CET DELHI 2020: Application Form, Dates, Syllabus, Eligibility, Admit Card, Result, Counselling

Exam Date : June 6, 2020 To June 7, 2020
Result Date : June 19, 2020


If you are looking forward to pursuing a Diploma in engineering and non-engineering vocational courses, you should appear for the CET Delhi Exam. This exam will open doors of opportunities for you to work in different fields like Architecture, Engineering, Education, Arts, Design and Pharmacy. 


What is CET Delhi 2020?

Department of Training and Technical Education (DTTE) has introduced the CET Delhi exam to admit the students for the Diploma courses in Engineering and Non-Engineering streams. All these courses are approved by the Board of Technical Education (BTE), Delhi. These courses will be taught in Government Institutes of Technology, Government-Aided Institutes, Border Security Force Polytechnics and Privately Managed Polytechnics which are affiliated with the Board of Technical Education, Delhi.

CET Delhi 2020 can be written by the candidates who are looking for lateral entry after 10+2 in PCMB from a school situated in Delhi or candidates who have passed 10th from CBSE and also have done Industrial Technical Training (ITI) from School and Institute situated in Delhi respectively.

Latest Update: The Registration start date has been postponed from April 1, 2020 to April 17, 2020 in view of the outbreak of COVID-19. The revised schedule will be updated soon.

CET Delhi 2020 at a glance
Name of the Exam Delhi Common Entrance Test
Acronym CET Delhi 2020
Conducting Authority Department of Training and Technical Education (DTTE)
Frequency of Exam Once a year
Registration Opens On April 17, 2020 (Tentative)
Medium of Examination Bilingual i.e. English and Hindi
Mode of Exam Offline
Total Marks 600 marks
Marking Scheme 4 marks awarded for every correct answer and 1 marks deducted for every wrong answer
Duration of Test 2 hours 30 minutes for each test (150 minutes)

CET Delhi 2020 Exam Dates

CET Delhi 2020 will be conducted expectedly on two days which are: June 6, 2020 and June 7, 2020. CET Delhi Result will be tentatively declared on June 19, 2020. Dates for the whole schedule of CET Delhi 2020 exam are given below:

CET Delhi 2020 Exam Dates
Events Dates (Tentative)
CET Delhi 2020 Application Window opens on April 17, 2020
Last date to fill the registration form April 30, 2020
Last date to submit the application fee April 30, 2020
Admit Card release date May 26, 2020
CET Delhi 2020 exam dates June 6, 2020 and June 7, 2020
Declaration of Results June 19, 2020
Counselling Commencement from June 22, 2020

Know more about CET Delhi 2020 Important Dates.

CET Delhi 2020 Eligibility

CET Delhi 2020 will be having different tests for different courses separately.

  • Test-1 will be taken for the candidates who want to pursue a Diploma in Engineering and Non-Engineering streams.
  • Test-2 will be taken for the candidates who want to apply for Modern Office Practice (English) and modern Office Practice (Hindi)
  • Test-3 is taken for candidates who are applying for Pharmacy.
  • Test-4 is taken for candidates who are applying for Lateral Entry only.

Educational Qualification

Hence CET Delhi education qualification for different categories is given below:

Candidates applying for Diploma after 10th

The candidates need to be 10th class passed with a minimum of 35% marks or 3.7 CGPA from a recognized board or any equivalent examination to 10th conducted by CBSE or any other board. Subjects taken by the candidate should be Science, English and Mathematics and he/she should be passed in all of these subjects.

This is applicable for the candidates who are applying for Diploma Courses in the courses: Applied Art, Architectural Assistantship, Art for Drawing Teachers, Automobile Engineering, Cosmetology & Health, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering (Construction Technology), Civil Engg. (Public Health & Environmental Engineering), Computer Engineering Electrical Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Electronics Engineering (Digital Electronics), Electronics Engineering (Medical Electronics), Fashion Design, Garment Fabrication Technology, Information Technology Enabled Services & Management (ITES&M), Interior Design, Instrumentation & Control, Library & Information Science, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engg. Maintenance Engg.) Medical Laboratory Technology, Polymer Technology, Printing Technology, Production Engineering, Tool & Die Making.

