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Panjab University Tourism and Hospitality Aptitude Test(PUTHAT)


The University Institute of Hotel Management and Tourism (UIHMT) is an upcoming premier institute of Panjab University, which is offering education, training, research and consultancy in the field of hospitality, tourism, travel and allied sectors. Looking to the demands of the Indian and global economy, UIHMT's programmes offer specialization for learners to enable them to acquire the right skill set with ample flexibility to adapt to employer organization's needs.

Important dates and Eligibility


The Panjab University Tourism and Hospitality Aptitude Test (PUTHAT) shall be open to all such candidates who have passed (up to the Academic Session 2013-2014) 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.

The candidates who have passed/appeared in 10+2 Examinations of Mahila Gram Vidyapith, Allahabad are ineligible to appear in PUTHAT 2014, 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.

Application Fee and Mode of Payment

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)

General Category Rs. 800/-
SC/ST Category Rs. 400/-


The Number of seats offered are:

B.Sc (Hospitality and Hotel Administration) 60
B.Sc. (Tourism Management) 30

Sr.No. Activity Dates
1. Date of Availability of Prospectus and Application Form on the website. March 3, 2014
2. Last date for submission of information on the website to generate the Bank Challan April 17, 2014
3. Last date for deposit of fee in any branch of State bank of India using website generated challan April 22, 2014 upto 4:00 p.m.
4. Last date for submission of fee details (journal no.; branch code and date of deposit given by Bank) and uploading of photograph, signature with rest of the information on the website April 25, 2014
5. No correction will be entertained/ made regarding photograph, signature and any other information after April 28, 2014 upto 5:00 pm
6. Final date by which Roll No. will be available online Roll No. and Centre of Examination will be generated and Roll No. slip 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. May 01, 2014
7. Date and Time of Holding Entrance Test May 11, 2014
10:00a.m. to 11:30a.m.
8. Centre for the Entrance Test Chandigarh Only
9. Tentative date by which the result may be declared by the University May 21, 2014 to May 23, 2014
10. Dates for the conduct of counselling 1st Counselling: June 19, 2014
2nd Counselling: June 26,2014

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 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:
Number of Questions
I. English Aptitude 30
II. Current Affairs and General Awareness 20
III. Reasoning Ability 20
IV. Hospitality Industry Awareness 30

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