Khushboo Verma, 30 Apr 2019, #PUTHAT

PUTHAT 2019 - Panjab University released PUTHAT admit card which is an important document in online mode on April 30, 2019. Earlier, the release date for the admit card was April 16, which was extended later. Panjab University Tourism and Hospitality Aptitude Test (PUTHAT) was conducted in offline mode on May 10, 2019 (11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.). The result was declared on May 27, 2019. Students will be offered admission based on the merit they secure in the entrance test. The qualified candidates in PUTHAT entrance test are called to participate in the counselling process.The authorities closed the registration for PUTHAT 2019 on April 18. The authorities extended the registration process for PUTHAT 2019 from April 4 to 18. The authorities also extended the date to deposit the fee in any branch of State Bank of India from April 8 to 22, 2019. PUTHAT is an university level entrance exam conducted for admission to Bachelor’s of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (BHMCT) and Bachelor’s of Tourism and Travel Management (BTTM), which are four years programmes. Candidates seeking admission to these courses had to apply for PUTHAT 2019. The application form for the entrance test was available from March 5, 2019 onwards.

To check complete details on important dates, eligibility criteria, application form, admit card, exam pattern, result and examination process, candidates should go through PUTHAT 2019.

Latest: PUTHAT 2019 counselling started on June 27.

PUTHAT 2019 Overview



Name of the exam

Panjab University Tourism and Hospitality Aptitude Test

Commonly known as


Conducting body

Panjab University

Level of the exam

University level

Category of the exam


Mode of the exam


Mode of the application form


Duration of the exam

90 minutes

Medium of the exam


PUTHAT 2019 Programmes offered by the Institute

  • Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (BHMCT)

  • Bachelor of Tourism and Travel Management (BTTM)

PUTHAT 2019 Important Dates

The important dates of PUTHAT have been mentioned in the table below, candidates can go through to it stay updated on each event related to the entrance test.


Important Dates

Availability of PUTHAT application form

March 5, 2019

Last date for submission of information to generate fee challan

April 18, 2019

Last day for deposit of application fee in any branch of State Bank of India using website generated challan

April 22, 2019 (up to 3:59 p.m.)

End date to upload the documents

April 24, 2019

PUTHAT admit card 2019

April 30, 2019

PUTHAT entrance test

May 10, 2019 (11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)

Uploading of answer key and inviting objections

May 15, 2019

Last day of submission of objections to the answer key

Second week of May 2019

Last day of submission of cross objection to the answer key

May 22, 2019

Declaration of result

May 27, 2019

Date of availability of admission form

May 30, 2019

Date of submission of admission formJune 27, 2019


1st Counselling - June 27, (General) and June 28, 2019 (other than General)

2nd Counselling - July 5, 2019 (All categories)

What's New in PUTHAT 2019?

The application and admission fee of PUTHAT 2019 have been increased as compared to last year. Students can check the details below in this article.

PUTHAT 2019 Counselling

Only those who obtain the minimum cutoff marks set by university can attend the counselling process. The authority will probably conduct two rounds of counselling, depending on the availability of seats. The qualified candidates had to download and submit the admission form on the official website on May 30, 2019. The also had to upload the copy of the original following certificates - date of birth, qualifying examination and applicable category certificate by June 27, 2019. Students also had to carry the original documents on the day of counselling, along with the requisite fee.

PUTHAT Cutoff 2019

The PUTHAT cutoff is the minimum marks candidates need to obtain to qualify the test, which is specified the university. The cutoff for 2019 is not yet announced, it will be updated in this article once the authority declares it. Candidates, however, can refer to the previous year’s cuttoff and accordingly set their preparation level.


