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PUCAT 2019 Exam Pattern

Updated On - November 3rd 2018

PUCAT (Purvanchal University Combined Admission Test) is a university-level exam conducted by Veer Bahadur Singh Purvanchal University for admitting aspirants into various PG programs. PUCAT 2018 is tentatively held on June 10, 2018 in offline mode.

  • It is a three hours test.
  • PUCAT 2018 covers 250 questions in total.
  • Each question carries 1 mark.
  • PUCAT 2018 Exam Pattern focuses on logical reasoning, data interpretation and English language.
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PUCAT 2018 Exam Pattern Highlights

PUCAT 2018 Exam Pattern highlights table will help aspiring candidates understand the exam format so that they can prepare well. Below is the highlights table for quick reference.

Exam ModePen and paper mode
Number of Papers
Number of Sections3
Question Paper TypeMultiple choice questions
Total Marks250
Marking Scheme1 mark for each correct answer, no negative marking
Duration of Exam3 hours
Language of ExamEnglish
Course OfferedBoth graduation and post-graduation
Reservation if anyAs per UP State Government

PUCAT 2018 Exam Pattern

PUCAT 2018 question paper will have multiple choice questions. There are total 250 questions distributed in three sections.

The first section deals with logical reasoning questions, the second section covers data interpretation questions and finally the third section focuses on English language.

  • Total marks a candidate can score in PUCAT 2018 is 250.
  • The final section that is English language covers 50 marks.
  • For each correct answer, candidates are awarded 1 mark each.
  • There is no negative marking scheme in PUCAT 2018.
  • Time allotted for the entrance exam is 3 hours.

PUCAT 2018 Marking Scheme

PUCAT 2018 is 250 marks entrance test. 250 marks are distributed in three sections. Firstly, logical reasoning section covers 100 marks; data interpretation section also covers another 100 marks.

The final section that is English language covers 50 marks. For each correct answer, candidates are awarded 1 mark each. There is no negative marking scheme in PUCAT 2018.

PUCAT 2018 Marking scheme is explained in the table below: -

SubjectNumber of questionsMarks
Logical reasoning100100
Data interpretation100100

PUCAT 2018 Recommended Books

Below is the list of books candidates can refer to in order to prepare for PUCAT 2018: -

SubjectBook nameAuthorISBN
Logical reasoningA Modern Approach to Logical ReasoningR. S. Aggarwal935253574X
Logical reasoningAnalytical reasoningM.K. Pandey9352602234
Data interpretationInterpreting Qualitative Data: Methods for Analyzing Talk, Text and InteractionDavid Silverman803987587
Data interpretationInterpreting Quantitative Data with IBM SPSS StatisticsRachad Antonius1446207439
English languageObjective English for Competitive Examination Hari Mohon Prasad9332901775
English languageObjective EnglishSaurabh Jain935066500X

PUCAT 2018 Exam Day Instructions

Aspiring candidates who are seeking admission in Veer Bahadur Singh Purvanchal University must apply for Purvanchal University Combined Admission Test.

  • The last date to apply for PUCAT 2018 is June 01, 2018.
  • Post declaration of result in June 18, 2018, the counseling session begins by July 02,2018.
  • PUCAT 2018 application form costs 1000 INR for general candidates and 750 INR for reserved category candidates.
  • PUCAT 2018 will be conducted from 11am to 2pm.
  • Candidates must note that post declaration of UPSEE 2018 exam, the seats vacant will then be filled through PUCAT 2018.
  • Once the merit list is declared, counselling session will help candidates through the admission procedure.
  • Each discipline has number of vacant seats mentioned, as per which admission will happen depending upon the individual score and merit list.
  • Candidates need to carry all original documents, score card, admit card etc. on the day of counseling.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College


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