HPU MAT Exam 2024: Exam Dates, Pattern, Syllabus, Result & Cut Off Check at @hpushimla.in

Himachal Pradesh University Management Aptitude Test

The Himachal Pradesh University Management Aptitude Test (HPU-MAT) is a Himachal Pradesh level entrance exam that is conducted for the admission in MBA and other business management programs of the Himachal Pradesh University (HPU) affiliated to colleges and institutions in the various areas of Himachal Pradesh. The HPU MAT intends to explore the suitability of the students for pursuing the management studies by evaluating their analytical capabilities in data interpretation, logical and abstract reasoning, command of the language, and their general awareness. The annual examination is done in its pen-and-paper format that is the multiple-choice paper consists of 200 questions. 

The candidates need to finish them within the stipulated 150-minute duration. As per the expected release period, which is in the month of June 2024, the results of HPU MAT 2024 will be announced on the official website. Aspirants who crack the threshold limit will have to go through the group discussions & face to face interviews for the further admission process. The Application process for HPU MAT 2024 is anticipated to restart in March month and the entrance test will all most definitely be held on the same schedule in May 2024 at the examination centers across Himachal Pradesh.

Highlights of HPU MAT 2024

Highlight Details
Exam Name Himachal Pradesh University Management Aptitude Test (HPU MAT)
Exam Conducting Body Himachal Pradesh University (HPU)
Exam Mode Online CBT
Exam Language English
Exam Pattern 200 MCQs, 3 hours, 1 mark for each correct answer, 0.25 mark deducted for each incorrect answer
Exam Syllabus Quantitative Aptitude, Logical Reasoning, Data Interpretation, General Management
Exam Eligibility Graduate with 2 years of work experience
Exam Application Fee Rs. 1000 for General Category, Rs. 500 for SC/ST/PwD Category
Exam Dates May 2023 (Tentative)
Exam Result Declaration June 2023 (Tentative)

HPU MAT 2024 Exam Dates

June 2024
July 2024
August 2024

HPU MAT 2024 Eligibility 

Criteria Details
Educational Qualification Bachelor's degree or its equivalent in any discipline from a recognized university.
Work Experience A minimum of 2 years of work experience after graduation.
Age Limit 26 years for general category candidates and 28 years for female candidates as on the date of the exam.
Relaxation SC/ST/PwD candidates are eligible for a relaxation of 5 years in the age limit.

HPU MAT 2024 Application Fee

Category Application Fee
General Category Rs. 1000
SC/ST/PwD Category Rs. 500

HPU MAT 2024 Exam Centers

City Center Name
Chandigarh Panjab University
Dharamshala HPU Regional Centre Dharamshala
Hamirpur HPU Regional Centre Hamirpur
Mandi HPU Regional Centre Mandi
Palampur HPU Regional Centre Palampur
Shimla HPU Regional Centre Shimla
Solan HPU Regional Centre Solan
Una HPU Regional Centre Una

HPU MAT 2024 Exam Pattern

Section No. of Questions Marks Time
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 60 Minutes
Logical Reasoning 50 50 60 Minutes
Data Interpretation 50 50 60 Minutes
General Management 50 50 60 Minutes

HPU MAT 2024 Syllabus

Section Topics
Quantitative Aptitude Number Systems, Algebra, Geometry, Mensuration, Time and Work, Mixtures and Allegations, Ratio and Proportion, Percentages, Profit and Loss, Interest, Probability, Data Interpretation
Logical Reasoning Analytical Reasoning, Verbal Reasoning, Non-Verbal Reasoning
Data Interpretation Tables, Charts, Graphs, Pie Charts, Bar Graphs, Line Graphs, Time Series Data
General Management Business Environment, General Awareness, Current Affairs

HPU MAT 2024 Recommended Books

Book Author Publisher
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations R.S. Aggarwal Arihant Publications
Logical Reasoning for Competitive Examinations R.S. Aggarwal Arihant Publications
Data Interpretation for Competitive Examinations R.S. Aggarwal Arihant Publications
General Management for Competitive Examinations R.S. Aggarwal Arihant Publications
HPU MAT 2023 Official Guide Himachal Pradesh University Himachal Pradesh University


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