PPMET 2023 Overview


The registration process for PPMET 2023 started on 7th July 2023 and will conclude on 4th August 2023. Candidates had to complete their online application within this period to be eligible for the examination. Admit cards for the exam will be released on 7th August 2023, and the exam results are scheduled to be announced on 19th August 2023.

PPMET 2023, the Punjab Para Medical Entrance Test conducted annually by the esteemed Baba Farid University of Health Sciences (BFUHS).

This state-level exam serves as the gateway to the B.Sc. Nursing Course, a 4-year degree program that opens doors to exciting opportunities in the healthcare industry.

Aspiring candidates from across the state of Punjab participate in this competitive examination to pursue their dreams of becoming skilled healthcare professionals.

PPMET 2023 is scheduled to take place on 13th August 2023, offering a three-hour window for candidates to showcase their knowledge and aptitude.

The question paper will be in English, and the exam will be conducted using the OMR-based (Optical Mark Recognition) method.

This mode of application aims to streamline the process and make it more accessible to candidates through the online platform.

For those who aspire to join the noble field of nursing and serve their communities with compassion and expertise, PPMET 2023 is the first step towards realizing their aspirations.

So, gear up and get ready for the exam, and may you achieve success in your pursuit of a rewarding career in nursing!

PPMET 2023 Highlights

Name of ExamPPMET 2023
Full Exam NamePunjab Para Medical Entrance Test 2023
Conducted ByBaba Farid University of Health Sciences (BFUHS)
Exam LevelState Level Exam
Language of Question PaperEnglish
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of ExamOMR Based 
Exam Date13-Aug-2023 (Sunday)
Exam Duration & Time180 Minutes
Mode of CounsellingOnline
Official Websitewww.bfuhs.ac.in

Important Points To Remember

  • Eligibility: 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English as main subjects with 50% marks (45% for SC/ST).
  • Application Fee: Payable through the online payment gateway.
  • Exam Pattern: 200 multiple-choice questions with a duration of 3 hours.
  • Marking Scheme: +4 for each correct answer; no negative marking.
  • Counselling: Conducted online based on merit and preferences.
  • Seat Allotment: Provisional allocation subject to document verification.
  • Seat Upgradation: Option to upgrade/change seats in subsequent rounds.
  • Surrender of Seat: Candidates can surrender their allotted seat.
  • Tuition Fee: Provisionally selected candidates need to pay the 1st-year fee online.
  • Verification: Original documents and eligibility are checked during counselling.
  • Vacant Seats: Some seats may remain vacant after counselling rounds.
  • Subsequent Rounds: Candidates can participate in subsequent rounds if desired.
  • Counselling Fee: Non-refundable counselling fee applicable.
  • Online Procedure: All counselling steps will be conducted online through the official website.

PPMET 2023 Important Dates

Online Application Form Start Date07-07-2023 
Online Application Form Last Date04-08-2023
Admit Card Release Date07-08-2023 
Dates of Online Examination13-08-2023
Answer Key Release13-08-2023 
Result Date19-08-2023

PPMET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for PPMET 2023, candidates must have completed their 12th standard (10+2) with a Science background and secured a minimum of 45% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology (40% for SC/ST/OBC) individually passed in English. The age requirement is 17 years on or before December 31, 2023. Seats are reserved for various categories, including SC, BC, Physically Disabled, Sports Persons, and Children/Grandchildren of freedom fighters and those affected by terrorist riots.

PPMET 2023 Exam Pattern & Marking Scheme

PPMET 2023 is the gateway to pursue B.Sc. Nursing courses in Punjab. Understanding the exam pattern and marking scheme is crucial for success. Here are the key points:

Exam Pattern:

  • Subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, English, and Nursing Aptitude.
  • Type: Objective with multiple-choice questions.
  • OMR Response Sheet: To mark answers.
  • No Negative Marking: No penalty for wrong answers.
  • Unanswered Questions: Darken the 5th oval (Option E) to avoid negative marking.

