CGPET or Chhattisgarh Pre Engineering Test is a state level entrance exam conducted by the Directorate of Technical Education, Chhattisgarh regarding admission of students for Bachelor degree in different disciplines of Engineering/Technology in various Government and Private technical colleges within the state of Chhattisgarh.

  1. Syllabus
  • Physics – Measurement, Kinematics, Force And Laws Of Motion,Work Energy And Power,Rotational Motion And Moment Of Inertia,Gravitation,Properties Of Solid And Fluids,Heat And Thermodynamics, Oscillation,Waves,Light,Magnetism, Electrostatics,Current Electricity,Effect Of Electric Current, Electromagnetic Induction And Alternating Current, Electron , Photon And Radio Activity,Semiconductors.
  • Chemistry – Principles Of Metallurgical Operations,Chemical Periodicity, Comparative Study Of Elements,Transitions Metals, Co-Ordination Compound,Chemical Analysis, Chemistry Of Hydro-Carbons,Organic Compounds Based On Functional Group Containing Nitrogen,Organic Compounds Containing Organic Oxygen, Chemistry In Daily Life, Biomolecules.
  • Mathematics -Algebra, Matrices, Trigonometry, Co-ordinate Geometry (2D and 3D), Calculus (Differential, Integral and Differential Equations), Vector algebra, Statistics, Numerical methods, Information Technology.
  1. Recommended Books–Lot of books are available in the market to follow for the CGPET exam. Beside NCERT books, a student may follow R. D. Sharma and S.L. Lony for Mathematics, G.C. Agarwal and G.R. Bhatla for Physics and O.P. Agarwal for Chemistry. Students should also follow Concepts of Physics by H.C. Verma and Arihants Objective Books for Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
  2. Study Plan– CGPET is a very vital exam for admission in various technical colleges for the state of Chhattisgarh. So an aspirant should be very serious about his studies. One must curve out an efficient schedule for studying each and every subject. The question papers are set in a manner that it will cover the entire syllabus, so it is of the utmost importance that a student must try to cover it in entirety. Try to identify your point of weaknesses and rectify it before time. Always give yourself ample time to revise the already covered part of the syllabus.
  3. Eligibility Criteria – The eligibility criteria for RPET exams are:
  • The applicant must be a permanent resident of the State of Chhattisgarh. A domicile certificate will be required during the application for the examination.
  • The minimum age of the candidate must be 17 years (as per a fixed date mentioned in the original application form released by the board) and the maximum age of CGPET is of 30 years. 3 years of age relaxation on the upper age limit is given to the candidates belonging to the SC/ST/OBC/PH categories.
  • The candidate must qualify (in the first attempt) the 12th grade exam or equivalent exam from a recognized board with 45% marks and Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics should be the compulsory subjects in the 12th For SC/ST/OBC candidates the minimum required percentage is 40%.
  1. Exam Pattern – Objective type multiple choice questions are asked in the examination. The questions will be based upon concepts of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. The CGPET exam comprises of total 150 questions and 3 Hours (180 minutes) are allotted for the entire paper. No extra time will be allotted in any case. All the questions are compulsory and the student must select the right answer from the options available with the questions. Negative marking will be done in case of incorrect answer or multiple answers.
  2. Previous year cut off marks– The cut off marks are determined by Directorate of Technical Education, Chhattisgarh and are available at their website. The detailed list for the opening and closing ranks for particular colleges (Discipline wise) are only available at the official website of the board.

  1. Tips for Preparations–
  • Try to cover up the syllabus as much as possible. Identify your point of weaknesses in a particular subject and rectify it before time.
  • Do no stack up your syllabus to be finished just before the exam. Follow a routine and try to finish the syllabus as early as possible so that you can get ample time to revise.
  • Do not panic before the exam and give yourself enough rest.
  • Try to study comprehensively rather opting for easy suggestions and short-cuts.
  1. Previous year’s Important dates —
  • Date of issue of application forms –10thMarch, 2015
  • Last date of submission of Fee — 29th March, 2015
  • Date of Entrance Exam — 1stMay, 2015
  • Date of Result — 21st May, 2015

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