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Himachal Pradesh University (HPU), Shimla has released notification from eligible candidates for admission to Bachelor of Technology (Information Technology (IT) & Computer Science Engineering (CSE)) (Fresh Entry & Lateral Entry) at HPU, Shimla for the academic year 2017-18. Candidates can check the complete information regarding HP University B.Tech admission 2017 application process, eligibility criteria and other important information on this page below.

Latest – B.Tech 2017 Result has been announced by HP University. Check it through the link below.

HP University B.Tech Admission 2017

Duration : The duration of B. Tech. course in Information Technology and Computer Science Engineering shall be of 4 years spread over 8 Semesters on full time basis for fresh entry candidates and be of 6 Semesters for Lateral Entry candidates (admitted directly in 2 nd year).

Schedule for the HPU B.Tech Admission 2017 is given below.

Event Dates
Date of activation of online submission form (Fresh entry) or
download of Application form (Lateral entry)
10 Apr 2017
Last Date of submission of application form 20 May 2017
Last Date for submission of PDF of application form in UIIT office 27 May 2017
Date of Entrance test for Fresh entry 11 Jun 2017
Declaration of Entrance Exam Result 22 Jun 2017
Display of Counselling Schedule on UIIT website for fresh entry 27 Jun 2017
Date of First counselling for fresh entry 03 Jul 2017
Date of counselling for Lateral entry 24 Jul 2017
Date of Commencement of Classes (for all semesters) 01 Aug 2017
Last Date of withdrawal of admission without deductions (with deduction of processing charges of Rs.1000/- only) 31 Jul 2017

HPU B.Tech 2017 Result

Entrance Exam Result which was held on 22 Jun 2017 has been announced by HP University. Candidates can check their Result from official website OR through the direct link provided below.

HPU B.Tech Admit Card 2017

Admit cards for appearing in the entrance examination is generated online only, to those candidates who have submitted their online application forms complete in all respect before or by the last date as notified by the University.

  • Process over….!!

So, candidates are advised not to forget their registration ID and password of account created for online application. No separate admit card will be issued to the candidates from UIIT. Without the valid admit card, candidate will not be allowed to enter the examination hall. Admit card is to be retained by the candidate as he/she may have to produce the card at the time of counseling and admission or at any time during the admission process, when asked for.

HPU B.Tech Application Form 2017

Interested and Eligible candidates who wants to take admission in Himachal Pradesh University as per schedule may fill their application from the official website on or before the last date. Candidates have to fill separate application form for each.

Instruction for filling the Application Form

  • Click on “PG/UG/Ph.D./Certificate Diploma” to access the list of programs.
  • Choose the program and click on the program name.
  • Before clicking on the program please click on the instructions for filling online application form, a pdf file will be open kindly read carefully.
  • Click on the program name for which you are willing to apply.
  • After clicking on the program a pop up will be open for terms and conditions.
  • Kindly check the terms and conditions. After that you will be redirected to personal information page.
  • Online Entrance Application from has following subsequent information
    • Personal Information
    • Education and Document Details
    • Application Summary
    • Payment
    • Submit application form
  • Please fill the personal information first.
  • After filling the personal information click on save button at the last of the page.
  • System will generate the Unique Registration number along with password. Applicants are advice to note the same.
  • The Unique Registration number along with password will be send on the registered email and registered mobile number. Note down the Unique Registration number for all future references.
  • After that you can continue and fill other required information (steps b to e) point 7 (see above) or logout from the application and login again with unique Registration number and password to complete the application form.
  • After registration (filling up personal information-Receiving of unique Registration number and password), Click on “PG/UG/Ph.D./Certificate Diploma” on the home page and click on “Click here for Student Login”
  • Login with unique Registration number along with password and you will get all the earlier submitted information in personal information page, now you have to complete the steps (b to e) of point 7 (See above).
  • Applicants are required to fill all information required in different sections like Education and Documents details.
  • Fill Education and document detail and upload related documents. Uploaded Photo and signature should be as per specifications, kindly refer to section (A) at the starting of the document.
  • To save the data please click on ‘Continue and Save’ button at the bottom of each screen.
  • Step for making Application Fees Payment, you can pay the fees through online mode.

