PUTHAT 2020 Exam Pattern

Updated By Abhinav Chamoli on 21 Apr, 2020 18:08

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PUTHAT Exam Pattern 2020

PUTHAT 2020 is the examination conducted by Panjab University for admission to its bachelor’s degree courses in Hotel Management. Candidates who have filled the PUTHAT 2020 application form must have a good understanding of the PUTHAT 2020 exam pattern and PUTHAT 2020 syllabus if they wish to do well in the exam.

PUTHAT 2020 is conducted in the offline mode once every year. The medium of PUTHAT 2020 exam is English only and the exam contains a total of 100 multiple-choice questions. There are a total of 4 sections in the PUTHAT exam and candidates are allowed to switch between sections while attempting the exam. Check all of the important details about the PUTHAT 2020 exam on this page. Given below is the section-wise exam pattern, duration and marking scheme of the PUTHAT 2020 exam.

Highlights of PUTHAT Exam Pattern 2020

Full Name

Punjab University Tourism and Hospitality Aptitude Test

Conducting Body

Panjab University Chandigarh

Exam Mode

Offline (Pen and Paper Based)

No. of Sections



English Aptitude

Current Affairs & General Awareness

Reasoning Ability

Hospitality Industry Awareness

Total No. of Questions


Exam Duration

90 minutes (1 hour 30 minutes)

Marks for Correct Answer


Negative Marking


Section-Wise PUTHAT Exam Pattern 2020

The section-wise exam pattern of PUTHAT contains the number of questions in each section of the PUTHAT exam. The PUTHAT section-wise exam pattern can be found below.

SectionNo. of QuestionsMarksTime Duration
English Aptitude303090 minutes
Current Affairs and General Awareness2020
Reasoning Ability2020
Hospitality Industry Awareness2020

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Marking Scheme of PUTHAT 2020

Each question in the PUTHAT 2020 exam carries 1 mark. Candidates are awarded 1 mark for each question they attempt successfully.

PUTHAT 2020 also has negative marking for wrong answers. 25% marks of a question are deducted for every wrong answer i.e. for every incorrect answer in the PUTHAT 2020 exam, students have to pay a penalty of 0.25 marks.

Marks for Correct Answer1
Marks Deducted for Incorrect Answer-0.25 (-1/4)


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Related Questions

I have completed my 12th from humanities stream, what are the subjects that I should prepare for entrance exam of hotel management?

-juhi choudhury.Updated on September 03, 2020 02:05 PM
  • 3 Answers
Shreya Sareen, CollegeDekho Expert

Dear Student

There are many entrance exam for hotel management such as NCHM JEEAIMA UGAT, UPSEE BHMCT, PUTHAT and MAH BHMCT CET. The syllabus of all the entrance exam is different. You are advised to check the syllabus of these hotel management entrance exams from their official website. However, if you are starting your preparation for hotel management entrance then you can focus on some of the important topics such as General Awareness, English Grammer, General Knowledge and Hospitality Industry Awareness. These topics are covered in almost every hotel management entrance exams. Besides this, you can also face questions ...


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