Himachal Pradesh University (HPU) has announced admission to its M. Tech.(Computer Science) programme of session 2017-19 through an entrance examination.The commencement of filling the forms for the entrance examination has already started.The entrance examination of HPU M.Tech 2017 will be held on 17 June, 2017 .Students can apply online through the official website and the registration detailsare given below in this article.

Latest – HPU has announced Result of M.Tech (CS) Entrance Exam. Also counselling details has been released, Check it through the link below.

HPU MTech (CS) Admission 2017

Interested candidates can fill the application form and submit it before the last date of the application form submission.The admission will be done on the basis of merit in the entrance test. The applicants are advised to go through the guidelines thoroughly before filling up the application form.

Duration of Course – Two years full time post-graduation course spread over four semesters.

Schedule of the HPU MTech Admission 2017 is given below

Events Dates
Last date for the receipt of application forms  02 Jun 2017
Admit Card 07 Jun 2017
Date of Entrance Test 17 Jun 2017
Date of Declaration of Result 07 Jul 2017

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Counselling for M.Tech.(CS) course of Department of Computer Science, H.P.University campus to be held on 17/07/2017 in the office of Chairman, Department of Computer Science, H.P. University, Shimla-5 at 10:00 AM.

The candidates from any category who have obtained 70 or above marks in the Entrance test are required to report for counselling on 17th July, 2017 at 10:00 AM in the Department of Computer Science, H. P. University, Shimla.

All The candidates in the following range are required to be present along with their original certificates/Marks sheets of 10th, 12th, graduation and H.P. Bonafide certificate(if applicable).

SC/ST candidates in addition to above also need to produce the category certificate in original.

NOTE: –  All the candidates in following range are also required to bring the print out of the filled application form at the time of counselling.

HPU MTech (CS) Application Form 2017

HPU M.Tech CS 2017 Application Form is now available online. Candidates who wants to apply in this course in Himachal Pradesh University should apply on or before the last date. To apply direct link is alos posted below.

Click Here to go to HPU M.Tech (CS) Application Form Portal.

To fill the application form of the entrance examination HPU M.Tech 2017 ,Candidates need to follow certain protocols which are given as follows:

  • Candidate should upload a recent scanned coloured photograph of maximum size 100 KB
  • He should then upload a Scanned copy of signature with black/blue pen only
  • It is also required to upload the scanned copy of candidate’s Father/Mother signature
  • Candidate shall fill the personal details which are required in the form
  • He should then Upload the documents
  • All necessary fields will be marked with red star.
  • After filling all the required details candidate should save the information by clicking on the SAVE button at the last of the page.
  • A unique registration number will be generated.Kindly,note down the registration number for future references.
  • After filing the form ,candidate needs to pay the application fees through online payment or by using Challan mode

Application Fee

Fee payment can be made through either online mode or by using challan. Fees for filing the entrance examination for different categories is given as below:

M.Tech Entrance Exam Fee

  • Rs.1000/- for general category and
  • Rs.500/- for SC/ST/IRDP/Antodaya

Eligibility Criteria

Candidate may fulfill any one of these criteria to be eligible for the HPU M.Tech examination:

Candidates, who have passed their Master’s degree with a minimum of 55% marks (50% marks for SC/ST category)

Equivalent Grades(50%) in the following subjects:Mathematics/ Physics /Electronics/Computer Application(MCA)/ Computer Science / Information Technology

4-years Bachelor’s degree in Engineering /Technology

Any examination of foreign university,which is recognized as same or equivalent by committee of H. P. University or on recommendation of Association of Indian Universities with minimum marks being 55% (50% marks for SC/ST).

HPU MTech (CS) Admit card 2017

Admit Cards are sent by HPU to only those candidates whose application form, ADMIT CARD, Identification Sheet and self-addressed envelope (with postage stamps of Rs.6/- affixed on it) must reach the Chairman, Department of Computer Science, H.P. University, Shimla-5 by the last date. Candidates have been received their admit card before 5 days of the commencement of the test.

