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Punjab Agricultural University Master's Entrance Test

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PAU MET Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 3,955
  • Number Of Attempts:1
  • Examination Modes:Pen & Paper Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:Punjab Agricultural University (PAU)
  • Courses:M.Tech, ME
  • Streams:Engineering

PAU MET 2023: Registration(Ended), Exam Date(Out), Eligibility Criteria, Pattern

Updated On - February 20 2023 by Divyansh K

PAU MET 2023 i.e. Punjab Agricultural University Master's Entrance Test will be conducted in June/July 2023  by the Panjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana. PAU MET Application Form 2023 fill up process has ended.  This exam is conducted to provide admission to eligible candidates in various Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Diploma, and Ph.D. programs in various fields. The exam is conducted once every year at the State-Level.  The candidates willing to take admission in any of the courses offered by Panjab Agricultural University must ensure their eligibility before they start filling out the application form. Also, they must fill the application form carefully depending on the course for which they want to apply. The candidates can go through the complete article to know all about PAU MET in 2023.


Latest Updates

  • PAU MET 2023 application form has been released via online mode for programmes having entrance test. The last date to apply for PAU MET 2023 is 27 June 2023(without late fees) and 4th July 2023( with late fees).
  • PAU MET 2023 application form for programmes without entrance test will be released on 1st July 2023. The last date to apply for the application form is 8th July 2023.
  • PAU 2023 exams is scheduled for 15 July-08 December 2023.

PAU MET 2023 Exam Status

Exam dateTo be announced soon

PAU MET 2023 Important Dates

Applicants can check PAU MET 2023 vital dates  below in the given table:

PAU MET 2023 Schedule
Entrance Test NameDates (Tentative)
Application Start date01 June  2023
Application last date(without late fees)27 June 2023
Application last date(with late fees)04 July 2023
Admit CardTo be released 7 days prior to the exam date
Entrance examJuly-December 2023
Result declaration dateTo be announced soon

PAU MET 2023 Application Form

Candidates can fill out the PAU MET 2023 Application form online as well as offline on the official website of conducting authority. The check can the given mentioned points regarding PAU registration:

Online mode:
  • Candidates need to register by using their name, date of birth, gender, nationality, mobile number, email-id, and verification code.
  • After this, personal and educational details need to be fulfilled.
  • The next step is to pay the fee and upload your photograph and signature.
  • The last step is to download the confirmation page.
Through offline mode:
  • The information brochure and the Prospectus and for the B.Tech program, along with the Application Form and a printed self-addressed envelope, can be obtained by cash payment from the post offices.
  • Candidates can also obtain the application form in person from the Additional Director of Communication,
    Communication Centre, PAU, Ludhiana–141 004 (near University Gate Number 1)

PAU MET 2023 Application Fees

Candidates can check mode wise PAU MET application fee which is mentioned in the table below:

PAU MET Entrance 2023 Fees
CategoryRegistration Fees
Prospectus and entrance examination fee (Online)Rs. 3995/-
Prospectus from the counter (offline)Rs. 1595/-
Prospectus through the post (offline)Rs. 1705/-
Examination fee Rs. 2860/-
Late feeRs 1000/-
Mode of Payment: Candidates can submit the application fees in the following modes:
  • Online mode: The candidates can submit fees through Debit/Credit/Net Banking.
  • Offline mode: Candidates can submit the fee through Demand Draft in favor of the Additional Director of Communication, payable at Ludhiana.

PAU MET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Following are the important points regarding PAU MET 2023 Eligibility Criteria.

  • The candidate should be of Indian citizen.
  • The minimum age limit to apply is 20 yrs.
  • Applicant must have completed a bachelor's degree.

PAU MET 2023 Exam Pattern

The candidates who are willing to study or do master’s in Agricultural Meteorology, Agronomy, Entomology, Extension Education, Food Technology, Forestry, Horticulture (Floriculture & Landscaping), Horticulture (Fruit Science), Horticulture (Vegetable Science), Plant Breeding & Genetics, Plant Pathology, Soil Science, Biotechnology, can take the aster’s entrance test. Admission to the Master’s Programme will be now made through the MET (Master’s Entrance Test) 2023.

PAU MET 2023 Admit Card

Candidates will be able to download their PAU MET 2023 Admit Card from the Panjab Agricultural University official website. Check all essential information related to the PAU MET hall ticket:

  • Candidates have to download the admit card from the official website, the authority will not send the hall ticket via post or SMS.
  • For downloading the PAU admit card, candidates have to log in with their registration ID and password.
  • Candidates need to enter some required details.
  • Candidates should check their admit card carefully and ensure that every detail that admits card contain such as exam day and time, centre name and address and so on.
  • Candidates are advised to take the print out of their admit card for examination and must carry it in the examination hall along with government photo ID proof.

PAU MET 2023 Result

The result for PAU will be released online mode on the official website. It is expected that the PAU 2023 result will be declared tentatively in July.

  • Candidates will have to go and check the result that will be put up on the notice board in Thapar hall or they can also check their result from the university website pau.edu.
  • The result will not be the final round of selection of the candidate, after the declaration of the result candidates who will qualify will have to attend the counselling round at the university.

The result will be declared in the form of a list mentioning the qualified candidates roll number and rank obtained.

PAU MET 2023 Selection Process

Candidates who will clear PU MET 2023 exam will be called for Group Discussion and Personal Interview. Candidates called for the GD-PI are around eight times that of the total number of seats available for MBA courses in each category. Check the PU MET 2023 selection criteria weightage to prepare the merit list below- 

  • PU MET Written Test: 85%
  • Group Discussion: 7.5%
  • Personal Interview: 7.5%

PAU MET 2023 Counselling

For the counseling round, candidates will have to download a form that will be available on the official website after the declaration of the result.

  • The counseling portal " https://counselling.pau.edu/ " will open from August 2021.
  • The candidates who will be selected have to deposit the full fee at the time of counseling.
  • The candidates will get the course as per seat availability.
  • The candidates who appeared or are appearing in the qualifying examination can apply but they must produce original mark sheets of qualifying examination result at the time of counselling failing which their candidature will not be considered for counselling.
  • Further, the admission will be subject to scrutinizing of original certificates at the time of counseling.

PAU MET 2023 Highlights

Get the summary of PAU MET 2023 hearby;

Name of examPAU MET or Punjab Agricultural University Master's Entrance Test 2023
Conducting BodyPunjab Agricultural University 
LevelUniversity level
Frequency Once a year
PAU MET Official websitehttps://pau.edu/
Application linkTo be activated

About Punjab Agricultural University (PAU)

Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) was established in the year 1962 in the state of Punjab. It is Asia's largest university & the nation's third-oldest agricultural university. The Punjab Agricultural University now has four constituent colleges, viz.
  • College of Agriculture
  • College of Agricultural Engineering
  • College of Community science
  • College of Basic Sciences & Humanities.

The university offers five bachelor's degrees, 51 master's degrees, and 42 doctorate programs in 50 departments of five constituent colleges. Also, it offers a Bachelor of Education program and five Diploma programs in its four constituent colleges:

  • College of Agriculture
  • College of Horticulture and Forestry
  • College of Agricultural Engineering & Technology
  • College of Home Science
  • College of Basic Sciences and Humanities

In 1988 the university switched from the trimester to semester system and in 1993 it switched from the letter grade system to a 10.00 credit point average system.

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PAU MET Important Dates

PAU MET 2023 Form Date01 May - 30 Jun 2023 (Tentative)
PAU MET 2023 Exam Date23 Jul - 30 Jul 2023 (Tentative)
PAU MET 2023 Result21 Aug 2023 (Tentative)

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