HPCET 2020 (Himachal Pradesh Common Entrance Test ) 2020
Exam Date: Exam State: All India Last Date: 30/09/2020

Exam Details

The Himachal Pradesh Technical University was established in the year 2010 by an Act of LegislativeAssembly of Himachal Pradesh. Univerisity conducts entrance exam every year to give admission to the eligible candidates

Exam Pattern

Mode of HPCET: Offline (pen and paper based test) mode.

All questions shall be objective type multiple choice questions. The candidate  will have to choose one correct answer only.

 Two marks shall be awarded for each correct answer and 0.5 mark shall be deducted for each wrong answer (Applicable for B. Tech./B. Pharmacy/B. Pharmacy (Ayurveda)/ M. Tech./ M. Pharmacy/MBA/MBA(T&HM)/MCA courses).

One mark shall be awarded for each correct answer and 0.25 mark shall be deducted for each wrong answer. (Applicable for BBA/BCA/BHMCT/B.Sc. HMCT/M.Sc. Physics/ M.Sc. Environment Science courses). 

While the candidate can skip a question but should not choose more than one option as correct answer.

No of Question and maximum marks.

Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech), Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharmacy)  and Bachelor of Pharmacy (Ayurveda) (B.Pharmacy Ayurveda).

Duration: 3 Hours

Subject

No. of Question

Maximum Marks

Physics

50

100

Chemistry

50

100

Mathematics/Biology

50

100

Total

150

300

BBA

Duration: 2 Hours

Subject

No. of Question

Maximum Marks

Quantitative Aptitude &

Numerical Ability

Physics

25

25

Logical Ability &

Reasoning

25

25

English

25

25

General Knowledge and

Business awareness

25

25

Total

100

100

BCA

Duration: 2 Hours

Subject

No. of Question

Maximum Marks

Section-A - English

25

25

Section-B- Logical Ability

& Reasoning

25

25

Computer Awareness

25

25

Mathematics

25

25

Total

100

100

BHMCT/ B.Sc. (HM & CT)

Duration: 2 Hours

Subject

No. of Question

Maximum Marks

General English

25

25

General Knowledge

25

25

Reasoning

25

25

Data Interpretation

25

25

Total

100

100

Master of Technology (M. Tech.)

Duration: 2 Hours

Subject

No. of Question

Maximum Marks

Aptitude test

15

30

Civil Engg. /Electrical

Engg./Electronics &

Comm. Engg./Computer

Science &Engg./

Mechanical Engg

60

150

Engg. Mathematics

25

50

Total

100

200

Master of Pharmacy (M. Pharmacy)

 Duration: 2 Hours

Subject

No. of Question

Maximum Marks

Aptitude test

15

30

Pharmaceutical Sciences

60

120

Bio-Chemistry,

Microbiology,

Pharmaceutical

Jurisprudence

25

50

Total

100

200

 Master of Computer Applications (MCA) and Master of Business Administration (MBA/ {MBA T&HM})

Duration: 2 Hours

Subject

No. of Question

Maximum Marks

Verbal Ability

25

50

Quantitative Ability

25

50

Data Interpretation and

Reasoning

25

50

General Knowledge and

Computer Awareness

25

50

Total        

100

200

M.Sc. Physics

Duration: 2 Hours

Subject

No. of Question

Maximum Marks

Mathematical methods,

classical Mechanics, General

Properties of matter

25

25

Optics, Electricity and

magnetism

25

25

Modern Physics, Nuclear

and Particle Physics Reasoning

25

25

Atomic and Molecular,

Kinetic Theory of Gases and

Thermodynamics, Solid

State Physics and

Electronics

25

25

Total

100

100

 M. Sc. Environmental Science

Duration: 2 Hours

Subject

No. of Question

Maximum Marks

Law of Motion

25

25

Microbes-diversity

25

25

Element and periodicity

25

25

Modern theories on the

origin of the Earth

25

25

Total

100

100

Eligibility

B.Tech (Direct Entry): Candidate should have passed/appeared 10+2 or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/ Technical Vocational subjects securing at least 45% marks (40% for reserved category) in the above subjects taken together.

B.Pharmacy (Direct Entry): Candidate should pass  10+2 or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University with Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects along with one of the Mathematics/Biotechnology/Biology/Technical Vocational subject securing at least 45% marks (40% reserved category) in the above subjects taken together.

