HPCET

HPCET 2022 – Application, Exam Date, Eligibility, Syllabus, Paper Pattern

HPCET 2022 – Himachal Pradesh Technical University conducts Common Entrance Test (HPCET) for admission to B.Tech., B.Pharmacy, B.Pharmacy (Ayurveda), M.Tech, M.Pharmacy, MCA, and MBA being offered by HPTU and colleges affiliated to it, deemed to be University, or other Universities established under the State Act or Constituent units thereto. Himachal Pradesh Common Entrance Test (HPCET) is a state-level exam conducted for admission of candidates to undergraduate and post-graduate courses offered at various colleges of the Himachal Pradesh

The candidates desirous to seek admission to various courses during 2022-23 are required to apply online only. Only those applicants, who apply online before the last date and satisfy the eligibility criteria, will be considered for admission.

HPCET 2022 Exam Highlights

Conducting BodyHimachal Pradesh Technical University (HPTU)
Mode of ExamOffline (Pen-Paper Based)
Medium of ExamEnglish
Duration of Exam3 Hours
Type and Number of Questions150 MCQs
Sections3 (Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics)
Courses OfferedBHMCT
B.Sc.(HM &CT)
BBA
B.Tech
B.Pharma
BCA
M.Tech
M.Sc.(Physics)
MBA
MCA
HP CET 2022 Application Dates To Be Announced

HP CET 2022 Starting and Last Dates for Filling Application Form

ProgrammeStart of Filling ONLINE Application FormsLast date for
filling ONLINE
Application Forms
B.Pharmacy (Direct Entry)To Be AnnouncedTo Be Announced
B.Pharmacy (Ayurveda) B.PharmacyTo Be AnnouncedTo Be Announced
(Lateral Entry) B.Tech (Direct Entry) B.Tech (Lateral Entry) To Be Announced To Be Announced
B. ArchitectureTo Be AnnouncedTo Be Announced
B.Sc.( HM&CT)/ BHMCT) BCATo Be AnnouncedTo Be Announced
BBA To Be Announced To Be Announced
M.Tech To Be AnnouncedTo Be Announced
M.PharmacyTo Be Announced To Be Announced
MBA/ MBA (T& HM)To Be AnnouncedTo Be Announced
MCA (Direct Entry) To Be AnnouncedTo Be Announced
MCA (Lateral Entry) To Be Announced To Be Announced
M.Sc. Physics To Be AnnouncedTo Be Announced
M.Sc. Environmental Science PG Diploma in YogaTo Be AnnouncedTo Be Announced

HPCET 2022 Application Process

Step 1: Registration: Open the web HPCET and click the link “Application Form “Click Here to Apply for HPCET-2022” button. Fill in the following registration details in the “Account Registration Form” that will open on your system

  • Name
  • Username
  • Password
  • Confirm password
  • Date of Birth
  • Email address
  • Mobile number

A system generated Application Form Number will appear on the computer screen. The User Name and Application Number will also be sent to the given email ID. All applicants must note or keep a safe user name and password for future reference.

Step 2: Fill the Application Form: Click on the “Login” button and enter your username, password, and application number. Now enter the following details to fill application form:

  • Name of the Candidate
  • Father’s & Mother’s Name
  • Nationality
  • Aadhaar Card Number
  • Programme Applied For
  • Examination Centre
  • Category & Sub-Category 
  • Qualifying Exam Details
  • Permanent Address
  • Correspondence Address

Now, click on “Save & Continue”

Step 4: Verify email: The email address as entered by the candidate during the registration of the form will automatically appear. The candidate can edit his / her wrongly entered email ID. The system-generated OTP will be sent to the candidate’s email ID by clicking the button “Send OTP on Email”. On entering a valid OTP, you will see the webpage message of Email verified successfully

Step 5: Upload Photograph and Signature: During this step, candidates have to upload the scanned images of their photograph and signature. Click on browse and select your photograph and signature in the required dimension/size and format mentioned in the brochure. After you have attached the images, click on the “Upload” button.

Step 6: Confirmation: The next stage of the HPCET application form is confirmation. The filled-in application form appears and the candidate has two options – Edit or Submit & Go for Payment. If you want to make any change in the application details, click on edit, otherwise go for a payment.

Step 7: Make Fee Payment: After confirmation of the details filled in the application form, the applicants will be automatically redirected to the page for fee payment.  Two modes of payment will be available and the following links will appear:

  • Offline link to generate PNB Challan” or,
  • “Online Fee Payment Link”

Select the mode of payment as per your convenience and make the payment to complete HPCET 2021 Application.

