MAT Exam

Management Aptitude Test (MAT) Exam

MAT Examination Pattern

MAT as Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (IBT).

Take MAT from your home! AIMA introduces Remote Proctored Internet Based Mode (IBT) for MAT. Now instead of going to a test centre candidates could appear for MAT from their homes.


Candidate must ensure to sit in a well-lit room with proper light on their face and in a quiet place.

Ensuring on other person enters / interfere during the scheduled test.

No use of mobile phone or any gadgets.

Requirement Description
Laptop or Desktop Laptop or Desktop with Webcam (Mandatory)

A stable internet connection with proper speed
Upload Speed : Minimum speed => 512 kbps
Supported Browsers

Browser                                           Version
Chrome Version                               63 and above
Firefox Version                                 52 and above
Operating Systems

Windows OS (Version 7 and above)
Dot Net Framework : The minimum supported version is 4.5.1..Net Framework
Memory : 65MB Permanent free space on the default hard drive

Paper Pattern For MAT Exam

MAT online or offline exam consists of five sections – Language Comprehension, Mathematical skills, Data Analysis and Sufficiency, Intelligence and Critical Reasoning, Indian and Global Environment.

Section No. of Questions

Time Estimated for Each Section

Language Comprehension 40 30 Mins
Mathematical Skills
40 40 Mins
Data Analysis and Sufficiency 40 35 Mins
Intelligence and Critical Reasoning 40 30 Mins
Indian and Global Environment 40 15 Mins
Total 200 150 Mins

Score and percentile in MAT 2022 exam are awarded on the basis of 4 sections. The score of Indian & Global Environment is separately shown but is not taken into account to calculate the merit or percentile score in the MAT score card.

Each section in MAT question paper will have 40 questions making it a total of 200 questions in MCQ format to be solved within 150 minutes. Individual time limit for each section has been suggested by AIMA although aspirants can move from one section to other in the MAT exam.

A candidate must have basic knowledge about the computer for CBT. The MAT syllabus contains all the topics on which questions are asked in other MBA entrance exams like CMAT & KMAT. Based on past MAT question papers and the MAT exam pattern, it has been revealed that the MAT 2022 syllabus does not throw tough questions in the MAT exam. 

Scores of MAT exam will be used as admission criteria in B-schools across the country for the academic session 2021-22. 

MAT 2022 question paper is based on the MAT exam pattern which is an objective type test with Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs). MAT Syllabus comprises almost all the topics relevant to other top MBA entrance exams.

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