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MAT (December) 2018 Registration, Dates, Practice Papers and Syllabus

Updated On - October 30th 2018 by SHIVANI TIWARI

Management Aptitude Test is a national level entrance test, held for admissions to MBA/PGDM programs. As MAT Exam is held four times a year, the next session is scheduled for December 9 (offline) and December 15 (online). The offline paper will be held from 10 AM to 12.30 PM and the online paper will be conducted in multiple time-slots. Check MAT Exam Pattern

Bachelor’s degree holders can apply online at, by paying an application fee of INR 1550. From this year, All India Management Association (AIMA) has discontinued the offline registrations. MAT Registration ends on November 30 (offline) and December 7 (online) respectively.

For the top colleges, MAT Cut off 2018 is expected to touch 95+ percentile. Qualifying candidates will be called for a Written Ability Test, followed by a Group Discussion/ Personal Interview round. Read on to know more about MAT 2018 for December session.

MAT Exam Dates 2018 for December Session

EventPen-Paper based Test DateComputer-based Test Date
MAT December 2018 Registration October 5 – November 30, 2018October 5 – December 7, 2018
Release of MAT December 2018 Admit CardDecember 9, 2018December 10, 2018
MAT 2018 Exam DateDecember 9, 2018December 15, 2018
Declaration of MAT December 2018 ResultTo be notifiedTo be notified


  • Candidate can choose any ONE mode i.e.Paper Based Test (PBT) or Computer Based Test (CBT) or BOTH.
  • Candidates opting for both PBT and CBT have the benefit of selecting additional 2 Management Institutions for sending their scores, in addition to the existing option of selecting 5 Management Institutions i.e. they can select 7 Management Institutions in total.

Highlights of MAT Exam 2018

MAT Full FormMAT (Management Aptitude Test)
Conducting AuthorityAIMA (All India Management Association)
Exam LevelNational
Periodicity 4 times a year
MAT Official 
Mode of ApplicationOnline 
Mode of ExamOffline and Online
Type and Number of Questions200 Objective Type Questions
Validity of MAT Score1 year
Courses OfferedMBA/PGDM
MAT Helpdesk011-47673020 or

Trending Questions on MAT Exam

Ques. What is MAT Exam?

Ans. Management Aptitude Test, commonly known as MAT, is a national-level entrance exam. It is conducted 4 times a year (February, May, September, and December). All India Management Association (AIMA) is the body responsible for conducting MAT. The exam is conducted in both online and offline modes. The results of MAT exam are accepted by nearly 600 B-Schools in India.

Ques. Why take MAT 2018?

Ans. There are multiple benefits to appear for MAT Exam, such as the following:

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  • Certified by DNV with accreditation to RVA and Quality Council of India
  • Entrance test for recognized programmes
  • 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

Check  Why Take MAT 2018? 6 Compelling Reasons

Ques. What are the best reference books to crack MAT?

Ans. There are many books available in markets these days. But, to gain an awesome percentile, you need to make a safe choice. Thus, for MAT Preparation, go through the enlisted books which use simple yet effective language, so that all your fundamentals are cleared.

  1. Mission MBA guide by B.S. Sijwali and Tarun Goyal by Arihant
  2. MAT entrance exam with practice CD by GKP
  3. The Pearson MAT super course with CD by Pearson
  4. Study package for MAT by Arun Sharma
  5. 10 challengers MAT: 10 mock tests for MAT by Dharmendra Mittal
  6. MAT score accelerator by Disha publications
  7. MAT solved papers by Disha experts
  8. Barron’s guide for MAT by Eugene D. Jaffe
  9. MAT Entrance guide by Deepak Aggarwal

Check  How to Crack MAT 2018 without Coaching?

Ques. What is the difference between Computer-Based Test and Paper-Based Test?

Ans. Computer-Based Test means the candidate sits in front of a computer and the questions are presented on the computer monitor and the candidate submits the answers through the use of keyboard or mouse. Each computer is connected to a server, which prepares the question set and delivers it to the candidate on the computer. Computer Based Test assumes that the candidate has basic familiarity with the use of computers like use of keyboard and mouse operation. It is the responsibility of the candidate to acquire these skills before appearing in the test and AIMA cannot take responsibility for the same.

The Paper Based Test is generally offered on a single day to all candidates. Here, the candidate is supposed to bring Pen, HB-Pencils, Erasers and Sharper with him whereas the Question Paper & OMR Answer Sheet is provided at the Test Centre. 

Ques. What are the differences between CAT and MAT exam?

Ans. Some of the major differences in CAT & MAT are given below:

  • Basic Eligibility- While a candidate must secure 50% marks in Graduation to apply for CAT, there is no minimum percentage required to apply for MAT.
  • Mode of Exam- CAT is conducted online, while MAT is held in both online and offline modes on different dates.
  • Difficulty Level- Trends reveal that CAT is much tougher than MAT, though the syllabus remains the same for both the exams, with an additional section of General knowledge in MAT.
  • Conducting Body- CAT is conducted by an IIM on a rotational basis, while MAT is organized by AIMA.
  • Periodicity of Exam- While CAT is conducted once a year, MAT is organised 4 times a year.
  • Colleges- CAT Score is accepted by Tier I institutes and B-Schools including IIMs. On the other hand, MAT is accepted by Tier II institutes and B-Schools. Read Key Differences between MAT & CAT

Eligibility Conditions for MAT 2018

  • Graduation in any discipline or an equivalent recognized degree.
  • Final year students can apply on a provisional basis. 
  • Prior work experience is not mandatory. 
  • No specific limit on age.
  • No restriction on the number of attempts.

The table provided below depicts the minimum marks required by a candidate to crack MAT December 2018:

CategoryMinimum Percentage
Scheduled Caste15%
Scheduled Tribe7.5%
PH Candidates3%

Read More MAT Eligibility Criteria

MAT Online Registration 2018

Completing MAT Registration primarily involves 3 steps – Filling Application Form, Uploading Photograph & Signature and Payment of MAT Exam Fee. Here is how you can register for MAT in online mode:

how to apply for mat 2018

  1. Visit MAT official website i.e.
  2. Click on “Apply for MAT December 2018 button to navigate to the registration page of MAT.
  3. Enter your name, mobile number, date of birth and email id to register. 
  1. Fill MAT Application Form using your personal and academic details.
  2. Upload scanned images i.e., colored passport size recent photograph and signature adhere to the prescribed format. Check  MAT 2018 Photo Size, Dimension, Format and Other Details
  3. Pay the stipulated MAT exam fee using either Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking or Demand Draft.
  4. Recheck all the information and submit the form.

MAT Application Fee for December Session

  • The fee for MAT Exam can be paid through Credit card/debit card, net banking, demand draft or cash payment.
  • Candidate can opt for both the tests i.e. PBT and CBT by paying an extra fee of INR 1100 in addition to INR1550.
  • There is no fee concession for the reserved category.
  • In case a candidate has chosen Demand Draft, he has to make a DD in favor of “All India Management Association” payable at Delhi.
  • The DD should reach the following address on or before the last day of submission of MAT Application Form-
Manager - MAT
All India Management Association
Management House, 14, Institutional Area,
Lodhi Road, New Delhi - 110003

MAT Application Form Correction

  • It may be possible that some of the candidates entered incorrect details due to lack of proper information or documents.
  • AIMA does not allow correction in MAT December Application Form.
  • However, for any further questions, you can contact them on 011-47673020 or

Other Top Management Exams in India

  • CAT 2018 – IIM Calcutta has scheduled the exam for November 25

  • GMAT 2018 – Registration runs throughout the year

  • XAT 2018 – XLRI Jamshedpur has scheduled the exam for January 6

  • NMAT 2018 – Exam is scheduled for October 4 to December 17

MAT (December) Admit Card 2018

  • The admit card of MAT Dec 2018 will be available on December 9 (for PBT) and December 10 (for CBT).
  • Separate admit cards are issued for online and offline exams.
  • It contains details such as the language of paper, exam center, date & time slot of the exam, roll number and photo of the candidate.
  • In case of any discrepancy observed in MAT 2018 Admit Card, candidates should immediately contact the official authority. 

How to Download MAT Admit Card?

Students can follow these simple steps to download the admit card:

  1. Visit the official website of AIMA
  2. A new page will be opened on the screen.
  3. Enter any two details- Application Number, Date of Birth and Name.
  4. Click on “Submit” button.
  5. The admit card will be displayed on the screen.
  6. Candidates are suggested to take printout of the admit card for further use.

