PUCET 2021: Merit List (On 21st Oct), Counselling (Started), Result (Out)

PUCET 2021PUCET 2021 Merit List (Tentative) has been released on 21st October 2021 for UG courses. Panjab University, Chandigarh conducts PUCET (Panjab University Common Entrance Test). This is a university level entrance test held every year to offer admission into various UG/ PG courses. Admission is offered in various courses in the Engineering, Law, Management, Arts & Humanities, Health & Sciences, etc. Candidates must qualify the entrance test by securing the qualifying marks as recommended for admission into various courses. Through this article we have provided complete details related to PUCET 2021 application form, exam dates, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, preparation tips, etc.

Application Form Exam Dates Exam Pattern

  Eligibility Syllabus FAQs

PUCET 2021 Notifications – Merit list Out (UG)

newiconPUCET 2021 Merit list (Tentative) has been released on 21st October for UG courses. Check here for merit list details.

newiconPUCET 2021 Merit list (Tentative) has been released for PG courses. Check here for counselling details.

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PUCET 2021 Admit Card has been released on 10th September 2021 for UG courses. Check here for admit card details.

PUCET 2021 Result has been declared on 26th August 2021 for PG courses. Check here for result details.

PUCET 2021 Exam Dates

Below we have provided official PUCET Exam dates for various events for admission in UG and PG courses:

Dates for PUCET-PG:


Date of Availability of application

15th April 2021

Last date for submission of information on the website to generate login & password

3rd July 2021

Last date for deposit of fee in any branch of State Bank of India using website generated challan

6th July 2021

Last date for uploading of photograph, signature with rest of the information on the website

10th July 2021
Admit card release22nd July 2021

Candidates who have not completed their form but have paid their requisite fee, can complete their form by paying late fee of Rs. 500/-

30th July 2021

Dates of holding Entrance Test

3rd & 4th August 2021 at Chandigarh, Ludhiana, Hoshiarpur, Muktsar

Uploading of Answer key and inviting objections

10th August 2021

Last day of submission of objections to the Answer key

12th August 2021

Uploading of the response to the Objections and inviting Cross-objections

16th August 2021

Last day of submission of Cross Objections to the Answer key

18th August 2021

Date of declaration of result

25th August 2021

Dates for PUCET-UG:

EventsDates 2021 
Starting of registration21st July 2021
Last date to apply31st August 2021
Availability of admit card10th September 2021
PUCET 2021 Exam19th September 2021
Availability of Answer keySeptember 2021
Declaration of result8th October 2021
Counselling starts fromOctober 2021

PUCET 2021 Admit Card

Students are able to download PUCET admit card from 10th September 2021 for UG. For PG courses, it has been released on 22nd July 2021. It has been made available on the website online. No other mode is entertained to get admit card.

Through admit card, students are able to know details about the exam and appearing candidate. To obtain admit card, students have to enter their login details.

PUCET 2021 Answer key

After successful completion of exams, students will be able to download the PUCET answer key. It will be available on the website. With the help of answer key, candidates will be able to know probable score of entrance test.

If in case any candidate finds any discrepancy in the answer key, he/she can write a letter to the officials describing the error. For PUCET-PG, it will be uploaded on 10th August 2021.

PUCET 2021 Result

PUCET Result has been declared on 25th August 2021 for PG courses & 8th October 2021 for UG. Students have to enter their login details to be able to check their result. The scorecard is also provided on the website.

The result and scorecard has been made available only through online mode. No separate scorecard is provided to the candidates through any other mode.

PUCET 2021 Cut Off

PUCET Cut Off will be the minimum marks which candidates have to secure in the exam in order to get qualified in the entrance test. The cut off will vary for UG and PG courses and for various category candidates.

For General candidates the cut off percentage is 15% (18 marks) and for ST/SC/PWD category candidates the cut off percentage is 10% (12 marks). Candidates have to obtain the cut off marks out of total marks (120 marks) to be eligible to participate in the counselling process.

