HPU MAT Reservation Criteria 2024

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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 application forms were released in April, and the exam will held on 6 June 2024. HPU MAT reservation criteria provide equal opportunities to students from underrepresented and socio-economically weaker sections.

Name of the ExamHimachal Pradesh University Management Aptitude Test (HPU MAT)
Conducting AuthorityHimachal Pradesh University Business School (HPUBS)
Mode of ExamPen and paper-based test (Offline)
Exam LevelState level
Duration of Exam2 hours
Courses OfferedMBA/PGDM
Official websitehttps://hpuniv.ac.in/

HPU MAT Important Dates 2024

The exam authorities have not yet released the HPU MAT 2024 exam dates. However, we have mentioned the tentative dates based on the previous year’s exam.

HPU MAT 2024 Application Process23 April, 2024
HPU MAT 2024 Last Date to fill application form10 May, 24
HPU MAT 2024 admit cardJune 2024
HPU MAT 2024 Exam06 June 2024
HPU MAT 2024 Result18 June 2024
HPU MAT Selection Rounds08 July, 2024 – 11 July, 2024
HPU MAT 2024 Final Result12 July 24

HPU MAT Reservation Criteria 2024

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. Additionally, 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. Additionally, 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 are reserved for the reserved category. However, 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 2024: 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:

Schedule Caste09
Schedule Tribes05
Physically Challenged02
Single Girl child02
Open to All12
Internal General30
J&K Domicile02
Cultural Activist01
Sports Person01
Defence Personnel01
Total Seats71

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 2024 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:

Schedule Caste22.75
Schedule Tribes20.50
Physically Challenged13.75
Single Girl child21.25
Open to all28.50
Internal General25.50
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Q.1 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.

Q.2 What was the Cut-off for the EWS category in HPU MAT 2023?

The HPU MAT cut-off for the EWS category was 22.50. For the SC category, the cut-off was 22.75, and 20.50 for the Schedule Tribe category.

Q.3 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.

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