HP PAT 2021: Application Form, Exam Dates & Other Information


HP PAT means Himachal Pradesh Polytechnic Admission Test. Every year, the Himachal Pradesh Takniki Shiksha Board conducts a state-level inspection.

HP Polytechnic Test (HP PAT) is another name for Himachal Pradesh Polytechnic Test (HP PAT). Candidates who have enrolled are admitted to polytechnic courses. Admission will be available in various polytechnic colleges in the state of Himachal Pradesh.

From the first week of April 2021, the application process will begin. Himachal Pradesh Polytechnic Admission Test all applications submitted for the only online mode and Exam Mode is Offline.

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Application Form

Candidates should read the following HP PAT 2021 Application Guidelines carefully:

  • The HP Polytechnic 2021 application form will be made available online.
  • From April 2021, candidates will be able to fill out an application form.
  • The application form must be submitted by the first week of May 2021.
  • Candidates must submit a passport-size photograph and signature in the specified format when filling out the application form.
  • The authority would have a correctional facility for a set period of time.
  • Candidates should also provide a working email address and phone number in the application form since this is where all relevant information will be sent.
  • Finally, candidates must print a copy of their completed application form for future reference.

Application Fee

  • General and SC, ST, OBC Candidates: Rs.650/-
  • Correspondingly: Rs.400/-

Payment Option

  • Internet Banking
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • SBI Bank Challan

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must read the HP PAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria before filling out the application form:

  • Nationality: Indian nationals. 
  • Minimum Marks: Candidates should get a minimum of 35% marks in their 10th standard.
  • Qualification: Candidates should have passed the 10th standard
  • Recognition: Should have passed from a recognized board. 
  • Domicile: Candidates should have a domicile certificate of the state of Himachal Pradesh.

Exam Pattern

Candidates must read the following information about the HP PAT Exam Pattern:

  • Duration of Exam: 120 minutes (Two hours)
  • Type of question: Multiple choice questions – Objective.
  • Number of questions: 150 questions
  • Total Marks: 150 marks 
  • Negative Marking: 1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.
  • Marking Scheme: 4 Marks for each correct answer.

Preparation tips

  • The candidates should prepare according to the official syllabus. The candidates should prepare for each subject according to the complete syllabus.
  • It will also be necessary to know the exam pattern. With the help of the exam pattern, the candidates will get the idea of ​​the questions asked in the exam and the marking scheme.
  • Practice mock tests to increase the speed of solving questions in minimum time.
  • Make notes after studying each subject. Make short notes for each topic. Pay attention to important formulas and points to remember on exam day.
  • Solve previous year papers and follow good study material.
  • Eat a healthy and nutritious diet and do not forget to get eight hours of sleep.
  • Do yoga and meditation.

Admit Card

The HP PAT Admit Card will be available online on the website. It is scheduled to be released in the second week of May 2021. No students will receive an admit card in the mail or by courier.

The admit card will provide all pertinent information, including the candidate’s name, roll number, portrait, signature, test center, exam time, and essential instructions. Both applicants will be required to bring their admit cards to the examination center.

Without a valid hall ticket, no applicant will be able to take the entrance exam. Candidates must bring one legitimate ID evidence, such as an Aadhar card or a driver’s license, in addition to their admit card.

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Answer Key

In the third week of May 2021, the exam conducting authority will release the HP Polytechnic 2021 response key. For all sets of articles, it will be published on the website in an online mode. The right answers to all of the questions on the question paper will be included in the response key.

Candidates will be able to estimate their marks using the HP PAT response key even before the results are published. Candidates will also have the opportunity to question the response key.


In the first week of June 2021, HP PAT 2021 results will be announced. The Himachal Pradesh Takniki Shiksha Board will announce the results online. The authority would also make a merit list public.

The merit list will be compiled based on the results of the PAT 2021 examination. The candidate’s HP PAT result card will not be submitted via mail or courier.

The counseling process will be structured according to the merit list. Candidates whose names appear on the merit list are required to attend the counseling session.

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The counseling process will be conducted in several rounds via the internet. Counseling for HP Polytechnic 2021 will begin in the first week of June 2021. Participation in the counseling session would be required by all eligible applicants.

If a candidate participates in the first round and secures a seat, he or she will be required to engage in the second round of HP PAT counseling if they want to move colleges or branches. In this scenario, the second round of counseling will be the final round. For the third round, the same rule would apply.

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