HPU MAT 2019
Vikas Gaur, 09 Jan 2019, #HPU MAT
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HPU MAT 2019 - Himachal Pradesh University Business School will conduct the HPU MAT 2019 or HPU Management Aptitude Test 2019 in the last week of May 2019. HPU Business School conducts HPU MAT each year for admissions to MBA programme at the school and HPU Regional Centre, Dharmashala. The institute offers around 120 seats through the test. HPU MAT 2019 will be an offline (paper-pencil based) test of two-hour duration. The test will have only Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs). The online application process for HPU MAT 2019 is likely to start from the first week of April and will continue until the second week of May 2019. Around 3,000 candidates appear for the test every year. In this article, check all the details about HPU MAT 2019 including eligibility, application procedure, exam pattern, important dates, result, and cutoff.

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  • Exam Name - Himachal Pradesh University Management Aptitude Test

  • Commonly Known As - HPU MAT

  • Exam Category - PG

  • Conducting Body - Himachal Pradesh University Business School

  • Conducting Mode - Offline

  • No. of seats - 120

HPU MAT 2019 Important Dates
Let’s have a look at the tentative dates for the exam on the basis of previous year’s data.



HPU MAT 2019 Application Starts

1st week of April 2019

Last date of HPU MAT Application form (online)

2nd week of May 2019

HPU MAT 2019 Admit Card Release

3rd week of May 2019

HPU MAT 2019 Entrance Test

Last week of June 2019


2nd week of June 2019

GD/PI for subsidised seats

Last week of June 2019

GD/PI for non-subsidised seats

Last week of June 2019

Final result for non-subsidised seats

June/July 2019

HPU MAT Eligibility Criteria 2019

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised university or institution with minimum 50 percent aggregate marks.

  • For the reserved category (SC/ST) candidates, the minimum percentage is 45.

  • Final year graduation students are also eligible to apply provided they fulfil the eligibility and selection criteria.

  • Age Limit: The maximum age limit is 26 years for boys and 28 years for girls for candidates except non-subsidised serving and retired defence personnel. For reserved category candidates, the age limit is 29 years as on July 1, 2020.

HPU MAT Application Form 2019
The online application process for HPU MAT 2019 will tentatively begin in the first week of April 2019. The last date of submitting the application form of HPU MAT will be in the second week of May 2019. Candidates would need to register first for the exam with a valid email address and mobile number to fill the application form. The candidates would need to fill the following details in the HPU MAT 2019 application form:

  • Personal Information

  • Education and Document Details

  • Application Summary

  • Application Fee

  • Reference Number and Application Form submission

Along with the HPU MAT application form 2019, applicants will have to upload following scanned documents/photographs as well:

  • Applicant’s Photograph

  • Applicant’s signature

  • Applicant’s parent’s signature

  • Mark sheet/Certificate

Application Fee: The application fee for General category candidates, subsidised or non-subsidised is Rs. 1000. For the reserved category candidates, the application fee for HPU MAT 2019 is Rs. 500.

HPU MAT Exam Pattern 2019
HPU MAT 2019 will be a paper-pencil based objective type test carrying 200 multiple choice questions (MCQs). The objective type test will be divided into four sections carrying 50 questions each. The following table explains the same.

HPU MAT Exam Pattern 2019 – Details


Number of Questions

English Comprehension & Language


Numerical Ability & Data Interpretation




Business Awareness




HPU MAT Admit Card 2019
The admit card or hall ticket of HPU MAT 2019 will be available online for download from the third week of May 2019. Candidates will have to log in with the given credentials to download the admit card. It’s a mandatory document to appear for the exam along with a valid photo identity proof. No candidates will be allowed to appear in the test without admit card.

HPU MAT Test Centres 2019
The exam will be conducted in eight cities across Himachal Pradesh, which are Shimla, Mandi, Solan, Dharamshala, Hamirpur, Una, Palampur and Chandigarh.

HPU MAT Answer Key 2019
The institute doesn’t release any official answer key of HPU MAT 2019. The answer key refers to the correct answer options for each question. With the help of HPU MAT 2019 answer key, candidates will be able to gauge their estimate score, hence weigh their chances of admission. Careers360 will bring to you the official HPU MAT answer key 2019 if HPU Business School releases it. 

HPU MAT Result 2019
The result of HPU MAT 2019 will be announced online in the second week of Jaune 2019. Candidates will be able to check the result of HPU MAT 2019 on the official website of the exam using their Registration No. (User ID) and Password (Date of Birth). The candidates will then attend the GD-PI rounds. After the GD-PI rounds are conducted for the subsidised and non-subsidised candidates, the final two phases of the HPU MAT final result 2019 will be declared in the month of July 2019.

HPU MAT Cutoff 2019
The cutoff for HPU MAT 2019 will be released by HPUBS. On the basis of the HPU MAT 2019 cutoff marks, the final admission will be granted. The HPU MAT cutoff for Open category candidates was 26.75 last year. The table explains previous year’s cutoff. 

HPU MAT Cutoff - Subsidised Category



Open to all


Internal General






Single Girl


Ph. Challenged


HPU MAT Cutoff 2019 for Non-Subsidised Category was 17.50.

HPU MAT Selection Procedure 2019
Candidates who meet the cutoff criterion will be shortlisted for further rounds of the selection procedure. The shortlisted candidates will have to appear for Group Discussion and Personal Interview rounds. The final selection will take place on the basis of factors like performance in HPU MAT, GD, PI, past academic records and profile.
HPU MAT 2019 – No. of Seats
The total number of seats is around 120 which are divided into 60 each for the subsidised and non-subsidised categories. The following table brings the last year’s category wise seat distribution of seats.

HPU MAT Seat Structure - Subsidised Category



Open to all


Internal General






Sports Person


Cultural Activity


Physically Challenged




Defence Personnel (Supernumerary)


Single Girl Child (Supernumerary)


J&K Domicile (Supernumerary)


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