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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. Cutoff
  9. Results
  10. Counselling
  11. Contact Details

Panjab University Common Entrance Test (PUCET) entrance tests conducted by Panjab University, Chandigarh. The varsity at the onset of each academic session, which includes the PU Common Entrance Test for Under Graduate courses, PUCET and Common Entrance Test for Post Graduate courses, PUCET, apart from other department-wise entrance tests.

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

About PUCET Exam
Exam Name: Panjab University Common Entrance Test
Conducting Institute: Panjab University, Chandigarh
Commonly called as: PUCET
Exam Level: University Level
Stream: Engineering Entrance Exam

Important Dates

PUCET Exam Dates
Events Dates
Availability of PU CET UG 2017 Prospectus and Application Form on the official website of Panjab University will starts from:- 3rd Week Of March 2017
End date for receiving of information on the website to generate the Bank Challan will be: 3rd week of April 2017
End date for deposit of fee in any branch of State Bank of India by utilizing auto generated challan: last week of April 2017
Date of issuing of PUCET 2017 admit cards (Roll No.): 2nd Week Of May 2017
Panjab University Common Entrance Test under Graduate 2017 will be held on: 3rd Week Of May 2017
Result of PUCET 2017 will be declared on: 1st Week Of June 2017

Eligibility Criteria

Admission BHMS:

  • All those candidates who have passed/appeared (up to the Academic Session 2015-2017) in the 10+2 Examination (Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English) of the CBSE, New Delhi or its equivalent Examination conducted by a recognized Board/University/Council shall be eligible to appear in the PU CET (BHMS) Entrance Test – 2017.
  • The admission of candidates for the PU CET (BHMS) 2017 Entrance Test shall be provisional. It shall stand cancelled, if they fail to satisfy the requisite eligibility conditions as required by the concerned institution/University by the date fixed for the purpose.
  • Only Indian Citizens are eligible for admission except in the NRI quota seats.
  • The candidates who have passed 10+2 examination in April 2017 from a recognised board “Body” Council or any other examination recognized as equivalent to 10+2 examination by the Panjab University with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English.

Admission B. Pharmacy, B.Sc. (Hons. School)

The candidates having compartment in 10+2 examination held in March-2017 will not be eligible for admission in the course. The candidates who do not appear in PU CET (U.G.) Entrance Test or who do not qualify PU – CET (U.G.) Entrance Test shall not be considered for admission.

PU CET 2017 Eligibility:

  • The candidates who have passed/appeared in 10+2 Examinations of Mahila Gram Vidyapith, Allahabad are ineligible to appear in the PU CET (U.G.) Entrance Test, as this institution has been derecognised by Panjab University, Chandigarh. The examination conducted by the Board of Higher Secondary Education, Delhi, included in the booklet of recognised exams, have also been deleted from the Booklet.

Application Fee

PUCET Registration & Examination Fee Structure
Application Fee for General candidates : Rs 1760/
Application Fee for Candidates from reserved categories Rs. 880/-

How to Apply

In PU CET UG 2017 applicants need to follow below steps for applying this exam successfully.

  • Candidate can apply online by going through the official website of this board
  • Now click on link “PU CET UG admission 2017” available on given page.
  • After that you need to fill in all the prescribed details in the application form.
  • Then recheck all the details and submit it.
  • Now pay the application fee through Demand Draft to the Punjab University administration office
  • Get the hard copy of application form for further reference.

Exam Pattern

  • The test will be conducted in the subjects of, (i) Physics, (ii) Chemistry (iii) Biology (iv) Mathematics (v) Biotechnology and (vi) Computer Science as per date sheet.
  • The scheme of the PUCET (U.G. & BHMS) Entrance Test is given below: For every wrong answer, 25% i.e. ¼ mark allotted to the question will be deducted.
  • The syllabus is as per the CBSE for the session 2014-16.
  • The medium of examination shall be ENGLISH only

Name of the Subject

No. of Q

Marks to each Q

Total Marks


Paper-I Physics 60 2 120 70 minutes
Paper-II Chemistry 60 2 120 70 minutes
Paper-III Biology 60 2 120 70 minutes
Paper-IV Mathematics 60 2 120 70 minutes
Paper-V Biotechnology 60 2 120 70 minutes
Paper-VI Computer Science 60 2 120 70 minutes


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.


The cut off score depends on difficulty level of exam, availability of seats, number of applicants, etc. Based on the cut-off score examination authority prepares the merit list and candidates are called for counselling.


  • PU CET Result card 2017 can be downloaded from the Panjab University website. No separate Result Cards will be issued.
  • The result of the entrance test will be available on the University website. No separate Result Cards will be issued. Only the eligible candidates can apply for the admission.
  • The University will publish PU CET 2017 (U.G.) merit lists of the candidates for the following combinations of subjects:
  1. Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
  2. Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
  3. Physics, Chemistry and Biotechnology
  4. Physics, Chemistry and Computer Sciences
  5. Mathematics only.


Candidates who are qualified in Panjab University Common Entrance Test will be called for the counselling process of PUCET 2017.

Contact Details

Punjab University Common Entrance Test
Chandigarh- 160014, Punjab, India (Punjab)
Contacts: Punjab University

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