Exam Date : April 19, 2020 To May 30, 2020
Result Date : June 16, 2020

MAHE OET full form is the Manipal Academy of Higher Education Online Entrance Test. Manipal Academy of Higher Education conducts MAHE OET. Manipal University was recently named as the Manipal University of Higher Education. Hence MU OET (Manipal University Online Entrance Test) is renamed as MAHE OET. 

What is MAHE OET Exam?

MAHE offers admission into 218 programs in 19 different disciplines through MAHE OET. It offers courses in the areas of Architecture, Communication, Dentistry, Engineering, Information Sciences, European Studies & Foreign Languages,  Hospitality, Humanities, Basic & Advanced Sciences, Life Sciences, Management (MBA), Medicine, Geopolitics & International Relations, Natural Sciences, Nursing, Public Health, Allied Health, Regenerative Medicine and Pharmacy.


MAHE OET is a University level entrance test conducted by Manipal Academy of Higher Education for all the eligible candidates. MAHE also offers courses like B.Sc, BPT, BA, BBA, D. Pharm, B. Tech, M.Sc., etc. are also offered.

Manipal Academy of Higher Education is one of the largest technical universities in Asia because of its size and the number of colleges affiliated to it. The university has 19 colleges and 7 departments under it.

A candidate can get admission into the colleges affiliated to Manipal University by qualifying in MAHE OET 2020. There are around 28,000 students from 57 nations studying in various programs in colleges/institutions which are affiliated to MAHE.

MAHE OET Introduction
Overview of MAHE OET 2020
Exam Name Manipal Academy of Higher Education Online Entrance Test 
Abbreviation MAHE OET
Conducting Body Manipal Academy of Higher Education
Exam level University
Mode of Exam Online
Exam Date April 19, 2020 
Question Type Multiple Choice Questions
Marking Scheme  The candidate will be awarded 1 mark for each correct response. No negative marking.
For postgraduate programs like M.Tech and M.Sc and undergraduate program like B.Tech, each question carries 4 marks and 1 mark is reduced for every wrong answer.
Duration 2 hours 30 minutes
Number of Seats for B.Tech degree 2,160

Exam Dates

MAHE will release the important dates on its official website. Some of the MAHE OET Important Dates are as follows:

  • Date of Application: The MAHE OET 2020 online application form will be released on October 10, 2019 and the last date for registration is April 12, 2020. Once candidates have booked an exam slot they can download their MAHE OET, Admit Card.
  • Exam Dates: Exams will be conducted on different dates for various programs from April 19, 2020 to May 30, 2020.
  • Date of Result: Results of MAHE OET 2020 will be released on June 16, 2020. Since the exams are conducted on different dates, results will also be released on different dates.

Exam schedule for various courses are given below:

MAHE OET: Exam Schedules
Test Name

Booking Date

Application Last Date

Test Date (for 1st and 2nd Attempt) Merit List Counselling Date
BBA 05/04/2020      to    09/04/2020      25/03/2020 19,20, 21, 22, & 24 April 2020 30/04/2020 NA
B.Des (Interior Design / Fashion Design ) & BSc Animation

05/04/2020     to   09/04/2020 

25/03/2020 19,20, 21, & 22 April 2020 26/04/2020 NA
M.Sc Nursing

17/04/2020     to    19/04/2020


15/04/2020 20, & 24 April 2020 26/04/2020 11/05/2020
B.Tech/ B.Pharm/PharmD

   05/04/2020     to     09/04/2020


25/03/2020 19 April 2020 to 28 April 2020 04/05/2020 BTech 31.05.2020 to 08.06.2020 Bpharm / PharmD 11.06.2020 to 12.06.2020
BA Media & Communication   05/04/2020     to    09/04/2020 25/03/2020 19,20, 21, 22, & 24 April 2020 30/04/2020 NA

Note: Candidate needs to understand that these dates are tentative and they may be subjected to change once if the official notification is out.


There is no age limit set as the criteria for the candidates to appear for MAHE OET 2020. For a candidate to be eligible for MAHE OET 2020, they should have completed 10, +2 with a minimum of 50% aggregate in their stream of study. The candidates must have studied Physics, Mathematics and English in class 12th. Candidates from India and other countries (including NRI) can apply for the courses offered in the university.