Eligibility Criteria

For Fresh Entry (1st Year)

  • The eligibility is 10+2 examination or equivalent, passed with Physics, Mathematics and any one of the other elective subjects of a Board/University established by law in India with 50% marks or equivalent grade. For SC/ST candidate’s eligibility will be 45% marks or equivalent grades.
  • In case of candidates studying in University/Board/College or School in a foreign country, the eligibility/qualifying examination will be the same as recognized equivalent to 10+2 by the University or the Association of Indian Universities with 50% marks in three subjects as detailed above in (a). For SC/ST candidates, eligibility will be 45% marks or equivalent grades.
  • The candidate should not be, more than twenty-two years (22) in age as on 1st July of the year of admission.

For Lateral Entry (2nd Year)

For being eligible to seek admission to an Engineering Degree programme at the second year/third semester level, through lateral entry scheme, a candidate must fulfill any one of the following conditions:

  • Should have acquired a diploma of 3 years in IT or CSE or ECE (after 10+2 or matriculation) preferably from Himachal Pradesh State Board of Technical Education or equivalent with minimum of 60% marks in aggregate from institute preferably located in H.P.
  • Must have passed the Bachelor Degree in Science (B.Sc.), with Mathematics and Physics as subjects and minimum of 60% marks in aggregate from Himachal Pradesh University or any other recognized University/Institutions located in preferably Himachal Pradesh.
  • A candidate seeking admission under sponsored category under the lateral entry scheme should have same eligibility as given in (a) or (b) above. The candidate should have minimum of 3 years experience of working in Government sector /Public Sector Units /Industry related to Information Technology/ Computer Science Engineering. The candidates are required to produce the experience certificate from the employer along with (i) requisite leave of 3 years, (ii) salary statement/ at the time counseling. Form 16-A (of salary) for the last three years from the employer.
  • The candidates, who have appeared in the final year/semester, but their result of Degree/Diploma course is awaited, can also apply. But, they should get their result cleared and show the pass certificate with requisite percentage on the date of counseling.

Provided further that the seat(s) remain vacant under lateral entry scheme from the bonafide Himachali candidates, then vacant seat(s) will be filled up from the candidates, who have passed the prescribed diploma or B.Sc. from other University/ Board with conditions of (a) or (b) mentioned above, after exhausting all possibilities of filling these seats from bonafide Himachali candidates.

Reservation of Seats

15% and 7.5% of the seats shall be reserved for Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes candidates, respectively. Further 3% of total seats are reserved for Physically Challenged (PC). Physically Challenged candidates will have to produce a certificate of minimum disability of 40% (issued by competent authority) at the time of counseling, to avail the reservation in PC category. Roaster applicable for this will be followed for deciding seats for SC, ST and PC categories separately.

The seats reserved for SC, ST and PC categories i.e. (15% + 7.5% + 3% = 25.5%) shall be filled as under:

  • 40% of the seats for admission shall be open for all the candidates irrespective of the institution from where they have passed their qualifying examination.
  • 60% of the seats shall be filled out of the candidates who have passed their qualifying examination (10+2) from schools located within Himachal Pradesh.

The remaining 74.5% seats (100% – 25.5%) shall be filled as under:

  • 40% of the seats shall be open for all the candidates irrespective of the institution from where they have passed their qualifying examination.
  • 60% of the seats shall be filled out of the candidates who have passed their qualifying examination (10+2) from schools located within Himachal Pradesh.

Entrance Examination (Fresh Entry to 1st Year)

Candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria will be called for common Entrance Examination for B. Tech (IT/CSE). The Entrance Examination will consist of two papers, each of two hours duration. In each paper, candidate will be required to answer 100 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) as detailed below.

