MU-OET 2022 - Syllabus, Eligibility, Application form, 2022 Notification

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Exam Summary

Exam Name Manipal University Online Entrance Test
Commonly Known As MUOET
Organizing Authority Manipal University
Official Website
Exam Type University Level Entrance Examination
Programs Offered Engineering, Pharmacy, Applied Sciences, and Others
Mode of Exam Computer Based
Number of questions Paper 1- 90

Paper 2- 82

Section Physics, Chemistry, Math and English (Depending on the course)
Total Marks 60-200 questions (Depending on the course)
Type of questions MCQ
Exam duration 1-2.5 hours (Depending on the course)
Eligibility Criteria Atleast 50% in Class 12th

 For B.Tech (Lateral Entry):

  • Duration of the exam: One hour.
  • The questions will be of objective type.
  • There will be a total of 90 questions.

Diploma Level

Subjects No. of Questions
Physics 10
Chemistry 10
Mathematics 50
Communication Skills in English 20
Grand Total 90

B.Sc. Graduates

Subjects No. of Questions
Mathematics 70
Communication Skills in English 20
Grand Total 90

For M.Tech:

  • Duration of the exam: one hour.
  • Objective type of questions.
  • There will be a total of 60 questions.
Subjects No. of Questions
Respective Disciplines 50
Engineering Mathematics 10
Grand Total 60

The objective type questions will consist of four options with only one correct response. Four marks will be given for a correct answer. There will be negative marking for an incorrect response to a particular question and 1 mark will be deducted.

The medium of the examination will be English only. Candidates should try to solve as many sample papers. They will give an insight and understanding of the exam and its contents.

MU OET 2018 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria are different for different courses. Here are the requirements for application in various courses:

Course Eligibility
  • Candidates have to qualify the 10+2 examination or an equivalent examination from a recognized board.
  • English, Physics, and Mathematics have to be compulsory subjects along with any one of Chemistry, Biology, Biotechnology or any technical vocational subject.
  • Minimum 50% marks are required in Physics, Mathematics and any of the optional subjects.
  • Candidates have to secure a minimum of 50% marks in the entrance test to be eligible for admission.
  • There is no age limit.
B.Tech (Lateral Entry)
  • Candidates must have passed a 3-year diploma course in engineering from a recognized university along with 10+2 examination or an equivalent examination from a recognized board.
  • At 10+2 level, Mathematics has to be a compulsory subject.
  • Minimum 45% marks are required in the qualifying examination.
  • There is no age limit.
  • Candidates must be having B.E/B.Tech degree from a university which is AICTE approved.
  • A minimum aggregate of 50% is required in the course.
  • Candidates have to secure a minimum of 50% marks in the entrance test to be eligible for admission.
  • Candidates must have passed 10+2, A-level, IB, American 12th grade or equivalent examination from a recognized board.
  • A minimum aggregate of 50% is required in the qualifying examination.
  • There is no age limit.

MU OET 2018 Application Form and Submission Procedure

Candidates will have to register themselves online by visiting the official website of MU OET. The registration is already active. Deadline for applying to various courses are different. Here are the deadlines for respective courses:

Courses Last Date
B.Arch. 31st May 2018
M.Tech 15th May 2018
B.Tech (LE) 8th May 2018
B.Com/BA (Media & Communication)/BHM/BBA/B.Sc 21st March 2018
B.Sc. Nursing/BPT/BOT 30th May 2018
BA (Humanities)/MA 2nd May 2018
MBA 11th June 2018

Apart from the online application, no other mode of application will be entertained. Candidates have to fill academic, personal and other details carefully. This is because once the application is submitted, no amendments can be made.

Candidates are required to upload their scanned photograph and signature in the prescribed format. Candidates are expected to download and print the filled-in application in a standard format (preferably pdf). After the successful submission of the application form, a confirmation e-mail or SMS will be sent to the candidates on the registered id.

