HPU MAT MBA Entrance Exam 2018

Applications are invited for HP University Management Aptitude Test ( HPU MAT ) 2018 for MBA admission in Himachal Pradesh University Business School ( HPUBS ) and in HPU Regional Center, Dharmashala* for the session 2018 – 2020.

HPU MAT 2018 Eligibility

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  • Minimum eligibility for the course is any first bachelor degree of a university, established by law in India, at least with 50% marks ( with 45% marks in the case of Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe candidates ).
  • The candidates who are appearing for their final examination of Bachelor Degree examination in March / April, 2018 shall be allowed to appear in HP University Management Aptitude Test ( HPU-MAT ), but the final selection is subject to their satisfying the eligibility condition.

Age Limit

Except for Non-subsidized, serving or retired defence personnel, the maximum age limit is 26 years for boys and 28 years for girls ( 29 years in case of SC / ST candidates both for  boys and girls ) as on 1st of July of the year concerned.

Provided that the Vice-Chancellor shall have the power to permit age relaxation for reason to be recorded in writing upto a maximum of six months.Provided further that age bar shall not apply in case of Non-subsidized students,defence personnel, State / Government of India nominees

HPU MAT Exam Pattern

The admission is based on the merit in competitive examination, which comprises of Application Rating, Management Aptitude Test, Group Discussion and Personal Interview. HPU-MAT will be of objective type consisting of Multiple Choice Questions ( MCQ )

The HPU MAT will have following four sections.

Sr.No.Section NameMarks
1.Application Rating [ 10 % of the percentage of marks obtained in each of the following examinations i.e. matriculation, 10 +2 and graduation. ]30 Marks
2.Management Aptitude Test ( HPU-MAT )50 Marks
3.Group Discussion10 Marks
4.Personal Interview10 Marks

Composition of Test

The HPU-MAT will have four sections

  • English Comprehension & Language,
  • Numerical Ability & Data Interpretation,
  • General Intelligence & Critical Reasoning,
  • General Knowledge & Business Awareness.

Each section will have about fifty ( 50 ) questions. The performance in HPU-MAT is the basis for screening the candidates for group discussion and personal interview

HPU MAT 2018 Exam Centres

The HPU-MAT will be conducted at

  • Shimla
  • Solan
  • Dharamshala
  • Hamirpur
  • Mandi
  • Una
  • Palampur
  • Chandigarh

The Business School reserves the right to alter the date / centre of entrance examination.

NOTE : The centre will be created depending on availability of adequate number of applicants.

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HPU MAT 2018 Admission Process

Admission to HPUBS MBA Programme is based on HPU MAT, Application Rating, Group Discussion and Personal Interview.

The performance in HPU MAT is the basis for screening the candidates for group discussion and personal interview. Normally, three candidates for each seat are called for group discussion and personal interview.

The candidates for Non Subsidised Students compete among themselves, so is the case with the subsidized seats.

Dates of HPU MAT GD / Interview 

  • Subsidised Seats : 9th, 10th, 11th & 12th July, 2018
  • Non Subsidised Seats : 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th, 20tht & 21st July, 2018

HPU MAT 2018 Application Form

  • Applicant may download the HPU MAT MBA Application Form from HPUBS website and send it by post along with a draft of Rupee 1000/- for General Category and Rupee 500/- for SC / ST category.
  • Demand Draft should be drawn in favour of “Director, Himachal Pradesh University Business School, Shimla”.
  • HPU MAT MBA Application form along with Handbook of Information can be obtained from the Himachal Pradesh Business School on cash payment / demand draft at the following rates :
 Cash CounterBy Post
General Category ( Subsidized & Non subsidized )Rupee 1000/-Rupee 1050/-
SC / ST Category  (  Subsidized & Non subsidized )Rupee 500/-Rupee 550/-

Filled in HPU MAT Application form along with DD should be send to the following address

HP University Business School,
Summer Hill, Shimla – 171 005.

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HPU MAT Result

Himachal Pradesh University Management Aptitude Test – HPU MAT 2018 Result will  be declared on 09th June, 2018.

Declaration of HPU MAT final Results

  • Subsidised Seats : 14th July, 2018 ( Saturday )
  • Non Subsidised Seats : 23rd July, 2018 ( Monday )

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HPU MAT 2018 Important Dates

Date of Entrance Examination26th June, 2018 ( Saturday )
Date for Declaration of Result09th June, 2018
Date of GD / Interview for Subsidized Seats9th, 10th, 11th & 12th July, 2018
Declaration of Final Result for Subsidized Seats14th July, 2018 ( Saturday )
Date of GD / Interview for Non-Subsidized Seats16th ,17th, 18th, 19th, 20th & 21st July, 2018
Declaration of Final Result for Non Subsidized Seats23rd July, 2018 ( Monday )

HPU MAT Question Papers

HPU Contact Address

Himachal Pradesh University,
Summer Hill, Shimla – 171 005,
Himachal Pradesh,
Telephone No : 0177-2831653
Fax No : 0177 – 2830938
Email :
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