HPU MTech Computer Science Entrance Examination 2017

Himachal Pradesh University Department of Computer Science invites application for admission to M.Tech. ( Computer Science ) Course for the academic year 2017 – 2019.

HPU Eligibility for MTech 2017

Candidates, who have passed Master degree with minimum of 55% marks ( 50% marks for SC / ST category ), or equivalent Grade point, in Mathematics / Physics / Electronics / Computer Application ( MCA ) / Computer Science /  Information Technology / 4-years Bachelor’s degree in Engineering / Technology.


ny examination, of university in foreign country, recognized as equivalent for the above purpose by equivalence committee of H. P. University or on recommendation of Association of Indian Universities with 55% marks ( 50% marks for SC / ST ).

HPU MTech 2017 Mode of Selection

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 :

ALogical Ability40
BMathematics of Graduation level40
CEnglish and General Awareness20
DComputer Ability100

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.

Number of Seats18
Supernumerary Seats02 ( Reserved for single child who is a girl ){ as per notification no4-16/2012 HPU ( ACAD. )dated 18-07-2015 }
Supernumerary seats02 ( Reserved for the students of state of Jammu and Kashmir Migrants )
Seats for in-service candidates05 ( Reserved )

18 seats will be filled by following reservation for different categories as per the 106 point reservation roaster followed by H. P. University. In case, any of these seats ( supernumerary and in-service seats for candidates ) remain vacant due to the unavailability of suitable eligible candidates, these seats shall remain vacant and under no circumstances, conversions shall be allowed.

Being a self-financing course, in case the numbers of selected candidates after entrance exam are less than nine ( 09 ), then the course will not run for the academic year.

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HPU MTech 2017 Reservation of Seats

As per the H.P. University rules, 15% and 7.5% of the seats shall be reserved for bonafide Himachali Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes candidates respectively who have passed the qualifying examination from any University established by law in India which is equivalent to the qualifying examination of H.P. University.

The remaining seats shall be filled as under

25% seats shall be open to all the candidates irrespective of the institution from where they have passed their qualifying examination, in which the graduates of this University shall also be eligible to compete through competitive test.

75% of the seats shall be filled out of the candidates who have passed their qualifying examination from Himachal Pradesh University or H.P. Krishi Vishvavidyalaya or Dr. Y.S. Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Himachal Pradesh Technical University or Central University of Himachal Pradesh or the candidates who are Himachal Pradesh Domicile irrespective of passing qualifying examination from any other Universities established by law in India which is equivalent to the qualifying examinations of Himachal Pradesh University.

3% of the seats shall be reserved for Physically Handicaped candidates who are Himachal Pradesh Domicile. The Registrar, H.P. University, Shimla vide letter/ notification No. 4-16/2012 HPU ( Acad. ) dated 2.1.2013 has conveyed the decision of Executive Council of its meeting held on 17.9.2012 taken vide Any Other Item adopted the H.P. State Govt.’s Instructions / Rules that no tuition fee be charged from the students with 40% and above disability. The student with special needs with more than 40% disability, admitted in any course of study running in the Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla will not be charged any fees with effect from the current academic session 2015-16 vide notification No. 4-51/2015 HPU ( Acad ) dated 25 July 2015

Two supernumerary seat shall be reserved for Himachali bonafide only / single child who is a girl. In this respect, an affidavit issued by a competent authority ie SDM / Tehsildar / or higher authority ) shall have to be submitted by the candidate at the time of counselling.

In – service Candidates :

5 seats are reserved for in-service applicants. The ‘in-service’ candidate shall be a candidate who is an employee ( on a regular or contract basis ) of Govt. of Himachal Pradesh ( including Colleges & Universities under the Govt. ) or Govt. of India or Boards / Corporations under state or centre governments having their headquarters in the state and is serving the organization in which currently employed for at least last 2 years. An in-service candidate has to submit the following along with the application form

candidate has to submit the following along with the application form :

a) The appointment letter from the employer and a certificate from the employer that he/she has been working with the concerned organization for at least last two years and shall continue to be on their roll for at least whole of the duration of the course.

b) NOC on the prescribed proforma from his/her employer that in case the candidate is selected for the admission, he/she shall be granted a Study leave for a period of two years from the date of the commencement of the course as provided by the department. Upon confirmation of the admission, a letter on the prescribed proforma ( provided by the department ) from the employer, sanctioning study leave for a period of 2 years is to be submitted in the department on or before the stipulated last date of admission along with an affidavit from the court duly signed by the notary clearly stating that if the information supplied in any of the above mentioned documents is found to be contrary to the facts at any stage, the candidate shall be held responsible for it and the university shall have the right to cancel the admission / degree of the candidate.

The admission of such candidates shall be confirmed only if a letter from the employer sanctioning the study leave of two years is deposited within the stipulated period for the admission as mentioned in the prospectus. The validity of the above mentioned documents shall be assessed by the department and the department shall also have the right of corresponding with the employer of the candidate in case of any doubts regarding these documents. The decision of the department in rejecting or accepting these documents shall be final. In any case, notwithstanding the admission to the said course, if the department finds that the candidate has supplied false or misleading information through any of the above mentioned documents, the university shall have the right to a) cancel the admission / degree of the candidate, and b) to initiate civil / criminal proceeding against the candidate.

Point Reservation Roster for M.A. Physical Education W.E.F.1993-94, Onwards, M.Phil. W.E.F. 1999 Onwards and LL.M. W.E.F 1992 Onwards. 

