Himachal Pradesh Technical University (HPTU) has started the application process for HPCET 2023 on its official website, https://www.himtu.ac.in/. The application forms are available on himtu.ac.in.
The Himachal Pradesh Technical University, hereafter called as HPTU will conduct Himachal Pradesh Common Entrance Test, hereafter called HPCET for admissions to B.Tech./ B.Pharmacy, MCA/ MBA/ MBA (T&HM) offered by HPTU and colleges affiliated to it, deemed to be University or other Universities established under the State Act or constituent units thereto.
The admission to all the courses shall be made on the basis of merit or rank/marks obtained in the National Level Entrance Test / HPCET 2023, subject to fulfillment of minimum educational qualification.
Applicants willing to take admission in off campus of Himachal Pradesh Technical University or colleges/institutions affiliated to it are required to apply separately on the prescribed application form made available on HPTU website i.e. www.himtu.ac.in.
The admission Brochure containing instructions for filling online application-cum-counseling form and other related information shall be made available on the website of the University. The applicants have to attend centralized counseling to be conducted by this University as per schedule given in the admission Brochure.
|Name of the CET||HPCET 2023|
|Title||Apply for Himachal Pradesh CET 2023|
|Subject||HPTU released the HPCET Online Application 2023|
|HPCET Exam Date||May 14, 2023|
|Registration||March or April|
|HPCET Registration||HPCET Registration Portal|
Himachal Pradesh CET
Himachal Pradesh Common Entrance Test, or HPCET, is a state-level entrance examination conducted by the Himachal Pradesh Technical University (HPTU) for admission to undergraduate engineering, pharmacy and MBA programs offered by various colleges in the state of Himachal Pradesh.
The test is usually held in the month of May and the application process for the same begins in the month of April. Candidates who have completed their 10+2 or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as the main subjects are eligible to apply for the HPCET.
The test consists of multiple choice questions from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. The duration of the test is 3 hours and the total marks are 150. The test is conducted in offline mode and the question paper is provided in English and Hindi languages.
The test results are usually announced in the month of June and the counselling process begins soon after that. The allotment of seats is done on the basis of merit, i.e., the marks obtained by the candidate in the HPCET.
HPCET is a highly competitive examination and it is important for the candidates to have a thorough understanding of the syllabus and the exam pattern in order to perform well. Candidates are advised to practice sample papers and mock tests to improve their time management skills and increase their chances of success.
It is important to note that the HPCET is just one of the many factors that are considered for admission to undergraduate engineering, pharmacy and MBA programs in the state of Himachal Pradesh. Candidates are advised to check with the respective colleges and universities for additional eligibility criteria and admission procedures.
Overall HPCET is a good opportunity for the students who are looking for admission in the technical courses in Himachal Pradesh, it’s important for the students to prepare well and be familiar with the exam pattern and the syllabus to perform well in the examination.
Eligibility criteria for HPCET
The candidates appearing in HPCET for seeking admission to a particular course must fulfill the eligibility criteria for the corresponding course as per norms of All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE)/PCI/UGC or as applicable. The minimum eligibility criteria for the different courses are given below. Minimum eligibility criteria for appearing in HPCET as follows.
B.Tech (Direct Entry): Passed/appeared 10+2 examination with Physics/ Mathematics /Chemistry/ Computer Science/Electronics/Information Technology/ Biology/Informatics Practices/ Biotechnology/ Technical Vocational subject/ Agriculture/ Engineering Graphics/ Business Studies/Entrepreneurship as per table1.3(a) ( As Annexure-D) Obtained at least 45% marks (40% marks in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in the above subjects taken together. Or Passed diploma (in Engineering and Technology) with at least 45% marks (40% for reserved category)subject to vacancies in the First Year, in case the vacancies at lateral entry are exhausted.
B. Pharmacy (Direct Entry): Passed/appeared 10+2 or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University with Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects along with one of the Mathematics/ Biology subject securing at least 45% marks (40% reserved category) in the above subjects taken together. Provided that a student should complete the age of 17 years on or before 31st December of the year of admission to the course.
MBA/ MBA (T & HM): Passed/appeared 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: Passed/Appeared B.C.A/ B.Sc. (Computer Science)/ B.Sc. (IT) / B.E. (CSE)/ B.Tech. (CSE) / B.E. (IT) / B.Tech. (IT) or equivalent Degree. OR Passed/Appeared any graduation degree (e.g.: B.E. / B.Tech. / B.Sc / B.Com. / B.A./ B. Voc./ etc.,) preferably with Mathematics at 10+2 level or at Graduation level.
Obtained at least 50% marks (45% marks in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in the qualifying examination. (For students having no Mathematics background compulsory bridge course will be framed by the respective University/ Institution and additional bridge courses related to computer subjects as per the norms of the concerned University).
