Panjab University Admission 2019
Vishwas Garia, 11 Jul 2019, #PUCHD

Panjab University Admission 2019 – Panjab University has released the new seat allotment list of Panjab University 2019 admission for UG courses on July 12, 2019 in the online mode. Earlier, the university has released PU CET UG seat allotment list on July 5 for UG courses. Panjab University 2019 admission form for admissions in UG and PG programmes on June 1, 2019 at Candidates who are interested in Panjab University admission 2019, including those who had appeared in the entrance examinations held on April 30, 2019 for UG courses and June 8 and June 9, 2019 for PG courses could fill and submit the application form until July 3, 2019. The university had, earlier, released the application form of Panjab University 2019 admission on April 5, 2019 for entrance based UG courses For entrance based postgraduate programmes, the application form of Panjab University admission 2019 was released on April 12, 2019. Panjab University Admission 2019 includes an entrance examination, also called PU CET 2019 which determines admission of candidates into any undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered by the university. The university offers various UG courses like B.Pharma, B.Sc. (hons.) in Biophysics, Biochemistry, Botany, Zoology, etc., and PG courses like M.A. in History, English, Geography, M.Sc. in Biophysics, Biochemistry, M.Com., and so on. Panjab University has released merit list of Panjab University 2019 for PG courses on July 16, wheras the result was declared on June 29..

Candidates applying for Panjab University, Chandigarh will be competing for 409 seats in UG courses and 2747 seats in PG courses. For more details on admission to Panjab University 2019 admission including important dates, the application process, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, results, and so on, read the article below.

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Panjab University Admission 2019 – Overview

Name of the Exam

Panjab University Common Entrance Test

Popularly known as


Name of the conducting body

Panjab University

Number of seats


Mode of exam


Type of exam

UG – Objective; PG – Objective/Subjective

Courses offered

UG and PG

Mode of study


Number of affiliated colleges

194 affiliated colleges and 6 constituent colleges in Chandigarh and Punjab. Also, regional centres in Ludhiana, Muktsar, Kauni, Hoshiarpur. Additionally, Vishveshavaranand Vishwa Bandhu Institute of Sanskrit and Indological Studies in Hoshiarpur

Panjab University Courses 2019

Candidates applying for Panjab University 2019 admission may take a look into the list of programmes running in the university. Given below are the list of UG and PG courses and the total number of seats offered in the university through Panjab University 2019 admission.

Panjab University UG Courses











Physics (Specialisation in Electronics)






Panjab University PG Courses



Master in Public Health


M.A. (English)

M.A. (Geography)

Master in Disaster Management

Master in Remote Sensing & GIS

M.A. (History)

M.Com (Business Economics)

Master of Entrepreneurship and Family Business

M. Com. (Hons.)

M.Com (Business Innovation)

Master of Physical Education



Computer Science


Physics & Electronics (Self Financing Course)


Environment Science

Human Genomics

Nuclear Medicine

System Biology and Bioinformatics

Microbial Biotechnology

Medical Physics

Forensic Science & Criminology






Panjab University 2019 Date Sheet

Candidates applying for PU CET 2019 are required to go through the below-mentioned Panjab University Date-sheet 2019 so that they are abreast of every important event. Given below in the table are the important dates related to Panjab University 2019 admission like application dates, admit card dates, PU CET 2019 dates, result dates, admission form dates, and so on.

Panjab University 2019 Date Sheet



Release of application form for UG

April 5, 2019 (Closed)

Release of application form for PG

April 22, 2019 (Closed)

Last date to fill application form for UG

April 19, 2019 (Closed)

Last date to fill application form for PG

May 17, 2019 (Closed)

Last date for fee receipt in any branch of State Bank of India (UG)

April 22, 2019 (upto 4 pm)

Last day for the receipt of fee in any branch of State Bank of India (PG)May 20, 2019 (4pm)
Last date for uploading of photograph, signature with rest of information on the website (PG)May 23, 2019

Admit card for UG

April 27, 2019 (Released)

Admit card for PG

May 29, 2019 (Released)

Entrance test for UG

April 30, 2019

Mathematics - 9 am - 10:10 am

Chemistry - 10:40 am - 11:50 am

Physics - 12:20 pm - 1:30 pm

Biology - 2:20 pm - 3:30 pm

Entrance test for PG

June 8 and June 9, 2019

Answer key for UG

May 3, 2019 (Released)

