PTU Exam Date 2020

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Now you are feeling very nervous and you can’t keep calm as it's the time for your entrance exams. The final countdown has begun and it’s the time to see the result that you have been preparing for so long. You start to get chills thinking about your exam dates. Do not take such immense pressure as this will lead to making you forget everything that you have learnt and you will find it difficult to answer everything that you know. 

Once you go through all the information provided about your Punjab Technical University (PTU) exam dates, you will find a little ease to cope up. This is very crucial information as it is the date when the PTU entrance exam will be held. So, you must be aware of every detail.

Ensure that you know everything about exam date before appearing for one.

There is a whole lot of process that you need to go through before appearing for the exam. Having a thorough knowledge about the workflow and its importance would lead you to have a clear view of the exam which is equally important to your syllabus.

Highlights of PTU Exam Dates 2020:




Punjab Technical University

Type of Exam

UG and PG

Level of Exam

State Level

Courses they offer

Medical, Engineering, Pharmacy, and similar courses

Conducts by

I.K. Gujrat Punjab Technical University (PTU), Jalandhar 

Mode of Application


Mode of Exam


Duration of Exam

2 hours

Date of Exam

To be announced




A Brief About the Courses that are Offered Under the Entrance Test:

Courses Under Entrance Test

Courses Under Online Counselling


B. Tech

M.Sc. (Physics)

B. Urban Planning

M.Sc. (Chemistry)

B. Arch

M.Sc. (Mathematics)

M. Arch

M.Sc. (Food Science and Technology)

M. Tech

MA (Journalism and Mass Communication)

B. Pharma

One of the most crucial information that you should know before the big day of your career, the PTU exam date. However, prior to knowing the exam date, you should have a brief idea about your preferred course and its eligibility criteria.

Know About the Eligibility Criteria of PTU 2020


Eligibility Criteria


Exams to qualify: Students should have a 12th exam/ Diploma degree or two-year certificate course from SLIET. 

Subject: Mathematics and Physics are compulsory subjects along with Biotechnology, Biology, Chemistry, and Computer Science. 

JEE Main 2020 Scorecard with acceptable scores. 

B.Tech (Lateral entry)

Exams to qualify: Diploma or 10+2 or exam.

Subject: 10+2 with Mathematics.

Minimum Marks: Minimum of 45% marks (40% for SC/ST category).


Exams to qualify: Students should have a degree of 10+2 or 10+3 Diploma course or any corresponding exam in any of the streams.

Minimum Marks: Candidate should have 50% marks in the qualifying exam.

A usable NATA 2020 scorecard. 


Exams to qualify: Compulsory subject as Physics and Chemistry along with one subject from Maths/ Computer/ Biology/ Biotechnology or equivalent. 

B.Pharma (Lateral entry)

Exams to qualify: Pass Diploma with 45% marks in Pharma (40% for SC/ST)

M. Tech

Exams to qualify: 50% marks with a degree of B.E/ B.Tech. Should have a valid CMAT scorecard.


Exams to qualify: Should have a Bachelor’s degree in any stream with a valid CMAT score.


Exams to qualify: Should have three years of Bachelor’s degree. 

Subject: Maths/ Business Maths/ Statistics/ Business Statistics/ Quantitative techniques is mandatory/ optional/ additional paper as one of the subjects either at 10+2 or at graduation level.  

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

Q1. What does PTU CET Stand for?

Ans: PTU CET stands for Punjab Technical University Common Entrance Test. CET is conducted by I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University to get admission into various colleges under PTU.

Q2: Is PTU a Government or Private University?

Ans: PTU is a government university, formerly known as Punjab Technical University. It is a state university located at Kapurthala highway, Jalandhar, India.

Q3: What is the Application Fee for SC/ST?

Ans: The application fee for SC/ST candidates for PTU 2020 is Rs.250.

Q4: What is the Release Date for PTU Application Form for Counselling Based Admission?

Ans: It will start in the first week of June 2020.