IPU CET MCA 2023: Application Form, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus, Sample Papers etc.

IPU University has released the exam notification for different courses. According to notification, IPU University takes admission for MCA courses through national level exams NIMCET & IPU CET MCA 2023. Successful candidates for the GGSIPU MCA 2023 Entrance Examination will be eligible to apply for Master in Computer Application (MCA/ MCA SE) courses offered by different IP University MCA colleges in Delhi/NCR. 

Throughout this article, we are providing detailed information about the GGSIPU CET MCA 2022 entrance exam, like how to fill out 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 MCA 2023 exam.

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)

Eligibility Criteria

Aspirants are advised to read the full detailed information on IPU CET MCA 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 MCA are given below:

Educational QualificationPassed BCA/Bachelor Degree in Computer Science Engineering or equivalent Degree. OR Passed Three years (03) Bachelor Degree with Mathematics at 10+2 level or at Graduation level “(these applicants, if admitted, shall have to study additional bridge courses as per the norms of the University)”. Obtained at least 50% marks (45% marks in case of candidates belonging to the reserved category) in the qualifying examinations.
Admission CriteriaAll admissions shall be based on the Merit of NIMCET 2023. If Seats remain vacant after counselling based on the merit of NIMCET 2023, the University will consider admission to MCA/ MCA (SE) programmes by conducting a Common Entrance Test to be conducted by GGSIP University.

How to fill Application Form?

To apply for IPU CET MCA 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 MCA 2023 Application Form can be made in both online and offline mode. 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 MCA 2023 specifies various aspects of the entrance exam, like marking scheme, type of questions, time duration, the total number of items, subjects, sections, etc.

S.No.Name of SectionWeightage
2English Language and Comprehension25%
3Computer Awareness25%
4Logical and Analytical Ability25%

IPU CET MCA Syllabus

The syllabus for IPU CET MCA 2023 test is as follows–

  • Mathematics (25%)
  • English Language and Comprehension (25%)
  • Computer Awareness (25%)
  • Logical and Analytical Ability (25%)
General English/ComprehensionReading Comprehension, Fill in the Blanks, Error Correction, Antonyms/Synonyms, Idioms & Phrases, Spelling Error, One-word Substitution
Logical and Analytical AbilityAnalogies, Figures/Verbal Classification, Coding and Decoding, Blood Relation, Arithmetic Number Series, Letter and Symbol Series, Alphabet Test, Question-related to the dictionary, Arithmetical Reasoning Vien Diagram, Sitting Arrangement, Puzzle/Tabulation, Non-verbal series, Logical Deduction

Best Book for IPU CET MCA

GGSIPU MCA GuideA. K. Prasad Deepa Chaudhary, Jesica Khera, Amogh Goel (Author)
MCA Entrance Exam GuideLearnX (Author)

Sample Paper

You have to provide a sample paper that will help you to examine.

SubjectDownload Here
English Language & Comprehension Sample Paper Set-1Click Here
English Language & Comprehension Sample Paper Set-2Click Here
Mathematics Sample Paper Set-1Click Here
Mathematics Sample Paper Set-2Click Here
Logical and Analytical Ability Sample Paper Set-1Click Here
Logical and Analytical Ability Sample Paper Set-2Click Here

Practice Paper

In this table, we have mentioned the IPU CET MCA practice paper for many subjects like English, Mathematics, General Knowledge and Computer Knowledge.

English and Comprehension

S.no.TopicsPaper Set 1Paper Set 2
1AnalogyClick HereClick Here
2Passage CompletionClick HereClick Here
3RearrangementClick HereClick Here
4ArticleClick HereClick Here
5Usage of TensesClick HereClick Here


S.no.TopicsPaper Set 1Paper Set 2
1Coordinate geometryClick HereClick Here
2TrigonometryClick HereClick Here
3Matrices and determinantsClick HereClick Here
4Complex numbers and quadratic equationsClick HereClick Here
5Fourier SeriesClick HereClick Here

Admit Card

The admit card of IPU CET MCA is a crucial document providing details about the candidate, the timing of the examination, the address of the test centre, the 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 MCA 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 MCA 2023 will appear on the screen, then download the admit card for reference.


After all, candidates have appeared for the exam, GGSIPU will compile the IPU CET MCA 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 for IPU CET MCA 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.

Cutoff Info

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

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 MCA 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.

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 Questions (FAQ)

Is IPU CET is for MCA?

A. All admissions shall be based on the Merit of NIMCET 2023. If Seats remain vacant after counselling based on the merit of NIMCET 2023, the University will consider admission to MCA/ MCA (SE) programmes by conducting Common Entrance Test to be conducted by GGSIP University.

Will, there be any age limit for candidates who wish to fill the application form for GGSIPU CET MCA 2023?

A. Yes, candidates should check the GGSIPU CET MCA 2023 eligibility criteria for the age limit.

When will the GGSIPU CET MCA 2023 admit card be available to download?

A. After completing registration, GGSIPU CET MCA admits card 2023 will be available to download online a week before the exam date.

What after the result of GGSIPU CET MCA is declared?

A. After the declaration of the result, the candidates who have qualified in the exam will be called for further selection.

Can I fill out the form of GGSIPU CET MCA 2023 in offline mode?

A. The application form for GGSIPU CET MCA 2023 will be available online mode only.

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