PUCET 2024: Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Pattern

PUCET 2024PUCET 2024 Exam will be held in fourth week of April 2024 for UG. Panjab University Common Entrance Test (PUCET) is conducted to provide admission in various UG & PG courses. It is a university level entrance examination conducted one time in a year. Panjab University, Chandigarh is the conducting authority of PUCET examination. Interest and eligible candidates will be able to apply for the examination to get admission in the field of pharmacy, engineering, commerce etc. Entrance examination is conducted separately for PUCET UG & PUCET PG. Here in this article we have provided details about PUCET 2024 exam including exam dates, application form, eligibility criteria etc.

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PUCET 2024 Overview

Name of the examPUCET 2024
Full formPanjab University Common Entrance Test
Level of examUniversity level
Conducting authorityPanjab University, Chandigrah
Courses offeredUG & PG
Mode of applicationOnline
Mode of examOffline mode
Frequency of examOne time in a year

PUCET 2024 Exam Dates

Check exam dates for PUCET 2024 UG & PG courses in the table below:

For PU-CET (UG):

EventsDates 2024 (Tentative)
Starting of application form1st week of March 2024
Last date to submit application form1st week of April 2024
Last date for deposition of fee through online mode1st week of April 2024
Last date for uploading of photograph, signature2nd week of April 2024
Admit card release date3rd week of April 2024
Last date for candidates who have not completed their form but have paid requisite fee, can complete their form3rd week of April 2024
PUCET 2024 Exam4th week of April 2024
Announcement of result2nd week of May 2024


EventsDates 2024 (Tentative)
Starting of application form1st week of June 2024
Last date for generating Bank Challan1st week of July 2024
Last date for deposit fee1st week of July 2024
Submission of upload the photograph, signature2nd week of July 2024
Admit card4th week of July 2024
Last date for submission with late fee of Rs 500/-4th week of July 2024
PUCET PG exam date4th week of July 2024
Uploading of answer key and objection1st week of August 2024
Last date of submission of objection1st week of August 2024
Uploading the response to the objection2nd week of August 2024
Submission of cross objection2nd week of August 2024
Announcement of result3rd week of August 2024

PUCET 2024 Application Form

Candidates must check the below mentioned details about PUCET 2024 Application Form:

  • Registration form for UG & PG both courses will be made available in online mode.
  • Any offline facility will not be provided to submit the form.
  • Candidates will be able to fill their application form from first week of March 2024 for UG & first week of June 2024 for PG.
  • Fill details carefully in the application form like qualification, personal & communication details etc.
  • Candidates must upload document i.e. photograph & signature in the specific format.
  • There will be no correction window to edit mistakes, so it is advised to enter valid details to avoid mistakes.
  • Last date to submit application form will be till first week of April 2024 for UG & till 1st week of July 2024 for PG.
  • Take printout of the submitted application form and keep a copy save for further references.

Application Fee:

  • Application fee will be paid through online mode using debit card/ credit card or net banking.
  • Application fee will be non-refundable and non-transferable once paid.

Below candidates can check the category wise fee details for UG & PG:

CategoryRegistration Fee
General categoryRs. 2395/-
Fir SC/ ST/ PWD categoryRs. 1198/-
For Additional subject (for both general and reserved category)Rs. 475/- (UG)

Rs. 575/- (PG)

How to Apply for PUCET 2024:

  • Step-1: Visit the official website (link will be given above).
  • Step-2: Register online by providing basic details & note down your login ID, password.
  • Step-3: Login to your account and pay the application fee through online mode.
  • Step-4: Now fill asked details in the application form carefully.
  • Step-5: Upload scanned images of photograph and signature in specific size.
  • Step-6: Click on save and confirm button and submit your application form.
  • Step-7: Do not forgot to take printout of the application form.

PUCET 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must check the given PUCET eligibility criteria before applying for the exam:

For UG Courses:

  • Qualifications: Candidates must have passed 10+2 level or its equivalent exam from a recognised board.
  • Marks Criteria: One should obtained minimum of 50% marks in their qualifying exam.
  • Subjects: Applying candidates must have physics, chemistry, mathematics/ biology in 12th level.
  • Appearing: 12th appearing candidates will also be eligible to apply.

For PG Courses:

  • Qualifications: Candidates must be graduated in any stream from a recognised university or institute.
  • Marks: Marks criteria will be different as per the courses.
  • Subjects: Final year appearing candidates will also be able to apply.

