HPU Entrance Exam PG 2021: Eligibility, Registration, Exam Dates, Pattern, Syllabus, Preparation,  Fees, Cut-Offs And Much More

February 12, 2021

HPU Entrance Exam PG 2021: Eligibility, Registration, Exam Dates, Pattern, Syllabus, Preparation,  Fees, Cut-Offs And Much More

 

Himachal Pradesh University is located in Shimla established in the year 1970 offers various undergraduate, postgraduate, and Ph.D. Programs. The University offers courses in over 15 different branches. It is NAAC credited and a great option when compared with other hill universities. Following the list of PG courses offered by HPU:

Master’s course in Journalism and Mass Communication Master of Science in Chemistry
Master of Sciences in Biotechnology Master of Philosophy in Physics
Master of Philosophy in Biotechnology Master of Sciences in Physics (Electronic Science)
Master of Computer Application Master of Philosophy in Mathematics & Statistics
Certificate Course in Computer Programming Master of Arts/Sciences in Mathematics & Statistics
Master of Philosophy in Economics Master of Arts in Music
Master of Arts in Economics Master of Philosophy in Performing Art
Master of Business Economics Master of Arts in Performing Art
P. G. Diploma in Population Studies Master of Arts in Visual Art
Master of Philosophy in Geography Master Of Philosophy in Botany
Master of Arts in Geography Master Of Science in Botany
Master Of Arts in Of History Master of Zoology
Master Of Philosophy in Political Sciences Master of Sciences in Bio-Technology
Master of Arts in Political Sciences Master of Law
Master of Philosophy in Public administration Master Of Philosophy in English
Master of Arts in Public Administration  Master of Arts in English
P.G. Diploma in Human Resource Development

Master of Philosophy in Hindi , Masters of Arts in Hindi

Master of Philosophy in Sociology Master of Translation (Hindi & English)
Masters in Social Work Master of Philosophy in Sanskrit
Master of Philosophy in Chemistry  Master in Education
P.G. Diploma in Adult Education Master of Business Administration
P.G. Diploma in Guidance & Counselling Master of Personnel Management
Master in Physical Education Master of International Business Management
Master Of Philosophy in Commerce Master Of Finance & Control 
Master Of Commerce Master of Tourism Administration
Diploma in Accounting and Taxation M.D in Ayurvedic medicine 

*This data is as per 2019.

 

Eligibility Criteria for Admission into the PG. Program

For most of the courses, admission is merit-based. The candidate must have completed an undergraduate from a recognized university established under the law in India. The candidate must have secured 50% marks in all subjects for the general category, for the reserved category the candidate must have 45% in all subjects. 

 

For the following courses candidates have to meet the criteria as mentioned

MCA Mathematics is compulsory in class 12th. 50% marks for general category and 45% for reserved category. Age limit - Boys maximum 26 years till July of Admission and Girls maximum of 28 years as of July. 
Mtech

Candidates must take the GATE Exam candidates who take it will get  20% extra of the aggregate obtained in the entrance test for merit-based candidates. 

Master’s degree with a minimum of 55% aggregate, 50% aggregate for SC/ ST category or grade point in MCA/maths/physics/electronics/4-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Technology

M.Com

BCom/ BCom (Hons) or Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or BA with Commerce or MA/ MSc Economics/ Statistics/ Mathematics with 50% aggregate or

BA/ BSc degree with Economics/ Statistics/ Mathematics with 50% aggregate in Economics/ Statistics/ Mathematics

MBA Candidates have to take the university prepared entrance test known is HU management aptitude test (HUMAT), maths in class 12th is compulsory, any degree with 50% marks for general and 45% for SC/ST
LLM Students have to take the National Law entrance test. There are no merit-based admissions. Candidate must have completed LLB 
MDS Specializations

Candidates have to take NEET MDS

Candidate must have passed MBBS from an institute recognized by MCI and affiliated to a university established by law in India

FOR MD & MS Candidates have to take NEET PG and should have done MBBS from an institute recognized by MCI and affiliated with a university established by law in India

 

IMPORTANT DATES AND HOW TO PREPARE 

HUPMAT 

This is a university designed aptitude test for admission into their 2- Year MBA program. 

Following are the various cities where the test is conducted:

  • Shimla
  • Solan
  • Dharamshala
  • Hamirpur
  • Mandi
  • Una
  • Palampur
  • Chandigarh

To apply for MBA in HPU candidates have to first fill up the application form. The Form usually out by May and is there till July- August. New applicants have to first register themselves and then fill up the form. It is a basic applicant detail form after which the candidates will be allotted a suitable test center to take the test. 

 

HPU MAT is an extensive exam that consists of 200 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs). There are 4 sections, each section having 50 questions these sections are namely English and Reading Comprehension, Data Interpretation, and Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, and Business Environment. 

 

SYLLABUS

 

ENGLISH SECTION

READING COMPREHENSION
GRAMMAR - NOUNS, PRONOUNS, ADJECTIVES, ADVERBS, PREPOSITION
SENTENCE CORRECTION/ ERROR IDENTIFICATION 
JUMBLED SENTENCES
VOCABULARY

 

DATA INTERPRETATION AND LOGICAL REASONING

Family Tree Series
Strong Arguments and Weak Arguments Numeric Grid
Multi-dimensional Arrangements Pie Chart
Course of Action Blood Relations
Puzzles Critical Reasoning
Visual Reasoning Calendars
Arrangement Coding & Decoding
Syllogisms Statement Conclusions
Column Graphs Area Graphs

 

BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT 

BRAND IDENTIFICATION
TAGLINES
PERSONALITIES/ AMBASSADORS
BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL NEWS
AWARENESS
RECENT DEALS/ MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS
BUSINESS VOCABULARY

 

QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE

Geometry Profit & Loss
Ratios and Proportion In-equations Quadratic and linear equations
Number System Geometric Progression
Work and Time Percentages & Averages
HCF & LCM Partnership (Accounts)
Algebra Time-Speed-Distance

 

GENERAL PREPARATION TIPS

  • Have a daily routine and strategy to study 
  • Spend some time clearing the basic concepts first
  • Practice more and more difficult questions
  • Give mock papers on an alternative basis and analyze your mistakes
  • Focus on speed and maintain the accuracy
  • Seek guidance from friends and experts 

 

CUTOFFS

CATEGORY MARKS
GENERAL 31
SC 24
ST 23
HPU WARD 17
PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED 17

 

FEES FOR A FEW COURSES

MBA 2 YEAR 1,40,000
M.Tech 2 YEAR 50,000
M.COM 2 YEAR 1,60,800
MCA 3  YEAR 1,53,000
M.P.ED 2 YEAR 90,000
MA 2 YEAR 60,000-70,000
M.Sc 2 YEAR 20,000- 1,00,000
LLM 2 YEAR 80,000

 By Shirin Tarachandani

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