HPU MAT Exam Pattern 2021: Marking Scheme, Negative Marking, Total Marks

Apr 7, 2021 | Management


The exam pattern helps the candidates to prepare for the examination. Exam pattern is an important part to be looked upon to know about the scheme of the exam.

HPU MAT Exam Pattern Highlight 2021 

Details about HPU MAT 2021 Exam Pattern are provided elaborately below. Students can learn more about the exam pattern and strategize better. After going through the exam pattern, it is important to refer the prescribed HPU MAT Exam Syllabus to get a clear view regarding the exam.  

Highlights for HPU MAT 2021 Exam Pattern

HPU MAT 2021 Exam Pattern important highlights are given below in the table.

Mode Offline/Pen Paper Based Test (PBT)
Total number of papers 1
Total number of questions 200
Number of Sections 4
Type Objective Type Questions (MCQs)
Total Marks 200
Duration 120 minutes (2 Hours)
Language English
Marking Scheme +1 for every right response
Negative Marking No negative marking
  • The admission is based on the competitive examination which comprises of applications ratings, Management Aptitude Test (objective type having multiple choice Questions), group discussion and personal interview.
  • Question Type: Management Aptitude Test (HPU-MAT) will be an objective type having Multiple Choice Questions (M.C.Q.).
  • Time Duration: HPU MAT 2021 will be of 2 hours duration which is a pen and paper test.
  • Marking Scheme: Each question comprises of 1 mark and the paper is of 200 marks.
  • Negative Marking: There is no negative marking for any question.
  • Sections: There are 4 sections to clear for HPU MAT 2021 and the selection of a candidate will be based entirely on how he performs these sections. The main criteria are written tests, Group Discussion, and Interview.
  • The 4 sections that a candidate is expected to clear are about 50 questions each in 'Reasoning', 'English Comprehensive', 'Business Environment', 'Arithmetic Comprehension & Data Interpretation'.
  • These will be added up to a total of 200 questions. Based on the candidate's performance in the written test, they will be called up for further steps such as the Group Discussion/ Personal Interview.
  • The performance of the Test, Group Discussion and Personal Interview and application rating will be the criterion for admitting the students. The candidates for Non Subsidised Students compete among themselves, so is the case with the subsidized seats. 


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