HPCET M.Tech 2019: Himachal Pradesh Technical University (HIMTU) will conduct a spot round counselling on August 6 at Govt Polytechnic, Baru. Eligible students can participate in the counselling by reporting to the venue along with all the documents. The counselling process for HPCET M.Tech admission 2019 was conducted on July 18 on the basis of GATE score and counselling on the basis of B.E./B.Tech merit was held on July 25. Students who have been allotted a seat in HPCET M.Tech 2019 during the counselling need to report to the allotted institiute within specified dates to confirm their admission. The application form for HPCET M.Tech admission 2019 was available till July 11. The HPCET M.Tech admission is through counselling on the basis of merit of GATE score/ marks in B.Tech. University did not conducted the HPCET 2019 entrance test for admission in M.Tech programs in 2019. Admission is purely on the basis of GATE and B.E./B.Tech score. Candidates applying for admission through HPCET M.TECH will have to meet the eligibility criteria as set by the University. Candidates not meeting the eligibility criteria will not be considered for admission. Candidates will be allotted seats on the basis of preferred choices entered, merit and availability of seats. GATE 2019 qualified candidates will be given preference during seat allotment and if seats remain vacant then candidates applying without GATE scores. Candidates can go through this article for detailed information regarding important dates, eligibility criteria, application form, exam pattern, syllabus, result and counselling.Latest: Spot counselling for HP CET M.Tech on August 6 at Government Polytechnic, Baru, Hamirpur
Name of the Entrance Exam
Himachal Pradesh Common Entrance Test (HPCET) M.Tech (Not applicable)
Commonly Known As
Himachal Pradesh Technical University (HIMTU)
Number of M.Tech Courses Offered
5 M.Tech Courses
Type of Admission
Level of Admission
Channel of Admission
GATE and B.E./B.Tech Scores
Candidates can refer to important dates of HPCET M.Tech 2019 to keep themselves updated with the important event from admission point of view. With the help of HPCET M.Tech important dates 2019, candidates can keep themselves ready in advance for the upcoming event.
Commencement of HPCET M.Tech Application Form
March 5, 2019
Last Date to Submit Application Form
May 28, 2019
HPCET M.Tech 2019 Counselling Schedule
Date and Time
Start of counselling registration
June 6, 2019
Final date for counselling registration
July 11, 2019
Last date for receipt of hard copy of application form through email to [email protected]
July 12, 2019
Verification of backward area, defence and sports certificate
July 15, 2019
Counselling on the Basis of Valid GATE Score
All reserved and unreserved categories
July 18, 2019 (9 AM onwards)
Counselling on the Basis of HPCET 2019 Application
All reserved categories
Final date for reporting to respective institute for admission
July 20, 2019
Declaration of vacant seats by institutes
July 22, 2019
On the Basis of B.E/B.Tech Marks (if seats remain vacant)
All Categories:-Having 50%and above marks for Unreserved Category and 45% and above Marks for Reserved Category in BE/B.Tech.
July 25, 2019
The admission authority has set some standards which a candidate must meet in order to be eligible for getting admission through HPCET M.Tech entrance examination. Candidates must satisfy the eligibility criteria of HPCET M.Tech 2019 which if unmet will lead to disqualification of candidates. Candidates must meet following HPCET M.Tech eligibility criteria 2019 as listed below:
Candidates applying must have qualified B.E/B.Tech from a recognized University or Institute
Candidates must have secured a minimum of 50% marks in qualifying examination and 45% marks for reserved categories
For admission, there is no such age limit which must be met by the candidate
GATE 2019 qualified candidates will get higher preference
HPCET M.Tech Application Form 2019The admission authority had released the application form of HPCET M.Tech 2019 in online mode on March 5. Candidates could fill HPCET M.Tech 2019 application form up to May 28. Candidates had to register first and then proceed with entering details such as personal, academic and contact details in HPCET M.Tech application form 2019. Candidates could refer to steps mentioned below while filling up the application form of HPCET M.Tech.
STEP 1 - Registration
STEP 2 - Filling HPCET M.Tech Application Form
STEP 3 - Upload scanned photograph and signature
STEP 4 - Payment of Application Fees
STEP 5 - Review & Submit the Application Form
STEP 6 - Printout the Application Form
STEP 7 - Submission of Application Form
STEP 1 - Registration: Candidates had to register first by providing their name, username, date of birth, valid email address and mobile number. After registration was complete, a unique form number was generated which had to be used for all future references.
STEP 2 - Filling HPCET M.Tech Application Form: Candidates were required to log-in to their account by entering username, password, application form number and date of birth. And, thereafter fill required details in the HPCET M.Tech application form 2019. Candidates had to provide personal information along with course of choice, branch, exam centre and academic details in this section.
STEP 3 - Upload scanned image and signature: Candidates had to upload required documents such as photograph (max 50 kb size in JPEG/JPG format) and signature (max 30 kb size in JPEG/JPG format)
STEP 4 - Payment of Application Fees: Candidates were redirected to payment gateway for payment of application fees. Candidates had to pay Rs. 1550/- (general category candidates) and Rs. 1400/- (SC/ST/BPL category candidates). Payment of application fees could be done either through online mode (Credit/Debit card or Net Banking) or through offline mode (using PNB e-challan).
STEP 5 - Review & Submit the Application Form: After the successful payment of application fee, candidates had to review their application form and make possible changes (if required) and then click on Submit. Candidates had to take a note that after submitting the application form, no more changes was entertained.