Candidates applying for Modern Office Practice (English & Hindi)

Candidates should have passed 10+2 with a minimum of 35% marks in CBSE board, Delhi or any equivalent exam. The aggregate 35% should be comprised of the best three subjects including English for MOP (English) and Hindi or Sanskrit for MOP (Hindi). Also, a candidate should have obtained passing marks in the relevant subjects for respective MOP (English or Hindi).

Candidates applying for Pharmacy

Candidates should have passed 10+2 with Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects along with one of the Mathematics and Biology (Botany and Zoology).

Candidates applying for Lateral Entry

The candidates should have:

  • Passed 10+2 with Physics and Chemistry as the compulsory subjects and along with either of the Mathematics and Biology. OR
  • Passed 10+2 Science with Mathematics as one of the subjects or 10+2 Science with vocational or 10+2 Science with Technical. OR
  • Passed 10th with 2 years of ITI in appropriate trade in order to be eligible for the second year of Diploma of the appropriate programme. The ITI's or ITCs must be located in Delhi only and affiliated to DGE&T or BTE, Delhi. students who have appeared for their final exams have to submit the passed certificates/mark sheets by 30/11/2020 otherwise their provisional admission will be cancelled. OR
  • Passed 10th with ITI (2 years) with appropriate trade against 20% supernumerary seats in analogous seats of Architectural Assistantship, Automobile Engineering, Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering (Construction Technology), Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Electronics Engineering (Digital Electronics), Electronics Engineering (Medical Electronics), Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering (Maintenance Engineering), Polymer Technology, Production Engineering and Civil Engineering, (Public Health & Environmental Engineering), Information Technology Enabled Services & Management (ITES &M), Tool & Die Making.

CET Delhi Age Limit

Category-wise age limit for CET Delhi for different tests is given below:

Age Limit for CET Delhi
Test General (Male) General (Female) OBC (Male) OBC (Female) SC/ST/PwD (Male) SC/ST/PwD (Female)
1 21 23 24 26 26 28
2 24 30 27 30 29 35
3 24 30 27 30 29 35
4 24 30 27 30 29 35

All the ages above should be as on August 1, 2020. Age limit for Transgender candidates is the maximum upper age limit in each category.

CET Delhi 2020 Syllabus

The syllabus for CET Delhi is laid down by the DTTE, Delhi. Syllabus for different tests will be different which is discussed as follows:

Test-1 Syllabus

Question paper for Test-1 will contain questions from:

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Biology
  • English

Questions asked in the paper will be from Class 9th and Class 10th.

Test-2 Syllabus

Test-2 will include the sections of:

  • English Comprehension including Grammar of 12th-grade level
  • Current Affairs
  • Logical & Analytical Ability

Test-3 Syllabus

The question paper will contain questions from:

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Biology

Physics and Chemistry will be the compulsory subjects while there will be a choice between Biology and Mathematics. Questions will be on the base of the 11th & 12th Classes.

Test-4 Syllabus

Questions in the Test-4 will be asked from the following subjects:

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Biology
  • English
  • General Aptitude

The level of difficulty of the questions asked will be of the level of Class 10th.

CET Delhi 2020 Exam Pattern

There will be different tests for candidates applying for different courses. The duration of all the tests of CET Delhi will be 2 hours and 30 minutes. The maximum marks for every test are 600. The exam will be taken offline i.e Pen and Paper Mode. Candidates will have to mark the answers on the OMR sheet.

