About PU CET PG 2020

PU CET PG 2020 is conducted by Panjab University in offline mode for admissions in postgraduate programmes offered by the university. Panjab University conducts the Panjab University Postgraduate Common Entrance Test (PUCET) 2020 in an offline mode for admission to M.Sc. (Hons.) and M.Pharma programmes at the university and 188 participating colleges. Candidates apeearing in PUCET 2020 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. The examination will consist of Multiple Choice Questions, a duration of 70 minutes.

Exam level: University Level Exam
Frequency: Once a year
Languages English
Conducting Body: Panjab University Chandigarh
Duration 1 Hour 30 Minutes

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PU CET PG 2020 Important Dates

Upcoming Dates and Events

22 Apr, 2020 - 17 May, 2020 (Tentative)

Application | Mode: Online

29 May, 2020 (Tentative)

Admit Card | Mode: Online

08 Jun, 2020 - 09 Jun, 2020 (Tentative)

Exam | Mode: Online

18 Jun, 2020 (Tentative)

Answer Key | Mode: Online

29 Jun, 2020 (Tentative)

Result | Mode: Online

15 Jul, 2020 (Tentative)

Counselling - Start Date | Mode: Offline

PU CET PG 2020 Eligibility Criteria

PU CET PG M.E/M.Tech Eligibility Criteria

PU CET ME & M.Tech Eligibility Criteria 2020

Name of the Programme

        

Eligibility Criteria             

        

Marks             

        

M.E Chemical             

        

B.E./B.Tech. (Chemical) (4-Year) or Five Year         Integrated B.E.(Chemical)


Candidate would be offered admission on the basis of their rank in the merit list  of PU -CET (PG) 


It is not mandatory for candidates who have appeared in the GATE 2020 exam to appear in the entrance exam. However, the merit list will be prepared on the basis of the  GATE score of the candidate 


  • MBA with a CGPA of 6.00 or minimum  60% marks in the aggregate (where %     marks are awarded) in the qualifying examination i.e.     B.E./B.Tech. (Chemical) (4-Year)                 

  • Five Year Integrated B.E. (Chemical)

                

  • MBA or any other equivalent qualifying degree as approved by the Syndicate.                 

    

        

M.E Food Technology             

        

            

  • B.E., B.Tech. degree in Food Technology

  • Dairy Technology

  • Agricultural Engineering

  • Food Engineering 

  • Chemical Engineering Chemical Technology (4-Year)

  • On the basis of the merit list of PU CET ME

  • GATE qualified candidates will be exempted from appearing for the entrance test 

  • Candidates exempted from the GATE exam , their merit list will be prepared on the basis of their GATE score


            

        

  • Five Year Integrated B.E.(Chemical) with MBA or any other equivalent qualifying degree as approved by the Syndicate with a CGPA of 6.00


  • Minimum 60% marks in the aggregate (where % marks are awarded)

            

        

M.Tech (Polymer)

        

  • B.E./B.Tech. (Chemical) (4-Year)         


            

        

  • Five Year B.E.(Chemical) with MBA with a CGPA of 6.00 or minimum 60% marks in the aggregate (where % marks are awarded) in the qualifying examination i.e. B.E./B.Tech. (Chemical) (4-Year) 

  • Five Year Integrated B.E.(Chemical) with MBA or any other equivalent qualifying degree as approved by the Syndicate    

           

        

M.E. Electrical Engg. (Instrumentation &         Control) (Regular Programme)

        

            

  • B.E. or B. Tech or equivalent in Instrumentation and Control/ Electronics/Electrical Engineering

  • Performance of the candidate in the entrance exam and interview  


            

        

            

Sixty per cent marks in the aggregate from Panjab University or any other University recognized by Panjab University as equivalent thereto.