MAT Exam Centers 2018 

  • AIMA has released the list of MAT Exam Centers. The centers enlist the names of the cities where the exam will be conducted at multiple centers.
  • MAT exam in offline mode is held in 51 cities, as compared to the computer-based test which is conducted in 12 cities across the country.
  • MAT Exam is also conducted in Dubai and Singapore
  • While filling MAT Application Form, candidates are advised to select an exam center according to their preference.
  • AIMA will preferably try to allot the chosen MAT Exam Centers filled by the candidates in the application form. The venue of exam center and instructions will be mentioned on the Admit Card.

Exam Pattern for MAT 2018

  • AIMA has not reported any changes in the exam pattern of MAT 2018.
  • MAT will be conducted in both online and offline modes. However, MAT Exam Pattern will remain the same.
  • The paper pattern of MAT Exam describes the section-wise distribution of questions, marks, duration, etc. This will give you a fair idea about the nature of questions.

Here are the key highlights of MAT Exam Pattern:

Highlights of MAT Exam Pattern
Mode of examOnline and offline
Nature of questionsObjective
Total number of questions200
Number of sections5 (Data Analysis & Sufficiency, Language Comprehension, Intelligence & Critical Reasoning, Mathematical Skills and Indian & Global Environment.)
Exam duration2 hours 30 minutes
Marking scheme

For each correct answer- +1 marks

For each incorrect answer- -¼ marks

Check  MAT 2018 Mock Paper by CollegeDunia

Here is the section-wise exam pattern in MAT:

mat exam pattern

SectionNumber of QuestionsTime Suggested (In Minutes)Marks Allotted
Language Comprehension403040
Mathematical Skills404040
Data Analysis & Sufficiency403540
Intelligence and Critical Reasoning403040
Indian and Global Environment401540
Note: There is no section-time limit and thus, you can move back and forth between sections.
Rohit RanjanGrima lalBikramjit Das

MAT Paper Analysis 2018 (February)

  • Overall, the paper was of moderate difficulty level and an attempt of 105 to 120 questions can be considered as a good attempt.
  • A few questions in Indian & Global Environment section turned trickier and time-consuming.
  • The Data Analysis & Sufficiency section was a bit tricky.

Here is a section-wise analysis of MAT Feb 2018:

SectionTotal QuestionsLevel of DifficultyApproximate time taken (in mins)
Language Comprehension40Moderate25-30
Intelligence and Critical reasoning40Moderate22-26
Mathematical skills40Moderate to Difficult25-28
Data analysis and sufficiency40Quite tough20-25
Indian and Global environment40Easy to moderate17-22

Read MAT Paper Analysis

Important Topics for MAT (December) 2018

  • The syllabus for MAT contains questions of graduation level. It is designed to test a candidate’s General Aptitude.
  • MAT Syllabus is divided into 5 sections- Language Comprehension, Mathematical Skills, Intelligence and Critical Reasoning, Data Analysis & Sufficiency and Indian and Global Environment.

Here are some of the most important topics in MAT Exam:

Mathematical SkillsData Analysis & SufficiencyIntelligence & Critical ReasoningLanguage ComprehensionIndian & Global Environment
GeometryGraphsCritical ReasoningVerbal ReasoningGeography
Arithmetic ProgressionColumn GraphsVisual ReasoningSyllogismsCurrent Affairs
Installment PaymentsBar GraphsAssumption-Premise-ConclusionContextual usageBusiness
Ratios and ProportionsLine ChartsAssertion and reasonsAnalogiesMajor corporate events
Arithmetic MeanPie ChartsStatements and assumptionsSentence completionScience
LogarithmGraphs representing AreaMatrix arrangementsIdiomsSocial issues
Work and TimeVenn DiagramCoding and DecodingSentence CorrectionInternational organizations


MAT Mock Test 2018

MAT Question Paper often gives surprises to the test-takers. To your rescue, CollegeDunia has studied the previous years’ papers and came up with a model question paper of MAT 2018. The questions are based on previous year papers. MAT Mock Test will help students learn about the exam pattern, structure, level of difficulty etc. This mock paper will surely help you in your preparation and ace the exam. 

How to Download MAT Mock Test?

