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Pre University Course

Pre-University Course or PUC

Pre-University Course or PUC is a two year intermediate course intended to prepare students for university education. Successful completion of a PUC course is a pre-requisite for university education. The programs offered by Arihant PU College are designed to equip students with a robust foundation on the subjects through theory and application, which will holistically qualify them for University level education
Special Integrated programs with CA and CS Coaching for Commerce students and CET, NEET entrance exam coaching for Science Students are provided to prepare students for their professional pathway.

Programs offered:

We offer the two years Pre University course, which is the foundation of specialization requiring students to choose either the University education or Professional courses. This is a bridge course between ten years of schooling and University and Professional courses. Each combination offers four core subjects apart from language studies.

Combinations Offered

  • Part I

1. General English (Compulsory)
2. Language (Any one of the following) Kannada, Hindi

  • Part II

A) Science
1. PCMB – Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology
2. PCMC – Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Computer Science

B) Commerce
1. ABEM – Accountancy, Business Studies, Economics, Basic Mathematics
2. ABES – Accountancy, Business Studies, Economics, Statistics
3. ABMS – Accountancy, Business Studies, Basic Mathematics, Statistics

*Combinations offered in V.V Puram and Kanakapura Road Campus, as available.


  • Applicants must have a pass in Karnataka SSLC examination, CBSE, ICSE or any other equivalent examination recognized by the Department of Pre-University Education, Karnataka and must satisfy all other conditions set by them and cut-off declared
  • Applicants must personally fill in the forms correctly and neatly.
  • Applicants should register the same at the College office on the date mentioned on the notice board.
  • Separate applications should be submitted if a candidate is applying for more than one Course. Application received after the last date will not be entertained.
  • Incomplete applications or with false information of any sort will automatically be treated as invalid.
  • Admission without the submission of Original Certificates and approval from Department of Pre-University Education will only be provisional.

Selection Procedure

  • The selection of the candidates is based on their aggregate marks scored in the qualifying exams and performance in the interview.
  • The list of names of candidates provisionally selected will be displayed on the notice board on specified date as per PU Board directives and Admission Calendar.
  • Selected candidates will appear for an interview along with their parents on the dates specified with the necessary documents.
  • If the candidate fails to attend the interview on the specified date, the seat will be allotted to the next candidate in line.

Photocopies of Documents to be produced

  • Karnataka SSLC/ICSE/CBSE marks card or any other equivalent qualifying certificate.
  • Caste Certificate in case of students belonging to SC/ST/OBC.
  • Transfer Certificate.
  • Migration Certificate, if applicable.
  • Non-Karnataka candidates should provide an undertaking from their parents regarding details of the local guardians. The local guardians will be responsible for all the activities of the students.
  • Physically challenged and visually impaired Candidates should enclose a copy of a certificate obtained from a Registered Medical Practitioner, stating the nature of disability.

Fee details:

  • Fee Structure will be displayed on the College notice board.
  • Parents/candidates are advised to check the college notice board for important dates and information with regard to admissions