MAT May 2018


09 Oct, 2017

Set Exam Alert

About MAT 2018

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. 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 ...

Read More about About MAT 2018

MAT 2018 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility norms for MAT examination have remained unchanged over the years. MAT has ‘No Age Bar’ and anyone with the prescribed qualification can appear for the examination. All India Management Association (AIMA) does not restrict anyone who is aspiring to seek admission to the MBA course through MAT. The detailed eligibility norms for MAT examination are elaborated below.

  • Interested candidates who are aspiring to appear for MAT must note that there is no age limit.
  • On the other hand, eligibility in MAT does not impose any age bar to appear for the examination.
  • One must possess a graduate degree from ...

Read More about MAT 2018 Eligibility Criteria

MAT 2018 Syllabus

Candidates planning to take the upcoming MAT (Management Aptitude Test) are advised to check the MAT Syllabus before starting their preparations. Aspirants may also check our MAT Preparation Tips and MAT Exam Checklist to become ready for the exam day. 

As far as AIMA MAT 2018 syllabus is concerned, candidates can cover all the necessary topics of examination if they study well. In addition to making a plan as per MAT syllabus, candidates would become familiar with all the important subjects of the examination. 

The syllabus for MAT includes graduation level questions, it is designed to test the ...

Read More about MAT 2018 Syllabus

MAT 2018 Exam Pattern

Familiarity with MAT Exam Pattern is a must if you're preparing for the popular management entrance exam. MAT is conducted both in paper-based and computer-based format by All India Management Association (AIMA). One of the biggest advantages of taking the Management Aptitude Test is that it can be taken four times a year. A candidate can choose to take the exam in the months of February, May, September, and December. Candidates may go through our MAT Preparation Tips and MAT Exam Checklist to increase their chances of scoring high in the exam.

Examination modes

Paper-based & Computer-based

Total No. of ...

Read More about MAT 2018 Exam Pattern

MAT February 2018 Exam Analysis

AIMA conducted the Management Aptitude Test (MAT) in the Paper-Based format on February 4, 2018 as well as in the Computer-Based format on February 17, 2018. The offline exam had no surprise elements although Verbal, Critical Reasoning and Data Analysis & Data Sufficiency sections had some tricky questions, which were time-consuming.

The overall difficulty level of MAT exam conducted on Sunday, Feb 4 was medium. According to students, GK in Indian and Global Environment, Critical Reasoning, and Data Analysis sections had few questions that were tough in terms of difficulty level. These questions turned out to be lengthy and therefore students were ...

Read More about MAT February 2018 Exam Analysis

How to Prepare for MAT 2018

When it comes to preparing for an exam like the Management Aptitude Test (MAT), it is important to have a strategy beforehand in order to perform well in the exam. MAT scores are accepted for admission to management courses offered at some of the leading B-Schools in the country. Since the level of competition for this exam is extremely high, candidates must focus on creating a plan that works for them and that they can follow easily without any hassles. The MAT February 2018 has been conducted successfully, and candidates can now check our Detailed MAT Feb 2018 Paper Analysis.

Preparation Tips for ...

Read More about How to Prepare for MAT 2018

MAT February 2018 Result

The MAT Result is announced by All India Management Association (AIMA) within a month after the examination. The result is published on AIMA's official website in the form of a scorecard, which consists of candidate's percentile, sectional score as well as the composite score. To check MAT result, candidates must log into their account and enter key details such as the roll number, date of birth, application form number, as well exam month. AIMA also sends the MAT result through SMS or by post. Candidates must also download and get a printout of the result for future use.

As the MAT examination ...

Read More about MAT February 2018 Result

MAT 2018 Selection Process

MAT Selection Procedure begins after the test results are declared. As the exam has been conducted for the month of February 2018, candidates may check MAT Results for February 2018 and download their scorecards.

As for the selection process, candidates are shortlisted on the basis of MAT result or MAT cut-off for further admission rounds, which may include Group Discussion (GD), Personal Interview (PI) and or Written Ability Test (WAT). MAT aspirants can find all the details related to the MAT selection procedure here.

Also Read: How to Choose the Right MBA College?

In order to be able to participate in the ...

Read More about MAT 2018 Selection Process

How to Apply for MAT 2018

The notification of MAT Registration Process is released by the All India Management Association (AIMA). Candidates who wish to take the exam can fill the application form online as well as offline. MAT form is available on AIMA's official website.

For those preparing for MAT 2018, candidates can check MAT Preparation Tips and MAT Exam Checklist to score well in the examination. 

MAT Application Form Online Procedure

There are two options to fill the MAT application form through online mode:

1. By Uploading Photograph and Signature:

  • Firstly, candidates need to go to the official website.
  • After that, candidates have to fill ...

Read More about How to Apply for MAT 2018

MAT Answer Key 2018

The MAT Answer Key is most likely released by some coaching institutes. MAT's conducting body AIMA (All India Management Association) does not release its official Answer Key. Therefore, candidates may have to rely on Answer Key released by some coaching institutes to get an idea of how much they're going to score in the exam. The Answer Key of MAT exam comprises of correct answers to questions asked in the exam. Candidates can download the MAT Answer Key and compare their answers with the responses given in the Answer Key. By knowing the number of right and wrong answers, candidates ...

Read More about MAT Answer Key 2018

MAT 2018 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 2018 Important Dates

 MAT May 2018 Events Dates
Last Date for Online Registration 27th April, 2018 (Friday)
Issue of MAT 2018 Admit Card for Paper-based Test on or after 28th April, 2018 
Issue of MAT 2018 Admit Card for Computer-based Test on or after 12th May, 2018
MAT 2018

Paper Based Test (PBT): 6th May, 2018 (Sunday)

Computer Based Test (CBT): 20th May, 2018 (Sunday) onwards

Result Date To be announced

MAT 2018 Exam Centres

The test locations will be revealed from the 2nd week of March 2018. Also, candidates applying for the exam must note that test Venues for Paper Based Test and Computer Based Test are different.

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?

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

Important Dates

Prepare Exam
MAT 2018 Important Events Dates
Registration 01 Dec, 2017
Exam Date 10 Dec, 2017
Exam Date 16 Dec, 2017
Declaration of Result 01 Jan, 2018

Related News

Similar Exams

Management Colleges in India

Subscribe Now