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Punjab Para Medical Entrance Test (PPMET) 2021: Check Eligibility, Application Form, Selection Process & Exam Pattern

Cyril Titus Zachariah
Cyril Titus ZachariahUpdated On: May 12, 2021 03:06 pm IST

Wish to learn more about the PPMET 2021 Exam? Read this article to know more about Punjab Para Medical Entrance Test 2021 such as the exam eligibility criteria, application process, counselling and selection process and much more.

PPMET 2021 Exam

The state of Punjab offers a wide array of opportunities for paramedical aspirants to pursue courses of their choice. Ranging from private to government colleges and universities, students can choose to pursue different UG paramedical courses on offer in the state.

Admissions to many colleges, especially government colleges, or institutions that are affiliated to Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, are done based on the admission guidelines laid down by the university. To pursue paramedical education in the state, you must ensure that you meet the necessary admission criteria and processes, which have been outlined below. 

For paramedical studies in Punjab, candidates must pass an entrance test followed by counselling rounds as specified by colleges offering the course. Read the article to learn more about Punjab Para Medical Entrance Test (PPMET) 2021 such as the eligibility criteria, application and selection processes and much more here. 

PPMET 2021 Latest Updates

  • The application process for PPMET 2021 is most likely to begin in the month of August. Stay tuned for more updates. 

PPMET 2021 Highlights

Check out the major highlights of the Punjab Para Medical Entrance Test (PPMET) 2021 below.

Exam Name

Punjab Para Medical Entrance Test 2021

Short Name

PPMET 2021

Admission Level

Undergraduate (UG)

Exam Level


Exam Mode

Offline (Pen & Paper Test)

Exam Conducting Body

Baba Farid University of Health Sciences

Academic Requirement

10+2 (Science)

Aggregate Score Requirement


Age Limit

17 Years

PPMET 2021 Important Dates

All candidates must take note of all the important dates for the Punjab Para Medical Entrance Test. Check out the PPMET 2021 important dates as defined by the BFUHS.

Important Event

Important Dates

Application Begins

4th Week of August 2021

Last Date of Application

1st Week of September 2021

Availability of Admit Card

2nd Week of September 2021

PPM Entrance Test

4th Week of September 2021

Release of Results

1st Week of October 2021

Note: The dates mentioned above will be announced as soon as the dates have been updated by the university.

PPMET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Like every other state-level entrance test, candidates must ensure that they meet the necessary eligibility criteria for PPMET 2021. The table below outlined the PPMET 2021 eligibility criteria.

Minimum Academic Requirement

10+2 (Science Stream)

Minimum Aggregate Score

45% (General Category)

40% (SC/ST Category)

Subject Requirement

Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English

Age Limit

17 Years as on 31st December 2021

Note: Candidates must have individually passed each subject in the qualifying exam, i.e. the class 12 board exam. Those who opt for displaying mathematics as a subject must note that the marks obtained in the subject will not be considered in the final selection process.

PPMET 2021 Application Process

To participate and subsequently be able to pursue a paramedical course of your choice, you must complete the PPMET 2021 application process. All application processes can be completed in online mode at the official website of Baba Farid University of Helth Sciences, i.e. Here are the steps on how to apply for PPMET 2021.

  • Visit the official website and click on the link for the PPMET 2021 application form.

  • You will be required to download the application form along with the prospectus. This should be done so in order to avoid any inconveniences in the future.

  • Read through the prospectus carefully and then fill in the application form.

  • As mentioned above, candidates can procure the application form from the official website, however, they must download the form and fill the details with a blue ball-point pen, neatly.

  • The completed application form shall be submitted to the University within the stipulated time period. All application forms must either be submitted via post or in-person at the college.

  • Candidates will also be asked to submit the application fee for the Paramedical admission in Punjab. (Check Application Fee Here)

  • The application fee must be paid via Demand Draft (DD).

Note: The information that has been provided above is subject to change as per the requirements and guidelines of the University. Therefore, stay updated here at Collegedekho for paramedical admissions in Punjab.

You can also skip the hassle of searching for the right college and course and also complete your admissions at the college of your choice by filling up the Common Application Form. Our Counsellors can help you clear all your admissions-related queries.

PPMET 2021 Exam Pattern

If you are planning to attempt the Punjab Paramedical Entrance Test 2021, then you must note the different factors and parameters in the entrance test. The exam pattern for PPMET 2021 defines the syllabus, questions & types of questions, mode of examination and much more.

As per the guidelines of BFUHS, the PPMET 2021 exam will be conducted as a Pen and Paper Test with a duration of three hours. Applicants will be asked to answer a total of 200 MCQ-based questions, each carrying 4 marks. The PPMET 2021 syllabus will include topics from 10+2 level Physics, Chemistry and Biology, which includes topics of Zoology and Botany.

