About MAT

Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is a standardised test being administered since 1988 to facilitate Business Schools (B-Schools) to screen candidates for admission to MBA and allied programmes. Govt. of India, Ministry of HRD approved MAT as a national level test in 2003. Any B-School - national or international - can consider MAT Score as an admission input based on the Score Cards issued to the candidates. The largest test of its kind in the nation, MAT will continue to be your passport to over 600 B-Schools across India.

 

Information to Candidates for December 2018 MAT

 

ELIGIBILITY

Graduates in any discipline. Final year students of Graduate Courses can also apply.

MODE OF TEST

(How to take the Test)

Candidate can take MAT as

(i) Paper Based Test (PBT) or

(ii) Computer Based Test (CBT) or

(iii) Both PBT & CBT


Note:

  • Candidate can opt for both the tests i.e. PBT and CBT by paying an extra fees of rupees symbol1100/- in addition to rupees symbol1550/-.
  • Candidates opting for both PBT and CBT will have the benefit of selecting additional 2 Management Institutions for sending their scores in addition to existing option of selecting 5 Management Institutions i.e. they can select 7 Management Institutions in total.
HOW TO APPLY

Register online at website link: https://mat.aima.in/dec18 with Credit Card/Debit Card (ATM Card) or Net Banking. The fees details are given below:

For Paper Based Test(PBT) rupees symbol 1550/-
For Computer Based Test (CBT) rupees symbol 1550/-
For Both PBT & CBT rupees symbol 2650/-

ESSENTIAL DOCUMENTS TO BE MADE READY FOR

  • Valid Email Id
  • Scanned image of photograph ( 40 to 100 kb)
  • Scanned image of signature (10 to 40 kb)
  • Credit Card/Debit Card (ATM Card) or Net Banking details

(Detailed procedure is given on the website link.)

DETAILED SCHEDULE
SCHEDULE
PAPER BASED TEST (PBT) COMPUTER BASED TEST (CBT)
TEST DATE
09 December 2018 (Sunday) 15 December 2018 (Saturday)
TEST TIMING
10.00 to 12.30 Hrs In single/different time slots at specific test venues; subject to candidates registration
LAST DATE FOR ONLINE REGISTRATION
30 November 2018 (Friday) 7 December 2018 (Friday)
AVAILABILITY OF ADMIT CARDS ON THE WEBSITE(Separate for PBT and CBT)
01 December 2018 (Saturday)
(1600 Hrs)
10 December 2018 (1600 Hrs)
MAT RESULT

Candidates have to download the MAT Score from AIMA website https://www.aima.in on or after 24 December 2018 (1500 Hrs).

TEST CITIES

Test cities for Paper Based Test (PBT) and Computer Based Test (CBT) are different. 

LIST OF PARTICIPATING MANAGEMENT INSTITUTES

  • Select the institutes where you have applied or are applying for admission.
  • Important Notice: Candidates are advised to check the approval/recognition status of various programs directly from the concerned Authorities/ Institutes/ Universities.

  • AIMA has come across a couple of cases where the aspiring candidates' MAT score is not accepted by some participating institutes/universities for admission to MBA full time course despite their confirmation to AIMA MAT at the time of participation by incorporating their notifications in MAT e bulletin. Candidates are advised to recheck with the concerned institutes/universities before applying for MAT.
ADMIT CARD

All provisionally registered candidates for PBT and/or CBT have to download their Admit Card from AIMA website link: https://mat.aima.in/dec18 as per the schedule given above.

Admit Card contains Candidate's Name, Form No, Roll No, Test Date, Test Time and Test Venue Address. Candidate has to strictly follow the date and time allotted to him/her in the case of CBT.

CLARIFICATION

Candidates may clarify queries regarding MAT, if any, at e-mail: mat@aima.in and at 011-47673000

SALIENT ASPECTS OF MAT

  • ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certified by Intertek with accreditation to UKAS and Quality Council of India.
  • Entrance test for recognized programmes.
  • Time tested over a decade.
  • Validated through independent studies.
  • Availed by lakhs of students.
  • Accepted by hundreds of Institutes and University Departments.
  • Employing latest technology in evaluation and result processing.
  • Individual score card with candidate's photograph.
  • Test Centres located all over the country.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

MAT Score is acceptable even to certain other Institutes for considering admission of candidates for Post Graduate Degree / Diploma programmes, besides the above Institutes, subject to specific cut-off marks and other admission parameters.