What is HPCET?
The Himachal Pradesh Common Entrance Test (HPCET) is a state-level entrance exam conducted by Himachal Pradesh Technical University (HPTU) for admission to undergraduate engineering and architecture programs in various government and private colleges in Himachal Pradesh.
HPCET Eligibility Criteria 2024
To be eligible for HPCET 2024, candidates must:
- Have passed class 12 with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics (PCM) for general category candidates and 45% marks for reserved category candidates.
- Be a domicile of Himachal Pradesh.
The maximum age limit for appearing in HPCET 2024 is 22 years for boys, 24 years for girls, and 25 years for candidates belonging to reserved categories.
HPCET Exam Pattern 2024
The HPCET 2024 exam will be conducted in offline mode (pen and paper-based) for most of the engineering and architecture programs. The exam will consist of two papers:
- Paper 1: Physics and Chemistry (120 marks)
- Paper 2: Mathematics (120 marks)
Each paper will be of three hours duration. The questions will be of objective type (multiple choice).
HPCET Syllabus 2024
The HPCET syllabus 2024 will be based on the NCERT syllabus for class 11 and 12. Candidates can download the detailed syllabus from the HPTU website.
HPCET Application Form 2024
The HPCET 2024 application form will be released online on the HPTU website in March 2024. Candidates will be able to fill and submit the application form online by paying the required application fee.
HPCET Admit Card 2024
The HPCET 2024 admit card will be released online on the HPTU website in May 2024. Candidates will be able to download the admit card by logging in to their account.
HPCET Exam Date 2024
The HPCET 2024 exam is expected to be conducted in the second week of May 2024. The exact exam date will be announced by HPTU in the near future.
HPCET Result 2024
The HPCET 2024 result will be released online on the HPTU website in the last week of May 2024. Candidates will be able to check their result by logging in to their account.
HPCET Counselling 2024
The HPCET 2024 counselling will begin in the second week of June 2024. Candidates will be allotted seats in various colleges based on their merit rank and preferences.
Important Dates for HPCET 2024
|Release of application form
|Last date to fill and submit application form
|Release of admit card
|Second week of May 2024
|Release of result
|Last week of May 2024
|Second week of June 2024
Preparation Tips for HPCET 2024
Here are some preparation tips for HPCET 2024:
- Start your preparation early.
- Follow the NCERT syllabus for class 11 and 12.
- Solve previous year’s question papers and mock tests.
- Focus on your weak areas.
- Revise regularly.
The HPCET 2024 exam is a gateway to admission to various engineering and architecture programs in Himachal Pradesh. Candidates who are preparing for the exam should start their preparation early and follow the tips given above.