HP PAT 2024: Counselling (Started), Seat Allotment, Admission

HP PAT 2024HP PAT 2024 Counselling (2nd Round) has been started via online mode. Allotment has been released for first round. Himachal Pradesh Polytechnic Admission Test (HP PAT) is conducted by the Himachal Pradesh Takniki Shiksha Board. It is a state level exam conducted for those candidates who are seeking admission in various Diploma Courses in the field of Engineering, Pharmacy and other. Qualified candidates can get admission in various Government and Private Polytechnic Institutions situated in Himachal Pradesh State. In the given article, we have provided the complete details related to HP PAT 2024 exam such as exam dates, answer key, result, counselling etc.

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HP PAT 2024 Result has been declared on 28th May 2024. Check here for result details.

HP PAT 2024 Overview

Full Exam NameHimachal Pradesh Polytechnic Admission Test
Short Exam NameHP PAT
Conducting BodyHimachal Pradesh Takniki Shiksha Board
Frequency of ConductOnce a year
Exam TypeDiploma
Exam LevelState Level Exam
Exam ModeOffline
LanguagesEnglish, Hindi

HP PAT 2024 Exam Dates

Candidates can check below the HP PAT 2024 Exam dates:

EventsDates 2024
Availability of application form28th March 2024
Last date for submitting the application form30th April 2024
Admit card availability10th May 2024
HP PAT 2024 Exam date19th May 2024
Answer Key releases22nd May 2024
Declaration of Result28th May 2024
Counselling starts from10th June 2024

HP PAT 2024 Answer Key

Authority has released the HP PAT answer key on 22nd May 2024. Through online mode, the answer key has been published in the PDF format. It will not be available through any online mode. Candidates can also submit objections against the answer key till 25th May 2025.

Answer key consist of questions with the answers asked in the HP PAT entrance exam. With the help of answer key, candidates are able to predict their score even before the declaration of the result.

HP PAT 2024 Result

The HP PAT 2024 result has been declared by the authority through online mode on the website. It has been published on 28th May 2024. Authority will also prepare the merit list on the basis of scores secured by the candidates in the entrance exam.

To attend the counselling procedure, candidates must secure 90% marks, 155 of total marks (general category). For SC/ ST/ OBC category, candidates will be required 60 marks, 10% of total marks.

HP PAT Participating Institutes

Following are the participating institutes in HP PAT exam:

  • KC Polytechnic, Pandoga
  • Param Veer Chakra Naib Subedar Sanjay Kumar Government Polytechnic, Kalol
  • Sirda Polytechnic, Mandi
  • Government Polytechnic Sundernagar, Mandi
  • Government Polytechnic for Women Kandaghat, Solan H.P.
  • Government Polytechnic Kangra H.P.
  • B.R. Ambedkar Government Polytechnic Ambota Una H.P.
  • Rajiv Gandhi Government Polytechnic Banikhet Chamba H.P.
  • ABVGIET Polytechnic Pragtinagar Shimla H.P.
  • Green Hills Polytechnic Kumarhatti Solan H.P.
  • Himalayan Polytechnic, Sirmour H.P.
  • Devasya Polytechnic, Hamirpur, etc.

HP PAT 2024 Cut Off

The HP PAT cut off 2024 will be the base score needed to get admission in the different polytechnic courses offered by the different institutions through HP PAT exam. Cut off marks will be released through online mode on the website.

The cut-off depends on various elements such as:

  • The number of candidates.
  • The number of seats accessible.
  • Earlier year cut-off marks.
  • The difficulty level of the passage test, etc.

HP PAT 2024 Counselling

Central Admission Selection Committee conducts the online HP PAT 2024 counselling after the declaration of the result on the website. Counselling process is organised from 10th June 2024.

Qualified candidates in the entrance exam are able to participate in the counselling procedure through online mode. Merit list is prepared by the authority on the basis of the entrance exam result. In the counselling rounds, the verification of documents also takes place.

Candidates are required to submit all the necessary documents and block the admission seats into the polytechnic course. To participate in the counselling process, the candidates have to register based on marks obtained by the candidates after which they will be offered the choices of colleges for admission.

Documents Required for Verification:

Following we have provided the list of documents which will be required for the verification process:

  • Counselling Call Letter
  • The original mark sheet and certificate of Class 10th level
  • Age Proof Certificate
  • School leaving/ Transfer Certificate from Institution
  • Caste Certificate (In case of candidates of reserved category)
  • Domicile Certificate and Migration Certificate
  • Character Certificate
  • Certificate of Medical Fitness
  • Three new passport size photographs, etc.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Answer: No, the application form is submitted through online mode only.

Answer: Application form has been released on 30th April 2024.

Answer: Yes, candidates require the domicile certificate of Himachal Pradesh to apply.

Answer: Correction facility for HP PAT 2024 may or may not be provided after final submission of the form.

Answer: Yes, 1 mark is deducted for each incorrect response.

Answer: Candidates have allotted total 180 minutes to solve the paper.

Answer: Application form can be filled till 30th April 2024.

