MAT 2019

MAT 2019 Exam Date (December 2019) –

MAT 2019 Exam (Paper Based Test): 8th December 2019 (Sunday)

MAT 2019 Exam (Computer Based Test): 14th December 2019 (Saturday)

MAT 2019 Result date: 3rd Week of December, 2019 (Tentative)

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MAT 2019 Exam Information

MAT is an all-India level MBA Entrance exam conducted by the All India Management Association (AIMS). The MAT is conducted four times a year to qualify candidates for admission to around 600 B-schools across India. In 2019, MAT conducted in the month of February, May, September, and now it will be in December – in both pen and paper mode. Candidates can choose to take the exam in either/both modes.

MAT 2019 (December attempts) will be conducted in both offline (paper-pencil) and online (computer-based) mode on 8th December 2019 (Sunday) and 14th December 2019 (Saturday) respectively.  The exam is an objective question paper with multiple choice questions (MCQs) only. Approximately 20,000 candidates appear for each session of MAT exam.

Eligibility for MAT Exam – Graduates in any discipline are eligible to appear. Final year students of Graduate Courses can also apply.

MAT 2019 Exam Date

All India management association has released all the dates you should mark if you are appearing for the Management aptitude test 2019. The MAT 2019 will be held on 8th of December in offline mode whereas on 14th December in the online mode. The admit cards for the test will be available from the 2nd December 2019 and for the CBT they will be available from the 10th December. The application for MAT has been started since the 9th October 2019 and will continue till 1st December 2019 for PBT and 6th December 2019 for the CBT. Candidates who appear for this test will be able to download their score cards in 3rd Week of December, 2019. Candidates can also check all the important details and dates online by logging in using their candidate credentials.

MAT 2019 Exam Paper Based Test Dates Computer Based Test Dates
MAT 2019 Registration Start Date 9th October 2019 9th October 2019
Last Date to Apply for MAT 2019 1st December 2019 6th December 2019
MAT 2019 Admit card Download Start Date 2nd December 2019

(4 pm onwards)

10th December 2019

(4 pm onwards)

Last Date for MAT Admit Card Download 8th December 2019 14th December 2019
MAT Exam Date 8th December 2019

(Sunday)

14th December 2019

(Saturday)

MAT Result Date 3rd Week of December, 2019 3rd Week of December, 2019

MAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria

Each year management aptitude entrance test will be conducted by All India Management Association by which the capability of the candidates who are interested to take up the management programs. Every year, MAT exam will be conducted four times i.e. February, May, September, and December months. The MAT exam is not that difficult when compared to CAT. The questions in MAT exam will be of a moderate level to easy level. Many top B-schools in India will accept MAT scores. Firstly, the candidates before applying for the MAT exam must check whether they are eligible to apply for it.

The eligibility criteria for MAT have remained unchanged over the years. The same way it is likely to remain the same this year too. Following are the information regarding the eligibility criteria for the 2019 MAT exam:

Particulars

Eligibility

Age limit There is no upper age limit for MAT exam
Educational qualification The candidates should have completed graduation or equivalent qualifying examination in order to be eligible for 2019 MAT exam.

The graduation can be of any stream.

The candidates appearing for final year graduation exam are also eligible to apply.

Number of attempts AIMA has not given the number of attempts for MAT exam. So the candidates can appear for how many times they want until they fulfill the eligibility criteria.

Foreign Nationals and NRIs also can apply for MAT 2019.

There are no minimum percentage criteria for MAT but admission into the colleges will require a minimum percentage of marks.

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MAT 2019 Registration

The application for MAT 2019 is available in online mode only. For MAT December 2019, the application form was made available from October 9, 2019 to December 1 (for offline exam) and 6th December 2019 (for the online exam) will be the last date to apply.

Applicants who wish to appear for MAT Online Exam (December-attempt) can still enroll for MAT at the link below:

Register for MAT 2019 December Exam (Online Mode) MAT 2019 Registration

Step 1 – New Candidate must Create Log-In ID and Password

  • New Candidates must visit the website: mat.aima.in/dec19/ and click on the Register (New Log-In) button
  • Fill in the required details to create Log In Credentials.
  • Candidate will need to have a valid email-ID for applying online and to receive the OTP for email ID button.
  • Click “Verify & Submit” to create your Login.
  • The confirmation message for the New Login being created will be sent to your email.

