Best Books to Prepare for MU OET 2019

An online national level entrance test is conducted by Manipal University (MU) every year for engineering admissions. Earlier, the exam was called MU OET (Manipal University Online Entrance Test) but now it is named as MET (Manipal Entrance Test). The syllabus of MU OET 2019 includes the topics and units of all four subjects i.e. Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and General English. Before preparing for MU OET exam, candidates must be well known with the syllabus as finalized by the authorities. The questions for the exam will appear on the basis of syllabus of MU OET 2019.

MU OET exam is conducted by Manipal University for those candidates who wish to take admission in various B.Tech programmes offered by the institute. MU OET 2019 will be conducted online in May. MU OET 2019 syllabus is as per the syllabus of class 11th and 12th. It is a computer based test of 2.5 hours and there is no negative marking. The questions will be based on the difficulty level of 12th standard. Before knowing about the books for preparation, it is very important to know about the exam pattern, syllabus and many more. Let’s have a look:

MET 2019 Exam Pattern

S.No. Particulars Details
1 Mode of Examination Computer Based Test
2 Duration of Examination 2 hours & 30 minutes
3 Type of Questions MCQ or Objective Type Questions
4 Total Number of Questions 200
5 Sections 4(Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, English and General Aptitude)

Below is the table that shows the number of questions allotted to each subject –

Subject Number of Questions
Mathematics 70
Physics 50
Chemistry 50
English and General Aptitude 30

Important Books for MU OET 2019

To score best in MU OET, the candidate should have complete knowledge of syllabus as well the books to prepare that syllabus.

The best books for MU OET exam for different subjects are –


Practice questions from NCERT and all the basics of physics can be understood by this book. To be precise with your answers, maintain your speed.

Name of the Book Name of the Author
Concept of Physics ( vol 1 & vol 2) HC Verma
Science For Everyone: Aptitude Test Problem in Physics SS Krotov


As per the previous year exam analysis, the mathematics questions will not be very easy this time in the exam. To prepare yourself refer to following books:

  • A Dasgupta, solve examples as well as solved problems.
  • Do Calculus and coordinate geometry thoroughly
  • Use Arihant Handbook
Name of the Book Name of the Author
Higher Algebra Hall and Knight
Arihant Mathematics (set of 5) Amt M. Agarwal


NCERT books are again important to understand the basics of Chemistry. Practice the questions from NCERT as well as other MCQ books for engineering entrance exam.

Name of the Book Name of the Author
Organic Chemistry Morrison Boyd & Bhattacharjee
A New Pattern Text Book of Inorganic Chemistry for Competitions OP Tondon

English and General Aptitude

Any good reference book for Verbal reasoning and aptitude can be chosen. To have a better grip over English and General Aptitude, following books are recommended-

  • Objective General English by S.P.Bakshi
  • Wren and Martin revised by Dr. N.D.V.Prasada Rao
  • General Aptitude by R.S.Agarwal

MU OET is an online exam and thus the question papers are not made available. In order to have an idea of exam difficulty and type of questions, some book can be referred which have past year papers and sample papers.

  • Solved Papers and 5 Mock Tests for Manipal UGET (MAHE) Engineering by Arihant.

 Apart from these books, basic theory can be studied from NCERT books which are as follows:

  • NCERT class 11th book of Physics
  • NCERT class 12th book of Physics
  • NCERT class 11th book of Chemistry
  • NCERT class 12th book of Chemistry
  • NCERT class 11th book of Mathematics
  • NCERT class 12th book of Mathematics

To get a good rank in MU OET 2019, the target score should be above 140. To get the best and highest score, refer only best and recommended books for Manipal University 2019 entrance exam.

All the best to all aspirants!!

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