PU CET (PG) 2021 Registration, Dates, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Application Process

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Punjab University announces Common Entrance Test (PU CET) PG 2021 for Admission to Postgraduate Courses

PU CET (PG) 2021 – Panjab University invites applications from eligible candidates for admission to various Post Graduate programs through Common Entrance Test (PU CET PG) 2021 conducted by the University for the academic year 2021-22
Candidates can check the complete information regarding PU CET (PG) 2021 like application process, admit card, eligibility criteria and other information from the post below.

PG Course Offered

  • LL.M: LL.M. (One-Year Course) & LL.M. (2-Year Course)
  • M.C.A: M.C.A. (3-Year) Course
  • Master degree: Master in Public Health, Master in Disaster Management, Master in Geo-informatics
  • M.A.: M.A. Journalism and Mass Communication (2-Year) Course, M.A. in English, Geography, History, Economics, Social Work
  • M.E.: M.E. (Chemical, Food Technology, Chemical with specialization in Environmental Engineering, ME Electrical Engg. (Instrumentation & Control) (Regular program me), M.E. (Electronics & Communication Engineering) (Regular Programme), ME Computer Science & Engg. (Regular Programme), ME Civil Engineering (Construction Technology & Management) (Regular Programme), ME Mechanical Engineering, (Manufacturing Technology) (Regular Programme), M.E. Electrical Engg. ( Power System), M.E. Biotechnology, M.E. Computer Science & Engineering, M.E. Electronics & Communication Engineering, M.E. Information Technology, M.E. Mechanical Engineering, M.E. Computer Science and Engineering (Cyber Security)
  • M.Tech: M.Tech. (Polymer), M.Tech. Material Science & Technology, M.Tech. Microelectronics
  • M.Sc: M.Sc. (Industrial Chemistry), M. Sc. Under the framework of Honours School System in Biochemistry, Biophysics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics (Specialisation in Electronics)(Self Financing Course), Geology
  • M. Sc. (Two-Year Course) in Bioinformatics, Environment Science, Human Genomics, Nuclear Medicine, System Biology and Bioinformatics, Microbial Biotechnology, Medical Physics, Forensic Science & Criminology, Statistics & M. Sc. (under the framework of Honours School System) / M.Sc. (2 Year Course) in Biotechnology, Botany, Chemistry, Physics, Zoology
  • M.Com: M.Com (Business Economics), M.Com. (Master of Entrepreneurship and Family Business), M. Com. (Hons.), M.Com (Business Innovation)
  • MBA: MBA (Commerce & Information Technology), Master of Business Administration for Executives
  • M.P.Ed & B.P.Ed: Master of Physical Education & Bachelor of Physical Education

PU CET (PG) 2021 Important Dates

  • Date of Availability of PU-CET (P.G.) Prospectus & Application Form on the Website: 15th April 2021
  • Last date for submission of information on the website to generate the Bank Challan: 18th May 2021
  • Last date for deposit of fee in any branch of SBI using website generated challan: 21st May 2021
  • Last date for uploading of photograph, signature with rest of the information on the website: 24th May 2021
  • Admit Card required to be downloaded from the website: 07th June 2021
  • Candidates who have not completed their form but have paid their requisite fee, can complete their form by paying late fee of Rs. 500/-: 09th June 2021
  • Dates of holding Entrance Test: 12th & 13th June 2021 (Saturday and Sunday)
  • Uploading of Answer key and inviting objections: 22nd June 2021
  • Last day of submission of objections to the Answer key: 24th June 2021
  • Uploading of the response to the Objections and inviting Cross-objections (through email only): 29th June 2021
  • Last day of submission of Cross Objections to the Answer key: 01st July 2021
  • Date and mode of declaration of result: 14th July to 16th July 2021