M.E. (Electronics and Communication Engineering)

        

  • B.E. or B. Tech or equivalent in Electronics, Electronics & Communication Engineering,  Electronics and Telecom Engineering


  • It is not mandatory for GATE qualified candidates to appear in the exam


  • Candidates who are exempted from the GATE exam, their merit list will be prepared on the basis of their GATE score


Minimum 60% marks in the aggregate from Panjab University or any other university recognized by Panjab University as equivalent

       

M. E. (Computer Science & Engineering)

        

  • B.E. or B.Tech or equivalent in Computer Science and Engineering/Information Technology 


  • It is not mandatory for GATE qualified candidates to appear in the exam


  • Candidates exempted from the GATE exam, their merit list will be prepared on the basis of their GATE score

                   

Minimum 60% marks in aggregate from Panjab University or any other university recognized by Panjab University as equivalent

        


            

        

    

M.E. Civil Engineering (Construction Technology     & Management

        

  • A Bachelor‘s Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized University or its equivalent

  • It is not mandatory for GATE qualified candidates to appear in the exam


  • Candidates exempted from the GATE exam , their merit list will be prepared on the basis of their GATE score

    

CGPA of 6.75 of 60% marks in aggregate.     

        

M.E. Mechanical Engineering (Manufacturing Technology)

        

  • A Bachelor‘ Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Production Engineering, Industrial Engineering,  Automobile engineering, Manufacturing Technology from a recognized University or its equivalent


  • Candidates exempted from the GATE exam , their merit list will be prepared on the basis of their GATE score

  • It is not mandatory for GATE qualified candidates to appear in the exam

    


        

Minimum CGPA of 6.75 or 60% marks in aggregate

M.E. Electrical Engineering (Power System)

        

  • Candidates who have completed B.E./B.Tech. in Electrical/Electrical & Electronics Engineering 


  • GATE Qualified candidates will have an edge 


  • Candidates appearing in the entrance exam will be offered admission only if seats are left vacant     

        

Candidates should score at least 60% marks in aggregate from Panjab University or any other university which is accorded recognition by Panjab University         


            

        

M. Tech. Material Science & Technology

        

  • M.Sc. (Physics), M.Sc. (Chemistry), B.E. / B.Tech. Material Science/ Mechanical/Electrical/Electrical and electronics/Civil/Production/Chemical


  • GATE qualified candidates will be given preference


  • Candidates appearing in the entrance exam will be offered admission only if seats are left vacant after seats are filled by GATE qualified candidates  

Candidates should score at least 60% marks in aggregate from Panjab University or any other university which is accorded recognition by Panjab University            


            

        

M.E. Biotechnology

        

  • B.E. Biotechnology Engineering


  • Candidates appearing in the entrance exam will be offered admission only if seats are left vacant after seats are filled by GATE qualified candidates 

  • GATE qualified candidates will be given preference


At least 60% marks in the aforesaid subject             


            

        

M.E. (Computer Science & Engineering)

        

B.E. or B.Tech. or equivalent in Computer Science and Engineering


            

        

At least 60% marks in B.E. or B.Tech. or equivalent in Computer Science and Engineering

            


            

        

M.E. (Electronics and Communication         Engineering)

        

  • B.E. or B.Tech. or equivalent in Electronics / Electronics & Communication Engineering / Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering


  • Candidates appearing in the entrance exam will be offered admission only if seats are left vacant after seats are filled by GATE qualified candidates 

  • GATE qualified candidates will be given preference


            

        

At least 60% marks in aggregate from Panjab University or any other recognised university that is recognised by Panjab Universirty 

            

        

M.E. (Information Technology)

        

  • B.E. or B.Tech. or equivalent degree


  • Candidates appearing in the entrance exam will be offered admission only if seats are left vacant after seats are filled by GATE qualified candidates 

  • GATE qualified candidates will be given preference


At least 60% marks in aggregate in Information Technology / Computer Science & Engineering / Electronics & Communication Engineering / Electrical & Electronics 20 Engineering / Computer Science & Electronics Engineering / Software Engineering from P.U. or any recognized University    


            

        

M.E. (Mechanical Engineering)

        

  • B.E./ B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering / Production Engineering / Welding Technology / CAD / CAM 


  • Candidates appearing in the entrance exam will be offered admission only if seats are left vacant after seats are filled by GATE qualified candidates 

  • GATE qualified candidates will be given preference

    

At least 60% marks in aggregate from Panjab University or any other University recognized by Panjab University as equivalent         

M.Tech. (Microelectronics)

        

