MAT 2019 Exam

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About MAT 2019

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 2003. The test scores are used for admission to various MBA, PGDM, and allied management programmes. 


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MAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria

The conducting body of Management Aptitude Test (MAT) i.e AIMA (short for All India Management Association ) prescribes the eligibility criteria of MAT 2019. 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 MAT exam is conducted four times a ...

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MAT 2019 Syllabus

Candidates planning to take the upcoming MAT (Management Aptitude Test) are advised to check the MAT Syllabus before starting their preparations. All India Management Association (AIMA) does not issue an official MAT Syllabus. However, on the basis of previous year question papers, Collegedekho experts have curated the syllabus most important topics for all 5 sections of MAT 2019. 

Aspirants may also check our MAT Preparation Tips and MAT Exam Checklist to become ready for the exam day. As far ...

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MAT 2019 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 ...

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How to Prepare for MAT 2019

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. 

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MAT 2019 Participating Colleges

The list of MAT 2019 participating colleges is released by AIMA. There are more than 600 B-schools that offer admission based on MAT 2019 examination. All the colleges accepting MAT scores have been divided into four zones – East, West, North, and South. While filling the application form, candidates have to select five MAT participating institutes. In order to become eligible for admission in any of the participating colleges, candidates have to qualify the examination and score the required cut-off ...

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MAT Exam Analysis 2018 (December)

The paper-based Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2018 has been conducted successfully on December 9, 2018 from 10 AM to 12.30 PM in 58 cities across the country. Candidates can now check our detailed analysis of MAT 2018 December exam.

CollegeDekho has published the MAT exam analysis for paper-based test to give an insight into the MAT exam structure, overall and section-wise difficulty level of the paper. There are many coaching institutes in India that often release their own version ...

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MAT 2019 Result

All India Management Association (AIMA) will release MAT 2019 results on September 28, 2019.The result will be available online on the official website of AIMA. The result of MAT 2019 exam can be accessed in the form of a scorecard, and test-takers can access the same by entering their Registration Number and Roll Number.

The result is published on AIMA's official website in the form of a scorecard, which consists of the candidate's percentile, sectional score as well as the composite score ...

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MAT 2019 Selection Process

The selection process starts after the result of MAT 2019 is announced by the exam conducting body AIMA. The AIMA does not organise any centralised counselling for the candidates who qualify MAT. The selection process varies with the college accepting MAT score. The notification regarding MAT 2019 selection procedure will release on the official website of AIMA.

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 ...

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MAT 2019 Cut-off

MAT is conducted by AIMA four times in a year – in the months of February, May, September, and December. MAT 2019 cut-off will be issued by participating institutes. Various institutes/ B-schools/Universities that accept MAT scores for admission to MBA/postgraduate management programmes will release MAT 2019 cut-off separately. MAT cut-off 2019 will be released in the form of percentile.

Candidates need to secure the minimum MAT cut-off 2019 marks to get shortlisted for the selection process rounds such ...

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Best Books for MAT 2019

The Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is a national-level exam conducted by AIMA four times a year in the months of February, May, September, and December. When it comes to preparing for MAT, the first thing that applicants must do is finding the right study material for preparation. CollegeDekho has, therefore, compiled a list of the best books for MAT preparation.

In order to score well in the entrance exam, applicants must shortlist books that cover all the topics as prescribed ...

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MAT Sample Papers/Previous Year Question Papers

MAT previous year question papers and sample papers help the candidates understand the overall structure of the exam such as types of questions, difficulty level, weightage of topics and distribution of questions. By solving the sample papers and previous year question papers of MAT, candidates can improve their speed and time-management skills. Apart from this, MAT sample papers also enhance the ability of candidates to solve the questions and increase their level of confidence. Taking MAT sample papers is a ...

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MAT 2019 Admit Card

All India Management Association (AIMA) will release the admit card for MAT 2019 paper-based test (offline) on August 27, 2019, whereas, the MAT 2019 admit card for the computer-based test (online) will be released on September 9, 2019 on its official website at MAT admit card 2019 is going to be available in online mode and it can be availed only by the registered candidates. The test seekers must also know that the MAT 2019 admit card for both online and offline exam ...

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MAT 2019 Application Form (September)

The registration of MAT September 2019 is going to start from June 19, 2019 by the All India Management Association (AIMA). Candidates who wish to take the exam can fill the application form online only. The last date to fill MAT application form 2019 is August 25, 2019 for (Paper-based Test) and September 8, 2019 for (Computer-based Test). The MAT 2019 application form will be made available in online mode only. 

Once the application forms are available, candidates must check the eligibility criteria ...

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MAT 2019 Answer Key

MAT's conducting body AIMA (All India Management Association) does not release its official Answer Key. Therefore, candidates may have to rely on Answer Keys 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 2019 Answer Key and compare their answers with the responses given in the Answer Key. By ...

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MAT 2019 Mock Test

For all those preparing for the upcoming Management Aptitude Test (MAT) in May, now is the time to start taking mock tests. MAT mock tests seem exactly like the real examination that candidates have to take in the same way as the actual paper. Online mock test practice gives candidates the chance to better understand the test pattern and also revise the whole syllabus before the actual examination takes place. The questions asked in the mock test papers also give ...

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MAT 2019 Coaching Institutes

Candidates preparing for MAT 2019 are advised to join a good MAT 2019 coaching institute for better entrance exam preparation. MAT coaching institute will not only motivate and empower its students to excel in the exam but these institutes also improve one's individual performance. With the help of coaching institutes of MAT, candidates aiming to crack the national-level Management Aptitude Test (MAT) can study from best MAT 2019 books and solve many types of  MAT 2019 previous year question ...

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MAT 2019 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 2019 Important Dates

 MAT September 2019 Events


MAT 2019 September Schedule for Paper Based Test (PBT)

MAT 2019 Registration for Paper Based Test (PBT) Starts in

June 19, 2019

MAT 2019 Registration for Paper Based Test (PBT) Ends on

August 25, 2019

Availability of MAT 2019 Admit Card for Paper Based Test (PBT)

August 27, 2019

MAT 2019 Paper Based Test (PBT) Exam Date

September 1, 2019

MAT 2019 September Schedule for Computer Based Test (CBT)

MAT 2019 Registration for Computer Based Test (CBT) Starts in

June 19, 2019

MAT 2019 Registration for Computer Based Test (CBT) Ends on

September 8, 2019

Availability of MAT 2019 Admit Card for Computer Based Test (CBT)

September 9, 2019

MAT 2019 Computer Based Test (CBT) Date

September 14, 2019

MAT 2019 September Result

September 28, 2019

MAT 2019 Exam Centers

Candidates applying for the exam must note that test venues for Paper-Based Test and Computer-Based Test are different. The test centres will be announced soon.

All About MAT

The MAT 2019 aspirants can find all the necessary details regarding the MAT 2019 exam on this page.

Highlights of MAT

Here are some important highlights of the MAT entrance exam that will act as a reminder to the candidates regarding what is MAT exam all about:

MAT Exam Frequency


MAT Exam Mode

Both Online & Offline

MAT Exam Duration

2 Hours & 30 Minutes (150 Minutes)

Number of Colleges Accepting MAT Scores


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 are 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 2019 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 2019 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 2019 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 2019 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 2019 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 2019 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 2019 Answer Key here. 

MAT Exam Analysis

The MAT exam analysis will reveal things such as 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. 

Contact Details

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

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MAT 2019 Important Events Dates
Registration Date 19 Jun to 25 Aug, 2019
Admit Card Date 27 Aug, 2019
Exam Date 01 Sep, 2019
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