HPCET 2018

HPCET 2018
HPCET 2018: 
Himachal Pradesh Technical University (HPTU) has released the answer key on May 13 at 5 pm. The entrance examination of HPCET 2018 was held on May 13 in offline mode. The university conducted the registration process for the entrance exam from March 8 till April 28. The candidates were able to fill the application form with the required valid information and submit it within the given deadline. The admit card was generated only for those candidates who have successfully register themselves. First 50% of the seats through HPCET will be filled by JEE Main 2018 qualified candidates while the remaining seats will be filled by HPCET 2018 qualified candidates. Separate merit list will be prepared for both categories. The counselling session will be held where seats will be allotted according to the ranking and preference of the candidates. HPCET 2018 currently has around 18 participating institutes which offer as many as 10 B.Tech courses. Read the full article to know information about the important dates, eligibility criteria, registration process, counselling session and more of HPCET 2018.


Latest: HPCET 2018 answer key released!

 

Quick Facts about HPCET 2018

Highlights

Overview

Name of the Examination

Himachal Pradesh Common Entrance Test

Commonly Known As

HPCET

Conducting Institute

Himachal Pradesh Technical University

Level of Examination

Undergraduate Level

Category of Examination

State Category

Application Fees

  • SC/ST/BPL – Rs. 1400

  • Others – Rs. 1500

Mode of Examination

Offline

HPCET 2018 Important Dates

S.No

Events

Dates

1

Availability of HPCET 2018 Application Form

March 8, 2018

2

Last Date to Submit Filled Application Form

April 28, 2018

3

Release of HPCET 2018 Admit Card

May 6, 2018

4

HPCET 2018 Examination

May 13, 2018 (9:00 am to 12:00 pm)

5

Release of Answer Key of HPCET 2018

May 13, 2018 

6

Announcement of Result

on or before May 30, 2018

7

Commencement of Counselling

First week of June 2018

HPCET Answer Key 2018

 

The admission authorities of Himachal Pradesh Technical University has released the answer key of HPCET 2018 on May 13, 2018. Using the HPCET 2018 answer key, the candidates will be able to cross-check their recorded responses to the correct ones and calculate their probable score. The official marking scheme has to be followed while using the answer key. In case of any discrepancy, the candidates can send their complaints to the Controller of Examination. The final answer key will be published after all of the complaints are reviewed by the concerned authorities.

 

HPCET Result 2018

 

The official result of HPCET 2018 will be announced on or before May 30, 2018. The candidates will be able to check their result by logging using their HPCET 2018 roll number or name. The section wise and total secured marks will be available in HPCET 2018 result. The result will also be available in the notice board of the University.

 

Steps to Check HPCET 2018 Result

  • The candidates will have to enter their name or roll number

  • The result of HPCET 2018 will be displayed on the screen

  • The candidates will be able to check their secured scores and print out the result for future use.

HPCET Merit List 2018

 

The merit list of HPCET 2018 will be declared after the results are announced by the official authorities. The concerned authorities will prepare the HPCET 2018 merit list based on the marks secured by the candidates. Separate merit list will be released for JEE Main 2018 and HPCET 2018 qualified candidates. Those candidates who are named in the merit list will have to report for the counselling and seat allotment session.

HPCET Admit Card 2018

 

The admit card of HPCET 2018 was available for registered candidates from May 6 to 13. HPCET 2018 admit card was an important document that the candidates have to carry to the examination venue. Those candidates who fail to produce their admit card was not allowed to appear for the entrance examination. Along with the admit card, the candidates also had to bring their identity proof. Information regarding the name of the candidate, his/her father’s name, venue address and timings of the examination was present in the released admit card of HPCET 2018.

 

Steps to Download HPCET 2018 Admit Card

  • The candidates will have to enter their name/ HPCET 2018 application form number and programme to download their admit card.
  • The admit card will be displayed on the screen.
  • Before downloading the HPCET 2018 admit card, the candidates are requested to check the document for any discrepancies.
  • The candidates will have to download and print out the admit card of HPCET 2018.

HPCET Application Form 2018

 

The application form of HPCET 2018 was available from March 8 to April 28. The last date for receiving the scanned copy of the application form (PDF) at email id- [email protected] was May 1, 2018. It was advised that all candidates have to submit their valid information as per the documents possessed by them. The incomplete or invalid application form will be liable for rejection. The given steps can be followed by the candidates to fill and submit HPCET 2018 application form.

 

Step 1 – Registration

Step 2 – Filling of Application Form

Step 3- Verify Mobile Number and email-id

Step 4 – Uploading of Photograph and Signature

Step 5 – Edit Form 

Step 6 – Payment of Fees through Netbanking/Debt/Credit/e-Challan

Step 7- Confirmation Page

 

Step 1 – Registration: The candidates will have to register themselves for the HPCET 2018 examination. The name, user name, password, date of birth, email id and mobile number of the candidate has to be submitted. The application form number will be generated and displayed on the screen. The user name and application number will also be sent to the registered email id of the candidates.

 

Step 2 – Filling of Application Form: The user name, password and application number has to be used for login. The candidates will have to fill in their personal, academic and contact information. The convenient examination centre also has to be selected by the candidates while filling the online application form of HPCET 2018.

