Panjab University (PU), Chandigarh was founded 138 years ago as the University of Punjab Lahore. University is currently located in sector 14 and sector 25 of Chandigarh. The various colleges are spread over 8 districts of Punjab and some union territories of Chandigarh. This University has as many as 78 departments and 188 affiliated colleges. Various faculties under Punjab University are faculty of Engineering and technology, faculty of law, faculty of business management and Commerce, departments of Commerce and business management, and University institute of hotel and tourism management. 

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Punjab University offers undergraduate as well as postgraduate courses in various streams. PU CET PG is also known as Punjab University post graduate common entrance test is conducted by Punjab University Chandigarh. It is a University level examination that is conducted once a year for admission in around 188 participating colleges under Punjab University. The mode of application for this examination is online but the examination, as well as the counseling, is conducted in offline mode. The various courses available for which the applicants can opt for are LLM, MBA, MPed, MCom, MTech, MSc, MA, BPed. Eligibility criteria for admission applications depend upon the course the student wants to opt for.


PU CET PG examination it is very important to solve previous year question papers as practice and mock test please play an important role in the preparation process. If a candidate’s exam pattern questions the marking scheme and the syllabus, it becomes easier for them to crack the examination. The time allotted for each question is approximately 2 minutes. There is a lot of practice is required. questions of various types including general knowledge verbal reasoning economics information technology English communication as well as the selected subject for PG. 


The examination is conducted in English and consists of an MCQ-based question paper. There is a total number of 60 questions and the duration of each exam is 70 minutes. Each paper has 120 marks and 0.5 marks are deducted for an incorrect answer. Depending on the postgraduate course the student wants to follow the subjects are combined for the exam. the final exam then the combination of physics chemistry biology and mathematics.

Exam Name: PU-CET (PG)

Conducted by: Panjab University, Chandigarh

Exam Level: Post Graduate University Level

Exam Frequency: Once a year

Mode of examination: Offline

Duration: 90 minutes

Syllabus: Verbal/Reasoning Ability, Data Interpretation, Quantitative Aptitude, General Knowledge, Combination of PCMB

Exam Pattern: 100 questions in MCQ format

Language: English

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Frequently Asked Questions –  Punjab University CET (PG) Entrance Examination

  1. Is there any negative marking for PU CET PG examinations?

Ans. There is negative marking 0.5 marks are detected for every wrong answer.


  1. Is the examination conducted in online mode?

Ans. Yes, PU-CET (PG) exam is conducted in pen-paper-based (offline) mode only.


  1. What is the format of the question paper of PU CET PG?

Ans. The question paper is MCQ based question paper


  1. In which cities will PU CET PG be conducted?

Ans. PU CET PG will be conducted in 4 cities across Punjab and Chandigarh which are Chandigarh, Hoshiyarpur, Muktsar, and Ludhiana.


  1. How to apply for PU CET PG?

Ans. There is an online application form available on the official website of Punjab University after the online application exam will be conducted offline and the counseling will be conducted offline as well.


  1. How to clear the PU CET PG examination?

Ans. You will have to refer to the syllabus and practice old year sample papers and give mock tests.


7.  In how many cities PU-CET (PG) 2021 will be conducted?

        PU-CET (PG) will be conducted in four cities- Chandigarh, Hoshiarpur, Muktsar, and Ludhiana.


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PU-CET (PG) Question Paper 2021

Check the highlights for the PU-CET (PG) 2021 question paper below.

PU-CET (PG) Question Paper Structure MBA commerce & Information Technology Master of Entrepreneurship and Family Business
Number of Sections 5 (Commerce, Economics, Verbal ability/Reasoning, and General awareness)/ 5 (General Knowledge, Verbal/Reasoning ability, Data interpretation, Commerce and Economics)
Number of Questions 75 75
Number of Answer Choices 4 4
Total Marks 75 75
Exam Duration 90 minutes 90 minutes
Medium English English
Marking Scheme 1 mark for a correct answer

1/4 marks will be deducted for the wrong answer

1 mark for a correct answer

1/4 marks will be deducted for the wrong answer


Following are the Benefits of Solving the PU-CET (PG) Question Paper 2021

  • It helps a candidate to analyze loopholes in his preparation and correct them within time
  • With constant practice, candidates will learn how to solve all the questions within the prescribed time limit.
  • Regularly solving PU-CET (PG) question paper is also helpful in finding out the important topics related to the exam.
  • Candidates will also learn to solve all kinds of questions- easy, difficult, and lengthy.
  • Candidates will also learn shortcut tricks and formulas to solve questions in minimal time.
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