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PU CET (Panjab University Common Entrance Test)

Registrations: 15th April 2021

PU CET Overview

What is PU CET Exam?

PU CET (Panjab University Common Entrance Test) is a University Level Examination which was conducted by the Panjab University a public university in Chandigarh city in India. Through this exam you will get admission in various UG and PG programms every year i.e. Management, Engineering, Arts & Humanities, Law, and many more.

The PU CET 2021 exam dates for both Postgraduate and Undergraduate programms has been postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic and the dates are going to be announced soon on the official website of Panjab University, Chandigarh. Also the registration for Undergraduate programms will open soon by Punjab University.ine.

PU CET 2021 Exam Highlights

Features 

Details 

Exam Name

PU CET (Punjab University Common Entrance Test)

Conducting Body

Panjab University, Chandigarh

Exam Level

University Level Exam

Exam Frequency

Once in a year

Exam Mode

Offline mode only

Language

English Language

Exam Helpdesk No.

 1800 180 2065

Exam Website

PG – https://cetpg.puchd.ac.in/

UG- https://cetug.puchd.ac.in/

PU CET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have cleared class 10th and 12th from CBSE board, New Delhi or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English along with minimum 50% aggregate (45% aggregate for SC/ST/OBC/ PWD category candidates)
  • Candidate must have completed his/her graduation from any recognized university.
  • Candidate must be an authorized citizen of India, Foreign candidates can apply through NRI quota
  • Candidate must be at least 17 years old as on or before 31st December, 2021.

Given below course wise eligibility criteria for various offered courses under PU CET 2021 examination:-

Course

Criteria

Botany

Candidates must have cleared class 10th and 12th with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English along with minimum 50% aggregate (45% aggregate for SC/ST/OBC/ PWD category candidates)

Zoology

Anthropology

Candidates must have cleared class 10th and 12th with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics and English along with minimum 50% aggregate (45% aggregate for SC/ST/OBC/ PWD category candidates)

Chemistry

Geology

Physics

Physics (Specialization in Electronics)

Biochemistry

Candidates must have cleared class 10th and 12th with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Mathematics/ Biotechnology and English along with minimum 50% aggregate (45% aggregate for SC/ST/OBC/ PWD category candidates)

Microbiology

Biotechnology

Candidates must have cleared class 10th and 12th with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Mathematics/ Biotechnology/ Computer Science and English along with minimum 50% aggregate (45% aggregate for SC/ST/OBC/ PWD category candidates)

Biophysics

Mathematics

Candidates must have cleared class 10th and 12th with Mathematics as one of the subjects with minimum 50% aggregate (45% aggregate for SC/ST/OBC/ PWD category candidates)

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PU CET 2021 Important Dates

You can check below PU CET 2021 important dates:-

PU CET 2021 PG courses-

Events

Dates

Online registration begins on

15th April, 2021

Last date for application form submission on the website to generate the Bank Challan

9th June, 2021

Last date to submit fee in any branch of State Bank of India using website generated challan

To Be Announced

Availability of admit card

To Be Announced

Entrance Exam Dates

To Be Announced

Announcement of Result

To Be Announced

PU CET 2021 UG courses-

Events

Dates 2021 

Online registration begins on

To Be Announced

Last date for application form submission

To Be Announced

Availability of admit card

To Be Announced

Exam Date

To Be Announced

Announcement of Result

To Be Announced

Counseling Begins on

To Be Announced

PU CET 2021 Registration

You can register easily for the PU CET 2021 exam through given below steps:-

  • Firstly go to the official website –

PG – https://cetpg.puchd.ac.in/

UG- https://cetug.puchd.ac.in/

  • Go to the “Online Registration” option
  • Fill in all the required details in the given space
  • Now log in from the email ID and a password
  • Fill in all the details in the given space and upload the required documents
  • After completing the form recheck all the details
  • Now pay the application fees and submit the form
  • After the submission of application form take a printout and keep it safe with you for future reference

PU CET 2021 Application Fee:

PU CET 2021 Registration Fee

  • For General Category Candidates registration fee is Rs. 2175/-
  • For SC/ST/PWD (persons with disabilities) Category Candidates registration fee is Rs. 1088/-
  • For Additional Subject -for both General and SC/ST/PWD Category) is Rs. 575/- per subject
  • And 50% concession for Panjab University regular employees under B & C Class

How to pay PU CET 2021 Application Fee?