Test-1 Exam Pattern

Test-1 will have the following sections:

CET Delhi Test 1 Pattern
Section No. of Questions Marks Duration
Mathematics 50 200 150 minutes
Physics 40 160
Chemistry 30 120
Biology 15 60
English 15 60
Total 150 600

Test-2 Exam Pattern

Test-2 will contain the following sections:

Test 2 Exam Pattern for CET Delhi
Sections No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
General Knowledge and Aptitude 70 280 150 minutes
English Grammar & Comprehension (Only for MOP English) or Hindi Grammar & Comprehension (Only for MOP Hindi) or English and Hindi Grammar & Comprehension (For candidates applying for MOP in English and Hindi both) 80 questions for either Hindi or English; For MOP in English and Hindi both, there will be 40 questions for English and Hindi each 320
Total Questions 310 600
Total Attemptable Questions 150

Test-3 Exam Pattern

The questions and the sections comprise in Test-3 are:

CET Delhi Test-4 Exam pattern
Sections No. of Questions Marks Duration
Physics 45 180 150 minutes
Chemistry 45 180
Mathematics or Biology 60 each 240
Total Questions 210 600
Total Attemptable Questions 150

Test-4 Exam Pattern

Exam pattern for Test-4 is given below:

Test-4 Pattern for CET Delhi
Sections No. of Questions Marks Duration
Physics 30 120 150 minutes
Mathematics 30 120
Chemistry 30 120
Biology 30 (Botany:15/Zoology:15) 120
English 15 60
Total 150 600

CET Delhi 2020 Application Form

The Application Form for the CET Delhi 2020 exam is available only in the online mode on the official website. No other means of registration is applicable to write the examination. Interested candidates are advised to fill in the application form carefully. However, there will be a correction window given by the conducting authority for students to correct the application form in case of any mistakes in the submitted application form. The submission of the form will be considered successful only after the complete payment of the registration fees for the examination. A printout of the filled-in application form must be kept by the candidates for future purposes.

Note: It is important that the candidates go through the eligibility criteria before registering for the examination, as the candidature can be canceled at any time of the admission process if the candidate is found to not satisfy the eligibility criteria and there will be no refunds on the application fee.

How to apply for CET Delhi?

A step-wise process to apply for CET Delhi 2020 is given below:

  • Step 1: First of all, you have to go to the official website for CET Delhi. (www.cetdelhi.nic.in)
  • Step 2: You have to click on "Apply for CET-2020 for Admission in Diploma Course" notification for applying for the course of your choice.
  • Step 3: Then, you have to select the number of tests you want to appear for and click on the "Apply for test" button.
  • Step 4: Afterwards, you will have to do the registration for CET Delhi 2020. You will have to complete the registration by giving an active mobile number and email ID. Password generated will be sent to your email ID and mobile number.
  • Step 5: In the next step you have to, fill the application form. You will have to give all the details about yourself e.g. Date of Birth, Category, Parents' name, Nationality, Educational Details, etc.
  • Step 6: In this step, you will need to upload your passport-sized photograph and images of your signature and thumbprint.
  • Step 7: Payment of Fees: You will have to pay the exam fee via online mode to complete your application form. Without paying the fee you would not be able to enroll for the exam.

Application Fee: INR 400/- (GST extra) has to paid by the candidate to enroll for CET Delhi exam 2020.

CET Delhi 2020 Admit Card

CET Delhi Admit Card will be released 10 days before the examination (tentatively) on the official website. Candidates will be able to download the admit cards easily by logging in to the website with their password. The expected date for the release of the admit card is May 26, 2020.

CET Delhi 2020 Result

The results for CET Delhi are prepared in the form of a merit list. Controlling authority CET will be preparing a merit list for different categories. A general candidate and a reserved category candidate have to score a minimum of 10% and 5% marks respectively in CET Delhi to be eligible for admission. CET Delhi result will be announced tentatively on June 19, 2020.

In the case of a tie, the following criteria will be considered to break the tie in between two candidates. The criteria will be different for different tests.

For Test 1

Candidates who will have more marks in CET Delhi 2020 will be ranked higher. In a further tie, candidate having more marks in Physics will be considered and this will be followed by marks in Chemistry, English, and Biology and at last, the date of birth.

For Test 2

MOP (English)

Candidates securing more marks in GK and GA in CET will get ranked higher. After that, the date of birth will be considered for tie-breaking. Higher the age, the higher will be the preference given to the candidates in the ranking. After that candidate securing more marks in section B/D will be ranked higher.

