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HPCET 2022 : Exam Date (Out), Registration (Extended), Pattern, Syllabus, Preparation

Updated By Pragya Vyas on 23 Jun, 2022 11:03

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About HPCET 2022 (Exam on July 10)

Himachal Pradesh Technical University has EXTENDED the deadline for HPCET 2022 registration process to June 26, 2022. HPCET exam will be held as a pen-paper-based test on July 10, 2022. HPCET 2022 application form can be filled by candidates in online mode. The last date to complete the HPCET registration 2022 was June 18, 2022. Candidates must ensure that they fulfill the HPCET 2022 Eligibility Criteria before filling up the application form and going through all of the details about the exam.

Himachal Pradesh Common Entrance Test, also known as HPCET, is an exam organized by the Himachal Pradesh Technical University (HPTU). It is a state-level entrance examination conducted annually in an offline (pen-and-paper-based) mode. HPCET is the qualifying entrance exam for admission to courses such as BTech, MTech, B.Arch, BBA, BCA, MCA, MBA, MBA (T&HM), M.Sc., M.Sc. Physics, M.Sc. Environment Science, BPharmacy, B.Pharmacy (Ayurveda), MPharmacy, BHMCT, B.Sc. HMCT is offered by HPTU its affiliate colleges. HPTU is expected to release the HPCET 2022 Application Form soon in the online mode on its official website - The official date of release of the HPCET 2022 Application Form is yet to be revealed by the official body. All of the various details about the exam will be revealed in the official information brochure for HPCET 2022.

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HPCET 2022 Highlights

Following are some of the important highlights of HPCET 2022.


Conducting Body

Himachal Pradesh Technical University (HPTU)

Season/ Version









Pen-and-Paper Based (Offline)

Conducted For

Admission to various UG and PG courses offered by HPTU & affiliated colleges



Type of Questions

Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs)

No. of Questions

150/ 100 (depending on the paper)


3 hours (9 am to 12 noon)

HPCET 2022 Important Dates

Given below table can be checked by candidates to have insights about the dates related to HPCET exam 2022. Any changes in the given schedule will be notified here.

Availability of HPCET 2022 Application FormApril 21, 2022
Last Date to Submit HPCET 2022 Application FormJune 26, 2022 (Extended)
Availability of HPCET 2022 Admit CardTo be notified
HPCET 2022 Exam DateJuly 10, 2022
Release of answer Key of HPCET 2022To be notified
The announcement of HPCET 2022 Merit ListTo be notified
Commencement of HPCET 2022 CounsellingTo be notified

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HPCET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Before filling the application form, candidates should check the eligibility criteria of HPCET 2022. Those who do not specify the conditions will not be deemed eligible to the collaborating academic institutions.

For BTech (Direct)

The students who have completed a class 12th or equivalent qualification from a recognized University / Institute with Physics and Mathematics as core subject, as well as one of the Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/Technical Vocational subject areas, with at least 45 percent marks (40 percent in the case of an applicant from a scheduled caste) in the above content covered together.

HPCET 2022 Application Form

Himachal Pradesh Technical University has extended the HPCET 2022 registration form in online mode at the official website. The application form of HPCET 2022 was released on April 21, 2022. The last date to apply for the HPCET exam is June 26, 2022. To participate in the HPCET examination, applicants must complete and fill the registration form before the deadline. It is advisable to check the HPCET eligibility criteria before applying

Candidates must provide individual, educational, and contact information when completing the online application. All information must be accurate and consistent with the documents provided by the applicants. It will be necessary to provide accurate information about the marks secured at the national level and the Class 10+2 qualifying tests. The application payment is made either online or in person.

Syllabus of HMCET 2022

The authorities release the HPCET syllabus 2022 in online mode for all applicants' use. The HPCET 2022 syllabus includes the various topics that must be analyzed for the entrance test. Applicants are encouraged to review the syllabus in order to be well for the admission test. Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics are among the subjects covered in the curriculum.

HPCET 2022 Exam Centres










Paonta Sahib







Kala Amb


HPCET 2022 Conducting Body

Himachal Pradesh Technical University (HPTU) is the exam conducting authority of the Himachal Pradesh Common Entrance Test, also known as HPCET. Established in the year 2010, the university offers both short-term and long-term courses in the field of Science, Engineering, and Technology to its students. Through training and research programmes, the university aims to equip graduates with the necessary skills and expertise to be the leaders in their chosen professions.

