HP PAT 2022: Registration Details, Important Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Fee Structure

HP PAT 2022 – The H.P. Takniki Shiksha Board conducts HP PAT 2022 exam for candidates who aspire to pursue 1st year/Lateral Entry/First-Year Diploma Pharmacy courses in government and private polytechnics of the state. HP PAT stands for Himachal Pradesh Polytechnic Admission Test. HP PAT 2022 is expected to be conducted in August 2022 in pen and paper mode and details regarding the same can be found on the official website hptechboard.com. It is a 3-hour long exam where objective type questions will be asked as per the syllabus set by the authorities. You can scroll below to check more about this Diploma Entrance Exam and its eligibility criteria, application form details, exam pattern, syllabus and much more.

HP PAT 2022

HP PAT 2022 Important Dates

The tentative dates regarding HP PAT 2022 are listed below. As the official dates have not been out yet, we have analysed last year’s schedule and assumed tentative dates.

HP PAT 2022 Application form releaseJuly 2022
Last date for submission of HP PAT 2022 application by challan August 2022
HP PAT 2022 Admit Card releaseAugust 2022
HP PAT 2022August 2022
HP PAT 2022 ResultAugust 2022
Allotment of seats in the first round of HP PAT 2022 counsellingAugust 2022
Reporting by candidates with original certificates in the respective polytechnicsAugust 2022
Display of vacant seats after the first round of HP PAT 2022 counsellingSeptember 2022
Allotment of seats in the second round of HP PAT 2022 counsellingSeptember 2022

HP PAT 2022 Overview

Given below is an overview of HP PAT 2022

Exam nameHP PAT 2022
Official websitehptechboard.com
Conducting bodyH.P. Takniki Shiksha Board
Courses offered10 diploma courses
Medium of examHindi and English
Mode of examOffline
Exam duration3 hours
Negative marking1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer
Mark allotment4 marks will be awarded for every correct answer

HP PAT 2022 Application Form

The application form for HP PAT 2022 will be released online by H.P. Takniki Shiksha Board on their official website i.e. hptechboard. Students will have to fill out the application form, submit required documents and pay application fees online to complete the application process for HP PAT 2022.

Application Fees:- Application Fees for HP PAT 2022 is mentioned below:-

Category of candidateApplication Fees (INR)
General category650
Reserved category400

Mode of payment:- Non Refundable application fees will be payable by credit card, debit card or net banking.

Steps for HP PAT 2022 Application process:-

Step 1:- Fill HP PAT 2022 application form with all the personal and qualification details.

Step 2:- Submit required documents online in prescribed specifications.

Step 3:- Pay application fees through online mode.

HP PAT 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Before applying for the state level entrance examination, candidates must satisfy the HP PAT 2022 eligibility criteria in order to avoid the cancellation of their applications later on.

  • Qualification: Candidates should have qualified class 10th from any recognized board or university with atleast 35% marks. They should have Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English as their mandatory subjects to be eligible for this state level exam

HP PAT 2022 Exam Pattern

Candidates who are aspiring to qualify HP PAT 2022 should be well aware of the state level entrance examination pattern in order to score well in the exam:-

  • Exam Duration: The duration for HP PAT 2022 is 3 hours
  • Exam mode: HP PAT 2022 will be conducted in offline mode
  • Sections: There are total 4 sections in HP PAT 2022
  • Total no. of questions: There will be 150 questions in HP PAT 2022
  • Total marks: HP PAT 2022 will be of total 600 marks
  • Exam Medium: HP PAT 2022 will be conducted in English & Hindi languages
  • Marking scheme: +4 marks will be awarded for every correct answer and -1 marks will be given for every wrong answer in HP PAT 2022
SectionTotal no. Of question

HP PAT 2022 Syllabus

The conducting body has set the syllabus of HP PAT 2022, which is listed below in brief. Students can also download the HP PAT 2022 Syllabus from the link given below to know in detail about it.

