MAT

MAT or Management Aptitude Test is an exam conducted by the All India Management Association (AIMA). It occurs in 3 modes- offline mode (at centres), online mode (at centre) and, remote proctor based online or offline test. It is an exam approved by the HRD Ministry of India and nation-wide B-schools take MAT exam scores into account. It is conducted 4 times a year that includes February, May, September, and December. MAT exam is given by candidates who wish to pursue an MBA/PGDM program. The MAT score is valid for 1 year from the day the results have been declared and all colleges that accept MAT score follow the same rule. All the candidates who appear for the MAT exam can take various attempts, keeping in mind that only the score achieved in the latest attempt would be taken into account. Few prominent colleges accepting the MAT score are VIT University, MDI Gurgaon, SRM University, IIT Madras and many more.

 

Eligibility Criteria

All students applying for MAT 2020 should follow the MAT eligibility criteria given below:

  1. Candidates who have completed their bachelor’s degree from a renowned university or are in the final year of their graduation can apply
  2. Candidates belonging to the general category should have a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in their graduation and the aggregate marks for reserved category candidates should be 45% or higher
  3. There is no maximum age limit for MAT eligibility and MAT 2020 is open to candidates with or without work experience

Exam Structure

  • Unlike other MBA entrance exams, MAT has a slightly different take on the exam. MAT features the following sections in the paper
    There is no time limit between the sections but the time duration of the entire MAT exam is 150 minutes.
    Marking scheme stands as follows:
  • Every correct answer is awarded 1 mark
  • Every incorrect answer invites a -0.25 mark that is 1/4th of the mark awarded for a correct question is deducted
  • Every un-attempted question is awarded 0 mark

Sections

Number of Questions

Language Comprehension

40

Intelligence and Critical reasoning

40

Data Analysis and Sufficiency

40

Mathematical Aptitude

40

Indian and Global Environment

40

Total

200

There is no time limit between the sections but the time duration of the entire MAT exam is 150 minutes.
Marking scheme stands as follows:
  • Every correct answer is awarded 1 mark
  • Every incorrect answer invites a -0.25 mark that is 1/4th of the mark awarded for a correct question is deducted
  • Every un-attempted question is awarded 0 marks

How to register for the exam?

To register for the MAT exam, the applicant needs to follow the below guidelines:

1. Documents to keep handy for online registration:

  • Functional E-mail Id
  • Scanned photograph image (10-50 KB) and signature image (5-20 KB)
  • Details of your payment method (in case of credit/debit card payment- keep the details handy)

2. To start with the registration, visit the official website of AIMA and click on the register now button. To go to the official website and register for MAT 2020 Click here

  • Enter the required details and set a password that follows the given guidelines on the official page
  • Confirm details after rechecking once and press submit
  • You will then receive an OTP on your registered mobile number
  • Verify the phone number using that particular OTP and complete your login

3. Fill the MAT exam application form select your mode of test

4. Select up to 4 cities for the allotment of your MAT 2020 exam centre (Make sure the cities selected are convenient for you)

5. Once allotted, the respective MAT exam centre will reflect on your admit card

6. The next step is to upload your photo and signature. Make sure the scanned images adhere to the guidelines mentioned on the official website

7. The last step in the process to make the payment of the application fees

Fee Structure:

Test Mode

Application fees (in INR)

Remote Proctored Internet-Based Test (IBT)

1650/-

Paper-Based Test (PBT)

1650/-

IBT+PBT

2750/-

Double Remote Proctored Internet-Based Test (IBT)

2750/-

Due to the COVID pandemic, the Centre based test (CBT) has been removed from the December 2020 list and replaced by IBT. Selecting 2 IBTs or IBT+PBT, your scores would be sent to 7 MBA colleges instead of 5 MBA colleges for evaluation, all of which you are allowed to select at your discretion. So, an additional payment of 1100 INR allows the candidate to take up 2 additional MBA colleges that they wish to get into.

 

 

Details on This Page

MAT 2020 PBT important dates:

As of now, MAT 2020 will be conducted on 6th December 2020. This is subjected to extend basis the COVID 19 pandemic situation at that time and government instructions regarding the same.

 

Registration Starts

12th October 2020

Registration Ends

29th November 2020

Release of Admit card on the website

1st December 2020

Exam Scheduled

6th December 2020

Results available (Tentative)

20th December 2020

 

IBT is conducted over a period of 25 days. This change is due to COVID 19 pandemic and is subject to change in the coming years. The last date of registration for the IBT mode of MAT exam ends 4 days before the date of exam. The exam takes place in 2 slots in a day (Morning and evening) and a candidate has the liberty to choose either slot.

