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MAT 2021: Registration (Open), Exam Date, Admit Card, Syllabus, Pattern, Exam Analysis, Result, and Cut Off

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Sachin Gupta

| Updated On -Jun 21, 2021

AIMA has announced that MAT 2021 CBT and PBT mode exams which were earlier cancelled due to the rise in the COVID-19 cases will now be conducted on June 26, 2021. Candidates planning to appear for MAT 2021 June session in PBT/CBT modes can register on the official website till June 21, 2021. Candidates must note that MAT IBT mode exam is now scheduled to be held from May 30 to June 20, 2021. MAT IBT mode registrations can be done with respect to the examination dates till June 17, 2021. Click here to apply for MAT 2021

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MAT 2021 is a national-level entrance examination carried out by AIMA. MAT 2021 scores are accepted in 600+ colleges in India. Management Aptitude Test is conducted in four sessions a year - February, May/June, September, and December. MAT Admit Card 2021 for the IBT mode scheduled on June 19 has been released and for the last IBT mode paper of May/June session will be released on June 18, 2021. MAT Question paper will consist of 200 objective-type questions carrying 1 mark each. Check MAT Exam Pattern

MAT Latest Updates:

  • June 21: Last Day to register for MAT CBT/ PBT 2021.
  • June 18: MAT IBT Admit Card 2021 for the May/ June session exam scheduled on June 20, 2021, has been released.
  • June 17: AIMA has released MAT IBT Admit Card 2021 for the exam scheduled on June 19, 2021. 
  • June 16: Last Day to Register for MAT IBT mode exam scheduled for June 19, 2021.
  • June 10: AIMA has released new dates for MAT 2021 PBT and CBT June session. Check Here
  • June 10: MAT IBT 2021 June session exam schedule revised. 
  • May 30: The first paper of MAT IBT mode 2021 has been conducted successfully on May 28, the next paper is on June 2. 
  • May 27: AIMA has cancelled MAT PBT & CBT 2021 June sessions, candidates can now opt for MAT IBT mode. Check Here 

MAT 2021 Syllabus is divided into 5 sections carrying equal weightage. MAT papers have been always been moderate to difficult over the past few years. Check MAT Exam Analysis.

MAT Cutoff for top B Schools is 95+ percentile. With a score of 80+ percentile, candidates can expect a call from reputed colleges. Read the article to know more about the application process and much more. Check MAT Eligibility Criteria

MAT 2021 Highlights

Name of Exam Management Aptitude Test - MAT 2021
Name of Organization All India Management Association (AIMA)
Level of Exam National
Validity of Scores 1 year
Mode of Application Online only
Application Fee
  • PBT/CBT - INR 1650
  • PBT and CBT/ IBT and CBT- INR 2750
Mode of Exam Online/Computer Based Test (CBT), Remote Proctored Internet-Based Test (IBT), and Offline/Paper Based Test(PBT)
Counselling No
Courses Offered MBA, PGDM
Medium of Instruction English
Number of Exams a year 4
MAT Exam Centers PBT - 41 CBT - 31
MAT Helpline Number 011 - 24645100
011 - 24617354
011 - 43128100
MAT Helpline Email 
MAT Exam Dates 2021

MAT Exam Dates 2021: June IBT Mode

Sr No. IBT Test Date Slots Last Date for Registration Issue of Admit Card
1 May 30, 2021 10.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
May 27, 2021 May 28, 2021
2 June 2, 2021 10.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
May 29, 2021 May 30, 2021
3 June 4, 2021 10.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
May 31, 2021 June 1, 2021
4 June 6, 2021 10.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
June 2, 2021 June 3, 2021
5 June 8, 2021 10.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
June 4, 2021 June 5, 2021
6 June 10, 2021 10.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
June 6, 2021 June 7, 2021
7 June 13, 2021 10.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
June 9, 2021 June 10, 2021
8 June 19, 2021 10.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
June 16, 2021 June 17, 2021
9 June 20, 2021 10.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
June 17, 2021 June 18, 2021

