Panjab University Lateral Engineering Entrance Test 2020

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Panjab University Lateral Engineering Entrance Test

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PU LEET 2021 Syllabus: Subject wise Syllabus

Updated On - June 22 2021 by Anusha Pachauri

PU LEET 2021 will be conducted in July 2021 tentatively. The exam will be conducted by Panjab University. Panjab University Lateral Entry Entrance Test is conducted to enrol the eligible candidates in lateral/direct entry to the second year of various Engineering courses. The exam will be conducted at the State Level. The University offers lateral entry mainly in four disciplines of engineering programs. PU LEET exam 2021 will be conducted at the university campus of Panjab University only. Candidates must read the complete article to know all about PU LEET 2021 Important Dates, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Admit Card, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Result, Counselling, etc.

PULEET 2021 Syllabus

Candidates can note down the syllabus of different subjects.

PULEET Syllabus for Basic Electrical Engineering

The important topics of Basic electrical engineering is given in the table below.



Electric Machines

Operating principle and application of DC machine as generator and motor, EMF and Torque equations, methods of excitation. Operating principle and applications of 3 phase squirrel cage and slip ring induction motors, equivalent circuit and torque speed characteristics (qualitative treatment)


Operating principle of single phase induction motor (split Phase and capacitor motors), torque-speed characteristics (qualitative treatment)


Principle of operation and applications of variable reluctance, permanent magnet and hybrid stepper motors, speed torque characteristics (qualitative approach)


Introduction, Basic Principle, EMF equation, approximate equivalent circuit, phasor diagram, losses, efficiency and condition for maximum efficiency, voltage regulation, open circuit and short circuit tests.

Magnetic Circuit

Introduction to magnetic circuit, magneto motive force and magnetic field strength, permeability of free space, relative permeability, reluctance, comparison of electric and magnetic circuits, B/H curve, magnetic circuits calculations, self and mutual inductance

Three Phase AC Fundamentals

Disadvantages of single phase system, three phase voltages and currents, voltages and currents in star and delta connected systems, power in a three phase system, solution of three phase balanced circuits, power and power factor measurement by two watt-meter method

Single Phase AC Fundamentals

Alternating current systems, waveform terms and definitions, average and r.m.s. values of alternating, quantities, phasor notation, solution and phasor diagram of single phase ac circuits with sinusoidal source excitation

DC circuits

Voltage and current sources, Kirchhoff’s laws and network solution, network analysis by mesh and node analysis, superposition theorem, Thevenin’s theorem, Norton’s theorem, delta-star transformation and vice-versa, maximum- power transfer theorem, energy storage elements, step response of RL, RC and RLC circuits

PULEET 2021 Syllabus for Basic Electronics

Check the syllabus of Basic Electronics can be seen below.




Basic Concepts, Modulation, Need for modulation, introduction to AM, FM, PM.

Test and measuring instruments

Block diagram, concept of digital electronic voltmeters, ammeter and wattmeter, CRO, Signal Generators, Sensors and Transducers and their classification. Working principle of resistive, capacitive, photosensitive and temperature transducers. Block diagram and working principle of analog and digital data acquisition system.

Flip flops

Concept of flip-flops, RS, D, JK and T types, triggered and clocked, master slave, Shift Register, concept of synchronous and asynchronous counters. Half and full adder, subtractor, Seven Segment display, Concept of Mux, deMux, decoder and encoder

Boolean algebra and logic gates

Binary and Hexadecimal number system, BCD and weighted codes, Binary arithmetic, Logic-positive and negative logic, basic and universal logic gates. Boolean algebra and postulates, reduction of Boolean expression.


Block Diagram of feedback circuit used as an oscillator, Barkhausen criterion, types of oscillators.

Operational amplifiers

Block Diagram, Characteristics of an ideal OP-AMP, Application of OP-AMP as an Inverting amplifier, Phase Shifter, Scale Changer, Non-inverting amplifier, Adder or Summing amplifier, differential or difference amplifier, integrator.

Field effect transistor

Introduction, Types of FET’s, JFET’s, MOSFET’s, CMOS, characteristics, working, applications.

Bipolar junction transistor

Introduction, Junction Transistor Structure, Operation, Transistor amplifying action, CB, CC and CE Configuration, characteristics, application of transistor as an amplifier.

Semiconductor Diode

PN-Junction, Junction Theory, V-I characteristics of a PN-Junction Diode, Ideal Diode, Use of Diode in Rectifiers: Half Wave Rectifiers, Full Wave Rectifiers, Zener Diode, Varacter Diode, Light Emitting Diodes.

PULEET Syllabus 2021 for Programming Fundamentals

Check the detailed of Programming Fundamentals in the table below.




