Panjab University PUTHAT Hotel Management 2022 Application Details

University Institute of Hotel and Tourism Management (UIHTM) Panjab University, Chandigarh invites online application for admission into Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (BHMCT)  and Bachelor of Tourism and Travel Management (BTTM) courses.

The admission to both the above courses will be on the basis of the Merit of Panjab University Tourism and Hospitality Aptitude Test (PUTHAT) to be conducted by Panjab University.


Important Dates

Online Registration Starts 24 May 2022
Last Date to Generate Login and Password 16 June 2022
Last Date to Submit Registration Fee 18 June 2022
Last Date to Complete Registration 20 June 2022
Last Date to Submit Hard Copy of Application by Reserved category Candidate 22 June 2022 upto 4.00 PM
Publication of Admit Card 24 June 2022
Last Date to Complete Registration with Late Fee Rs 500/- 27 June 2022
Publication of Admit Card Manually for Late Application  27 June 2022
PUTHAT Exam Date 2022 29 June 2022
Time of Examination 10.00 AM to 11.30 AM
Publication of Answer Key 4 July 2022
Last day of submission of objections to the Answer key 6 July 2022
Uploading of the response to the Objections and inviting Cross objections (through e-mail only) 11 July 2022
Last day of submission of Cross-objections to the Answer key 13 July 2022
Publication of Result 19 July 2022
Date of Availability of Admission Form
To Be Announced Later
Dates for the conduct of counselling To Be Announced Later



The Panjab University Tourism and Hospitality Aptitude Test (PUTHAT) shall be open to all such candidates who have passed (up to the Academic Session 2021-2022) 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 (45% in case of SC/ST/BC/PwD Categories) in the aggregate and English as one of the Compulsory Subjects.


Registration Fee

  • Rs 2175/- General Category
  • Rs 1088/- SC/ST/PwD Category


Documents Required

  • Recent Color Photograph with White Background
  • Signature
  • Class 10th Marksheet
  • Class 12th Roll Number (If Appearing)
  • Class 12th Marksheet (If Passed)


a) General/SC/ST category candidates are NOT to submit hardcopies of admission form and certificates. In case they also seek admission based on some other reserved category, then they must submit the hard copy.

b) Backward Class Certification (If applicable) Persons belonging to OBC/SBC will not be considered under this category. Candidate whose certificate is older than one  year from the date of issue must submit the self declaration as per Sub Appendix


Sports Category

Each candidate applying for admission in this category shall, along with the Admission Form, will submit following documents to the concerned department and photocopy of one complete set of Admission Form, along with the all relevant documents after paging all the documents, will submit in the office of Campus  Sports, (Gymnasium Building), P.U. Chandigarh before the last date of submission of form. The candidate has to submit the form complete in all respect within stipulated date in the concerned department and in the Campus Sports Department.

a) Self-attested photocopies of sports certificates with photograph duly attested by the respective issuing authority (i.e. National Federation of Concerned game/ State Association/ Head of the Institution of last attended / self attested).

b) Self attested photocopies of Class 10th and Class 10+2 and Bachelor’s Detailed Marks Certificates.

c) Undertaking of the sports achievements (Annexure-I) and attendance in sports grounds (Annexure-II)

d) List of players of the team/ competitors of the concerned sports tournaments duly attested by the respective issuing authority / Head of the Institution of last attended/ downloaded from concerned official website



(a) Examination Scheme

Examination Centre Chandigarh Only
Duration of Examination 90 Minutes
Medium of Examination English


(b) Examination Pattern

Components Number of Questions
English Aptitude 30
Current Affairs and General Awareness 20
Reasoning Ability 20
Hospitality Industry Awareness 30
Total 100
There shall be negative marking i.e., 25% marks will be deducted for every wrong answer


Selection Process

(a) Merit List

The University will publish PUTHAT merit lists of the candidates. Admissions shall be made on the
basis of merit lists prepared by Panjab University. A candidate shall be included in a particular merit
list on the basis of attainment of a minimum of 15% (cut off) aggregate of maximum marks in the test
taken as a whole. Only in the case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes/Scheduled
Tribes/Backward Classes/PwD, this requirement will be a minimum attainment of 10% (cut-off)
aggregate of maximum marks in PUTHAT test, taken as a whole.


(b) Counselling

The candidate, who have qualified the PUTHAT Exam, can download and submit the Admission Form
(to be uploaded on the UIHTM website) complete in all respect along with photo copies of all the
necessary original certificates (Date of birth, Qualifying Examination and applicable Category
Certificate) in UIHTM department within the stipulated date and time and bring the original
documents on the day of counselling to be held as per schedule given below along with the requisite fee. All the candidates need to be physically present for the counselling. In case of
absence, he/she shall not be eligible for subsequent counselling.


(c) Number of Seats

The number of seats offered by the UIHTM is as follows

Course Number of Seats
Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology
(Four Year Programme)
60 + 06 NRI+ 03 Foreign National
Bachelor of Tourism and Travel Management 30 + 03 NRI+ 02 Foreign Nationa




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