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All about MAT exam 2024

Management Aptitude Test or MAT is a national level MBA entrance exam which is conducted by All India Management Association (AIMA). MAT is conducted in February, May, September and December in multiple sessions. MAT is the only MBA entrance exam in India in which candidates can choose from Paper Based Test (PBT), Computer Based Test (CBT) and Internet Based Test (IBT) modes. The MAT Question Paper  contains questions from five subjects – Language Comprehension, Data Analysis & Sufficiency and Mathematical Skills, Intelligence and Critical Reasoning, Indian & Global Environment. The total number of questions is 200.  MAT 2024 registration for February 2024 has started from December 23, 2023. Know here all about MAT exam here.

MAT 2024 exam will be held in four phase. In every phase there will be multiple sessions of MAT PBT, MAT CBT and MAT IBT. MAT 2024 February registration has started. Know all about MAT exam 2024 here including dates, registration, eligibility, fees, syllabus, pattern, cut offs and admission.

 MAT Exam Highlights 2024

MAT exam is an MCQ-based test conducted for 2.5 hours. Check key highlights of MAT exam 2024:

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MAT ExamFeaturesDetails
MAT full form                                        Management Aptitude Test (MAT)
Conducting Body                                       All India Management Association (AIMA)
Exam Level                                      National
Exam Frequency                                      our times a year – February, May, September, December
Exam Mode                                     CBTPBTIBT
Exam Fees                                     INR 1,850
Exam Purpose                                    Admission to 800 MBA Colleges in India (approx.)
No. of Test Cities                                   PBT Mode – 27CBT Mode – 26

MAT Eligibility Criteria

To apply for MAT 2024 exam, aspirants have to fulfill the following eligibility criteria:

  • The candidate should be a graduate in any stream from a recognised university or equivalent.
  • Students in final year of bachelor’s degree course can also appear in MAT.
  • Candidates having CA, CS or CMA degree can also take the MAT exam exam.

MAT Exam 2024: Important Dates

MAT exam dates 2024 for February session have been declared AIMA at the official website. The MAT 2024 exam dates are shared below:

Test ModeTest DateRegistration EndsAdmit Card Download
PBT25-Feb-2420-Feb-2422-Feb-24
CBT10-Mar-245-Mar-248-Mar-24
IBT24-Feb-2421-Feb-2422-Feb-24
IBT3-Mar-2429-Feb-241-Mar-24
IBT8-Mar-245-Mar-246-Mar-24

MAT 2024 Registration and Application Process

MAT application forms for PBT, CBT and IBT are available on the official website of AIMA-MAT exam website. Check the MAT application process below:

  • Log on to AIMA MAT website i.e.mat.aima.in
  • Enter basic details and select a password
  • Click on ‘register’
  • An OTP will be sent on the registered mobile number
  • Use the OTP to verify phone number and log in
  • Pay the fee amount via debit/credit card or net banking
  • Select exam mode and two test cities (for PBT/CBT)
  • Fill the remaining fields
  • Upload photo and signature in prescribed format
  • Select five institutes for AIMA to send your MAT score
  • Download the copy of duly filled application form after submission

MAT Application Fees 2024

MAT exam fee is INR 2,100. The fee is to be paid online through credit/debit card or net banking:

MAT exam modeMAT fee (in INR)
Paper Based Test (PBT)2,100
Computer Based Test (CBT)2,100
Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (IBT)2,100
Both PBT & CBT3,300

MAT Exam Pattern 2024

MAT is an MCQ based test. It is of 2.5 hours and has 200 questions. Check the table below for key highlights of MAT exam pattern 2024:

FeaturesDetails
Exam modes         CBT, PBT, IBT
MAT sectionsLanguage ComprehensionData Analysis & SufficiencyMathematical SkillsIntelligence and Critical ReasoningIndian & Global Environment
Total number of questions200
Exam duration150 minutes
Total marks200
Marking scheme1 for each correct entry-0.25 for each incorrect entryIndian & Global Environment score not included in calculation of MAT percentile

MAT 2024 Syllabus

Language Comprehension: This section of  MAT syllabus includes Verb, Noun, Pronoun, Adjective, Adverb, Antonyms & Synonyms, One Word Substitution, Idioms/Phrases, Vocabulary, Fill in the blanks, Sentence Correction, Para Jumble and Reading Comprehension.

Intelligence & Critical Reasoning: Topics included in this section include Analytical and Logical Reasoning topics such as Family Tree, Course of Action, Arrangement, Pie Chart, Calendars, Statement Conclusions, Strong Arguments and Weak Arguments, Puzzles, Series, Blood Relations, Coding & Decoding, Visual Reasoning, Syllogisms and Graphs.

Data Analysis & Data Sufficiency: This section is divided into – Data Analysis and Data Sufficiency. Topics to study include Line Graph, Bar Graph, Caselet, Pie Chart, Data Comparison, Quantitative Comparison and Data Sufficiency.

Mathematical Skills: In this section, candidates have to study Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Mensuration and Modern Maths.

