HPU MAT 2018 Exam

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About HPU MAT 2018

HPU MAT (short for Himachal Pradesh University Management Aptitude Test) is a state-level entrance test organised by Himachal Pradesh University Business School for admission in various management programmes. The examination is usually held in the month of June.

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HPU MAT 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Before applying for the entrance examination, the applicant should ensure the fulfillment of the eligibility conditions mentioned below. The eligibility criteria is an essential aspect of your exam cum admission process, which an applicant should satisfy. The failure in not meeting these will lead to disqualification of candidature.

Nationality

There are no specific limitations to an applicant’s nationality or residential status.

Age

  • Except for Non-subsidized, serving or retired defence personnel, the maximum age limit is 26 years for male and 28 years for female applicants as on 1st July, 2018.

  • The upper limit for applicants belonging to the SC/ST category for both male and female is 29 years as on 1st July, 2018.

Academic Qualification

  • Applicant should have a bachelor's degree in any stream from a recognised university. He/she should have secured a minimum of 50% marks in the same.

  • Applicants belonging to SC/ST categories should have an aggregate of 45% to become eligible for the examination.

  • Final year students are also eligible to participate provided they are successful in securing the minimum prescribed percentage according to their category.

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HPU MAT 2018 Exam Pattern

HPU MAT 2018 is organised in a pen-paper format. HPU MAT Exam Pattern provides  a complete insight into the marking scheme, number of questions, different sections and time duration of the entrance exam. Before appearing for the HPU MAT, applicants should get a complete understanding of the HPU MAT 2018 exam pattern.

  • The paper is divided into fours sections i.e.

    • English Comprehension

    • Reasoning

    • Business Environment

    • Arithmetic Comprehension & Data Interpretation

  • The question paper consists of 200 objective type (Multiple Choice Questions).

  • Each section in the question paper contains 50 questions.

  • The medium of the question paper is in English language.

  • The total time duration is 2 hours.

  • Applicants are awarded 1 mark for every correct answer.

  • There is no negative marking in HPU MAT 2018

HPU MAT 2018 Exam Pattern Highlights

Particulars

Details

Mode of the Examination

Pen & paper based mode

Number of questions

200

Number of sections

4

Questions in each section

50 questions

Nature of Question Paper

Multiple Choice Questions

Total marks

200

Total Duration

120 Minutes

Medium of question paper

English

Marking Scheme

1 mark per question

No Negative Marking for incorrect answers.

HPU MAT 2018 Exam Pattern in Detail

Section Name

No. of Questions

Duration

English Comprehension

50

2 hours

Reasoning

50

Business Environment

50

Arithmetic Comprehension & Data Interpretation

50

Total

200

HPU MAT 2018 Marking Scheme

  • 1 mark is given for every correct answer.

  • There is no negative marking in HPU MAT 2018

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HPU MAT 2018 Syllabus

For better understanding of the examination pattern, applicants should check the HPU MAT 2018 syllabus given below. Knowing the syllabus well in advance can help the candidates make a proper time table and cover the entire syllabus to score better marks in the entrance exam.

English Language and Comprehension

Comprehension

Nouns

Adverbs

Articles

Sentence Improvement

Modifiers

Sentence Jumble

Pronouns

Prepositions

Verbs

Parallelism

Subject Verb Agreement

Adjectives

Tense

Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning:

Family Tree

Series

Strong Arguments and Weak Arguments

Numeric Grid

Multi-dimensional Arrangements

Pie Chart

Course of Action

Blood Relations

Puzzles

Critical Reasoning

Visual Reasoning

Calendars

Arrangement

Coding & Decoding

Syllogisms

Statement Conclusions

Column Graphs

Area Graphs

Business Environment:

Business GK

Awards and Honours

Business Environment

Taglines

Business Vocabulary

Banking

Personalities

Newspaper and Journal

Advertising

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Arithmetic:

Geometry

Profit & Loss

Ratios and Proportion

In-equations Quadratic and linear equations

Number System

Geometric Progression

Work and Time

Percentages & Averages

HCF & LCM

Partnership (Accounts)

Algebra

Time-Speed-Distance

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HPU MAT 2018 Result Declared

HPU MAT 2018 result has been announced on 9th June. Candidates can view their results online on the official website of HPUBS. The merit list of selected candidates for admission is expected to be announced in July last week. A separate merit list is issued for candidates under subsidised and non-subsidised categories. The result of HPUMAT 2018 is not directly sent to the candidates. The shortlisted candidates are called for the next phase of selection i.e. Group Discussion and Personal Interview Round.