HPCET 2022 Application Fee

HPCET Application Fee payment mode is either through E-challan or through Net Banking/Credit Card/Debit Card. The following table shows the application fee for all the categories:

CategoryApplication Fee
SC/ST/BPLRs. 1400 /-
OthersRs. 1500 /-

HPCET 2022 Programmes

Under Graduate ProgrammesPost Graduate Programmes
Civil EngineeringMechanical Engineering 
Information TechnologyComputer Science & Engineering 
Computer Scie;nce & EngineeringPharmaceutics 
Electronics & Communication EngineeringPharmaceutical Analysis and Quality Assurance 
Electrical EngineeringPharmacology 
Mechanical EngineeringPharmacognosy 
Textile EngineeringMaster of Business Administration (MBA)
Electrical & Electronics EngineeringMaster of Business Administration Tourism & Hospitality Management (MBA T&HM) 
Bachelor of PharmacyMaster of Computer Applications (MCA) 
Bachelor of Pharmacy (Ayurveda)Master of Science in Physics (M.Sc. Physics) 
Bachelor of Pharmacy (Practice Course)Master of Science in Environmental Science 
Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.)Post Graduate Diploma in Yoga
Bachelor of Science in Hotel Management and Catering Technology (B.Sc. HMCT)___
Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (BHMCT)___
Bachelor of Business Administration___
Bachelor of Computer applications___

HPCET 2022 Eligibility Criteria for Under Graduation

HPCET 2022 Eligibility and Admission Criteria for Under Graduate Programmes

ProgrammesDurationEligibility
B. Tech (Direct Entry)4 YrsPassed 10+2 examination with Physics/ Mathematics /Chemistry/ Computer Science/Electronics/ Information Technology/ Biology/Informatics Practices/ Biotechnology/ Technical Vocational subject/ Agriculture/ Engineering Graphics/ Business Studies/Entrepreneurship.(Any of the three)
Obtained at least 45% marks (40% marks in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in the above subjects taken together. Or Passed diploma (in Engineering and Technology) with at least 45% marks (40% for reserved category) subject to vacancies in the First Year, in case the vacancies at lateral entry are exhausted.
B. Tech (Lateral Entry)3 YrsA. The candidate Passed Minimum THREE years / TWO years (Lateral Entry)Diploma examination with at least 45% marks (40% marks in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in ANY branch of Engineering and Technology.
B.  Passed  B.Sc.  Degree from a recognized University as defined by UGC, with at least 45% marks (40%   in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) and passed 10+2 standard with Mathematics as a subject.
C. Provided that in case of students belonging to B. Sc stream, shall clear the subjects of Engineering Graphics/ Engineering Drawing and Engineering Mechanics of the first year Engineering Program along with the second year subjects.
D. Provided further that the students belonging to B.Sc. Stream shall be considered only after filling the supernumerary seats in this category with students belonging to the Diploma stream.
E. Provided further those students, who have passed Diploma in Engineering & Technology from an AICTE approved institution or B.Sc. degree from a recognized University as defined by UGC, shall also be eligible for admission to the first year Engineering Degree courses subject to vacancies in the first-year class in case the vacancies at lateral entry are exhausted.
F. Passed D. VOC. Stream in the same or allied sector.
However, the admission shall be based strictly on the eligibility criteria as mentioned in A, B, C, E, and F above.
B. Pharm. (Direct Entry)4 YrsPassed 10+2 examination with Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects along with one of the Mathematics/ Biology subjects securing at least 45% marks (40% in case of candidate belonging to reserved category) in the above subjects taken together.
Provided that a student should complete the age of 17 years on or before 31st December of the year of admission to the course.
B. Pharm. (Lateral Entry)
2nd Year
3 YrsThe candidate must have passed the Diploma    Examination in    D. Pharmacy from an institution approved by the     Pharmacy Council of  India under section 12 of the Pharmacy Act.
B. Pharm. (Ayurveda)4 YrsThe candidate must have passed the 10+2      examination from a recognized  Board with  Physics, Chemistry, and     Biology as compulsory subjects with at least 45% marks (40% in case of candidate belonging to reserved category)  in the above subjects taken together.
B.Arch. (Direct Entry)5 YearsPassed 10+2 examination with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as  mandatory subjects with 50% in aggregate
or candidates who have passed the Diploma examination with Mathematics as a compulsory subject having obtained at least 50% marks in the aggregate.
B.Sc. (HM
&CT)
3 YearsAll those candidates who have passed the 10+2  examination in any stream from a Board recognized or established by      Central/State Government through legislation shall be eligible to apply. Further, the candidate should have obtained at least   50%   marks (45%    in the case of candidates belonging to the SC/ST category) in the qualifying examination.
B HMCT4 yearsAll those candidates who have passed the 10+2  examination in any stream from a Board recognized or established by      Central/State Government. Through legislation shall be eligible to apply. Further, the candidate should have obtained at least   50%   marks (45%  in the case of candidates belonging to the SC/ST category) in the qualifying examination.
BBA3 YearsAll those candidates who have passed the 10+2 examination in any stream from a Board recognized or established by Central/State Government. Through legislation shall be eligible to apply. Further, the candidate should have obtained at least 50% marks (45% in the case of candidates belonging to the SC/ST category) in the qualifying examination.
BCA 3 YearsAll those candidates who have passed the 10+2 examination in any stream from a Board recognized or established by Central/State Government through legislation shall be eligible to apply. Further, the candidate should have obtained at least 50% marks (45% in the case of candidates belonging to the SC/ST category) in the qualifying examination.

