PU CET 2024

The Punjab University Common Entrance Test is conducted for undergraduate courses, especially for B.Sc courses in various domains. Applicants who want to seek admission into B.Sc courses need to appear for the exam. 

The dates of PU CET 2024 will be released on the official website. This exam is conducted in an offline mode. To appear for the PU CET exam, candidates make an online registration which you can find on the website. Fill out the entire form carefully and upload the required documents and thumb impression. 

The PU CET exam consists of 60 mcq in every subject with a time duration of 70 minutes. There will be a negative marking of 0.5 for every incorrect answer. Subjects which are included in the PU CET - Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics. The medium of a PU CET exam is in English language. 

PU CET 2024 Highlights 

Mode of Exam Offline 
Number of Papers Based on the subjects selected by the candidates 
Type of Question Paper Multiple Choice Question 
Duration of Exam 70 minutes for every subject paper 
Medium of ExamEnglish 
Maximum Marks allotted to every subject paper 120 marks 
Marking Strategy 

2 marks will be awarded for each correct question 

0.5 will be deducted for an incorrect response

Subjects or SyllabusPhysics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics 

PU CET 2024 Application Form  

The PU CET application form will be released on the website once there is an official announcement. Here is the following instruction to follow while filling out the PU CET application form. 

  • Go to the official website for registration 
  • Fill out the personal detail section such as mobile number and email ID. 
  • After registration, the application/ registration number and password will be sent to the registered email ID and mobile number. 
  • Login into the application form by using your credentials to fill out the rest of the form. 
  • Enter your personal, family and academic details. Make sure that all the information is correct. 
  • Upload the necessary documents under the document upload section which includes a passport-size photograph and thumb impression. 
  • Check the entire details once again and submit the application form. 
  • The application fees will be submitted via SBI challan mode. 
  • Print out the bank slip and pay the application fee using the website-generated bank slip in any SBI Branch. 
  • The application fee for PU CET 2024 is INR 2100 for unreserved and INR 1050 for SC/ST/ Disabled (blind students) category. 
  • The PU CET application fee is non-refundable. 
  • Print out the application fee for future consideration

PU CET Eligibility 2024 

Every candidate needs to be familiar with the basic standard norms of PU CET. Aspirants who fulfil the eligibility criteria can proceed with the application form. Those who fail to meet the benchmark will have their application form terminated. These are the following guidelines that need to be followed. 

  • Applicant must be Indian 
  • Students who are Indian-born but reside in other countries are not eligible for the PU CET exam. 
  • Aspirants must be 17 years or above as of 31st December at the time of admission. 
  • Candidates must pass the class 12th CBSE board or Delhi or similar to that. 
  • Students who will appear for the class 12th exam are eligible for the PU CET exam. 
  • Candidates ensure that they have Chemistry, Biology, Physics, and English in their 12th exam. 

PU CET 2024 Important Dates 

The dates of PU CET 2024 have not been released yet. All the dates regarding exams will be published on the official website. The table below shows the tentative dates. But soon the authority will announce the dates of the exam.

Particular Dates 
Date of PU CET Online Application March 2024 
Date of the PU CET Online Application ends April 2024 
Date of PU CET Admit Card release April 2024
Date of PU CET Exam To be informed 
Date of PU CET Result To be informed 
                Application Dates of PU CET 2024 for Post-Graduation 
Date of PU CET Online Application starts To be informed 
Date of PU CET Online Application Ends To be informed
Date of fee deposit in any branch of SBI using challan To be informed
Date of fee deposit through online modeTo be informed
Date for uploading photograph and signature To be informed
Date of Admit Card ReleaseTo be informed
Date of PU CET for PG To be informed


PU CET 2024 Marking Scheme 

The marking scheme of PU CET is mentioned below. For every correct answer 2 marks will be awarded and 0.5 will be deducted for each wrong attempt. 

Subject Total number of questionsDuration of time for each subject Marks 
Physics6070 min120
Chemistry 6070 min120
Mathematics 6070 min120
Biology 6070 min120
Total240280 min480 


PU CET 2024 Syllabus 

The syllabus of PU CET is not tough. Questions are basically from class 10th and 12th Punjab Board. It is advised to students to go through the syllabus of B.Sc Punjab University to get more idea of the PU CET syllabus. 

