HPU MAT 2019

HPU MAT 2019 – The Himachal Pradesh University Business School (HPUBS) has released the HPU MAT 2019 Admit Card. The hall ticket for the state level exam is available at hpubsshimla.org. The HP University Management Admission Test (HPU-MAT 2019) is held every year to offer admission in PG courses for the academic session 2019-2022. For admission to MBA, candidates must appear for Himachal Pradesh Common Management Aptitude Test (HP CMAT) 2019. Check more details about the HPUMAT 2019 including eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, the application process, important dates, etc from this page.

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HPU MAT 2019

The shortlisting of candidates for admission in 120 seats in MBA is done on the basis of entrance test, Group discussion, and Personal interview. Last year, about 3646 number of candidates registered for the entrance test. Whereas, in the year 2017, about 2805 candidates applied for HPU MAT and 2535 number of candidates appeared for the exam.

HPU MAT 2019 Important Dates: In the table below, you can check the schedule for HPU MAT 2019.

Event Important Dates
Online registration process for HPU MATwill start by Apr 2019
Last date to submit the application form 10 May 2019
Issuance of HPU MAT 2019 Admit Card 19 May 2019
HPU MAT 2019 exam date 25 May 2019
Declaration of HPU MAT 2019 Result 01 Jun 2019
GD/Interview for Subsidized Seats 08-11 Jul 2019
Final Result for Subsidized Seats 13 Jul 2019
GD/Interview for Non-Subsidized Seats 15-20 Jul 2019
Final Result for Non-Subsidized Seats 22 Jul 2019

HPU MAT 2019 Admit Card

Once the registration process is over, the Univesity issues the HPU MAT Admit Card to the registered candidates. To download the HPU MAT 2019 Admit Card, the candidates need to enter their login details, Registration Number, and Password. The candidates must report to the allotted test center as given on their admit card. Along with the print out of the HPU MAT Admit card, you may also carry valid ID proof.

HPU MAT 2019 Application Form

The application form for HPU MAT 2019 releases online at the University’s official website. The candidates must ensure that they fulfill the eligibility criteria and then only proceed to fill in details in the application form. In the HPU MAT application form, you need to enter your basic details, after which you will get an Application Number and Password for future login. Using the given login details, you can proceed further to complete the application process which consists of entering educational qualification details and uploading the necessary images.

The last step of the application process is to pay the application fee and submit the form. However, before final submission, you should verify that the details given in the application form are correct.

Application Fees – The application fee for HPU MAT 2019 is as follows.

Category Fee Amount
General Rs. 1000
SC/ ST Rs. 500

Mode of Payment: The applicants can pay the application fee by Online Mode.

HPU MAT 2019 Exam Pattern

The candidates who aspire to appear for HPU MAT 2019 / HP CMAT 2019 must note down the exam pattern. The first step preparation for the entrance exam is to know the exam pattern, its marking scheme, and syllabus. Only when you have collected all this information you can strategize how to start preparing for HPU MAT?

The exam pattern for HPU MAT 2019 is as follows:

Sections Total  No. of Questions
English Comprehension & Language 50
Numerical Ability & Data Interpretation 50
General Intelligence & Critical Reasoning 50
General Knowledge & Business Awareness 50
Total 200

Marking Scheme

  • For each correct answer, 01 marks will be awarded.
  • There shall be no negative marking for an incorrect answer

HPU MAT 2019 Syllabus

The syllabus for HPU MAT is given below. It is further advised to the candidates to prepare for the entrance test as per the syllabus only.

Important topics in English Comprehension & Language

  • Comprehension
  • Adverbs
  • Nouns
  • Sentence Jumble
  • Prepositions
  • Sentence improvement
  • Modifiers
  • Articles
  • Parallelism
  • Tenses
  • Pronouns
  • Adjectives
  • Verbs
  • Subject-verb agreement

Important topics in Numerical Ability & Data Interpretation

  • HCF & LCM
  • Algebra
  • Ratios & Proportions
  • Number system
  • Geometry
  • Profit & Loss
  • Work & Time
  • Partnership (Accounts)
  • Geometric progression
  • Percentages & Averages
  • In-equations Quadratic and linear equations
  • Time, speed and Distance

Important topics in General Intelligence & Critical Reasoning

  • Family tree
  • Strong and weak arguments
  • Multi-dimensional arrangements
  • Course of action
  • Puzzles
  • Visual reasoning
  • Arrangement
  • Series
  • Blood relations
  • Numeric grid
  • Calendars
  • Pie charts
  • Column graphs
  • Area graphs
  • Critical reasoning
  • Coding & Decoding
  • Statement conclusions
  • Syllogisms

Important topics in General Knowledge & Business Awareness

  • Personalities
  • Business GK
  • Banking
  • Taglines
  • Newspaper and Journals
  • Business vocabulary
  • Advertising
  • Awards and Honours
  • Business environment

HPU MAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria

Before proceeding to fill the application form, it is important that you frits must ensure that you fulfill the eligibility criteria. The eligibility conditions to appear for the entrance test is as follows:


  • Both Indian and Foreign Nationals can apply for HPU MAT.

Educational Qualification

  • Should possess a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized University.
  • Should have obtained at least 50% marks in the degree examination. In case of SC/ST category, the candidates should have obtained 45% marks.
  • Those candidates who are in the final year of the degree examination can also apply for this entrance test.

Age Limit

  • The maximum age limit for boys is 26 years and for girls, it is 28 years (29 years in case of SC/ST candidates for both girls and boys) as on July 01 of the year concerned.
  • In the case of Nonsubsidized students, defense personnel, State/ Government of India nominees, the age limit criteria shall not be applicable.

HPU MAT 2019 Result

The result for the entrance test publishes online at the official website of HPUBS and also on the University’s notice board. The candidates need to enter the necessary login details such as their Roll number, etc to check their result. Only those candidates are declared as qualified who obtain marks equal to or greater than the cut off percentage. The qualifiers of the written test are then called for GD/PI, after which, a final result is published. The finally selected candidates then have to deposit the requisite amount of the fee to confirm their seat.

HPU MAT 2019 Selection Criteria

The selection of the candidate takes place not only on the basis of their performance in the entrance but also, other points will also be considered for selection. For the selection of candidates, marks in qualifying and degree examination, Group Discussion, Personal Interview is taken into consideration. The marks allotted to each is given in the table below.

Selection Criteria Marks
Application Rating 30 (10% weight-age is given to the marks obtained in class 10th, 12th, and graduation)
HPU MAT 2019 50
Group Discussion 10
Personal Interview 10
Total 100

HPU MAT 2019 Cut Off

The cut off is the minimum qualifying marks which one has to obtain in order to qualify the test, Those who score below the cut off percentage will not be declared as qualified. The HPU MAT cut off is announced with the declaration of result and will be updated here as well.

However, till then the candidates can check the previous year cut off in the table below.

Category Cut Off Marks
Open to All 26.75%
Internal General 24%
Schedule Caste 21%
Scheduled Tribe 19.75%
Single Girl Child 19.75%
Physically Challenged 20.75%
Non-subsidized Category 17.50%
HPU Ward 18.75%
J&K Domicile 18.50%

HPUBS 2019 Seat Details

The HPUBS intake 120 students for MBA course, out of which 60 seats are under subsidized category and 60 seats are under Non -subsidized category. Under the subsidized category, the distribution of the seats is as follows:

Category Number of Seats
Open to All 12
Internal General 30
Schedule Caste 09
Scheduled Tribe 04
Sports Person 02
Cultural Activist 02
Physically Challenged 01
Total 60

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