HPCET 2019
Saakshi Lama, 17 Aug 2018, #HPCET
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HPCET 2019 – Himachal Pradesh Technical University will be conducting HPCET 2019 in offline mode on May 12. All candidates who wish to participate in the HPCET examination will be required to register tentatively from the second week of March 2019. Admissions into the participating institutes are offered on the basis of HPCET 2019 and JEE Main 2019 scores. Those candidates who have qualified JEE Main 2019, will be eligible for direct admissions. Registered candidates will have to download the admit card of HPCET 2019, which will be required at the examination venue. HPCET 2019 will be conducted for 3 hours during which various questions related to Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics will be asked. Allotment of seats will be done on the basis of HPCET 2019 scores and preferences selected by the candidates. Read the full article to know about important dates, application process, counselling and more of HPCET 2019. 

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Quick Facts about HPCET 2019



Name of the Examination

Himachal Pradesh Common Entrance Test

Commonly Known As


Conducting Institute

Himachal Pradesh Technical University

Exam Level


Category of Examination


Mode of Exam


Duration of Exam

3 hours

Total Marks


Purpose of Exam

For admissions into the participating engineering colleges of the state.

HPCET Important Dates 2019

The important dates of HPCET 2019 let the candidates when the relevant examination and admission events will commence. Since the dates for the current session has not been released as of yet, the candidates can check the tentative dates listed in the table below.

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Important Dates of HPCET 2019



Important Dates


Release of application form

Second week of March 2019


Final date to submit filled application form

Fourth week of April 2019


Availability of HPCET 2019 Admit Card

First week of May 2019


HPCET 2019 Examination

May 12, 2019 [Announced]


Release of Answer Key

Second week of May 2019


Declaration of Result

Fourth week of May 2019


Start of HPCET 2019 Counselling

First week of June 2019

HPCET Eligibility Criteria 2019

There are certain conditions which the candidates are required to meet to be eligible for admissions into the participating institutes of the state. These set of conditions are termed as the eligibility criteria of HPCET 2019. Inability to meet the eligibility criteria will lead to the candidate’s disqualification. HPCET 2019 eligibility criteria have been listed below for the candidates:

  • Academic Qualification – Candidates should have qualified 10+2 (or equivalent) examination from a recognized board/university. Should have studied Mathematics and Physics and compulsory subjects along with one of the following subjects – Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/Technical Vocational Subjects.

  • Marks Required – General category candidates should have secured minimum 45% aggregate marks in 10+2 (or equivalent) exam while candidates belonging to the reserved category should have secured minimum 40% marks.

  • JEE Main – Candidates who have qualified JEE Main 2019 examination will not be required to attempt the HPCET examination. These candidates will be eligible for direct admissions.

HPCET Application Form 2019

The application form of HPCET 2019 will be available in online mode tentatively in the second week of March. All candidates who wish to participate in the examination will have to fill the application form and submit it before the final date. All details to be submitted has to be valid and in accordance with the documents possessed by them.


Steps to fill HPCET 2019 Application Form

  • Registration – The candidates will have to enter their name, user name, date of birth, valid email address and mobile number to register for HPCET 2019. A password has to be created by the candidates. After registration, a unique form number will be generated and sent to the email id. 

  • Filling of Application Form – After logging in using the user name, password and application number, the candidates will have to fill their personal, academic and contact details.

  • Uploading of Scanned Documents – The candidates will have to upload the scanned images of their photograph and signature as per the specifications mentioned by the authorities.

  • Edit Application Form – Details have to be checked and edited (if necessary) by the candidates.

  • Payment of Fee – Next, the candidates will have to pay the required application fee in online (credit card/debit card) or offline mode (PNB Challan).

  • Confirmation Page – A PDF will be generated after the payment of fee is done. The printed application form of HPCET 2019 has to be emailed at himtuadmission @gmail.com or submitted personally in the office of the “Controller of Examinations Himachal Pradesh Technical University Hamirpur (H.P.)-177001” within a week after its generation.

Application Fee 

  • SC/ST/BPL – Rs. 1400

  • Other – Rs. 1550

HPCET Exam Centres 2019

The list of cities where the examination will be conducted are listed in the exam centres of HPCET 2019. The candidates will have to select their preferred HPCET 2019 exam centre while filling the application form


Exam Centres of HPCET 2019


Exam City


Exam City




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How to Prepare for HPCET 2019?


HPCET Exam Pattern 2019

Candidates are advised to check the exam pattern of HPCET 2019 to be familiar with the examination process. Through the exam pattern, the candidates will be able to strategize their preparation well while knowing more about the types of questions asked, mode of exam, marking scheme and more.


Exam Pattern of HPCET 2019 





Examination Mode




3 hours


Mode of Language




  • Physics – 50 Questions

  • Chemistry – 50 Questions

  • Mathematics – 50 Questions


Total Number of Questions

150 Questions


Marking Scheme

For every correct answer, the candidates will be awarded with 2 marks. 0.5 or 1/4th marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer.

