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Overview :

MCET – Manipal Common Entrance Test - an exam, conducted by Manipal University for admission in undergraduate engineering courses. It is conducted annually and meant for Science stream candidates, who have scored 50% marks or more in senior secondary. The application process of this exam will start in October,2017 and test will be conducted nearly in the month of April or May, 2018. The result for the same will be available online on the official website of the university.

Eligibility :

Before starting the application form filling process for the same, the candidates should check its eligibility to mark their level and decide whether they can appear for the same or not. The candidates should meet following criteria as:

  • One should have passed senior secondary level or are currently in final year of senior secondary level.
  • One should have passed senior secondary level/ American 10+2 Grade/ A-Level/ IB(International Baccalaureate) or an equivalent level with English, Mathematics and Physics as compulsory subjects.
  • 50% marks or more in Physics, Mathematics and any one of the optional subjects are mandatory.

Pattern :

An exemplar format construct is provided to act as a guideline for the applicants to have a thorough understanding about the scheme of exam. Since every test scheme comes with its own set of rules, here are some for the same, discussed below:

  • Mode and Duration - The test will be conducted online for 2 hours and 30 minutes.
  • Marks distribution- It will consist of 200 multiple choice questions from various subjects like English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and General Aptitude. The bifurcation of marks can be as –
    1. Mathematics - 70 marks
    2. Physics - 50 marks
    3. Chemistry - 50 marks
    4. English & General Aptitude - 30 marks

Colleges Offered :

Here is a list of various colleges or universities offering the same at various places as –

Highlights :



Name of Exam

Manipal Entrance Test

Commonly Known As


Conducting Body

Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE)

Purpose of Examination

Qualifying examination for B.Tech admission in

  • • Manipal Institute of Technology (MAHE)

  • • Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology (SMIT)

  • • Manipal University Jaipur

Level of Examination

University Level


Undergraduate Examination

Number of Attempts


Exam Mode

Remote Proctored Mode

Number of Applicants

Over 2 Lakh

Application Mode


Number of Exam Cities

India - 80 , Foreign - 1 (Dubai)

MET Application Form :

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Download MET Admit Card

Candidates can access their MET admission ticket (electronic ticket) 24 hours after the time booked through the online exam booking system.

Candidates can download their MET admission ticket by filling in their application form number and exam booking password online on the official entrance exam website.

The e-hall ticket will also be emailed to the email address mentioned by the candidate in the application form.