Candidates have to check for the Eligibility criteria before filling the application form. Eligibility criteria are different for different courses.


In MAHE OET 2020, questions are from General English, Chemistry, Biology, Physics and Mathematics. MAHE OET 2020 questions will be asked to assess the knowledge of candidates based on 10+2 syllabus followed by major 10+2 Boards/Universities.

For exams that are associated with post-graduate courses, the questions will be from the under-graduate of that particular course. The Syllabus of MAHE OET varies based on the exam that the candidate applies for. 

MAHE OET 2020 Syllabus - Physics

Physics Syllabus
Force and Motion
Work and Energy
Rotational Motion and Rigid Body
Properties of Matter
Heat and Thermodynamics
Oscillations and Waves
Current Electricity and Magnetism
Electromagnetic Waves
Modern Physics
Electronic Devices
Communication Systems
Experimental Skills

MAHE OET 2020 Syllabus - Chemistry

Chemistry Syllabus
Manipal Entrance Exam 2019 Syllabus For Chemistry Section- B: Inorganic Chemistry Section– C: Organic Chemistry
Section- A: Physical Chemistry Periodic properties Purification and characterization of organic compounds
Basic concepts in Chemistry Principles and processes of metal extractions Basic principles of organic chemistry
States of matter: Solids, Liquids and Gases Hydrogen Hydrocarbons
Atomic structure s-block Elements Organic compounds containing halogens
Chemical bonding and molecular structure p-block Elements Organic compounds containing oxygen
Solutions d and f block elements Organic compounds containing Nitrogen
Equilibrium Co-ordination compounds Polymers
Redox reactions and Electrochemistry Environmental chemistry Biomolecules
Chemical kinetics   Chemistry in Everyday Life
Surface Chemistry   Principles related to practical chemistry

MAHE OET 2020 Syllabus - Mathematics

Mathematics Syllabus
Algebra: Partial Fraction
Mathematical Induction
Summation of Finite Series
Theory of Equation
Binomial Theorem
Mathematical Logic
Analytical Geometry
Limits and Continuity
Algebra: Elements of Number Theory
Matrices and Determinants
Analytical Geometry
Conic Sections
Complex Numbers
Applications Of Derivatives
Inverse Trigonometric Functions
General Solutions Of Trigonometric Equations
Differential Equations

MAHE OET 2020 Syllabus - General English

General English - Syllabus
General English
Spotting of errors
Sentence Improvement

Exam Pattern

MAHE OET is a computer-based test and the duration of the exam is 2 hours and 30 minutes. The Exam pattern varies for different courses that the candidate is applying through MAHE OET.

MAHE OET ExamPattern
Subjects Total no. of questions
Physics 50
Chemistry 50
Mathematics 70
English & General Aptitude 30

Marking Scheme: In MAHE OET 2020 for B.Tech, M.Sc and M.Tech exam (+)4 marks will be awarded for a correct answer and 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer. For other courses in MAHE OET 2020 for every correct answer, one mark is awarded and there is no negative marking. 

Candidates score will be displayed on the screen after the exam. Candidates must write the score in the printout of the scorecard in the presence of the invigilator. 


MAHE will release the application form from October 10, 2019. Candidates have to fill MAHE OET Application Form and have to submit it before April 12, 2020. More details regarding registration are in the following section.

How to apply for MAHE OET?

Steps to apply for MAHE OET are as follows:

  • Candidates need to visit the official website and enter their basic information.
  • Once they submit their details, candidates will receive application Number and password through the email id which they provided during registration.
  • Then candidates have to enter various contact details like address, pin code, city, etc. and click on "submit and continue".
  • Now they will be redirected to a page where they have to enter their education qualification details. Now you have click on "submit and continue".
  • Candidates will have to choose test centres and make payment. Then they have to check whether every detail that they have entered is correct and confirm it.

Application Form Details

Various application form details that candidates should know are as follows:

  • Application date: The MAHE OET 2020 application form will be available on the official website from October 10, 2019.
  • Details: Candidates should provide personal as well as academic details in the application form.
  • Application Fee: Candidates can pay the application fee i.e 600 INR using a Debit/Credit card or net banking or DD.

