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Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2020

The full form of MAT is Management Aptitude Test conducted with a frequency of 4 times a year by All India Management Association (AIMA). MAT is the gateway for admission for around more than 800 B-Schools in the country. The months in which MAT takes place are February, May, September, and December. Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2020 is conducted in three modes and the candidate can choose any of the modes provided i.e. Computer-based test (CBT), Internet-Based Test (IBT), Paper Based Test (PBT). The PBT is conducted across 40 cities across India. A candidate can attempt as many times as he wants via all these three modes available.

Eligibility for Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2020:

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The eligibility criteria for Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2020 is same for all colleges, here we list some of the basic eligibility criteria which is mandatory to fulfill in order to get admissions:

  • Candidates must have completed their graduation or in their final year of graduation are eligible for MBA/PGDM course.
  • For the candidates who are in their final years are granted provisional admissions until the final graduation mark sheet is submitted to the college authorities.
  • Candidates who own a professional degree such as CA/CS/ICWA can also apply for MAT

Fast Facts about Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2020 :

Features Details 
Exam NameManagement Aptitude Test
Conducting BodyAll India Management Association (AIMA)
Exam LevelNational
Exam FrequencyMultiple times a year
Exam ModeCBT, PBT and IBT
Exam Duration2 hours and 30 minutes
Exam SyllabusLanguage Comprehension, Data Analysis & Sufficiency and Mathematics, Intelligence and Critical Reasoning, Indian & Global Environment
LanguageEnglish
Exam FeesRs 1,650
Exam PurposeAdmissions to 800+ MBA Colleges in India (approx)
No. of Test CitiesFor PBT Mode – 41 and CBT Mode – 31
Exam Helpdesk No. 011 – 24645100 / 011 – 24617354 / 011 – 43128100
Exam Websitewww.mat.aima.in

Important Dates for Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2020 (IBT):

IBT Test DateLast Date to RegisterIssue of Admit Card
21-Nov-202017-Nov-202018-Nov-2020
22-Nov-202018-Nov-202019-Nov-2020
23-Nov-202019-Nov-202020-Nov-2020
24-Nov-202020-Nov-202021-Nov-2020
25-Nov-202021-Nov-202022-Nov-2020
03-Dec-202029-Nov-202030-Nov-2020
04-Dec-202030-Nov-202001-Dec-2020
05-Dec-202001-Dec-202002-Dec-2020
06-Dec-202002-Dec-202003-Dec-2020
10 Dec-202006-Dec-202007-Dec-2020
11-Dec-202007-Dec-202008-Dec-2020
12-Dec-202008 -Dec-202009-Dec-2020
13-Dec-202009-Dec-202010-Dec-2020
15-Dec-202011-Dec-202012-Dec-2020
16-Dec-202012-Dec-202013-Dec-2020
17-Dec-202013-Dec-202014-Dec-2020
23-Dec-202020-Dec-202021-Dec-2020
24-Dec-202022-Dec-202023-Dec-2020

Dates for Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2020 December (CBT):

Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2020 EventsManagement Aptitude Test (MAT) 2020 Dates
Registration begins07-Dec-2020
Registration ends23-Dec-2020
Issue of admit card26-Dec-2020
Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2020 CBT date28-Dec-2020

 Dates for Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2020 December (PBT):

Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2020 eventsManagement Aptitude Test (MAT) 2020 Dates
Registration begins05-Oct-2020
Registration ends01-Dec-2020
Issue of admit card01-Dec-2020
MAT PBT date06-Dec-2020

 Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2020 Registration/Application Process:

Like other Entrance Exams, the registration process is almost same. The complete application cum registration process is online and the application form for Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2020 is available at the official website of MAT i.e. https://mat.aima.in . The steps to register for Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2020 are provided below:

Step – 1 Online registration via entering the basic details of the aspirant like

Name, Date of Birth, E-mail ID, Contact No, etc.

Step – 2 Creation of a MAT account with the User ID and Password, this

Could done by confirmation of registration via OTP/email

Step – 3 Filling the complete Application form by furnishing the personal and

Academic details.

Step – 4 Uploading passport sized photograph and signature in a prescribed

Format and file size.

Step – 5 Choose the mode of test that the candidate wish to take.

Step – 6 Payment of the application fee for Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2020 via debit/credit card or

Other online payment modes.

Step – 7 Take the Print out of the confirmation page for future reference.

Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2020 Application Fee:

The application fee for Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2020 is same for all the categories of the society. The application fee is provided below in the table:

Test ModeApplication Fee (in Rs)
Paper-Based Test (PBT)1,650
Computer-Based Test (CBT)1,650
Both PBT & CBT2,750
Internet Based Test (IBT)1,650

Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2020 Exam Pattern:

Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2020 exam is divided into 5 sections each carry 40 questions. The total number of questions is 200 and the time provided is 150 minutes. All the questions are in MCQ’s format. The Subjects and the topics which a candidate needs to cover are Language Comprehension, Intelligence, and Critical Reasoning, Data Analysis and Sufficiency, Mathematical Skills, and the Indian and Global Environment. A brief description of the exam pattern is provided below in a tabular format.

