HPU MAT 2023 Notification (Released), Dates, Application form


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Himachal Pradesh University  Business School announces Management Aptitude Test (HPU MAT) 2023 for MBA Admission, Apply now


HPU MAT 2023 – Applications are invited for Himachal Pradesh University Management Aptitude Test (HPU-MAT) 2023 for admission to MBA program in Himachal Pradesh University Business School (HPUBS) and in HPU Regional Center, Dharamshala for the academic session 2023-24.


HPU MAT 2023


Important Dates

  • Release of notification: 03 Apr 2023
  • Release of HPU MAT 2023 application form: 10 May 2023
  • Last date to apply online at hpuniv.ac.in: As per HPU
  • HPU MAT 2023 admit card release date: As per HPU
  • HPU MAT 2023 Exam Date: 24 May 2023
  • Release of official answer key: As per HPU
  • HPU MAT 2023 result announcement: 07 June 2023
  • Date of GD/ Interview for Subsidized Seats: 3, 4, 5 and 6 July 2023
  • Declaration of Final Result for Subsidized Seats: 8 Jul, 2023
  • Date of GD/ Interview for Non-Subsidized Seats: 10, 11, 12,13,14 & 15 July 2023
  • Declaration of Final Result for Non-Subsidized Seats: 17 July 2023


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 Bachelor Degree examination in March/April, 2023 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.

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 st boys and girls) as on 1 of July of the year concerned.


Application Process

  • Candidates may apply via online mode through official website admission.hpshimla.in or www.hpuniv.ac.in on or before May 14, 2023

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 2023 Application Form’
  • Step 5:- Enter all the details in the blank field carefully.


Application Fee

  • For General Category: Rs.1000/-
  • For SC/ST Category: Rs.500/-
  • Mode of Payment: Through online mode


Admission Process

  • The admission to MBA program is based on the merit which comprises Application Rating, Management Aptitude Test, Group Discussion and Personal Interview.


HPU MAT 2023 Exam Pattern

  • HPU-MAT will be of objective type consisting of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ).
  • Composition of Test
  • The HPU-MAT will be comprised of four sections:
  • English Comprehension & Language,
  • Numerical Ability & Data Interpretation,
  • General Intelligence & Critical Reasoning,
  • General Knowledge & Business Awareness

The HPU-MAT will have four sections of:-

Sr. No. Section Name No. of Questions
1. General Knowledge 50
2. English Language Skills 50
3. Reasoning and NUmerical Skills 50
4. Business Environment Awareness 50
Total 200


HPU MAT 2023 Syllabus

General Knowledge

  • India: Government, Constitution, laws, Politics, Achievements, Famous People, Organization, History, Geography, States.
  • Sports, cinema, awards & recognitions.
  • World: Countries, Leaders, Organizations, Summits.
  • Fundamentals of Science & information technology.

English Language Skills

  • Grammer: Filling the blanks, Synonyms, Antonyms, Vocabulary, odd one out, sentence correction, meaning of words, Idioms & phrases etc.
  • Reading and Comprehension: read passages and answer the multiple choice questions.

Reasoning & Numerical Skills

  • Assertion and reasons, Cause and Effect, Assumption-Premise-Conclusion, Critical reasoning, Analytical & Logical reasoning, Coding and decoding, Family tree, Statements and Conclusions, Statements and assumptions, Visual reasoning Symbol Based problems, etc.
  • Algebra, Mean and Properties, LCM, HFF.
  • Statistics: Mean, mode, median.
  • Number Systems, Percentages, Profit & Loss, Interests, Time-Distance, Time-Work, Data, Interpretation, mensuration, direction, calendar, series, graphs, charts, table etc.

Business Environment Awareness

  • World Economy, Indian Economy, Industry, Banking, Trade, Famous business tycoons & industrialists, corporate associations BSE & NSE, logos & taglines orf different companies.
  • The latest who’s who, latest government policies affecting the industry altogether etc.
  • Familiarities with abbreviations of business houses, latest tie-ups of national and international companies and business achievements etc.
  • Business and economy current affairs.


Exam Centre

  • The HPU-MAT will be conducted at
  • Shimla 
  • Solan
  • Hamirpur
  • Palampur
  • Una
  • Mandi  
  • Dharamshala.
  • Nalagarh
  • The institute reserves the right to change the date / centre of HPU-MAT.

Note: The centre will be created depending on the number of applicants.


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


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