Cutoff Percentage

SC/ST/backward classes/Pwd


Other category candidates


PUTHAT Result 2019

The authority declared the result of PUTHAT in online mode on May 27, 2019. The university also released a merit list based on the marks secured by candidates in PUTHAT. To get through the entrance test, students have to secure the minimum cutoff marks in the test. The qualified students will be invited for the counselling. Candidates can download PUTHAT result online only as there will be separate result cards issued to students by the authority. The steps to check the result is given below:

Step 1 - Click on the link to be provided

Step 2 - Enter the credentials

Step 3 - The result of PUTHAT will appear on the screen

Step 4 - Check the result and download it

Step 5 - Take a printout and keep it for future reference

PUTHAT 2019 Verification of Result

If a candidate is not satisfied with the result and expect that the score could be higher than mentioned on the result, in such a case, facility for verification of result is available. To verify the result, students were provided a photocopy of the answer-sheet on payment of Rs. 10,000 within 10 days after the announcement of the result. The authority verifies the result of PUTHAT within three working days. In case there was any discrepancy in candidate’s result , it was accordingly revised and the fee deposited was refunded. Students should note that there should not be any re-evaluation of answer-sheets under any circumstances.

PUTHAT Answer Key 2019

After the completion of the entrance test, the authority released the answer key along with the question paper in online mode. The answer key was available in pdf format. With the help of the answer key, students could cross- check their answers, assess their performance by calculating their probable scores.

The university also facilitates students with an option for filing an objection in PUTHAT answer key. Students can raise their objections regarding the discrepancies through email only. The objections raised by students reviewed by the experts, post which a final answer key was released.

PUTHAT Admit Card 2019

The admit card of PUTHAT was issued to only those candidates who successfully registered for the entrance exam. The admit card of PUTHAT was available only in online mode on April 30, 2019. The authorities did not send the admit card to candidates through post or courier. The steps to download the admit card is given below:

Step 1 - Click on the link to be provided

Step 2 - Enter your login ID and password

Step 3 - The admit card of PUTHAT will appear in the screen

Step 4 - Download the admit card

Step 5 - Take the printout and keep it for future reference

PUTHAT 2019 Exam Pattern

Students who appear for PUTHAT should know the exam pattern of PUTHAT as it will give them idea about the total numbers of questions asked, exam duration and marking scheme. According to PUTHAT exam pattern, the entrance test is conducted in pen and paper based mode, which consists of 100 questions. One mark is allotted for each question and 0.25 marks is deducted for every wrong response. The exam duration is 1 hour and 30 minutes.

PUTHAT Syllabus 2019

Having insight into the syllabus of PUTHAT will help candidates know the important and unimportant topics and accordingly they can channelize their focus. The questions that are asked in the entrance test will be based on the following:


Number of Questions

English Aptitude


Current Affairs and General Awareness


Reasoning Ability


Hospitality Industry Awareness


PUTHAT Sample Paper 2019

Candidates should practice PUTHAT sample paper after completing their syllabus. The sample paper will help candidates know the types of questions asked in the exam. Also, practicing the sample papers will enable them to increase their efficiency and confidence level. As a result, they can score high marks in the exam. Candidates can download the sample paper here.

PUTHAT 2019 Exam Centre

PUTHAT exam centre is the destination where the entrance test was held. PUTHAT entrance exam was conducted only in Chandigarh. The exact address of PUTHAT exam centre was mentioned on the admit card.

PUTHAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who are applying for the entrance test should ensure that they fulfill the eligibility criteria of PUTHAT. The eligibility criteria consists of qualifying exam, board and minimum percentage candidates must meet to be eligible to apply for the exam. The eligibility criteria is given below in detail.

PUTHAT Eligibility Criteria

Academic Qualification

Minimum Percentage


Candidates must have passed class 12 exam

  • Students should have obtained 50% in the qualifying exam in aggregate and English as one of the compulsory subjects.

  • Candidates who belong to SC,ST, BC, Pwd have to score 45%.

  • Central Board of Secondary Education,New Delhi


  • Equivalent Examination conducted by a recognized Board/University/Council

Who are Ineligible to Apply for PUTHAT Entrance Test?

