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About HPU MAT 2021
Himachal Pradesh University Management Aptitude Test or HPU MAT is the management entrance test conducted by the Business School of Himachal Pradesh University for admission to its MBA programme. The test is conducted annually in the month of May at various centres across Himachal Pradesh. Around 3,000 candidates appear for the offline exam (paper-pencil). The B-schools offers around 50 (15 Subsidized + 35 Non-Subsidized) seats through this test.
HPU MAT 2021 Highlights
|Full Exam Name||HP University Management Aptitude Test|
|Short Exam Name||HPU MAT|
|Conducting Body||Himachal Pradesh University Business School|
|Frequency of Conduct||Once a year|
|Exam Level||State Level Exam|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Application Fee (General)||1000 Rs [Offline] +1 More|
|Mode of Exam||Offline|
|Mode of Counselling||Offline|
|Exam Duration||2 Hours|
HPU MAT 2021 Important Dates
Past Dates and Events
01 Sep, 2021
Result | Mode: Online
21 Aug, 2021
Exam | Mode: Online
08 Apr, 2021 - 24 Jul, 2021
Application | Mode: Online
The eligibility criteria of HPU MAT 2021 states that General category candidates with minimum 50 percent marks in Graduation in any stream from a recognised university can apply for the exam.
The HPU MAT 2021 eligibility criteria is a little different for reserved categories (SC/ST). The candidate belongs to the mentioned categories with minimum 45 per cent marks in Graduation are eligible for the exam.
The exam has an age limit of 26 years for boys and 28 years for girls. The maximum age for SC/ST category girls is 29 years.
The age limit is not applicable for non-subsidised students, defence personnel, and nominee of State/Central government of India. Candidates are advised to check the HPU MAT eligibility criteria before applying for the exam.
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card
The application form of HPU MAT 2021 was available in online mode. To fill the HPU MAT 2021 application form, candidates would need the scanned copy of their passport size photograph & signature, scanned copy of the candidate’s parent’s signature, passing certificate(s) and mark sheet (s), and a valid mobile number & email address.
The application fee for General and Reserved categories is Rs. 1000 and Rs. 500 respectively. The fee can be paid via net banking, credit/debit card and bank challan.
|OBC, General||Offline, Online||Female, Male||₹ 1000|
HPU MAT 2021 Syllabus
English comprehension and language
Numerical ability and data interpretation
General intelligence and critical reasoning
General knowledge and business awareness
As per the HPU MAT 2021 exam pattern, the exam will be an offline test (paper-pencil medium). The duration of the exam is two hours and is composed of 200 multiple choice questions divided into four sections - English Comprehension & Language, General Intelligence & Critical Reasoning, General Knowledge & Business Awareness, and Numerical Ability & Data Interpretation.
Each section has around 50 questions and each question carries 1 mark. The exam doesn’t have negative marking. Candidates are advised to attempt all the questions.
The exam is conducted at multiple centres across Himachal Pradesh including Mandi, Palampur, Shimla, Chandigarh, Dharamshala, etc.
Candidates are advised to prepare according to the HPU MAT exam pattern 2021. It'll allow them strategies their preparation.
HPU Business School has released the admit card of HPU MAT 2021 exam online. To download the admit card, candidates can visit the official website, login with their HPU MAT registration id and password. The HPU MAT 2021 admit card will be available for download soon after the registration ends.
To appear for the exam, candidates must carry the HPU MAT admit card 2021 to the exam centre. No candidate will be allowed to appear for the exam without the admit card.
Keep a copy of the admit card until the completion of the admission process as it’s required at every stage.
HPU MAT 2021 Exam Centers
Documents Required at Exam
- HPU MAT Admit Card
- Photo Identity Proof
- Passport Size Photograph
The result of HPU MAT 2021 exam has released HPU MAT 2021 result on September 1. The result is available online only. The test-takers can easily check and download it from the official website using the registration number and date of birth.
The HPU MAT 2021 result will display the overall score and rank of the candidates.
Qualifying candidates are called for the selection rounds – Group Discussion and Personal Interview.
