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HPCET 2021 Exam

Updated By Abhinav Chamoli on 16 May, 2021 14:55

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About HPCET 2021

Himachal Pradesh Common Entrance Test, also known as HPCET, is an exam organised by the Himachal Pradesh Technical University (HPTU). It is a state-level entrance examination conducted annually in offline (pen-and-paper-based) mode. HPCET is the qualifying entrance exam for admission to courses such as B.Tech, M.Tech, B.Arch, BBA, BCA, MCAMBA, MBA (T&HM), M.Sc.M.Sc. Physics, M.Sc. Environment Science, B.Pharmacy, B.Pharmacy (Ayurveda), M.PharmacyBHMCT, B.Sc. HMCT offered by HPTU its affiliate colleges. HPTU is expected to release the HPCET 2021 Application Form soon in the online mode on its official website - himtu.ac.in. The official date of release of the HPCET 2021 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 2021. Candidates must ensure that they fulfil the HPCET 2021 Eligibility Criteria before filling up the application form and go through all of the details about the exam. Here are some other related articles for reference.

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HPCET 2021 Highlights

Following are some of the important highlights of HPCET 2021.

Conducting Body

Himachal Pradesh Technical University (HPTU)

Season/ Version

2021

Level

State-Level

Stream

Multi-disciplinary

Frequency

Annual

Mode

Pen-and-Paper Based (Offline)

Conducted For

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

Medium

English

Type of Questions

Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs)

No. of Questions

150/ 100 (depending on the paper)

Duration

3 hours/ 2 hours (depending on the paper)

HPCET 2021 Important Dates

EventsDates
Availability of HPCET 2021 Application FormTo be Announced
Last Date to Submit HPCET 2021 Application FormTo be Announced
Availability of HPCET 2021 Admit CardTo be Announced
HPCET 2021 Examination for B.TechTo be Announced
HPCET 2021 Examination for M.TechTo be Announced
The release of Answer Key of HPCET 2021To be Announced
The announcement of HPCET 2021 Merit ListTo be Announced
Commencement of HPCET 2021 CounsellingTo be Announced

HPCET 2021 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 2021 Admission Criteria If Exam is Cancelled

HPTU cancelled HPCET last year and suggested alternative criteria for admission to various courses. No such news is available for the current examination so far but given below is the tentative admission criteria that will be followed if HPCET 2021 is cancelled.

Course Name

Duration

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 2021 (B.Arch/ B. Planning)

B.Sc. HMCT/ BHMCT

3 Years

As per the Class 12th score

BBA

3 Years

Based on class 12th score

BCA

3 Years

Merit in class 12th result

M.Tech

2 Years

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

M.Pharm

2 Years

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

MBA

2 Years

Based on merit in the Bachelor degree level
examinations

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 2021 Exam Centres

Chandigarh

Nahan

Solan

Nurpur

Nalagarh

Dharamshala

Palampur

Hamirpur

Una

Paonta Sahib

Chamba

Gangtok

Kullu

Mandi

Bilaspur

Shimla

Kala Amb

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HPCET 2021 Contact Details

Correspondence Address
The Controller of Examinations,
Himachal Pradesh Technical University,
Gandhi Chowk, Hamirpur (H.P.), Pin- 177001
Email Addresscoehimtu@gmail.com
Websitewww.himtu.ac.in

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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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