Himachal Pradesh Common Entrance Test or also known as HPCET is a state-level entrance exam. This exam is conducted by the Himachal Pradesh Technical University. After successfully qualifying for this HPCET exam applicants can get admission in B.Pharmacy, B.Tech, M.Pharmacy, M.Tech, MCA, and MBA programs affiliated by the HPTU. Those applicants who have qualified for the JEE mains will be eligible for direct admission in HPCET.
All the admission shall be strictly done on the basis of performance in the exam HPCET. The application mode will be done through offline/Pen-Paper mode. Applicants who are willing to appear in the HPCET exam can get all the important details related to the HPCET exam such as highlights, important dates, registration process, eligibility criteria, and Offered courses in this given article.
Highlights of HPCET Exam:
|Exam name||HP CET|
|Full form of HP CET||Himachal Pradesh Common Entrance Test|
|Conducted by||Himachal Pradesh Technical University|
|Level of the exam||State-level|
|Mode of application||Online|
|Mode of exam||Offline|
|Exam duration||Three hours|
B.Pharma: Applicants need to clear 12th exam with PCM / Biology/ Biotechnology/ Technical Vocational subjects with at least 45% marks ( for other categories 40% marks) is required.
B.Tech: Candidates must have need to clear class 12th or intermediate exam with Physics, Mathematics and Biotechnology/ Chemistry/ Technical Vocational/ Biology subjects with at least 45% marks for reserved categories applicants required 40% marks.
M.Tech: Candidates who hold the BE or B.Tech degree in the respective discipline with 50% of aggregate marks ( for reserved category 45% marks required) will be eligible.
M.Pharma: applicants should have B.Pharma degree with 50% of aggregate marks (in case of reserved category the minimum percentage required 45% marks) are eligible.
B.Pharma (Ayurveda): The candidates should have cleared 12th exam with Physics, Chemistry and Biology with 45% marks (for other category applicants 40% marks required).
MCA: Applicants must need to hold a bachelor’s degree from any stream with 50% of aggregate marks (for reserved category candidates the percentage requirement 45% marks). Make sure applicants should have Mathematics in Intermediate.
MBA: Applicants need a bachelor’s degree in the relevant stream with at least 50% marks ( for reserved category applicants 45% marks) is required.
The HPCET exam syllabus will be different for each subject. Some important topics for each subject as follows:
B. Pharma and B. Tech
Mathematics for B. Tech
Biology for B. Pharma
Brach related Questions
Bio-Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence, Microbiology
MCA and MBA
Data Interpretation and Reasoning
General Knowledge and Business Awareness
The question paper based on Multiple Choice Questions
The duration of HP CET exam will be three hours
The question paper is available in only the English language
There are three sections in the exam: Mathematics/ Biology, Chemistry, Physics for B. Tech
In HP CET exam, there will only exam paper
For Each course, there will be separate exam paper
Applicants need to gather the complete syllabus from the website and exam pattern as mentioned above.
Make a timetable for your study and follow it strictly.
Keep the focus on your study and avoid unnecessary distractions.
Solve the mock test and also solve the sample papers as well as previous year's question papers.
Make proper notes on important topics and then revise them regularly.
|HPCET 2024 Application Form Start||21st April 2024|
|Last Date for Submission of Application Form||26th June 2024|
|Exam Dates 2024||10th July 2024|
|1st Round Counseling|
|Dates of Updating online counseling||3rd week of September 2024|
|Verification of Backward Area||3rd week of September 2024|
|Date of Filling Online Counseling||Last week of September 2024|
|Result of 1st round of counseling||Last week of September 2024|
|Date of confirming the seat by the candidates, allocated||1st week of October 2024|
|2nd Round Counseling (Against Vacant seat)|
|Dates of Filling Counseling form||1st week of October 2024|
|Result of 2nd round of counseling||2nd week of October 2024|
|date of confirming the seat by the candidates allocated||2nd week of October 2024|
|3rd Round Counseling (Against Vacant seat)|
|Dates of Filling Counseling form||3rd week of October 2024|
|Result of 2nd round of counseling||3rd week of October 2024|
|date of confirming the seat by the candidates allocated||Last week of October 2024|
Registration Fees of HPCET Exam:
The application fee will be different for each course as well as different categories:
|Courses||For General Category||For Reserved Category|
|B. Tech||Rupees 1550||Rupees 1400|
|For B. Pharmacy||Rupees 1550||Rupees 1400|
|For B. Pharmacy and B. Pharmacy (Ayurveda)||Rupees 3100||Rupees 2800|
|For B. Tech and B. Pharmacy||Rupees 3100||Rupees 2800|
|For MBA||Rupees 1550||Rupees 1400|
|For MCA, M. Tech, and M. Pharmacy||Rupees 1550||Rupees 1400|
Selection Process of HPCET Exam:
Cut off of HPCET Exam:
The exam Center list of HP CET exams is given below:
Ques: Can an applicant submit their application form through Demand Draft?
Ans: No, there is no such type of facility available to the applicants.
Ques: Is it possible to change the allotted exam center after submit the application form?
Ans: No, once the exam center allotted after the submission of application form then applicants not able to change their exam center.
Ques: How a candidate can submit the objections against the answer key?
Ans: Applicants can submit their objections against the answer key by written complaints which is sent to the Controller of Exam, HPTU, Hamirpur.
Ques: What will be the duration of HP CET exam?
Ans: The HP CET time duration will be Three hours.
Ques: Which is the conducting authority of HPCET entrance exam?
Ans: The HPCET exam conducting authority is Himanchal Pradesh Technical University.
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