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HP PAT 2021 Answer Key: How to calculate marks, How to download

Updated On - May 10 2021 by Anusha Pachauri

HP PAT 2021 Answer Key is to be released by Himachal Pradesh Takniki Shiksha Board(HPTSB) on its official website. The answer key will contain the correct answers of all 150 questions that are being asked in the exam. HP PAT 2021 answer key will be released after the exam is conducted successfully. The answer key will be released separately for all set of question papers. Candidates have to view or download the answer key of that question paper which they have to get in the exam to check their answers. Read this complete article to get more information about HP PAT Answer Key 2021.

HP PAT 2021 Important Dates

The important dates of HP PAT 2021 are mentioned in the given below table.

Application closes onTo be announced soon
Release date of admit cardTo be announced soon
Exam DateTo be announced soon
Release date of answer keyTo be announced soon

Note: All the events of HP PAT 2021 has been postponed due to Covid-19. As soon as the official authority will announce the new examination schedule, it will be updated here as well.

How to calculate marks using HP PAT 2021 Answer Key?

If a candidate wants to calculate their marks to be obtained in the entrance exam, then he or she first has to understand the marking scheme of the exam. The marking scheme of HP PAT 2021 is mentioned below.

  • For every right answer, a candidate will be awarded with 4 marks.
  • For every wrong answer, 1 mark will be deducted from the candidate's total marks obtained.

Now, there are the steps that candidates must follow to calculate their score from HP PAT 2021 Answer Key..

Step 1. At first, candidates have to match their answers with the answers given in the answer key.
Step 2. Then candidates have to note down the number of right answers and wrong answers.
Step 3. After noting dow the number of right and wrong answers, candidates can calculate the marks to be obtained by using the given below formula.
Marks Obtained= (Number of right answers X 4) - (Number of wrong answers X 1)

By using these formula candidates can easily calculate their score.

How to Download HP PAT 2021 Answer Key?

Those candidates who have appeared in the entrance exam will be able to download the answer key of HP PAT 2021 from the official website of Himachal Pradesh Takniki Shiksha Board(HPTSB). To download the answer key, there are steps mentioned below, that candidates must follow. 

Step 1. In the first step, candidates have to visit the official website of HPTSB.
Step 2. Then search here for "HP PAT 2021 Answer key" link.
Step 3. Now click on that link.
Step 4. Then answer key page will open as per the subject and paper wise.
Step 5. Candidates have to select the subject and paper for which they want to see the answer key.
Step 6. After selecting the subject and paper, click on the submit button.
Step 7. Now the candidates answer key will be open on the desktop screen.
Step 8. Candidates are advised to download the answer key in pdf format and then check their score by using the formula given above.

HP PAT 2021 Result

The result will be announced after the exam is conducted and the final answer key has been published. The result of only those candidates who have appeared in the entrance exam will be published. The result will be published only in online mode through the official website of HPTSB.

  • Candidates will be selected for admission based on their performance in HP PAT exam. 
  • Selected candidates for admission will be allotted seats in Various Government and Private Polytechnics institutes in the State of Himachal Pradesh. 
  • The result will be published in the form of a merit list.
  • If a case appears, when two or more candidates have score equal marks or ranks, then a candidate older in age will be given preference.
Details Mentioned on the Merit list
  • Enrolment number
  • Candidate's name
  • Father's name
  • Marks scored
  • Qualifying status (Pass or fail)


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