HP Paramedical Entrance Exam 2020: The Department of Medical Education & Research (DMER) of the Himachal Government, is inviting applications for granting admission into B.Sc. Medical Technology courses till October 30, 2020. The mode of application submission is offline, but candidates can submit the fee online at igmcshimla.edu.in. The HP DMER B.Sc Paramedical Entrance Exam 2020 will be held on November 22, 2020. The residents of Himachal or candidates whose parents are Himachal Pradesh government employees are eligible. The age of these candidates must be between 17 to 20 years and should have cleared 10+2. Continue reading to know more about the HP Paramedical Entrance exam 2020.
Latest: The application process for the HP Paramedical Entrance Exam will end on October 30, 2020.
HP Paramedical Entrance Exam 2020
The mode of application is offline. The application form is attached with the prospectus, the aspirants have to fill it manually and send it through the post to the college. All the important dates of the HP Paramedical Entrance exam 2020 are given in the table below.
|HP Paramedical Entrance Exam 2020||Important Date|
|Last date for receipt of application at IGMC Shimla||30 Oct 2020|
|Admit card will be issued at the examination venue on||22 Nov 2020 from 08:30 AM to 01:00 PM|
|Common Entrance Test||22 Nov 2020 from 02 PM to 04 PM|
|Displaying of answer key||25 Nov 2020 5:00 PM|
|Last date for recording response on the answer key||26 Nov 2020 up to 05 PM|
|Declaration of CET result||01 Dec 2020|
|Release of Merit list||03 Dec 2020|
|1st counseling at IGMC Auditorium||05 Dec 2020, 11 Am onwards|
|Medical examination will be held on||08, 09 Dec 2020|
|Session starts for 1st counseling on||14 Dec 2020|
|2nd counseling will be held on||15 Dec 2020|
|Medical examination for 2nd counseling||17 Dec 2020|
|Mop up counseling will be held on||21 Dec 2020|
|Last Medical examination for mop round||24 Dec 2020|
|Last date of joining||26 Dec 2020|
HP Paramedical Entrance Exam 2020 Application Form
The HP DMER is inviting applications in offline mode; the candidates have to submit the application form via post, but the application fee has to be paid through online mode.
How To Apply for HP Paramedical Entrance Exam 2020?
The application form for HP Paramedical Entrance Test 2020 is attached to the prospectus. The candidates can download the prospectus from the official website of the HP government i.e. igmcshimla.edu.in, or they can do the same from this page. After downloading the prospectus candidates have to print the application form and fill it manually and send it to the Principal of IGMC Shimla. The mode for this submission of the application form is offline however the HP DMER has generated a link for online fee submission.
Application Form: Click here to download and print the HP Paramedical Entrance Exam 2020.
The application fee for the HP Paramedical Entrance Exam 2020 is given below.
|General and OBC||Rs. 1000/-|
|SC & ST||Rs. 500/-|
Submit Fee: Click here to submit the application fee for the HP Paramedical Entrance Exam 2020.
HP Paramedical Entrance Exam 2020 Eligibility Criteria
The aspirants of the HP Paramedical Entrance Test should fulfill the eligibility criteria laid by HP DMER. Look at the criteria given below.
Residents: Either the candidates have to be Himachali by birth or one of their parents should be a government employee in Himachal Pradesh.
Age: The age of the candidates should be between 17 to 25 years on December 31, 2020.
- Relaxation on age: The reserved category candidates get an exemption of 05 years for the entrance test as per the state government rule.
Minimum Qualification: The candidates who have qualified 10+2 in the medical stream (Physics, Chemistry, Biology)with a minimum aggregate of 50%, for reserved category candidates (SC, ST. OBC) the minimum percentage requirement is 40%.
Eligibility Criteria for In-Service Candidates
- The candidates should have completed the class 10th and should have a diploma course awarded by DHS or DME. The diploma courses which are considerable for the admission, are Laboratory Technicians, Assistant, Radiology, OTA. Alongside the candidates must hold a minimum experience of 10 years as a government employee in the Health & Family Welfare Department & Ayurveda Deptt. of Himachal Pradesh.
- Or must have passed class 12th and holds 5 years of exp. in Health & Family Welfare Department & Ayurveda Deptt. of Himachal Pradesh.
- Or all in-service Lab. Tech. with min exp. Of 10 years, with minimum qualification of class 12 in science are eligible.