Eligibility Criteria for PU CET (PG) 2021

  • LL.M – LL.B. 3 Year Degree/ B.A. LL.B. / B.Com. LL.B. 5 Year degree examination of this University with minimum 55% marks (50% in case of SC/ST/BC/PwD candidates).
  • M.C.A – A recognized first degree of minimum three Years‟ duration in any discipline with at least 50% marks and with Mathematics at 10+2 or at graduation level(all three Years)
  • MPH – Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with at least 50% marks from recognized University / Institute.
  • MDM – Graduation in any discipline with at least 50% marks in aggregate from Panjab University or from any other University recognized by the Panjab University as equivalent thereto
  • Masters in Geoinformatics – Bachelor’s Degree with at least 50% marks in aggregate.
  • M.A. – Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with 50% marks in the aggregate & 45% marks in the subject of Journalism & Mass Communication
  • M.E. & M. Tech – B.E./B. Tech. (04Years) or Five Year Integrated B.E. with specializations– MBA at least 60% marks in the aggregate ( in case students are awarded degree in CGPA
  • M.Sc – B.Sc. (Three Year Course) with Mathematics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects/B.Sc. (Hons.) Chemistry / B.Sc. (Hons.) Chemistry with Mathematics as a compulsory subject / B.Sc. (Three Year Course) with Industrial Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subject or any other equivalent
  • M.Com – A Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in any discipline of the University or a Degree of any other University which has been recognized by the Syndicate as equivalent thereto, with not less than 50% marks in the aggregate.
  • MBA – BA /B.Sc. / B.Com./any other Graduation Degree with 50% from Panjab University or any other University recognized by the Syndicate as equivalent thereto.
  • M.P.Ed – Bachelor of Physical Education (B.P.Ed.) or equivalent with at least 50% marks.
  • B.P.Ed. – Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with 50% marks and Bachelor’s Degree in physical education with 45% marks

PU CET (PG) 2021 Application Process

  • Eligible candidates can apply online through official website https://cetpg.puchd.ac.in/

Step 1 – Registration

  • Initially, candidates have to visit the official website of Panjab University(PU).
  • Then search for the “New user registration” link and click on that link and after that, they will be asked to fill in all their details such as the candidate’s name, mobile number, email ID.
  •  Click on the "submit" button after entering all the details.

Step 2 – Fill the Application form

  • Now candidates have to log in on the portal by using their user id and password which they have generated at the time of registration that has been sent to the candidate email id.
  • Then click on the “Apply” button.
  • After that candidates will be asked to give their personal, contact, and academic details.

Step 3 – Uploading of Required Documents

  • In the next step, candidates will be asked to upload all the required documents in the prescribed format. The required documents are:
  • Scanned photograph
  • Scanned signature of the candidate
  • Marksheet of 10th and 12th class
  • Caste category certificate, if applicable

Step 4 – Recheck the Details

  • Applicants are advised to recheck all the details that they have entered before proceeding to the last step of fee payment. If an applicant has any doubt regarding the mentioned details, then they can save the application form and pay the application fee afterwards.

Step 5 – Payment of Application Fee

  • This is the last step of filling the application form to pay the application fee. The category-wise application fee of PU CET PG 2021 is mentioned in the given below

 Application Fee

  • For General – Rs 2175/-
  • For Sc/ ST/ PWD – Rs 1088/-
  • Additionally subject – Rs 575/- per subject

Payment Mode

  • Candidates will be able to pay the application fee through bank challan or by any of the following online modes:
  • Debit Card, or
  • Credit Card, or
  • Net Banking
  • Candidates are advised to take the print out of the completed PU CET PG 2021 application form for future reference.

PU CET (PG) 2021 Exam Pattern

L.L.M. One-Year and Two-Year Course

  • Duration of the Exam: 1 hour and 30 minutes
  • Total Marks: 100
  • Nature of the Questions: MCQ Type


  • Duration of the Exam: 1 hour and 30 minutes
  • Number of Questions: 75
  • Nature of the Questions: MCQ type

M.A. Journalism and Mass Communication

  • Duration of the exam: 1 hour and 30 minutes
  • Nature of the Test: Objective and Subjective type questions
  • Total Marks: 65 (For written test) + 10 marks (GD and PI)

Master in Public Health

  • Duration of the exam: 1 hour and 30 minutes
  • Total Marks: 75

MA (Geography) / Masters in Remote Sensing & GIS / Masters in Disaster Management / M.E. (Food Technology) / M.E. (Chemical with specialization in Environmental Engineering) / M.TECH. (POLYMER) /

  • Duration of the exam: 1 hour and 30 minutes
  • Total Marks: 75
  • Nature of the Questions: MCQ type

Centre for the Entrance Test

  • Chandigarh
  • Ludhiana
  • Muktsar
  • Hoshiarpur

 PU CET (PG) 2021 Admit Card

  • The final date by which Admit Card will be available online is June 07, 2021
  • Admit Card required to be downloaded from the website by the candidates using their own Login and Password (provided while generating Bank Challan).
  • There will be no physical communication for this purpose.
  • The candidates must carry the admit card in the examination hall failing to which candidates will not be allowed to enter the hall. Candidates are advised to keep their admit cards with themselves until the whole admission process gets completed. 


  • The result of the Entrance Test will be available at http://results.puchd.ac.in. No separate Result Cards will be issued.

For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website