PUCET 2021 Counselling

PUCET Counselling process has been started from 8th October 2021. The complete counselling is organized through online mode. Counselling will be held in various rounds.

Candidates must have to register online for counselling and make preference for their preferred course. Candidates must have to submit their required documents/certificates for the procedure of document verification.

PUCET 2021 Exam Pattern

Check complete PUCET Exam pattern details in the below given section:

  • Exam mode: The exam will be organized in offline mode.
  • Type of Questions: Multiple Choice questions will be asked in the paper.
  • Duration of Paper: 70 minutes will be provided for each section in the paper. Candidates belonging to PWD category will be provided 20 minutes extra.
  • Language of Paper: The paper will be available in English.
  • Marking Scheme: For each correct answer, 2 marks will be awarded. For each incorrect answer, 0.5 marks will be deducted.
    Know distribution details of questions and marks in the below given table:
SubjectsNumber of QuestionsTotal Marks

PUCET 2021 Syllabus

PUCET Syllabus will be set from 11th and 12th level recommended syllabus. The syllabus will be from various topics of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology subjects.

Candidates can know below various important topics for PUCET from various subjects:

For Physics:

Physical world and measurement, kinematics, work energy and power, law of motions, thermodynamics behavior of perfect gas and kinetic theory and oscillation and waves, properties of bulk matter, motion of systems and particles and rigid body gravitation, etc.

For Chemistry:

Some of basic concept of chemistry, classifications of element and periodicity in properties, chemical bonding and molecular structure, structure of atom, hydrogen, organic chemistry- some basic principle and techniques, S-blocks elements, thermodynamics, equilibrium, redox reactions, hydrocarbons etc.

For Mathematics:

Sets, relation and functions, principle of mathematical induction, binomial theorem, sequence and series, conic sections, introduction to three- dimensional geometry, limits and derivatives, mathematical reasoning, statics and probability, etc

For Biology:

Diversity in living world, human anatomy and physiology, cell structure & functions, structural organization in animals & plants, plant physiology, etc

PUCET 2021 Preparation Tips

Go through the below given PUCET preparation tips for good performance in the exam:

  • Know complete information about PUCET syllabus and exam pattern.
  • Students must start their exam preparation early.
  • Make a study routine and follow it daily.
  • Make notes of important topics and go through these notes daily.
  • Prepare for the exam from study material which is mostly recommended by the experienced students.
  • Attempt online or offline mock tests for good preparation of exam.

FAQ’S (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answer: PUCET-UG 2021 has been started from 21st July 2021.

Answer: PUCET 2021 application form can be filled only through online mode.

Answer: Candidate’s minimum age should be 17 years as on the admission year.

Answer: Yes, students appearing for 12th level are eligible to apply.

Answer: The entrance test has been organized in offline mode.

Answer: Yes, for every incorrect answer, 0.5 marks will be deducted.

Answer: The university may provide the application correction facility through online mode.

PUCET 2021 Application Form

Candidates can check complete details of PUCET 2021 Application Form below:

  • The online application process has been started from 15th April 2021 for PG courses. For UG it has been started from 21st July 2021.
  • Students are able to fill the application form till 3rd July 2021 for PG & till 31st August 2021 for UG.
  • Students must fill complete details in the application correctly as the authority may or may not provide any correction facility.
  • In the application process, students will go through online registration, filling up of application form, uploading of scanned images and making payment of application fee.
  • After successfully completing the application process, candidates must print their application form and fee receipt for further use in admission process.

Application Fee:

Payment mode: The application fee can be in online mode (debit/credit card/net banking).

Also, students can pay the fee through SBI – E challan method.

General CategoryRs. 2175/-
SC/ST/PwDRs. 1088/-
Additional Subject(for both General and SC/ST/PwD Category)Rs. 575/- additional per subject
50% concession for Panjab University regular employees under B & C Class

PUCET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Know complete PUCET Eligibility criteria details in the below given section:

General Eligibility:

  • Nationality: Applying candidate must be Indian national.
  • Age Criteria: Applying candidate’s minimum age should be 17 years as on the admission year.


