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Management Aptitude Test

Last updated: Nov 20, 2021

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announcement What is MAT Exam?

The Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is conducted by All India Management Association (AIMA) for admissions to MBA across the country.

AIMA

The All-India Management Association (AIMA) is the apex body for management in India with over 38000 members and close to 6000 corporate /institutional members through 66 Local Management Associations affiliated to it. The AIMA was formed over 60 years ago as a non-lobbying, not for profit organisation with a main intention to work closely with industry, Government, academia and students, to foster the cause of the management profession in India.

Management Aptitude Test (MAT)

MAT exam is an objective test and is one of the most popular national level MBA entrance exams in India that is conducted every year for MBA admissions. The aspiring students can take up the MAT exam four times a year and can join the top management colleges in the country. Nearly more than 600 top MBA colleges across the country are accepting the MAT scores for MBA admissions. 

The MAT is a national level entrance test that gauges the ability of the candidates that is necessary to get admission into MBA programmes across colleges of India. The candidates are given admission to MBA based on their scores secured in the MAT exam. 

The MAT exam is approved by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) Government of India and is accepted by the majority of the B-Schools and management institutes across India. The MAT exam is one of the largest MBA entrance exams and has a higher acceptability rate than any other MBA entrance exams in the country.

Level

  National

Frequency

  4-Times a year

Mode

  Computer Based (Online) and Paper Based (Offline)

Language

  English

Course

  MBA, PGDM

Significance

  Mandatory for entry into management programs

Examination Fee

  Rs 1650/-

Examination Dates

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Marking Scheme

  Negative marking

Age Limit

  No

Cut-off

 

 

Eligibility

The students who have completed their degree in any stream with 50% aggregate and are interested to join MBA courses in top colleges of the country can apply for the MAT exam every year.

Exam Format and Syllabus

The MAT exam consists of 2 modes, the Online (Computer Based Test) and Offline (Paper Based Test) mode. The MAT exam paper will have 200 multiple choice questions (MCQs) and total time allotted in 150 minutes or 2.5 hours. 

The MAT exam paper consists of six major sections, they are:

Section

Marks

Intelligence and Critical Reasoning Skills

40

Language Comprehension

40

Mathematical Skills

40

Data Analysis & Sufficiency

40

Indian and Global Environment

40

Mode of Exam

The MAT exam is conducted in 2-modes:

1.Online Mode

The MAT Online Internet Based Test (IBT) mode is conducted by AI and Human proctored home-based online exam. The students interested in giving online exams are required to visit the specific exam centres for giving online MAT exam.

2.Offline Mode

The students interested in giving the MAT offline Paper Based Test (PBT), should attend the respective exam centres to give the offline or paper based MAT exam. 

Centres for MAT Exam

The MAT Exam is conducted in both online mode and offline mode. The centres for MAT Exam are divided according to the mode of exam below

Paper Based MAT Exam Centres (Offline Mode)

Computer Based Online MAT Exam Centres (Online Mode)

Agra

AHMEDABAD

AHMEDABAD

BENGALURU

AIZAWL

BHOPAL

ALLAHABAD

BHUBANESWAR

AMBALA

CHANDIGARH

BAREILLY

CHENNAI

BENGALURU

COIMBATORE

BHILAI

DEHRADUN

BHOPAL

DELHI (NCR)

BHUBANESWAR

GURGAON

CHANDIGARH

GUWAHATI

CHENNAI

HYDERABAD

COIMBATORE

INDORE

DEHRADUN

JAIPUR

DELHI (NCR)

JAMMU

DIBRUGARH

KOCHI

DURGAPUR

KOLKATA

GHAZIABAD

KOTTAYAM

GURGAON

KOZHIKODE

GUWAHATI

LUCKNOW

HARIDWAR

MUMBAI

HUBLI

NAGPUR

HYDERABAD

PATNA

IMPHAL

PUNE

INDORE

RAIPUR

JAIPUR

RANCHI

JAMMU

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM

JAMSHEDPUR

TRICHY

JORHAT

VARANASI

KANPUR

VIJAYAWADA

KOCHI

VISAKHAPATNAM

KOLKATA

KOTTAYAM

KOZHIKODE

LUCKNOW

LUDHIANA

MADURAI

MEERUT

MANGALURU

MUMBAI

NAGPUR

PATNA

PUNE

RAIPUR

RANCHI

ROURKELA

SHIMLA

SRINAGAR

SURYAMANI NAGAR

TEZPUR

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM

TRICHY

VARANASI

VIJAYAWADA

VISAKHAPATNAM

What’s New in the MAT Exam?

The MAT Exam has the following update:

  • A new section about Indian and Global Environment is added that mainly consists of questions related to environment, environment pollution (Indian and Global), sustainable environment etc 

  • This section does not have negative marking and marks obtained in this section is added to the overall score

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