate to make sure that he / she is eligible and fulfills all the conditions prescribed for admission.
  • If ineligibility of a candidate is detected at any stage before or after examination / declaration of result or during any stage of the programme, his / her candidature / admission will be cancelled without any notice, disciplinary action will be taken against him / her and entire fee will also be forfeited. The Vice Chancellor, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University may cancel the admission of any student for specific reasons at any stage.
  • Incomplete application form will be summarily rejected and no request will be entertained in this regard.
  • CET Code: If the candidate is desirous of appearing in more than one Test, separate Application Form should be submitted for each test. Verify the CET Code from the List of Programmes in Admission Brochure before submitting the form. Any request / application for change of CET Code will NOT be entertained.
  • The AADHAR ID: The candidate should write their 12 digit AADHAR ID or number.
  • Name of the Candidate: Candidates should write his / her Name in CAPITAL LETTERS as given in Class X or equivalent certificate. If your name has several initials, leave one blank after each of them.
  • Name of Father/Mother: Write the name of your Father or Mother exactly as in your Class X or equivalent certificate. Writing mother’s name is compulsory.
  • Date of Birth: Enter the date, month and year of your birth as per English calendar and as recorded in your School / Board (Class – X) / Pre-University examination certificate. Birth field is mandatory. If date of birth is not filled, the date of birth value of 01.01.1950 will be used.
  • Category: Select the appropriate option for your categories – SC, ST, OBC, Physically Handicapped / Persons with disablity, Defence and J & K Migrant. If no category is specified, you would be considered as falling under ‘General’ category. And, no claim whatsoever shall be entertained thereafter. Category certificate to be verified during admission / Counseling. If a candidate falls in more than two categories, he/she can select multiple options. If a general category candidate fills up a reserved category, then the candidature for admission to be considered if and only if the rank is within the general cut off rank.
  • Gender: Select the correct option.
  • Region: Select the option titled “Delhi Region” if you have passed your qualifying examination from any school/college located in Delhi or from any institution affiliated to GGSIP University. Select the option titled “Outside Delhi” if you have passed your qualifying examination from any school / college located in any other part of the country (India)excluding the institutions affiliated to GGSIP University. Incorrectness in Region may lead to cancellation of admission on verification of documents.
  • Qualifying Exam: Select the option titled “PASSED” if you have already passed 10+2 or any other specified qualifying examination, which makes you eligible for the Entrance Test. Select the option titled “APPEARING” if you are appearing for the examination, which makes you eligible. The title “APPEARING” covers the cases of “APPEARED” candidates also.
  • Religion: Select the appropriate option. Minority certificate will be verified at the time of admissions for
  • consideration of admissions in minority institutions.
  • Nationality: If your nationality is Indian, option indicated for “INDIAN”. If your nationality is not Indian; option indicated for “OTHERS”.
  • Mailing Address: Write your name and complete mailing address IN CAPITAL LETTERS including the PIN CODE. Candidates are required to enter correct Mobile numbers with relevant STD Code and email address at which the SMS/communication is to be sent.
  • Photograph of the Candidate: The candidate should upload his / her recent colour photograph with white background of size as specified your face should cover about 75% of the photograph (without attestation)taken on or after 01st January of the admission year. The candidate should also upload his / her scanned signature and scanned left thumb impression. Instructions for photograph:
    • Photograph should not have cap, goggles etc. (Spectacles are allowed). The face of the candidate should cover about 75% of the photo.
    • The candidate should keep two identical photographs with him / her, in reserve which may have to be used for pasting in the Admit Card at the time of Entrance Test / Counseling / Admission, in case of doubt regarding the identity. 
  • Visible Mark of Identification: Candidate should mention visible mark of identification.
  • Centre of Common Entrance Test:
    • Refer to the list of Centres of Common Entrance Test for the Academic Programmes and CET Codes mentioned in this Admission Brochure. A centre will be invoked only if sufficient number of candidates are available.
  • Examination Centre once allotted by the University will not be changed and no request in this regard will be entertained under any circumstances. In case the first and second option for centre are not invoked or due to any other reason, then the candidate will be allocated Delhi Centre.
  • Verification and Counter signatures: While filling up of the application form, the candidate must verify the correctness of all the particulars furnished by him / her. In case any candidate is found to have furnished false information or is found to have concealed any material information in his / her application, he / she will be debarred from admission. Further, such a candidate shall also be liable for punishment.
  • The candidate will be solely responsible for all the consequences arising out of any error or omission in the Application Form.

