HPCET 2017 Reservation of Seats

Jan. 19, 2017 pravesh

HPCET 2017 Reservation of Seats: Candidates seeking admission into various engineering courses through HPCET 2017 can check the reservation criteria defined by the University for specific categories. To get the benefit of the Reservation of Seats of HPCET 2017, candidates have to qualify the entrance examination and fulfil the eligibility norms defined for admission. They will also require producing the relevant certificates/documents issued by the proficient authority at the time of admission. Interested students may go through the article given below on this page to avail all the important details related to HPCET 2017 Reservation of Seats.


HPCET 2017 Reservation of Seats

All the candidates applying for admission through HPCET 2017 must know if they are entitled to the reservation of seats. The detailed information of category wise HPCET 2017 Reservation Criteria is given below:

Category Description No. of seats reserved Details
A All India Quota (AIQ) 15% Eligible candidates belonging to any State or Union Territory including Himachal Pradesh are eligible to apply under this quota
B HP State Quota (HPSQ) 65% which includes one seat under Beti Hai Anmol Scheme of single girl child of Himachali domicile only.
  • Only eligible Himachali Bonafide candidates will have the benefit of reservation.
  • Candidates seeking admission under Beti Hai Anmol Scheme have to submit an affidavit attested by the Executive Magistrate specifically stating that the parents have only one girl child and have no other living son/daughter.
C Non Resident Indian (s) 5%  
D Management Seats in Private Institutions only 15% It will be filled by the respective institutions from amongst the students eligible for admission
E Supernumerary Seats
  Tuition Fee Waiver Seats 5%
  • These seats will be available only after a minimum of 30% of sanctioned seats in the respective courses are filled up.
  • Only those candidates domiciled in the state of Himachal Pradesh belonging to IRDP, BPL, Antodaya and Orphan families are eligible to get this benefit.
  • If the seats remain vacant, it will be filled by the candidates whose family annual income is less than 6 lakhs. To authenticate the claim, candidates will require producing relevant valid certificates issued by the competent authority at the time of counselling.
  Foreign nationals/Persons of Indian origins (PIO)/ Children of Indian Workers in Gulf Countries 15%  
  Kashmiri Migrant 2 seats in each institute These seats will be filled up by the candidates migrated from Kashmir. To avail this benefit, candidates have to produce certificates in support of their claim of being Kashmiri Migrants and domicile certificate issued by the competent authority

Vertical and Horizontal Reservation of Seats

The vertical and horizontal reservation of seats is applicable only for candidates under the Himachal Pradesh State Quota Seats. Check the total number of seats reserved for candidates belonging to different categories in the table given below on this page:

Vertical Reservation of Seats

S.No. Category Total No. of Seats
01 General 55%
02 Scheduled Castes 22%
03 Other Backward Classes 18%
04 Scheduled Tribes 5%

Horizontal Reservation of Seats

S.No. Category No. of Seats
01 Defence/Ward of Ex- servicemen 15%
02 Freedom Fighters 2%
03 Person with disability 3%
04 IRDP/BPL/Antodya/Orphans 15%
05 Sports 2%
06 Backward Area 4%

Note: If any of the seats remain vacant after the last round of counselling, it will be filled up by candidates belonging to the General category in the spot round of counselling.


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