USOL MBA Entrance and Admission 2018 – University School of Open Learning (USOL), Punjab University has released notification for admission to the MBA (Executive) for the Session 2018-2019. The complete details of USOL MBA Entrance and Admission 2018 such as application form, eligibility criteria, admission process etc. are given below.

PU USOL Admission 2018

Punjab University will conduct the entrance exam for admission to the MBA (Executive) in University School of Open Learning (USOL), Punjab University for the Session 2018-2019. The admission is to be made on the basis of the Entrance Test. Candidates can read all the necessary details regarding USOL MBA Entrance and Admission 2018 along with application form and schedule.

Schedule for USOL MBA Entrance and Admission 2018 is given below.

Events Dates
Date of Availability of online Application Form 2nd week of Jun 2018
Last date for submission of information to generate the Bank Challan 1st week of Jul 2018
Last date for deposit of fee in any branch of SBI Bank using website
generated challan
1st week of Jul 2018
Last date for uploading of photograph, signature with rest of the
information  after depositing fee in SBI
2nd week of Jul 2018
Availability of Admit Card 2nd week of Jul 2018
Date of Entrance Test 22 Jul 2018
Date of declaration of Result last week of Jul 2018

Application Form

Application Form of USOL MBA Entrance and Admission 2018 will be available on the official website of University. Interested & eligible candidates may also fill the application form online through the direct link, will be given below.

Apply Online : Link will be available on the official website i.e.,

Eligibility Criteria

  • A Bachelor‘s Degree in any discipline of Panjab University or a degree of any other University which has been recognised by the Syndicate as equivalent thereto with atleast 50% marks in the aggregate;
    Provided that in case of candidates having Bachelor‘s degree of the University through Modern Indian Language [Hindi/Urdu/Punjabi (Gurmukhi Script)] and/or in a Classical Language (Sanskrit/Persian/Arabic) or degree of any other University obtained in the same manner recognized by the Syndicate, 50% marks in the aggregate shall be calculated by taking into account full percentage of marks in all the papers in Language excluding the additional optional paper, English and the elective subject taken together. Or
  • A pass in final examination conducted by the (a) Institute of Chartered Accountants of India or England (b) Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India or England and (c) Institute of Company Secretaries of India. Or
  • AMIE examination with 50% marks or more after having passed the diploma examination with 60% marks or above and have at least 5 years research/teaching or professional experience.
  • Concession of 5% marks will be given in the eligibility requirements for SC/ST/BC/PwD candidates.

The candidate must be employed at the time of admission.

Entrance Exam

The Entrance Test will carry 100% weightage and will be of two hours duration consisting of 100 questions. It will consist of multiple- choice questions having four responses A, B, C & D. The components of the test will include: (i) Data interpretation and problem solving; (ii) Numerical Ability; (iii) Verbal Ability/ Reasoning; and (iv) General English & Comprehension.

There will be 25 questions in each section. There shall be no negative marking for wrong answers.


The admission will be as per reservation policy of the University as per Handbook of Information, 2018 but no reservation is available in USOL for Sports Category.

If the fraction is 0.5 or more, it shall be rounded off to 1; if it is less than 0.5, it shall be ignored. This shall, however, not affect the total number of seats in the open category. To ensure this, if the total number of seats after making this adjustment, exceeds the prescribed number fixed for the course, the necessary additional seats shall be created with the prior permission of the D.U.I. / Vice-Chancellor. Such seats, if created, shall be treated as additional only for the year in question.

The eligibility of a candidate will be provisional at every stage of the admission process. It will be the responsibility of the candidate to ensure his/her eligibility and fulfillment of various conditions for admission as prescribed in the Rules/Regulations of the Panjab University, Chandigarh. Admission will be cancelled at any stage in case the candidate is not found eligible.


A candidate, whose name appears in the Merit List will be required to attend counselling personally according to her/his merit position on the day/s shown in the counselling schedule to be uploaded at Physical presence in the counselling is mandatory both for General category and Reserved category candidates as per the notified dates. All those candidates who attend the counselling are requested to mark their attendance. Only those candidates who report and mark their attendance on the day(s) of counselling shall be considered for admission during the filling up of vacant seats. The candidate must bring alongwith all the original documents.

The candidate selected for admission will be required to deposit the original certificates and pay the prescribed fees, failing which s/he will not be admitted to the course and the seat shall be offered to the next candidate on the merit list.

  • A candidate who reports late on the day/s of counselling, will not be eligible for admission according to his/her original merit position, but will be offered only the seat available at the time s/he reports for counselling.
  • The candidate shall attend the counselling for admission at her/his own risk, expense and responsibility.
  • If the seats are not filled, within the waiting list, the subsequent counsellings will be declared from time to time subject to the declaration of vacant seats within the prescribed University admission schedule with prior approval of DUI.
  • The admission of a candidate shall be PROVISIONAL and subject to approval by the appropriate authority of Panjab University.
  • The duly constituted Admission Committee/Board of Control shall decide case/s of dispute, if any, brought to its notice, during the admission process.
  • If the dispute regarding a particular admission/interpretation of guidelines for admission still remains unresolved, the matter shall be referred to D.U.I/V.C. whose decision shall be absolutely final.

Question Paper & Answer Key

University School of Open Learning (USOL), Panjab University has released the answer key of the entrance test on their official website. Candidates appeared in the entrance exam are advised to check the answer key on the official website. Question Paper along with answer key is also available on this page.

Check USOL MBA Executive Entrance Test 2017 Question Paper & Answer Key below

Question Paper

Answer Key

For more detail of Admission, candidates refer to the Information Brochure.

Insofar only exam date has been announced. Other details of PU MBA Admission 2018 have not been announced yet. Information on this page is as per last year brochure and for reference purpose only. As soon as Panjab University releases PU MBA Admission 2018 information brochure, details will be updated here.

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