The application fee is Rs 600/- whereas examination fee for the respective course is Rs 1,400/-. The payment window is already open and the last date for payment will vary according to the deadline of the various courses. Applicants can pay the examination fees using either online or offline mode.

Following are the available options for payment of fees:

  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • Net Banking
  • Demand Draft

The demand draft has to be obtained from a nationalized bank and is to be in favour of ‘Manipal University’ payable at Manipal/Udupi. Those candidates who will opt for demand draft mode of payment will have to send their printed application form to the following address:

Director, Indian Admissions,
Room No. 102,
Manipal University,
Manipal – 576 104
Karnataka, India

The examination fee is non-refundable. In no case, the request for refund of examination fees will be considered by exam conducting body.

Here is the gist of the steps involved in online application:

  • Fill the online form with correct details by registering on the official website.
  • Upload your recently clicked scanned photograph (colour) and signature in the prescribed format.
  • Complete the payment process by using a preferred mode.
  • Download the confirmation page with your application number on it.
  • Send the application to the given address if payment is done through demand draft.

 MU OET 2018 Admit Card

Candidates have to book their respective slots in order to download the admit card. Without a valid admit card, no candidate will be allowed to appear for the test. The slot booking will start from the third week of March 2018. Candidates are expected to book their slots in the given time period else they will be randomly allotted a slot. Once a slot is booked, no changes can be made regarding the same.

After booking of the slot candidates will be able to download their admit cards. They will also get the admit card on their registered e-mail id. Applicants are expected to keep the admit card in good condition for upcoming processes as no duplicate admit card will be issued to them.

The admit card will bear the following information-

  • Roll Number
  • Name
  • Father’s Name
  • Photograph
  • Signature
  • Test City
  • Test center address
  • Test timings along with the reporting time.

MU OET is scheduled to be conducted in the 2ndweek of April 2018. Candidates have to appear in their respective slots only and on the given date. Hence, those candidates who don’t turn up for the examination will be automatically disqualified from the selection process.

Below is a list of points you must remember regarding the hall ticket/admit card-

MU OET 2018 Admission Procedure

The results of MU OET 2018 will be published by the exam conducting board on the official website in the 3rd week of May 2018. The result will be viewed by entering the application number. Those candidates who qualify to a minimum acceptable level will be eligible for the counselling process.

After the declaration of the result, the counselling process will begin and it is expected to kick off from the 1st week of June 2018. At the time of counselling, the candidate has to be in possession of important documents like –

  • 10th and 12th mark sheet
  • 10th and 12th passing mark sheet
  • MU OET admit card
  • MU OET rank card

Candidates will have the option of booking counselling process venue while going through slot booking procedure. Candidates have to ensure that they are in possession of original documents & admission fee at the time of counselling. It is mandatory for candidates to be physically present at the time of counselling. The seats will be allotted on the basis of rank secured by the candidate in the exam.

Candidates are expected to visit the website of the Institute for detailed information about the admission process.

Timeline of Admission Procedure

Here are the important dates that candidates should mark for upcoming MU OET 2018:

Activity Date
Commencement of registration Already Active
Closing date of registration Subject to selection of the respective course
Last date of payment of fees Subject to selection of the respective course
Downloading of Admit Card/Slot Booking Third week of March 2018
Date of examination Second week of April 2018
Declaration of results Third week of May 2018
Commencement of online counselling First week of June 2018

MU OET 2018 Notification

The application form for MU OET was released on October 2017 with March 11 2018 being the last date for submission of the application form.

MU OET 2018 Syllabus

MU OET offers admissions into the 16 B.Tech courses available in the constituent institutes of Manipal University. The syllabus for the same covers includes questions of physics, chemistry, maths and general English.

