HPU MAT 2020– The HP University Management Admission Test (HPU-MAT 2020) is conducted by the Himachal Pradesh University Business School (HPUBS) for offering admission in PG courses. Candidates interested in pursuing MBA from HPUBS must appear for HPU MAT . The exam is expected to be scheduled in May 2020. Also, candidates need to register themselves, then fill the application form and pay the Application fee at the last to participate in the HPU MAT 2020. Therefore, Candidates who qualify the written test will further go through the Group discussion and Personal interview. Check more details about the HPUMAT 2020 including eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, the application process, important dates, etc from this article.
HPU MAT 2020
There were 120 seats in MBA at the HPUBS, out of which 60 seats are under the subsidized category and 60 for Non- subsidized category. However, candidates will be shortlisted considering the availability of the seats as well as their score in the entrance test. Last year 3646 number od students registered for the HPU MAT. As the university has not published the schedule of the HPU MAT 2020, therefore, check the tentative schedule from the below table.
|HPU MAT 2020||Important Dates|
|Start of HPU MAT 2020 Registration||Apr 2020|
|Last date to submit the application form||01 week of May 2020|
|Issuance of HPU MAT 2020 Admit Card||02 week of May 2020|
|HPU MAT 2019 exam date||04 week of May 2020|
|Declaration of HPU MAT 2020 Result||01 week of Jun 2020|
|GD/Interview for Subsidized Seats||02 week of Jul 2020|
|Final Result for Subsidized Seats||02 week of Jul 2020|
|GD/Interview for Non-Subsidized Seats||03 week of Jul 2020|
|Final Result for Non-Subsidized Seats||03 week of Jul 2020|
HPU MAT 2019 Exam Pattern
Candidates who wish to appear for the HPU MAT must be aware of the exam pattern as well s the syllabus of the entrance test. Also, for scoring well in the HPU MAT, you must understand How the Question paper is formed? check the overview of the Entrance test from below and after gathering desired information start preparing for HPU MAT.
Overview of the Exam
- Mode of Exam: Offline ( Pen & paper-based)
- Type of Question: Objective (MCQs)
- Total no. of question: 200
- Total Marks: 200
- No. of Sections: 4
- +1 Mark for every correct answer will be awarded to the student.
- There is No Negative marking.
Section-wise distribution of Questions and Marks
|Sections||Total No. of Ques.||Marks|
|English Comprehension & Language||50||50|
|Numerical Ability & Data Interpretation||50||50|
|General Intelligence & Critical Reasoning||50||50|
|General Knowledge & Business Awareness||50||50|
HPU MAT 2020 Syllabus
For the preparation of the HPU MAT 2020, Candidates must prepare according to the syllabus. It is advised to cover every topic in a particular section. However, you must focus on all the sections as they contain equal marks i.e 50 each. So refer to the HPU MAT 2020 Syllabus from below.
English Comprehension & Language
- Sentence Jumble
- Sentence improvement
- Subject-verb agreement
Numerical Ability & Data Interpretation
- 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
- 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
- Business GK
- Newspaper and Journals
- Business vocabulary
- Awards and Honours
- Business environment
HPU MAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria
In order to fill the HPU MAT 2020, the student must satisfy the Eligibility criteria prescribed by the University. Therefore, aspirants are advised to check whether they are eligible or not for the HPU MAT 2020 from below.
- For the HPU Management Admission Test, Indian, as well as the foreign nationals, can apply.
- Candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized University.
- A minimum of 50% marks in degree is required.
- In the case of the SC/ST category, there is a relaxation of 5% in the minimum percentage.
- Also, candidates who are in the final year of the degree examination can also apply.
- For male candidates, the age must not be more than 26 years and for female candidates, it should not exceed 28 years.
- For SC/ST candidates (both male & female), the age must not be more than 29.
- In the case of Nonsubsidized students, defense personnel, State/ Government of India nominees, the
HPU MAT 2020 Application Form
The Himachal Pradesh University releases the HPU MAT 2020 Application form online at the official website. Students who satisfy the eligibility criteria will able to fill the Application Form. To do so, you need to register yourself by entering some basic details like Email id, name, date of birth, gender, password, etc. After that, Fill the application form which will require your details, contact details, qualification details, etc. To continue the process, you need to upload the required documents as per the prescribed format. Lastly, you must pay the Application fee to submit your HPU MAT 2020 Application form. Also, make sure to verify the details mentioned in the application form before making the final submission.
The application fee for HPU MAT 2020 is as follows.
|SC/ ST||Rs. 500|
Mode of Payment
Students can pay the HMU MAT 2020 Application fee online via Credit card/Debit Card/Net-banking.
HPU MAT 2020 Admit Card
Once the registration process is over, the Univesity releases the HPU MAT 2020 Admit Card. To download the HPU MAT 2020 Hall ticket, the candidates need to enter the Registration Number and Password. All the candidates must bring their Admit card as well as any valid id proof to the exam center. The Admit Card consists of basic information about the candidates and the exam. Admit card is verified at the time of the Test, So kindly check all the details mentioned on it. Admit cards will be issued online only, no Offline service will be provided in this exam.
HPU MAT 2020 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 seats.
HPU MAT 2020 Selection Criteria
The selection of the candidate takes place not only based on their performance in the entrance but also, other points will 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.
|HPU MAT 2019||50|
Note: 10% weight-age is given to the marks obtained in class 10th, 12th, and graduation
HPU MAT 2020 Cut Off
The cut off is the minimum qualifying marks which one has to obtain to qualify the test, Those who score below the cut off percentage will not be declared as qualified. The HPU MAT cut off will be 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%|
|Single Girl Child||19.75%|
HPUBS 2020 Seat Details
The HPUBS intake 120 students for the 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||No. of Seats|
|Open to All||12|
Official Website: hpubsshimla.org
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