HPCET 2020 : Application Form, Exam Date, Notification, Eligibility, Pattern

HPCET 2020 –  Application form, Registration, Notification, Eligibility, Exam Dates, Exam Pattern, Syllabus

HPCET 2020 : The Himachal Pradesh Technical University (HPTU) has issued the exam dates for HPCET for the academic year 2020. Himachal Pradesh Common Entrance Test (HPCET) is a state level entrance exam and it will be conducted to provide admission into various undergraduate engineering courses at various colleges/institutes in the state of Himachal pradesh. HPCET Application Form will be available in March 2020. Entrance examination will be conducted offline mode only. Interested and Eligible candidates can apply through online only. The complete details of HPCET 2020 Online Application filling and Notification,Exam dates,Eligibility, how to apply and other details we provided in below.

HPCET 2020 Overview

Name of the Examination Himachal Pradesh Common Entrance Test (HPCET)
Conducting Authority Himachal Pradesh Technical University (HPTU)
Mode of Application Online
Level of Exam  State Level
Courses Offered B.Tech (10 Streams)
Exam Date 2nd week of May 2020
Mode of Exam Offline
Medium of Exam English
Exam Duration 120 minutes
Official Website http://www.himtu.ac.in

Eligibility Criteria for HPCET 2020

Before going to fill the Application Form Candidates must check their eligibility. The eligibility criteria to apply for HPCET 2020 examination is provided in below


  • Candidates must be a citizen of India.
  • PIO and OCI card holders also eligible for admissions.
  • Candidates should belong to the state of Himachal Pradesh.
  •  And must satisfy the local/non-local status requirement as per notified by the authority.

Educational Qualifications:-

  • Candidates must have passed or appearing in 12th class from recognized board/university with Physics, Mathematics along with compulsory subjects Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/Technical Vocational
  • Applying candidate must obtain 45% aggregate of marks (40% for reserved category candidates) in qualifying examination.

HPCET 2020 Important Dates

Availability of Online Application March 2020
Last date to submit Online Application April 2020
Admit Cards Availability May 2020
Exam Date May 2020
Answer key Published on May 2020
Commencement of result June 2020
Counselling Starts On June 2020

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HPCET 2020 Online Application

  1. HPCET Application Form has been released by Himachal Pradesh Technical University (HPTU) through online mode at their official website.
  2. Application Form will be available on March 2020 Tentatively.
  3. Applicant have to pay the exam fee before submit the application form.
  4. Candidates need to upload their scanned documents of photograph and signature should be in JPEG format.
  5. Check the details carefully you have entered the submit the Application.
  6. Candidate need to take a printout of the application form for future reference.

Application Fee

Category Application Fee
SC/ST/BPL Rs. 1,400
Others Rs. 1.500

The fee payment can be done via net banking, debit/credit card

Steps to Apply Online for HPCET 2020

  • Candidates can visit official website or click the below link
  • In Home tab check for “Apply Online” link and Click on it.
  • Candidate have to Pay the Application fee through Net Banking Or Credit / Debit Cards.
  • Then Fill the Online Application form with required details.
  • Now Upload the Scanned images of photo and signature in required format.
  • Finally Take print out of the Application Form for future reference.

Apply Here

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HPCET 2020 Exam Pattern

  • HPCET Exam will be held in online (Computer based Test) mode.
  • Duration of the exam will be 180 Minutes.
  • Examination will contains three sections
  • Exam will be conducted in English language.
  • All the Questions are multiple choice based type.
  • Exam will be consists of these subjects such as Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology.
  • Question Paper will consists of 150 multiple choice questions for each booklet.
  • Each Correct answer will be awarded for 2 mark.
  • There will be 0.50 marks deducted for each wrong attempt.
 Subjects No.of Questions  Maximum Marks Exam Duration
Physics 50 100  

3 Hours


Chemistry 50 100
Mathematics 50 100
Total 150 300 3 Hours

HPCET Syllabus 

The syllabus usually contains details of the topics covered in the previous exam papers. Syllabus of the examination is not officially announced by the university but some previous examinations basis we have provide details.Here is the some of the most important things coming in the previous exams. In the examination, Questions will be asked from these subjects such as Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology. All of these subjects will be from 11th & 12th standard level. We have provided the important aspects of the Syllabus for HPCET, which is prescribed by the authority. And check under the syllabus topics it is must need to the candidates who are prepare for the exam.