PPMET 2021 Exam Pattern - At a Glance

Check out the major highlights of the PPMET 2021 exam pattern here.

Exam Mode

Offline (Pen and Paper Test)

Question Type

Multiple Choice Questions

Duration of Exam

3 Hours

Number of Questions


Marks Per Question


Total Marks


Negative Marking


Exam Syllabus

Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Zoology & Botany)

Note: The exam pattern for PPMET 2021 can be changed by BFUHS is subject to change as per the requirements of the university.

PPMET 2021 Admit Card

To be allowed to sit for the entrance test, candidates need to present an admit card. The Punjab Para Medical Entrance Test admit card should be downloaded in online mode alone. Candidates will be required to log in to the website with their credentials and download the PPMET 2021 admit card.

All candidates must carry the physical copy of the PPMET Admit Card and a one Photo-ID card. No students will be allowed to enter the exam hall without these documents. The University will not be responsible for providing the students with the Admit Card via post or any other means.

PPMET 2021 Merit List

After the entrance examinations have been conducted and the results have been released the results of the test, Baba Farid University of Health Sciences may release the merit list. The merit list will contain the names of all the candidates along with their marks and ranks. The candidates will be called for the counselling rounds as per the merit lists.

PPMET 2021 Counselling Process 2021

After the results have been released by the University, students will be called to participate in a Physical counselling process. Each candidate interested in continuing the admission process must visit the specified counselling centres and continue with the counselling rounds and admission processes. Baba Farid University of Health Sciences will announce the counselling dates and further processes that the applicants will be asked to undertake to complete their admission process.

As per the steps mentioned by BFUHS, the candidates are required to pay the application fee for the counselling rounds. Here, candidates will be able to select the course and college of their choice. Prior to the commencement of the counselling rounds, the university will release merit lists containing the names of the candidates in the order of their merit, based on the scores secured in the entrance test.

As per the merit of the candidates, the candidates will select the course and college. Depending on the vacancy of seats available at the moment under the respective choices, prospective students will be allocated a seat. During the counselling rounds, candidates must present the appropriate documents for PPMET 2021 counselling sessions.

Once a seat has been allocated and the documents have been verified, the candidates will be directed to pay the course fees outlined by the individual college within a stipulated time period to confirm their admission to the course.

Documents Required for PPMET 2021 Counselling

All candidates are required to present a certain set of documents during the Punjab Para Medical Entrance Test counselling rounds for 2021 academic year. Check out the following list of documents required for PPMET 2021 counselling sessions.

  • Class 10th Mark Sheet and Certificate

  • Class 12th Mark Sheet and Certificate

  • Migration Certificate

  • Transfer Certificate

  • PPMET 2021 Admit Card

  • PPMET 2021 Result/Score Card

  • Printout of the completed PPMET 2021 Application Form and Application Fee Receipt

  • Recently clicked Passport and Stamp-Size Photographs of the Candidate

  • Caste, Income or Relevant Reservation Category Certificate for those candidates applying for admission through reservation criteria.

Note: Candidates must provide the admission committee with the original and photocopy of the documents. BFUHS will provide the necessary information regarding the steps that you need to take. You must ensure that all the steps have been taken as per the guidelines.

Top Private Paramedical Colleges in Punjab

If you are interested in pursuing a paramedical course in the state, then check out the list of top private paramedical colleges in Punjab below.

Name of College

Course Offered

Annual Course Fees

Swami Vivekanand Institute of Engineering & Technology Chandigarh

B.Sc in Medical Lab Sciences


Sri Sukhmani Group of Institutions Mohali

B.Sc Medical Lab Technology


M.Sc Medical Lab Technology


Shaheed Udham Singh Group Institutions Mohali

Diploma in Medical Lab Technology


Rayat Bahra University

B.Sc Medical Lab Technology


Bachelor of Physiotherapy


Dolphin PG College of Life Sciences Chandigarh

B.Sc in Operation Theatre Technology


CT Group of Institutions Jalandhar

B.Sc Medical Lab Sciences


Bachelor of Physiotherapy


Diploma Medical Lab Technology


Chandigarh University

B.Sc Medical Lab Technology


Bachelor of Optometry


Bachelor of Physiotherapy


M.Sc Medical Lab Sciences


Master of Physiotherapy (Sports)

Master of Physiotherapy (Ortho)


These are some of the top private paramedical colleges in Punjab which offer a paramedical course at undergraduate and postgraduate level. You can choose to pursue your paramedical course at any one of these colleges or more.

If you are interested in pursuing a paramedical course in Punjab or anywhere in India, then fill out the Common Application Form, available on our website. Our counsellors can help you choose the right college and course as per your needs. You can also call on our toll-free number at 1800-572-9877 and avail free counselling services regarding admissions.

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