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HP CET MBA Admission 2022- Application Form, Important Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern and Final Selection

Rini Maria
Rini MariaUpdated On: July 15, 2022 04:42 pm IST

MBA aspirants looking forward to taking admission through HPCET can check out all the essential information below. HPCET MBA exam will be conducted by HPTU. Official notification will be declared soon.

HPCET MBA 2022 Admissions

The Himachal Pradesh Common Entrance Test (HPCET) is a state-level entrance test for admissions to MBA programmes. It is conducted by the Himachal Pradesh Technical University (HPTU). The conducting body is expected to release an official notification about the same. However, the HPCET MBA 2022 exam is scheduled for 9th July 2022. Candidates interested in applying must check the official website or constantly stay connected with CollegeDekho for the latest updates. The HPCET 2022 application forms will be released on the official website. Candidates must follow thoroughly.

Further, HPTU has laid down detailed information regarding the eligibility criteria, admission process, fees structure, exam pattern, and other details on HPCET 2022. Candidates must know about them before applying for the entrance exams. Candidates qualifying the eligibility criteria must only apply for admissions. If any of the below-mentioned requirements are not fulfilled, the candidate may not be able to apply. Hence, take a look at the detailed information at the exam highlights, important dates, admission process, and final results for the MBA 2022 admission.

HPCET MBA 2022 Highlights

Before proceeding with the detailed information, candidates must be aware of the basic highlights of HPCET MBA 2022. Check the details below:



Name of the Exam

Himachal Pradesh Common Entrance Test (HPCET)

Conducting Body

Himachal Pradesh Technical University (HPTU)

Exam Level


Exam Frequency

Once in a Year

Exam Pattern


Total Number of Questions


Total Marks


Exam Duration

2 hours

Total Sections

  • Quantitative Ability
  • Verbal Ability
  • General Knowledge
  • Data Interpretation and Reasoning

Important Dates for HPCET MBA 2022

Take a look at the important dates for HPCET MBA 2022. Candidates must stay updated with the important dates to secure admissions. Hence, check out all the important dates below:



HPCET MBA 2022 Application Form Starts

To be announced

Last date to Fill out HPCET MBA 2022 Application Form

To be announced

HPCET MBA 2022 Admit Card

To be announced

HPCET MBA 2022 Exam Date

9th July, 2022.

Release of HPCET MBA 2022 Answer Key

To be announced

Results of HPCET MBA 2022

To be announced

Eligibility Criteria for HPCET MBA 2022

The eligibility criteria for HPCET MBA 2022 are prescribed by the Himachal Pradesh Technical University (HPTU). Before filling out the application form, candidates must ensure that they meet the basic eligibility criteria. Here are the eligibility criteria to be eligible for HPCET MBA 2022:

  • Applying candidates must be graduated from recognized universities or colleges of India.
  • Candidates of the General Category must acquire 50% in graduation. Whereas candidates from the reserved backgrounds will be offered a compensation of 5%, i.e., 45% in graduation level.
  • Additionally, final year candidates of graduation may also apply for the HPCET 2022 exams.

HPCET MBA 2022 Exam Centres

HPCET MBA 2022 will be conducted in multiple exam centers. Candidates can select any of the centers at their convenience while filling up the application form. Check out the list of the HPCET MBA 2022 exam centres

Exam Center

Exam Code

























Paonta Sahib








Kala Amb


HPCET MBA 2022 Application Form

The application form for HPCET MBA 2022 is likely to be announced soon. The conducting body will release an official announcement and release the application form on the official website. Candidates meeting the minimum eligibility criteria can fill out the application form directly through the website. Providing valid details and documents and making the requisites will fill the application form. Check the steps to follow to fill out the HPCET MBA 2022 Application Form:

  • Step 1 – Go to the official Himachal Pradesh Technical University (HPTU) website.
  • Step 2 – Candidates can now click on the tab indicating “Click here to apply for HPCET MBA 2022”.
  • Step 3 – Check the check box that reads that the candidates have read the information bulletin available on the screen.
  • Step 4 - Then click on “Proceed to apply online”.
  • Step 5 - Enter all the required information of the candidate.
  • Step 6 - Now click on “Create Account”.
  • Step 7 – Once the account has been created, candidates may log in.
  • Step 8 – Now, candidates must carefully enter all the detailed information according to the fields.
  • Step 9- Upload all the requisite documents.
  • Step 10 – Finally, complete the application form by making the necessary payments.

Candidates can take a printout of the application form for future reference.