 

Step 3- Verify Mobile Number and email-id- The email address as entered by the candidate during the registration of the form will automatically appear. The candidate can edit his/her email ID. The system generated OTP will be sent to the candidate’s registered email address. Enter a valid OTP sent at the email address. Similarly, mobile number will also be verified.

 

Step 4 – Uploading of Scanned Photograph and Signature: Next, the candidates will have to upload the scanned images of their recent photograph and signature. The scanned images should be according to the specifications mentioned by the admission authorities.

Step 5 – Payment of Fees: Finally, the candidates will have to pay the required application fees. Payment can be done in both offline (PNB challan) and online mode (net banking/ credit card/ debit card). The application form will not be accepted if the fees are not paid.

 

Step 6 – Confirmation Page: In this step, the candidates will be able to recheck the information that they have submitted. Editing of the submitted information will be allowed. After checking and making the required changes, the candidates will have to update the information and click on “Submit and go to payment”.

 

HPCET Application Fees

S.No

Category

Application Fees

1

ST/SC/BPL

Rs. 1400

2

Other

Rs. 1550

 

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HPCET Eligibility Criteria 2018

 

The conditions and requirements that all candidates will have to fulfil for admissions comprises the eligibility criteria of HPCET 2018. All candidates who wish to participate in the entrance examination of HPCET 2018 will have to satisfy the eligibility requirements. Failure to do so will lead to the disqualification of the candidates.

  • The candidates should have qualified 10+2 (or equivalent examination) from a recognized board/University with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the following subjects – Chemistry/ Biotechnology/Biology/Technical Vocational subjects.

  • General category candidates should have scored minimum 45% marks in aggregate, while reserved category candidates should have secured minimum 40% marks in 10+2 (or equivalent) examination.

  • Those candidates who have qualified JEE Main 2018 will not have to participate in the entrance examination of HPCET 2018 and will be eligible for direct admissions.

 

HPCET Exam Centres 2018

 

The examination of HPCET 2018 will be held in 16 cities. While filling the application form of HPCET 2018, the candidates will be able to select their preferred examination centre.

 

Exam Centres of HPCET 2018

S.No

Exam City

S.No

Exam City

1

Bilaspur

9

Paonta Sahib

2

Mandi

10

Hamirpur

3

Shimla

11

Jammu

4

Kullu

12

Solan

5

Chamba

13

Una

6

Dharamshala

14

Palampur

7

Nalagarh

15

Nurpur

8

Nahan

16

Chandigarh

    

How to Prepare for HPCET 2018?

 

HPCET Exam Pattern 2018

 

The candidates are advised to read the exam pattern of HPCET 2018 before starting their preparation for the examination. All of the candidates will be able to know the question paper pattern, type of questions asked, marking scheme and more information from HPCET 2018 exam pattern. The preparation process of the candidates will become more clear and easier to understand after reading the exam pattern of HPCET 2018.

 

HPCET 2018 Exam Pattern

S.No

Particulars

Details

1

Mode of Examination

Offline

2

Duration of Exam

3 hours

3

Language of Examination

English

4

Sections

  • Physics – 50 Questions

  • Chemistry – 50 Questions

  • Mathematics – 50 Questions

5

Total Number of Questions

150 Questions

6

Marking Scheme

2 marks will be awarded for each correct response

7

Negative Marking

0.5 or 1/4th marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer

HPCET Syllabus 2018

 

The syllabus of HPCET 2018 presents the candidates a simplified version of which topic and units will likely to be asked in the examination. The candidates can use the given syllabus to prepare for the upcoming examination.

 

HPCET 2018 Syllabus

S.No

Subjects

Topics

1

Physics

  • 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

2

Chemistry

  • 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

3

Mathematics

  • 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

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HPCET Counselling 2018

 

Those candidates whose names are listed in the official merit list will be required to register themselves for the counselling session. While registering, the candidates will have to select their preferred choice of course and institute. The registration fees also has to be paid by the candidates. 50% of the seats will be filled by JEE Main 2018 qualified candidates and the remaining 50% seats will by HPCET 2018 qualified candidates. Verification of documents will take place. Allotment of seats will be done according to the ranking and preference of the candidates. The selected candidates will be issued a selection letter and payment of tuition fees has to be done at the allotted institute. Failure to confirm their admission will lead to the cancellation of their allotted seat .

 

Documents Required for Verification

  • Mark sheet from a recognized University or board.

  • Character certificate from the last institute attended.

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

  • Domicile Certificate

  • Reserved Category Certificate (if applicable)

  • Score Card of JEE Main 2018 or HPCET 2018

  • 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 2018

 

HPCET 2018 Participating Institutes 

Contact Details

 

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

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Salil Sharma 5 days ago

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I have got 70 marks in HPCET 2018 will I get admission in jngec

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Keshav Sahani 6 hours ago

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HPCET Cut off for JNGEC sundernagar is not given

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subhanshus s 11 hours ago

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Hi salil,

As, your question is not clear. For what You are talking about ? Can you please tell me.

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I have scored 65 marks in hpcet 2018 according to answer key can i get any college in himachal pradesh

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Shiv chauhan 9 days ago

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I am getting 70 marks under sc category in hpcet exam . Can I get jawaharlal college of engineering sundarnagar HP?

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refer to this link

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