MAT stands for Management Aptitude Test. It is an aptitude test for MBA admission in over 600 Indian business schools and is conducted by All India Management Association (AIMA) since 1998. The Ministry of Human Resource Department approved MAT in 2003.
MAT is an online/offline test either in English or Hindi. Any graduate can apply for the test conducted four times a year- February, May, September and December, and the score is valid for one year.
|Name of Exam||MAT (Management Aptitude Test)|
|For admission to||MBA & PGDM|
|Level of exam||National|
|Conducted by||Indian Institutes of Management (IMMs), on rotation|
|Mode of Exam||
|Mode of application||Online|
|Medium of Exam||English / Hindi|
|Validity of score||One year|
|Periodicity of exam||4 times a year|
|Number of chances||Unlimited|
|Date of Exam||Paper Based Test-the first Sunday of Feb, May, Sep, Dec.
Computer Based Test - Subsequent Sunday
|Eligibility||Bachelor's degree (or equivalent)
The percentage requirement varies in case of different colleges/universities
Final year undergraduate students also eligible.
No age limit
|Duration of exam||2.5 hours|
|Website / helpline||https://mat.aima.in|
|Other information||The candidate can take both online and offline tests by paying an extra fee of Rs. 1100 and have the benefit of selecting two additional management institutions (total 7 instead of 5).|
In MAT a total of 200 questions are to be answered in 150 minutes with 40 each in:
Follow this link for details of MAT and to apply for the test www.aima.in/testing-services/mat/mat.html