MAT Answer Key 2021

Updated By Shreya Sareen on 06 Jan, 2021 22:54

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MAT 2021 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 before the release of MAT result to get an idea of how much they're going to score in the exam. It would also help a candidate in getting an idea of the colleges that would consider them for MAT admission.

The answer key of MAT exam comprises correct answers to questions asked in the exam. Candidates can download the MAT 2021 Answer Key and compare their answers with the responses given in the answer key. By knowing the number of right and wrong answers, candidates can easily calculate their probable scores and analyze their performance.

The MAT exam pattern comprises 5 sections including Language Comprehension, Mathematical Skills, Data Analysis and Sufficiency, Intelligence and Critical Reasoning and Indian and Global Environment. There are a total of 200 objective type questions, and candidates score 1 mark for each correct answer and lose 0.25 marks for every incorrect answer.

Important Dates of MAT 2021 Answer Key



MAT 2021 Answer Key

2-3 days after the Exam

Steps to Download MAT Answer Key 2021

Candidates can access MAT Answer Key online if it is released. Step by step process to download MAT Answer Key has been given below.

  • First, click on the link that says ‘MAT Answer Key 2021’ once it is activated.
  • Then, the next step for you is to look for the Answer Key matching with your question paper code.
  • Click on it and download the PDF file
  • Verify your answers and calculate your probable score.

Salient features of MAT 2021 Answer Key

  • The answer key will contain all the correct answers to the questions asked in the MAT 2021 exam

  • Candidates will be able to cross-check their answers from the official answer key and calculate their probable scores

  • These scores will also help them estimate their admission chances

  • While calculating the scores, candidates must use the official marking scheme of MAT as mentioned in the MAT 2020 exam pattern.

  • Also, candidates can find out their obtained marks before the announcement of results. Using these estimated scores, candidates can get prepared for the next level of the admission.

Marking Scheme of MAT 2021 Answer Key

  • For every correct answer, 1 mark is given to the candidate.

  • For any wrong answer, 1/4th marks are deducted.

  • If any question is left unattempted, then there is no negative marking.



For Correct Response

1 mark

For Incorrect Response

No Response

Zero mark

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I have given MAT (IBT) September 2020 exam and achieved 78 percentile with a composite score of 627. From which colleges can I expect a call?

-Akhil BatraUpdated on October 26, 2020 11:03 PM
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Abhinav Chamoli, CollegeDekho Expert

Dear Student,

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.

You can check this article on the colleges accepting 70-80 percentile in MAT. You will also be able to apply to colleges accepting 60-70 percentile in MAT.

Please note that these guides will provide you with suggestions on which colleges to apply but final cutoff will depend on various other factors.

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I looked the list of MAT score accepting institutions and found TA Pai Management Institute Manipal but at institute site, it is not. My score is 788.5 and 99.77 in percentile in May, 2020 MAT.

-rahul mittalUpdated on July 16, 2020 07:37 PM
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Shreya Sareen, CollegeDekho Expert

Dear Student,

Congratulations on your huge success in the MAT May 2020 exam. We have confirmed that T.A. Pai Management Institute, Manipal will not be accepting the MAT May 2020 score for admission to its PGDM course, as you have correctly pointed out.

We have removed the name of TAPMI from the concerned article on top colleges accepting MAT scores. There are many other top colleges accepting MAT where you can apply for admission. These include:

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I am about to give MAT exam in September 2020. When can I take the admission in your college?

-Shubham KotiaUpdated on July 08, 2020 01:27 PM
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Abhinav Chamoli, CollegeDekho Expert

Dear Student,

CollegeDekho is an online platform where you can find information and latest updates about colleges, exams, admissions etc. We do not offer any course directly but we can help you take admission to your preferred MBA college in India.

If you want help with admission to MBA colleges, you can fill our Common Application Form (CAF) or schedule a free session with our counsellor by calling 18005729877.

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FAQs about MAT Answer Key

Is there any negative marking for unattempted questions in MAT?

No, there is no negative marking for unattempted questions in MAT.

How will the MAT answer key be released?

MAT answer key will be released in PDF format on the official website of MAT.

How can I download MAT answer key?

You can download the MAT answer key by login to the official website of MAT. You will have to select the answer key matching your paper code in order to download it.

What is the use of MAT answer key?

MAT answer key will help you to check the correct answers to all the questions that were asked in the exam.

When will MAT answer key be released?

Notification regarding MAT answer key is not yet released on the official website of MAT.

What details will be mentioned in the MAT answer key?

Some of the important details which will be mentioned in the MAT answer key are Right answer to the question, Question paper code and Name of the examination.

When can I expect the MAT answer key?

The MAT answer key will be released within one or two weeks after the exam day.

How can I match the scores using MAT answer key?

You can utilise the marking scheme of the MAT entrance exam to tally your scores. As per the marking scheme, 1 mark will be awarded for each correct answer and ¼ marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Who will release the MAT answer key?

The MAT answer key will be released by All India Management Association (AIMA).

What is MAT Answer key?

The MAT answer key contains the right answers to all the questions which were asked in the exam.

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