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Punjab Agricultural University Master's Entrance Test

Form Date: 01 Jun - 15 Jul 2021 (Tentative)

Pen & Paper Mode

Form Date: 01 Jun - 15 Jul 2021

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 2021: Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern

Updated On - February 22 2021 by Sakshi Sharma

PAU MET 2021 i.e. Punjab Agricultural University Master's Entrance Test 2021 will be conducted by Panjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana. This exam is conducted to provide admission to eligible candidates in various Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Diploma and PhD programmes 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 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 2021.

PAU MET 2021 Important Dates

Applicants can check PAU MET 2021 vital dates  below in the given table:

Entrance Test NameDates (Tentative)
Last date to apply (without late fee)June 2021
Last date to apply with late fee July 2021
MET-Basic Sci August 2021
MET StatAugust 2021
MET-AgribusinessAugust 2021
MET-AgricultureAugust 2021
MET-Biotech August 2021
MET AEAugust 2021
MET-CEAugust 2021
MET-MCA & MET-MCA (Lateral)August 2021
MET-ChemistryAugust 2021
MET- PhysicsAugust 2021
MET - SociologyAugust 2021
MET-MBAAugust 2021
MET-JLSMAugust 2021
MET-Community ScienceAugust 2021
MET-FDAugust 2021

PAU MET 2021 Application Procedure

Candidates will be able to apply for MET both through online as well as offline mode. The application form will be available at the official website of PAU that is pau.edu. The online application has to be filled in and submitted by the candidates along with the payment of application fee. For candidates who wish to fill in the application through offline mode have to download the form, fill it with all the authentic information and submit the application form.

PAU MET 2021 Application Form

Candidate can fill the PAU MET 2021 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, verification code.
  • After this, personal and educational details need to be fulfilled.
  • 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 programme, 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 2021 Application Fees

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

PAU MET Entrance 2021 Application 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 favour of the Additional Director of Communication, payable at Ludhiana.
Note: All the information's are as per the PAU MET 2020. Keep checking the page for regular updates in 2021.

PAU MET 2021 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) 2021.

Download PAU MET 2021 Prospectus Pdf

PAU MET 2021 Admit Card

Candidates will be able to download their PAU MET 2021 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 2021 Result

The result for PAU will be released online mode on the official website. It is expected that the PAU 2021 result will be declared tentatively in September 2021.

  • 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 2021 Selection Process

Candidates who will clear PU MET 2021 exam will be called for Group Discussion and Personal Interview. Candidates called for the GD-PI is around eight times that of the total number of seats available for MBA courses in each category. Check the PU MET 2021 selection criteria weightage to prepare the merit list below- 

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

PAU MET 2021 Counselling

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

  • The counselling portal " https://counselling.pau.edu/ " will open from August 2021.
  • The candidates who will be selected has to deposit the full fee at the time of counselling.
  • 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 counselling.

PAU MET 2021 Highlights

Get the summary of PAU MET 2021 nearby;

Name of examPAU MET or Punjab Agricultural University Master's Entrance Test 2021
Conducting BodyPunjab Agricultural University 
LevelUniversity level
Frequency Once a year
Official websitehttps://pau.edu/

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 degree and 42 doctorate programmes 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

Admit card02 Aug 2021 (Tentative)
PAU MET 2021 Exam Date10 Aug, 11 Aug 2021
PAU MET 2021 Form Date01 Jun - 15 Jul 2021 (Tentative)
Counselling01 Sep - 25 Sep 2021 (Tentative)

Punjab Agricultural University Master's Entrance Test Exam Pattern

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Form Start Date:

01 Jun 2021

Form End Date:

15 Jul 2021

The forms will open on 01 Jun 2021



Examination Date (Online):

10 Aug 2021, 11 Aug 2021

Application Fees:

₹ 3,955

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