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HPU B.Ed Entrance Exam 2018 - Dates, Eligibility, Application

Himachal Pradesh University (HPU) B.Ed Admission 2018 through Entrance Exam for admission to Regular B.Ed. Course in HP Session 2018-20


Admission to 2-yrs. Regular B.Ed. Course in HP Session 2018-20


HPU B.Ed Entrance Exam 2018 - Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla has invited applications from eligible candidates for the B.Ed. Entrance Test for admission to 2 years regular B.Ed. Course in Himachal Pradesh for the Session 2018-20


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About Himachal Pradesh University

Himachal Pradesh University is a public non-profit university located in Shimla. It is wholly financed by the Government of Himachal Pradesh and the University Grants Commission, New Delhi.

Himachal Pradesh University (HPU) conducted entrance exam for B.Ed. Courses.

Himachal Pradesh University Shimla established on 22nd July 1970 through an Act of Himachal Pradesh State Legislature is one of the leading affiliating-cum-residential Universities in India

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The duration of B.Ed . course shall be of 2 academic years, which can be completed in a maximum of 3 years from the date of admission to the course

No. of Seats

The NCTE has approved a total number of 100 seats, out of which 50 seats are in Non-Medical Stream, 30 seats in Medical Stream, 15 seats in Arts Stream and 05 seats in Commerce Stream, which are filled up as per 100-point roster


Important Dates

  • Schedule for Online Submission of Application Form with successful Final Transaction of Fee: 08th June to 30th June 2018
  • Date of uploading of Admit Cards on the University Website: 07th July 2018 onwards
  • Date of Entrance Test: 15th July 2018 (Sunday, 11.00 AM to 01.00 PM)
  • Tentative Date of Declaration of Result: 25th July 2018
  • Tentative Date of Issuance of Merit List: 31st July 2018
  • Issuance of Counselling Schedule: First week of August 2018
  • Counselling process to be over tentatively by: 15th August 2018
  • Last tentative date for joining the allotted college/course: 20th August 2018
  • Commencement of Academic Session: 22nd August 2018

Last date upto which the candidates can be admitted/joined against the vacancies arising due to any reason: 31st August 2018


Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualifications:

  • Candidates with at least 50% marks (45% marks in case of SC/ST/OBC/Physically Handicapped) either in the Bachelor’s Degree (Medical/Non-Medical/Commerce/Arts) and or in the Master’s Degree in Sciences/ Social Sciences/Humanity, Bachelor’s in Engineering or Technology with specialization in Science and Mathematics with 55% marks (50% marks in case of SC/ST/OBC/Physically Handicapped) or any other qualification equivalent thereto

Note: No relaxation, even 0.01% in the above prescribed percentage of marks shall be granted under any circumstances

  • Candidates who have appeared in BA/B.Sc. /B.Com final year or Master’s Degree, Bachelor of Engg/Technology or any other qualification equivalent thereto exam and the result of the same has not yet been declared, can also apply for B.Ed. Entrance Test


Age Limit

  • There is no upper age limit for candidates applying to the regular B.Ed. course of one year (High court orders in LPA No.: 104 of 2012 decided on 27th August 2012)



85% seats are reserved for Bonafide/Domicile candidates of H.P. and 15% to the candidates of other States. One supernumerary seat for Single Girl Child is reserved in the dept. of Education H.P. University, Shimla


Entrance Test Pattern

An objective type (MCQ) Entrance Test for admission to B.Ed. Course will be conducted by the Entrance Test Section, H.P. University, Shimla

The B.Ed. Entrance Test will consist of one questions paper with 150 MCQ type of one mark each and will be of 2 hours duration; there will be no negative marking and will include the following five sections:

a) General Awareness (Mainly HP & India): 40 Questions & 40 Marks

b) Language & Comprehension (Hindi & English): 40 Questions & 40 Marks

c) Logical Reasoning: 40 Questions & 40 Marks

d) Knowledge of National Commissions/Committees: 20 Questions & 20 Marks

e) Teaching Aptitude & Aptitude: 20 Questions & 20 Marks


Selection Process

  • The admission to the said course will be made strictly on the basis of merit obtained in the Entrance Test
  • The minimum qualifying marks in the Entrance Test will be 35% (i.e. 53 out of 150) In case of SC/ST/Physically Handicapped candidates, 5 lower the minimum qualifying marks will be 30% (45 out of 150)



  • Candidates can apply online on the website: www.hpuniv.in and www.hpuniv.nic.in
  • All the applicants are advised to read the Prospectus of the B.Ed. Entrance Test‐2018 carefully before filling up the Form
  • Application form and Prospects can also be downloaded from the website:  www.hpuniv.in and www.hpuniv.nic.in


Application Fee

For General/OBC & their Sub-Categories: Rs.900/-

Antyodaya/IRDP Category: Rs.450/-

For SC/ST & their Sub-Categories: Rs.450/-


Mode of Payment

(1) Net-banking

(2) Card Payment (By Using Debit/Credit Card)

(3) Other Payment modes in which Challan are generated and the applicant has to take the print out of that Challan to the nearest SBI Branch for depositing the Cash

The photocopies of the application form and the fee receipt  should be send by registered/Speed Post or in person with the quote on the envelope "Application Form for B.Ed. Entrance Test-2018" so as to reach on or before the prescribed date at following address the Assistant Registrar (Entrance Tests) Room No. 10 Admn. Block, Ground Floor, H.P University, Summer Hill, Shimla-171005 (HP)

For more information visit the website: www.hpuniv.in and www.hpuniv.nic.in


Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla

Himachal Pradesh University (Dept. of Education), Himachal Pradesh University, Gyan Path, Summer Hill, Shimla-171005, Website www.hpuniv.nic.in (45 Years Imparting Quality Education & Research)


For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .

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