Himachal Pradesh University Management Aptitude Test – HPU MAT Exam 2021

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HPU MAT 2021 Eligibility

  • . Master of Business Administration (MBA)

    Any first bachelor’s degree of a university, established by law in India, at least with 50% marks(45% maks in the case of Scheduled Cast/ Scheduled Tribe candidate). The students who have commpleted and are appearing for their final bachelor degree examination  shall be allowed to appear in Himanchal Pradesh University Management Aptitude Test (HPUMAT).

    Basis of Admission

    The admission is based on competitive examination which comprises of applications ratings, Management Aptitude Test (objective type having multiple choice Questions), group discussion and personal interview.

    2. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D.)

    The candidates have qualified UGC-JRF may get direct registered for Ph.D programme in management studies, if other wise eligible.

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 competitive examination which comprises of applications ratings, Management Aptitude Test (objective type having multiple choice Questions), group discussion and personal interview. Management Aptitude Test (HPU-MAT) will be of objective type having Multiple Choice Questions (M.C.Q.).

The HPU-MAT will have four sections of:-

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
Total100

Composition of Test

The HPU-MAT will have four sections

  • English Comprehension  –  50 Questions
  • Reasoning  – 50 Questions
  • Business Environment    –  50 Questions
  • Arithmetic Comprehension & Data Interpretation  –  50 Questions
  • Total –  200 Questions

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 performance in the Test, Group Discussion and Personal Interview and application rating will be the criterion for admitting the students. The candidates for Non Subsidised Students compete among themselves, so is the case with the subsidized seats.

HPU MAT 2021 Exam Centres

The HPU-MAT will be conducted at

1. Chandigarh

2. Shimla

3. Solan

4. Hamirpur

5. Palampur

6. Una

7. Mandi

8. Dharamshala.

The institute reserves the right to change the date / centre of HPU-MAT.

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

JEE Main

Application Form Submission 16 Dec 2020 to 16 Jan 2021.