Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is a standardised test being administered since 1988 to facilitate Business Schools (B-Schools) to screen candidates for admission to MBA and allied programmes. Govt. of India, Ministry of HRD approved MAT as a national level test in 2003. Any B-School - national or international - can consider MAT Score as an admission input based on the Score Cards issued to the candidates. The largest test of its kind in the nation, MAT will continue to be your passport to over 600 B-Schools across India.
Graduates in any discipline. Final year students of Graduate Courses can also apply.
Paper Based Test (PBT) or
Computer Based Test (CBT) or
Both PBT & CBT
Candidate can opt for both the tests i.e. PBT and CBT by paying an extra fee of ₹ 1100/- in addition to ₹ 1550/-.
Candidates opting for both PBT and CBT will have the benefit of selecting additional 2 Management Institutions for sending their scores in addition to the existing option of selecting 5 Management Institutions i.e. they can select 7 Management Institutions in total.
Register online at website link: https://mat.aima.in/sep18 with Credit Card/Debit Card (ATM Card) or Net Banking. The fees details are given below:
|For Paper Based Test(PBT)||₹ 1550/-|
|For Computer Based Test (CBT)||₹ 1550/-|
|For Both PBT & CBT||₹ 2650/-|
|Schedule||PAPER BASED TEST (PBT)||COMPUTER BASED TEST (CBT)|
|TEST DATE||02 September 2018 (Sunday)||15 September 2018 (Saturday)|
|TEST TIMING||1000 to 1230 Hrs Reporting Time at Test Centre: 0800 Hrs||In single/different time slots at specific test venues; subject to candidates registration|
|LAST DATE FOR ONLINE REGISTRATION||24 August 2018 (Friday)||08 September 2018 (Saturday)|
|AVAILABILITY OF ADMIT CARDS ON THE WEBSITE(Separate for PBT and CBT)||25 August 2018 (1600 Hrs)||11 September 2018 (1600 Hrs)|
Candidates have to download the MAT Score from AIMA website http://www.aima.in on or after 21st September 2018.
Test cities for Paper Based Test (PBT) and Computer Based Test (CBT) are different.
Select the institutes where you have applied or are applying for admission.
Important Notice: Candidates are advised to check the approval/recognition status of various programs directly from the concerned Authorities/ Institutes/ Universities.
AIMA has come across a couple of cases where the aspiring candidates' MAT score is not accepted by some participating institutes/universities for admission to MBA full time course despite their confirmation to AIMA MAT at the time of participation by incorporating their notifications in MAT e bulletin. Candidates are advised to recheck with the concerned institutes/universities before applying for MAT.
All provisionally registered candidates for PBT and/or CBT have to download their Admit Card from AIMA website link: https://mat.aima.in/sep18 as per the schedule given above.
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 to him/her in the case of CBT.