MAT Exam

MAT (Management Aptitude Test)

Exam Date :- 6th Dec 2020
Apply Before :- 29th Nov 2020

MAT Overview

MAT or Management Aptitude Test is conducted by All India Management Association (AIMA) for the admission to different MBA and PGDM courses offered by around 600 and more colleges across the nation. This national level examination is conducted 4 times a year in both online (Computer Based Test – CBT) and offline (Pen and Paper Based Test – PBT) mode. This year due to the pandemic, AIMA has decided that the students can even appear the Internet Based Test (IBT) exam at their home.

MAT 2021 Exam Highlights

Exam NameManagement Aptitude Test (MAT)
Conducting BodyAll India Management Association (AIMA)
Exam LevelNational
Exam Frequency4 times a year
Exam feesRs. 1650 (CBT/IBT/PBT) and Rs. 2750
Exam purposeMBA/PGDM
No. of Test Cities41(PBT), 31(CBT)
Exam Helpdesk number011-47673020 or

MAT Eligibility Criteria

  • Bachelor’s degree from a well-recognized University with a minimum of 50% marks as aggregate (5% relaxation for reserved category).
  • Final year students can also apply.
  • No age restriction.
  • Work experience – not mandatory.
  • Applicants can even apply numerous times.

MAT 2021 Important Dates

For PBT (May Session): 

EventsDates 2021 
Starting of application form10th June 2021
Last date to apply21st June 2021
Availability of admit card23rd June 2021
Exam date26th June 2021
Announcement of resultJuly 2021

For CBT (May Session): 

EventsDates 2021
Starting of application form10th June 2021
Last date to apply21st June 2021
Availability of admit card23rd June 2021
Exam Date26th June 2021
Announcement of resultJuly 2021

For IBT Test (May Session):

IBT Test DateLast Date for RegistrationAvailability of Admit Card 
30th May 202127th May 202128th May 2021
2nd June 202129th May 202130th May 2021
4th June 202131st May 20211st June 2021
6th June 20212nd June 20213rd June 2021
8th June 20214th June 20215th June 2021
10th June 20216th June 20217th June 2021
13th June 20219th June 202110th June 2021

MAT Registration

  • Applicant must visit the official website and then create an account by providing email id and phone number.
  • After obtaining the OTP, candidate must submit it as verification and then continue.
  • After successful login, the candidate must provide all the necessary details like personal details, educational qualification, experience (if any), exam center and type of exam (IBT/PBT/CBT).
  • For IBT mode candidate need to select the city only “Test City” as exam can be given from home.
  • Then photograph and signature of relevant size must be uploaded.

Candidates can check fee structure for CBT and PBT:

ModesApplication Fee
For PBT or CBTRs. 1550
For both PBT and CBTRs. 2650

MAT 2021 Exam Pattern

The entire question paper is divided into 5 sections.

Section Marks Time
Mathematics 200 questions (Each section 40) 150 minutes or 2 hours 30 minutes (no time limit for any section)
Indian and Global environment
Intelligence and critical reasoning
Data analysis and sufficiency
Language Comprehension

Each correct answer in the paper is awarded with 1 mark and for each wrong answer 0.25 marks are deducted. So, a candidate can score a maximum of 200 marks.

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MAT Syllabus

MAT syllabus comprises of 5 sections – Language Comprehension, Intelligence and Critical Reasoning, Data Analysis and Sufficiency, Mathematical Skills and Indian and Global Environment. Each section is further divided into various topics. Detailed structure of the entire syllabus is given below;

Language ComprehensionPara Jumble, Grammar, Reading Comprehension, One Word Substitution, Synonyms, Antonyms, Speech, Fill in the Blanks, Vocabulary, Idioms/Phrases, Verb, Noun, Pronoun, Adjective, Adverb, Sentence Making and Correction
Intelligence and Critical ReasoningCourse of Action, Pie Chart, Statement Conclusions, Puzzles, Blood Relations, Column graphs, Visual Reasoning, Critical Reasoning, Graphs Representing Area, Family Tree, Arrangement, Calendars, Strong Arguments and Weak Arguments, Series, Coding & Decoding, Multi-Dimensional Arrangements, Numeric Grid and Syllogisms
Data Analysis and SufficiencyData Sufficiency, Caselet-based Data, Graphs – Line X-Y Graphs, Bar Diagrams & Charts including Simple, Stacked, Composite Bar Charts, Data Tables, Venn Diagram, Pie Charts, Data charts, Data Analysis and Data comparison
Mathematical SkillsLinear Programming, Co-ordinate Geometry, Set Theory, Surds & Indices, Complex Numbers, Venn Diagrams, Circles, Heights & Distance, Permutation & Combinations, Mixtures, Allegation, Alligations, Elementary Mathematics, Profit & Loss, LCM & HCF, Trigonometry, Inequalities, Binomial Theorem, Linear Equations; Quadratic Equations, Triangles, Sequence & Series, Commercial Maths, Unitary Method, Number System, Interest (Simple and Compound), Percentages, Speed, Time and Distance; Time and Work; Averages; Ratio and Proportion
Indian and Global EnvironmentCurrent Affairs, Company Punchlines, Sports, World Records, History, Finance, Business, International Organization, Major Corporate news, CEOs, Science, Awards and Winners, Social issues, Entertainment, Books and Authors, Geography, Politics, Statements & Quotations

MAT 2021 Test Center List

  • PBT
Delhi (NCR)*KanpurPatna* 

NOTE: Along with the (*) cities CBT exam are also conducted at Varanasi and Trichy.

MAT Result

MAT results dates for the December session will be notified at the official website. Once the results are published, applicants need to visit the official website and click on the link provided. On the login screen, the student needs to enter the registration number and roll number and submit it. Finally, download the scorecard from the website. Results can also be obtained through SMS mode. Results are even send to the students through post as well. The scorecard contains marks of the students secured in individual section. This score is valid for 1 year.

MAT Cut-off

MBA College MAT cut off 2020 (percentile)
Amity Business School, Noida 90+
Christ University, Bengaluru 80-90
BIMTECH, Greater Noida
SIESCOMS Navi Mumbai
Jagan Institute of Management Studies (JIMS), Rohini Delhi
Indus Business Academy
Institute of Management Studies (IMS)
IPE Hyderabad, Institute of Public Enterprise
Jaipuria Institute of Management, Lucknow
New Delhi Institute of Management (NDIM) 80-85
Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management
IES Management College and Research Centre
ITM Business School, Navi Mumbai