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MAT 2021 Exam

Updated By Shreya Sareen on 30 Mar, 2021 17:41

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About MAT 2021 (Registration Begins for May-June Session)

MAT 2021 will be conducted in Computer Based Test (CBT), Paper Based Test (PBT) and Internet-Based Test (IBT) modes for the May-June session and dates have been announced for the same. The registration has also begun for all three modes. 

MAT CBT/PBT and IBT exams for the February/ March session have been conducted successfully and the result will be out anytime soon. MAT 2021 CBT was conducted on March 24. MAT PBT was held on March 6 and IBT was held on March 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 18 and 20.

 Candidates are required to satisfy the MAT 2021 eligibility criteria and fill the application form for MAT 2021 before the deadline ends. Make sure you check these guidelines for MAT 2021 exam day by our experts so that you are well-prepared for the exam

MAT COVID-19 Safety Guidelines, Exam Day Instructions and Last Minute Tips

MAT IBT (Remote Proctored Internet Based Test): Exam Instructions

Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is a national-level MBA entrance test, conducted quarterly by the All India Management Association (AIMA).  MAT is conducted 4 times a year across the nation and the exam grants admission to in more than 300 colleges in India. It is conducted in February, May, September and December, in offline (paper-pen) and online (computer) modes.  MAT IBT was introduced due to COVID-19 and the exam was conducted in the IBT mode in May, June, July, August and September in 2020. Candidates can follow our MAT Preparation Tips and MAT Exam Checklist to boost their chances of scoring high in the exam. MAT is being administered as a standardized test 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.

MAT 2021 Latest Updates

  • Mar 22, 2021 04:00 PM: The admit card of MAT CBT 2021 (Feb) has been released. Candidates can visit the official website of AIMA to download their admit cards.
  • Mar 22, 2021 12:00 AM: MAT 2021 CBT registrations extended from March 20, 2021 to March 22, 2021. Candidates can apply until 10:00 am.
  • Mar 22, 2021 12:00 AM: MAT 2021 CBT (Feb) admit card to be released on March 22, 2021, 4:00 pm onwards. Earlier, the admit card was scheduled to be out on March 21, 2021.
  • Mar 16, 2021 01:15 PM: MAT 2021 Admit Card for March 20 IBT to be released tomorrow.

MAT 2021 Admit Card

AIMA had released the MAT 2021 CBT Admit Card on March

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MAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria

The conducting body of Management Aptitude Test (MAT 2021

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MAT May 2021 Application Form

The application process for all MAT May 2021 has

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MAT Exam Centres 2021

MAT Exam is held either through a Paper-based mode

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MAT 2021 Mock Test

For all those preparing for the upcoming Management Aptitude

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MAT Sample Papers 2021

The Sample Papers of MAT 2021 are made available for

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MAT 2021 CBT Feb 20 Analysis

MAT 2021 CBT will be held on February 20

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MAT 2021 Exam Pattern

Familiarity with MAT Exam Pattern is a must if

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MAT 2021 Syllabus

 Candidates planning to take the upcoming MAT (Management

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How to Prepare for MAT 2021

When it comes to preparing for an exam like

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About MAT College Predictor

MAT College Predictor is a highly beneficial tool curated

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MAT 2021 Participating Colleges

The list of MAT 2021 participating colleges is released

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MAT 2021 Result (Out)

AIMA has released the MAT 2021 results for all three modes

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MAT 2021 Cutoff

MAT Cut Off is the minimum score required by

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MAT 2021 Selection Process

AIMA does not conduct a centralised counselling or selection process

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MAT 2021 FAQs

Here are some of the most Frequently Asked Questions

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Know best colleges you can get with your MAT score

MAT 2021 Highlights

Given below are all the key features related to MAT 2021 exam.

