HPCET 2019

HPCET 2019 – Himachal Pradesh Technical University (HPTU) will release the HPCET 2019 Result for B.Tech Admission soon. Earlier HPTU released the Answer Key for HPCET on May 15, 2019. The HPCET B.Tech exam was held on May 12, 2019, in the morning session. HPCET for M.Tech has been cancelled. This is a state level common entrance test for B.Tech admissions in various institutes of Himachal Pradesh. The examination is conducted in offline mode. We have provided all the necessary information about HPCET 2019 on this page. Also, get preparation resources like important books, syllabus, question papers. Read below.

Latest: HPCET 2019 Exam to be held on June 08, 2019 has been cancelled. Candidates who have filled the application form will be directly called for counselling and other admission processes.

HPCET 2019

HPCET 2019 is conducted in offline mode. The subjects that are covered are Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. The important dates regarding the HPCET 2019 exam are given in the table below:

HPCET: Conducted by Himachal Pradesh Technical University (HIMTU)
HPCET 2019 Important Dates
Online Application Process Starts for both M.Tech and B.Tech 08 Mar 2019
Last Date to Apply Online for both M.Tech and B.Tech 28 Apr 2019
Issuance of Admit Card 09 May 2019
HPCET Exam Date
  • B.Tech: 12 May 2019
  • M.Tech: 08 Jun 2019 (Cancelled)
Release of Answer Key 15 May 2019
Announcement of Result for B.Tech 20 May 2019
Announcement of Result for M.Tech 15 Jun 2019

HPCET 2019 PG Exam Cancelled

HPCET scheduled to be held on June 08, 2019, has now been cancelled due to administrative reasons. Candidates who had filled the application form have to directly appear for the counselling and other admission processes. Candidates are advised to visit this page and official website of HPTU for latest updates.

HPCET 2019 Answer Key

After the completion of the examination the answer key of HPCET 2019, has been made available on the official website. The answer key for B.Tech has been made available. The Answer Key for M.Tech Entrance exam will be made available after the exam has been conducted successfully.

Candidates can forward their written complaints that is they can challenge the answer keys, if any, along with supporting documents/solution pertaining to question paper/answer key within 2 days of the release of the answer keys.

Answer Key:

  • Click Here to check the HPCET 2019 Final Answer Key in a new window.
  • Click Here to check the Provisional HPCET 2019 Answer Key.

Eligibility Criteria

The candidates will have to ensure they fit into the following eligibility criteria and then proceed with the online application process. Understand the eligibility criteria for HPCET 2019 below:

For B.Tech candidates:

  • Candidates must have Passed/appeared 10+2 or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University.
  • All the candidates must have Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/Technical Vocational subjects.
  • Candidates must have secured at least 45% marks (40% for reserved category) in the above subjects taken together.

For M.Tech candidates:

  • Candidates must have Passed/appeared bachelor’s degree (BE/B.Tech) in relevant branch of Engineering/Technology or equivalent from recognized University.
  • The minimum marks needed is 50% marks (45% for reserved category) at the qualifying examination.

HPCET 2019 Application Form

The candidates need to apply online only, to appear in HPCET 2019. No other mode of application will be accepted. Following steps are to be followed to apply successfully for HPCET:

  1. Register/Create your account
  2. Fill the Online Application For
  3. Verify Mobile Number and email
  4. Upload photograph and signature
  5. Preview the application form
  6. Submit the application fee
  7. Confirmation page and printout

HPCET 2019 Application Fee:

Category Fee for B.Tech Fee for M.Tech
General Rs. 1550/- Rs. 1550/-
SC/ST/BPL Rs. 1400/- Rs. 1400/-

Mode of payment: The application fee amount can be submitted in any of the following modes:

  1. Offline via e-challan
  2. Online via credit/debit card/net banking

HPCET Exam Pattern

Candidates aspiring to take admission through HPCET, must understand the examination pattern and familiarise themselves with the marking scheme. This will help you know what is the nature of the examination that you will be facing. Below we have discussed the examination pattern that you must take a note of.

Exam Pattern for B.Tech:

Section Subject Number of questions Maximum Marks
A Physics 50 100
B Chemistry 50 100
C Mathematics 50 100
Total 150 300

Exam Pattern for M.Tech:

Section Subject Number of questions Maximum Marks
A Aptitude Test 15 30
B* Civil Engg. /Electrical Engg./Electronics & Comm. Engg./Computer Science &Engg./ Mechanical Engg 60 120
C Engg. Mathematics 25 50
Total 100 200

*A candidate seeking admission in particular M.Tech. course must appear in the appropriate paper corresponding to his/her qualifying degree.

  • In general, the marking scheme for HPCET 2019 will be +2 for correct answer and -0.5 for each wrong answer.
  • All the questions will be of MCQ type. An OMR Sheet will be provided to record the response of the candidates against each question.
  • All HPCET question Papers will be set in English.

HPCET 2019 Syllabus

The syllabus of HPCET 2019 for both B.Tech and M.Tech course will be as per the prescribed syllabus by the conducting body. The candidates will have to follow the topics mentioned in the syllabus to prepare for HPCET. Below we have provided the syllabus for both the programmes. One can download the same by clicking the download buttons.

HPCET Syllabus for B.Tech

Below is the syllabus which the candidates appearing for B.Tech admission test will have to cover.

Download the B.Tech. Syllabus PDF

HPCET Syllabus for M.Tech
Candidates who will be appearing for admissions in the M.Tech programmes will have to cover the following topics.

Download the M.Tech. Syllabus PDF

HPCET 2019 Important Books for Preparations

We have provided with the answer to the question “what to prepare?” Now let us address the question that arises, from where one should prepare? Yes, the right study material and the best books are the important components that are needed to prepare for any examination. Below we have provided the important books that will help you with HPCET preparations.

Name of the book Author Buying Link
Problems In Mathematics with Hints and Solutions V. Govorov Buy Here
Organic & Inorganic Chemistry Butterfly Edufields Buy Here
Physics at a glance Abhay Kumar Buy Here

HPCET 2019 Admit Card

The Admit Card / Hall Ticket for HP Common Entrance Test 2019 has been made available on the official website only. Candidates need to take a print of the e-admit card using the print option on A-4 size paper only. Also, they must ensure that all information on the e-admit card including photograph is clearly visible on the print.

The candidate must show, on demand, the e-admit card and ID proof for admission in the examination room/hall. A candidate who does not possess the e- admit card duly electronically signed by Controller of Examinations shall not be permitted to appear in examination/test under any circumstances.

HPCET 2019 Result

The Result of HPCET will be uploaded on the University website i.e. www.himtu.ac.in, and will also be available on the Notice Board of the University. The result of each candidate will be provisional. The candidates are advised to download the same as it will be required at the time of counselling.

The result will available separately for both the programmes. The candidates will have to access it on the website as per the scheduled date, download the same and preserve it until the end of the admission process.

HPCET 2019 Counselling

The counselling announcement for HPCET 2019 will be made separately after the declaration of the HPCET Result 2019. The candidates will be able to download the admission brochure, which will contain all the details regarding the admission process like availability of the seats and the dates of the counselling process.

Seat Matrix

Official Website: www.himtu.ac.in


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