Panjab University Cut Off 2019
Madhuwrita Nandi, 26 Jun 2019, #PUCHD

Panjab University Cut Off 2019 – The Panjab University, Chandigarh has released cut off of Panjab University 2019 in the form of merit list on July 16, 2019. Earlier, the university has released Panjab University 2019 merit list on June 25, 2019 for undergraduate courses. For undergraduate courses like B.Sc. (Hons.) and B. Pharma., the cut off of Panjab University 2019 was announced between May 13 to May 15, 2019. For postgraduate courses, the cut offs was announced between June 29 to July 1, 2019. The Panjab University cut off 2019 for both UG and PG courses specify the minimum marks which candidate should score in the entrance tests to qualify for next round of admission related process. The Panjab University 2019 cut off varies as per different courses and categories. Only those candidates whose entrance test scores fulfil the cut off requirements are taken into consideration by the university while preparing the merit list. After the declaration of results, the university has published PUCET UG 2019 merit list. Along with the scores obtained by the candidates in entrance test, the PUCET UG merit list 2019 also take into account the marks of qualifying examination and of PI and GD rounds wherever applicable. Candidates mentioned in PUCET merit list will have to physically attend the counselling session on the specified date, time, and venue to finalize their admissions into the course of their choice.

PUCET candidates are advised to take a look into cut off for Panjab University 2019 for the last two years, 2018 and 2017, for the concerned course and category. In doing so, they will get a fair idea of how much marks they should be scoring approximately in the entrance exam.

PUCET, also known as Panjab University Common Entrance Test, is an entrance examination conducted by the Panjab University, Chandigarh, to determine the suitability of candidates for admissions into the courses they have applied for. The entrance test for Panjab University admission 2019 was held on April 30, 2019 for undergraduate courses, whereas for postgraduate courses, the exam was conducted on June 8 and June 9, 2019. The results of PUCET 2019 UG was declared between May 13 to May 15, 2019 for undergraduate courses. Candidates can read further to get more information on Panjab University cut off 2019 like cut off dates, cut off marks, procedures following cut off marks, important documents, and so on.

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Important Dates of Panjab University 2019 Cut Off

Following is the list of dates on which the cut off for Panjab University 2019 will be released for UG and PG courses. Along with the cut off dates, the table below also mentions result dates and merit list dates so that the candidates know what precedes and follows PUCET 2019 cut off announcement.

Panjab University Cut Off 2019 – Important Dates



PU CET UG result 2019

May 13 to May 15, 2019 (Declared)

PU CET result 2019 PG

June 29 to July 1, 2019

PU CET Cut off UG 2019

May 15, 2019 (Declared)

PU CET Cut off - PG

June 29 to July 1, 2019

PU CET UG Merit listJune 25, 2019 (Declared)
PU CET UG Provisional Merit list
July 5, 2019
PU CET PG Merit ListJuly 16, 2019

Panjab University 2019 Cut Off

The cut off for Panjab University 2019 was declared for all UG courses on May 15, 2019, whereas for postgraduate courses PUCET PG Cut off 2019 will be released between June 29 to July 1, 2019.

Panjab University Cut off 2018

Candidates can refer to the given table to check UG cut off 2018 for all categories.

Panjab University 2018 Cut Off – UG Courses


Cut off

Unreserved category

15% of total marks


10% of total marks

Panjab University 2018 Cut Off – PG Courses


Cut off

Unreserved category

20% of total marks

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

Masters in Disaster Management – 37.5%)


15% of total marks

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

Panjab University Cut Off 2017

Given below are the cut offs for all courses and categories for the year 2017. Referring to the cut offs for 2017 may help the candidates to comprehend the cut off trends of the university. This will allow them to form a fair idea of the minimum marks they should be scoring in the entrance test.

Panjab University 2017 Cut Off – B.Sc. Courses


Total marks

Cutoff Percentage

Cutoff Marks

















Panjab University 2016 Cutoff - B.Com Programme


First Cutoff Score



What Follows Panjab University Cut Off 2019

  • After announcing the cutoffs, a PU CET UG 2019 merit list has been announced by the university featuring the list of qualified candidates as per the cut offs and their ranks on June 25, 2019. The university calculates the merit of the candidate for UG and PG merit list in the following ways.

Panjab University Merit List 2019 – UG

  • For UG courses like B.Pharma and B.Sc. (Hons.), the university takes the following fields into consideration with the specified weight age: (i) Qualifying exam– 25%, (ii) Entrance test – 75%, (iii) over and above weight age of NCC, NSS, etc.
  • For a combined merit list for two streams – (i) Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry combination and (ii) Physics, Biology, Chemistry combination, two streams are evaluated separately. The given formula is used to calculate the combined merit:

0.75*P + 0.25*Q + over and above weight age of NSS, NCC, etc. in terms of marks,

where P denotes Percentile and Q denotes the percentage secured in 10 + 2 exam

The percentile is calculated with the help of given formula:

P= [(N-R)/N]*100,

where P denotes Percentile, N denotes Number of Students, R denotes Rank of the candidate in the merit list of his/her stream.

Panjab University Merit List 2019 – PG

  • For M.Com. Business Innovations, M.A. in Remote Sensing and GIS, Disaster Management, History, the following fields will be taken into account with the given weight ages – (i) written entrance exam – 50%, (ii) Qualifying examination – 50%. Academic or other weight ages will be as per the marks obtained by the candidate in the qualifying exam as prescribed by PU.
  • For M.Com. (Hons.), the following fields will be taken into account with the mentioned weight ages – (i) entrance examination – 85%, (ii) group discussion (GD) – 7.5%, (iii) Personal Interview (PI) – 7.5%

Panjab University 2019 Merit List – Tie-Breaker

Candidates can find below the process with which the university determines the inter-se rank of those candidates who secure equal marks. If candidates secure the same marks in the final merit, they are bracketed together. However, it must be noted that the given mechanism is applicable only to PG courses.

  • Candidates securing a higher percentage in the qualifying exam (graduation level degree) will be given a higher rank in the order of merit.
  • If the candidates score the same marks in graduation level exam, the candidate securing higher percentage in class 12th will be given a higher rank in the order of merit .
  • If the tie still exists, older candidates is given a higher rank in the order of merit.

PUCET Counselling 2019

  • Candidates featuring in the merit list must physically attend the counselling session as per the specified date and venue.
  • Candidates will be required to mark their attendance once they reach the counselling venue.
  • Candidates should have with them a copy of the online admission form along with relevant documents ready at the time of counselling.
  • The university will prepare a final merit list and waiting list after the counselling session taking into account candidates’ scores in written examination, GD, PI, and so on. This final merit list will mention the names of selected candidates, while the waiting list will mention the names of waitlisted candidates.

Panjab University 2019 Cut Off - Reservations

The Panjab University offers reservations to certain categories. Candidates may check the given table which mentions the percentage of seats reserved for each category. These reservations are applicable for both UG and PG programmes. After referring to cut off of Panjab University 2019, the reservation breakup will help them to predict their chances of getting into the university.

Panjab University Reservations 2019

















Sons/daughters/granddaughter/grandson/husband/wife/sisters/brothers of persons killed in Nov. 1984 riots and Panjab 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 seat

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Hello Aspirant,

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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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