HPCET Exam Pattern 2018

Nupur Kaushik Updated On: 20 Aug, 2018 16:57 IST

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HPCET 2018 Exam Pattern

Before starting with the HPCET 2018 exam preparation, candidates are advised to go through the exam pattern of HPCET 2018. The exam pattern of HPCET 2018 includes the marking scheme, question paper pattern, and type of questions asked in the entrance exam.

Below is the detailed exam pattern of HPCET 2018.

  • HPCET 2018 is conducted in the offline mode (pen and paper mode).

  • HPCET 2018 consists of multiple type of questions in the entrance exam, wherein candidates are required to choose one correct option from the four available options.

  • HPCET 2018 comprises of 150 questions in total.

  • The total duration of HPCET 2018 is 3 hours.

  • The medium of language in the entrance exam is English.



Language of Examination


Total Number of Questions

150 Questions

Question paper type

Multiple choice questions

Mode of Examination



Physics – 50 Questions

Chemistry – 50 Questions

Mathematics – 50 Questions

Duration of Exam

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 2018 Marking Scheme

Following is the marking scheme of HPCET 2018:

  • 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


For Correct answer


For Incorrect answer


For No answer


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