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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
  • Mode of Conduction
    Pen and Paper Based Test
  • Exam Duration
    2 hours (120 minutes)
  • No. of Papers
  • Medium of the exam
  • Marking Scheme
    1 mark for each correct answer, no negative marking
Eligibilty Criteria

PUCAT 2022 eligibility criterion is as set up by the VBS Purvanchal University. Only those participants who meet the eligibility requirements should register for the entrance exam. The various criteria are as stated below:

Nationality: Indian nationals are eligible to appear for PUCAT 2022. Certain domicile requirements should be fulfilled by candidates in order to be eligible for the entrance test.

Educational Qualification: -

  • For admission in various UG courses, students must have secured an aggregate of 45% in the higher secondary or intermediate examination with the respective compulsory subjects according to the program they wish to pursue.
  • To secure admission in any PG course, applicants must have obtained at least 45% marks in the qualifying exam of the Bachelor’s degree with regards to the course they have applied for.
  • All reserved category individuals will be granted a relaxation of 5% marks in the qualifying intermediate or graduate degree exam. This means that they should pass the exam with at least 40% marks to be eligible for the admission test.
  • Participants who are awaiting their result of the qualifying examination are also eligible for the test provided they can submit the necessary documents at the time of PUCAT 2022 counselling.
Exam Pattern

PUCAT 2022 question paper will have multiple choice questions. There are total 250 questions distributed in three sections.

The first section deals with logical reasoning questions, the second section covers data interpretation questions and finally the third section focuses on English language.

  • Total marks a candidate can score in PUCAT 2022 is 250.
  • The final section that is English language covers 50 marks.
  • For each correct answer, candidates are awarded 1 mark each.
  • There is no negative marking scheme in PUCAT 2022.
  • Time allotted for the entrance exam is 3 hours.

UCAT 2022 Syllabus will be based of Higher Secondary or equivalent level for UG courses. The questions asked will be from class 11 and class 12 syllabi of the respective subjects depending in the field chosen. For PG programs, the subjects taught in Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree respectively will be tested and will form the basis of the syllabus.


PUCAT 2022 Counselling Process will start in the 2nd week of July 2022 (tentatively) for PG programs. All participants short-listed via the merit list must attend the Counselling session for admission to the various courses offered by VBS Purvanchal University. The schedule for the same will be uploaded on the official PUCAT website.

Individuals must be present at the Counselling session according to the time and date allotted to them. They must be present for the Counselling procedure in person along with a parent or guardian. The university will allot seats on the basis of merit, preference of course as chosen by the individual and availability of seats. The Counselling process will take place in the following way:

  • PUCAT 2022 Counselling session will be held as per the scheduled time and date at the university campus.
  • Candidates will have to go to the Counselling center with necessary documents and certificates that will be verified by the organizing body.
  • After the verification of documents is complete, aspirant will have to fill an offline preference form.
  • The seat allotment process will be done based on merit and preference of course as chosen by participants.
  • If an individual wishes to secure the seat offered, he will have to report to the university with the requisite tuition fees and documents to complete the admission formalities.

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