Himachal Pradesh B.Pharm Admissions 2020 – Dates, Entrance Exam, Eligibility, Counselling Process

Rahul Raj
Rahul RajPublished On: November 01, 2020

All information related to Himachal Pradesh B.Pharm admissions including eligibility, dates, entrance exam, admit card and counselling process can be found in this article.

Himachal Pradesh B.Pharm Admissions

One of India's popular states for pursuing a Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm) course in Himachal Pradesh. Himachal Pradesh Technical University (HPTU) is responsible for the centralized counselling for admission to the B.Pharm course. Every year lakhs of students apply for B.Pharm admission in both government and private engineering colleges across the state. About Himachal Pradesh B.Pharm Admission 2020

The candidates must qualify for the HPCET entrance exam in order to be eligible for B.Pharm admissions. The HPCET is a state-owned entrance exam conducted for admission to various courses apart from B.Pharm such as B.Tech, B. Arch and B.Sc.

Himachal Pradesh B.Pharm Admission Highlights 2020

Before applying for B.Pharm admissions at Himachal Pradesh it is important to get familiar with the important aspects. The HP B.Pharm admission highlights are as follows:



Qualifying EntranceExam Name


Conducting body

Himachal Pradesh Technical University (HPTU)





Time Duration

3 Hrs

HPCET Exam Date (Out)

10th May 2020

Himachal Pradesh B.Pharm Admission Important Dates 2020

The candidates interested in Himachal Pradesh B.Pharm Admission 2020 must take note of all important dates of admission.



Last Date to submit HPCET Application form

1st Week of May 2020

Availability of Admit card

1st Week of May 2020

HPCET B.Pharm Entrance Exam

10th May 2020 (Announced)


Last Week of May 2020

Counselling Start Date

1st Week of June 2020

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Himachal Pradesh B.Pharm Eligibility Criteria 2020

The eligibility criteria for B.Pharm course in Himachal Pradesh varies as per the specialisation/ lateral entry. The eligibility

B.Pharm (4-years)

  • Candidates should have passed 10+2 examinations 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.

  • Candidates should be at least 17 years of age on or before 31 st December at the time of admission

For B.Pharm in Ayurveda

  • The candidates must-have taken 10+2 exams from a recognised board with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as compulsory subjects with a minimum of 45% marks (40% in the case of a reserved candidate) in the above subjects.

B.Pharm- Lateral Entry (3-Years)

  • The candidate must have secured a diploma in pharmacy (D.Pharm) from any recognized institution approved by Pharmacy Council of India in order to secure admission in B.Pharm in lateral entry

Himachal Pradesh B.Pharm Application Process 2020

The step by step process to fill the HP B.Pharm application form can be checked below. In order to apply for B.Pharm admissions in HP, candidates will be required to fill the HPCET application form, there is no separate form as such:

Step 1:- Registration:-

Candidates first have to visit the official website (himtu.ac.in ) and click on the registration link. The Account Registration Form will appear. Enter all the essential information such as Name, User Name, Password, date of birth, email id, and mobile number. After filling the registration form click on the “Create Account” button. A unique number will be sent to the candidate’s email ID for the verification process. For future reference, the candidates must write down the application form number, username, and password.

Step 2:- Login:-

Candidates need to log in again by entering their username, password and Application Form Number. After entering an Online Application Form will appear. The form will be divided into five tabs:- Basic Detail, Upload Photo, and Signature, Confirmation, Fee Payment & Payment Detail.

Step 3:- Basic Details:-

Candidates need to provide their basic information such as Name, Father Name, Nationality, Sex, Mode of Admission (Normal/ Lateral entry), Category (GEN/ SC/ ST/ OBC), Branch and Date of Birth, Corresponding Address and Permanent Address.

In Basis Tab Candidates also need to choose the program from the dropdown list.

Step 4:- Upload Photograph/Signatures

Upload your latest scanned photograph and signature in .JPEG/.JPG format. The image/ signature image size should be less than 30 KB.

