HPCET M.Tech 2021
HPCET M.Tech 2021 - Himachal Pradesh Technical University (HIMTU) will conduct the HPCET M.Tech 2021 exam in June. Application form for HPCET M.Tech admission 2021 will be available online from May. HPCET M.Tech 2021 admission will be based on entrance exam and/or GATE scores. Students who fill HPCET M.Tech application form within the last date will be considered for admission. For HPCET M.Tech admission the Himachal Pradesh Technical University will prepare a merit list based on marks in the entrance exam and candidates GATE score. The allotment of seats in all the HPCET M.Tech 2021 participating institutes will be through a centralised online counselling. Also, seats of HPCET M.Tech admission 2021 which remain vacant after filling on the basis of marks entrance exam and/or GATE scores. Read the full article to know more about HPCET M.Tech 2021.
HPCET M.Tech 2021
Name of Entrance Exam
Himachal Pradesh Common Entrance Test (HPCET) M.Tech
Commonly Known as
Exam Conducting Authority
Himachal Pradesh Technical University (HIMTU)
Type of Admission
Mode of Application
Number of M.Tech Programmes Offered
5 M.Tech Programmes
Channel of Admission
GATE and B.E/B.Tech scores
HPCET M.Tech Dates 2021
Candidates must be aware of the HPCET M.Tech 2021 admission schedule in order to have an overview of the timelines of the admission process. HPCET M.Tech dates 2021 contains application and admission dates for the candidates. Knowledge of HPCET M.Tech 2021 dates will help the candidates to know about the major deadlines like last date of application. The following table can be referred to know more about the important dates of
HPCET M.Tech 2021 Dates
Start Date of Application
Last Date of Application
HPCET 2021 exam
Announcement of HPCET Result 2021
HPCET M.Tech Eligibility Criteria 2021
Applicants must ensure that they fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria of HPCET M.Tech 2021 as no candidate will be eligible for final admission if he/she does not meet the minimum eligibility standards for the admission process. The following table can be referred to know about HPCET M.Tech eligibility criteria 2021.
HPCET M.Tech 2021 Eligibility Criteria
There is no age limit for the admission process.
Candidates must have passed B.E/B.Tech degree from a recognised institute.
Candidates must have secured a minimum 50% marks in B.E/B.Tech.
However, the minimum percentage marks for reserved category candidates is 45%.
Qualifying Entrance Exam
Candidates applying on the basis of GATE, must have a valid GATE score card.
HPCET M.Tech Application Form 2021
The university will release the application form for HPCET M.Tech 2021 in online mode in June. The last date to submit an application form will be last week of June. Candidates will be able to access HPCET M.Tech 2021 application form through the official website. Candidates can refer to the important instructions and steps to fill HPCET M.Tech application form 2021 mentioned below.
Important Instructions for filling HPCET M.Tech 2021 Application
Candidates are advised to use the latest version of Mozilla Firefox for filling the application form of HPCET M.Tech 2021.
Candidates must clear the internet files and cookies before filling the form.
Candidates should not open more than one session to fill the application form.
Candidates should keep all the required documents and details ready before filling the application form like scanned images of photograph and signature, details of credit/debit card/internet banking, etc.
Candidates must have a valid mobile number and email Id for filling the application form.
Steps to fill HPCET M.Tech application form 2021
Candidates are provided here the step by step guide to help them fill the HPCET M.Tech admission 2021
Step 1: Registration - In the first step candidates have to register online by following the given steps -
Click on Admission Tab.
Click on “Application Form for HPCET 2021”.
Read all the instructions and tick on the checkbox declaring “I have downloaded the information bulletin and read all the instructions”.
Click on “Proceed to Applying Online” button.
Account Registration form will appear on the screen.
Enter all the required details as mentioned below -
Name of the candidate
User name (Must be unique)
Date of birth
Click on “Create Account”.
After this, a Unique application form number will be generated and displayed on the screen. The credentials created against the form will be sent to the candidates through email. Candidates are advised to note the form number, username and password for future reference.
Step 2: Login - After registration, candidates will have to login to the candidate account with Username, Password and Application Form Number to fill all the required details of the application form as mentioned below -
Name of the candidate
Programme applied for - Select Master of Technology from the dropdown list.
Branch - Select the branch for M.Tech - CE/ME/ECE/CSE
Examination centre - Candidates will be required to select the preferred exam centre in case of entrance exam.
Bonafide/Domicile of Himachal - Select the appropriate Yes/No
Date of birth, valid email id and alive mobile number
Beti Hai Anmol (Single Girl Child), Kashmiri Migrants, Quota d.
Tuition Fee Waiver Scheme
Qualifying Exam or equivalent
Result of the Qualifying Exam
Percentage in qualifying examination or its equivalent
Step 3: Verify Email - Once the candidates fill all the details of the form, the email address entered by the candidates during registration will appear on the screen. After this, candidates will have to click on “Send OTP to email”. Once the candidates will receive the OTP on their email, they will have to enter the OTP in the space provided to verify the email.
Step 4: Upload Photograph and Signature - After verifying the email, candidates will have to upload the scanned images of Photograph and signature as per the specifications provided by the authorities.
Specifications of Photograph and Signature
Step 5: Confirmation - After this, the application form will appear on screen under the “Confirmation” button. Candidates will have to check all the details entered by them in the form and choose the “Edit” option in case of any correction and “Submit and Go for Payment” to finally submit the application form and proceed for payment of application fee. It should be noted that no corrections can be made after final submission of form. Thus, candidates must check all the details carefully.
