PU CET 2019- Panjab University conducts Common Entrance Test (PU CET) for Undergraduate Programmes. PU CET 2019 is an University level entrance examination. PU CET 2019 will be conducted in the month of April 2019. PU CET 2019 will be conducted in one test centre only which is Chandigarh. PU CET is held once a year. Candidates will have to appear for Online Counselling as well as Physical Counselling after the declaration of result. For more information about PU CET 2019, candidates can refer to this article.
PU CET 2019
Candidates can take admission into various courses by appearing for PU CET 2019. The courses include B.Pharm, B.Sc. Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, Anthropology, Geology, Biochemistry, Physics, Biophysics, Mathematics. Candidates can have a look at the table given below to know about the important dates and events about PU CET 2019.
|PU CET 2019||Dates|
|Release of Notification and Availability of Online Application Form||2nd week of Mar 2019|
|Last date for submission of information on the website to generate the Bank Challan||1st week of Apr 2019|
|Last date to deposit fee in any branch of State Bank of India using website generated Challan||2nd week of Apr 2019|
|Last date for uploading of photograph, signature with rest of the information||2nd week of Apr 2019|
|Availability of Admit Card||Last week of Apr 2019|
|PU CET 2019 Examination||Last week of Apr 2019|
|Availability of Answer Key||1st week of May 2019|
|Uploading of response to the Objections and Cross – Objections||2nd week of May 2019|
|Declaration of result||2nd week of May 2019|
|Availability of Admission Form||3rd week of May 2019|
|Last date of filling the Admission Form||Last week of May 2019|
|Last date of filing the hard copy of Admission Form||2nd week of Jun 2019|
|Display of Tentative Merit List||Last week of Jun 2019|
|Dates for inviting objections regarding merit firmed on the basis of already filled up information by the candidate||Last week of Jun 2019|
|Online filling of preferences for B.Pharma and B.Sc. Hons. Courses||Last week of Jun – 1st week of Jul 2019|
|Display of Provisional Merit List on website & REleast of Seat Allocation List (1st Counselling)||1st week of Jul 2019|
|Dates of reporting in the respective departments on the basis of 1st counselling||2nd week of Jul 2019|
|Reporting of the vacant seats to the admission coordinator by the respective departments||2nd week of Jul 2019|
|Start of Teaching Classes||2nd week of Jul 2019|
|Seat Allocation after 1st Counselling||2nd week of Jul 2019|
|Seat Allocation after 2nd Counselling||2nd week of Jul 2019 – 3rd week of Jul 2019|
|Reporting of the vacant seats to the admission coordinator by the respective departments||3rd week of Jul 2019|
|Release of seat allocation list of 3rd Online Counselling||3rd week of Jul 2019|
|Dates of reporting in the respective departments||Last week of Jul 2019|
|Reporting of the vacant seats of the Admission Coordinator||1st week of Aug 2019|
|Dates for Physical Counselling||1st week of Sep 2019|
PU CET 2019 Eligibility Criteria
It is rather important to match with the Eligibility Requirements in order to take admission into particular course. Candidates will have to go through the rules and regulations set by the governing authority in order to apply for PU CET 2019. Candidates can refer to the information given below to know about the Eligibility Criteria for PU CET 2019:
|B.Pharm.||50% marks in 10+2 with English, Chemistry, Physics with any 1 of the following subject Biology / Mathematics|
|Botany and Zoology||Should have passed 10+2 with at least 50% marks with Physics, Chemistry, English and Biology|
|Anthropology, Chemistry, Geology, Physics, Physics (specialisation in Electronics)||Should have passed 10+2 with at least 50% marks with Physics, Chemistry, English and Biology / Mathematics|
|Biochemistry, Microbiology||Should have passed 10+2 with at least 50% marks with Physics, Chemistry, English and Biology / Mathematics|
|Biotechnology, Biophysics||Should have passed 10+2 with at least 50% marks with Physics, Chemistry, English and Biology / Mathematics|
|Mathematics||Should have passed 10+2 with at east 50% Mathematics as one of its subjects|
PU CET 2019 Application Form
PU CET 2019 Application Form will be made available online. Candidates will be required to visit the official website of Panjab University. The candidates will have to first register themselves before the lapse of the deadline. After the registration process is over, candidates will be able to PU CET 2019 Application Form. Candidates will have to enter the asked details such as personal details, communication details and academic qualification details. Candidates will have to upload the scanned image of photograph and signature too in a proper format set by the governing authority.
