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 February 2019

The MAT February 2019 registration has already started from December 16, 2018, for both type of exams and it will end on February 8, 2019, for Paper-Based Test (PBT) and for Computer-Based Test on February 12, 2019. The exam is going to be held for PBT on February 17, 2019, and for CBT on February 23, 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/-

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.

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 2018 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. 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

MAT December 2018 Result Announced

AIMA has announced the MAT December 2018 results on the official website. Candidates can check their result along with sectional and overall scores by downloading the MAT 2018 result from the MAT website. Candidates have to note that no separate MAT scorecard would be issued through email or post. 

The test takers need to enter their registration number and roll number to download their MAT December 2018 result. The MAT December 2018 examination was conducted on December 9 and 15 in the offline and online modes, respectively. However, the results will be available in online mode only. 

Click here to check MAT December 2018 result

AIMA has started accepting the online applications for the MAT February 2019 session. The last date to register for February 2019 session is on or before February 8, 2019, for Paper Based Test (PBT). However, it is February 12, 2019, for the Computer Based Test (CBT). 

26 December 2018
Online Registration Starts For MAT February 2019 Exam

The online registration process has started for the Management Aptitude Test (MAT) February 2019 session. Candidates who are aiming to register for the February session can apply through the official website of MAT. The last date to register for February 2019 session is on or before February 8, 2019, for Paper Based Test (PBT). However, it is February 12, 2019, for the Computer Based Test (CBT).

The MAT February 2019 PBT is scheduled to be held on February 17, while the CBT will be held on February 23, 2019. The admit card for the PBT will be available online on February 9 and February 19, 2019, for CBT. To know more about the MAT important dates, click here

Candidates should have a scanned copy of their photograph and signature in JPG or JPEG format. Candidates have to note that entries in the registration form shall be required to be filled only in English. The application fee is INR 1550 for CBT or PBT. However, it is INR 2650 for both. 

18 December 2018
MAT December 2018: Admit Cards For CBT To Be Released Soon

The last date to register online for both the paper-based test (PBT) and computer-based test (CBT) for the MAT 2018 exam has been extended. The last date to apply for PBT is today, i.e., December 4 and CBT is December 10, 2018.

The admit cards for the MAT paper-based test were released on December 1, 2018. The MAT admit cards for CBT will be released on December 11, 2018. However, the examinations for PBT and CBT will be conducted on December 9 and December 15, 2018, respectively.

In order to download the MAT admit card, candidates have to visit the official website of the MAT. The MAT admit cards contain the candidate name, form number, roll number, test date, test time, test type and test venue address. The registered candidates have to note that no separate admit cards will be sent through post or email. 

Click here to download the MAT December 2018 admit card

MAT is a national entrance test conducted by the All India Management Association (AIMA) for admissions to MBA and equivalent programmes. It is conducted four times in a rolling year in the months of February, May, September, and December.

4 December 2018

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