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HPU B.ED. 2019 Exam Pattern and Syllabus

Updated On - October 24th 2018 by JAINAB ALVI

HPU B. ED. 2019 is a national level examination conducted by Himachal Pradesh University in Himachal Pradesh. This exam admits candidates into 2 year B.Ed program. This exam will be conducted in the 1st week of June 2019. HPU B.ED 2019 is offline with pen and paper. Admissions will be based on the marks scored and rank acquired by them.

The pattern of this examination is announced by the examination conduction authorities which includes marking scheme, syllabus, recommended books and marks distribution online on Himachal Pradesh University’s official website.

A total of 150 objective type questions will be prompted in the test which needs to be completed in 120 minutes. The topics which would be covered are General Awareness, Language and Comprehension, Logical Reasoning, Knowledge of National Commission and Committees on Education and Teaching Aptitude and Attitude.

HPU B.Ed. 2019 Pattern Highlights

All the important highlights of HPU B.Ed. 2019 examination are tabulated below:

Exam modeOffline
Number of papers1
Number of questions150
Number of sections5
Question paper typeObjective type
NEST total marks150
Exam duration120 minutes
Exam languageEnglish

HPU B.Ed. 2019 Exam Pattern in Detail

HPU B.Ed. 2019 entrance test is conducted offline by Himachal Pradesh University, at respective centers in Himachal Pradesh allotted to the candidates. A total of 150 objective type questions will appear which needs to be resolved in 2 hrs. Candidate will be awarded 1 mark for each correct answer.

Sections in HPU B.Ed. question paper are tabulated below:

SectionNumber of questionsMarks
General Awareness3030
Language and Comprehension4040
Logical Reasoning2020
Knowledge of National Commissions2020
Teaching Aptitude and Attitude4040

The examination conducting authority designs HPU B.Ed. questions in to examine a candidate’s analytic and understanding ability in a subject or section.

HPU B.Ed. 2019 Marking Scheme

This exam will be of 150 marks with 150 questions. The question paper will be further divided into 5 sections i.e. General awareness (India and Himachal Pradesh) and Language & Comprehension (Hindi and English) carries 40 marks each. The third section Logical Reasoning carries 30 marks whereas Knowledge of National Commissions carries 20 marks and Teaching Aptitude & Attitude carries 10 marks. The marking scheme is as follows:

There will be only one correct answer for each question.

  • 1 mark will be awarded for a correct answer.
  • There will be no negative marking for incorrect answers.
  • The number of questions might be changed every year for HPU B.Ed. exam as per Himachal Pradesh University.

NOTE: All the details mentioned in this article are tentative and subject to change as per discretion. Candidates must check them time and again on the official website of HPU.

HPU B.Ed. 2019 Syllabus

The syllabus of HPU B.Ed. 2019 examination is segregated into five sections respectively. Candidates must have a graduate degree to give an attempt and be at ease while preparing for all the sections in the question paper. The syllabus decided by Himachal Pradesh University, needs to be understood precisely by candidates to score qualifying marks.

The five sections comprise of different topics listed below:

  1. General Awareness
GeographyArt and Architecture
Famous Historical PlacesTransportation
Fairs and FestivalsCommunication
Social Life and Customs-
  1. Language and Comprehension
Spot the ErrorImprovement of Sentences
Fill upsActive/Passive voice of Verbs
Synonyms-AntonymsConversion into Direct/Indirect Narration
Spell check/miss-spelt wordsShuffling of Sentence Parts
Idioms and PhrasesShuffling of Sentences in a Passage, Closed and Comprehension Passage
One Word Substitution-
  1. Logical Reasoning
Introduction to LogicBlood Relations
SyllogismsVenn Diagrams
Logical ConnectivesCubes
Binary LogicClocks
Logical Sentence and MatchingCalendars
Seating ArrangementNumber and Letter Series
  1. Knowledge of National Commission and Committees on Education

Candidates must have the knowledge of National Commission and Committees on Education. Books dedicated to the syllabus of HPU B.Ed. can be referred for the examination.

  1. Teaching Aptitude and Attitude

Understanding different techniques for teaching must be understood by the candidates, for that, Abha Malik is the best for the preparation.

HPU B.Ed. 2019 Recommended Books

Below-mentioned are some books needed by candidates appearing for HPU B.Ed. 2019 to prepare:

Book NameAuthor
General Knowledge & Awareness 2019Disha Experts
Himachal Pradesh General KnowledgeDr. Syed
English Language and Comprehension English to EnglishHari Mohan Prasad, Swetali Mohan
Modern Approach to Logical ReasoningR.S. Aggarwal
Teaching Aptitude and Attitude Test Useful for B.Ed. Entrance Exams Conducted by Various UniversitiesAbha Mailk (Arihant)

HPU B.Ed. 2019- Important Instructions

A few guidelines proposed by the Himachal Pradesh University, that candidates are required to abide by are bulleted below:

  • All answers must be marked on the OMR sheet with blue or black ballpoint pen.
  • Candidates need to darken the round bubble against the answer properly.
  • Any sort of written or stray marks is not allowed on the question paper and OMR sheet.
  • Candidates are recommended to read the instructions carefully mentioned on the first page of the HPU B.Ed. 2019 question paper.
  • Candidates should not fold or damage the OMR Sheet.
  • The OMR sheet must be handed over to present invigilator after the completion of test.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College


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Umesh Chouhan

Merit list is out.... But am I eligible for govt seat rank is 315

21 Aug, 2018 12:06
Akansha Expert

Hi Umesh, Please check this link for getting getting the Cut off marks of Admission under the B.Ed and if your score under the Merit list you will get the seat.

21 Aug, 2018 14:50
priya saini

Next B.ED Entrance Exam will conducted?

30 Jul, 2018 10:11
Garima Bansal

Hi Priya, Please Check the official website of hpu-bed exam To get latest updates regarding B.ED Entrance Exam.

30 Jul, 2018 12:48
Sagar Sandhu

Last date to apply for b.ed entrance exam?

28 May, 2018 08:33
Akansha Expert

Hi Sagar, The last date for submission of B.Ed Entrance Exam is 3rd week of May, 2018.

28 May, 2018 16:12

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