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Purvanchal University Common Admission Test 2020

Form Date: 16 Mar - 28 Apr 2020

Pen & Paper Mode

Form Date: 16 Mar - 28 Apr 2020

PU CAT Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 200
  • Examination Modes:Pen & Paper Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:Veer Bahadur Singh Purvanchal University (VBSPU)
  • Courses:MBA , MSc, MA
  • Streams:Management, Science, Arts

PU CAT 2020 - Important Dates, Application Form, Admit Card

PU CAT 2020 is an acronym for Purvanchal University Common Admission Test 2020 which will be organized by Veer Bahadur Singh Purvanchal University. This University level Entrance Test is organized annually to offer various Postgraduate courses in the University itself.

Courses offered by the University are mentioned below;

  • MBA (HRD)
  • MBA (Finance)
  • MBA (Control & Business Economics)
  • MBA (Agriculture- Business)
  • MBA (e-Commerce)
  • MBA (Environmental Science)
  • Masters in Human Resource Development
  • MA ( Mass Communication)
  • MA (Applied Psychology)
  • MSc (Biotechnology)
  • MSc (Bio-Chemistry
  • MSc (Micro- Biology)
  • Master of Computer Application

This article will lead to all the important details needed for PU CAT 2020 examination followed by an admission which includes eligibility criteria, application form and fee details, all the important dates etc.

PU CAT 2020 Important Dates

PU CAT 2020 Important Dates are mentioned below which must be followed to not miss on any important events related to the examination;


Dates (Tentative)

Online Application Form

Third week of March 2020

Last Date to fill up the Application Form

First week of June 2020

Release of Admit Card

First week of June 2020

PU CAT 2020 Examination

Second week of June 2020

Declaration of Result

Third week of June 2020

Counselling and Spot Round

First week of July 2020

*Dates mentioned above are tentative and a subject to change until finalized by the University.

PU CAT 2020 Application Form

PU CAT 2020 Application Form will be available on the official website of the University but needs to be submitted offline and not online. The only mode of filling up and submitting the application form is offline.

The forms will be available from 3rd week of March 2020 to 1st week of June 2020 after which admit cards would be released for all the eligible candidates.

Application Fee

PU CAT 2020 Application Fee is given below category wise;


Application Fee

General/OBC Candidates

INR 200/-

SC/ST Candidates

INR 150/-

  • The Application Fee will be paid in offline mode.
  • Candidates have to pay the Application Fee through Demand Draft (DD).
  • Candidates have to get the Demanding Draft drawn in favour of “Finance Officer, V. B. S. Purvanchal University, Jaunpur - 222003′.
  • Candidates have to attach the Demand Draft along with the Application Form.
  • Candidates should write their name, contact details and course applied for on the back side of the Demand Draft.

PU CAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria

PU CAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria is mentioned below for all sorts of Category students and education qualification needed;

Nationality - Candidates must be citizens of India to apply for PUCAT 2020.

Domicile - Certain domicile requirements will also be asked which candidates need to fulfil in order to be eligible for the entrance test.

Educational Qualification

  • MA: Undergraduate in any stream with a minimum of 45% aggregate is required.
  • MSc: Passed Bachelor degree in the equivalent stream with a minimum of 50% marks.
  • MBA: Passed Bachelor degree in any discipline with a minimum of 45% aggregate for General/OBC from the recognized University (40% for SC/ST/OBC).

PU CAT 2020 Admit Card

PU CAT 2020 Admit Card will be available by 1st week of June 2020 after the submission of Application Form and students are requested to download it from the website and follow the basic guidelines mentioned;

  • Applicants are supposed to download their Admit cards from the Official website as the Admit Cards will not be sent by post to any candidate.
  • It is mandatory for candidates to take their Admit Cards along with themselves to the examination centre without which they might be debarred.
  • Applicants must carry a government Photo ID proof in original for cross verification.

PU CAT 2020 Exam Pattern

PU CAT 2020 Exam Pattern is mentioned below with details like; mode of examination, duration of the examination, number and type of questions asked, the language in which the exam can be taken by the students etc.

Mode of Examination

Offline (Pen & Paper)

Duration of Examination

180 minutes (3 hours)

No. of Questions asked


Type of Questions

MCQ (Objective)

Marking Scheme

+1 for Correct and NO Negative Marking

Medium of examination

English & Hindi

Total Marks




Section wise division is mentioned below;



Normal Questions


Logical Reasoning



Data Interpretation







250 questions

PU CAT 2020 Syllabus

Logical Reasoning:

  • Number series, Alphabet series. Eye of detail, Logical connectivity, Puzzles, Venn diagrams, Cubes, etc.

Data Interpretation:

  • Bar graph, Table, Pie chart, Case lets, Line graph etc.


  • Candidates' proficiency in English based on comprehension passages and grammar. In the comprehension section, candidates will be questioned on their understanding of the passage and its central theme, vocabulary, etc. The grammar section requires correction of incorrect grammatical sentences, filling of blanks in sentences with appropriate words etc.
  • Antonyms, Analogies, Odd word out, Fill in the blanks, Idioms, Error spotting, Word substitution, the Sentence correction

PU CAT 2020 Result

PU CAT 2020 Result will be declared by 3rd week of June 2020 and should be checked by all the candidates to know whether they have cleared it or not for further proceedings of the admission into the University.

The scorecard must be in hand when students appear for counselling along with a few other mandatory documents which are mentioned in the counselling section.

PU CAT 2020 Counselling

PU CAT 2020 Counselling will commence soon after the result declaration which is by 1st week of July 2020 and students are requested to carry the below-mentioned documents to have a hassle-free admission;

  • Class 10, 12 and Bachelor’s degree Mark sheet and Passing Certificate
  • Transfer or Leaving certificate from college last attended
  • PU CAT 2020 Rank card and Admit Card
  • Migration Certificate
  • Caste or Category certificate
  • Proof of date of birth
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Passport sized photographs

PU CAT 2020 Preparation Tips

PU CAT 2020 Preparation Tips are mentioned below;

  • Keep time distribution, management of resources and various other important factors in mind while you prepare.
  • Make notes of everything that you study as it is easier to refer to notes than going through all over again.
  • Daily revision is an important aspect as studied topics/subjects become faded which needs to be polished time and again.
  • Ample amount of sleep is a must.
  • Give yourself time for recreation which is an important part as it helps to release your stress time to time and it doesn’t pile up.

PU CAT 2020 Highlights

Exam Name

PU CAT 2020

Conducting Body

Veer Bahadur Singh Purvanchal University, Jaunpur


University Level



Official website


Exam Mode

Offline (Pen & Paper)

Exam Purpose

To offer admission in various Postgraduate Courses Offered by the University


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PU CAT Important Dates

PU CAT 2020 Form Date16 Mar - 28 Apr 2020
PU CAT 2020 Exam Date10 Jun 2020 (Tentative)
Result Date18 Jun 2020

Purvanchal University Common Admission Test 2020 Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

2 hours

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:


1Analytical and Logical Ability1001100
2Data Interpretation1001100