HP LEET 2020 - Himachal Pradesh Takniki Shiksha Board (HPTSB) will conduct HP LEET 2020 tentatively in the fourth week of May. HP LEET 2020 is a pen-paper based entrance examination conducted for admission to the second year of Diploma/Polytechnic courses across the state of Himachal Pradesh. Candidates will be able to access the application of HP LEET 2020 tentatively in the first week of April. The admit card of HP LEET 2020 will also be released in online mode and candidates will have to carry their admit cards to the exam centres. HP LEET 2020 result will include marks secured by the candidates in the entrance test. The authorities will also release a merit list on the basis of marks secured by the candidates in HP LEET 2020. Candidates shortlisted on the basis of merit list will be eligible for the counselling and seat allotment process of HP LEET 2020. Read the full article to know more about HP LEET 2020.
Name of exam
Himachal Pradesh Lateral Entry Entrance Test
Commonly known as
HP LEET 2020
Exam conducting body
Himachal Pradesh Takniki Shiksha Board (HPTSB)
Level of examination
State Level Examination
Mode of application
Lateral Admission to Diploma/Polytechnic courses
Mode of exam
Candidates must be aware of the important dates of HP LEET 2020 so that they do not miss out any important deadlines related to the exam and admission. Candidates can refer the given table to know about the important application and admission events of HP LEET 2020.
Release of Application Form
First week of April 2020
Last date to Submit Application Form
First week of May 2020
Release of Admit Cards
Third week of May 2020
Fourth week of May 2020
Release of Final Answer Key
Last week of May 2020
Declaration of Result
Date of filling HP LEET 2020 scores and choices submission of candidates
First to second week of June 2020
First Round of Counselling
Third week of June 2020
Date of vacancy list display after 1st round of counselling
Fourth week of June 2020
Reporting by candidates at the respective college with original certificates
Second-round online counselling
First week of July 2020
Display of vacant list by Principals
Second week of July 2020
Date of vacancy list display after 2nd round of counselling
Submission of online application form of third round counselling
Second to third week of July 2020
Third week of July 2020
Date of display of vacant seats after 3rd round counselling
Date of centralized offline counselling (if seats are vacant)
Fourth week of July 2020
Reporting by candidates with original certificates at the respective Polytechnic college
First week of August 2020
Candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria of HP LEET 2020 before filling out the application form. No candidate will be eligible for the final allotment if he/she does not fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria specified by the authorities. Candidates can refer HP LEET eligibility criteria 2020 mentioned below:
Candidates should have passed 10+2 exam with Physics & Chemistry as compulsory subjects and any one of the subjects from Mathematics or Zoology. OR
Candidates must have 12th class (Science) with Mathematics as one of the subject / 12th class with Vocational / 12th class from science stream. OR
Candidates must have passed 10+2 years in ITI under NCVT/SCVT/COE in the relevant engineering stream.
The authorities will release the application form of HP LEET 2020 in online mode. The application process of HP LEET 2020 will involve steps like registration, filling of application form, uploading of documents, payment of fees and submission. Candidates can refer the given steps to fill HP LEET application form 2020.
Steps to fill HP LEET 2020 Application Form
Step 1: Registration- In the first step, candidates will have to register by following given steps-
Visit official website of HPTSB.
Click on “Online Admissions 2020”.
Click on ‘Click here for Admission Information'.
Click on Polytechnic – LEET 2020.
Click on "New User Registration".
Enter all the details like name, gender, date of birth, mobile number, email ID, etc. and click on Submit button.
Once the details are submitted, candidates will receive an Email and SMS on the registered email ID and Mobile No.
Step 2: Filling of Application Form- After successful registration, candidates will have to login on the website with the login ID and password to fill the application form of HP LEET 2020. Candidates will have to enter the following details while filing the application form-
Apply for Tuition Fee Waiver?
Date of Birth
If female then, Are you only Child of your parent's &
Father's details (as per 10th certificate)
Mother's details (as per 10th certificate):
Kashmiri Migrant- Select yes/no as applicable
Ward of Freedom Fighter- Select as applicable
IRDP(Below poverty line)- Select as applicable
Physically handicapped- Select yes if applicable
Defence- Select yes if applicable.
Defence Category- Select the category applicable to you from the drop down
Rural Backward Area (RBA)- Select yes if applicable
RBA Category- Select the category applicable to you from the drop down.