Exam Centers

The Entrance Test for admission to the M. Tech. course shall be held at H.P. University Campus, Summer Hill, Shimla

Instruction Regarding Admit Card

If a candidate fails to receive the roll number five days prior to the holding of the entrance test, he/she himself/ herself should enquire from the Department of Computer Science about his/ her eligibility etc. LATEST BY FOUR DAYS BEFORE THE COMMECEMENT OF THE TEST. No enquiry shall be entertained after this period.

This roll number is only provisional and does not ensure admission/ eligibility in the M. Tech (CS) course..

The candidate is required to confirm his / her result from the department, if he / she is unable to locate the result from the department’s website.

In the absence of requisite postal stamps on the self addressed envelop, the admit card shall not be sent to the candidate. 5. Answers must be marked in blue/ black pen with blue/ black ink. Ink of any other color is not permittedHPU MTech (CS) Admission 2017

Exam Pattern

The entrance test will contain 200 MCQ type questions.One mark will be awarded for each question. There will be following 4 sections for the examination. The admission to M. Tech. (Computer Science) will be through the merit of an entrance test of duration 3 hours to be conducted by H.P. University, Shimla. The entrance test shall be of 200 MCQ type questions of one mark each, comprising of the following components:

Sections Contents Marks
A Logical Ability 40
B Mathematics of Graduation level 40
C English and General Awareness 20
D Computer Ability 100
Total 200

HPU MTech (CS) Result 2017

Candidates who appear in the entrance exam are now able to check their result on the official website. Direct link to check the HPU MTech (CS) Result 2017 is posted above.

Selection Process

Selection Process consist of :

  • Entrance Exam
  • Counselling

Candidates shortlisted after the application process will have to appear in the entrance test. After the entrance test merit will be based. On the basis of the merit candidates will be called for counselling.

The candidates who have qualified GATE / NET / SLET in Computer Science or Engineering will be given 20% extra of the marks obtained in the entrance test for calculating the merit for the purpose of admission.

Minimum pass marks in the entrance test shall be 35% i.e. 70 marks out of a total of 200.

HPU MTech (CS) Counselling 2017

The counseling shall be held in the Department of Computer Science in the H.P. University, Shimla for admission to the M. Tech. (Computer Science) course. The candidate has to attend the counseling in person along with all the original testimonials. The candidates shall be called for Counseling / Admissions in order of merit in the ratio 1:3 i.e. three times the number of available seats. The result of the entrance examination and list of candidates called for interview will be available on the website of the department ‘hpucs.ac.in’. No separate counseling letter will be issued /sent to the candidates.

Date  for reporting for interview in the office of the Department : 17 Jul 2017 at 10:00 am to 02:00 pm.

17The candidate has to submit duly attested copies of the following certificates at the time of attending the counseling :

Proof of Age (Matriculation / Xth class certificate)

10+2 certificate

B. A. / B.Sc . / B.E. / B. Tech. / MCA / M. Sc. or equivalent certificate

Category certificate i.e. SC / ST / IRDP / Antodaya, if applicable

Single girl child affidavit, if applicable

Certificates supporting In-service candidature, if applicable.

An affidavit in which the candidate states that he / she is not doing any govt / private job.

Resolving a Tie

The following Formulae shall be adopted to resolve a tie for Admission

In case of a tie in marks scored in the entrance test, the candidate securing higher %age of marks in the qualifying exam shall be admitted first.

Even if the tie is still not resolved, the candidate having higher aggregate marks in any two of the following (in which his marks are higher) shall be admitted first: Matriculation / Hr. Sec. Part-I / Hr.Sec.Part-II / Prep / Pre-Med / Pre-Engineering / Intermediate / any other equivalent examination.

Further, if the tie is still not resolved, the candidate younger in age shall be admitted first.

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