Himachal Pradesh Combined Management Aptitude Test, which is also known as HP CMAT, is conducted for the admission in Master of Business Administration (MBA) program. The aptitude test is conducted by Institute of Management Studies at Himachal Pradesh University, under the aegis of the Department of Technical Education (DTE), Government of Himachal Pradesh. Several private and government institutes in the state accept the scores of candidates in HP CMAT Exam.
The institute conducts the management aptitude test at various centers across the state. Final selection of the candidates in MBA program is based on the candidates’ performances in the entrance test, group discussion and personal interview. The examination pattern of HP CMAT Exam is given in the following lines.
- The question paper comprises of only objective type questions. The candidates have to choose the right answer from multiple options.
All the questions in the paper are divided into four sections:
- English Comprehension
- Business Environment
- Arithmetic Comprehension & Data Interpretation
- Each section in the question paper comprises of 50 questions.
Group Discussion and Personal Interview
After successfully cleared Himachal Pradesh Management Aptitude Test (HP CMAT), the selected candidates have to appear in 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.