Paper Subject No. of Questions
Paper I Physics 50 MCQ
Mathematics 50 MCQ
Paper II Aptitude Test with Logical Reasoning 40 MCQ
IT related GK 40 MCQ
English (Language) 20 MCQ

Examination Centres

There will be four examination centers for the Entrance Test, two in Himachal Pradesh and two outside H.P.

Region Examination Centre
Himachal Pradesh Shimla, Dharamshala
Outside Himachal Pradesh Chandigarh, Delhi

Merit List

The Merit shall be determined on the basis of aggregate marks obtained by candidates in the common entrance test and a common merit list shall be prepared for B. Tech. IT & CSE and admission will be given in the order of course preference given by candidate in the counseling form. In case of a tie i.e. student obtaining equal marks (aggregate) in the competitive examination, the issue shall be resolved according to h i g h e r marks obtained by the candidate in Paper-I of entrance test followed by marks obtained in Paper-II. Even if there is a tie in inter-se ranking after exhausting the above procedure, then the candidate older in age will be given preference.

Seat Intake

Fresh Entry (1st Semester)

  • 60 + 6*+ 1** + 3*** + 2$ for Each Branch.

Basis of Admission 

For admission to all seats, a common entrance examination will be conducted by the University. Separate merit lists for HIMACHALI candidates ( passing 10+2 from schools within Himachal Pradesh) and ALL INDIA candidates (Open to all Candidates) will be prepared.

Note :

  • 6 Seats are 10% of the sanctioned intake approved by the AICTE for t h e c u r r e n t year in B. Tech. IT & CSE each, over and above, to provide concession/programme fee waiver for – Women, Economically Weaker Section (Having annual income of parents/family less than Rs.2.5 lakh) & P hysically Challenged meritorious students in the respective ratio of 2:3:1 as per AICTE norms.
  • ** One seat over & above is reserved for Single Girl Child (only child of parents, that too a girl).
  • *** Three Seat over and above are reserved for the wards of HPU Employee.
  • $ 2 supernumerary seats (over & above) are reserved for the bonafide domicile residents of Jammu and Kashmir.

Later Entry (3rd Semester)

  • 06** + any seat(s) remaining vacant at the level of 2 nd year for each branch

Basis of Admission

For admission in Lateral Entry Scheme, a joint merit list will be drawn from the eligible candidates as mentioned in eligibility for Lateral entry.

Note ** : 6 Seats are 10% of the sanctioned intake of the first year in B. Tech. (IT & CSE) over and above. Out of the allowed intake of 10% of the sanctioned seat under the lateral entry scheme, 1 seat i.e. 20% of this intake be admitted under the category of sponsored candidate.


Dates of counseling and the list of candidates eligible to attend counseling will be displayed on UIIT website www.hpuiitshimla.org or www.uiit.ac.in. No other communication will be made in this regard. There will be a counseling system to allot the available seats in order of merit drawn category wise by the University. The eligibility of the candidates will be determined by the counseling committee (to recommend the admission to UIIT). Final Merit will be decided only for those candidates who will appear for counseling in person as per counseling schedule. In case of unavoidable circumstances, the candidates who will not be able to appear in person, may depute an authorized person to convey his/her consent for the course, i.e. B. Tech. IT and CSE, with a letter of authority or intimate in writing his/her refusal for joining the said course, failing which the merit of the candidate will be cancelled. The committee will also prepare a waiting list and as soon as vacancy arises next candidate(s) from the waiting list will be allotted seat(s) in the UIIT. This information will be available on the UIIT website www.hpuiitshimla.org or www.uiit.ac.in and no other mode of communication will be used in this regard.

Important Notes: If candidate is unable to produce/bring original certificates at the time of counseling, his/her candidature will be rejected there and then by the committee constituted for counseling for B. Tech. (IT/CSE) course without any notice. All disputes are subject to Judicial Courts in Shimla.

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