HP PAT 2019 is organised by HP TEB, Dharamshala, annually. Himachal Pradesh Polytechnic admission test is a state level exam for the candidates seeking admission into 1st year and lateral entry into various diploma courses. This examination enables admissions to various government and private (unaided) Polytechnic institutes in the state of Himachal Pradesh. All the information regarding the exams is provided in the article below.
So far only the tentative dates have been released, candidates can prepare for the examination by keeping the following dates in mind.
|Application form||3rd week of April, 2019|
|Last date of submission application form||2nd week of May, 2019|
|Admit card||3rd week of May, 2019|
|Exam||3rd week of May, 2019|
|Answer key||4th week of May, 2019|
|Result||Last week of May, 2019|
|Counselling||1st week of June, 2019|
HP PAT 2019 Application form
Aspirants are advised to go through HP PAT 2019 application prospectus before filling the application form.
Application form shall be made available through the online mode only.
Candidates shall be able to start the from filling process by the third week of April 2019 can week of May 2019.
After filling the personal and the academic information as asked in the form, candidates are required to upload a scanned copy of photo and signature in the application form.
HP PAT 2019 Application fee
- General Category Candidates need to pay Rs. 650 as application fee.
- Reserved category (OBC/ SC/ ST) candidates need to pay application fee.
- Both forms of payment are available for the convenience of the candidates.
- Online payment mode can be used to make the payment debit card/ credit card/ net banking.
- Candidates applying through offline mode can use SBI Bank challan.=
HP PAT 2019 Eligibility criteria
All the candidates who are interested in applying for HP PAT exam 2019 are advised to go through the eligibility criteria before moving forward with form filling procedure.
Candidates with Himachal Pradesh State domicile or belonging to Himachal Pradesh state only are eligible to apply for the exam. They shall have to produce a state bonafide/ domicile, whatever is applicable, at the time of admission.
Candidate must have passed 10th or equivalent exam from a recognised board or university in order to be eligible to take the examination.
It is mandatory to have obtained 35% marks in the qualifying examination with Mathematics, Science and English as necessary subjects.
Candidates appearing in the qualifying examination are also eligible to apply.
HP PAT 2019 Exam pattern
The mode of examination will be through offline mode in which candidates are required to mark the correct answer on the OMR sheet which shall be provided in the examination hall.
A total of 3 hours duration will be provided to complete the exam.
A total of 150 questions will be asked in the exam.
Questions asked shall be of multiple type choice where options shall be provided.
Candidates are supposed to mark the correct answer on the OMR sheet.
For each correct answer 4 marks shall be awarded.
For each incorrect answer one mark shall be deducted.
The exam will be both Hindi and English languages.
The distribution of questions as per the subjects is as follows
HP PAT 2019 Syllabus
Candidates are advised to be prepared for the topics from the subjects such as Chemistry, Mathematics, English and Physics.
Majority of the exam will be prepared from the syllabus of class 10th.
Candidates are expected to have a thorough understanding of the basics concepts as the questions will be NCERT based.
HP PAT 2019 Admit card
Admit card will be made available to the candidates after successfully filling the application form, it is expected to be released by the third week of May 2019.
It will be made available through online mode and candidates can download it from the online portal by logging in and entering the registration number.
Candidates are advised to keep a printout of the downloaded admit card as they shall be expected to produce it in the examination hall without which the entry will not be possible.
At the same time they can save the admit card for future references.
HP PAT 2019 Results
Authorities are expected to publish the answer key by the 4th week of May 2019 so that the candidates can have an idea about their performance in the exam.
In case of any discrepancies in the answers, candidates are expected to report to the authorities immediately.
Once the exam is conducted successfully the results will be declared through online mode.
Candidates can check their results by providing the application number on the window displaying the results.
The results are expected to be released in the last week of May 2019.
On the basis of the results merit list will be prepared by the Himachal Pradesh Takniki Shiksha board which shall help in the admission procedure.
Merit list shall be based on the overall performance of the candidates participating in the examination.
HP PAT 2019 Counselling
Counselling will be conducted through online mode and is expected to begin from the first week of June.
Depending upon the availability of seats the counselling may take place in multiple rounds.
If the seats remain vacant, centralised offline counselling will be conducted in which the students can seek admission on the basis of their result.
Candidates will be expected to fill the choices and seats will be allotted as per the preferences of the candidates.
Candidates shall have to download the allotment letter from the website and report to the Polytechnic institution for the document verification.
A list of the documents which needs to be submitted at the time of document verification is given below-
- Admit Card and result card
- Date of birth (proof)
- Marksheet of qualifying examination
- Himachal Pradesh State Bonafede / domicile
- Category certificate (if applicable)
- Character certificate
- Aadhar card
- Medical fitness certificate
- Bank account number / IFSC code