HPU MAT 2020 Exam Dates, Admit Card, Result, Counselling

Himachal Pradesh University Business School conducts HPU MAT (Himachal Pradesh University Management Aptitude Test) every year. It is a state level exam which allows the candidates to apply for various MBA programs in the university. The last date to apply for the exam is the 5th of May. The candidates can apply for the exam by visiting the official website.


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HPU MAT 2020 Highlights:

Exam Name Himachal Pradesh University Management Aptitude Test
Conducting Body Himachal Pradesh University Business School
Mode of exam Offline (Paper-pen Based Test)
Medium of Exam English
Duration of Exam 2 hours
Type of question MCQ
Number of question 200


HPU MAT 2020 Schedule:

Event Date 
Application form release date May 5, 2020
Last date for applying online May 30, 2020
Release of Admit card After May 30, 2020
HPU MAT examination June 2020 (Tentative)
HPU MAT Result Announcement July (Tentative)
Counseling starts  August (tentative)


HPU MAT 2020 Admit Card:

The admit card for the entrance exam will be released online by the institute. The candidates who have successfully registered themselves for the entrance exam can get the admit card by logging in to the official website. It is mandatory for the students carry the admit card to the examination hall. It is mandatory for the students to carry the admit card to the exam hall. After downloading the admit card the aspirants should check the details mentioned in the admit card. If any kind of fault is found then the aspirant should raise a complaint against the same to the organizing authority. 

How to Download HPU MAT 2020 Admit Card:


Details Mentioned in Admit Card:


HPU MAT 2020 Syllabus:

The syllabus of HPU-MAT is published along with the examination brochure on its official website. Syllabus generally contains the important chapters of each subject that will be asked in the questionnaire of the entrance examination. Therefore students are requested to download the syllabus and keep it handy. If there is any kind of change in the examination syllabus then the organizing authority will notify about it on its official website and the final syllabus will be updated soon after. Students should strictly follow the syllabus so as to avoid any kind of confusion during the preparation process.

Important Chapters for Different Subjects:

General Knowledge & Business Awareness:

Business GK Business Environment Business Vocabulary
Personalities Advertising Awards and Honours
Taglines Banking Newspaper and Journal
English Language and Comprehension:
Comprehension Adverbs Sentence Improvement
Sentence Jumble Prepositions Parallelism
Nouns Articles Modifiers
Pronouns Verbs Subject Verb Agreement
Adjectives Tense  

Numerical Ability:

Geometry Ratios and Proportion Number System
Work and Time HCF & LCM Algebra
Profit & Loss In-equations Quadratic and linear equations Geometric Progression
Percentages & Averages Partnership (Accounts) Time-Speed-Distance

Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning

Family Tree Strong Arguments and Weak Arguments Multi-dimensional Arrangements
Course of Action Puzzles Visual Reasoning
Arrangement Series Numeric Grid
Pie Chart Blood Relations Critical Reasoning
Calendars Coding & Decoding Syllogisms
Statement Conclusions Column Graphs Area Graphs


HPU MAT 2020 Exam Pattern:

Mode of Examination Offline
Number of questions 200
Maximum Marks 200
Duration of exam 2 hours
Sections in Paper 4
Marking Scheme of HPU MAT:


HPU MAT 2020 Cut Off:

The candidates need to secure the same or more than the cut off mark to be eligible for the further admission procedure. Cut off is the minimum mark required by the candidate to qualify the entrance exam successfully. The authorities of HPU MAT 2020 will prepare a merit list for the eligible candidates based on their performance in the exam. Students who will qualify the of cut-off  criteria will be invited for the counselling process. The Cut-off is determined by the organizing authority i.e. Himachal Pradesh University Business School. There are many factors that affect the determination of the cut-off criteria, these are mentioned below:

Previous Year Cut-off:
Category Cut-off
Open to all 26.75
Internal General 24
SC 21
ST 19.75
Single Girl 29.75
Ph. Challenged 20.75



HPU MAT 2020 Application Form:

The candidates interested in applying for the HPU MAT 2020 entrance exam can visit the official website to get the application form. The candidates can apply for the exam via online mode only. The candidates need to upload their documents while registering for the entrance exam along with the application fee.

Steps For Application Process:
Registration Process:-

1. Open the official website of Himachal Pradesh University Business School.

2. Register by providing the valid email id and contact number.

3. A system generated email will be sent to the candidate informing about the registration number and password.

How to fill Application Form:-

1. Login with the official website with the given login credentials.

2. A new window for the application will be displayed.

3. The asked personal details should be carefully filled up by the candidate.

4. Upload the documents asked like the reservation certificates, signature and photograph with in the prescribed format.

5. Recheck the details provided by the aspirant.

6. Validate the details and click on the final submit.

Payment of Application Fee:

1. Click on the payment tab.

2. Enter the valid details of the payment section.

3. Pay the application fee.

4. Save the payment message sent to the candidate.

After a short interval the candidate will receive a message regarding the successful registration of the candidate. If the candidate does not receive any kind of message then, they should contact the organizing authority and raise a complaint regarding the same. 