Indian & Global Environment: The Indian & Global Environment or GK section of MAT exam has 40 questions from Current Affairs and static GK.

MAT Exam Preparation 2024

MAT exam preparation is easy if you know in which phase you want to take the exam. About 3-6 months are good enough to prepare for MAT. If you are planning to appear for MAT 2024 exam, start preparing for it now.

MAT Mock Test

Attempt this free MAT Mock Test by Shiksha to know your preparation level, speed and accuracy.

MAT Admit Card 2024

MAT admit cards of all the three modes are different and issued on different dates. Registered candidates can download their MAT admit card 2024 by using their login credentials. Check the steps to download MAT 2024 admit card.

  • Go to AIMA-MAT website
  • Click on download admit card option
  • Enter login details
  • Dashboard will open
  • Locate admit card link and download

MAT Result 2024

MAT result cum scorecard issued to the candidates online. Candidates can download their MAT result cum scorecard from the official website by using their login credentials. Check the process below:

  • Open the AIMA MAT website
  • Enter application ID and password in login tab
  • Go to ‘scorecard’ section
  • Download your MAT scorecard

MAT Cut Off 2024

The MAT cut offs for admission are usually lower than other MBA entrance exams. Given below is the table indicating expected MAT cut off  for admission to 2024 batch.

MBA CollegeMAT cut off 2024 (percentile)
 Amity Business School, Noida90
 Christ University Bengaluru80-90
BIMTECH Greater Noida80-90
 SIESCOMS Navi Mumbai80-90
Jagan Institute of Management Studies (JIMS), Rohni Delhi80-90
Indus Business Academy80-90
Institute of Management Studies80-90
IPE Hyderabad, Institute of Public Enterprise80-90
Jaipuria Institute of Management, Lucknow80-90
 New delhi Institute of Management (NDIM)80-85
 Vignana Jyoti Institute of Management80-85
 IES Management College and Research Centre80-85
 ITM Business School, Navi Mumbai80-85

Top Colleges Accepting MAT Exam Score

Given below is the list of some of the popular colleges accepting MAT score for admission to their MBA programmes:

MAT Colleges
Amity UniversityABBS School of Management
Dr. D.Y. Patil B School, PuneEIILM
ITM univercityUnitedworld School of Business
 GL Bajaj Institute of Management & researchIILM University
OP Jindal Global UniversitySRM University
Christ UniversityAlliance University
GITAM Institute of Management Jain University
JIMS Rohni Texile Business School, Jaipur

*MBA colleges listed in the table are not in any particular order or rating.

All about MAT exam 2024

Management Aptitude Test or MAT is a national level MBA entrance exam which is conducted by All India Management Association (AIMA). MAT is conducted in February, May, September and December in multiple sessions. MAT is the only MBA entrance exam in India in which candidates can choose from Paper Based Test (PBT), Computer Based Test (CBT) and Internet Based Test (IBT) modes. The MAT Question Paper  contains questions from five subjects – Language Comprehension, Data Analysis & Sufficiency and Mathematical Skills, Intelligence and Critical Reasoning, Indian & Global Environment. The total number of questions is 200.  MAT 2024 registration for February 2024 has started from December 23, 2023. Know here all about MAT exam here.

MAT 2024 exam will be held in four phase. In every phase there will be multiple sessions of MAT PBT, MAT CBT and MAT IBT. MAT 2024 February registration has started. Know all about MAT exam 2024 here including dates, registration, eligibility, fees, syllabus, pattern, cut offs and admission.

 MAT Exam Highlights 2024

MAT exam is an MCQ-based test conducted for 2.5 hours. Check key highlights of MAT exam 2024:

Staying updated about the latest educational events is just a click away

Enter Mobile Number

MAT ExamFeaturesDetails
MAT full form                                        Management Aptitude Test (MAT)
Conducting Body                                       All India Management Association (AIMA)
Exam Level                                      National
Exam Frequency                                      our times a year – February, May, September, December
Exam Mode                                     CBTPBTIBT
Exam Fees                                     INR 1,850
Exam Purpose                                    Admission to 800 MBA Colleges in India (approx.)
No. of Test Cities                                   PBT Mode – 27CBT Mode – 26

MAT Eligibility Criteria

To apply for MAT 2024 exam, aspirants have to fulfill the following eligibility criteria:

  • The candidate should be a graduate in any stream from a recognised university or equivalent.
  • Students in final year of bachelor’s degree course can also appear in MAT.
  • Candidates having CA, CS or CMA degree can also take the MAT exam exam.

