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HPU MAT 2020: Himachal Pradesh University Management Aptitude Test for MBA Admission

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HPU MAT 2020 - Applications are invited for Himachal Pradesh University Management Aptitude Test (HPU-MAT) 2020 for admission to MBA program in Himachal Pradesh University Business School (HPUBS) and in HPU Regional Center, Dharamshala for the academic session 2020

Interested candidates can check the details on HPU MAT 2020 from the page below and submit their application from May 11, 2020 through online mode.


HPU MBA Program

  1. The MBA program is spread over Four Semesters. The curricula of the program have been designed with the objective of inculcating Technical, Human, Analytical and Conceptual Skills among the students.
  1. The knowledge of different functional areas of Management will be further enriched by offering specializations in three fields, namely Finance, Marketing & Human Resource.


HPU MAT 2020 Important Dates

Last Date for Applying Online for HPU-MAT

11th May to 11th June 2020

Date of Entrance Exam

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Date for Declaration of Result

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Number of Seats

The HPUBS admits 120 students for the MBA course. Out of which, 60 seats are under subsidized category and 60 seats are under a Non-subsidized category.


Eligibility Criteria for HPU MAT 2020

Minimum eligibility

Any first bachelor’s 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/have appeared for their final examination of Bachelor’s Degree in March/April 2020 shall be allowed to appear in HP University Management Aptitude Test (HPU-MAT), but the final selection is subject to their satisfying the eligibility condition.

Candidates appearing in final year can also apply.

Age Limit

Except for Non-subsidized, serving or retired defense 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 1st boys and girls) as on 1 of July of the year concerned.


How to apply for HPU MAT 2020 -  Application Process

Candidates may apply via online mode through official website www.admission.hpshimla.in or www.hpuniv.ac.in from 11 May 2020 to 11 June 2020

Steps to Follow:

Stage 1

Visit the official website of HP University

Step 2

Click on ‘Online Registration’ tab hovering on the homepage

Step 3

Key in registered email ID and mobile number to create User account

Step 4

Enter User account ID number and password to access 'HPU MAT 2020 Application Form'

Step 5

Enter all the details in the blank field carefully


Application Fee

For General Category


For SC/ST Category


Mode of Payment

Through online mode


HPU MAT 2020 Exam Pattern

  1. The admission is based on the merit in competitive examination, which comprises Application Rating, Management Aptitude Test, Group Discussion and Personal Interview.
  1. HPU-MAT will be of objective type consisting of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ).
  1. 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 list is as follows:

Application Rating [10 % of the percentage of marks obtained in each of the following examinations i.e. matriculation, 10+2 and graduation.]

30 Marks

Management Aptitude Test (HPU MAT 2020)

50 Marks

Group Discussion

10 Marks

Personal Interview

10 Marks


Composition of Test

The HPU-MAT will have four sections:


English Comprehension & Language


Numerical Ability & Data Interpretation


General Intelligence & Critical Reasoning


General Knowledge & Business Awareness


Examination Centres

The HPU-MAT will be conducted at -










HPU MAT 2020 Admit Card

  1. Admit cards for HPU MAT 2020 will be issued after the application process is over successfully. The admit cards will not be sent to the candidate's address by post.
  1. Candidates can also download the HPU MAT 2020 Admit Card from the official website of the college.


For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website


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