HPU B.Ed Entrance Exam 2017 - Eligibility, Test pattern, application form and dates


Admission to 2-yrs. Regular B.Ed. Course in HP Session 2017-19

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 2017-19
An objective type (MCQ) Entrance Test for admission to two years B.Ed. Course in Dept. of HPU, Govt. College of Education Dharamshala & Private Colleges of Education situated in the State of Himachal Pradesh for the academic session 2017-19

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.

Duration of B.Ed. Course

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 for B.Ed. Course in HPU

The number of seats is given in Annexure-I of the Prospectus, which are to be filled up in order of merit of entrance test through counselling

B.Ed. Course with 15% seats reserved for the candidates form other States, in the Govt. and Private B.Ed. Colleges in Himachal Pradesh for the academic session 2017-19

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

Eligibility Criteria for HPU B.Ed Entrance Exam 2017

Candidates who are interested to apply for the entrance test for two years regular B.Ed. Course in the Dept. of Education H.P. University, Shimla, Govt. College of Teacher Education, Dharamshala and in any of the Private/Self-Financing Colleges of Education recognized by NCTE and affiliated to Himachal Pradesh University should fulfill the following criteria:

Educational Qualifications:

i) Candidates with at least 50% marks 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 or any other qualification equivalent thereto and 45% marks in case of SC/ST/OBC/Physically Handicapped categories in the aforesaid Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree and 50% marks for Bachelor’s in Engineering or Technology from a recognized University estd by law in India are eligible for admission to the programme

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

ii) 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

However, the admission will be made subject to the production of certificate of qualifying exam with required percentage of aggregate marks in the aforesaid exams as per the eligibility clause of the prospectus on the day of admission/counseling

iii) 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

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)

Details of HPU B.Ed. 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

Total - 150 No. of Questions and 150 Marks

Admission Process

The Entrance Test Section, H.P. University, Shimla on the date mentioned above, will conduct an objective type (MCQ) Entrance Test for admission to B.Ed. Course. 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)

Application Fee for HPU BEd Entrance Test 2017

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

Antyodaya/IRDP Category: Rs.450/-

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

Once you confirm the ‘payment details’, a new window will appear on your screen in which three modes of payment is there i.e.

(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

After depositing the Cash, the bank will issue the receipt/Journal No. on the Challan. In case of Net Banking and Card Payment, e‐receipt will be generated

Application Procedure for HPU B.Ed Entrance Test 2017

All the applicants are advised to read the Prospectus of the B.Ed. Entrance Test‐2017 carefully before filling up the Form, which is available on www.hpuniv.in and www.hpuniv.nic.in in pdf format, and also ensure that he/she is eligible in terms of the conditions/provisions mentioned in the Prospectus

The copy of the Prospectus may also be downloaded from the said website for ready reference

Please read these instructions carefully before proceeding with the online filling of B.Ed Entrance Test Application Form 2017

The photocopies of the application form and the fee receipt be retained for future reference and then send it by registered/Speed Post or in person with the quote on the envelope "Application Form for B.Ed. Entrance Test-2017" 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)

Important Dates for HPU BEd. Entrance Test 2017

Schedule for filling up online Application Form: 13th Apr to 18th May 2017

Last Date for Filling up Online B.Ed Entrance Application Form: 18th May 2017

Date of Uploading of Admit Card on the University Website: 25th May 2017

Date of Entrance Test: 05th June 2017 (Monday, 11.00 am to 01.00 pm)

Tentative Date of Declaration of Result: 12th June 2017

Tentative Date of Issuance of Merit List: 20th June 2017

Last Date for Joining the Allotted College/Course: 12th July 2017

Commencement of Academic Session: 15th July 2017

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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Also See : B.Ed Admission Notice 2017

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