Download here: HP PAT 2022 Syllabus


  • Active and passive voice
  • Tenses
  • Comparison
  • Connector
  • Conditionals
  • Speech
  • Articles
  • Determiners
  • Non finites
  • Prepositions
  • Relatives
  • Nouns
  • Errors
  • Dialogue completion
  • Jumble words/ phrases


  • Reflection and refraction
  • Human eye
  • Electricity
  • Magnetic effects of electric current
  • Sources of energy and environment


  • Structure of atom
  • Acid, base and salts
  • Chemical reaction and equation
  • Metal and non metals
  • Carbon and it’s compounds
  • Periodic classification of elements


  • Real numbers
  • Polynomial
  • Quadratic equation
  • Arithmetic progression
  • Triangles
  • Coordinate geometry
  • Pair of linear equation in two variables
  • Trigonometry
  • Circles
  • Area related to circles
  • Construction
  • Surface area and volumes
  • Statistics
  • Probability

HP PAT 2022 Answer Key

The HP PAT 2022 Answer key is released by the HP Board, which will contain answers of all the 150 questions that will be asked in the Himachal Pradesh Polytechnic Admission Test. Candidates will have to download the answer key for their set of question paper and check their answers. After checking their answers, students have to follow the marking scheme and calculate their marks to get an idea of marks they are scoring in HP PAT 2022.

HP PAT 2022 Reservation Criteria

Seats are distributed as per categories in HP PAT 2022. Here is the reservation policy of HP PAT 2022.

Category of candidateReservation

List of courses offered via HP PAT 2022

Here is a list of diploma courses that will be offered via HP PAT 2022.

  • Civil engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Electrical engineering
  • Automobile engineering
  • Architecture assistant
  • Eltx.&Comm. Engineering
  • Instrumentation
  • Computer engineering
  • Information technology
  • D. Pharmacy

HP PAT 2022 Admit Card

An admit card is the most important document one has to carry to the exam centre as it has all the necessary information about the exam and the candidate. It is mandatory for you to carry your admit card to the exam centre as you will not be allowed to appear in the entrance exam without it. Here are the details that will be mentioned on your HP PAT 2022 Admit Card.

  • Roll number
  • Candidate’s Photograph
  • Candidate’s Signature
  • Candidate’s Address
  • Test Centre Address
  • Test schedule
  • Important Instructions

HP PAT 2022 Result

The result of the HP PAT 2022 will be released by H.P. Takniki Shiksha Board. Results will be announced after the successful conduct of the state level entrance test. HP PAT 2022 Result will be released for the candidates who will appear for this entrance exam. It will be announced online on their official website. Students will have to download the merit list in PDF format and check that the following details are mentioned correctly.

  • Exam Roll Number
  • Applicant’s Name
  • Father’s Name
  • Obtained Marks
  • Rank

HP PAT 2022 Counselling

Himachal Pradesh Polytechnic Admission Test (HP PAT 2022 ) Counselling will be conducted by H.P. Takniki Shiksha Board. The counselling will be held to give students admission into government and private polytechnic colleges that offer diploma courses in various disciplines. After the result declaration, the counselling will be done in online mode. The candidates who have appeared for the entrance test have to register themselves first followed by submission of the counselling fees. After a few days, a choice filling and choice locking window will open for candidates to fill their choices in preference order. The board will study candidates’ choices and send them provisional allotment letters for admission purposes. Students will have to report to the institute with all the necessary documents and an allotment letter in order to confirm admission.

About HP PAT

HP PAT stands for Himachal Pradesh Polytechnic Admission Test, which is conducted by Himachal Pradesh Takniki Shiksha Board. It offers students admission into engineering/non – engineering/technology courses. The duration of this state-level exam is 3 hours in order to test the candidate’s knowledge. The exam is conducted once a year in English and Hindi languages. The exam has four sections i. e. Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English.

HP PAT 2022 FAQs

Q. What will be the mode of conduct of HP PAT 2022?

A. HP PAT 2022 will be conducted in offline mode.

Q. Where can we apply for HP PAT 2022?

A. You can apply for HP PAT 2022 on their official website which is hptechboard.com

Q. How many questions will be there in HP PAT 2022?

A. 150 questions will be there in HP PAT 2022.

Q. How many sections will be there in JP PAT 2022?

A. 4 sections will be there in HP PAT 2022. They are:- English, mathematics, physics and chemistry.

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