MAT Exam Dates 2021: June CBT Mode (Revised)

Events Dates
Last Date for Online Registration June 21, 2021 
Availability of Admit Card June 23, 2021 (1600 Hrs)
Test Date June 26, 2021

MAT Exam Dates 2021: May/June PBT Mode (Revised)

Events Dates
Last Date for Online Registration

June 6, 2021

June 21, 2021

Availability of Admit Card

June 8, 2021

June 23, 2021 (1600 Hrs)

Test Date

June 12, 2021

June 26, 2021

Check MAT 2021 Important Dates

MAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria

To appear for MAT 2021, candidates must have a bachelor’s degree from a recognized institute in any stream. The major advantage that MAT aspirants have is that there’s no upper age limit to appear for the test along with the number of attempts i.e. candidates can appear for MAT as many times they want to improve their ranks. Read entire MAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria here

Note: Candidates appearing for their bachelors’ final year exams in the year 2021 can also apply.

MAT 2021 Registration

Registration for MAT 2021 for the June session has begun. The application process dates for MAT PBT, MAT CBT, and MAT IBT are at different times. Candidates willing to appear can get themselves registered for either of the tests by paying the required application fee. How can I register for MAT 2021?

MAT 2021 Application Fee

Category Fees
Both PBT and CBT INR 2750
Both IBT and CBT INR 2750
MAT Admit Card

MAT 2021 Admit Card

The steps to download MAT Admit Card are mentioned below: 

  • Visit the official website of AIMA MAT. 
  • Login using the registered Mobile Number and Password. 
  • There will be an option to download the Admit Card. 
  • Save the Admit Card/Hall Ticket to your device and on the drive as well. 
  • Take a printout of the Admit Card for use at the center.
  • Also, take a printout of the Test Instructions. 
  • In the exam center, the invigilator will verify the details and sign on it. 
  • The upper half of the admit card will be collected by the Invigilator and the lower half will be given to the candidate.

To know more about MAT Admit Card 2021, Click here

MAT Exam Pattern

MAT 2021 Exam Pattern

MAT 2021 Exam Pattern generally consists of 5 sections. The sections broadly measure the candidate's ability in Mathematics, English, and General Awareness.

  • The paper can be attempted both online and offline based on the candidate's preferences.
  • A total of 200 questions will be asked in MAT 2021.
Subjects Marks Allotted Duration (in minutes) MAT Exam Pattern
Mathematics skills 40 40 Click Here
Language comprehension 40 30 Click Here
Intelligence and critical reasoning 40 30 Click Here
Indian and global environment 40 15 Click Here
Data analysis and sufficiency 40 35 Click Here
Total 200 150 -
  • Each Question is compulsory. 
  • All questions are objective in nature. 
  • For every correct answer, 1 mark will be awarded. 
  • For every wrong answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted. 
  • The examination will be conducted through Computer Based Test (CBT) and Paper Based Test (PBT). 

Know how is GK important for MAT

MAT Syllabus

MAT 2021 Syllabus

MAT 2021 Syllabus will be divided into five different sections carrying different weightage.

  • Mathematical Skills will comprise topics like Algebra, Mensuration, Arithmetic, Geometry, Trigonometry.
  • Language Comprehension will be divided into Reading Comprehension and Verbal Ability.
  • Questions on Data analysis and sufficiency will be based on texts, tables, graphs, charts, and Venn diagrams.

Check MAT Syllabus 2021

MAT Paper Analysis

MAT 2021 Paper Analysis

All India Management Association successfully conducted MAT 2021 for the February session on February 20, 2021, for CBT mode. The IBT mode tests were conducted between March 8 and March 13, 2021. Check Detailed MAT Paper Analysis

The question papers of MAT 2021 February exam were of moderate difficulty like they have always been for the past few years.