The HPU MAT cutoff 2021 will be released after the declaration of the result. It’s the minimum marks that a candidate needs to score in order to get shortlisted for the admission process.
HPU Business releases the cutoff for all categories including General, SC, ST and Subsidised & Non-Subsidised seats.
The candidates who meet the HPU MAT 2021 cutoff criterion enter the selection process that includes GD and PI. Overall performance in the exam and the selection rounds leads to final admission.
The cutoff of HPU MAT 2021 depends on various factors such as total number of candidates appearing for the exam, number of candidates qualifying the entrance exam, difficulty level of the question paper, and total number of seats available.
The selection process of HPU MAT 2021 begins after the result and cutoff are announced. On the basis of cutoff, candidates are shortlisted in the first stage. The HPU MAT 2021 selection process consists of Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI).
Then, the shortlisted candidates will appear for GD and PI. The final selection will be announced in July.
HPU MAT 2021 GD and PI Process
GD and PI are an integral part of the HPU MAT 2021 selection process at HPU Business School. Only the shortlisted candidates appear for these rounds.
The institute gives certain weightage to these rounds in the final merit list. Candidates need to perform well in HPU MAT, GD and PI process to get the admission offer.
Candidates have to submit their academic and professional documents and the supporting document that they have been shortlisted at the time of GD and PI.
HPUBS offers around 120 seats for its management programme including 60 for Subsidised categories and 60 for Non-Subsidised categories.
Documents Required at Counselling
- HPU MAT Admit Card
- Photo id
- HPU MAT Scorecard
- 10th Marksheet/Certificate
- 12th Marksheet/Certificate
- Graduation Degree/Certificate/Marksheet(s)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Question:Who conducts the HPU MAT exam?
The Himachal Pradesh University Business School conducts HPU MAT exam to offer admission into MBA programme.
Question:Who can apply for HPU MAT exam?
Those candidates who have completed their graduation with a minimum of 50% marks (45% in case of reserved category) are eligible to apply for HPU MAT.
Question:When will HPU MAT application process started?
The Himachal Pradesh University Business School had started HPU MAT registration process from April 8.
Question:What is the mode of HPU MAT exam?
HPU MAT 2021 exam was held in offline mode.
Question:Will there be descriptive questions in HPU MAT exam?
No. HPU MAT exam had 200 multiple choice questions.
Questions related to HPU MAT
what is the date of HPU MAT 2022?
Himachal Pradesh University Management Aptitude Test 2022 will take place on 26.05.2022. This is tentative date and might change based on any further announcement so you will have to keep yourself updated. The eligibility criteria for the HPU MAT is that a candidate should have completed graduation from a recognized university with atleast 50% marks (45% for SC ST).
I hope this helps.
previous year questions paper of mat
it is very crucial to solve previous years question papers while preparing for MAT Exam as it give an idea of how the questions are asked as well as is good method of self evaluation.
Kindly click on the link given below to view the previous year question paper.
any information about hpumat..
Himachal Pradesh University BUISNESS School has extended the application form filling allowance upto June 11th. The last date to fill the form earlier was 30th of May which is successfully officially extended now.
HPUMAT examination has 4 subjects ie 4 sections namely
English Comprehension & Language
Numerical Ability & Data Interpretation
And the available seats are only 60 so you need to score well in this examination.
Kindly refer to the site below for more detailed information..
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When will be the merit list for subsidised seats for HPU MAT 2019 posted?
HPU MAT 2019 Result has been announced on June 10, 2019.
Candidates will be ranked in the list on the basis of their scores in the written test.
Final selection of the student is based on the group discussion and personal interview. By following below steps students can download HPU MAT 2019 Result:
- Visit the official website.
- Click on Result.
- Enter the roll number and date of birth.
- The result will be displayed as score card in pdf format.
- Download and take a print for future references.
Candidates are shortlisted based on their scores and are further called for university-based counseling in mid July.It is an offline counseling conducted by Himachal Pradesh University Business School.Students must appear for the group discussion and the personal interview.The result for subsidized seats is declared within a week after the counselling session.
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