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HPU MAT 2022- Second Merit List for Non-subsidized Seats (Out)

Updated By Tiyasa Khanra on 06 Sep, 2022 12:46

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About HPU MAT 2022 (Second merit list for non-subsidized seats released)

HPU MAT 2022 second merit list has been released for non-subsidized seats by the Himachal Pradesh University Business School on September 6, 2022. The first merit list for non-subsidized seats was published on July 19, 2022. The HPU MAT 2022 result was released on June 24, 2022. The HPU MAT 2022 exam was conducted on June 20, 2022. The admit card was released on June 7, 2022. The exam was conducted across 8 cities in India. The application correction window for HPU MAT 2022 was open till May 28. 

HPU MAT (short for Himachal Pradesh University Management Aptitude Test) is a state-level entrance test organized by Himachal Pradesh University Business School for admission to various management programs. The admission is based on a competitive examination which comprises applications ratings, Management Aptitude Test (objective type having multiple choice Questions), group discussion, and personal interview. Management Aptitude Test (HPU-MAT) will be of objective type having Multiple Choice Questions (M.C.Q.).

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HPU MAT 2022 Important Dates

Check the table provided below to know the important dates for HPU MAT 2022. 

HPU MAT 2022 Events


HPU MAT 2022 Application Process Start Date

April 7, 2022 

Deadline to Apply for HPU MAT 2022

May 25, 2022

Application Correction Window

May 26 to 28, 2022

HPU MAT 2022 Admit Card Issue Date

June 7, 2022 (Out)

HPU MAT 2022 Examination

June 20, 2022

HPU MAT 2022 Result Announcement

June 24, 2022

GD/PI rounds for Subsidised Seats

July 4 to 7, 2022

HPU MAT 2022 Final Results for Subsidised Seats

July 9, 2022

Date of GD/Interview for Non-Subsidised Seats

July 11 to 16, 2022

Final Result for Non-Subsidised Seats

July 19, 2022

Second merit list released for non-subsidized seats

September 6, 2022

HPU MAT 2022 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 2022 Highlights

Given below are the important highlights for HPU MAT 2022.

Exam Name




Conducting Body

Himachal Pradesh University Business School, Shimla



Conducted For

Admission to MBA course offered by HPU Business School

No. of Seats





Offline (Pen and Paper-based Test)



No. of Questions



2 hours

Type of Questions

Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs)

No. of Test Cities


Top Management Colleges :

HPU MAT 2022 Syllabus

Himachal Pradesh University is responsible for prescribing the syllabus for HPU MAT 2022. HPU MAT is an objective type paper which tests candidates on the following topics:

  • English- Comprehension and language

  • General Awareness- Business environment and current affairs

  • Quantitative Aptitude- Data interpretation and Arithmetic Comprehension

  • Reasoning- Critical reasoning and General intelligence

HPU MAT Exam Pattern 2022

The HPU-MAT will have four sections:-

Sr. No.

Section Name

No. of Questions

Total Marks


English Comprehension








Business Environment




Arithmetic Comprehension & Data Interpretation






HPU MAT 2022 Marks Distribution

  • Application Rating [10 % of the percentage of marks obtained in each of the following examinations] – 30 Marks
  • HPU-MAT – 50 Marks
  • Group Discussion – 10 Marks
  • Personal Interview – 10 Marks

Check the table below to know the highlights of HPU MAT pattern 2022:



Medium of the Exam


Duration of the Test

120 minutes

Mode of the Exam

Pen and Paper Based Test (PBT)

Type of Questions


Marking Scheme

1 mark for every correct answer

No Negative Mark for the wrong answer

No of Answer Options


Total Marks


HPU MAT 2022 Seats Details

The HP University Business School, Shimla, admits 120 students for its MBA course. Out of which 60 seats are under subsidized category and 60 seats are under Non -subsidized category.

HPU MAT 2022 Application Form

Candidates aspiring to pursue MBA courses at Himachal Pradesh University Business School (HPUBS) must fill out the HPU MAT 2022 Application Form. Candidates can apply online as well as offline for the HPU MAT exam 2022. Applicants could access the HPU MAT 2022 application correction window from May 26 - 28, 2022. The last date to submit the application form was extended to May 25, 2022. HPU MAT 2022 application form was released on the official website on Apr 7, 2022. 

Documents Upload: Candidates are required to upload a scanned copy of the following documents in the given specifications:

  • Passport-sized photograph of maximum 100 KB in .jpeg or .jpg format only.

  • Signature of maximum file size 100 KB in .jpg or .jpeg format

Registration Fee: Candidates have to pay INR 1000 online through Debit/Credit Card or Net Banking.

