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Panjab University Tourism & Hospitality Aptitude Test

Exam Date: 26 Jun 2021 (Tentative)

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Exam Date: 26 Jun 2021

PUTHAT Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 2,175
  • Number Of Attempts:1
  • Examination Modes:Pen & Paper Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:Panjab University, Chandigarh (PUC)
  • Courses:BHMCT, BTTM
  • Streams:Management, Hotel Management

PUTHAT 2021: Merit List, Exam Date, Admit Card, Counselling.

Updated On - June 07 2021 by Anusha Pachauri

PUTHAT 2021 Panjab University Tourism & Hospitality Aptitude Test 2021 will be conducted by the University Institute of Hotel and Tourism Management (UIHTM). PUTHAT will be conducted at the University Level. The candidates are offered admission in two courses i.e., Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (BHMCT), Bachelor of Tourism and Travel Management (BTTM). Candidates must read the complete article to know more about PUTHAT 2021 dates, application form, eligibility criteria, admit card, exam pattern, syllabus, result, counselling, etc.

PUTHAT 2021 Exam Status

Candidates can check the information about PUTHAT 2021 which is mentioned below:
Exam StatusNo official notification announce yet

PUTHAT 2021 Important Dates

To track out the exam, the candidates can check the important dates from the table below.

PUTHAT Exam Schedule 2021
PUTHAT 2020Dates (Tentative)
Application Form is available fromFourth week of March 2021
Last date to submit the application formLast week of June 2021
Last date for deposit of fee in any branch of SBI using e-challanThe first week of July 2021
Last date for application fee submission through online modeThe first week of July 2021
Last date to upload photograph, signature and Document verification and seat allocationThe second week of July 2021
Date by which Roll Nos. will be available onlineThe third week of July 2021
The last date for candidates who have not completed their form but have paid the requisite fee can complete their form by paying a late fee of Rs. 500/-The third week of July 2021
PUTHAT Admit card 2021Last week of July 2021
PUTHAT 2021 exam dateLast week of July 2021
Declaration of PUTHAT 2021 ResultThe second week of August 2021
Date of Availability of Admission Forms on UIHTM websiteThe second week of August 2021
CounsellingAugust 2021

Above mentioned dates are tentative, and this page will be further updated as soon as the Panjab University, Chandigarh release official dates.

PUTHAT 2021 Application Form

Candidates need to be very careful while filling the PUTHAT Application Form 2021 to avoid any mistakes. Furthermore, candidates need to make sure that they fill in every detail in the PUTHAT application form and submit the same before the last date.

The details about PUTHAT online form are given below:

  • The PUTHAT Application form will be available on the official website.
  • Also, candidates will not be allowed to make any corrections to the application form once they have submitted it.
  • Furthermore, the application form submitted after the last date for form submission will not be accepted in any case.
  • Besides this, candidates will have to provide their personal and educational details and also upload the scanned images of their signature and photograph while filling in the application form.

PUTHAT 2021 Application Fee

After filling out the application form candidates have to pay the application fee. Only after paying the application fee, the registration process will be completed. The candidates need to submit the following mentioned amount as the PUTHAT 2021 application fee for the entrance exam:

PUTHAT Registration Fees 2021
General CategoryRs. 2175/-
SC/ST/PwD Category Rs. 1088/- 
Mode of Payment:

Candidates need to pay the application fee for the PUTHAT 2021 exam the following way:

  • Firstly candidates need to submit all the required information while filling the application form after which the Bank Challan receipt will get generated.
  • After that, the candidates are supposed to deposit the fee in any branch of the State Bank of India (SBI)
    using a website generated Challan.
NOTE: In case 24 hours have passed after the depositing of the application fee and the Journal Number is not confirmed, candidates need to notify the University with a scanned copy of the bank slip.

PUTHAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates must carefully go through the PUTHAT Eligibility Criteria 2021 details given below:

  • Candidates must have cleared their 10+2 Examination conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi, or must have cleared an equivalent exam conducted by a recognized Board/Council/University.
  • Also, they must have a minimum aggregate of at least 50% marks (45% in case of SC/ST/BC/PwD Categories) and must have English as a subject.
  • Furthermore, the eligibility of a candidate will be provisional. In case, the candidate is not found to be eligible the University will cancel the admission of the candidate at any stage.
NOTE: The candidates who have passed/appeared in 10+2 Examinations of Mahila Gram Vidyapith, Allahabad will be ineligible to appear in PUTHAT-2021  as this institution has been derecognized by Panjab University, Chandigarh. 

PUTHAT 2021 Admit Card

Candidates can download their PUTHAT Admit Card 2021 on the official website of the conducting authority. Check all the important details related to the admit card:
  • Candidates have to log in with their user ID and Password.
  • Candidates must check every detail mentioned in the admit card carefully.
  • Candidates can generate other copies of the admit card if they despatch the admit card.
  • Candidates must take the print out of the admit card for future reference.
  • There is only one exam centre available for the entrance exam i.e., Chandigarh Only.