  • Aspirants have to pay PU CET 2021 application fee via online mode using debit/ credit card / net banking

Or Aspirants can also pay registration fee via SBI – E challan method

PU CET 2021 Exam Pattern

Check below details about PU CET 2021 entrance exam pattern:-

Sections

Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology

Duration of exam

Total 70 minutes/per paper(PWD category candidates will get 20 minutes more)

Total number of questions

60 Questions /per paper

Section-wise number of questions

  • Paper  I –  Mathematics: 70 minutes
  • Paper II – Chemistry: 70 minutes
  • Paper III – Physics: 70 minutes
  • Paper IV – Biology: 70 minutes

Total marks

120 Marks

Language of question paper

English Language

Type of questions

MCQs

Marking Scheme

  • For every correct answer you will get +2 marks
  • For every wrong answer 0.5 marks will be deducted from the marks

PU CET 2021 Cut Off

PUCET Cut Off marks are the minimum scores that an individual secured in the examination in order to get qualified in the test. The Cut Off marks may vary from programms to programms and for various category students.

Category

Minimum Qualifying marks

General category candidates

15% (18 marks)

ST/SC/PWD category candidates

10% (12 marks)

PU CET Test Centres and Cities

Given below the list of test cities or Exam Centers for PU CET 2021 is given below:-

State

City

 

Punjab

 

Chandigarh

Ludhiana

Hoshiarpur

Muktsar Rural

 

Top 10 colleges Accepting PU CET score

  1. Panjab University, Chandigarh
  2. Department of Laws, Chandigarh
  3. Punjab Engineering College University of Technology, [PEC] Chandigarh
  4. DAV College, Chandigarh
  5. Adesh Institute of Engineering and Technology, [AIET] Faridkot
  6. Mehr Chand Mahajan Dayanand Anglo Vedic College, Chandigarh
  7. Government Engineering College
  8. Baba Hira Singh Bhattal Institute of Engineering and Technology, [BHSBIET] Sangrur
  9. Patna Science College, Patna
  10. Akila College of Engineering and Management Technology, [ACEMT] Bathinda

PU CET Exam FAQs

Ques. Is there any negative marking in PU CET 2021 exam?

Ans. For every wrong answer 0.5 marks will be deducted from the marks.

Ques. Is there any limit for registration in PU CET exam?

Ans. Yes, you should be at least 17 years old as on or before 31st December, 2021.

Ques. What is the eligibility criterion to apply for PU CET 2021 exam?

Ans. The eligibility criterion to apply for PU CET 2021 exam is given below:-

  • Candidates must have cleared class 10th and 12th from CBSE board, New Delhi or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English along with minimum 50% aggregate (45% aggregate for SC/ST/OBC/ PWD category candidates)
  • Candidate must have completed his/her graduation from any recognized university.
  • Candidate must be an authorized citizen of India, Foreign candidates can apply through NRI quota

Ques. In which languages does the PU CET exam conducted?

Ans. The PU CET was exam conducted in English language.

Ques. How many times PU CET examination was conducted in a year?

Ans. PU CET examination was conducted once in a year.

Ques. Who will be the conducting PU CET exam 2021?

Ans. Panjab University, Chandigarh will conduct PU CET exam 2021.

Ques. From where I can register for PU CET (UG) exam?

Ans. Go to this link and register for PU CET (UG) exam – https://cetug.puchd.ac.in/

Ques. What is the PU CET 2021 additional subject fee for general category candidates?

Ans. The PU CET 2021 additional subject fee – for both General and SC/ST/PWD Category) is Rs. 575/- per subject.

Ques. In which cities does PU CET (PG) exam was conducted?

Ans. The PU CET (PG) exam was conducted in the state Punjab, given below the cities name:-

  • Chandigarh
  • Ludhiana
  • Hoshiarpur
  • Muktsar Rural

Ques. In which mode the PU CET exam will be conducted?

Ans. The PU CET exam will be conducted in offline mode.

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