HP PAT 2024: Application Form, Important Dates, Eligibility Criteria

HP PAT 2024: Application Form, Important Dates, Eligibility Criteria

HP PAT 2024 will be conducted by the Himachal Takniki Shiksha Board to select candidates for admissions into diploma courses. The candidates who qualify this admission test will be eligible for admissions into polytechnic institutes all over the Himachal Pradesh. The interested candidates can apply for the exam online most probably from April 2024. The candidates can find all the important details related to HP PAT 2024 such as eligibility criteria, admit card, important dates, syllabus, etc from this article.

HP PAT 2024 Important Dates

Below given are the tentative dates related to HP PAT 2024.

Online application form availabilityApril 2024
Last date to submit the application formApril 2024
Release of admit cardMay 2024
Date of examMay 2024
Announcement of resultMay 2024
Beginning of counselingJune 2024

HP PAT 2024 Eligibility Criteria

The basic eligibility criteria that must be followed by the candidates are given below:

  • The candidates must have cleared their class 10th or equivalent exam from a recognized board securing a minimum aggregate of 35% marks.
  • The candidates can also apply for direct admissions for the seats remaining vacant after PAT counseling. Such candidates need to score at least 50% marks (45% marks for reserved category candidates) in their class 10th
  • The candidates appearing in their qualifying exam in the year 2024 are also eligible.

HP PAT 2024 Application Form

The application form for HP PAT 2024 will be released in online mode on the official website Himachal Takniki Shiksha Board website www.hptechboard.com. First, the candidates will have to fill up the registration form providing details such as candidates’ name, date of birth, gender, contact number, email id, etc. after the successful registration, the candidates can fill their application form providing rest of the details such as religion, nationality, category, address, academic qualification, etc. The candidates will also have to upload their photograph and signature in scanned format. After providing all the details in the form, the candidates can make final form submission. The applicants must take a printout of the duly filled application form and keep it safe for future use.

Application fee:

The application will be Rs. 650/- for the general candidates and Rs. 400/- for SC/ ST/ OBC category candidates. The candidates can submit their application fee using debit card/ credit card/ net banking or through bank Challan of State bank of India.

HP PAT 2024 Exam Pattern

The basic overview of the HP PAT exam pattern 2024 is given as:

  • Mode of exam: Offline
  • Duration of exam: 180 minutes
  • of questions: 150
  • Total marks: 600
  • Type of questions: Objective type
  • Language of question paper: English and Hindi (except English section)
  • Marking scheme: +4 marks will be given for each correct answer and -1 mark for each incorrect answer.
SectionsNo. of questionsMaximum marks

HP PAT 2024 Syllabus

The syllabus will be based on the curriculum of class 10th and will comprise the topics from the subjects of English, Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.

  • English: Active & Passive Voices, Tenses, Modals, Non-Finites, Prepositions, Error Detection & Correction, Fill in the Blanks, Jumble Words, Countable & Uncountable Noun, etc
  • Physics: Light, Human Eye, Electricity, Sources of Energy & Environment, Magnetic Effect of Electric Current, etc
  • Chemistry: Structure of The Atom, Chemical Reactions & Equations, Acids, Bases & Salts, Metal & Non-Metal, Carbon & Its Compounds, etc
  • Mathematics: Real Numbers, Polynomials, Pair Of Liner Equation In Two Variable, Triangles, Coordinate Geometry, Trigonometry, Surface Area & Volume, Statistics & Probability, etc

Preparation Strategies

Those who wish to clear their HP PAT 2024 exam and score good marks in the test can follow the below-mentioned preparation strategies:

  • Make a time table. This can help you in completing your syllabus in time and you will also get proper time for revision and practice.
  • Standard textbooks are the best study material for your exam preparation.
  • Solve mock tests to find out your strengths and weaknesses.
  • Practice previous year’s question papers to get a better idea of the exam pattern.
  • Study with full concentration. Stay away from the things that distract your mind.
  • Proper food and sleep is equally important. Do not ignore that.

HP PAT Admit Card 2024

The admit card will be available for download on the official website of the board. The candidates will be able to download the admit card using their login details. Important information regarding the candidates such as name, date of birth, gender, etc and exam details such as venue, date and time will be printed on the admit card. the applicants should take a printout of the admit card and must carry it to the exam center on the exam date.

HP PAT 2024 Result

The result will be declared in online mode on the official board’s website www.hptechboard.com. The candidates will be able to check their result and download their rank card by visiting the website. The candidates who are declared as qualified will be invited for counseling. A merit list of the successful candidates will be prepared and the counseling will be held as per this list.

HP PAT 2024 Counseling

The counseling of the applicants who cleared their entrance exam will be conducted as per the decided schedule. The candidates will have to participate in the counseling process along with their original documents. The candidates can provide their choice for course and institute at the time of counseling and the allotment of seats will be done as pr the choice made by the candidates and their ranking.


When will HP PAT 2024 application form release?

April 2024

What will be the mode of exam?

Offline mode

What will be the total number of questions in HP PAT?

150 questions


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