HPCET Syllabus 2019

Another method of exam preparation that the candidates can use is to check and refer to the syllabus of HPCET 2019. The syllabus will consist of the subjects, topics and units that the candidates will have to study for the examination. By referring to the syllabus, the candidates will be able to prepare well for the upcoming examination.


Syllabus of HPCET 2019






  • Laws of Motion
  • Physics and Measurement
  • Motions Rotation
  • Work, Energy and Power
  • Theory of Gases Dynamics
  • Properties of Solids and Liquids
  • Oscillations and Waves
  • Current Power
  • Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
  • Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current
  • Current and Magnetic Effects of Magnetism
  • Electronic Equipment
  • Electromagnetic Waves
  • Communication Systems
  • Atoms and Nuclei
  • Hands on Skills



  • States of Matter
  • Atomic Structure
  • Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry
  • Redox Reactions and Electricity
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Chemical Thermodynamics
  • Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
  • Surface Chemistry
  • Periods of Properties and Classification of Elements
  • Isolation of Principles and Methodology Metals
  • S-Block Elements
  • Co-Ordination Compounds
  • P-Block Elements
  • D-F Block Elements
  • Refined and Depiction of Organic Compounds
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Some Basic Principle of Organic Chemistry
  • Oxygen-Containing Organic Chemistry
  • Chemistry of Everyday Life
  • Nitrogen-Rich Organic Compounds
  • Practical Chemistry-Related Related Principles



  • Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equation
  • Set Relations and Functions
  • Sequences & Series
  • Determinants of Matrices
  • Permutations and Combinations
  • Mathematical Induction
  • Binomial Theorem and Its Common Applications
  • Differential Equations
  • Integral Calculus
  • Limit, Continuity and Differentiability
  • Three Dimensional Geometry
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Mathematical Reasoning
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Vector Algebra
  • Vector Calculus
  • Numerical Methods
  • Linear Algebra
  • Partial Differential Equations
  • Complex Variables
  • Ordinary Differential Equations
  • Probability and Statistics

HPCET Admit Card 2019

Registered candidates will be able to access the admit card of HPCET 2019 tentatively in the first week of May. The HPCET 2019 admit card will consist of the various information such as examination venue address, timings and more. The candidates will be required to produce their admit card at the exam venue. Failure to bring the admit card will result in the disqualification of the candidates. Along with the admit card, the candidates will have to bring their identity proof. 


How to Download HPCET 2019 Admit Card?

  • Candidates will have to submit their name/HPCET application form number and programme.

  • Click on Submit

  • The admit card will be displayed on the screen.

  • After checking for any discrepancies, the candidates will have to download and print out the admit card.

HPCET Answer Key 2019

Himachal Pradesh Technical University will be releasing the answer key of HPCET 2019 tentatively in the second week of May. All of the correct answers to the questions asked in the examination will be present in the HPCET 2019 answer key. Using the answer key, the candidates will be able to calculate their scores before the official result are announced. The candidates will have to follow the official marking scheme while comparing their responses to the correct answers. Objections will also be accepted by the authorities and the final answer key will be released after the objections are checked.

HPCET Result 2019


The result of HPCET 2019 will be declared by the authorities in online mode tentatively in the fourth week of May. The candidates will be able to check their section wise and total secured marks through the result. Using the marks, the merit list will be prepared. The candidates will also be able to check the result in the notice board of the University.


Steps to Check HPCET 2019 Result 

  • Candidates will have to provide their name or roll number.

  • Click on Submit

  • The result will be displayed on the screen of the candidates.

  • After checking the result, the candidates will have to download and print it out for future use.

HPCET Merit List 2019

After the results are announced, the merit list of HPCET 2019 will be declared by the admission authorities. Based on the marks secured by the candidates, the authorities will prepare the HPCET 2019 Merit List. Candidates will be listed out in the merit list according to their performance in the examination. The authorities will be releasing separate merit list for JEE Main and HP CET qualified candidates. Allotment will be done according to the merit list.


HPCET Counselling 2019

Registrations for the counselling of HPCET 2019 will be open tentatively in the first week of June. During the registration process, the candidates will also have to select their preferred course and institute for admission. It has to be remembered that 50% of the seats is reserved for JEE Main 2019 qualified candidates while the remaining 50% seats will be reserved for HPCET 2019 qualified candidates. The registered candidates will have to verify their documents. The authorities concerned will be allotting seats according to their merit and preferences selected during registration. Allotted candidates will have to confirm their admission by paying the tuition fee at the allotted institute.


Documents Required for Verification

  • JEE Main 2019/HPCET 2019 Score Card

  • Proof of date of birth (10th standard certificate)

  • Mark sheet from a recognized university or board

  • Character certificate from the last attended institute

  • Domicile Certificate

  • Reserved category certificate (if applicable)

  • Income Certificate (if applicable)

  • PH Certificate (if applicable)

  • Kashmiri Domicile Certificate (if applicable)

  • Affidavit attested by the Executive Magistrate that the candidate is applying under “Beti Hai Anmol” scheme.

Programmes Offered through HPCET 2019

HPCET 2019 Participating Institutes

Contact Information

Office of the Controller of Examination
H.P. Technical University, Gandhi Chowk,
Hamirpur-177001 (H.P.)

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