To Download HPCET Syllabus PDF – Click Here

HPCET Exam Centers

HPCET Examination will be held at following given Centers. The candidate have to choose any one centre for the examination and submit it. Once filled the examination centre in the application form will not be changed. We have provide the examination center name with code number is given below table.

Test Center Name Code No
Bilaspur 01
Hamirpur 04
Mandi 07
Solan 10
Paonta Sahib 13
Chamba 02
Kullu 05
Shimla 08
Una 11
Nalagarh 14
Dharamshala 03
Nurpur 06
Nahan 09
Palampur 12
Chandigarh 15

HPCET 2020 Admit Card

Candidates can get their Admit Card through online mode from the official website of HPCET. It can be available from last week of April 2020 tentatively. Candidates should download their HPCET 2020 Admit Card by entering the required details like Registration Number and Date of Birth.Before downloading Admit Card Candidates should check their details mentioned in the card and then download their HPCET 2020 Admit Card. If you see any mistakes in the card, report to the exam conducting Authority.

How to download HPCET Admit Card 
  • visit the official website.
  • Search Download HPCET Admit Card and click on it.
  • Enter Registration Number and DOB.
  • Click Submit Button.
  • your HPCET Admit Card display on screen.
  • Download it and take print out.

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HPCET 2020 Result

The Himachal Pradesh Technical University (HPTU)  is the conducting body and take responsibility to declare the HPCET Results through online at their official website. HPCET Results will be available on after the few days of completion on the exam. So the candidates need to wait until official announcement of the results by the exam conducting authority. The candidates should check their result by giving their Registration Number, Admit Card Number and Date of Birth & Captcha code.

HPCET Cutoff / Qualifying Marks

Candidates are required to obtain the minimum marks, then he/she will be qualifies for the further rounds of admission. After the Result are announced, Exam conducting authority will publish the qualifying cut offs for each course, students will called for counseling and admission process. The cutoff will be prepared after checking many factors related to the examination.The cut off score is based on many factors such as

  • Number of applicants registered for Examination
  • Total number of candidates participated in the exam.
  • Difficulty level of the examination
  • The previous year’s cutoff trends
  • Marking scheme
  • Total number of available seats

HPCET 2020 Counselling

The Qualified candidates are invited to participate in the counseling process. Counselling will be conducted after the declaration of Results. Candidates need to pay processing fees to complete the registration for HPCET 2020 counseling. Himachal Pradesh Technical University (HPTU) conducts the counselling in June 2020. There are a certification verification and selection process in this section. Candidates must produce original documents with photo copies for document verification at the time of counseling.  After completing the document verification, the option entry will be opened through online mode. Candidates should fill in the selection of courses / colleges as per their preferences. Colleges are allotted based on availability courses and seats in the colleges. After the seat allotment of the college, candidates need to report the provisional seat allotment letter to that particular college to confirm their admission.

  • HPCET Admit Card
  • HPCET Rank Card
  • Aadhar Card
  • Qualifying Exam Certificates
  • Transfer Certificate (TC)
  • Community certificate (if required)
  • Resident certificate (if applicable)
  • Certificate proof of Local/non-local status of candidates
  • Provisional admission letter
  • Recent pass port size photographs.

HPCET Contact Details

Himachal Pradesh Technical University,
Gandhi Chowk, Hamirpur, District Hamirpur 177 001 (H.P.)

Tel : 01972-224153

Email : registrarhimtu@gmail.com

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