Dear MBA Aspirants,
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.
The application process of MAT February 2018 is given below:
Step:1 Register for the MAT February 2018 exam on MAT website
Step:2 Visit the respective B-school website accepting MAT scores to complete the application process in order to be eligible for the 2nd Stage of Admission process.
Following are the details:
|Test Application Process|
|Test Name||Management Aptitude Test- MAT February 2018|
|Application Starts||In process|
|Last Date to Apply||Last date of Online Registration:
Paper Based: Extended till 31st January 2018.
Computer Based: Extended till 14th February 2018
(In this case, do NOT send the printout of the Registration Form. However, the candidate should retain a Printout of Registration Form for reference.)
Click here and check the detailed application deadlines.
|Eligibility||Graduates in any discipline. Final year students of Graduate Courses can also apply.|
|Test Date||Paper based: 4th February 2018 Computer based: 17th February 2018 (Saturday) onwards**
**If the number of candidates registered for Computer Based Test is limited and can be accommodated in a single day; the test will be completed on 17th February 2018 itself
|Test Time||Paper based: 10.00am-12.30pm
Computer based: In different Time slots at specific test venues; subject to number of candidates registering for Computer Based Test.
|Test Pattern||MAT consists of 200 questions to be answered in 150 mins. Each question has 4 options with 5 Sections: Language Comprehension, Mathematical Skills, Data Analysis and Sufficiency, Intelligence and Critical Reasoning, Indian and Global Environment. Click here to view the detailed structure.|
|Marking Pattern||1/4th mark is deducted for each incorrect answer.|
|Test Centres||The MAT exam will be administered at test centres across 52 cities in India Click here to view the test centres in India|
|Mode of Test||Paper-based and Computer based|
|Application Fees||Rs. 1,271/- + GST|
|Mode of Application||Register online at website link: with Credit Card/Debit Card/ Net Banking.|
|Application Guidelines||Click here|
|Application Link||Click here|
|Website link||Click here|
|List of Participating Management Institutes||Four Digit codes for Management Institutes/University Departments accepting the MAT Score are given in the List of Participating Institutes/Universities as MI Code. There are five fields given in the Registration Form. Select the codes of those five institutes only where you have applied or are applying for admission. No additional fee is to be paid for filling these 5 choices.
Important Notice: Applicants are advised to check the approval/recognition status of various programs and other details directly from the concerned Authorities/ Institutes/ Universities.
|MAT February Admit Card||Availability date: on or after 27th January 2018 after 5:00 pm.
Click here to check details and download your Admit card.
|B-schools accepting MAT||Kindly note that students have to register for the MAT and need to apply separately to the B-school by visiting their respective website in order to be eligible for admission.
Click here to view the list of B Schools accepting MAT scores for MBA 2018-20 academic cycle.
**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 AT THE TIME OF PARTICIPATION BY INCORPORATING THEIR NOTIFICATIONS IN MAT BULLETIN. CANDIDATES ARE ADVISED TO RECHECK WITH THE CONCERNED INSTITUTES/UNIVERSITIES BEFORE APPLYING FOR MAT.
Prepare with IMS for MAT 2017/2018 by enrolling for MAT Online/Paper-based Test pack (5 Tests each) Available Now
If you have any queries or would like to know if you should consider to apply to MAT February 2018, visit the nearest IMS Learning Center to meet a counsellor (to find the nearest IMS Learning Center, click here or write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org or or call us on 1800-1234-467 (Toll-Free).