Answer key for PG

June 18, 2019 (Released)

Last date of submission of objections to the answer key (PG)
June 20, 2019
Uploading of the response to the objections and inviting cross objections (PG)
June 24, 2019
Last date of submission of cross objections to the answer key (PG)
June 26, 2019
Availability of online admission form for CET based, Aptitude based and without entrance/ aptitude based UG and PG programmesJune 1, 2019 (Released)
Last date of Panjab University admission form submissionJuly 3, 2019
Correction in online admission form of Panjab UniversityUpto July 13, 2019

PU CET UG Tentative Merit List

June 25, 2019 (Released)

Result for PG

June 29 to July 1, 2019

Choice filling for PG CoursesJune 26 to June 29, 2019 (Open)
PU CET UG 2019 Provisional merit listJuly 5, 2019 (Released)
Normal Admission (Without late fees)July 15 to July 27, 2019
Late admission with permission of chairperson (late fee of Rs.1000)July 29 to August 13, 2019
Late admission with permission of VC (late fee of Rs.3000)
August 14 to August 31, 2019

Panjab University Eligibility Criteria 2019

It is advisable for the candidates seeking admission in Panjab University 2019 to go through the eligibility criteria of the courses before filling the application form. If candidates are found to be not complying with the eligibility criteria of Panjab University admission 2019, their applications will get cancelled even at the later stages of admission.

Panjab University 2019 Eligibility Criteria for UG Programmes

  • For admission into any UG programmes of Panjab University 2019 admission, candidates must have appeared or passed the 10 + 2 exam under the CBSE board or any equivalent exam under a recognized council/board/university. The minimum percentages to be scored in the qualifying exams will vary as per courses.

Panjab University Eligibility Criteria 2019 for PG Programmes

  • For admission into any PG programmes of Panjab University admission 2019, candidates must have done his/her bachelors/masters from a recognized university. The minimum aggregates to be scored in these exams will vary as per courses.

Panjab University Application Form 2019

The application form for PU CET 2019 for UG programmes has been released on June 1, 2019. The PU CET application forms was availble in online mode for both undergraduate and postgraduate courses until July 3, 2019. The mode of fee payment against the application form of Panjab University 2019 admission is offline. In order to fill the application form, candidates were required to register themselves first. Applicants were then required to fill in important details like contact number, email ID, category, date of birth, etc. in the application form of Panjab University admission 2019. They had to upload requisite documents like photograph, signature, other important certificates or information to complete Panjab University 2019 application form.

Panjab University Exam Centres 2019

Panjab University has listed the exam centres for PU CET UG 2019 with official notification on April 5, 2019 for undergraduate programmes. PUCET 2019 UG was held only in Chandigarh, whereas PUCET 2019 PG was held in Chandigarh, Hoshiarpur, Ludhiana, and Mukhtsar. Panjab University 2019 admission candidates could find the reporting centre for the exam in their admit cards. Candidates are required to carry their admit cards along with a valid ID proof in the examination centre , else they will not be allowed to sit for the examination.

Panjab University Admit Card 2019

The admit card of Panjab University 2019 admission has been released on April 27, 2019 for UG courses. The PU CET PG 2019 admit card was released on May 29, 2019. Candidates will be able to access their admit cards for both UG and PG courses from the official website of the university. To download PU CET admit card 2019, candidates could click on the official link and provide Login ID and password which was given to them during the generation of bank challan. Panjab University admit card 2019 mention important dates like date and time of the exam, exam centre, registration number, exam day instructions, etc. Additionally, the university also informed candidates about the release of admit card through an email. The admit card of Panjab University admission 2019 must be downloaded and preserved by PU CET 2019 candidates till the time of admission for further references.

Panjab University Exam Pattern 2019

The university had announced the exam pattern for all UG and PG courses along with the official notification on April 5, 2019. The exam pattern of Panjab University 2019 admission for UG and PG courses is given below. Upon referring to these pointers, candidates will get a fair idea of the number of questions, type of questions, duration of the exam, marking scheme, and so on.

PU CET 2019 Exam Pattern for UG Programmes

  • The test is conducted in the following subjects – Physics, Chemistry, Maths and Biology. Candidates will have to choose a suitable combination for themselves on the basis of the subjects they studied in 10 + 2 pattern. Possible combinations are PCB/PCM.

