HPCET 2017 - Himachal Pradesh Technical University (HIMTU) will be the conducting body for HPCET 2017. The state level engineering entrance test, HPCET 2017 was conducted on May 13, 2017 for admissions to undergraduate engineering programmes across the participating institutes of the exam. HPCET 2017 was conducted in offline (Pen & Paper based) mode. The answer key to the examination has been released. The application form for the exam was available from March 3, 2017. HIMTU had released the application form of HPCET 2017 in online mode. The deadline for HPCET 2017 application form was May 04, 2017. Admissions to undergraduate engineering programmes across the participating institutes of HPCET 2017 will be offered basis the merit/ranks of candidates in JEE Main 2017 and HPCET 2017. JEE Main 2017 candidates will be given preference and when the merit list of the national level engineering entrance test (JEE Main 2017) is exhausted, candidates will be offered admissions to B.Tech programmes on the basis of merit/rank list of HPCET 2017. There are as many as 18 participating institutes of HPCET 2017. For more details like HPCET 2017 eligibility criteria, application form, admit card, exam pattern, syllabus, result, counselling and seat allotment, read through the article below.
Latest: HPCET Answer Key 2017 is now available
A brief about HP CET 2017
Commonly called as
Himachal Pradesh Technical University
Application Availability (online)
March 3, 2017
Salient features of HPCET 2017
HPCET 2017 is an offline entrance test for undergraduate engineering programmes.
Approximately 18 participating institutes of HPCET 2017 will offer admissions to as many as 10 B.Tech disciples through the entrance test and JEE Main 2017.
The application form, admit card and result of HPCET 2017 will be available in online mode.
No candidate will be allowed to enter the exam centre without a valid admit card of HPCET 2017.
The entrance exam – HPCET 2017 will be conducted in offline (Pen & Paper) mode.
Admissions to undergraduate engineering programmes will be offered on the basis of rank/merit list of JEE Main 2017 and HPCET 2017. First 50% seats across the participating institutes will be allotted to JEE Main 2017 qualifiers, while the remaining seats will be offered to the candidates qualifying in HPCET 2017.
HPCET Important Dates 2017
The Important Dates of HPCET 2017 include dates related to application availability, admit card, result, counselling and seat allotment, etc. All aspiring candidates must be aware of all the important dates of HPCET 2017 beforehand so as to avoid missing on any event. Go through the table below to check all important dates of HPCET 2017.
HPCET 2017 Important Dates
HPCET 2017 Application Form begins
March 3, 2017
Final Date for Submission of Application Form
May 04, 2017
Release of HPCET 2017 Admit Card
May 5, 2017
HPCET 2017 Exam
May 13, 2017
Release of Answer Key
May 13, 2017 (4:30 PM)
On or before May 29, 2017
June 1, 2017
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HPCET Answer key 2017
The Answer Key of HPCET 2017 is now available. The answer key of HPCET 2017 was published on the same day of the examination (May 13) at 4:30 PM. Through HPCET 2017 answer key, the examinees can npw cross-check the responses they have marked against the questions in the test and figure out their probable score. If the test takers find any discrepancy in the official answer key of HPCET 2017, they can raise their complaints in written and send it to the office of the Controller of Examination, H.P. Technical University, Gandhi Chowk, Hamirpur-177001 (H.P.) along with the supporting documents/solution pertaining to question papers/answer keys.
Note: Complaints against the HPCET Answer Key 2017 must be sent by May 16, 2017.
HPCET Eligibility Criteria 2017
The Eligibility Criteria HPCET 2017 is a set of conditions required by HIMTU in order to consider aspiring candidates eligible for appearing in the entrance test for admissions to the participating institutes of HPCET 2017. All aspiring candidates must fulfil the eligibility criteria as per the norms of AICTE for appearing in HPCET 2017. It’s important that all aspirants meet the eligibility criteria of HPCET 2017 before they start filling the application form for the entrance exam.
Aspirants of HPCET 2017 must have passed XII/10+2 or equivalent exam from a recognised board/university with at least 45% aggregate marks for general category candidates and at least 40% marks for reserved category candidates.
The candidates need to have studied Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects in class 12th along with one of the Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/Technical Vocational subjects.
Check HPCET Eligibility Criteria 2017 for more details.
HPCET Application Form 2017
The Application Form of HPCET 2017 was available in online mode only. HPCET application form 2017 was made available by HIMTU from March 3, 2017. All candidates, applying for HPCET 2017 had to ensure that they fulfil the eligibility criteria of HPCET and fill the application form before the deadline. The last date to apply for HPTU 2017 was May 04. The candidates had to cross-check carefully that all the information provided in the application form of HPCET 2017 is correct.
Caution: Incomplete application forms were liable to rejection. Thus, every required detail had to be filled correctly.
HPCET 2017 Application Fee
HPCET Application Fee mode:
Net Banking/Credit Card/Debit Card
Check the entire procedure at HPCET Application Form 2017.
HPCET Exam Centres 2017
The Exam Centres of HPCET 2017 are the venues where the state level engineering entrance test will be conducted. Last year HPCET was conducted across 16 cities/towns of Himachal Pradesh. To see the list of HPCET exam centres 2017, see the table below.
