HPCET 2019

Exam Date : 12th May 2019 To 13th May 2019
Result Date : 30th May 2019

HPCET 2019 Application Forms, Exam Dates, Syllabus, Pattern

HPCET 2018

Introduction to HPCET 2019 Exam 

  • About HPTU: HPCET is a state level offline entrance exam controlled by Himachal Pradesh Technical University (HPTU) situated in Hamirpur. It was established in 2010 by an Act of Legislative Assembly of Himachal Pradesh to promote engineering and technology, management and science education across its state.

  • University Objective: HPTU was built with an objective to deliver quality technical education training, innovation, and research. Both short-term and long-term programmes are offered by the university in the advanced diploma and degree.

  • Courses Offered: Through HPCET 2019 candidates can gain admission to the B.Tech, B.Pharma, M.Tech, M.Pharmacy, MCA, and MBA courses offered by the University.

  • About HPCET 2019: HPCET 2019 is conducted once in a year via offline mode i.e (pen and paper-based test). Question Paper of HPCET 2019 will have multiple choice questions.

HPCET 2019 Important Details

HPCET 2019 Overview

Exam Name

Himachal Pradesh Combined

Entrance Test 2019 

Abbreviated As


HPCET 2019 Exam level

State level

HPCET 2019 

 Conducting Institute

Himachal Pradesh Technical University

HPCET 2019 

Exam type

UG and PG

HPCET 2019 Mode


HPCET 2019 Question Type

Multiple Choice Questions with a single correct response

Marking scheme

For Every Correct Answer Plus (+) 2 Marks

Negative Marking

Negative (-) 0.5 Mark for every Incorrect Answer

HPCET 2019 Courses Offered




4 years


2 years


4 years



4 years

M. Pharmacy

2 years


2 years 


2 years 

 HPCET 2019 Important Dates

  • Dates: Candidates can get updated information regarding HPCET 2019 Important Dates on our website.

  • Application Form: Candidates can fill the HPCET 2019 application form from 8th March 2019 onwards until 28th April 2019.

HPCET 2019 Eligibility Criteria

  • Educational Qualification: HPCET 2019 Eligibility Criteria varies for each programme. For the B.Tech programme, candidates should have physics and mathematics as mandatory subjects and for B. Pharma programme the main subjects need to be physics and chemistry.

  • Percentage Criteria: For B. Tech, B. Pharma and B. Pharmacy (Ayurveda) programmes, the candidates should have secured a minimum of 45% marks for general category and for the reserved category the same should be a minimum of 40%.

HPCET 2019 Application Form

  • Application Form Details: Candidates should enter all the details correctly and appropriately. The candidates need to register themselves on the official website for filling the HPCET 2019 Application Form.

  • Documents Required: Along with the filled application form, the candidates should also need to upload a recent scanned passport size photograph and the scanned signature.

 HPCET 2019 Exam Pattern

  • Exam Mode: The HPCET 2019 Exam Pattern is the exam will be conducted offline by filling the provided OMR sheet to answer the objective questions.

  • Marking Scheme: Two marks will be awarded for every correct answer and 0.5 marks will be deducted for incorrect or opting more than one answer.

HPCET 2019 2018 Admit Card

  • Admit Card Availability: HPCET 2019 Admit Card will be issued for all the candidates who have filled the application form online and submitted successfully.

  • ID Proof: The candidates have to carry their original photo ID proof along with the admit card for verification at the exam canter.

HPCET 2019 Syllabus

  • UG Syllabus: HPCET 2019 Syllabus for the candidates applying for the undergraduate programme will have to prepare 10+2 level subjects like physics, chemistry, mathematics, and biology.

  • PG Syllabus: Aspirants for MBA, MCA, M. Pharmacy will have to prepare the graduate level of general aptitude.

HPCET 2019 Exam Centres

  • Number of Exam Centres: Candidates will need to opt for any of the available 16 HPCET #year Exam Centres according to their preference.

  • Exam Centres Details: Exam center details will be printed on the admit card for candidate's reference.

HPCET 2019 Results

  • Result Download: HPCET 2019 Results can be downloaded by the candidates by visiting the official website.

  • Result Printout: A hard copy of the result displayed on the website needs to be carried by the candidate for the counselling process.

HPCET 2019 Counselling

  • Counselling Details: Qualified candidates can attend the HPCET 2019 Counselling by paying the counselling fee.

  • Counselling Documents: Candidates need to carry all the original mark sheets and certificates along with the HPCET 2019 result printout for the counselling.

HPCET 2019 Contact Details

Address: Gandhi Chowk, Hamirpur

Himachal Pradesh 177001, India

Phone: +91 1972 259 577


Website: himtu.ac.in 


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HPCET 2019 Important Dates

  • Application Availability: The applications for HPCET 2019 will be available from 8th March 2019.

  • Last Date to Submit Application: The last date for candidates to submit the HPCET 2019 application form is 28th April 2019.

