MU OET (MET) 2023: Exam Date (Out), Application Form, Eligibility, Result

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Apr 28, 2023

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MU OET (MET) 2023 exam dates have been announced by the Manipal Academy of Higher Education, for first and second attempts. The MET exam will be conducted online, as a computer-based test from Apr 28 - 30, 2023, and May 27 - 28, 2023. The application process for the first attempt is ongoing. The last date to apply for phase 1 exam is Mar 15, 2023, and the online slot booking window will be open from Apr 21 - 24, 2023.

MU OET (MET Exam) 2023 application deadline for the second attempt is yet to be announced. However, the phase 2 online slot booking process will be held from May 19 - 22, 2023. The detailed exam schedule for the phases 1 and 2 for MU OET/MET 2023 exam will be announced on the official website of MAHE.

Candidates aspiring to study at Manipal Academy of Higher Education can apply for MU OET (MET Exam), Manipal Entrance Test. Conducted at the national level, MET helps applicants get admission to the PG, UG, and other specialized courses offered by MAHE. Read the article below to get the detailed information on MU OET (MET Exam) 2023 exam.

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MU OET 2023 Exam Dates

MU OET (MET) 2023 exam dates have been announced for the first and second attempts on the official website. The first attempt exam is scheduled to be conducted online from Apr 28 - 30, 2023, and the second attempt from May 27 - 28, 2023. The application form for the phase 1 exam is available on the official website, and the last date to apply is Mar 15, 2023. The online slot booking window will be active from Apr 21 - 24, 2023

  • Application Form Dates: MAHE released MU OET 2023 application form, and the last date to apply for phase 1 exam is Mar 15, 2023. The application deadline for phase 2 exam will be announced soon.
  • MU OET 2023 Slot Booking: Manipal Slot Booking for phase 1 exam will be held online from Apr 21 - 24, 2023, and for phase 2, it will be active from May 19 - 21, 2023
  • Exam Date: MU OET (MET) 2023 phase 1 exam will be conducted on Apr 28 - 30, 2023, and the phase 2 exam will be conducted on May 27 - 28, 2023.

It is important for candidates to keep track of all the important dates associated with MU OET 2023 to avoid unnecessary mistakes. Important dates for MET 2023 are mentioned below.

MU OET 2023 Exam Dates
Important Events Date
Last Date to Submit Phase 1 Application Form Mar 15, 2023
Phase 1 Online Slot Booking Apr 21 - 24, 2023
Phase 1 Exam Date Apr 28 - 30, 2023
Last Date to Submit Phase 2 Application Form To Be Announced
Phase 2 Online Slot Booking May 19 - 21, 2023
Merit List Release Jun 2023 - Second Week
Counselling Commencement Jun 2023 - Second Week

Read More: MU OET 2023 Exam Date

About MU OET

Organized by Manipal Academy of Higher Education, MU OET is a university level entrance exam which offers seats into 218 programs in 19 disciplines through MU OET 2023. MAHE is one of the largest technical institutions not just in India but in Asia too. The institution has now changed its name to the Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE).

MAHE: T.M.A Pai established MAHE in 1953 as Kasturba Medical college. After five years, it was renamed to Manipal Academy of Higher Education. In 1979 after the death of T.M.A. Pai, Ramdas Pai took over the management in 1979. There are 19 colleges and 7 departments under the institution.

  • Courses: The Manipal Academy of Higher Education offers 218 programs in 19 disciplines.
  • Affiliation: There are a total of 19 colleges affiliated to MAHE and there are 7 departments in it.
  • Enrollment: Currently, around 28,000 students from 57 nations are studying various programs in colleges/institutions which are affiliated with MAHE.
MU OET 2023 Exam Highlights
Exam Name MU OET (MET)
Acronym Manipal University Online Entrance Test
Conducting Body Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE)
Exam Level University
Application Mode Online
Exam Mode Online: Computer-Based Test
Exam Duration 150 Minutes
Official Website
Helpdesk +91-92437-77733
[email protected]
Total Number of B.Tech Seats Through MU OET 2023 2,160

MU OET 2023 Eligibility

It is important for candidates to carefully go through the eligibility criteria defined by the organizing authorities for MU OET 2023. Candidates who qualify the defined eligibility criteria can move forward with the application process. The prescribed MU OET 2023 eligibility criteria covers aspects like nationality, qualification, age, marks scored in the qualifying exam, etc. 