MAT Exam 2024: Important Dates

MAT exam dates 2024 for February session have been declared AIMA at the official website. The MAT 2024 exam dates are shared below:

Test ModeTest DateRegistration EndsAdmit Card Download
PBT25-Feb-2420-Feb-2422-Feb-24
CBT10-Mar-245-Mar-248-Mar-24
IBT24-Feb-2421-Feb-2422-Feb-24
IBT3-Mar-2429-Feb-241-Mar-24
IBT8-Mar-245-Mar-246-Mar-24

MAT 2024 Registration and Application Process

MAT application forms for PBT, CBT and IBT are available on the official website of AIMA-MAT exam website. Check the MAT application process below:

  • Log on to AIMA MAT website i.e.mat.aima.in
  • Enter basic details and select a password
  • Click on ‘register’
  • An OTP will be sent on the registered mobile number
  • Use the OTP to verify phone number and log in
  • Pay the fee amount via debit/credit card or net banking
  • Select exam mode and two test cities (for PBT/CBT)
  • Fill the remaining fields
  • Upload photo and signature in prescribed format
  • Select five institutes for AIMA to send your MAT score
  • Download the copy of duly filled application form after submission

MAT Application Fees 2024

MAT exam fee is INR 2,100. The fee is to be paid online through credit/debit card or net banking:

MAT exam modeMAT fee (in INR)
Paper Based Test (PBT)2,100
Computer Based Test (CBT)2,100
Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (IBT)2,100
Both PBT & CBT3,300

MAT Exam Pattern 2024

MAT is an MCQ based test. It is of 2.5 hours and has 200 questions. Check the table below for key highlights of MAT exam pattern 2024:

FeaturesDetails
Exam modes         CBT, PBT, IBT
MAT sectionsLanguage ComprehensionData Analysis & SufficiencyMathematical SkillsIntelligence and Critical ReasoningIndian & Global Environment
Total number of questions200
Exam duration150 minutes
Total marks200
Marking scheme1 for each correct entry-0.25 for each incorrect entryIndian & Global Environment score not included in calculation of MAT percentile

MAT 2024 Syllabus

Language Comprehension: This section of  MAT syllabus includes Verb, Noun, Pronoun, Adjective, Adverb, Antonyms & Synonyms, One Word Substitution, Idioms/Phrases, Vocabulary, Fill in the blanks, Sentence Correction, Para Jumble and Reading Comprehension.

Intelligence & Critical Reasoning: Topics included in this section include Analytical and Logical Reasoning topics such as Family Tree, Course of Action, Arrangement, Pie Chart, Calendars, Statement Conclusions, Strong Arguments and Weak Arguments, Puzzles, Series, Blood Relations, Coding & Decoding, Visual Reasoning, Syllogisms and Graphs.

Data Analysis & Data Sufficiency: This section is divided into – Data Analysis and Data Sufficiency. Topics to study include Line Graph, Bar Graph, Caselet, Pie Chart, Data Comparison, Quantitative Comparison and Data Sufficiency.

Mathematical Skills: In this section, candidates have to study Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Mensuration and Modern Maths.

Indian & Global Environment: The Indian & Global Environment or GK section of MAT exam has 40 questions from Current Affairs and static GK.

MAT Exam Preparation 2024

MAT exam preparation is easy if you know in which phase you want to take the exam. About 3-6 months are good enough to prepare for MAT. If you are planning to appear for MAT 2024 exam, start preparing for it now.

MAT Mock Test

Attempt this free MAT Mock Test by Shiksha to know your preparation level, speed and accuracy.

MAT Admit Card 2024

MAT admit cards of all the three modes are different and issued on different dates. Registered candidates can download their MAT admit card 2024 by using their login credentials. Check the steps to download MAT 2024 admit card.

  • Go to AIMA-MAT website
  • Click on download admit card option
  • Enter login details
  • Dashboard will open
  • Locate admit card link and download

MAT Result 2024

MAT result cum scorecard issued to the candidates online. Candidates can download their MAT result cum scorecard from the official website by using their login credentials. Check the process below:

  • Open the AIMA MAT website
  • Enter application ID and password in login tab
  • Go to ‘scorecard’ section
  • Download your MAT scorecard

MAT Cut Off 2024

The MAT cut offs for admission are usually lower than other MBA entrance exams. Given below is the table indicating expected MAT cut off  for admission to 2024 batch.

MBA CollegeMAT cut off 2024 (percentile)
 Amity Business School, Noida90
 Christ University Bengaluru80-90
BIMTECH Greater Noida80-90
 SIESCOMS Navi Mumbai80-90
Jagan Institute of Management Studies (JIMS), Rohni Delhi80-90
Indus Business Academy80-90
Institute of Management Studies80-90
IPE Hyderabad, Institute of Public Enterprise80-90
Jaipuria Institute of Management, Lucknow80-90
 New delhi Institute of Management (NDIM)80-85
 Vignana Jyoti Institute of Management80-85
 IES Management College and Research Centre80-85
 ITM Business School, Navi Mumbai80-85

Top Colleges Accepting MAT Exam Score

Given below is the list of some of the popular colleges accepting MAT score for admission to their MBA programmes:

MAT Colleges
Amity UniversityABBS School of Management
Dr. D.Y. Patil B School, PuneEIILM
ITM univercityUnitedworld School of Business
 GL Bajaj Institute of Management & researchIILM University
OP Jindal Global UniversitySRM University
Christ UniversityAlliance University
GITAM Institute of Management Jain University
JIMS Rohni Texile Business School, Jaipur