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  • Last Modified 24-06-2022

Manipal Exam Pattern 2019: MET Pattern, Marking Scheme


Manipal Exam Pattern 2019: Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) is one of the most renowned private institutions in India. MAHE offers world-class education in the field of Science, engineering, medical, dental, humanities, etc. at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. MAHE’s B.Tech. programs are highly sought-after by engineering aspirants all across the country. Admission to B.Tech. (and most of these courses) in MAHE is facilitated through the Manipal Entrance Test (MET), previously known as Manipal University Online Entrance Test (MU OET).

MAHE hasn’t yet declared the MET 2019 schedule. Online registration for the exam is going on and the exam is expected to be conducted in the second week of April 2019. At this point, it is extremely important for candidates appearing for the exam to have detailed knowledge of the Manipal exam pattern. This will help them develop a proper test-taking strategy. Keeping this in mind, we are providing you with the detailed Manipal exam pattern 2019 for engineering, i.e. MET for admission to B.Tech. courses. Read on to find out.

Manipal Exam Pattern 2019 For B.Tech. Admission

Before getting into the details of Manipal exam pattern, let us have an overview of the exam:

Name of the ExamManipal Entrance Test 2019 (MET 2019)
Previously Known asManipal University Online Entrance Test (MU OET)
Conducting BodyManipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE)
Purpose of the ExamAdmission to UG and PG Programs in MAHE
Application ModeOnline
Exam ModeOnline
Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Number of Subjects (for B.Tech. Admission)Four
Total Number of Questions (for B.Tech. Admission)200
Maximum Marks800
Negative MarkingYes
Official Websitemanipal.edu

Let us now look into the detailed MET exam pattern 2019 for UG engineering admission.

Detailed Manipal Exam Pattern 2019

As you can see in the table above, MET 2019 (or MU OET 2019) for engineering aspirants, seeking admission to B.Tech. programs in MAHE and its other campuses has four subjects or sections:

  1. Mathematics
  2. Physics
  3. Chemistry
  4. English and General Aptitude

The number of questions in each section, as well as the marking scheme of MET 2019, are tabulated below:


Number of Questions/Maximum Marks







English & General Aptitude





  1. Each question carries four marks.
  2. There is negative marking of one mark for every wrong answer.
  3. The total time duration of the exam is 2 hours 30 minutes.
  4. There is no negative marking for unattempted questions.
  5. The questions are of Objective Type (Multiple Choice Questions).

As you can see, the marking scheme of MET has changed from 2019. Previously, each question in MET carried 1 mark and there was no negative marking for incorrect answer. MAHE introduced the negative marking scheme from 2019.

Manipal Exam Pattern 2019: Number Of Attempts

MAHE allows students to register for a maximum of two attempts (in the same year). The first and second attempts of MET 2019 will be conducted between the second week of April 2019 and the first week of May 2019. The best of the two scores will be considered for ranking and admission.

MET Participating Institutes

Through MET 2019, candidates can get admission to one of the following three campuses of MAHE:

  1. Manipal Institute of Technology,
  2. Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology, Sikkim,
  3. Manipal University, Jaipur

So, now you have a clear idea about Manipal exam pattern 2019. Now, go through the detailed MU OET syllabus 2019 and finish each and every topic included in the syllabus.

The exam is going to be extremely competitive. You need to score as high as possible in order to secure admission to your dream course in your desired campus of MAHE. This needs one to be serious and methodical. With the time left for the exam, students must revise the entire syllabus of MET 2019 in the most effective manner.

Solving JEE Main practice questions and taking JEE Main mock tests will be extremely beneficial to you in your preparation for MET 2019. Most of the undergraduate engineering entrance exams in India have more or less on the same syllabus. It is just the difficulty level and paper pattern that varies.

JEE Main is more difficult than  MET. So, practicing JEE Main level questions will ensure you are ready to face MET 2019 with confidence.

These practice questions and mock tests are available for free on Embibe. Make the best use of these resources and crack MET 2019 with a high score.

We hope this detailed article on Manipal exam pattern 2019 helps you. If you have any question pertaining to Manipal exam pattern 2019 or the exam in general, feel free to drop a comment below. We will get back to you at the earliest.

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