Computer Basic, Block Diagram of Computer, Memory Hierarchy, Types of RAM, Secondary Memory Introduction to Operating Systems, Programming Languages, Program Structure, Linux Shell Commands, Bourne Shell, C Shell, Korn Shell

Basic Constructs of C

Keywords, Identifiers, Variables, Symbolic Constants, Data Types and their storage, Operands, Arithmetic Operators, Relational Operators, Logical Operators, Bitwise Operators, Increment & Decrement Operators, Expressions, Conditional Expressions, Assignment Operators and Expressions, Type Conversions, Precedence and Order of Evaluation, External Variables and Scope of Variables. Basic Input Output, Formatted I/O.

Program Control Flow

Statements and Blocks, Conditional Statements, IF, ELSE-IF, Switch Case statements, Control Loops, For, While and Do-While, Go to and Labels.

Arrays & Functions

Pointers and Addresses, Arrays, Multi-dimensional arrays, strings, pointer arrays, Functions, Function Prototyping, Scope of functions, Arguments, Call by value and call by references, static variables, recursion, C-Preprocessor and Macros, Command line arguments.


Structures, Array of Structures, pointer to structures, Typedef, Unions, Bit fields, passing structures as an argument to functions

Input and Output

Standard and Formatted Input and Output, File Access & its types, Line Input and Output, Types of Files, Binary & ASCII Files, Error handling, stderr and Exit functions

Introduction to Object Oriented Programming

Classes and Objects, Structures vs Classes, Abstraction, Encapsulation, Polymorphism, Inheritance.

PULEET Syllabus 2021 for fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering

Read the Mechanical Engineering syllabus for PULEET here.



Bending and Torsion

Stress in beams due to bending, proof of formulae M/I = f/y = E/R and its application to beams of rectangular and circular section. Application of torsion equation to hollow and solid circular shaft

Bending moment (B.M.) and Shear force (S.F.)

Diagrams for cantilevers, simply supported beams with or without overhang and calculation of maximum B.M. and S.F. and the point of contra flexure under the following loads. Concentrated loads, Uniformly distributed loads over whole span or part of span, combination of concentrated loads (two or three) and uniformly distributed loads.

Simple Stress and Strains

Concept of stress and strain. Stress and strains in bars subjected to tension and compression, stress-strain diagrams, mechanical properties, factor of safety, Extension of Uniform bar under its own weight, stress produced in compound bars (two or three) due to axial loads.

Flow Measurement

Pilot tube, Venturimeter, Orificemeter, Notches (Rectangular & Triangular) and weirs, Rotameter.

Fluid Dynamics

Equation of continuity, Euler’s Equation, Bernoulli’s equation, simple applications to one dimensional flow problems

Kinematics Of Fluid Flow

Types of flow, acceleration in fluid flow, stream lines, stream tubes, irrotational flow, stream function, velocity potential, flow nets.

Power Cycles

Carnot and Rankine steam power cycles. Effect of mean temperature of heat addition on Ranking cycle efficiency. Otto, Diesel and Dual combustion cycles for reciprocating I.C. engines.

Steam and Its Formation

P-V, P-T, T-S, H-S diagrams of water. Dryness fraction and its measurement by calorimeter. Uses of steam tables and mollier chart (H-S chart)

Laws of Thermodynamics

First law of thermodynamics, Steady flow energy equation and its applications (nozzle, throttling device, turbine, compressor, heat exchanger). Limitations of first law, statements of second law by Max-planck and Clausis, equivalence between the two statements. Reversible and irreversible processes, Carnot’s theorem. Energy analysis of a heat engine, refrigerator and heat pump.

PULEET 2021 Syllabus for fundamentals of Civil Engineering

Note down Civil Engineering syllabus from the tabke given below.



Estimation and Costing

Estimation and Types of estimation, Analysis of Rates, Irrigation Work Estimation, Road Work Estimation and Valuation

Soil Mechanics

Physical Properties of soil and Soil classification, Water flow through soil and Soil Deformation, Strength Characteristics of soil and soil Compaction, Bearing Capacity and Site Exploration

Transportation Engineering

Road Geometrics, Highway Surveying, Road Material and Pavement, Road Drainage and Maintenance.

Irrigation Engineering

Rainfall and Run off, Crops water requirement, Irrigation and types of irrigation, Canal Works, Water logging and Drainage, Dams.


Chain & Compass Surveying, Leveling using Dumping and IOP Level

Steel Structure

Structural Steel Section and Connections, Tension, Compression and Beam Members.

Reinforced Concrete Structures

Reinforcement, Theory of RCC Beams, Bonds in RCC Beams, Singly & Doubly RCC Beams, RCC Slabs, Reinforced Brick Works and Columns.

