PTU CET 2017 Entrance Exam

PTU CET 2017 stands for Punjab Technical University Combined Entrance Test is organized to select individuals like you in a range of courses offered by PTU and its tied up colleges which is a mandatory test for individuals willing to be a part of this university. Punjab Technical University (PTU) is a state university situated in Jalandhar, India. PTU came to existence by an act of State Legislature in 1997. This Act was intended to promote management, technical and pharmaceutical education in the state of Punjab at the degree level and above. It is mandatory to set up centers of excellence in emerging technologies for promoting training and research & development in these areas as it is an education and research university.

PTU CET 2017 Exam Summary
Exam Name Punjab Technical University Combined Entrance Test
Commonly known as PTU CET
Exam level State Level
Conducting Authority Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar
Exam Stream Engineering Entrance Exam

PTU CET 2017 Application form

All those of you who are applying for this CET need to submit the prescribed application form filled up in your own handwriting neatly and legibly along with examination fee deposit slip in Part – G.

Completed PTU CET 2017 Application forms need to be sent through Speed Post / Registered Post or by hand at the following address on or before the last date and time.

Admission Cell (CET) Punjab Technical University Jalandhar Campus, Ladowali Road, Jalandhar (Punjab) -144001

Only Under extreme circumstances those of you who fail to submit the Application form before the last date, can submit your application form at Admission Cell at Kapurthala Campus of the University with Rs.1000/- as late fee.

Applications would be rejected if,

  1. a) Application is not in prescribed Format.
  2. b) You have not filled up the form in your own handwriting and not supported by the requisite attested photocopies of the documents / certificates and is incomplete.
  1. c) A photocopy and not original copy of application form and is received after the mentioned date and time.

PTU CET 2017 Eligibility Criteria

The minimum academic qualification for appearing the PTUCET 2017 exam is a pass in 10+2 with Maths, Physics and Chemistry as main subjects.

For B.Tech:

You need to have cleared (10+2) or its equivalent with physics and Maths as the main subjects and any of Computer science, chemistry, biotechnology, Biology as optional subject are applicable for degree B.Tech.

Those of you having a Diploma in Engineering stream from Punjab State Board of Technical Education, Chandigarh or Diploma/ Certificate course from Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology, Longowal or such Examinations form any other recognized State Board of Technical Education are also eligible for PTUCET examination.

For B.Arch:

You need to have cleared (10+2) or equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks with mathematics and English as subjects of Examination are eligible to apply for Architecture Course.

3 year Diploma holders with a minimum of 50% marks would be eligible for the admission to 1st year of B.Arch. course subject to an aptitude test.

For B. Pharm:

To get admission for B. Pharm, you need to possess a qualification equivalent to 10+2 with physics and chemistry as mandatory subjects along with any of Computer Science, Bio-Technology or mathematics as the optional subjects or 3 year diploma in pharmacy from an institute tied up to Punjab Technical Education and Industrial Training with a minimum of 50% marks in total.

For Lateral Entry:

Admission to different universities would be governed by their respective eligibility criteria from any other University. 15% of seats in each college- Admission would be on the basis of AIEEE merit; those of you who are applying under this category need not to take CET.

However, you need to fill up the CET admission application form of PTU and submit application before the due date. The AIEEE score is valid for those of you who are residents of states other than Punjab.

PTU CET 2017 Exam Pattern

You need to prepare according to the 12th standard syllabus. You should prepare for subjects like Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics as per the requirements of the course programs.

The PTU CET 2016 exam pattern of this entrance test usually consists of 5 separate sessions. The first 3 sessions comprise objective types of questions in core subjects. They also consist of descriptive types of questions that include short answer questions and some numerical examples. Now the 4th session is to check the proficiency of yours and that is in their local language Punjabi. And last session is to measure their Architectural aptitude. It is only for B. Arch course individuals. This entrance examination is always in English language.

PTU CET 2017 Exam Dates

PTU CET Exam Events Important Dates
The sale of application form would be started April, 2017

Last date of downloading of Application Form May, 2017
PTU CET 2017 Test Dates May, 2017
PTU CET 2017 Result Date June, 2017

The above dates are tentative. No official dates have been declared yet. Keep visiting our website in order to get any updates.

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  1. I want to ask that recently I have given my +2 board exams(2016) and my result will come at the end of May(2016).Can I give PTU CET exam or fill Application form.?

  2. Will there be its entrance exam or only counselling on the basis of jee Mains??
    If there will be entrance exam then when will application form be available??

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