HPU MAT Reservation Criteria 2023

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HPU MAT Reservation Criteria

HPU MAT Reservation Criteria: Himachal Pradesh University Business School (HPUBS) conducts the HPU MAT for admission to its MBA programs. HPUBS is a NAAC-accredited ‘A’ grade university and offers many UG and PG courses. The HPU MAT 2023 application forms will be released tentatively in the first week of April, the exam is expected to be held in June. HPU MAT reservation criteria provide equal opportunities to students from underrepresented and socio-economically weaker sections.

Name of the Exam Himachal Pradesh University Management Aptitude Test (HPU MAT)
Conducting Authority Himachal Pradesh University Business School (HPUBS)
Mode of Exam Pen and paper-based test (Offline)
Exam Level State level
Duration of Exam 2 hours
Language English
Courses Offered MBA/PGDM
Official website https://hpuniv.ac.in/

HPU MAT Important Dates 2023

The exam authorities have not yet released the HPU MAT 2023 exam dates. However, we have mentioned the tentative dates based on the previous year’s exam.

Event Dates
HPU MAT 2023 Application Process 3rd April 2023
HPU MAT 2023 Last Date to fill application form 20th May, 2023
HPU MAT 2023 admit card June 2023
HPU MAT 2023 Exam 20 June 2023
HPU MAT 2023 Result June 2023- July 2023
HPU MAT 2023 GD/PI Dates To be announced
Declaration of final seats To be announced

HPU MAT Reservation Criteria 2023

The HPU MAT reservation criteria remain the same every year. The institutes follow the reservation criteria prescribed by the Government of India for all public universities.

Reservations are offered to members of scheduled castes, scheduled tribes, persons with disabilities, economically weaker sections of society, and single girl child. There are three ways in which the reservation is provided to the candidates. 

  • Relaxation in Application Fee: Candidates in the reserved category must pay INR 500 for the HPU MAT application form. Whereas, general category candidates have to pay 1000/-INR for the application. 
  • Relaxation in Cutoff: Candidates under the reservation category are also provided with a relaxation in the minimum marks for the qualifying examination and the HPU MAT Cutoff. In the qualifying examination, all candidates must have a minimum of 50%, but candidates from reserved categories qualify with 45% marks in the final year. 
  • Reservation of Seats: Some seats will be reserved for the reserved category. In case a seat is left vacant in one round of admission, the institutes release another merit list to invite students from the waiting list. 

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HPU MAT 2023: Number of Reserved Seats

The total number of seats for the HPUBS MBA course is 64. According to the HPU MAT reservation criteria, the matrix of seat allotment for the reserved categories is given in the table below:

Category Seats
Schedule Caste 09
Schedule Tribes 05
EWS 06
Physically Challenged 02
Single Girl child 02
Open to All 12
Internal General 28
Total Seats 64

HPU MAT Cut-off List for Reserved Category

Candidates in the reserved categories are offered relaxation in the HPU MAT cutoff as well. The HPU MAT 2023 cut-off will be released after the declaration of results. However, we have mentioned the previous year’s HPU MAT cut-off for reserved categories in the table below:

Category Cut-Off
Schedule Caste 21.25
Schedule Tribes 20
EWS 22.50
Physically Challenged 13
Single Girl child 18.50
Open to all 29.75
Internal General 25.50


How many seats are reserved in HPU MAT for SC students?

The number of seats for candidates belonging to Scheduled caste students is 9. The total number of seats is 64.

What was the Cut-off for the EWS category in HPU MAT 2022?

The HPU MAT cut-off for the EWS category was 22.50. For the SC category, the cut-off was 21.25 and 20 for the Schedule Tribe category.

What is the full form of HPU MAT?

The full form of HPU MAT is Himachal Pradesh University Management Aptitude Test. Himachal Pradesh University Business School conducts the exam.

This leads to the end of this blog, we discussed the HPU MAT reservation criteria and other important information about the exam. 

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