PU CET 2017 NEWS
STATE LEVEL ONLINE TEST
Punjab University Common Entrance Test (PU CET) is a state level entrance exam conducted by Punjab University, Chandigarh for candidates seeking admission to the various undergraduate programs under PU CET UG and Master’s degree programs under PU CET PG as offered by the university.
The exam offers admission to the following undergraduate courses:
Candidates will be asked questions from Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Mathematics depending on the course chosen by them.
|Exam||Punjab University Common Entrance Test (PU CET)|
|PU CET 2018 Conducting Body||Panjab University, Chandigarh|
|Mode of PU CET 2018 Application||Online|
|Mode of PU CET 2018 Exam||Offline|
|Medium of PU CET 2018 Exam||English|
|Duration of PU CET 2018 Exam||70 minutes for each section|
Candidates who want to appear for PU CET 2018 exam should keep these important dates related to the release of the notification, last date of application, expected date of announcement of results etc in mind.
Candidates must keep a track of the following important dates that are applicable to PU CET 2018:
|PU CET Online Applications will be available from||3rd week of March 2018|
|Last date to submit the PU CET Applications||3rd week of May 2018|
|PU CET 2018 admit card will be available from||3rd week of May 2018|
|PU CET 2018 last date for fee payment||Last week of April 2018|
|PU CET 2018 exam date||1st week of June 2018|
|PU CET 2018 result declaration||2nd week of June 2018|
Candidates must note that the dates mentioned above are tentative and are subjected to change at the discretion of the exam conducting body. Candidates are advised to visit the official website of the Panjab University on a regular basis to keep a track of the dates and keep themselves updated with the exam process and dates.
Before applying for PU CET 2018, candidates must note the following eligibility criteria:
Please Note: Candidates who have passed or appeared in 10+2 Examinations of Mahila Gram Vidyapeeth, Allahabad are not in the eligibility criteria to appear in PU CET (BHMS) Entrance Test, as this institution has been derecognised by Punjab University, Chandigarh. Candidates can get a full list of recognized universities from the official website of PU CET UG.
PU CET PG 2018 candidates will have a separate set of eligibility criteria, as listed below:
For further details on the eligibility criteria for both PU CET UG 2018 and PU CET PG 2018, candidates can follow the Panjab University official website.
Reservation of seats for Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), Other Backward Classes (OBC), Persons with Disability (PwD) etc category candidates will be according to the Chandigarh Administration or Panjab University, Chandigarh guidelines.
For Physically Handicapped candidates, the following eligibility criteria will be applicable:
Candidates with blindness (including colour blindness) and those who are deaf and dumb will not be eligible to sit for PU CET 2018.
Candidates have to complete the PU CET application form filling process before the tentative last date as mentioned on the Panjab University website. The candidate has to make sure that the eligibility criteria is fulfilled by him or her based on the course he or she is applying for. The candidate has to fill the PU CET application form online and then take a print out of the form.
Candidates will have to send the following additional documents along with the PU CET 2018 application form to the head office, Chandigarh before the last date:
Candidates must note that all the documents have to be self attested. The application will be rejected in case the documents are not attached or the documents are deemed invalid.
Candidates must also note that the details once entered by him or her cannot be altered.
Candidates can choose to pay the fee online (credit card/ debit card/ net banking) or via offline mode (SBI eChallan).
Candidates will be issued the admit card after they have successfully registered themselves. Candidates can download the admit card from the respective official websites of PU CET UG 2018 and PU CET PG 2018. Candidates will need their login id and password created at the time of registration to get their admit card for PU CET 2018.
Candidates must the following details relevant to their PU CET 2018 admit card:
Candidates must note that PU CET UG 2018 and PU CET PG 2018 are conducted only in the Panjab University campus in Chandigarh.
For PU CET UG, the paper will be divided in the following six sections:
Each section will be of 70 minutes and carry questions of 2 marks each. Negative marking for 0.25 will be applicable to incorrect answers.
|Subject||Total number of Questions||Total marks||Duration|
|Paper - I Physics||60||120||70 minutes|
|Paper - II Chemistry||60||120||70 minutes|
|Paper - III Biology||60||120||70 minutes|
|Paper - IV Mathematics||60||120||70 minutes|
|Paper - V Biotechnology||60||120||70 minutes|
|Paper - VI Computer Science||60||120||70 minutes|
The medium of the paper will strictly be in English. Candidates can follow the table for PU CET 2018 Exam Pattern Highlights:
|Number of Sections||6|
|Time for each section||70 minutes|
|Number of questions in each section||60|
|Marks for each question||2|
|Total marks for each section||120|
|Medium of Exam||English|
|Mode of Exam||Offline (OMR)|
Candidates can go through the tentative syllabus for PU CET UG 2018 as listed below:
For a detailed description of the syllabus, candidates are advised to follow the official PU CET UG 2018 website.
The syllabus for PU CET PG courses will vary depending on the course chosen by the candidate. The detailed syllabus will be given in the PU CET PG 2018 official website.
The results for PU CET 2018 will be declared tentatively in July 2018. Once the score card is made available online on the official PU CET 2018 website, the candidate can download his or score card from the website. No separate score cards will be mailed to the candidates individually. PU CET score and merit list will strictly be based on the candidate's’ performance in PU CET 2018.
The answer key for PU CET 2018 will be published on the official website after the exam is over. If the students feel there is a disparity in their marking, they must write an official letter to the exam conducting body within 2 days of declaration of the answer key.
There is reservation of seats for PU CET 2018. The following list gives a detailed idea about the reservation of seats for PU CET 2018:
The merit list for the candidates appearing for PU CET 2018 will be created based on the categories given below:
For the merit list, the weightage of the written exam is 75% and the 12th board scores is 25%.
PU CET 2018 counselling process will be conducted online. Candidates must fill their preferences online for admission to the various courses. The seats will be allotted based on PU CET 2018 Merit List. Some of the important points related to PU CET counselling are listed below:
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