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Conducted By : All India Management Association (AIMA)

About MAT

   Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is the largest national importance aptitude test which is conducted by All India management Association (AIMA). MAT Score card issued by AIMA based on the aptitude test has the value of importance to take entry into the Top MBA Colleges and institutes for studying related Management Studies.

   Following content relates the Important Dates, Eligibility Criteria and other Details for MAT Exam.

  Over the past two decades, AIMA’s Management Aptitude Test (MAT) has been successfully availed by students across the country seeking admission in B-Schools. It remains the largest test in its category in terms of participation and reach, with several lakh students availing it each year. Today, over 600 B-schools in the country recognize and use MAT for admission to their institutions.

Important Dates For MAT
Last Date for Online MAT Registration28thApril 2017(Friday)
Last Date for receipt of filled in MAT 2016 Registration Form at AIMA, New Delhi 28thjanuary 2017(Friday)
Date of Examination Paper Based Exam 7th May 2017 (Sunday)
Computer Based Exam 13th May 2017 (Saturday)
Exam Timings Paper Based Exam 10:00 am to 12:30 pm
Computer Based Exam In different Time slots at specific test venues; subject to number of candidates registering for Computer Based Test.

Exam Pattern MAT 2017

Management aptitude test compose of 200 Questions for 150 minutes duration. Type of Section and the time allocation for each section is given below.

Subject No. of Questions Duration
Language Comprehension 40 Questions 30 Minutes
Mathematical Skills 40 Questions 40 Minutes
Data Analysis and Sufficiency 40 Questions 35 Minutes
Intelligence and Critical Reasoning 40 Questions 30 Minutes
Indian and Global Environment 40 Questions 15 Minutes


Graduate in any discipline from a recognized university. Final year degree course students can also apply.

How to Apply

1. Online Payment : Register online at AIMA official website and make the payment of Rs.1200/- though Credit Card / Debit Card / Net Banking.

2. Demand Draft : Register online at AIMA official website and obtain a Demand Draft of Rs.1200/- favouring "All India Management Association" payable at Delhi from any bank and fill the DD details in the registration form.

3. Offline / Cash Deposit : Obtain the form with MAT Bulletin / CD against cash payment of Rs.1200/- from the listed Nodal centres of AIMA or from AIMA, New Delhi.

Admit Card for MAT 2017

   Candidates who are registered provisionally for MAT Exam 2016 for Paper Based Exam and Computer Based Exam can download their Admit Card from AIMA website on or after Feb 2017

Link to Download Admit Card for MAT Exam 2017 : https://apps.aima.in/matadmitcard.aspx

  The Admit Card for Paper Based Exam and Computer Based Exam for MAT Feb 2017 will consist of Candidate’s Name, Form No, Roll No, Exam Date, Exam Time, Exam Venue Address. Candidates appearing for Computer Based Exam have to strictly follow the Date and Time allotted.

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