HP Paramedical Entrance Test 2020 Exam Pattern
The selection of the candidates into a B.Sc. Medical Technology (Anesthesia & OT Tech./ Laboratory/ Radio-diagnosis & Radiotherapy Tech./ Renal Dialysis Tech), will be done based on the entrance examination. The candidates have to go through the objective type test. Here the pattern of the test is explained thoroughly.
Mode of examination: Offline (OMR Test)
Type of exam: Objective type test
Duration of test: 02 hours
Exam Pattern for Direct Candidates
The test will be based on the 10+2 syllabus.
|Name of Subject||Marks|
The pattern for In-Service Candidates
Duration of test: 01 hours
The candidates have to answer the questions for their respective specialties.
|Specialty||No of question||Marks|
|Anesthesia & Operation Theatre Techniques||50||50|
|Radio-diagnosis & Radiotherapy||50||50|
|Renal Dialysis Tech||50||50|
HP Paramedical Entrance Test 2020 Exam Center
The center of the examinations are as follows –
- IGMC, Shimla
- Dr. RPGMC, Kangra at Tanda
- Dr. Yashwant Singh Parmar Medical college, Nahan
- Shri Lal Bhadur Shastri Govt Medical College, Ner Chowk Mandi
HP Paramedical Entrance Test 2020 Admit Card
The HP DMER is granting admission into B.Sc. technical courses, but the entrance test will be conducted by Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla on behalf of DEMER. All the registered and eligible candidates will be issued the HP paramedical entrance test admit card on the day of examination. Neither the admit cards will be made available on the website to download nor will be sent to the residence of candidates via post. On the day of the examination, the admit card will be issued to candidates from 08:30 AM to 01:00 PM.
The candidates have to reach the center before 01:00, after that, they won’t be issued the roll number and the admit card for the examination.
HP Paramedical Entrance Test 2020 Answer Key
The IGMC Shimla will release the answer key for the entrance test at their official website at igmcshimla.edu.in. The candidates who will appear in the test will be able to check their answer key. As of now, there is no information on the method of fetching answer keys. However, it will be updated soon. There is the facility to submit the objection against the answer key so that the candidates can raise their doubts against the answer key. The candidates are requested to keep their candidate copy of the OMR sheet safely to assess their performance in the test.
HP Paramedical Entrance Test 2020 Result
The result of the HP DMER B.Sc Paramedical Entrance Exam 2020 will be declared at the official website of IGMC. The candidates who will appear in the examination will be able to check their results at igmcshimla.edu.in. After the result declaration, the category wise merit list will be released officially. All the selected candidates will then have to go through the counseling process. The direct link to check the result will be provided here on this page. In order to get admission it is important for the candidates to secure place in merit list.
HP Paramedical Entrance Test 2020 Counseling
All the qualified candidates have to attend the centralized counseling which is scheduled to be held in three rounds. After each round of counseling, the medical examination will be held for the candidates. The candidates will be found as medically fit as can join the course. During the counseling, the candidates have to furnish the following documents in original form.
- 10th class mark sheet
- 12th class mark sheet
- Photo Identity Proof
- Reserved category certificate
- EWS category certificate if seeking reservation
- Disability certificate if seeking reservation
- Certificate of employment
HP Paramedical Entrance Test 2020 Course Fee Structure
All qualified candidates have to submit the course fee at the time of counseling before the seat allotment. The breakdown of the annual fee for the B.Sc. course is as follows
|Particulars||Amount (INR) Per Annum|
HP Paramedical Entrance Exam 2020 Seat Allotment
The entrance test is being conducted for granting admission over 61 seats of B.Sc. Medical technology. The below tables explain seat allotments into various courses and colleges.
Course wise Seat Allotment
|Name of Course||Number of allotted seats|
|B.Sc. Medical Technology in Anesthesia & Operation Theatre Techniques||16|
|B.Sc. Medical Technology (Laboratory)||20|
|B. Sc. Medical Technology in Radio-diagnosis & Radiotherapy Tech.||20|
|B. Sc. Medical Technology in Renal Dialysis Tech||05|
College Wise seat allotments
Official Website: igmcshimla.edu.in
Frequently Asked Questions
To seek a reservation the candidates have to feel that particular category in the application form and have to furnish a certificate of the same at the time of the counseling process. Any candidate is considered under the EWS category whose family income for annum is less than 4 lacs.
The annual fee of the course for any speciality is Rs. 14000/-.
No, there is not any re-exam facility.
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