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HP PAT 2023 - Result (Released), Answer Key, Counseling, Latest Updates

Updated By Soham Mitra on 01 Jun, 2023 12:07

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HP PAT 2023 Exam

The Himachal Pradesh Takniki Shiksha Board has published the HP PAT result 2023 along with the HP PAT revised answer key 2023 on its official website The provisional answer key of HP PAT 2023 exam was released on May 27, 2023. Candidates could raise objections in the HP PAT answer key 2023 till May 29, 2023 upto 4:00 PM. The HP PAT exam 2023 was conducted on May 21 (10 am to 1 pm). HP PAT application form 2023 could be filled by the candidates upto May 2, 2023. HP PAT application form 2023 was released in online mode on April 4, 2023.

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HP PAT 2023 Exam Highlights

All the important information regarding the HP PAT examination 2023 can be found from the highlights table given below - 


Name of Exam

Himachal Pradesh Polytechnic Admission Test (HP PAT)

Conducting Body

Himachal Pradesh Takniki Shiksha Board (HPTSB) Dharamshala

Purpose of Exam

For admission into various 3-year diploma programmes offered by Government/Private Polytechnic institutions in Himachal Pradesh

Duration of Exam

3 Hours

Mode of Exam


Type of Questions


Contact Details



Total Number of Questions


HP PAT Important Dates 2023

The HP PAT 2023 exam dates have been given in the table below - 



Release of HP PAT 2023 Application form

April 4, 2023

Last date to submit HP PAT 2023 Application form

May 2, 2023

Admit Card Release 


HP PAT 2023 Exam Date

May 21, 2023 (10 am to 1 pm)

Results Release 


HP PAT Eligibility Criteria 2023

The Himachal Pradesh Takniki Shiksha Board (HPTEB) will release the official HP PAT 2023 eligibility criteria. Candidates seeking admissions through HP PAT 2023 should study the eligibility requirements for admission processes to diploma programmes provided by participating institutes. Before filling the application form, candidates should check the official HP PAT eligibility criteria 2023 to see whether they are eligible to apply for admission.



Qualifying Exam

The candidate must have completed Class 10 with a minimum of 35% overall from a recognised board. Candidates who will be taking the qualifying test may also apply, however their eligibility will be verified throughout the counselling process

Seat Reservation

The candidate must be a resident of the state to be eligible for admission under the reserved category seats

HP PAT 2023 Application Form

 Before filling out the HP PAT 2023 application form, applicants must ensure that they meet the qualifying requirements. The HP PAT 2023 application procedure includes registration, filling out an application form, document uploading, and paying respective fees. Candidates are recommended to carefully complete the HP PAT 2023 application form as the authorities will not provide a correction window facility. 

Steps to fill the HP PAT application form 2023

  • Registration for HP PAT 2023: Candidates are required to visit the official website. Check out the website and fill out the form to apply for the HP PAT registration 2023. Candidates must fill out the HP PAT 2023 registration form with information such as a valid email address and a mobile phone number, among other things
  • Filling up the application form: The next step is to login and fill out the HP PAT 2023 application form. Applicants must provide personal information, contact information, educational qualifications, and other information
  • Uploading documents: After completing the application form, candidates must upload their photograph and signature in accordance with the specifications specified in the HP PAT application form
  • Application fee payment: The next step is to deposit the HP PAT application fee online. Candidates will be able to pay the HP PAT 2023 application fee by net banking, credit or debit cards;The application fee for the general category candidates is Rs 650. While for SC/ST/OBC candidates, the fee is Rs 400
  • Review and submit the application form: The last step is to examine all of the information and submit the HP PAT application form

HP PAT Exam Pattern 2023

The exam pattern of HP PAT 2023 includes the types of questions asked in the exam, mode of exam, marking scheme, and other such details. The candidates who have registered for the exam must be familiar with the complete HP PAT 2023 exam pattern which will help them score well in the exam. HP PAT 2023 is an offline examination which will be conducted in the subjects of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. The medium of HP PAT exam 2023 was English and Hindi consisting of objective type questions. For each correct answer, 4 marks are awarded and 1 mark is deducted for incorrect answers.



