MET 2020 Exam – Result, Dates, Eligibility, Fees, Syllabus

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Manipal Entrance Test 2020

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Manipal Entrance Test (MET), also known as MAHE-OET, formerly Manipal University Online Entrance Test (MU-OET) is conducted by Manipal Academy of Higher Education (formerly Manipal University) for admission to various programs at Manipal Academy of Higher Education.

UPDATE (August 17, 2020): MET 2020 exam result has been declared, read MET Result.

Exam NameManipal Entrance Test
Also Known AsMET
Exam CategoryUndergraduate
Exam LevelUniversity
Exam ModeOnline (Computer based test)
Conducted byManipal Academy of Higher Education

MET 2020: Detailed Application Procedure | Syllabus

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The Manipal Entrance Test (MET) for B.Tech. is a common entrance test for admission to Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT MAHE Manipal), Manipal University Jaipur (MU Jaipur) and Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology (SMIT Sikkim).

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  • The MET exam will be Computer based test of two and a half hours duration.
  • There will be 200 questions in all.
  • All questions will be of objective type (multiple choice questions).
  • Each correct answer fetches 4 marks, while each incorrect answer has a penalty of 1 mark (-1 mark).
  • No marks are awarded for unattempted questions.
  • Student can register for a total of 2 attempts based on Test Centre / Slot availability and best score amongst the attempts will be considered for the ranking.
  • The final score will be displayed on the screen immediately after the completion of the test.
  • The test will be conducted in English.

The no. of questions in each part is as follows:

SubjectNo. of questions
General English30


UPDATE (July 17, 2020): MET 2020 exam dates have been announced, read MET 2020 Exam Dates.

UPDATE (Mar 24, 2020): MET 2020 exam has been postponed, read MET 2020 Exam Postponed.


  • April 17, 2020 – April 26, 2020 July 24 – August 7, 2020 August 1 – August 12, 2020


Age Limit

  • There’s no age limit for appearing in the MET examination.

Performance in Qualifying Examination

  • Candidates must have passed/appearing in the HSC/12th Standard examination or its equivalent examination.
  • Candidates must have studied Physics, Mathematics, and English as compulsory subjects with optional subjects being Chemistry or Biotechnology or Biology or any technical vocational subject.
  • The technical vocational subject must be related to Chemical/ Civil/ Computer/ Electrical/ Mechanical streams.
  • Candidates must obtain a minimum of 50% marks taken together in Physics, Mathematics and any one of the optional subjects mentioned above.

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Mock Test

  • An official mock test is made available to the candidates appearing for Manipal Entrance Test.
  • Candidates can take the Mock Test to understand the pattern of the computer-based test and make themselves familiar with the interface.
  • Candidates can access the MET official Sample Test here.
  • Mock test is for practice purpose only.


MET 2020 Application Fee is ₹2000 (Application Fee of ₹600 and Entrance Fee of ₹1400).


  • The registrations for MET 2020 are expected to begin from October 10, 2019.
  • The last date to register is March 15, 2020 March 31, 2020 April 20, 2020 May 15, 2020 May 30, 2020 July 25, 2020.
  • Check detailed steps for filling Application Form here.
  • UPDATE (Oct 10, 2019): MET 2020 registrations have started, click here to apply.
  • UPDATE (Apr 20, 2020): MET 2020 Last date of Application extended, MET 2020 Last Date Extended.

Application Procedure

UPDATE: MET 2020 registrations have started, check detailed steps for filling Application Form here.

  1. Candidate has to visit the Manipal website.
  2. Fill the online application form and upload photograph & signature.
  3. Pay the fees & save the application number.

Slot Booking

  • The candidates are required to reserve a test center, date, and slot for taking the MET examination.
  • The slot booking will be done on Manipal OTBS (Manipal Online Test Booking System).
  • The slot booking will be done on the first-come-first-served basis.
  • The slot booking window will be open from July 21, 2020.
  • Read more about MET 2020 Slot booking here.
  • UPDATE (July 21, 2020): MET 2020 slot booking has started, read MET Slot Booking.

Admit Card

  • On completion of the Test Slot booking, Manipal Online Test Booking System will generate the e-hall ticket for download.
  • The Hall Ticket will also be emailed to candidates at their registered email address after 24 hours of completion of the test slot booking.
  • The candidates must report any discrepancies in the e-Hall ticket at [email protected].
  • A hard copy of the e-Hall ticket must be produced during the registration at the test centre on the day of the test.

Test Centres

MET 2020 will be a Remote Proctored Online Test which candidates can take with ease, in the safety & comfort of their home, adhering to the fair practices of the proctored test guidelines.

Result / Rank List

  • A merit list will be prepared based on the marks obtained in MET.
  • The merit list for MET 2020 is expected to be released on August 9, 2020 August 14, 2020.
  • Manipal Merit rank will be calculated by giving 40% weightage to marks obtained in class 12th (PCME) and 60% weightage to marks obtained in Manipal Entrance Test (MET).
  • The list of all candidates who appeared for the entrance test will be made available on the MAHE website.
  • UPDATE (August 17, 2020): MET 2020 exam result has been declared, read MET Result.


  • Admission to Manipal Institute of Technology, Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology and Manipal University Jaipur will be done through Manipal Counselling.
  • Manipal Merit rank will be calculated by giving 40% weightage to marks obtained in class 12th (PCME) and 60% weightage to marks obtained in Manipal Entrance Test (MET).
  • The MET Counselling will be done online in different rounds. To appear in the counselling, candidates will have to register themselves and fill their preferences of colleges and courses. The seat allocation will be done based on the filled choices, merit rank and seat availability.
  • Get detailed information about Manipal Counselling here.

Important Information

Students can only use the pages supplied to them at the Test Centre for rough work.

Important Dates

Application form availabilityOctober 10, 2019
Application form submission deadlineMarch 15, 2020 March 31, 2020 April 20, 2020 May 15, 2020 May 30, 2020 July 25, 2020
Slot Booking startsJuly 21, 2020
MET Online TestsJuly 24 – August 7, 2020 August 1 – August 12, 2020
Result announcementAugust 9, 2020 August 14, 2020
CounsellingMay 11, 2020 – May 20, 2020 TBA

Contact Information

Candidates can contact MAHE through written communication, phone or email.

MAHE Contact Information
AddressDirector (Admissions), MAHE
Manipal-576104, Karnataka (India)
Email[email protected]

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