After this, candidates will have to accept the terms and conditions and click on “Save and Next” to proceed to the next step.
Step 3: Uploading of Documents- After filling the application form, candidates will have to upload the scanned images of photograph and signature as specified by the authorities.
Specifications for Uploading Photograph and Signature
Step 4: Payment of Fee- In the next step, candidates will have to pay the application fee of HP LEET 2020. Candidates will be able to pay the application fee in both online and offline mode.
Offline Mode - For offline mode, candidates will have to click on “Generate Challan” and download it. Once downloaded, candidates will have to submit the challan along with the application fee to the nearest bank.
Online Mode - For online mode, candidates can pay the fee through credit/debit card or internet banking.
Application Fee of HP LEET 2020
General category candidates
Step 5: Print out of Application Form- In the last step, candidates will have to finally submit the application form and take a print out of the form for future reference.
The authorities will conduct HP LEET 2020 in 9 exam stations across Himachal Pradesh. Candidates will have to choose their choice of HP LEET 2020 exam centre while filling out the application form. Candidates can refer the given table to know about the exam centres of HP LEET 2020.
HP LEET 2020 Exam Centres
Exam Station Name
Candidates are requested to know about the exam pattern of HP LEET 2020 in order to prepare well for the exam. The knowledge of exam pattern will help the candidates to know about the type of questions, number of questions, marking scheme, etc. Candidates can refer the given table to know about HP LEET exam pattern 2020.
HP LEET 2020 Exam Pattern
Offline i.e. pen-paper based exam
Type of Questions
Objective type (multiple choice questions)
Total no. of questions
Mathematics: 25 Questions
Physics: 25 Questions
Chemistry: 25 Questions
General Knowledge: 25 Questions
Candidates will be awarded 4 marks for each correct answer.
There will be a deduction of 1 mark for each incorrect answer.
The authorities will release the admit card of HP LEET 2020 in online mode. Candidates will be able to download the admit card by entering their login ID and password. HP LEET 2020 is an important document as no candidate will be allowed to appear for the exam without a valid admit card. Candidates can refer the given steps to download HP LEET admit card 2020.
Steps to Download HP LEET 2020 Admit Card
Visit the official website.
Click on admit card link.
Enter login ID and Password.
HP LEET admit card 2020 will be displayed on the screen.
Download the admit card and take a print out.
The authorities will release the result of HP LEET 2020 tentatively in the last week of May. Candidates will be able to check their results by logging into the portal. HP LEET result 2020 will include overall marks secured by the candidates in the entrance exam. Candidates can refer the given steps to check their result.
Steps to Check HP LEET 2020 Result
Visit the official website of HP LEET.
Click on the result link.
Enter login Id and password.
Result will be displayed on screen.
Click on Download Rank card.
The rank card will be downloaded in PDF format.
The merit list of HP LEET 2020 will be published on the basis of marks secured by the candidates in the entrance exam. HP LEET 2020 merit list will include details like name and marks secured by the candidates. The list will be published in the decreasing order of merit. If in case,two or more candidates have the same marks in HP LEET 2020, then the candidate older in age will be given higher rank.
Candidates shortlisted on the basis of merit list will be eligible to participate in web-based counselling of HP LEET 2020. The authorities will conduct the counselling process in three rounds. Candidates will have to apply for counselling in order to participate in the process. After this, candidates will be able to lock their choices of courses and institutes. After choice locking, the authorities will release the result of seat allotment. Candidates who will be satisfied with their allotted seats will have to report the allotted institute for document verification with all the required documents. The candidates who will not be satisfied with their seats, will have to wait for the second round of counselling and participate in the process as per the schedule.
Third Round of Counseling- The authorities will conduct a third round of counselling after the first two rounds. Candidates who have not appeared in HP LEET 2020 will also be able to participate in the third round but the selection will be done on the set criteria i.e. candidates must have 50% marks in the qualifying exam (45% for SC/ST candidates).
Spot Round of Counselling- If seats will be vacant after all the rounds of counselling, then a spot round will be conducted. For this round, candidates will have to report to the designated polytechnic with all the documents.
Documents Required at the Time of Verification
10+2 mark sheet in original and photocopy
LEET 2020 scorecard
LEET admit card 2020
Two sets of photocopies of all necessary documents
Passport size photo- 5 nos
All the information in this article is based on previous year’s notification and brochure. The latest information will be updated here as soon as it is available on the official website.
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