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  • Last Modified 07-06-2022
  • Written By Aditi_M
  • Last Modified 07-06-2022

HPU Admission 2021 – Dates, Eligibility, Pattern & More

HPU Admission 2021 – Himachal Pradesh University conducts the admission process for candidates seeking admissions in various UG and PG courses. The authorities will release the application form in online mode tentatively in May 2021. Candidates will be selected for the courses they apply for on the basis of their performance in the qualifying examination as per the chosen course.

The result of the HPU 2021 entrance examination will be declared online mode. On the basis of the performance of the candidates in the examination, their names will be enlisted in the HPU 2021 merit list. These finally selected candidates will be called out for the counselling process and shall be allotted a seat likewise. Read the article below to know in detail about the HPU Admission 2021.

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HPU Admission 2021 – Highlights

ParametersDetails
Admission NameHPU Admission
Admission conducting bodyHimachal Pradesh University
Application ModeOnline
Counselling ModeOffline
Websitehttps://admissions.hpushimla.in/ or http://www.hpuniv.ac.in/
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HPU Admission Dates 2021

Candidates can check the schedule of various HPU admission-related events as described below:

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HPU Admission 2021 Calendar

EventsDate
Application commencementMay 2021
Application process closureJune 2021
Admit card availabilityTo be notified
Result declarationTo be notified
Counselling Process InitiationTo be notified
Date of InterviewTo be notified

Note. These dates are tentative and are subject to change. The schedule might get delayed due to COVID 19 outbreak. Kindly stay in touch for the latest updates for the upcoming events.

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HPU Admission 2021 – Course-wise Tentative Dates

Candidates can check the tentative schedule for some of the courses offered by HPU:

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HPU Tentative Dates: Course wise

Course CategoryEvents: Course wiseDate
UG Course
(BBA)
Application ReleaseTo be notified

Last date of the closure
of application process
To be notified

HPU hall ticket releaseTo be notified

ExaminationTo be notified

Result declarationTo be notified

Counselling roundsTo be notified
UG Course (BCA)Application ReleaseTo be notified

Last date of the closure of
application process
To be notified

HPU hall ticket releaseTo be notified

ExaminationTo be notified

Result declarationTo be notified

Counselling roundsTo be notified

Note. These dates are tentative and are subject to change. The schedule might get delayed due to COVID 19 outbreak. Kindly stay in touch for the latest updates for the upcoming events. 

HPU Admission 2021 – Course Overview

Bachelor Courses

Course  nameCourse Duration
Bachelor’s in Art: B.A.3 Years
Bachelor’s in Commerce: B.Com.3 Years
Bachelor’s in Computer Application: B.C.A.3 Years

Master Courses

Course  nameCourse Duration
Master of Commerce: M.Com2  Years
MA (JMC)2 Years
Master in Computer Application (MCA) 3 Years
M.Sc in Mathematics2 Years
M.Sc in Chemistry2 Years
M.Sc in Physics2 Years

HPU 2021 Eligibility Criteria

The Himachal Pradesh University lays down various certain guidelines to follow, for the candidates appearing for the admission process. These preconditions or the eligibility criteria are important to be abided by. Anyone failing to qualify the eligibility will not be considered for the admission procedure. The course-wise eligibility criteria for the HPU Admission 2021 is given in the below table:-

HPU Admission Eligibility Criteria 2021

Course  nameCourse CategoryEligibility
B.A.BachelorsEducation: Candidates must have passed
class 12th examination from a recognized
board university.


