Management Aptitude Test (MAT)
The standardized test Management Aptitude Test is conducted to help Business Schools to screen candidates for admission to MBA and allied programmes. MAT has been administered since 1988 and recognized as a national level test in 2003 by the Govt. of India, Ministry of HRD. It is the largest test of its kind in the nation and will continue to be the passport to enter over 600 B-Schools across India.
Candidates with a graduation degree in any discipline.
Candidates in their final year of graduate courses can also apply.
Note: There is no age limit to appear for MAT.
Mode of Examination:
Eligible candidates have a great advantage as they can take MAT according to their choice as:
Remote Proctored Internet-Based Test (IBT) OR
Double Remote Proctored Internet-Based Test (IBT) OR
Paper-Based Test (PBT) OR
Computer Based Test (CBT) OR
Both Paper-Based Test and Computer Based Test (PBT+CBT) OR
Both Paper-Based Test and Remote Proctored Internet-Based Test (PBT+IBT) OR
Both Computer Based Test and Remote Proctored Internet-Based Test (CBT+IBT)
How to Apply?
Eligible candidates have to register themselves on the AIMA portal.
Fill in the required credentials on the page.
Click on submit and proceed for payment.
Complete the application by paying the fee through Net Banking, UPI, Credit Card/ Debit Card, and Paytm Wallet.
Essentials documents that are required during registration are:
A valid email Id.
Scanned image of signature (5 to 20 kb).
Scanned image of photograph (10 to 50 kb).
Smart Card or Net Banking details.
To prepare for MAT, every candidate has to go through the below-mentioned subjects.
Intelligence and Critical Reasoning
Indian & Global Environment
Mathematics (Quantitative Aptitude)
Data Analysis & Sufficiency
For Admit card:
The registered candidates can download their admit card by following the given steps:
Open the official website.
Click on Downloads/View.
From the dropdown menu, select the option ‘Admit Card’.
Fill in the required credentials and download your admit card.
The result for all the modes of MAT is declared on the same day. The candidate who gave the test can check the results by:
Visiting the official website.
Then click on ‘Download/View’.
From the dropdown list, select ‘ MAT Result’.
Select the month in which you gave the exam.
Fill in the Roll number along with the Registration number.
After submitting, your scorecard will be viewed on the screen.
Start your preparation as soon as you think of giving the MAT as it takes at least 6 months to prepare for it. Some extra tips are:
Read the best preparatory books, current affairs, and related blogs daily.
Solve previous year’s question papers and sample papers to increase your speed.
Keep a track of your preparation and analyze it from time to time.
Institutions accepting MAT Score:
Some of the top colleges and universities accepting MAT Score as given below:
Taxila Business School, Jaipur
ABBS School of Management
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