Given below are some easy steps to download CAT Question Papers by Collegedunia:

  1. Click on link for MAT Mock Test 2018
  2. A pdf file will open
  3. Download the sample paper for practice

Top MAT Coaching Centers

There can be several reasons for not clearing MAT Exam, like, not having the proper study material, improper guidance, or lack of preparation etc. To overcome all these problems, the role of MAT coaching centres comes into play. With the help of guidance from an expert present in coaching centre, students can easily get into top MAT colleges.

CityCoaching Center

Teachwell Professional Studies Institute Pvt. Ltd.


Smart Prep Education Pvt. Ltd.


Erudite Education




Career Launcher India Ltd.


Global Smart Infotech & Education


IMS Test Preparation


Infocation – A unit of Nices


Elite IIT


IMS Learning Resources Pvt. Ltd.

Check more  MAT Coaching Centers

MAT 2018 Result & Scorecard

  • The result of MAT December session will be announced tentatively in January 2019
  • MAT Scorecards will be available at the official website of AIMA. They will not be sent via post/ checked via SMS.
  • MAT Score is valid for 1 year only.
  • MAT Score is acceptable even to certain other Institutes for considering admission of candidates for Post Graduate Degree / Diploma programmes, besides the above Institutes, subject to specific cut-off marks and other admission parameters.
  • Nearly 600 B-Schools in India accept MAT December Result.

How to Check MAT 2018 Result?

MAT Result for December session will be announced on the official website of AIMA. Keep handy your roll number, application form number and password to check the same. Steps to check MAT result are as follows:

  1. Visit the official website of AIMA at
  2. Under the Quick Links Tab, select MAT Result

MAT result 2018

  1. A log-in screen will open.
  2. Enter your roll number, form number and month of test
  3. Click Submit to view your MAT Scorecard
  4. Download Result for future reference

MAT Score Card

Read  MAT 2018 Score Calculation & Composite Score

MAT Result on SMS

MAT Result can also be checked via SMS. Write the issued Form No. and DOB (ddmmyy) to 54242.

  • For e.g.: MATS 200193 030992 to 54242

Applying to MAT Participating Colleges

Candidates have to apply to MAT Colleges before or after the exam for which they want to take the admission. They can apply for the 5 colleges. For applying to the colleges, follow the given below procedure:

  1. Visit MAT official website
  2. Click on the link for the applying in colleges
  3. Enter the Registration Number and DOB
  4. Click on submit button
  5. Apply for the colleges
  6. Save the form

Note: Candidates opting for both PBT and CBT have the benefit of selecting additional 2 Management Institutions for sending their scores, in addition to existing option of selecting 5 Management Institutions i.e. they can select 7 Management Institutions in total.

sending mat score to additional college

Expected MAT Cut off 2018

  • MAT Cut Off will be announced by AIMA in December 2018.
  • It is expected that MAT cut off will go high this year. The reason behind the high cut off is the number of candidates appearing for the exam, level of difficulty of the exam and reservation norms. These are some of the factors that affect MAT Cut Off.
  • The participating institutes release their separate category-wise cutoffs.
  • Candidates shortlisted on the basis of MAT Cut Off proceed towards the pre-admission rounds (Group Discussion (GD), Personal Interview (PI) and Written Ability Test (WAT)) of the participating B-Schools. 
  • Candidates fulfilling the minimum cutoff criteria can apply using their MAT Score card. It can be downloaded from MAT official website.

Given below is the Expected MAT Cut Off for December 2018 session based on previous year cut off trends:

B-SchoolsExpected MAT 2018 Cutoff Scores
Xavier Institute of Management & Entrepreneurship700
Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad650
Balaji Institute of Modern Management, Pune600
PSG Institute of Management, Coimbatore600
Amity Business School, Noida500
Alliance School of Business, Bangalore500
IFIM Business School500
Acharya Institute of Management & Sciences500
VIT University500
SRM school and SRM University500
Jaipuria Institute of Management400

MAT (December) Counselling 2018

  • After the declaration of the result, MAT Counselling rounds are conducted for admission to MBA and PGDM programs in the participating colleges.
  • Candidates can find the counseling notification on the official website of AIMA at as well as on the college’s respective website.
  • They are allotted seats in the colleges based on their scores in MAT exam.
  • Registration for online counselling is important in order to participate in it on the provided date.
  • Submission of counselling fee should be done online.
  • Candidates can also apply for offline counselling. In this, the candidates need to report at the allocated reporting centre.
  • At the time of MAT Counselling, it is essential to bring all your documents such as admit card, rank card, original certificates, caste certificates if any and at least6 passport size black and white and color photographs.