Exam NameManagement Aptitude Test
Short Name of ExamMAT
Exam Conducted byAIMA
Level of ExamNational-Level Exam
Frequency of Exam4 times in a Year
Mode of ExamIBT and PBT (Internet Based Test and Paper Based Test)
Medium of InstructionsEnglish
Total Number of Sections5 Sections
Name of Exam Sections
  • Language Comprehension
  • Data Analysis & Sufficiency
  • Mathematical Skills
  • Intelligence & Critical Reasoning
  • Indian & Global Environment
Questions per Section40 Questions
Total Number of Questions200 Questions

MAT 2021 Important Dates

AIMA releases a separate schedule for MAT PBT and IBT examinations. While MAT PBT is conducted on a single day, MAT IBT is conducted on multiple dates as per the released schedule. Check the important dates for MAT 2021 below

MAT 2021 Important Dates 

MAT May-June 2021 CBT Dates:

Event

Dates

Registration Begins

March 30, 2021

Registration Ends 

June 7, 2021

MAT admit card release date

June 10, 2021

MAT Exam date

June 13, 2021

MAT May-June 2021 PBT Dates

Event

Dates

Registration Begins

March 30, 2021

Registration Ends

May 24, 2021

MAT admit card release date

May 26, 2021

MAT Exam date

May 30, 2021

MAT June 2021 IBT Dates

IBT Dates

Last date of RegistrationAdmit Card release date

June 6, 2021

June 2, 2021June 3, 2021

June 8, 2021

June 4, 2021June 5, 2021

June 10, 2021

June 6, 2021June 7, 2021

MAT Feb 2021 CBT Dates:

Event

Dates

Registration Ends

March 22, 2021

MAT 2021 CBT Admit Card Release Date

March 22, 2021

MAT 2021 CBT Exam

March 24, 2021

MAT 2021 CBT Result

Soon

MAT Feb 2021 PBT Dates:

Event

Dates

Registration Ends

March 3, 2021

MAT 2021 PBT Admit Card Release Date

March 3, 2021

MAT 2021 PBT Exam

March 6, 2021

MAT 2021 PBT Result

Soon

MAT Feb 2021 IBT Dates:

Date

Slot Last Registration DateAdmit Card Release Date
March 8, 202110.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
March 4, 2021March 5, 2021
March 9, 202110.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
March 5, 2021March 6, 2021
March 10, 202110.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
March 6, 2021March 7, 2021
March 11, 202110.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
March 7, 2021March 8, 2021
March 13, 202110.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
March 9, 2021March 10, 2021

March 18, 2021

10.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
March 14, 2021March 15, 2021

March 20, 2021

10.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
March 16, 2021March 17, 2021

MAT May 2021 Important Dates 

MAT May 2021 CBT Dates:

Event

Dates

Registration Begins

To be announced

Registration Ends

To be announced

MAT 2021 CBT Admit Card Release Date

To be announced

MAT 2021 CBT Exam

To be announced

MAT 2021 CBT Result

To be announced

MAT May 2021 PBT Dates:

Event

Dates

Registration Ends

To be announced

MAT 2021 PBT Admit Card Release Date

To be announced

MAT 2021 PBT Exam

To be announced

MAT 2021 PBT Result

To be announced

MAT September 2021 Important Dates

MAT Sept 2021 CBT Dates:

Event

Dates

Registration Ends

To be announced

MAT 2021 CBT Admit Card Release Date

To be announced

MAT 2021 CBT Exam

To be announced

MAT 2021 CBT Result

To be announced

MAT Sept 2021 PBT Dates:

Event

Dates

Registration Ends

To be announced

MAT 2021 PBT Admit Card Release Date

To be announced

MAT 2021 PBT Exam

To be announced

MAT 2021 PBT Result

To be announced

MAT December 2021 Important Dates

MAT Dec 2021 CBT Dates:

Event

Dates

Registration Ends

To be announced

MAT 2021 CBT Admit Card Release Date

To be announced

MAT 2021 CBT Exam

To be announced

MAT 2021 CBT Result

To be announced

MAT Dec 2021 PBT Dates:

Event

Dates

Registration Ends

To be announced

MAT 2021 PBT Admit Card Release Date

To be announced

MAT 2021 PBT Exam

To be announced

MAT 2021 PBT Result

To be announced

MAT 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.

Contact Details

All India Management Association
Management House
15, Link Road, Lajpat Nagar, Part- III, New Delhi 110003, India

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

All About MAT

The MAT 2021 aspirants can find all the necessary details regarding the exam on this page.

What is MAT Exam?

MAT is a National-Level entrance examination which is conducted by the All India Management Association (AIMA) every year in the months of February, May, September and December. The MAT exam is for those aspirants who wish to pursue Management courses from one of the top 600+ Colleges or Institutions in India. MAT exam has been helping management aspirants since the year 1988 which the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India took under its wings in the year 2003. 

