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 onlineadmissions.puchd.ac.in. 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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Name of the Exam
Panjab University Common Entrance Test
Popularly known as
Name of the conducting body
Number of seats
Mode of exam
Type of exam
UG – Objective; PG – Objective/Subjective
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
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)
Master in Public Health
Master in Disaster Management
Master in Remote Sensing & GIS
M.Com (Business Economics)
Master of Entrepreneurship and Family Business
M. Com. (Hons.)
M.Com (Business Innovation)
Master of Physical Education
Physics & Electronics (Self Financing Course)
System Biology and Bioinformatics
Forensic Science & Criminology
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)
April 22, 2019 (upto 4 pm)
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)
PU CET UG Tentative Merit List
June 25, 2019 (Released)
Result for PG
June 29 to July 1, 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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 M.com 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 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
15% of total marks
10% of total marks
PU CET Cut Off for PG courses
20% of total marks
(M.A. English and History – 35% of total marks)
(M.A. English and History – 30% of total marks)
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 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.
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.
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
One additional seat
Border area students
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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