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MAT Eligibility Criteria 2023 - Academic Qualification and Age Limit

MAT 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The Management Aptitude Test is conducted once every year by the All India Management Association. These are the exams beautifully designed to assess the ability of a candidate desirous of pursuing management programs. 

The MAT exam is conducted once a year. However the whole examination is divided into four sub exams scheduled in the months of February, May, September and December. People call the difficulty level of MAT somewhat below as compared to the CAT.

The level of questions in the MAT tests vary from easy to moderate level. The scores of the test are acceptable at various prestigious management colleges across India. The only prerequisite for applying for the test is basic eligibility. Thus an applicant is advised to well check all the eligibility for appearing for the test.

The eligibility criteria for the respective test has remained unchanged over the years. This year too it is likely to be the same. All the details regarding the eligibility criteria are described below.


Eligibility Criteria 

Educational qualifications 

  • Only those candidates who have completed their undergraduate or equivalent are eligible to apply. 
  • However, candidates with any discipline can apply.
  • Those in the final year of their undergraduate can also apply.

Number of attempts allowed 

  • There is no specific section in the notification regarding the number of attempts an applicant can give.
  • Thus it has been supposed that candidates can appear for as many attempts as they can, provided they fulfill the criteria for eligibility. 
  • Candidates belonging to other nations apart from India are also eligible for MAT 2023.

Age limit

  • No age bar set for appearing for the exam.

Note : There is no minimum percentage criteria before applying for MAT. However, admission into colleges is accepted only meeting the prescribed minimum marks set by the college.