Marking Scheme:

  • Objective Type: Each question has four options (A, B, C, D).
  • Correct Response: Choose the most appropriate option.
  • OMR Response Sheet: Fill neatly with a black fine tip ball pen.
  • Rough Work: Do not write on the OMR Response Sheet; use the question booklet margins.
  • Unfairmeans Practice: Strictly prohibited and may lead to disqualification and legal consequences.

PPMET 2023 Application Form

Punjab Para Medical Entrance Test (PPMET) 2023 application process has concluded, and no further applications are being accepted as of 4th Aug 2023.

Before applying, candidates were required to carefully read the eligibility conditions and other important instructions mentioned in the prospectus.

Only one application was allowed per candidate, and submitting multiple applications led to rejection. Candidates were required to be at least 17 years old on or before 31st December 2023 to be eligible for the exam.

The application form could be filled online, and a unique registration ID was provided upon submission. The fee was payable through online payment gateway only.

The application forms were locked automatically after the cutoff date, so candidates had to ensure all details were correct before submission.

PPMET 2023 Admit Card

Admit Card / Hall Ticket can be downloaded from the official website of PPMET. PPMET Admit Card contains essential details such as the candidate’s name, roll number, exam date, and venue. Candidates must not alter or tamper with the Admit Card, and it should be kept safe until the examination is over.

PPMET 2023 Answer Key

PPMET 2023 Answer Key is super important for test-takers! It shows all the right answers to the questions in the exam. You can get it on the official website. With the Answer Key, you can check your answers and see how well you did.

It’s like a preview of your result! If you think there’s a mistake in the answers or have any objections, you can tell the university. They’ll look into it and release the final Answer Key with the necessary corrections.

PPMET 2023 Result

PPMET 2023 Result is a significant outcome for candidates who appeared in the Punjab Para Medical Entrance Test. It provides the scores, rank, and other essential information to assess their performance.

The Result will be declared on the official website of PPMET on 19th Aug 2023, and candidates can access it easily online. PPMET Result Card can be downloaded and printed for future reference and admission procedures.

PPMET 2023 Counselling

PPMET 2023 Counselling is the process through which candidates who have qualified for the Punjab Para Medical Entrance Test can secure admission to B.Sc. Nursing courses.

The counselling is conducted online, and candidates must submit their preferences for colleges and categories through the official website.

Seats are allocated based on the PPMET 2023 merit and eligibility criteria as per the Punjab Government notification. The counselling schedule, dates, and mode are made available on the university website.

After the provisional seat allocation, candidates need to undergo medical checkup and document verification at the allotted college.

The first-year fee can be paid through the online payment gateway on the university website. Candidates can also participate in subsequent rounds of counselling for seat upgrades or changes.


Candidates must have passed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English, scoring 50% marks (45% for SC/ST).

No, candidates must have completed the 10+2 examination at the time of application.

The exam will consist of 200 multiple-choice questions.

The exam duration is 3 hours.

Each correct answer carries 4 marks, and there is no negative marking.

No, only one application is allowed per candidate.

The application fee can be paid through the online payment gateway.

The Admit Card will be available from 7th August 2023.

No, the Admit Card will be available for download online.

Answer Key will be released on the day of the exam or the day after.

Yes, candidates can raise objections within the specified time frame.

Result will be declared on the official website on 19th Aug 2023.

Result will display rank-wise, roll number-wise, and category-wise details.

Counselling will be conducted online through the official website.

The counselling fee will be mentioned on the official website.

No, the counselling fee is non-refundable.

Yes, candidates can participate in subsequent rounds for seat upgrades or changes.

Candidates need to bring original documents for verification.

Yes, candidates can surrender their seat by submitting a written request.

Yes, candidates need to pay the tuition fee as per the given schedule.

Yes, candidates can upgrade their seats in the subsequent rounds of counselling.

Yes, candidates can fill preferences based on their choice.

Failure to report on time may result in automatic seat cancellation.

No, only candidates who have appeared for the PPMET exam can participate in counselling.

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