The Panjab University conducts an entrance test, Panjab University Tourism and Hospitality Aptitude Test for admission into Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology and Bachelor of Tourism and Travel Management. The candidate who wishes to study in the mentioned Tourism and hospitality course must appear for PUTHAT. The admission will be granted on the basis of candidate’s performance in the Panjab University Tourism & Hospitality Aptitude Test (PUTHAT). Candidates can check the more details on Panjab University Tourism & Hospitality Aptitude Test (PUTHAT) from this page.
Panjab University Tourism & Hospitality Aptitude Test (PUTHAT)
The admission to both the above courses will be on the basis of their merit in the Panjab University Tourism and Hospitality Aptitude Test (PUTHAT) to be conducted by Panjab University. Admission in all reserved categories shall be made subject to fulfillment of the eligibility conditions. Below we mention the exam dates of Panjab University Tourism & Hospitality Aptitude Test.
PUTHAT Eligibility Criteria
Candidates must ensure that they fulfill the eligibility conditions as prescribed by the Panjab University:
- Should have passed 10+2 with not less than 50% marks (45% in case of SC/ST/BC/PWD Categories) in the aggregate from the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi or its equivalent Examination conducted by a recognized Board/University/Council
- The aspirants should have also passed English as one of the Compulsory Subjects.
- As per last year’s information, the candidates who have passed/appeared in 10+2 Examinations of Mahila Gram Vidyapith, Allahabad are not eligible for PUTHAT as this institution has been derecognized by Panjab University, Chandigarh. Also, the examinations conducted by the Board of Higher Secondary Education, Delhi, included in the booklet of recognized exams, have also been deleted from the Booklet.
PUTHAT Exam Pattern
The PUTHAT paper will be 90 minutes duration in which candidates need to solve 100 MCQ Questions. The medium of the test will be in English Language only. There shall be negative marking i.e., 25% marks will be deducted for every wrong answer. The distribution of questions for each section is provided below in the table.
|Subject||Number of Questions|
|Current Affairs and General Awareness||20|
|Hospitality Industry Awareness||30|
PUTHAT Seat Matrix
Candidates can the check number of seats offered by the UIHTM is given below:
|Course||No. of Seats|
|Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (Four Year Programme)||60 + 06 NRI|
|Bachelor of Tourism and Travel Management||30 + 03 NRI|
About Panjab University
Panjab University was setup in 1882 at Lahore (Now in Pakistan) and it has been accrediated with a CGPA of 3.35 on a four point scale at A grade. It ranks 1st among the Universities of India and 38th in Asi according to imes Higher Education Asian University rankings 2015. It has 78 teaching and reseach departments with 15 Centers/Chairs for teaching and research at the main campus located at Chandigarh.
Official Website: puthat.puchd.ac.in
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