PUTHAT 2020: PUTHAT 2020 is also known as Panjab University Tourism and Hospitality Aptitude Test 2020. It is a University Level Exam and is conducted once a year by the institution. The conducting body is The University Institute of Hotel and Tourism Management. The board has released the Application Form on 24 March 2020 and it will be available in online mode. The PUTHAT 2020 exam will be conducted on May 15, 2020. The entrance test offers two major courses. Candidates who aspire to join the Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (BHMCT) and Bachelor of Tourism and Travel Management (BTTM) offered by the Panjab University should undertake this test. BHMCT is a four-year programme with 60 seats for Indian aspirants and 06 NRI seats. BTTM offers 30 seats for Indians and 03 NRI seats. This article gives detailed information about important dates, eligibility criteria, application form, exam pattern, admit card, examination process, result dates and counselling process regarding PUTHAT 2020.
Overview of PUTHAT 2020
|Name of the examination||Panjab University Tourism and Hospitality Aptitude Test (PUTHAT)|
|Conducted by||The University Institute of Hotel and Tourism Management|
|Mode of application form||Online|
|Courses offered||Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (BHMCT) and Bachelor of Tourism and Travel Management (BTTM)|
|Type of questions||Multiple choice questions|
|Official website link||https://puthat.puchd.ac.in/|
Eligibility criteria of PUTHAT 2020
Candidates should have completed their 10+2 level exam in a recognised institute with a minimum score of 50% in aggregate. There will be a relaxation of 5% in marks for candidates belonging to the SC/ST category. Any equivalent exam from recognized Board/University/Council is also accepted. But the candidates who have completed 10+2 exams from Mahila Gram Vidyapeeth, Allahabad are not eligible for applying to this exam.
Important dates of PUTHAT 2020
|Release of Application Form||24 March 2020|
|Last date to submit the form||23 April 2020|
|Issue of Admit card||08 May 2020|
|Exam Date||15 May 2020|
|Announcement of Result||27-29 May 2020|
|Issue of Admission Forms||02 June 2020|
|Last date to submit Admission Form||June 2020|
|1st Counsellinground for candidates from General category||25 June 2020|
|1st Counselling round for candidates from Reserved category||25 June 2020|
|2nd Counselling round for candidates from General & Reserved category||02 July 2020|
Application fee for PUTHAT 2020
|Category of the candidate||Application Fee in Rs|
Application process of PUTHAT 2020
The applicant should visit the official website link and then should register themselves. By using the login details, they can avail the application form. It will be obtained from the following link https://puthat.puchd.ac.in/registration.php . The applicant should duly fill up this form and attach scanned copy of required documents. The candidate should also take a scanned copy of their signature. The application fee should be paid as per the category of the candidate and the filled form should be submitted along with the above listed scanned copies.
Exam pattern of PUTHAT 2020
Exam duration: 90 minutes
Type of questions: Multiple choice questions
Total questions: 100
Right answer: 1 mark
Wrong answer: -0.25 mark
|Topics||Number of questions|
|Current affairs and General awareness||20|
|Hospitality industry awareness||30|
Exam syllabus for PUTHAT 2020
The students should prepare themselves in the following topics.
- English Aptitude
- Current Affair and General Awareness
- Reasoning Ability
- Hospitality Industry Awareness
Counselling process of PUTHAT 2020
The results of the exam will be announced online in their official website on 27-29 May 2020. The final list of candidates will be done by the conducting body. The cut off for the exam will be based on the number of seats available, number of candidates applied for the exam, their score in qualifying exam and their score in the entrance test. The shortlisted candidates will be listed out and they should attend the counselling process. To attend the counselling, the candidate should first fill in a registration form and submit it before first week of June 2020. The candidates should bring required documents and initial payment of fee for admission. During counselling, the document verifications will be done by the board and final list of seats filled will be announced.
|Official web site link||Click Here|
|Application process link||Click Here|
Frequently asked questions for PUTHAT 2020: FAQ
What is the official website link to get application form?
The link to obtain the application form is https://puthat.puchd.ac.in/registration.php .
When is the counselling process conducted?
The counselling process is conducted from 25th June to 2nd July 2020.