HPU MAT Exam Dates 2024, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, How to Apply and More

HPU MAT Exam Dates 2024: Check the schedule for important events including application start and end dates, exam date, result declaration, and selection process.

by P Nandhini

Updated May 21, 2024

HPU MAT Exam Dates 2024, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, How to Apply and More

HPU MAT Exam Highlights

The HPU MAT Exam 2024 is an important test for students who want to pursue an MBA at Himachal Pradesh University Business School. This exam helps the university select candidates for their MBA program. It's a state-level exam conducted by the university and is crucial for admission.

The exam consists of multiple-choice questions and covers various subjects like English, reasoning, business environment, and general knowledge. Students need to prepare well and meet the eligibility criteria to appear for this exam.

It's an opportunity for students to showcase their skills and knowledge in business management to secure a spot in the MBA program at HPU.

Exam Name HPU MAT Exam 2024
Conducting Body Himachal Pradesh University Business School
Level State-level
Exam Date To be announced
Mode Offline (Pen and Paper-based)
Duration 2 hours
Sections English, Reasoning, Business Environment, General Knowledge
Question Type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Eligibility Graduation in any discipline
Selection Criteria Entrance Exam Score, GD & PI
Website hpuniv.ac.in

HPU MAT Exam Dates 2024

Events HPU MAT Exam 2024 Dates
Start date of application April 23, 2024
The last date to fill application May 25, 2024
Admit card release date To be announced
Exam date June 6, 2024
Result June 18, 2024
GD/ Interview for subsidized seats July 8 to 11, 2024
Final result for subsidized seats July 12, 2024
GD/ Interview for non-subsidized seats July 15 to 20, 2024
Final result for non-subsidized seats July 22, 2024

Application Form

Here's a breakdown of the key details regarding the application process:

  • Start Date of Application: April 23, 2024
  • Last Date to Fill Application Form: May 25, 2024

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification:

Candidates must have a Bachelor's degree in any discipline from a recognized university or institution.

Minimum Marks:

The minimum aggregate marks required for the Bachelor's degree are typically 50% for General category candidates and 45% for reserved category candidates (SC/ST).

Final Year Candidates:

Candidates appearing in the final year of their Bachelor's degree are also eligible to apply, provided they complete their degree before the commencement of the MBA program.


Candidates must be Indian nationals.

Age Limit:

There is usually no specific age limit mentioned for appearing in HPU MAT.

Exam Pattern

Section Details
Exam Mode Offline (Paper-Pencil Based)
Duration 120 minutes (2 hours)
Number of Questions 200
Sections English, Critical Reasoning, Business Environment and Arithmetic Comprehension & Data Skill, General Knowledge & Business Awareness.
Question Type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Language English
Marking Scheme Each correct answer carries 1 mark
Negative Marking Usually, there is no negative marking

Admit Card

  1. Go to the official website of Himachal Pradesh University or the dedicated portal for HPU MAT.

  2. Look for the link to download the admit card and click on it. You'll likely be prompted to log in with your credentials.

  3. Enter the required details such as your registration number, date of birth, or any other information as requested.

  4. After entering the correct details, your admit card will be displayed on the screen.

  5. Verify all the details on the admit card including your name, exam date, exam center, etc., for accuracy.

  6. If all details are correct, proceed to download the admit card. Once downloaded, take a printout of the admit card.

  7. Ensure to keep the printed copy of your admit card safe. You will need to carry it to the exam center on the day of the exam.

  8. Follow any additional instructions provided along with the admit card regarding exam day procedures or requirements.

Selection Process

After the HPU MAT exam, candidates who qualify based on their scores are called for Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI). In GD, they discuss a topic, and in PI, they talk about themselves and their goals. Based on their performance in these rounds, candidates are selected for admission to the MBA program.

How to Apply?

  1. Visit the official website of Himachal Pradesh University.

  2. Look for the registration link and create an account by providing basic details like name, email, and phone number.

  3. After registration, log in to your account using the credentials provided during registration.

  4. Fill out the application form with accurate personal and academic details.

  5. Upload scanned copies of required documents such as photographs, signatures, and academic certificates.

  6. Pay the application fee through the available payment methods. Make sure to keep the payment receipt for future reference.

  7. Double-check all the information provided in the application form before final submission.

  8. After successful submission, download and save the confirmation page for future correspondence.

  9. Take a printout of the completed application form for your records.

  10. Keep track of any updates or notifications regarding the application process through the official website or email.

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