PU CET PG Exam 2021: Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Result, Apply Now

What is PU CET PG 2021? How Students can apply for this exam? 

PU CET PG 2021 is an entrance exam for Post Graduate Studies. Punjab University is the official body for conducting this entrance test.

There are many PG courses provided after passing the PU CET PG exam. The courses are in Engineering, Arts & Humanities, Management, Health Science, law and others. The PU CET PG 2021 is a state-level test.

PU CET PG Exam 2021: The Punjab University conducts a Common Entrance Test as a qualifier to various Postgraduate Courses. It is a state-level entrance test granting qualified aspirants a chance to secure entry to a plethora of Postgraduate courses in the streams of Management, Engineering, Law, Arts & Humanities, Health & Sciences, and many more.

PU CET PG 2021 Exam Highlights:

Exam Name PU CET
Full-Form Panjab University Common Entrance Test
Exam Types PG
Exam Level state level
Courses Offered PG Courses
Conducting Body Panjab University 
Application Mode online
Exam Mode online
Official website cetpg.puchd.ac.in

If you wish to pursue your Post Graduation and plan to attempt this exam, you will get all the information here needed to go about it.

About PU CET PG:

It is an annual state-level qualifier exam that would grant you access to entry in colleges across the State of Punjab, which offer Post Graduate level courses to study.

  • The exam is open for aspirants pan India provided they fulfill the eligibility criteria laid down by the exam conducting body.
  • The exam is conducted generally in the 2nd or 3rd week of July.

Application fee:

  • The candidates will pay the PU CET PG 2021 application fee online.
  • The fee will be INR 2100 for the General category and Rs.1050 for ST/SC/PwD category aspirants.
  • There will be an additional application fee amount of INR 300 if candidates wish to adopt one other course.

PU CET PG Application Form:

  • Registration for this exam commences by the 3rd week of April, lasting up to the 3rd week of May. So you have a good one month to finish your registration process.
  • Forms for application are released online on the official website. You must attach all the necessary documents with your form to ensure a successful registration.
  • The exam fee must also get paid online, which is structured as follows:
    • 2100/- for General Category students.
    • 1050/- for SC/ST/PwD Category students.
    • 300/- additional fee for each other course opted for.
  • You have successfully registered for the exam; you will be issued your Admit Card, which you must carry to the exam.

PU CET PG 2021 Exam Eligibility Criteria:

  • General eligibility criteria for the aspirants to be able to attempt this exam are:
  • Must be an Indian citizen
  • Must hold a Bachelor’s degree from the Punjab University or any University recognized by the Govt. Of India.
  • Must have secured at least 50% in the Bachelor’s degree of any discipline.

However, you must check the individual eligibility for each course as every course like Management, Law, Engineering, etc. have its separate criteria laid down. For whichever course you choose to opt for, you must ensure that you fulfill each of the criteria mentioned on the official website.

PU CET PG 2021 Preparation Tips:

  • Study regularly based on the syllabus.
  • Prepare a study plan for your exam.
  • Take mock tests and solve the past exam papers.
  • Stay healthy and hydrated.

PU CET PG 2021 Exam Important Dates:

Events Dates (Announced) 
Availability of Application Form 3rd week of April 2021
Last date to submit the Application form through Bank Challan 3rd week of May 2021
Last date for deposit fee in any branch using a website generated challan 3rd week of May 2021
Last date to upload the photograph, signature with rest of the information on the website Last week of May 2021
Correction of the uploaded photograph, signature, and other information Last week of May 2021
Issuance of Admit Card 1st week of June 2021
PU CET PG 2021 Exam Date 13th – 14th June 2021
The release of Answer Key 3rd week of June 2021
Last date to submit the objections for the Answer Key 3rd week of June 2021
Uploading of the response to the Objections and inviting Cross-objections Last week of June 2021
Last day of submission of Cross-objections to the Answer key Last week of June 2021
Result Declaration Last week of June 2021
The date for the availability of online Admission Form for the courses offered by University Departments/Centres 1st week of June 2021

PU CET PG 2021 Exam Pattern:

The eligibility criteria, each stream of the courses also have a separate exam pattern. Therefore to give you an idea of what pattern to expect in your opted courses, here is an overview:

Exam Pattern for LLM:

  • In the One & Two year course, you will be asked Multiple-Choice questions for maximum marks of 100 to be attempted in 90 minutes.
  • The sections in the exam get divided into such Law, Administrative Law, Service Law, Environmental Law, and Human Rights for a total of 50 marks.
  • Penal Code (IPC), Cr. PC and Law of Evidence for 15 marks
  • Law, Law of Contract, Law of Torts, Public International Law, Labour Laws, and Company Law for 25 marks.

Exam Pattern For MCA:

  • It will be 75 Multiple-Choice questions to be attempted in 90 marks.
  • 12th level – 45 questions.
  • Science 15 questions.
  • Ten questions of aptitude.
  • M. A. Journalism and Mass Communication.
  • It will be Multiple-Choice questions for a total of 65 marks (written) and ten marks (GD and PI).
  • The exam should get attempted in 90 minutes with the division of sections being.
  • Article Writing on current events, Précis Writing, Feature writing on personalities, reviews, English Comprehension, and Interpretative passage.

You may check the pattern for other streams of your choice on the official website.

PU CET PG Exam Result 2021:

Results of the exam declared on the official website by the last week of July that is within a month of the exam. You can check your result by entering your credentials from the Admit Card. The merit list prepared will have names of aspirants who clear the exam, after which they will be called in for counseling.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

Q. Where will I get the syllabus and sample Question papers?

Ans: You will get your course syllabus and sample question papers on the official website itself 

Q. Should I also mail the form offline after submitting it online?

Ans: No, you don’t need to.

Q. Can I make corrections in case of mistakes in the form?

Ans: Once you have submitted the form and paid your fees, you cannot make any changes.

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