MU OET 2023 eligibility criteria may vary for different courses. As per the eligibility criteria, candidates applying for the exam should have passed 10+2 examination or have any other equivalent qualification with an average of 50% or more marks. Aspirants can get detailed information on general eligibility criteria from the points below.

  • Education Qualification: The candidate should have a minimum of 50% marks in relevant subjects.
  • Intermediate graduates or equivalent examination from a recognized board can register.
  • Undergraduate Programs: Candidates should have taken relevant subjects in their 10+2 or equivalent.
  • Postgraduate Programs: Candidates should have done their undergraduate in a relevant program.
  • For Lateral Entry: Candidates require to have passed in 12th standard / A level / IB / American High School diploma or equivalent with English, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics or Biotechnology or Mathematics or any other Life Sciences subjects as optional subject and a minimum of 55% marks taken together in Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Biotechnology or Mathematics or any other Life Sciences subject. 
  • Age Criteria: There is an age criterion to attend the MU OET 2023 for certain courses.

MU OET 2023 Eligibility for Foreign Nationals

  • Foreign nationals can apply for MU OET, but they should have certificates that MAHE demands.
  • The admission process for foreign nationals will be based on merit in the qualifying exam.

Read More: MU OET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

MU OET 2023 Application Form

The application form for MU OET is available on the official website. The important details regarding MU OET 2023 application form are as follows.

  • Application Form: Candidates who want to participate in MU OET 2023 have to fill and submit the application form via online mode.
  • Application Form Fee: The application form fee for MU OET is INR 2000 (Test Fee: INR 1400 and Course Fee: INR 600) for General category candidates. For NRI/Foreign International students, the application fee is INR 2500.
  • Payment: Candidates can pay the MU OET 2023 application fee through both online and offline mode of payment. Candidates can pay through Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net Banking/ Demand Draft.

How to Register for MU OET 2023?

Candidates who do not register for MU OET 2023 will not be allowed to write the exam. Fee payment can only be done through online mode. The online application form for MU OET is available on the official website. Candidates willing to write the MU OET exam should follow the steps to successfully fill out the MU OET 2023 application form.

Candidates can apply for MU OET 2023 till Mar 15, 2023, for the phase 1 exam. Candidates are supposed to know the details of the application process, MU OET 2023 application form and various documents required. Important dates related to the MU OET 2023 registration process are updated in the table below.

MU OET 2023 Registration Dates
MU OET 2023 Registration Events Dates 
Last Date for MU OET 2023 Phase 1 Registration Mar 15, 2023
Last Date for MU OET 2023 Phase 2 Registration To Be Announced

How to Apply for MU OET 2023?

Students planning to appear for MU OET 2023 must register for the exam by visiting the official website of MU OET 2023. Process of filling the application form for MU OET involves 5 steps which are as follows.

  • Step 1: The eligible candidate must fill in their personal information, course, category, and location. After successfully filling the registration form, candidates will receive their credentials.
  • Step 2: Candidates have to log in using their credentials and should enter their contact details.
  • Step 3: In this step, candidates should enter their qualification details.
  • Step 4: Candidates should choose 2 exam centres, the programs and should pay the fee.
  • Step 5: The applicants should check their details and confirm that all the details are correct.

Note: MU OET 2023 Online Test Slot Booking is a very important and essential step in the application process without which the candidates will not be issued their admit cards. Candidates must book their slots by entering their application number and the password. The candidate can book the exam time, exam date along with the exam city or exam centre as per their own convenience. There are multiple exam dates and multiple time slots that a candidate can choose from. 

Read More: MU OET 2023 Application Form

MU OET 2023 Admit Card

Candidates will be issued MU OET 2023 admit card only if they have booked their slots using the Online Test Booking System (OTBS). Only the candidates who have submitted their application form and have made their fee payment, will be eligible to receive the admit card.

 Applicants must carry a printout of MU OET 2023 admit card with them to the exam hall. Without it, candidates will not be allowed to write the exam.

