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MBA Admissions 2016: Apply for HPU-MAT 2016

Apr 6, 2016 09:10 IST

    Himachal Pradesh University Business School has invited applications from various candidates to apply for its MBA Programme for the academic session 2016 – 18. All the interested and eligible candidates can apply through proper channel latest by 05 & 07 May, 2016.

    Himachal Pradesh University Business School earlier Institute of Management Studies is the re-engineered version of 30 years old Management Studies Department (Established in 1971) of Himachal Pradesh University. Located in Summer Hill a few Kilometers away from the Beautiful Town of Shimla. 

    Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) from Himachal Pradesh University have excelled in the business world as professional managers and entrepreneurs. In keeping with the global environment of business, we have re-engineered the management development process in the School. Large numbers of foreign students from South Asian, Middle East and African countries have been trained in the University Department. The School is trying to reach out to the overseas students’ community, especially the wards of Non-Resident Indians (NRIs).   

    Eligibility Criteria for Admission in MBA Programme

    Minimum eligibility for the course is any first bachelor degree of a university, established by law in India, at least with 50% marks (with 45% marks in the case of Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe candidates). The candidates, who are appearing for their final examination of Bachelor Degree examination in March / April, 2016 shall be allowed to appear in HP University Management Aptitude Test (HPU-MAT), but the final selection is subject to their satisfying the eligibility condition.

    Age limit for Admission in MBA Programme

    Except for Non-subsidized, serving or retired defence personnel, the maximum age limit is 26 years for boys and 28 years for girls (29 years in case of SC / ST candidates both for ST boys and girls) as on 1 of July of the year concerned.

    Selection procedure for Admission in MBA Programme

    The admission is based on the merit in competitive examination, which comprises of Application Rating, Management Aptitude Test, Group Discussion and Personal Interview. HPU-MAT will be of objective type consisting of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ).

    Candidates for Non-subsidized seats have to compete among themselves, so is the case with the candidates in subsidized seats. Separate merit list will be prepared for subsidized category and non-subsidized category. The weightage assigned in computing merit is as follows: -

    1. Application Rating [10 % of the percentage of marks obtained in each of the following examinations i.e. matriculation, 10+2 and graduation.] - 30 Marks.

    2. Management Aptitude Test (HPU-MAT) - 50 Marks.

    3. Group Discussion - 10 Marks.

    4. Personal Interview - 10 Marks.

    How to apply for (HPU – MAT) - 2016

    Eligible candidate can download application form from the official website of the Himachal Pradesh University Business School and duly filled form along with demand draft of Rs.1050 or Rs.550 in favour of Director, Himachal Pradesh University Business School, Shimla should be sent by the candidate to the Director, Himachal Pradesh University Business School, Summer Hill, Shimla – 171005 within specified time.

    OR

    Eligible candidate can take application form from the cash counter of the Himachal Pradesh University Business School or can bring it through post. Duly filled form along with required copies of documents should be sent by the candidate to the Director, Himachal Pradesh University Business School, Summer Hill, Shimla – 171005 within specified time.

    Admission Calendar for Admission through HPU MAT 2016

    Himachal Pradesh University Business School has announced the important dates for admission in its’ M.B.A Programmes. Some important dates are as follow;

    Event

    Date

    Last date for Receiving Application in the Office of Director, HPUBS

    05 May 2016 & 07 May 2016

    Date of Entrance Examination

    28 May 2016

    Date for Declaration of Result

    08 June 2016

    Date of GD / Interview for Subsidized Seats

    4, 5, 6, 07 July 2016

    Declaration of Final Result for Subsidized Seats

    9 July 2016

    Date of GD/Interview for Non-Subsidized Seats

    11, 12, 13, 14, 15 & 16 July 2016

    Declaration of Final Result for Non Subsidized Seats

    18 July 2016

    Seats Availability in MBA Programme

    The HPUBS admits 120 students for MBA course. Out of which 60 seats are under subsidized category and 60 seats are under Non -subsidized category.

    Himachal Pradesh University Management Aptitude Test (HPU – MAT) Examination Pattern

    The syllabus for the HPU MAT 2016 is available on the official website. The HPU-MAT will have four sections: A) English Comprehension & Language, B) Numerical Ability & Data Interpretation, C) General Intelligence & Critical Reasoning, D) General Knowledge & Business Awareness. Each section will have about fifty (50) questions. The performance in HPU-MAT is the basis for screening the candidates for group discussion and personal interview.

    Test Centres for Himachal Pradesh University Management Aptitude Test (HPU – MAT) - 2016

    The HPU-MAT will be conducted at Shimla, Solan, Dharamshala, Hamirpur, Mandi, Una, Palampur and Chandigarh.

    For more queries and doubts, please visit this link. You can also download the prospectus of the college for getting additional information.

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