  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates must have passed 12th level or its equivalent from a recognized board or university.
  • Qualifying Marks: Passed 12th level securing minimum of 50% marks. Candidates of ST/ SC/ OBC/ PWD category must have secured minimum of 45% marks.
  • Qualifying Subjects: Passed 12th level with Physics, Chemistry, English subjects and any one subject among Mathematics / Biotechnology/ Biology.

If you have any other query related to PUCET 2021, you can ask your query in the comments section below.

Displaying 66 Comments
  1. Sejal says:

    I have filled the form but except for photo graph and signature no other documents has been demaded….is it so or I filled something wrong?

  2. Jasleen says:

    Syllabus was reduced for class 12 students for this year so if the cancelled syllabus also included in the exam?

  3. Suhani says:

    I m apply for BA,B.ed(integrated)
    I want to know when PUCET is held for this course

  4. Juhi Chandla says:

    Is there any entrance test for BA regular??

  5. Anmol says:

    What is the syllabus for the PU CET(UG) for Chemistry and Physics?

  6. Khushi Sharma says:

    Is there any entrance test for bcom.

  7. Pallavi says:

    What is the syllabus for bba entrance exam

  8. Sachin says:

    What was the syllabus for integrated law

  9. Noori says:

    please tell the date of entrance exam for ba llb. please give me information about entrance’s exam application form

  10. Muskan Sharma says:

    are the forms for ug admission out?

  11. Manoj says:

    When will registration form available for PU entrance exam. I want to do B.sc botany(hons). Please tell me?

  12. mohit says:

    when is enterance exam conduct or what date is about

  13. Minakshi says:

    M.A in English Literature’s syllabus is not available anywhere pls provide this also ?

  14. Minakshi says:

    M.A in English literature’s syllabus Are not available can someone help me ?.

  15. Jasleen says:

    What is the status in the Pucet UG exam date and registration? Is the exam still being held on 27 June ?

  16. Amisha Sharma says:

    what would be the mode of examination scheduled to be ehld on 12- 13 June 2021

  17. Sunita Rani says:

    When will open the registration for addmission in bsc hons.ug

  18. Pratibha says:

    Last date of mcom new addmission form

  19. Rahul says:

    Last date for registration was 18 may
    I am late can I still register some how

  20. Pulkit Sharma says:

    Sir, Can u pl update about the PU CET (UG) application forms out date???

  21. Nayeem says:

    In what way pucet entrance will be conducted . offline or online?

  22. Nayeem says:

    What is the syllabus for LLM entrance

  23. Atif says:

    what is the last date of fill the application form of pu-cet (ug)2021?

  24. Sanmi says:

    What is the syllabus of pucet for ME biotechnology

  25. Ankita says:

    Are the application forms for PU CET UG 2021 released?

  26. Dilpreet kaur says:

    Sir is their any age limit for Pucet. I’m 19 years old I’m eligible or not to give this test

  27. Jasleen kaur says:

    As we all know the board exams dates for class 12( CBSE) have been postponed and the dates will be decided after June 1st. So will the Pucet dates for ug be shifted?

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      For Now there is no official updates on this regards but we will let you know whenever authority will release anything in this regards, so stay tuned and keep checking our articles regularly for further updates.

  28. Navdeep says:

    What is the syllabus of PUCET PG for MA history?

  29. Sukhmeet Brar says:

    When will start the classes of PU after entrance??

  30. Mansi says:

    Is maths necessary for the exam

  31. Anmolsharma says:

    Hello sir/madam
    What’s syllabus of PU Chandigarh entrance test of Bsc+llb course …..
    Cut off in general

  32. varisha naaz says:

    Which book will be best for studying this entrance exam
    Like any guide for PUCET UG course for BFA

  33. Sandhya says:

    Is pucet 2021 application form released for ug

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      No, so far authority just have release the exam dates for PUCET 2021 and dates for commencement of registration process are yet to release.