  • B.E. / B.Tech. or equivalent degree in Computer Science and Engineering / Electrical / Electrical & Electronics / Electronics / Microelectronics / Electronics & Electrical Communications / Electronics & Telecommunication / Electronics & Communication / Information Technology / Instrumentation Engineering/ M.Sc. Applied Physics / M.Sc. Physics with specialization in Electronics or M.Sc. in Electronics (as approved by AICTE    


  • Candidates appearing in the entrance exam will be offered admission only if seats are left vacant after seats are filled by GATE qualified candidates 

  • GATE qualified candidates will be given preference

Minimum score of at least 60% in aggregate from Panjab University or any other University recognized by Panjab as equivalent thereto.

       


    




PU CET PG M.A. Eligibility Criteria

The PU CET MA English 2020 eligibility criteria include the requisite marks which the candidate must score at the graduation level. The PU CET MA English eligibility criteria 2020 also includes the list of streams and degrees which the candidates must possess to be eligible to appear for the entrance exam.  

PU CET 2020 MA English Eligibility Criteria                                                                                                                                                            

            

S.No

        
            

 Stream/Degree/ Subjects    

        
            

Percentage of Marks             

        
            

1.             

        
            

Bachelor’s Degree in any stream with 50% marks in aggregate        

        
            

50%     

            

2.             

        
            

Bachelor’s Degree with  English Elective or English Compulsory             

        
            

45% marks in English Elective or English Compulsory             

        
            

3.             

        
            

B.A/B.Sc with (Hons) in any subject other than English              

        
            

50% marks in aggregate             

        
            

4.             

        
            

Masters Degree in any other subject   

        
            

50%. The pass percentage with regard to the entrance test in English  has been increased to 35 % (30%  if the             candidate belongs to the reserved category)             

        



PU CET PG L.L.M Eligibility Criteria

The PU CET 2020 eligibility criteria of LLM includes the academic qualification and marks which the candidates will have to meet so that they can appear for the test. 

                                                                       

            

 Qualifying  Degree             

        
            

Marks             

        
 
  • LL.B. Three Year Degree

  • B.A. LL.B.

  • B.Com. LL.B.  

  • 5 Year degree examination of Panjab     University

                
        
            

Minimum 55% marks for candidates belonging to general category

Minimum 50% marks for candidates who are SC, ST, BC, PwD

        
            

An equivalent exam of any other university which is accorded recognition by Panjab University             

        


PU CET PG M.A. Mass Communication Eligibility Criteria

According to the PU CET MA 2020 eligibility criteria, candidates will have to meet the requisite parameters so that they can appear for the entrance test. The degree and minimum marks which the candidates need to score is given in the table that is given below. 

PU CET MA Mass Communication Eligibility criteria 2020                                                                                                                                                                        

            

S.No             

        
            

Name of the Degree/Exam

        
            

Minimum marks             

        
            

1.             

        
            

Bachelors degree with at least 45% marks in journalism and mass communication      

        
            

45%

        
            

2.             

        
            

Bachelors degree in any discipline             

        
            

50% marks in aggregate             

        
            

3.             

        
            

Graduation with Hons in Journalism and Mass Communication             

        
            

-

        
            

4.             

        
            

Post Graduation degree in any other subject             

        
            

-

        

PU CET PG M.C.A. Eligibility Criteria

PU CET MCA 2020 Eligibility Criteria mentions the marks which the candidate need to score so that they can appear for the entrance exam. 

PU CET MCA Eligibility Criteria 2020                                                                                                       

            

Qualifying Degree             

        
            

Minimum Marks             

        
            

B.C.A

        
            

50% marks             

        
            

A recognised degree in any stream of three years duration

           

Mathematics at 10+2 level or at graduation level             

        
            

50% marks             

        
            

Any exam which is accorded recognition by the             Panjab University or equivalent             

        
            

-

        



Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Other

The PU CET PG application form 2020 will be released in an online mode in the last week of April 2020. The fee for the application form of PU CET PG 2020 can be paid both in online and offline mode.