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HPU MAT 2018 Result Dates

Events

Dates

Announcement of Result

9th June 2018

Availability of Scorecard for HPU MAT 2018

9th June 2018

Group Discussion and Personal Interview for Subsidised Seats

 9th, 10th, 11th & 12th July 2018

Declaration of Final Result for Subsidized Seat 14th July 2018

Group Discussion and Personal Interview for Non-Subsidised Seats

16th,17th,18th, 19th, 20th & 21st July 2018

Declaration of Final Result for Non-Subsidised Seats  23rd July 2018

Steps to Check HPU MAT 2018 Result

  • Visit the official website of HPUBS and look at the 'Notice Board' section.

  • Click on the link 'Download HPUMAT Score Card'.

  • A new page will open where you will be required to enter your User ID as Registration Number and Date of Birth as Password.

  • After that, click on 'Download MBA Score Card' tab.

  • The HPU MAT 2018 result will be shown on the screen.

  • Download the result and take a printout for further admission process.

Details on HPU MAT Scorecard

  • Name of Candidate

  • Date of Birth

  • Category

  • Roll Number for HPU MAT 2018

  • Marks Subject-wise

  • Total Score

HPU MAT 2018 Cut-off

The cut-off is the minimum marks a candidate has to score so as to qualify the next step of the selection procedure. HPU MAT cut-off list is released by the university admission authorities on the official website of HPUBS.

HPU MAT cut-off depends upon:

  • Number of test-taker giving the exams

  • Number of candidates who cleared the exam

  • Difficulty level of the question paper

  • Total number of seats available in the University.

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HPU MAT 2018 Selection Process

Candidates are shortlisted based on their scores and are further called for university-based group discussion and personal interview (GD/PI), which is held in the mid of July for both subsidised and non-subsidised seats. It is an offline process organised by Himachal Pradesh University Business School. Candidate whose name is in the merit list has to report for group discussion and personal interview (GD/PI) to HPUBS at the date and time prescribed by university.

  • Candidates have to appear for the group discussion and the personal interview, which are of 10 marks each.

  • Generally, three candidates for each seat are called for group discussion and personal interview.

  • Candidates are selected for admission on the basis of their performance in HPU MAT 2018, group discussion, personal interview and application rating.

  • The candidates for non-subsidised compete among themselves, so is the case with the subsidised seats.

  • The final selection is done after calculating the marks on the basis of the following:

    • Application rating: 30 marks

    • HPU MAT: 50 marks

    • Group Discussion: 10 marks

    • Personal Interview: 10 marks

Documents Required

  • Class X Mark sheet

  • Class XII Mark sheet

  • Graduation Mark sheet

  • Migration certificate (if applicable)

  • Demand Draft

  • Proof of Date of Birth

  • Address proof

  • Other relevant documents

HPU MAT 2018 Selection Process Dates

Events

Dates 

Group Discussion and Personal Interview for Subsidised Seats

 9th, 10th, 11th & 12th, July 2018

Declaration of Final Result for Subsidized Seat 14th July, 2018

Group Discussion and Personal Interview for Non-Subsidised Seats

16th,17th,18th, 19th, 20th & 21st, July 2018

Declaration of Final Result for Non-Subsidized Seats  23rd July, 2018

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HPU MAT Admit Card 2018

HPU MAT admit card 2018 will be issued by Himachal Pradesh University Business School (HPUBS) in the month of May, 2018. The admit card of HPU MAT 2018 will be available in online mode for all the candidates who have registered for the entrance exam. To download the admit card of HPU MAT 2018, candidates will have to enter their Registration number and Date of Birth.

