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Himachal Pradesh Combined Management Aptitude Test (HP-CMAT)

Institute of Management Studies at Himachal Pradesh University in Shimla is assigned with the duty of holding the Combined Management Aptitude Test also known as HP CMAT. It is conducted to admit students to Master of Business Admission programs provided at various institutes, colleges and universities in Himachal Pradesh. HP CMAT is the bench mark for seeking admission for MBA in these colleges.

Candidates can get the full details of HP-CMAT Exam 2017 such as Application Form, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Important Dates and much more on this post.

About HP-CMAT Exam
Exam Name: Himachal Pradesh Combined Management Aptitude Test
Conducting Institute: Himachal Pradesh University
Commonly called as: HP CMAT
Exam Level: State Level
Stream: MBA Entrance Exam

Important Dates

HP-CMAT Exam Dates
Events Dates
Date of Examination

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification:

To be eligible to take this Management Aptitude Test, the candidate should hold a bachelor's degree of a university, established by law in India with at least 50% marks (45% in the case of SC/ST candidate). The students who are appearing for their final bachelor degree examination in the respective year are allowed to appear in H.P. State Combined Management Aptitude Test  subject to their satisfying the above said Eligibility condition at the time of admission.

Age Limit:

Except for NRI/NRI Sponsored/Foreign National candidates/students, and serving/retired defense personnel, the maximum age limit for all P.G. courses is 26 (29 years in case of ST/SC candidates) years on the 1st of July of the year  of admission.


  • Vice-Chancellor has the power to permit age relaxation for reasons to be recorded in writing up to a maximum three months.
  • Age bar shall not apply in the case of in-service candidates/students and the State/Government of India nominees.

Application Fee

HP-CMAT Registration & Examination Fee Structure

How to Apply

The application form along with prospectus can be obtained either from the institute’s cash counter by depositing the required amount or by post by sending a Demand Draft of the required amount in favour of “Director, IMS HP University”, payable at Shimla. The admission is based on competitive examination which comprises of applications ratings, Management Aptitude Test (objective type having multiple choice Questions), group discussion and personal interview.

Courses Offered

Two years full time MBA

Doctoral Programme: The institute registers students (MBA) for doctoral degree in the Management Studies. The candidates having three years working executive experience after MBA or those who have qualified UGC-JRF / NET may get registered for Ph.D programme in management studies, if other wise eligible.

Exam Pattern

Question Papers


Admit Card / Hall Ticket

The candidate should verify all the information in the admit card. If any issue is found, then get it corrected with the concerned authority.

The candidates are required to carry the admit card to the examination hall. Without it, you will not be allowed to enter the examination hall. It is also very important to document for the further admission processes.




Accepting Colleges

Participating Institutes

  • MBA (Agribusiness) Programme Dr. Y.S. Parmar University of Horticulture & Forestry, Nauni, Solan (HP).
  • L.R. Institute of Management, Solan.
  • H.P. Institute of Management Studies, Totu, Shimla.
  • Himalayan Institute of Management Studies, Kala Amb (Sirmour).
  • Shimla Institute of Management & Technology, Shimla-171006.
  • Jagriti Institute of Management, Deodhar, Mandi.
  • K.C. Institute of Management, Pandoga, Una.
  • Abhilashi Institute of Management Studies, Ner Chowk, Mandi.

Contact Details

Himachal Pradesh University Business School
Summer Hill, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh - 171005.
Ph. No. : 0177-2831653
Fax : 0177-2830938
E-Mail : [email protected]
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