HPCET 2019

Exam Date : 11th May 2019 To 12th 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 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 centre 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

HPCET 2019 Important Dates Summary

  • Application form: Candidates can get application forms online from 8th March 2019 to 28th April 2019 .

  • Exam Date: Exams are scheduled from 11th May 2019 to 12th May 2019.

  • Admit Card: Admit card will be available from 7th May 2019.

  • Result date: Results will be announced on 30th May 2019.

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HPCET 2019 Eligibility

HPCET 2019 Eligibility Criteria Summary

  • Eligibility Criteria for B.Tech and B.Pharma:

    • Candidates should have cleared 10+2 with physics and maths as major subjects and Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/Technical Vocational subjects as optional. For B.Pharma (Ayurveda) the optional needs to be biology.

    • General category candidates need to have secured a minimum of 45% aggregate and reserved category candidates need to have secured 40% aggregate marks in 10+2 or its equivalent exam.

  • Eligibility Criteria for M.Tech/M.Pharma/MBA/MCA:

    • Candidates should have completed a degree from a recognized university in the relevant branch. 

    • General category candidates need to have secured a minimum of 50% aggregate and reserved category candidates need to have secured 45% aggregate marks in the relevant graduation degree program.

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HPCET 2019 Application Process

HPCET Application Process Summary

  • Candidates need to visit the HPCET 2019 official website to start the application process.

  • Required to create a new account by entering the candidate's basic details

  • Fill up the application form page

  • Upload the candidate's signature, photograph and guardian's signature in the relevant format

  • Lastly payment of the application form fee via online or offline option to complete the process

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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

IBSAT 2019 Admit Card Summary

  • Issue of Admit card: All the registered candidates having paid the HPCET 2019 Application Form fee will be issued the admit card.

  • Availability: The admit card will be available online on official website.

  • Discrepancy: Any discrepancy noted by the candidate in the Admit Card needs to be immediately informed to the Controller of Examinations.

  • Copy: The candidates will not be allowed to enter the exam hall without Admit Card.

Steps to download the Admit Card:

  • Step 1: Go to the official HPCET 2019 website to get the admit card, and then click on the “Admit Card Download Link.

  • Step 2: Enter the candidate's HPCET Form Number or Candidate's Name and select the appropriate programme and then click “Find Admit Card.” 

  • Step 3: Admit card will be displayed on screen, take a print out and hard copy of the same.

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HPCET 2019 Exam Pattern

HPCET 2019 Exam Pattern Summary

  • Format: The questions will be of objective type MCQ format.

  • Mode: Offline mode i.e. Pen and Paper Based OMR Test (PBT) Exam.

  • Medium of Language: English.

  • Duration: The total time duration of the HPCET exam is 180 minutes and the candidates will have to complete 150 questions.

  • Marking Scheme: Each right answer will fetch the candidate 2 marks with 0.5 marks deduction for wrong answer.

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HPCET 2019 Syllabus

HPCET 2019 Syllabus Summary

  • Subjects For Graduation: Candidates need to prepare for relevant subjects of 10+2 level syllabus for the graduation programme like B.Tech, B.Pharma, B.Pharma (Ayurveda).

  • Subjects For M.Tech: Candidates need to prepare for general aptitude including verbal and numerical ability.

  • Subjects For MBA and MCA: Verbal ability, quantitative ability, data interpretation and reasoning with business awareness for MBA and computer awareness for MCA.

  • Subjects For M.Pharmacy: General aptitude, pharmaceutics, pharmacology, pharmacognosy, biochemistry, microbiology, pharmaceutical jurisprudence.

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HPCET 2019 Results

HPCET 2019 Result Summary

  • Website: Candidates can view the result on the official website from 30th May 2019. 

  • Account: Candidates will have to log in to their respective account using valid HPCET application form number and the candidate's name to access the HPCET result.

  • Printout: A hard copy of the result to be carried for the counselling process.

  • Counselling: Declaration of results is followed by the counselling.

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HPCET 2019 Counselling

HPCET 2019 Counselling Summary

  • Selection: Candidates having cleared the written test and having their name in the merit list can attend the counselling procedure.

  • Rounds: Second round of counselling if there are seats vacant following the first round of counselling.

  • JEE Main Candidates: Need to pay counselling registration fee by applying online and sending the printout with DD to the concerned authority to attend for counselling. 

  • Reservation: Seat allocation during the counselling is based on the HPCET 2019 reservation criteria for each category.

  • Documents: Candidates need to bring all the required documents for the counselling process.

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