IBT Important dates:

IBT Exam Date

Available Slot timings

Last date to Register

Admit card Issuance

21 November
2020

10.00 am to
12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm

17 November
2020

18 November
2020

22 November
2020

10.00 am to
12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm

18 November
2020

19 November
2020

23 November
2020

10.00 am to
12.30 pm
6.00 pm to 8.30 pm

19 November
2020

20 November
2020

24 November
2020

10.00 am to
12.30 pm
6.00 pm to 8.30 pm

20 November
2020

21 November
2020

25 November
2020

10.00 am to
12.30 pm
6.00 pm to 8.30 pm

21 November
2020

22 November
2020

03 December
2020

10.00 am to
12.30 pm
6.00 pm to 8.30 pm

29 November
2020

30 November
2020

04 December
2020

10.00 am to 12.30
pm
6.00 pm to 8.30 pm

30 November
2020

01 December
2020

05 December
2020

10.00 am to
12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm

01 December
2020

02 December
2020

06 December
2020

10.00 am to
12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm

02 December
2020

03 December
2020

10 December
2020

10.00 am to
12.30 pm
6.00 pm to 8.30 pm

06 December
2020

07 December
2020

11 December
2020

10.00 am to
12.30 pm
6.00 pm to 8.30 pm

07 December
2020

08 December
2020

12 December
2020

10.00 am to
12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm

08 December
2020

09 December
2020

13 December
2020

10.00 am to
12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm

09 December
2020

10 December
2020

15 December
2020

10.00 am to
12.30 pm
6.00 pm to 8.30 pm

11 December
2020

12 December
2020

 

List of Colleges Accepting MAT

Sr. No.

College Name

Location

Website

1

MDI Gurgaon

Gurgaon

www.mdi.ac.in

2

Department of Management Sciences, PUMBA (Pune University)

Pune

www.pumba.in

3

Durgadevi Saraf Institute of Management Studies (DSIMS)

Mumbai

www.rset.edu.in/dsims

4

Alliance University

Bangalore

www.alliance.edu.in

5

SIES College of Management

Mumbai

http://siesgst.edu.in

6

IFIM Business School

Bangalore

ifimbschool.com

7

VIT University

Vellore, Chennai

vit.ac.in

8

BIMTECH

Noida

www.bimtech.ac.in

9

AIMS

Bangalore

theaims.ac.in

10

SRM University

Chennai

www.srmist.edu.in

11

MS Ramaiah Institute of Management

Bangalore

http://msrim.in

12

Siva Sivani Institute of Management (SSIM)

Hyderabad

www.ssim.ac.in

13

Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management

Hyderabad

vjim.edu.in

14

SCMS

Kochi

www.scms.edu.in

15

Kristu Jayanti Institute of Management

Bangalore

kristujayanti.edu.in

16

Christ University

Bangalore

christuniversity.in

17

Institute of Management Technology (IMT)

Nagpur

www.imtnagpur.ac.in

18

International School of Business & Media (ISB&M)

Pune

www.isbm.ac.in

19

School of Inspired Leadership – SOIL

Gurgaon

www.soil.edu.in

20

Jagan Institute of Management Studies (JIMS)

Delhi

www.jims.in

21

Jaipuria Institute of Management (Jaipuria)

Noida

http://jaipuria.edu.in

22

New Delhi Institute of Management (NDIM)

New Delhi

www.ndimdelhi.org

23

VIPS-TC-Delhi School of Business

Delhi

dsb.edu.in

24

Institute of Management Studies

Ghaziabad

www.ims-ghaziabad.ac.in

25

Indian Institute of Technology

Chennai

www.iitm.ac.in

Cut-Off: College Wise

Based on the MAT percentile for the previous years, below mentioned are the cut off percentiles for securing a call with the following colleges.

Sr. No.

College Name

Location

Cut-Off (Percentile)

2

Department of Management Sciences, PUMBA (Pune University)

Pune

95-100

3

Durgadevi Saraf Institute of Management Studies (DSIMS)

Mumbai

70-75

4

Alliance University

Bangalore

60-65

5

SIES College of Management

Mumbai

80-85

6

IFIM Business School

Bangalore

60-65

7

VIT University

Vellore, Chennai

80-85

8

BIMTECH

Noida

75-80

9

AIMS

Bangalore

80-85

10

SRM University

Chennai

75-80

11

MS Ramaiah Institute of Management

Bangalore

80-85

12

Siva Sivani Institute of Management (SSIM)

Hyderabad

60-65

13

Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management

Hyderabad

60-65

14

SCMS

Kochi

60-65

15

Kristu Jayanti Institute of Management

Bangalore

70-75

16

Christ University

Bangalore

80-85

17

Institute of Management Technology (IMT)

Nagpur

80-85

18

International School of Business & Media (ISB&M)

Pune

80-85

19

School of Inspired Leadership – SOIL

Gurgaon

80-85

20

Jagan Institute of Management Studies (JIMS)

Delhi

80-85

21

Jaipuria Institute of Management (Jaipuria)

Noida

80-85

22

New Delhi Institute of Management (NDIM)

New Delhi

80-85

23

VIPS-TC-Delhi School of Business

Delhi

80-85

24

Institute of Management Studies

Ghaziabad

75-80

25

Indian Institute of Technology

Chennai

95-100

Cut off: Section Wise

MAT does not have any sectional cut-off.

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