HPU MAT Exam Pattern 2017

HPU MAT Exam PatternHPU MAT Exam Pattern 2017: As per the exam pattern of HPU MAT 2017, the entrance exam was conducted in a paper-pencil mode on June 3, 2017. Himachal Pradesh University Business School (HPUBS)- the conducting body of the exam had released the HPU MAT 2017 exam pattern. Here candidates will find all details pertaining to the MBA entrance exam. The HPU MAT 2017 was an objective type test comprising multiple choice questions. The total number of questions in HPU MAT was 200 from four sections, which had to be answered within a duration of two hours. With the help of HPU MAT exam pattern 2017, future test takers will have a better understanding of marking scheme, question paper pattern, exam syllabus and other important information pertaining to HPU MAT.

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Test takers must make sure they have registered for HPU MAT 2017 and downloaded the HPU MAT admit card 2017 for the same or else they will be exempted to take the test. The result of HPU MAT 2017 will be declared on June 17, 2017. The total number of applicants and actual test takers is 2805 and 2535 respectively.


Below test takers will find detailed information on the HPU MAT 2017 exam pattern.


HPU MAT  Exam Pattern 2017:

  1. HPU MAT 2017 consists of four sections: General Intelligence & Critical Reasoning, English Comprehension & Language, General Knowledge & Business Awareness and Numerical Ability & Data Interpretation.

  2. Each section in the HPU MAT will have approximately 50 questions.

In the table shared below, candidates will find the complete division of marks according to the section of the entrance exam.


HPU MAT Exam Pattern/Paper Pattern

S. No.


No. of Questions


English Comprehension & Language



General Intelligence & Critical Reasoning



General Knowledge & Business Awareness



Numerical Ability & Data Interpretation




HPU MAT Marking Scheme


The marking scheme for HPU MAT is very simple, each question carries one mark, making it a total 200 marks exam. Each right response is awarded one mark, while there is no negative marking for an incorrect response.


After test takers go through the HPU MAT 2017 exam pattern, students must make sure to carry their HPU MAT admit card 2017 without which they were barred from taking the entrance exam at any test centres. While the examination centre is concerned, the entrance exam will be held across several cities including, Shima, Una, Dharamshala, Chandigarh, Mandi, Palampur, and Hamirpur. Before heading to the HPU MAT test centre, candidates must first check the exact test centre as the conducting body reserves the right to change the centre and exam date.


Apart from this, the location of HPU MAT test centre solely depends on the availability of an adequate number of applicants. Aspirants can apply for the entrance exam as the HPU MAT 2017 applications had commenced from April 18, 2017.


Post HPU MAT 2017, the exam result is scheduled to be announced on June 17, 2017. Shortlisted test takers have to appear for counselling round to make it to final admission.


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