Application Fee: Candidates will be required to pay the Application Fee by using Bank Challan. However, candidates must note that the amount given below is based on last year’s information data and the governing authority might change the amount of the Application Fee. Until then, candidates can check the information about Application Fee mentioned below so as to have a rough idea about the application fee:
- If candidates belong to the General Category (PCB / PCM / M) they will be required to pay Rs. 2100.
- Candidates belonging to SC/ST/PwD Category (PCB / PCM / M) will be required to pay Rs. 1050.
- If candidates opt for the Additional Paper, Biology or Mathematics, they will be required to pay Rs. 300.
PU CET 2019 Admit Card
The admit card for PU CET 2019 will be made available online. Candidates will have to visit the official website of Panjab University in order to download PU CET 2019 Admit Card. Candidates will have to be ready with their Login Credentials so as to attain the admit card. PU CET 2019 Admit Card is a crucial document which has to be carried positively at the time of examination. It will be consisting of information like name and address of the candidate, date and time of the examination, complete address of the test centre, photograph and signature of the candidate. It should be kept in mind that PU CET 2019 Admit Card will have to be carried along with a valid ID Proof which can be either of following documents Aadhar Card / Passport / Voter’s ID / Driving License / PAN Card/ Any other Govt. ID Proof.
PU CET 2019 Test Centre
There is only 1 test centre for PU CET 2019 which is Chandigarh. However, candidates must note that this is the information of last year. So, the governing authority might change the test centre or add new test centres as per its wish.
PU CET 2019 Syllabus
Candidates will have to study as per the CBSE Syllabus of Class 11th and Class 12th. PU CET 2019 will be comprising of questions from the topics covered from the subjects Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and Biology.
PU CET 2019 Exam Pattern
It is rather an important thing for the candidates to be aware of the the exam pattern as it will them to prepare in a more nuanced way as they will be knowing about weightage of marks and which section carries more marks so forth and so on. Candidates can have a look at the information given below to know about the PU CET 2019 Exam Pattern:
- Subjects: PU CET 2019 will be covering the topics from the subjects Physics, Chemistry , Biology and Mathematics.
- Medium: The medium of the examination will be English only.
- Marking Scheme: Candidates will be awarded 2 marks for every correct answer and 1½ marks will bee deducted on every incorrect answer.
- Distribution of Questions: Candidates can check the table given below to check the number of questions section – wise with duration for each section.
|Subjects||Number of Questions||Total Marks||Duration|
|Paper 1 – Mathematics||60||120||70 minutes|
|Paper 2 – Chemistry||60||120||70 minutes|
|Paper 3 – Physics||60||120||70 minutes|
|Paper 4 – Biology||60||120||70 minutes|
Important Information: Candidates will have to keep in mind that they are required to choose a suitable combination of subjects depending on their choices of the courses and subjects they have studied in class 12th. They can select the combination from PCB / PCM / M.
PU CET 2019 Result
Candidates can check PU CET 2019 Result by going over the official website of Panjab University. Candidates will be required to enter their Login Credentials namely their Username and Password. A merit list will also be released after the declaration of results. However, candidates must note that just after the declaration of results, candidates will have to fill the Admission Form before the release of the PU CET 2019 Merit List.
After the release of the merit list, candidates have to sit for the Online Counselling Rounds. There will number of counselling rounds as per the availability of seats in a particular course. There will be different round for Physical Counselling too. It is to be noted that the Admission Form must not be confused with the Application Form and have to be filled separately at different point of time.
PU CET 2019 Seat Intake and Reservations
Candidates can have a look at the table given below to know about the seat intakes as per different courses. Candidates can have a look at the combination too which are indicated too in front of the courses.
|Course||Seat Intake||CET Subjects|
|B.Pharm||46||06||PCB or PCM|
|Anthropology||30||04||PCB or PCM|
|Physics (Spe in Electronics)||20||03|
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