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

University Institute of Applied Management and Sciences, Panjab University invites application for its Master of Business Administration (MBA) Programmes. MBA: Retail Management, Banking and Insurance Management, IT and Telecommunications Management, Infrastructural Management, Pharmaceutical Management, Hospital Management.

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

About PUMET Exam
Exam Name: Panjab University Management Entrance Test
Conducting Institute: Panjab University, Chandigarh
Commonly called as: PUMET
Exam Level: University Level
Stream: Management Entrance Test

Important Dates

Events Dates
Starts of Online Application Form 2nd week Dec 2016
Last date for submission of information to generate the Bank Challan 4th week Of February 2017
Last date for deposit of fee in any branch of State bank of India Last Week Of February 2017
upto 4:00 p.m
Last date for uploading of photograph, signature with
rest of the information on the website after depositing fee in SBI
1st Week Of March 2017
No correction is to be entertained/made regarding any information after 1st Week Of March 2017
Last date for submission of printout copy of the online application form 2nd Week Of March 2017
Final date by which Roll No. is to be available online 1st Week Of March 2017
Date of Holding Entrance Test 2nd Week Of March 2017

Courses Offered

For admission to MBA programmes in
(i) Retail Management
(ii) Banking and Insurance Management
(iii) I.T. & Telecommunications Management
(iv) Infrastructural Management
(v) Pharmaceutical Management
(vi) Hospital Management

Eligibility Criteria

A. MBA (Retail Management) and MBA (Banking & Insurance Mgt):

Bachelor's or Master's degree in any discipline of Panjab University or of any other university which has been recognized by the syndicate as equivalent there to with not less than 50% marks in the aggregate.

B. MBA (IT & Telecommunication Mgt.) and MBA (Infrastructural Management) :

Bachelor's degree in Engineering/Technology, i.e. B.E./B. Tech. (in any Branch) of Panjab University or of any other University recognized by Panjab University as equivalent there to with at least 50% marks in the aggregate.

C. MBA (Pharmaceutical Management) :

Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy Or M.B.B.S. Or Bachelor’s Degree in any Science Subject with 50% marks and Diploma in Pharmacy with minimum 50% marks.

D. MBA(Hospital Management) :/strong>
- MBBS/BAMS/BHMS/BDS/B.Pharmacy/BPT/ B.Sc (Nursing) with 50% marks.

- Provided that in case of candidates having Bachelor’s degree of the University through Modern Indian Languages [Hindi/Urdu/Punjabi (Gurumukhi Script)] and/or in a classical language (Sanskrit/ Persian/Arabic) or degree of any other university obtained in the same manner recognized by the Syndicate, 50% marks in the aggregate shall be calculated by taking into account full percentage of marks in all the papers in Language excluding the additional optional paper, English and the elective subject taken together. Or

- Pass in the final examination conducted by either (a) Institute of Chartered Accountants of India or England, or (b) Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India or England or (c) Institute of Company Secretaries of India Or

- AMIE examination with 50% marks or more after having passed the diploma examination with 60% marks or above and have at least 5 years research/teaching or professional experience.

Application Fee

PUMET Registration & Examination Fee Structure
Application Fee For General Category Rs.1925/-
Application Fee For SC/ST Candidates Rs.965/

How to Apply

  • The application form of PU MET 2017 is available online from 2nd Week Of December 2017.
  • Interested candidates must first fill details online and generate challan on or before last date.
  • This challan must be deposited with fees to SBI bank.
  • Thereafter, candidate must log in and complete form fill up and upload necessary documents.
  • Print out of PU MET 2017 application form along with documents must reach UIAMS through registered post.

