Punjab University, one of the oldest universities in India, was established in 1882 as the University of Punjab at Lahore. The university offers 78 teaching and research programmes in Science and Technology, Humanities, Social Sciences, Arts and Sports, Business Management and Commerce, Engineering and Technology, Medical Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Dairying, Animal Husbandry, and Agriculture.
About PUCET 2019:
Punjab University Common Entrance Test is an online examination conducted by Punjab University through which aspirants can get admission to various undergraduate and post-graduate programmes. Once a year, Punjab University conducts this examination for following under-graduate and post-graduate programmes:
- Under-graduate programmes- B.Sc. (Hons.) and B.Pharm.
- Post-graduate programmes- LLM, MCA, MA, Master in Disaster Management and Master in Remote Sensing.
PUCET 2019 Registration Procedure:
For Undergraduate Programmes:
Candidates can register for PU CET on the official website of Punjab University http://ugexam.puchd.ac.in. Registration will start from the third week of April 2109 tentatively. Candidates can register by clicking on Registration and fill the examination form. A login/password will be created. Candidates should register before the third week of May 2019.
For Post-Graduate Programmes:
To register for PU CET, candidates can visit the official website of Punjab University https://cetpg.puchd.ac.in and fill the required details in the form.
PUCET 2019 Application Form Details:
Before applying for the exam, candidates should read the information brochure thoroughly. Those who do not fulfill the criteria should not apply for the examination as their application form will be rejected.
To fill out the application details, candidates should follow the below steps:
- Enter your name correctly according to 10+2 mark-sheet, and date of birth.
- Enter a valid e-mail id which was used in the registration process.
- Enter Graduation Registration Number correctly (For post-graduate courses).
- Enter the University Name and Passing Year from the drop-down menu.
- Enter Mobile Number correctly.
- Choose the Category to which you belong.
- Choose the course you want to do. A candidate can choose more than one option.
- Enter the details about your parent and then submit the form.
- After filling the above details in the application form, candidates will have to pay an application fee via online or offline mode. For offline mode, candidates can download a challan from the official website of Punjab University and deposit the amount to any SBI branch within one day after printing the challan. If done late, then challan will not be accepted. For online mode, candidates can pay the fee via net-banking/debit card/credit card.
- Then upload your scanned photograph, signature and other details asked in the form.
- After submitting all the documents, confirm all the details and if correction required, then re-edit before submission.
- Then submit the form and take a print out of the application form for future reference.
The application fee for the given exam is given below:
- For General Category: 2100/-
- For SC/ST/PWD: 1050/-
Note:- If a candidate wants to apply for more than one course, then he/she should pay an extra amount of 500/- for each course.
PUCET 2019 Eligibility Criteria:
For Undergraduate programmes:
- Candidates who have passed/appeared (up to the academic session 2017-18) in the 10+2 examination of the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi or its equivalent examination conducted by a recognized board shall be eligible for UG courses in PU CET 2019.
- Candidates who have supplementary in 10+2 are not eligible for the examination.
- A candidate should have a minimum of 50% in the 10+2 examination from a recognized board and must have done this course with subjects Maths or Biology, Physics, and Chemistry.
For Post-graduate programmes:
- For Master’s course in Law, a candidate who has completed LL.B 3-year course/B.A. LL.B/B.Com. LL.B 5-year course of this university with a minimum of 55% aggregate for General and 50% aggregate for SC/ST/BC/PWD candidates or any other equivalent examination, are eligible for PU-CET.
- For Master’s in Computer Applications, a candidate should have a done a minimum of three-year course from Punjab University with a minimum of 50% aggregate and with Mathematics at 10+2 or at graduation level OR B.C.A from Punjab University with 50% marks OR any other equivalent examination recognized by the University.
- For Master’s course in Journalism and Mass Communication, a candidate should have completed Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with 50% minimum marks in the aggregate OR Bachelor’s degree in Journalism & Mass Communication with a minimum of 45% marks in the aggregate OR Bachelor’s degree with Hons. in the subject Journalism & Mass Communication OR Master’s degree in any other subject.
- For Master’s in Public Health, a candidate should have completed Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with at least 50% aggregate from a recognized university.
- For Master’s in English, a candidate must have done Bachelor’s degree obtaining at least 45% marks in English Elective or English Compulsory subject OR Bachelor’s with Hons. in a subject other than English obtaining at least 50% marks in aggregate OR Master’s degree in any other subject with 50% aggregate.
- For Master’s in Geography, a candidate must have completed Bachelor’s degree with at least 50% aggregate OR passed in Geography in B.A. or B.Sc. with 45% marks OR obtained a Post-graduate diploma in Cartography with the at least second division.