Seat NoSeat NoSeat NoSeat NoSeat No
126 SC5176101
227 ST52 SC77102
3285378 SC103
42954 ST79104 SC
6 SC315681 ST106 ST
732 SC5782
83358 SC83
9345984 SC
13 SC386388
14 ST39 SC6489
154065 SC90
1641 ST6691 SC
184368 ST93
19 SC446994 ST
2045 SC7095
214671 SC96
23487398 SC

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Centre for the HPU MTech Entrance Test 2017

Himachal Pradesh University Entrance Test for admission to the M.Tech. course shall be held at the following centre ONLY :

H.P. University Campus,
Summer Hill,

HPU MTech 2017 Application Form

All the applicants are advised to read the Prospectus / information brochure of Computer Science Department, H.P. University, Shimla–171 005 in pdf format available on www.hpucs.ac.in or www.hpuniv.in, carefully and also ensure their eligibility in terms of the conditions / provisions mentioned in the information brochure.

Before proceeding to apply, please ensure that you have

Scanned copy of applicant’s recent photograph with following specification.

  • Photograph must be a passport size color picture.
  • Photograph must be a taken in full face view directly facing the camera.
  • Photograph should have no shadows and red eyes.
  • Maximum size 100KB.
  • Photo format should be jpg / jpeg only.

Scanned copy of applicant’s signature with following specifications.

  • Applicant should sign with black ink on a white paper and get the signature scanned.
  • The signature must be signed only by the applicant and not by any other person.
  • Maximum size 100 KB.
  • Scanned signature format should be jpg / jpeg only.

Scanned copy of applicant’s Father / Mother signature with following specifications.

  • Applicant’s Father / Mother should sign with black ink on a white paper and get the signature scanned.
  • The signature must be signed only by the applicant’s Father / Mother and not by any other person.
  • Maximum size 100 KB.
  • Scanned signature format should be jpg / jpeg only.

Upload documents with following specifications.

  • Applicant should upload only one document ( mark sheet / certificate ) black ink on a white paper and get the signature scanned.
  • The signature must be signed only by the applicant and not by any other person.
  • Maximum size 2 MB pdf.
  • Scanned signature format should be jpg / jpeg only.

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

  1. Proof of Age ( Matriculation / Xth class certificate )
  2. 10+2 certificate
  3. B.A. / B.Sc. / B.E. / B.Tech. / MCA / M.Sc. or equivalent certificate
  4. Category certificate i.e. SC / ST / IRDP / Antodaya, if applicable
  5. Single girl child affidavit, if applicable
  6. Certificates supporting In-service candidature

It will be the entire responsibility of the candidate(s) to submit the application form complete in all respects within the stipulated date and time. All disputes are subject to legal jurisdiction of courts in Shimla only. 

HPUCS MTech 2017 Application Fee

The duly filled in application form along with a demand draft of requisite amount in favor of the Chairman, Department of Computer Science, H.P.U. Shimla and payable at Shimla, shall reach the following address on or before the last date of submission :

The Chairman,
Department of Computer Science,
H.P. University, Summer Hill,
Shimla – 171005.

  • HPUCS Application Fee for General Category : Rupee 1000/-
  • HPUCS Application Fee for SC / ST / IRDP / Antodaya Category : Rupee 500/-

Payment through Challan

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Online Payment

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  • Click on continue for payment
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  • Clink on the Submit button to get the form finally submitted.

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HPUCS MTech 2017 Result

HPU 2017 Result Date : HPU Entrance Exam Results will be declared on 07th July, 2017

HPUCS 2017 Counselling

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 such as Date of Birth proof, 10+2, graduation, post-graduation, NET / SLET / GATE, bonafide resident proof, proof of only child who is a girl, proof of category etc.

Resolving a Tie :

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

  1. 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.
  2. 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. PartII / Prep / Pre-Med / Pre-Engineering / Intermediate/any other equivalent examination.
  3. Further, if the tie is still not resolved, the candidate younger in age shall be admitted first.

Refusal for Admission :

A candidate will be refused admission to the course if he / she does not fulfill minimum eligibility conditions. Notwithstanding anything contained in the foregoing rules, a student shall be refused admission if his conduct during any previous stay in University has been unsatisfactory. Such student shall, however, have the right to appeal to the Vice -Chancellor whose decision shall be final. A student who has been expelled or rusticated shall not be admitted to any course of study in the University without the prior approval of the Vice – Chancellor.

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HPU MTech 2017 Important dates

(A) Himachal Pradesh University Application Form Submission :

Last date for the receipt of application forms in the office of the Chairman of the Department :

Last date for the receipt of application form02nd June ,2017 ( Friday )
Date of uploading admit cards07th June ,2017 ( Wednesday )
Date of Entrance Test17th June, 2017 2:00PM – 4:00 PM (Saturday )
Date of Declaration of Result07th July, 2017 ( Friday )

Note :

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 ( http://hpucs.ac.in/ ). No separate counseling letter will be issued / sent to the candidates.

The counseling for the applicants for admission to M. Tech. course shall be held in the Department as per the following schedule

Date of counseling / AdmissionDayTime for reporting for interview in the office of the Department
17th July, 2017Monday10:00 AM2:00 PM

The last date for admission with the permission of Vice – Chancellor, i.e. the deadline for closing admission, even if some seats remain vacant :

09th August, 2017Wednesday

Contact Details

Department of Computer Science,
Himachal Pradesh University,
Summer Hill, Shimla – 171005.
Telephone No : 0177-2832571, 0177-2832569
Website : www.hpucs.ac.in

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