The following table shows the detailed syllabus for each subject that is covered under MUOET:

Subjects Topic
Physics ·         Dynamics

·         Heat

·         Geometrical Optics

·         Physical Optics

·         Electrostatics

·         Current Electricity

·         Atomic Physics










·         Stoichiometry

·         Atomic Structure

·         Periodic Properties

·         Oxidation Number

·         Gaseous State

·         Chemical Kinetics

·         Organic Compounds with oxygen-2, amines

·         Hydrocarbons – 2

·         Haloalkanes

·         Coordination Compounds

·         Chemical Bonding – 2

·         Chemical Thermodynamics – 2

·         Solid State

·         Electrochemistry

·         Organic Chemistry

·         Isomerism – 2

·         Carbohydrates

·         Oils and Fats

·         Amino Acids and Proteins

·         Metallurgy – 2

·         Industrially Important Compounds

Mathematics ·         Elements of Number Theory

·         Group Theory

·         Vectors

·         Matrices and Determinants

·         Analytical Geometry

·         Circles

·         Conic Sections (Analytical Geometry)

·         Trigonometry

General English Syllabus Questions on general english like spotting of errors, sentence improvement, vocabulary and more.

MU OET 2018 Important Dates

Candidates who want to appear for MU OET must keep in mind the following important dates:

Events Dates
Availability of Online Application Form October 17, 2017
Final Date for Submission of Filled Application Form March 11, 2018
MU OET 2018 Online Test Booking Schedule (OTBS) for the 1st and 2nd attempt March 31 to April 5, 2018
Hall Ticket for 1st and 2nd attempt Fourth week of March to Second week of April 2018
MU OET 2018 Examination (1st and 2nd Attempt) April 19 to May 9, 2018
MU OET 2018 Slot Booking 3rd Attempt May 9 & 10, 2018
Hall Ticket for 3rd Attempt Third week of May 2018
MU OET 2018 (3rd Attempt) May 11, 2018
Result of MU OET 2018 Fourth week of May 2018
MU OET 2018 Merit List May 14, 2018
First Round of Counselling First week of June to Second week of June 2018
Commencement of Classes July 17, 2018

MU OET 2018 Exam Centres

MU OET 2018 will be held in many cities across the country as well as in Dubai. The following table shows the examination centres along with their codes.

Candidates have to select their preferred exam centres during the registration for MU OET:

Exam Centre Code
Ahmedabad 1
Allahabad 2
Bangalore 3
Bhopal 4
Bhubaneswar 5
Chandigarh 6
Chennai 7
Coimbatore 8
Delhi 9
Dubai 10
Ernakulam 11
Gangtok 12
Guwahati 13
Hyderabad 14
Jaipur 15
Kanpur 17
Kolkata 18
Kota 19
Lucknow 20
Mangalore 21
Manipal 22
Mumbai 23
Noida 24
Patna 25
Port Blair 26
Pune 27
Ranchi 28
Varanasi 29
Vijayawada 30
Asansol 32
Belgaum 32
Bhilai 34
Dehradun 35
Jammu 36
Jamshedpur 37
Gurgaon 38
Indore 39
Jabalpur 40
Kozhikode 41
Ludhiana 42
Meerut 44
Nagpur 45
Surat 47
Thiruvananthapuram 48
Udaipur 49
Vishakapattanam 50

MU OET 2018 Contact details

The candidates can get in touch with the authorities via the following means in case they face any kind of inconvenience:


Online entrance test

Director, Admissions, Manipal

576104, Karnataka, India


Tel: +91 9243777733


Official website –

MU OET 2018 Participating colleges

The scores for MO OET is accepted by the following institutions:

  • Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal
  • Manipal University, Jaipur
  • Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology, Sikkim
  • Following are the affiliated institutes with MU:

Below is a list of institutes affiliated to Manipal University (MU)-

MU OET 2018 Results

Going as per last year pattern the result of MU OET 2018 will be available online around the fourth week of May 2018.

In order to access the results, candidates need to visit the official site of MU OET 2018 and log in using their application number and password.

The merit list will also be included in the result itself, in other words the All India Rank of the candidates will be available in the result. The result for MU OET 2018 will be available for download and once downloaded; candidates must keep it safely for future use.

