Exam Date : June 23, 2020
Result Date : July 19, 2020

Swami Vivekanand National Institute of Rehabilitation Training and Research (SVNIRTAR) is an autonomous body. It is governed by the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Govt. of India.


SVNIRTAR 2020 is the entrance exam for admissions into 3 Bachelors degree namely BPT (Bachelor of Physiotherapy), BOT (Bachelor of Occupational Therapy), BPT (Bachelor of Prosthetics and Orthotics) and it is conducted by Swami Vivekanand National Institute of Rehabilitation Training and Research (SVNIRTAR).

University: It is affiliated to Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.

Conducting Authority: SVNIRTAR conducts the Common Entrance Test (CET) every year. It also has an accreditation for DNB in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation of National Board of Examination (NBE), New Delhi.

Level:  The SVNIRTAR CET 2020 is a University Level Entrance Exam.

Mode: The exam is conducted in the offline mode (Paper and Pen-based).


SVNIRTAR Highlights
Exam Name Swami Vivekanand National Institute of Rehabilitation Training and Research Common Entrance Test
Conducting Body Swami Vivekanand National Institute of Rehabilitation Training and Research
Type of Exam University Level
Courses Offered Undergraduate (UG)
Mode of Exam Offline
 Date of Examination June 23, 2020 
Question Type Multiple Choice Questions with a single correct response
Marking Scheme For Every Correct Answer Plus (+) 1 Mark
Negative Marking No Negative Marking

Important Notes

  • Vacant seats will be filled up with the qualified candidates from the general category (GC) in the order of merit.

  • The physically handicapped candidates must appear before a duly constituted medical board for an examination to certify that the candidate's fitness to pursue the course of study in light of his/her physical disability and the requirements of the courses.

  • The decision of the Board will be final.

Important Dates

Aspirants can check the SVNIRTAR Important Dates at the table given below. These dates are tentative, it may change after the official announcement.

PGET 2020 Dates 
PGET Events Dates (tentative)
Application Process begins April 12, 2020 
Application Process ends May 31, 2020  
Availability of Admit Card June 11, 2020 
Exam Date June 23, 2020 
Counselling Date September 27, 2020 
Session begins October 1, 2020
CET 2020 Dates
CET Events Dates (tentative)
Application Process begins April 1, 2020 
Application Process ends  May 28, 2020 
Admit Card availability  June 1, 2020
Date of Exam  June 9, 2020 
Counselling Process  July 23-26, 2020 
Session Begins To be announced


Eligibility of any candidate is tested on the grounds of academics and age. The applicant has to provide authentic information about him/her in order to be able to give the entrance test. If it is found that the candidate has violated the authenticity of personal information, then his/her candidature will be cancelled at that instant.

  • Nationality: The candidate should be an Indian citizen.
  • Age Criteria: The candidates who are born between 01st January 1999 and 31st December 2002 (inclusive of both dates) are eligible. For SC, ST & PH category candidates, the candidate should be born on 01st January 1994 and 31st December 2002 (inclusive of both dates). 

  • Educational Qualification:

    • Passed 10+2 /ISc or equivalent-recognized exam with subjects Physics (P), Chemistry (C), Biology (B) and English with a minimum aggregate of 50% in PCB when taken together.

    • For SC/ST and PH applicants, the minimum marks should be 40% and 45% respectively. 

    • Candidates awaiting for qualifying examination results with essential subjects can apply and appear for the entrance exam.

    • The candidates are not eligible to appear in the entrance exam if they have discontinued their regular study for more than 3 (three) years.

    • Candidates passing from the recognized NIOS (National Institute of Open School) fulfilling the eligibility criteria can apply for the exam.

    • Candidates should have studied at least five subjects with any of the following group of subjects:

      • English, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology

      • English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and any other language

    • Candidates should have studied English as a compulsory subject in the 10+2 Examination.

Application Form

The SVNIRTAR CET 2020 Application Form for will be available on the official website and also in offline mode. The candidates are required to enter details such as personal details, qualification details, contact details, and have to upload the scanned image of the candidate and a signature image in order to complete the application process.

  • Application Fee: The application fee is INR 600/- for general candidates and INR 500/- for reserved categories.
  • Mode of Fee Payment: The SVNIRTAR CET 2020 candidates can pay their Fee by both online and offline mode. Payment can be done in the debit/credit/Net Banking/Demand Draft.

Application Process

Candidates must fill the application form available on the official website and should follow the further instructions.

  • Visit the official website of SVNIRTAR CET 2020.

  • Register to SVNIRTAR 2020 by entering required details. Candidates must enter details such as name, parents name, address, contact information, etc.

  • Candidates registered can log in using their id and password.

  • The next step is that payment of Examination Fee and Printing of the “Confirmation Page”.

  • Upload scanned images of recent photograph, signature and also thumb impression.

  • Click on the submit button for submitting the application form.

Offline Application Process:

  • Candidates need to download and print the application form available on the official website.

  • Pay the application fee through Demand Draft in the bank.

  • The duly filled-in application form should be submitted in person or by speed post so as to reach the office of:

        The Chairman CET 2020,
        C/O Director,
        Swami Vivekanand National Institute of Rehabilitation Training & Research          
        Olatpur, Bairoi PO,
        Cuttack Dist. - 754010 (ODISHA)

Admit Card

Candidates who have filled the application form and paid a specified fee will be able to download his/ her Admit Card/ Hall Ticket from the official website. Candidate should retain a copy for future references.

