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PUCET Entrance Exam: Punjab University Entrance Test - Easy Shiksha
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About PU CET

PUCET 2024 Exam Date for postgraduate courses has been postponed indefinitely. Punjab University, Chandigarh organizes PUCET which is short for Punjab University Common Entrance Test. PUCET is a university level entrance examination conducted each year to offer admission into a myriad of UG/ PG courses. Admission will be provided in various courses in Management, Engineering, Law, Arts & Humanities, Health & Sciences, and so forth. Aspirants must qualify for the entrance examination by securing the qualifying score as suggested for admission into different courses.

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PU CET Admit Card

Aspirants can follow the process given below to download the PUCET 2024 admit card:

  • Visit the official website of PUCET: https://cetpg.puchd.ac.in/
  • Aspirants will see the admit card downloading link present on the website.
  • Tap on the link and enter the login id and password.
  • Now submit and log in.
  • The admit card of PUCET 2024 will appear
  • Download and take print of different copies for further use.

Following details will be present in PUCET 2024 Admit Card:

  • Candidate’s name
  • Registration number
  • DOB
  • Category
  • Candidate’s photograph and signature
  • Exam centre address
  • Exam date
  • Exam time
  • Exam time

PU CET Highlights

Full Exam Name Punjab University Undergraduate Common Entrance Test
Short Exam Name PU CET
Conducting Body Punjab University Chandigarh
Frequency of Conduct Once a year
Official Website https://cetpg.puchd.ac.in/
Exam Level University Level Exam
Languages English
Mode of Application Online
Application Fee (General) 2175 Rs [Offline]
Mode of Exam Offline
Mode of Counselling Offline
Participating Colleges 1
PU CET B.Sc.(Hons) - Duration 3 Hours 30 Minutes+1 More
Number of Seats 463 Seats

PU CET Important Dates

Dates for PUCET-PG:
Events Dates
Date of Availability of application 15th April 2024
Last date for submission (for Bank Challan) 18th May 2024
The last date for the fee deposit 21st May 2024
Last date for uploading of photograph, signature and other required information 24th May 2024
Admit card release June 2024
Aspirants who have not completed their form but have paid their requisite fee can complete their form by paying a late fee of Rs. 500/- 9th June 2024
Dates of holding Entrance Test Postponed
Uploading of Answer key and inviting objections June 2024
Last day for objection submission for Answer key June 2024
Uploading of Objections response and again inviting the Cross-objections(if any) June 2024
Last day for Cross Objections submission of the Answer key July 2024
Date of declaration of result July 2024
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PU CET Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility criteria for PUCET are given in the sections below:

General Eligibility:

  • Nationality: Indian
  • Age Criteria: Minimum age: 17 years as of the admission year.


  • Qualifying Exam: Aspirants must have passed 12th level or its equivalent from a well-recognized board or university.
  • Qualifying Marks: Passed 12th securing a minimum of 50% marks. Aspirants of the ST/ SC/ OBC/ PWD category must secure a minimum of 45% marks.
  • Qualifying Subjects: Passed 12th level with Physics, Chemistry, English subjects and anyone subject amidst Mathematics / Biotechnology/ Biology.

PU CET Application Process

Steps for Application Process for PUCET Exams:

  • 1. The online application procedure has been started from 15th April 2024 for PG courses.
  • 2. Aspirants can fill the application form till 18th May 2024 for PG & till the last week of June 2024 for UG.
  • 3. Aspirants must fill incomplete details in the application in the correct manner as the authority may or may not offer any correction facility.
  • 4. In the application process, students will go through online registration, filling up of application form, uploading scanned images and making payment of the application fee.
  • 5. After properly finishing the application process, students must print their application form and fee receipt for further use in the admission process.
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PU CET Syllabus

The syllabus for PUCET will be set from the 11th and 12th class recommended syllabus. The syllabus will be from various topics of the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology.

Aspirants can know below various important topics for PUCET from various subjects:

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PU CET Preparation Tips

PUCET preparation tips are given below and can help for good performance in the exam:

  • Know complete details about the PUCET syllabus and exam pattern.
  • Aspirants must start their exam preparation early.
  • Make a routine for study and follow it daily.
  • Make notes and highlight the important topics.
  • Revise the notes prepared daily.
  • Prepare for the exam from study material which is mostly recommended by experienced students or experts.
  • Practice online or offline mock tests for good preparation of examination.

PU CET Exam Pattern

Check complete PUCET Examination pattern details in the below-given section:

  • Exam mode: The examination will be conducted in offline mode.
  • Type of Questions: MCQs will be asked in the paper.
  • Duration of Paper: 70 mins will be given for each section in the examination paper.
    Aspirants belonging to the PWD category will be provided 20 minutes extra.
  • Language of Paper: English.
  • Marking Scheme:
    • 1. For Correct answer: 2 marks (awarded)
    • 2. For Incorrect answer: 0.5 marks (deducted).
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PU CET Exam Centers

PU CET 2024 will be conducted on 4 locations, the details of which are given below:

Serial Number Exam Center
1 Chandigarh
2 Ludhiana
3 Hoshiarpur
4 Muktsar

Documents Required at Exam

Aspirants must carry certain documents for the verification of the identity of the Aspirants. The id proof must be government approved and must have the photo attached to it.

In case aspirants fail to produce the necessary documents, his/her entry will be prohibited into the exam hall. These documents can be:

  • Driving license
  • Aadhar card
  • PAN Card
  • Voter id card
  • Passport

PU CET Answer Key

After completing the exams, aspirants will be able to download the answer key for PUCET. It will be available on the website: https://cetpg.puchd.ac.in/ in the second week of June 2024. With the help of the answer key, students will be able to know the estimated score of the entrance exam.

If in case any aspirant finds any objections in the answer key, he/she can write a letter to the authorities describing the discrepancy. For PUCET-PG, the answer key will be uploaded in June 2024.

Documents Required at Counselling

  • Seat allotment letter
  • PUCET 2024 admit card & rank card
  • 10th class mark sheet & passing certificate
  • 12th class mark sheet & passing certificate
  • Category certificate (if applicable)
  • Admission fees
  • Passport size photographs

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Question: In what mode will be the entrance examination conducted?

Answer: The entrance examination for PU CET will be only conducted in offline mode.

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