Panjab University announces Tourism and Hospitality Aptitude Test (PUTHAT) 2024 for Admission to BHMCT and BTTM Programs, Apply no


PUTHAT 2024 – University Institute of Hotel and Tourism Management (UIHTM), Panjab University, Chandigarh invites applications for admission to four-year Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (BHMCT) and Bachelor of Tourism and Travel Management (BTTM) program for the academic session 2024-25


Panjab University Tourism and Hospitality Aptitude Test (PUTHAT) 2024


Courses Offered & Seat Matrix

  • BHMCT (Bachelor of Hotel Mgt. & Catering Technology) – 4 Year = 60 + 06 NRI+ 03 Foreign National
  • BTTM (Bachelor of Tourism & Travel Management) – 30 + 03 NRI+ 02 Foreign National


Important Dates

  • Date of Availability of Prospectus & Application Form on the website: April 02, 2024
  • Last date for submission of information on the website to generate the Login & Password: April 30, 2024
  • Last date for deposit of fee through Online mode: May 02, 2024
  • Last date for uploading of photograph, signature with rest of the information on the website: May 05, 2024
  • Date by which Roll No. will be available online: May 14, 2024
  • Last date for candidates who have not completed their form but have paid requisite fee: May 15, 2024
  • Final date by which Admit Card/Roll Nos: May 15, 2024
  • Date & Time of Entrance Test: May 17, 2024 (Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Centre for the Entrance Test: Chandigarh Only
  • Tentative date by which the result may be declared by the University: June 05, 2024
  • Date of Availability of admission forms on website: To be notified later on
  • Dates for the conduct of counselling: To be notified later on


Eligibility Criteria

  • For more details check the below mentioned criteria for PUTHAT 2024
  • The Panjab University Tourism and Hospitality Aptitude Test (PUTHAT) shall be open to all such candidates who have passed (up to the Academic Session 2023-2024) 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.
  • Note: The candidates who have passed/appeared in 10+2 Examinations of Mahila Gram Vidyapith, Allahabad are ineligible to appear in PUTHAT-2024, 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


Application Process

  • The application form for PUTHAT 2024 is available in online mode only at the official website
  • The students have to first get registered before filling in the form, only after which they can proceed to fill in other necessary information in the PUTHAT 2024 Application Form


Registration Fee

  • General Category: Rs.2520/-
  • SC/ST/PwD Category: Rs.1260/-


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 examination shall be ENGLISH only. There shall be negative marking i.e., 25% marks will be deducted for every wrong answer (Refer to Appendix E).
  • Exam Mode: Offline mode
  • Types of Question: MCQs
  • Marking Scheme: 01 mark will be awarded for each correct answer
  • Negative Marking: 0.25 marks deducted from every wrong answer
  • Time Duration: 90 minutes
  • Medium: The medium of the test will be in English Language only

Number of Questions

  • English Aptitude – 30
  • Current Affairs and General Awareness – 20
  • Reasoning Ability – 20
  • Hospitality Industry Awareness – 30



  • The subjects are (i) English Aptitude; (ii) Current Affairs and General Awareness (iii) Reasoning Ability (iv) Hospitality Industry Awareness


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


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