HPCET 2017 – Application Form, Exam Dates

The Himachal Pradesh Technical University conducts HPCET 2017 Exam every year for the students to take admissions in Engineering activities to several institutes in states of Himachal Pradesh. On the basis of JEE Main 2017 or HPCET 2017 merit ranks, the doors for Bachelors in Technology (B.Tech) opens wide for all the qualified aspirants in several engineering colleges of Himachal Pradesh. Approximately 30,000 and above students competing with each other for limited 7,292 seats in various engineering institutes of Himachal Pradesh every year. This year HPCET will commence in the month of May, it is scheduled on 13th of May 2017, it is offline mode examination. All the details regarding HPCET 2017 as in its Eligibility criteria, Application form process, Exam pattern, Admit card, Exam dates and results are mentioned below.

Latest News on HPCET 2017:-

  • February 14, 2017 – The Himachal Pradesh Technical University (HPTU), Hamirpur for released the Himachal Pradesh Common Entrance Test (HPCET 2017) examination dates will be held on May 13 and May 14. All aspirants are requested to apply latest by April 29.
HPCET 2017 Exam Summary
Exam Name Himachal Pradesh Common Entrance Test
Commonly Known as HPCET
Exam Category Under Graduate
Exam Level State Level
Conducting Authority Himachal Pradesh Technical University (HPTU)

HPCET 2017 Eligibility Criteria

  • Aspirants of the exam must fulfil the conditions set for the exam by the organising body and eligibility norms set by the authorities. It’s important that all aspirants meet the eligibility criteria of HPCET 2017 before they start filling the application form for the entrance exam.
  • 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.
  • Candidates 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.
10+2 or equivalent Aggregate of 45% (General)
Aggregate of 40% (Reserved)

HPCET 2017 Exam Dates

Application Form begins 2nd March 2017
Final Date for Submission of Application Form 29th April 2017
Release of Admit Card 2nd week of May 2017
HPCET 2017 Exam 13th May 2017
Result Announcement Last week of May 2017
Counselling 2nd week of June 2017

HPCET 2017 Application Form

  • HPCET 2017 Application Form will be available in online mode only, for taking part in the entrance exam, the application form needs to be submitted to the HPTU.
  • The candidates can download HPCET application form from its official website, which will be available by The Himachal Pradesh University official portal from 2nd March 2017.
  • Applying for HPCET 2017 must ensure that they fulfil the eligibility criteria of HPCET and fill the application form before the deadline.
    Application fees
  • The application fee of HPCET 2017 for the General candidates is Rs 1250/-
  • The application fee of HPCET 2017 for the candidates belonging to SC/ST/BPL category is Rs. Rs 1100/-
  • The candidates can remit the fee for application via credit/debit card or through e-challan

HPCET 2017 Exam Pattern

 Sr. No  Subjects  Total Question  Marks Allotted
 1  Physics  50 100
 2  Chemistry  50  100
 3  Mathematics  50  100
  • HPCET 2017 will be conducted in 3 hours
  • Each of the 3 sections will have the same value of 50 questions each.
  • The test will be conducted in English.
  • Each correct answer will score 2 marks, Half or 1/4th marks will be the negative marking for each incorrect answer.

HPCET 2017 Admit Card

  • The admit card of the HPCET 2017 exam will be released in the second week of May 2017 and will be made available online by Himachal Pradesh Technical University.
  • The admit card of HPCET 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.
  • Please Note: If a candidate fails to bring the admit card on the exam day, then he/she shall not be permitted to sit for the written exam and hence the selection process.

HPCET Admit Card 2017 content

  • Name of the applicant
  • Father‘s name
  • Photograph of the candidate
  • Address of the test centre
  • Test date

NOTE – All the candidates are requested to cross check the details, spellings and error on an e-admit card (online) before downloading their respected admit card. 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 2017 Result

The result of the exam of HPCET 2017 will be released in last week of May 2017, it will be determined by the exam conducting authorities and will be uploaded on the website of Himachal Pradesh Technical University. The rank card & the result of HPCET 2017 show the score and rank of every candidate. 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 Participating Institutes 2017

S.No. Participating Institutes
1. J.N. Govt. Engineering College, Bhechandhar, Sundernagar, Distt. Mandi
2. Atal Bihari Vajpayee Govt Institute of Engineering and Technology, Pragatinagar, Distt. Shimla
3. Govt. Engg. College Jeory, Rampur
4. Rajiv Gandhi Government Engineering College Campus Nagrota Bagwan, District Kangra
5. Bells Institute of Management & Technology, Knowledge City Mehli, Distt. Shimla
6. DevBhumy Institute of Engineering & Technology, Village Chandpur, Tehsil Haroli, Dist. Una
7. Green Hills Engineering College, Gandhi Gram, Kumarhatti Nahan Road, P.O. Bohali, Dist. Solan
8. Himachal Institute of Engineering & Technology, Vidyanagar
9. K.C. Group of Research and Professional Institute, Pandoga
10. Himachal Institute of Technology, Rampur Ghat Road
11. IITT College of Engineering, Kala Amb, Kala Amb
12. L.R. Institute of Engineering & Technology
13. Shiva Institute of Engineering & Technology, Bilaspur
14. T.R. Abhilashi Memorial Institute of Engineering & Technology, Mandi
15 Himalayan Institute of Engineering & Technology, Kala Amb
16 MIT College of Engineering & Management, Barsar
17 SIRDA Institute of Engineering Technology NH-21, Naulakha
18 Vaishno College of Engineering, Nurpur

B.Tech programmes offered by participating institutes of HP CET 2017

Important Notification - Admission Open for B.Tech Program
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S.No. B.Tech Branch
1 Computer Science & Engineering
2 Electronics & Communication Engineering
3 Electrical & Electronics Engineering
4 Civil Engineering
5 Electrical Engineering
6 Mechanical Engineering
7 Information Technology
8 Textile Engineering
9 Production Engineering
10 Automobile Engineering

HPCET 2017 Syllabus for Physics

  • The laws of Motion
  • Physics and Measurement
  • Motions Rotation
  • Work, Energy, and Power
  • Theory of Gases Dynamics
  • Properties of Solids and Liquids
  • Oscillations and Waves
  • Current Power
  • The Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
  • Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current
  • The Current and the Magnetic Effects of Magnetism
  • Electronic Equipment
  • Electromagnetic Waves
  • Communication Systems
  • Atoms and Nuclei
  • Hands-on Skills

HPCET 2017 Syllabus for Chemistry

  • Matters States
  • Atomic Structure
  • Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry
  • Redox reactions and electricity
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Co – Ordination compounds
  • Oxygen-containing organic compounds
  • Surface Chemistry
  • Periods of properties and classification of the elements
  • Isolation of principles and methodology metals
  • S – Black Elements
  • Chemical Thermodynamics
  • P – block Elements
  • D – F Block Elements
  • Refined and depiction of organic compounds
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Some of the basic principle of organic chemistry
  • Chemical bonding and Molecular structure
  • 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
  • Mathematical induction
  • Binomial theorem and its common applications
  • Differential equations
  • Integral Calculus
  • Limit, continuity, and Differentiability
  • Three-dimensional geometry
  • Statistics and probability
  • Mathematical reasoning
  • Coordinate geometry
  • Vector algebra
  • Vector Calculus
  • Numerical Methods
  • Linear algebra
  • Partial differential equations
  • Complex variables
  • Ordinary differential equations
  • Probability and Statistics
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