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admission process and fee

Read the instructions carefully and proceed as follows:-

  • Step 1: Fill the Admission Form legibly in your own handwriting. Illegible Admission Forms and forms not filled-in by the student in his/her own handwriting will be rejected straightaway. Tag (do not pin) necessary documents with the Admission Form.
  • Step 2: Bring your Father/Guardian along and present yourself before the concerned admission committee to get the form checked and recommended for admission.
  • Step 3: Go to the Principal/his nominee for the final approval.
  • Step 4: Deposit the fee in the office and get your class Roll Number. Show the fee slip to get the Identity Card issued from the library.

The candidate shall submit/attach relevant documents as detailed below with their Admission forms:

  • Photographs: 3 unattested recent photographs (2 passport size +1 stamp size) are required at the time of admission. One passport size photograph is to be pasted in the space provided on Admission Form and the other one on the Student’s Record Card. The stamp Size photograph is to be pasted on the Identity Card.
  • Board/University Certificates: Copies of the certificates of the various examinations passed (matric onwards) are to be submitted, while the original certificates are to be shown by the candidate at the time of admission. If the Board/University has not issued a particular certificate, a provisional certificate from the Head of the Institution last attended will be acceptable, provided it gives the details of the marks obtained.
  • Student’s Record Card and Result Post Card:- The student should fill in complete address, subject offered, etc. on the Result Post Card and attach this with the Admission Form.
  • Certificate of bona fide Himachali (for girl students who belong to Himachal Pradesh): Only bona fide Himachali girl students are eligible for exemption from tuition fee.
  • Migration Certificate: Migration Certificate in original will have to be submitted by all the candidates migrating from outside Himachal Pradesh. In case eligibility of such candidates is doubtful, they will be asked to bring equivalence certificate from the competent authority.
  • Candidates who have a gap year(s) to account for in their studies are required to submit an affidavit duly attested by competent authority, stating the fact/reasons responsible for the discontinuation of their studies. In case of a false affidavit, the student’s admission will be cancelled and legal action will be initiated against him/her.
  • Fresh entrants (B.A.I Sem.) must submit photocopies of Matric and +2 certificates and school leaving/character certificate in original. They are also required to fill in the University Registration Form.
  • In case a student seeking admission has passed the last examination as a private candidate, he/she will have to produce a Character Certificate from a gazetted officer. Care should be taken that such a certificate is not more than six-months old.
  • SC/ST/OBC/IRDP candidates must attach photocopies of their category certificate(s) showing the profession of the father and the income from all sources.  The original certificate issued by a magistrate (class I) or Tehsildar must be shown at the time of admission. They are advised to tick the category in the Admission Form also.


  • Suitable disciplinary/legal action will be initiated against any student furnishing wrong information which would further result in cancellation of admission.
  • All admissions will be provisional unless approved by the University. The college assumes no responsibility for non approval of any admission.
  •  There will be strict adherence to the admission schedule notified by the University. No admission will be permitted after the due date.
  •  The decision of the Principal will be final and abiding in all matters of admission.

                               FEE STRUCTURE

  • Govt. Account Fee

Admission Fee


Late Admission Fee

Rs.-10.00 per day

Re-Admission Fee- 1st time


Re-admission Fee-2nd time


Tuition Fee (Boys only)

Rs.-50.00 (per month)

Late Payment of Dues

Rs.-1.00 per day

  • College Annual Charges

Mid-Term Tests Fee

Rs.-40.00 per semester

Medical Fund


Campus Development Fund


Book Replacement Fund


Furniture Repair


Identity Card


Duplicate Identity Card

Rs. 20.00

Magazine Fund




Student Aid Fund


Cultural Activities Fund


Computer and Internet Facility


Library Security (Refundable )

Rs.-100.00 (only for 1st Sem. Students)


  • College Monthly Charges

Amalgamated Fund


Building Fund


Practical Fund (Geog./Phy.Edu./Music)


Rovers & Rangers Fund


Sports Fund


  • University Fund

Registration Fee

Rs.- 200.00 (Only for First Sem)

Continuation Fee

Rs.- 10

Migration Fee (Students from other Univ./Board)

Rs.- 50

Cancellation of Migration

Rs. -1000.00

Sports Fee

Rs.- 15

Youth welfare Fee

Rs.- 15

Holiday Home Fee

Rs.- 1.00

Examination Fee

Rs.- 400 (Arts Stream)
Rs. – 600 (Commerce/Science)

Practical Fee

Arts/ Commerce : Rs. 100 (Per Practical Paper)
Science : Rs. 200 (Per Practical Paper)

University Development Fund
(Only once at the time of Admission)

Rs. - 250 (For General/SC/ST/OBC Candidates)
Rs. – 100 (IRDP/BPL families)

  • Absence & Other Fines

Absence Fine per period

Rs.- 1.00 Re Per Period

Absence Fine per Practical Class

Rs.- 3.00 Rs Per Period

Absence from Minor Test

Rs.- 25.00 Rs Per Paper

  • Library Fine

Late return of Library Books

Rs.- 1.00  Re Per Book/Day after due date

Intentional Damage to Library Books

Rs.- 50.00 Rs. (In addition to recovery of original cost of the book)


  • Students not registered with the H.P. University will be required to fill up the enrolment form available for a payment of Rs.-20/- only.
  • All girl students who are bona-fide Himachalis are entitled to full exemption of tuition fee. However they will have to submit the relevant certificate issued by a competent authority in order to avail this benefit.
  • PTA Fund @ Rs.200 will be charged from every student in two installments.
  • At the time of admission, students will be charged annual charges and monthly dues of 6 months.  In November/December/next semester they will only be charged monthly dues for six months.
  • For issuing duplicate Identity Card Rs.-20/- will be charged.
  • Rs.50 /- migration fee will be charged from students with 10+2 from other than HPBSE.
  • The above fee and funds are subject to change as per HPU/H.P. Govt. notifications.



For admission to the 1st semester of B.A. Programme, the maximum age limit is 23 years (25 years for girl students) on 1st of July of the year concerned. In case of SC/ST candidates a relaxation of three years is allowed. The Vice-Chancellor, HPU, Shimla, may, in exceptional case/circumstance, to be recorded in writing, give relaxation in age up to a maximum of six months to other candidates also. All such cases may be provisionally granted age relaxation of up to six months by the Principal of the college and consolidated list of all such cases may be sent for approval of Vice-Chancellor.