Step 6: Payment of Fee - After submission of application form, candidates will have to click on the “Click here to get Fee Payment Link” and select the preferred mode of payment - Online or Offline.
Offline Payment - Candidates who will opt for offline payment will have to click on “Link to generate PNB Challan”. After this, challan will be generated in triplicate. Candidates will have to download the challan and submit it to the nearest PNB branch along with the application fee. Candidates will have to then login again after 24 hours of the payment of fees and enter the transaction details provided in the bank challan. After this, PDF of the application form will be generated.
Online Payment - For online mode, payment of application fee can be done through debit/credit card or internet banking. After successful payment, PDF of the application form will be generated. Candidates are advised to keep the PDF application form safely for future reference.
HPCET M.Tech 2021 Application Fee
General Category Candidates
HPCET M.Tech Exam Centres 2021
The authorities will conduct the HPCET 2021 exam at various exam centres located within the state. Candidates will be required to choose an exam centre of his/her choice while filling the application form of HPCET M.Tech. The following table can be referred to know about the exam centres of HPCET M.Tech.
HPCET M.Tech 2021 Exam Centres
HPCET M.Tech Exam Pattern 2021
The university will conduct HPCET M.Tech 2021 entrance test as per the set pattern. Candidates must be aware of the exam pattern of HPCET M.Tech 2021 in order to know the type of questions, number of sections, number of questions, etc. The following table can be referred to understand HPCET M.Tech exam pattern 2021.
HPCET M.Tech 2021 Exam Pattern
Mode of Exam
Offline i.e., Pen and Paper Based
Duration of Exam
Types of Questions
Multiple Choice Questions
Total Number of Questions
There will be three sections -
Candidates will be allotted 2 marks for each correct answer.
There will be a deduction of ½ marks for each incorrect answer.
HPCET M.Tech Admit Card 2021
The authorities will release the admit card of HPCET M.Tech 2021 online on the official website. Candidates will be able to download their HPCET M.Tech admit card by entering the form number and selecting the programme applied. HPCET M.Tech admit card will have details like exam date & time, exam centre details, roll number of the candidate, etc. It must be noted that no candidate will be allowed to appear for the entrance test without a valid admit card. Candidates can refer to the given steps to download the admit card of HPCET M.Tech.
Steps to download HPCET M.Tech admit card
Visit the official website.
Click on the admit card link.
Enter Form number and select the programme applied for.
Click on “Find Admit Card”.
HPCET M.Tech admit card will be displayed on the screen,
Download the admit card and take a print out.
HPCET M.Tech Answer Key 2021
The authorities will release the answer key of HPCET M.Tech 2021 on the official website after the completion of exam. Candidates will be able to compare their answers with the answer key and calculate their probable marks in the entrance test. Candidates will also be able to raise objections to the answer key if they feel that any answer is wrong.
Candidates can challenge HPCET M.Tech answer key within two days of the release of answer key by writing to “Controller of Examination, Himachal Pradesh Technical University, Gandhi Chowk, Hamirpur (H.P) - 177001” or through email to email@example.com. Candidates must send supporting documents for their claim. The authorities will then finally release the answer key of HPCET M.Tech after considering the objections, if any.
HPCET M.Tech Result 2021
The authorities will release the result of HPCET M.Tech 2021 online on the official website. Candidates will be able to check their HPCET M.Tech result by logging in to the result portal. HPCET M.Tech result will include the marks secured by the candidates in the entrance test along with their ranks. Candidates are advised to download their HPCET M.Tech result and keep it safely as they will have to produce it at the time of counselling. Candidates can refer to the given steps to check the result of HPCET M.Tech.
Steps to check HPCET M.Tech 2021 result
Visit the official website.
Click on the result link.
Enter HPCET 2021 roll number or name of the candidate.
Click on “Search Results”.
HPCET M.Tech 2021 result will be displayed on the screen.
Download the result and take a print out.
HPCET M.Tech Merit List 2021
The authorities will prepare a merit list of HPCET M.Tech 2021 on the basis of marks secured by the candidates in the entrance exam and a separate mrit list for candidates having GATE score. The authorities will prepare a separate merit list for different category candidates. It should be noted that GATE qualified candidates will be given preference while preparing HPCET M.Tech merit list. Candidates shortlisted on the basis of B.E/B.Tech and GATE scores will be called to participate in the counselling of HPCET M.Tech 2021.
Inter se Merit of HPCET M.Tech 2021
If marks of two or more candidates are the same in the entrance test, then the merit list will be prepared using the following rule.
If two or more candidates have the same HPCET 2021 aggregate marks, the candidate with higher marks in the aptitude test will be given a higher rank.
If the aptitude test marks are the same, then the candidate with higher marks in Mathematics will be given higher rank.
If the marks in the aptitude test and Mathematics are the same, then the marks in the third subject marks will eventually be the same. In such case, tie will break after considering the marks of the candidates in the qualifying examination i.e. B.E/B.Tech
If the qualifying examination marks are also the same then the candidate older in age will be given a higher rank.
HPCET M.Tech Counselling 2021
The authorities will commence the counselling of HPCET M.Tech 2021 in June. The counselling process will involve steps like choice locking by the candidates, document verification and payment of admission fee payment. The counselling will be first conducted for GATE qualified candidates and then for B.E/B.Tech candidates. It must be noted that preference will be given to GATE qualified candidates. The final seat allotment will be done on the basis of merit list, preferences set by the candidates and availability of seats.
HPCET M.Tech Participating Institutes 2021
Name of the Participating Institutes
H.P. Technical University,
Hamirpur 177 001 (H.P.)
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