HPU B.Ed Entrance Test 2023: Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility Criteria

HPU B.Ed Entrance Test 2023: Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility Criteria

The candidates will be selected for admission to 2-year B.Ed degree programme offered by the institutes under Himachal Pradesh University on the basis of an entrance exam. The university-level entrance exam is expected to be held in the month of June 2023 through offline mode. Interested candidates, who also meet the eligibility requirements, will first have to apply for the exam through online mode from the month of May 2023 onwards. This article provides the candidates complete details about the HPU B.Ed Entrance Test 2023.

HPU B.Ed Entrance Test 2023 Important Dates

The tentative dates related to HPU B.Ed Entrance Test 2023 are given below in the table.

Activities Tentative Dates
Online application form release date May 2023, 1st week
Last date for submitting online application May 2023, 3rd week
Uploading of admit card May 2023, 4th week
Entrance exam date June 2023, 1st week
Result announcement June 2023, 2nd week
Publication of merit list June 2023, 3rd week
Display of counseling schedule June 2023, 4th week
Commencement of counseling process July 2023, 2nd week
Closing of admission process July 2023, 3rd week
Beginning of classes July 2023, 3rd week

Eligibility Criteria for HPU B.Ed Entrance Test 2023

Check below the eligibility criteria for appearing in the HPU B.Ed Entrance Test 2023:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Medical/ Non-Medical/ Commerce/ Arts subjects or a master’s degree in Sciences/ Social Sciences/ Humanities/ Commerce with not less than 50% marks in aggregate is required to be eligible.
  • The candidates with a bachelor’s degree in engineering/ technology with a minimum aggregate of 55% marks are also eligible.
  • A relaxation of 5% in the qualifying marks will be given to the candidates belonging to reserved categories.
  • Those in the final year of their bachelor’s/ master’s degree who will attain the minimum eligibility before the admissions can also apply.

HPU B.Ed Admission 2023 Application Form

The candidates will be able to fill their HPU B.Ed application form 2023 through online mode from the official website of the Himachal Pradesh University www.admissions.hpushimla.in. Only eligible candidates should proceed with the submission of application form.

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  • Personal and academic details related to the candidates are required to be entered into the application form.
  • Scanned copies of candidates’ photograph and signature should also be uploaded into the application form.
  • Once the details as asked in the application form are provided correctly, the candidates can submit it online with the prescribed application fee.
  • After successful submission of the form, the candidates should take a printout of the same and keep it safe with them.
  • The printout of the application form or any other document should not be sent to the university.

Application fee:

  • The category wise application fee for HPU B.Ed 2023 entrance exam is as follows
    • For General/ OBC category candidates: Rs. 1000/-
    • For SC/ ST category candidates: Rs. 500/-
    • For Antyodaya/ IRDP category candidates: Rs. 500/-
  • Payment of the application fee can be done online using net banking/ debit card/ credit card.

HPU B.Ed Entrance Test 2023 Exam Pattern

The overview of HPU B.Ed entrance exam pattern 2023 is given below:

  • Exam mode: Pen and paper based exam
  • Duration of exam: 2 hours
  • Number of questions: 150
  • Type of question: Objective type
  • Total marks: 150
  • Marking scheme: 1 mark will be awarded for every correct answer.
  • Negative marking: Not applicable
Topics Number of questions Maximum marks
Logical Reasoning 20 20
Knowledge of National Commission & Committees of Education 20 20
General Awareness (HP & India) 30 30
Teaching Aptitude & Attitude 40 40
Language & Comprehension (Hindi + English) 40 40
Total 150 150

HPU B.Ed 2023 Admit Card

  • The candidates who submit their applications in time will be able to download the admit card to appear in the entrance test.
  • Candidates can obtain the admit card for appearing in the HPU B.Ed exam 2023 through online mode.
  • To download their admit card, the candidates are required to visit the official website of the university www.admissions.hpushimla.in.
  • A printout of the admit card should be taken to be carried to the exam center while reporting on the day of the entrance exam.
  • Candidates should keep their admit card safe as admit card distorted or damaged in any manner will not be considered as valid.

HPU B.Ed 2023 Result

  • Result of the HPU B.Ed entrance exam will be declared online tentatively in the month of June 2023.
  • Using their roll number and other details as asked, the candidates will be able to check their result from the university’s website.
  • On the basis of marks obtained by the candidates in the entrance exam, the authorities will prepare a merit list.
  • Candidates with their names in the merit list will be invited to take part in the counseling process.

HPU B.Ed 2023 Counseling

  • Details about the counseling process will be communicated to the candidates will be intimated to the candidates via the university’s website.
  • The candidates reporting for the counseling should carry with them all important documents for verification.
  • Documents of the candidates will be verified and they will be asked to provide their choice for college.
  • Seats will then be allotted to the candidates on the basis of their merit, choice and availability of seat.
  • Shortlisted candidates should then report to the allotted institute to complete the formalities of admission.

Important Documents

The candidates must carry the following documents in original and photocopy at the time of counseling:

  • HPU B.Ed entrance exam admit card
  • Certificate of class 12th exam or equivalent
  • Qualifying exam certificates along with degree in the concerned capacity
  • Category certificate signed by the competent authority, if applicable
  • Character certificate from the Institution last attended for candidates having no gap in their education
  • Character certificate from the Tehsildar/ SDM of the area concerned for candidates with gap of one or more years in their education
  • Bonafide/ Domicile certificate issued by the Tehsildar/ Executive Magistrate of the area concerned (for candidates of HP as well as other state)
  • Certificate being Single Girl Child from the Tehsildar/ SDM of the area concerned, if applicable
  • A non-refundable fee of Rs. 200/- (in cash) to be deposited at the time of counseling

Frequently Asked Questions

Can candidates who are not residents of Himachal Pradesh apply for HPU B.Ed exam?

Candidates of all the states can apply for the B.Ed entrance exam. However, only those candidates who are residents of Himachal Pradesh will be considered under reserved categories.

Is it possible to make correction in the application form after submission?

No facility is provided by the university for making correction in the submitted application form. It is therefore advisable to check the application form carefully before making final submission.

Can I get my admit card through offline mode like post or courier?

The admit card to appear for the B.Ed entrance exam will only be released through online mode and can be obtained from the official website of the university. No admit card will be sent through any other means.

How will I know what exam center is allotted to me for appearing in the entrance exam?

Details of the exam center where the candidates have to appear for the entrance exam will be printed on their admit card.

What if I fail to secure admission within the given time period?

Those who fail to report for counseling or admission within the given time period will be considered as disqualified.

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