HPCET Cut-Off 2020

Diksha Nautiyal Updated On: 09 Sep, 2019 16:10 IST

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HPCET 2020 Cut-Off

HPCET 2020 cut-off will state the minimum percentage of marks candidates must score in HPCET 2020 to get considered for admission in various courses offered by Himachal Pradesh Technical University and HPCET 2020 participating colleges. The cut-off of HPCET 2020 will be released separately for different courses. Candidates who will make it to the cut-off list of HPCET are likely to be considered for admission. 

Candidates must keep one thing in mind that making it to the cut-off list and merely qualifying the entrance exam, which is HPCET 2020, does not ensure admission to respective courses as the admission is strictly based on the merit of the aspirants and availability of seats per course.  

HPCET 2020 cut-off will be declared on the official website of Himachal Pradesh Technical University. HPCET is conducted on an annual basis. This year, the exam will be conducted in the month of May (tentative). In order to make it to the cut-off list of HPCET 2020, candidates need to prepare well for the exam. For this, candidates are advised to go through the 'How to Prepare for HPCET 2020' section.  

It is advisable for candidates to know the factors that determine cut-off and analyse cut-offs of previous years’ to anticipate this year’s cut-off. 

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HPCET 2020 Cut-Off Important Dates

The following table shows the tentative dates for the release of the cut-off list.

Event

Date

HP CET 2020 Exam for B.Tech Courses

May 2020 Second Week

HP CET 2020 Exam for M.Tech Courses

June 2020 Second Week

HP CET 2020 Result Declaration 

TBA

HP CET 2020 Cut-off Release

June 2020 Second Week

Steps to Check HPCET 2020 Cut-Off

Mentioned below are the steps that candidates should follow to see the cut-off of HPCET 2020.

  • Visit the official portal of Himachal Pradesh Technical University.

  • Check the tickers running on the Notice Board on the home page of the website. 

  • Click on the 'HPCET 2020 cut-off' link.

  • You will be redirected to a new page.

  • Fill in your credentials to log in.

  • Check the cut-off list and download it for future purpose.

Factors Determining HPCET 2020 Cut-Off

There are a lot of factors that determine the cut-off of an exam. Just like any other entrance exam, the cut-off of HPCET is circumscribed keeping many parameters in mind. It is important for candidates to know these factors while checking HPCET 2020 cut-off. Going through these factors will also help candidates in anticipating this year’s cut-off percentage and will help them prepare accordingly. Check out the factors determining HPCET cut-off of 2020:

  • Previous years’ cut-off lists. 

  • The total number of seats available for a particular course. 

  • The total number of candidates appearing for HPCET 2020.

  • The difficulty level of HPCET 2020 examination. 

  • The total number of candidates qualifying the HPCET 2020.

HPCET 2020 Expected Sectional Cut-Off

Course

Qualifying Criteria

Cut-off for General Category

Cut-off for Reserved Categories

B.Tech

Direct Entry

55%

50%

HPCET 2019

20%

15%

JEE Mains 2019

15%

10%

M.Tech

Direct Entry

60%

50%

HPCET 2019

20%

15%

Tie-Breaking Criteria for HPCET 2020

There might be cases when two candidates will have equal scores in HPCET 2020. In those cases, Himachal Pradesh Technical University uses tie-breaking criteria that serve the purpose of selecting a candidate. The criteria are different for different courses. Candidates should check out the course-wise tie-breaking criteria mentioned below.

Tie-breaking Criteria for HPCET 2020 B.Tech, B.Pharma, B.Pharma (Ayurveda) Courses

  • If the aggregate marks of two candidates are the same then the candidate with higher marks in Physics is given preference.

  • Candidates’ marks in Chemistry are considered for the criteria where both of them have the same marks in Physics as well.

  • For direct entry, candidates with higher age are considered.

Tie-breaking Criteria for HPCET 2020 M.Tech Courses

  • If the aggregate marks of two candidates are the same, then the candidate with higher marks in Aptitude Section of the exam is given preference. 

  • Marks of Mathematics Section are considered for the criteria where candidates have the same marks in Aptitude Section as well. 

  • If none of the above criteria fits, the candidate with higher age is considered. 

Tie-breaking Criteria for HPCET 2020 M.Pharmacy

  • If two candidates have equal marks, the candidate with higher marks in the concerned subject is considered.

  • For direct entry, the candidate with higher age is considered for admission.

Tie-breaking criteria for HPCET 2020 MBA and MCA Courses

  • If two candidates have the same score in the test, the candidate with higher marks in Verbal Ability is preferred over others.

  • If two candidates have the same marks in Verbal Ability, then the candidate with higher marks in Quantitative Ability is considered for admission.

  • If neither of the above criteria works, then the candidate with higher marks in Data Interpretation is selected.

  • For direct entry, the candidate with higher age is considered for the admission.

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