The call letter for HPU MAT 2018 has been released online on June 19, 2018. Now, the candidates can download their call letters for attending the GD/ PI. Only the qualifiers of the HPU MAT are eligible to appear for GD/ PI. The result for HPU MAT 2018 has been announced on June 09, 2018. This year, 3646 online applications were received against 120 seats for HPUMAT 2018. Out of the 3646 registered candidates, about 2231 candidates appeared for the entrance test held at 11 centers on May 26, 2018. It is a University level entrance exam for admission to 2 year MBA programme with dual specialization in the second year. The candidates are shortlisted for admission on the basis of their performance in the entrance exam, academic performance, GD-PI. Check more details about the HPU MAT 2018 including important dates, registration, admit card, exam pattern, syllabus, etc from this page.
HPU MAT 2018
The candidates are offered admission for 120 seats at HPUBS. In the table below you will find the complete schedule for HPU MAT 2018 exam:
|HPU MAT 2018||Important Dates|
|Availability of Application Form||02 Apr 2018|
|Last Date to fill HPU MAT 2018 Application Form|
|Download HPU MAT 2018 Admit Card on||24 May 2018|
|HPU MAT 2018 Exam Date||26 May 2018|
|HPU MAT 2018 Result will be Announced on||09 Jun 2018|
|Dates of GD/ Interview for Subsidized seats||09-12 Jul 2018|
|Final Result Declaration will be on Subsidized seats||14 Jul 2018|
|GD/ Interview for Non-Subsidized Seats||16-21 Jul 2018|
|Release of Final Result for Non-Subsidized Seats||23 Jul 2018|
HPU MAT 2018 Result
The result for HPU MAT 2018 is now available at the Himachal Pradesh University Business School (HPUBS) Notice Board and also online at its official website. The candidates can check their result online at hpubsshimla.org by entering the login details. On the basis of the candidate’s performance in the entrance exam, a merit list shall be prepared, and the candidates will be shortlisted for further admission round(s). Only those candidates will be considered in the merit list who will obtain minimum cut off marks.
HPU MAT 2018 Cut Off
HPU MAT 2018 cut off has been published online on June 15, 2018. To calculate the minimum cut off marks various factors are considered such as a total number of candidates who took the exam, maximum marks, difficulty level of paper.
|Category||HPU MAT 2018 Cut Off Marks||HPU MAT 2017 Cut Off Marks|
|Open to All||27.00||30.75|
|Single Girl Child||21.50||25.75|
HPU MAT 2018 Selection Process
The candidates whose name appears in the merit list have to appear for selection process which constitutes of GD and PI. The dates for GD/PI of a subsidized and non-subsidized category are different. You have to appear for GD and PI as per the dates allotted to you. After the process is over, the marks will be given for each process including HPU MAT 2018 exam, GD, PI and application rating. The maximum marks provided are 100. Weightage to each process is given separately and you can have a look at it from the given table:
|Application Rating||30 (10% weightage is given to the marks obtained in class 10th, 12th and graduation)|
|HPU MAT 2018 Exam||50|
HPU MAT 2018 Seat Reservation
While providing the admission to the qualified candidates following seat reservation criteria is going to be considered. The total of 120 seats in MBA programme will be filled through HPU MAT 2018. Out of these 120 seats, 60 seats come under subsidized category and 60 under non-subsidized.
Reservations Under Subsidized Category
|Category||Number of Seats|
|Open to All||12|
A total of 05 supernumerary seats are available for the candidates belonging to different categories, The details of such seats are:
- 01 seat for Defence personnel,
- 02 for single girl child and
- 02 for J&K domicile
Reservations Under Non- Subsidized Category
The 60 seats under this category are open for all category. However, 03 supernumerary seats are reserved for the children of HP University employees under a non-subsidized category.
HPU MAT 2018 Exam Pattern
Before you start making the study plan, it is wise to get familiarized with HPU MAT 2018 exam pattern. The paper is divided into 4 sections. Each section corresponds to a different subject. the HPU MAT 2018 Question Paper will consist of 200 objective type questions and time duration is of 2 hours. You have to mark one option out of 4 choices provided for every question. Each question will be of 1 mark and there is no negative marking for wrong response marked.
- Mode of Paper: Offline
- Type of Questions: MCQ
- Total Number of Questions: 200
- Maximum Marks: 200
- Time Limit: 2 hours
- Marking Scheme: 1 mark for a correct answer and no negative marking for wrong response
|Sections||Total No. of Questions|
|English Comprehension & Language||50|
|Numerical Ability & Data Interpretation||50|
|General Intelligence & Critical Reasoning||50|
|General Knowledge & Business Awareness||50|
HPU MAT 2018 Syllabus
After you have understood the exam pattern it is time to have a look at HPU MAT 2018 syllabus. Below we have provided section wise syllabus which includes the important topics that you have to study for the exam. Questions are most likely to be asked from these topics and you can score high by preparing according to it:
English Comprehension & Language: In this section, you need to focus on the following topics:
- Sentence Jumble
- Sentence improvement
- Subject verb agreement
Numerical Ability & Data Interpretation: Your mathematical skills will be put to test through the questions involving the topics like:
- HCF & LCM
- Ratios & Proportions
- Number system
- Profit & Loss
- Work & Time
- Partnership (Accounts)
- Geometric progression
- Percentages & Averages
- In-equations Quadratic and linear equations
- Time, speed and Distance
General Intelligence & Critical Reasoning: There is a number of topics in this section. You will be asked questions based on it:
- Family tree
- Strong and weak arguments
- Multi-dimensional arrangements
- Course of action
- Visual reasoning
- Blood relations
- Numeric grid
- Pie charts
- Column graphs
- Area graphs
- Critical reasoning
- Coding & Decoding
- Statement conclusions
General Knowledge & Business Awareness: This sections will test your ability and general knowledge through the questions which will be based on the topics mentioned below:
- Business GK
- Newspaper and Journals
- Business vocabulary
- Awards and Honours
- Business environment
HPU MAT 2018 Admit Card
The HPU MAT 2018 Admit Card was issued for only those applicants who have successfully registered for the exam. The candidates were able to download their admit card by online mode only at hpubsshimla.org by entering their login details which are User ID and Password. Only by showing the print out of the HPU MAT Admit Card they were allowed entry inside the examination center.
HPU MAT 2018 Eligibility Criteria
The candidates who are applying for the examination should first check the eligibility criteria. Below we have mentioned the complete criteria which you must consider for admission to HPUBS:
Qualification Details: You must have obtained a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University or Institution.
- Minimum marks required in the qualifying exam must be 50%. However, 45% marks are needed if you belong to SC/ ST category.
- Those who are appearing for the final semester of the degree exam, are also eligible to appear for HPU MAT 2018 exam.
HPU MAT 2018 Application Form
The application form for HPU MAT 2018 was available online at hpubsshimla.org. The aspirants had to apply and submit the HPU MAT Application Form 2018 by online mode only. In the application form, you had to enter details such as Personal Information, Education Details. Upload the necessary images as per the specifications, then preview the application form. Submit the application form and finally take a print out of the form for your future reference.
The aspirants had to pay the following amount as per their category.
|SC/ ST||Rs. 500|
Mode of Payment: The application fee for HPU MAT 2018 was payable by Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net Banking.
The official website for HPU MAT 2018 is hpubsshimla.org
HPUMAT 2018 Information Brochure – Click here to download the prospectus for HPU MAT 2018.