PTU Exam Pattern 2020

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A Brief Introduction to PTU Exam Pattern

Before any student startup with the preparations for any of the entrance exams, exam pattern serves as an important step. Going through the PTU Exam Pattern can also prove to be an integral part of cracking the PTU exam.

The basics for the PTU Exam Pattern:

There are certain basics to be followed for any exam pattern that undoubtedly makes an important part of the examination. You can read through to understand what is in the following lines:

  • The exam will be conducted in online mode

  • Different courses shall have various number of questions

  • Time will vary for each course 

For detailed information on the examination pattern, kindly follow the official website . On the website, you will get a link to download the Exam brochure. The brochure will solve all the queries you have in your mind. 

PTU Exam Syllabus:

Here is a brief introduction to the PTU Exam syllabus:

  • Under Graduate level- Various topics from 12th level subjects

  • Post Graduate level- Topics from graduation level subjects


When the Cut Off Marks are Necessary:

In a way, the PTU Cut off mark falls under the PTU Exam Pattern. As it will be announced after the declaration of the result, it should be your aim and always focus to score the best mark. The highest mark scored in the examination will be set as the cut off mark. 

You must note here that if your score is below the set cut off mark, you will be called for the counselling session.

The Eligibility Needed for PTU Exam:

Under Graduate:

  • B. Tech- Completion of 12th level examination/Diploma or IB Diploma with Mathematics with a minimum score of 55% is mandatory

  • B. Tech (Lateral Entry)- Completion of Electrical/Mechanical/Marine/Electronics with 45% with the approval of AICTW/SBTE is mandatory.

  • B. Sc.- Again, passing the 10+2 examination with a minimum of 50% is necessary from a recognized board of education.

  • B.A- You must pass 10+2 examination with a minimum of 50% from a recognized board of education.

Post Graduate:

  • MCA- Passing 3 years bachelor’s degree after Intermediate with 50% marks is required.

  • MBA- Bachelor’s degree in any stream with a minimum of 50% and a valid CMAT scorecard is mandatory.

  • M. Tech:  Bachelor’s degree in B. Tech or M. Sc with minimum 50% of marks is needed.

Tips for You to Follow for the PTU Exam Pattern:

  • As it is said that practice makes a man perfect, you have to keep on revising the syllabus for the upcoming examination.

  • Don’t lose your peace. You will surely perform well in the examination.

  • You can follow previous years’ questions to get an idea about what kinds of questions are asked.

  • Increase your writing and thinking speed. The examination will have a limited time for you to finish the paper. The faster you attempt the paper, the earlier you shall finish.

  • Make sure to keep your answer paper neat.

Important Dates PTU Exam 2020: 

Online Registration Opens

Last week of April 2020

Online Registration Closes

Last week of June 2020

Admit card

June 2020 - July 2020

Date of Examination

First week of July 2020


Third week of July 2020

Online Registration Opens

Last week of April 2020

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

Q1. What Percentage is Needed for the PTU Exam?

A: A minimum of 50% for all the courses and 45% for Lateral Entry in B. Tech is required in class 10 and 10+2 examination.

Q2: What is the Eligibility for Uttarakhand Polytechnic 2020?

A: There are various eligibility criteria for different courses offered by the UBTER. To get a detailed knowledge of the eligibility criteria to visit the website. 

Q3: What are the Fees for PTU Exam?

A: The application form fee for General and OBC students is 500 INR and 250 INR for SC/ST candidates. The fee for PTU Exam counselling is 2000 INR. These applications and counselling fees are not refundable.

Q4. What are the Colleges Under PTU

A: Some of the well known and acclaimed colleges under PTU are Beant College of Engineering and Technology (Gurdaspur), Shahid Bhagat Singh State Technical Campus (Ferozpur), Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College(Ludhiana), Amritsar College of Engineering and Technology (Amritsar), DAV Institute of Engineering and Technology (Jalandhar) among others.