The HPU MAT admit card/hall ticket 2018 is a mandatory document that must be carried to the exam centre. Without carrying a valid admit card, candidates will not be allowed to enter the exam hall. Before downloading the admit card, candidates are advised to check all the details mentioned on the admit card, and keep the hall ticket of HPU MAT 2018 safe for future purposes.

HPU MAT Admit Card 2018 – Important Dates

Event

Date

Release of HPU MAT 2018 Admit Card

May 2018

HPU MAT 2018 Exam

May 26, 2018

HPU MAT 2018 Result

June 9, 2018

How to Download HPU MAT Admit Card 2018

Candidates can follow the below steps to download the admit card of HPU MAT 2018:

  • Visit the official website of Himachal Pradesh University.

  • Enter the login details- Registration number and Date of Birth and click on the link that displays ‘Download Admit Card’.

  • The admit card/hall ticket of HPU MAT 2018 will be displayed on the screen.

  • Download the HPU MAT 2018 admit card and take a print out of the same for further reference.

Important Instructions Regarding HPU MAT Hall Ticket 2018

  • To the exam centre, candidates have to carry the admit card of HPU MAT 2018. Without the admit card, candidates will not be allowed to enter the exam hall.

  • Candidates must follow all the instructions mentioned on the HPU MAT admit card 2018.

  • Candidates must not tamper with the admit card of HPU MAT 2018 or cause any sort of damage to the same.

  • Candidates must verify all the details given on the HPU MAT admit card 2018.

  • Candidates must retain their hall ticket of HPU MAT 2018 carefully until the completion of the admission procedure.

Details Mentioned on HPU MAT 2018 Admit Card

The following details will be mentioned on HPU MAT admit card 2018:

  • Name of candidate

  • Address of candidate

  • Name of the exam

  • Date and time of the exam

  • Name and address of exam center

  • Signature of admit card issuing authority of HPU

  • Candidate’s date of birth

  • Signature of candidate

  • Candidate’s photograph

  • Important instructions for the exam day

ID Documents Required with HPU MAT 2018 Admit Card

It is mandatory for the candidates to carry any one of the following photo ID proofs along with the HPU MAT admit card 2018:

  • Driving Licence

  • Aadhaar Card

  • College ID card

  • Passport

FAQs on HPU MAT Admit Card 2018

1. Will I get entry into the exam hall without the admit card?

Without the HPU MAT 2018 admit card 2018, candidates will not be allowed to take the entrance exam.

2. How do I access my admit card on the official website?

To access the HPU MAT admit card 2018, candidates will have to login with their Registration number and Date of Birth.

3. Till when should I keep the HPU MAT 2018 admit card?

Candidates must keep the HPU MAT admit card until the completion of the exam process.

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How to Apply for HPU MAT 2018

To apply for HPU MAT, all the applicants are required to fill an application form. It is available in both online and offline modes. For online application, applicants can download the form from the official website of the Himachal Pradesh University and for offline application, applicants can purchase the hard copy of the form along with the handbook of information from the admission counter of HPUBS.

How to Fill HPU MAT 2018 Application Form

In Online Mode

Registration:

  • Go to the official website of HPUBS.

  • Click on the link 'Apply Online HPU MAT 2018' and select a programme.

  • After that, enter your basic details such as Name, Date of Birth, Email ID and Mobile Number and click on the 'Save' tab available at the bottom of page.

  • The system will automatically generate a unique Registration Number along with the password that will be sent to your registered Email ID and Mobile Number.

Completing the HPU MAT 2018 Application Process:

  • After successful completion of the registration process, click on the 'Continue' tab to fill other requisite details such as Name, Parent's and Guardian's name, Aadhaar Card number, Address, Gender, Nationality, class 10 and 12 marks, Graduation Marksheet percentage and so on.

  • To save the data, click on the 'Continue and Save' tab at the bottom of the page.

Uploading of Documents:

  • In this step, you have to upload a scanned copy of your mark sheet and certificates as per the following specifications:

  • Photograph should be 100 KB in .jpeg or .jpg format only.

  • Signature should be of 10 characters with maximum file size should be 100 KB and only in .jpg or .jpeg format

  • Mark sheet and Certificates should be of 2 MB only in PDF format.

