MAT (Management Aptitude Test)

MAT 2023

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


MAT 2023 Notification

MAT 2023 Registration for Paper-based Tests (PBT) and Computer-based Tests (CBT) starts from March 2023. The last date for MAT 2023 Paper-based Test (PBT) is March 2023.

 MAT Sample Papers

MAT December 2023 Important Dates

MAT 2023 February Session Exam Dates
Event Tentative Date
Starting of the application form submission January 2023
Last date to apply (paper–based exam) January 2023
Last date to apply for Computer-based test January 2023
Releasing of admit card for paper-based test February 2023
Releasing of admit card for computer based test February 2023
Date of examination February  2023
Declaration of result March 2023
MAT 2023 May Session Exam Dates
Availability of application form Last week of February 2023
Last date to register online Last week of April 2023
Releasing of admit card Last week of April 2023 to 1st week of May 2023
Date of paper based entrance exam 1st week of May 2023
Date of computer based entrance exam 3rd week of May 2023
Declaration of result May/ June 2023
MAT 2023 September Session Exam Dates
Availability of application form 1st week of July 2023
Last date to register online August 2023
Releasing of admit card August 2023
Entrance exam date (Paper based examination) 1st week of September 2023
Entrance exam date (Computer based examination) 2nd week of September 2023
Declaration of result October 2023
MAT 2023 December Session Exam Dates
Availability of application form 1st week of October 2023
Last date to register online November 2023
Releasing of admit card November 2023
Entrance exam date (Paper based examination) 2nd week of December 2023
Entrance exam date (Computer based examination) 3rd week of December 2023
Result announcement January 2024
MAT 2023 Registration and Application FormRegistration Fee: NON-REFUNDABLEMAT 2023 Registration FeeThe registration fee for one MAT 2023  exam (PBT or CBT)Rs 1550 /-The Registration fee for both MAT 2023 exams (PBT & CBT)Rs 2650 /-Payment can be done through Demand Draft and also by Credit/Debit Card/Net Banking.
 Top management Institutions Accepting MAT Score

Steps to Apply for MAT 2023 Online Form

  1. Candidates have to register themselves by creating a new login.
  2. Fill in the required details to register and then submit the registration form. No changes can be done once the form is 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 the required details.
  6. Upload the images of the photograph and signature (Optional).
  7. Pay the prescribed fee.
  8. The candidate has to retain a printout of the application.
MAT 2023 Registration and Application Form

MAT 2023 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 2023 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 2023 Exam Pattern

MAT 2023 Syllabus

MAT 2023 syllabus consists of subjects given below

  • Data Analysis and Sufficiency,
  • Mathematical skills,
  • Language Comprehension,
  • Intelligence and Critical Reasoning,
  • Indian and Global Environment.
MAT 2023 Syllabus

MAT 2023 Admit Card

Registered candidates can download their MAT 2023 Admit Card from AIMA website from March 09, 2023 (CBT). MAT 2023 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 2023 Admit Cards

MAT 2023 Exam Centers

AIMA has released the list of MAT 2023 test centers 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 2023 test centres

MAT 2023 Result & Score Card

MAT 2023 result is expected to be released within a month of completion of MAT examination in both modes. MAT 2023 score is valid for one year. Candidates can download the MAT 2023 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 2023 result

 MAT 2023 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.

MAT Preparation Tips and Tricks 


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..
Candidate can choose any one of the two options to take the test: Paper Based Test or Computer Based Test.
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.
The validity of the MAT score is for that particular session for most MI’s is one year.
There is no age restriction. Job experience is not necessary.
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.