HPCET 2021: Dates, Eligibility, Registration, Syllabus, Pattern | EducationAsia.in

HPCET is a state-level entrance exam conducted by Himachal Pradesh Technical University(HPTU) every year to give admissions to BTech./BPharmacy/BPharmacy (Ayurveda), M.Tech, M.Pharmacy, MCA, and MBA in of Himachal Pradesh.

HPCET 2021 Schedule:

Events Important Dates (tentative)
Release of application form 1st week of March, 2021
Final date to submit filled application form Last week of March, 2021
HPCET 2021 Admit Card 1st week of May, 2021
HPCET 2021 Examination 2nd week of May, 2021
Release of Answer Key 2nd week of May, 2021
Declaration of Result Last week of May, 2021
Start of HPCET 2021 Counselling 1st week of June, 2021

HPCET 2021 Admit card:

The admit card for HPCET 2021 will be released by the authorities of HPTU after the successful registration of the candidates. The admit card is expected to be released in the 1st week of May this year. The admit card is a mandatory thing while appearing for the exam.

How To Download The HPCET 2021 Admit card Online?

  • Visit the official website of HPTU
  • Log in using your respective credentials
  • Check the admit card shown on the screen
  • Download and take a copy for exam

HPCET 2021 Syllabus:

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, Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation, Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current, Current and Magnetic Effects of Magnetism, Electronic Equipment, Electromagnetic Waves, Communication Systems, Atoms and Nuclei, Hands-on Skills.


States of Matter, Atomic Structure, Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry, Redox Reactions and Electricity, Chemical Kinetics, Chemical Thermodynamics, Chemical Bonding, and Molecular Structure, Surface Chemistry, Periods of Properties and Classification of Elements, Isolation of Principles and Methodology Metals, S-Block Elements, Co-Ordination Compounds, P-Block Elements, D-F Block Elements, Refined and Depiction of Organic Compounds, Environmental Chemistry, Some Basic Principle of Organic Chemistry, Oxygen-Containing Organic Chemistry, Chemistry of Everyday Life, Nitrogen-Rich Organic Compounds, Practical Chemistry-Related Related Principles.

Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equation, 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.

Click Here To Download HPCET 2021 Syllabus

HPCET 2021 Exam Pattern:

Examination Mode Offline
Duration 3 hours
Mode of Language English
Section Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics
Number of Questions 150 Questions
Marking Scheme Each correct answer carries 2 marks
Negative Marking 1/4th marks will be deducted for each wrong answer

HPCET 2021 Cutoff:

The cut off is the minimum mark required to qualify the exam. The candidates have to secure at-least the cut-off mark to be qualified for the exam. The cut of for HPCET 2021 will be declared by HPTU soon after the declaration of the result. However, while deciding the cut off mark there are some factors which are taken into consideration. These are No. of candidates, No. of seats, Difficulty level of the exam, Seat reservation policies, Previous year admission trends.

HPCET 2021 Application form:

Category Fee for B.Tech Fee for M.Tech
General Rs. 1550/- Rs. 1550/-
SC/ST/BPL Rs. 1400 /- Rs. 1400/-

Mode of payment:
The application fee amount can be submitted in any of the following modes-

  • Offline via e-challan
  • Online via credit/debit card/net banking

HPCET 2021 Exam Centres:
Bilaspur, Paonta Sahib, Mandi, Hamirpur, Shimla, Jammu, Kullu, Solan, Chamba, Una, Dharamshala, Palampur, Nalagarh, Nurpur, Nahan, Chandigarh.

HPCET 2021 Counselling

The registration process for the counseling session will be conducted online. The registration will start from the 1st week of June tentatively. Qualified candidates will be able to attain the counseling session after the successful completion of registration. The admission will be processed keeping both JEE Main and HPCET in mind.

HPCET 2021 Result:

The exam conducting authorities of HPCET will declare the result for the entrance exam in last week of May of 2021. The result will be available on the official website of HPTU. The candidates who appeared for the exam can check their results by logging in to the official website.

How To Check HPCET 2021 Result Online?

  • Visit the official website of HPCET 2021
  • Go to the link showing HPCET 2021 Result
  • Log in using your respective credentials (Roll No, Name of Candidate)
  • Check the result on screeen and download and print a copy for future use.

HPCET 2021 Answer Key:

The Answer key for HPCET 2021 will be available on the same day of the commencement of the exam. Candidates will be able to get the answer key by visiting the official website of HPCET 2021. After the release of the answer key, the students will be able to evaluate performance and calculate their probable score. In case of any wrong information, the candidates can also complain against the official answer key with valid proofs.

HPCET 2021 Eligibility:

For B.Tech candidates:

  • Candidates should have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination from any recognized Board or University.
  • Candidates should have Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/Technical Vocational subjects.
  • Candidates should a minimum of 45% marks (40% for reserved category) in the above subjects taken together.
For M.Tech candidates:
  • Candidates should have passed bachelor’s degree (BE/B.Tech) in relevant branch of Engineering/Technology or equivalent from any recognized University/Institution.
  • Candidates should have a minimum of 50% marks (45% for reserved category) in the qualifying examination.

HPCET 2021 FAQs:

Q: Who conducts the HPCET 2021 Entrance test?
A: The HPCET 2021 entrance exam is being conducted by Himachal Pradesh Technical University.

Q: Which course can I apply for if I pass the HP CET?
A: The courses in which the candidates can apply through the HP CET are BHMCT, BBA, B.Tech, B.Pharma, BCA, M.Tech, M.Pharmacy, M.Sc., MBA, MCA. 

Q: Is there any negative marking in HPCET 2021?
A: Yes, 1/4th of the allotted mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer in HP CET 2021.

Q: In which mode the HP CET 2021 will be conducted?
A: The HP CET 2021 will be conducted in offline mode i.e. paper-based. The exam is set to be conducted in the month of May 2020.

Q: Can I change any details after I have submitted the application form for HP CET 2021?
A: No, once the application form for HP CET 2021 is submitted you cannot change any details. So candidates have to carefully fill up the application form.

Q: Is the syllabus for HP CET the same for all the courses?
A: No, the HP CET has a different set of syllabus and questions for different courses.

Q: What are the steps to download the HP CET 2021 admit card?
A: Steps to download the HP CET 2021 admit card are:

  • Visit the official website of HPTU
  • Log in using your respective credentials
  • Check the admit card shown on the screen
  • Download and take a copy for exam

Q: Can I fill apply for HPU CET 2021 in offline mode?
A: No, the application form for HP CET 2021 is available only at the official website and candidates have to fill in online mode only.

Q: What are the documents and its specification that are needed to be uploaded during the application form fill up?
A: Documents and their specifications that are needed to be uploaded during the application form fill up of HP CET 2021 are:

  • Photograph: JPEG format and not more than 50KB
  • Signature: JPEG format and not more than 30KB

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