Eligibility for IPU CET (BCA) 2017

Eligibility Conditions: Pass in 12th Class of 10+2 of CBSE or equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate* with pass in English (core or elective or functional) and Mathematics or Computer Science / Informatics Practice / Computer Applications / Multimedia & Web Technology / Data Management Application / Web Application. OR Three year Diploma in a branch of Engineering from a polytechnic duly approved by All India Council for Technical Education and affiliated to a recognized examining body with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.

IPU CET (BCA) 2017 Important Instructions

  • If any candidate is found using any UNFAIR MEANS or does not observe discipline during conduct of the
  • Common Entrance Test, the University will take necessary disciplinary action against such candidate(s).
  • No candidate should carry any textual material, printed or written, bits of papers or any other material except the admit card (without envelope) inside the examination hall. If the candidate is found to be copying or conversing with other candidate(s) or having in his/her possession papers, notes or books/ any electronic material with or without relevant text, he/she will be disqualified from taking the Test and the next one or two such Tests depending on the nature of offense. This shall be treated as the use of unfair means.
  • Carrying of cell phone, pager, calculator pen or any other electronic gadgets to the Examination Centre is strictly prohibited. The University will neither make any arrangement for the safe custody of any of these items nor will be responsible for loss of any such item. Hence, the parents may counsel their wards for not carrying such items with them while going to respective examination centres for taking the CET. If the candidate is found in possession of such gadgets during the examination/test, it shall be treated as the use of unfair means.
  • Candidates must not obtain or give or attempt to obtain or to give undesirable assistance of any kind during the Test, as it shall be treated as the use of unfair means.
  • Any attempt to note down questions during the test or to take away pages from the Test Booklet will be viewed very seriously, and invite legal action. This shall be treated as the use of unfair means.
  • Candidate shall maintain perfect silence during examination/CET; attend to their papers only. Any conversation, gesticulation or causing disturbance during the Test will be deemed to be an act of misbehavior and is, therefore, strictly prohibited. Also, if a candidate is found impersonating or using unfair means, he/she will be disqualified from taking the test.
  • The decision in regard of usage of unfair means shall be taken by the University on the report of the centre superintendent of the test centre, on the recommendation of a constituted committee by the Controller of Examinations (Operations) of the University. The constitution of the committee shall be done by the Controller of Examinations (Operations).

Instructions for The Common Entrance Test:

  • The Common Entrance Test shall be based on the the topics as specified in the CET syllabus section.
  • The candidates are required to report at their respective Examination Centre at least half an hour before the CET along with two copies of their Admit Card issued by the University. No candidate will be allowed to enter the CET Centre after the scheduled commencement of exam.
  • The Each candidate will be given a sealed Test Booklet and OMR answer sheet five minutes before the commencement of the test.
  • The OMR answer sheet is of special type which will be scanned by an optical scanner.
  • Immediately on receipt of the Test Booklet, each candidate shall fill in the required particulars on the cover page of the Test Booklet with a black ballpoint pen only. He/she shall not open the seal of the Test Booklet until asked to do so by the invigilator.
  • Candidates will then write the required particulars on OMR answer sheet with a black ballpoint pen. After this, they will wait for the signal by the invigilator to start marking the responses.
  • The Test will start exactly at the time mentioned on the Admit Card and an announcement to start will be made by the invigilator.
  • While the test is in progress, the invigilator will check the Admit Cards of the candidates to satisfy himself/herself about the identity of each candidate. The invigilator will also put his/her signature in the space provided for the purpose on the OMR answer sheet as well as on the Admit Card.
  • The candidate will have to sign the Attendance Sheet against his/her CET Roll Number.
  • A signal will be given at the beginning of the Test. A signal will also be given at the closing time when the candidates must stop marking the responses.
  • After completing the Test and before handing over the Test Booklet and the OMR answer sheet to the invigilator, the candidates are advised to make sure that all the particulars required in the Test Booklet and the OMR answer sheet have been correctly written, i.e.CET Roll Number, Name of the Candidate,CET Code, Centre Code, Test Booklet Number, Test Booklet Code, CET name.
  • No candidate will move out of the examination hall until the time prescribed for the Test is over.
  • No candidate will take away the Test Booklet and/or the OMR answer sheet from the examination hall. Taking away of the test booklet or the OMR answersheet shall be treated as the usage of unfair means.
  • A candidate must bring his/her own black ball point pen to fill the answers in ovals of OMR answer sheet.
  • In case the ovals are filled by any instrument other than the black ball point pen, then the answer sheet may be rejected by the optical scanner when the same is being scanned. In all such cases, the responsibility shall rest on the candidates.
  • The candidate must ensure that the answer sheet is not folded. Also, he/she should not make any marks or write any kind of description on it.
  • Candidates are advised to be sure about the correct answer before they darken the oval with black ball point pen. They should also ensure that the each oval is completely darkened with black ball point pen, partially or faintly darkened ovals may be rejected by the optical scanner. It may also be negatively marked.
  • For all programmes: Each question carries four marks. For each incorrect response, one mark will be deducted from the total number of marks obtained by the candidate. No deduction from the total marks. Candidates are advised not to attempt a question if they are not sure of the correct answer. If a candidate darkens more than one oval against a question, it will be deemed to be an incorrect answer and will be negatively marked.
  • A question in which multiple ovals are darkened shall be deemed to be answered wrong. The Test Booklet Code filled in by the candidate in the OMR answer-sheet will be accepted as final for the purpose of evaluation. When the space for the Booklet Code is left blank or more than one booklet code is indicated therein, it will be deemed to be an incorrect booklet code and the answer sheet will not be evaluated. The candidate himself/herself will be solely responsible for all the consequences arising out of any error or omission in writing the Test Booklet Code.
  • No candidate should do any rough work on the OMR answer-sheet. Rough work, if any, is to be done only in the Test Booklet at the space provided.
  • Candidates should check to make sure that the Test Booklet contains the number of pages as mentioned on the top of the first page. In case the numbers do not tally, it should be immediately brought to the notice of the invigilator. The candidates shall not remove any page(s) from the Test Booklet and if any page(s) is (are) found missing from a candidate's booklet, he/she shall be liable for prosecution under relevant provisions of Indian Penal Code.
  • In case of any confusion, invigilator may be contacted.
  • No candidate, without the specific permission of the Centre Superintendent or the invigilator concerned, shall leave his/her seat in the examination hall until he/she has finished his/ her paper and handed over the Test Booklet and the OMR answer-sheet to the invigilator on duty. Failure to do so may be treated as usage of unfair means.
  • Smoking in the examination hall during the hours of the Test is strictly prohibited.
  • Tea, coffee, cold drinks or snacks are not allowed inside the examination hall during the Test.
  • Candidates shall maintain perfect silence and attend to their papers only. Any conversation, gesticulation or causing disturbance in the examination will be deemed to be an act of misbehaviour and is, therefore, strictly prohibited. Also, if a candidate is found impersonating or using unfair means, his/ her candidature shall be cancelled and he/she will be liable to be debarred from taking the entrance tests either permanently or for a specified period depending upon the nature of the offense, in addition to any other action which may be taken under the Indian Penal Code.
  • If any candidate is found using any unfair means at any stage of admission process or does not observe discipline during the conduct of the Entrance Test, his/her candidature is liable to be cancelled, as such behaviour shall be deemed as the usage of unfair means.

