What is MAT?
Management Aptitude Test or MAT is a national-level entrance exam conducted by the All India Management Association (AIMA) for admissions to MBA/PGDM courses. Check important date of MAT exam 2020.
- The exam is conducted four times in a year -- February, May, September and December.
- Candidates who qualify the exam are eligible for admissions to 800+ B-schools accepting MAT scores.
- MAT is conducted in both offline (Paper Based T est or PBT) and online (Computer Based Test or CBT) modes. Candidates can choose to appear in the exam in any mode as per their preference. Fees, exam pattern and syllabus for both the modes are same while exam dates are different.
This year AIMA cancelled PBT and CBT mode exams for May session due to COVID 19 pandemic. The May session exam are being conducted in Remotely Proctored Internet Based Test (IBT) mode frorm May 25 till JUly 5, 2020.
Key Description of MAT Exam 2020:
Given below are some key points about MAT exam conducted by AIMA for MBA admissions.
|Exam Name||Management Aptitude Test|
|Conducting Body||All India Management Association (AIMA)|
|MAT Convening body||AIMA|
|Exam Frequency||Four times a year|
|Exam Mode||Offline and Online|
|Exam Duration||2 Hours, 30 Minutes|
|Exam Syllabus||Language Comprehension, Data Analysis & Sufficiency and Mathematics, Intelligence and Critical Reasoning, Indian & Global Environment Section|
|Exam Pattern||200 MCQs|
|Exam Fees||Rs 1650|
|Exam Purpose||Admissions to 800+ MBA Colleges in India (approx)|
|No. of Test Cities||For PBT Mode - 49 and CBT Mode - 31|
|Exam Helpdesk No.||011 - 24645100 / 011 - 24617354 / 011 - 43128100|
MAT 2020 Exam Eligibility Criteria
The candidate should have completed graduation in any discipline from a recognized university
The candidates who have completed a professional degree such as CA, CS or ICWA are also eligible to apply for MAT exam
Final year graduation students are also eligible to apply.
MAT Exam 2020 Dates (IBT)
Check the table below for IBT mode test dates being conducted from May 25 to July 5, 2020. The exam will be held in three slots - 10:00am to 12:30 pm, 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm and 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm.
|Last Date for Registration||Issue of Admit Card||IBT Test Date|
|23-May-2020||26-May-2020||30 & 31-May-2020|
|02-Jun-2020||03-Jun-2020||6 & 7-Jun-2020|
|20-Jun-2020||21-Jun-2020||24 & 25-Jun-2020|
|29-Jun-2020||30-Jun-2020||02 & 03-Jul-2020|
|30-Jun-2020||01-Jul-2020||04 & 05-Jul-2020|
Admission Process Through MAT
MAT 2020 Admission Process has four stages ─ filling MAT application form, issuing of MAT admit card, MAT exam, declaration of MAT result. Candidates who qualify the exam, can apply for admission to any of the MAT accepting colleges of their choice. Each stage of MAT process is briefly explained below:
Step 1: Filling of MAT 2020 Application Form
The MAT application from is an online process. Candidates can fill the MAT 2020 application form at AIMA MAT website. Check the video below to know how to apply for MAT 2020 exam.
Step 2: Issuance of MAT 2020 Admit Card
MAT 2020 admit card is issued to all the registered candidates. The MAT 2020 admit card is available online on the official website. In order to download hall ticket, candidate need to key in registration number, date of birth and qualifying exam hall ticket number.
Step 3: MAT Exam
MAT 2020 exam is conducted in both PBT and CBT mode. The exam is conducted across various test centres in India. This year, AIMA has introduced IBT mode exam for applicants of May session. In this mode, the candidates can take the exam from home. Check MAT 2020 exam pattern to understand the structure of the Exam.
Step 4: Declaration of MAT 2020 Result
MAT 2020 result will be released on the official website. Candidates can check their scorecard and download MAT 2020 result by using MAT Admit Card number, registration number and date of birth.
Top Colleges Accepting MAT scores
MAT scores are accepted by over 1000 MBA colleges in India. Given below is the list of colleges accepting MAT score for admission to their MBA programmes.
|Amity University||ABBS School of Management|
|Dr. D.Y. Patil B School, Pune||EIILM|
|ITM University||Unitedworld School of Business|
|GL Bajaj Institute of Management & Research||IILM University|
|OP Jindal Global University||SRM University|
|Christ University||Alliance University|
|GITAM Institute of Management||Jain University|
|JIMS Rohini||Taxila Business School, Jaipur|
MAT Exam 2020 Application Fee
|Mode||Application Fee (in Rs)|
|Paper-Based Test (PBT)||1,650|
|Computer-Based Test (CBT)||1,650|
|Both PBT & CBT||2,750|
|Internet Based Test (IBT)||1650|
MAT exam is conducted four times a year in February, May, September and December. MAT 2020 exam for May session has been cancelled due to COVID 19 pandemic. Remotely Internet Proctor Based Test (IBT) has been introduced in place of CBT and PBT exam for May session. Check the schedule of MAT 2020 IBT mode below.
|28 Jun '20||Last date to register for July 2 & 3 exam|
|29 Jun '20 -
1 Jul '20
|Download of admit card for July 2 & 3 exam|
|29 Jun '20||MAT 2020 IBT: Last date to register for July 4 & 5 exam|
|30 Jun '20 -
3 Jul '20
|MAT 2020 admit card download for July 4 & 5 IBT exam|
|1 Jul '20 -
2 Jul '20
|MAT 2020 exam in IBT mode|
|3 Jul '20 -
4 Jul '20
|MAT 2020 exam in IBT mode|