HPU-MAT -

Himachal Pradesh University Management Aptitude Test(HPU-MAT) (HPU-MAT - 2017)

Online | State Level Exam
Application Fee - General / OBC - Rs.1000 | SC / ST - Rs.500
Important Dates
Registration Date
Mar 01, 2017
Test Date
May 28, 2017
Result Date
Jun 04, 2017

HPU-MAT 2017 - Exam Pattern

Exam Paper Type : Online    |    

  • HPU MAT 2017 consists of four sections: General Intelligence & Critical Reasoning, English Comprehension & Language, General Knowledge & Business Awareness and Numerical Ability & Data Interpretation.
  • Each section in the HPU MAT will have approximately 50 questions.
  • Candidates will find the complete division of marks according to the section of the entrance exam in given table below:-
Section Name No. of Questions
English Comprehension 50
Reasoning 50
Business Environment 50
Arithmetic Comprehension & Data Interpretation 50
Total 200
  • Total Duration:- 3 hours
  • Marking Scheme:-
    • Each right response is awarded one mark, while there is no negative marking for an incorrect response.

HPU-MAT 2017 Syllabus

Chapters
  1. Visual Reasoning
Chapters
  1. Critical Reasoning
Chapters
  1. Number series
  2. Letter Series
  3. Series Missing Numbers
  4. Odd one out
  5. Blood Relation
  6. Calender
  7. Clock
  8. Matrix
  9. Cubes
  10. Coding Decoding
  11. Direction and Distance test
  12. Ranking Tests
  13. Sitting Arrangement
  14. Linear Arrangements
  15. Matrix Arrangements
  16. Mathematical Puzzles
  17. Venn Diagram
Chapters
  1. Strong & Weak Arguments
  2. Statements Assumptions
  3. Statements and Conclusions
  4. Statements & Inferences
  5. Logical Sequence of Words
  6. Analogies
  7. Verbal Classification (Odd one out)
  8. Syllogism
  9. Logical Deduction (based on syllogism)
  10. Course of Action
  11. Causes and Effects
Chapters
  1. Reading Comprehension
Chapters
  1. Sentence­ Jumble
Chapters
  1. Nouns
  2. Pronouns
  3. Adjective
  4. Adverbs
  5. Prepositions
  6. Articles
  7. Verbs
  8. Tense
  9. Modifiers
  10. Parallelism
  11. Sentence Improvement
  12. Subject Verb Agreement
Chapters
  1. Sentence completion
  2. Word Usage
  3. Synoymns
  4. Idioms and Pharses
  5. Cloze Test
  6. Antonym
  7. Analogy
  8. Homophones
  9. Confusables
  10. Migratory Words
  11. Phrasal Verbs
Chapters
  1. Data interpretations
  2. Data Sufficiency
Chapters
  1. Profit, Loss and Discount
  2. Percentage 
  3. Partnership
  4. Pipes and Cisterns
  5. Time and Work
  6. Time, Speed and Distance
  7. Ratio and proportion
  8. Age
  9. Averages
  10. Alligation and Mixture
  11. Circular Track & Upstream-downstream
  12. Compound interest
  13. Relative speed
  14. Simple Intrest
Chapters
  1. Angles, lines
  2. Properties of Circles
  3. Area and Volume of 2D and 3D figures
  4. BODMAS/Simplification
  5. Quadratic equations
  6. Number System
  7. Probability 
  8. LCM and HCF
  9. Permutation and Combination
  10. Height and Distance
  11. Logarithm
  12. Linear Equation
  13. Indices
  14. Arithmatic and Geometric Prograssion
  15. Set Theory & Venn Diagram
  16. Geometry and Mensuration
  17. Properties of Quadrilaterals
  18. Properties of Triangles

HPU-MAT Exam Prepartions FAQ

1) What details will be mentioned in the Admit Card?

The admit card will contain the following details:

  • Name of the candidate
  • Test date
  • Test City & Centre address
  • User ID / Registration Number
  • PWD/DA status

2) What is the Exam pattern for HPU-MAT?

The institute conducts the management aptitude test at various centers across the state. Final selection of the candidates in MBA program is based on the candidates’ performances in the entrance test, group discussion, and personal interview. The examination pattern of HPU-MAT Exam is given in the following lines.

The question paper comprises of only objective type questions. The candidates have to choose the right answer from multiple options.

All the questions in the paper are divided into four sections:

  • English Comprehension
  • Reasoning
  • Business Environment
  • Arithmetic Comprehension & Data Interpretation

Each section in the question paper comprises of 50 questions.

3) Are there any books recommended for the preparation of HPU-MAT examination?

Different books are available in the market on different themes of verbal reasoning, verbal ability and reading comprehension for the CAT and other MBA entrance examinations. Books on communication skills and data interpretation can also be consulted.

4) Will there be any negative marking?

No, there is no negative marking.

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