IPU CET B.Com (Hons) 2023: Application Form, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus, Sample Papers etc.

IPU CET B.Com (Hons) 2023 is one of India’s most popular Undergraduate level  Entrance Examinations conducted by Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU) Delhi, Commonly known as IPU. Successful candidates for IPU B.Com (H) Entrance Examination 2023 will apply for Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com Hons) 2023.

Throughout this article, we are providing detailed information about GGSIPU CET B.Com (Hons) 2023 entrance exam, like how to fill the online application form, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, admit card, important date, counselling, books, sample paper, previous year paper, cutoff etc.

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Quick Facts

Before we discuss the complete information about the exam, Let’s look at the quick facts about the IPU CET B.Com (Hons) 2023 exam.

Name of ExaminationIPU CET B.Com/GGSIPU CET B.Com (Hons)
Conducting BodyGuru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU)
Examination levelUniversity level exam
Official Websitewww.ipu.ac.in
Mode of ExaminationOnline
Type of questionsMultiple choice questions (MCQs)

Important Dates

Here, you can check the important dates of IPU CET B.Com. (Hons.) Examination 2023.

EventsStart DateLast Date
Application Form19/03/202330/04/2023 (11:55 pm)
Admit Card Release Date03/06/2023
IPU CET B.Com. (Hons.) 2023 Exam DateOnline Dates11/06/2023
Declaration of result20/06/2023

Eligibility Criteria

Aspirants are advised to read the full detailed information on IPU CET B.Com (Hons) 2023 Eligibility criteria to check whether they are eligible or Not. Once going through all the requirements, a candidate can apply for the Entrance. The eligibility conditions of IPU CET B.Com (Hons) are given below:

NationalityGGSIPU allows Indian and foreign candidates to fill out the IPU CET B.Com (Hons) 2023 application form. Any restriction on nationality will not be there. However, foreign applicants must submit appropriate documents to determine their nationality if they are willing to apply.
Educational Qualification50% in aggregate in 10+2 examination / senior school certificate
examination of C.B.S.E. as minimum marks for admission to B.Com
with a pass in five subjects (One language and four elective subjects) or an examination recognized as equivalent to that.
(i) Pre-University Examination (Two years after ten years of schooling) of an Indian school/college.
OR Intermediate Examination of an Indian University / Board or an
Examination recognized as equivalent to that (Pass in Five written
(ii) Indian School Certificate Examination (12 years) conducted by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination, New Delhi
(Pass in Five written subjects).
(iii) Examination of a foreign University/board is recognized as equivalent to 10+2 C.B.S.E. examination/or Indian university.

How to fill Application Form?

To apply for IPU CET B.Com (Hons) 2023, Candidates can follow these simple steps.

  • Visit the official website (www.ipu.ac.in)
  • Click on “Apply-Online Application Form for Admission 2023-24”
  • Read the instructions carefully and register with a personal Email ID and mobile number and generate your Login ID & Password
  • Provide all personal and educational details
  • Upload documents as per terms (10KB – 100 KB in jpg/ jpeg format only)
  • Payment of application fees and take the printout for reference,

Application Fees

Payment for IPU CET B.Com (Hons) 2023 Application Form can be made online or offline. The Board will not accept any application form without prescribed application fees.

  • Fees: Candidates have to pay a fee of Rs 1200.
  • Payment Mode: Cash payment (Challan will be generated, and fee may be deposited through cash in any branch of Indian Bank). Net Banking/Credit Card and Debit Card.

Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of IPU CET B.Com (Hons) 2023 specifies various aspects of the entrance exam like marking scheme, type of questions, time duration, the total number of items, subjects, sections, etc.

IPU CET Question Paper Pattern for B.Com (H)

General English25%
Logical Reasoning25%
Data Interpretation35%
General Awareness15%


The syllabus for IPU CET B.Com (Hons) 2023 test is as follows–

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

Best Book for IPU CET B.Com

Aspirants here we have mentioned the table of books for IPU CET B.Com 2023. It will help you to improve your knowledge.

GGSIPU: B.Com (Hons.) Common Entrance Test Guide.Dr Sima Kumari Paperback
GGSIPU B.Com Hons Guideby Arihant Experts

Sample Paper

Aspirants here we have mentioned the table of subjectly sample paper for IPU CET B.Com 2023 like English Language, Logical Reasoning, Data Interpretation and Basic General Swareness etc.

SubjectsDownload Here
English Language & Comprehension Sample paper Set-1Click Here
English Language & Comprehension Sample paper Set-2Click Here
Logical Reasoning Sample Paper Set-1Click Here
Logical Reasoning Sample Paper Set-2Click Here
Data Interpretation Sample Paper Set-1Click Here
Data Interpretation Sample Paper Set-2Click Here
Basic General Awareness Sample Paper Set-1Click Here
Basic General Awareness Sample Paper Set-2Click Here

Admit Card

The admit card of IPU CET B.Com (Hons) is a crucial document providing details about the candidate, the timing of the examination, the address of the test centre, rules of the study, etc. If the candidates fail to carry the admit card to the exam hall, they won’t be allowed to enter the examination hall and write the test.

Given below steps can be followed by candidates to check the admit card of GGSIPU CET B.Com (Hons) 2023:

  • Visit the official website (www.ipu.ac.in)
  • Now “Already Registered candidates” tab to download the form
  • Enter your login credentials
  • Admit card of GGSIPU CET B.Com (Hons) 2023 will appear on the screen, then the download the admit card for reference


After all, candidates have appeared for the exam, GGSIPU will compile the IPU CET B.Com (Hons) 2023 Results and release them on its official website. The scorecard will not be sent via email or posted individually to any of the candidates. The University will declare and display the ranks of only those candidates who will qualify in IPU CET B.Com (Hons) 2023. The candidates will be called for counselling/admission depending upon the no. of seats available in each programme. The entries will be made only out of these qualified candidates strictly in order of merit.


The cutoff ranks will be announced after the counselling process is over. For every round of counselling, the authority will declare a cutoff. Candidates scoring less than the stated cutoff will not be allowed to attend the counselling rounds.

  • The Cutoff score for various participating institutes will be declared independently.
  • The merit List will be prepared after the declaration of the cutoff marks.
  • Selected Candidates will have to go through the Counselling process for admission.

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Counselling Procedure

The tentative schedule of counselling and all will be notified by the University website after declaring the results. Students have to follow the counselling process to allot their preferred institute Aspirants securing good marks will be called by GGSIPU for IPU CET B.Com (Hons) 2023 counselling. The seat allotment by respective colleges will begin tentatively from October 2023 as per the exam dates. Selected candidates will have to pay admission fees to their individual colleges.

  • The counselling will be done on the basis of merit list.
  • The list of documents required will also be informed through the detailed counselling schedule.
    Applicants should retain a printout of CET application form as proof of identity of the candidate at the time of counselling/admission.
  • For B.Com (Hons), the counselling will be done in online mode only.
  • Total 3 rounds will be held and one sliding around.
  • The counselling processing fee is Rs. 1000/- (non-refundable).
  • On the basis of IPU B.Com (Hons) 2023 Cutoff and the rank obtained by the candidates, they shall be allotted seats into various management colleges affiliated to IP University.
  • Each candidate will have to choose from/out of those available when his/her turn will come.

Exam Centres

Examination Centre once allotted by the University will not be changed, and no request in this regard will be entertained under any circumstances. If the first and second options for the centre are not invoked or due to any other reason, then the candidate will be allocated Delhi Centre.

1Delhi NCRDelhi NCRFaridabad, Delhi, Noida, Greater Noida, Ghaziabad, Gurugram
2ChandigarhChandigarh –
3Tamil NaduChennai –
4AssamGuwahati –
5RajasthanJaipur –
6Uttar PradeshLucknow –
7MaharashtraMumbai –
8MaharashtraNavi Mumbai

Frequently Asked Question (FAQ)

Is IPU CET necessary for B.Com (H)?

A. GGSIPU CET is a common B.Com (H) Entrance Test conducted by Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi.

What is the meaning of B.Com (H)?

A. The Bachelor of Commerce Honours (B.Com H) is a bachelor’s degree in Commerce with Honours.

Is maths compulsory for B.Com (H) in GGSIPU?

A. For B.com, it is not necessary to have maths, but for B.com (H), it is compulsory to have maths.

Is IPU better than DU?

A. IPU is good if you get into the main campus of GGSIPU; the rest are of the same level. The main difference is that all of them are private, whereas DU colleges are all centrally owned. You can find the best infrastructure of almost all DU colleges, rather better than IP being government.

Is IPU CET B.Com (H) tough?

A. The entrance test of B.Com (H) in IPU is not very tough. Suppose you have good conceptual clarity. But, the problem is getting a good college. Apart from the top 5–6 colleges, the rest of them have an average level of academics.

Is GGSIPU a private or government University?

A. Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU or IP or IPU) is a public state university and not a Private University. A public university is a university that is publicly owned and receives public funds through the national or sub-national government, which private universities are not allowed to get.

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