Session Paper Analysis
February 2021 Session
  • The Language Comprehension section was of moderate difficulty level.
  • The Mathematical Skills was of moderate to high difficulty level and Arithmetic constituted for more than 50% weightage.
  • Data Analysis and Sufficiency section was dominated by questions based on charts and graphs. The overall difficulty level was moderate.
  • Intelligence and Critical Reasoning section was of easy to moderate level and comprised questions from topics like blood relations, series, comparison, coding & decoding, etc.
  • Indian & Global Environment sections was easy and most of the questions were from static GK.
December 2020 Session
  • The Language Comprehension section was easy
  • The mathematical skill section was moderate to difficult.
  • Data Analysis and Sufficiency was moderate
  • Intelligence and Critical Reasoning were Moderate to difficult.
  • Indian & Global Environment was easy like that of the previous year.
September 2020 Session
  • The Intelligence and Critical Reasoning section had more questions focused on Analytical and Logical Reasoning and the number of Critical Reasoning questions was reported to be less. The section was lengthy and thus time taking.
  • Mathematical skill section was moderate but was time taking. About 50 percent of this section of MAT had questions on Pie Charts, Graphs, Charts, Bar Diagrams, Data Comparison. The rest of the section had questions from Data Comparison and Data Sufficiency.
  • Indian & Global Environment section was easy.
May 2020 Session
  • Language Comprehension section was slight on the moderate scale with certain topics carrying difficult questions.
  • In the Mathematical skill section, the Arithmetic section dominated the paper entirely. It was moderate to difficult level. About 50 percent of this section of MAT exam was dominated by Data Interpretation that included questions from Graphs, Pie Charts, Bar Diagrams, Charts, Line Graph, Data Comparison.
  • Intelligence and Critical Reasoning section was lengthy with more focus on Statement-Assumptions, Reasons, Analogies and Direction, Series and Incorrect terms. o There were 40 questions in this section with maximum questions on Government Policies, COVID-19 and its global implications, Rules, Regulations, JIO- Facebook deal, Awards, CAA, GST, Constitution of India, Appointments, Capitals, US Trade Policy, Current Nationals, and International Events.
February 2020 Session
  • Language comprehension section was difficult with questions on Antonyms/Synonyms, One Word Substitution, Errors in Sentence Formation, Fill in the blanks, Phrases & Idioms, and Jumbled Paragraphs. There were five RC passages, each carrying four questions.
  • Mathematical skill section according to the candidates was one of the most difficult to solve.
  • In Data Analysis and Sufficiency, most of the questions were from Graphs, Pie Charts, Bar Graph, Venn Diagrams, Charts, Line Graph, Data Comparison. It was moderate in nature.
  • The Intelligence and Critical Reasoning section was slightly lengthy and questions were of moderate level of difficulty.
  • Indian and Global environment was easy to solve according to the candidates.
MAT Preparation

Check Best Books for MAT 2021 Preparation

MAT 2021 Preparation Strategy

Section No. of Question Suggested Time (in mins) Preparation Tips
Mathematics skills 40 40 Understand concepts and theorems well, as theorems are used to solve many questions. Be quick with calculations.
Language comprehension 40 25-30 Improve reading speed with a focus on understanding the core idea of the topic.
Data analysis and sufficiency 40 35 Be well-versed with charts, graphs, and tables.
Intelligence and critical reasoning 40 30 Understand the FACT hidden in the question, and then frame the logic. Have a critical thinking approach while answering.
Indian and global environment 40 15 Make notes out of newspapers, magazines, blogs. memorize static GK topics from magazines like Manorama.

How should I start preparing for MAT 2021? Click here

MAT 2021 Sample Papers & Mock Tests

One of the best ways to score well in MAT is to solve several practice papers and previous years' questions. This will help you in developing an idea of what to expect while writing the actual paper. This will also help in building confidence. 

To get more sample papers, check - MAT Sample Papers Free Download

MAT Result

MAT 2021 Result & Score Card 

MAT 2021 Result is always released within three weeks of the exam. MAT 2021 June session Result is expected to be released in July 2021. For MAT 2021 February session, the results were announced on April 2, 2021. The results will be released online only. 