HPCET 2022 Admission Criteria If Exam is Cancelled

Given below is the admission criteria that will be followed if HPCET 2022 is cancelled.

Course Name


Admission Criteria

B.Tech (Direct)

4 Years

Admission to 50% seats based on JEE Mains.
Rest 50% will be filled based on marks in class 12th

B.Tech (Lateral)

3 Years

Merit of Diploma in a relevant branch conducted by H.P. Takniki Shiksha Board

B.Pharm. (Direct)

4 Years

Based on marks in class 12th

B.Pharm. (Lateral)

3 Years

Diploma in Pharmacy conducted by H.P. Takniki Shiksha Board

B.Arch (Direct)

5 Years

50% Admission based on class 12th Score and NATA
Remaining 50% as per qualifying score in JEE (Main) Paper-II 2022 (B.Arch/ B. Planning)


3 Years

As per the Class 12th score


3 Years

Based on class 12th score


3 Years

Merit in class 12th result


2 Years

Based on the GATE score
Vacant seats will be filled as per the merit of qualifying examination/ B.E./B. Tech. degree


2 Years

Merit in GPAT
Vacant seat will be filled as per the merit in the qualifying examination/ B. Pharmacy degree


2 Years

Based on merit in the Bachelor degree level

MCA (Direct)

2 Years

Merit in the Bachelor’s Degree qualifying exam

M. Sc. in Physics

2 Years

Merit in the Bachelor’s Degree qualifying exam

M. Sc. in Environmental Science

2 Years

Merit in the Bachelor’s Degree qualifying exam

PG Diploma in Yoga

1 YearMerit in the Bachelor’s Degree qualifying exam

HPCET 2022: Preparation Tips

For better performance in HPCET 2022 follow these exam preparation tricks to get good marks in the entrance examination;

  • Verify the Official Syllabus and Exam Sequence - One of the very first stages in preparing for the HPCET 2022 is to review the formal syllabus & exam trend. Applicants will be ready to create an appropriate strategy for the exam if they are familiar with the curriculum and structure.
  • Customized Timetable - Following that, the applicants should personalise timetable to ensure that the curriculum is distributed equally to be learned. A personalised timetable will also guarantee that applicants can study according to their skills.

HPCET 2022 Admit Card

After the application phase is completed, enrolled candidates will be able to download their HPCET admit card 2022 digitally. As per the exam dates of HPCET 2022, the dates of HPCET admit card release are not yet declared. The admit card of HPCET 2022 will include information about the admission test such as the date, time, location, and much more. No candidate will be allowed to appear for the exam without the admit card.

HPCET 2022 Result

After conducting the exam, the authorities will release the HPCET result 2022 in online mode. The result of HPCET 2022 and overall rankings will be made public at the official website. To download the HPCET 2022 result, candidates will have to login using their login credentials. 

HPCET 2022 Contact Details

Correspondence Address
The Controller of Examinations,
Himachal Pradesh Technical University,
Gandhi Chowk, Hamirpur (H.P.), Pin- 177001

Important Dates

HPCET 2022 Important EventsDates
Registration Date 21 Apr to 18 Jun, 2022
Exam Date 10 Jul, 2022

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FAQs about HPCET

What is the full form of HPCET?

The full form of HPCET is Himachal Pradesh Common Entrance Test.

Why is HPCET conducted?

HPCET is conducted for admission to various undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered by HPTU and its affiliated colleges.

Who conducts HPCET?

HPCET is conducted by Himachal Pradesh Technical University (HPTU).

Is HPCET conducted in online or offline mode?

HPCET is conducted in offline i.e. pen-and-paper-based mode.

How many times is HPCET conducted?

HPCET is conducted once every year.

Which courses are available in HPCET?

HPCET is conducted for courses such as BTech, BPharm, MPharm, BHMCT, MTech etc.

What is the duration of HPCET?

Depending on the paper, HPCET is either a 3-hour or a 2-hour exam.

Will HPCET 2021 be cancelled?

HPTU had cancelled HPCET last year but there is no information available about the test so far.

What is the difficulty level of HPCET?

As per the previous year tests, HPCET is an easy to moderately-difficult exam.

What is the age limit to appear for HPCET?

There is no upper age limit to appear for HPCET.

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