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PU CET 2017 MCA Exam

Last Updated - April 18, 2017

Panjab University conducts PU CET entrance examination for admission to post graduation courses like M.Tech. (Nano-science and Nanotechnology), M.E. (Chemical), M.C.A., M.A in Journalism, and Mass Communication, M.A in English, M.Sc. (Industrial Chemistry), etc.

PU CET MCA will be conducted on June 10 and June 11, 2017. Candidates can submit the application form for PU CET MCA 2017 online. Prospectus for the same containing all information related to exact dates will be available in the month of April 2017. Admit card for PU CET MCA 2017 can be downloaded in the end of May 2017.

PU CET MCA Entrance Test is conducted Offline and the language will only be English. All questions are to be attempted on the answer sheet as per instructions printed on the question booklet and OMR Answer Sheet.

The test will contain 75 objective questions (Multiple choice questions with four responses i.e A,B,C,D ) carrying one mark each. Penalty for wrong answers (Negative marking) will be applied i.e. marks will be deducted for wrong answers..

PU CET is conducted for admission to 48 different courses. Exact number of seats and colleges for these courses for both Indian as well as foreign candidates are available in the official brochure published by PU.


Highlights About PU CET 2017

Highlights about PU CET 2017 are as follows:-

Date of PU CET 2017June 10 - 12, 2017
Conducting BodyPunjab University
Mode of PU CET MCA 2017Offline
Medium of PU CET MCA 2017English
Duration of PU CET MCA 20171 hour 30 minutes
Type and Number of Questions75 objective questions
Sections4 sections
Courses OfferedTotal 48 Courses
Number of Seats173 (MCA)

PU CET 2017 MCA Dates

The tentative dates for PU CET MCA 2017 are as follows:

Important EventsDate
PU Prospectus AvailabilityApril 2017
Online application form start date1st week of April
Online application form last date2nd week of May 2017
Upload of photograph and signature3rd week of May 2017
Download of admit cardEnd of May 2017
Written exam dateJune 10 and 11, 2017
Result Declaration1st week of July 2017
Timings of exam1:30 to 3:30 pm

The above dates of tests are tentative.

Final dates of exam with time and venue of test will be indicated on the Admit Card.


PU CET MCA 2017 Eligibility

Aspiring candidates for PU CET MCA 2017 must read the eligibility for the courses they wish to apply for. The eligibility for PU CET MCA 2017 is:

  1. Age Limit:

The age limit for the candidates who are applying for PU CET MCA 2017 should not be less than 21 years of age.

  1. Academic qualification:

For admission to first year of the course -Master of Computer Applications (M.C.A. Three year course) (Semester system) and M.C.A Evening Self Financing.

i) A recognized first degree of minimum three years duration in any    discipline from Panjab University with at least 50% marks and with Mathematics at 10+2 or at graduation level (all three years);

Or

ii) B.C.A. from Panjab University with 50% marks

Or

iii) Any examination recognized by the Panjab University as equivalent to any of the above examinations i) or ii).


PU CET MCA 2017 Application Form

Aspiring Candidates must be aware about all the mandatory details related to the PU CET MCA 2017 Application form. The form is to be filled on the official website - puchd.ac.in. The procedure and steps for filling online application-cum-admission form are:

Steps:

  1. Online Registration.
  2. Note down Login Id and Password.
  3. Download SBI Slip and pay fee in any SBI branch.
  4. Upload scanned photograph, signature and fill other important information and Save and Confirm the application form.

Online Registration

Information to be entered for filling the online Registration form:

  • Name
  • Father's Name
  • Mother's Name
  • Date of Birth
  • E-mail
  • Category
  • Course in which Appearing (Check at least one box. if you wish to appear in more than one course check the corresponding boxes)

Note: Candidate desirous to appear in more than one of the above papers, must ensure that there is no clash of timing in those papers.

Candidate Information to be filled:

  • Application  Number
  • Course(s) Opted
  • Category(s)

Information Regarding Address:

  • Place of Birth
  • Nationality
  • Correspondence Address
  • Permanent Address
  • Phone No. /Mobile No
  • E-mail ID
  • Upload Photograph

Note down Login Id and Password

After you successfully register online with necessary details you will receive your Login ID and password.

Please note down your Login ID and password carefully for future reference.

Download SBI Slip and pay fee in any SBI branch

Download SBI slip challan and pay admission fee in any branch of the state bank of India. 

Please note down transaction details. 

