PUTHAT 2020: Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus

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 examinationPanjab University Tourism and Hospitality Aptitude Test (PUTHAT)
Conducted byThe University Institute of Hotel and Tourism Management
Mode of application formOnline
Courses offeredBachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (BHMCT) and Bachelor of Tourism and Travel Management (BTTM)
Type of questionsMultiple choice questions
Official website linkhttps://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 Form24 March 2020
Last date to submit the form23 April 2020
Issue of Admit card08 May 2020
Exam Date15 May 2020
Announcement of Result27-29 May 2020
Issue of Admission Forms02 June 2020
Last date to submit Admission FormJune 2020
1st Counsellinground for candidates from General category25 June 2020
1st Counselling round for candidates from Reserved category25 June 2020
2nd Counselling round for candidates from General & Reserved category02 July 2020


Application fee for PUTHAT 2020

Category of the candidateApplication 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


TopicsNumber of questions
English aptitude30
Current affairs and General awareness20
Reasoning ability20
Hospitality industry awareness30

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.

Important links of PUTHAT 2020

Official web site linkClick Here
Application process linkClick Here

Frequently asked questions for PUTHAT 2020: FAQ

1. When is the application form issued for PUTHAT 2020??
A: The application form is issued from 24thMarch 2020 in online mode.
2. What are the courses offered through this entrance test??
A: The courses offered are Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (BHMCT) and Bachelor of Tourism and Travel Management (BTTM) in Panjab University.
3. When is the PUTHAT exam conducted??
A: The PUTHAT exam is conducted on 15th May,2020.

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.


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