HP CET 2019 Registration is closing on 28 May. The application forms are available at himtu.ac.in. The Himachal Pradesh Technical University (HPTU) conducts a State Level Entrance Exam known as HPCET MBA 2019. The Himachal Pradesh Common Entrance Test (HPCET MBA 2019) is conducted to offer admissions to the candidates to MBA programme at HPTU and colleges affiliated to it, deemed to be University or other Universities established under the State Act or constituent units thereto. The candidates can check all the details regarding the HPCET MBA 2019 from this page.

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HPCET MBA is an offline exam, i.e., it is a pen paper-based test. The selection of candidates in the MBA Programme offered by HPTU and colleges affiliated to it will be done on the basis of candidate’s performance in HPCET MBA 2019.

HPCET MBA Dates – The aspirants can check the schedule for HPCET MBA 2019 from the table below.

HPCET MBA 2019 Important Dates
Last date to submit the HPCET MBA 2019 Application Form 28 Apr 2019  28 May 2019
Issuance of HPCET MBA 2019 Admit Card 01 week of Jun 2019
HPCET MBA 2019 exam date 09 June 2019
Declaration of Result Jun 2019

HPCET MBA 2019 Eligibility Criteria

The aspirants must ensure that they fulfill the eligibility criteria before proceeding to apply online. The eligibility criteria for HPCET MBA 2019 is as follows:

  • Should have passed a Bachelor’s degree from recognized University with a minimum of three years duration.
  • Should have secured at least 50% marks (45% for reserved category) at the degree examination.
  • Those who appear for their final examination of bachelor degree examination in March/April 2018 shall be eligible to appear in HPCET 2019.

HPCET MBA 2019 Application Form

The application form for HPCET MBA 2019 online at the official website of the university, himtu.ac.in. In the online application form, the aspirants need to enter their personal details, educational qualification details, etc. Also, you may need to upload the scanned images of your photograph, signature as per the specifications. The application fee is payable by using E-challan, Credit Card/ Debit Card. Once the candidates have submitted their application form online, you may have to take a print out of the form and submit it by email/ post.

HPCET MBA 2019 Exam Pattern

The HPCET MBA is a pen-paper based test which consists of MCQ questions. Out of the four options, the candidate will have to choose one correct answer only. The question paper will consist of 04 sections which are Verbal Ability, Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation and Reasoning and lastly, General Knowledge and Business Awareness.

The distribution of question in each of these sections is as follows:

Section Total No. of Questions Maximum Marks
Verbal Ability 25 50
Quantitative Ability 25 50
Data Interpretation & Reasoning 25 50
Business Awareness 25 50
Total 100 200

HPCET MBA Marking Scheme

The candidates should note down the marking scheme as given below. The evaluation of marks will be done as per the marking scheme.

  • +2 marks will be awarded for a correct answer
  • -0.5 marks will be deducted for an incorrect answer

HPCET MBA 2019 Syllabus

It is important that the candidates must prepare for the exam as per the syllabus is given by the HPTU. The syllabus consists of the important topics which one needs to study in order to prepare for the test.

Verbal Ability Quantitative Ability Data Interpretation and Reasoning Business Awareness
Synonyms Geometry (Lines, angles, Triangles, Spheres, Rectangles, Cube, Cone, etc.) Graphs (Column graphs, Bar Graphs, Line charts, Pie Chart, Graphs representing Area, Venn diagram, etc) Current Affairs
Antonyms Ratios and Proportion Critical reasoning General Knowledge
English Usage or Grammar Percentages Visual reasoning Business
Sentence Correction Inequations Quadratic and linear equations Assumption-Premise-Conclusion Top officials of big companies
Fill in the blanks Algebra Assertion and reasons Punch line of companies
Close Passage Profit & Loss Averages Statements and assumptions Major corporate events
Analogies or Reverse Analogies Partnership (Accounts) Identifying valid inferences Famous award and prizes
Jumbled Paragraph Time-Speed-Distance Identifying arguments World Records
Meaning-Usage Match Work and time Statements and conclusions Books and authors
Summary Questions Number system Cause and Effect Science
Verbal Reasoning HCF & LCM Identifying probably true probably false Definitely true definitely false kind of statement History
Facts/Inferences/ Judgements Geometric Progression Linear arrangements Geography
Reading Comprehension Arithmetic progression Matrix arrangements (Puzzles, Syllogisms, Functions) International organizations,
Arithmetic mean Family tree – identifying the relationship among the group of people Important quotations
Geometric mean Symbol Based problems Social issues
Harmonic mean Coding and decoding Sports
Median Sequencing Finance
Mode Automobiles
Number Base System Entertainment
BODMAS Politics
Allegation & Mixtures
Pipes and Cisterns
Simple Interest & Compound Interest
Set Theory,
Venn diagram
Installment Payments
Permutations and Combinations
Binomial Expansion
Co-ordinate geometry
Maxima & Minima Progression
Complex numbers
Surds & Indices

HPCET MBA 2019 Admit Card

The HPCET MBA 2019 Admit Card will be issued to only those candidates who will successfully register for the exam. To download it you need to enter login details as sent to you at the time of registration, which is, Application Form Number. The admit card for HPCET MBA will be available for download by online mode. No candidate will receive their admit card by post. Take the print out of the Admit card on an A4 size paper. Also, do not forget to carry a valid ID proof to the allotted test center.

HPCET MBA 2019 Answer Key

Soon after the exam is over, the exam conducting body releases the answer key for HPCET MBA 2019. The HPCET MBA 2019 Official Answer Key will be released in pdf format and consists of the correct answers to the questions asked in the entrance exam. After downloading the answer key, you can cross check your answers and then estimate your chances of qualifying the entrance examination. The candidates may also submit the objection in the answer key. On the basis of the objection submitted by the candidate, a final answer is published.

HPCET MBA 2019 Result

The candidates who will appear for the test can check their result online at the University’s official website. To check the result, the candidates need to enter either their HPCET 2019 Roll Number or your Name. The shortlisting of the candidates is done on the basis of the marks obtained by the candidate in the entrance test. After the declaration of result, the University also publishes a merit list which consists of details of the qualifiers of the entrance test.

HPTU MBA 2019 Seat Details

The seat details which are given below are as per previous year information. The candidates can take a look at the table below to know the number of seats which are offered at HMTU and colleges affiliated to it.

Name of the Institute Number of seats
Gautam Institute of Management & Technology 120
Govt. Post Graduate College 60
Govt. Post Graduate College 60
K.C. Group of Research and Professional Institute 60
K.L.B. D.A.V. Girls College for Management Palampur, Distt 60
HPTU Business School, Rajiv Gandhi Govt. Engineering College 40
Bells Institute of Management & Technology 60
Himalayan Institute of Management 60
L.R. Institute of Management 60

HPTU MBA 2019 Fee Structure

The fee structure for admission in MBA programme at various Govt. and Private colleges affiliated to HPTU is given in the table below.

Name of the Institute Number of seats
Gautam Institute of Management & Technology Rs. 54000/-
Govt. Post Graduate College Rs. 30,000/-
Govt. Post Graduate College Rs. 30,000/-
K.C. Group of Research and Professional Institute Rs. 58,000/-
K.L.B. D.A.V. Girls College for Management Palampur, Distt Rs. 54,000/-
HPTU Business School, Rajiv Gandhi Govt. Engineering College Rs. 30,000/-
Bells Institute of Management & Technology Rs. 85,000
Himalayan Institute of Management Rs. 58,000/-
L.R. Institute of Management Rs. 58,000/-

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