Essential documents to keep ready before filling up the MAT Registration Form:

  1. Valid Email ID (the email should be valid for at least 1 year)
  2. Image of scanned photograph in jpg format and size should be between 40kB and 100kB
  3. Scanned image of signature – size between 10kB and 40kB.
  4. Debit/Credit Card and Net Banking details

The MAT Application fee details are given below:

For Only Paper Based Test (PBT) rupees symbol 1550/-
For Only Computer Based Test (CBT) rupees symbol 1550/-
For Both PBT & CBT rupees symbol 2650/-

MAT 2019 Exam Pattern

The All India Management Association (AIMA) conducts a standard aptitude test called Management Aptitude Test (MAT) since 1998. Through MAT, one can get an admission to Master of Business Administration (MBA) and allied programs by over 600 business schools across India. In 2003, MAT was approved by the Ministry of Human Resource Development.

Applicants can choose to take either a computer-based test or a paper-based test. It is conducted in two languages which are English or Hindi. Eligibility is for graduates in any field. Even final year students of graduate courses can apply. The test is offered 4 times in a year in February, May, September and December. The application fee was ₹ 1550 as of 2019 for one MAT. The MAT scores are valid only for 1 year.

The following table is a representation of the exam pattern for MAT.

Section No. of Questions Suggested time to be taken Topics included
Language Comprehension 40 35 -Verbal Reasoning

-Syllogisms

-Fill in the Blanks

-Contextual usage

-Analogies

-Different usage of the same word

-Antonyms

-Foreign language words used in English

-Sentence correction

-Idioms

-One-word substitution

-Sentence completion

-Jumbled paragraphs

 

Intelligence and Critical Reasoning 40 15 -Puzzles

-Visual reasoning

-Arrangement

Series

-Numeric grid

-Pie Chart

-Family tree

-Strong

-Arguments and –Weak

-Arguments

-Multi-dimensional arrangements

-Course of Action

-Blood Relations

-Critical Reasoning

-Calendars

-Coding & Decoding

-Syllogisms

-Statement Conclusions

-Column graphs

-Graphs representing Area

Mathematical Skills 40 30 -Geometry

-Number System

-Profit & loss

-Trigonometry

-Allegation & Mixture

-Time Speed & Distance

-Percentage

-Simple-Compound Interest

-P&C Probability

-Time & Work

-Height & Distance

-Partnerships

-Clocks-Calendars

-Average

-HCF, LCM

-Ratio-Proportion

Data Analysis and Sufficiency 40 40 -Data Sufficiency

-Line Graph

-Data Table

-Multiple Graph

-Pie Chart

-Data Comparison

-Puzzles

-Bar Charts

India and Global Environment 40 30 -History

-International Organization

-Important Quotations

-Social issues

-Geography

-Sports

-Finance

-Current affairs

-Business

-World Records

-Top officials of big companies

-Famous awards and Prizes

-Books and Authors

-The punch line of companies

-Major Corporate news

-Automobiles

-Entertainment

-Politics

-Science

Total 200 150

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MAT 2019 Syllabus

The Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is an aptitude entrance test directed in India since 1998 by the All India Management Association (AIMA). MAT is utilized for admission to Master of Business Administration (MBA) and unified projects by more than 600 business colleges all over India. It was accredited and accepted by the Ministry of Human Resource Development in the year 2003. The exam happens at different points of time throughout the year. Competitors can take either a paper-based or an online computer-based test. It is conducted in both English and Hindi. Qualification to be able to write this exam is the acquisition of an under graduate degree of any domain of study, however final year students pursuing their undergraduate can also apply. The test is offered multiple times in a year in February, May, September and December. The expense of application was ₹1,400 (US$19) in 2017 and the test scores are acceptable for one year.

The tests incorporates 200 questions, 40 in each subject: Verbal ability, Logical reasoning, data interpretation and adequacy, general knowledge and basic thinking, and Indian and world affairs. Time apportioned for the rest is 150 minutes.

AIMA Pattern and Sample Questions Paper can be accessed here MAT Sample Paper 2018

The following books can help in boosting the preparation for Management Aptitude Test:

Subject title

Author

Quantitative Aptitude Arun Sharma
A Modern Approach To Logical Reasoning R.S Aggarwal
Quantitative Aptitude for MBA Entrance Examinations Abhijit Guha
Logical and Analytical Reasoning Ashok Gupta
50 Plus Solved Papers MBA Entrances Ajay Singh
Objective General English R.S Aggarwal

This sectional sub-division in MAT schedule makes MAT 2019 as a test with 8 compelling areas. The segment one Language Comprehension is bifurcated into two sections – Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension schedule. Additionally, segment two Intelligence 0and Critical Reasoning prospectus likewise comprises of two sections with various kind of thinking questions. The schedule for Data Analysis and Data adequacy likewise has two sorts of questions – the main kind is on Data Analysis which is nearer to Data Interpretation and other sort of inquiries are on Data adequacy.