Mode of Examination

The test will be carried out in offline (OMR-based) mode 

Exam Duration

3 Hours

Medium of Paper


Types of Questions

Objective type questions

Subjects in the paper

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • English

Number of Questions per subject

  • Physics - 50
  • Chemistry - 30
  • Mathematics - 50
  • English - 20

Total number of Questions


Marking Scheme

Each correct response will carry 4 marks

Negative marking

Each incorrect response deducts 1 mark

HP PAT Syllabus 2023

HP PAT 2023 syllabus is issued separately for each subject, including Mathematics, English, Physics, and Chemistry. Candidates are urged to review the curriculum, which would assist them in determining the best preparation strategies for the exam. After being completely aware of the syllabus of HP PAT exam 2023, candidates can begin studying for the exam and devising a preparation strategy in which they must commit an equal amount of time to each topic in order to pass the exam with flying colours.

HP PAT Admit Card 2023

The Himachal Takniki Shiksha Board has published the admit card of HP PAT 2023 on its official website. Using their login ID and password, candidates can access their HP PAT admission card 2023. Candidates are recommended to bring the original picture ID evidence as well as the HP PAT admit card 2023. Applicants should keep in mind that the information on the admit card will be the same as what was put on the  HP PAT application form 2023. Candidates must contact exam officials if there is an error on their hall ticket.

HP PAT Answer Key 2023

The HP PAT 2023 revised answer key is available on the official website. The correct answers to the questions answered in the entrance test are included in the Answer Key. Candidates can access the answer key PDFs of HP PAT 2023 exam from the official website. Candidates can estimate their HP PAT 2023 score utilising the Answer key and the marking scheme.

HP PAT Result 2023

The HP Takniki Shiksha Board (HPTSB), Dharamshala, has announced the HP PAT result 2023 on its official website. The HP PAT 2023 result is issued in the form of a merit list, which includes information such as the candidate's roll number, application number, and marks obtained in the HP PAT 2023 test. To get their HP PAT result 2023 in PDF format, candidates must first log in to the result portal. In addition to the general merit list, the HP PAT 2023 result includes a category-specific merit list of applicants. Candidates are selected for the HP PAT 2023 counselling procedure based on the results.

Counselling Process of HP PAT 2023

Candidates will be asked to participate in the seat allocation and counselling procedure. HP PAT 2023 counselling process will be conducted online in three phases. All qualified candidates first must register for the counselling procedure, which includes choice locking and document verification. The authorities will announce the results of seat allocation after each round. Seats will be assigned based on the merit list, the availability of seats, and the candidates' selections. Candidates who are pleased with their given seats must report to the designated institute, and those who chose for seat upgradation must partake in the second and third rounds of counselling as per the schedule.

Important Dates

HP PAT 2023 Important EventsDates
Registration Date 04 Apr to 02 May, 2023
Exam Date 21 May, 2023
Answer Key Release Date 27 May, 2023

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FAQs about HP PAT

Has the HP PAT 2023 result released?

Yes. The HP PAT result 2023 has been released on the official website.


Is the HP PAT application form 2023 available in offline mode?

No. The HP PAT application process takes place in online mode.


Has the HP PAT application form 2023 released?

Yes. The HP PAT application form 2023 has been released in online mode on April 4, 2023.


When is the last date to fill the HP PAT application form 2023?

Candidates could fill the HP PAT application form 2023 upto May 2, 2023.

When is the HP PAT 2023 exam scheduled to be conducted?

The HP PAT 2023 exam date was May 21, 2023.


Has the HP PAT answer key 2023 released?

Yes. The HP PAT 2023 answer key was released on May 27, 2023.


What is the HP PAT 2023 official website?

The HP PAT 2023 official website is

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