MAT 2017 Overview

Accepted For : MBA , PGDM

Exam Mode : Both Online & Offline

Registrations Date

09 Oct, 2017


Exam Date

10 Dec, 2017


Highlights of MAT

Conducting Body All India Management Association (AIMA)
Frequency Quarterly
Streams Management
Degrees M.B.A. (Master of Business Administration) , P.G.D.M. (Post Graduate Diploma in Management)
Level PG
Mode Both Online & Offline
Total Marks 200
Duration 2.5 hours

About MAT 2017

Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is a national-level MBA entrance test, conducted quarterly by the All India Management Association (AIMA). MAT is conducted in the months of February, May, September and December, in offline (paper-pen) and online (computer) modes. Candidates may follow our MAT Preparation Tips and MAT Exam Checklist to boost their chances of scoring high in the exam. Now that the exam for the month of December 2017 has been conducted, candidates can check our Detailed MAT December 2017 Paper Analysis. 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. The test scores are used for admission to various MBA, PGDM, and allied management programmes. Stay tuned for Latest News & Updates on MAT December 2017 exam!


MAT 2017 Conducting Body

With active support from the Government of India and Industry, the All India Management Association (AIMA) was created as an apex body of professional management in 1957. AIMA works closely with industry, Government, academia and students to further the cause of the management profession in India. AIMA offers various services in the areas of testing, distance education, skill development & training, events & conferences, research, publications and management development programmes, in order to contribute to management learning and practice in the country.

MAT 2017 Important Dates

 MAT 2017 Events Dates
Application Form Start Date 9th October 2017
Application Form End Date 1st December 2017
Issue of MAT 2017 Admit Card 2nd December 2017
MAT 2017

Online: 16th December 2017

Offline: 10th December 2017

Result Date 29th December 2017

MAT 2017 Exam Centres

State/ UT name Exam Centres Mode of Test
Andhra Pradesh Vijayawada Offline
Visakhapatnam Offline
Assam Guwahati Offline
Jorhat Offline
Silchar Offline
Bihar Patna Offline
Bhagalpur Offline
Chandigarh Chandigarh Offline and Online
Chhattisgarh Bilaspur Offline
Raipur Offline
Delhi Delhi(NCR) Offline and Online
Gujarat Ahmedabad Offline and Online
Haryana Ambala Offline
Himachal Pradesh Shimla Offline
Jammu & Kashmir Jammu Offline
Srinagar Offline
Jharkhand Jamshedpur Offline
Ranchi Offline
Karnataka Belagavi Offline
Mangaluru Offline
Kerala Ernakulam Offline and Online
Kottayam Offline
Kozhikode Offline
Palakkad Offline
Thiruvananthapuram Offline
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal Offline and Online
Indore Offline
Gwalior Offline
Jabalpur Offline
Maharashtra Mumbai Offline and Online
Nagpur Offline
Pune Offline
Manipur Imphal Offline
Mizoram Aizwal Offline
Nagaland Dimapur Offline
Orissa Bhubaneswar Offline
  Rourkela Offline
Sambalpur Offline
Punjab Ludhiana Offline
Rajasthan Jaipur Offline and Online
Udaipur Offline
Tamil Nadu Chennai Offline and Online
Coimbatore Offline
Madurai Offline
Telangana Hyderabad Offline and Online
Uttar Pradesh Agra Offline
Allahabad Offline
Bareilly Offline
Ghaziabad Offline
Kanpur Offline
Lucknow Offline and Online
Meerut Offline
Varanasi Offline
Uttarakhand Dehradun Offline
Haridwar Offline
Haldwani Offline
Srinagar (Garhwal) Offline
West Bengal Durgapur Offline
Kolkata Offline and Online
Siliguri Offline

Exam Centres Abroad: Dubai & Singapore

Contact Details

All India Management Association
Management House
14, Institutional Area, Lodhi Road, New Delhi 110003, India

011 - 24645100 / 011 - 24617354 / 011 - 43128100
Fax: 011- 24626689


1. What are the test dates and timings of the test?

The Paper-Based Exam is usually conducted on the first Sunday of the February, May, September and December from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM. The Computer-Based Test is conducted from Saturday onwards (usually 6 days after the paper-based exam) and in different time slots.

2. How many times is MAT conducted in a year? 

MAT is conducted 4 times in a year in the months of February, May, September and December.

3. What is the validity of MAT score?

The validity of MAT score for a particular session for most management institutes is one year.

4. Is taking MAT exam necessary for getting admission into PGDM/ MBA programme?

Yes, MAT is necessary for admission into PGDM/equivalent programmes offered by AIMA or other management institutes that participate in it.