What is HPCET?

Himachal Pradesh Common Entrance Test (HPCET) is conducted once in a year by Himachal Pradesh Technical University (HIMTU). HPCET is a state level exam conducted for admission of the candidates to undergraduate engineering courses available in various colleges of the state. HIMTU will accept the admissions of students to B.Tech programmes on the ba..Read More

HPCET Important Dates

Application Date
Application Date

Online

08/Mar/2018 to 28/Apr/2018  12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Exam Date
Exam Date

Offline

13/Mar/2018  12:00 AM

Answer Key
Answer Key

Online

13/May/2018  

Result Date
Result Date

Online

30/May/2018  

HPCET Application Details

Procedure to fill HPTU application form:

  • Himachal Pradesh Technical University (HPTU) provides online application form to conduct HPCET. Candidates can submit HPCET application forms before or by the last date for application submission.
  • Applicants have to primarily register themselves using a functional email ID, a working contact number and other personal particulars. 
  • The next step involves candidates to upload their photo and signature as per specifications.
  • The candidates have to provide their personal and academic particulars.
  • Once all the details are entered successfully, then the next step would involve candidate to pay HPCET application fee. This can either be paid by credit/debit card or through e-challan.
  • The applicants have to take at least two printouts of confirmation page of the application form of HPCET.
  • One copy of HPCET application form confirmation page must be signed by the parent or guardian and sent to The Registrar, Himachal Pradesh Technical University, Gandhi Chowk, Hamirpur (H.P.)
  • The second copy of HPCET application confirmation page must be retained by the applicant for future references. The candidates must keep safe this copy of HPCET application confirmation page with them till the end of the admissions.

HPCET Application Fees:

  1. Application fee for SC/ST/BPL is Rs 1400/- 
  2. Application fee for Other categories is Rs 155/- 
  3. Application fee for HPCET could be paid either by credit/debit card or through e-challan.

 

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HPCET Eligibility Criteria

  • To apply for HPCET, candidates must be Class XII or its equivalent examination pass out from a recognized board/university.
  • Aspirants must have studied compulsory subjects such as Physics and Mathematics in class XII or its equivalent examination along with Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology subjects.
  • The candidates in general category should secure minimum aggregate marks of 45%.
  • Those in reserved category should secure minimum aggregate marks of 40%.

 

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HPCET Exam Fee

Modes of Payment

Credit Card
Debit Card
NEFT
Net Banking
Demand Draft
Others

HPCET Exam Pattern

Mode of Exam: Online

HPCET Exam Centers

HPCET exam will be held at 16 centers across the country

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HPCET Counselling Details

Procedure of HPCET Counselling:

  • Candidates qualifying HPCET are eligible to appear in counselling session after completing registration process. The candidates have to pay registration fee online via debit card/credit card/net banking.
  • During the counselling, seats in engineering college of the states will be allotted to participating candidates as per their preference. To confirm their seats, the candidates have to pay the HPCET admission fee.
  • In case the admission fee is not paid by the candidates, allotted seats is transferred to the next candidate in ranking.

 

Documents required in HPCET Counselling:

  • Candidate must produce the following documents, in original, along with one set of photocopies duly attested at the time of counselling.
  • Certificate of class XII and class X.
  • Class XII and X mark sheets issued by the board/university.
  • Date of birth certificate or matriculation/higher secondary/Indian school certificates showing the date of birth.
  • National level entrance examination/HPCET score card.
  • Character certificate from the head of institution last attended.
  • Bonafide/domicile certificate issued by the concerned Sub-Divisional Magistrate/Executive Magistrate.
  • Reserved category certificate issued by the competent authority, if applicable.
  • Physically challenged certificate issued by the competent authority, if applicable.
  • Income certificate issued by the competent authority, if applied under tuition fee waiver scheme.
  • An affidavit attested by the Executive Magistrate if applied under Beti Hai Anmol Scheme.
  • Kashmiri migrants and domicile certificate issued by competent authority, if applied under supernumerary Kashmiri migrant quota.
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HPCET Counselling Centers

HPCET counselling will be held at 1 center across the country

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Rahul Chauhan 6 days ago

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Rahul ChauhanLast Seen: 2 days 20 hours agoJoined on: 06-Apr-2018Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: Class 12

Can i take admission in b pharmacy after qualifying HPCET and i am from medical side.....??

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Devyani bahl 6 days ago

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Devyani BahlLast Seen: 4 hours 57 min agoJoined on: 21-Feb-2018Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: Graduate & Above

hi rahul.

yes you can definitely take admission through HPCET. 

 

all the best

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Reena Thakur 9 days ago

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Reena ThakurLast Seen: 20 hours 59 min agoJoined on: 30-Nov-2017Education Interest: B.E /Btech.Education Level: Class 12

Can I get admission in jngec by qualifying hpcet exam?

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Rohan K 9 days ago

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Rohan KLast Seen: 20 hours 33 min agoJoined on: 11-May-2015Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation
Hello Reena Thakur. Thanks for contacting Careers360 and we hope we will be able to answer your query.  Yes, you can get admission into Jawaharlal Nehru Government Engineering College [...Read More
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Reena Thakur 10 days ago

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Reena ThakurLast Seen: 20 hours 59 min agoJoined on: 30-Nov-2017Education Interest: B.E /Btech.Education Level: Class 12

What is the best college according to placement that come under exam hpcet?

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Shefali 10 days ago

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ShefaliLast Seen: 18 sec agoJoined on: 09-Feb-2016Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Dear Reena,You can check the colleges belowIEC University, BaddiJawaharlal Nehru Government Engineering College, SundernagarHimachal Pradesh Technical University, HamirpurShoolini University of Biotec...Read More
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Sandeep 10 days ago

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SandeepLast Seen: 5 days 8 hours agoJoined on: 06-Apr-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 12

I want to download previous year question papers

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Sai Bharadwaj 4 days ago

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Sai BharadwajLast Seen: 15 hours 25 sec agoJoined on: 21-Feb-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation
Machal Pradesh Common Entrance Test (HPCET) 2016 Exam Pattern had been declared by Himachal Pradesh Technical University (HIMTU). HPCET 2016 Exam Pattern carried crucial details about marking system, ...Read More
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Rohit Pal 15 days ago

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Rohit PalLast Seen: 20 hours 18 min agoJoined on: 29-Mar-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 12

Is it conducted at national level or not becoz I m from Lucknow

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Rama Lakshmi 15 days ago

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Rama LakshmiLast Seen: 3 hours 19 min agoJoined on: 27-Aug-2013Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 12
15% of the seats are allocated for all India quota. There is also a 15% managment quota seats in private institutions. So you are definitely eligible for HPCET. Please go through HPCET 2018 ...Read More