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Punjab Technical University Combined Entrance Test (PTU CET)

Punjab Technical University Combined Entrance Test (PTU CET)


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  1. Important Dates
  2. Eligibility Criteria
  3. Application Fee
  4. How to Apply
  5. Exam Pattern
  6. Syllabus
  7. Admit Card / Hall Ticket
  8. Results
  9. Counselling
  10. Contact Details

Punjab has scrapped the state-level combined entrance test (CET) for admission to undergraduate engineering course. From the next academic session, the All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE) will be the criterion to enter the state colleges, said Suresh Kumar, principal secretary (technical education and industrial training), here on Sunday.

The chief minister has approved the proposal of Punjab Technical University to discontinue to CET.

Candidates can get the full details of PTU CET Exam 2017 such as Application Form, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Important Dates and much more on this post.

About PTU CET Exam
Exam Name: Punjab Technical University Combined Entrance Test
Conducting Institute: Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar
Commonly called as: PTU CET
Exam Level: State Level
Stream: Engineering Entrance Exam

Important Dates

PTU CET Exam Dates
Events Dates
The sale of application form would be started April 2017
Last date of downloading of Application Form May 2017
PTU CET 2017 Test Dates May 2017
PTU CET 2017 Result Date June 2017

Eligibility Criteria

The minimum academic qualification for appearing the PTUCET 2017 exam is a pass in 10+2 with Maths, Physics and Chemistry as main subjects.

For B.Tech:

  • You need to have cleared (10+2) or its equivalent with physics and Maths as the main subjects and any of Computer science, chemistry, biotechnology, Biology as optional subject are applicable for degree B.Tech.
  • Those of you having a Diploma in Engineering stream from Punjab State Board of Technical Education, Chandigarh or Diploma/ Certificate course from Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology, Longowal or such Examinations form any other recognized State Board of Technical Education are also eligible for PTUCET examination.

For B.Arch:

You need to have cleared (10+2) or equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks with mathematics and English as subjects of Examination are eligible to apply for Architecture Course.

3 year Diploma holders with a minimum of 50% marks would be eligible for the admission to 1st year of B.Arch. course subject to an aptitude test.

For B. Pharm:

To get admission for B. Pharm, you need to possess a qualification equivalent to 10+2 with physics and chemistry as mandatory subjects along with any of Computer Science, Bio-Technology or mathematics as the optional subjects or 3 year diploma in pharmacy from an institute tied up to Punjab Technical Education and Industrial Training with a minimum of 50% marks in total.

For Lateral Entry:

Admission to different universities would be governed by their respective eligibility criteria from any other University. 15% of seats in each college- Admission would be on the basis of AIEEE merit; those of you who are applying under this category need not to take CET.

However, you need to fill up the CET admission application form of PTU and submit application before the due date. The AIEEE score is valid for those of you who are residents of states other than Punjab.

Application Fee

PTU CET Registration & Examination Fee Structure
Application Fee is Rs. 550

How to Apply

Candidates who are interested to give PTU Combined Entrance Test needs to fill the application form and pay the registration fees. Candidate need to follow the mentioned below steps:

  • The online application starts from April 2017
  • Candidates need to fill the application form by mentioning the personal details
  • The candidates will get the application form on a payment of Rs. 550/- from the PTU Counter. The candidates can also apply through the DD of Rs. 600/-.
  • The last date to fill the application form will be by May 2017

Exam Pattern

  • You need to prepare according to the 12th standard syllabus. You should prepare for subjects like Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics as per the requirements of the course programs.
  • The PTU CET 2017 exam pattern of this entrance test usually consists of 5 separate sessions.
  • The first 3 sessions comprise objective types of questions in core subjects.
  • They also consist of descriptive types of questions that include short answer questions and some numerical examples.
  • Now the 4th session is to check the proficiency of yours and that is in their local language Punjabi. And last session is to measure their Architectural aptitude.
  • It is only for B. Arch course individuals. This entrance examination is always in English language.


They follow the basic syllabus of senior secomdry examination. Candidates should have good knowledge of the following topics.


  1. Sets, Relations And Functions
  2. Complex Numbers And Quadratic Equations
  3. Matrices And Determinants
  4. Permutations And Combinations
  5. Mathematics Induction
  6. Binomial Theorem And Its Simple Applications
  7. Sequences And Series
  8. Limit, Continuity And Differentiability
  9. Integral Calculus
  10. Differential Equation
  11. Co-Ordinate Geometry
  12. Three Dimensional Geometry
  13. Vector Algebra
  14. Statistics And Probability
  15. Trigonometry
  16. Mathematical Reasoning


  1. Physics And Measurement
  2. Kinematics
  3. Laws Of Motion
  4. Work, Energy And Power
  5. Rotational Motion
  6. Gravitation
  7. Properties Of Solids And Liquids
  8. Thermodynamics
  9. Kinetic Theory Of Gases
  10. Oscillations And Waves
  11. Electrostatics
  12. Current Electricity
  13. Magnetic Effects Of Current And Mangetism
  14. Electromagnetic Induction And Alternating Current
  15. Electromagnetic Waves
  16. Optics
  17. Dual Nature Of Matter And Radiation
  18. Atoms And Nuclei
  19. Electronic Devices
  20. Communication Systems

Topics in Chemistry

  1. Some Basic concepts In Chemistry
  2. States of Matter
  3. Atomic Structure
  4. Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
  5. Chemical Thermodynamics
  6. Solutions
  7. Equilibrium
  8. Redox Reations And Electrochemistry
  9. Chemical Kinetics
  10. Surface Chemistry
  11. Classification Of Elements And Periodicity In Properties
  12. General Principles And Processes Of Isolation Of Metals
  13. Hydrogen
  14. Block Elements (Alkali And Alkaline Earth Metals)
  15. P - Block Elements: Group - 13 to Group 18 Elements
  16. d - and f - Block Elements
  17. Co-Ordination Compounds
  18. Environmental Chemistry
  19. Purification and Characterization of Organic Compounds
  20. Some Basic Principles Of Organic Chemistry
  21. Hydrocarbons
  22. Organic Compounds Containing Halogens
  23. Organic compounds containing Oxygen
  24. Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
  25. Polymers
  26. Bio Molecules
  27. Chemistry in everyday life

Admit Card / Hall Ticket

The candidate should verify all the information in the admit card. If any issue is found, then get it corrected with the concerned authority.

The candidates are required to carry the admit card to the examination hall. Without it, you will not be allowed to enter the examination hall. It is also very important to document for the further admission processes.


Candidate was intimated through sms on the date of result declaration only if they get seat in their preferred course. After getting a sms, candidate have to login in their account and check seat allotment from the official site. Candidate keep the printout of the provisional allotment letter of the allotted branch/college.


After the declaration of the results which will be displayed as merit list on the official website of Punjab Technical university and based on the merit list candidates will have choice to select the colleges in which they wish to get the admission and candidates will be called for the counselling after clearing their examination and candidates have to produce documents required at the admission and admission fees to be paid and seat will be allotted to the candidates.

Contact Details

Punjab Technical University Combined Entrance Test
Ladowali Road,
Jalandhar – 144 001

Phone No: 0181-2233877,
Fax: 2244008



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