MAT Exam

Management Aptitude Test (MAT) Exam

What is MAT Exam?

The Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is a National Entrance Test, conducted by All India Management Association (AIMA), for admissions to MBA and equivalent programmes since 1988. From 2003 onwards Govt. of India, Ministry of HRD approved  MAT as a national level test.

MAT is an objective test, designed to measure the candidate's general aptitudes in language comprehension, mathematical skills, data analysis and sufficiency, intelligence and critical reasoning, Indian and global environment.

B-School, national and international management colleges can consider MAT Score as an admission input based on the scorecards issued to the candidates. MAT will continue to be your passport to over 600+ B-Schools across India.

Center for Management Services (CMS) is the specialised division of AIMA undertaking testing and other management services. Since 1988, these testing services have been in operation under the trademark All India Management Aptitude Testing Services (AIMATS).

AIMATS has the unique distinction of being the first to be awarded ISO 9001:2008 Certification for the range of services under its scope.

AICTE in its mission to reduce the burden of students in attending to multiple examinations has launched the national level entrance exams for facilitating institutions to select suitable students for admission in all management programs approved by AICTE.

MAT is usually conducted four times in a year. The exams will be generally scheduled in the month of February, May, September, and December. MAT is conducted in all major cities across the country and sometimes also in leading cities abroad.   

MAT May 2019

The MAT May 2019 registration has already started from March 07, 2019. The exam is going to be held for PBT on May 05 2019, and for CBT on May 18, 2019.

MAT Application Fee

For Pen-Based Test or Computer Based Test - INR 1550/-
Both the Paper-Based Test and Computer Based Test - INR 2650/- (For 2 MAT Tests in same month)

MAT Exam Pattern

The test is a 2 hours 30 minutes Computer-Based and Paper-Based Test which is conducted in a single session to evaluate the candidate's ability across various segments like Quantitative Technique, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension and General Awareness.

A candidate has to follow certain rules and regulations before applying for this entrance exam. To know more about this click on the URL link, i.e. https://www.careerindia.com/entrance-exam/mat-exam-pattern-e40.html

MAT Exam Centres

The candidates have to choose up to three cities based on their preference for choosing the exam centres of MAT. The centre will be allowed based on the availability.

State/Union Territory Name Test City Name Test Mode Available
Andhra Pradesh Visakhapatnam PBT & CBT
Assam Guwahati PBT & CBT
Jorhat Only PBT
Bihar Patna PBT & CBT
Chandigarh Chandigarh PBT & CBT
Chhattisgarh Chhattisgarh PBT & CBT
Delhi Delhi (NCR) PBT & CBT
Gujarat Ahmedabad PBT & CBT
Haryana Gurgaon PBT & CBT
Jammu & Kashmir Jammu PBT & CBT
Jharkhand Jamshedpur Only PBT
Ranchi PBT & CBT
Karnataka Bengaluru PBT & CBT
Mangaluru Only PBT
Kerala Kochi PBT & CBT
Thiruvananthapuram PBT & CBT
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal PBT & CBT
Indore PBT & CBT
Maharashtra Mumbai PBT & CBT
Nagpur Only PBT
Pune PBT & CBT
Odisha Bhubaneswar PBT & CBT
Rajasthan Jaipur PBT & CBT
Tamil Nadu Chennai PBT & CBT
Coimbatore PBT & CBT
Telangana Hyderabad PBT & CBT
Uttar Pradesh Allahabad Only PBT
Bareilly Only PBT
Kanpur Only PBT
Lucknow PBT & CBT
Merrut Only PBT
Uttarakhand Dehradun PBT & CBT
Haridwar Only PBT
West Bengal Durgapur Only PBT
Kolkata PBT & CBT


The MAT 2019 exam pattern will have some changes in the question paper almost every year. All the aspirants have to know more about the exam pattern where a candidate will get some idea to tackle this exam. Click on this URL, i.e. https://www.careerindia.com/entrance-exam/mat-exam-pattern-e40.html to know more about the detailed exam pattern.

Merits of Management Aptitude Test (MAT)

  • ISO 9001:2008 certified by DNV with accreditation to RVA and Quality Council of India
  • Entrance test for recognized programmes
  • Time-tested over a decade
  • Validated through independent studies
  • Availed by lakhs of students
  • Accepted by hundreds of Institutes and University Departments
  • Employing the latest technology in evaluation and result processing
  • Individual scorecard with candidate's photograph
  • Test Centres located all over the country

Management Aptitude Test (MAT) Results.

