PUTHAT 2023 Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility, Syllabus, Exam Pattern

PUTHAT is a state level entrance test for Punjab University, Chandigarh providing admission to the undergraduate courses from tourism and Hospitality courses. Candidates who want to pursue hospitality courses must go through the entrance examination. In this article, we will provide details on PUTHAT 2023 Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility, etc.

PUTHAT 2023: Important Dates

Availability of Prospectus, as well as application form, will commence fromMarch 2023
Last date for submission of the application formAug 2023
Applicants can deposit the fee by Aug 2023
Uploading of documentsAug 2023
Correction in the application form
Admit card will available from
Date of Entrance examOctober 2023
Announcement of resultOctober 2023
Counselling process will commence from1st counselling- November 2023 2nd counselling – November 2023

PUTHAT 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria of PUTHAT is as follows-

  • Candidates must have completed class 12th from the recognized board with a minimum of 50% aggregate score and 45 % for SC/ST/BC/PWD category
  • Candidates must be at least 17 years of age

Courses offers in PUTHAT

The following are the UG courses offered in PU THAT-

  • Bachelor of Tourism and Travel Management
  • Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology

PUTHAT 2023 Application Form

You can apply to PUTHAT by following these steps-

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  • Visit the official website of the PU- https://puthat.puchd.ac.in/
  • Register on the website with your email Id, mobile number, name
  • You have to fill the application form by navigating to the application form
  • Some of the details that you must fill on the application form are Date of Birth, Category, Nationality, qualification details such as Year of Passing, Percentage of marks, etc, details to contact, and choice for the exam center
  • Now click on the proceed button
  • Now upload the necessary documents mentioned below
  • A payment page asking for paying the application fee will appear. You can pay your application fee using a credit/debit card, UPI, Bank Challan, etc.
  • A confirmation page will appear that you have to download the payment fee confirmation as well as the application fee for future use

Documents required for PUTHAT

The following are the list of documents required for PUTHAT-

  • Scanned Passport Size photograph under 1 MB
  • Scanned copy of class  10th, & 12th passed certificate/ Mark Sheet showcasing all the marks obtained in the subjects
  • Aadhar Card

Application Fee

The application fee for PUTHAT is as follows-

ST/ SC/ PWDRs.440/-

Exam Pattern

The following are the examination pattern of the PUTHAT Entrance Examination-

                     Subject Number of Questions
 English Aptitude 30
Current Affairs and General Awareness 20
 Reasoning Ability 20
Hospitality Industry Awareness 30

PUTHAT Syllabus

The following are the list of syllabus topics in PUTHAT-

English Aptitude

  • Grammar            
  • Vocabulary
  • Para Completion and inference
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Idioms and Phrases        
  • Antonyms and Synonyms
  • Contextual usage            
  • Sentence correction

Current Affairs and General Awareness

  • Awards and winners      
  • Economy            
  • Government and Politics
  • Science
  • Famous Personalities
  • History
  • Geography
  • Current affairs  
  • Important happenings around the World
  • Static GK             

Reasoning Ability

  • Blood Relations
  • Direction Sense
  • Puzzles Arrangements
  • Data Structures Series
  • Coding-Decoding            
  • Clocks and Calenders, etc.

Hospitality Industry Awareness

  • Tourism Phenomenon
  • Geography, and Tourism
  • Transport System
  • Travel Agencies
  • Tourism Organizations and Associations
  • Heritage of India
  • Tourism Industry
  • Types of Tours
  • Travel formalities & Regulations
  • Foreign Exchange
  • Tourism
  • Introduction to the Art of Culinary
  • Methods of Cooking
  • Bakery and Confectionery
  • Basic Preparations

PUTHAT 2023 Admit Card

The admit card is an important document without which you will be not eligible to participate in the examination. You can download the admit card from the official website of Panjab University.

PUTHAT 2023 Result

The PUTHAT 2023 Result will be declared within 2-3 weeks from the date of the exam. The candidates can check the official website of the PU for the result. The candidate will be provided a seat based on the score on the entrance test.

PUTHAT Counselling

Counselling is and event where the candidates who have passed the entrance examination seek admission in the eligible college. In this event, you have to visit the venue on the notified date with the necessary documents. You have to select the college that you want to choose however the availability of the college also depends on the merit list and your ranking.

Documents Required for Counselling

The following are the document that you have to carry when visiting the counselling session-

  • Class 10 /high school or its equivalent examination certificate
  • Domicile certificate
  • Class 12 marks sheet/ grade sheet or equivalent qualifying
  • 10 recent color photographs
  • Graduation Degree/ Marks Sheet
  • Migration/ transfer/ character certificate from the last attended institution
  • SC/ST/OBC Category certificates (if any)
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