It is only on the basis of the result/rank of the candidates, they will be called for counselling and admissions will be provided to them into the participating institutes of MU OET 2018.

MU OET 2018 Answer Key

Before the results of OUCET 2018 comes out, candidates can get an idea about their marks by consulting the answer key which is released some time before the results. The answer key of MU OET will comprise correct answers to questions asked in the entrance test.

The answer key will help the candidates to not only get an idea  about their performance in the entrance test and but also about their chances of getting admission into which  B.Tech courses offered in the university and in which institute.

MU OET 2018 Cut off

The minimum scores required to qualify the entrance examination of MU OET 2018 will be decided by the concerned authorities of Manipal University. Based on the cut-off of MU OET 2018, admissions will be provided to the qualified candidates into the offered programmes.

A lot of factors come into play while deciding the cut off. Some of them are-

  • Total number of candidates
  • Number of seats available
  • Previous year cut-off trends and more.

It is precisely due to these reasons that the cut off varies year to year and across programmes.

MU OET 2018 Reservation of seats

It is important to keep in mind that there is no reservation of seats for any caste or community in the admission process through MU OET.

Candidates would be allotted seats strictly as per their merit ranking and exam score in the entrance exam. The fees is same for all the candidates, no relaxation of age, fees or seats is provisioned.

MU OET 2018 Counselling

The tentative date for the counselling process is 1st week of June 2018 to 2nd week of June 2018.

All those candidates whose names have featured in the merit list will have to report for MU OET 2018 counselling as per their allotted time and venue.  It is important to remember that the mode of counselling will be offline.

It is compulsory for the candidates to report at the counselling venue and register themselves, failing to do so will result in the cancellation of their admission. Selection of preferred college and course has to be done by the candidates during registration.

The payment of registration fee has to be done only through offline mode.

Councelling Fee

The required counselling fee has to be paid by the candidates through demand draft. Once the registration fee has been paid, documents of the candidates will be verified. After the completion of that process, seats will be allotted as per the ranking of the candidates and his/her selected choices.

The allotted candidates will be given allotment letter and receipt for paid fees after the entire process has been completed. These candidates will  now have to report at their allotted institutes for confirmation of their admission.

MU OET 2018 Counselling Fees:

As has been mentioned above, the counselling registration and course fees will have to be paid by the candidates during the time of registration. The payment of fees has to be done in offline mode i.e., through a Demand Draft drawn in favour of “Manipal Academy of Higher Education” payable at Manipal or Udupi.

It is important to remember that no other mode of payment will be accepted. Once the fee has been paid, candidates will be given the receipt of paid fees. The following table shows the counselling fee that needs to be paid:

Classification of fee Amount in INR ( 1ST Installment )
Registration Fees 10,000
Course Fees 2,85,000
Total 2,95,000

Documents needed for verification:

During the counselling process, candidates need to carry the following documents for the verification process:

  • The candidate’s MU OET 2018 Admit Card
  • Demand Draft of Counselling Registration and Course Fees
  • Aadhaar Card of the candidate
  • Proof of Date of Birth in the form of either birth certificate or the mark sheet of 10th boards
  • Class 12 board mark sheet of the candidate
  • Migration certificate issued by the last institution which the candidate has attended
  • Certificate of Conduct/Character issued by the last institution that the candidate has attended.
  • Transfer Certificate or School Leaving Certificate issued by the institution that the candidate has last attended
  • Copy of the Parent’s PAN Card
  • Two Recent and Identical Passport Size Photograph and One Stamp Size Photograph of the candidate.

Below is the list of documents for different required for different courses in the counselling process-

Undergraduate Courses

Post Graduate courses

MU OET 2018 Last Year’s question papers

In order to prepare better of MU OET exam, candidates should go through the question paper of last years to get a better idea about the questions. Previous year paper, sample papers and mock tests will be available soon.



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