PUCET 2024 Exam Pattern

Here we have provided complete details related to the PUCET exam pattern:

  • Exam Mode: PUCET 2024 exam will be held through offline mode.
  • Type of Questions: Question paper will consist of multiple choice questions.
  • Duration: UG exam will be held in 70 minutes & PG exam will be held in 1 hour 30 minutes duration.
  • UG Marking Scheme: For each correct response 2 marks will be provided & 25% marks will be deducted for wrong answer.
  • PG Marking Scheme: For each correct answer 1 mark will be provided and no marks will be deducted for wrong response.

Check below the subject wise exam pattern for PUCET UG:

SubjectsNumber of QuestionsTotal Marks

PUCET 2024 Syllabus

PUCET 2024 syllabus will be different for UG & PG courses. It will be prepared based on the 11th and 12th class. Candidates must prepare for UG courses from the subjects physics, chemistry, mathematics/ biology. For PG courses syllabus will be based on graduation subjects. We will provide the link in article when syllabus will be released.

PUCET Preparation Tips

Check below some basic preparation tips and tricks, it will help candidates to prepare well for the PUCET exam:

  • Understand the exam pattern and marking scheme.
  • Make a timetable and follow it on the daily basis.
  • Check previous years question papers and sample papers.
  • Attempt mock tests and do revision daily.
  • Choose good study material and books as well.
  • Stay healthy, do yoga and exercises.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Answer: No, application form of PUCET 2024 will only be available through online mode.

Answer: No, candidates must have passed with 50% marks in their qualifying exam.

Answer: OBC category candidates will need to pay fee as general category i.e. Rs. 2395/-.

Answer: No, only multiple choice question will be asked in the examination.

Answer: No changes will be accepted after submitting the application form.

Answer: Yes, final year appearing candidates will be eligible to apply for PG courses.

Answer: Total 75 multiple choice questions will be asked in the MA Geography question paper.

PUCET 2024 Admit Card

Admit card will be released via online mode for both UG & PG courses. PUCET admit card will be available through login. It will be necessary for the candidates to produce admit card at the test centre. Candidates will get their admit card from third week of April 2024 for UG & fourth week of July 2024 for PG.

Candidates must bring PUCET 2024 admit card with one of the photo identity proof on the examination day. Without a valid admit card, no candidate will be allowed to enter the examination hall. Take printout of the admit card and keep it safe for future references.

PUCET 2024 Answer Key

PUCET Answer Key will be released a few days after the conduct of exam. Candidates will be able to get an idea about their marks with the help of answer key. Answer key will be made available through online mode on the website. It will be available in PDF format.

Authority will also provide the facility to submit objections against the answer key. After receiving all the objections, candidates will be able to download the final answer keys.

PUCET 2024 Result

Result will be declared in second week of May 2024 for UG, for PG it will be declared in third week of August 2024. Result will be declared through online mode. Candidates can get their result using login details. There will be no re-checking/ re-evaluation of the PUCET result.

Check details carefully printed on the score card i.e. name, scored obtain by the candidates, roll number etc. Result will not be sent to any candidate by post or other offline method. Exam qualified candidates will be shortlisted for further admission procedure.

PUCET 2024 Counselling

Candidates will be called for the PUCET Counselling based on the scores obtained by them in examination. Candidates whose name will be appeared in the merit list, must appear for the counselling. Eligible candidates must fill the admission form for counselling and admission procedure.

Candidates will need to present by person at the university with required documents. Seats will be confirmed to the candidates only after the submission of admission fee and document verification.

Documents Required for Verification:

Here we have listed the documents which will be needed for verification:

  • Class 10th & 12th mark sheets
  • certificates of class 10th & 12th
  • Transfer certificate
  • Migration certificate
  • Graduation mark sheets
  • Identity proof i.e. Aadhar card
  • PUCET 2024 admit card
  • PUCET 2024 score card
  • Admission letter
  • Passport size photographs
  • Photocopies of documents

If candidates have any other query related to the PUCET 2024, then they can ask us by leaving queries in the comment section below.

Displaying 11 Comments
  1. Khushdeep says:

    Does PU offers MCA?

  2. khushpreet says:

    does pu offers mcom?

  3. Kirti Malhotra says:

    Hi does punjab University offers Ba hons in phychology

  4. Nidhi says:

    what is the syllabus for PG courses in pucet? (MSc Biotech)

  5. Bhawna Sharma says:

    What is application fees for general category

    Which transfer certificate is important 10 or 12

  6. Divyanka says:

    Is syllabus of PUCET same as cbse 11th and 12th or deleted portion will be there?

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