**HPCET 2017 Exam Pattern: **The exam pattern of HPCET** **provides information about the format of the common entrance test defined by the conducting authority. HPCET 2017 to be conducted in offline mode on May 13 from 9:00 am to 12 noon. Every aspirant seeking admission to B.Tech courses at the institutes affiliated to the University must have complete knowledge about the exam pattern of HPCET 2017. HPCET 2017 exam pattern contains an insight into various features of the paper which will allow candidates to prepare for the entrance test in a more effective way. To get details of HPCET 2017 Exam Pattern such as the marking scheme, duration, total number of questions etc. candidates may go through the article given below on this page.

### HPCET 2017 Exam Pattern

Candidates who wish to apply for HPCET 2017 can check all the important features of the entrance test below:

**Mode of Entrance Test**: Candidates have to appear for the test in single offline mode i.e. it will be a Pen and Paper Based Test.

**Language of the Question Paper**: The medium of the language of the question paper will be in English.

**Type of Questions**: All the questions in the paper will be of objective type. Each question will have multiple choices. Out of the four given options, candidates have to choose one correct answer only.

**Subject Combination**: Candidates have to attempt questions from the following subjects:

- Physics
- Chemistry
- Mathematics

**Total Number of Questions**: Candidates have to attempt a total number of 150 questions equally distributed among each section, i.e. 50 questions per section.

**Total number of Marks**: The maximum number of marks of the paper is 300.

**Marking Scheme**

- For every correct response, candidates will be awarded two mark.
- 0.5 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer.
- Candidates can skip a question if they are unsure of the response but if they choose more than one option per question, it will be considered as incorrect and candidates will be given negative marks.

**Duration**: Candidates will be given a time period of 3 hours to complete the entire paper.

### HPCET 2017 Syllabus

Along with the exam pattern, candidates must also know the topics they need to cover in each section for the entrance test. The subject wise syllabus is given below in the table:

Subject |
Topics |

Chemistry | Chemical bonding and molecular structure, Atomic structure, Some basic concepts in chemistry, States of matter, Redox reaction and chemistry, Surface chemistry, Chemical thermodynamics, s-block elements, Some p-block elements, Hydrocarbons, Atoms and nuclei, Environmental chemistry, Organic chemistry: Some basic principles and techniques, Chemical Kinetics, General principles and process of isolations of elements, d and f block elements, Aldehydes, ketones and carboxylic acids, Biomolecules, Organic compounds containing nitrogen, alcohol, phenols and ethers, Polymers, Halo alkenes and halo aerenes |

Physics | Kinematics, laws of motion, Current electricity, Physics and measurement, Laws of motion, Work, energy and power, Electromagnetic waves, Optics, Dual nature of matter and radiation, Communication System, Electronic devices, Oscillation and waves, Electrostatics, Properties of solids and liquids, Thermodynamics, Electronic devices, Electromagnetic induction and alternating currents, Gravitation, Kinetic theory of gases, Magnetic effects of current and magnetism |

Mathematics | Sequences and series, Relations and functions, Three dimensional geometry, Sets, Matrices and determinants, Integral calculus, limit, Complex number and quadratic equation, Binomial theorem and its simple applications, continuity and differentiability, Permutations and combinations, Vector algebra, Mathematical induction, Differential equations, Statistics and probability, Co- ordinate geometry, Three dimensional geometry, Trigonometry, mathematical reasoning. |

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