Payment of Fees:

  • The application fee can be paid either in online or offline mode.

In Online Mode:

  • You can pay the application fee using Net banking/Credit card/Debit card.

In Offline Mode:

  • You can pay the fee in offline mode via Demand Draft payable at any concerned bank.

Confirmation Page:

  • After successful payment of fees, download the HPU MAT 2018 application form and take a printout of the same for future use.

Offline Mode:

  • For offline registration, you will be required to buy the prospectus from the admission counter of HPUBS campus. You can also fill the form and submit it at the admission counter with cash payment of application fee.
  • Apart from this, you can download the form from the official website of the HPUBS and submit it offline by paying the application fee through a demand draft in favour of HPUBS payable at Shimla on the following address:

Himachal Pradesh University Business School Summer Hill, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171005.

Application Fee

Category

Cash Counter

By Post

General Category (Subsidized & Non-subsidized)

INR 1000

INR 1050

SC/ST Category (Subsidized & Non-subsidized)

INR 500

INR 550

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HPU MAT 2018 Answer Key

HPU MAT answer key 2018 will be released once the entrance exam has been conducted. HPU MAT 2018 is scheduled to be conducted on 26th May, 2018 and candidates who have appeared in the entrance exam can download the answer key and save it for future use. On the basis of the answer key, candidates can check their answers and calculate their approximate marks before the declaration of the final result.

The answer key of HPU MAT 2018 will contain the answers of all the questions asked in the entrance exam. By viewing the HPU MAT 2018 answer key, candidates can get to know about their expected score and performance in the entrance exam.

Important Dates of HPU MAT 2018 Answer Key

Events

Dates

HPU MAT 2018 Admit Card Issue Date

May, 2018

HPU MAT 2018 Examination

26th May, 2018

Steps to Download HPU MAT 2018 Answer Key

To check the correct responses of the questions asked in the entrance exam, candidates can follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Visit the official website, when the HPU MAT 2018 answer key is released.

Step 2: Click on the “HPU MAT Answer Key 2018” link.

Step 3: After clicking on the link, the answer key of HPU MAT 2018 will be displayed on the screen.

Step 4: Cross-check the answers with that of HPU MAT 2018 answer key and download the PDF of the answer key.

Marking Scheme of HPU MAT 2018 Answer Key

The marking scheme of HPU MAT 2018 answer key is as follows:

  • 1 mark is given for every correct answer.

  • There is no negative marking in HPU MAT 2018.

Type of Answer

Marks

For Correct Answer

+ 1 Mark

For Wrong Answer

No Negative Marking

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HPU MAT 2018 Conducting Body

The Himachal Pradesh University was established on 22nd July, 1970. It is located on Summer Hill, 5 kms from the main city, Shimla. The Himachal Pradesh University Business School (HPUBS) was formerly called the Institute of Management Studies. Himachal Pradesh University Business School stands to be the No. 1 B-School of Himachal Pradesh. It is one of the first institutes to start MBA programme in the early 70s in the country.

HPU MAT 2018 Important Dates

HPU MAT 2018 Events

Dates

HPU MAT 2018 Application Process Start Date

2nd April, 2018

Deadline to Apply for HPU MAT 2018

15th May, 2018 (Extended)

HPU MAT 2018 Admit Card Issue Date

May 2018

HPU MAT 2018 Examination

26th May, 2018

HPU MAT Result Announcement

9th June, 2018

HPU MAT 2018 Exam Centres

  • Shimla

  • Solan

  • Dharamshala

  • Hamirpur

  • Mandi

  • Una

  • Palampur

  • Chandigarh.

Contact Details

Address: Himachal Pradesh University Business School

Summer Hill, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh – 171005.

Ph. No: 0177-2831653

Fax: 0177-2830938

E-Mail: hpubsdirector@gmail.com

Official Website: hpubsshimla.org

Important Dates

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HPU MAT 2018 Important Events Dates
Registration 02 Apr to 15 May, 2018
Exam Date 26 May, 2018
Declaration of Result 09 Jun, 2018

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