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Himachal Pradesh Common Entrance Test HPCET 2017
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Himachal Pradesh Technical University, Hamirpur

(A State Govt. University Enacted by an Act of State Legislative Assembly), Gandhi Chowk, Hamirpur-177001 HP), Phone No.: 01972-224153, Email: registrarhimtu@gmail.com, Website www.himtu.ac.in

HPCET 2017 for Admission to various Technical and Professional Courses

Himachal Pradesh Technical University offers B.Tech, M.Tech, B.Pharmacy, B.Pharmacy (Ayurveda), M.Pharmacy, MCA and MBA Programmes for the session 2017-18. The admissions will be made through a State Level Entrance Test (HPCET-2017).

About HIMTU

Himachal Pradesh Technical University is a Public University in Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh, India. The Act of State Legislature of Himachal Pradesh established this University in 2011

About HPCET

Himachal Pradesh Common Entrance Test (HPCET) Himachal Pradesh Technical University Established under the Act No 16 of 2010 of State Legislature of H.P. offers Education in various branches of Engineering & Technology, Pharmacy Computer Application & Management through its affiliated institutions

Online application are invited form eligible candidates interested to appear in Common Entrance Test (HPCET-2017) for admission to B.Tech, M.Tech, B.Pharmacy, M.Pharmacy, MCA and MBA Program

Courses offered

MBA

MCA

B.Tech (Direct Entry/Lateral Entry)

B.Pharm (Allopathy & Ayurveda)

M.Tech

M.Pharmacy

HPCET 2017 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates appearing in HPCET-2017 for seeking admissions to a particular course must fulfill the eligibility criteria for the corresponding course as per AICTE norms

For B.Tech (Direct Entry): Candidates must have passed 10+2or its equivalent exam from a recognized Board or University with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the

Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology subject securing at least 45% marks (40% in case for candidate belonging to reserved category) in the above subjects taken together

For B.Pharm (Direct Entry): Candidates must have passed 10+2 examination conducted by the respective State/Central Govt. authorities recognized as equivalent to 10+2 examination by the Association of Indian University (AIU) with English as one of the subjects and Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology as optional subjects individually

However, the students possessing 10+2 qualification from non-formal and non-class rooms based schools such as National Institute of Open Schooling; open school systems of States etc. shall not be eligible for admission to B.Pharmacy Course

Provided that a student should complete the age of 17 years on or before 31st Dec.-2017 of the year of admission to the course

For B.Pharm (Ayurveda): The candidate must have passed 10+2 examination from a recognized Board with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as compulsory subjects with at least 45% marks (40% in case of candidate belonging to reserved category) in the above subjects taken together

For M.Tech: Recognized Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in the relevant field obtaining at least 50% marks (45% marks in case of candidate belonging to reserved category) at the qualifying Examination

For M.Pharmacy: Recognized Bachelor in Pharmacy or equivalent degree obtaining at least 55% marks (50% marks in case of candidate belonging to reserved category) at the qualifying Examination

For MBA: Recognized Bachelor’s degree of minimum three years duration with at least 50% marks (45% marks in case of candidate belonging to reserved category) at the qualifying Examination

For MCA: Recognized Bachelor’s degree of minimum three years duration with Mathematics at 10+2 level or at Graduate level securing at least 50% marks (45% marks in case of candidate belonging to reserved category) at the qualifying Exam from a recognized University

Note

The candidates who are appearing for their final examination of 10+2/Bachelor Degree exam in March/April, 2017 shall be allowed to appear in HPCET-2017, but the final selection is subject to their satisfying the above said eligibility conditions.

Admission Criteria

a) Admission to the above programmes will be made strictly on the basis of merit or rank/marks obtained in the National Level Entrance Test/HPCET-2017 subject to fulfillment of minimum educational qualification

b) The Merit/Score of the HPCET-2017 shall be considered only after exhausting Merit/Score of respective National Level Entrance Test

i. MBA: Merit Score of National Level Entrance Test i.e. CMAT, CAT, MAT-AIMA etc. or HPCET-2017 conducted by HP Technical University

ii. MCA: HPCET-2017 conducted by HP Technical University

iii. B.Tech (Direct Entry): JEE (Main)-2017 conducted by CBSE or HPCET-2017 conducted by HP Technical University

iv. B.Pharmacy (Allopathy & Ayurveda): HPCET-2017 conducted by HP Technical University

v. M.Tech: GATE or HPCET-2017 conducted by HP Technical University

vi. M.Pharmacy: GPAT or HPCET-2017 conducted by HP Technical University

Note: Admission to the above programme will be made strictly on the basis of merit or rank/marks obtained in the National Level Entrance Exam/ State Level Entrance Exam subject to fulfillment of minimum education qualifications as per AICTE/University norms

Seats Available

The seats available in different Institutions in undergraduate and post graduate programmes for the year 2017-18 are given in the prospectus.