Other Important Instruction:

  • The application forms shall be available in the online mode only from the University Website.
  • The last date for applying shall not be extended for any program or program group for which a common entrance test is to be conducted by the University.
  • It is the responsibility of the candidates to ascertain whether they possess the requisite eligibility and qualifications for admission. Appearing for the written examination does not necessarily mean acceptance of eligibility
  • The applicants are advised that since the form filling as well as admit cards shall be made available through the online mode only, they must keep the details of their login id and the password secure and safe.
  • Applicants should be careful in choosing the CETs that they apply for, as no change would be permissible after the application has been submitted.
  • After the application for any CET is submitted, if there is a mistake in the date of birth, spelling mistake in name of applicants or the parent's name or in the choice of category claimed for the purpose of availing reservation, the applicant must submit an application in physical form to:
  • Reception, Examination Division, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi.
  • This application must be submitted before 3.00 PM of the third week of April for CET .

IPU CET (BCA) 2017 Relaxation Policy

Relaxation in Eligibility:

Candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes/Widows or Wards of Defence Personnel/ Persons With Disability will be allowed 5% relaxation of marks in the minimum eligibility requirement, irrespective of the fact whether there exists any reservation for any category of such candidates or not.

Note: Relaxation of any kind will be granted to only those candidates, who are able to produce necessary relevant supporting documents before the Admission Officer present at the Venue of the Document Verification / Counselling /Admission. Therefore, for seeking these relaxation/s, necessary documents must be obtained in advance by all candidates from the Competent Authority as prescribed.

Age Relaxation: The upper age limit may be relaxed up to a maximum of five years in exceptional cases by the Admission Officer (designated) of the concerned program (except MBBS/BDS) if he/she is satisfied with the merit of the case. Candidates exceeding the upper age limit up to five years may provisionally apply/ appear in the Common Entrance Test. However, they would be required to submit to the satisfaction of the Admission Officer an explanation regarding the gap period, i.e., the details of the period spent by him/her after passing the qualifying examination to justify the relaxation. Such explanation should be in the form of an application to the concerned Admission Officer along with supporting documents (if any). Any relaxation of age beyond this shall be given by the Competent Authority of the University. The candidates desirous of applying for age relaxation should apply in writing to Registrar, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University. The application should reach the Admission Division of the University on or before April Month at the address:

In charge Admissions, Admission Branch, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Dwarka, Sector 16C, Delhi 110078.