  • Availability of HPCET Admit Card: Admit card to the eligible candidates will be available on the HPCET 2019 official website from 7th May 2019.

  • Date of HPCET #yearExam: The HPCET 2019 examination will be held on 12th May 2019.

  • Declaration of Results: The results of the HPCET 2019 examination will be available on 30th May 2019.

  • Counselling Process Date: The counselling process for the HPCET 2019 will commence on 7th June 2019.

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HPCET 2019 Eligibility

Eligibility Criteria Summary for HPCET 2019:

  • Age Limit: Candidates must be between 16 to 20 years of age.

  • Education Qualification: 

    • The HPCET 2019 applicants must have passed his/her 12th examination from any recognized school or University of Himachal Pradesh state to satisfy the HPCET 2019 eligibility criteria.

    • The HPCET 2019 applicants must have passed 10+2 in Physics, Chemistry, English, and Mathematics as their subjects.

    • The HPCET 2019 applicants must have secured at least 45% marks in 12th class

    • The Applicants falling in the reserved category (SC/ST) must hold a minimum score of 40% marks in 10+2 to satisfy the HPCET 2019 eligibility criteria.

  • Nationality: The candidates should be a citizen of India and domicile of Himachal Pradesh to satisfy the eligibility criteria.
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HPCET 2019 Application Process

Application Process Summary for HPCET 2019:

  • Obtaining the HPCET 2019 application: The Candidates applying can purchase the application form for HPCET 2019 from the universities office or can apply online using the HPCET 2019 website.

  • Application Form to HPCET: The Candidates will have to fill up the important details required in the application form, paste the passport size photographs and do a valid signature on the form. The Candidates will have to mail the form to the provided address. Candidates who are applying online will have to obtain the form from the official website for HPCET 2019, fill in the required details and in the end upload the scanned copies of the photographs and signature.

  • Payment Mode: The candidates can make the payment for the Application Form either in cash or Demand Draft. If the candidate is applying online then he/she can make the payment using Credit/Debit card or net banking.

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HPCET 2019 Application Form Details

HPCET 2019 Application Form Details Summary

  • Application Form: The candidates have to visit the university website to fill the application form and submit it before the due date.

  • Application Form Details: Candidates have to enter the correct details in the application form and recheck it before final submission. 

  • Correction and Refund: Any correction of the Application Form or refund of the Application Form Fee is not permitted after final submission.

  • Documents to Upload: Candidates should upload a scanned copy of the recent passport size colour photograph

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HPCET 2019 Admit Card

Admit Card Summary for HPCET 2019:

  • Availing the Admit Card: Candidates will have to visit the official website and download the Admit Card. It is advisable that candidates have copies of the same in case a candidate loses his/her admit card.

  • Details on the Admit Card: The Admit Card contains details such as the Candidates name, registration number and the date and time of the examination. The Admit Card for HPCET 2019 also contains instructions that the candidate must follow in the examination hall.

  • Admit Card to HPCET 2019: The Admit Card is an important document and candidates are advised to carry the admit card to the HPCET 2019 examination. Candidates failing to provide their Admit Card during the examination, will not be allowed to give the exam. Plagiarizing the HPCET admit card is a punishable offence, action will be taken against any candidate found to be tampering with the HPCET admit card. If an HPCET 2019 admit card is found to be tampered with, the candidate might be barred from writing the  HPCET 2019 exam.

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HPCET 2019 Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern Summary for HPCET 2019:

  • Mode of HPCET Exam: The HPCET exam will be conducted in offline mode, OMR sheets will be provided to make answers the candidates must use either blue or black pen for marking answers.
  • Duration of Exam: 03 hours allotted.

  • Marking Scheme for HPCET Exam: Each correct answer will carry 2 marks. Note that ¼ marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer.

  • Marks Allotted: There will 150 questions to solve in the HPCET 2019 question paper carrying 2marks each, making the paper of a total 300 marks.

  • Exam Paper Sections: The HPCET 2019 examination will consist of questions from Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.

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HPCET 2019 Syllabus

Syllabus Summary for HPCET 2019:

The HPCET 2019 will follow the 10+2 syllabus of CBSE or State board. The candidates are suggested to follow the mentioned syllabus for better preparation for the upcoming entrance test. The question paper will mainly cover the subjects Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.

  • Physics: 50 questions, 100 marks.

  • Chemistry: 50 questions, 100 marks.

  • Mathematics: 50 questions, 100 marks.

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HPCET 2019 Results

Results Summary for HPCET 2019:

  • Availability of HPCET 2019 Results: The result of HPCET 2019 will be declared on 30th May 2019 on the official website of HPCET. The candidates can check their HPCET 2019 results online to know whether they are eligible for further admission process or not.

  • How to Obtain HPCET 2019 Score Card: Candidates will have to visit the official website for the HPCET 2019 examination and provide essential information like roll number, father’s name, and candidates name to access their results.