STEP 6 - Printout the Application Form: Candidates had to download their application form in PDF format and get at least 2 copies of printed which had to be duly signed by the parent or guardian of candidate. Candidates were required to not make any scribbling in printed HPCET M.Tech application form 2019.
STEP 7 - Submission of Application Form: The printed application form had to be then submitted to admission authority of examination through email. Candidates had to scan their HPCET M.Tech 2019 application form and mail it to [email protected] or send it in the office of “Controller of Examination, Himachal Pradesh Technical University, Hamirpur (H.P.)-177001” within a week after the application form was generated.
The registration process for HPCET 2019 M.Tech counselling has been concluded. Candidates were allowed to fill the application form and submit it before July 11, 2019. Those candidates who have filled HPCET M.Tech 2019 application form before do not have to register again. GATE qualified candidates will be invited to attend counselling first. Candidates will be allotted seats based on the preferences selected by the candidate, availability of seats, and merit secured. Seats if vacant will be left open for candidates who do not have a GATE score. During seat allotment, candidates will have to get their documents verified and after allotment process candidates will have to pay admission fees to confirm their admission.
Name of the Participating Institutes
L.R. Institute of Engineering & Technology
IITT College of Engineering
Green Hills Engineering College
Bells Institute of Management and Technology
Vaishno College of Engineering
Himalayan Institute of Engineering & Technology
SIRDA Institute of Engineering
Shiva Institute of Engineering & Technology
Candidates will be required to choose preferred exam centres of HPCET M.Tech 2019 where they wish to take up the examination. With the help of HPCET M.Tech 2019 exam centres, candidates will have an option to select a maximum of three HPCET M.Tech exam centres 2019.
HPCET M.Tech Exam Pattern 2019 (Not applicable)Candidates applying for admission must refer to exam pattern of HPCET M.Tech 2019 to know the detailed information regarding the arrangement of examination. Candidates are advised to check the HPCET M.Tech exam pattern 2019 before starting with the preparation since with this they will be able to attempt the examination in a better way by wasting less time to understand the arrangement of question paper.
Mode of Exam
Offline i.e., Pen and Paper Based
Duration of Exam
Types of Questions
Objective Multiple Choice Questions
Total Number of Questions
Aptitude Test – 15 Questions
Engineering Mathematics – 25 Questions
Civil Engineering/Electrical Engineering/Electronics and Communication Engineering/Computer Science and Engineering/Textile Engineering/Mechanical Engineering – 60 Questions
Every correct answer will be awarded 2 marks
1/2 mark will be deducted for each incorrect response
HPCET M.Tech Admit Card 2019 (Not applicable)Candidates who have successfully registered themselves for the entrance examination will be able to access their admit card of HPCET M.Tech 2019 from last week of May. Candidates will be able to download their HPCET M.Tech admit card by entering application form number and password from website. HPCET M.Tech admit card 2019 will comprise of candidates details, examination venue, date and time and guidelines for examination. Candidates will have to present admit card at the time of examination without which entry to examination hall will not be granted. Admit card of HPCET M.Tech 2019 is an important document which must be preserved until all the application processes are complete.
Click on the link for admit card (will be mentioned when available)
Enter application form number and password
Click on Submit
Admit card will be displayed over the screen
Candidates must check details mentioned in admit card and in case of any discrepancies must immediately contact “Controller of Examinations, HP Technical University, Gandhi Chowk, Hamirpur (H.P)”.
Download the admit card in PDF format
Get at least 2 print out for future reference
HPCET M.Tech Answer Key 2019 (Not applicable)The admission authority of examination will release the answer key of HPCET M.Tech 2019 on June 8 itself by 5:00 PM. HPCET M.Tech answer key 2019 will comprise of correct responses to the questions listed in entrance examination. Candidates can compare their marked responses with the correct one and calculate the probable estimate marks by considering the marking scheme. Candidates can even challenge the answer key released by the official authority within two days after the release by writing to “Controller of Examination, Himachal Pradesh Technical University, Gandhi Chowk, Hamirpur (H.P) - 177001” or through email to [email protected]. Candidates must also send documents to support their claim along. Candidates can check the previous years’ answer key from table mentioned below while preparing for entrance examination.
Electronics and Communications Engineering
Computer Science Engineering
HPCET M.Tech Result 2019 (Not applicable)The admission authority of Himachal Pradesh Technical University will announce the result of HPCET M.Tech 2019 in online mode on June 15. Candidates will be able to access their marks secured in entrance examination through website by providing application form number and password. HPCET M.Tech result 2019 will comprise of marks secured by candidates in entrance examination along with rank and personal details. Based on the result, a merit list of HPCET M.Tech 2019 will be prepared. Merit list for GATE qualified candidates will be prepared and announced separately.
Click on the link for result of HPCET M.Tech (will be updated when available)
Result will be displayed on the screen
Check the result and download in PDF format
Get at least 2 printouts of result for future use
If two or more candidates secure the same marks in HPCET M.Tech entrance examination, then admission authority will consider inter-se-merit to break the tie by using the rules in order as mentioned below:
Candidates with higher marks in aptitude test will be ranked higher
If candidates secure same marks in aptitude test, in such case, candidates with higher marks in Mathematics will be ranked higher
If tie still persists, then candidates with higher marks in B.Tech qualifying examination will be ranked higher
If tie is still not broken, candidates older in age will be ranked higher
H.P. Technical University,
Hamirpur 177 001 (H.P.)
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