PTU Exam 2021 - Engineering Admission, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Application Form, Result & Counselling

Last Modified on : 12 Jan 2022

PTU Exam

The IK Gujral Punjab Technical University does not conduct the Punjab Technical University Common Entrance Test (PTU CET) from 2019 onwards. Therefore, admission to Engineering courses is based on the JEE Main scores, Architecture courses based on the NATA scores, and Medical and Allied courses based on the NEET scores. However, the university does conduct online centralised counselling for admission to its UG and PG courses. The article covers complete information related to important dates, eligibility, application process, and more for the PTU exam 2021.

Latest Update - The counselling process for the PTU admissions 2021 will begin only after the JEE Main, NEET, and other related exams are conducted. These exams are postponed due to the COVID-19 situation in the country. It is expected that the exam might be held between July and August.

Courses offered at PTU

Following courses are offered by PTU:

UG courses - B.Tech., B.Pharm., and B.Arch.

PG courses - M.Tech., M.Sc. (Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics), MBA, M.A.

PTU Admissions 2021 - Highlights

Counselling conducting body

IK Gujral Punjab Technical University

Official Website

Counselling level

University Level

Courses covered

UG and PG

Application Process


PTU Exam 2021 Important Dates

As mentioned above, the university only conducts the counselling process for admission. The important dates for the counselling process are as under:


Important Dates

Round 1

Fee Deposition

To be announced


To be announced

Rank Preparation and Updating

To be announced

Choice Filling

To be announced

Round 1 result

To be announced


To be announced

Round 2

Fee Deposition

To be announced


To be announced

Rank Preparation and Updating

To be announced

Choice Filling

To be announced

Round 1 result

To be announced


To be announced

The counselling schedule will be announced once the JEE Main, NEET, NATA results are announced as the admission will be based on these scores.

PTU Exam Previous Years Solved Papers

PTU Exam 2021 Pattern & Syllabus

From the year 2019 onwards, the university has discontinued the Common Entrance Test. Instead, the admissions are based on the scores of popular entrance exams for different courses. So, for example, for B.Tech admissions, JEE Main scores are considered, for B.Arch, NATA scores are considered and so on.

PTU Exam 2021 Eligibility

Candidates must make sure that they meet the eligibility criteria before applying for admission. Here are the course-wise details:

For B.Tech. Course

  • Candidates must have passed the 10+2 exam with Physics and Mathematics and any one of the subjects from Biology, Chemistry, Biotechnology, and Computer Science.


Must have done a two-year certificate course from SLIET.

  • Must have a valid JEE Main scorecard.

For B.Arch. Course

  • Must have passed class 12th or 10+3 year Diploma for a recognised board/ college with minimum 50% aggregate marks. Mathematics is a compulsory subject in the qualifying exam.
  • Must have a valid NATA score.

For MBA Course

  • Must have a bachelor’s degree (any stream) from a recognised college.
  • Must have CMAT scorecard

For M.Tech.

  • Must have B.Tech./ BE degree from a recognised institute with at least 50% marks (45% for SC/ ST).
  • Must have a valid GATE scorecard.

For M.Pharm. Course

  • Must have a degree in Pharma from a recognised institute.
  • Must have a GPAT scorecard.

PTU Exam 2021 Application Process

Although there is no entrance exam conducted by the university, application forms are released for admission. Candidates interested in taking admission to the university are required to submit their applications online through the official website. Here are the steps to be followed:

  • Visit the official website and click on the 2021 admission link.
  • Start with the registration process by providing basic details asked.
  • After successful registration, log in using the credentials.
  • Complete the application form with qualification details, course opted for, stream, etc.
  • Make a payment of the application fee, and you will receive a confirmation message on successful fee payment.
  • Take a printout of the filled application form.

Application Fee

The application fee is to be paid using a debit or credit card or net banking. The fee details are as under:


Application Fee


₹ 500


₹ 250

The counselling fee for one course is ₹ 2000.

Other Details

PTU CET 2021 Admit Card

PTU CET admit cards are not released as there is no entrance exam.

PTU Exam 2021 Result/ Merit List

The PTU merit list will be released after the application submission is complete. Candidates can check the merit list on the official website. The merit list is prepared based on candidates’ performance in the qualifying exam and the respective entrance exam.

PTU Exam 2021 Cut Off

Authorities will release the PTU cut-off at the official website. Cut-offs will be released separately for different courses. Cut-offs will be based on the candidate's rank, total availability of seats, etc.

PTU Exam Counselling 2021

PTU counselling will comprise fee payment, registration, choice filling, etc. The counselling process will be online. Candidates need to follow the steps mentioned below:

Fee Payment: Submit the counselling fee of ₹ 2,000 using debit/ credit card or net banking.

Online Registration: After paying the counselling fee, register by providing basic details, qualifications, etc.

Choice Filling: Fill in the college choices as per the prescribed schedule based on your preferences. Take a print of the filled choices for future references.

Seat Allotment: Seat allotment will be made by the authorities based on the candidate's rank and preferences provided. Check the allotment process using your login credentials. Messages for the same will be sent to the registered mobile number.

Reporting: After seat allotment, report at the allotted college for the document verification and admission process. The following documents (in original) are being carried at the time of reporting:

  • Class 10th mark sheet and certificate
  • Class 12th mark sheet and certificate
  • Degree certificate
  • Birth certificate
  • Seat allotment letter
  • Character certificate
  • Domicile certificate
  • Residence certificate
  • Caste certificate
  • Gap certificate (if required)
  • Counselling Fee Deposit Slip

PTU Exam - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Here are the answers to the frequently asked questions related to PTU admissions.

Question 1: When will the application submission process begin?

There is no information yet about the application submission process.

Question 2: Can I apply through offline mode?

No. The application will be selected only through the online mode.

Question 3: Can I make corrections in the application form after submission?

Yes. The authorities will open the application correction window.

Question 4: Is there any concession in the counselling fee for the reserved category candidates?

No. The counselling fee is the same for all categories. There is a concession in the application fee for reserved category candidates.

Question 5: What if I forget to carry certain documents for document verification?

Your candidature will be cancelled, and the seat will be allotted to another candidate.