  34. Tanishka says:

    Hii my name is Tanishka ….kindly tell what is the cutt off of pucet for admission in bsc physics hon ?

  35. Meenakshi sharma says:

    Hello i have a query…
    In b pharmacy can we get addmission in 2nd year because i done diploma in pharmacy after entrance test

  36. gurleen kaur says:

    how i fill the application form of pu

  37. Mukti Raj says:

    What is the cutoff of PUCET

  38. Shruti mishra says:

    I am a pcb student, so i have to give maths exam also or there is any choice?

  39. Nitika says:

    What’s the syllabus for Msc. Statistics?

  40. Anamika says:

    What’s the syllabus for commerce students???

  41. Sakshi Goyal says:

    How many marks are required for the admission in entrance exam??
    Total marks will be counted or according subject wise?

  42. Himanshu says:

    I want to know how much marks require in entrance exam to get admission surely in pu
    or 12th standard ?

  43. Kashish arora says:

    When the forms will appear to give register for entrance test….?

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Authority didn’t have release any dates for PUCET 2021 but for the ease of candidates we have provided the tentative dates in our articles, so please wait patently and keep checking our articles for further updates.

  44. gourav gaba says:

    i am student of bsc non-medical. and i want to take admission for msc(phy)so for that it is nessecry for me to GIVE CHEMISTERY AND BIO EXAM?



  45. Abhijeet singh says:

    Sir, I m from up and i want to know that where pucet exam held in chandigarh Or different centre in india.

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      University will release the exam centers later in Information Bulletin, so please wait for it to release and keep checking our articles for latest updates.

  46. Aafreen says:

    Can I get admitted myself in Punjab university for BPED and how much fee will be there ?

  47. Tanisha sharma says:

    I am in 12th now and my exams are not held yet and result Will be declared later so am i eligible to apply yet i am not passed my 12 th

  48. Aisha says:

    How can a student who has opted humanities in her 11-12 can prepare the syllabus of science subject only in the entrance examination of PUCET?

  49. Ankita kanwar says:

    The results of board exams will be declared in month of June July and I think percentage of my 12th class is required in your application form,what should we do if results will declared late??

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      IF you select the appearing instead of passed then you don’t need to fill marks in that section, however you have to show the proof of qualifying with required percentages later.

  50. Anushka says:

    Good evening sir,
    My query is that, I am a pcb student, so to give pucet I have to prepare for maths also or there is a option to select either bio or maths.

  51. Mannat Garg says:

    if i want admission in BA even then i have to pass this exam for admission in PU?? also for BA do i have to study PCMB ????

  52. Manmeet says:

    I m interested in maths hons only…m i suppose to give test of all subjects..??

  53. Janvi says:

    Yhe paper toh first week of june hoga but 4may to 10 june taak mere boards exams hai.. How i will manage and agr dono exams ik din hi hoye to main kya kro??

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      So don’t need to worry about the clash on the dates of examination, as preference will be over the board exam.

  54. Anshika says:

    I have pcb in 12th so in CET there will maths for me or not ??please tell

  55. Himanshi says:

    Will the syllabus of the exam remains same for UG OR PG STUDENTS or it will be different?

  56. Balvinder Singh says:

    What is the process of counseling?.I mean how will they do counseling online please explain.

  57. Shivangi Goyal says:

    Hello I have one query
    In PU CHANDIGARH,MSC have common entrance exam for all MSC streams like (MSC MATHS,MSC CS,MSC PHYSICS etc)
    ??? Explain properly and PUCET is common entrance exam for all streams of PG admission (MSC,MCA etc)????

  58. Lipakshi says:

    What is the syllabus for commerce entrance test for 2021

  59. Ashutosh says:

    Is there any center of examination and i am in 12 i have pcb so in entrence examination question paper there will we maths for me or not

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