Candidates have to download the MAT Score from AIMA website https://mat.aima.in/may19 on or after 24th May 2019.

Online Registration Starts For MAT September 2019 

The All India Management Association (AIMA) has opened the window for Management Aptitude Test (MAT) September 2019 exam. The application window opened for both CBT and PBT. The registration window will be live for CBT until September 8. However, the last date to submit applications for MAT PBT is August 25, 2019.

The application fee for PBT and CBT is Rs 1550. Candidates who are aiming to take MAT in both PBT and CBT is Rs 2650. The MAT PBT test will take place on September 1 and MAT CBT will be held on September 14, 2019. The admit cards will be released at least a week before the exam. 

Click here to apply online for MAT September 2019

MAT entrance test is conducted for admission to management courses in the participating institutes. The exam will be held four times a year in the months of February, May, September and December. 

20 June 2019
AIMA Released MAT September 2019 Exam Schedule

The All India Management Association (AIMA) has released the MAT September 2019 exam schedule. Earlier, the organiser has released exam dates for the MAT Computer-Based Test (CBT) and Paper Based Test (PBT). Candidates who are aiming for the entrance test can explore the MAT September 2019 exam schedule. 

The online registration for MAT Sep 2019 to both CBT and PBT will start from June 17, onwards. The last date to apply online for MAT PBT is August 25, 2019. The last date to apply for MAT CBT is September 8, 2019. The admit cards for CBT and PBT will be available on the official website on August 27 and September 9, respectively. 

Click here for MAT September 2019 exam schedule

The MAT PBT will be held on September 2, 2019. However, MAT CBT exam will be conducted on September 15, 2019. Candidates should note that the test cities will be different for both CBT and PBT. The MAT result will be released in the September/October.

3 June 2019
AIMA MAT May 2019 Results Declared

The All India Management Association (AIMA) has declared the Management Aptitude Test (MAT) May 2019 results. The exam result was declared on May 24, 2019. Candidates who have appeared for the examination can check their result on the official website. 

The MAT examination was conducted in both Computer Based Test (CBT) and Paper Based Test (PBT). The exam was held at various test centres across the country on May 5 and 18, 2019. 

Click here for MAT May result 2019

The MAT exam score will be released to both the Management Institutes (MI) and the candidates. Candidates need to download the MAT scorecard for future reference. MAT is an entrance exam conducted for admission to MBA and PGDM courses at several B-schools.

24 May 2019
How To Check AIMA MAT February 2019 Result

The All India Management Association (AIMA) has released the result for the Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2019 on its official website. Candidates who have appeared for the online or offline examination in February can visit the official website to check the MAT result 2019. AIMA conducted the paper-based test (PBT) examination on February 24 and the computer-based test (CBT) on February 23, 2019. 

Candidates need to enter their login credentials such as registration number to access the MAT result 2019. Aspirants are advised to download the result and take a printout of the same for future reference.

Click here for the AIMA MAT result 2019

MAT is an entrance examination conducted for admission to business schools in India and abroad. After the announcement of MAT result, candidates will be awarded MAT scorecard and the institutes use the same for admission. Candidates should note that each institute has its own merit list.

1 March 2019
MAT 2019 Admit Card Released For Computer-based Test

The All India Management Association (AIMA) has released the Management Aptitude Test (MAT) admit card for the Computer-based Test (CBT) on its official website. The MAT CBT exam will be conducted on February 23, 2019.

The MAT exam is conducted in both online and offline modes. Earlier, the organising body had also released the admit cards for the paper-based test. Candidates should download the admit card only from the official website and take a printout of the same. Candidates will not be permitted to take the exam without the admit card. 

Click here to download the MAT admit card

MAT online or offline exam consists of sections such as Language Comprehension, Mathematical Skills, Data Analysis and Sufficiency, Intelligence and Critical Reasoning, and Indian and Global Environment.

22 February 2019
MAT 2019 Admit Card Released For Paper-based Test
MAT December 2018 Result Announced
Online Registration Starts For MAT February 2019 Exam
MAT December 2018: Admit Cards For CBT To Be Released Soon

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