Common Post-Graduate Entrance Test
Common Post-Graduate Entrance Test

CPGET Exam Pattern 2023 : Check Exam Duration, Marking Scheme, Question Type

CPGET exam pattern 2023 is released by Osmania University on its official website. The CPGET exam is a Computer-Based Test and consists of 100 objective-type questions. The CPGET exam duration is 90 minutes.
CPGET Exam Pattern 2023

CPGET Exam Pattern 2023

CPGET Exam Pattern 2023: Osmania University has released the CPGET exam pattern 2023 on its official website. The Common Post-Graduate Entrance Test (CPGET) is conducted for admission to postgraduate courses in the participating universities. The CPGET exam pattern outlines the exam duration, total marks, question type, and marking scheme. 

The CPGET exam is of 90 minutes duration. The total marks of the CPGET exam is 100 marks and the question paper consists of 100 multiple-choice questions. It is essential to be familiar with the CPGET exam pattern to create an effective exam preparation strategy. The CPGET examination will have 3-4 varieties of objective-type questions. The types of questions include classification, analogies, matching, and comprehension of research study/theoretical perspective/experiment. 

The CPGET exam 2023 took place from June 30, 2023, to July 10, 2023. Participating universities accept CPGET exam results for the postgraduate admission process. The participating universities include Osmania University, Kakatiya University, Telangana University, Mahatma Gandhi University, Palamuru University, Satavahana University, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University and Telangana Mahila Viswavidyalayam. 

CPGET Exam Pattern 2023

The CPGET entrance exam is a Computer-Based Test (CBT)  and consists of objective-type questions. According to the CPGET exam pattern 2023, there is a change in the exam pattern for M.Sc. in Biochemistry, Forensic Science, Microbiology, Genetics, and Environmental Science. For these mentioned subjects, the question paper will consist of Part A(Chemistry) for 40 marks and Part B for 60 marks. Part B will be based on one of the B.Sc syllabi of optional subjects, which are, Zoology, Botany, Physics, Biochemistry, Microbiology, and Genetics. Read More : CPGET Syllabus 2023

CPGET Exam Pattern 2023: Important Highlights

Exam Name

Common Post-Graduate Entrance Test (CPGET)

Exam Conducting Body

Osmania University

Exam Duration

90 minutes

Mode of the Exam

Computer-Based Test (CBT)

Marking Scheme

1 mark for each correct answer

Total Number of Questions


Total Marks


Type of Questions

Objective Type (Multiple Choice Questions) 

CPGET Subject-wise Exam Pattern


Sections and Marks

  • M.Sc Biochemistry
  • M.Sc Genetics
  • M.Sc Microbiology
  • M.Sc Forensic Science
  • M.Sc Environmental Science

Part A (Chemistry) : 40 Marks

Part B (Optional Subject) : 60 Marks

M.Sc Bio-technology

Part A (Chemistry) : 40 Marks

Part B (Bio-technology) : 60 Marks


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Who releases the exam pattern of CPGET exam 2023 ?

Osmania University releases the exam pattern of CPGET 2023.

In which mode is the CPGET exam conducted ?

The CPGET exam is conducted as a Computer-Based Test (CBT).

What is the type of questions in CPGET exam ?

 The CPGET exam consists of multiple-choice or objective-type questions. 

What is the exam duration of the CPGET entrance test ?

The duration of the CPGET exam is 90 minutes. 

What is the total marks of the CPGET exam ?

The total marks of the CPGET exam is 100 marks. 

What is the CPGET exam pattern for M.Sc Biotechnology ?

The CPGET exam for M.Sc Biotechnology consists of Part A based on Chemistry subject and Part B based on Biotechnology.

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