  • Each subject consist of 60 questions carrying total of marks.

  • Each questionconsist of 2 marks. There is a provision of negative marking as well. Each incorrect answer leads to a deduction of 0.5 marks.

  • The duration of each paper is 70 minutes.

  • The PU CET UG paper is a MCQ based paper and is conducted only in English language.

  • The syllabus for the entrance is of 10 + 1 and 10 + 2 level.

PU CET Exam Pattern 2019 for PG Programmes

  • The test is for 1.5 hours.

  • The maximum marks, maximum number of questions, type of examination, linguistic medium varies as per different courses.

  • There is negative marking. So for a one mark question, an incorrect answer cost the candidate 0.25 mark.

Panjab University Answer Key 2019

The Panjab University has released PU CET answer key 2019 for UG and PG courses on different dates. For PG courses, the Panjab University 2019 answer key has been released on June 18, 2019, for UG courses the PU CET UG Answer key was released on April 30, 2019. Candidates can access answer keys for both of the programmes online. Candidates after the commencement of PU CET 2019 could cross-check their answers with the key and assess their performance. If candidates want to file objections against the answer key, they can do so in an online mode within 48 hours after the announcement of the keys. The objections for PG answer key is published on the official website and further cross-objections are invited . The university takes valid objections into account while evaluating the answer sheets.

Panjab University Result 2019

The university had declared PU CET 2019 result for UG programmes on May 15. For postgraduate programmes, PU CET PG 2019 results has been declared on June 29 , 2019 for Hons. programme. PU CET PG Results for other programmes will be declared between June 29 to July 1, 2019. Panjab University admission 2019 candidates can check their results online through the official link of the university, available on this page. The result of Panjab University 2019 will mention details like candidates’ names and marks. Candidates will not be issued separate result cards. Additionally, the university will not accept any requests for revaluation and reassessment of the answer scripts. However, a candidate will have to deposit Rs. 10,000 to avail a photocopy of their answer sheet. If the candidate finds a valid error made on university’s part, the university will take account of the complaint and refund the fee.

Panjab University Cut Off 2019

Panjab University 2019 cut off marks act as the minimum marks which candidates should secure in the entrance test to qualify. Only those candidates will be featured in the merit list who secure at least the qualifying marks in Panjab University admission 2019 test. Candidates may take a look into last year’s cut offs to get a fair idea of the marks they should score in the test and prepare accordingly.

PU CET Cut Off for UG courses


Cut off

Unreserved category

15% of total marks


10% of total marks

PU CET Cut Off for PG courses


Cut off

Unreserved category

20% of total marks

(M.A. English and History – 35% of total marks)


15% of total marks

(M.A. English and History – 30% of total marks)

Panjab University Merit List 2019

Panjab University has released PU CET PG 2019 merit list for admissions into postgraduate courses on July 16, 2019, whereas for UG programmes merit list was released on June 25, 2019. Candidates can access the merit list of Panjab University 2019 in the online mode. Panjab University 2019 merit list mentions the list of candidates who have qualified as per the cut off marks. Shortlisted candidates for UG courses were allowed to fill their preferences for the available courses between June 26 to June 29, 2019. Panjab University provisional merit list for UG courses was released on July 5, 2019 after the process of filling the choices was over. For UG admissions, the merit list of Panjab University 2019 is prepared on the basis of merit obtained in common entrance test (75% weight age), merit in 10 + 2 examination (25% weight age), and over and above weight age which NCC/NSS carries in terms of marks. In case of PG programmes, the merit list for M.A. courses will be prepared on the basis of the written exam (50% weight age) and qualifying exam (50% weight age). For M.Com. courses, Panjab University merit list 2019 takes the entrance test (85% weight age), group discussion (5% weight age), PI (7.%% weight age) into account.

Panjab University Seat Allocation 2019

Panjab University has started the Panjab University 2019 online counselling process by releasing the seat allocation list. Panjab University 2019 first seat allocation list has been released on July 5, 2019 for UG programmes. Candidates whose names are shortlisted on Panjab University seat allocation list need to claim their seat between July 8 to July 10, 2019. The second seat allocation list of Panjab University 2019 has been released on July 12, 2019. After the Panjab University second seat allocation list is released, candidates need to report at the respective departments between July 15 to July 17, 2019.