Documents required

Candidates will need to have various details and documents ready before applying for MAHE OET. These details are:

  • Name of the candidate
  • Gender of the candidate
  • Email Address.
  • Mobile Number
  • Date of Birth
  • Program
  • Stream
  • Category
  • Country
  • State
  • City
  • Nationality
  • Class X mark sheet
  • Qualifying exam details
  • Candidate's recent photograph against a white background
  • Candidate's signature

How to prepare for MAHE OET?

Students who are planning to appear for MAHE OET should start their exam preparation at least two months in advance. So, the candidates have come up with the best preparation strategy for MAHE OET 2020 is listed below :

Concentrate on Important Topics - Make sure that you give more time for topics or subjects that are difficult for you. If you find any particular type of questions difficult, solve them again later. 

Create a time table for yourself - Once you are done with the syllabus and exam pattern of MAHE OET 2020, create a timetable for yourself by keeping your strengths and weaknesses in mind. Allocate more time to your weak subjects. Also, make sure you learn new concepts, solve previous year questions papers and take mock tests in your plan. Stick to the timetable and make sure you achieve the goal that you have set up.

Clear your basics - Get your basics clear first. MAHE OET Exam is actually an easy exam to crack. All you need to do is to go through the textbooks of PCM subjects of Class 11 and 12 and finish them thoroughly. Revise all the important topics regularly.

Admit card

Candidates can download their MAHE OET Admit Card once they have booked their exam slot through Online Test Booking System (OTBS). Admit Card will be released on the official website of MAHE on April 15, 2020. 

Admit card will contain various details like applicant's name, the name of the exam, exam centre, register number, etc.

MAHE OET Slot Booking

Candidates have to book their online exam slot which is comfortable form them and they will have to attend MAHE OET on the allocated slot. Candidates are advised to book their slot as soon as possible as it is first to come and first serve basis. Therefore they have to book early so that they will get their desired time slot for MAHE OET. 

Candidates can book their exam slot through Online Test Booking System (OTBS). Once the candidate has selected a slot the slot will be booked within 24 hours. And then they can download their MAHE OET Hall Ticket.

How to download MAHE OET Admit Card?

After you book your test slot, you can follow the instruction below to download your MAHE OET Admit Card.

  • Go the official website of MAHE OET.
  • Click on the link which is provided to download admit card.
  • Enter your credentials which are your application number and password that you received during registration.
  • Now submit it and you will be able to view your MAHE OET, Admit Card.
  • Take a print out in an A4 Size Sheet.

Exam Centres

MAHE OET will be conducted as a computer-based test at MAHE OET Exam Centres on the allotted exam slot. Candidates will be allotted based on candidate's choice which they have given in OTBS. The list of exam cities are in the following table:

Exam centres 
Sl.No. MAHE OET Exam cities Sl.No. MAHE OET Exam Cities
1 Ahmedabad 22 Noida
2 Allahabad 23 Port Blair
3 Bangalore 24 Pune
4 Bhopal 25 Ranchi
5 Bhubaneswar 26 Varanasi
6 Chandigarh 27 Vijayawada
7 Chennai 28 Asansol
8 Coimbatore 29 Belgaum
9 Delhi 30 Bhilai
10 Dubai 31 Dehradun
11 Gangtok 32 Gurgaon
12 Guwahati 33 Indore
13 Hyderabad 34 Jabalpur
14 Jaipur 35 Kozhikode
15 Kanpur 36 Ludhiana
16 Kolkata 37 Meerut
17 Kota 38 Nagpur
18 Lucknow 39 Surat
19 Mangalore 40 Thiruvananthapuram
20 Manipal 41 Udaipur
21 Mumbai 42 Vizag


The results of MAHE OET 2020 will be announced on different dates for different courses. Candidates can visit the official website to check MAHE OET 2020 Results and it can be downloaded by submitting the application number. The results dates are in the following table:

 MAHE OET Results
Courses Dates
  • Bdes (Interior Design / Fashion Design)
  • B.Sc Animation
  • Nursing
26th April 2020
  • BBA
  • BA Media & Communication
30th April 2020
  • B.Tech
  • Bpharm
  • Pharm D
4th May 2020

How to Check the MAHE OET Results?

Once the MAHE OET Results are announced candidates can follow these steps to check their results:

  • Candidates have to visit the official website.
  • They have to enter their credentials which are application number and password.
  • Now the results are displayed on the screen.

Reference Books

The Reference books of MAHE OET Exam for different subjects are given for the Preparation of candidates for the Exam.

