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Applications open for SPPU admissions, online entrance exam in mid-July

According to a notification published on the website, the syllabus of the entrance exam is available on the webpage of the respective department.

Written by Alifiya Khan | Pune |
Updated: June 16, 2021 10:15:49 am
SPPU admissions, pune university admissionsThe last date for applying with late fees is July 15, 11:59 pm (File photo)

Candidates wishing to apply for undergraduate, postgraduate and certificate/diploma courses at Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) will have to appear for an online entrance exam (OEE), forms for which are now available on the website till July 10. Officials said a detailed schedule had not yet been made public, but the OEE was expected to held after July 15.

The forms can be filled up on for a regular fee of Rs 500 for general category or Rs 350 for reserved category till July 4 or with a late fee of Rs 750 till July 10. The examination will be conducted in online proctored mode. A campus common entrance platform has been created to give information on the OEE and its format. It can be accessed at

According to a notification published on the website, the syllabus for the exam is available on the webpage of respective departments. The exam will be of 100 marks, divided into two sections: 20 marks will be based on general knowledge/logical reasoning/comprehension while 80 marks will be based on subject specific questions. One-third of the allotted marks for a question will be deducted for every wrong answer.

The merit list will be prepared based on a total score, and in case of tie, subject-wise questions in Section B will would be considered. In case of further tie, marks in qualifying examination would be considered.

The notification states that students have to keep documents ready, including those of previous qualifying examination. Since Class XII examinations have been cancelled across boards, students need not panic in the absence of mark sheets.

“Right now, we have not made any document mandatory, only photo and signature. By the time the merit list is declared, students are expected to get their mark sheets from their respective boards and, even if not, some formula will be declared,” said Uttam Chavan, deputy registrar, admissions, SPPU.

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