HPU MAT Exam Pattern 2019
Vikas Gaur, 11 Jan 2019, #HPU MAT
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HPU MAT Exam Pattern 2019 - Himachal Pradesh University Business School (HPUBS) will prescribe the HPU MAT 2019 exam pattern. Candidates who are planning to appear for the state-level MBA entrance exam are advised to prepare for the exam as per the exam pattern of HPU MAT 2019. The HPU MAT 2019 exam will carry 200 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) divided into four major sections - Arithmetic, Reasoning, Business Environment and English language & Comprehension.  The duration of the exam will be two hours (120 minutes). Preparing through HPU MAT exam pattern 2019 will help the aspirants prepare for the exam in a structured way. The HPU MAT test is conducted every year by HPU Business School for admission to its management programme. Check all the details of HPU MAT 2019 exam pattern, marking scheme, exam centres, syllabus of HPU MAT 2019 and more.

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HPU MAT Exam Pattern 2019

The HPU MAT 2019 will have four sections: Data Interpretation & Reasoning, English Comprehension & Language, General Knowledge & Business Awareness and Numerical Ability/Arithmetic. Each section will have approximately 50 questions. Based on last year’s pattern, here is the tentative HPU MAT 2019 exam pattern which is likely to be similar this year.

HPU MAT Exam Pattern 2019 – Sections

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Number of Questions

Total Marks

English Comprehension & Language



Logical Reasoning & Data Interpretation



Arithmetic/Numerical Ability



Business Awareness/Environment






HPU MAT 2019 - Marking Scheme
As the table given above explains, each question will carry one mark. Each correct answer will get one mark. Interestingly, there is no negative marking for an incorrect response. So, candidates can attempt as many questions as they want.

HPU MAT 2019 – Exam Centres
HPUBS will conduct the HPU MAT 2019 exam in around 8 cities of Himachal Pradesh including, Shima, Una, Dharamshala, Chandigarh, Mandi, Palampur, and Hamirpur. Candidates can check the exact test centre online and the same will be mentioned on the admit card of HPU MAT 2019.
Every candidate has to make sure that s/he needs to carry the admit card of HPU MAT 2019 to the exam centre along with an id proof in order to appear for the exam. 

HPU MAT Syllabus 2019

Now, let’s have a look at the entire syllabus of HPU MAT 2019 section-wise. It will allow the candidates to prepare for the exam topic-wise. 

English Comprehension & Language


Sentence Improvement



Subject Verb Agreement

Sentence Jumble







Data Interpretation & Reasoning

Pie Chart

Blood Relations

Area Graphs

Visual Reasoning


Coding & Decoding

Column Graphs

Multi-dimensional Arrangements

Numeric Grid


Statement Conclusions

Family Tree

Critical Reasoning

Strong Arguments and Weak Arguments



Profit & Loss

Work and Time


Ratios and Proportion

Geometric Progression

Percentages & Averages


Number System


In-equations Quadratic and linear equations

Partnership (Accounts)


Business Awareness

Business General Knowledge

Business Vocabulary


Awards and Honours


Business Environment


Newspaper and Journals


HPU MAT 2019 will be held in the last week of May 2019 in offline mode. The last date of filling the application form of HPU MAT 2019 will be in the second week of May 2019. The result of the exam will be announced in the second week of June 2019. 

As many as 2,535 candidates appeared for the test out of 2,805 applications last year. Around 3,000 candidates are expected to appear for the exam this year.

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