MAT (Management Aptitude Test)

MAT 2020

Notification | Exam Dates | Application Form | Eligibility | Exam Pattern | Syllabus | Admit Cards | Result | Counselling

Management Admission Test (MAT) is a National wide entrance exam conducted for admissions in the Business Schools (B-Schools) across India for management courses like MBA and PGDM. MAT is conducted four times in a year by All India Management Association (AIMA) in the months of February, May, September, and December. In the year 2003 Govt. of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development approved MAT as a national level test.


MAT December 2020 Admit card - Available from 1st December 2020



MAT December 2020 Notification


MAT December 2020 Registration for Paper-based Test (PBT) and Computer-based Test (CBT) starts from December 2020. The last date for MAT December 2020 Paper-based Test (PBT) is November 29, 2020 and for Computer-based Test (CBT) is November 29, 2020.

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MAT December 2020 Important Dates


Events Dates
Availability of MAT 2020 application form for PBT mode October 5, 2020
Last date to register November 29, 2020
Availability of MAT 2020 admit card December 1, 2020
MAT 2020 exam December 6, 2020


MAT 2020 Registration and Application Form


Registration Fee: NON-REFUNDABLE

MAT September 2020 Registration Fee
The registration fee for one MAT 2020 exam (PBT or CBT) Rs 1550 /-
The Registration fee for both MAT 2020 exams (PBT & CBT) Rs 2650 /-
Payment can be done through Demand Draft and also by Credit/Debit Card/Net Banking.



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Steps to Apply for MAT 2020 Online Form


  1. Candidates have to register themselves by creating a new login.
  2. Fill the required details to register and then submit the registration form. No changes can be done once the form submitted.
  3. The candidate receives confirmation of registration to his/her mail entered.
  4. Once registered, the candidate can log in by using email and date of birth.
  5. Complete the application form with all required details.
  6. Upload the images of photograph and signature (Optional).
  7. Pay the prescribed fee.
  8. Candidate has to retain a print out of the application.

MAT 2020 Registration and Application Form

MAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria


  • Candidates who hold a graduate degree in any discipline are eligible.
  • Candidates who are in the final year of their graduate courses are also eligible.
  • There is no age limitation.
  • The percentage criteria vary from one Management Institute (MI) to other Management Institute (MI)
  • Work experience is not necessary.
  • No restriction for the number of attempts. MAT is scheduled four times a year February, May, September, and December.


Mode of MAT 2020 Exam


  • Pen & Paper-based test (PBT) and Computer-based test (CBT)
  • A total number of questions to be answered are 200 with a duration of 150 minutes.
  • Each question carries 1 mark.
  • There are five sections in the question paper.
  • Negative Marking:¼ marks will be deducted for every wrong answer.

MAT 2020 Exam Pattern

MAT 2020 Syllabus


MAT 2020 syllabus consists of subjects given below

  • Data Analysis and Sufficiency,
  • Mathematical skills,
  • Language Comprehension,
  • Intelligence and Critical Reasoning,
  • Indian and Global Environment.

 MAT 2020 Syllabus

MAT 2020 Admit Card


Registered candidates can download their MAT 2020 Admit Card from AIMA website from Dec 1 2020 (CBT). MAT 2020 Admit cards will not be sent by post or email. Admit Card contains Candidate’s Name, Form No, Roll No, Test Date, Test Time and Test Venue Address. Candidate has to strictly follow the date and time allotted.

MAT 2020 Admit Cards

MAT 2020 Exam Centers


AIMA has released the list of MAT 2020 test centres across India and overseas, where the MAT exam will be conducted. Candidates should go through the list carefully and select the appropriate centre based on accessibility and mode of examination.

 list of MAT 2020 test centres

MAT 2020 Result & Score Card


MAT 2020 result is expected to be released within a month of completion of MAT examination in both modes. MAT September 2020 score is valid for one year. Candidates can download the MAT 2020 scorecard after the announcement of the results. Many B-Schools, national and international, consider MAT Score as eligibility for their admissions based on the Score Cards issued to the candidates.

 MAT 2020 result

 MAT 2020 General Instructions


1) Candidates have to report at the test centre at least 45 minutes before the start of the examination.

2) No candidate will be allowed inside the examination hall/centre 15 minutes after the commencement of the exam.

3) Admit card, Ballpoint pen, HB pencil, Eraser and Sharpener are the only things allowed inside the test centre.

4) Calculators, mobile, electronic gadgets etc are not permitted inside the examination hall.

5) The question paper will be in English language only

6) AIMA has the right to cancel the entry to test/admission/holding results of any candidate who uses unfair means during the test.

7) Test duration is 150 minutes.

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Q1. When & how many times MAT is conducted in a year? What is the qualification & percentage needed for it?

Ans. MAT is usually conducted 4 times in a year in February, May, September and December. The minimum qualification for appearing in MAT is graduation in any discipline from any recognized University or equivalent recognized degree. A final year student in any undergraduate course (i.e. B.A, B.Sc., B.Com., B.Tech., etc) can also appear provisionally. Usually, there is a minimum percentage requirement in graduation, which is different for different MIs/Universities. For these details, refer to the prospectus of the particular MIs/University.

Q2. What is the mode of the test?

Ans. Candidate can choose any one of the two options to take the test: Paper Based Test or Computer Based Test.

Q3. What are the test dates and timings of the test?

Ans. The Paper-Based Test is being conducted on the first Sunday of February, May, September and December from 10:00-12:30 hours. Whereas the Computer Based Test is being conducted from Saturday onwards (6 days after the Paper Based Test date) and in different Time slots.

Q4. What is the validity of MAT score?

Ans. The validity of the MAT score is for that particular session for most MI’s is one year.

Q5. Is there any age restriction for it? Any Job experience required to appear in MAT?

Ans. There is no age restriction. Job experience is not necessary.

Q6. How to get the MAT Score Card?

Ans. The Score Card is put on the AIMA website during the last week of the month of the test. Candidate can download his/her scorecard with his 6 digits Registration Form Number and 9 digits Roll NO from AIMA website.  An individual copy of Score Card with photograph is also sent through normal post at the address given on the Registration Form.