HP PAT 2020: Counseling (Started), Allotment List (Out), Admission Procedure

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HP PAT 2020 Spot Round Counseling has been started on 16th November 2020. The 1st Round Seat Allotment has been released on 13th October 2020. This Year Exam has been Cancel, Now Admission will be Done through the Merit Basis of Qualifying Examination. The Himachal Pradesh Technical Education Board (HPTEB) systematizes HP PAT, known as Polytechnic Admission Test for applicants curious to get admission in three years’ Diploma programs.

HP PAT 2020 will be organized for registering candidates in polytechnic courses. HP PAT (Himachal Pradesh Polytechnic Test) is a state-level exam. HP Polytechnic Exam will be organized once a year by Himachal Pradesh Takniki Shiksha Board.

Candidates can participate in this entrance test to get admission to various polytechnic colleges of Himachal Pradesh state. Aspirants who have decided to apply for HP PAT will get into numerous government and private Polytechnic institutions located at Himachal Pradesh. Aspirants will need to fill HP PAT 2020 Application Form online.

 HP PAT 2020 Notification – Counseling Started

New HP PAT 2020 Spot Round Counseling has been started on 16th November 2020. Click Here to Check Counseling Details.

New HP PAT 2020 2nd Round Seat Allotment has been released on 29th October 2020. Click Here to Check Allotment Details.

New HP PAT 2020 (HP Polytechnic) Merit List has been released now. Click Here to Check Merit List Details.

New This Year Exam has been Cancel, Now Admission will be Done through the Merit Basis of Qualifying Examination. Click Here to Check Exam Date Details.

New HP PAT 2020 Counseling Registration has been Started on 23rd September 2020. Click Here to Check Counseling Details.

New HP PAT 2021 Notification will be released in April 2021. Click Here to Check 2021 Exam Details.

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HP PAT 2020 Highlights

Exam Name HP PAT
Full-Form Himachal Pradesh Polytechnic Admission Test
Exam Types UG Level
Exam Level State Level
Courses Offered Diploma
Conducting Body HP Takniki Shiksha Board, Dharamshala
Application Mode Online
Exam Mode Offline
Exam Date Cancel (10:00 am to 1:00 pm)
Exam Duration 3 hours
Official website http://www.hptechboard.com
Helpline 01892-222662, 01892-229054
Email [email protected]

HP PAT 2020 Important Dates

Some Important Dates of the HP PAT examination are listed below.

Events Dates (Announced)
Online Registration Start 23rd September 2020
Online Registration Close 5th October 2020
Admit Card Released
Exam Date Cancel
Answer Key Release
Result Declaration
Counselling Starts 23rd September 2020

HP PAT 2020 Application Form

The aspirants applying for Himachal Pradesh Polytechnic Admission Test will need to fill an Application Form, which is going to be subjected to the exam body in the online process.

  • The HP PAT 2020 Application Form has been attainable from 23rd September 2020 at the concerned website.
  • Aspirants have to submit personal and academic details as per need in the Application Form.
  • Moreover, students have to fix the photograph and signature to the Application Form.
  • After the provision of all requisite details in an accurate manner, aspirants will not be permitted to modify the details or make an alteration in the Application Form.
  • Upload your photograph and signature in the required format.
  • Pay the application fee and print the Application Form for further admission process.

HP PAT 2020 Application Fee

The application fee for General and SC, ST, OBC aspirants is Rs. 650 and Rs. 400 correspondingly.

  • The Application Form is submitted by both Online and Offline.
  • The offline application fee will be paid by SBI Bank Challan at the time of application.
  • The online application fee will be paid by Internet Banking or Credit Card or Debit Card.

HP PAT 2021

The HP PAT 2021 Examination is managed by the Himachal Pradesh Takniki Shiksha Board (HPTSB) to offer admission to the candidates in the first year & lateral entry of various Diploma courses at various government and private (unaided) Polytechnic institutions in the state. The HP PAT 2021 Application Form will be available from 1st week of April till the 2nd week of May 2021.

HP PAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Aspirants are proposed to check their Eligibility for the HP PAT 2020 exam. The Eligibility Criteria for HP PAT are mentioned below-

  • Those who are Assam locals will be considered for HP PAT.
  • It will be necessary to qualify in 10th and other exams relating to it.
  • They must be completing the exam with the subjects Science, Mathematics, and English.
  • The minimum marks considered for admission in the qualifying exam is 35%.
  • Performing students in the qualifying exam will also be taken into consideration.
  • Qualifying Exam: Candidate must pass 10th standard from a recognized board. Candidates appearing in the 10th standard in 2020 are also eligible.
  • Marks Required: Candidates must secure a minimum of 35% marks in the qualifying exam.
  • Physical Fitness: Candidates must be physically and mentally fit.
  • Subjects: Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, and English subjects are compulsory.
  • Domicile: Candidates must be a citizen of Himachal Pradesh state.

HP PAT 2020 Exam Pattern

  • Examination Type: The exam will be managed in an offline way.
  • Total Questions: Total 150 questions will be asked in the exam.
  • Questions’ Type: The question paper will encompass of Multiple Choice Questions.
  • Duration of Exam: The length of the exam will be 3 hours.
  • The language of Exam: The question paper will be adorned with two basic languages- English and Hindi language.
  • Marking Scheme: Four marks will be given for the right answer.
  • Negative Marking: One mark will be subtracted out of total marks for the wrong answer.
Sr. No. Section Maximum Questions
A Physics 50
B Mathematics 50
C Chemistry 30
D English 20
E Total 150

HP PAT 2020 Syllabus

HP PAT 2020 Syllabus will be grounded on Matriculation academic syllabus. The Syllabus will completely have patterned with the current Syllabus mentioned by the H.P. Board of School Education. Applicants will need to prepare through NCERT as questions will have a designation on the NCERT syllabus.

