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/IEC 27001:2013 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.   


The MAT June 2020 registration will be started from May, 2020. The exam is going to be held for PBT on June 14, 2020, and for CBT on June 21, 2020.

MAT Application Fee

For Pen-Based Test or Computer Based Test - INR 1650/-
Both the Paper-Based Test and Computer Based Test - INR 2750/- (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.

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 2020 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/IEC 27001:2013 certified by Intertek with accreditation to UKAS 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 2020 For CBT And PBT Cancelled

AIMA has cancelled the registration process for MAT IBT exam due to the outbreak of Novel Coronavirus (COVID 19) pandemic. Candidates who have opted for the exam will be provided with an option to convert to MAT IBT mode exam. 

Earlier, it has also started the registration for MAT IBT exam on 12th June. The exam scheduled to be conducted on 19th June 2020. 

15 June 2020
MAT iBT 2020 Admit Card Released

AIMA has released the MAT iBT admit card 2020 for May session. Candidates who have registered for the exam can download the MAT admit card on the official website. The exam will be held on June 6 and 7, 2020.

Aspirants should note that the organisers will not send any hard copies to candidates. It is advised to check all the details such as roll number, form number and test time & date after downloading the admit card. 

4 June 2020
MAT May (IBT) 2020 Admit Card Released

AIMA has released the MAT 2020 admit card for the May session exam (IBT mode). Candidates who have registered for the examination can visit the official site to download MAT May 2020 admit card for IBT session. One should use their login credentials to download the MAT admit card 2020.

Candidates should download the admit card and take a printout of and carry the same to the examination. The organising body will not send any hard copy of admit card. The MAT exam will be conducted on multiple days starting from May 25 to June 25, 2020. 

22 May 2020
MAT iBT May 2020 Registration Last Date

AIMA is all set to close the registration window of MAT iBT May 2020 examination. Interested candidates who have not yet registered for the examination can visit the official website to apply online.

Candidates should fill up all their details and submit the application fee to complete the registration process. 

The organiser will conduct the MAT PBT on June 14, 2020. The MAT iBT exam will be held on June 21, 2020. The admit card will be released at least 10 days before the exam. 

18 May 2020
AIMA MAT 2020 To Be Conducted Online

All India Management Association is all set to conduct AIMA MAT 2020 examination on remote proctored Internet-Based Mode (IBT). Candidates can now appear for the exam from home with this mode. 

Candidates should note that the examination will be conducted in May and June 2020. One should pay Rs 1650/- for CBT exam Rs 2750/- for both PBT and CBT exam. It is advised to check all the details such as dates and registration link on the official website.

11 May 2020
MAT May 2020 New Exam Dates Announced
MAT (May) 2020 Registration Begins
MAT February 2020 Result Declared
AIMA MAT 2020 Admit Card For PBT Released
MAT February 2020 Exam Dates Announced
MAT February 2020 Registration Process Begins
MAT Admit Card 2019 Released For CBT
MAT December 2019 Exam Dates Announced
MAT September 2019 Result Announced
MAT PBT September 2019 Admit Card Released
MAT CBT September 2019 Admit Card Released
MAT September 2019: PBT Exam Date Rescheduled
Online Registration Starts For MAT September 2019 
AIMA Released MAT September 2019 Exam Schedule
AIMA MAT May 2019 Results Declared
How To Check AIMA MAT February 2019 Result
MAT 2019 Admit Card Released For Computer-based Test
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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