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What is HP-CMAT? <p>HP-CMAT (Himachal Pradesh Combined Management Aptitude Test) is a prerequisite for admission to MBA programs of all the educational institutes affiliated to HP University, Shimla and State Agriculture Universities (SAUs). It is conducted by Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla.</p>

When are HP CMAT Results Out? <p>10 working days after the test.</p>

How to obtain HP CMAT application? <p>The forms for HP CMAT will be available in IMS, HP University. The form can also be obtained by post from IMS by sending a Demand Draft along with the request for form.&nbsp; For this, the candidates only have to send a requisite letter as well as a DD in favor of the Registrar of the Institute along with a stamp of minimal value.</p>

What is the validity of a HP CMAT score? <p>HP CMAT test score is valid for one year.</p>

What is the application procedure for HP CMAT? <p>Application form for HPCMAT along with Handbook of Information can be obtained from the Institute on cash payment/demand draft at the following rates:- General Category: Subsidized &amp; Non-subsidized: Rs 500 and by post Rs 550. SC/ST Category: Subsidized &amp; Non-subsidized: Rs 250 and by post Rs 300.</p>

What specializations are offered by the Department? <p><strong>Specialization offered by the Department :</strong></p> <ul> <li> <p>MBA (Agribusiness)</p> </li> <li> <p>Agricultural Marketing Management</p> </li> <li> <p>Agribusiness Financial Management</p> </li> <li> <p>Farm Business Management</p> </li> </ul> <p><strong>MBA</strong></p> <ul> <li> <p>Marketing Management</p> </li> <li> <p>Financial Management</p> </li> <li> <p>Human Resource Management</p> </li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p>

What is the last date submission of registration form? <p>The registration form can be submitted during the month of May.</p>

What is Selection process for HP CMAT? <p>After successfully cleared Himachal Pradesh Management Aptitude Test (HP CMAT), the selected candidates have to appear in group discussion and personal interview, which are conducted by the institute. The final selection of the candidates to Master of Business Administration (MBA) program is decided through their performances in management aptitude test, group discussion, and personal interview.</p>

Which are the test centers for HP CMAT? <p>HP CMAT Examination Centres: Shimla, Solan, Dharamshala, Hamirpur, Mandi, Una, Palampur,Chandigarh &amp; Delhi.</p>

Are degrees offered by the department recognized by some agency? <p>MBA and MBA (Agribusiness) programs are recognized by Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR) and University Grants Commission (UGC). Our program is also approved by the AICTE.<br /> &nbsp;</p>

Do you have hostel facility for the students? <p>Yes, the University has hostel facility for both boys and girls.</p>

What is the eligiblity criteria for HP CMAT? <p>The candidate should hold a bachelor&#39;s degree from a university, established by law in India with at least 50% marks (45% in the case of SC/ST candidate). The students who are appearing for their final bachelor degree examination in the respective year are allowed to appear in H.P. State Combined Management Aptitude Test &nbsp;subject to their satisfying the above said Eligibility condition at the time of admission.</p>

What are the job prospects of MBA students? <p>MBA degree provides with innumerable career opportunities in various fields. It is especially beneficial to get jobs in high-level positions such as managerial and executive level jobs.</p>

What details will be mentioned in the Admit Card? <p>The admit card will contain the following details: Name of the candidate Test date Test City &amp; Centre address User ID / Registration Number PWD/DA status.</p>

Do you have a Placement Cell? <p>Yes, the placements are conducted by the university placement cell. Efforts are made to arrange campus placement every year. In the recent past, some of the important organizations that visited the campus for recruitment are as under:<br /> Monsanto, Indofil, Dabur, Pragya, Century Seeds, Pepsi Foods, Nagarjun, Dhanuka, , Chambal Agrotech, National Banks, Syngenta, Adani, Bayer, ITC, Field Fresh, DuPont, ICICI, India Bulls, Shoghi Communications, Karvy, Triveni Engineering, Dunham&#39;s, KF Bioplants, HDFC, Technico Agri Sciences.<br /> &nbsp;</p>

When will I get my Admit Card? <p>Admit card will be available for view and print in the third week of May (onwards). You will have to log onto the HP CMAT website with your registered User ID. You will be eligible for an Admit Card only upon submission of online application form. You will receive an automated email confirmation upon successful submission from a website :-</p>

Do you have sufficient faculty for the fields of specialization offered? <p>The Department is supported by an adequate faculty having excellence in different fields of specializations.</p>

When is HP CMAT held? <p>HP CMAT is normally held in the month of April/May.</p>

Why should we join MBA programme under this University of HP ? <p>MBA program of the university encourages active participation of students in planning and organizing events and activities that help give them practical insights on management and teamwork. The students are exposed to relevant conceptual knowledge by faculty all of whom are the doctorate.&nbsp;</p> <p><br /> &nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>

What is the Exam pattern for HP CMAT? <p>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&rsquo; performances in the entrance test, group discussion, and personal interview. The examination pattern of HP CMAT Exam is given in the following lines.</p> <p>The question paper comprises of only objective type questions. The candidates have to choose the right answer from multiple options.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;All the questions in the paper are divided into four sections:</p> <p>&nbsp;All the questions in the paper are divided into four sections:</p> <ul> <li> <p>English Comprehension</p> </li> <li> <p>Reasoning</p> </li> <li> <p>Business Environment</p> </li> <li> <p>Arithmetic Comprehension &amp; Data Interpretation</p> </li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;Each section in the question paper comprises of 50 questions.</p>

What is maximum Age Eligibility Criteria ? <p>Except for NRI/NRI Sponsored/Foreign National candidates/students, and serving/retired defense personnel, the maximum age limit for all P.G. courses is 26 (29 years in the case of ST/SC candidates) years on the 1st of July of the year&nbsp;of admission.</p> <p><strong>Important</strong></p> <ul> <li> <p>Vice-Chancellor has the power to permit age relaxation for reasons to be recorded in writing up to a maximum three months.</p> </li> <li> <p>Age bar shall not apply in the case of in-service candidates/students and the State/Government of India nominees.</p> </li> </ul> <h3>&nbsp;</h3>

Are there any books recommended for the preparation of HP-CMAT examination? <p>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.</p>

Who is to be contacted for queries related to admission? <p>Universiy Business School (formerly IMS),<br /> Himachal Pradesh University,<br /> Summer Hill, Shimla, PIN 171 005</p> <p>Tel. No. 91-177- 2830938,2831653</p> <p>Extn:650,651</p>

Will there be any negative marking? <h3>No,There is no negative marking.</h3>