Management Aptitude Test (MAT 2018)

    MAT 2018
    MAT 2018

    Management Aptitude Test (MAT 2018) is an MBA entrance test conducted by All India Management Association (AIMA). In the year of 2003 Ministry of HRD, Government of India approved this test as a national level management test in India. Over 600 B-Schools across India accepts the scorecard of MAT MBA Entrance Exam.

    Management Aptitude Test (MAT 2018)

    In this article, we are going to share all the essential details of Management Aptitude Test (MAT 2018) like Entrance Date, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Eligibility Criteria,  Admit Card/Hall Ticket, Result Counselling Details, Last Year/Old Papers etc.

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    Why choose MAT? 

    Before we go in deep, let us have a look over some of the salient features of the Exam which will give the answer to the question Why to choose Management Aptitude Test 2018.

    Let’s take a look at the advantages of applying for MAT.

    Wide Range of B-Schools: MAT is India’s Largest Management aptitude test, more than 600 management institution accepts the scorecard of MAT.

    Lower Difficulty Level as compared to CAT, XAT, SNAP etc.: When you consider the trend of exam pattern for few year you will find that MAT is quite easy as compared to CAT, XAT, SNAP etc.

    More attempts per year: Yes, Its a big advantage MAT conducts three times in a year.

    So, if you have already made your mind to be a part of it, then the very first thing you have to do is to read this article carefully. You will find all the detailed information about MAT Test 2018. Let us first have a brief look at the Eligibility Criteria and Exam Pattern of Management Aptitude Test 2018

    MAT 2018 Eligibility Criteria

    • Admission Seeker must have graduation degree from UGC recognise Institution.
    • Students studying in the final year of graduation may apply.

    Note: There is no age limit for MAT 2018.

    MAT 2018 Exam Pattern

    The aptitude test will be in multiple choice question format.

    The details of MAT 2018 Exam pattern is given below:

    • Test Mode: MAT 2018 is conducted in online (CBT) as well as offline mode (PBT).
    • Number of Questions: The test contains 200 questions divided into 5 sections.
    • Sections Covered: There will be total 5 sections in MAT exam.
    • Exam Duration: The test is of 2 hours 30 minutes.
    • Marking Scheme: 1 mark will be given to each correct answer.
    • Negative Marking: 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

    MAT 2018 Syllabus

    Mathematical Skills

    • Percentage
    • Simple-Compound Interest
    • P&C Probability
    • Time & Work
    • Geometry
    • Number System
    • Profit & loss
    • Trigonometry
    • Allegation & Mixture
    • Time Speed & Distance
    • Height & Distance
    • Partnerships
    • Clocks- Calendars
    • Average
    • HCF, LCM
    • Ratio-Proportion

    Language Comprehension

    • Vocabulary Based
    • Reading Comprehension
    • Sentence Rearrangement
    • Sentence Correction & Grammar
    • Fill in the blanks
    • Critical Reasoning
    • Para Jumbles
    • Finding Errors
    • Verbal Analogies
    • Sentence Completion

    Data Analysis & Sufficiency

    • Data Sufficiency
    • Data Caselette
    • Line Graph
    • Data Table
    • Multiple Graph
    • Pie Chart
    • Data Comparison
    • Puzzles
    • Bar Charts

    Intelligence & Critical Reasoning

    • Series
    • Analogies
    • Analytical Reasoning
    • Calendar
    • Verbal Reasoning
    • Blood Relation
    • Direction Sense
    • Coding-Decoding

    Application Process

    How to apply?

    MAT 2018 application fees are Rs 1652/- (Inclusive of GST). Candidates can apply through any one of three following modes:

    • Online Payment: By registering online via Credit Card/Debit Card (ATM Card) payment. The detailed procedure is given on the official website.
    • Demand Draft: Obtain crossed Demand Draft (DD) of Rs 1652/- in favour of ‘All India Management Association’ payable at Delhi from any bank. Then register online along with the DD details.
    • Cash: Obtain form with MAT Bulletin/CD against a cash payment of Rs 1652/- from listed Nodal Centres of AIMA OR from AIMA, New Delhi.

    Candidates who have opted for the computer-based test can choose the date and time slot of their choice, subject to availability. While filling up admission forms, candidates need to fill in details of five management institutes during registration. MAT scores will be sent directly to these institutes.

    Date and time slot for the exam will be automatically allotted by the system to those candidates who do not select their slot up to four days before the computer-based test.

    MAT 2018 Admit Card

    MAT 2018 December admit cards will be available for download from November 25, 2017, onwards. Admission Seeker can download their respective cards from AIMA website by entering a name, DOB and application form number.

    Specific admit cards will be generated for MAT aspirants who opted for the paper-based test and for the computer-based test. It contains the candidate’s name, forms no, roll no, test date, test time and test venue address. In case of computer-based test, candidates have to strictly follow the date and time allotted.