  • Visit the official website of AIMA MAT. 
  • Login using the registered email address, DOB, and password. 
  • You can now download MAT 2021 Score Card. 
  • Check if all the details match your documents. 
  • Take a printout of the MAT Score Card for future reference.
MAT Cut Off

MAT 2021 Score vs Percentile calculation

MAT 2021 consists of 5 sections but the candidate will be scored on the basis of 4 sections only. The 5th section which is Indian & Global Environment is not taken into consideration. 

  • MAT 2021 consists of 40 questions of 1 mark each but the end marks are calculated out of 160 marks instead of 200 marks. 
  • The scores that candidates acquire are scaled to 100 for each section. Thus, the scaled scores are awarded in the section from 0-100.
  • Later, the scaled score which the candidate acquires is converted into percentile score based on the relative performance of one candidate as compared to others. 
  • The composite score is calculated out of 800 marks and the scaled scores of 0-199 are converted into composite scores.

What is a good score in MAT?

MAT 2021 Raw Score vs Scaled Score

MAT Sections Marks Allotted Composite Score Scale
Language Comprehension 40 0 to 100
Mathematical Skills 40 0 to 100
Data Analysis & Sufficiency 40 0 to 100
Intelligence & Critical Reasoning 40 0 to 100
Indian and Global Environment* 40* 0 to 100*
Total 200 400 converted to a maximum composite score of 800

MAT 2021 Cut Off

College MAT Cut Off Range
BIMTECH Greater Noida (Specialized programs) 80-85
XIME Bangalore 80-85
Balaji Institute Of Modern Management (BIMM) Pune 80-85
International School of Business & Media (ISB&M) Pune 80-85
School of Inspired Leadership - SOIL Gurgaon  80-85
SIESCOMS Navi Mumbai 80-85
Jagan Institute of Management Studies (JIMS) Rohini, Delhi 80-85
Jaipuria Institute of Management (Jaipuria) Noida 80-85
New Delhi Institute of Management (NDIM) New Delhi 80-85
VIPS-TC-Delhi School of Business Delhi 80-85
Christ University Bengaluru 80-85
VIT Business School (VIT) Vellore 80-85
IMS Ghaziabad 75-80
IPE Hyderabad: Institute of Public Enterprise 75-80
AIMS School of Business (AIMS) Bangalore 75-80
GITAM Visakhapatnam 75-80
Lexicon Management Institute of Leadership and Excellence (MILE) Pune 75-80
St. Joseph Institute of Management, Bangalore 65-70
J K Business School Gurgaon 65-70
GITAM Business School Hyderabad 65-70
GITAM School of Business Bengaluru 65-70
Vivekanand Education VESIM Mumbai 65-70
Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan's Usha & Lakshmi Mittal Institute of Management (BULMIM) 65-70

Check MAT Cut Off for Top B-schools here

MAT Colleges Accepting MAT Score (80-90 Percentile)

Name of College Percentile Average Placement Packages
Amity Business School, Noida 90+  6 LPA
Christ University Bengaluru 80-90 6 LPA
BIMTECH Greater Noida 80-90 10 LPA
SIESCOMS Navi Mumbai 80-90 7.14 LPA
Jagan Institute of Management Studies (JIMS), Rohini Delhi 80-90 6.5 LPA
Indus Business Academy 80-90 6.5 LPA
Institute of Management Studies (IMS) 80-90 6.1 LPA
IPE Hyderabad, Institute of Public Enterprise 80-90 6.09 LPA
Jaipuria Institute of Management, Lucknow 80-90 6 LPA
New Delhi Institute of Management (NDIM) 80-85 6.5 LPA
Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management 80-85 6 LPA
IES Management College and Research Centre 80-85 5 LPA
ITM Business School, Navi Mumbai 80-85 7.6 LPA

MAT Colleges Accepting MAT Score (70-80 Percentile)

