HPU MAT 2017

HPU MAT 2017HPU MAT 2017: Himachal Pradesh University Business School (HPUBS) has declared the result of HPU MAT 2017 on June 17. The institute had conducted HPU MAT 2017 on June 3, 2017. The MBA admissions to HPU Business School and HPU Regional Centre, Dharamshala will take place through HPU MAT 2017. As many as 120 seats are offered by HPU Business School. The paper-pencil based test had been conducted for a duration of two hours in eight cities of Himachal Pradesh. As many as 2805 candidates had applied for the test whereas 2535 had actually appeared for the exam. The application process had started from April 18, 2017 and ended on May 17, 2017. This article by Careers360 brings to you the details about HPU MAT 2017 in terms of eligibility, application procedure, exam pattern, important dates, result, cutoff among others.

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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




The total number of seats is 120, 60 each for the subsidised and non-subsidised categories. The following table brings to you the category wise seat distribution.


HPU MAT Seat Structure (Subsidised category)


Number of Seats

Open to all


Internal General






Sports Person


Cultural Activity


Physically Challenged




Defense Personnel (Supernumerary)


Single Girl Child (Supernumerary)


J&K Domicile (Supernumerary)


HPU MAT Fee 2017: The approximate fee at HPUBS is Rs, 10,100 per annum for subsidised category candidates. For non-subsidised category candidates, the consolidated fee is Rs. 1,00,000 per annum apart from the university and computer fee.


HPU MAT Important Dates 2017


HPUBS announced the important dates for HPU MAT 2017 exam. The following table brings to you the schedule of the exam.


Important Dates of HPU MAT 2017


Important Dates

Application Start Date

April 18, 2017, 4.30 PM

Application End Date

May 17, 2017

HPU MAT 2017 Exam

June 3, 2017


June 17, 2017 (Declared)

GD/PI for subsidised seats

June 21-23, 2017

GD/PI for non-subsidised seats

June 24, 2017

Final result for non-subsidised seats

June/July, 2017

HPU MAT Result 2017


The result of HPU MAT 2017 has been declared on June 17, 2017. After the GD PI rounds are conducted for the subsidised and non-subsidised candidates, the final two phases of the HPU MAT final result 2017 will be declared on July 15 and July 24 respectively.


HPU MAT Cutoff 2017


The cutoff for HPU MAT 2017 has been released by HPUBS. On the basis of the HPU MAT 2017 cutoff marks, the final admission will be granted. The HPU MAT cut off for Open category candidates is 26.75.


HPU MAT 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 Admit Card 2017


The admit card or hall ticket of HPU MAT 2017 was made available on May 29, 2017, by HPUBS. The HPU MAT 2017 admit card has been released online where the candidates had to log in through given credentials and download the admit cards and take a requisite number of print outs. Admit cards are mandatory documents which must be carried to the exam centres along with valid photo identity proof.


HPU MAT Test Centres 2017

The exam was conducted in eight cities across Himachal Pradesh, which are Shimla, Mandi, Solan, Dharamshala, Hamirpur, Una, Palampur and Chandigarh. According to HPUBS, the number of test centres will be increased or decreased depending on the number of applicants.


HPU MAT Exam Pattern 2017


HPU MAT was a paper pencil based objective type test carrying 200 multiple choice questions. The following table brings to you the test structure.


HPU MAT 2017 Exam Pattern

Sr. No.

Section Name

No. of Questions


English Comprehension & Language



Numerical Ability & Data Interpretation



General Intelligence & Critical Reasoning



General Knowledge & Business Awareness





HPU MAT Eligibility Criteria 2017


Applicants should have passed Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised university or institution with minimum 50 per cent aggregate marks. For a reserved category such as Scheduled Category and Scheduled Tribe candidates, the minimum percentage is 45. Final year graduation students will also be eligible to apply provided they fulfill 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 defense personnel. For reserved category candidates, the age limit is 29 years as on July 1, 2017.


HPU MAT Application Form 2017


The application process for HPU MAT 2017 was an online process. Applicants should first register and login through a valid email address and mobile number. Upon logging in, they have to select the right programme, i.e. PG from the options including PG/UG/Ph.D./Certificate Diploma. The application form of HPU MAT 2017 was divided into following areas:

  • Personal Information

  • Education and Document Details

  • Application Summary

  • Payment

  • Reference Number and Application Form submission

Along with the HPU MAT 2017 application form, applicants 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 2017 is Rs. 500.


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