Panjab University Admission 2020: has been started for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate Courses. The University has also uploaded the admission schedule for the UG and PG Courses. Check below for more details. The University conducts admission on the basis of the Merit and Entrance Test. However, the admission process varies for each Course Degree. The PG and UG Application Window have been extended till 7th and 13th July respectively. The admission test of PUCET PG will take place on 27th and 28th July 2020. Whereas, the PUCET UG Test will take place on 1st August 2020.

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The University offers admission in various courses such as Arts, Science, Law Course Programs, etc. So, in this article, we have provided complete details of Panjab University Chandigarh Admission 2020-21. Therefore go through the article carefully.

Latest Updates- Panjab University Admission 2020

About the University- PUCHD

Panjab University is a Public University that is located in Chandigarh, India. The University was established in the year 1982 as the University of Punjab, Lahore. The University has 78 teaching and research departments, and 10 centers/chairs for teaching and research. The regional centers of Panjab University are-

  • PU Regional Center- Ludhiana and Muktsar
  • Panjab University Swami Sarvanand Giri Regional Center, Hoshiarpur.

The Rural Regional Center includes Panjab University Regional Center, Kauni. It has about 194 affiliated colleges and 6 constituent colleges in Chandigarh and Punjab, including the regional centers.

Panjab University Admission Schedule (Latest and Revised)

The University has provided all the exam dates and schedule of various course programs. Check the dates below. The dates might change due to the situation of COVID-19.

EventsApplication Form DatesExam DatesWebsite Link
MET14th January 2020 to 20th July 20201st August 2020
CET UG11th March 2020 to 19th September 20204th October 2020
PUTHAT24th March 2020 to 25th September 202016th October 2020
PUMEET20th April 2020 to 1st October 202018th October 2020
CETPG23rd April 2020 to 17th September 202010th October 2020
PGLAW1st May 2020 to 1st October 202022nd October 2020

PUCHD Admission Dates 2020-21

The University has announced the admission and entrance tests of the course programs. Here, you can check out the admission dates of the University. However, the dates of UG and PG Programs are different.

PUCET Admission Date Sheet (UG and PG)

EventsPUCET UG 2020PUCET PG 2020
Starting Date of Online Registration11th March 202024th April 2020
Last Date to Register and generating SBI Challan/ Login ID and Password13th July 20207th July 2020
Deadline for Fee Payment via SBI Challan/online15th July 2020 (up to 3:59 pm)9th July 2020 (up to 4 pm)
Last Date to upload photograph, signature, and other information17th July 202011th July 2020
Release of the Admit Card27th July 202020th July 2020
Last Date to submit the application fee with Rs 500 late fee29th July 202024th July 2020
Entrance Test1st August 202027th and 28th July 2020
Challenging Answer Key and inviting cross objection8th August 2020
Last Date to submit the cross objection of the answer key10th August 2020
Declaration of the result14th to 17th August 202014th to 17th August 2020
Availability of the Online Admission Form
Deadline for the submission of the online admission form
PU CET Tentative Merit List
Objections regarding the tentative merit list
Choice filling for preferences of the courses
Display of Provisional Merit List, and Seat Allocation List
Dates of Reporting the respective departments (1st counseling)
Reporting of the vacant seats
Classes Begin
Dates of Reporting the respective departments (2nd counseling)
First Physical Counselling: General Category)
First Physical Counselling: Reserved Category)

Panjab University Date Sheet 2020

The University has released the exam date sheet for the semester examination. Students can download the Panjab University Date Sheet 2020 now. The exam schedule carries the details of the exam such as Date, Time, and Shift of the exam. Check the Panjab University Exam Schedule.

Eligibility Criteria of PUCHD Admission Procedure

The eligibility in the Punjab University Admission 2020-21 is the most important factor in the admission process. Students who satisfy the eligibility criteria will be eligible for the Admission Process. However, the eligibility criteria for PUCHD UG and PG are different. Check out the admission eligibility criteria for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Courses below-

Panjab University UG Admission 2020- Eligibility

To get admission to Undergraduate Courses, the students must pass the 10+2 Exam under CBSE Board or any other equivalent exam with a minimum percentage.

PUCET PG Eligibility Criteria 2020-21

To get admission in PG Course Programs, the students must have completed their Bachelor’s or Masters from a recognized university.

Therefore, it is very important that you fit into the eligibility condition of the University. Go through the Prospectus carefully.

Panjab University, Chandigarh Admission Form

The University has released the application form for both UG and PG Courses. However, the dates of the form submission have been extended. The dates are mentioned above. However, the mode of the Panjab University Admission Form submission is online only. The application link will remain active for a limited period of time, therefore submit the form before the due date.

How to Apply for Panjab University Application Form 2020-21?

The step by step process to apply for PUCHD Admission Form is as follows-

  • Visit the official website of Panjab University-
  • Then click on the Online Registration
  • Enter the required details and register yourself.
  • After Registration, you will receive a login id and password
  • Enter using the credentials and fill in the rest details, upload documents.
  • Make the payment and submit the form
  • Take two to three printouts of the Panjab University Admission Form.

Application Fees of Panjab University Application Form

The Application Fee for Panjab University Form is Rs 2175 (for Unreserved Category), and Rs 1088/- for SC, and ST Category. Students must note that no application form will be accepted without the payment of the fees.

Documents Required in PUCHD Registration Form

While filling up the form, candidates must make sure that they check their eligibility criteria and other instructions such as Image Size, etc. So, here is the list of the documents that you will have to upload while filling up the form.

