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IPU CET 2017 B.Ed Exam

Last Updated - April 21, 2017

Indraprastha University Common Entrance Test (IPU CET) is a university level entrance exam for various undergraduate and postgraduate courses. It is conducted by Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU), New Delhi. Among all the courses it offers, Bachelor of Education is also the one for which CET is conducted. IPU CET is conducted once in a year in the months of April & May for all the courses.  The IPU CET 2017 for B.Ed. program will be conducted on May 14, 2017. 

IPU CET B.Ed. is an offline i.e. pen paper based test that contains 150 MCQs. The test duration is two hours and 30 minutes. The question will be English and Hindi. The total marks for the test will be 600, i.e. 4 marks for each correct answer. There will also be negative marking of 1 mark for wrong answer.

Last date for online application process of IPU CET 2017 B.Ed. was April 18, 2017. University will release admit card for IPU CET 2017 online 7 days before the date of the CET. The Admit Card can be downloaded from the website using log-in ID and password. IPU CET B.Ed. Admit card will be available from May 07, 2017.

Around 2.5 lakh candidates apply for IPU CET every year for around 150 academic programs. Number of seats available for B.Ed. program at GGSIPU is 1720 across 17 affiliated colleges offering this program.

IPU CET B.Ed 2017 Highlights

Date of IPU CET 2017May 14, 2017 Sunday
Conducting BodyGGSIPU, New Delhi
Mode of ExamOffline (Pen Paper Based)
Medium of ExamEnglish/Hindi
Duration of Exam2 Hour and 30 minutes
Type and Number of Questions150 MCQs
Sections4 (English Comprehension, Mental Ability and Reasoning, General Awareness, Aptitude for Teaching)
Courses OfferedBachelor of Education (B.Ed.)
Number of Seats1720

IPU CET B.Ed 2017 Dates

IPU CET B.Ed. 2017 is scheduled to be held on May 14, 2017. Registration for the same was started from February 15, 2017. Following table shows the important dates related to IPU CET 2017:

Online Application Process Starts FromFebruary 15, 2017
Last Date for Online ApplicationApril 18, 2017
IPU CET B.Ed. Admit Card 2017 Release DateMay 07, 2017
IPU CET B.Ed. Exam DateMay 14, 2017
IPU CET B.Ed. Result Declaration DateMay 30, 2017

IPU CET B.Ed 2017 Eligibility

Candidates with at least 50% marks either in Bachelors degree and/or in the Masters degree in Sciences, Social Sciences, and Humanities are eligible to apply for IPU CET B.Ed.

Or Candidates with Bachelors degree in Engineering or Technology with specialization in Science and Mathematics with 55% marks or any other equivalent qualification are also eligible to apply for IPU CET B.Ed.

Following are some other specific requirements for IPU CET B.Ed. eligibility:

  • Candidate should not be beyond 35 years of age on August 01, 2017, for applying in IPU CET B.Ed.
  • There is no limit for attempts.
  • Candidate must be a citizen of India.
  • Candidate must have a bachelor’s degree with 50% marks in relevant subjects.

Candidates having fulfilled the eligibility conditions, as mentioned above, may opt for any two teaching methodology subjects, as per details given below for graduates and post graduates. Candidates must have passed at least two subjects out of the following list:

Graduate: English, Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Mathematics, Integrated Science, Social Science

Post Graduate: English, Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Mathematics, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Accountancy, Business Studies, Political Science, History, Geography, Economics and Home Science.

University shall abide strictly to the NCTE norms for admission in B.Ed. It is the responsibility of candidate to make sure he/she fulfills all the eligibility conditions laid down by university.

IPU CET B.Ed 2017 Application Form

IPU CET 2017 B.Ed. application form is available only online on the official website of university. Following are some important steps for filling up IPU CET 217 Application form:

