PU CET 2012

Updated on: Mar 5, 2013
The Directorate of Medical Education & Research, Punjab governs the medical education and research in Punjab. This directorate was set up in April 1973, to develop medical manpower and to ensure that medical education and teaching hospitals receive adequate attention and proper facilities for research work in the various branches of medicine.

This directorate works under the control of the Director, Research and Medical Education, Punjab. The office is at Chandigarh.

PU CET 2012 Tentative Dates

  • PU CET 2012 Notification :  Month of April 2012
  • PU CET 2012 Entrance Test : Second week of May 2012
  • Last date for receipt of completed Application Form : Second week of April 2012.
  • Last date for receipt of completed Application Form with late fee : Fourth week of April 2012
  • PU CET Interview Date : Month of July 2012
(Please note that the information provided like dates and reservations on this page are liable to change. Students are therefore advised to refer to the latest prospectus issued by the Colleges/Universities/Institutions/Boards for up-to-date information.)

PU CET Courses

  • MBBS
  • BDS
  • BHMS
  • B.Pharm
  • B.Sc (Tourism management)
  • B.Sc (Hospitality and Hotel Administration)
  • B.A.LL.B (Hons)
  • B.Sc (Hons School)

PU CET 2012 Admission Process

Admission to MBBS/BDS/BAMS (Ayurvedacharya) course in the State medical/dental/ayurvedic colleges and Dayanand Medical College, Ludhiana are made through an entrance exam (PMT) conducted by one of the State universities.

Admission to MBBS in Chandigarh Medical College, Chandigarh (Total 50 seats) is made through CET conducted by Punjab University, held at Chandigarh, Ludhiana, Chicago USA( for NRI candidates).

Christian Medical College, Ludhiana is regulated by separate rules. Selection is through pre-entrance test conducted by the college. PMT is open to candidates from Punjab, Central Government nominees and November 1984 riot affected displaced persons are considered exceptions.

PU CET 2012 Eligibility Criteria

Age: 17 year as on December 31 of the year of admission. 

Educational Qualification: All Punjab residents who have passed senior secondary (10+2) exam securing at least 50% (for SC/ST 45%) aggregate, marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English taken together.

Those awaiting the result of qualifying exam may also apply. Medical fitness is also necessary.

Reservation: 15% All India entrance, 25% SC/ST, 5% Backward areas, 2% Border Area, 2% for children/grand children of political sufferers, 2% for children/widows of defence personnel killed/disabled, children of serving/ex-serviceman, and wards of gallantry awardees, 1% for handicapped, 1% for children/widows of Punjab Police, PAP, Punjab Home Guards (Killed/disabled). 2% for November 1984 riot affected displaced persons/terrorist affected, 2% for sports, 2% for State Government nominees ( MBBS 6/BDS 1), Wards of medical staff of Guru Gobind Singh Medical College, Faridkot with 5 years service-2 seats.

PU CET 2012 Exam Pattern

Selection is based on merit in competitive entrance exam in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English. For qualifying the test 50% marks are required (25% in case of SC/ST, 35% for sports, children/grand children of political sufferers, handicapped, 1984 riot affected).

PU CET Exam Centres

  • Amritsar
  • Bhatinda
  • Chandigarh
  • Faridkot
  • Gurdaspur
  • Hoshiarpur
  • Ludhiana
  • Patiala

PU CET Contact Details

CET Cell, Panjab University
Chandigarh-160014 (India)

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