MAT Selection Procedure 2018

Nupur Kaushik Updated On: 16 Oct, 2018 11:54 IST

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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.

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In order to be able to participate in the MAT selection process, the first step for a student is to appear for the national-level test. Following the entrance exam, the MAT results are published on the AIMA's official website, basis which students are shortlisted for further admission rounds. The shortlisted candidates are called by the participating institutes where they had applied for admission. They have to follow the Selection Procedure of the institutes, which may involve either two or all three following steps:

  • Group Discussion
  • Written Test
  • Personal Interview

While some of the Participating Institutes that Accept MAT Scores may conduct only two rounds of the admission process, some might conduct all the three rounds. An increasing number of institutes that accept MAT scores have observed it is easy to judge a candidate's writing skills and thought process through WAT.  The Written Ability Test (WAT) is being given preference over GD to ensure that all candidates are at the same level playing field and that soft-spoken candidates also get a fair chance.

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While the selection process steps remain the same, the number of steps depend on each of the MAT participating institute. The final admission list of the institute is prepared based on how the candidate performs in the various selection rounds.

AIMA conducts MAT four times a year - in the months of February, May, September and December. 

The next MAT exam is scheduled to be conducted in the month of May 2018. Candidates can follow Simple Trips & Tricks as well as follow our MAT Exam Checklist to score well in the MAT May 2018 examination.

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