Name of College Percentile Average Placement Packages
IMS Ghaziabad 75-80 6.1 LPA
AIMS School of Business (AIMS) Bangalore 70-75 4.92 LPA
GITAM Visakhapatnam 70-75 5.2 LPA
Lexicon Management Institute of Leadership and Excellence (MILE) Pune 70-75 6.5 LPA
Indus Business Academy (IBA) Bangalore 75-80 12 LPA
Chetna CIMR 75-80 5.42 LPA
Kristu Jayanti College (KJC) Bangalore 70-75 3.2 LPA
Rajagiri Centre for Business Studies (RCBS) Cochin 70-75 4.5 LPA

Know Top participating B-schools in MAT 2021

MAT Colleges Accepting MAT Score (60-70 Percentile)

Name of College Percentile Average Placement Packages
St. Joseph Institute of Management, Bangalore 65-70 6.25 LPA
J K Business School Gurgaon 65-70 6 LPA
GITAM Hyderabad Business School Hyderabad 65-70 6 LPA
GITAM School of Business Bengaluru 65-70 3.5 LPA
Vivekanand Education VESIM Mumbai 65-70 7.11 LPA
Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan's Usha & Lakshmi Mittal Institute of Management (BULMIM) 65-70 5.75 LPA
EMPI Business school New Delhi 60-65 6.5 LPA
Jaypee Business School, Noida 60-65 7.4 LPA
CII School of Logistics, Amity University, Noida 60-65 5.5 LPA
National Institute of Financial Management (NIFM), Faridabad -Delhi NCR 60-65 6.7 LPA
Accurate Institute of Management And Technology 55-60 5 LPA
Acharya Bangalore B-School (ABBS) Bangalore 65-70 3 LPA

MAT 2021 Related Articles:


MAT 2021 FAQs

Ques. Are MAT PBT and CBT modes for June 2021 session canceled? 

Ans. AIMA had canceled MAT 2021 CBT and PBT Modes earlier due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, the candidates planning to appear for MAT 2021 June session can appear for MAT CBT & PBT modes which are scheduled to be held on June 26, 2021.

Ques. What are the MAT exam dates for IBT Mode?

Ans. MAT 2021 IBT mode is scheduled to be conducted from May 30 to June 20, 2021.

Ques. What are the best colleges in Mumbai that accept MAT Scores? 

Ans. The Best Colleges in Mumbai that accept MAT scores include SIES, IESMCRC, DSIMS, VESIM, Chetna, and so on. These colleges have cut offs higher than 65 at least, going up all the way to 85. 

Ques. What to do if OTP is not received while registering?

Ans. You need to check your spam folder of the registered email for the OTP. You cannot complete registration without it. If it is still not there, wait for a day and try to register again. This time, make sure that the right email address was used. 

Ques. For MAT 2021, is speed or accuracy more important?

Ans. AIMA suggests that accuracy is more important when it comes to MAT 2021. Since all questions are compulsory and there is negative marking for every wrong answer you have to make sure that you give answers correctly. 

Ques. What documents are required when in the exam center?

Ans. You need identity proof to verify your identity like Aadhar Card. The Invigilator will check the ID Proof in the exam center. 

Ques. What all is required in the exam center? 

Ans. Inside the exam center, you require MAT 2021 Admit Card, MAT 2021 Test Instructions, and ID Proof. You also need to carry a Blue or Black Pen. 

Ques. How much is the validity of MAT Scores? 

Ans. The validity of MAT score is 1 year. If the validity period is over and you have not sought admission, you will have to attempt again in the next session.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College.

MAT 2021 : 4 answered questions


Ques. What are the best B-schools that come under the MAT exam?