    • Email address 

    • Mobile Number 

    • Net Banking details 

    • Scanned image of the candidate 

    • Scanned image of the signature of the candidate

How to Fill PU CET PG 2020 Application Form

Candidates  must follow the steps that are given below while filling the PU CET PG application form 2020:

Step 1. Visit the official website of Panjab University

Step 2. Register by clicking on 'New User? Register here.'

Step 3. Enter all the details and click on 'Submit'

Step 4. Log in with the provided login credentials

Step 5. Fill in the details in the PUCET application form 2020

Step 6. Click on 'Submit and Pay'

Step 7. Pay the application fee via Debit/Credit Card/Net Banking

Step 8. Printout multiple copies of PUCET 2020 application form for future references  

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General Online Female, Transgender, Male ₹ 2100
ST, SC Online Female, Transgender, Male ₹ 1050

PU CET PG 2020 Syllabus

PU CET PG M.E/M.Tech Syllabus

Chemical
Food technology
Electrical engg. (instrumentation & control)
Electronics and communication engineering
Computer science & engineering
Civil engineering (construction technology & management)
Mechanical engineering (manufacturing technology)
Electrical engineering (power system)
Biotechnology
Information technology
Mechanical engineering
Polymer
Material science & technology
Microelectronics

PU CET PG M.A. Syllabus

Journalism and mass communication
Article writing on current events
Precise writing
Feature, writing on personalities, reviews etc.
English comprehension
Interpretative passag
English
An essay of about 400 words marks
Precise - writing
Multiple choice questions to check the candidates knowledge of English
Literature and language
An unseen poem as a reading comprehension passage
Knowledge of literary appreciation will also be tested in this question
Geography
History
Unit. 1
Unit. 2
Unit. 3
Economics
Microeconomics
Macroeconomics
Indian economy
Economics of growth, development & planning
Mathematics and statistics
Econometrics
Applied economics
Logical reasoning

PU CET PG L.L.M Syllabus

Constitution law
Administrative law
Service law
Environmental law
Human rights
Indian penal code (ipc)
Code and law of evidence
Jurisprudence
Family law
Law of contract
Law of torts
Public international law
Labour laws
Company law

PU CET PG M.C.A. Syllabus

Mathematics
Computer science
English
Reasoning & aptitude

PU CET PG MBA Syllabus

Commerce
Economics
IT
Verbal ability
Reasoning and general awareness

PU CET PG 2020 Exam Pattern

PU CET PG M.E/M.Tech Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of PU CET PG 2020 mentions the type of the questions that will be asked in the entrance exam, the total number of questions that will be asked and the total marks. 

    • Duration: 1:30 hours

    • Total Number of questions: 75

    • Type of questions: Multiple Choice Questions

    • Total Marks: 75 marks 

PU CET PG M.A. Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of PU CET MA English comprises of the total number of questions that will be asked in the entrance test, the marks out of which they will be evaluated and the medium of the exam. 

 PU CET 2020 MA English Exam Pattern                                                                                                                                                                                     

            

Particulars             

        
            

Details             

        
            

Mode of the Exam             

        
            

Offline             

        
            

Total Marks             

        
            

75

        
            

Duration of the exam             

        
            

1:30 hours       

            

Break up of sections and marks allocated                        

        
            

Four short notes of approximately 100 words on topics related to literature             

        
            

20 marks

        
            

Critical appreciation of poems             

        
            

25 marks             

        
            

Two paragraphs on any one of the two given topics or issues (400 words)

        
            

30  marks             

        

PU CET PG L.L.M Exam Pattern

Candidates can know the various aspects of exam pattern of PU CET LLM 2020 in the table that is given below: 

PU CET 2020 LLM Exam Pattern                                                                                             

            

 Particulars             

        
            

Details             

        
            

Duration of the exam             

        
            

1:30 hours             

        
            

Total Marks             

        
            

100

        
            

Type of questions             

        
            

Multiple Choice Questions             

        


Topics, Marks, Type of Questions                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

            

S.No             

        
            

 Topics             

        
            

Total Number of Questions             

        
            

Marks             

        
            

 Type of questions             

        
            

1.             

        
  • Constitution Law

  • Administrative Law

  • Service Law

  • Environmental Law

  • Human Rights

                
        
            

50

        
            

1 mark each

        
            

MCQ             

        
            

2.             

