PUCET 2020: Application Form (Till 05 June), Eligibility, Syllabus


PUCET 2020 Application Form last date has been extended 05 June 2020 for UG courses. The new exam dates have been released by the authority. PUCET or Punjab University Common Entrance Test (PUCET) is conducted by Punjab University, Chandigarh. It is a University level entrance exam conducted every year for admission into UG, PG & doctoral-level courses. Candidates who will qualify the PUCET UG exam will get admission into B. Pharmacy and B.Sc. (Hons.) courses. The PUCET 2020 exam date for UG courses is 25 June 2020 and for PG courses is 13 -14 June 2020. Candidates can read the whole article for complete details regarding the PUCET 2020.

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  •  PUCET 2020 Application Form has been extended till 05 June 2020 for UG courses. 
  • PUCET 2020 Exam dates have been announced for UG and PG courses by the authority.

PUCET 2020 Important Dates

The important dates for PUCET 2020 exam are mentioned in the table given below:

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Dates 2020
Starting of application form 11 March 2020 23 April 2020
Closing of  application form 05 June 2020 20 May 2020
Last date of information submission to generate the bank challan & online fee payment 09 June 2020 22 May 2020
Last of uploading image (photograph, specimen of signature) with other details 11 June 2020 26 May 2020
Admit card release 19 June 2020 04 June 2020
Last date to apply with late fee Rs.500 (for students with incomplete form but have made fee payment) 22 June 2020 10 June 2020
PUCET 2020 Exam date 25 June 2020 13 – 14 June 2020
Release of Answer key June 2020 22 June 2020
Last date to submit objections for answer key June 2020 24 June 2020
Uploading of response to the submitted objections June 2020 27 June 2020
Last date of cross objections to answer key June 2020 29 June 2020
Release of result 10 – 13 July 2020 01 – 03 July 2020
Availability of online admission form 16 July 2020 July 2020
Release of merit list July 2020 July 2020
Online filling of preferences July 2020 July – August 2020
Display of merit list for 1st Counselling July 2020 July – August 2020

The dates for the PG exam are updated as the authority released on the official website.

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PUCET 2020 Application Form

The vital information regarding the PUCET 2020 Application form is given below:

  • The PUCET Application form is available from 11 March 2020 for UG courses.
  • Candidates can fill the form through online mode.
  • Candidates must fill the Application form for UG courses on or before 05 June 2020 (Extended).
  • Aspirants must fill the details required and upload the scanned images of photograph and signature of the candidate in the Application form.
  • After uploading the documents, candidates are required to pay the Application fee for successful submission of the Application form.
  • Candidates are advised to print multiple copies of the Application form.

Application Fee for PUCET 2020

The details regarding the PUCET 2020 application fee is given below:

PUCET 2020 Application Fee
Category Application fee
General Category (PCB/PCM/M) Rs. 2175/-
SC/ST/PwD Category (PCB/PCM/M) Rs. 1088/-
Additional Paper (Biology/Mathematics) Rs. 300/-

Note: PUCET Application Fee is Non-Refundable & Non-Transferable.

  • Mode of Payment: Candidates can pay the application fee online as well as offline mode.
    • Online mode:
      • Through Debit card, credit card or Net Banking.
    • Offline mode:
      • Through SBI E challan.

PUCET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The details regarding the PUCET eligibility criteria is given below:

  • Nationality: Candidate must be an Indian.
  • Age Criteria: For BHMS, candidates must have completed 17 years as on 31 December at the time of admission.
  • Qualification: The candidates who have passed/appeared (up to the academic session 2017 to 2020) 10+2 from a CBSE, Delhi or any other Boards are eligible to apply.
  • Minimum marks: It is mandatory to score a minimum of 50% marks in Class 12th.
  • 5% of relaxation will be provided in eligibility marks for SC/ST/BC/PwD candidates.
  • Subjects: English, Physics, Chemistry and one of the following subject: Biology/Biotechnology/ Mathematics are necessary to have in class 12.

PUCET 2020 Exam Pattern

The details regarding the PUCET exam pattern is given below:

  • Mode of Exam: The examination will be conducted through Pen & Paper (offline) mode only.
  • Duration of Exam: 70 minutes will be provided, for each section of the exam. Extra 20 minutes will be given to the PwD aspirants.
  • Type of Questions: The paper will be in a format of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).
  • Marking Scheme:
    • For each correct answer: 02 marks will be rewarded.
    • For every wrong answer: 0.5 marks will be deducted
  • Language: The exam will be asked in the English language.
  • Location: The exam will be held in Chandigarh only.

The details regarding the distribution of questions with the marking scheme are given below:

PUCET Exam Pattern
Subjects No. of Questions Marks allotted Total marks
Mathematics 60 2 120
Chemistry 60 2 120
Physics 60 2 120
Biology 60 2 120

PUCET Syllabus

The details regarding the PUCET 2020 syllabus is given below:

  • Punjab University will provide the syllabus for PUCET 2020 exam on the official website.
  • Generally, the syllabus will be comprised of class 10,11 & 12 Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics & Biology syllabus.
  • Candidates can get the complete syllabus in the form of PDF at the University Website.
PUCET Syllabus
Physics Syllabus:

  • Physical World and Measurement
  • Kinematics
  • Laws of Motion
  • Work, Energy and Power
  • The motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body Gravitation
  • Properties of Bulk Matter
  • Thermodynamics Behavior of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory
  • Oscillations and Waves
Chemistry Syllabus:

  • Some Basic Concept of Chemistry
  • Structure of Atom
  • Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties
  • Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
  • Hydrogen
  • s-block Elements (Alkali and Alkaline Earth Metals)
  • Organic Chemistry- Some Basic Principles and Techniques
  • Status of Matter: Gases and Liquids
  • Thermodynamics
  • Equilibrium
  • Redox Reaction
  • Some p-Block Elements, General introduction to p-Block Elements
  • Hydrocarbons
  • Environmental Chemistry
Biology Syllabus:

  • Diversity in Living World
  • Structural Organization in animals & plants
  • Cell structure and functions
  • Plant physiology
  • Human anatomy and physiology
Mathematics Syllabus:

  • Sets
  • Relations & Functions
  • Trigonometric Functions
  • Principle of Mathematical Induction
  • Complex numbers & Quadratic Equations
  • Linear Inequalities
  • Permutations & Combinations
  • Binomial Theorem
  • Sequence & Series
  • Straight lines
  • Conic Sections
  • Introduction to 3D Geometry
  • Limits & Derivatives
  • Mathematical Reasoning
  • Statistics
  • Probability

Preparation Tips

The tips to prepare for the exam for better results are given below:

  • Applicants must always know the complete syllabus.
  • Candidates must make a proper timetable and strictly follow it.
  • Aspirants are advised to not to skip any important topics.
  • Entrants must check the exam pattern and marking scheme properly.

PUCET 2020 Admit Card

The details regarding the PUCET 2020 admit card is given below:

  • PUCET 2020 Admit Card will be released on 19 June 2020.
  • The Admit Card will be available through online mode only.
  • Candidates can download the admit card by entering their Login Id & password provided while generating the Bank challan.
  • Admit card is the gate pass to enter the examination hall. No candidate will be allowed to sit for the examination without the Admit card.
  • The Authority will inform candidates through Email for the purpose of releasing Admit card.

PUCET 2020 Admit Card Dates

The important PUCET admit card dates are given below:

PUCET 2020 Admit Card Dates
Event Dates
Release of admit card 19 June 2020
PUCET 2020 exam date 25 June 2020

How to Download Admit Card?

Candidate can follow the steps to download the PUCET Admit Card mentioned below.

  • Visit the official website of PUCET.
  • Admit card download’ link will be given on the website.
  • Click on the link and enter the login id and password and click on ‘Submit’.
  • The admit card will be displayed on the computer screen.
  • Finally, Download and print several copies for further use.

PUCET 2020 Result

The details regarding the PUCET result is given below:

  • The University will release the result of PUCET on 10 -13 July 2020.
  • Candidates will be able to check their result through online mode only.
  • The qualified candidates will have to fill the admission form.
  • University will release the list of ‘Qualified’ and ‘Disqualified’ Candidates & also Merit list for PCB/PCM and Mathematics only.

PUCET 2020 Counselling

The details regarding the PUCET counselling is given below:

  • The counselling for admission into various courses will begin from 02 June 2020.
  • No. of rounds of counselling depends on the availability of vacant seats.
  • If the seats remain vacant after the no. of rounds of Counselling then the University will conduct the physical Counselling.

PUCET 2020 Important Books

The list of books for each subject to prepare for the PUCET 2020 exam is mentioned below in the given table.

Subject Book Name Author/Publisher ISBN
Physics 29 Years Physics Chapter-wise Solutions for CBSE AIPMT & NEET Arihant Experts ISBN-10: 9350949253 ISBN-13: 978-9350949252
Chemistry ISC Chapter-wise Solved Papers Chemistry class 12th Arihant Experts ISBN-10: 9350946890 ISBN-13: 978-9350946893
Biology Examination Questions in Biology, Botany, Chemistry, Drawing, Geography, Physics, Zoology College Entrance Examination Board ISBN-10: 1347402160 ISBN-13: 978-1347402160
Mathematics SAT Math Level 1 (Barron’s Sat Subject Test Math Level 1) Ira K. Wolf ISBN-10: 1438007906 ISBN-13: 978-

PUCET 2020 Admission

The details regarding the admission are given below:

  • The University will provide admission form, after the declaration of Result.
  • Only the qualified candidates will have to fill the Application form.
  • The candidates will have to fill their choice of Course/ Department in the admission in the prescribed form.
  • The University will provide admission based on the availability of seats, Merit list and Document verification.

PUCET 2020 Exam Highlights

The overview of PUCET 2020 exam is given below:

PUCET 2020 Exam Highlights
Name of Examination  Punjab University Common Entrance Test
Commonly Known As  PUCET
Exam Mode Offline (Pen Paper Based)
Number of Papers Depends on the subjects selected by the candidate
Question Paper type Multiple Choice Questions
PUCET 2020 Marks Each Subject Paper of total 120 marks
Exam Duration 70 Minutes for Each subject paper
Exam Language English


How can I apply for PU CET PG 2020 Exam?

Candidates can apply by visiting the official website.

What is the PU CET UG 2020 Exam Date?

PU CET UG Exam date is 25 June 2020.

What is the PU CET PG Exam Date?

PU CET PG Exam date is 13 -14 June 2020.

Are there any lateral entry admission in BE/BTech?

Yes, lateral entry admission is allowed in BE/BTech programme and the admission is done on the basis of PULEET (Panjab University Lateral Entry Entrance Test)

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