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PAU CET Exam Pattern 2023 - Detailed Pattern, Distribution of Questions, Marking Scheme

Updated By Kamayani Meghawal on 03 Jul, 2023 17:03

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PAU CET 2023 Exam Pattern

PAU CET exam pattern 2023 is almost similar to the 2022 pattern of the exam, and no major or minor changes are expected. This section contains not only the latest PAU CET exam pattern 2023 but also all the other important aspects related to it. On this page, the major emphasis has been given to the PAU CET 2023 exam pattern for UG (Under Graduate) Agriculture courses, i.e., B.Sc Agriculture, B.Tech Biotechnology, and B.Tech in Food Technology. Candidates can check the PAU CET syllabus 2023

Highlights of PAU CET Exam Pattern 2023

The candidates are requested to go through the highlights of the PAU CET 2023 exam pattern from the table mentioned below -

Name of Exam

Punjab Agricultrure University Common Entrance Test

Conducting Institution

Punjab Agricultural University

Medium of Exam


Mode of Exam


Format of Questions


Duration of Exam

03 Hours

Courses for Which Exam is Conducted

B.Sc (Hons) Agriculture, B.Tech Biotechnology,and B.Tech in Food Technology

PAU CET 2023 Exam Scheme

The detailed PAU CET exam pattern 2023 along with the other relevant information about the same such as the distribution of questions, marking scheme, etc are mentioned below:

  • The total duration of the exam will be 3 hours according to PAU CET 2023 exam pattern

  • The question paper will be divided into 03 sections

  • Section I and II, i.e Physics and Chemistry sections will be compulsory for all the candidates

  • Both sections I and II will carry a total of 66 questions carrying 1 mark each

  • The third section will be optional for PAU CET exam pattern 2023

  • The third section will either carry a total of 68 questions of 1 mark each (Home Science/Agriculture/Biology) or 34 questions of 2 marks each (Mathematics)

  • Questions carrying 1 mark will carry a negative marking of 0.25 and 2 marks questions will carry a negative marking of 1 mark

  • The medium of instruction of the question paper will be in English only

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