    Note: Admit card will not be mailed to any candidate.

    Exam Centres:

    Here is the list of test cities where MAT is conducted:

    State/ UT name Test city name Test mode
    Andhra Pradesh Vijayawada Only paper based
    Visakhapatnam Only paper based
    Assam Guwahati Only paper based
    Jorhat Only paper based
    Silchar Only paper based
    Bihar Patna Only paper based
    Bhagalpur Only paper based
    Chandigarh Chandigarh Paper and computer-based
    Chhattisgarh Bilaspur Only paper based
    Raipur Only paper based
    Delhi Delhi(NCR) Paper and computer-based
    Gujarat Ahmedabad Paper and computer-based
    Haryana Ambala Only paper based
    Himachal Pradesh Shimla Only paper based
    Jammu & Kashmir Jammu Only paper based
    Srinagar Only paper based
    Jharkhand Jamshedpur Only paper based
    Ranchi Only paper based
    Karnataka Belagavi Only paper based
    Mangaluru Only paper based
    Kerala Ernakulam Paper and computer-based
    Kottayam Only paper based
    Kozhikode Only paper based
    Palakkad Only paper based
    Thiruvananthapuram Only paper based
    Madhya Pradesh Bhopal Paper and computer-based
    Indore Only paper based
    Gwalior Only paper based
    Jabalpur Only paper based
    Maharashtra Mumbai Paper and computer-based
    Nagpur Only paper based
    Pune Only paper based
    Manipur Imphal Only paper based
    Mizoram Aizwal Only paper based
    Nagaland Dimapur Only paper based
    Orissa Bhubaneswar Only paper based
    Rourkela Only paper based
    Sambalpur Only paper based
    Punjab Ludhiana Only paper based
    Rajasthan Jaipur Paper and computer-based
    Udaipur Only paper based
    Tamil Nadu Chennai Paper and computer-based
    Coimbatore Only paper based
    Madurai Only paper based
    Telangana Hyderabad Paper and computer-based
    Uttar Pradesh Agra Only paper based
    Allahabad Only paper based
    Bareilly Only paper based
    Ghaziabad Only paper based
    Kanpur Only paper based
    Lucknow Paper and computer-based
    Meerut Only paper based
    Varanasi Only paper based
    Uttarakhand Dehradun Only paper based
    Haridwar Only paper based
    Haldwani Only paper based
    Srinagar (Garhwal) Only paper based
    West Bengal Durgapur Only paper based
    Kolkata Paper and computer-based
    Siliguri Only paper based

    MAT Exam 2018 Result

    Candidates can check MAT Exam 2018 results, after the test has been conducted, in the form of overall and sectional scores. MAT December result 2017 will be announced in the 4th week of December. On the basis of the MAT results, students will be shortlisted for the selection procedure. The result of MAT September 2017 was announced on September 21.

    MAT Cutoff 2017

    Cutoff will declare after result, The participating institutes of MAT shortlist the test takers based on their cutoff marks for the selection procedure. The MAT 2017 cutoff can be either in the form of percentile or score. The cutoff score ranges from 250 to 700 varying from B-School to B-School.

    MAT 2018 Important Dates

    MAT December 2017 Dates:

    Exam Schedule Dates
    Application form starts 5th October 2017
    Last date for application form submission 24th November 2017
    Admit card download On or after 25th November 2017
    Exam date 3rd December 2017 (PBT mode) and 9th December 2017(CBT mode)
    Result declaration January 2017

    MAT September 2017 Dates:

    Exam Schedule Dates
    Application form starts 3rd July 2017
    Last Date for Online Filling-up/ Purchase of Form 23rd August 2017
    Last date for application form submission 25th August 2017
    Admit card download On or after 26 August 2017
    Exam date 3rd September 2017 (PBT mode) and 9th September 2017 (CBT mode)
    Result declaration 21st September 2017

    MAT May 2017 Dates:

    Exam Schedule Dates
    Application form starts 3rd March 2017
    Last Date for Online Filling-up/ Purchase of Form 25th April 2017
    Last date for application form submission 5th May 2017 (PBT exam) & 6th May (CBT exam)
    Admit card download 29th April 2017
    Exam date 7th May 2017 (PBT mode) and 13th May 2017 (CBT mode)
    Result declaration Within a month after the examination

     MAT February 2017 Dates:

    Exam Schedule Dates
    Application form starts 12th December 2016
    Last date for application form submission 6th February 2017
    Admit card download 28th January 2017
    Exam date 5th February 2017 (PBT Mode) and 11th February 2017 (CBT mode)
    Result declaration Within a month after the examination

    Contact Address

    All India Management Association

    Management House
    14, Institutional Area, Lodhi Road, New Delhi 110003, India
    Telephone: 011-47673037/47673026/24638896
    Fax: 011- 24626689
    E-mail: [email protected]

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