About PU CET 2019

Panjab University conducts the Panjab University Undergraduate Common Entrance Test (PUCET) 2019 in an offline mode for admission to BSc. (Hons.) and B.Pharma programmes at the university and 188 participating colleges. The university had released a common application form of PUCET 2019 for both the undergraduate programmes on April 5, 2019. Candidates apeearing in PUCET 2019 can opt for subject combinations of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics (PCM), Physics, Chemistry, Biology (PCB) and Mathematics. Along with the combinations of PCB or PCM, candidates have the option of taking an additional subject Biology/Mathematics. Candidates are allotted seats based on PUCET 2019 result, their rank in the merit list and their preferences.

Exam level: University Level Exam
Frequency: Once a year
Languages English
Conducting Body: Panjab University Chandigarh
PU CET B.Sc.(Hons) - Duration 3 Hours 30 Minutes +1 More

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PU CET 2019 Important Dates

Past Dates and Events

25 Jul, 2019 - 26 Jul, 2019

Counselling - Physical Counselling | Mode: Offline

15 Jul, 2019 - 17 Jul, 2019

Counselling - Reporting to the respective departments (2nd online counselling) | Mode: Offline

12 Jul, 2019

Counselling - Seat Allocation List (2nd online counselling) - Start Date | Mode: Online

08 Jul, 2019 - 10 Jul, 2019

Counselling - Reporting to the respective departments (1st online counselling) | Mode: Offline

05 Jul, 2019

Counselling - Seat Allocation List (1st online counselling) - Start Date | Mode: Online

25 Jun, 2019

Display of Merit List - Start Date | Mode: Online

22 May, 2019 - 14 Jun, 2019

Admission Form | Mode: Offline and Online

15 May, 2019

Result | Mode: Online

03 May, 2019

Answer Key | Mode: Online

30 Apr, 2019

Exam | Mode: Offline

27 Apr, 2019

Admit Card | Mode: Online

05 Apr, 2019 - 24 Apr, 2019

Application - Uploading photograph, signature | Mode: Online

05 Apr, 2019 - 22 Apr, 2019

Application - Deposit of fee | Mode: Offline

05 Apr, 2019 - 19 Apr, 2019

Application - Application | Mode: Online

PU CET 2019 Eligibility Criteria

PU CET Eligibility Criteria 2019

Candidates passed/appeared in 10+2 examination conducted by a recognized Board/University/Council can also apply for PU CET (U.G.) Entrance Test 2019.

I.N.M.O. (Indian National Mathematical Olympiad) Awardees can directly join B.Sc. (Hons.) programme at Department of Mathematics. Such candidates need not to take PU CET entrance exam.

Rest details of specific eligibility criteria related to different courses and subject combination has been mentioned below:

PU CET 2019 Eligibility Criteria                                                                                                                                                                                                        






 Subject combination 




10+2 with 50% marks in English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Mathematics taken together

Physics, Chemistry, Biology (PCB)         


Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics (PCM)        



10+2 with 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English        


Physics, Chemistry and Biology (PCB)






50% marks in 10+2 with English, Physics, Chemistry and   Biology/Mathematics subjects


Physics, Chemistry, Biology (PCB)      


Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics (PCM)








Physics (Specialisation in Electronics)        












10+2 with 50% marks with Mathematics as one of the subjects        


Mathematics (M)


Reserve category candidates have a relaxation of 5% in the qualifying marks.

Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Other

PU CET Application Form 2019

The application form of PU CET UG is released for admissions in UG courses offered by the university. There is a single, common application form of PU CET 2019 for BSc. (Hons.) and B.Pharma. Eligible candidates can fill PU CET application form 2019 by following the stages mentioned here.

Stage I – Registration: While applying for PU CET 2019, candidates have to first of all register by entering details like name, email ID, contact number, etc.

Stage 2 – Log In: Once the registration is done, candidates have to login using the unique registration number and password which candidates must keep safe with them.  

