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October 21, 2016 02:28 PM

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

How to prepare for the HP-CMAT examination? The examination pattern of HP CMAT is on the following lines: The question paper comprises of only objective type questions. The candidates have to choose the right answer from multiple options.  The question paper is divided into four sections: English Comprehension Reasoning Business Environment Arithmetic Comprehension & Data Interpretation Each section in the question paper comprises of 50 questions

Are there any books recommended for the preparation of HP-CMAT 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.

What specializations are offered by the Department? Specialization offered by the Department : MBA (Agribusiness) o Agri cultural Marketing Management o Agri business Financial Management o Farm Business Management MBA o Marketing Management o Financial Management o Human Resource Management

Are degrees offered by the department recognized by some agency?  MBA and MBA (Agribusiness) programmers are recognized by Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR) and University Grants Commission (UGC). Our pro gramme is also approved by the AICTE.

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

What are the job prospects of MBA students? 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.

Do you have a Placement Cell? 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: Monsanto, Indofil, Dabur, Pragya, Century Seeds, Pepsi Foods, Nagarjun, Dhanuka, , Chambal Agriteck, National Banks, Syngenta, Adani, Bayer, ITC, Field Fresh, DuPont, ICICI, India Bulls, Shoghi Communications, Karvy, Triveni Engineering, Nunhams, KF Bioplants, HDFC, Technico Agri Sciences.  

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

Why should we join MBA programme under this University of HP? MBA programme of the university encourages active participation of students in planning and organizing events and activities that help give them practical insights on management and team work. The students are exposed to relevant conceptual knowledge by faculty all of whom are doctorate.