HPCET 2017 Exam centres
HPCET Exam Pattern 2017
The Exam pattern of HPCET 2017 give details about what kind of questions will be there in the entrance test, the marking scheme, total number of questions, sectional weightage, etc. It’s important for aspiring candidates of HPCET 2017 to have knowledge about the exam pattern of the entrance exam well in advance, which helps in attempting and solving the question paper with ease and clarity. Read through to know more details.
HPCET 2017 Exam Pattern
HPCET 2017 will be conducted in 3 hours
Each of the 3 sections will have same weightage of 50 questions each.
The test will be conducted in English.
Each correct answer will fetch 2 marks, while 0.5 or 1/4th marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer.
HPCET Syllabus 2017
The Syllabus of HPCET 2017 must be gone through the aspiring candidates of HPCET 2017, as it gives clarity on the topics and units from where the question paper will be set. HPCET syllabus includes units and topics from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
HPCET 2017 Syllabus for Physics
The laws of Motion
Physics and Measurement
Work, Energy, and Power
Theory of Gases Dynamics
Properties of Solids and Liquids
Oscillations and Waves
The Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current
The Current and the Magnetic Effects of Magnetism
Atoms and Nuclei
HPCET 2017 Syllabus for Chemistry
Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry
Redox reactions and electricity
Chemical bonding and molecular structure
Periods of properties and classification of the elements
Isolation of principles and methodology metals
S – Black Elements
Co – Ordination compounds
P – block Elements
D – F Block Elements
Refined and depiction of organic compounds
Some of the basic principle of organic chemistry
Oxygen-containing organic compounds
Chemistry of Everyday Life
Nitrogen-rich organic compounds
Practical chemistry-related principles
HPCET 2017 Syllabus for Mathematics
Complex Numbers and quadratic equations
Set Relations and functions
Sequences & Series
Determinants of matrices
Permutations and Combinations
Binomial theorem and its common applications
Limit, continuity, and Differentiability
Statistics and probability
Partial differential equations
Ordinary differential equations
Probability and Statistics
HPCET Admit Card 2017
The Admit Card of HPCET 2017 was made available online by Himachal Pradesh Technical University, from May 5, 2017. HPCET Admit Card 2017 is an important document and candidates must download and take a printout of HPCET 2017 hall ticket or admit card and carry it to the exam centre. No candidate will be permitted to enter the examination hall without the possession of a valid hall ticket.
What will HPCET 2017 Admit Card carry?
Name of the applicant
Photograph of the candidate
Address of the test centre
Note: All applicants must cross-check all particulars on the e-admit card of HPCET and ensure that all details are correct to the best of their knowledge. In case any discrepancy occurs in the admit card, it must be brought to the notice of Controller of Examinations, H.P. Technical University, Gandhi Chowk, Hamirpur-177001 (H.P.) at the earliest.
HPCET Result 2017
The Result of HPCET 2017 will be announced online by the university on or before May 29, 2017. for candidates who appear in the entrance test. HPCET Result 2017 will also be available on the notice board of the university.
HPCET Rank/Merit List 2017
HIMTU will prepare a rank list/merit list for candidates who successfully take HPCET 2017. The merit list will be prepared on the basis of marks secured by the test takers in HPCET 2017. HPCET 2017 merit list will be available online as well as on the notice board of the university. However, just appearing in the merit list of HPCET 2017 doesn’t confirm admission of any candidate. They have to satisfy the eligibility criteria and the availability of seats in counselling and admission process.
HPCET Counselling 2017
The Counselling of HPCET 2017 will be done for admissions of candidates who qualify JEE Main 2017 and HPCET 2017. For counselling, the candidates have to register themselves and pay the registration fee online via credit card/net banking/debit card.
First 50% seats will be allotted to JEE Main 2017 qualifiers through the counselling of HPCET 2017, while the remaining seats will be offered through HPCET 2017 counselling to candidates who qualify HPCET 2017.
In case vacant seats are left even after the counselling for JEE Main 2017 and HPCET 2017, then the seats will be allotted to candidates on the basis of their merit in 10+2.
Candidates, who are allotted seats, must pay the admission fee or else the next candidate in the sequence of merit ranking will be given that seat.
HPCET Participating Institutes 2017
The Participating Institutes of HPCET 2017 are the colleges/institutes that will offer admission to qualifying candidates of HPCET 2017 in its respective B.Tech programmes. Candidates can check the list of HPCET participating institutes 2017.
HPCET 2017 Participating Institutes
Govt. Engg. College Jeory, Rampur
Rajiv Gandhi Government Engineering College Campus Nagrota Bagwan, District Kangra
Himachal Institute of Engineering & Technology, Vidyanagar
K.C. Group of Research and Professional Institute, Pandoga
Himachal Institute of Technology, Rampur Ghat Road
IITT College of Engineering, Kala Amb, Kala Amb
L.R. Institute of Engineering & Technology
Shiva Institute of Engineering & Technology, Bilaspur
T.R. Abhilashi Memorial Institute of Engineering & Technology, Mandi
Himalayan Institute of Engineering & Technology, Kala Amb
MIT College of Engineering & Management, Barsar
SIRDA Institute of Engineering Technology NH-21, Naulakha
Vaishno College of Engineering, Nurpur
B.Tech programmes offered by participating institutes of HP CET 2017
Office of the Controller of Examination
H.P. Technical University, Gandhi Chowk,
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