HPCET 2022 Eligibility Criteria for Post Graduation

ProgrammesDuration Eligibility
MBA/ MBA (T&HM)2 YrsRecognized Bachelor’s degree of minimum three years duration with at least 50% marks (45% marks in case of candidate belonging to reserved category) at the qualifying examination.
MCA
(Direct Entry)
2 YrsPassed BCA/ Bachelor Degree in Computer Science Engineering or Equivalent Degree. OR
Passed B.Sc./ B.Com./ B.A. with Mathematics at 10+2 level or at Graduation Level (with additional bridge Courses as per the norms of the concerned University).
Obtained at least 50% marks (45% marks in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in the qualifying examination.
M. Tech2 YrsRecognized Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in the relevant field obtaining at least 50% marks (45% marks in case of candidate belonging to reserved category) at the qualifying examination.
M. Pharmacy2 YrsRecognized Bachelor Degree in Pharmacy or equivalent degree obtaining at least 55% marks (50% marks in case of candidate belonging to reserved category) at the qualifying examination.
M. Sc. Physics2YrsAll those candidates who have passed bachelor’s degree in science, B. Sc. with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics with a minimum of 50% marks (45% in case of reserved categories) in aggregate in the three years of degree or honors in the subject concerned i.e. Physics.
M. Sc. Environmental Science2YrsCandidates who have passed three years B.Sc. degree with Botany, Zoology/Biotechnology and Chemistry or B. Sc. Non-Medical with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics with a minimum of 50% marks ( 45% in case of reserved categories) in aggregate in the three years of the degree.
PG Diploma in Yoga1 YrsRecognized Bachelor’s degree of minimum three years duration with at least 50% marks (45% marks in case of candidate belonging to reserved category) at the qualifying examination.

HPCET 2022 Exam Pattern

HPCET 2022 Exam Paper Pattern for Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech), Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharmacy), and Bachelor of Pharmacy (Ayurveda) (B.Pharmacy Ayurveda) with the duration of exam is 3 Hrs

SectionSubjectNumber of questionMaximum marks
APhysics50100
BChemistry50100
CMathematics/Biology50100
__Total150300

HPCET 2022 Exam Paper Pattern for BBA with the duration of the exam is 2 Hrs

SectionSubjectNumber of questionMaximum marks
AQuantitative Aptitude & Numerical Ability2525
BLogical Ability & Reasoning2525
CEnglish2525
DGeneral Knowledge and Business awareness2525
____Total100100

HPCET 2022 Exam Paper Pattern for BCA with the duration of the exam is 2 Hrs

SectionSubjectNumber of questionMaximum marks
ASection A- English2525
BSection B-  Logical Ability
& Reasoning
2525
CComputer Awareness2525
DMathematics2525
__Total100100

HPCET 2022 Exam Paper Pattern for BHMCT/ B.Sc. (HM & CT) with the duration of the exam is 2 Hrs

SectionSubjectNumber  of questionsMaximum marks
AGeneral English2525
BGeneral Knowledge2525
CReasoning2525
DData Interpretation2525
___Total100100

HPCET 2022 Exam Paper Pattern for M.Tech with the duration of 2 Hrs

SectionSubjectNumber of questionsMaximum marks
AAptitude test1530
B*Civil Engg. /Electrical Engg./Electronics & Comm. Engg./Computer Science &Engg./ Mechanical Engg60120
CEngg. Mathematics2550
__Total100200