- For Master’s in Disaster Management, a candidate should have completed Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with at least 50% aggregate from a recognized university.
- For Master’s in Remote Sensing and GIS, a candidate must have done Bachelor’s course in Geography/Geology/Geophysics/Mathematics/Physics/Botany/ environmental science/Computer Science/Urban Planning/Regional Planning/B.Tech/B.C.A or Master’s Degree in the mentioned disciplines with a minimum of 50% aggregate.
- For Master’s in History, a candidate must have passed Bachelor’s in History with honors OR any other degree with a minimum of 50% aggregate OR Master’s degree in any other discipline from a recognized university
- For Master’s in Chemical Engineering, a candidate must have done Bachelor’s in Chemical Engineering with a minimum of 6.0 CGPA or at least 60%.
- For Master’s in Food Technology, a candidate must have passed Bachelor’s in Food Technology/Dairy Technology/Agricultural Engineering/Food Engineering with a minimum of 60% from a recognized university.
- For Master’s in Polymer, a candidate should have done Bachelors in Chemical with at least 60% aggregate OR Masters in Technical Chemistry/Applied Chemistry/Industrial Chemistry with at least 55% aggregate from Punjab University or a recognized university by it.
- For Master’s in Science (Environmental Science), a candidate from any discipline are eligible for this course.
- For MBA, a candidate should have graduation with 50% aggregate.
PUCET 2019 Exam Dates:
UPCET online exam will be conducted from the first week of June 2019. According to the authorities, candidates will be able to download their admit card from the last week of May 2019. Candidates will be informed via registered e-mail about the release of admit card. All the aspirants can download the admit card by entering their Login ID and Password. Admit card will be available only through online mode. Candidates should bring they admit card to the examination center. Without this, nobody will be allowed inside the exam hall.
PUCET 2019 Exam Pattern:
For Undergraduate Courses:-
For Bachelor course in Pharmacy and Science-
PUCET will be conducted via offline mode by Punjab University. There will be four sections in the question paper and questions will be of multiple choice type. For each section, 70 minutes will be allotted. 20 minutes extra will be given to the PWD candidates. For each question, 2 marks will be awarded. There will be negative marking. For every wrong answer, 0.5 marks will be deducted. The language of the question paper will be English. Paper will not be available in any other language.
|Subject||Number of questions||Total marks allotted|
For Post-graduate Programmes:-
- Master’s in Law: The duration of the examination will be of 1 hour and 30 minutes. The question paper will be divided into four sections, each section will consist of questions of 1 marks each. Total marks will be 100 marks.
|Subject||Number of Questions|
|Constitution Law, Administrative Law, Service Law, Environmental Law, and Human Rights||50|
|Indian Penal Code and Law of Evidence||15|
|Family Law, Law of Contract, Law of Trots, Labour Laws, and Company Law||25|
- Master’s in Computer Applications: The duration of the examination will be of 1 hour and 30 minutes. The question paper will be divided into four sections, each section will consist of questions of 1 marks each. Total marks will be 75 marks.
|Subject||Number of Questions|
|Reasoning and Aptitude||25|
- Master’s in Journalism: Question paper will be of 1 hour and 30 minutes and will consist of Objective and Subjective Type Questions. A group discussion will be held for 10 marks and interview will be conducted for shortlisted candidates. The test will be divided into five sections: Article writing on current events, Precis Writing, Feature Writing on Personalities, English Comprehension, and Interpretative Passage.
- For Master’s in Public Health: The duration of the examination will be of 1 hour and 30 minutes. The question paper will be divided into four sections, each section will consist of questions of 1 marks each. Total marks will be 75 marks.
|Subject||Number of Questions|
- For Master’s in English: The duration of the examination will be of 1 hour and 30 minutes. Total marks will be 75 marks. There will be two paragraphs of 30 marks each, critical appreciation of a poem of 25 marks, and four short notes based on topics of 20 marks.
- For rest of the other courses: The duration of the examination will be of 1 hour and 30 minutes. Total marks will be 75 marks.
PUCET Preparation Tips:
- Candidate should be aware of the syllabus. They should read the syllabus at the start.
- Making a timetable can improve the time management skill of a candidate.
- Attempting daily mocks and solving previous year question papers can make a candidate well aware of the upcoming questions.
PUCET results will be declared in the first week of June 2019. All these dates are tentative. Candidates will be able to check their result online. The university will also release the answer key on the official website. All the candidates can file their grievances against their doubts by mail to the university.