Stage 3 – Fee Payment: Candidates can pay the fee via e-challan. Candidates have to enter the required information in the application form and generate the bank challan from the application form. The fee has to be paid via e-challan which has to be deposited at any branch of State Bank of India. Application fee details are mentioned below. 

  •    Application     Fee for General Category (PCB/PCM/M) - Rs.2175

  •    Application     Fee for SC/ST/PwD Category (PCB/PCM/M)- Rs.1088

  •    Application     Fee for Additional Paper (Biology/Math)- Rs.300        

Stage 4 – Uploading Documents and Filling Application: In this stage, candidates have to upload their scanned photograph and signature (as per the prescribed specifications), and fill other required details.  

Stage 5 – Preview Application Form: At this stage, candidates can preview their entered details and edit/modify/change the particulars in case required. 

Stage 6 – Print Application: The last stage of the application form of PU CET 2019 is to take a printout of the submitted form. The printout has to be kept with the candidates only for future reference.   

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
SC, ST PWD Offline Male, Female, Transgender ₹ 1088
General Offline Male, Female, Transgender ₹ 2175

PU CET 2019 Preparation Tips


PU CET 2019 Preparation Tips

Be familiar with the syllabus and exam pattern of PU CET 2019. 

Divide the syllabus as per the time left for the exam. 

Get the best books to prepare and decide daily target for study. Meet the daily and monthly targets. 

Take lot of mock tests and practise ample sample papers and previous years question papers of PU CET. 

Make short notes while preparing. Use these short notes during revision. 

Keep some days for revision. Make use of these short notes to revise the entire syllabus again. 

Do not take any new topic or chapter during the last lap of the preparation. 

The PUCET 2019 UG paper pattern states that the test will be MCQ based and will be conducted in offline mode. For PG courses, all the tests will be conducted in offline mode but their type will vary as per the courses. As per Panjab University 2019 exam pattern, the UG entrance test for all subjects except for B.P.ed. will be of seventy minutes, while the PG entrance test will be of 1.5 hours. Listed in this article is a detailed breakdown of the exam pattern of Panjab University 2019 for both UG and PG courses.

PU CET B.Sc.(Hons) Exam Pattern

PU CET Exam Pattern 2019 for B.Sc. (Hons.)

PU CET 2019 exam for BSc. courses was  held in the offline mode on April 30, 2019. However, the subject combination differs as per the course opted for. For BSc. in Botany and Zoology, candidates have to opt for subject combination of Physics, Chemistry and Biology (PCB) only, which was held for 3.30 hours (70 minutes for each of the three pages). For rest of the courses except Mathematics, candidates had to opt for subject combination of Physics, Chemistry, Biology (PCB) or Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics (PCM). The paper combinations of PCB or PCM was held for a duration of 3.30 hours, however, when an additional paper (Mathematics or Biology) is opted for along with either of the combinations, the exam duration was 4.40 hours. For BSc. in Mathematics, candidates were required to opt for Mathematics paper only which was held for 70 minutes only. Each paper was be held on the same day, but in different time slots for 70 minutes each. Candidates had to to answer 60 objective type questions from each paper. Each correct answer fetches 2 marks, while .25 or 1/4th marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer. 

PU CET B.Pharma Exam Pattern

PU CET Exam Pattern 2019 – For B.Pharmacy 

PU CET 2019 for B. Pharmacy was held on April 30, 2019 in an offline mode. Candidates could opt for subject combination of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics (PCM) or Physics, Chemistry, Biology (PCB), which was held for 3.30 hours. They can also opt for an additional subject – Mathematics or Biology with these combinations with an additional application fee of Rs. 300. When an additional subject is added along with the PCM and PCB combinations, the exam duration becomes 4.40 hours. Each Paper – Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics was held for 70 minutes wherein candidates have to answer 60 questions for 120 marks. The questions were objective in nature wherein each correct answer will get 1 mark, while for each incorrect answer, 1/4th or .25 marks will be deducted.