HP PAT 2024 Application Form

Here we have provided the complete instructions related to HP PAT 2024 application form process:

  • HP PAT 2024 application form has been released on 28th March 2024.
  • Registration form is available through online mode only, no offline mode is available for filling the form.
  • Candidates are advised to fulfil the eligibility criteria mentioned in the brochure before applying.
  • At the time of filing the registration form, candidates will be required to provide some necessary details in the form.
  • candidates must enter details i.e. name, parents name, qualification, course & contact details, etc.
  • After filling the form, upload the scanned images of photographs and signature in the given size and format.
  • Review the filled details in the form and submit the application form till 30th April 2024.
  • Candidates are suggested to keep the hardcopy of the application form for further usage.

Documents Required for HP PAT 2024 Registration:

Following are the documents required for filling the HP PAT 2024 application:

  • Aadhaar Card
  • Passport Size Photograph
  • Class 10th passing certificate/ mark sheet
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Scanned Image of Signature and left-hand thumb impression, etc.

Application Fee:

  • Application fee can be submitted through online mode only.
  • Candidates are able to submit the application fee through credit card/ debit card or net banking.
  • Fee is non-refundable.

Below is the application fee for various categories:

CategoryApplication Fee
General Category CandidatesRs. 650/-
OBC/ SC/ ST Category CandidatesRs. 400/-

How to Apply for HP PAT 2024

  • Step – 1: Visit the website of HP PAT (link is given above).
  • Step – 2: Click on the “HP PAT 2024 Registration” link.
  • Step – 3: Provide your basic details to register first.
  • Step – 4: Now login using allotted details at the time of registration.
  • Step – 5: Fill the application form with details such as personal details, academic details and others.
  • Step – 6: Upload the requisite documents in prescribed format.
  • Step – 7: Submit the prescribed amount of fee.
  • Step – 8: Check the filled details once before submitting the form.
  • Step – 9: For further usage in future, take a printout of the form.
Check hereHow to Fill HP PAT Application Form 

HP PAT 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates can check the given below HP PAT eligibility criteria before applying for the exam:

  • Qualification: It is mandatory for the candidates to pass in class 10th or equivalent exam from any recognised board.
  • Domicile: To apply for the exam, candidates must have Himachal Pradesh State domicile.
  • Marks: At least 35% marks in the qualifying exam must be obtained to apply.
  • Appearing: Candidates who are appearing in their 10th level are also eligible.

HP PAT 2024 Exam Pattern

In the given section we have provided HP PAT 2024 exam pattern details:

  • Mode of Exam: Exam has been held through offline (OMR) mode.
  • Duration of Exam: Total 3 hours is provided to solve the paper.
  • Language of Paper: Paper was available in English and Hindi languages.
  • Number of Questions: Total 150 questions were asked in the exam.
  • Maximum Marks: Exam is of total 600 marks.
  • Marking Scheme: 4 marks have awarded for each correct answer.
  • Negative Marking: For each wrong response, 1 mark is deducted.

Check below the section wise pattern for HP PAT 2024 exam:

S. No.SubjectsNo. of QuestionsTotal Marks

HP PAT 2024 Syllabus

Authority is the HP PAT syllabus from 10th level syllabus subjects – Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English.

Following is the syllabus of HP PAT 2024 discussed for various subjects:

For Physics:

ElectrostaticsElectromagnetic Waves
Current ElectricityDual Nature of Radiation and Matter
Magnetic Effects of Current and MagnetismAtoms and Nuclei
Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating CurrentsElectronic Devices

For Mathematics:

Number SystemsTrigonometry
Coordinate GeometryStatistics and Probability

For Chemistry:

Solid Stated- and f- block elements
SolutionsHaloalkanes and Haloarenes
ElectrochemistryAlcohols, Phenols, and Ethers
Surface ChemistryAldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
Chemical KineticsAmines
p-Block ElementsBiomolecules

For English:

Rules of TensesLetter Writing Format
Rules and List of ConjunctionsPrecis Writing
Active and Passive Voice RulesSentence Correction Questions
List of One Word SubstitutionsAdjective Degree of Comparison Rules
List of Homophones/ HomonymsArticle Rules
Idioms and PhrasesDirect and Indirect Speech Rules
Spotting the ErrorSentence Rearrangement and Para Jumbles
Reading ComprehensionCloze Test

HP PAT Preparation Tips

Candidates can follow the given below preparation tips to score well in the exam:

  • Candidates must prepare for the entrance exam according to the prescribed syllabus and the exam pattern.
  • Candidates must clear all the concepts to face any type of questions.
  • Maintain a proper timetable and follow it regularly.
  • To check the preparation for the exam, candidates must attempt an online mock test.
  • Make proper notes and revise them daily.
  • Regular practice must be done by the students from various online and offline study sources.
  • Eat healthy and sleep well to avoid stress and health issues.

HP PAT Exam Centres

HP PAT entrance exam expected to be conducted in various cities. Few of them are mentioned below:

ChambaShahpurRampur Busher
BanikhetReckong PeoRohru
Sujanpur TihraSundernagarNalagarh
KangraJoginder NagarUNA

HP PAT 2024 Admit Card

HP PAT 2024 admit card has been released on 10th May 2024. Authority has released the admit card through online mode. It is the most important document to carry on the day of examination. In case candidates fails to carry the admit card then, they will not be allowed to sit in the exam hall.

HP PAT 2024 hall ticket consist of details including – candidate’s name, parents name, photograph, signature, exam name, exam centre, timings, reporting timing, exam instructions, and other exam related details.

If you have any other query related to HP PAT 2024, feel free to ask in the comments section below. 

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