Candidates who have passed/appeared in 12 exam of Mahila Gram Vidyapith, Allahabad are not eligible to appear for PUTHAT 2019. The reason being Punjab University has derecognised the institution.

Documents to be Kept Ready Before Filling PUTHAT Application Form 2019

  • Student’s scanned photograph

  • Candidate’s scanned signature

PUTHAT 2019 Application Form

The application form of PUTHAT was released in online mode on March 5, 2019. Candidates have to keep the requisite documents ready before filling the application form. The step by step process to fill the application form is given below:

Steps to Fill PUTHAT Application Form

Step 1 - Registration

Students have to fill the following details in the application form of PUTHAT to register themselves:

  • Name

  • Father’s name

  • Mother’s name

  • Date of birth

  • Mobile number

  • SMS Consent (Y/N) (By pressing against 'Yes' candidates will receive notification on their mobile

  • Email

Students have to tick against the category they belong to from the given list below:

  • Scheduled Caste

  • Scheduled Tribe

  • Backward Classes

  • Person with disability

Special Category

In this section, students have to answer the following questions:

  • Are you or either of your parents class B or Class C regular employee of Panjab University? (Y/N)
  • Enter Panjab University regular employee PF no.

After entering the above details, candidates have to press 'Submit' button. Candidates are redirected to a new page wherein applicants have to note down their application number, login ID and password. The login ID and password is sent to their registered email ID and mobile number. In addition, they also get the option to download the fee challan, which they have to download and take the printout of it. Next, candidates have to deposit the fee at any branch of State Bank of India, immediately one day after printing of fee challan.

Step 2 - Login

In this part of PUTHAT application from 2019, students have to login by entering their login ID and password. After entering their credential, applicants are redirected to a page wherein they have to fill the remaining details, such as:

  • Choice of the course

  • Candidate Name

  • Father's Name

  • Mother's Name

  • Gender

  • Date of Birth

  • Nationality

  • Area

  • Correspondence Address

  • Permanent Address

  • Phone No.

  • Mobile No.

  • E-mail ID

  • Class +2 Roll No.

  • Class +2 Board/University

  • Year of Appearing/Passing (Class +2)

  • 10th Class percentage

Step 3 - Upload of Documents

Candidates have to upload the following documents in PUTHAT application form 2019

  • Scanned image of candidate’s photograph

  • Scanned copy of signature

Step 4 - Make the Payment

Candidates can download SBI slip and pay fee in any SBI branch of India. The application fee for each category is given in the table below:


Application Fee


Rs. 2175


Rs. 1088

Step 5 - Download the Application Form of PUTHAT 2019

Step 6 - Take the printout and keep it for future reference

PUTHAT 2019 Seat Intake


Number of Seats

Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (BHMCT)

60+06 NRI

Bachelor of Tourism and Travel Management (BTTM)

30+03 NRI

PUTHAT Fee Structure 2019


First Installment

Second Installment

Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (BHMCT)

Rs. 41,860 +students welfare activities fund Rs. 3000

Rs. 33,215

Bachelor of Tourism and Travel Management (BTTM)

Rs. 29,155 +students welfare activities fund Rs. 3000

Rs. 20,150

*The fee is subject to change as per university decision. Candidates must note that examination and other university fees are extra.

Frequently Asked Questions

Question - When PUTHAT will be conducted and in what mode?

Answer - The university conducted PUTHAT entrance exam in offline mode on May 10, 2019.

Question - How can I apply for PUTHAT entrance test?

Answer - Candidates seeking admission to hospitality course had to fill the application and submit it in online mode. The application form for PUTHAT was available from March 5 to April 18, 2019.

Question - How to check PUTHAT result and when will it be declared?

Answer - The result of PUTHAT was declared in online mode on May 27, 2019. The steps to check the result is explained above in this article.

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