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HPCET 2018 Syllabus

Last Updated - September 05, 2017

HPCET Syllabus is set by the conducting body of the examination namely- Himachal Pradesh Technical University (HIMTU). HPCET is held for admission to B.Tech and M.Tech courses in colleges affiliated to HPTU. The syllabus is different for both UG and PG courses. 

  • The syllabus for admission to B.Tech program is based on intermediate level consists of three sections i.e. Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
  • HPCET Syllabus for admission to M.Tech program is based on graduate level consists of three sections namely- general aptitude, engineering mathematics and specialization subject. 
  • HPCET 2018 is conducted in the month of May 2018. The exam will be conducted in English language and in offline mode.

HPCET (Himachal Pradesh Common Entrance Test) is a state level test conducted by Himachal Pradesh Technical University, Hamirpur. The exam is held in offline mode (pen and paper based). 

HPCET Syllabus for B.Tech

Candidates must be passed in 12th standard with PCM subjects are eligible to apply for B.Tech course. HPCET 2018 for B.Tech entrance comprises three sections i.e. Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

It consists of 150 questions in the exam. The total duration of the exam is three hours. Each question carries two marks and there is negative marking of 0.5 marks for every wrong answer. The section wise syllabus for HPCET 2018 is as follow:

PhysicsPhysics and Measurement, Kinematics, Laws of Motions, Work, Energy, and Power, Rotational Motions, Gravitation, Properties of Solids and Liquids, Thermodynamics, Kinetics Theory of Gases, Oscillations and Waves, Electrostatics, Current Electricity, Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism, Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current, Electronic Devices, Electromagnetic Waves, Dual Nature of Matter And radiation, Experimental Skills, Optics, communication systems, Atoms and Nuclei.
ChemistrySome Basic Concepts in Chemistry. The States of Matters. Atomic Structure. Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure. Chemical Thermodynamics. Solutions. Equilibrium. Redox Reactions and Electrochemistry. Chemical Kinetics. Surface Chemistry. Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties. General Principles and Process of Isolation of Metals. Hydrogen. S – Block Elements. P – Block Elements. D – F Block Elements. Co – Ordination Compounds. Environmental Chemistry. Purification and Characterization of Organic Compounds. Some Basic Principle of Organic Chemistry. Hydrocarbons. Organic Compounds Containing Oxygen. Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen. Polymers. Biomolecules. Chemistry in Everyday Life. Principles Related to Practical Chemistry.
MathematicsSets Relations and Functions. Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations. Matrices & Determinants. Permutations and Combinations. Mathematical Induction. Binomial Theorem and Its Simple Applications. Sequences & Series. Limit, Continuity, and Differentiability. Integral Calculus. Differential Equations. Coordinate Geometry. Three-Dimensional Geometry. Vector Algebra. Statistics and Probability. Trigonometry. Mathematical Reasoning.

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HPCET Syllabus for M.Tech

To apply for M.Tech course, they must have B.Tech in Civil/ CSE/ Mechanical/ Electrical/ Electronics Engineering. The general aptitude and Engineering mathematics are the common section in all the M.Tech. Entrance paper.

There will be total of 100 questions in the exam. Two marks will be rewarded for every correct response and one-fourth marks will be deducted for every incorrect response.

Candidates need to solve the paper in three hours. The syllabus for M.Tech entrance of HPCET includes three sections which are given below:

General Aptitude

Verbal Ability - English grammar, sentence completion, verbal analogies, word groups, instructions, critical reasoning and verbal deduction.

Numerical Ability - Numerical computation, numerical estimation, numerical reasoning and data interpretation.

Engineering Mathematics 

Linear Algebra, Calculus, Differential equations, Complex variables and Numerical Methods.

Civil EngineeringStructural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Surveying.
Computer Science and Information TechnologyDigital Logic, Computer Organization and Architecture, Programming and Data Structure, Algorithms, Theory of Computation, Compiler Design, Operating System, Databases, Information Systems and Software Engineering, Computer Networks and Web technologies
Electronics and Communication EngineeringNetworks, Electronic Devices, Analog Circuits, Digital circuits, Signals and Systems, Control Systems, Communications, Electromagnetics
Electrical EngineeringElectric Circuits and Fields, Signals and Systems, Electrical Machines, Power Systems, Control Systems, Electrical and Electronic Measurements, Analog and Digital Electronics, Power Electronics and Drives
Mechanical EngineeringApplied Mechanics and Design - Engineering Mechanics, Strength of Materials, Theory of Machines, Vibrations and Design. Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences - Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer, Thermodynamics, Applications. Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering - Engineering Materials, Metal Casting, Forming, Joining, Machining and Machine Tool Operations, Metrology and Inspection, Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Production Planning and Control, Inventory Control and Operations Research.



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