● Top Answer By Sritama Ray on 11 May 21

Ans. In India, if you aim to pursue MBA, you have to clear the Common Admission Test (CAT) with a good score. Nonetheless, many top colleges even accept MAT and the list of colleges varies each year. Few top business schools accepting MAT along with their cut-off scores are tabulated below. Business school MAT cutoff score Amity business school 620+ for MBA Christ University Bangalore 600+ for PGDM Alliance school of business, Banglore 650+ for MBA Xavier school of management (XLRI Jamshedpur) 640+ for PGDM-GMP SP Jain institute of management and research 670+ for GMBA, 700+ for MBA Few other top institutes accepting MAT scores in India are: ABES Engineering College AIMA-Centre for Management Education (PGDM) SIMSREE BIMTECH Noida ITM NAVI MUMBAI O P JINDAL DELHI Pumba Great Lakes Chennai IMI BHUBANESWAR JSS College. IBS Hyderabad Above mentioned business schools in the table are of top reputation in India. Assess each of them and opt for the best B- School for yourself.Read more
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Ques. I gave MAT exam and secured 94.2 percentile. Can anyone suggest me a few good b-schools which accepts MAT score to apply for?

● Top Answer By Sandip Pal on 10 May 21

Ans. With your MAT score, you can get into many top-rated B-Schools. Here are a few of the options that you can consider.  Below given are some of the b-schools that accept MAT scores.  B-School MAT Cut-off XIME Bangalore  80% Christ University  80% Amity Business School, Noida 80% KSOM Bhubaneswar 80% International School of Business & Media (ISB&M), Pune 80% Institute of Technology & Management (ITM), Navi Mumbai 80% Institute of Public Enterprise (IPE), Hyderabad 80% Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore 75% - 80% Jaipuria Institute of Management, Lucknow, Noida & Indore 75% Hope this helps. To know more about the institute visit the official websites.Read more
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Ques. What are the best colleges accepting MAT scores?

● Top Answer By Amit Shukla on 16 Feb 21

Ans. There are more than 1395 top B-schools in India that accept MAT scores. These colleges are known to have a decent academic and global exposure. Also recruiting companies participating in their placement programs offer generous salary packages to its students. A cooperative faculty and ROI also determines a good MBA college.  Here are some of the best colleges accepting MAT scores including their location, course fees and cut-offs. Institution Location Fees MAT Cut-off Christ University Bengaluru INR 7,97,000 Percentile 80-85 Alliance School of Business, Alliance University Bangalore INR 9,00,000 100 Amity Business School Noida INR 7,67,000 500 KIIT School of Management Bhubaneswar INR 13,60,000 600 International School of Business & Media  Pune INR 5,90,000  Percentile 80% Universal Business School Mumbai INR 8,28,000 Percentile 70% Institute of Technology & Management Navi Mumbai INR 10,45,000 Percentile 80% University of Petroleum & Energy Studies Dehradun INR 13,35,000 140 Amrita School of Business Coimbatore INR 10,60,000 Percentile 40% Indus Business School  Pune INR 3,20,000 60 % Indus Business Academy  Bengaluru INR 6,14,000 80% Jaipuria Institute of Management  Noida 6,50,000 600 International School of Management Excellence Bangalore INR 9,00,000 70% Balaji Institute of Modern Management Pune INR 8,45,000 600 Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship Bangalore INR 10,00,000 700 Institute of Finance and International Management (IFIM) Bangalore INR 12,00,000 85% Institute of Public Enterprise  Hyderabad INR 5,00,000 80% Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies (KIAMS) Pune 10.75 Lakh 60 Unitedworld School of Business Ahmedabad INR 6,50,000 450 However, there are many more colleges in India that accept MAT scores. But these are some top colleges among them.Read more
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Ques. Which is the best B school to get in using a CMAT/MAT score?

