MAT (Management Aptitude Test)

Sunday, March 6, 2022

MAT 2022

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 2022 Notification

MAT 2022 Registration for Paper-based Test (PBT) and Computer-based Test (CBT) starts from 6th March to 13th March 2022. The last date for MAT 2022 Paper-based Test (PBT) is March 06, 2022 and for Computer-based Test (CBT) is March 13, 2022.

 MAT Sample Papers

MAT December 2022 Important Dates

MAT 2022 PBT March Dates

Schedule 1

Events Dates
Last Date for Online Registration February 28, 2022
Availability of Admit Card March 02, 2022
Test Date March 06, 2022



MAT 2021 CBT December Dates

Events Dates
Last Date for Online Registration

March 07, 2022

Availability of Admit Card

March 09, 2022

Test Date

March 13, 2022


MAT 2022 Registration and Application Form

Registration Fee: NON-REFUNDABLE

MAT 2022 Registration Fee

The registration fee for one MAT 2022  exam (PBT or CBT) Rs 1550 /-
The Registration fee for both MAT 2022 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 2022 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 2022 Registration and Application Form

MAT 2022 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 2022 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 2022 Exam Pattern

MAT 2022 Syllabus

MAT 2022 syllabus consists of subjects given below

  • Data Analysis and Sufficiency,
  • Mathematical skills,
  • Language Comprehension,
  • Intelligence and Critical Reasoning,
  • Indian and Global Environment.
MAT 2022 Syllabus

MAT 2022 Admit Card

Registered candidates can download their MAT 2022 Admit Card from AIMA website from March 09, 2022 (CBT). MAT 2022 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 2022 Admit Cards

MAT 2022 Exam Centers

AIMA has released the list of MAT 2022 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 2022 test centres

MAT 2022 Result & Score Card

MAT 2022 result is expected to be released within a month of completion of MAT examination in both modes. MAT 2022 score is valid for one year. Candidates can download the MAT 2022 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 2022 result

 MAT 2022 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.