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Ranked 101 for Overall by NIRF 2020
Ranked 101 for Overall by NIRF 2019
Central University of Punjab - [CUP], Bathinda - Admission Details 2020

Central University of Punjab - [CUP], Bathinda - Admission Details 2020

Bathinda, Punjab Estd 2009 Central University NAAC Grade A Ranked 101 for Overall by NIRF 2020+1 more

Central University of Punjab (CUP) Admission 2020: Courses, Fees, Eligibility Criteria

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Central University of Punjab - [CUP] Recent Admission Alerts and Updates

Central University of Punjab Quick Updates

June 8: Last date to apply for CUCET 2020 has been further extended till June 9. Apply Now.

May 25:  Last date to apply for CUCET 2020 has been further extended till June 6. Apply Now.

May 18Last date to apply for CUCET has been extended to May 23. Apply Now.

April 13: Registration Deadline for PG and Ph.D programs is April 25. Click Here to Apply

March 23: CUCET Exam Application form filling has started. Last Date to Apply is April 11, 2020. Click Here to Apply Online

Central University of Punjab has a total of 12 schools with almost 32 departments conducting academic activities. There are several PG and doctoral level degree courses at the University. Under PG domain, the University conducts courses including 10 specialisations in MA, M.Ed., 12 specialisations under M.Sc., 2 specialisations in M.Pharm and M. Tech each, M.Com, MBA and LLM programmes. 

For those with a Master's degree can opt for courses including 18 specialisations in Ph.D course. Admissions for LLM, MBA and Ph.D courses are done by means of the CUCET entrance test. GATE score is considered for admission to M.Tech course while score in GPAT is considered for admissions to M.Pharm.

Admissions to various courses are as per the regulations of the University.

  • CUCET Exam score followed by a round of personal interview are the basis of admission to postgraduate courses including MA, M.Sc., M.Ed., M.Com, LLM, MBA.
  • Candidates must produce a score of GATE exam followed by counselling process for M.Tech admissions.
  • For admissions to M.Pharm course, a candidate must appear for GPAT entrance exam
  • Ph.D admissions are concluded on the basis of CUCET score. Those with valid score in UGC-NET are exempted from CUCET exam
  • Admissions to International students are as per the seats available in quota i.e. 10% of total seats. Such candidates need not appear for the entrance test

Central University of Punjab was established in the year 2009 and was accredited with an ‘A’ grade by NAAC. The University is considered to be the youngest university securing a position among top 100 institutions in the University category. As per the NIRF ranking of 2019, it is 1st amongst New Central Universities.

Central University of Punjab contains an active placement cell as well as a career counselling cell. It encourages interaction between eligible students and are reputed firms for placements and internship opportunities. 

Central University of Punjab Admission Highlights 2020

Name of the InstituteCentral University of Punjab
Also Known AsCUP
Institute TypeCentral University
Basic Admission CriteriaEntrance based followed by interview/counselling
Application ModeOnline
CounsellingYes, for M.Tech

CUP, Bathinda Fees & Eligibility

M.Sc₹15,200 (1st Year Fees)Graduation with 50% + CUCET
Ph.D₹16,795 (1st Year Fees)Post Graduation
M.A₹14,230 (1st Year Fees)Graduation with 50% + CUCET
M.Pharm₹25,169 (1st Year Fees)Pass in B.Pharm. + CUCET
M.Com₹14,230 (1st Year Fees)Graduation
L.L.M₹14,230 (1st Year Fees)L.L.B.
M.Tech₹25,169 (1st Year Fees)Pass in Graduation + CUCET
CourseAdmission Link
M.Phil/Ph.D in Science,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Education,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Law,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Pharmacy,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Engineering,
Admission Link
M.Tech Cyber Security Admission Link

Important Dates

GATE Registration 31 Aug - 05 Oct, 2019
GATE Exam 01 Feb, 2020; 02 Feb, 2020; 08 Feb, 2020; 09 Feb, 2020;

Central University of Punjab M.Tech Admission 2020

Central University of Punjab offers 2 years full time PG level course Master of Technology or M.Tech in different specialisations. The details related to course is tabulated below:

Duration2 years
TypeFull Time
Number of Specialisations2
Basic Eligibility CriteriaB.E/B.Tech with 55% marks
Basic Admission CriteriaEntrance based


  • Computer Science and Technology
  • Computer Science and Technology Cyber Security

Eligibility Criteria

A candidate to be eligible for admissions must have passed B.E/B.Tech or equivalent degree with at least 55% marks in relevant subject from a recognised University.

Selection Criteria

Eligible students need to appear for Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering or GATE

Applications for GATE will be available in online mode. The previous year cutoff for GATE are as follows:

M.Tech Cyber Security48
M.Tech Computer Science & Technology53

Central University of Punjab MBA Admission 2020

Central University of Punjab offers 2 years full time PG level course Master of Business Administration or MBA. The details related to course is tabulated below:

Duration2 years
TypeFull Time
Number of SpecialisationsAgri Business
Basic Eligibility CriteriaGraduation with 55% marks
Basic Admission CriteriaEntrance based

Eligibility Criteria

A candidate to be eligible for admissions must have passed an equivalent Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture or related stream with at least 55% marks (50% for reserved category) from a recognised University.

