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On the official website of Himachal Pradesh University, www.admissions.hpushimla.in the university has published the HPU MAT 2021 essential dates and events. The start and end dates for filling out the HPU MAT 2021 application form, the release date of the admission card, the answer key availability date, the HPU MAT exam date 2021, the HPU GD/interview date 2021, and more are all listed in this page.

What is HPU MAT ?

The Himachal Pradesh University MBA Aptitude Test, often known as the HPU MAT, is administered by the Himachal Pradesh University Business School to individuals interested in pursuing MBA programmes. This NAAC accredited ‘A’ Grade University administer a state-level exam to select students for admission to the MBA programme. As a result, the HPU MAT exam score is a critical determinant in all students receiving an invitation to the second phase of admission selection (GD/PI round).From April 8, 2021, authorities began the online application process for HPU MAT 2021. The application deadline for HPU MAT 2021 has been extended from June 21, 2021 to July 12, 2021. HPU MAT 2021 was originally set for May 29, 2021. The HPU MAT is a two-hour paper-pencil test with 200 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) divided into four sections.If you need more information on the exam visit Edusha Eduversity.Edusha Eduversity provides information about the top mba program,top engineering universities and the right course for you.

HPU MAT 2021 Highlights



Exam Name

Himachal Pradesh University Management Aptitude Test

Conducting Body

Himachal Pradesh University Business School

Exam Level


Exam Frequency

Once a year

Exam Mode

Offline or Remote proctored online mode

Exam Duration

120 minutes

Exam Syllabus

English, Critical Reasoning, Business Environment and Arithmetic Comprehension & Data Skill, General Knowledge & Business Awareness.

Exam Pattern

200 Questions in MCQs Format



Exam Fees

Rs 1,000 for General Category and Rs 500/- for ST/SC

Exam Purpose

Admission into HP University for MBA Programmes

Course Offered


No. of Test Cities


Exam Helpdesk No.


Exam Website


HPU MAT Dates 2021

Himachal Pradesh University’s MBA programme prepares students for roles in management and staff in regional, national, and international organisations. The programme places a strong emphasis on ethical leadership, teamwork, creative problem solving, global perspectives, environmental issues, and expert use of information technology.


HPU MAT 2021 Exam Schedule


HPU MAT 2021 Dates

HPU MAT 2021 start date of application

April 8, 2021

Last date to fill HPU MAT application form 2021

May 10, 2021

June 10, 2021

June 21, 2021

July 12, 2021

HPU MAT 2021 admit card release date

To be announced

HPU MAT 2021 exam date

May 29, 2021

To be announced

HPU MAT 2021 result

June 9, 2021

To be announced

Selection process


To be announced

HPU MAT 2021 eligibility requirements

Candidates must have received a minimum of 50% (45% for reserved category students) in their graduation degree course from a recognised university.

Candidates in their last year of study who are awaiting their graduation results may apply for the exam if they can provide their passing certificate at the time of admission.

Exam Pattern for HPU MAT 2021

The HPU MAT 2021 Exam Pattern is required reading for applicants taking Himachal University’s Management Aptitude Test. Candidates must comprehend the question paper structure and study accordingly to do well on the MAT exam. The following is the basic format of the HP University MAT question paper:


The MAT is a paper-based examination (Offline).

Number of Questions: There will be 200 questions in total. Question Types: The exam will consist of objective-type questions (MCQs).

Candidates will receive one mark for each correct answer.

Negative Marking :

For incorrect or unanswered questions, no marks will cut.

Section -wise distribution of questions and marks

  • HPU MAT Question Paper Structure
  • Section Number of Questions     
  • English Comprehension & Language 50 Questions  
  • Numerical Ability & Data Interpretation 50 Questions  
  • General Intelligence & Critical Reasoning 50 Questions 
  • General Knowledge & Business Awareness 50 Questions
  • TOTAL 200 Questions


HPU MAT 2021 Dates: Selection Procedure Schedule


HPU MBA GD/Interview Dates 2021

GD/Interview for subsidized seats

July 5,6,7,8, 2021

To be announced

Final result declaration for subsidized seat

July 9, 2021

To be announced

GD/Interview for non-subsidized seat

July 12,13,14,15,16, 17, 2021

To be announced

Final result declaration for non-subsidized seats

July 19, 2021

To be announced

In the MBA programme, the Himachal Pradesh University Business School (HPUBS), formerly known as the Institute of Management Studies, offers 120 seats. 

The following are the selection criteria for HPU MBA Admissions 2021:



Academic Performance in 10th, 10+2 level and Graduation

10th – 10%

12th – 10%

Graduation – 10%

30 marks

HPU MAT 2021

50 marks

Group Discussion

10 marks

Personal Interview

10 marks


100 marks


HPU Business School’s Seating Capacity


The MBA programme at Himachal Pradesh University has 120 seats. The total number of seats is shared equally between subsidized and non-subsidized students.To Understand More About The Exam on top MBA programme and top courses Visit Edusha Eduversity.

 Date for HPU MAT Application Form 2021

The Himachal Pradesh University has announced the dates for the HPU MAT 2021 application form. According to the HPU MAT 2021 notice, registration for the exam began on April 8 and will end on July 12. Before commencing the form filling process, candidates should make sure they meet the qualifying requirements. Candidates must go to the HPU MAT official website, register, and fill out the application form to apply. Candidates must ensure that they have all of the essential paperwork, including a passport-size photograph and other documentation, on hand when filling out the application form.To get updates about the exam and other information visit Edusha Eduversity.

Date of HPU MAT Admit Card 2021

After the candidates have completed the HPU MAT 2021 application form, the admit card for HPU MAT 2021 will be released. Candidates who did not fill out the application form completely or who provided incorrect information will not be awarded an HPU MAT 2021 admit card. The Himachal Pradesh University has yet to declare the admit card releasing date. As soon as it is available, it will be updated on this website. To download the HPU MAT 2021 admit card, aspirants must go to the official website and log in with their login credentials.

Exam Dates for HPU MAT in 2021

Officials have announced the HPU MAT 2021 exam date. The exam will be taken entirely online. Candidates who plan to take the exam should begin their preparations after getting a solid understanding of the HPU MAT 2021 exam pattern and syllabus.

Exam Day Procedures at HPU

Candidates should be at the testing centre one hour before the start of the test. Document verification and other requirements will be completed before entering the exam hall.

To the exam centre, bring two printouts of the HPU MAT 2021 admission card.

On the day of the HPU MAT 2021 exam, bring a supporting picture ID such as a voter ID, driver’s licence, Aadhaar card, passport, or college ID, as well as the admission card.

On exam day, do not bring any electronic devices such as calculators, Fitbits, pen drives, smartwatches, smartphones, or other similar devices.

Follow the invigilator’s instructions and do not sign or draw on the admit card until the verification process is completed.If you have a doubt visit Edusha Eduversity for more information.

Date of HPU MAT Result 2021

After the exam, the HPU MAT 2021 result will be published in an online format. Candidates can view the HPU MAT 2021 result by going to the Himachal Pradesh University’s official website and logging in with their login credentials.


2021 HPU MAT Cut off

Following the announcement of the HPU MAT results, HPUBS will issue the HPU MAT cut off to shortlist candidates for further consideration. On the official website, candidates will be able to see the HPU MAT cut off. HPUBS will announce the overall HPU MAT cut off as well as category-specific cut-offs.


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