HP PAT 2018 Counselling – Himachal Pradesh Polytechnic Admission Test Counselling will be conducted by H.P. Takniki Shiksha Board, Dharamshala Distt. Kangra. The counselling will be held for the admission into the Govt. And Private un-aided Polytechnic colleges that offer diploma in 1st year of the Hotel Management, Engineering, Fashion & Design, Architecture, Fashion Designing & Garment Technology, T.V Production (Film Processing) and Film Technology. After the result declaration, the counselling will be done in online mode for which a link will soon be available on the official website at hptechboard.com and spot counselling will be done in offline mode. The candidates who will be appeared for the entrance test will be required to register themselves by providing certain details using their User Account. As all the information will be released on the website only, candidates must visit the website time to time in order to keep track of the event to come and those which have already taken place.

HP PAT 2018 Counselling

The board will release the allotment letters to the successful candidates. All the information will be available on the board’s website as per schedule. The Director, Technical Education, H.P reserves the right to modify or change the schedule of counselling for admission process.

So first of all to understand the whole process let us take a look at the important timelines to keep a track of the events.

HP PAT 2018 Counselling Schedule

Event Date
Entrance date 20 May 2018
Result declaration 25 May 2018
Submission of PAT score and choices of course 4th week of May to 2nd week of Jun 2018
1st counselling
Seat allotment after 1st counselling 3rd week of Jun 2018
Date to report in respective college with original documents Before 3rd week of Jun 2018
Updation of vacant seats 3rd week of Jun 2018
Display of vacant seats after 1st counselling 3rd week of Jun 2018
Revision of choices on the basis of the seats availability 4th week of Jun 2018
2nd counselling
Seat allotment after 2nd counselling 4th week of Jun 2018
Date to report in respective college with original documents Before 1st week of Jul 2018
Updation of vacant seats 1st week of Jul 2018
Display of vacant seats after 2nd counselling 1st week of Jul 2018
3rd round of counselling in online mode for candidates with or without PAT
Date for submitting application forms in online mode by the applicants who have not applied for LEET and revision of choice for those who have attended 1st & 2nd round of counselling 2nd week of Jul 2018
Seat allotment after 3rd counselling 3rd week of Jul 2018
Date to report in respective college with original documents Before 3rd week of Jul 2018
Updation of vacant seats 3rd week of Jul 2018
Display of final list of vacant seats after 3rd counselling 4th week of Jul 2018
Spot counselling in offline mode if seats remain vacant after 3rd counselling at Govt. Polytechnic Sundernagar 4th week of Jul 2018
Date to report in respective college with original documents 1st week of Aug 2018

There will be 3 rounds of counselling and if seats are still vacant, those seats will be filled through a spot counselling.

What to carry on the counselling day?

  • PAT Result Score
  • PAT Admit Card
  • Original documents starting from 10th onwards:-
  • 10th marksheet
  • 10th provisional certificates
  • 12th marksheet
  • 12th provisional certificates
  • Xerox of Aadhar card
  • Migration certificate
  • Domicile proof
  • Transfer certificate
  • Bank account and ifsc number
  • Character certificate
  • Medical fitness certificate
  • Date of birth certificate
  • Caste certificate
  • Course fees as Demand Draft

Students who are not satisfied by the decision of the principal may appeal by making a written request with 10 days to the Director, Technical Education.

Seat availability in Govt. & Private Polytechnic/ Diploma level institutes in HP

Type of seats Percentage
All India Seats 15 %
General seats 85% ( less 15 % management seats)
Management seats 15 % of 85 %
Seats under tuition fee waiver scheme for admission to 1st year diploma 5 % over and above the sanctioned seats
Seats under tuition fee waiver scheme for admission to D.pharmacy 5 % within sanctioned intake

Seat Matrix

Seat Matrix for year 2018 is given below:

Spot round if needed

The spot round will be conducted in offline only if the seats remain even after 3 rounds of counselling. Candidates will have to report at Govt. Polytechnic College Sundernagar. Candidates are advised to be present at the counselling by the reporting time. No excuse or request if late is to be entertained. Candidates may also bring food items. This is the final round and the list will be displayed by the Commitee.

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