MOP (Hindi)

Candidates who secure more marks in GK and GA in the CET exam will be ranked higher. Furthermore, if the tie still exists, the date of birth of a candidate will be considered. An older candidate will be given preference and a higher rank too. If the tie exists then too, candidates securing more marks in sections C/D will be ranked higher.

For Test 3

For breaking a tie, candidates securing higher marks in Biology/Mathematics will be ranked higher. After that date of birth will be considered for a higher rank.

For Test 4

Candidates who secure higher marks in Mathematics will be ranked higher. In case of a further tie, candidates having more marks in Physics, followed by the marks obtained in Chemistry, followed by the marks obtained in Biology, followed by the marks obtained in English and General Aptitude in CET. At last, if the tie still remains, date of birth of a candidate will be considered. Older candidates will be preferred and be given a higher rank.

CET Delhi 2020 Counselling

Candidates who will qualify the CET Delhi will be able to enroll for web-based counselling conducted by CET. Candidates have to submit a processing fee of INR 700/- (GST extra) and then they will be able to submit their choices. CET Delhi Counselling will be held in several rounds. A process to verify the documents submitted by the candidates will also be there. Counselling will tentatively commence from June 22, 2020.

Post the counselling process, a candidate will have to pay the part institutional fee for provisional allotment letter of the institute allotted. Part fee for the institute will vary from INR 1500/5500/6000/7000/8000 as mentioned in the allotment letter. If a candidate will not submit the fee in time, then the seat allotted to the candidate will be cancelled.

Participating Institutes/Colleges

The following institutes will be participating to admit the candidates as per the CET Delhi exam 2020. All the institutes are situated in Delhi.

Government Institutes

  • Ambedkar Institute of Technology
  • Aryabhatt Institute of Technology
  • Gobind Ballabh Pant Institute of Technology
  • Guru Nanak Dev Institute of Technology
  • Integrated Institute of Technology
  • Kasturba Institute of Technology
  • Meera Bai Institute of Technology
  • Pusa Institute of Technology
  • Bhai Parmanand Institute of Business Studies
  • Rajokari Institute of Technology
  • Delhi Institute of Tool Engineering

Government Aided Institute(s)

  • Sarada Ukil School of Art

Institute funded by BSF Education Society

  • Border Security Force Polytechnic

Privately Managed Institutes affiliated to BTE Delhi

  • Aditya Institute of Technology
  • Baba Hari Dass College of Pharmacy
  • Subramania Barathi College of Science & Technology
  • Guru Teg Bahadur Polytechnic Institute
  • Chhotu Ram Rural Institute of Technology
  • International Polytechnic for Women


CET Cell Helpline: 011-25840014

Official Website: www.cetdelhi.nic.in

Address: Office of the Controller, CET-2020, PUSA Institute of Technology,
PUSA, New Delhi – 110012.

E-mail: [email protected]

Frequently Asked Questions

Amost 85% of the seats are available to the Delhi candidates and rest 15% seats are available for non-Delhi candidates.

Students can admit to Full-time courses in Medical, Dental and Engineering disciplines.

Students can apply for Delhi CET from the official website of the Delhi CET exam, click on the link 'Apply for CET 2020 for Admission in Diploma Courses', then select their course and eligibility and finally click on  'Apply' for the test.

Colleges which accept [CET DELHI]

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Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
  • The eligibility criteria to get admission in Maharaja Surajmal Institute of Technology is to have a minimum of 60% in PCM of class xii and having a good rank in entrance test conducted by GGSIPU.
  • The entrance test conducted by GGSIPU for engineers is known as'CET Delhi' and test is conducted in May-June, admission procedure starts from July 3rd.
  • Since MAHARAJA SURAJMAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLGY is one of the most reputed colleges of GGSIPU so the student must achieve a rank within 10000 to get admission in this college.
  • To get the best stream like computer science they must get rank within 4000.

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