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MAT 2021 - December Exam Dates (Available), Admit Card (Dec 14), Syllabus, Preparation, Updates

Updated By Samiksha Rautela on 05 Dec, 2021 14:41

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About MAT 2021 (CBT on Dec 19)

The MAT 2021 CBT phase 2 exam is scheduled to be held on December 19, 2021 and the registration deadline for the same is December 12, 2021. The admit card of MAT 2021 CBT will be released on December 14, 2021. MAT 2021 PBT Dec exam was held on December 05, 2021 in a single session from 10 AM to 12:30 PM. The MAT 2021 IBT exam dates are November 7, December 4, 5 11, 12 & 18. AIMA released the MAT 2021 December exam dates on September 28, 2021 and MAT 2021 December exam will be held in the PBT, CBT and IBT modes. Registrations for MAT 2021 December session is ongoing. Candidates can use the link given below to fill the MAT 2021 December application form.

Apply for MAT 2021 December Exam - Get Direct Link 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 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 1000 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 2021 Exam Date - December CBT

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


Phase 1 DatesPhase 2 Dates (Ongoing)

Registration starts

September 28, 2021

Registration ends

November 14, 2021

December 12, 2021

MAT Admit Card release date

November 16, 2021December 14, 2021

MAT 2021 CBT exam date

November 21, 2021December 19, 2021

MAT 2021 CBT exam timings

Different slots as per the admit card

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MAT 2021 Exam Date - December PBT

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



Registration Ends

December 02, 2021 (Extended)

Admit Card release date

December 01, 2021

MAT December 2021 PBT exam date

December 5, 2021

Exam timing

10 am - 12:30 pm

MAT 2021 Exam Date - December IBT

MAT December 2021 IBT will be conducted on 6 different dates. Candidates must choose their MAT IBT Date while filling the application form. The last date to apply and admit card availability will depend on the exam date. Check the complete schedule for MAT IBT in the table given below.

MAT 2021 IBT Exam Dates

Last Date to ApplyAdmit Card Release Date

November 27, 2021

November 24, 2021November 25, 2021

December 4, 2021

December 1, 2021December 2, 2021

December 5, 2021

December 2, 2021December 3, 2021

December 11, 2021

December 8, 2021December 9, 2021

Decmber 12, 2021

December 9, 2021December 10, 2021

December 18, 2021

December 15, 2021December 16, 2021

MAT 2021 December IBT Exam Timings

The IBT mode of MAT 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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