ParticularsManagement Aptitude Test (MAT) 2020
Duration150 minutes
Total no. of questions200
Sections with number of questionsLanguage Comprehension   40

Intelligence and Critical Reasoning 40

Data Analysis and Sufficiency     40

Mathematical Skills      40

Indian and Global Environment   40

Total sections5 Sections with total of 200 marks
Marking Scheme1 Mark is allotted to correct and 0.25 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer
Mode of ExamCBT, IBT, PBT
Exam Frequency4 times Held in February, May, September, December
Exam conducting bodyAll India Management Association (AIMA)
Type of QuestionsMCQ Based Questions

Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2020 Exam Centres:

There are 41 cities for PBT mode exam and 31 for CBT mode exam in Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2020 is going to be conducted. Candidates will choose the centers which are nearest to them and these options will be provided to the candidates at the time of filling up the application form. The list of the cities with the states is mentioned below in tabular format:

MAT Test Cities
AhmedabadKanpur
AllahabadKochi
BareillyKolkata
BengaluruKottayam
BhopalKozhikode
BhubaneswarLucknow
ChandigarhMadurai
ChennaiMeerut
CoimbatoreMengaluru
DehradunMumbai
Delhi (NCR)Nagpur
DurgapurPatna
GurgaonPune
GuwahatiRaipur
HaridwarRanchi
HubliRourkela
HyderabadTezpur
IndoreThiruvananthapuram
JaipurVijayawada
JammuVisakhapatnam
Jamshedpur

Admit Card for Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2020:

Candidates can follow the given steps to download their admit card.

  • Open the official website of MAT e. www.mat.aima.in
  • Enter the credentials with login id and password provided at the time of application.
  • Click on to ‘download admit card’
  • Candidates who have schedule their Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2020 date and time will only be able to download their admit card.
  • Check the details of the downloaded admit card.
  • Download and take a print out of the admit card.

Exam Day Guidelines for Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2020:

Preparation for the exam as well as for the exam day is one of the crucial things that an aspirant must keep in his mind. Keeping this in mind there are some points that is to be taken into consideration on exam date:

  • Carry your admit card of Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2020 as a hard copy, soft copy/digital copy is not acceptable at the exam centers.
  • Reach 2 hours before the examination timing.
  • Don’t carry valuables/electronics gadgets as these are not allowed in the examination room.
  • Carry one of the below-mentioned Photo Id Proof at the examination center:

Aadhar card

PAN card

Voter ID card

Passport

Driver’s license

Weightage of Points at the time of Admission process in Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2020:

The Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2020 is the first step towards admission. Colleges that accepts the MAT score conducts other rounds as well to complete the whole admission process. The rounds namely MAT Test, GE (Group Exercise), PI (Personal Interaction), WAT (Written Ability Test). All these rounds have certain weightage as per college to college. So, it is advisable to all the aspirants to be prepared for the further rounds that they have to face at the time of admission.

List of the top management colleges that accept MAT scores with their cut off:

B-SchoolRange of MAT Cut off Percentile (All India Category)
JBIMS Mumbai99.5 – 100
SIMSREE Mumbai98-99
PUMBA Pune98-99
Dr. D. Y. Patil Institute of Management & Research, Pune90-95
Institute of Management Technology (IMT) Nagpur80-85
International School of Business & Media (ISB&M) Pune80-85
School of Inspired Leadership – SOIL Gurgaon80-85
SIESCOMS Navi Mumbai80-85
Jagan Institute of Management Studies (JIMS) Rohini Delhi80-85
Jaipuria Institute of Management (Jaipuria) Noida80-85
New Delhi Institute of Management (NDIM) New Delhi80-85
Christ University Bengaluru80-85
VIT Business School (VIT) Vellore80-85

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FAQs

Q.1     Which agency conducts Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2020?

Ans.    The test is conducted by All India Management Association (AIMA).

 Q.2     What is the application fee for Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2020?

Ans     The application fee for Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2020 is the same for all the categories of the

society. The application fee is provided below in the table:

Test ModeApplication Fee (in Rs)
Paper-Based Test (PBT)1,650
Computer-Based Test (CBT)1,650
Both PBT & CBT2,750
Internet-Based Test (IBT)1,650

Q.3     Is Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2020 is an online or offline exam?

Ans     Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2020 is an online as well as offline examination. It could be CBT

(Computer Based Test), Internet-Based Test (IBT), Paper Based Test (PBT).

Q.4     What are the eligibility criteria for Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2020?

Ans     The eligibility criteria for Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2020 is same for all colleges, here we list

some of the basic eligibility criteria which is mandatory to fulfill in order to

get admissions:

  • Candidates must have completed their graduation or in their final year of graduation are eligible for MBA/PGDM course.
  • The candidates who are in their final years are granted provisional admissions until the final graduation mark sheet is submitted to the college authorities.
  • Candidates who own a professional degree such as CA/CS/ICWA can also apply for MAT

Q.5     How many attempts can a candidate give in Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2020?

Ans.    The candidate can give as many attempts as he wants in Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2020 exam.

Q.6     What is the exam pattern for Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2020?

Ans     Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2020 exam is divided into 5 sections each carry 40 questions. The total number of questions is 200 and the time provided is 150 minutes. All the questions are in MCQ’s format. The Subjects and the topics which a candidate needs to cover are Language Comprehension, Intelligence, and Critical Reasoning, Data Analysis and Sufficiency, Mathematical Skills, and the Indian and Global Environment. A brief description of the exam pattern is provided below in a tabular format.

ParticularsManagement Aptitude Test (MAT) 2020
Duration150 minutes
Total no. of questions200
Sections with number of questionsLanguage Comprehension   40

Intelligence and Critical Reasoning 40

Data Analysis and Sufficiency     40

Mathematical Skills      40

Indian and Global Environment   40

Total sections5 Sections with total of 200 marks
Marking Scheme1 Mark is allotted to correct and 0.25 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer
Mode of ExamCBT, IBT, PBT
Exam Frequency4 times Held in February, May, September, December
Exam conducting bodyAll India Management Association (AIMA)
Type of QuestionsMCQ Based Questions