  • English: Active & Passive voice, comparisons, non-finites, preposition, relatives, countable and uncountable nouns etc.
  • Physics: Reflection, Refraction, Human eye, Electricity, Magnetic effect of Electric current, Sources of Energy and Environment, etc.
  • Chemistry: Structure of the atom, Chemical reactions and equations, Acids bases and salts, Metals and non-metals, Carbon and its Compounds, Periodic Classification of Elements, etc.
  • Mathematics: Real numbers, Polynomials, Pair of Linear equations in two variables, Quadratic equations, Arithmetic progression, Triangles, Co-ordinate geometry, trigonometry, construction, etc.

HP PAT 2020 Preparation Tips

Candidates can prepare for the exam easily with the help of some tips and tricks given below:

  • Focus on the exam and prepare the whole syllabus topic wise. Don’t go through the syllabus, which is not related to the exam.
  • Make a proper schedule for preparation and try your best to follow the schedule.
  • Candidates can also consider some previous year question papers of the examination.
  • Make short notes during the exam preparations and revise them on a daily basis.
  • Do meditation & yoga. It will help you to concentrate on your studies.

HP PAT 2020 Admit Card

The Admit Card will not be directed to the post. Contenders will have to download it from the official website. They must not modify the information inscribed on the admit card.

Himachal Pradesh PAT 2020 Admit Card will be released in the 3rd week of September 2020. Admit card will not be delivered to the candidates via post. For downloading the admit card, candidates have to enter the required details on the website.

Each student who has filled the registration form successfully will be provided with the admit card with their photograph and signature on it.

\ +The admit card will bear the aspirant’s name, photograph, roll number, signature, address, examination venue address about the examination.

Those without admit card will not be permitted to appear for the exam.

Admit card will is made accessible in May 2020. Initialization of the admit card will take place from the third week of May 2020 through the online way.

The exam body will not send the HP PAT to admit card 2020 through the post.

No candidate will be allowed to enter the examination center, without an admit card.

HP PAT 2020 Answer Key

The authority will also release the HP PAT Answer Key for all the sets of paper via online mode.

The answer key will be released during the 3rd week of October 2020. Candidates can download the answer key of their set from the website and can match their answers. Candidates may also get the opportunity to challenge the answer key.

HP PAT 2020 Result

The result will be proclaimed at the mid of June 2020. The authority will not propel the HP PAT 2020 result/scorecard to the students with the post. HP PAT 2020 Result will be declared by the Himachal Pradesh Takniki Shiksha Board in the 4th week of October 2020. The Result will be available on the website, and it will not be sent by post to the candidates.

It can be received through the link appearing on the official website of the board. The Result will be displayed at the website in the presence of your roll no and date of birth. The thing to be observed while downloading the result is correctness.

The main body will create the merit list on the foundation of marks attaining in the HP PAT 2020. When there are many students getting comparable marks, then the aspirant’s age will be given precedence, and those older will obtain a high rank on account of merit.

For the General Category, the qualifying marks are 90 marks, which is an aggregate 15%, to take part in the counseling. The limiting marks to take part in the counseling for SC, ST, OBC category are 60 that is 10% of the total marks

For the General category, limiting marks will be 90 marks that are aggregate 15% of full marks.

HP PAT 2020 Counselling

Aspirants will need to take part in online counseling for the distribution of the seats. Aspirants will be required to complete an Application Form for the advice. They will need to enter the preferences of the streams and colleges when completing the Application Form.

The allotment of the seats, which is held as final admission will be based on the student’s merit. The HP PAT 2020 Counseling will be arranged through the online way from the first week of June.

There are going to be various counseling rounds that are contingent as per the seat count. The central offline counseling will be managed if there is a certainty of filling of the required seats.

The seats will be assigned as per the choice put up by aspirants. The selected students have to inform the selected polytechnic institution carrying prototype documents for the admission. The admission letter is download from the website to get admission in a particular institution.

Those achieving a higher rank will be stipulated selection letters under the specified time on the instruction from exam officials. Later, they will have to submit the Counseling fee when they are done with seat distribution.

If a candidate participated in the first round and locked his/her seat for admission, such candidates can also participate in the second round of counseling if they want to change their college or branch. In such cases, second round counseling will be considered as final. The same point is also applicable in the third round of counseling.

Documents to be submitted at the time of admission:

  • HP PAT 2020 Admit Card and Result
  • Date of Birth proof (certificate issued by the school Principal)
  • Qualifying Exam Mark Sheet
  • HP State Bonafide/Domicile
  • Category Certificate (if applicable)
  • Character Certificate
  • Aadhar Card
  • Medical Fitness Certificate
  • Bank Account Number/IFSC Number

HP PAT Admission Procedure

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The Admission Procedure will start after the process of counseling. For admission, candidates need to visit the college personally and complete the remaining formalities.

For the admission process, candidates will carry their original documents with one set of photocopies of all documents. Candidates will also be submitting their course fees at the time of admission. If candidates have any inquiry regarding HP PAT 2020, they can leave their queries in the

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  1. Bobby says:

    Sir is baar pat ka test hoga.ya fir 10th ke marks ke base pr counclling hogi

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