HPU MAT 2020: Application Form, Dates, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus

HPU MAT Stands for Himachal Pradesh University Management Aptitude Test. These entrance examinations are conducted every year for the applicants who want to get admissions into various Management Programmes. 

The Himachal Pradesh University Business School (HPUBS) is well known as Institute of Management Studies and is located in Summer Hill a few Kilometers away from the Beautiful Town of Shimla.

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HPU MAT 2020 Exam Highlights

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Exam NameHPU MAT
Full-FormHimachal Pradesh University Management Aptitude Test
Exam TypesPG Level
Exam LevelNational Level
Courses OfferedManagement
Conducting BodyHimachal Pradesh University
Application ModeOnline
Exam ModeOffline
Exam DateTo be Announced
Exam Duration2 hours
Official websitehttp://hpubsshimla.org/
Helpline+91-(0177)-2830958, 28333555, 2833515

HPU MAT 2020 Exam Dates

Information about the important dates and events:

EventDates (Tentative)
Application Form releasing date1st week of May 2020
Last date for applying online3rd week of May 2020
The release of Admit cardLast week of May 2020
Examination Date1st week of June 2020
results announcement3rd week of June 2020
Interview/group discussion for reserved category2nd week of July 2020
Declaration of final results for reserved category3rd week of July 2020
Interview/group discussion for non-reserved category3rd week of July 2020
Declaration of final results for non-reserved category4th week of July 2020

HPU MAT 2020 Application Form

The HPU MAT 2020 Application Form for this entrance exam is available in both the modes Online & Offline:

Online mode: Applicants have to register and create an account on the website of the University.

  • Log onto the official website of Himachal Pradesh University Business School.
  • Applicants have to Click on the ADMISSIONS section and register from through a valid e-mail ID.
  • Once the ID is created for the applicant they can access the application form to fill.
  • The online application form is divided into the following categories.
  • Personal information
  • education and document details
  • application summary
  • Payment
  • Submit reference number and application form.
  • After filling the details applicants need to click on the SAVE button.
  • Applicants will receive a system-generated registration number and password in the given mobile number and email ID.
  • Applicants have to upload a scanned copy of their mark sheet and certificates as per the given specification.
  • The maximum file size of the photograph should be 100 KB in .jpeg or .jpg format only.Scanned copy of the file name of application signature should be of 10 characters with maximum file size should be 100 KB and only in .jpg or .jpeg format
  • The filename of the Applicants parent signature should not increase 10 characters and should be 100 KB in .jpeg or .jpg format only.
  • Applicants Marksheet/Certificate should be of 2 MB only in PDF format.
  • Application fee of INR 1000 can be paid online through debit/credit card or net banking in online registration.

Offline Mode: Here applicants are requested to buy the prospectus from the admissions counter at HPUBS counter.

  • The application form will be attached with the prospectus and can be filled and submitted at the counter with the application fee.
  • In case the applicant is dong offline registration, the payment has to be done through a demand draft of INR 1000 in the favor of HPUBS payable at Shimla at the following address-

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

HPU MAT 2020 Application Fee

Information about the application fee

CategoryApplication Fee
General categoryINR 1000
Postal request (General category)INR 1050
Postal request(General category)INR 550

 HPU MAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The applicants who want to apply for this entrance exam must fulfill the below-mentioned eligibility criteria-


  • Male applicants should be below 26yrs of age,
  • Female applicant should be below 28yrs of age
  • SC/ST category applicant (male & female) should be below 29 years of age.

Academic Qualification

  • The applicant must have completed his graduation with a minimum of 55% in any bachelor’s degree from a recognized university.
  • The minimum percentage is relaxed to 45% for special category applicant.
  • Applicants who are completing their graduation means in the final year also are eligible.

Citizenship/Residental Criteria

  • There are no specific limitations.

HPU MAT 2020 Exam Pattern

The entrance examination paper pattern is as per below:

Mode of ExaminationOffline
Number of questions200
Maximum Marks200
Duration of exam2 hours
Sections in Paper4

How to Prepare for HPU MAT

Exam preparation tips:

  • Before starting preparation, you should analyze the syllabus prescribed for the examination.
  • Prepare a good time-table as per your daily schedule and include all the topics of the syllabus in your preparations.
  • Refer the best preparation books and other study materials available in the market or on the internet.
  • Practice from previous year question papers and sample papers to know more about the exam pattern
  • Mark all the important topics of the syllabus and prepare short notes and revise them at the end of preparations.
  • Don’t take stress while preparing for the exam and take a healthy & nutritious diet.
  • Manage your time for some exercise and yoga it will keep you fit and healthy

HPU MAT 2020 Exam Syllabus

The Syllabus for HPU MAT includes four subjects:

  1. English Comprehension.
  2. Business Environment and Arithmetic Comprehension.
  3. Data Interpretation.

HPU MAT 2020 Exam Admit Card

  • Admit card is also known as Hall ticket and will be released on the official portal.
  • Applicants will be able to download the Admit card through online mode only.
  • Admit cards/hall tickets is a mandatory document which has all the details such as Name, Roll Number, photograph, signature, examination schedule & examination center details, etc
  • Applicants who are attaining exams are informed to carry valid Original admit cards with id proof if applicants didn’t bring, applicants will not be allowed to attain exams in the examination hall.
  • Applicants who have successfully submitted their application can only download the admit cards.
  • Its applicant’s responsibilities to keep their hall ticket safe until the completion of exams

HPU MAT 2020 Exam Result

The release date for the results will be announced on the official website. Applicants will have to log in with their registration number in order to get their result.

Results will be available on the official website a few days after the examination is completed. It is also advised to keep extra printed copies of the results as they will be required in future

HPU MAT 2020 Counselling

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The scheduled for the GD & PI will be available on the website. The applicants who have been selected have to be available at the venue on proper date and time.

Applicants who have been selected for the counseling process have to carry the required documents with them. If due to some reason the applicant was not able to reach the counseling venue the seat will be moved on to the next applicant.

If you have any other questions about HPU MAT 2020, you can write your queries in the comments box below.

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