Concrete and Structures

Concrete and Properties of Concrete, Formwork, ordinary and special concrete, Concrete Operation. Stress & strain, Bending Moment & Shear Force, Slope and Deflection, Columns and trusses.


Fluids and Properties of fluids, Hydrostatic Pressure, fluid flow and measurement through pipe and open channel

Construction Material and Building Construction

Rock, Bricks & Tiles, Cement, Lime Timber and paints, Excavation of foundation, Brick Masonry, Stone Masonry, Wall, Mortal & Concrete, Damp-proofing, Doors-windows, Roof, Floors, Stairs and Building planning.

PULEET Syllabus 2021 for fundamentals of Chemical Engineering

PULEET syllabus for Chemical Engineering can be seen in the table below.



Introduction to Engineering Calculations

Units and dimensions, conversion of units, systems of units, dimensional homogeneity and dimensionless quantities, Conversions involving process variables like pressure, temperature, density/specific gravity, mass, volume, flow rate and chemical composition. Chemical equations and stoichiometry.

Systematic analysis of chemical processes

Unit operations and unit processes, material and energy balances, thermodynamics, chemical reaction engineering, Introduction to material balances without chemical reactions. Limiting and excess reactants. Recycle, Bypass and Purge calculations.

Gas laws and humidity calculations

P-V-T relations for gas and gas mixtures, calculations using ideal gas law, Use of compressibility charts and equations of state (Van der Waals’) to predict real gas properties from experimental data. Vapour pressure calculations, Clausius Clapeyron equation, saturation vapour pressure, vapour-liquid equilibrium calculations using Raoult’s law and Henry’s law, relative humidity, partial saturation and humidity.

PULEET Syllabus 2021 for Physics

Check Physics syllabus below.




Linear kinematics and its equations of motion, projectile motion, circular motion. Newton’s laws of motion, principle of conservation of momentum applications to linear and planar motion, concept of friction and its laws, motion on smooth and rough inclined planes, simple and complex Atwood’s machines. Concept of work, energy and power, work-energy principle, principle of conservation of energy. Rotational motion, equations of rotational kinematics, moment of inertia and radius of gyration of a rotating body; torque and angular momentum; work, power and energy in rotational motion, conservation of angular momentum. Simple harmonic motion and its characteristics, energetics of simple harmonic motion, idea of damped and forced oscillations, resonance and its applications. Wave motion and its characteristics, theory of sound propagation, velocity of sound and factors influencing the velocity of sound, Doppler effect in sound, superposition of sound in space (stationary waves) and time (beats), vibrations of air columns and stretched strings.


Geometrical optics, reflection and refraction of light, reflections by spherical mirrors, refraction through lenses, spherical and chromatic aberrations, dispersion and deviation of light through prism, optical microscopes and telescopes. Wave nature of light; interference, Young’s double slit experiment, Lloyd’s mirror and Fresenel’s biprism techniques for producing interference pattern, interference through thin film, colouring of thin films; diffraction of light through a single slit, Rayleigh’s criteria of resolution, resolving power of optical instruments ; concept of polarization, methods of producing polarized light, analysis of polarized light, Doppler effect in light. Laser, its principle, characteristics and applications


Thermometry, idea of specific heat and heat capacity, latent heats of fusion and vaporization, variation of specific heats of solids, liquids and gases with temperature, concept of degree of freedom, law of equipartition of energy.


Modes of heat transfer (conduction, convection and radiation); linear, surface and volume expansion of matter on heating.


Electric field and electric potential, electric dipole and its field, Gauss’ law and its applications; concept of capacitance, energy stored in a capacitor, effect of introducing dielectric and conducting slabs between plates of a capacitor, dielectric constant of material.


Current electricity, Kirchoff’s laws and applications, thermal and chemical effects of current, slide wire bridge, potentiometer, ammeter and voltmeter.


Magnetic effects of current, Biot-Savert law and its applications, Lorentz force, moving coil galvanometers ; laws of electromagnetic induction, eddy currents and its applications, self and mutual inductance.

Modern physics

Black body radiation distribution, photoelectric effect, idea of x-ray production, wave-matter duality and de-Broglie waves, position-momentum uncertainty principle.


Crystalline and amorphous solids, basic idea of crystal structures (simple cubic, body- centered cubic, face-centered cubic) and their characteristics, close packing morphologies, Schottkey and Frenkel defects in crystals.


Rutherford scattering experiment, Bohr’s model and hydrogen spectrum. Nucleus and its properties (mass, size, binding energy, magnetic and quadruple moments), nuclear forces and its properties, phenomenon of radioactivity and its laws, modes of radioactive decays (α, β and γ), nuclear fission and fusion.

PULEET 2021 Syllabus for Chemistry

Check PULEET Chemistry Syllabus from the table below.



