PU CET 2020 Exam Cancelled; Admission Form to be Filled by Oct 15

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In view of the worldwide COVID-19 crisis, Panjab University has decided to cancel the PU CET 2020 examination. In place of the exam, this year Panjab University will grant admission on merit-basis. Candidates seeking admission have to fill the admission form by October 15.

It should be noted that candidates who registered for PU CET 2020 will only be able to apply for admission in Panjab University. Earlier, the University also scrapped other entrance tests which included Panjab University Lateral Engineering Entrance Test (PULEET), Panjab University Migration Engineering Entrance Test (PUMEET), and MBA Entrance Tests. 

For merit-based admission, Panjab University will take into consideration the marks scored in graduation and class 12th. 

Panjab University Admission Criteria 2020

Since the entrance examination has been canceled, the admission to Panjab University will be based on merit, considering the marks secured by the candidates in their previous qualifying examination. The candidates should keep visiting the official website for regular updates.

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Panjab University Admission 2020: Important Dates and Events

The following tabulation gives the important dates for applying to Panjab University.



Last date to submit the application form

Oct 15, 2020

Last date to submit application fees

Oct 15, 2020 

Last date to submit offline application fees through bank challan

Oct 16, 2020

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How to Apply for Panjab University Admission 2020?

Step 1: Visit the official website of the university - Panjab University

Step 2: Select ‘Online Registration’ button

Step 3: Fill in the personal details such as name, phone number, email address and date of birth and register

Step 4: Create your login id and password

Step 5: Login using your credentials 

Step 6: Pay the application fees via debit card/ credit card/ NET Banking

Step 7: Upload the required documents and scanned images of the signature.

Panjab University also provides the facility of paying the fees offline. Candidates opting for offline payment should fill the application form online and generate back challan. Submit the application fees in any branch of SBI within 48 hours and use the challan number to fill the rest of the application form.