Candidates also need to appear for entrance exam CUCET for the academic year.

Selection Criteria

  • Eligible students need to appear for Central University Common Entrance Test or CUCET for the academic year
  • Selected students are called for interview session by the University before final admission

Central University of Punjab MBA Cutoff

MBA Agribusiness76513932

Central University of Punjab PG Admissions 2020

Central University of Punjab offers several specialisations in different Post Graduate level degree courses in streams like arts, law, commerce etc. The details of every course available is tabulated below:

CourseSpecialisationsEligibilitySelection Criteria
MAEconomicsA candidate must have passed Graduation in relevant stream with at least 55% marks from a recognised University (5% relaxation for reserved category)Admissions are done on the basis of merit in Central University conducted Common Entrance Test for the academic year.
Mass communication and Journalism
Political Science
Computational Physics
Computational Chemistry
Sports Science
Environmental Science and Technology
Food Science and Technology
Life Sciences (plant sciences/animal sciences/Microbial sciences/biochemistry/human genetics/molecular medicine/bioinformatics)
Chemical Sciences (Medicinal Chemistry)
M.PharmPharmaceutical Sciences (Medicinal Chemistry)
Pharmaceutical Sciences (Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry)

Central University of Punjab Ph.D Admissions 2020

Central University of Punjab offers Ph.D or Doctoral level research courses in different specialisations. The details along with different specialisations are mentioned below:

Pharmaceutical Sciences and Natural ProductsEducationHuman Genetics and Molecular Medicine
Environmental Science and TechnologyComputational SciencesPhysical Sciences
LawEconomic StudiesLanguages and Comparative Literature
Biochemistry & Microbial SciencesMathematics & StatisticsGeography & Geology
South and Central Asian Studies (including Historical Studies)Chemical SciencesAnimal Sciences
Plant SciencesSociology-

Name of the ProgramPh.D
Duration2 years
TypeFull Time
Number of Specialisations18
Basic Eligibility CriteriaPost-Graduation with 60% marks
Basic Admission CriteriaEntrance based

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must hold a Master’s degree in a relevant subject to be eligible for admissions with minimum 60% marks from a recognised University.

Selection Criteria

Admissions are done on the basis of merit in qualifying entrance exam. To qualify CUCET 2020, the cut off mark is 40% (5% relaxation for reserved category)

Students with scores in UGC NET will be exempted from appearing for CUCET. Interview is mandatory for all selected students for final admissions

How to Apply for Central University of Punjab?

  • Candidates need to visit the official website of the University
  • From the homepage, click on the tab for online admission form
  • Only application forms are accepted
  • Read out the eligibility norms and other important instructions given
  • Fill out the necessary details including personal data and academic information
  • Upload images i.e. signature and photograph
  • Pay application fee of INR 800 for General category and INR 400 for reserved category
  • Verify and submit the duly filled application form before the last date

Documents Required

  • Mark sheet of 12th and Graduation, whichever is applicable
  • Certificate of 12th and Graduation, if applicable
  • Certificate claiming reservations, if applicable


Ques. How to contact the University for Admission related queries?

Ans. CUP has an official website that contains all the necessary information related to admissions and academics. The college is located at Mansa Road, Bhatinda, Punjab 151001. One call contact the administrative cell at 0164-2864106 or e-mail at registrar@cup.ac.in.

Ques. What all facilities are offered to students at the campus?

Ans. Students at CUP are offered various facilities apart from academics that includes the likes of library, computer lab, seminar hall, auditorium, museum, fitness centre, day care centre, library and many more. The classrooms are spacious that allows better learning as well.

Ques. Does the campus offers 100% placement assistance to students?

Ans. Yes, students at the University are offered necessary training for placements are internship opportunities. The college has tie-ups with various reputed firms that conducts recruitment drives on campus annually. However, placements totally depends on student’s performance in the academics and interview process.

Ques. Does the University provides courses in distance or correspondence mode?

Ans. No, Central university of Punjab as of now conducts on campus regular courses for eligible studnets. In future, if there is scope for correspondence or distant mode courses, that will be intimated on the oficial website. For details on available courses, contact the administrative cell of the campus.

*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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    9 Reviews found

    BATCH : 2020

    Life at CUPB

    Remarks -
    5.2 /10

    University is not upto our level of expectations in terms of academics and infrastructural facilities. But the campus life and friends is truly a good experience

    Admission -

    I was always fascinated by the subject Economics and hence decided to opt this subject in my higher education. After completing my graduation in Economics, I wanted to pursue masters in the same subject. I appeared for an entrance exam conducted in all India level named CUCET in April 2018. After the results was announced, I applied to Central University of Punjab with my CUCET score and was called for admission.

    7/10food & accom
    6/10social life
    Bhupinder KumarM.PharmBatch : 2019

    University review

    Remarks -
    7.8 /10

    University faculty is very well qualified and experienced. The research facilities are available for phd students and number of sophisticated instruments are available. Hostel facility is need to be modified and upgraded.