MAT Colleges

More than 600 colleges in India accept the scores of MAT Exam. List of some of the MAT Colleges is given below:

Name of the Institute
Asia Pacific Institute of ManagementEMPI Institutions
IILM Institute for Higher EducationIMM-FOSTIIMA Business School
Fortune Institute of International BusinessInternational Institute of Health Management Research
International Management CentreNew Delhi Institute of Management
Bhavan's Usha & Lakshmi Mittal Institite of ManagementChitkara University
Accurate Institute of Advanced ManagementChandigarh University

MAT 2018 FAQs

Ques. How to get into management colleges using MAT exam?

Ans. MAT exam Score is accepted by nearly 600 B-Schools. Admission to MBA/PGDM programs in these colleges is made with the help of MAT Result. Candidates can apply in any 5 MAT Collegesby following the below steps: 1. Visit the official website 2. Click on the link for the applying in colleges 3. Enter the Registration Number and DOB 4. Click on submit button 5. Apply for the colleges 6. Save the form

Ques. Is it possible to crack MAT exam without coaching?

Ans. Yes, definitely! MAT is relatively easier than other management entrance exams. Practicing a number of MAT Sample Papers at home should suffice. They will give you a fair idea about the paper pattern and syllabus.

Ques. How many Management Institutes participate in MAT? Do they keep on changing or remain the same? Is there a same admission criterion for each & every Institute? Are they recognized, by AICTE?

Ans. The number of participating MI’s may vary. The number of MI’s keeps on changing from test to test. Admission criteria for every institute are different. All MIs participating in MAT are either AICTE, DEC approved, University affiliated College, University Department. For further information, you may contact the MIs/Universities of your choice. The list of various MIs/Universities is available in MAT bulletin along with the admission notification. It may be worthwhile to go through the brochure of the MIs for detailed information.

Ques. When is the MAT exam held?

Ans. MAT is held four times in a year: February, May, September and December.

Ques. How can I apply for MAT exam?

Ans. To get an application form, the candidates will have to pay the application fee of INR 1,200 which can be paid through Credit or Debit Card (ATM Card), Demand Draft and in Cash.

Ques. How many times is MAT conducted in a year?

Ans. MAT is usually conducted 4 times in a year. The minimum qualification for appearing in MAT exam is graduation in any discipline from any recognized University or equivalent recognized degree.

Ques. I am in the final year of my graduation, can I apply?

Ans. Yes. A final year student in any undergraduate program (B.A. /B.Sc. / B.Com. /B.Tech. etc.) can write MAT but admission to such candidate will be granted on a provisional basis.

Ques. What is the mode of test?

Ans. Candidate can choose any ONE Test I.E; Paper Based Test (PBT or Computer Based Test (CBT) or Both the Tests i.e: PBT & CBT Note: Candidate can opt for both the tests i.e. PBT and CBT by paying an extra fee of INR 1100 in addition to INR 1550. Candidates opting for both PBT and CBT will have the benefit of selecting additional 2 Management Institutions for sending their scores in addition to existing option of selecting 5 Management Institutions i.e. they can select 7 Management Institutions in total.

Ques. What are the test dates and timings of the test?

Ans. Admission criteria for every institute are different. All MIs participating in MAT are either AICTE, DEC approved, University affiliated College, University Department.

Ques. What is the Registration Fee?

Ans. Register online at website link: with Credit Card/Debit Card (ATM Card) or Net Banking. For PBT or CBT : INR 1550 and for both PBT and CBT : INR 2650.

Ques. What is the validity of MAT score?

Ans. The validity of the MAT score is for that particular session for most MI’s is one year.

Ques. Do we get a separate Admit Card for appearing in MAT?

Ans. All provisionally registered candidates can download their Admit Card from AIMA website link: 7 days before the Paper Based Test date. No separate special card is issued.

Ques. What all details will the admit card contain?

Ans. Admit Card would be having Candidate Name, Form No, Roll NO, Test Date, Test Time and Test Venue Address. Candidate has to strictly follow the date and time allotted to them in the case of Computer Based Test. This Admit Card contains Test Centre Address with Center Code, Form No. and Roll no of the test.

Ques. Is there any age bar for it? Any Job experience required to appear in MAT?

Ans. There is no age bar. Job experience is not necessary.