HPU MAT 2022 Registration

The registration process for the HPU MAT 2022 Exam began on April 7, 2022. It is mandatory for each new candidate to register themselves with basic information before filling the application form. Candidates should log in with the credentials provided after the registration process. After logging in, they are required to fill the application with the valid details and pay the registration fee at the end online or offline (Demand Draft).

Candidates can only apply online for the HPU MAT examination following the steps mentioned below:

  • Visit the official website i.e. 

  • Click on the ‘ADMISSIONS’ section and register yourself from through a valid e-mail ID

  • Log in to fill the application form.

  • The online application form is divided into the following categories:

  1. Personal information

  2. Education and document details

  3. Application summary

  4. Payment

  5. Submit reference number and application form

  6. After filling the details click on the SAVE button.

  • Candidates will receive a system generated registration number and password in the given mobile number and email ID.

  • Upload a scanned copy of the following documents in the given specifications:

  1. Passport sized photograph of maximum 100 KB in .jpeg or .jpg format only.

  2. Signature of maximum file size 100 KB in .jpg or .jpeg format

  3. Marksheet/Certificate of 2 MB in PDF format.

  • Pay the Application fee of INR 1000 online through debit/credit card or net banking.

Important Instructions to Fill HPU MAT 2022 Registration Form

  • Candidates must check the status of the payment by logging in again and clicking on 'Go To the Payment'. They must select their payment mode and click on 'continue For Payments' then click on Check Payment Status.

  • The photo should have a clear background, preferably white, with enough lighting and a focus on the face.

  • In case of failure of fee from a debit card, candidates must contact customer care.

  • Since corrections in HPU MAT 2022 registration form will not be allowed, it is imperative for the candidates to fill in entries carefully.

HPU MAT 2022 Application Fee


Application Fee

General category

INR 1000

Postal request (General category)

INR 1050


INR 500

Postal request(General category)

INR 550

HPU MAT 2022 Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates should have completed their graduation with a minimum of 50 percent (45 percent for reserved category students) marks from a recognised university.
  • Those who are in their final year of graduation and waiting for their results can also apply but they should be able to show the passing certificate at the time of admission.
  • The maximum age limit for the course is 26 for boys and 28 for girls. SC/ST candidates (boys and girls both) can apply till the age of 29.

HPU MAT 2022 Admission Process

  • Fill out the application form
  • Pay the application fee
  • Download the admit card
  • Take the exam
  • Result will be announced
  • Take part in GD/ PI
  • Wait for the release of shortlisted candidates for admission

HPU MAT 2022 Reservation

HPU MAT 2022 Reservation for admission to the MBA programme shall be subject to the following conditions:

  • 15% and 7½ % seats shall be reserved for SC and ST candidates respectively, having domicile of Himachal Pradesh – irrespective of the Institutions from where they have passed their qualifying examination.

  • The remaining 77 ½ % seats shall be filled up as under:

  • 25% for all candidates irrespective of the Institution from where they have passed their qualifying- examination.

  • 75% for the candidates who have passed their qualifying examination from the HP University or HP Krishi Vishwavidayalaya Palampur or Dr. Y S Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, HP Technical University and Central University of Himachal Pradesh or the candidates who are Himachal Pradesh domicile irrespective of passing qualifying examination from any other University established by Law in India which is equivalent to the qualifying examination of Himachal Pradesh University, subject to the following reservations:

  1. 5% of the seats shall be reserved for outstanding sportsmen/ women

  2. 5% of the seats shall be reserved for outstanding cultural activists

  3. 5% of the seats shall be reserved for persons with Disabilities

  • One seat (Supernumerary) shall be reserved for the serving/ retired defence service personnel, if they fulfil the minimum eligibility conditions prescribed for admission.

  • Two seats (Supernumerary) shall be reserved for the single Girl Child of Himachali Domicile. Applicants under this category must attach a certificate from the Executive Magistrate.

  • Two seats (Supernumerary) shall be reserved for the J&K Domicile students. Applicants must attach the J&K domicile certificate.

  • Three seats (Supernumerary) shall be reserved for the Ward of HP University employee in Non-Subsidised Category.

HPU MAT 2022 Exam Admit Card

  • HPU Business School will release the HPU MAT 2022 Exam Admit Card online. 

  • Applicants will be able to download the Admit card through online mode only.

  • To download the admit card, candidates can visit the official website, login with their HPU MAT registration id and password. 

  • The HPU MAT 2022 admit card will be available for download soon after the registration ends.

  • The HPU MAT 2022 admit card contains details such as Name, Roll Number, photograph, signature, examination schedule & examination center details, etc

  • Candidates appearing for the HPU MAT 2022 Exam must carry valid Original admit cards with id proof. No candidate will be allowed to appear for the exam without the admit card.