HPCET MBA 2022 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of HPCET MBA 2022 comprises four sections with a total of 100 questions for 200 marks. The exam duration is 2 hours. Candidates must attempt all the questions within the stipulated duration. All the questions will be objective, i.e., MCQ. Hence, candidates must prepare for the exams, based on the exam pattern only. Candidates must look at the table given below:

Section Name

Total Number of Questions

Total Marks

Quantitative Ability



Verbal Ability



General Knowledge



Data Interpretation and Reasoning






HPCET MBA 2022 Marking Scheme

While attempting the HPCET MBA 2022 exams, candidates must be aware of the marking scheme. It helps to calculate any average score or deduce their personal performance. Therefore checkout the marking scheme for HPCET MBA 2022:



Correct Answers


Wrong Answers


HPCET MBA 2022 Syllabus

Before starting with the HPCET MBA 2022 preparations, candidates must know the syllabus. The HPCET MBA 2022 comprises four sections with various topics. Take a look below for specific and important topics for HPCET MBA 2022:

Name of the Section

Important Topics

Quantitative Ability

  • Ratio and Proportion

  • Geometry (Angles, Lines, Triangles, Rectangle, Spheres, Cone, Cube etc)

  • In-equations quadratic and linear equations

  • Percentages

  • Time-Speed-Distance

  • Partnership (Accounts)

  • Number system

  • Work and time

  • Geometric Progression

  • LCM & HDF

  • Arithmetic Progression

  • Geometric mean

  • Arithmetic mean

  • Harmonic mean

  • Mean

  • Median

  • Mode


  • Number Base System

  • Alligation & Mixtures

  • Mensuration

  • Work

  • Simple Interest & Compound Interest

  • Pipes and Cistern

  • Venn diagram

  • Set theory

  • Clocks

  • Installment Payments

  • Probability

  • Trigonometry

  • Permutations and Combinations

  • Binomial Expansion

  • Vectors

  • Logarithm

  • Coordinate Geometry

  • Surds & Indices

  • Maxima & Minima Progression

  • Complex Numbers

Verbal Ability

  • English Usage or Grammar

  • Vocabulary Based (Antonyms & Synonyms)

  • Fill in the blanks

  • Sentence Correction

  • Analogies or Reverse Analogies

  • Close Passage

  • Meaning-Usage Match

  • Jumbled Paragraph

  • Verbal Reasoning

  • Summary Questions

  • Reading Comprehension

  • Facts/ Judgements/ Inferences

General Knowledge

  • General Knowledge

  • Current Affairs

  • Punch line of companies

  • Business

  • Major corporate events

  • Top officials of big companies

  • World records

  • Famous award and prizes

  • Science

  • Books and authors

  • Geography

  • History

  • Important quotations

  • International organizations

  • Sports

  • Social issues

  • Automobiles

  • Finance

  • Politics

  • Entertainment

Data Interpretation and Reasoning

Topics for Data Interpretation

Topics for Reasoning

  • Column graphs

  • Line charts

  • Bar Graph

  • Graphs representing area

  • Pie chart

  • Venn diagram

  • Visual reasoning

  • Critical reasoning

  • Assertion and reasons

  • Assumption-Premise-Conclusion

  • Identifying valid inferences

  • Statements and assumptions

  • Statements and conclusions

  • Identifying arguments

  • Identifying probably true probably false

  • Cause and Effect

  • Linear arrangements

  • Definitely true definitely false kind of statement

  • Matrix arrangements (Syllogism, Puzzles, Functions)

  • Linear arrangements

  • Symbol Based problems

  • Family Tree-identifying relationship among group of people

  • Sequencing

  • Coding and decoding

 HPCET 2022 MBA Admit Card

Once the application form has been closed and just a few days before the HPCET MBA 2022 exam, Himachal Pradesh Technical University (HPTU) will release the admit card. Only registered candidates will get the admit card. The admit card will also be available on the official website. Download the HPCET MBA 2022 Admit Card with the login credentials. On the exam day, candidates must carry their admit cards to enter the exam centre. So, it is advisable to take a printout of the Admit Card for the exam day. The admit card will contain all the basic information of the candidate such as:

  • Candidates photograph and signature
  • Date of Birth
  • Admit Card Number and Registration Number.
  • Exam Venue Details
  • Exam Date and Time
  • Exam Day Guidelines

For any discrepancies caused, candidates must immediately contact the HPCET MBA 2022 exam conducting body at the below address:

Controller of Examinations

Himachal Pradesh Technical University

Gandhi Chowk,

Hamirpur (HP) - 177001

Answer Key HPCET MBA 2022

After conducting the HPCET MBA 2022 exams, the authorities will release the answer key for HPCET MBA 2022. Candidates may download the answer key to evaluate their performances and figure out the chances of selection. If any candidate finds any problem with the answer key and want verification, they may do so within a stipulated period. Candidates may directly connect at the following address:

Controller of Examinations

Himachal Pradesh Technical University

Gandhi Chowk,

Hamirpur (HP)- 177001


HPCET MBA 2022 Result

The final merit list or result of HPCET MBA 2022 will be released by the authorities. Candidates can download their scorecards from the official website using their login credentials. The scorecard of HPCET MBA 2022 will have the overall score of the candidates. However, there are times when two or more candidates score the same in total aggregate. HPTU has also laid standard ways to break down the ties. Take a look at the terms and conditions:

How to Break the Tie?

  • In case two or more candidates score the same marks, the candidates scoring high in Verbal Ability will be considered.
  • If the Verbal Ability marks are equal, then the second stage of comparison will be Quantitative Ability.
  • Similarly, if both are the same, then Data Interpretation and Reasoning will be considered.
  • And if all the three sections will have the exact same scores, the fourth section, i.e., Business Awareness will be taken into consideration.
  • And still, if there is no break, then the candidate who is elder will be given preference.

For more details and admission-related queries, ask your questions through Q and A zone, or fill out the Common Application Form (CAF).

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