Admission to the above said courses shall be made strictly on the basis of merit or rank/marks obtained in the National Level Entrance Test/HPCET subject to fulfillment of minimum educational qualification as mentioned in Table -1.
The Admission criteria and procedure including rules and regulations shall be available in the Admission Brochure 2023-22 which will be available on HPTU website :www.himtu.ac.in after the declaration of HPCET result.
HPCET Application form
- All candidates have to apply online on the prescribed application form available on the University website i.e.www.himtu.ac.in.
- The candidates must fill the application form in all respect carefully and check the same before submitting it.
- Incomplete application form shall not be considered and no correspondence shall be made in this regard.
- The application form once submitted can neither be taken back under any circumstances nor shall the application fee deposited be refunded in any case.
- Any application submitted after the prescribed last date will not be accepted.
- The applicants are required to pay the non-refundable entrance examination fee.
How to submit the HPCET Online Application
Himachal Pradesh Technical University has enabled the HPCET online application link on its official website, https://www.himtu.ac.in/. Candidates who are eligible can check details and complete the HPCET registration process at online admission portal.
Visit the http://www.himtu.ac.in Website
Candidates need to open the website http://www.himtu.ac.in in your device browser.
Click on Application Form link
Once you reach the official website and click on the link 'Application Form for HPCET' available in menu 'Online Admission Form' under the Tab “Admission” in HPTU website. HPCET online web portal will be appeared.
Click here to apply for HPCET
Click on the Click here to apply for HPCET link. Then, a new web page will be opened. Now, ensure that you have downloaded the Information Brochure HPCET, read carefully all the instructions contained in the Information Brochure HPCET and instructions displayed after clicking on 'Click Here to Apply for HPCET' on the HPCET online web portal.
Click on Proceed to Applying Online link
If you have read the Information Brochure HPCET and instructions. Tick the Check Box 'I have downloaded the information bulletin and read all the instructions' and click on the button 'Proceed to Applying Online'. The, registration form will be opened.
Complete the registration form
After clicking on that link, account registration Form will appear. Enter the essential information in the required fields. After entering the information, click on 'Create Account' button. The system will generate a Unique Form Number which will be displayed in the popup menu on the screen and the credential created by the system against this application/form will also be sent on the registered email entered during the registration process. The candidates are advised to note down the Application/Form Number, User Name & Password for future reference.
Click on the Login Button
After completion of registration process, click on the 'login' button. Fill the Username, Password and Application Form Number. Then, Online Application Form will appear in your device browser.
Fill the application form
The application form has been divided into six tabs i.e., Basic Detail, Verify Email, Upload Photo and Signature, Fee Payment & Payment Detail Confirmation. After successfully submission of each webpage of application form, next page will be opened automatically. Fill the required information in the necessary fields.
Upload photograph and signature
Upload the photograph and Signature. After attaching all the files, click on “Upload” button. You will see the webpage message on the screen Documents are uploaded successfully. The next page confirmation will appear automatically.
Click on the confirmation button.
Thereafter, filled application form under the 'Confirmation' button will appear. At the bottom of the application form two options i.e. 'Edit' and 'Submit and Go For Payment' shall be there. In case, you intend to make correction displayed on the confirmation page, click on 'Edit' button.
Click on the Make fee payment
Click the 'Click here to get Fee Payment Link' Button; the option to make online fee payment will appear. Now, pay the application fee through proper payment method.
Download the application form
Thereafter, screen will display the full details as entered by you in the Application Form along with declaration. The candidates must retain the PDF copy of HPCET application form with them and no need to submit/send it to the University through email or by post. The candidates are advised to write down the Application Form Number and do not forget it to mention the HPCET Application Number in HPCET related future correspondence.
What is the Himachal Pradesh Common Entrance Test (HPCET)?
HPCET is a state-level entrance examination conducted by the Himachal Pradesh Technical University for admission to undergraduate engineering and pharmacy courses in colleges located in the state of Himachal Pradesh.
When is the HPCET held?
The HPCET is typically held in the month of May.
How can I apply for the HPCET?
Application forms for the HPCET can be filled online on the official website of the Himachal Pradesh Technical University.
What is the eligibility criteria for the HPCET?
The eligibility criteria for the HPCET vary depending on the course you are applying for. Generally, candidates should have passed their 10+2 or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as the main subjects.
What is the pattern of the HPCET?
The HPCET consists of multiple-choice questions in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. The duration of the examination is 3 hours.
How can I prepare for the HPCET?
You can prepare for the HPCET by studying the syllabus prescribed by the Himachal Pradesh Technical University, practicing sample papers and previous year question papers, and taking mock tests.