  • Availability: All eligible candidates can download the admit card on June 11, 2020.
  • Credentials to Download: In order to access the SVNIRTAR Admit Card, the candidate should enter registration number and password in the official website. For offline applications, the admit card will be sent through speed post.
  • Details on Admit Card: The admit card contains details such as registration number, exam Centre, examination date and time, candidates photo and signature, etc.
  • Documents: Candidates should compulsorily carry the SVNIRTAR CET 2020 Admit Card along with their identity card to the examination hall, failing which the candidate will not be allowed to enter the examination hall.

Steps to download Admit Card:

  • Log into the user account on the official website SVNIRTAR CET 2020 to download the admit card. 
  • Enter details such as registered Email ID or Application Number and Date of Birth.
  • Click on 'Submit' to get Admit Card.
  • Click on the link to download the admit card. The admit card will be downloaded in PDF format.
  • Take the print out of the admit card for future reference.

Exam Pattern

It is one of the most important thing that candidates need to know before starting their preparation.

  • Mode: The SVNIRTAR CET 2020 exam will be conducted in offline mode (Pen and Paper based test).
  • Duration: Examination will be conducted for 2 hours.
Section Duration Marks  Questions
Part-A -General Ability & General Knowledge 20 Minutes 10 10
Part –B – 30 Marks each in- Physics, /Chemistry, /Biology (Zoology & Botany) OR Mathematics 100 Minutes 90 90
  • Questions will be multiple choices objective type of 10+2 standard.
  • There will be 100 multiple choices objective type questions of one mark for each. More than one option answered against a question will be marked as incorrect. Any question not attempted will not be awarded any mark.


SVNIRTAR 2020 Syllabus will be based on Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics by CBSE for XI and XII standards. The exam Paper will have two sections Part A and Part B.

  • PART A- General Ability and General Knowledge
  • PART B- Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology


Results will be declared in the official website of SVINRTAR CET 2020 on July 19, 2020. Candidates need to enter their roll no, date of birth, and application number to get their SVINRTAR CET 2020 Result

Steps to download results:

  • Visit the official website.

  • Enter the login details (Roll Number/Application Number and DOB).

  • SVNIRTAR Results will be displayed on the screen.

  • Download and print the result sheet for future communication.


The SVINRTAR CET 2020 Counselling will commence from September 27, 2020. Only the shortlisted applicants can log in to the official website and check their counselling dates.

  • Location: The counselling for admission will be held at Swami Vivekanand National Institute of Rehabilitation Training & Research (SVNIRTAR), Cuttack. 

  • Merit List: Based on the marks obtained, conducting authority will release the merit list. Candidates will be called for the counselling process based on the merit list.

  • Documents required: Candidates need to provide original certificates and also two sets of self-attested photocopies of the same. One of the original documents (10th certificate/12th mark sheet) may be retained in the Institute until the completion of the first year examination. 

  • Fee: Candidates are required to deposit the prescribed fee on the spot by demand draft.

  • Seat Allotment: Candidates will be allotted seats based on the rank obtained and the availability of seats. The candidate who is allocated a seat will be admitted provisionally.

  • Note: A candidate can't claim a seat if he/she fails to attend the counselling process. 

Courses Offered

Course Name Duration
Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT) 4 Years and 6 Months of Internship
Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (BOT) 4 Years and 6 Months of Internship
Bachelor of Prosthetics & Orthotics (BPO) 4 Years and 6 Months of Internship.

Contact Details

Swami Vivekanand National Institute of Rehabilitation Training and Research, SVNIRTAR
Olatpur, P.O: Bairoi Dist: Cuttack Odisha
Phone No: 0671-2805552
FAX No: 0671-2805862 


Q:Age requirement for the courses?

Candidates must have completed minimum of 17 years and maximum 22 years as on 31st August. Date of Birth as recorded in the Secondary Education Board/Matriculation Certificate only will be treated as authentic.

Q: I have a gap of more than two years between my Xth and XIIth board 

Yes, you are eligible. Only 12th passing year should be in 2015/ 2016.

Q: Can the students who have cleared their 10 + 2 level examination before 2017 also apply?

Yes, students who have passed their 12th level examinations before 2017 and satisfy the eligibility conditions can apply for this course.

Q: Will there be any breaks during the exam?

No, there will be no scheduled breaks during the test but candidates are allowed to go to the restroom by raising their hand to inform the test centre in charge. 

Q: What preparation must a student do for the entrance examination of in (CET)–(SVNIRTAR)?

The students must be thorough with English, Physics, Chemistry & Biology concepts till 12th.

Colleges which accept [SVNIRTAR CET]

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Bachelor of occupation therapy , batch of 2020
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Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

SVNIRTAR CET examination is conducted for admission to courses in physiotherapy, occupational therapy and prosthetic and orthosis.

Discussion Forum

Is the Online application fee same as offline application fee?

Is the Online application fee same as offline application fee?

Asked By: tara,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Tara,

The application fee is same for both the modes. 

Check application form section to know more details about it.

What is the age limit for appearing SVNIRTAR CET ?

What is the age limit for appearing SVNIRTAR CET ?

Asked By: john,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi John,

The age criteria for reserved category is different than that of general category for SVNIRTAR CET. Refer the below given age criteria:

General candidates: Born between 1st January 1997 and 31st December 2000

SC/ST candidates: Born between 1st January 1992 and 31st December 2000

Check Eligibility to know about the Eligibility criteria in detail. 

Application Form availability for SVNIRTAR CET starts on?

When can we fill in the Application Form to SVNIRTAR CET?

Asked By: Narsingh Naik,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The Application Form to SVNIRTAR CET 2020 will be available from the 21st of March 2020.