MAT (Management Aptitude Test)

MAT 2019 Notification, Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Admit Cards, Result and Counselling 

Management Admission Test (MAT) is a National wide entrance exam conducted for admissions in the Business Schools (B-Schools) across the 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 national level test.

MAT 2019 Admit cards available form 29th April 2019


MAT 2019 Notifications:

MAT May 2019 Registration has been started from 1st Week of May 2019. Candidates can submit the online application till 26th April 2019 (PBT) & 10th May 2019 (CBT).

MAT 2019 Important Dates: 


Exam Dates

Release of Application Form

1st Week of March 2019

Last date for online registration - PBT

26th April , 2019

Last date for online registration - CBT

10th May, 2019

Availability of Admit Card - PBT

29th April, 2019

Availability of Admit Card - CBT

13th May, 2019

Date of Examination

5th May2019 (PBT) & 18th May (CBT)

MAT Result Declaration Date

June 2019 (Tentative)

MAT 2019 Registration and Application Form:

Registration Fee: NON-REFUNDABLE

Registration fees MAT 2019 exam is Rs 1550 /-

For Both PBT & CBT - Rs.2650/-

Payment can be done through Demand Draft and also by Credit/Debit Card/Net Banking.

Apply Online:

  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. Candidate receives confirmation of registration to his/her mail entered.
  4. Once registered, candidate can login 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.

Get full details on MAT 2019 Registration and Application Form

MAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria:

  • Candidates who hold graduate degree in any discipline are eligible.
  • Candidates who are in 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 number of attempts. MAT is scheduled four times in a year February, May, September, and December.

MAT 2019 Exam Pattern:

Mode of Exam:

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

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

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MAT 2019 Syllabus:

MAT 2018 syllabus consists of subjects given below

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

For Complete MAT 2019 Syllabus

MAT 2018 Admit Card:

Registered candidates can download their Admit Card from AIMA website from 09th February 2019 (PBT) & 19th February 2019 (CBT). 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.

click here:  MAT 2019 Admit Card

MAT Exam Centers

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

MAT 2019 Results & Score Card

MAT 2019 results are expected to be released within a month of completion of MAT examination in both modes. MAT score is valid for one year. Candidates can download the MAT 2019 score card after the announcement of the results. Many B-Schools, national and international, consider MAT Score as an admission input based on the Score Cards issued to the candidates.

Top managment Institutions Accepting MAT Score 

MAT 2019 General Instructions:

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

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

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

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

5) 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 test.

7) Test duration is 150 minutes.

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Q1. When & how many times MAT is conducted in a year? What is th 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 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 the 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. 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 last week of the month of the test. Candidate can download his/her score card with his 6 digits Registration Form Number and 9 digits Roll NO from AIMA website.  Individual copy of Score Card with photograph is also sent  through normal post at the address given on the Registration Form.