Panjab University Tourism PUTHAT 2017 - Application, Eligibility, Dates, Results

PUTHAT 2017 for Admission to BHMCT /BTTM (4 Year) Programs 2017

University Institute of Hotel and Tourism Management (UIHTM), Panjab University, Chandigarh invites admission application for four-year programmes for the academic session 2017-18

Panjab University PUTHAT

Panjab University Chandigarh conducts Panjab University Tourism & Hospitality Aptitude Test (PUTHAT) for admission to Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (BHMCT) and Bachelor of Tourism and Travel Management (BTTM) at University Institute of Hotel and Tourism Management (UIHTM)

The Institute

The University Institute of Hotel and Tourism Management (UIHTM) (Earlier known as University Institute of Hotel Management and Tourism OR UIHMT) is an upcoming premier institute of Panjab University, which is offering education, training, research and consultancy in the field of hospitality, tourism, travel and allied sectors

Courses Offered

The UIHTM offers Four Year Programmes in:
01. BHMCT (Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology)
02. BTTM (Bachelor of Tourism and Travel Management)

Number of Seats

01. Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology - 60 Seats + 06 NRI Seats
02. Bachelor of Tourism and Travel Management - 30 Seats + 03 NRI Seats
The admission to both the above courses will be on the basis of the Merit of Panjab University Tourism and Hospitality Aptitude Test (PUTHAT) to be conducted by Panjab University.

PUTHAT 2017 Application Procedure

1) Register Online in PUTHAT website
2) Note down your login ID and Password
3) Download SBI Slip and pay fee in any SBI branch of India
4) Login and upload scanned photograph, signature, fill other important information and Save and Confirm
5) Downloading you Admit Card after 25th April 2017


If more than 24 Hrs. have passed after depositing the fee in bank and your journal number is not confirmed, write to [email protected] with scanned copy of bank slip
Candidates who will avail the concession in fee under the category SC/ST OR PU Class B/C Regular Employee must send the copy of printout of their filled form along with the self-attested copy of
Category Certificate/Proforma for claiming 50% concession to P.U. Regular Employees ("B" and "C" Class) duly signed by Head/Chairperson, to Assistant Registrar, CET Cell, Aruna Ranjit Chandra Hall, Panjab University, Chandigarh-160014 by registered post/speed post or by hand on or before 19th April 2017 upto 04.00 PM

Application Fee

General Category - Rs.2100/-
SC/ST/PwD Category - Rs.1050/-
For further details regarding PUTHAT 2017 application fee and application form submission process, candidates may visit official website link

PUTHAT 2017 Eligibility Criteria

The Panjab University Tourism and Hospitality Aptitude Test (PUTHAT) shall be open to all such candidates who have passed (up to the Academic Session 2016-2017) in the 10+2 Exam of the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi or its equivalent Exam conducted by a recognized Board/University/Council with not less than 50% marks (45% in case of SC/ST/BC/PwD Categories) in the aggregate and English as one of the Compulsory Subjects
The eligibility of a candidate will be provisional at every stage of the admission process. It will be the responsibility of the candidate to ensure his/her eligibility and fulfillment of various conditions for admission as prescribed in the rules/regulations of Panjab University
Admission will be cancelled at any stage in case the candidate is not found eligible, even subsequently


The candidates who have passed/appeared in 10+2 Examinations of Mahila Gram Vidyapith, Allahabad are ineligible to appear in PUTHAT-2017, as this institution has been derecognised by Panjab University, Chandigarh
The examinations conducted by the Board of Higher Secondary Education, Delhi, included in the booklet of recognised exams, have also been deleted from the Booklet

PUTHAT 2017 Important Dates

Date of Availability of Prospectus and Application Form on the website 07th March 2017
Last Date for Submission of Information on the Website to Generate the Bank Challan: 13th April 2017
Last Date for Deposit of Fee in any branch of State bank of India using website generated challan: 17th April 2017 (Monday) upto 3:59 p.m
Last Date for Uploading of photograph, signature with rest of the information on the website 19th April 2017
No correction will be entertained/made regarding photograph, signature and any other information (for completed forms only) after 21st April 2017 upto 05.00 pm
Final date by which Roll No. will be available online: 25th April 2017
Date of Holding Entrance Test: 30th April 2017 (Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m)
Tentative date by which the result may be declared by the University: 10th & 12th May 2017
Date of Availability of admission forms on UIHTM website (to be filled only by the candidates who qualify PUTHAT Exam): 30th May 2017
Dates for the conduct of counselling: 01st Counselling: 27th June 2017
2nd Counselling: 06th July 2017

PUTHAT 2017 Exam Pattern

The paper for PUTHAT will consist of 100 questions of one mark each. Total time allocated to the paper will be 90 minutes. The medium of exam shall be English only. There shall be negative marking i.e., 25% marks will be deducted for every wrong answer
The distribution of marks for the respective components of testing would be as:
i) English Aptitude - 30 Questions
ii) Current Affairs and General Awareness - 20
iii) Reasoning Ability - 20 Questions
iv) Hospitality Industry Awareness - 30 Questions
Note: The merit list of candidates appearing for PUTHAT shall be prepared on the basis of marks secured in the PUTHAT only

Panjab University (PU), Chandigarh

Panjab University (PU), Chandigarh a public collegiate university in Chandigarh, the capital of Punjab state. It originated in 1882, but established in 1947, and is one of the oldest universities in India. Panjab University is ranked among the top institutions of higher education in India and in Asia. The university has 75 teaching and research departments and 15 centres for teaching and research at the main campus located at Chandigarh.

Panjab University (PU), Chandigarh

University Institute of Hotel and Tourism Management (UIHTM) (Earlier known as University Institute of Hotel Management and Tourism or UIHMT), (Estd. under the Panjab University Act VII of 1947- Enacted by the Govt. of India) Chandigarh-160014, Tel 0172-2541969, Email [email protected] Website

For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .

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