HPCET 2022 Exam Paper Pattern for M.Pharm with the duration of 2 Hrs

SectionSubjectNumber  of questionsMaximum marks
AAptitude test1530
BPharmaceutical Sciences60120
CBio-Chemistry, Microbiology, Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence2550
____Total100200

HPCET 2022 Exam Paper Pattern for MCA, MBA/ {MBA T&HM) with the duration of 2 Hrs

SectionSubjectNumber of questionMaximum
marks
AVerbal Ability2550
BQuantitative Ability2550
CData   Interpretation   and Reasoning2550
DGeneral  Knowledge  and Computer Awareness2550

HPCET 2022 Exam Paper Pattern for M. Sc. Physics with the duration of 2 Hrs

SectionSubjectNumber  of
questions
Maximum
marks
AMathematical methods, classical Mechanics, General Properties of matter2525
BOptics, Electricity, and magnetism2525
CModern Physics, Nuclear and Particle Physics2525
DAtomic and Molecular, Kinetic Theory of Gases and Thermodynamics, Solid State Physics and Electronics2525
___Total100100

HPCET 2022 Reservations

CategoriesNo. of seats
General45%
Scheduled Castes22%
Scheduled Tribes5%
Other Backward Classes18%
EWS for General Category10%
Defence/Ward of Ex-servicemen15%
Freedom Fighters2%
Physically Challenged5%
IRDP/BPL/Antodya/Orphans (only for SC, ST & OBC Categories)7%
Sports2%
(RBA) Rural Backward Area4%

HPCET 2022 Exam Centre

Examination centerCodeExamination centerCodeExamination centerCode
Bilaspur1Mandi7Paonta Sahib13
Chamba2Shimla8Nalagarh14
Dharamshala3Nahan9Chandigarh15
Hamirpur4Solan10Jammu16
Kullu5Una11Kala Amb17
Nurpur6Palampur12____

HPCET 2022 Documents Required for Counselling

  • Candidates who have obtained minimum cut of marks in National level test-2022/ qualifying Examination are required to pay non- refundable application processing fee of Rs. 1550/- for candidates of General category and Rs. 1400/- for candidates of SC/ST/BPL/EWS Categories before submission of the application online
  • The candidate must produce the following documents, in original, along-with one set of photocopies duly attested at the time of admission in the College
    1. Certificate of having passed the qualifying examination.
    2. Marks-sheet issued by the Board/University.
    3. Matriculation/Higher Secondary Part-I/Indian School Certificates showing the date of birth.
    4. National Level Entrance Examination/HPCET-2019 Score Card.
    5. Character Certificate from the Head of Institution last attended.
    6. Bonafide/domicile Certificate issued by the concerned Sub-Divisional Magistrate Executive Magistrate, if applicable.
    7. Reserved Category Certificate issued by the Competent Authority, if applicable.
    8. Physically Challenged Certificate issued by the Competent Authority, if applicable.
    9. Income Certificate issued by the Competent Authority, if applied under Tuition Fee Waiver Scheme.
    10. An undertaking/affidavit attested by the Executive Magistrate if applied under Beti Hai Anmol Scheme.
    11. Kashmiri Migrants and domicile certificate issued by Competent Authority, if applied under Supernumerary Kashmiri Migrant Quota.
    12. In case an intervening period/gap is involved, a certificate/affidavit issued by a Class- Gazetted Officer/Notary Public shall be required for the entire intervening period/gap showing candidate’s preoccupation after leaving the Institution last attended.

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FAQs……..???

How do I apply for HPCET Exam?

Himachal Pradesh Technical University (HPTU) has released the HPCET 2021 application form is available on the official HIMTU site. Candidates can fill and submit the HPCET application form 2022.

What is the full form of HPTU?

Full form of (HPTU) Himachal Pradesh Technical University

How is percentage calculated in HPTU?

By adding the marks together of all the semesters/years gained, divide the sum by the total maximum marks of all the semesters/years, and multiply the result by 100.

When will the counselling at HPTU start?

HPTU counselling starts from August or September

What is the eligibility for B.Tech in HPTU

Passed 10+2 examination with Physics/ Mathematics /Chemistry/ Computer Science/Electronics/ Information Technology/ Biology/Informatics Practices/ Biotechnology/ Technical Vocational subject/ Agriculture/ Engineering Graphics/ Business Studies/Entrepreneurship.(Any of the three) Obtained at least 45% marks (40% marks in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in the above subjects taken together. Or Passed diploma (in Engineering and Technology) with at least 45% marks (40% for reserved category) subject to vacancies in the First Year, in case the vacancies at lateral entry are exhausted.

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