HPBOSE D.El.Ed Common Entrance Exam 2018



H.P. Board Two Year Diploma in Elementary Education – Common Entrance Test-2018

HPBOSE D.El.Ed Common Entrance Exam 2018- H.P. Board of School Education Dharamshala has released the notification for admission to the D.El.Ed for the year 2018

H.P. Board of School Education Dharamshala (HPBOSE) conducts Common Entrance Exam (D.El. Ed. CET) for admission to the 2-years Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed.) Program

The complete detail of HPBOSE D.El.Ed Common Entrance Exam 2018 such as application form, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, admission process etc. are given below

Availability of Seats


  • Govt. DIET’s (District Institute of Education & Training)


  • Code: 10 DIET-Bilaspur at Jukhala – 150 Seats
  • Code: 11 DIET-Chamba at Saroo – 200 Seats
  • Code: 12 DIET-Hamirpur at GaunaKaraur – 150 Seats
  • Code: 21 DIET-Kangra at Dharamshala – 200 Seats
  • Code: 24 DIET-Kinnaur at Recong-Peo – 50 Seats
  • Code: 26 DIET-Kullu at Jarad – 200 Seats
  • Code: 28 DIET-Lahaul & Spiti at Tandi – 50 Seats
  • Code: 29 DIET-Mandi – 200 Seats
  • Code: 36 DIET-Shimla at Shamlaghat – 200 Seats
  • Code: 38 DIET-Sirmour at Nahan – 200 Seats
  • Code: 41 DIET-Solan – 150 Seats
  • Code: 43 DIET-Una at Delhan – 50 Seats
  • Total – 1800 Seats
  • No. of seats to be filled in on the basis of this Entrance Test may increase or decrease as per the policy/INSTRUCTION of Govt. of Himachal Pradesh


Eligibility Criteria

Minimum Essential Educational Qualifications for D.El. Ed. CET 2018-20:

  • The candidate with atleast 50% marks in the higher secondary(10+2) or its equivalent examination are eligible for admission
  • Candidates appearing in the 10+2 or its equivalent examare provisionally admitted, and they have to produce original certificate of 10+2 or its equivalent examat the time of counseling/screening
  • Candidate should satisfy his/her eligibility before appearing and shall be personally responsible in case he/she does not fulfil eligibility criteria. It is to be noted that if a candidate will be allowed to appear in the D.El. Ed. CET 2018 it does not imply that the candidate’s eligibility has been verified. It does not vest any right with the candidate for selection
  • The eligibility of the candidates shall be finally verified at the time of counseling/screening


  • The relaxation of 5% marks in minimum educational qualification is available to SC/ST/OBC/PHH candidates as per the rules and instructions of the State Govt., issued from time to time

Age Limit for D.El. Ed. CET-2018

  • The age limit will be between 18-32 years as on the date of the conduct of D.El.Ed.CET-2018 for all candidates
  • Relaxation of five years in the upper age limit shall be given to the candidates of reserved categories as per the existing rules regulation and instructions of the State Govt. issued from time to time there will be no upper age limit in case of Ex-servicemen candidates only


Selection Process

  • The selection of candidates for admission to 2 Year D.El.Ed course in 12 DIETs as well as 28 Private Affiliated Institutes of the state (as directed by Govt.)will be held on the basis of merit of written test i.e. Combined Entrance Test (CET) conducted by H.P. Board of School Education Dharamshala


Exam Pattern

  • There shall be one question paper in four different series having questions of objective type/ multiple-choice, carrying 100 questions of one mark each to be attempted within 120 minutes
  • There shall be no negative marking. A candidate shall have to choose the correct answer and shade/darken against the appropriate choice in the OMR response sheet with blue/black ball point pen adhering to the instructions provided
  • As the answers will be given with blue/black ball point pen by darkening the appropriate circle, the candidates will have no option to change the answers, once given
  • Therefore, before darkening the circle, correct option/answer may be checked. The question booklet will be set and supplied in bi-lingual i.e. English & Hindi
  • The subjects along with the distribution of marks shall be as under:
  1. Hindi – 25
  2. English – 25
  3. Numerical Ability – 25
  4. General Awareness – 25
  5. Grand Total – 100
  • Note: The question papers of Hindi, English and Numerical Ability shall be of 10+2 standard. The questions of General Awareness will be based mainly on Himachal Pradesh

Admit Card

  • H.P. Board of School Education Dharamshala will release Admit Card for Common Entrance Exam online
  • Candidates who will submit their application form within last date can download their Admit Card from the official website by entering their Application No. & Date of Birth.

Announcement of Result

  • H.P. Board of School Education Dharamshala will publish the result of HPBOSE D.El.Ed. CET 2018 Exam online. Candidates can check their result from the official website through Roll No. OR Application No.

Merit List

  • Merit list will be prepared based on the total marks secured in CET
  • Among the candidates having the same total marks, a candidate will be ranked higher than the rest on the basis of age. A candidate senior in age shall be ranked higher in order of merit
  • The inter-se merit of distinguished sports persons shall be prepared as per the criteria as mentioned at 10.4(B)3, supra


Application Procedure

  • Candidates can apply online for Two Year Diploma in Elementary Education Common Entrance Test-2018 on the Board website www.hpbose.org
  • After Final Submission of the Online Application Form, candidate will take printout of his/her Application Form, and after taking the printout will affix same copy of his/her passport size photograph which has earlier been scanned and uploaded by the candidate in the application form
  • The photograph will be pasted on the form and no stapling would be permissible
  • The candidate after affixing the photograph will put his/her signature on the downloaded application form and send it to the Section Officer (Departmental Exam Branch), HP Board of School Education, Dharamshala (Kangra)-176213 by post or submit it directly at the counter of the Board office

Exam Fee

  • Examination Fee is Rs. 600/- for General and its Sub-Categories (except PHH) and Rs. 400/- for OBC/ST/SC/PHH Categories
  • Candidate has to pay examination fee through online payment mode using Credit Card or Debit Card only.


Important Dates

  • Date of Submission of Online Application Form: 04th July 2018
  • Last Date for Submission of Online Application Form: 23rd July 2018
  • Last Date for fee Submission: 23rd July 2018
  • Download Admit Card: 01st August 2018
  • Date of Examination: 05th August 2018
  • HPBOSE D.El.Ed. CET 2018 Result: August 2018


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