PDPU 2024 Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Pattern and Syllabus

Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University [PDPU]

PDPU SLS Entrance Test 2024 is an offline entrance exam conducted by Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University expected to be held in June 2024. Candidate’s qualified PDPU entrance exam will be eligible to seek admissions for the courses like BA, BBA, B.Com, and B.Sc. at UG level and MA and M.Sc. at PG level.

Candidates can fill up the PDPU Entrance Exam 2024 application online by visiting the university's official website. The exam paper will be segregated into 4 sections of objective type questions and will be held offline, pen and paper-based.  So the process will undergo two levels for further admissions: written test and personal interview.

Exam Name

PDPU SLS Entrance Exam

Conducting Authority

Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University

PDPU SLS Exam Level

University Level

PDPU SLS Exam Mode

Offline Mode

PDPU SLS Exam Category

UG and PG level

PDPU SLS Application Mode

Online Mode

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Total no. of questions


PDPU SLS Exam Duration

90 minutes

Negative Marking

No negative marking

PDPU 2024 Exam Date

SLS PDPU Entrance Exam 2024 application form will be published early in December month so candidates shall fill the form and submit it by April. It is important and better to keep updated with the information regarding dates like the application date, exam date, interview date, and admission date.

PESSAT Exam Events

Exam Dates (Tentative)

PDPU SLS application available date

2nd week of December

PDPU SLS last date to fill the form

3rd week of May

 PDPU SLS Exam date and Personal Interview

In June

 Display of Admission list

Last week of June

PDPU 2024 Eligibility criteria

Candidates to sit for SLS, PDPU entrance test needs to fit into the eligibility criteria. Although the basic eligibility will be the same for all respective courses, there are few criteria candidates need to meet to seek admissions.

  • Nationality: Aspirants must hold citizenship of India
  • Qualification: For any UG courses, applicants must be class 12th passed from a recognized board, and for PG courses, the application must be graduated from a recognized university.
  • Minimum Marks: Minimum 45% and above marks are required in the candidate's previous academics to apply for the exam and the course.

For BBA(Hons.)/BA(Hons.), candidates must be 12th passed from a recognized board in any discipline.

B.Com aspirants should have passed 12th class from commerce stream or studied commerce or accounting related subjects.

B.Sc. aspirants should have completed class 12th examination from science stream in following subjects like Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, and Biology.

The MA course candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in BA or equivalent degree from any recognized board.

M.Sc. applicants should hold a bachelor’s degree from B.Sc. or BE or have completed a bachelor's in science stream.

PDPU 2024 Application Form & fees

Candidates can apply for SLS, PDPU entrance exam by filling the application form in the university's official site's online mode. Before filling the SLS PDPU entrance exam, 2024 application form, candidates must register and then proceed with the admission process.

Steps to fill SLS, PDPU entrance exam 2024 Application Form:

Step 1: Registration

  • On the official website of PDPU, click on “New Registration.”
  • Start filling in the basic details like name, security question, password, and mobile number.
  • Get the email ID verified and access the PDPU Entrance Exam application form.

Step 2: Filling up the application form.

  • Fill the application form with personal details, academic, and other details.
  • Choose the course that candidate is willing to pursue.
  • Upload the scanned copies of marks sheet, photograph, and signature (colored)
  • Check and tick on a declaration to proceed with payment.

Step 3: SLS, PDPU application fee payment

In the online mode via debit card/credit or net banking, applicants need to pay INR 1200 as SLS, PDPU entrance exam application fee.

Step 4: Final Submission

Finish the application form by submitting it and then keep a print out of the application form for future reference.

PDPU 2024 Syllabus & Exam Pattern

PDPU 2024 Syllabus and Exam Pattern

There is only one exam pattern, and candidates to apply for any course will have the same SLS PDPU entrance test 2024 exam pattern. Candidates need to follow the same pattern and syllabus to prepare for the SLS PDPU entrance test.

