PU CET (Panjab University Entrance Exam)

PU CET 2024 Notification, Exam Date, Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Admit Card, Result and Counselling

Punjab University Common Entrance Test (PU CET) is a state-level entrance test. This is an undergraduate-level exam that is being organized for those of you who desire to take admission to Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharma), BHMS, and B.Sc. The examination is conducted in offline mode and you would have to give the exam on the OMR sheet.  This test is based on the Semester system and the individuals are admitted to different colleges depending on the courses selected for them. The individuals who select BHMS would be acknowledged in Homeopathic Medical College & Hospital and the individuals who select Bachelor of Pharmacy would be admitted to the University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences. For more details about PU CET 2024, application form, counseling, and results read the below article

PU CET 2024 Exam Date (Tentatively)

For UG courses:

Events Dates (Tentative)
Application form releases 1st week of February 2024
Last date to submit the form 3rd week of March 2024
Application correction 1st week of April 2024
Announcement of city of examination 2nd week of April 2024
Admit card availability 1st week of May 2024
CUET (UG) Exam 15th May to 31st May 2024
Answer Key 4th week of May 2024
Result availability 1st week of June 2024
Counselling session 2nd week of June 2024

For PG courses:

Events Dates (Tentative)
Application form releases December 2023
Last date to submit the form January 2024
Application correction January/ February 2024
Announcement of city of examination February 2024
Admit card availability February/ March 2024
CUET (PG) Exam 11th March to 28th March 2024
Answer Key March/ April 2024
Result availability April 2024
Counselling session May/ June 2024

PU CET 2024 Application Form

Candidates have to complete the PU CET application form-filling process before the tentative last date as mentioned on the Punjab University website. The candidate has to make sure that the eligibility criteria are fulfilled by him or them based on the course he or she is applying for. The candidate has to fill out the PU CET application form online and then take a printout of the form.

Candidates will have to send the following additional documents along with the PU CET 2024 application form to the head office, Chandigarh before the last date:

  • Candidate’s mark sheets for all qualifying exams
  • Candidate’s address proof
  • Candidate’s identity proof
  • Candidate’s photographs (as specified in the application form)

Candidates must note that all the documents have to be self-attested. The application will be rejected in case the documents are not attached or the documents are deemed invalid.

Candidates must also note that the details once entered by him or her cannot be altered.

Application fee

Candidates from the General Category have to pay INR 1760

Candidates from reserved categories have to pay INR 880

Candidates can choose to pay the fee online (credit card/ debit card/ net banking) or via offline mode (SBI eChallan).

PU CET 2024 Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicant must have passed/appeared in the 10+2 Examination of the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English subjects or its equivalent Examination conducted by a recognized Board or University to cover all the eligibility criteria.
  • Applicants who have passed/appeared in 10+2 Examinations of Mahila Gram Vidyapeeth, Allahabad are not in the eligibility criteria to appear in the PU CET (BHMS) Entrance Test, as this institution has been derecognized by Punjab University, Chandigarh.
  • A list of recognized universities can be obtained from the official website of PU CET UG.
  • The eligibility criteria for the applicant is to be an Indian citizen
  • Foreign citizens can apply via NRI quota to get the eligibility criteria
  • Applicants belonging to SC Category must submit the certificate regarding their category duly signed by the officers mentioned in the form. Applications containing the signature of any other officer will not be accepted to get the eligibility criteria.

PU CET 2024 Exam Pattern

Mode of Exam: Offline (OMR)

Number of Sections: 6

Time for each section: 70 minutes

Number of questions in each section: 60

Negative marking:     0.25

Total marks for each section: 120

Medium of Exam:     English


Total number of Questions

Total marks


Paper - I Physics



70 Min

Paper - II Chemistry



70 Min

Paper - III Biology



70 Min

Paper - IV Mathematics



70 Min

Paper - V Biotechnology



70 Min

Paper - VI Computer Science



70 Min

PU CET 2024 Syllabus

The syllabus will be based on the 12th standard. It will contain subjects such as Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Computer Science, and Mathematics as per the course opted for by the candidates. Candidates must prepare well for their subjects of the qualifying exam.         

PU CET 2024 Admit Card

Candidates will be issued the admit card after they have successfully registered themselves.  Candidates can download the admit card from the respective official websites of PU CET UG 2024 and PU CET PG 2024. Candidates will need their login id and password created at the time of registration to get their admit card for PU CET 2024. The general instructions for the examination are on the back side of the PU CET 2024 admit card.

Candidates must the following details relevant to their PU CET 2024 admit card:

  • Candidates will not be allowed to enter the examination hall without the admit card.
  • Candidates must take multiple printouts of the admit card and keep it safe as they will need it for verification purposes at every level of the admission process.
  • Candidates must check that all details given on the admit card are correct or not. Candidates must raise an immediate concern if any detail is found incorrect.

PU CET 2024 Result

The results for PU CET 2024 will be declared tentatively in July 2024. Once the scorecard is made available online on the official PU CET 2024 website, the candidate can download his or score card from the website. No separate scorecards will be mailed to the candidates individually. PU CET score and merit list will strictly be based on the candidate's performance in PU CET 2024.

  • Candidates will have to follow the steps listed below to get their scorecard.
  • Candidates will have to first open the official website
  • Candidates will then have to click on the link for the PU CET 2024 result “Click here to check PU CET (U.G. & BHMS) - 2024 Entrance Test Result”
  • Candidates will then have to select the stream he or she has applied and check the result for that stream

PU CET 2024 Counselling

PU CET 2024 counselling process will be conducted online. Candidates must fill in their preferences online for admission to the various courses. The seats will be allotted based on PU CET 2024 Merit List. Some of the important points related to PU CET counselling are listed below:

The counselling schedule will be published on the official Punjab University website. Candidates must keep a check on that for accurate details.

The candidate will have to submit the Counselling fee either through online mode (credit card/ debit card/ net banking) or offline at the University.

Documents required at the time of Admission:

  • 10th Mark Sheet as proof of Date of Birth.
  • 12th Mark Sheet and a passing Certificate.
  • Category Certificate
  • Admit card of PU CET 2024
  • PU CET 2024 Scores