HPCET 2019
Saakshi Lama, 04 Jul 2019, #HPCET
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HPCET 2019 – Himachal Pradesh Technical University has ended the counselling registration process of HPCET 2019. The final date for counselling registration was June 20, 2019. HPCET qualified candidates did not have to register and could be present directly for the counselling. The result of HPCET 2019 was released on May 30. The 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, are eligible for direct admissions. The authorities conducted HPCET 2019 on May 12 in offline mode. The admit card for the entrance examination was available from May 9, 2019. The application form of HPCET 2019 was available till May 2. HPCET 2019 was conducted for 3 hours during which various questions related to Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics were 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.

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. The candidates can check the dates listed in the table below for HPCET 2019.

Important Dates of HPCET 2019


Important Dates

Release of application form

March 5, 2019

Final date to submit filled application form

May 2, 2019

Availability of HPCET 2019 Admit Card

May 9, 2019

HPCET 2019 Examination

May 12, 2019 [Announced]

Release of Provisional Answer Key

May 15, 2019

Last Date to Challenge Answer KeyMay 20, 2019
Availability of Final Answer KeyMay 25, 2019

Declaration of Result

May 30, 2019

HPCET 2019 Counselling Registration

June 6 to 20, 2019

Round 1 Counselling (on basis of JEE Main)July 1 to 6, 2019
Round 1 Counselling (on basis of HPCET)July 8 to 12, 2019
Round 2 Counselling (on basis of JEE Main)July 16 to 20, 2019
Round 2 Counselling (on basis of HPCET)July 23 to 26, 2019
Counselling on the basis of 10+2 marksJuly 29 to 30, 2019

HPCET Counselling 2019

Registrations for the counselling of HPCET 2019 was open till June 20. During the registration process, the candidates had to select their preferred course and institute for admission. HPCET candidates did not have to fill the counselling application form. It was to be remembered that 50% of the seats was reserved for JEE Main 2019 qualified candidates while the remaining 50% seats was reserved for HPCET 2019 qualified candidates. The registered candidates had 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.

HPCET Result 2019

The result of HPCET 2019 was declared by the authorities in online mode on May 30. The candidates were able to check their section wise and total secured marks through the result. Using the marks, the merit list will be prepared. The candidates were also able to check the result in the notice board of the University.

Steps to Check HPCET 2019 Result

  • Go to the official website of HPCET 2019 (himtu.ac.in)

  • Click on the result link

  • Candidates will have to provide their name or HPCET 2019 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 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 was available in online mode from March 5. All candidates who wished to participate in the examination had to fill the application form and submit it before May 2. All details to be submitted had to be valid and in accordance with the documents possessed by them.

Steps to fill HPCET 2019 Application Form

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

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

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

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

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

  • Confirmation Page – A PDF was generated after the payment of fee is done. Take the printout of the same for future refeence.

Application Fee

  • SC/ST/BPL – Rs. 1400

  • Other – Rs. 1550

HPCET Exam Centres 2019

The list of cities where the examination was conducted were listed in the exam centres of HPCET 2019. The candidates had 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 were advised to check the exam pattern of HPCET 2019 to be familiar with the examination process. Through the exam pattern, the candidates were 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 could use is to check and refer to the syllabus of HPCET 2019. The syllabus consisted of the subjects, topics and units that the candidates had to study for the examination. By referring to the syllabus, the candidates were 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 were able to access the admit card of HPCET 2019 from May 9. The HPCET 2019 admit card consisted of the various information such as examination venue address, timings and more. The candidates were required to produce their admit card at the exam venue. Failure to bring the admit card resulted in the disqualification of the candidates. Along with the admit card, the candidates had to bring their identity proof.

How to Download HPCET 2019 Admit Card?

  • Candidates had to submit their HPCET application form number and programme.

  • Click on Submit

  • The admit card was displayed on the screen.

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

HPCET Answer Key 2019

Himachal Pradesh Technical University has released the final answer key of HPCET 2019 on May 25. All of the correct answers to the questions asked in the examination are 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. The provisional answer key was released on May 15 and objections to it was accepted by the authorities till May 20, 2019.

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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Sir i havent given the hpcet exam can i still get admission in this college with a percentage of 82.4%

Saksham Selwal Student Expert 25th Jul, 2019

Hello Yamini,

If you have not given HPCET exam it will be a bit hard to get into a college which gives the admissions through HPCET exam. About giving the admission without the exam it depends on the college whether it accepts admission through your class 12/graduation percentage or other option is management quota seats.

All The Best.


What does PASS CERTIFICATE OF QUALIFYING means ?.. does it mean +2 Certificate?

Neha Singh Student Expert 20th Jul, 2019

Pass certificate of qualifying means the certificate of what you qualified in recently. If you are seeking for admission in a graduation program then it shall be the certificate of 12th and if for post graduation program then it would be of graduation certificate. 


Can we reserve our hpcet based seat online in electronics and communication at atal bihari vajpaye college

Vijay Kumar 12th Jul, 2019

Hi thakur

To reserve a seat in any college in hpcet you have to lock seat Online through online counselling or by attending the offline counselling of hpcet.

click the following link to get more information 



Is their any age limit in HPCET

Ronak Gala Student Expert 9th Jul, 2019

No there is no age limit for appearing for HPCET. 

Other criteria for HPCET are 

Following criteria had to be met if the candidates wished to appear in the HPCET 2019 examination.

  • Candidates must have passed their Class 12 th or equivalent from a recognized college or board
  • Candidates must have secured at least 45% marks in the qualifying examination. 5% relaxation is given to the candidates belonging to the reserved categories
  • Candidates must have Physics and Mathematics as a compulsory subject along with one other – Chemistry/Biology/Biotechnology/Technical Vocational Subjects

Important: If the aggregate percentage for candidates is coming in the fraction, in such case, the candidate must round off their percentage to the nearest percentage of marks. For example, candidates having aggregate marks in the range of 44.01% - 44.49%, it shall be rounded off to 44% and 44.50% - 44.99% shall be rounded off to 45%.


Sir I got 70 marks in hpcet...and i am from general category can I get seat in any govt college

Aman Student Expert 8th Jul, 2019
Hii aspirant,

Coming to your question I would like to tell you based on the previous year stats, having 70  marks in hpcet can make you elligibility for the jngec and other government colleges . So just wait for the counselling.

Hope this helps you if you still need a doubt feel free to ask.

Good luck.
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