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(Panjab University Tourism & Hospitality Aptitude Test)
Admission to Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology & Bachelor of Tourism and Travel Management
Conducted by:
Panjab University, Chandigarh

Important Dates

1. Date of availability of Prospectus and Application Form on the website of Panjab University. 24-05-2022 (Tuesday)
2. Last date for submission of information on the website to generate the Login & Password 30-06-2022 (Thursday)
3. Last date for deposit of fee through Online Mode 02-07-2022 (Saturday)
4. Last date for uploading the photograph, specimen of signature with the remaining information on the website 04-07-2022 (Monday)
5. Date by which Roll Nos. will be available online
Roll number and the centre of examination will be generated and further the roll number slip is required to be downloaded from the website by the candidate using their own login and password. There will be no physical communication for this purpose
08-07-2022 (Friday)
6. Candidates who have not completed their form but have paid requisite fee, can complete their form (10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.) by paying late fee of Rs. 500/- 12-07-2022 (Tuesday)
7. Final date by which Admit Card/Roll Nos. will be issued manually by CET-Cell to the candidates who have completed their form by paying late fee of Rs. 500/- 12-07-2022 (Tuesday)
8. Date and Time of Entrance Test 15-07-2022 (Friday)
10:00 A.M. – 11:30 A.M.
9. Uploading of Answer key and inviting objections
(through e-mail to
20-07-2022 (Wednesday)
10. Last day of submission of objections to the Answer key 22-07-2022 (Friday)
11. Uploading of the response to the Objections and inviting Crossobjections (through e-mail only) 26-07-2022 (Tuesday)
12. Last day of submission of Cross-objections to the Answer key 28-07-2022 (Thursday)
13. Date and mode of declaration of result 05-08-2022 (Friday)
The result would be posted on the P.U. website or webpage and the same could be downloaded. No separate result cards will be issued to the candidates by the office.
14. Date of Availability of Admission Forms on UIHTM website (to be filled only by the candidates who qualify PUTHAT Exam) To be notified later on
15. Sports Category candidates must also submit one additional hard copy of their online admission form to
Directorate of Sports (Gymnasium Building),
Jawaharlal Nehru Complex, Panjab University,
Sector 14, Chandigarh - 160014.
Ph.- +91 172 2534033, 2534035
To be notified later on
16. Trials for Sports Category candidates To be notified later
17. Date of submission of Admission Form from the PUTHAT qualified candidates. Candidates applying for Sports category must see Sports guidelines at page 44 to 54 To be notified later
18. Dates for the conduct of counselling Procedure of Counselling is detailed at page no. 15  
  1st Counselling
a) General (all categories)
b) All Reserved and Additional categories
To be notified later
  2nd Counselling
a) General (all categories)
b) All Reserved and Additional categories
c) General (after de-reservation)
To be notified later
19. Centre for the Entrance Test CHANDIGARH ONLY
a) General Category:
b) SC/ST/PwD Category:
(50 % concession to the wards of P.U regular employees under Class B/C as per the Senate decision vide Para xxxiii dated 14-7-2007)

a) Rs. 2175/-
b) Rs. 1088/-

    + Eligibility

    The Panjab University Tourism and Hospitality Aptitude Test (PUTHAT) shall be open to all such candidates who have passed (up to the Academic Session 2021-2022) in the 10+2 Examination of the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi or its equivalent Examination conducted by a recognized Board/University/Council with not less than 50% marks (45% in case of SC/ST/BC/PwD Categories) in the aggregate and English as one of the Compulsory Subjects.

    The eligibility of a candidate will be provisional at every stage of the admission process. It will be the responsibility of the candidate to ensure his/her eligibility and fulfillment of various conditions for admission as prescribed in the rules/regulations of Panjab University. Admission will be cancelled at any stage in case the candidate is not found eligible, even subsequently.

