Himachal Pradesh University will conduct HPU B.Ed Entrance Test 2019 to take admission into the B.Ed course for the academic year 2019 – 20. The exam will be held in offline mode, for admission of qualified candidates in 2 year B.Ed course. The application form of the B.Ed examination are available online at the official website. Candidates who will fill the application form on time will only be eligible to appear in the entrance test. Check eligibility criteria, application process, exam pattern and more details about HPU B.Ed 2019 Entrance Test from this page.

Latest: Application Form for HPU B.Ed. Entrance Test 2019 has been released. Eligible candidates can apply online from the link available at “Application Form” page.

HPU B.Ed. Entrance Test 2019

The admission in 2 year B.Ed. course will only be granted on the basis of merit in the exam. Candidates from Himachal Pradesh, as well as other states, can apply for the entrance exam. However, 85% seats are reserved for the candidates of Bonafide/Domicile resident of Himachal Pradesh and 15% will be open to the candidates of other states / UTs. It is compulsory for all the candidates to produce bonafide /domicile certificate at the time of admission.

Events Dates
Release of application form 01 May 2019
Last date to submit the application form 21 May 2019
Issuance of admit card 25 May 2019
HPU B.Ed entrance exam will be held on 01 Jun 2019
Announcement of Result 10 Jun 2019
Uploading of Merit List 18 Jun 2019
Counselling will begin from 24 Jun 2019
Counselling will get over by 10 Jul 2019
Last date for joining allotted college/institute 15 Jul 2019
Academic Session will begin from 16 Jul 2019
Last date upto which the candidates can be admitted/
joined against the vacancies arising due to any reason
31 Jul 2019

हिन्दी में एचपी बीएड 2019 के बारे में यहां से जानें।

HPU B.Ed. 2019 Entrance Test Eligibility Criteria

The candidates who are interested for seeking admission to regular two years B.Ed. Course may apply online for the entrance test in the Department of Education, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla, Government College of Teacher Education, Dharamshala and in any of the private/self-financing Colleges of Education should fulfill the following criteria:-

  • The candidates with at least 50.00 percent marks or 5.01 if CGPA or Grade B if in letter Grade in the Bachelor‟s Degree (Medical/Non-Medical/Commerce/Arts) and/or in the Master‟s Degree in the Sciences/Social Sciences/Humanities/Commerce, Bachelor‟s in Engineering or Technology with specialization in Science and Mathematics with 55.00 percent or 5.51 if CGPA or Grade B+ if in letter Grade or any other qualification equivalent thereto.
  • At least 45.00 percent or 4.51 if CGPA if in the letter Grade in case of SC/ST/OBC/Physically handicapped categories in the aforesaid Bachelor‟s/Master‟s Degree and 50.00 percent marks or 5.01 if CGPA or Grade B for Bachelor‟s in Engineering or technology from a recognized University established by law in India are eligible for admission in the programme.

Age: There is no upper age limit for candidates applying to the regular B.Ed. Course of two years.

How to Apply for HPU B.Ed. Entrance Test

The HPU B.Ed application form is available online. The process of submitting the application form is as below:

  • Visit the official website.
  • Under Entrance Cell, click on ‘B.Ed.
  • Read all the terms and conditions and tick the check box.
  • Fill personal details in the application form
  • Next, enter education and document details
  • move on to application summary
  • Pay the application fee
  • make the final submit

Application Fee of HPU B.Ed.

The application fee of HPU B.Ed exam is as below and can be submitted through online mode.

  • General/OBC & their Sub-Categories: Rs. 1,000/-
  • SC/ST & their Sub-Categories: Rs. 500/-
  • Antyodaya/IRDP Category: Rs. 500

The online medium to submit the fee are – Net Banking and Debit/Credit Card.

HPU B.Ed 2019 Entrance Test Admit Card

The admit card for the registered candidates will be issued on www.hpuniv.nic.in. It will be released after the successful completion of the application form. The candidates will not receive it through post or any other medium. The candidates should carry it on the exam day or they will not be allowed to take the examination.

HPU B.Ed 2019 Exam Center

The centers of HPU B.Ed 2019 entrance exam will be in:

Amb (Una), Bilaspur, Chamba, Dharamshala, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Nahan, Palampur, Rampur, Shimla, Sunder Nagar, Solan, and Una

HPU B.Ed. Entrance Test Pattern

HPU B.Ed Entrance Test will will be a 2 hour examination. There will 150 MCQs in it. Each question will carry one marks and negative marking will not be done.

There will 5 sections in the exam and the distribution of questions and marks in each section is as below:

Sections No. of Questions Total Marks
General Awareness (Mainly H.P. & India)* 30 30
Language & Comprehension (Hindi & English)
40 40
Logical Reasoning 20 20
Knowledge of National Commissions/ Committees
on Education
20 20
Teaching Aptitude and Attitude 40 40
Total 150 150

General Awareness 

  • Himachal Pradesh: Geography, literacy, famous historical places, fairs and festivals, history, social life and customs, art and architecture, demography, transportation, communication, and economy.
  • India: Geography (important facts), education, population, famous historical places, fairs and festivals, freedom struggle (important facts), Constitution of India (important facts).

HPU B.Ed. Entrance Test Answer Key 2019

Once the examination is over, the Himachal Pradesh University will release the answer key of the examination. It will be provided as a PDF file, in which the question number and correct answer option will be given. Candidates may use the answer key to evaluate their performance in the exam and to estimate their score.

HPU B.Ed. Entrance Test Cutoff

The cutoff is the minimum qualifying marks which the candidates will have to secure in order to qualify the examination. It is as below:

Category Total Marks Cutoff Percentage Cutoff Marks
Gen 150 35% 53
SC/ST/OBC/PH 150 30% 45

HPU B.Ed Entrance Test Result 2019

The result will be announced after the success completion of the entrance examination. It will state the score secured by the candidates and the qualifying status. The candidates will be able to check their result online, from the official website. Candidates who will qualify the exam by surpassing the cutoff will be allocated merit. The seat allocation will be done on the basis of merit only.

Official Website: www.hpuniv.nic.in

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