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MAT 2021 Exam Day Checklist - What To Do Before MAT 2021

Simran Saini
Simran SainiPublished On: July 08, 2021 | MAT

MAT 2021 PBT will be conducted on September 5, CBT will be held in 2 phases on August 21 and September 12, and IBT will be conducted in 6 slots. It is important that candidates prepare themselves for the exam day. Tick all of the points on this checklist and stay tension-free on the exam day.

MAT 2021 Exam Day Checklist - What To Do Before MAT 2021

It takes a lot of time and hard work to be well prepared for entrance exams, but there are various tips and tricks that can add on to your performance and help you score well in your MAT 2021.

The dates of the August-September session of the Management Aptitude Test (MAT) are out and the registrations have begun on July 7, 2021. The exam will be conducted on September 5 in the PBT mode and MAT CBT will be held in two phases on August 21 and September 12. There are six slots for MAT IBT - August 28, 29, and September 4, 5, 11 and 12.

The selection process after MAT will begin once the cut-offs are out. Aspirants will have to sit for further admission rounds which include group discussion, personal interview and others.

Since MAT Exam test scores are used as admission criteria at various top MBA colleges, management and PGDM institutes, it is essential to be well prepared for the big day! Here are a list and tips of all the important things you need to know and do before taking up the exam. Also, check out the last minute preparation tips for MAT exam here.

Also Read: How to Prepare for MAT 2021?

MAT 2021 Exam Day Checklist

Here is a checklist to help you get ready for the MAT 2021 Exam Day.

 Download Admit Card

Candidates appearing for the exam can download the MAT December 2021 admit card from the official AIMA website. It is mandatory to carry your admit card at the respective examination centre at the time of examination.

 Valid Photo ID Proof

Appearing candidates must carry any one of their valid photo ID proof to enter the examination centre. Make sure the ID proof you carry is original and is not a copy of it. Candidates can carry any of the following photo ID proof:

  • Aadhar Card
  • Voter Card
  • Driving License

 Check your Exam Centre & Reporting Time

This, being one of the most important days of your life, it is advised to cross-check your MAT examination centres and reporting time one day prior to the examination day to avoid any sort of day/ time/ venue confusion. It is advised to reach your centre one hour before the commencement of the exam.

 Do what is right for you!

Every individual has a strategy when it comes to exam preparation. Some people prefer listening to music right before the exam, while some prefer last-minute revisions, few candidates wish to be alone to soothe their mind and recollect necessary points.

 Review the important points

Rather than going through all the syllabus day before, it is good to make flashcards of important topics. This will not only help you retain better but will also you to perform better on your MAT examination.

 Stay Positive

It is always good to take some time off a day before the exam to overcome the text anxiety which most of the candidates go through. Getting anxious right before the exam will affect your scores as the brain will be working hard to calm your nerves down rather than focusing on what you have learned. So it is good to relax a little.

Also Read: MBA Colleges in India Offering Best Placements

The best way to score well in the MAT exam is to worry less. Hence, it is better to not stress and wait for the cut-offs patiently. The MAT 2021 Cut Off varies every year depending on several factors.

Once the exam is over, CollegeDekho will provide you with a detailed MAT 2021 Exam Analysis here. Wish you all the very best!

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