Panjab University Counselling 2019

The university has started PU CET counselling 2019 for UG courses from July 5, 2019. The counselling of Panjab University 2019 will be finished by July 26, 2019. Candidates whose name or roll number had appeared in Panjab University 2019 merit list are required to attend the counselling session as per the schedule. Shortlisted candidates should remember that merely qualifying and featuring in the merit list does not guarantee their admission in Panjab University 2019. They are required to fill the admission form of Panjab University 2019 and attend the counselling session physically. Candidates are called for Panjab University 2019 counselling according to their merit position. To finalize their Panjab University admission 2019, it is compulsory for candidates to mark their attendance as well to prove their physical presence on the scheduled date. Further, they should also carry relevant documents on the day of counselling to finalize their admissions.

Panjab University Reservations 2019

Candidates may take a look into Panjab University 2019 reservations for their respective category and assess their chances of securing a seat in the university. These reservations are applicable to both UG and PG courses of the university.

Panjab University 2019 Admission - Reservations

















Sons/daughters/granddaughter/grandson/husband/wife/sisters/brothers of persons killed in Nov. 1984 riots and Punjab and Chandigarh terrorist violence


Children/grandchildren of freedom fighters


Wards of Kashmiri displaced persons

1 additional seat in technical and professional courses under merit quota

Eligible foreign nationals

5% additional seats


10% additional seats

Youth festival

One additional seat

Border area students

One additional seat

Rural area students

Two additional seats

Cancer/ AIDS/ Thalassemia patients

One additional seat each

Single girl child and one amongst two girls

Two additional seats per unit per course

Wards of martyrs

1% additional seatPUCET UG 2019 Answer Key

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I am preparing for both neet and pu public exams . I hv very less time ncert books books are enough for neet ?

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 17th Oct, 2019
Dear Rekha, 70- 80% of the questions are asked from NCERT but there is a certain percentage of syllabus that is usually taken from other sources. We can recoomend few books for you.

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how much weightage of syllabus will be taken from 1st pu?

Sheetal 14th Oct, 2019
1st pu they take 40% & 2nd pu 60% more concentrated on biology

what is the minimum percentage should one score in his /her PU final exam and CET to get admission in GKVK, banglore?

Vemireddy Rushitha Student Expert 13th Oct, 2019

Hello Aspirant,

As GKVK, Bangalore is one amongst the best colleges for Agricultural courses, the candidate should have a minimum of 60% and above to make it into the college. The cutoff also varies for various categories. If the candidate manages to score this percent then he/she might have chances for admission. For more details kindly go through this link,

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Minimum marks required in jee mains 2020 to get admission in panjab university chandigarh?

Apoorva Student Expert 5th Oct, 2019
Hello dear student,
As you have asked how much marks you should get in JEE mains to get admission in Panjab university Chandigarh student . So your rank should be below 50,000 and you should have a percentile which is above 94 percentile then there is a possibility that you will get admission in Punjab university Chandigarh. As you must be aware that cut off Changes every year so so try to get good marks and good percentile in JEE mains to be sure about your admission in Panjab university Chandigarh. This was helpful for you .
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how i prepare basic of 1st pu for bio

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 3rd Oct, 2019
Dear Shashank, Biology section has the highest no.of questions asked. It has 90 questions, with each question carrying 4 marks and one wrong answer takes away 1 mark in the form of negative marking. Studying Biology is important because during tie breaker situation, Candidates who scored highest in Biology will be given preference. If you get all questions in Biology correct, you can score 360 marks. Even if you set yourself a target of answering 70-75 questions right, you can easily score 300. And the rest if you can manage to pull it off from Physics and Chemistry, you can get yourself atleast a Govt. Quota seat in a Private Medical College. Now, higher the score, better the chances of GMC. Syllabus for Biology includes:

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Biology is the biggest section in NEET, comprising about half of the exam, and acing this subject can help you in scoring more in the exam. Human Physiology and Genetics have maximum weightage in NEET. It is advisable to practise questions of Genetics from previous year question papers, which will give you a thorough understanding of how the questions are being asked. Topics of Plant and Animal kingdom have a lot of portion to memorize. You can prepare these topics by making a comparative table for the sub-topics and studying it together. Plant physiology is also equally important and easy to score. For more tips, please visit our page at:
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