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CUPB (Central University of Punjab, Bathinda) is one of the nine participating state universities offering admission through CUCET (Central Universities Common Entrance Test). The official notification for admissions has been released by CUCET. All the applicants willing to apply for CUCET must possess the required minimum eligibility.
CUCET is a centralized combined examination that is conducted to make admissions to nine state Universities (Haryana, Jammu, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kashmir, Kerala, Punjab, Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu). Punjab University is inviting applications for admission to various UG (Under Graduate), PG (Post Graduate) and Research programs.
Candidates have to fulfill course eligibility criteria to get admission in Central University of Punjab. This article provides all the details regarding courses offered and eligibility criteria for various courses offered by Central University of Punjab.
The admission forms will be available for CUCET 2017 Registration from March 14 2017 till April 15 2017. CUCET 2017 will be conducted on two dates i.e. May 17-18 2017. The application fee is INR 700 for general candidates and INR 300 for reserved category candidates (SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWD). CUCET 2017 exam is conducted in offline mode and the exam test centers are in six cities (Delhi, Srinagar, Jammu, Chennai, Mumbai and Gwalior).
After the declaration of CUCET 2017Result, a merit list will be prepared on the basis of candidates’ performance. Candidates whose names appear in the merit list will be called for the admission process to the Central University of Punjab. Selected candidates need to be present for admission process with all the required documents.
Postgraduate courses offered by Punjab University are tabulated here:
|Course||Department||No. of seats offered|
|M. Sc. Life Sciences (Specialization in Animal Sciences)||Centre for Animal Sciences||25|
|M.Sc. Food Science and Technology||Centre for Applied Agriculture||15|
|MBA (Agribusiness)||Centre for Applied Agriculture||15|
|M.Sc. Life Sciences (Specialization in Microbial Sciences)||Centre for Biochemistry and Microbial Sciences||15|
|M.Sc. Life Sciences (Specialization in Biochemistry)||Centre for Biochemistry and Microbial Sciences||25|
|M.Sc. Chemistry||Centre for Chemical Sciences||25|
|M.Sc. Chemistry (Applied Chemistry)||Centre for Chemical Sciences||15|
|M.Sc. Chemistry (Computational Chemistry)||Centre for Computational Sciences||5|
|M.Sc. Physics (Computational Physics)||Centre for Computational Sciences||5|
|M.Sc. Life Sciences (Bioinformatics)||Centre for Computational Sciences||15|
|M.Sc. Mathematics||Centre for Mathematics and Statistics||25|
|M.Sc. Statistics||Centre for Mathematics and Statistics||15|
|M. Pharm. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Medicinal Chemistry)||Centre for Pharmaceutical Sciences and Natural Products||24|
|M. Pharm. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry)||Centre for Pharmaceutical Sciences and Natural Products||18|
|M.Sc. Chemical Sciences (Medicinal Chemistry)||Centre for Pharmaceutical Sciences and Natural Products||15|
|M.Sc. Physics||Centre for Physical Sciences||25|
|M. Sc. Life Sciences (Specialization in Plant Sciences)||Centre for Plant Sciences||25|
|M.Ed.||Centre for Education||50|
|M.A. Education||Centre for Education||15|
|M.Tech. Computer Science & Technology||Centre for Computer Science and Technology||24|
|M.Tech. Computer Science & Technology (Cyber Security)||Centre for Computer Science and Technology||25|
|M.Sc. Environmental Science and Technology||Centre for Environmental Science and Technology||25|
|M.Sc. Geology||Centre for Geography and Geology||15|
|M.A./M.Sc. Geography||Centre for Geography and Geology||15|
|M.A. Political Science (South and Central Asian Studies)||Centre for South and Central Asian Studies||15|
|M.A. History (South and Central Asian Studies)||Centre for South and Central Asian Studies||15|
|M.Sc. Life Sciences (Human Genetics)||Centre for Human Genetics and Molecular Medicine||20|
|M.Sc. Life Sciences (Molecular Medicine)||Centre for Human Genetics and Molecular Medicine||20|
|M.A. English||Centre for Language and Comparative Literature||20|
|M.A. Hindi||Centre for Language and Comparative Literature||20|
|M.A. Punjabi||Centre for Language and Comparative Literature||20|
|LL.M.||Centre for Law||20|
|M.A. Economics||Centre for Economic Studies||25|
|M.A. Sociology||Centre for Sociology||15|
|M.A. Mass Communication & Journalism||Centre for Mass Communication and Media Studies||30|
|M.Com.||Centre for Financial Administration||30|
CUPB has prescribed separate eligibility criteria for the courses being offered under CUCET 2017. Candidates applying for these courses must fulfill all the eligibility requirements. Punjab University applicants must possess a minimum eligibility criterion of having passed Bachelor’s degree with minimum 50 percentile marks. Detailed eligibility criteria for admission to various courses are tabulated here:
|Courses||Eligibility For General Category||Eligibility for Reserved Category (SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWD)|
|M.Sc. / M.Pharm.||Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University with at least 55% marks||Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University with at least 50% marks|
|M.Ed.||B.Ed. degree with 50% marks or an equivalent Grade.||B.Ed. degree with 45% marks or an equivalent Grade.|
|MA in Education||Bachelor’s degree in any stream with 50% Marks.||Bachelor’s degree in any stream with 45% Marks.|
|M. Tech.||Minimum 55% marks in qualifying degree. Preference will be given to candidates having valid GATE score.||Minimum 50% marks in qualifying degree. Preference will be given to candidates having valid GATE score.|
|MA||Bachelor’s Degree in the qualifying discipline with minimum 55% marks.||Bachelor’s Degree in the qualifying discipline with minimum 50% marks..|
|MA in Mass Communication and Journalism||Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with minimum 55% marks.||Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with minimum 50% marks.|
|M. Com||Bachelor’s degree in Commerce with minimum of 50% marks.||Bachelor’s degree in Commerce with minimum of 45% marks.|
|LL.M.||Bachelor’s degree in Law with 55% marks from a recognized University.||Bachelor’s degree in Law with 50% marks from a recognized University.|
|Ph.D.||Master’s degree in the relevant subject with minimum of 60% marks with financial assistance such as NET-JRF.||Master’s degree in the relevant subject with minimum of 55% marks with financial assistance such as NET-JRF.|
Reservation of seats is provided for the reserved category candidates (SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWD). Here are a few provisions for applying under reservation:
Based on their respective categories the general candidates carry highest weightage and PWD candidates carry lowest weightage.
|Reserved Category||Number of seats|
|OBC (Other Backward Castes)||27%|
|SC (Scheduled Caste)||15%|
|ST (Scheduled Tribe)||7.5%|
|PH (Physically Handicapped)||3%|
CUCET 2017 Result will be announced on 17th June, 2017. The selections will be based on final merit list. CUCET result will be available on the official website. The merit list is prepared course wise. Selected Candidates in the final merit list will go for next round i.e. Group Discussion and Personal Interview.
For admission in Central University of Punjab, scores obtained in qualifying exam will be considered for final selection. Candidates shortlisted by merit list are considered eligible for GD round (Group Discussion) and PI round (Personal Interview).
Selected Candidates are required to submit the following documents at the time of counselling process:
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