  • Choose Exam Category: For filling in the application form, candidates must select the exam category. For B.Ed. course they should choose Engineering/Professional/M.Phil/PG Diploma/PG Ayurveda Programmes category.
  • Filling General Information:  After selecting the category, a general information form will appear. The first page of the General Information form contains the personal information fields, and candidate must fill in all the mandatory details including personal details and contact details.
  • Uploading Documents: Candidates must upload scanned passport sized colour photograph, signature image and left hand thumb impression image, which should be clearly visible. Images should be of .JPEG/.JPG/.GIF format only and image size should be of less than 80 KB.
  • Qualification Details: Candidates must fill their academic details. It includes year of passing, board/university name and % of marks in qualifying exam. After filling in the Academic details, as per the exam category, candidates should click ‘next’ and they will be redirected to the declaration page.
  • Login ID and Password Generation: After declaration, a message box will appear asking candidate to note down his/her login id and password that will be used further for times like downloading admit card etc.
  • Application for Course: Go to Course Application tab to apply for courses and click on “Apply for Courses” button. Candidates must select the course they want to apply for, from the list provided. After selecting the course, candidates should check the “I Agree” box, and click on ‘Submit’ button.
  • Online Payment: After checking the details and clicking on OK, the candidates will be redirected to the payment page for the IPU CET 2017 Application fee. They should click on “Make Payment” button and choose any of credit card/debit card or net banking options.

After completing a successful payment, candidates will be redirected to the page where their personal & course details and transaction ID will be provided. Candidate can take the printout of this page and keep it for future use. Candidates must retain the photocopy of filled in IPU CET 2017 Application form for counseling.

IPU CET B.Ed 2017 Application Fee

IPU CET B.Ed. 2017 application fee will be Rs. 1000 and it will be paid via online mode. You can use any of debit card/credit card or net-banking options to pay the application fee. The Application fee, the processing charges and taxes shall not be refundable under any circumstances.

IPU CET B.Ed 2017 Admit Card

The IPU CET Admit Card will be available online on official website. Candidates can download the admit card 7 days prior to the date of the CET using their log in ID and password. IPU CET 2017 B.Ed. Admit Card will be available from May 07, 2017.  Admit Card of IPU CET contains details like Name and roll number of candidates, photo and signature of candidate and test date & timings etc. Candidates will not be allowed to enter the Examination Hall without the valid IPU CET Admit Card 2017.

Candidates can download the IPU CET 2017 Admit Card by following below mentioned steps:

Step 1: Visit the official website of IPU CET 2017 and click on Admission/CET 2017

Step 2: Now click on ‘Apply Online’ and enter your “Login ID” & “Password” to log in to your profile

Step 3: Now, Click on the “Course Application” tab

Step 4: Click on the “View Course/Test for downloading Admit Card

Step 5: Click here on “Admit Card” tab

Step 6: Now, click on the “Please click here to download admit card” link.

IPU CET2017 Admit card will be displayed and you can save it and take print out. Candidates are advised to carry two printouts of the admit card. One copy must be retained by the candidate after getting it signed by the Invigilator and the second copy should be handed over to the Invigilator.

Candidate must preserve the IPU CET Admit Card till the admission procedure is over as it must be handed over to the Admission Officer at the time of counseling or admission.

IPU CET B.Ed 2017 Exam Center

IPU CET B.Ed. will be conducted at various centers in Delhi only. All the institutes where IPU CET is scheduled to be conducted will be located in NCT of Delhi. IPU CET Exam center details will be mentioned on the IPU CET 2017 Admit card.  

IPU CET B.Ed 2017 Exam Pattern

IPU CET B.Ed. will be an offline i.e. pen paper based mode exam. The written test will be of two and a half hour duration. For B.Ed, the test shall be in English and Hindi. There will be four sections containing 150 multiple choice questions. Each question shall carry four marks. There may be negative marking for every incorrect answer. For each incorrect answer 1 mark will be deducted.

Exam pattern highlights table

Mode of ExaminationOffline (Pen Paper Based)
Number of Questions150
Maximum Marks600
Negative Marking1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer
Duration of Exam2 hours and 30 minutes
Sections in Paper4 (English Comprehension- 15% , Mental Ability and Reasoning - 40%, General Awareness- 25% and Aptitude for Teaching- 20%)

IPU CET B.Ed 2017 Syllabus

The questions of IPU CET B.Ed. will be of objective type. The entrance exam shall consist of one questions paper with four sections- English Comprehension, Mental Ability and Reasoning, General Awareness and Teaching Aptitude. Check here detailed syllabus for IPU CET B.Ed. 2017.