● Top Answer By Aditya Som on 02 Feb 21

Ans. CMAT, commonly known as the Common Management Aptitude Test, is a computer-based entrance exam conducted by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) for admission to MBA/PGDM courses in over 1000 B-schools across India. The duration of the exam is three hours with the question paper consisting of 100 questions from Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension, and General Awareness. You can refer to the table given below for the cutoffs released by various B schools, analyzed as per the previous year's trends. These colleges have been recommended by our mentor from Erudite Institute. Listed below are the names of the colleges and their cut offs:  Name of the College Cutoff JBIMS, Mumbai 99.99 %ile Sydenham(SIMREE), Mumbai  99.92%ile SIES Mumbai 99.8%ile MET, Mumbai 98%ile KJ Somaiya, Mumbai 97%ile Goa Institute of Management Great Lakes Institute of Management PUMBA, Pune Indira Institute of Management, Pune 95%ile  IPE Hyderabad IFMR, Chennai 90%ile  NIBM, Pune Welingkar Institute, Mumbai N.L Dalmia Institute, Mumbai 85%ile XISS Ranchi HR IMT Navi Mumbai ISME, Mumbai 80%ile  Welingkar Institute, Bangalore Soil Institute of Management NIA Pune 75%ile  ADANI Institute of Infrastructure Management 70%ile These colleges may not be Tier 1 institutions but are good B Schools that admit students on the basis of their CMAT scores. These management institutes conduct group discussions and personal interviews to select candidates for MBA/PGDM programs post declaration of CMAT exam results. The admission process of each institute is independent and according to their academic cycle.Read more
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mizna harmain
What is the minimum percentage in graduation to be finally selected for MBA?
shivangi srivastava

The basic eligibility criteria to apply for MAT 2021 is that the candidates must have completed graduation in any discipline from a recognized university. As per your query, there is no minimum percentage specified to appear for the examination. However, every institute has its own minimum percentage required to grant admission.

vikram dewan
What are the documents that must be submitted by NRI students during admission?
shivangi srivastava

For N.R.I students that are appearing for MAT 2021, the basic documents required during selection procedures or admission in any institute is the same as any Indian citizen student. You may also present certain certificates or visa, etc. if you have anything regarding your nationality. The documents are: MAT Selection 2021.

utkarsha khatri
Can I challenge the official answer key?
shivangi srivastava

Well, it is for your general reference that AIMA does not release an official answer key for MAT 2021. Therefore, if necessary you can refer to the various answer keys that are released by MAT coaching institutes before the final result declaration. You may challenge the same or get an idea of how much you are going to score.

karan rathod
Will the GD round be held online this year?
shivangi srivastava

The selection procedures vary for each B- school or institute participating in MAT 2021. Some institutes release their own merit list and call the candidates for further selection rounds like GD and PI. Whereas others conduct WAT and disregard the above mentioned rounds. So, it entirely depends on the college you wish to pursue.

vanshika chandra
Can you tell me the important topics of Indian Global Environment?
shivangi srivastava

Indian and Global Environment is one of the most dynamic sections of MAT 2021 and the questions are mostly asked from topics like business and finance, major corporate news, awards, books and authors, social and economic issues and current affairs respectively. The detailed syllabus is mentioned in the link: MAT Syllabus 2021.

Entrance exam paper syllabus
shivangi srivastava

MAT 2021 Syllabus is further divided into five sections namely: Indian and Global Environment, Data Analysis and Sufficiency, Language Comprehension, Mathematical Skills, Intelligence and Critical Reasoning respectively. The detailed syllabus is mentioned in the following link for your reference: MAT Syllabus 2021. Please go through all the important topics and study areas carefully.

neha thasale
In which colleges will I get admission after getting 2489 rank in MAT?
shivangi srivastava

There is a certain cut- off as described by each top participating college or institute to grant admission to aspiring candidates through MAT 2021. You may check the cut- off in detailed table from: MAT 2021 Cut- off. You may also input your acquired marks or percentile to gain a list of colleges accepting your admission through: MAT 2021 Rank Predictor.

During the counseling, is it compulsory to bring original marksheets or can I show online marksheets?
sinbad chongtham

You must carry all the necessary original documents during the MAT counselling session. The documents are required for verification. You can check the list of documents that are necessary at the counselling session at MAT Counselling.

sandesh kumar
Can I get the result of the exam only on the official website?
sinbad chongtham

Yes, the MAT exam results will be declared on the official website of MAT. You have to sign in using your registered email address, date of birth and password to check and download your exam result. 

While preparation of MAT, from which books should I prepare for different types of questions for all the sections?
sinbad chongtham

There are five sections in the MAT exam paper. The recommended books for each section are given below.