Ques. What is the nature of MAT test?

Ans. It is an objective type test with multiple-choice answers. The test is designed to measure a person’s general aptitudes as the following table indicates:

Section No.Section No. of QuestionsTime Suggested (Minutes)
Language Comprehension4030
Mathematical Skills4040
Data Analysis and Sufficiency4035
Intelligence and Critical Reasoning4030
Indian and Global Environment4015
Total200 questions150 minutes

Ques. How to get the MAT Score Card?

Ans. The Score Card is put on the AIMA website during last week of the month of the test. Candidate can download their score card Form AIMA website link:

Ques. How much time does it take to complete the program?

Ans. The Full-time MAT Program is a yearlong program that starts in June and is full-time for four quarters. The Two-Year MAT Program begins in December and runs for a total of seven academic quarters.

Ques. What tests are required for licensure and completion of the MAT degree?

Ans. There are three testing categories which must be met for a Preliminary Teaching License and for the MAT degree: 1) Basic Skills 2) Subject Knowledge and 3) Civil Rights.

Ques. What happens if I don't complete all prerequisite courses before the program begins?

Ans. For the Full-Time MAT Program, you must complete all prerequisite courses before the program begins or you will not be allowed to enter the program. However, you can begin the Two-Year MAT Program without having completed all prerequisite coursework as long as it is finished by the end of spring quarter of the first year of the program. All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C- or better.

Ques. Will I be able to work if I am in the Two-Year MAT Program?

Ans. Yes, the Two-Year Program was designed to meet the needs and schedule of the working professional.

Ques. What happens if my GPA isn't high enough?

Ans. If your GPA during your last 90 quarter or 60 semester hours was below a 3.0, we encourage you to still apply. You must provide a written statement explaining why your GPA was low. You might also consider taking additional courses to help boost your GPA while also strengthening your background.

Ques. Will I be able to work while I am in the Full-time MAT Program?

Ans. Working is not encouraged in the full-time program. You will be taking a full load of classes and spending time working in a public school classroom. There is a substantial amount of written work assigned to each class plus preparation for your public school assignment. In short, it is a very demanding program and requires a high level of commitment.

Ques. How much does the program cost?

Ans. You will need to check with the Financial Aid Office and Business Services to determine the cost of the program. Tuition and fees are listed on the Enrollment Service Center's pages.

Ques. Is Financial Aid available for part-time graduate students?

Ans. Yes, as a graduate student you must be enrolled in at least six credits per quarter. In the Two-Year MAT Program you will be enrolled in at least six credits per quarter. You will need to check with the Financial Aid Office in order to determine whether or not you qualify for aid that is based on need.

Ques. Can I earn two endorsements for the Middle and High school levels during the MAT program?

Ans. If you wish to pursue two endorsements during the program, you must meet all prerequisites for both endorsements.

Ques. I just want to be an ESOL teacher. In order to receive an ESOL endorsement, do I have to complete the entire MAT program first?

Ans. Yes. The ESOL/Bilingual endorsement is an add-on endorsement which means you must first have a teaching license before you can add the ESOL/Bilingual endorsement.

Ques. What are the possibilities of getting jobs after graduation?

Ans. Nationally, teachers are in high demand. Most of our graduates have been able to find jobs in their field. Factors such as location, subject area, and school financing all play an important role in the job market.

Ques. I have completed my graduation from Science stream, am I eligible to apply for the test?

Ans. Yes. A candidate should have done graduation in any discipline from any recognized university or should have an equivalent recognized degree.

Ques. Which all Institutes will offer admission on the basis of MAT entrance examination score?

Ans. The number of participating Member Institutes vary. The numbers of management institutes accepting MAT score keeps on changing from test to test.

Ques. Is MAT held all over the country what about a person living abroad? Can he/she apply for it?

Ans. MAT is conducted in all major cities in the country only.

Ques. I have selected paper based test, will I get a separate Admit Card?

Ans. Specific admit card will be allotted to the candidates opted for paper-based test and computer-based test. Candidates opted for online test, strictly have to follow the date and time allotted to them.

Ques. Is there any age restriction required to appear in the examination?

Ans. There is no age bar. A candidate has to fulfill the eligibility criteria to appear in the examination.

Ques. What are the courses I can opt for after MAT?

Ans. Candidate can opt for admission into PGDM/or any equivalent programs offered by AIMA or any other Member Institute.