B.TechBachelorsEducation: Candidates must have passed class
12th examination from a recognized board university.
Compulsory Subjects: Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
B.ComBachelorsEducation: Candidates must have passed class 12th examination from Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination  of the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi or an examination recognised as equivalent. OR Pre-University examination (two years after ten-year schooling) from an Indian University/Board recognised by the H.P. University. OR Intermediate examination from an Indian University/Board or an examination equivalent
Compulsory Subjects: Mathematics/Economics
B.C.A.BachelorsEducation: Candidates who have passed 10+2 examinations from H.P. Board/CBSE/ICSE or any other examination considered equivalent to 10+2, by the Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla.
Minimum marks required: 40% marks for candidates falling under general category  (35% marks for candidates falling under reserved category (SC, ST, etc)
Masters in Business Administration:MBAMastersEducation: Candidates are required to hone a bachelor’s degree in any stream from a recognized board or a university.
Minimum marks required: 50% marks for candidates falling under general category  (45% marks for candidates falling under reserved category (SC, ST, etc)
Master of Commerce:M.ComMastersEducation: Candidates must have a degree in any of these courses:B.Com. (old), B.Com. (RUSA) or Bachelor‟s degree in Business Administration or B.A. with Commerce or B.A./B. Sc./M.A./ M.Sc. degree.
Compulsory subjects: Economics/Statistics/Mathematics as one of the elective subjects.
For foreign origin students: Degree of a Foreign University which may be recognized as equivalent by the Vice Chancellor with such conditions as he may impose regarding the additional courses of study which the candidate would be required to qualify for the degree.
Caution: A student who has compartment / reappear in B.A./B.Com, etc. will not be admitted to M.Com.
MA (JMC)MastersEducation: Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline recognized by the university
Master in Computer Application (MCA) MastersEducation: Candidates are required to hone a bachelor’s degree in any stream from a recognized board or a university.
Important Subjects: Candidates must have studied mathematics at 10+2 level/BCA/B.Sc. (IT)/B.Sc. (Computer Science).
Minimum marks required: 50% marks for candidates falling under general category  (45% marks for candidates falling under reserved category (SC, ST, etc)
M.Sc in mathematicsMastersEducation: Candidates must hone a bachelor’s degree in BSc or BA with mathematics as compulsory subject
M.Sc in chemistryMastersEducation: Candidates must hone a bachelor’s degree in BSc  with chemistry as compulsory subject
M.Sc in physicsMastersEducation: Candidates must hone a bachelor’s degree in BSc  with physics as compulsory subject

HPU 2021 Application Form

HPU Candidate Login is required to log in by adding basic details for communication along with personal information. Candidates will be emailed the login credentials. These credentials will help in signing up for future purposes and will get notified about the latest updates about upcoming events.

The Admission authorities will release the application form in online mode through the HPU Admission portal ICDEOL. Candidates must download the HPU Admission Prospectus from the ICDEOL website for clarity of instructions as stated by the university. They will have to pay a minimum fee of Rs 500/- As per the university, it is mandatory for the students to deposit hard copies of the form along with self-attested photocopies of required documents in concerned branches by hand or by post.

How to fill HPU Application Form 2021 – Stepwise Process

1st Step – Visit the official website to apply: www.hpu.niv.ac.in. or https://admission.hpushimla.in.

2nd Step – Click on the registration link

3rd- Step – Choose the course as per preference. Candidates will have to click  “UG/ PG”  to view the list of programmes.  

4th Step – Before choosing the programme please click on the instructions for filling the online application form, a pdf file will be open kindly read carefully.

5th Step – Kindly go through the terms and conditions and acknowledge it to move ahead with the next step.

6th Step – Candidates will now have to fill the application form by adding the following details:

a) Personal Information: Fill in the personal details such as name, guardian’s name, address details. After this, candidates will be directed to the next section.

b) Education and Document Details: Class 10th and12th marks and bachelor details (if applying for a master’s course)

c) Territorial Jurisdiction Certificate in case of the outside of H.P. state 

d) Application Summary

7th Step – Uploading of documents: candidates will have to upload various documents: scanned photograph, scanned signature, scanned copy of applicant’s Father/Mother signature

Instruction and specification for uploading the documents

Documents to be uploadedInstructionsSize
Scanned Photographi. Photograph must be a passport size colour picture.
ii. Photographs must be taken in full-face view directly facing the camera. iii. The photograph should have no shadows and red eyes. iv. Photo format should be .jpg or .jpeg only. 
Maximum 100KB
Scanned copy of applicant’s signaturei. Applicants should sign with black ink on white paper and get the signature scanned.
ii. The signature must be signed only by the applicant and not by any other person. iii. Photo format should be .jpg or .jpeg only.
Maximum 100KB
Mark sheet / certificateFormat of marksheet or certificate should be PDF onlyThe Maximum size 2MB
Scanned copy of applicant’s Father/Mother signaturei. Applicant’s Father/Mother should sign with black ink on a white paper and get the signature scanned.
ii. Photo format should be .jpg or .jpeg only.
Maximum 100KB

8th Step – Application fee payment: In this step, candidates will have to pay the application fee in order to complete the process.

9th Step – Payment at the university centre: Students are directed to submit hard copy of admission form along with Photocopy of Print generated after course fee deposited to the Director ICDEOL, HP University Summer Hill Shimla-171005
Or
Registered candidates can pay the application fee in online mode through:-

  1. NET BANKING 
  2. DEBIT CARD 
  3. CREDIT CARD

HPU Admission 2021 – Application Fee

Candidates taking part in the application process can use the HPU Admission Fee Portal to pay the admission fee.

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Course Application fee amount for General category studentsApplication fee amount for Reserved category students
MA coursesRs 700/-Rs 350/-
MSc coursesRs 700/-Rs 350/-
M.ComRs 700/-Rs 350/-
Bachelor’s courseRs 700/-Rs 350/-

10th StepSubmit the application form and take a printout of the same for future reference

11th StepPost the submission of the application form: System will generate the Unique Registration number along with the password will be sent on the registered email and registered mobile number. Note down the Unique Registration number for all future references.