    Admission -

    Examination took by AKTU and rank has been awarded through which this college waa alloted to me. Basically exam was objective type and the ranking list was quiet competative. Quiet strict College as per today's norms but it was overall good experience but lack of exposure in college

    6/10food & accom
    7/10social life
    SahilM PharmacyPursued
    BATCH : 2021

    9 out of 10

    Remarks -
    9.2 /10

    Good remark is that students in this university belong to every states of India. That's why some time we called it mini India university.

    Admission -

    I have lots of interest in research work that's why I opt this course and I qualified the entrance exam and then I got the admission. Admission is based on entrance exam and june. Factor such as faculty Ongoing research Qualified staff Post doc teachers

    9/10food & accom
    9/10social life
    Animesh PandaM.Sc. PhysicsPursued
    BATCH : 2021

    my college

    Remarks -
    8.7 /10

    As I am a newly admitted student of this University, so a lot of things are in future to gain experience. Still in last four months,from my point of view I must say that this University is not so big than other but its students, faculty, curriculum, environment, campus are so good that any one visit here or studied or is studying here miss a lot after leaving this University.

    Admission -

    Admission process is based on entrance examination mark. There is a common entrance examination CUCET(Central Universities common examination test) for admission into various post graduate courses in Central Universities of india. After declaration of result i had taken part in counseling process of Central University of punjab (CUPB),based on entrance exam mark 1st round, 2nd round selection list uploaded in University site.My name was on 2nd round list , i paid admission fee online afterthat july25th was day for my document verification.After document verification my admission process was completed.

    9/10food & accom
    9/10social life
    AMRITA ARPITA PADHYM.Sc life sciencesPursued
    BATCH : 2020

    Value added

    Remarks -
    7.8 /10

    Our university seems like a home to me now with lots of greenary and convinient facilities available. Teachers are friendly. seniors are supportive. classmates are enthusiastic with a good future will.

    Admission -

    I qualified the CUCET ENTRANCE TEST. I got AIR- 15. I got selected in M.SC LIFE SCIENCES (molecular medicine) in the first merit list. I payed my admission fees through online portal and later came to bathinda for further registration procedure.

    9/10food & accom
    8/10social life
    Kanwar Bhan Godara Master of Science [M.Sc] (Environment Science and Technology)Pursued First Year
    BATCH : 2020

    Very good UNIVERSITY , great facilities, best faculties with experience, food and hostel Also very good.

    Remarks -
    7.8 /10

    No politics in management, VC HOD professor all are very good humble and co-operative.

    Entrance Preview -

    It is the only one among all CENTRAL Universities which offered MSc (environmental science and technology) ."Technology" word has its own influence. In research CUPB always get 1st rank among newly established CENTRAL UNIVERSITIES. Also, I am from Rajasthan so Punjab is not far away. So I opt CUPB

    7/10food & accom
    9/10social life
    Prashant JanghelBachelor of Commerce [B.Com]Pursued Second Year
    BATCH : 2000

    College located at center of the city and one of the Best in terms of study.

    Remarks -
    6.5 /10

    Its best college when it comes to the matter of studies, support, and fees but it also has negative aspects like poor people environment. Infrastructure also needs some improvements.

    Entrance Preview -

    Its basically located at a prime location which is easily accessible from almost any corner of the raipur city, and it's one of the best in studies in the city where almost 70% of the colleges proves themselves as a failure. Each year,students from this college secures there positions in the top 10 rankings of the university.

    3/10food & accom
    6/10social life
    Akshay KumarMaster of Technology [M.Tech] (Computer Science & Technology)Pursued First Year
    BATCH : 2020

    M.tech Computer Science and Technology

    Remarks -
    4.3 /10

    Good remarks is that exams are generally not that tough one can score pretty well even with one days preparation. Bad remay is that its new college lot of things need to be improved ranging from faculties to administration system.

    Entrance Preview -

    I opted due to its vicinity from my Home.Also,I didn't have any option of taking M.tech CST at any other college since I didn't write Gate exam.So only option I was left with is Central University of Punjab.Since I wrote only one exam that is CUCET so I was eligible for this particular college.

    8/10food & accom
    6/10social life
    Arsh KumarM.Sc (Chemistry)Pursued 1st year

    University is better than college.

    Remarks -
    7.7 /10

    This university is good and every college, university has some good things and also some bad things, but all this does means this college or university is bad. This depends on students to live in that environment.

    Entrance Preview -

    The university conducts its own test PGT (Post graduation test). This test is of 200 marks and I have scored 150 marks and it is good that I got admission in this university. I want to take admission in this university because, among the newly formed university Central university of the Punjab is Good and have Good professors and labs are well formed.

    10/10food & accom
    7/10social life



    1 Comment
    kush Duggal

    Is msc zoology and botany is available there or not

    06 Nov, 2019 03:37
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Kush, yes, M.Sc is available in animal science and plant science in the university.

    06 Nov, 2019 10:08

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