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MAT 2021 (September Exam)

Updated By Abhinav Chamoli on 09 Jul, 2021 10:54

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About MAT 2021 - September CBT/ PBT/ IBT

MAT 2021 August-September Session Exam Dates have been announced and registrations have begun from July 7. MAT PBT will be conducted on September 5. MAT CBT will be conducted in 2 phases on August 21 and September 12. MAT IBT will be conducted in 6 slots on August 28, 29, and September 4, 5, 11 and 12. Candidates must fill the online application form for MAT 2021 from the official website ( The last date to apply for MAT CBT is August 14 for Phase 1 and September 4 for Phase 2. The deadline to register for MAT PBTis August 29. MAT IBT registrations will close 3 days before each exam date. The complete schedule and other details can be found at the link given below.

MAT 2021 Application Process

MAT May 2021 Results have been released on July 9 by AIMA on the official website. The details for the May session of MAT 2021 can now be downloaded for all three modes. Check details at the link given below.

MAT May 2021 Result - Download Your Scorecard Here

Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is a national-level MBA entrance exam conducted by the All India Management Association (AIMA). MAT is conducted 4 times a year in February, May, September and December. MAT was originally conducted in two modes, as a Paper Based Test (PBT) and Computer Based Test (CBT). Another mode i.e. the Internet Based Test (IBT) mode for MAT was introduced due to COVID-19 in 2020. There are more than 800 MBA colleges in India that accept MAT score. In order to get admission, candidates must be well-prepared for the exam. 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.

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MAT May 2021 Latest Updates

  • Jul 09, 2021 12:00 AM: MAT 2021 Results for May session declared.
  • Jul 07, 2021 12:00 AM: MAT September 2021 registrations begin for CBT, PBT and IBT.
  • Jul 07, 2021 12:00 AM: MAT May 2021 Results to be announced soon.
  • Jun 27, 2021 12:00 AM: AIMA cancels MAT 2021 PBT/ CBT modes. IBT to be held as per schedule.
  • Jun 10, 2021 09:10 AM: MAT 2021 PBT and CBT revised dates announced. IBT to be conducted on two additional dates.
  • Jun 10, 2021 03:30 AM: MAT 2021 IBT Admit Card released for the June 13 exam. Download here.
  • Jun 06, 2021 06:30 PM: MAT 2021 IBT June 6 second shift concludes. Next exam on June 8.
  • May 21, 2021 12:00 AM: MAT May 2021 PBT registration deadline extended to June 6. The new exam date is June 12.
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MAT (May) 2021 Result - Out

MAT May 2021 Result has been released on the


MAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for MAT 2021, a candidate must


MAT 2021 Application Form - September CBT/ PBT/ IBT Registrations Open

Registrations for the MAT September 2021 session have begun


MAT 2021 Exam Pattern

MAT 2021 is a national-level MBA entrance exam conducted


MAT 2021 Exam Centres

The PBT and CBT modes for the May Session


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MAT 2021 Highlights

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

Full name

Management Aptitude Test

Short name


Conducted by


Conducted for

Admission to more than 800 MBA colleges in India


National-Level Exam


4 times per year


  • February
  • May
  • September
  • December





Sections in the exam

  • Language Comprehension

  • Data Analysis & Sufficiency

  • Mathematical Skills

  • Intelligence & Critical Reasoning

  • Indian & Global Environment

Total number of questions


Duration of the exam

2 hours 30 minutes

MAT September 2021 Exam Dates - CBT

The CBT mode of MAT September 2021 will be conducted in two phases. The exam dates for MAT September CBT are as follows.


Phase 1 DatesPhase 2 Dates

Registration ends 

August 14, 2021September 4, 2021

MAT Admit Card release date

August 17, 2021September 6, 2021

MAT 2021 CBT exam date

August 21, 2021September 12, 2021

MAT May 2021 CBT exam timings

Different slots as per the admit card

MAT September 2021 Exam Dates - PBT

The PBT exam dates of MAT September 2021 are given below.



Registration Ends

August 29, 2021

Admit Card release date

August 30, 2021

MAT September 2021 PBT exam date

September 5, 2021

Exam timing

10 am - 12:30 pm

MAT September 2021 Exam Dates - IBT

MAT September 2021 IBT will be conducted on 6 different dates, 2 in August and 3 in September. Candidates must choose their MAT IBT Date while filling the application form. The last date to apply for IBT is 3 days before the exam date and admit card will be available 2 days before the exam date. Check the complete schedule for MAT IBT in the table given below.

IBT Exam Dates

Last Date to ApplyAdmit Card Release Date

August 28, 2021

August 25, 2021August 26, 2021

August 29, 2021

August 26, 2021August 27, 2021

September 4, 2021

September 1, 2021September 2, 2021

September 5, 2021

September 2, 2021September 3, 2021

September 11, 2021

September 8, 2021September 9, 2021

September 12, 2021

September 9, 2021September 10, 2021

MAT September 2021 IBT Exam Timings

The IBT mode of MAT Sep 2021 will be conducted in two slots each day. Given below is the timing for each slot.



Slot 1

10 am to 12:30 pm

Slot 2

4 pm to 6:30 pm

MAT 2021 Conducting Body

The conducting body of MAT is All India Management Association (AIMA). With active support from the Government of India and Industry, 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 2021 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


011- 24626689

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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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