HPU 2021 Admit card

Candidates aspiring for any course will have to appear for the qualifying entrance examination. Towards the same, they will have to download the HPU admit card from the official website. The hall ticket is a mandatory document and candidates will not be allowed to take the examination if they don’t carry the admit card.

Candidates can follow these steps to download the HPU admit card:-

  1. Visit the official website and click on the HPU admit card option.(the link will be generated when the admit card is released)
  2. The admit card will be displayed on the screen
  3. Download the HPU hall ticket and take multiple copies of the same as it will be required for the future use.

How to resolve discrepancy in the HPU admit card?

It is crucial for the candidates to carefully fill the details accurately. However there may be situations in which a candidate may encounter discrepancy in the admit card. In such cases, candidates should contact the concerned authority to resolve the discrepancy in the admit card.

HPU 2021 Exam Centres

Candidates will have to choose the examination centre at the time of filling the application form. The HPU 2021 will be conducted in various cities in the Himachal state.  It is important to select the preference as per priority so as to avoid any sort of last-minute rush. The examination will be held in offline mode. Candidates must follow the instructions properly. The information about the examination centre will be mentioned on the HPU hall ticket.

Here’s the list of the exam centres:-

  1. HPU Campus, Shimla,
  2. HPU Regional Centre, Dharamshala, Kangra,
  3. Government College, Mandi,
  4. Government College, Hamirpur

HPU Admission 2021 – Course Wise Exam Pattern

The examination pattern for all the courses: UG or PG is different and varies according to the specialization Candidates can check the exam pattern for some of the courses as mentioned below:-

Exam Pattern

CourseDescription
M.Sc in mathematicsTotal number of questions: 100
Total marks: 100
Marks per question: 1
M.ComTotal number of questions: 50
Total marks: 100
Marks per question: 2
M.Sc Biotechnology Total number of questions: 100 MCQs
Total marks: 100
Duration: 90 minutes
There is no negative marking
Exam Mode – Online
M.Sc Microbiology Total number of questions: 100 MCQs
Exam Mode – Online
There is no negative marking
M.A. English Total marks: 70
Total number of questions – Section 1 consist of 30 MCQs of 1 marks each. Section 2 consist of 250 words essay of 20 marks
Candidates also need to attempt 5 short notes of 50 to 60 words out of 8 short notes in section 2
M.A. Business Economics Total number of questions: 75 MCQs
Total marks: 75 ( The final merit determines out of 100 marks.)
There is no negative marking
Marks per question: 1
M.Sc Geography Total number of questions: 80 MCQs
Total marks: 40
Exam Duration: 90 minutes
Marks per question: 0.5

Note: Kindly stay in touch for the latest updates related to the HPU exam pattern The above table is just to give a rough idea about how exam pattern varies from course to course.

HPU 2021 Merit List

Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their performance in the qualifying examination, depending on the course one has applied for. A merit list will be prepared to enlist the names of these shortlisted students. The course wise merit list will be released for various rounds. The candidature of these applicants will be taken forward for the final selection process of HPU Admission 2021. The merit list will display the following important details: Ranks/score, Roll number,  name of the candidate, category, number of vacant seats, waitlist number, etc.

Candidates can follow these steps to download the HPU Merit List 2021:-

  1. Visit the official website and click on the HPU Merit List 2021 option.(the link will be generated when the merit list is released)
  2. The HPU Merit List will be displayed on the screen
  3. Download the HPU merit list 2021 and take multiple copies of the same as it will be required for future use.

HPU 2021 – Counselling Process

The Himachal Pradesh University will conduct the counselling process of HPU admission 2021. The shortlisted candidates will be called out for this final selection process. They will have to reach the designated centre at the allotted venue and schedule. The counselling process will be conducted tentatively in two rounds. It comprises broadly two important events: document verification and seat allotment rounds.

Anyone failing to report to the designated centre in time or if found absent will not be considered for the counselling process and the admission will be granted to the next candidate in the merit list.

In order to maintain the authenticity of the declaration, candidates are required to report for the counselling process with the documents such as:

  1. Education documents: class tenth and twelfth mark sheets, Bachelor’s degree (if one has applied for masters),
  2. Category certificate (if applicable),
  3. NRI/Foreign origin candidates will have to produce the relevant document,
  4. Photo ID proof: Adhar card, passport, driving licence, etc.

