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PU CET UG 2023 – Exam Date (Out), Application Form, Syllabus, Latest Updates

Updated By Kamayani Meghawal on 16 Mar, 2023 20:31

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About PU CET UG 2023

PU CET UG 2023 Application Form has been released by Punjab University. Candidate must note that the last date to submit PU CET UG application form 2023 is March 29, 2023. The last date to pay the application fee is March 31, 2023. The direct link to fill in PU CET UG 2023 application form has been provided below.

PUCET UG 2023 Application Form  - (Link Activated)

 PU CET UG 2023 is all set to be conducted on April 16, 2023. Punjab University will be releasing the admit card on April 11, 2023. 

The Panjab University Common Entrance Test (PUCET) is a college-level entrance exam administered by Panjab University in Chandigarh. The test will be used to list down the set of candidates for enrollment to Panjab University's various UG and PG programmes. Applicants who pass this exam will be admitted to various UG and PG courses in Engineering, Commerce, Management, Arts, Law, and Information Technology. We have given all of the information that applicants need to know in order to be eligible for PUCET 2023 admission in this article.

The Panjab University conducts the entrance exam for admission in B.Sc (Hons) and B.Pharma courses. Candidates aspiring for UG admission at Panjab University will have to fill out the online application form and appear for the entrance exam to be eligible for the admission process. The subjects included in the entrance exam are Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.

The aspirants must note that Biology is applicable only to those who pursued the PCB stream or Biology as one of the subjects in Class 12. The entrance exam marks will have 75% weightage in the admission process while the Class 12th marks will have 25% weightage. All the details about the PU CET UG 2023 entrance exam can be checked on this page.

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PU CET UG 2023 Highlights

Some of the major highlights of PU CET UG 2023 are as follows –

Name of the Exam

Panjab University Common Entrance Test for UG

Conducting Body

Panjab University

Exam Date

April 16, 2023

Mode of Exam


Subjects in Entrance Test

Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry & Biology

Total Marks


Courses Offered 

B.Sc (Hons) & B.Pharma

Admission Process

Online Counselling will be Conducted after Entrance Test

PU CET UG 2023 Important Dates

The important dates pertaining to PU CET 2023 UG can be checked in the table below:



Release of application form 

March 01, 2023

Last date to submit the application form 

March 29, 2023

Last date to submit the registration fee

March 31, 2023
Last date for uploading of photograph, signature with rest of the information in the registration formApril 02, 2023

Release of Admit Card

April 11, 2023 

Final date to complete the registration with a late fee of Rs. 500

April 13, 2023

PU CET 2023 UG Exam Date

April 16, 2023

Answer Key Availability Date

July 2023

Results Date

May 05, 2023 (Tentative)

Physical Counselling

July/ August 2023

List of Courses for Admission through PU CET UG 2023

Through PU CET UG 2023, the aspirants can get admission in the following courses –

Name of the Course

Total No. of Seats Offered



B.Sc Botany


B.Sc Zoology


B.Sc Anthropology


B.Sc Chemistry


B.Sc Geology


B.Sc Physics


B.Sc Biochemistry


B.Sc Microbiology


B.Sc Biotechnology


B.Sc Biophysics


B.Sc Mathematics


B.Sc Mathematics & Computing


For more details with regard to PU CET 2023, you can visit the relevant sections on this page.

PU CET UG 2023 Application Form

The PU CET UG 2023 application form has been released on March 01, 2023. According to the official notification, candidates must fill out the application form before the last date. All the candidates will be required to upload their photographs, signature, and documents before the last date. 

How to Fill PU CET UG 2023?

Candidates who are going to apply for the PU CET UG application form must follow the steps mentioned below. 

  • Go to the PU CET UG exam official website of Panjab University. 
  • Read all the given instructions and registration steps and click on the “Continue” button
  • Register yourself with the name, father’s name, mother’s name, email address, and other details 
  • Pay the PU CET UG application fee 
  • Use your login ID and password to log in and start filling in all the details in the application form
  • Once the details are complete, upload your documents
  • Upload scanned copies of your image and signature
  • Once check all the details and click on the “Save & Continue” button
  • Take a printout of the PU CET UG application form for future reference

PU CET UG 2023 Eligibility Criteria

To fill out the PU CET UG application form, candidates are required to check the PU CET UG 2023 eligibility criteria first. Check the PU CET UG eligibility criteria mentioned below. 

  • Candidates must have passed the 10+2 class with at least 50% marks 
  • Candidates should have studied English, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology / Biotechnology as compulsory subjects. 
  • All the candidates from General Category will require 50% aggregate ST/OBC/SC/ and PwD categories candidates will require a minimum of 45% aggregate in the 10+2 class
  • The candidate can be from anywhere such as India, NRI, or even from abroad

PU CET UG 2023 Syllabus

The PU CET UG exam 2023 syllabus consists of topics from the 11th and 12th classes. Candidates will require to cover topics from Physics, Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics.

PU CET UG 2023 Exam Pattern

Candidates can check the PU CET UG 2023 exam pattern in the table below:



Mode of Examination

Offline (Pen-Paper Based)

Total Number of Questions


Type of Questions


Total Marks


Exam Duration

70 Minutes for each paper



Marking Scheme

+2 for each correct answer.

-0.25 for each wrong answer.

PU CET UG 2023 Admit Card

The PU CET UG admit card will be released by Panjab University for the students who completed the registration successfully. Candidates will be able to download the PU CET UG 2023 admit card with their login ID and password. 

PU CET UG 2023 Result

The PU CET UG 2023 result will be announced online and will be available in PDF format. Candidates will be able to download the PU CET 2023 UG exam scorecard. 

PU CET UG 2023 Merit List

The Panjab University officials release the PU CET UG 2023 merit list based on the marks obtained by the candidates in the PU CET UG 2023 exam. The officials also consider the certificates like NCC or NSS certificates for extracurricular activities and prepare the merit list accordingly. 

PU CET UG 2023 Counselling Process

Once the PU CET UG exam, result, and merit list are declared, the Punjab University starts the PU CET UG 2023 counselling process. All the qualified candidates called for the counselling process. Check the steps below to know the PU CET UG counselling process

  • Candidates are required to choose and submit the preferred courses and colleges  
  • The university will announce the seat allotment result in online mode on the website 
  • Candidates who are allotted a seat will require to report at the college for further process

Note: All the candidates will be required to carry the scorecard, result, and all the necessary documents along while going for the counselling session.

PU CET UG 2023 Conducting Body

Panjab University, Chandigarh is responsible to conduct the PU CET UG 2023 entrance exam. The PU CET UG exam is a state-level entrance exam conducted once a year. 

Contact Details

Telephone No.: Assistant Registrar (C.E.T.): +91 172 253 4829
Main Enquiry Office: +91 172 253 4818, +91 172 253 4866
Working hours: (09:30 am to 04:30 pm)

Important Dates

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FAQs about PU CET UG

What is the full form of the PU CET exam?

The full form of PU CET is Punjab University Common Entrance Test. 

What is the mode of the PU CET UG exam?

The PU CET UG exam is conducted in offline mode. 

Does Punjab University conduct an entrance exam?

Yes. Punjab University conducts an entrance exam known as PU CET or Punjab University Common Entrance Test. 

How to apply for PU CET 2023?

Visit the link given above and follow the steps to fill out the PU CET 2023 application form. 

Who conducts the PU CET UG exam?

Punjab University conducts the PU CET UG entrance exam every year. 

What is PU CET UG exam?

The PU CET UG is an entrance exam conducted by Punjab University for admission into various UG and PG courses. 

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