MU OET 2023 Admit Card details
  • Candidates can visit the official website to access their admit cards.
  • They have to log in to the website using their credentials which are email addresses and password provided.
  • If the student is found eligible to write MU OET 2023, then only he/she will get his/her MU OET Admit Card.
E-Hall Ticket Number
  • Admit card has your e-hall ticket number, the course you have applied for, the address of the test centre, and the slot of your test.
  • The system will generate the e-hall ticket/ admit card 24 hours after you have booked your slot via the online test booking system to write MU OET.
Slot Booking MAHE will issue admit cards to candidates who have booked their slot using OTBS.
  • You can download your e-hall ticket/ admit card for MU OET from the official website of the Manipal Academy of Higher Education. To do that you have to give your credentials which are application form number and password.
  • MAHE will email a copy of your e-hall ticket/ admit card to the registered email ID.

How to Download MU OET Admit Card?

Candidates can visit the official website of the MU OET 2023 and log in using their credentials (Application Number and password generated during the application process). Once candidates have logged in, they can view the MU OET 2023 admit card and download it.

Read More: MU OET 2023 Admit Card

MU OET 2023 Exam Centres

MU OET 2023 exam centres are spread all across India. Candidates can choose their preferred exam centre where they are willing to write the exam according to their convenience. Candidates can select 2 exam centres of their preference when they are applying for the MU OET 2023. Candidates can choose from MU OET exam centres located in India, Dubai, and Portblair.

Candidates can choose up to 2 MU OET 2023 exam centres based on their convenience and they will be allotted based on the availability of slot in that exam centre. Below is the list of states and their cities where the MU OET 2023 exam centres are located.

MU OET 2023 Exam Centres
State City
Andhra Pradesh Anantapur, Nellore, Rajahmundry, Tirupathi, Vijayawada, Vishakhapatnam, Guntur, Kadapa, Kakinada, Kurnool
Assam Guwahati
Bihar Bhagalpur, Muzaffarpur, Patna
Chattishgarh Bhilai, Raipur
Goa Margao
Gujarat Ahmedabad, Baroda, Rajkot, Surat
Haryana Gorakhpur, Gurugram, Faridabad
Himachal Pradesh Shimla
Jammu & Kashmir Jammu
Jharkhand Bokaro, Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Ranchi
Karnataka Manipal, Mysuru, Shivamogga Belgaum, Bengaluru, Mangaluru
Kerala Ernakulam, Kannur, Kozhikode, Thrissur, Thiruvananthapuram
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal, Indore, Gwalior, Jabalpur
Maharashtra Aurangabad, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nashik, Pune, Thane
Manipur Imphal
Mizoram Aizwal
Odisha Bhubaneshwar
Punjab Amritsar, Mohali, Ludhiana
Rajasthan Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Udaipur
Sikkim Gangtok
Tamil Nadu Chennai, Coimbatore, Erode, Trichy
Telangana Hyderabad, Khammam, Warangal
Uttar Pradesh Agra, Allahabad, Bareilly, Ghaziabad, Gorakhpur, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Noida, Varanasi
Uttarakhand Dehradun
West Bengal Asansol, Kolkata, Siliguri
Union Territory Chandigarh, Delhi
International Dubai

Read More: MU OET 2023 Exam Centres

MU OET 2023 Exam Pattern

MAHE will conduct MU OET 2023 as a computer-based exam for two and a half hours (150) minutes. MU OET 2023 exam pattern informs the candidates about the expected questions, mode of exam, exam duration, marking scheme, etc. The exam pattern of MU OET 2023 can help the candidates to plan out for the exam and prepare themselves and study accordingly. So the candidates need to be familiar with the exam pattern.

There are different marking schemes for different courses.

  • B.Tech, M.Sc, and M.Tech: Correct answer - (+) 4 marks. Incorrect answer - (-) 1 mark.
  • Other courses: Correct answer - (+) 1 mark. There is no negative marking. Candidates can take advantage of this by answering all the questions.

MU OET 2023 Exam Pattern for B.Tech

The exam pattern for B.Tech course is given as follows:

MU OET Exam Pattern: B.Tech
Subjects No. of Questions
Physics 50
Chemistry 50
Mathematics 70
English & General Aptitude 30
Total 200

MU OET 2023 Exam Pattern for BBA

The exam Pattern for BBA Course in MU OET is given as follows.