    The candidates who have passed/appeared in 10+2 Examinations of Mahila Gram Vidyapith, Allahabad are ineligible to appear in PUTHAT-2022, as this institution has been derecognised by Panjab University, Chandigarh. The examinations conducted by the Board of Higher Secondary Education, Delhi, included in the booklet of recognised exams, have also been deleted from the Booklet.

    + Scheme of Test

    The paper for PUTHAT will consist of 100 questions of one mark each. Total time allocated to the paper will be 90 minutes. The medium of examination shall be ENGLISH only. There shall be negative marking i.e., 25% marks will be deducted for every wrong answer (Refer to Appendix E). The distribution of marks for the respective components of testing would be as under:
      Components Number of Questions
    I. English Aptitude 30
    II. Current Affairs and General Awareness 20
    III. Reasoning Ability 20
    IV. Hospitality Industry Awareness 30
    A sample paper has been provided for in Appendix F (page 57-59)

    The merit list of candidates appearing for PUTHAT shall be prepared on the basis of marks secured in the PUTHAT only.

    + Seats

    The number of seats offered by the UIHTM is as follows:
    Course Number of Seats
    Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology
    (Four Year Programme)
    60 + 06 NRI + 03 Foreign National
    Bachelor of Tourism and Travel Management 30 + 03 NRI + 02 Foreign National
    The admission to both the above courses will be on the basis of the Merit of Panjab University Tourism and Hospitality Aptitude Test (PUTHAT) to be conducted by Panjab University.

    Admission in all reserved categories shall be made subject to fulfilment of the eligibility conditions and in accordance with the provisions of the ‘Admission Process’ contained in the Panjab University Handbook of Information-2022 (Refer to Appendix A).

    Additional Seats:
    • One girl child out of the only two girl children;
    • Cancer, AIDS and Thalassemia patient;
    • Wards of Kashmiri Displaced Persons;
    • Rural Area Students;
    • Border Area Students;
    • Youth Festival

    + Registration Fee

    General Category Rs. 2175/-
    SC/ST/PwD Rs. 1088/-
    • In no case the fee for the PUTHAT , once paid, shall be refunded.
    • The candidate shall not be allowed to make any change(s) in the Category as well as in the Online Application Form, once submitted, by way of any addition / deletion / alteration / amendment etc. of any type under any circumstances i.e., they shall have no access to the Application Form/Admission Form.
    • Mere login id creation OR deposit of fee does not mean that candidate has completed his/her online application form. Incomplete form leads to cancellation of candidature. Any request for completion of form after due date will not be entertained at all.
    • Candidates who will avail the concession in fee under the category SC/ST/PwD OR P.U. Class B/C Regular Employee must send the copy of printout of their filled form along with the self attested copy of Category Certificate / Proforma for claiming 50% concession to P.U. Regular Employees ("B" and "C" Class) duly signed by Head/Chairperson, to Assistant Registrar, CET Cell, Aruna Ranjit Chandra Hall, Panjab University, Chandigarh-160014 by registered post/speed post or by hand on or before July 06, 2022 upto 04:00 P.M.

    + Steps to Follow

    • Read Prospectus carefully.
    • Register Online. [last date for registration: June 30, 2022 (Thursday)].
    • Note down your Login Id and Password (login details will be sent to your registered Email Id also).
    • Login to your account to pay fee online. [last date for submission of fee: July 02, 2022 (Saturday)].
    • After successful payment, complete your form. Upload scanned passport size photograph, signature, fill other important information and Save and Confirm. (Once you confirm the form, you will not be allowed to change information in the form). [last date for completion of form: July 04, 2022 (Monday)]
    • Download your Admit Card after July 08, 2022 (Friday). (Bring one photo identity proof like Driving License, Voter Card, Aadhaar Card, Passport etc. at the Examination centre failing which the candidate will not be allowed to enter in the Examination Hall.)
You must mention your name, application no. and other information related to your problem in the email.
Telephone No.: +91 172 253 4829
+91 172 253 4498
+91 172 254 1969
Telephonic enquiry can be made on the above mentioned telephone number(s) on working days during working hours (09:30 A.M. to 04:30 P.M.) only.

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