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HPCET 2019 Counselling

Counselling Summary for HPCET 2019:

  • Counselling Date: The first two rounds of counselling will be conducted for the students applying via the JEE Main 2019 scores and the next round of counselling will be conducted on the basis of HPCET 2019 merit list. The merit list will be published on the official website.

  • Eligibility: Candidates who have successfully cleared their HPCET 2019 examination with the best scores will be called for the Counselling Process.

  • Required Documents for Counselling Process: Candidates selected for the counselling process are advised to carry the following documents with them:
    • Photocopy of Mark sheet.

    • Age proofDomicile (Himachal Pradesh Candidates).

    • Aadhar Card or any other identity proof.
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Colleges which accept [HPCET]

Want to get in ?
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Computer Science and Engineering), batch of 2016
20 Feb 2019
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

Through JEE/ HPCET or any equivalent entrance test recognized by HP Government. Vacant seats, after exhausting the merit list of JEE/HPCET, are to be filled on the basis of merit of 10+2 with candidates having at least 50% marks. Lateral entry to the 3rd semester for Diploma holders in a concerned or related subject with a minimum of 50% marks

Want to get in ?
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Computer Science and Engineering), batch of 2020
04 Apr 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
  • After 12th direct admission at IEC University Baddi Campus or admission through jeee main & HPCET test.

Discussion Forum

I want HPCET prevous year question papers to check the paper pattern and question pattern.

I want HPCET prevous year question papers to check the paper pattern and question pattern.

Asked By: Govind harde,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hello Govind,

There is a particular section dedicated to the previous year question papers. You can visit the Previous Year Paper link to read and download all the question papers.

I got 70 mark in HPCET can i take admission JNEC sundernagar.

I got 70 mark in HPCET can i take admission JNEC sundernagar.

Asked By: Arvimd meshram,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hello Arvind,

 It depends on the difficulty of the exam and your caste and category. Also, it depends on the cutoff.
You can use the link here to know which college you can get.

Is PGDM course available through HPCET ?

Is PGDM course available through HPCET ?

Asked By: Subhanu Rathore,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hey Subhanu,

PGDM course is not available but MBA Course through HPCET is there.

Is inorganic Chemistry part of the syllabus or not?

Is inorganic Chemistry part of the syllabus or not?

Asked By: Rahul Sarda,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Rahul,

Yes, inorganic chemistry is a part of the syllabus.


HP CET in Jammu Exam Centre

I am a candidate from Srinagar. I wish to attempt for HP CET. Will I be able to attempt for HP CET from my home state itself?

Asked By: Toba Qureshi,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Yes, you will be able to write the exam, provided you clear the Eligibility Criteria for HP CET.

As a new Exam Centre has also been introduced in the Jammu & Kashmir region itself for HP CET, you will be able to opt Jammu itself as your Exam Centre.

Admit Card to HP CET

How do I get the Admit Card to HP CET?

Asked By: Laila H Ali,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

In order to get the Admit Card to HP CET, the candidates can follow the instructions below:

  • Go to the Official Website of Himachal Pradesh Technical University.
  • Click on the link “HPCET 2017 Admit Card”.
  • Fill up the HPCET Application number you got during registration.
  • Your HPCET Admit Card will appear on the screen with all the details mentioned, provided by you during the Application Process.
  • Download the HPCET Admit Card and take a printout.

HPCET 2017 Pharmacy seat

If I attempt the HPCET exam. Will I get a Pharmacy seat?

Asked By: Ashwini Thiyagu,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Yes, candidates who attempt the HPCET exam and qualify in it will be eligible for a Pharmacy seat.

HPCET 2017 Overview

What is HPCET?

Asked By: Aishwarya Murthy,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The Himachal Pradesh Combined Entrance Test (HPCET) is conducted by the Himachal Pradesh Technical University. It is a state level exam. It is conducted to shortlist candidates for admissions in various engineering courses and other courses. Around 50,000 candidates apply for 7,292 seats in various Institutes of Himachal Pradesh.

HP CET 2017 Exam date

When will the HP CET exam be conducted on?

Asked By: Saddiq Haif,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The Official Date to HP CET has been brought out by the Board and it will be held on the 14th of May 2017.

About HPCET 2017

What are the important things to know about the HPCET 2017?

Asked By: Paul N,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Himachal Pradesh Combined Entrance Test is conducted every year by the Himachal Pradesh Technical University and is largely referred to as HPCET.

HPCET is a state-level entrance test organized to shortlist deserving candidates for admissions in various engineering courses and other courses like Pharmacy, MBA, MCA to various institutes in the state of Himachal Pradesh.

The B.Tech seats in various colleges of Himachal Pradesh state are offered to the aspiring students on the basis of the JEE Main 2017 or the HPCET merit. In a single year, around 50,000 candidates are applying for 7,292 total available seats in various Institutes of Himachal Pradesh.

The students are advised to visit the official website of Himachal Pradesh Technical University to fill up the HPCET application form available from the month of March 2017.

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