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MAT 2019 Admit Card

The All India Management Association (AIMA) will release the MAT 2019 Admit card separately for Offline and Online Examination. The MAT Offline Examination Admit Card will be available online from the 2nd December 2019 (4 pm onwards) for the exam to be conducted on the 8th December 2019 (Sunday). The MAT Online Examination Admit Card will be available online from the 10th December 2019 (4 pm onwards) for the exam to be conducted on the 14th December 2019 (Saturday). MAT 2019 admit card will not be available to candidates by post.

  • MAT Admit Card will be available at the MAT Homepage – mat.aima.in/dec19/
  • Candidates must login using MAT registration number, Date of birth (DoB) or email ID to download the MAT admit card 2019. Only successfully registered candidates will be able to download their MAT Admit Cards.

Candidates must carry the MAT 2019 admit card to the examination venue for MAT 2019 December exam. Candidates without the MAT admit card 2019 will not to be allowed to appear for the exam.

MAT Admit Card and Examination Dates – December 2019

MAT 2019 Exam Paper Based Test Dates Computer Based Test Dates
MAT 2019 Registration Start Date 9th October 2019 9th October 2019
Last Date to Apply for MAT 2019 1st December 2019 6th December 2019
MAT 2019 Admit card Download Start Date 2nd December 2019

(4 pm onwards)

10th December 2019

(4 pm onwards)

Last Date for MAT Admit Card Download 8th December 2019 14th December 2019
MAT Exam Date 8th December 2019

(Sunday)

14th December 2019

(Saturday)

MAT Result Date 3rd Week of December, 2019 3rd Week of December, 2019

Candidates are also expected to bring any one of the identity proofs to the examination hall:

  • Driving License
  • Passport
  • PAN Card
  • Voter’s ID
  • Aadhaar Card

MAT 2019 Result

All India Management Association (AIMA) will release the result of MAT December session 2019 on or after 3rd Week of December, 2019. Candidates have to download the MAT 2019 Score from AIMA website https://www.aima.in

MAT Result Online

  • Using the link above, visit MAT 2019 December exam page.
  • Candidates need to use their MAT Registration number and Roll Number to check and download the result.
  • Candidates must also select the month in which they appeared for MAT in drop down menu.
  • AIMA also sends MAT 2019 Result copy to the candidates through post.

MAT Result on SMS

  • The facility has been provided by AIMA to check MAT Exam Result by SMS.
  • To get MAT Result on SMS, the candidate can send the following message “MATS Form No. DOB (ddmmyy)” to 54242

The AIMA MAT score is valid for one year. 600 plus B-schools across India accept MAT score for their admission process. MAT scores will be sent to the Management Institutes selected by you during Registration. You can also opt for additional schools to receive your scores at an additional fee.

Candidates are shortlisted first on the basis of their MAT score. Shortlisted candidates are called for the further selection process – Writing test, GD, and PI. The selection process may differ from institute to institute.

Scoring on the MAT Exam

MAT Result will display scores of 5 sections viz. Language Comprehension, Mathematical Skills, Data Analysis & Sufficiency, Intelligence & Critical Reasoning and Indian & Global Environment.

Here are some important points about them:

  • For the subject Indian & Global Environment, a separate score is calculated on a scale of 0-100. This section is not considered while calculating the percentile score and merit position.
  • Composite score in MAT is calculated with only 4 subjects.

 

MAT Cutoff

MAT is one of the popular entrance exams for MBA admission into many reputed colleges in India. It will be conducted four times a year during February, May, September, and December. Mostly, the scores of February and December will be used by many institutes for admission of the candidates. MAT exam has a total of 200 questions with 1mark each for a total of 200 marks. Many B-schools will accept MAT scores. The cutoffs for each college vary accordingly. MAT scores will be valid for 5 years so when while applying for graduate schools; all the MAT scores for the past 5 years will be reported.

Clearing the cutoffs for MAT is very important in order to get admission in the expected colleges. Cutoffs are the minimum scores each candidate must secure in order to get shortlisted for joining the B-schools in India. The candidates must score equal or more than the cutoff marks in order to get selected for the colleges they are willing to join for. Certain factors will influence the cutoff marks to a great extent. They are:

  • Number of candidates
  • Number of seats available
  • Number of applications received
  • Reservation norms
  • Previous year admission trends and cutoff
  • Marking scheme

The cutoffs will be decided by AIMA each year. At the time of the release of the MAT results, the participating institutes will also release their cutoff marks. Following are the steps to download the MAT cutoff marks:

  1. Login to the AIMA official website
  2. Click on the examination section that will be available on the home page and the link will appear

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