Himachal Pradesh State – Combined Management Aptitude Test (HP-CMAT)

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HPU MAT 2019

HP-CMAT is a common entrance test for admission to Master of Business Administration ( MBA ) programme for all the universities / Institutions affiliated to universities in Himachal Pradesh.

HPU MAT Eligibility 2019

  • The eligibility criteria of HPU MAT 2019 states that General category candidates with minimum 50% marks in graduation in any stream from a recognised university can apply for the exam.
  • The HPU MAT 2019 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.

HPU MAT Exam Pattern 2019

  • As per the HPU MAT 2019 exam pattern, the exam will be an offline test ( paper-pencil medium ). The exam has 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 2019. It’ll allow them strategies their preparation.

HPU MAT Application Form 2019

How to apply

  • The application form of HPU MAT 2019 is available online only on the website  hpubsshimla.org.
  • HPU Business School will release the application form in the first week of April tentatively and the process will continue until the mid of May 2019.
  • To fill the HPU MAT 2019 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.

Application fee

  • The application fee for General and Reserved categories is [rupee]1000 and [rupee]500 respectively.
  • The fee can be paid via net banking, credit / debit card and bank challan.

HPU MAT Admit Card 2019

  • HPU Business School will release the admit card of HPU MAT 2019 exam online. It’s usually released one week before the date of the exam i.e. in the month of May.
  • To download the admit card, candidates can visit the official website, login with their HPU MAT registration id and password. The HPU MAT 2019 admit card is usually available for download in the third week of May.
  • To appear for the exam, candidates must carry the HPU MAT admit card 2019 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 Selection Process 2019

  • The selection process of HPU MAT 2019 begins after the result and cutoff are announced. On the basis of cutoff, candidates are shortlisted in the first stage. The HPU MAT 2019 selection process consists of Group Discussion ( GD ) and Personal Interview ( PI ).
  • Then, the shortlisted candidates appear for GD and PI. The rounds are usually conducted in the third week of June 2019.
  • The final selection results are announced in the month of July.

HPU MAT Exam Centres 2019

  • Himachal Pradesh
    • Shimla
    • Mandi
    • Solan
    • Dharamshala
    • Hamirpur
    • Una
  • Chandigarh
    • Chandigarh

HPU MAT Results 2019

  • The result of HPU MAT 2019 exam will be released in the second week of June by HPU Business School. The result will be 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 2019 result will display the overall score and rank of the candidates.
  • Qualifying candidates are called for the selection rounds – Group Discussion and Personal Interview.

HPU MAT Important Dates 2019

S NoEventDate
1Available of Application form02nd April - 15th May, 2019 ( Tentative )
2Available of Admit card18th May, 2019 ( Tentative )
3Entrance Exam date26th May, 2019 ( Tentative )
4Declaration of Result09th June, 2019 ( Tentative )
5GD / PI dates25th June, 2019 ( Tentative )
6Final Results05th July, 2019 ( Tentative )

Contact Details

Summer Hill, Shimla,
Himachal Pradesh – 171005.
Ph. No. : 0177-2831653
Fax : 0177-2830938
E-Mail : hpubsdirector@gmail.com
Website : www.hpubsshimla.org.