Panjab University Admission 2018 – Panjab University has released the Panjab University 2018 admission notification in the month of February 2018. The University has released the Panjab University 2018 application form for its B.Sc Programme. The Panjab University admission 2018 for the B.Com programmes will be conducted on the basis of merit list whereas Panjab University 2018 admission for B.Sc programmes will be conducted on the basis of entrance exam to be held on April 29, 2018. Aspirants who wish to get Panjab University Admission 2018 must check with the eligibility required for the course of their choice. The basic eligibility for admission to undergraduate programme requires a candidate to clear their Class 12th or its equivalent by a recognised board in science domain for B.Sc programmes and in commerce domain for B.Com programmes. Candidates appearing for there 12th board exam in 2018 are also eligible to apply to Panjab University. This article on Panjab University Admission 2018 will provide details on the Panjab University 2018 admission process, programs, application form, exam pattern, result etc. Read the complete article below to know more about the Panjab University Admission 2018.
It is important to note that the University has only announced the exam date till now. All other dates mentioned in this article are tentative and based on last years’ brochure. They’ll be updated as soon as any official notification is released.
Panjab University 2018 Admission – Overview
Name of Exam: Panjab University Common Entrance Test
Abbreviated name: PU-CET
Exam Type: Common offline admission test
Mode of entrance exam: Offline
Level of Exam: University
Duration: 70 minutes for each paper
Conducting University: Panjab University
Number of affiliated colleges: 188 affiliated colleges spread over Panjab and having one rural regional centre at Kauni, and 3 regional centres at Muktsar, Ludhiana and Hoshiarpur
Courses offered: B.Com and B.Sc programmes
Mode of study: Regular
Given below are the important dates related to admission to Panjab University. This calendar should be kept handy so as not to skip any important event.
PUCHD Date sheet
Application form for B.Sc
March 12, 2018
Last day to submit application for B.Sc
April 6, 2018
Release of online application for B.Com
April 29, 2018
Release of Answer key
May 1, 2018
PU-CET Result declared
May 14, 2018
Merit List announced for B.Com
Panjab University Admission 2018 – Reserved Seats
Candidates can find the seat reservation followed by the University below. This reservation system is followed in all programmes of Panjab University 2018.
PUCHD Seat Reservation
Scheduled Caste (SC)
Scheduled Tribe (ST)
Other Backward Class (OBC)
Persons with Disability (PwD)
Panjab University 2018 – Eligibility Criteria
The eligibility criteria for admission to Panjab University states that a candidate needs to clear Class 12th from a recognised University/Board/Council with English as one of the main subject.
Candidate joining B.Sc programme must have obtained a minimum percentage of 40% in Class 12th.
A B.Sc. student must have passed at least 2 Science subjects in the qualifying examination. He/she may offer the third elective subject from Science or Arts.
For B.Com programme, a candidate should have passed Class 12th with at least 50% marks in aggregate.
Panjab University has released the application forms for admission to Panjab University 2018 for B.Sc programme. Candidates interested in pursuing B.Sc programmes from the University will need to register for PU-CET conducted for Panjab University 2018 admission by providing their basic details including name, email id and a mobile number. Panjab University registered candidates can fill the application form for Panjab University Admission 2018. Candidates may note that no field in the application form of Panjab University 2018 should be left unfilled; else the application form of Panjab University 2018 would not be submitted. Candidates will be required to submit the application fee while filling up the Panjab University application form. The application form for B.Com programme will be available online. The University will release the merit list which will include the names of candidates shortlisted for counselling.
Panjab University 2018 Application Fee
Candidates applying for B.Sc programme in Panjab University 2018 will have to pay the application fee for submitting the application form. The category wise application fee for PU-CET 2018 is given below.
PU Application Fee
Fee (in INR)
General Category (PCB/ PCM/ M)
SC/ST/PwD Category (PCB/ PCM/ M)
Additional Paper (Biology/ Math)
Panjab University Syllabus 2018
PU-CET 2018 will cover the entire science syllabus to class 11th and 12th. The applicants are advised to thorough the Physics, Chemistry, Biology and /or Mathematics NCERT books. Candidates who will appear for PU-CET 2018 can choose subjects according to the courses chosen by them i.e. PCB or PCM or PCBM.
Panjab University Exam Centre 2018
Candidates must note that PU-CET (UG) 2018 will be conducted only at Chandigarh. Candidates are required to visit the following exam centre:
Applicants are advised to reach the exam centre at least an hour before the reporting time.
The reporting time and address of the exam centre will be mentioned on the admit card.
It is advisable that those who are new to the city must check the venue at least a day before the day of examination.
Candidates must make sure that they carry their respective admit cards along with their valid ID proof to the exam hall. Candidate without the same will not be allowed to enter the exam venue.
The University does not permit using of calculators, slide rules, Log Tables, electronic watches, bits of paper, mobile or any other device. Candidates must note that carrying any of the above-mentioned items to the exam hall is not permitted.
Panjab University Exam pattern 2018
The PU-CET 2018 will be conducted in offline mode. Every correct response will carry 2 marks whereas one-fourth mark will be deducted for every incorrect response. The exam will be conducted only in English language and the duration of PU-CET 2018 is 70 minutes for each paper.
Exam pattern of PU-CET 2018
No. of questions
Total marks allotted
Registered candidates will get access to admit cards from April 24, 2018. The admit card of PU-CET 2018 for admission to B.Sc programmes will be available online only. Test-takers can download their admit cards by providing their Login ID and password. Candidates will also be notified of the availability of admit card through email. The admit card for PU-CET 2018 will contain the following details:
Name of the candidate
Date of Birth
Date of exam
Contact details of the candidate
Instructions related to the exam
Candidates must take out 2 printouts of their admit cards and make sure to carry their respective admit cards along with their original ID card to the exam hall. No candidate will be allowed to sit for the exam without their admit card. Also, candidates are advised to retain the admit card until the admission process is over.
The result of admission to Panjab University 2018 in B.Sc programme will be declared on May 14, 2018. The result of the PU-CET 2018 will be made available on the University website. The result of PU-CET 2018 will mention the candidate's name along with the marks scored by him/her. These marks will then be compared with the cutoff set by the university.
Panjab University Admission 2018 – Merit List
The University will release the merit list for admission to Panjab University 2018 in its B.Com programme in the month of May. The merit list of Panjab University will have the names of those shortlisted candidates who have scored the cutoff marks decided by the University. These candidates will be called for counselling process. the merit list of Punjab University will be prepared as under:
Qualifying Examination (+2)
PU – CET (U.G.) Entrance Test
Panjab University Counselling 2018
The University will conduct the counselling for the candidates listed on the merit list from May 2018. The admission forms for the same will be available from May 16, 2018. All the applicants are to bring their original certificates, mark sheets and other relevant documents for verification during counselling process of Panjab University 2018 admission.