MAHE OET Reference Books for Physics

MAHE OET Physics
Book Name Author
The concept of Physics Part 1. HC Verma
The concept of Physics Part 2. HC Verma
Understanding Physics Series D. C Pandey

MAHE OET Reference Books for Chemistry

MAHE OET Chemistry
Book Name Author
Organic Chemistry Morrison Boyd.
Organic Chemistry O.P. Tandon
Inorganic Chemistry O.P. Tandon
A modern approach to chemical calculations R.C. Mukherjee.
Numerical Chemistry P.Bahadur
Concise Inorganic Chemistry J.D. Lee.

MAHE OET Reference Books for Mathematics

MAHE OET Mathematics
Book Name Author
Class XII Mathematics R.D. Sharma
Trigonometry, Geometry Books S.L. Loney.
Problems in Calculus I.A. Maron.
Higher Algebra Hall and Knight

 MAHE OET Reference Books for English and General Aptitude

MAHE OET English and Aptitude
Books Author
Objective General English S.P.Bakshi.
Wren n Martin Revised by Dr.N.D.V.Prasada Rao
General Aptitude R.S.Agarwal


Counselling procedure of MAHE OET 2020 will start from June 26, 2020. Candidates who will make it in the merit list will be called for MAHE OET Counselling. The candidate can gain admission in MAHE only when the candidates or the candidate's representative are present in the counselling at the scheduled time and place. Counselling dates for different courses are given below:

MAHE OET Undergraduate Counselling Schedule
Institute Name Program Name Counselling Dates
Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT) All BTech Programs (SAGES Category) May 30
All BTech Programs (General Category) May 31 - June 9
All BTech Programs (Lateral Entry) - Diploma Holders June 26
Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences (MCOPS) BPharm & PharmD (General Category) June 11 – 12
BPharm & PharmD (SAGES Category) June 12
School of Allied Health Sciences (SOAHS) All Allied Health Programs (General Category) June 19 – 21
Faculty of Architecture (FOA) B.Arch (General Category) To be Announced Later

Postgraduate counselling Schedule is given below,

MAHE OET Postgraduate Counselling Schedule
Institute Prospectus Code, Program Name Counselling Dates
School of Allied Health Sciences (SOAHS) All Master of Physiotherapy (MPT) Programs June 22
MSc Audiology June 21
MSc Speech-Language Pathology
School of Life Sciences (SOLS) MSc Medical Biotechnology June 25
MSc Molecular Biology & Human Genetics
Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT) Master of Computer Applications (MCA) July 1
All Master of Technology (MTech) Programs June 27 - 29
School of Information Sciences (SOIS) All Master of Engineering (ME) Programs
Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences (MCOPS) All Master of Pharmacy (MPharm) Programs June 17
PharmD Post Baccalaureate
Manipal College of Nursing (MCON) All MSc Nursing Programs May 22


Q. How difficult is MAHE OET?
Ans. MAHE OET difficult level is less than that of JEE or BITSAT and more than that of state CET.

Q. Can I still apply for MAHE OET?
Ans. The Application Process for MAHE OET will starts from 17th October 2020 and will end on 8th April 2020.

Q. What is the MAHE OET Exam?
Ans. MAHE conducts MAHE OET in order to give admissions to aspiring candidates into 218 programs in it.

Q. Does Manipal accept JEE Score?
Ans. NO, Manipal Doesn't accept JEE Score.

Q. Is Manipal better than VIT?
Ans. Both Manipal and VIT are at the same level but if you want to know other factors, then they are:

  • Placement per 100 students is more in Manipal compared in VIT
  • Manipal fee is more than VIT, but they provide a lot of facilities to justify it.
  • Faculty of both Manipal and VIT are on the same level.

Q. How can I download Manipal 2020 Admit Card?
Ans. Candidates need to visit the official website and login with their credentials (Application Number and Password). Now they can download the admit card.

Q. Can I get admission in Manipal University?
Ans. Yes, you can but only through MAHE OET.

Q. Is there any entrance exam for Manipal University?
Ans. Yes, MAHE OET is the entrance exam for Manipal University.

Q. Is Manipal University UGC approved?
Ans. Manipal University is both NAAC accredited and UGC approved.

Q. Does Manipal accept NIOS?
Ans. Yes, Manipal accepts NIOS.

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