Atomic structure and periodic table

Constituents of the Atom, Bohr's Model of the Atom, Quantum Number and Electronic Energy Levels, Aufbau's Principle, Pauli's Exclusion Principle, Hund's Rule, n + l Rule, Electronic Configuration of Elements ( s, p, d Block Elements), Development of Periodic Table- Modern Periodic Law, Long form of Periodic Table, Study of Periodicity in Physical and Chemical Properties with\ special reference to - Atomic and Ionic Radii, Ionisation Potential. Electron Affinity, Electronegativity, Variation of Effective Nuclear Charge in a Period, Metallic Character


Definition, Classification, Calorific Value (HCV and LCV) and Numerical Problems on Calorific Value, Combustion of Fuels, Numerical Problems on Combustion, Solid Fuels – Coal and Coke, Liquid Fuels- Petroleum and its Distillation, Cracking, Octane and Cetane Values of Liquid Fuels, Synthetic Petrol, Power Alcohol, Bio-Gas, Nuclear Fuels – Introduction to Fission and Fusion Reactions


Demonstration of water resources on Earth using pie chart., Classification of water – soft water and hard water, action of soap on hard, water, types of hardness, causes of hardness, units of hardness – mg per liter (mgL-1) and part per million (ppm) and simple numericals, Disadvantages caused by the use of hard water in domestic and boiler feed water. Removal of hardness - Permutit process and Ion-exchange process. Chemical analysis of water for estimation of Total dissolved solids (TDS), Alkalinity of water. Drinking water and characteristics of drinking water. Natural water sterilization by chlorine and UV radiation and reverse osmosis (elementary idea)

Environmental Chemistry

Classification of pollutants, the greenhouse effect, toxic heavy metals, organic compounds as environmental pollutants, ozone layer depletion.


Types of corrosion, dry and wet corrosion and their mechanisms, types of electrochemical corrosion (galvanic, pitting, waterline, differential aeration, soil, microbiological, inter-granular, stress corrosion), factors influencing corrosion, prevention of corrosion.

PULEET Syllabus for Mathematics

Note down PULEET Maths syllabus from below.




Quadratic Equations, equations reducible to quadratic form, relation between roots and coefficients, Arithmetic Progression, Geometric Progression, Arithmetic Progression, Geometric Progression, Harmonic Progression, Series of Natural Numbers


Concept of linear independence and dependence, Rank of a matrix: Row – Echelon form, System of linear equations: Condition for consistency of system of linear equations, Inverse of a matrix.


Trigonometric ratios and their relations, ratios of some standard angles, solution of trigonometric equations, sum and difference formulae, product formulae, multiple and sub-multiple angles, solution of triangles.

Coordinate Geometry

Cartesian coordinates, equations of straight line in various forms, intersection of two straight lines, angle between two lines, distance formula. Equation of circle in various forms, tangent and normal to circle.

Differential Calculus of Functions of one variable

Successive Differentiation, Leibnitz Theorem, Expansions of functions: Taylor’s and Maclaurin’s Series, Formulae for remainder term in Taylor and Maclaurin series, Angle of contingence, Curvature, Radius of curvature, Centre of curvature for curves in Cartesian form. Curvature at the origin: Newton’s formulas.

Differential Calculus of Functions of two variables

Concept of limit and continuity of a function of two variables, Partial derivatives, total differential, differentiation of an implicit function, chain rule, change of variables, Jacobian, Taylor’s and Maclaurin’s series. Maxima and minima of a function of two variables: Lagrange’s method of multipliers.

Ordinary Differential Equations

Review of geometrical meaning of the differential equation directional fields, Exact differential equations, Integrating factors

Integral Calculus

Reduction formula for òsinn x dx, òcosnx dx, ò sinm x cosm x dx, Areas of curves, Length of curves, Volume and surface areas of revolution, Double integrals, Change of order of integration, Areas enclosed by plane curves.

Vector Differential Calculus

Vectors and scalar functions and fields, derivatives. Curves, tangents, arc lengths, Curvature and torsion of a curve, Gradient of a Scalar field, Directional Derivative, Divergence of a vector field, Curl of a vector field.

Vector Integral Calculus

Line integrals, Line integrals independent of path, Green’s theorem in the plane, Surface Integrals, Triple integrals, Gauss Divergence Theorem, Stoke’s Theorem.

PULEET 2021 Syllabus for General Aptitude & Communication Skills

Look into the General Aptitude & Communication Skills syllabus from the table below.



General Aptitude

Coding- Decoding , Directions, Reasoning

Writing Skills

Basics of Grammar – Word Order, Sentence Construction, Placing of Subject and Verbs, Parts of Speech - Nouns, Pronouns, Adjectives, Verbs, Adverbs, Use of Tenses, Articles, Active-Passive, Verbal Analogies

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