PU CET Admit Card 2019

PU CET 2019 admit card for UG programmes was released in online mode on April 27, 2019. Candidates were required to donwload their PU CET admit card 2019 by using their login ID and Password generated at the time of generating the Bank Challan. After downloading, candidates had to check the details on it and ensure that all the particulars are correct and take printout of it. The admit card has to be taken to the exam centre on the exam day. 

How to download PU CET Admit Card 2019? 

Click on the admit card link

Enter login ID and Password

Download PU CET admit card and take printout

PU CET 2019 Exam Centers

State City
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Punjab Ludhiana
Muktsar Rural

Documents Required at Exam

  • Admit card
  • A valid photo id

PU CET 2019 Answer Key

PU CET Answer Key 2019

The answer key of PU CET for UG courses was released in the online mode on May 3, 2019.  Candidates had to download the answer key as per the exam they have taken and the code of their respective paper. The answer key of PU CET 2019 carries the correct answer options for the questions asked in the exam. PU CET 2019 answer key was released for Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology. Candidates also gets a couple of days to challenge or submit objections against the answer key of PU CET 2019 through e-mail only by paying the requisite fee.

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PU CET Result 2019

PU CET 2019 result will be declared on May 15, 2019 for UG courses. The result of PU CET 2019 for UG courses carries the qualifying status of the candidates as “Qualified” or “Not qualified” for subject combinations - Physics, Chemistry and Biology (PCB), Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM) and Mathematics only. General category candidates need to have at least 15% marks and reserved category (SC/ST/BC/PwD) will need minimum 10% marks in the PU CET 2019 exam to be considered qualified in the exam.

How to check PU CET Result 2019?

Visit the result link and click on it

Enter your PU CET 2018 roll number and select the subject combination you have taken

Click on “Show Result” button

The result will appear on your computer screen 

PU CET Cut off 2019

PU CET cut off 2019 is the minimum marks candidates must secure in order to be considered eligible for the admission. Candidates taking PU CET 2019 must secure minimum 15% marks (for General category) and 10% marks (for SC/ST/PwD/BC) in order to be considered qualified in the exam.

Candidates are offered admission based on the final merit list which is prepared by combing 75% weightage given to PU CET 2019 percentile score+class 12th marks+weightage for other activities.

PU CET 2019 Counselling

Mode of Counselling: Offline

PU CET Counselling 2019 

PU CET Admission Form 2019

Once the candidates qualify in the exam, they will have to fill admission form to participate in the counselling procedure. Filling this admission form is mandatory if candidates want to take admission. 

Candidates have to submit the hard copy of the online admission form of PU CET 2019 and photocopies of the certificates to: 

Coordinator, CET Admission Cell, Department of Physics,

Sector-14, Panjab University, Chandigarh-160014,

Coordinator: Ph. – 0172- 2534466

Co-coordinator: Ph.- 0172-2534235

Post the submission of PU CET 2019 admission form with certificates, candidates have to opt for choice filling and choice locking in terms of courses they want to opt for in the colleges preferred. 

PU CET 2019 counselling may be held in 3 rounds or more in an online mode. Candidates have to register online to participate in the counselling for seat allotment. After registration, candidates have to report to the allotted institute/department as per the notified date to confirm their seat. In case seats are left vacant, an offline counselling round may also be announced. Candidates, once admitted have to pay the full admission fee (as applicable). The admission fee payment has to be made on the spot through Bank Draft drawn in favour of the Registrar, Panjab University, Chandigarh payable at State Bank of India, Sector – 14, Chandigarh).

Documents Required at Counselling

  • Provisional seat allocation letter
  • PU CET admit card 2019
  • Class X marks sheet
  • Class XII marks sheet
  • Medical examination report
  • Category certificate (if applicable)
  • PwD certificate (if applicable)

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