Punjab JET 2018: Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Date, Pattern

Punjab Joint Entrance Test (JET) is a state level polytechnic examination to offer admission to diploma courses in more than 130 polytechnic institutes in Punjab state. Punjab JET is conducted every year by PSBTE & IT (Punjab State Board of Technical Education & Industrial Training, Chandigarh). Every year many applicants apply for this examination to get admission in polytechnic courses. The applicants who are interested in Punjab JET 2018 are advised to go through the complete notification to get all the details related to the examination.

Punjab JET Key Dates 2018

Here, candidates can check the tentative schedule of Punjab JET 2018:

Events Dates (Tentative)
Application Form Availability 4th week of March 2018
Last date to submit admission application form 3rd week of June 2018
Merit/Result publication 3rd week of June 2018
Counselling Started from 4th week of June 2018

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Punjab JET Application Form 2018

  • The authority will provide the Punjab JET 2018 Application Form through online or offlinemode.
  • Candidates can download the application form from the website.
  • Candidates can also purchase & deposit the application form at the all affiliated Polytechnic Colleges of the Board & Board’s Office.
  • The admission application form will be issued from the 4th week of March to 3rd week of June 2018.
  • Keep the photocopy of the filled application form, DD & postal receipt for future use.

Application Fee

  • Students have to pay Rs. 50 for admission application form.
  • The fee can be paid in the form of Demand Draft.

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria are given here:


  • A student must be of Indian national.
  • Domicile: Student must have a valid domicile of Punjab.

Age Limit:

  • There is no upper age limit to appear for this exam.

Qualification Criteria:

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates have to pass the Matriculation examination from state Board/CBSE / ICSE/National Open School or from any other country.
  • Subjects: The mandatory subjects are Mathematics, Science (Physics, Chemistry and Biology) and English.
  • Minimum Marks: Candidates have to secure minimum 35% marks in the qualifying examination.
  • Appearing Candidates can also apply.

Punjab JET Result/Merit 2018

Punjab JET 2018 Result will be announced on the website in the 3rd week of June 2018. Candidates can view their results through online mode only. The merit list will be purely based on Matriculation examination scores of the students. Candidates will check the merit list by entering their roll number. Candidates will be invited for the counselling on the basis of the merit list.


The reservation of seat for each of the categories is mentioned below:

Category Seat Reservation
Scheduled Castes/Schedule Tribes 25%
Backward Classes 5%
Border Areas/Backward Areas (2% each) 4%
Sportspersons 2%
Children/Grand Children of Freedom Fighter 1%
Disabled Persons 3%

Punjab JET Counselling

The applicants scored marks, which are above the cutoff, are eligible for the admission procedure in the Punjab JET. The student who got the result and is selected will be called by the Punjab JET for the further counselling process.

The schedule for counselling will be announced by the Punjab JET official website since the schedule is made by the official authority.

The counselling schedule is available in the second week of July, at the time of counselling, the applicants will require carrying all the necessary documents with themselves. The candidates should carry the documents for the verification purpose.

The counselling for the Punjab JET will be conducted as joint counselling with representatives from all the other universities. The applicants should carry the original as well as photocopies of all the documents.

At the time of Punjab JET counselling, those applicants who want to take the admission into Punjab JET should be present in the centre where they have been called. If by any reason the applicant fails to be present on the called centre the seat of the candidate will be allotted to another aspiring candidate.

There is management quota in the institution and after the counselling process those seats which are remaining or any drop out vacancy then the seat will be filled by the management quota seats.

Choice filling

Candidates can fill their choice of programme and institution.This process can be done after successful registration. The candidates can fill the branches or the colleges choice in order of their preferences. All the chosen seats, as well as the preferences, will be considered for the allotment of the seat to the candidates in Punjab JET. The allotment of the seat will be on the basis of merit list and the category will also be considered for the candidate’s seat allotment in the Punjab JET.

Punjab JET 2018 Admissions

The admissions for the Punjab JTE 2018 will be after the result declaration. The candidates are given a slot and the candidates are given a particular slot in which the candidate has to report that is within the given time period.

The Polytechnic admission to Punjab University will be given on the basis of 10th Score. The admission will be provided to the Punjab State residents only and that student can proof which is valid, the proof will be for the resident of Punjab.

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