        
 
  • Indian Penal Code (IPC),  

  • Cr. Pr. Code and Law of Evidence


                   

        
            

15

        
            

1 mark each

        
            

MCQ             

        
            

3.             

        
            

Jurisprudence             

        
            

10

        
            

1 mark each             

        
            

MCQ

        
            

4.             

        
  • Family Law

  • Law of Contract

  • Law of Torts

  • Public   International Law

  • Labour Laws and    Company Law
               

        
            

25

        
            

1 mark each             

        
            

MCQ             

        



PU CET PG M.A. Mass Communication Exam Pattern

Candidates can check the exam pattern of PU CET MA mass communication 2020 so that they can devise a strategy to crack the entrance test.

PU CET 2020 MA Mass Communication Exam Pattern

            

Particulars             

        
            

Details             

        
            

Duration of the Exam             

        
            

1:30 hours

        
            

Type of questions             

        
            

Objective and Subjective questions             

        
            

Total Marks             

        
            

75

        
            

Marks for Entrance exam             

        
            

65

        
            

Marks for Group Discussion and Interview             

        
            

10

        
            

Sections             

        
  • Precis writing

  • English Comprehension 

  • Article Writing on current events 

  • Feature, writing on personalities, reviews etc            

  • Interpretative passage                 

                
        

PU CET PG M.C.A. Exam Pattern

PU CET MCA Exam Pattern 2020 mentions the type of the questions that will be asked in the entrance exam, the total number of questions that will be asked and the total marks. 

    • Duration of PU CET MCA 2020: 1:30 hours

    • Total Number of questions: 75

    • Type of questions: Multiple Choice Questions

    • Total Marks: 75 marks

 PU CET MCA 2020 Exam Pattern

            

Component 

 
            

Total Number of questions             

        
            

Marks             

        
            

English             

        
            

10

        
            

10

        
            

Reasoning and Aptitude             

        
            

10

        
            

10

        
            

Computer Science             

        
            

15

        
            

15

        
            

Mathematics (10+2) level             

        
            

40

        
            

40

        

PU CET PG admit card 2020 was made available for all the candidates who have successfully registered for the exam. PU CET PG 2020 admit card is an important document which the candidates will have to carry with them to the exam centre without which they will not be allowed to appear for the test. 

How to download PU CET PG 2020 Admit Card

Candidates could download PU CET 2020 admit card by entering their login id and password.

The information mentioned on PU CET PG Admit Card 2020

The details that are mentioned in the admit card of PU CET PG 2020 are:

    • Name of the candidate 

    • Photograph of the candidate 

    • Registration number

    • Date  of the exam 

    • Time of exam 

    • Address of the exam centre 

PU CET PG 2020 Exam Centers

State City
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Punjab Hoshiarpur
Ludhiana
Sri Muktsar Sahib

Documents Required at Exam

  • Admit card
  • A valid photo identity proof

PU CET PG 2020 Answer Key

The answer key for PU CET PG 2020 will be made available in online mode in the last week of June 2020. Candidates will have an option to raise objections through email if there are any discrepancies within 48 hours after the PU CET PG answer key gets published. 

The authorities publish the objections on the website and counter objections are invited if there are any for a stipulated period of time. The team of experts looks into the objections that are raised with regard to the answer key of PU CET PG 2020.

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The final result of PU CET PG 2020 will be declared in the last week of June 2020 in an online mode.  The PU CET PG result 2020 will be in the form of a merit list. The PU CET PG 2020 result will contain the category of the candidates and the rank secured by them in the respective entrance exam in which they appeared.

PU CET PG 2020 Counselling

Mode of Counselling: Offline

Candidates who clear PU CET will be eligible to participate in PU CET PG counselling 2020. The counselling of PU CET PG 2020 will take place in an offline mode. Candidates will have to be physically present at the time of counselling of PU CET PG 2020. It is mandatory for the candidates to mark their presence at the time of PU CET PG 2020 counselling, as then only they will be considered for admission.

Documents Required at Counselling

  • Migration certificate
  • Entrance test pass certificate
  • Category certificate
  • Qualifying exam mark sheet
  • Intermediate certificate/ mark sheet

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