HPCET 2023 Application form, Exam Date, Eligibility, Pattern, Result

Himachal Pradesh Common Entrance Test (HPCET 2023) is a state-level entrance exam that is organized every year for admission to various undergraduate, postgraduate, and diploma courses. Himachal Pradesh Technical University is responsible for organizing this entrance test. The exam is conducted in written mode and the basis of admission to such courses will strictly be on an entrance basis.

Therefore, all the eligible aspirants who are willing to pursue various technical ug, pg, diploma courses can apply before the last date. Candidates must start their preparation soon as the entrance test is only a few days away. Therefore, applicants who want to apply for HPCET 2023 must check out this full article. All the important dates, eligibility requirements, application forms, and exam patterns of HPCET are given in the post below.

HPCET 2023 Overview

Name of the Exam HPCET
Full-Form Himachal Pradesh Common Entrance Test
Level of Exam State Level
Conducting Body Himachal Pradesh Technical University (HPTU)
Exam Purpose For admission to various UG, PG, Diploma technical courses
Application Mode Online
Mode of the Exam Offline (Pen and Paper mode)
Official Website www.himtu.ac.in.

HPCET 2023 Important Dates

Events Dates
Online registration begins 1st week of June 2023
Last date to register 1st week of July 2023
Admit card issue on To be updated
Entrance exam date To be updated
Declaration of result To be updated

Eligibility Requirements

  • Candidates must have cleared 10+2 or equivalent exams with 45% aggregate marks from a recognized board/ university. Reserved category applicants must have secured at least 40% marks.
  • Candidates must have studied Physics and Mathematics as mandatory subjects in class 12th along with one of the Biology/ Chemistry/Biotechnology/Technical Vocational subjects.

HPCET 2023 Application Form

  • In the first step, interested applicants have to visit the official website of the Himachal Pradesh Technical University- www.himtu.ac.in.
  • Applicants must ensure to submit the application form before the due date.
  • There will be no other mode except the online mode to fill HPCET form.
  • Provide all the details as asked in the HPCET application form.
  • Attach all your important documents/ certificates/ photograph/ signature via scanned copies only.
  • Recheck all the entered details and attached documents in the application form before final submission.
  • Pay the application fee online mode via credit card, debit card, net banking only, or through PNB Challan.
  • Lastly, get the print copy of the duly filled and submitted application form for further use.

Application Fee

Category Application fee
SC/ ST/ BPL candidates Rs. 1400/-
Other candidates Rs. 1500/-

Exam Pattern

  • Question Type – Objective-Based Questions (MCQ)
  • Mode of examination: Pen and Paper Based Exam
  • Medium of Examination: English only
  • Marking Scheme: 2 marks for each question, no negative making

UG Program

B.Tech, B.Pharma, and B.Pharma (Ayurveda)

Subjects No. of Questions Marks Duration
Physics 50 100  

3 hours

Chemistry 50 100
Mathematics 50 100
Total 100 300

BBA

Subjects No. of Questions Marks Duration
Quantitative Aptitude 25 25 2 hours
Logical Ability and Reasoning 25 25
English 25 25
General knowledge and Business Awareness 25 25
Total 100 100

BCA

Subjects No. of Questions Marks Duration
Section A English 25 25  

2 hours

Section B Logical Ability and Reasoning 25 25
Computer Awareness 25 25
Mathematics 25 25
Total 100 100  

B.Sc./BHMCT

Subjects No. of Questions Marks Duration
General English 25 25 2 hours
General Knowledge 25 25
Reasoning 25 25
Data Interpretation 25 25
Total 100 100  

PG Program

M.Tech

Subjects No. of Questions Marks Duration
Aptitude test 15 30 2 hours
Mechanical Engg/ Civil Engg/ computer science Engg/ electronic and communication Engg/ Electrical Engg 60 20
Engineering Mathematics 25 50
Total 100 200

M.Pharma

Subjects No. of Questions Marks Duration
Aptitude test 15 30  

2 hours

Pharmaceutical Sciences 60 20
Microbiology, Bio-Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence 25 50
Total 100 200

MBA/ MBA T&HM

Subjects No. of Questions Marks Duration
Verbal Ability 15 30 2 hours
Pharmaceutical Sciences 60 20
Microbiology, Bio-Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence 25 50
Total 100 200

M.Sc. Physics

Subjects No. of Questions Marks Duration
General Properties of matter, classical mechanics, Mathematical methods. 25 50 2 hours
Optics, electricity, and magnetism 25 50
Nuclear and particle physics, modern physics 25 50
Atomic and Molecular, Solid-state Physics and Electronics, Kinetic Theory of Gases and Thermodynamics 25 50
Total 100 200

M.Sc. Environment Science

Subjects No. of Questions Marks Duration
Law of motion 25 50 2 hours
Microbes- diversity 25 50
Element and periodicity 25 50
Modern theories on the origin of the earth 25 50
Total 100 200

HPCET 2023 FAQs

Question: Which is the official web portal to apply for Himachal Pradesh CET?

Ans. www.himtu.ac.in.

Question: What is the mode of examination for HPCET 2023?

Ans. The HPCET exam’s mode will be offline i.e. Pen and Paper Based mode.

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