Age: Age should be minimum 17 years on or before 31st December of the year of admission to the course. 

BBA: Candidate should pass 10+2 with minimum 45% marks (40% for SC/ST) from recognised board.

BCA: Candidate should pass 10+2 with minimum 45% marks (40% for SC/ST) from recognised board.

BHMCT/ B.Sc.(HM& CT): Candidate should pass 10+2 with minimum 50% marks (45% for SC/ST) from recognised board.

B.Pharmacy (Ayurveda): Candidate should have passed /appeared 10+2 or equivalent examination from a recognized Board  or University with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as compulsory subjects securing at least 45% marks (40% for reserved category) in the above subjects taken together.

M.Sc. in Physics: Candidate should pass 10+2 with minimum 50% marks (45% for SC/ST) from recognised board or honors in the subject concerned i.e. Physics.

M.Sc. in EnvironmentScience: Candidates who have passed three year B.Sc. degree with Botany,Zoology/Biotechnology and Chemistry or B.Sc. Non- Medical withPhysics, Chemistry and Mathematics with a minimum of 50% marks (45%in case of reserved categories)in aggregate in the three years of degree. 

M.Tech: Candidate should have passed/appeared bachelor’s degree (BE/ B.Tech) in relevant branch of Engineering/Technology or equivalent from recognized University securing at least 50% marks (45% for reserved category) at the qualifying examination.

M. Pharmacy: Passed/appeared in bachelor degree in Pharmacy or equivalent from recognized University securing at least 50% marks (45% for reserved category) at the qualifying examination.

MBA: Candidate should pass bachelor’s degree from recognized University with minimum three years duration securing at least 50% marks (45% for reserved category) at the qualifying examination.

MCA: Candidate should pass bachelor’s degree or equivalent from recognized University with minimum three years duration and Mathematics at 10+2 or at degree level securing at least 50% marks (45% for reserved category) at the qualifying examination.

Admission process

Candidates may apply online by visiting official website www.himtu.ac.in.

Candiate should fill application form carefully.

The application form once submitted can neither be taken back.

Application fee is non refundable.

Any application submitted after the prescribed last date will not be accepted

Entrance examination fee

Non-refundable entrance examination fee for different categories is as under: 

Courses

Entrance exam fee

B.Tech.

Rs. 1400/- SC/ST/BPL, Rs. 1550/- General

B.Pharmacy

Rs. 1400/- SC/ST/BPL, Rs. 1550/- General

B.Pharmacy (Ayurveda)

Rs. 1400/- SC/ST/BPL, Rs. 1550/- General

B.Pharmacy & B.Pharmacy (Ayurveda) both

Rs. 2800/- SC/ST/BPL, Rs. 3100/- General

B.Tech & B.Pharmacy both

Rs. 2800/- SC/ST/BPL, Rs. 3100/- General

BBA

Rs. 1400/- SC/ST/BPL, Rs. 1550/- General

BCA

Rs. 1400/- SC/ST/BPL, Rs. 1550/- General

BHMCT

Rs. 1400/- SC/ST/BPL, Rs. 1550/- General

B. Sc. (HM& CT)

Rs. 1400/- SC/ST/BPL, Rs. 1550/- General

BHMCT & B.Sc.(HM&CT) both

Rs. 2800/- SC/ST/BPL, Rs. 3100/- General

M.Tech.

Rs. 1400/- SC/ST/BPL, Rs. 1550/- General

M.Pharmacy

Rs. 1400/- SC/ST/BPL, Rs. 1550/- General

MBA

Rs. 1400/- SC/ST/BPL, Rs. 1550/- General

MBA Tourism

Rs. 1400/- SC/ST/BPL, Rs. 1550/- General

MBA & MBA (T& HM)

Rs. 2800/- SC/ST/BPL, Rs. 3100/- General

M.Sc. Physics

Rs. 1400/- SC/ST/BPL, Rs. 1550/- General

M.Sc. Environment Science

Rs. 1400/- SC/ST/BPL, Rs. 1550/- General

MCA

Rs. 1400/- SC/ST/BPL, Rs. 1550/- General

Important Dates

HPCET 2020 Dates

HPCET Exam 2020

To be notified

Last date to submit application form

30 September 2020

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Technical University,
Gandhi Chowk,
Hamirpur (H.P.),
Pin- 177001
Email Id:coehimtu@gmail.com
Website: www.himtu.ac.in