HPCET Exam Dates 2017

    Simran Nigam Simran Nigam
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    Himachal Pradesh Technical University will conduct the HPCET 2017 in an offline mode for admission to B. Tech courses on May 13, 2017 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. The application form has released online March 02. The last to apply for HPCET 2017 is April 29, 2017. However, the duly filled in application form of HPCET 2017 must reach the Controller of Examination on or before May 1, 2017.

    Through the common entrance test, candidates will be able to take admission in around ten different B. Tech courses offered by its affiliated institutes. The admission will be done on the basis of JEE Main 2017 scores and through HPCET 2017. Admit card of HPCET 2017 will be issued to only those candidates who will successfully apply for it, tentatively in the first week of May 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 about all the important dates of HPCET 2017 beforehand so as to avoid missing on any event. Go through the article to check all important dates of HPCET 2017.

    HPCET 2017 Application Dates

    The entire HPCET 2017 application form will be carried out online and candidates must submit the filled in form on or before April 29, 2017. Candidates must ensure that all the information entered in the application form is correct before submitting it.

    Candidates have to pay the entrance examination fee through e- challan mode or through net banking/ credit card/ debit card. Incomplete application form will not be considered. The application fee will not be refunded either. The printout of the application form must be signed by parents/guardians and sent via email or by post to the “Controller of Examination” and the same must reach the office on or before May 1, 2017.

    Fee Structure:

    SC/ ST/ BPLINR 1400/-
    OthersINR 1550/-

    Check HPCET 2017 Syllabus

    HPCET Application Process has begun from March 02, 2017. The exam is scheduled on May 13 - 14, 2017. The other important dates for the HPCET 2017 are as follows:

    HPCET 2017Application Process Dates
    Online HPCET application Form has begun fromMarch 02, 2017
    Online application form closing dateApril 29, 2017

    HPCET 2017 Admit Card Dates

    Admit Card of HPCET 2017 will be made available online by Himachal Pradesh Technical University, tentatively in the first week of May 2017. Candidates will not be permitted to appear for the test without valid e-admit card. The e-admit card duly signed by Controller of Examinations (COE) will be made available to candidates on the University website, i.e., www.himtu.ac.in. The candidates should download e-admit card by entering the application form number.

    The e-admit card will contain the e-admit card number, photograph of the student, address of the examination center and examination date. Discrepancies, if any, must be brought to the notice of the Controller of Examinations, Himachal Pradesh Technical University, Gandhi Chowk, Hamirpur (H.P.)-177001 immediately.

    The important dates regarding HPCET 2017 Admit card is as follows:

    HPCET 2017Admit Card Dates
    Issuing of Admit Card1st week of May 2017

    HPCET 2017 Exam Dates

    HPCET 2017 for each course shall be conducted in single offline (pen and paper based test) mode. All questions shall be objective type multiple choice questions. The candidate will have to choose one correct answer only. Two marks shall be awarded for each correct answer and 0.5 mark shall be deducted for each wrong answer.

    The question paper for B. Tech, B. Pharmacy and B. Pharmacy (Ayurveda) programmes shall be common. However, candidate attempting Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry shall be eligible for admission to B. Tech or B. Pharmacy course whereas the candidate who will attempt Physics, Chemistry and Biology shall be eligible for admission to B. Pharmacy or B. Pharmacy (Ayurveda).

    HPCET 2017Exam Dates
    B. Tech., B. Pharmacy & B. Pharmacy (Ayurveda)May 13, 2017 (9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon)
    M. Tech & M. PharmacyMay 13, 2017 (9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon)
    MBAMay 14, 2017 (9:00 AM to 11:00 AM)
    MCAMay 14, 2017 (2:00 PM to 4:00 PM)

    HPCET 2017 Result & Answer Key Dates

    After the conduct of HPCET, the board releases the separate answer key of each paper. Evaluation of marks for each subject group will be as per final official answer key.

    Discrepancy in HPCET 2017 Answer Key

    If the candidates are not satisfied by the HPCET Answer key, then they can challenge the answer key. The complaint should be sent to the Controller of Examination, H.P. Technical University, Gandhi Chowk, Hamirpur-177001 within two days from the date of exam.

    The result of HPCET-2017 will be uploaded on the University website i.e. www.himtu.ac.in on or before May 29, 2017 and will also be available on the Notice Board of the University. The result of each candidate will be provisional. The candidates are advised to download their result card from the University website for producing the same at the time of counselling.

    HPCET 2017 Counselling Dates

    Counselling of HPCET 2017 will start from June 01, 2017. The qualified candidates will be selected on the basis of JEE Main 2017 or HPCET 2017. The first 50% seats will be allotted to the candidates qualifying in JEE Main 2017 and the remaining seats will be allotted to the qualified candidates of HPCET. Candidates will require registering for the counselling process. Candidates have to fill up the application form. Candidates must be present in person at the time of counselling.

    Once the result is declared the candidate will have to come for counselling as per the schedule defined. The candidate must appear in person for counselling as per the schedule defined.

    Schedule for Round 2 counselling (on the basis of HPCET 2017) is given below-

    CategoryTentative Date
    All Reserved Categories excluding OBCJuly 22, 2017
    OBCJuly 23, 2017
    General CategoryJuly 24, 2017
    Last date for reporting to the concerned InstituteJuly 26, 2017
    Declaration of vacant seats by the respective CollegesJuly 27, 2017

    Counselling Schedule on the basis of 10+2 Marks (if seats remain vacant) is given below-

    Category DetailsTentative Date and Time
    All Reservation Categories excluding OBCMay 28, 2017
    OBCMay 29, 2017
    General CategoryMay 30, 2017

    Counselling Schedule for Admission to B. TECH (Lateral Entry Scheme) is given below-

    Category DetailsTentative Date and Time
    All Reserved CategoriesJuly 25, 2017
    General CategoryJuly 25, 2017

    Counselling Schedule for Admission to M. TECH Program is given below in the table-

    Exam DetailsCategory DetailsTentative Date and Time
    GATE 2017Reserved and General CategoryJuly 18, 2017
    HPCET 2017All Reserved CategoriesJuly 22, 2017
    HPCET 2017General CategoryJuly 23, 2017



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