  • A Valid and Active Mobile Number and E-mail ID
  • Candidates Photograph as per the specifications.
  • Candidate’s Signature (scanned and as per specifications)
  • Marks of their previous qualifying examination
  • Credit Card/Debit card/Internet Banking details

Panjab University Semester Exam Form

Students who have already enrolled or got admission have to fill and submit the Panjab Unversity Exam Form. Students who submit the exam form will be able to appear in the Semester Examination. However, students have to make a payment for registration (with and without late fee). Lastly, it should be submitted before the due date otherwise, a late fee will be charged.

Panjab University Admit Card 2020

Students who have filled and submitted the Application Form will be able to download the PUCHD Admit Card. The University is responsible for releasing the admit card for Entrance and Semester Examination. Students have to provide their Registration details in order to download the Admit Card. The Panjab University Hall Ticket carries details of the exam and the candidate and serves as an Identity Proof.

Panjab University Entrance Test Centers 2020-21

For Panjab University Admission 2020, the University conducts Entrance Test which takes place in various centers. The details of the exam centers will be available in Admit Card. However, the option to choose the exam center will be given at the time of filling up the form. So, here is the list of the Panjab University Exam Centers, where the exam takes place.

  • Chandigarh
  • Hoshiarpur
  • Muktsar
  • Ludhiana

Panjab University Exam Pattern 2020

The entrance test of PUCET UG and PG will take place offline. Students who are appearing in the exam must know the exam pattern. So, for a better understanding, we have provided detailed information regarding the pattern of the examination.

PUCET UG Exam Pattern

  • Questions will be asked from Maths, Physics, Biology, and Chemistry.
  • A total of 60 questions will be asked in the question paper.
  • Each Question carries 2 marks.
  • However, for a negative answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted.
  • The time duration of the exam is of 70 minutes.
  • The mode of exam will be in English in MCQ Format.

PUCET PG Exam Pattern

  • The time duration of the exam is 1.5 Hours.
  • However, the question format, level, and type will vary as per the course program.
  • There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks (for the wrong answer)

Panjab University Question Paper

If you are appearing for the Semester Exam or Panjab University Entrance Test, then it is important that you go through the question paper as well. The Previous Year Question Paper will help you to understand the exam pattern, and difficulty level of the exam. You can download the PU Old Question Paper pdf here.

PUCHD Answer Key 2020-21

The Answer key of Panjab University will release soon after the completion of the exam. The PUCHD Answer Key will be available in pdf format (subject-wise). The solution key will carry all the correct answers to the questions. However, if you are not satisfied with the answers by the University, then you raise an objection and challenge for the answer key. The mode of raising objections is done online. Later, once the answer key is revised it will be published on its official website-

Panjab University Result 2020

The University will soon release the results of the PUCET Entrance Test. Students who have appeared the entrance test can check their results on the website. The result states the qualification status of the candidate. The University is responsible for releasing the Result of Admission Test and Semester Result. The PUCET Admission List Result will carry the names of the shortlisted candidates. Students will have to deposit Rs 10000/- to avail of the photocopy of their answer sheet. If the candidate finds a valid error made on the university’s part, the university will take account of the complaint and refund the fee.

Panjab University Cut-Off Marks

The Cutoff marks are the minimum qualifying marks on the basis of which the candidates are selected for the next selection process. The cutoff marks are different for each category. Hence, on the basis of Panjab University Cut-Off Marks, the PUCHD Admission Process will take place.

PUCET UG Cutoff Marks

CategoryCut-Off Marks
Unreserved Category15% of the total marks
Reserved Category10% of the total marks

PUCET PG Cut-Off Marks

CategoryCut-Off Marks
Unreserved Category20% of the total marks

(M.A English and History- 35%)

Reserved Category15% of the total marks

(M.A English and History- 30%)

Panjab University Merit List 2020

The University releases the result in the form of the Merit List. The Merit List includes the names of the shortlisted candidates along with the ranks. The PUCHD Merit List will release online on its official website. However, the Provisional List will release after the submission of the preferences. The merit list carries the following details-

  • Roll Number of the Candidate
  • Date of Birth
  • Result
  • Rank and Category

PU Counselling, Seat Allocation, and Reservation

Candidates whose name is on the merit list will be eligible for the Panjab University Counselling. The Counselling will take place in rounds and the eligible candidates have to attend the counselling as per the schedule. At the time of counseling, the students have to bring their documents for final admission. Hence, on the basis of Counselling and Document Verification, the seat allocation takes place.

Panjab University Seat Reservation (Category-Wise)

















Sons/daughters/granddaughter/grandson/husband/wife/sisters/brothers of persons killed in Nov. 1984 riots and Punjab and Chandigarh terrorist violence


Children/grandchildren of freedom fighters


Wards of Kashmiri displaced persons

1 additional seat in technical and professional courses under merit quota

Eligible foreign nationals

5% additional seats


10% additional seats

Youth festival

One additional seat

Border area students

One additional seat

Rural area students

Two additional seats

Cancer/ AIDS/ Thalassemia patients

One additional seat each

Single girl child and one amongst two girls

Two additional seats per unit per course

Wards of martyrs

1% additional seat

So, these are the complete details regarding the Panjab University, Chandigarh Admission. If you have any queries, then please comment on the section below.

Panjab University Admission 2020 – FAQs

Question- What is the last date for form submission for both UG and PG Admission?
Ans- The last date to submit the application for UG is 13th July 2020 and PG is 13th June 2020.
Question- How many Seat Allotment Lists will be published in the admission process?
Ans- The University will release two allotment lists.
Question- How to Download PU Admit Card?
Ans- You need to submit your Registration Details to download the Panjabi University Hall Ticket.
Question- Is it mandatory to satisfy the eligibility condition for admission?
Ans- Yes, it is mandatory to satisfy the eligibility condition for admission. Otherwise, you will not be selected for the admission process.


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