HPU MBA Entrance Exam 2017 | HPUMAT 2017 Notification and Dates

Himachal Pradesh University Shimla Management Aptitude Test HPU MAT 2017

Applications are invited for Himachal Pradesh University Management Aptitude Test (HPU-MAT) 2017 for MBA admission in Himachal Pradesh University Business School (HPUBS) and in HPU Regional Center, Dharamshala for the Session 2017-18

Himachal Pradesh University Management Aptitude Test acronym as HPU MAT 2017 is University level exam conducted by the Himachal Pradesh University Business School (HPUBS) to admission to the candidates in the MBA Programs of different Universities of the HP and institutes affiliated to these Universities

HPU MBA Program

The MBA program is spread over Four Semesters. The curricula of program have been designed with the objective of inculcating Technical, Human, Analytical and Conceptual Skills among the students

The knowledge of different functional areas of Management are further enriched by offering specializations in three fields, namely Finance, Marketing & Human Resource

HPU MBA Entrance Exam 2017 Eligibility Criteria

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 exam of Bachelor Degree Exam in March/April 2017 shall be allowed to appear in HP University Management Aptitude Test (HPU-MAT), but the final selection is subject to their satisfying the eligibility

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 01st of July of the year concerned

Provided further that age bar shall not apply in case of Non-subsidized students, defence personnel, State/ Govt. of India nominees

HPU MBA Entrance Exam 2017 Selection Process

Graduate in any discipline from a recognized university with 50% marks (45% for SC/ST candidates)

Admission to MBA Program is based on HPU-MAT, Application Rating, and Group Discussion & Personal Interview

Students appearing in final year of qualifying exam can also apply

HPU MAT 2017 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)

Candidates for Non-subsidized seats have to compete among themselves, so is the case with the candidates in subsidized seats; separate merit list will be prepared for subsidized category and non-subsidized category

The weightage assigned in computing merit is as follows:

i. Application Rating (10% of the percentage of marks obtained in each of the following exams i.e. matriculation, 10+2 and graduation) - 30 Marks

ii. Management Aptitude Test (HPU-MAT) - 50 Marks

iii. Group Discussion - 10 Marks

iv. Personal Interview - 10 Marks

Exam Centres

The HPU-MAT will be conducted at Shimla, Solan, Dharamshala, Hamirpur, Mandi, Una, Palampur and Chandigarh

Composition of Test

The HPU-MAT will have four sections: a) English Comprehension & Language, b) Numerical Ability & Data Interpretation, c) General Intelligence & Critical Reasoning, d) General Knowledge & Business Awareness

Each section will have about fifty (50) questions; the performance in HPUMAT is the basis for screening the candidates for group discussion and personal interview

Number of Seats

HPUBS admits 120 students for MBA course and out of which 60 seats are under subsidized category and 60 seats are under non-subsidized category

Reservation of Seats

The MBA Program except for seats reserved for nonsubsidized candidates shall be subject to the following conditions:

a) 15% & 7½ % seats shall be reserved for SC/ST candidates; b) The remaining 77½ % seats shall be filled up as under:

i) 25% of the seats for admission shall be open for all the candidates; ii) 75% of the seats shall be filled out of the candidates, the HP University or HP Krishi Vishwavidayalaya Palampur; 5% of the seats shall be reserved for outstanding Sportsmen/Women

b) 5% of the seats shall be reserved for outstanding Cultural Activists

c) 3% of the seats shall be reserved for PwD

d) Provided that the minimum eligibility for admission to a course in case of SC/ST will be 5% lower than the eligibility conditions for other students

Fee Details

i. Fee for Subsidized Seats: Approximately Rs 10,000 /- p.a. (subject to change from time to time)

ii. Computer Fee: Rs.1500/- in the first Semester to be paid at the time of admission and Rs.1500/- at the time of seeking admission (continuation) in third Semester

iii. Non-Subsidized Seats & Fee: Total no of seats under Non-subsidised shall be 60, which shall be open to candidates of all category

HPU MAT 2017 Application Process

Application Form along with Handbook of Information can be obtained from the Business School on cash payment/demand draft** at the following rate:

General Category (subsidized and non-subsidized) Rs.1000/- (cash counter); Rs.1050/- (by post)

SC/ST Category (subsidized and non-subsidized) Rs.500/- (cash counter); Rs.550/- (by post)

Application may download the forms from HPUBS website www.hpubsshimla.org and sent it by post alongwith a draft of Rs.1050/- for General Category and Rs.550/- for SC/ST category and send to Director, HP University Business School, Summer-Hill, Shimla-171005

Demand draft should be drawn in favour of Director, Himachal Pradesh University, Business School, Shimla

For any further information, please visit website www.hpubsshimla.org

HPUMAT 2017 Important Dates

Online Applications: 17th April 2017 onwards

Last Date to Apply: 17th May 2017

Date of Entrance Examination: 03rd June 2017 (Saturday)

Date for Declaration of Result: 17th June 2017

Date of GD/Interview for Subsidized Seats 10th, 11th, 12th & 13th July 2017

Declaration of Final Result for Subsidized Seats 15th July 2017 (Saturday)

Date of GD/Interview for Non-Subsidized Seats 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st & 22nd July 2017

Declaration of Final Result for Non Subsidized Seats: 24th July 2017 (Monday)

The result of the written test will be displayed on the notice board of HPUBS and made available on the website of HPUBS www.hpubsshimla.org

Himachal Pradesh University

Himachal Pradesh University is a state government owned university at Summer Hill, Shimla in the state of Himachal Pradesh. HP University Business School, Shimla was established in 1971 in HPU Shimla and offers admission to MBA and PhD programmes. HPUBS offers MBA admissions through HPU Shimla Management Aptitude Test (HPUMAT 2017).

Himachal Pradesh University (HPU), Shimla

Himachal Pradesh University Business School (HPUBS) (Himachal Pradesh University Management Aptitude Test), Himachal Pradesh University, Gyan Path, Summer-Hill, Shimla-5, Tel.: 0177-2831653, Email: [email protected], Website www.hpubsshimla.org

For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .

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