PU CET 2019 NEWS
STATE LEVEL ONLINE TEST
Panjab University conducts PU CET entrance examination for admission to post graduation courses like M.Tech. (Nano-science and Nanotechnology), M.E. (Chemical), M.C.A., M.A in Journalism, and Mass Communication, M.A in English, M.Sc. (Industrial Chemistry), etc.
PU CET MCA will be conducted on June 10 and June 11, 2017. Candidates can submit the application form for PU CET MCA 2017 online. Prospectus for the same containing all information related to exact dates will be available in the month of April 2017. Admit card for PU CET MCA 2017 can be downloaded in the end of May 2017.
PU CET MCA Entrance Test is conducted Offline and the language will only be English. All questions are to be attempted on the answer sheet as per instructions printed on the question booklet and OMR Answer Sheet.
The test will contain 75 objective questions (Multiple choice questions with four responses i.e A,B,C,D ) carrying one mark each. Penalty for wrong answers (Negative marking) will be applied i.e. marks will be deducted for wrong answers..
PU CET is conducted for admission to 48 different courses. Exact number of seats and colleges for these courses for both Indian as well as foreign candidates are available in the official brochure published by PU.
Highlights about PU CET 2017 are as follows:-
|Date of PU CET 2017||June 10 - 12, 2017|
|Conducting Body||Punjab University|
|Mode of PU CET MCA 2017||Offline|
|Medium of PU CET MCA 2017||English|
|Duration of PU CET MCA 2017||1 hour 30 minutes|
|Type and Number of Questions||75 objective questions|
|Courses Offered||Total 48 Courses|
|Number of Seats||173 (MCA)|
The tentative dates for PU CET MCA 2017 are as follows:
|PU Prospectus Availability||April 2017|
|Online application form start date||1st week of April|
|Online application form last date||2nd week of May 2017|
|Upload of photograph and signature||3rd week of May 2017|
|Download of admit card||End of May 2017|
|Written exam date||June 10 and 11, 2017|
|Result Declaration||1st week of July 2017|
|Timings of exam||1:30 to 3:30 pm|
The above dates of tests are tentative.
Final dates of exam with time and venue of test will be indicated on the Admit Card.
Aspiring candidates for PU CET MCA 2017 must read the eligibility for the courses they wish to apply for. The eligibility for PU CET MCA 2017 is:
The age limit for the candidates who are applying for PU CET MCA 2017 should not be less than 21 years of age.
For admission to first year of the course -Master of Computer Applications (M.C.A. Three year course) (Semester system) and M.C.A Evening Self Financing.
i) A recognized first degree of minimum three years duration in any discipline from Panjab University with at least 50% marks and with Mathematics at 10+2 or at graduation level (all three years);
ii) B.C.A. from Panjab University with 50% marks
iii) Any examination recognized by the Panjab University as equivalent to any of the above examinations i) or ii).
Aspiring Candidates must be aware about all the mandatory details related to the PU CET MCA 2017 Application form. The form is to be filled on the official website - puchd.ac.in. The procedure and steps for filling online application-cum-admission form are:
Information to be entered for filling the online Registration form:
Note: Candidate desirous to appear in more than one of the above papers, must ensure that there is no clash of timing in those papers.
Candidate Information to be filled:
Information Regarding Address:
After you successfully register online with necessary details you will receive your Login ID and password.
Please note down your Login ID and password carefully for future reference.
Download SBI slip challan and pay admission fee in any branch of the state bank of India.
Please note down transaction details.
Login with login ID and password and then
a) Upload scanned photograph and signature
b) Fill in transaction and other important details
c) Save and confirm your online application
Note-If any candidate submits two online application forms for the same Course his/her candidature shall be cancelled.
Aspiring candidates should submit his / her fee in any branch of State Bank of India using website generated challan form.
|General Category||Rs. 1760|
|SC/ST/Blind Category||Rs. 880|
|Additional Form (For both General and SC/ST/Blind Category)||Rs. 770|
In no case the fee for the PU-CET MCA 2017, once paid, shall be refunded/ transferred / adjusted.
PU CET MCA 2017 Admit Card is required to be downloaded from the website by the candidate using their Login id and Password (provided while generating Bank Challan). There will be no physical delivery of admit card on the postage address of the candidates.
The candidates will be admitted at the Test Centre only on the production of the Admit Card. No candidate will be allowed enter the examination hall without the Admit Card under any circumstances. The candidates must retain the admit card with them since it will be required again at the time of counselling.
Steps to download Admit Card for PU CET MCA 2017
The questions will be based upon following four components:
|Components||No. of Questions|
|Mathematics (10+2 level)||40|
|Reasoning & Aptitude||10|
Exam pattern highlights table:
|Mode of Examination||Offline|
|Number of Questions||75|
|Duration of Exam||1 hour 30 minutes|
|Sections in Paper||4|
PU CET MCA 2017 Result will be made available on the University website: http://www.results.puchd.ac.in.
4-5 days before the test, the question papers and their keys will be put on the University website. Candidate can raise objections or any concerns regarding discrepancies and accuracy of the key, in writing, within 48 hours of this announcement. The valid concerns expressed will be given due consideration while evaluation.
If any candidate wishes to verify result, they will be provided a photocopy of their answer sheet only on payment of Rs. 10,000/- which has to be paid within 10 days after the declaration of the entrance test result and the office should process the whole procedure within three working days. If discrepancy is found, the result would accordingly be revised and the fee deposited will be refunded.
No separate Result Card will be issued
Candidates are required to get the minimum cut off marks in the entrance examination. Those who qualify in the test can get admission in PU PG courses. The cut off marks category wise for previous year 2016 were as follows:
|SC / ST||15%|
The final merit for admission shall be computed by the concerned Departments/Institutes/ Centres after taking in to account the relative weight age for final merit for admission in respective courses. The relative weightages as applicable to MCA department is as follows:
|Course||Weight age (%)|
|Entrance Test||Qualifying Examination|
|M.C.A. (Master of Computer Application)||50||50|
Shortlisted candidates are supposed to login on the official site and check their counselling dates. Candidates are required to pay PU CET MCA 2017 Counselling fee through online or offline mode. Candidates can choose the college in which they want to get admission from the list uploaded by the university. Candidates will get seat according to the merit list and get provisional admission letter online. After getting the provisional letter, candidates should report to allotted college on time with all required documents. The candidates’ seat allocation is confirmed only after admission fee submission. Selected candidates have to carry their original mark sheets and certificates at the time of counselling. Downloaded mark sheets and certificates will not be allowed.
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