Reservation of Seats

As per State/Central Govt. rules candidates belonging to certain categories are admitted to seats reserved for them based on relaxed criteria, these categories are:

a) Other Backward Classes (OBC) - Non Creamy Layer as per the Central list of Other Backward Classes available on National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC), Govt. of India website www.ncbc.nic.in

b) Scheduled Castes (SC)

c) Scheduled Tribes (ST)

The benefit of reservation for admission will be given only for Himachal Bonafide applicants and the applicants belonging to other States will be treated under General Category only

HPCET 2017 Exam Pattern

HPCET-2017 Entrance Test for different programmes/courses will be conducted in the second week of May 2017

The Entrance Test for each course shall be conducted in Single Offline (Pen & Paper Based Test) Mode

All questions shall be objective type (multiple-choice questions); each question with choice of four-answers

The candidate will have to choose one correct answer only. Each correct answer fetches 2 (two) marks, while each incorrect answer has a penalty of 0.5 mark

No marks shall be awarded for questions not attempted

Schedule of Entrance Exam (tentative)

For MBA

Date of Test: Second week of May 2017 (10.00 AM to 12.00 Noon)

Tentative Date of Declaration of Result: Last week of May 2017

For MCA

Date of Test: Second week of May 2017 (02.00 PM to 04.00 PM)

Tentative Date of Declaration of Result: Last week of May 2017

For B.Tech (Direct Entry) & B.Pharmacy, B.Pharmacy (Ayurveda)

Date of Test: Second week of May 2017 (10.00 AM to 01.00 PM)

Tentative Date of Declaration of Result: Last week of May 2017

For M.Tech & M.Pharmacy

Date of Test: Second week of May 2017 (02.00 PM to 05.00 PM)

Tentative Date of Declaration of Result: Last week of May 2017

Exam Centres

Bilaspur, Chamba, Dharmashala, Hamirpur, Kullu, Nurpur, Mandi, Shimla, Nahan, Solan, Una, Palampur, Paonta Sahib, Nalagarh, Jammu, Imphal, Gangtok, Chandigarh

How to Apply

All candidates have to apply online; the Information Brochure can be downloaded from the University Website at www.himtu.ac.in

Submission of Application Form: The Application Form duly completed should be checked; if all the items have been correctly filled and appropriate codes indicating your exact choice have been put in the right spaces provided against each

Also, ensure that you have adhered to the instructions for completing the online Application Form before submitting it

Incomplete Application Form shall not be considered and no correspondence shall be made in this regard; the Application Form once submitted cannot be taken back under any circumstances nor shall the application fee deposited be refunded in any case. Any application submitted after the prescribed last date will not be accepted

The applicants are required to pay the Application Processing cum Test Fee given in below:

i) e-Challan mode

ii) Net banking /Credit card/Debit card

Application Processing cum Test Fee for each course

i. SC/ST/BPL: Rs.1400/-

ii. Others: Rs.1550/-

In case the Application Processing cum Test Feeis paid through e-challan/credit/debit card, the candidateis required to pay an additional processing charge, if any as per the bank norms

Admit Card

The e-Admit card will be made available for candidates on the University website i.e. www.himtu.ac.in; candidate should enter the Application Form number to download the e-Admit card

The e-Admit card will indicate the e-Admit card number, photograph of the student, address of the test centre and test date; discrepancies, if any, must be brought to the notice of the Controller of Examinations, HP

Technical University, Gandhi Chowk, Hamirpur (HP) immediately

Candidates should take a print out of the e-Admit card using the print option on A4 size paper only

Please ensure that all information on the e-Admit card including photograph is clearly visible on the print out

For latest information related to HPCET-2017, please visit University’s Website www.himtu.ac.in

Important Dates for HPCET 2017 (Tentative)

Opening of Online Application for all Courses/ Programmes: First week of March 2017

Closing Date of Receiving Online Applications for B.Tech, B.Pharm & B.Pharm (Ayurveda): First week of May 2017

Closing Date of Receiving Online Applications for MBA, MCA, M.Tech and M.Pharmacy: Last week of May 2017

Dates of HP Common Entrance Test (HPCET)

For B.Tech/B.Pharm/B.Pharm (Ayur): 2nd week of May 2017 (Morning Session)

For MBA Programme: First week of June 2017 (Morning Session)

For MCA Programme: First week of June 2017 (Evening Session)

For M.Tech/M.Pharmacy: First week of June 2017 (Evening Session)

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