Syllabus of Physics PU CET 2024

  1. Physical World and Measurement 
  2. Kinematics 
  3. Laws of Motion
  4. Work, Energy, and Power
  5. Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body Gravitation
  6. Properties of Bulk Matter
  7. Thermodynamics Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory 
  8. Oscillation and Waves 

Syllabus of Chemistry PU CET 2024 

  1. Basic Concept of Chemistry
  2. Structure of atom 
  3. Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties 
  4. Hydrogen 
  5. S-Block Elements 
  6. Organic Chemistry
  7. Status of matter
  8. Thermodynamics
  9. Equilibrium
  10. Redox Reaction 
  11. Some p-block elements 
  12. Hydrocarbon 
  13. Environmental Chemistry 

Syllabus of Biology PU CET 2024  

  1. Diversity in the Living World 
  2. Structural Organisation in animals and plants
  3. Cell structure and functions 
  4. Plant physiology
  5. Human Anatomy and Physiology 

Syllabus of Mathematics PU CET 2024 

  1. Relations and Functions
  2. Permutation and Combination
  3. Trigonometric Functions 
  4. Principle of Mathematical Induction
  5. Sets
  6. Linear Inequalities 
  7. Introduction to Three-dimensional Geometry 
  8. Conic Sections
  9. Limits and Derivatives 
  10. Mathematical reasoning 
  11. Complex number and quadratic equations 
  12. Binomial theorem 
  13. Statistics 
  14. Probability

Books for PU CET 2024 preparation

To take the preparation to the next level, books play a major role. There are a lot of books that will be available for the PU CET exam. But only a few of them will provide you with quality material. The table below shows the list of books that you can refer to at the time of your preparation.

Subjects Name of BookPublisher/ Author 
Chemistry ISC Chapter wise solved chemistry papers of class 12thArihant express
Physics 29 years chapter chapter-wise answers for CBSE AIPMT and NEET Arihant Express
Mathematics SAT Math Level 1 Barron"s Sat Subject Test Math Level 1 Ira K. Wolf 
Biology Exams level questions of Biology, Zoology, Chemistry, Drawing, Botany, Geography College Entrance Examination Board


PU CET 2024  Admit Card

The PU CET admit card will be available on the website after the online registration is over. Candidates can check out the official website to download the admit card. The authority will not send admit cards through the post so you must keep an eye on the website. The following steps are discussed below to download the admit card.

  • Visit the official website of Punjab University
  • Select the option Home
  • The link to the admit card will be automatically visible on the homepage
  • Click on the link to admit card of UG 
  • A new login page will open
  • Log in to the page by using your registration number and password
  • Click on the sign-in option 
  • The admit card of PU CET will be displayed on the screen. 
  • Click on the download option to download the admit card.
  • Take a printout of the PU CET admit card. 
  • PU will not take responsibility for those who lost their admit card. 
  • If you find any error on the admit card, he or she can contact the helpline number, or controller of the examination board to solve the issue. 

Important Documents PU CET 2024 Admit card

According to the guidelines of the PU CET, applicants have to carry other important documents on the day of their exam. The list of important copies is mentioned below. 

  • Aadhar Card
  • Voter id card 
  • Passport 
  • PAN Card 
  • Driving licence
  • Passport size photograph 

Without any of this document, candidates will be restricted from entering the exam hall. 


PU CET 2024 FAQs

Is PU CET 2024 over?

There is no official announcement regarding PU CET 2024. The exam will be conducted around April. The online registration will start in March. Candidates can check out the authorised website of PU CET to keep themselves updated. 

How many seats are available in PU CET? 

There are a total of 463 seats under the PU CET. 

Can I apply for PU CET through offline mode? 

No, students can only apply for PU CET through line mode. There is no such facility for offline registration. 

My 12th board is not finished yet, am I eligible for the PU CET? 

Yes, candidates who will be appearing for the class 12th board examination are eligible for PU CET exams. 

Is it possible to make corrections after the application form is submitted? 

After the submission, no candidates will be allowed to make any corrections. That is why it is advised to fill out the application form carefully. Cross-check the form before hitting the final submission