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Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) 2023: Registration, Exam Date, Syllabus, Eligibility

Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) Entrance Exam 2023 is conducted by Punjab Agricultural University to provide admissions to all undergraduate, Master’s Diploma and Ph.D. programmes. AAT, CET, MET etc. are the tests that are conducted by Punjab Agricultural University.

Only the domiciles of Punjab or union territories of Chandigarh are eligible to apply. The application form will be available online on the official website of the university as well as in offline mode from the Punjab Agricultural University campus counter.

PAU 2023 Important Exam Dates

In this section, we will discuss the PAU 2023 Important Exam Dates. The dates mentioned below are announced by the university for Punjab Agricultural University 2023.

EventsDate (Soon)
All programmes having Entrance TestMay 2023
All programmes having Entrance Test Last DateJune 2023
All programmes having Entrance Test Last Date with Late Fee 1000/-June 2023
Without Entrance Test
• M.Tech. Remote Sensing & Geographic Information System (GIS)
• Diploma Course in Hybrid Seed Production Technology
• Diploma in Agriculture
June 2023
Without Entrance Test with Late Fees
• M.Tech. Remote Sensing & Geographic Information System (GIS)
• Diploma Course in Hybrid Seed Production Technology
• Diploma in Agriculture
June 2023

Schedule of various Punjab Agricultural University 2023 Exams Dates

Entrance TestExam Dates
CETTo be announced
AATTo be announced
MET- ChemistryTo be announced
MET-BASIC SCITo be announced
MET-MBATo be announced

The tests will be conducted for the following courses

Agriculture Aptitude Test consists of B.Sc, Agriculture 6-year Programme at Bathinda and Gurdaspur

Common Entrance Test (CET) consists of B.Sc. Agriculture, B.Tech(Biotechnology), B.Tech – food technology, B.Sc. Communication science, B.Sc Nutrition, and Dietetics, 5year integrated M.Sc. in Bio chemistry, Botony, Chemistry, Microbiology, Zoology Programmes.

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PAU 2023 Eligibility Criteria

In this section, we will discuss the eligibility criteria for admission to Punjab Agricultural University 2023:

Qualifying ExaminationIntermediate or 12th or its equivalent with Chemistry, Physics and mathematics or biology or Agriculture  as compulsory subjects
Minimum Marks50% aggregate in the qualifying examination
Age Limit17-25 years.

PAU 2023 Exam Pattern

Following is the information related to the exam pattern of Agriculture Aptitude Test:

Paper ModeMultiple choices
Type of questionsObjective type
SubjectsDepending on the course
Duration of exam90 minutes
Marking scheme1 marks for each correct answer
Negative marking1/4 mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer

There will be two sections for Agriculture aptitude test.

SectionSubjectNo. of Questions
01Agriculture aptitude60
02General Science40

Following is the information related to Common Entrance Test

  • The test will be of 3 hours
  • The medium of paper – English
  • Consists of 3 sections
03Mathematics/biology/agriculture/home science
  • Section 1 and 2 comprises of 66 question
  • Each question carries one mark
  • Both these sections are compulsory for all the candidates
  • Section 3 consists of 68 questions of one mark each subject in section 3 except mathematics
  • Mathematics consists of 34 questions each of 2 marks.

PAU 2023 Syllabus

In this section, the candidates can find the syllabus for the Punjab Agricultural University 2023 entrance exam:

Agriculture aptitude: vernacular language about land measurements, cultivation of various Rabi and Kharif crops, fruits and vegetables, important fertilizers, farm hand tools, implements, weeds, general agriculture, and allied activities

General science: 9th and 10th syllabus of CBSE OR Indian Certificate of Secondary Education or Punjab School Education Board.

Syllabus for CET: 10 + 2 of Punjab School Education Board

PAU 2023 Application Form

Here, we will discuss the application form filling and submission process for PAU 2023.

Candidates can apply both in online as well as offline mode.

Online Application Form Process:

  • Eligible candidates can fill the application that is available in online and offline mode
  • Should read instructions carefully before proceeding to fill  the application form
  • Candidates should fill all the basic details in the application form
  • Candidate should mention the programme in which the candidate wants to take admission
  • Candidates are required to provide qualifying results along with personal details
  • The photograph should be affixed on the application form
  • The last date of submitting application form will be 2nd week of May 2023
  • Verify all the filled details before submitting.
  • Students have to pay the application fee in order to submit the application form.
  • Candidates may opt for internet banking
  • take the printout of “confirmation page” after successful submission of application fee and keep it safe for further references.
  • Candidates can also pay the application fee in offline mode
  • Candidates should pay the application fee at any counter of Punjab Agricultural University campus or by post.

Application Fee

The application fee for Punjab Agricultural University 2023:

Following are the details of the application fee that has to be paid by the aspirants


  • Prospectus and entrance examination fee is Rs. 5640.
  • For candidates who apply for both CET and BSET is Rs. 7740.

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PAU 2023 Admit Card

In this section, we will provide you with all the details related to the admit card for Punjab Agricultural University 2023:

  • Admit card will be issued during the 1st week of June 2023.
  • It can be downloaded through online mode from the official website of Punjab Agricultural University.
  • Admit card contains the basic details of the applying candidate such as candidate name, address, seat number, centre etc.
  • In order to download the admit card, the candidate needs to fill in the details such as their Date of Birth, Student UID, prospectus number.
  • It is mandatory for students to bring in the admit card to write the test.
  • It is suggested to keep the admit card with the student until all the process of admission gets completed.

PAU 2023 Result

This section covers all the essential details regarding Punjab Agricultural University 2023 result:

  • Results will be published on the university official website i.e. Punjab Agricultural University.edu.in.
  • Exam participants can check their results on the official website.
  • Candidates have to enter their details to view the results.
  • Only the qualified students are eligible to appear in Punjab Agricultural University Entrance Exam 2023 counselling.
  • The counselling process will be strictly based on the performance of the students in the desired branch.

Punjab Agricultural University 2023 Counselling

The details regarding counselling of Punjab Agricultural University 2023 are discussed in this section:

  • Counselling will begin in a few days after the declaration of result.
  • All the eligible candidates will be invited for counselling.
  • Counselling will be conducted in two rounds for the eligible candidates.
  • Eligible candidates need to fill the application form along with the result that will be available on its official website.
  • Admissions will be strictly based on the marks obtained by the candidates.
  • Qualified candidates should bring all the original documents with them.

PAU 2023 FAQ’S

How can I fill the Punjab Agricultural University Application Form?

The application form for Punjab Agricultural University can be filled both via offline as well as online mode.

How will I pay for the Application Form?

The application fee for the application form for Punjab Agricultural University can be submitted online, or you can submit the form offline and send it via post.

Is there a difference between Hall Ticket and Admit Card for Punjab Agricultural University?

No there is no different in the hall ticket and admit card for Punjab Agricultural University.

Where can I report mistakes in my Punjab Agricultural University to admit card?

You need to contact the conducting authorities immediately if you find any discrepancies in your admit card.

Can I make the correction even after submitting the application form?

No, there is no provision of correction period provided to students by the university.

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