Note– The candidates shall have to submit self-attested copies of the above documents. The incomplete documents in any respect shall not be accepted and admission will not be given

HPU Admission 2021 – Reservation Criteria

The universities will lay down certain reservation guidelines for candidates falling under certain categories. It is described as follows:-

  1. Candidates falling under SC/ ST category will be given a relaxation of up to 5% in various courses offered by the university.
  2. 2-3 seats are reserved for female candidates.
  3. Minimum 2 seats are reserved for the Jammu Kashmir Domicile candidates.
  4. Some percentage of seats are reserved for specially-abled students.
  5. Relaxation will be given to students with a sports quota.

HPU Admission 2021 – Fee Structure

The admission authorities will lay down the fee structure of various courses. It is described as described below:-

HPU Admission Fee Structure 2021

Course  nameFee for students passing from H.P. Board and to be registered with H.P. UniversityFee for students coming from other University/Board and  not regd. with H.P. University
Bachelor’s in Art: B.A. (I year)Rs 5000/-Rs 5050/-
Bachelor’s in Commerce: B.Com(II and III year)Rs 3400/- each yearRs 3400/- each year
Bachelor’s in Computer Application: B.C.A.- I SemesterRs 7500/-Rs 7550/-
BCA – II to VI SemesterRs 7300/-Rs 7350/-
Masters in Business Administration:MBA (Semester system)Rs 20000/-Rs 20100/-
Master of Commerce: M.Com. (Sem. System)Rs 5000/-Rs 5100/-
MA (JMC)Rs 9000/- Rs 9100/- 
Master in Computer Application (MCA) Rs 30000/-Rs 30100/-
M.Sc. Math (Sem. System)Rs 4500/-Rs 4600/-
M.Sc in chemistry (Sem. System)Rs 4500/-Rs 4600/-
M.Sc in physics (Sem. System)Rs 4500/-Rs 4600/-

Note: The fee structure is subject to revision from time to time. The revised fee if any shall be applicable for the relevant session/semester. Kindly stay in touch for the latest updates on the same.

Concession: For some categories there will be some relaxation. It is described as follows (as stated by the university guidelines)

  1. For Disabled Students: As per the orders of the Hon’ble High Court CWPIL No. 30g 2011, the students with special needs with more than 40% disability admitted to any course of study running in the H. P. University Shimla-5, will not be charged any fees. 
  2. SC/ST and Girls Students: The Himachali Candidates belonging to the SC/ST Categories and Women candidates of Himachal Pradesh will be allowed to enrol with ICDEOL in B.A. only by paying a fee of Rs. 500/- as ICDEOL registration fee and a fee of Rs. 1000/- for the Study Material (SLM). Such candidates shall be considered the students of ICDEOL for all purposes.

HPU Admission 2021 – FAQs

Q1. What are the details mentioned in the HPU merit list?
A1
. The merit list will display the following important details: Ranks/score, Roll number,  name of the candidate, category, number of vacant seats, waitlist number, etc.
Q2. What are the reservation criteria for the HPU Admission 2021?
A2. The reservation criteria for the HPU Admission 2021 is described as:-
Candidates falling under SC/ ST category will be given a relaxation of up to 5% in various courses offered by the university, 2-3 seats are reserved for female candidates, Minimum 2 seats are reserved for the Jammu Kashmir Domicile candidates, Some percentage of seats are reserved for the specially-abled students, Relaxation will be given to students with sports quota.
Q3. What are the important documents which are required to be produced for the HPU Admission 2021?
A3. Candidates will be required to carry the important documents as described by the university as the class tenth and twelfth mark sheets, Bachelor’s degree (if one has applied for masters), Category certificate (if applicable), NRI/Foreign origin candidates will have to produce the relevant document,
Photo ID proof: Adhar card, passport, driving licence, etc.
Q4. What are the eligibility criteria for an MCA course?
A4
. The eligibility criteria as laid by the university is described as: Candidates are required to have a bachelor’s degree in any stream from a recognized board or a university with mathematics at 10+2 level/BCA/B.Sc. (IT)/B.Sc. (Computer Science) as a compulsory subject. Candidates should secure a minimum of 50% marks for candidates falling under the general category  (45% marks for candidates falling under reserved category (SC, ST, etc)
Q5. There’s some discrepancy in my admit card. What are the steps to resolve the same?
A5. In order to resolve the discrepancy in the admit card candidates will be required to resolve the discrepancy in the admit card by reaching out to the examination authorities and bringing it to their notice.
Q6. What are the eligibility criteria for the course BCA?
A6
.  The eligibility criteria for BCA courses are described as Candidates who have passed 10+2 examinations from H.P. Board/CBSE/ICSE or any other examination considered equivalent to 10+2, by the Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla. One should secure a minimum of 40% marks if falling under the general category (35% marks for candidates falling under the reserved category (SC, ST, etc).

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