MU OET Exam Pattern: BBA
Subjects No. of Questions
Numeracy 20
Conceptual 25
General English 20
General Awareness 20
Case Study 15
Total 100

MU OET 2023 Exam Pattern for MCA

The exam Pattern for MCA course is given as follows.

MU OET Exam Pattern: MCA
Subjects No. of Questions
Mental Ability 25
Basic Mathematics 10
General English 25
Computer Aptitude 40
Total 100

Read More: MU OET 2023 Exam Pattern

MU OET 2023 Syllabus

MAHE released a specific syllabus for various programs in MU OET 2023. The syllabus for admissions into undergraduate programs through MU OET is based on the 10+2 syllabus. The questions that will be asked for the MU OET entrance examination are prepared according to the syllabus of MU OET 2023.

Difficulty Level: The questions in MU OET 2023 are based on 10+2 syllabus followed by major 10+2 Boards/Universities.

Topics covered under MU OET 2023 syllabus are as follows.

MU OET 2023 Syllabus
Subject Topics
  • Units and Measurement
  • Kinematics
  • Laws of Motion
  • Work and Energy
  • The motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body
  • Properties of Bulk Matter
  • Thermodynamics
  • The behavior of Perfect Gases and Kinetic Theory of Gases
  • Oscillations and Waves
  • Electrostatics
  • Current Electricity
  • Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism 
  • Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
  • Electromagnetic Waves
  • Optics
  • Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter 
  • Atoms and Nuclei
  • Electronic Devices
  • Communication Systems 
  • Basic concepts in Chemistry
  • States of matter
  • Atomic structure
  • Chemical bonding and molecular structure
  • Solutions
  • Equilibrium
  • Redox reactions and Electrochemistry
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Adsorption
  • Catalysis
  • Colloids
  • Chemical thermodynamics
  • Periodic properties
  • Principles and processes of metal extractions
  • Hydrogen
  • S-block elements
  • P-block elements
  • d and f block elements
  • Actinoids
  • Co-ordination compounds
  • Environmental chemistry
  • Purification and characterization of organic compounds
  • Basic principles of organic chemistry
  • Hydrocarbons
  • Organic compounds containing halogens
  • Organic compounds containing oxygen
  • Aldehyde and Ketones
  • Organic compounds containing Nitrogen
  • Polymers
  • Biomolecules
  • Chemistry in everyday life
  • Principles related to practical chemistry
  • Sets
  • Relations and functions
  • Trigonometric functions
  • Algebra
  • Coordinate geometry, vectors, and three-dimensional geometry
  • Calculus
  • Mathematical reasoning
  • Statistics
  • Linear programming
  • Biosystematics
  • Cell Biology
  • Chromosomes
  • Cell Reproduction
  • Introduction to Biology
  • Biomolecules
  • Origin of life and organic evolution
  • Molecular Biology
  • Genetics
  • Biodiversity
  • Man in health and diseases
  • Continuity of life.
  • Diversity of life on earth
  • Viruses
  • Bacteria
  • Cyanobacteria
  • Kingdom Protista
  • Kingdom Mycota
  • Kingdom Metaphyta
  • Pteridophyta
  • Gymnosperms
  • Angiosperms
  • Taxonomy and Economic Botany
  • Plant histology & anatomy
  • Water relations of plants
  • Bioenergetics
  • Growth and growth regulators in plants
General English
  • Tense – Use of proper tense and sequence of tense
  • Modals (have to/had to, must, should, need, ought to and their negative forms)
  • Subject-verb concord
  • Pronouns
  • Sentence structure
  • Usages in English: Commands and requests, Statements, Questions
  • Clauses: Noun clauses, Adverb clauses of condition and time, Relative clauses
  • Determiners/ Use of proper articles
  • Prepositions
  • Vocabulary: Synonyms, Antonyms, Spellings, One-word substitutions 

Read More: MU OET 2023 Syllabus

How to Prepare for MU OET?

Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) is considered as one of the well-renowned colleges in India. To get into MAHE one needs to properly-plan out and create a preparation strategy to crack the MU OET 2023 examination. Below are a few study tips that would help the candidates clear the MU OET 2023.

  • Get Done With Basics First: Make sure that you are clear enough with the basics. Go through the Class 11 and 12 PCM textbooks. Understand the concepts and note down the equations, important formulas, theorems. And revise them regularly.
  • Take Up Mock Tests and Solve Question Papers: Solving question papers will give you a better idea about the exam. Also, you will get a clear idea about where you stand and discover which areas you need improvement in.
  • Time Management: Even though there is no negative marking you need to learn time management. You will only have 150 minutes to answer 200 questions. This would put your time managing skills to test.

MU OET 2023 Results

MAHE will release the MU OET 2023 results on the official website in the second week of Jun 2023. MU OET result date may vary depending on each course. Once candidates have received their scorecards, they can check their scores accordingly. Admission into the Manipal Academy of Higher Education will be based on the ranks secured by candidates in the MU OET exam.

MU OET 2023 Tie-Breaking Criteria

In the case of a tie-breaker in MU OET 2023 ranks then the following points will be taken into consideration.

  • The candidates who manage to score higher marks in Mathematics will be considered.
  • If the tie still exists then the candidates who will score higher marks in Physics will be considered.
  • If it is still a tie then candidates who will score higher marks in Chemistry will be considered.
  • If the tie still exists then candidates who will be elder will be considered.

How to Download MU OET Result?

MAHE will announce MU OET 2023 results for various courses on different dates. Candidates can visit the official website and enter their application number. Once they have entered their correct application number submit it, they will be able to view and download MU OET 2023 result.

Read More: MU OET 2023 Results

MU OET 2023 Counselling

The counselling dates for MU OET vary for different courses. MU OET 2023 counselling will be held after the declaration of the result, as per the announcement made by the organizing authority. The absence of the candidate or representative at the indicated reporting time and date for counselling will result in the instantaneous forfeiture of the candidate to claim a seat.

Documents Required for MU OET 2023 Counselling

The documents required for MU OET 2023 counselling are as follows.

  • MU OET admit card
  • MU OET scorecard or rank card
  • 10th or equivalent exam mark sheet
  • 12th or equivalent exam mark sheet
  • Character certificate
  • Category certificate (if required).

MU OET 2023 Contact Details

2nd Floor, Building 
Manipal -576 104, Karnataka, India.

Phone Number: +91 820 2923402, 2571201 

Email ID: [email protected]

Official Website:


How difficult is MU OET?

MU OET difficulty level is more than state CET and will be less than that of JEE or BITSAT.

How do I prepare for MU OET?

You can prepare for MU OET by First, go through the exam pattern and syllabus covered. Since MU OET tests your grasp in 11th and 12th subjects, clear any doubts you have in these subjects. Make a study plan and follow it. Plan according to the exam pattern. So that you get more marks in less time by concentrating on important topics. Practice physics and mathematics problems. Take mock tests and work on previous papers. And most importantly don\'t forget to revise.

When can I apply to Manipal University?

You can apply to admission into various programs at Manipal University after you have completed your 10+2 or UG. You can apply for various programs through MU OET. Application for MU OET 2023 has commenced, and will be available on the official website till Mar 15, 2023, for the first attempt.

Can I get admission in Manipal University?

Yes, you can. Only if you satisfy eligibility criteria set by MAHE and have performed well in MU OET.

Is there negative marking in the Manipal entrance exam?

There is a negative marking system for B.Tech, M.Sc, and M.Tech but there is no negative marking system for other courses.

Is there any entrance exam for Manipal University?

Yes, there is an entrance exam for Manipal University and it is called Manipal University Online Entrance Test (MU OET).

What is OTBS?

OTBS full form is Online Test Booking System is a software used by various universities to help candidates book a test slot of their desire.

How can I book a Manipal Slot?

Once you have successfully applied for MU OET, you can book your slot by logging in to OTBS.

What is a slot booking?

Slot booking is a process where candidates book an exam slot through the Online Test Booking System.

Is Manipal University UGC approved?

Yes, Manipal University is UGC approved and it is also NAAC accredited.


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