HPCPMT Exam Pattern 2014 for Admissions to Medical Programmes
The HPCMT is the short form for Himachal Pradesh Combined Pre Medical Test. The entrance exam is a state level entrance test for admitting students to different under graduate medical courses including the following: MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) and BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery) in the private and other institutes that are affiliated to the Himachal Pradesh University. This includes un-aided medical and dental colleges admitting students under State/Management Quota.
Name of Exam: Himachal Pradesh Combined Pre Medical Test
Conducting University: Himachal Pradesh University
Courses of Admission: MBBS/ BDS
Eligibility for HP CPMT Exam:
The candidates who wish to enroll in the medical programmes of the Himachal Pradesh University and affiliated colleges should be Intermediate/ Class 12th passed from Himachal Pradesh Board or any other Board with at least 50% marks (40% Marks for SC/ST/OBC candidates) with English studied compulsorily in the qualifying examination.
The candidates in order to appear in the HP Pre Medical Test should have attained at least 17 years of age for this purpose.
Other Eligibility Conditions:
For availing State Quota Seats:
The applicants should be a bonafied child of any Himachal Pradesh Government Employee or should be a bonafied student of Navodaya School in Himachal Pradesh state
For availing Management Quota Seats:
The candidates should appear and qualify in the entrance test as per the eligibility conditions specified for this purpose
There will be an objective type question paper having multiple choice based questions on the following subjects:
Physics, Chemistry and Botany and Zoology respectively
Exam date: around last week of May
Syllabus of exam:
The questions asked in the exam will be of the Class 11th and 12th Standard so the candidates can refer to the Books of the respective Boards under which they have studied and given the exam.
Centres of Examination:
Shimla, Mandi, Dharmshala and Hamirpur Districts of the Himachal Pradesh State
For more details on the HP CPMT Exam, the candidates can use the contact information as given below:
Himachal Pradesh University (HPU),
Summer Hill, Shimla- 5