MAT (Management Aptitude Test)
Exam Date :- 6th Dec 2020
Apply Before :- 29th Nov 2020
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 Name||Management Aptitude Test (MAT)|
|Conducting Body||All India Management Association (AIMA)|
|Exam Frequency||4 times a year|
|Exam fees||Rs. 1650 (CBT/IBT/PBT) and Rs. 2750|
|No. of Test Cities||41(PBT), 31(CBT)|
|Exam Helpdesk number||011-47673020 or firstname.lastname@example.org|
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 February session
- PBT Dates
|Starting of application form||4th January 2021|
|Last date to apply||1st March 2021|
|Availability of admit card||3rd March 2021|
|Exam date||6th March 2021|
|Announcement of result||March 2021|
- IBT Dates
|IBT Test Date||Last Date for Registration||Availability of Admit Card|
|8th March 2021||4th March 2021||5th March 2021|
|9th March 2021||5th March 2021||6th March 2021|
|10th March 2021||6th March 2021||7th March 2021|
|11th March 2021||7th March 2021||8th March 2021|
|13th March 2021||9th March 2021||10th March 2021|
- CBT Dates
|MAT 2021 Events||MAT 2021 Dates|
|Registration begins||4th January 2021|
|Registration ends||16th February 2021|
|Issue of admit card||16th February 2021|
|MAT 2020 CBT date||20th February 2021|
- 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.
- Finally, the candidate must submit the form by paying the application fees. Fees for CBT/PBT/IBT exam is 1650 INR but if the applicant applies for both CBT and PBT then he/she has to pay 2750 INR. Payment can be done through credit card/debit card/net banking.
MAT 2021 Exam Pattern
The entire question paper is divided into 5 sections.
|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|
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.
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 Comprehension||Para 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 Reasoning||Course 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 Sufficiency||Data 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 Skills||Linear 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 Environment||Current 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
NOTE: Along with the (*) cities CBT exam are also conducted at Varanasi and Trichy.
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.
|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|