Step 5:- Confirmation

After completing the application form candidates need to click on the confirm button to submit the application form or click on the “Edit” button, by clicking candidates can review their application and make changes if necessary.

Step 6:- Payment

The application processing fee must be paid online by using net banking/credit card/debit card.

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Himachal Pradesh B.Pharm Exam Pattern 2020

The candidates will learn the various details relating to the entrance test under the B.Pharm exam pattern, such as mode of exam, duration, number of questions, marking schedules and more. Candidates can improve their preparation by referring to the test pattern

HPCET 2020 exam pattern:-




Offline (Pen & Paper)

Total Number of Question

150 Question


50 Questions


50 Questions


50 Questions

Correct Answer

For every correct answer, 2 marks will be awarded

Wrong Answer

For every wrong answer, 1/4th marks will be deducted

Himachal Pradesh B.Pharm Admit Card 2020

From the first week of May, registered applicants can timely access the HPCET 2020 admit card. The admit card will only be available in online mode and candidates can download their admit card by using their correct credentials. The admit card shall contain information about the date of examination, timing, and venue. The candidates must provide their admit card and proof of identity at the time of examination, otherwise, they are not allowed to enter the centre.

Steps to access accept HPCET 2020 admit card:-

  • Visit the HPCET 2020 official website

  • Click the admit card option link

  • After that, the candidates will have to provide their application number and choose B.pharm program. Then click on submit button

  • Then the admit card will show up on the panel. Candidates are advised to check for any errors on the admit card.

  • The candidates will have to download and print out HPCET admit card 2020.

Himachal Pradesh B.Pharm Result 2020

The candidates need to sign in with the appropriate credentials to check their HP B.Pharm result. The results of HPCET 2020 will include information like section-wise marks.On the basis of the declared result, the merit list shall be prepared.

Steps to Download

  • Visit the HPCET 2020 official website

  • Click on Result option link

  • After that, the candidates need to enter roll number and click on submit button

  • Then the result of the candidates will be displayed on the screen

  • Candidates are advised to print their result for future reference

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Himachal Pradesh B.Pharm Merit List 2020

After the declaration of result, the candidate's authorities will release HPCET 2020 merit list. Those candidates who make it to the merit list will be eligible to participate in the HPCET counselling process.

Himachal Pradesh B.Pharm Counselling Process 2020

Candidates who have made it to the merit list will be eligible for counseling. The the candidates will also have to select their preferred college for admissions. During the counselling, the verification of documents will also be carried out by the authorities. The candidate must be present in person at the time of counselling and must report to the Admission Selection Committee immediately upon his or her nomination. The candidate present during the counselling will be given the opportunity to select from the seats available at his / her turn. If the candidate fails or refuses to accept the seat offered at the time of counselling then his or her seats will be cancelled. And the seats will be given to the next candidate on the merit list

After all, formalities have been completed, the selection letter shall be sent to the selected candidates. The candidates must report for admission in the designated institution on or before the date stated in the selection letter, in the absence the admission of the candidates will be cancelled.

The candidates must submit the following documents with one set of photocopies at the time of counselling:-

  • Candidates must submit all the certificates of all qualifying examinations along with their mark sheet issued by the Board/University.

  • Date of birth certificate/ Matriculation or High school certificate showing the date of birth.

  • Character certificate from the last studied institute

  • Domicile certificate/ Bonafide certificate issued from the sub-divisional magistrate ( If available)

  • HPCET Admit Card

  • HPCET Entrance Score Card

  • Reserved caste certificate from the competent authority

  • Physically Challenged Certificate issued by Competent Authority (If applicable)

  • Income Certificate if applied under Tuition Fee Waiver Scheme

  • An undertaking approved under the Beti Hai Anmol scheme by the Executive Magistrate.

  • Kashmiri Migrants and domicile certificates are given under the Supernumerary Kashmiri Migrants quota by a qualified authority.

  • If an intermediate time/gap is involved, the Gazetted Officer / Notary Public affidavit certificate needs to be submitted showing the candidates preoccupation after leaving the Institutions last attended

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