  1. English Comprehension: English language section comprises questions from different topics which are as follows:
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Error Correction
  • Antonyms/Synonyms.
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • Spelling Error
  • One word Substitution
  1. Mental Ability and Reasoning: In Reasoning & mental ability section questions are asked from different topics like:
  • Analogies
  • Figures/Verbal Classification
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Blood Relation
  • Arithmetic Number Series
  • Letter and Symbol Series
  • Alphabet Test
  • Question related to dictionary
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Venn Diagram
  • Sitting Arrangement
  • Puzzle/Tabulation
  • Non-verbal series
  • Logical Deduction
  1. General Awareness: It consists questions from following sections:
  • History
  • Geography
  • Polity
  • Question related to social Issue
  • General science
  • Five-year plan
  • Current Affairs
  • Miscellaneous question
  1. Teaching Aptitude: In Teaching Aptitude section questions are asked from different topics which are as follows:
  • Aptitude & Development of Student
  • Child Centered & Progressive Education
  • Development Teacher Education India
  • Experiments Related to School & New Findings Activities
  • Methods & Theories
  • Reports & Tests
  • Responsibility / Duties of Teacher Inclusive Education
  • Learning & Pedagogy
  • Responsibility Towards Societies
  • Teaching Ability

IPU CET B.Ed. 2017 Preparation books

Name of the BookPublisher/AuthorISBN
GGSIPU B.Ed. Entrance Exam 2017Arihant Publications9311124613
GGSIPU B.Ed. Common Entrance Test GuideRPH Editorial Board8178125617

IPU CET B.Ed 2017 Result

IPU CET 2017 Result will be declared on official website within 20 days of commencement of CET.  IPU CET B.Ed. 2017 result will be declared on May 30, 2017. The University will declare ranks for qualified candidates only and result will be declared in the form of merit list or rank of the applicants. No separate intimation will be sent to the candidates regarding IPU CET Result.  

The university will also announce the score card, where candidates can check their sectional and overall scores obtained in the IPU CET B.Ed. 2017. Candidates can check their result by entering their roll number.

How to check IPU CET B.Ed. 2017 Result

  • Visit official website and click on the link CET Result
  • Enter your CET Roll Number
  • Select the Programme- B.Ed
  • Click the "submit" button

The result will appear on the screen. Download and print the IPU CET B.Ed. 2017 result cum score card for future reference.

IPU CET B.Ed 2017 Cutoff

The cut off for IPU CET refer to the minimum score which must be obtained by the candidate in order to get shortlisted for the counseling rounds. Check last year's cutoff ranks of top institutes for IPU CET B.Ed scores from the table below:

College/CourseOpening RankClosing Rank
Amity Institute of Education1417
Bhagwan Mahavir Jain Girls College of Education7523363
Delhi Teachers Training College2042307
Gitarattan Institute of Advance Studies and Training3452
Guru Nanak College of Education29526
Guru Ram Das College of Education1321048
JIMS Engineering Management Technical Campus1011161
Kalka Institute of Research and Advanced Studies401118
Maharaja Surajmal Institute08312
Siri Fort College of Computer Technology & Management30678

IPU CET B.Ed. 2017 Counseling

All the admissions will be made through counseling to be conducted by the University. The university will be conducting online counseling for B.Ed. program. Admission will be done on the basis of merit of rank obtained in the Common Entrance Test (CET) 2017.

The candidates should report at the notified venue, on the scheduled date and time for counseling/admission in-person along with the documents mentioned in the detailed counseling schedule.

Counseling Schedule

EventStarting DateClosing Date
Registration for Online CounselingMay 30, 2017June 08, 2017
Document VerificationJune 02, 2017June 12, 2017
Round 1 Choice FillingMay 30, 2017June 11, 2017
Round 1 Seat AllotmentJune 12, 2017June 15, 2017
Round 1 Fee PaymentJune 16, 2017June 20, 2017
Round 2 Seat AllotmentJune 23, 2017June 28, 2017
Round 2 Fee PaymentJune 29, 2017July 04, 2017
Reporting to Allotted Institutions for joiningJuly 19, 2017July 21, 2017

The counseling processing fee shall be Rs. 1000/- that is non-refundable. IPU B.Ed. seats are usually filled within two rounds of counseling. There must be a third round or the open house counseling will be held subject to the availability of seats. Admissions will be made strictly on merit basis and counseling/admissions will stop when all the seats get filled.



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