PUTHAT 2021 Exam Pattern

Candidates must check the PUTHAT 2021 Exam pattern so that they have an idea about the exam structure:

Exam ModeOffline(Pen and Paper)
Duration90 Minutes
Type of questionsObjective Type questions
Number of Question100
Total Marks100
Marking Scheme+1 for each correct answer
Negative Marking-0.25 for each wrong answer
Subject wise distribution of question for the exam mentioned in the below table:
SubjectNumber of Question
English Aptitude30
Current Affairs and General Awareness20
Reasoning Ability20
Hospitality Industry Awareness30

PUTHAT 2021 Syllabus

Candidates must go through the given below detail related to PUTHAT 2021 Syllabus to help the candidates:

  • English Aptitude Syllabus: Candidates need to answer the question concern with Reading Comprehension, synonym, Antonyms, spelling correction, one-word substitution, and so on.
  • Current Affairs and General Awareness Syllabus: Candidates must know about the current events occurring worldwide.
  • Reasoning Ability Syllabus: Questions would be asked from the series, arrangement, coding-decoding, logic, non-verbal.
  • Hospitality Industry Awareness Syllabus: Candidates must know about catering, travelling, tourism, and the hospitality industry.

PUTHAT 2021 Preparation Tips

The Preparation Tips are listed below by the experts and are targeted for the Candidates planning to look for some guidance and moral support for their preparation which might help them in scoring than what they are planning to score:

  • Candidates are requested to go through the Syllabus first of all the things and before even starting their preparation, they must prepare how to go on with each subject which includes the time distribution, management of resources, and various other important factors.
  • Make notes of everything, put tags and sticky notes.
  • Daily revision is an important aspect as what the candidate studied becomes faded which needs to be polished time and again.
  • Make stronger points even better and work on weak points as well.

PUTHAT 2021 Result

Candidates can download their PUTHAT 2021 Result on the official website of UIHTM. Check all essential detail concern with the JENPAUH scorecard:
  • Candidates have to login into the official website from the registration Id and Password.
  • Candidates have to enter their roll number to open the scorecard 
  • The result contains the score that the candidate score in the examination with rank.
  • Candidates are advised to take a print out copy of the result.

PUTHAT 2021 Counselling

The details about PUTHAT 2021 Counselling are provided in this section given below:
  • The candidates qualifying for the written test will go for Counselling.
  • The candidates will be allotted seats based on the rank they will get in the exam, the course is chosen by the candidate, and the total number of available seats
  • At the time of counselling, candidates must carry their original documents and their scanned copy along with the admission letter.
  • Admit Card
  • Original birth certificate
  • 10+2 marks sheet
  • 10+2 passing certificate
  • 10 marks sheet
  • Diploma marks sheet and certificate
  • SC/ST/OBC certificate

PUTHAT 2021 Highlight

Candidates can check the PUTHAT 2021 entrance exam basic information in the given below table:

Exam Name
PUTHAT 2021 (Panjab University Tourism & Hospitality Aptitude Test 2021)
Conducting Body
University Institute of Hotel and Tourism Management
University Level

Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (BHMCT)and Bachelor of Tourism and Travel Management (BTTM)

PUTHAT Official website
Exam Mode
Offline(Pen and Paper)
Exam Purpose

To offer admission in Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (BHMCT)  and Bachelor of Tourism and Travel Management (BTTM)

About Panjab University Chandigarh

Panjab University is a public university located in Chandigarh, India established in the year of 1882. The university has 78 teaching and research departments and 10 centres/chairs for teaching and research at the main campus located at Chandigarh. It has 188 affiliated colleges spread over the eight districts of Punjab state and union territory of Chandigarh, with Regional Centres at Ludhiana, Muktsar & Hoshiarpur. It is one of the most highly ranked universities in India. It offers various undergraduate, postgraduate, diploma, research programs under the faculties of Arts, Science, Languages, Law, Education, Engineering and Technology, Design and Fine Arts, Business Management and Commerce, Hotel Management and Tourism, Medical Sciences, and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

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PUTHAT Important Dates

PUTHAT 2021 Exam Date26 Jun 2021 (Tentative)
PUTHAT 2021 Form Date24 Mar - 19 May 2021 (Tentative)
PUTHAT 2021 Result24 Jul 2021 (Tentative)

Panjab University Tourism & Hospitality Aptitude Test Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

1 hours 30 minutes

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:


2General Knowledge & Current Affairs30130
3Local Reasoning30130

Instructions:Last section is of Hospitality Industry Awareness.

Frequently Asked Questions


Form Start Date:

24 Mar 2021

Form End Date:

19 May 2021

The last date to submit the form was on 19 May 2021
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