PU MCA 2021 Application, Eligibility, Syllabus & Pattern

Punjab University MCA Entrance Test [PU MCA]

PU MCA - Punjab University MCA Entrance Test

Panjab University is a public university located in Chandigarh which conducts PU CET (PG) examination and it was originated in 1882, but established in 1947, making it one of the oldest universities in India. Panjab University is ranked among the top institutions of higher education in India and in Asia.

Panjab University has 78 teaching and research departments and 15 Centers  for teaching and research at the main campus located at Chandigarh. The courses offered through this entrance examination are L.L.M, M.Sc, MBE, M.Tech (Nano Science, Nano Technology, Instrumentation, Polymer, Microelectronics), MCA, M.A.(Journalism, English, Mass Communication), Masters in Public Health, M.P.Ed, M.E.( Chemical, Instrumentation & Control, ECE, IT, CSE), MBACIT and M.Com (Hons, Business Innovation)

PU MCA 2021 Exam Date

The important dates for the PU CET are given below:-



Online applications  availability

1st week of April 2018

Last date for Online applications

3rd week of May 2018

Hall tickets will be given

1st week of June 2018

CET-PG 2017 will be conducted

2nd week of June 2018

Results are announced

1st week of July 2018

PU MCA 2021 Eligibility criteria

The PU CET minimum qualification for admission to the first-year of the course as follows:-

  • The candidate must have a recognized first degree of minimum three years’ duration in any discipline from Panjab University with at least 50% marks and with Mathematics at 10+2 or at graduation level (all three years)and should be from Punjab university only.
  • Candidates who are applying for CET-PG 2018 should not be less than 21 years of age.
  • Candidates for M.Tech course need to pass their B.E or B.Tech with relevant discipline and aggregate mark being 50% except for M.Tech in Polymer and it requires 60% marks.
  • Candidates applying for LLM course have to pass LLB (3 year course) or B.A. LLB or B.Com or equivalent degree from any recognized educational board with an aggregate mark of 55% for general category but only 50% for SC or ST.

PU MCA 2021 Application Form & fees

  • Application forms will be available online in the official website www.cetpg.puch.ac.in.
  • Candidates are required to create a log in Id and password and then they can fill the application form online.
  • The candidates have to download the bank slip and deposit the application fee the next day in any branch of STATE BANK OF INDIA

PU CET Online Application forms for General and SC/ST categories are priced differently

  • General Category:       Rs.1760/-
  • SC/ST/Blind Category:  Rs.880/-
  • Additional Form (for both General and SC/ST/Blind Category):   Rs.770/-

PU MCA 2021 Syllabus & Exam Pattern

Punjabi University MCA Entrance 2018 Pattern:-


No. of Questions

Maximum Marks


 Mental and Numerical Test (Objective)



30 min.

General Knowledge Objective Test



30 min.

General English Test (Objective)



30 min.

Mathematics/ Computer Science (Optional)



60 min.

Total Marks



2 Hours 30 Min.

PU MCA 2021 Admit Card

Admit card will be available from the first week of June 2018, candidates can download from the website by using their Login and Password (provided while generating Bank Challan). Candidate will not be allowed to take the test without the Admit Card under any circumstances. The candidates must retain the admit card with them till the admission process is over, since it will be required again at the time of counseling.

PU MCA 2021 Results & Score Card

The result of the entrance test will be available on the University web site only; separate Result Cards will be issued. There shall be no re-evaluation/re-checking/re-assessment of answer-sheets under any of the circumstances.  The University will publish merit list of the candidates for all courses on the basis of attainment of a minimum of 20% (15% in case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes/Backwaridered).

The final merit list for admission shall be computed by the concerned Departments/Institutes/ Centers after taking in to account the relative weight age for MCA will be 50% each in Entrance exam and Qualifying Examination.

PU MCA Contact Information

Examination Branch
Admin Block
Panjab University Sector 14
Chandigarh - 160014
Phone No.: 0172-2534832,2534834
Email: drexams@pu.ac.in