Himachal Pradesh Combined Management Aptitude Test (HP CMAT) is an entrance exam conducted by Himachal Pradesh University (HP University) for admission to Master of Business Administration (MBA) course for all the universities/Institutions associated to universities in Himachal Pradesh.
Course Offered by HP CMAT are:
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Applicant should not be more than 26 years of age except NRI/NRI Sponsored / Foreign National candidates / students, and serving/retired defence personnel. For the SC/ST candidates, there is a relaxation of three years in the upper age limit.
Applicant should hold a bachelor's degree or its equivalent examination under 10+2+3 schemes, from any recognized University.
The qualifying examination must be passed by the candidates with minimum 50% marks in aggregate. If the candidate belongs to SC/St category need to have passed graduation with not less than 45% marks in the qualifying examination.
The candidates, who are appearing in final year of qualifying examination, are also eligible to apply for appearing in the entrance test.
Applicants can obtain the Application form 2011 along with prospectus either from the institute's cash counter through depositing suggested fees or by post by sending a DD in favor of “ Director, IMS HP University ”, payable at Shimla.
Test Pattern and Selection Process:
Final selection of the candidates in MBA program is based on the candidates' performances in the entrance test, group discussion and personal interview.
The test pattern of Himachal Pradesh Combined Management Admission Test Exam is :
The test paper includes of only objective type questions with multiple answers. The candidates have to choose the right answer from multiple options.
The test paper is divided into four sections:
Arithmetic Comprehension & Data Interpretation
Each section in the question paper comprises of 50 questions.
Group Discussion and Personal Interview
After clearing the Himachal Pradesh Management Aptitude Test (HP CMAT), the selected candidates will be called for group discussion and personal interview, which are conducted by the institute.
The final selection of the candidates to Master of Business Administration (MBA) program is decided through their performances in management aptitude test, group discussion and personal interview.
HP CMAT- 2011 Examination Centers:
Last Date Submission of Application Form: Last week of May, 2011
Date of HP-CMAT Test: Mid of June, 2011
Institute of Management Studies
Himachal Pradesh University
Summer Hill, Shimla,
Pin- 171005, Himachal Pradesh
Tel: 91 - 0177- 2830938, 2831653
Fax: 91 - 0177 - 2830938