HP PAT 2018 PATTERN & SYLLABUS
NATIONAL LEVEL ONLINE/OFFLINE TEST
Himachal Pradesh Polytechnic Admission test or HP PAT 2018 will be conducted for admission into diploma courses in Himachal Pradesh. Exam is scheduled for May 2018. Himachal Pradesh Takniki Shiksha Board is the conducting authority of HP PAT 2018.
HP PAT 2018 will be conducted to admit eligible candidates to various diploma courses. At present, 9 Government based polytechnics, 23 Private Polytechnics, 73 Government Industrial Training Institutes and 95 Industrial Training Centers are affiliated through this Board.
Candidates can check major highlights of HP PAT 2018 Exam Pattern from the below mentioned table:
|Exam Name||HP PAT|
|Conducting Authority||Himachal Pradesh Takniki Shiksha Board|
|Exam Date||May 2018|
|Mode of Exam||Offline|
|Medium of Exam||English and Hindi|
|Total Number of Questions||150|
|Marking Scheme||+4 for a correct answer and -1 for a wrong attempt|
There are 4 sections in HP PAT question paper. Candidates are given 180 minutes to complete the exam. 50 questions are asked from Maths and Physics section while 30 and 20 questions are asked from Chemistry and English section respectively.
The table below depicts the marking scheme followed in HP PAT 2018 Exam Pattern
|Subject||Number of Questions||Total Marks|
|Maths||50 questions||200 marks|
|Physics||50 questions||200 marks|
|Chemistry||25 questions||100 marks|
|English||25 questions||100 marks|
|Total||150 questions||600 marks|
HP PAT Syllabus is framed on class 10 Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English. English is common and includes topics related to English Grammar till class 10. It also includes questions on reading comprehension, unseen passage, etc.
In physics section, questions are framed from class 10 NCERT or equivalent board. Mentioned below is the list of important topics from where questions are asked:
From Chemistry subject, 25 questions are asked in the exam having weightage of 50 marks each.
50 questions are asked from Mathematics subject. Candidates can prepare from the following topics. They can also take help of reference books such R.D. for preparation of such topics.
Question paper will be framed on class 10 syllabus. More weightage is given to mathematics and physics section with 50 questions each. Candidates are advised to focus on Board curriculum first before switching to other reference books. To clear any exam it is really important to be thorough with the basic concepts. They can also take help of following reference books before preparation.
|Book Name||Author Name|
|All India Himachal Pradesh Polytechnic Admission Test Exam (HP PAT) Books 2017||Arihant Experts|
|Himachal Pradesh: Samanya Gyaan Kosh (General Knowledge) (H.P. G.K.)||RPH Editorial Board|
|Himachal Pradesh General Knowledge||Syed and RPH Editorial Board|
Candidates should abide by the following guidelines while appearing for HP PAT 2018: