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MAT 2021 IBT Mode Registration (Open), Exam Dates (Revised), Eligibility, Admit Card, Mock Test and Result

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Urvashi Singhal

Exams Prep Master | Updated On - May 3, 2021

MAT IBT mode i.e. Internet-Based Test is conducted by AIMA. MAT 2021 IBT mode May-June session examination schedule has been revised by AIMA. The authority has increased the number of examination days from 3 to 7. The exam will now be conducted from May 30 to June 13, 2021Click here to apply for MAT 2021

Candidates can take Internet Based Test from the comfort of their homes keeping in mind the pandemic situation going on across the nation. MAT Admit Card 2021 for IBT mode will be released from May 28 to June 10 as per the date of examination for which a candidate has opted. Check MAT Admit Card 2021

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The candidate will be under the eyes of the invigilators to avoid cheating, the candidates who will opt for this mode of examinations are required to be equipped with a computer system enabled with webcam and internet facilities to appear for IBT mode. Check MAT IBT mode guidelines

MAT 2021 Exam Dates: IBT May-June

Last Date for Registration Issue of Admit Card IBT Test Date Slots
May 27, 2021 May 28, 2021 May 30, 2021 10.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
May 29, 2021 May 30, 2021 June 2, 021 10.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
May 31, 2021 June 1, 2021 June 4, 2021 10.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
June 2, 2021 June 3, 2021 June 6, 2021 10.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
June 4, 2021 June 5, 2021 June 8, 2021 10.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
June 6, 2021 June 7, 2021 June 10, 2021 10.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
June 9, 2021 June 10, 2021 June 13, 2021 10.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm

MAT 2021 IBT Mode September Dates

MAT 2021 will be conducted for its third shift in the month of September 2021. AIMA will release the official dates soon on the university website. Candidates are advised to check the website for further notice.

Events Dates(Tentative)
MAT application form 2021 release date First week of July 2021
Last date to fill MAT 2021 application form August 2021
MAT 2021 admit card release date Last week of August 2021
MAT 2021 exam date First week of September 2021
MAT 2021 result declaration date October 2021

MAT 2021 IBT Mode December Dates

The last session of MAT 2021 will be conducted by All India Management Association in the month of December 2021. AIMA will release the official dates soon on the university website. Candidates are advised to check the website for further notice.

Events Dates(Tentative)
MAT application form 2021 release date First week of October 2021
Last date to fill MAT 2021 application form November 2021
MAT admit card 2021 release date Last week of November 2021
MAT 2021 exam date Second and Third week of December 2021
MAT 2021 result declaration date January 2022

MAT 2021 IBT Mode February Dates

All India Management Association has conducted MAT 2021 February session successfully. 

Sr No. IBT Test Date Slots Last Date for Registration Issue of Admit Card
1 March 8, 2021 10.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
March 4, 2021 March 5, 2021
2 March 9, 2021 10.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
March 5, 2021 March 6, 2021
3 March 10, 2021 10.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
March 6, 2021 March 7, 2021
4 March 11, 2021 10.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
March 7, 2021 March 8, 2021
5 March 13, 2021 10.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
March 9, 2021 March 10, 2021
6 March 18, 2021 10.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
March 14, 2021 March 15, 2021
7 March 20, 2021 10.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
March 16, 2021 March 17, 2021

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Why Should You Appear for MAT IBT Mode?

  • AIMA next year will be conducting the IBT exam so that students can sit at homes and still give the exam.
  • The current situation in which we have to follow social distancing and stay at homes during the lockdown.
  • MAT 2021 IBT test gives the flexibility to the students to give the exam from their respective homes and be safe at the same time.
  • MAT 2021 scorecard is accepted by more than 600 B-Schools across India. Around 350 institutes are registered under AIMA that accept the MAT 2021 score for admissions.
  • More than 250 institutes are there which are not registered but still accept MAT 2021 score for admissions. A lot of premier B-Schools have high cut-offs and candidates can secure admissions in them.
  • All the institutes which accept the MAT 2021 score will declare individual cut-offs. The general range of MAT 2021 cut-off for all the good B-Schools goes to 80+ MAT 2021 percentile.

How MAT 2021 IBT Mode will be conducted?

  • The candidates will be giving exams online in this mode.
  • Candidates will be required to log in using credentials and verify themselves first. In this mode of testing, the candidates will be proctored remotely using AI (artificial intelligence) tools as well as remote human proctoring.
  • It will be different from traditional modes where the candidates are being proctored in the test room under a controlled environment.

How MAT IBT Mode will be invigilated?

  • MAT IBT will also be proctored online. It is already mentioned that candidates who are found to be contravening the pre-specified behavioural norms would be warned at first and if found repeating, they may be disqualified.
  • The details on the exam will be released shortly by AIMA on their official website. The candidates are requested to keep visiting the website regularly for current updates.

Read How to Prepare for MAT 2021?

IBT Mode Requirements

Requirements for MAT 2021 IBT Mode

MAT IBT 2021 test will have certain requirements related to the specifications of computer and internet requirements. Though it will not be too difficult for people having an internet connection at their homes.

There will be following things you should keep an eye on before MAT 2021 IBT test:

  • Prefer a processor with 4 GB installed memory
  • Free memory of 1 GB
  • Free disk space should be 2 GB
  • Adapter of 1024x768 resolution
  • Webcam-Logitech C270, C210, C170 and Microsoft VX800 are preferred 

IBT Step Wise Guide

Step Wise Guide to Appear for MAT 2021 IBT Mode

Step 1: Launch Test

  • Visit the official website of MAT 2021 mat.aima.in
  • Navigate to Launch Test Button
  • The test will start in a separate window
  • Depending on installation of MSB in the system, a redirected screen will open

Step 2: Select Appropriate Option

  • In case the system of the candidate is not installed with MSB they have to download it.
  • Otherwise, students can proceed to take the test
  • There is no need to download MSB from any outside source, option to download will be available on the screen.

Step 3: MSB Installation Steps

  • An agreement screen will appear stating End User License Terms
  • Agree to the terms and conditions and click on Install option
  • Once MSB is downloaded, open file to install.
  • When installation is completed, MSB browser icon will be displayed on candidate’s computer screen.

Step 4: Start Test on MSB

  • Click on launch test on the MSB browser
  • A popup dialogue window will appear asking to open MSB-click on ok option
  • Again a screen will appear asking to close the unrequired application on your computer
  • Apps like Skype, Web browsers are considered unrequired, proceed to ok button after closing applications.
  • MSB will ask to share the microphone and camera permission to be granted to proceed with the test.
  • Details like valid email address, name, date of birth, contact number and country are to be filled

Step 5: Submission of Snapshot

  • Candidates are required to provide a snapshot of their face and identity proof.
  • Step 1 involved face snapshot whereas step 2 involves ID snapshot.
  • Make sure while taking a snapshot the room is lightened enough to avoid any blur or darkness.
  • Review the picture before submitting the snapshot
  • Authorisation process will be carried out after that, this can take 2-3 minutes.
  • In case snapshot submitted are not clear, candidates will be asked again to submit the images.

Step 6: Test Guidelines

  • Candidates will be intimidated that their test will be monitored, approval for which is mandatory to proceed with the test.
  • An image will be displayed stating use of every tab on the screen
  • Go through these guidelines carefully for a hassle-free experience
  • Once the test is completed click on Finish Test option.

IBT Mock Test

MAT 2021 IBT Mock Test

Below mentioned are the steps to register for mock test 2021:

  • Visit official AIMA MAT website mat.aima.in and navigate to mock test registration tab
  • Or directly open mat.aima.in/ibtmocktest/register-online url
  • Mention the details asked- Full name, valid and functioning email address
  • Create a password with at least 8 characters including numerals and special characters.
  • Confirm the password once more and mention state you belong to
  • Tick on the accreditation that you agree with the terms and condition
  • Click on “Take MAT IBT Mode Mock Test” on the homepage, enter email id and password and appear for the test.

Direct Link to Take MAT 2021 IBT Mock Test


MAT 2021 IBT Mode Application Process

Registration process for MAT 2021 IBT Mode is the same as PBT and CBT mode in MAT 2021. Below are the steps to fill the MAT 2021 application form:

  • Visit the official website of AIMA mat.aima.in
  • Candidates have to register and create a User ID and password to login successfully.
  • Candidates have to log in with respective credentials and then will have to select the mode of the exam, test city choice, mode of payment and then process the payment.
  • The payment can only be done via online methods (Credit/Debit card/ Net Banking)
  • Candidates have to upload the scanned copy of the photograph (20-150KB) and signature (20-150KB)
  • Candidates have to choose preferred colleges out of the list of participating colleges mentioned under MAT 2020 exam.
  • Click ‘Submit’ and complete the final submission.
  • You can download the registration for future reference.
  • Download Complete MAT Registration Guide

MAT 2021 IBT Mode Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria for MAT 2021 IBT mode is the same as other offline and online mode exams. The candidates must fulfil the below-mentioned parameters before applying for the test.

  • Candidates must have completed their graduation
  • Candidates pursuing their final year of graduation (in any discipline) can also apply for MAT 2021
  • There is no age limit to appear for MAT 2021
  • Candidates should have an internet-based computer for giving the exam. The specifications will be released by AIMA shortly and the students can give exams by sitting at home.

MAT IBT Exam Pattern 2021

MAT IBT 2021 exam will be conducted in both online, offline and internet-based mode by AIMA. Candidates will be able to take the exam from their homes and they can appear for the remotely proctored internet-based test (IBT). The candidates can choose any of the modes or both while filling the application form.

  • As per the MAT exam pattern, the exam will have a total of 200 multiple-choice questions (MCQs).
  • The exam will be divided into 5 sections and will have a total time duration of 150 minutes (2.5 hours).
  • MAT IBT test will have the same exam pattern as earlier.
Section No. of Questions
Data Analysis and Sufficiency 40
Language Comprehension 40
Intelligence and Critical Reasoning 40
Mathematical Skills 40
Indian and Global Environment 40

Check MAT 2021 Exam Pattern


MAT IBT 2021 Syllabus

There are no changes for MAT 2021 syllabus. There are a total of five sections each having 40 questions as usual. The details are mentioned below.

  • Language Comprehension: Reading Comprehension, Grammar, Odd one out, Verbal Reasoning, Antonyms, Analogies, Idioms, Sentence completion & correction etc.
  • Data Analysis and Sufficiency: Graphs, Pie Charts, Puzzles, Tables, Venn diagrams etc.
  • Mathematical Skills: Number System, Functions, Algebra, Ratio & Proportion, Averages, Geometry, Time & Speed etc.
  • Intelligence and Critical Reasoning: Verbal Ability, Family tree, Coding & Decoding, Effect & Cause, Sequencing, Mathematical reasoning etc.
  • Indian and Global Environment: General Knowledge, Current Affairs, Politics, Science, History, Geography, Business etc.
  • Marking Scheme: Each question carries one mark. Also, 0.25 marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer. No marks for a blank answer.

Check Detailed MAT 2021 Syllabus


Tips for appearing in MAT 2021 IBT Mode

  • You do not have to be a computer expert but generally developing interest will be helpful.
  • While giving the IBT model paper, do not be in a hurry, let the page boot and then start answering the questions.
  • Excessive clicking and instructions can make computer processes slow.
  • To make yourself familiar with the internet-based test process opt for online test series in the same format-official mock test released by AIMA will be helpful in this.
  • Always save while marking options, in case the system does not save your answers automatically.
  • Technical glitch often happens, do not panic, wait for the system to cope up itself.

IBT Mode FAQs

MAT 2021 IBT Mode FAQs

Ques. What is the advantage of Internet Based Test over PBT/CBT?

Ans. The candidate will be able to give the exam from the comfort of heir home with just the internet connection that will work eventually. Due to the nationwide pandemic it’s better to maintain social distancing and thus opt for IBT.

Ques. Do I have to keep my webcam open throughout the examination?

Ans. Yes, the candidate concerned will have to keep the webcam open to avoid the chances of cheating and any malpractice.

Ques. Can a candidate take MAT IBT from their Mobile Phones with internet connection?

Ans. No, it is necessary to have a computer system either desktop or laptop with a functioning webcam and mic. It is not allowed by AIMA to take the remote proctored test from gadgets like mobile phones or tablets.

Ques. What should be done in case of power cut/failure while giving MAT IBT?

Ans. MAT IBT is designed on auto save mode, in case there is a power cut or computer system of the candidates shuts down due to any other reason, they can resume the test following the same steps as done earlier. Test can be resumed from the same question number where left. Though such activities are highly monitored and should not be used for cheating purposes.

Ques. Can I use a calculator or mobile phone during the exam?

Ans. No, candidates are not allowed any electronic device like mobile or calculator during the test. In case candidates are found using any unfair means they will be debarred from the test.aNo, candidates are not allowed any electronic device like mobile or calculator during the test. In case candidates are found using any unfair means they will be debarred from the test.

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

Comments


13 Comments
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ankur jain
Will the questions be only MCQ or descriptive as well?
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common admission test

Hii Ankur, Greetings from collegedunia. MAT exam only consists of Objective types of questions. No descriptive Questions are asked. For more details Click visit:- MAT EXAM PATTERN

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muheshraaj
Can internet based test be given by any candidate?
V
vinod

Yes, the Internet-Based Test (IBT) of MAT exam can be given by any candidate. Eligibility for IBT is:

  1. Computer Requirements: A computer system with a webcam to capture images.
  2. Local server or Cache proxy in order to store test delivery information and temporary storing candidate results.
  3. Operating System: Windows 8.1 and Windows 10
  4. Browsers: Prefer using Microsoft Internet Explorer
  5. Internet connection: Broadband internet connection of speed 4Mbps and Upload speed of 1Mbps.

To get more information, click here – MAT Eligibility 2021.

S
swarup
Am I allowed to give internet based test from any centre in India or only my domicile city?
V
vinod

Yes, you can give Internet-based test of MAT exam from any center all across India. Here is the minimum eligibility criteria to appear in the exam:

  1. Computer Requirements: A computer system with a webcam to capture images.
  2. Local server or Cache proxy in order to store test delivery information and temporary storing candidate results.
  3. Operating System: Windows 8.1 and Windows 10
  4. Browsers: Prefer using Microsoft Internet Explorer
  5. Internet connection: Broadband internet connection of speed 4Mbps and Upload speed of 1Mbps.

Computer Specification for MAT 2021 IBT <h3>

  • Prefer a processor with 4 GB installed memory
  • Free memory of 1 GB
  • Free disk space should be 2 GB
  • Adapter of 1024x768 resolution
  • Webcam-Logitech C270, C210, C170 and Microsoft VX800 are preferred
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dharshini rajendran
What documents are required to submit during counselling?
S
surendra

Hi Dharshini

Visit on our official website of MAT Counselling to know how you can apply for the counselling and what are the important documents you need to submit during the counselling.

K
kunal thakrar
Can XAT exam be given by graduate?
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rakhisree chatterjee

Hi, Those completing their final graduation exam by June 10, 2021 may also apply. XAT eligibility criteria further clarify that candidates in final year of Graduation are also eligible to apply for XAT 2021.

For more information, please refer, XAT Eligibility.

P
pradeepraje
Is there difference in requirement to give the internet based test?
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surendra

Hi Pradeepraj

You can visit on our official website of MAT IBT Mode to check out the whole procedure of the exam and how it is conducted, You will get all the other details about the Internet Based Test of MAT.

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fauzia shahid
What is the total time duration?
C
common admission test

Hii Fauzia, In MAT exam a total of 200 questions are to be attempted over 150 minutes with each section having 40 questions. For more details Click Here

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preetam oinam
Is there any requirement of webcam?
C
common admission test

Hii Preetam, Greetings from collegedunia. Yes, computer system with webcam and good internet facility is required to appear for MAT IBT mode. For more details Click Here

N
neha
What shall I do if I can't complete my exam due to internet issue?
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rakhisree chatterjee

Hi, You will be given a chance to login once again when the internet is restored.

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laxmi mishra
Does the exam take place only online?
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common admission test

Hii Laxmi, Greetings from collegedunia. Yes, Management Aptitude Test is a national level entrance examination carried out by the All India Management Association(AIMA) which is conducted only in Online mode.

F
fauzia shahid
What will happen if I am unable to finish the test due to disruption in internet connection?
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rakhisree chatterjee

Hi, If your internet connection speed drops below the 500kbps threshold, or you lose connection to the internet entirely, your exam will end. 

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shiya devi
How much can we move during the IBT test mode, without triggering the AI?
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tanishka shah
How many IBT tests can someone take in one session?
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rakhisree chatterjee

Hi Tanishka, there is no limit to the number of times you can take the test. You simply cannot take it more than once in a 3-day period. People often retake the test improve their scores.


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