  • Exam Mode: Offline Mode (pen and paper-based)
  • Type of questions: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
  • Total no. of questions: In total, 100 questions
  • Total Sections: 4 (general awareness,  quantitative aptitude, logical reasoning, and verbal ability)
  • Time Duration: 90 minutes
  • Total Marks: 50 marks
  • Marking Scheme: ½ marks for each correct answer and no negative marking


SLS, PDPU entrance test exam pattern


No. of Questions


General awareness



Quantitative Aptitude



Logical Reasoning



Verbal Ability




As prescribed by the School of Liberal Studies SLS, the PDPU entrance test 2024 syllabus is put up. Under each section, the exam topics and sub-topics are mentioned below. The entrance test comprises 4 sections following the topics candidates could prepare for the examination.

SLS, PDPU Entrance Test Syllabus of General Awareness



Business and Economy

Government and Politics

Days and Dates

Company/Business entities

International Bodies/News

Awards and Honors


Books & Authors

Arts & Music

Indian History and World History


Literature and Media


Science & Technology

Sports and Movies

Trade/Business terminologies


SLS, PDPU Entrance Test Syllabus of Quantitative Aptitude

Circles & Mensuration

Simple & Compound Interest

Linear & Quadratic Equations

Ratio & Proportion


Mixtures & Allegations


Averages and Percentages

Pipes & Cisterns

Algebraic Formulae


Work-Related Problems

Profit & Loss

Permutations & Combinations

Roots, Indices, Surds

Integration and Differentiation

Time, Speed & Distance

Geometry: Lines, Angles & Triangles, Polygons




SLS, PDPU Entrance Test Syllabus of Logical Reasoning

Coding & Decoding

Arrangements: Linear, Circular, Matrix Arrangements

Family Tree & Directions

Logical Series

Groups & Conditionality

Symbol Based Logic

Selection Criteria

Sequential O/P Tracing


Logical Puzzles

Analogies, Odd one out



SLS, PDPU Entrance Test Syllabus of Verbal Ability

Foreign Words Noun & Pronoun Errors

Subject-Verb Agreement

Etymology & Roots

Idioms & Phrases



Reading Comprehension

Deductive Reasoning

Prepositions and Conjunctions

Inference based passages Syllogisms

Logical Consistency

Tenses, Modifiers & Parallelism

PDPU 2024 Admit Card

PDPU entrance exam 2024 admit card will be published online before a couple of weeks to the entrance exam. Those candidates submitting the form before the last date with complete payment will be able to get admit card nothing but on successful submission. Admit card has to be downloaded from the university's official site by entering the login details. It is also mandatory for candidates to carry their PDPU SLS admit card.

How to Download SLS, PDPU Entrance Test 2024 Admit Card?

Step 1: Got to the official website of the School of Liberal Studies

Step 2: Click on the ‘SLS, PDPU Entrance Test’ link.

Step 3: On a window that appeared on the screen, candidates need to enter the application number and the password

Step 4: SLS, PDPU Admit Card will appear on the screen to verify and follow the next step.

Step 5: Download and take a printout of the same

PDPU 2024 Results & Score Card

In the last week of June, SLS, PDPU entrance test 2024 results will be announced, and candidates shall check for the score on the School of Liberal Studies' official website. A merit list will be prepared based on the candidate’s performance in the entrance exam and personal interview. Further, candidates will be eligible to participate in the counseling.

How to check SLS, PDPU Entrance Test 2024 Result

Step 1: Visit the official website of the School of Liberal Studies

Step 2: On the home page, click on the result link to view the score

Step 3: The page shall be redirected where students can directly download the merit list

Step 4: Now, the candidates can check their results and download their scorecard

PDPU 2024 Counselling & Admission

After the candidates receive their counseling letters need to attend the SLS, PDPU 2024 counseling process at the respective venue as mentioned in the letter regarding the date and time specified.  Only after the submission of forms counseling of PDPU will start.

  • The candidate needs to register at the counseling venue.
  • The verification procedure then occurs when candidates need to carry the related documents.
  • Once the candidates are selected to confirm the seats, they will be provided with a provisional letter.
  • Further fee payment has to be made to confirm the PDPU admissions.

List of PDPU 2024 examination centres

While filling the application form, candidates need to choose the exam center. Once it is chosen cannot be altered. Venue, date, and time will be mentioned in the admit card of SLS, PDPU. Following are the cities where SLS, PDPU entrance test 2024 exam centers are located, and exam will be conducted.









New Delhi