Ques. How the MAT entrance examination will be structured?

Ans. MAT is an objective type test with multiple choice questions. The test is designed to check a candidate’s general aptitude. The questions in the test will be asked from the following sections - • Language Comprehension • Mathematical Skills • Data Analysis and Sufficiency • Intelligence and Critical Reasoning • Indian and Global Environment

Ques. When is the MAT result announced?

Ans. The result of MAT is declared in the last week of the month in which it is conducted.

Ques. I have lost my score card of MAT, what should I do?

Ans. The candidates who have lost their score card can get a duplicate score card by following the below procedure:

  • A hand written application requesting for a duplicate score card.
  • Photocopy of the lower half of the admit card, which was handed to you at the exam centre duly signed by the invigilator or some Govt. ID proof.
  • Self-addressed envelope having: o Size of 24 cms X 12 cms (approx.) o Candidate address in capital o Affix a Postage stamp of INR 40 Candidates have to send the documents to the address:

Manager - CMS All India Management Association Management House14,

Industrial Area Lodhi Road,

New Delhi -110003

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


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Sangita Adak

my mat sept 2018 score is 516.50 and percentile is 41.87 and my 10th percentage is 85%,12 th percentage 77 % and graduation( science engineering) percentage 72.5%can you please tell me that can i get admission in b-schools in delhi like NDIM tughlakabad,FIIB vasant vihar,JIMS rohini?

03 Nov, 2018 00:20
Akansha Expert

Hi Sangita, You may please visit to the JIMS university for getting the Admission eligibility or procedure.

03 Nov, 2018 11:21
deepti sharma

What is the gmat cut off

10 May, 2018 22:01
Garima Bansal

Hi Deepti, To get cutoff details you may check this link:- Cutoff

22 Jun, 2018 14:29

When do we need to apply for the respective colleges through MAT May 2018 , before the exam or after acquiring the result.

08 Apr, 2018 12:06
Sakshi Garg Expert

Hi Anagha, You need to apply for the respective colleges through MAT May 2018 After getting the result.

08 Apr, 2018 14:55
Nitya kaushik

I have a mat score of 695. Is there any chance of getting PUMBA?

28 Mar, 2018 12:36
Bhawna Vedwal

Yes, You can get admission in PUMBA as PUMBA's cutoff score is 600

04 Jun, 2018 11:45
Sravika Reddy

I am appearing for MAY MAT 2018.Can I get an admission in 2018-2019 batch?

24 Mar, 2018 00:41
Bhawna Vedwal

NO because MAT conducted in 2018 is for getting admission for next session of 2019.

06 Jun, 2018 13:23

Ma'am I attempt mhcet but I didn't good score now I will give mat may exam am I eligible for cap round

22 Mar, 2018 10:28
Bhawna Vedwal

Its depend on how much you score. If you score well then you will be eligible for CAP round. For more information you can check result page with this link : Result

05 Jun, 2018 16:42
utkarsh pandey

I got composite score of 588,can I apply?

10 Mar, 2018 10:59
Bhawna Vedwal

Yes, You can apply for Counselling process

29 May, 2018 11:26
Deepali Rana


06 Mar, 2018 00:20
Bhawna Vedwal

MAT is conducted 4 times in a year. MAT Registration 2018 (May) is closed now. The last date to apply is May 2, 2018 (for PBT) and May 12, 2018 (for CBT). Candidates with a Bachelor’s degree can apply online at, by paying an application fee of INR 1550. From this year onwards, All India Management Association (AIMA) has discontinued the offline registrations.

28 May, 2018 12:41
Mayank Yadav

I Got 579.5 in MAT feb 2018 ... Is There any chances for bimtech?

05 Mar, 2018 11:18
Bhawna Vedwal

MAT Cutoff rank for BIMTECH ranges above 75

28 May, 2018 11:54
ashish khatri

MAT FEB 2018 composite score 668.5, 88.29 percentile, X- CGPA- 9, XII-70.83% , GRADUATION- 60% EXP-0. any good colleges to pursue MBA?

26 Feb, 2018 22:07
Bhawna Vedwal

Hello Ashish, You can get admission into top B-Schools like PUMBA, IFIM Business school, VIT University. To get more information regarding colleges according to your score you can use this link : Cutoff

25 May, 2018 10:44

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