IPU CET (BCA) Application FAQ

1) What is IPU CET BCA?

IPU CET is a national level examination conducted by the Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, and is the qualifying examination for admissions to undergraduate computer application programmes in Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University.
IPU CET BCA : University level common entrance test “IPU CET BCA ” is conducted to offer admission to qualifying candidate to Bachelor of Computer Applications course for the current academic year.

2) What is BCA Programme?

  • The BCA programme provides student with necessary skill to make successful career as professional in competitive situation with satisfying jobs.
  • Fast growing information technology and communication systems have become critical components of almost every company's strategic plan.Companies which want to take advantage of the new information technologies and communication systems require expert professionals, who can apply computer science principles to solve problems produced by the interface between business and technology. BCA Course is an undergraduate program where students are exposed to various areas ofcomputer apllications including the latest developments in the industry.

3) Who organizes IPU CET?

The IPU CET (Indraprastha University Common Entrance Test) is a university level examination organized by Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University.

4) What is the key strength of the BCA?

The curriculum of the BCA ensures that students are exposed to the latest information and knowledge in the Computer Science domains. BCA students are equipped to manage Computer Software and Hardware processes holistically.

5) When will be the IPU CET application form will be available?

The application form will be available from last week of January .

6) What is the fee to be paid for the form?

The application form along with the Common Entrance Test Fee of Rs.1000/- plus service charge & taxes as applicable .

7) Which modes the payment can be done?

a)The mode of application is online.
b)The candiates need to log on to the official website and click on the link named "apply Online'.There,a detalied apllication form for the exam of IPUCET shall open that the candiates need to fill in. It shall ask the candidates to fill in the follwing details.
c)Candidte's name
d)Father's name
e)Mother's name
f)Date of Birth
g)Postal address
h)Email address
i)Candidates must then submit the completed application form .
j)Then the candidates shall be required to pay the application fee by entering either through“E-Challan” or through “E-Payment ” option or by cash details.
k)After successfully submit application form take print out of it by given button.
l)Also, save it on your computer this is the proof of your filled application form Keep this form safe for future use.

8) What should be done in case any payment has been made more than once?

The payment will be refunded.

9) When is it conducted ?

It is usually conducted in the month of May. This year, the entrance test is being conducted on first week of May.

10) If any mistake has happened while filling up the CET form, how can it be corrected?

In case of any mistake regarding DOB, spelling of names etc., the candidates need to submit an application in physical form at the Reception, Examination Branch, GGSIP University along with the applicable processing fee of Rs. 500/-. This application must be submitted within 5 working days of the last date of form submission together with the applicable fee. After this no request for any correction shall be entertained.

11) What should be done in case any payment has been made more than once?

Any additional payment will be refunded back to the candidates. In case of any non-payment of the due amount, applicants may visit University Help Desk.

12) Can I apply for more than one programme/ IPU CET?

Yes. However, a separate application form has to be filled for each programme having distinct CET Codes.

13) What is the procedure for admission in GGSIPU?

The admission in GGSIPU is on the basis of merit obtained in CET. The dates for inviting application for appearing in CET are advertised through newspaper and notifications uploaded on the University website.The process for issue of notification for inviting application for CET has commenced.Those who qualify CET are required to participate in the Counselling process for seeking admission, based on the candidate’s preferences and his/her merit in CET  in the respective programmes given specific CET codes.

14) Do I need to submit any document if pursuing course through distance learning mode?

In case of students who have passed the qualifying examination through distance/ open education system of any recognized university/ board/institution, the necessary documentary evidence related to location of his/her study centre i.e. study centre proof, certificate from the university imparting open/distance education certifying the location of study centre must be submitted at the time of verification of documents.

15) How to obtain the admit card of the exam?

The admit card may be obtained from the official website of the university.

List of IPU CET (BCA) 2017 Centers (Expected)

State City Mode of Exam
Andhra Pradesh Hyderabad Pen & Paper
Chandigarh Chandigarh Pen & Paper
Haryana Ambala Pen & Paper
Karnataka Bangalore Pen & Paper
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal Pen & Paper
Madhya Pradesh Indore Pen & Paper
Rajasthan Jaipur Pen & Paper
Rajasthan Udaipur Pen & Paper
Uttar Pradesh Lucknow Pen & Paper
Uttaranchal Dehradun Pen & Paper
West Bengal Kolkata Pen & Paper
Uttar Pradesh Varanasi Pen & Paper
Delhi Delhi Pen & Paper