Panjab University Tourism and Hospitality Aptitude Test - PUTHAT 2016

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University Institute of Hotel and Tourism Management ( UIHTM ), Panjab University, Chandigarh Admission 2016.

UIHTM, Panjab University Admission through Panjab University Tourism and Hospitality Aptitude Test ( PUTHAT ) for the following Four Year Programmes :

  1. Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology ( BHMCT )
  2. Bachelor of Tourism and Travel Management (BTTM )

PUTHAT Eligibility Conditions 2016

The Panjab University Tourism and Hospitality Aptitude Test ( PUTHAT ) shall be open to all such candidates who have passed ( up to the Academic Session 2015 – 2016 ) 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 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.

Note : The candidates who have passed / appeared in 10+2 Examinations of Mahila Gram Vidyapith, Allahabad are ineligible to appear in PUTHAT-2016, 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.

PUTHAT 2016 Scheme of Examination

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 PUTHAT examination shall be ENGLISH only. There shall be negative marking i.e., 25% marks will be deducted for every wrong answer. 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

PUTHAT 2016 Seats

The number of seats offered by the UIHTM is as follows :

Course Number of Seats
Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology 60
Bachelor of Tourism and Travel Management 30

Note : Additional Seats for (i) one girl child out of the only two girl children for admission to a given course in the Panjab University, provided, she is otherwise eligible from all angles; (ii) Cancer, AIDS and Thalessemia patient wherein the students are required to submit a certificate with proof from the National Medical Institute like PGI, AIIMS; (iii) wards of Kashmiri displaced persons; (iv) wards of Kargil war as per Syndicate decision dated 29- 07-2008.

PUTHAT Selection Process 2016

The admission to both the courses will be on the basis of the Merit of Panjab University Tourism and Hospitality Aptitude Test ( PUTHAT ) to be conducted by Panjab University. The merit list of candidates appearing for PUTHAT shall be prepared on the basis of marks secured in the PUTHAT only.

PUTHAT Admit Card 2016

The candidates shall be admitted to the PUTHAT Entrance Test only on the production of the Admit Card at the Test Centre. No candidate shall be allowed to take the test without the Admit Card under any circumstances. The candidates must retain the PUTHAT admit card with them till the admission process is over, since it will be required again at the time of counselling.

PUTHAT Application Process 2016



PUTHAT Important Date 2016

Sr.No Events Dates
1 Date    of    Advertisement    regarding    test    and    other information relevant thereto 04th March, 2016 ( Friday )
2 Date of availability of Prospectus and Application Form on the website of Panjab University. 04th March, 2016 ( Friday )
3 Last date for submission of information on the website to generate the Bank Challan 12th April, 2016 ( Tuesday )
4 Last date for deposit of fee in any branch of State Bank of India (SBI) using website generated Challan 16th April, 2016 ( Saturday ) up to 4:00 p.m.
5 Last date  for uploading of photograph, signature with the remaining information on the website 18th April, 2016 ( Monday )
6 No correction will be entertained / made regarding photograph, signature and any other information after 21.04.2016, 5:00 p.m. 21st April, 2016 ( Thursday ) up to 5:00 p.m.
7 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 (provided while generating Bank challan).
There will be no physical communication for this purpose
27th April, 2016 ( Wednesday )
8 Date and Time of PUTHAT Entrance Test 06th May, 2016 ( Friday ) 10:00 A.M. – 11:30 A.M.
9 Date and mode of declaration of PUTHAT result 16th May, 2016 to 18th May, 2016 ( Monday to Wednesday )
The result would be posted on the P.U. website and the same could be downloaded. No separate result cards will be issued to the candidates by the office.
10 Dates for the conduct of counselling First Counselling : 30th June, 2016 ( Thursday ) Second Counselling : 07th July, 2016 ( Thursday )
11 Centre for the PUTHAT Entrance Test CHANDIGARH ONLY
General Category :
SC / ST Category :
( 50% concession to wards of P.U. regular employees under Class B/C as per the Senate decision vide Para xxxiii dated 14-7-2007 )
Rupee 880/-
Rupee 440/-

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PUTHAT Result 2016

PUTHAT Result will be declared on 16th May, 2016 to 18th May, 2016 ( Monday to Wednesday ). The result would be posted on the P.U. website and the same could be downloaded. No separate result cards will be issued to the candidates by the office.

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PUTHAT Contact Address

Panjab University,
Telephone No.: +91 172 253 4829,
Email :,
Website :

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