HP PAT 2023 Application Form, Dates, Eligibility


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Himachal Pradesh Polytechnic Admission Test 2023 for Admission to Diploma Courses, Apply now


HP PAT 2023 – Applications are invited from eligible candidates for Himachal Pradesh Polytechnic Admission Test (HP PAT) 2023. Himachal Pradesh Polytechnic Admission Test (HP PAT 2023) is conducted for admission to 3 years Diploma Courses running in the State Polytechnic for the year 2023-24


Himachal Pradesh Polytechnic Admission Test (HP PAT) 2023


Important Dates

  • Starting Date of Submission of Online Application Form: 03rd April 2023
  • Last Date for Submission of Online Application Form along withFee: 02nd May 2023
  • Date of Exam: 21st May 2023 (Sunday, 10.00 am to 01:00 PM)


Eligibility Criteria

  • Minimum eligibility criteria for admission to 1st year Eng., Hotel Management and Catering Technology, Fashion & Design, Architecture Assistantship, Fashion Designing & Garments Technology and Film Technology & T.V Production (Film Processing) Diploma courses in Govt./Private Polytechnics of Himachal Pradesh is that the candidate must have passed 10th standard with 35% marks at the qualifying exam from a recognized Board/University or its equivalent.
  • In case, candidates who have appeared in Matriculation Exam are also eligible to appear in the test provisionally, but his/her eligibility shall be verified at the time of counselling by the central admission selection committee.


Seat Reservation

  • General: 45%
  • SC: 22%
  • OBC: 18%
  • ST: 05%
  • EWS (General): 10%


Application Process

  • Online Application Forms for the eligible candidates are invited through website www.hptechboard.com.
  • Online Applications Form the desirous eligible applicants are invited through website for seeking admission in Engineering Diploma Courses in the HP State Polytechnic (Govt. and Private) for the Admission Session 2023-24 for which H.P. Takniki Shiksha Board will conduct the Polytechnic Admission Test (PAT-2023)


Application Fee

  • General Category Candidates – Rs.650/-
  • SC/ST/OBC Categories Candidates Rs.400/-


HP PAT 2023 Exam Pattern

  • Mode of Exam: Offline
  • Language of Question Paper of HP PAT: English and Hindi
  • Total No. of Question Asked in Exam: 150 Questions
  • Total No. of Marks: 600 Marks
  • Type of Question: Objective Type Questions
  • Duration of PAT: 3 Hours
  • Question Paper Section: Four Sections (English, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry)
  • Marking: 4 marks will be given for every right answer and 1 will be reduced for the wrong answer


Exam Centre

  • Bilaspur, Ghumarwin, Chamba, Banikhet, Hamirpur, Nadaun, SujanpurTihra, Kangra, Dharmshala, NehranPukhar, Nurpur, Palampur, Shahpur, Recongpeo, Kullu, Mandi, Sundernagar, Jogindernagar, Sarkaghat, Karsog, Nahan, Shimla, Rampur Busher, Rohroo, Solan, Kandaghat, Nalagarh, Una & Gagret


For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website


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