Upload scanned photograph, signature and fill other important information and Save and Confirm the application form

Login with login ID and password and then

a) Upload scanned photograph and signature

b) Fill in transaction and other important details

c) Save and confirm your online application

Note-If  any  candidate  submits  two  online  application  forms  for  the  same  Course  his/her candidature shall be cancelled.


PU CET MCA 2017 Application Fees

Aspiring candidates should submit his / her fee in any branch of State Bank of India using website generated challan form.

CategoryFees
General CategoryRs. 1760
SC/ST/Blind CategoryRs. 880
Additional Form (For both General and SC/ST/Blind Category)Rs. 770

In no case the fee for the PU-CET MCA 2017, once paid, shall be refunded/ transferred / adjusted.

PU CET MCA 2017 Admit Card

PU CET MCA 2017 Admit Card  is required  to  be  downloaded  from  the  website  by  the candidate using  their Login id and  Password  (provided  while generating Bank  Challan). There will be no physical delivery of admit card on the postage address of the candidates.

The  candidates  will  be  admitted  at the Test Centre only  on  the  production  of  the  Admit Card. No candidate will be allowed enter the examination hall without the Admit Card under any circumstances.  The candidates must retain the admit card with them since it will be required again at the time of counselling.

Steps to download Admit Card for PU CET MCA 2017

  1. Open the official website - puchd.ac.in. and click on the link PU CET PG Admit card.
  2. Enter the Login Id and Password.
  3. Save and Print the admit card.

PU CET MCA 2017 Exam Pattern & Syllabus

  • The total exam duration is 1 hour 30 minutes.
  • The test will contain 75 objective questions (Multiple choice questions with four responses i.e A,B,C,D ) carrying one mark each.
  • There will be 4 sections Mathematics, Computer Science, English and Reasoning Aptitude.
  • Negative Marking for every wrong answer.

The questions will be based upon following four components:

ComponentsNo. of Questions
Mathematics (10+2 level)40
Computer Science15
English10
Reasoning & Aptitude10

Exam pattern highlights table:

Mode of ExaminationOffline
Number of Questions75
Maximum Marks75
Duration of Exam1 hour 30 minutes
Sections in Paper4

Scheme of Test for PU CET MCA 2017

  • The Entrance Test shall be in English only. All questions are to be attempted on the answer sheet as per instructions printed on the question booklet and OMR Answer Sheet. The Answer Sheet is designed for computer evaluation.
  • The use of calculators is not allowed in any subject/paper. The University will provide logarithmic table. Borrowing or bringing along the log table or other such material is not allowed.
  • Penalty for wrong answers (Negative marking) will be applied i.e. marks will be deducted for wrong answers. If for each correct answer 1 mark is to be awarded, for a wrong answer ¼ marks will be deducted.

PU CET MCA 2017 Result

PU CET  MCA 2017 Result will  be  made  available  on  the  University website: http://www.results.puchd.ac.in.

4-5 days  before  the  test,  the  question  papers  and  their  keys  will  be  put  on  the University website. Candidate can raise objections or any concerns regarding discrepancies and accuracy of the key, in writing, within 48 hours of this announcement. The valid concerns expressed will be given due consideration while evaluation. 

If any candidate  wishes  to  verify result,  they  will  be  provided  a  photocopy  of their answer sheet only on payment of Rs. 10,000/- which has to be paid within 10 days after the declaration of the entrance test result and the office should process the whole procedure within three working days. If discrepancy is found, the result would accordingly be revised and the fee deposited will be refunded.

No separate Result Card will be issued


PU CET Cut Off Marks

Candidates are required to get the minimum cut off marks in the entrance examination. Those who qualify in the test can get admission in PU PG courses. The cut off marks category wise for previous year 2016 were as follows:

CategoryCut-off Scores
General Category20%
SC / ST15%

The  final  merit  for  admission  shall  be  computed  by  the  concerned Departments/Institutes/   Centres after taking in to account the relative weight age for final  merit  for  admission  in  respective  courses.  The relative weightages as applicable to MCA department is as follows:

CourseWeight age (%)
 Entrance TestQualifying Examination
M.C.A. (Master of Computer Application)5050

PU CET MCA 2017 Counselling

Shortlisted candidates are supposed to login on the official site and check their counselling dates. Candidates are required to pay PU CET MCA 2017 Counselling fee through online or offline mode. Candidates can choose the college in which they want to get admission from the list uploaded by the university. Candidates will get seat according to the merit list and get provisional admission letter online. After getting the provisional letter, candidates should report to allotted college on time with all required documents. The candidates’ seat allocation is confirmed only after admission fee submission.  Selected candidates have to carry their original mark sheets and certificates at the time of counselling. Downloaded mark sheets and certificates will not be allowed.


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