Language Comprehension: Verbal Ability & Comprehension for Management Entrance by Bharat Patodi and Aditya Choudhary, How to Prepare for Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for CAT by Arun Sharma and Meenakshi Upadhyay, Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis.

Mathematical Skills: How to Prepare for Quantitative Aptitude for CAT by Arun Sharma, Quantum CAT by S K Verma, Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Exams by R S Aggarwal.

Data Analysis & Sufficiency: Accredited Guide to Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency by Ananta Ashisha, Data Analysis and Interpretation by Think Tank of Kiran Prakashan, How to Prepare for Data Interpretation for CAT by Arun Sharma.

Intelligence and Critical Reasoning: Analytical and Logical Reasoning by Peeyush Bharadwaj, Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation for CAT by Nishit Sinha, A Modern Approach to Verbal Reasoning by R S Aggarwal.

Indian and Global Environment: Mega Yearbook by Disha Experts, Face to Face MAT (Past Years) by BS Sijwali, Manorama Year Book by Mammen Mathew.

kaguigay kamson
When is the last date for registration?
sinbad chongtham

The deadline for MAT 2021 registration is June 21, 2021. The admit cards will be issued on June 23, 2021. And the examination will be conducted on June 26, 2021.

What is the tentative cutoff of the exam this year?
sinbad chongtham

The MAT Cut off percentile differs from one institute to another. However, the MAT participating institutes accept a MAT score as low as 55 percentile, while some institutes accept only percentile above 80-90. You can check the detailed expected cut off at MAT 2021 Cut Off.

rohan bharti
Do I have to be present during the document verification?
sinbad chongtham

Yes, it is mandatory for you to be present at the college along with your original documents at the verification process. This is one of the most important steps in the admission process.

Is it possible that I can use the score to get admission in any private college even after all the rounds of counseling ?
sinbad chongtham

You can get admission using MAT score only to the MAT participating college. You can apply for any college if you meet the cut off. Other private colleges might accept MAT or some other examination.

preetam oinam
Can I get the details of the syllabus of the exam?
sinbad chongtham

There will be five sections in the MAT exam paper. The sections are Mathematics Skills, Language Comprehension, Data Analysis and sufficiency, Intelligence and Critical Reasoning, and Indian and Global Environment. You can check the detailed syllabus at MAT 2021 Syllabus.

mohammed najamuddin
Can I use MAT score for admission in MBA Executive course?
jaspreet kaur

Yes, you can use the MAT score to get admission to the Masters of Business Administration(MBA) Executive course.MAT score can also be used to get admission in Postgraduate diploma in management(PGDM). To know about the admission process, do visit MAT Admissions 2021. 

bhagyashri kene
Can I get admission in any management college in Gujarat on the basis of MAT score?
jaspreet kaur

Yes, you can get admission in Gujarat colleges such as Ahmedabad University, Sardar Patel University(Vallabh Vidyanagar), Snakalchand Patel university(Mehsana), and many more on the basis of MAT scores. To know more about colleges, do visit Top Gujarat Colleges accepting MAT scores 2021

laxmi mishra
Is there any possibility that I can clear the exam by self study only?
jaspreet kaur

You can clear the MAT entrance examination with self-study if you are consistent with your studies. You can refer to books about Language comprehension, Mathematics, Data analysis, Indian & Global Environment, and intelligence & critical reasoning. You can find pdf files of MAT practice papers and past year question papers here

Kindly date of application for issue UG Courses for year 2021-2022
jaspreet kaur

As per the latest updates, this year's MAT entrance examination going to be conducted in online mode because of the second wave of coronavirus in the country the application process already started in the month of May 2021. The application process closed on June 6, 2021. 

Where can I get study material for the exam online?
shivangi srivastava

You must go through the complete syllabus of MAT 2021, to cover the study areas that might come in the examination. For study materials you can refer to online books or apps that help you with preparation, or join any online coaching or seek mentor for the same. You may also search google for the topics that are mentioned in your syllabus for a detailed matter.