HPU MAT 2020 Application Fee:
Category Application Fee
General category INR 1000
Details asked in the Application Form:

A. Personal Details

1. Name of the Candidate(In Block Letters, As per SSC)

2. As per SSC Marks List

3. Date of Birth

4. Gender

5. Nationality

6. Aadhaar Number or Any other Govt. ID

7. Religion

8. Community

9. Native State

10. 10+2 Group

11. Special Quota

12. Parent/Guardian's Name

13. Parent/Guardian's Name

14. As per SSC Marks List

15. Relationship with the candidate

16. Occupation

B. Communication Address (In Block Letters)

1. Name

2. Address

3. Village/Town

4. State

5. District

6. Country

7. Pin/Zip Code

8. Mobile Number

9. Parent Mobile Number

10. E-mail Address

C. Course Options

1. Program applying for: 1st Choice/2nd Choice/3rd Choice

2. KLEEE-2020 Exam Phase :

3. Test City (online)

4. Qualifying Exam Details

5. Status: Passed/Appearing

6. Qualifying Exam Passed/ Appearing

7. Reg No. / Roll Number (If Appearing enter "0")

8. Name and Address of the School/College from where passed/appearing

9. Month and Year of Passing/ Appearing

D. Academic Record Details:

1. Class X : Agg. Marks (%) & Year of Passing

2. Class XII: Agg. Marks (%) & Year of Passing 

3. Under Graduation: Agg. Marks (%), If Completed & If Studying: Year of Passing

4. Post Graduation: Agg. Marks (%), If Completed


HPU MAT 2020 Counselling:

The candidates will be intimated as per their rank on the merit list for the counselling session. The counselling session for the HPU MAT 2020 will begin shortly after the declaration of the result. The candidates are required to take their original documents for the verification process.

Documents Required for Counseling Process:

Calculation of Weightage:

Parameters Weightage
Academic Performance in 10th, 10+2 level and Graduation (10% weightage for each) 30 marks
HPU MAT 2019  50 marks
Goup Discussion 10 marks
Personal Interview 10 marks
Total  100 marks


HPU MAT 2020 Result:

The result for the HPU MAT 2020 will be declared by the authorities on the official website. The result will be declared in the scorecard format. The candidates appeared in the entrance exam can check the result by logging in to the official website with their respective credentials. The candidates need to download & take a print out of the result for future purposes.

Steps to Check the Result:

1. Log on to Himachal Pradesh University Business School website

2. Click on HPUMAT 2020 tab

3. Go to ‘noticeboard’

4. Click on HPU MAT 2020 result link 

5. Enter your roll number

6. Download your scorecard


HPU MAT 2020 Answer Key:

The answer key helps the candidates to evaluate their performance in the entrance exam before the release of the official result. It is the collection of the right answers to the entrance questions. However, the authorities of HPU MAT 2020 will not be releasing any answer key.


HPU MAT 2020 Eligibility:

Category Minimum Qualification
Educational Qualifications:

1. Candidate must have graduated with a bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification

2. Candidate must have scored a minimum 50% aggregate marks (5% relaxation for reserved categories)

Age Limit:

General: 26 years (male), 28 years (female)

SC/ST: 29 years (both)

Discipline Students from any discipline can apply

HPU MAT 2020 FAQs:

Q: When can I get the admit card for HPU MAT 2020?
A: The admit card will release on May 20, 2020.


Q: Can I apply for the exam in offline mode?
A: The candidates can apply for the exam via online mode only.


Q: Is there any negative marking in HPU MAT 2020?
A: No, there is no such negative marking scheme in HPU MAT 2020.


Q: How many times is the HPU MAT conducted in a year?
A: HPU MAT is conducted once every year.


Q: What is the application fee of HPU MAT 2020?
A: The application fee of HPU MAT 2020 for different category candidates is:

  • General: Rs 1000
  • SC/ST/OBC: Rs 500


Q: In which mode the HPU MAT 2020 will be conducted?
A: The HPU MAT will be conducted in offline mode i.e. paper-based.


Q: Can candidates outside of Himanchal Pradesh apply for HPU MAT?
A: Yes, there is no such residential criteria applicable for candidates to apply for the HPU MAT.


Q: What are the documents required during the counseling of HPU MAT 2020?
A: Candidates need to carry the following documents for the counseling process of HPU MAT 2020:

  • 10th and 12th Marksheets
  • Degree/Provisional certificate of undergraduate course
  • Migration certificate
  • Photo ID proof
  • HPU MAT 2020 scorecard
  • Caste certificate (if applicable)
  • Address proof


Q: What are the best books to prepare for HPU MAT 2020?
A: Books that will help to clear HPU MAT 2020 are:

  • A Communicative Grammar of English by Geoffrey Leech
  • Business English and Communication by Clark
  • Data Interpretation MBA Entrance by Jaiswal
  • Quantitative Aptitude by Arun Sharma
  • The Pearson Guide to Quantitative Aptitude for MBA Entrance Examinations by Dinesh Khattar
  • Logical and Analytical Reasoning by A.K.Gupta
  • Verbal Ability by R. S. Agarwal


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