MAT Eligibility Criteria

The MAT eligibility criteria is prescribed by the All India Management Association (AIMA) which, to the pleasure of the MAT aspirants, have remained unchanged over the years. The best thing about MAT eligibility criteria is that there is no maximum age bar for aspirants who want to sit in this exam provided the candidates have the requisite educational qualification. For more details on MAT eligibility criteria, check MAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria

MAT Selection Process

Soon after the MAT result is out, the MAT selection process begins and all the relevant information regarding the selection process of MAT is disclosed for the candidates on the official website of All India Management Association (AIMA). To participate in the selection procedure for MAT, the qualified candidates have to register themselves for the same on the official AIMA website, separately, for each college that accepts MAT scores. Further details on the MAT Selection Process is just a click away @MAT Selection Process

MAT Mock Test

The MAT mock test page will provide the mock test papers that the aspirants would desperately need to excel in the MAT exam. The mock test page for MAT at CollegeDekho is up to date with the recent MAT mock test papers which the candidates can attempt in order to boost their chances of qualifying the MAT exam with flying colours. Click here for the MAT Mock Test Papers

How to Prepare for MAT?

In order to score good marks in the MAT entrance exam, the candidates must also know about how to prepare for the MAT exam. Check out the MAT preparation tips in the How to Prepare for MAT exam page. 

MAT Exam Pattern

The MAT exam pattern has not seen much of a change over the years yet it is an important component for the candidates aspiring to crack the MAT entrance exam. The MAT exam pattern has been described in details in the MAT Exam Pattern page. 

MAT Syllabus

The MAT syllabus is a very important thing for the candidates before they start preparing for an all-important exam like the Management Aptitude Test (MAT). In order to check the detailed syllabus for MAT exam, the candidates must click here @MAT Syllabus. 

MAT Previous Year Question Papers

With the help of the MAT previous year question papers, the candidates will be able to master a lot of things that will assist them during their MAT exam. The candidates must practice a maximum number of previous year question papers for MAT in order to stay confident and positive on the day of the MAT examination. Access the MAT Previous Year Question Papers here!

MAT Answer Key

The MAT answer key is released shortly after the MAT exam concludes to help the candidates who appeared in the exam calculate their approximate scores. The answer key for MAT includes all the correct responses of the questions asked to assist the candidates in finding out how many questions they have attempted correctly and vice versa. Get the MAT Answer Key here. 

MAT Exam Analysis

The MAT exam analysis will reveal things such as the kind of questions that were asked in the MAT entrance examination, the experts’ as well as the test takers’ take on the question paper etc. With the help of the exam analysis for MAT, the candidates who wish to appear for the same will know exactly how they can prepare for the upcoming MAT examination. The MAT Exam Analysis is now available here. 

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Congratulations on your clearing MAT 2020 with 78 percentile rank. With this score, you will be able to apply to many top MBA colleges accepting MAT score.

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FAQs about MAT

What other entrance exams are available for admission to the top B-Schools of India?

Some of the other entrance exams conducted for admission to the top B-Schools of India are CAT, XAT and CMAT.

Can I appear in two slots of MAT examination?

Yes, you can appear for two slots of MAT examination. For that, you will have to pay an extra INR 1000 in addition to the application fee of one test.

When will MAT 2020 August-September IBT Exam be conducted?

MAT 2020 August-September IBT Exam will be conducted from August 27, 2020, in both morning and evening time slots.

How many colleges accept MAT scores?

More than 600 colleges accept the scores of the MAT entrance examination.

How many MAT exam centres are available for Paper-Based examination?

A total of 53 cities are available for Paper-Based examination of MAT.

How many MAT exam centres are available for the Computer-Based Test (CBT)?

Around 31 cities are available for MAT Computer-Based Test (CBT).

Who is the conducting body of the MAT?

India Management Association (AIMA) is the conducting body of the MAT.

What is MAT?

MAT is a common entrance exam conducted quarterly for admission to the management colleges of India.

How many times is MAT conducted?

MAT is conducted four times a year i.e in the month of February, May, September and December.

What is the MAT exam for?

MAT is conducted for admission to the top B-Schools of India.

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