PUCET 2021: Application Form, Eligibility, Syllabus

PUCET 2020
PUCET 2020

PUCET 2021 for PG courses is scheduled to be held on 12 and 13 June 2021, the candidates can download their admit card on 07 June 2021. UG exam will be held on 27 June 2021. 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. Candidates can read the whole article for complete details regarding the PUCET 2021.

PUCET 2021 Status

Admission Notification Announced
Exam Date Announced

Latest Updates

  • PUCET PG 2021 is scheduled to be held on 12 and 13 June 2021, the candidates can download their admit card on 07 June 2021.
  • PUCET UG exam 2021 will be held on 27 June 2021.

PUCET 2021 Important Dates

The important dates for PUCET 2021 exam are mentioned in the table given below:

Dates for PUCET-PG:

Events Dates

Date of Availability of application

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15 April 2021

Last date for submission of information on the website to generate the Bank Challan

18 May 2021

Last date for deposit of fee in any branch of State Bank of India using website generated challan

21 May 2021

Last date for uploading of photograph, signature with rest of the information on the website

24 May 2021
Admit card release June 2021

Candidates who have not completed their form but have paid their requisite fee, can complete their form by paying late fee of Rs. 500/-

09 June 2021

Dates of holding Entrance Test

12th & 13th June 2021 (Postponed)

Uploading of Answer key and inviting objections

June 2021

Last day of submission of objections to the Answer key

June 2021

Uploading of the response to the Objections and inviting Cross-objections

June 2021

Last day of submission of Cross Objections to the Answer key

July 2021

Date of declaration of result

July 2021

Dates for PUCET-UG:

Events Dates 2021 
Starting of registration June 2021
Last date to apply Last week of June 2021
Availability of admit card June 2021
PUCET 2021 Exam 27 June 2021
Availability of Answer key Last week of June 2021
Declaration of result July 2021
Counselling starts from July/ August 2021

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

PUCET 2021 Admit Card

The details regarding the PUCET 2021 admit card is given below:

  • PUCET 2021 Admit Card will be released on 07 June for PG course.
  • 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.

How to Download PUCET 2021 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 2021 Application Form

The vital information regarding the PUCET 2021 Application form is given below:

  • The PUCET Application form will be available from soon for UG courses whereas for PG its over.
  • Candidates can fill the form through online mode.
  • 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.

PUCET 2021 Application Fee

The details regarding the PUCET 2021 application fee is given below:

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 2021 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 2021 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 2021 Syllabus

The details regarding the PUCET 2021 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 2021 Result

The details regarding the PUCET result is given below:

  • 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 2021 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 2021 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 2021 Exam Highlights

The overview of PUCET 2021 exam is given below:

Name of Examination  Punjab University Common Entrance Test
Commonly Known As  PUCET 2021
Exam Mode Offline (Pen Paper Based)
Number of Papers Depends on the subjects selected by the candidate
Question Paper type Multiple Choice Questions
Exam Duration 70 Minutes for Each subject paper
Exam Language English
Official website https://cetpg.puchd.ac.in/ and https://cetug.puchd.ac.in/


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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