HPCET Exam Pattern 2020

Updated By Samiksha Rautela on 19 Aug, 2020 18:24

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HPCET 2020 Exam Pattern

Before starting with the HPCET 2020 exam preparation, candidates are advised to go through the exam pattern of HPCET 2020. The exam pattern of HPCET 2020 includes the marking scheme, question paper pattern, and type of questions asked in the entrance exam. HPCET 2020 was all set to take place from the first week of May 2020. However, due to the sudden outbreak of coronavirus pandemic, the exam stands cancelled. 

Knowing the exam pattern of HPCET 2020 helps in understanding the exam well. There are different exams for different streams. The exam pattern varies from stream to stream but marking scheme is the same for each one of them. If candidates know about the number of questions asked in each section and the time that will be given to solve each question then it will really help them prepare well. Through this, candidates can also learn to manage time during the exam by keeping the exam pattern in mind while practising previous years' question papers of HPCET

Candidates are advised to go through the exam pattern of HPCET 2020 that have been mentioned below. Candidates must also go through the marking scheme of the HPCET 2020 for a better understanding. 

Highlights of HPCET 2020 Exam Pattern

  • HPCET 2020 will be conducted in the offline mode (pen and paper mode).

  • HPCET 2020 will comprise of multiple-choice questions in the entrance exam, wherein candidates are required to choose one correct option from the four available options.

  • HPCET 2020 will comprise of 100-150 questions depending upon the stream. 

  • The total duration of HPCET 2020 will vary from 2-3 hours.

  • The medium of language in the entrance exam will be English.

Particulars

Details

Language of Examination

English

Total Number of Questions

100-150 Questions

Question Type

Multiple-choice questions

Mode of Examination

Offline

Sections

Varies from Stream to Stream

Duration of Exam

2-3 hours

Marking Scheme

2 marks will be awarded for each correct response

Negative Marking

0.5 marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer

HPCET 2020 Exam Pattern - Stream-wise

Himachal Pradesh Technical University conducts different exams for different streams. The exam pattern of HPCET 2020 will be different for every stream. All the exams involved in HPCET 2020 will be taken in offline mode. The exams will begin taking place from the first week of May 2020. Candidates can take a close look at the exam pattern of the chosen stream for a better understanding of the exam. 

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HPCET 2020 Exam Patter for B.Tech/ B.Pharmacy

Subject

Number of questions

Marks

Physics

50

100

Chemistry

50

100

Biology/Mathematics

50

100

Total

150

300

Time Duration

180 Minutes

HPCET 2020 Exam Pattern for M.Tech

Subject

Number of questions

Marks

Mechanical/Electrical/ Computer Science/Civil

60

120

Engineering Mathematics

25

50

Aptitude test

15

30

Total

100

200

Time Duration

180 Minutes

HPCET 2020 Exam Pattern for M.Pharmacy

Subject

Number of questions

Marks

Pharmaceutical Sciences

60

120

Microbiology/Biochemistry

25

50

Aptitude test

15

30

Total

100

200

Time Duration

180 Minutes

HPCET 2020 Exam Pattern for MBA/MCA

Subject

Number of questions

Marks

Computer Awareness and General Knowledge

25

50

Data Interpretation and Reasoning

25

50

Quantitative ability

25

50

Verbal ability

25

50

Total

100

200

Time Duration

120 Minutes

HPCET 2020 Marking Scheme

Following is the marking scheme of HPCET 2020:

  • For each correct response, candidates are awarded 2 marks.

  • For each incorrect response, 0.5 marks are deducted.

  • No marks are given for unattended questions.

Type of Answer

Marks

For Correct answer

+2

For Incorrect answer

-0.5

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