  • Candidates are advised to keep a copy of the admit card until the completion of the admission process as it’s required at every stage.

  • Applicants who have successfully submitted their applications can only download the admit cards.

Documents Required at HPU MAT Exam 2022

  • HPU MAT Admit Card

  • Photo Identity Proof

  • Passport Size Photograph

HPU MAT 2022 Exam Result

HPU MAT 2022 Exam Result will be released on the official website of HP University. HPU MAT Result 2022 will be available online only. Applicants will have to log in with their registration number and date of birth in order to get their results. The HPU MAT 2022 result will display the overall score and rank of the candidates. Candidates qualifying for the HPU MAT 2022 Exam are called for the selection rounds – Group Discussion and Personal Interview.

HPU MAT Cut Off 2022

The HP University will release the HPU MAT Cutoff 2022 after the declaration of the HPU MAT 2022 Result. HPU MAT Cut Off 2022 is the minimum marks that a candidate needs to score in order to get shortlisted for the admission process that includes GD and PI. 

HPU MAT Cut Off 2022 for all categories including General, SC, ST and Subsidised & Non-Subsidised seats has been released. 

The category-wise intake and the expected cutoff for HPU MAT 2022 are given in the table below:


Number of Seats

Cut Off

Open to All



Internal General 









Physically Challenged



Single Girl Child



J&K Domicile



HPU MAT Counselling Process 2022

HPU MAT 2022 Selection Process consists of Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI).HPU MAT Counselling Process 2022 begins after declaration of the HPU MAT Result 2022 and HPU MAT 2022 Cutoff. Candidates are shortlisted in the first stage on the basis of cutoff. 

Then, the shortlisted candidates will appear for GD and PI. The final selection will be announced in July.

HPU MAT 2022 GD and PI Process

  • Only the shortlisted candidates become eligible to appear for the HPU MAT 2022 GD and PI Process at HPU Business School. 

  • HPUBS offers around 120 seats for its management programme including 60 for Subsidised categories and 60 for Non-Subsidised categories.

  • The performance in HPU-MAT is the basis for screening the candidates for group discussion and personal interview. 

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

  • The performance in the Test, Group Discussion and Personal Interview and application rating will be the criterion for admitting the students. 

  • The candidates for Non Subsidised Students compete among themselves, so is the case with the subsidized seats. 

Documents Required at Counselling

Candidates have to submit their academic and professional documents and the supporting document that they have been shortlisted at the time of GD and PI:

  • HPU MAT Admit Card

  • ID proof

  • Passport size photograph

  • HPU MAT Scorecard

  • 10th Marksheet/Certificate

  • 12th Marksheet/Certificate

  • Graduation Degree/Certificate/Marksheet(s)

  • Medical certificate

HPU MAT 2022 Exam Centres

Given below are the cities in which HPU MAT 2022 will be conducted.









HPU MAT 2022 Contact Details


Himachal Pradesh University Business School

Summer Hill, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh – 171005

Ph. No





Official Website

Important Dates

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FAQs about HPU MAT

What is HPU MAT?

HPU MAT is a university-level MBA entrance exam conducted for admission to the MBA courses offered by HPU Business School.

How many times is HPU MAT conducted?

HPU MAT is an annual exam i.e. it is conducted once every year.

What is the application process for HPU MAT?

HPU MAT follows an online application process in which the candidate will be required to register and fill the application form from the official HPU website.

What is the application fee for HPU MAT?

The application fee for HPU MAT is Rs. 1000 for General candidates and Rs. 500 for SC/ ST category candidates.

How many exam centres are there of HPU MAT?

HPU MAT is conducted in 8 cities in the state of Himachal Pradesh.

Is HPU MAT mandatory for MBA admission at HPU?

Yes, HPU MAT is mandatory for any candidate seeking admission the MBA course at HPU Business School. Shortlisting for the second state of MBA admission will be based on the HPU MAT score of the candidate.

Who is eligible to apply for HPU MAT?

Any candidate who has completed a bachelor's degree course from a recognized university with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks (45% for SC/ ST candidates) is eligible to apply for HPU MAT.

Is there any age limit to apply for HPU MAT?

Yes, the age limit to apply for HPU MAT is 26 years for boys and 29 years for girls. The age limit is 29 years for boys and girls applying under the SC/ ST category. The age limit is not applicable for subsidized seats, and serving or retired defence personnel.

Can only students from Himachal Pradesh apply for HPU MAT?

No, any student from India as well as out of India who satisfies the eligibility criteria can apply for HPU MAT.

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