Exam Pattern

The exam will be held in pen-paper format (offline mode); the entrance test will be of 2 hours duration

The medium of examination shall be ENGLISH only

It will consist of multiple-choice questions, wherein candidates will be given with four responses to mark a correct response out of these four

The components of the test will include:
(i) General Knowledge, (ii) Economics and Business Environment Awareness, (iii) Data interpretation and problem solving, (iv) Numerical Ability, (v) Verbal Ability/ Reasoning and (vi) English Comprehension

Negative marking shall also be applicable i.e. marks will be deducted for wrong answers. If for each correct answer 1 mark will be awarded, then for a wrong answer 1/4 mark will be deducted

Merit List
The admission will be made on the basis of the Entrance Test (85% weightage), Group Discussion (7.5% weightage) and Personal Interview (7.5% weightage)

The comprehensive result after the GD and PI will be notified on the UIAMS notice board as well as the UIAMS website


Numerical Ability

  • Roots.
  • Clocks.
  • Averages.
  • Pie Charts.
  • Bar Graphs.
  • Logarithms.
  • Probability.
  • Line Graphs.
  • HCF & LCM.
  • Percentages.
  • Mensuration.
  • Simplification.
  • Profit and Loss.
  • Time and Work.
  • Number System.
  • Boats & Streams.
  • Pipes & Cisterns.
  • Problems on Ages.
  • Time and Distance.
  • Problems on Trains.
  • Decimal & Fractions.
  • Ratio and Proportions.
  • Mixtures & Allegations.
  • Volume & Surface Area.
  • Permutation & Combination.
  • Simple & Compound Interest.
  • Heights & Distances Partnership.

General Knowledge

  • Sports.
  • History.
  • Culture.
  • Economy.
  • Geography.
  • General Politics.
  • Scientific Research.
  • Indian Constitution.
  • Countries & Capitals etc.
  • Budget and Five Year Plans.
  • Knowledge of Current Events.
  • Science – Inventions & Discoveries.
  • India and its neighbouring countries.
  • Important Financial & Economic News.
  • Current Affairs – National & International.

English Comprehension

  • Articles.
  • Grammar.
  • Synonyms.
  • Antonyms.
  • Vocabulary.
  • Conclusion.
  • Comprehension.
  • Word Formation.
  • Error Correction.
  • Theme detection.
  • Fill in the Blanks.
  • Unseen Passages.
  • Idioms & Phrases.
  • Passage Correction.
  • Idioms and Phrases.
  • Sentence Correction.
  • Passage Completion.
  • Sentence Completion.
  • Subject-Verb Agreement.
  • Sentence Rearrangement.


  • Logic.
  • Analogy.
  • Puzzle Test.
  • Classification.
  • Alphabet Test.
  • Eligibility Test.
  • Data Sufficiency.
  • Theme Detection.
  • Coding-Decoding.
  • Series Completion.
  • Clocks & Calendars.
  • Direction Sense Test.
  • Logical Venn Diagrams.
  • Situation Reaction Test.
  • Statement – Arguments.
  • Statement – Conclusions.
  • Arithmetical Reasoning.
  • Mathematical Operations.
  • Logical Sequence of Words.
  • Alpha Numeric Sequence Puzzle.
  • Inserting The Missing Character.
  • Number, Ranking & Time Sequence.
  • Deriving Conclusions from Passages.

Economics and Business Environment Awareness.

Data interpretation and problem solving.

Admit Card / Hall Ticket

The Admit Card of Panjab MET 2017 will be uploaded on the official web portal of MET in March 2017. Candidates will be required to download the admit card online only, as these will not be sent via post or email

Candidates will mandatorily be required to carry their admit cards to the allotted test centre in order to seek entry into it and to appear in the test.


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.


The candidates are required to enter their respective PUMET 2017 Roll Number for checking their result and downloading of their scorecard. The result will furnish the rank secured by the candidates. Based on the result of PUMET and the cutoff screening, eligible candidates would be selected for the next round of selection process. The selected candidates would be enlisted in a merit list and will be called for counselling cum allotment on the basis of appearance in the list.


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

Contact Details

For more details please contact
Controller of Examinations
South Campus Sector -25,
Behind Alumni House,
Panjab University,
Chandigarh -160014 (India)


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