Management Aptitude Test 2021: Exam Dates (06 March), Result, Cutoff & More!

MAT 2021

Management Aptitude Test (MAT 2021): Management Aptitude Test is an MBA entrance test conducted by the All India Management Association (AIMA). In the 2003 Ministry of HRD, India’s Government approved this test as a national level management test in India. Over 600 B-Schools across India accepts the scorecard of the Management Aptitude Test MBA Entrance Exam.

This article will share all the essential details of the Management Aptitude Test 2021, like the Entrance Date, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Eligibility Criteria,  Admit Card/Hall Ticket, Result, Counselling Details, Last Year/Old Papers etc.

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1. MAT 2021 Useful Resources
2. Quick Facts
3. Exam Dates
4. Why choose MAT?
5. How to apply?
6. Application Fee
7. MAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria
8. MAT 2021 Exam Pattern
9. MAT 2021 Sample Paper
10. MAT 2021 Previous Year Paper
11. MAT 2021 Syllabus
12. MAT 2021 Admit Card
13. MAT 2021 Exam Centres
14. MAT 2021 Cutoff
15. MAT 2021 Counselling
16. MAT 2021 Seat Matrix
17. MAT 2021 Test Series
18. MAT 2021 Books
19. Contact Address
20. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
21. List of Top Colleges in India

MAT 2021 Useful Resources

The aspirant may also check the Useful Resources related to the Management Aptitude Test 2021

MAT 2021 Major NotificationClick Here
MAT 2021 Eligibility CriteriaClick Here
MAT 2021 Exam PatternClick Here
MAT 2021 SyllabusClick Here
MAT 2021 BooksClick Here
MAT 2021 Previous Year PaperClick Here
MAT 2021 Sample PaperClick Here
MAT 2021 Admit CardClick Here
MAT 2021 Test SeriesClick Here
MAT 2021 CutoffClick Here
MAT 2021 CounselingClick Here
MAT 2021 Seat MatrixClick Here

Quick Facts

The MAT 2021 entrance exam will be conducted in Online mode (Computer- Based Test) and (Paper-Based Test). The duration of this entrance exam is 2 hours 30 Minute in the examination. The multiple-choice questions asked will be asked in the examination of the Management Aptitude Test 2021 exam.

Name of the ExamManagement Aptitude Test( MAT)
Conducting BodyAll India Management Association (AIMA)
Exam LevelNational
Exam CategoryPostgraduation (PG)
Mode of the examPaper-Based Test (PBT), Remote Proctored
Internet-Based Test (IBT) and Computer Based Test (CBT)
Duration of the exam2 hours and 30 minutes
Total number of questions200
Official Website

Exam Dates (Announced)

Below we have provided all the official Management Aptitude Test 2021 Dates for various events taking place.

DescriptionsExam Date for PBT Test (Announced)Exam Date for CBT Test (Announced)
MAT 2021 Registration Start Date04 January 202104 January 2021
Last Date to Apply for September MAT 2021 (Extend)03 March 202116 February 2021
MAT 2021 Admit card Download start date03 March 202116 February 2021
MAT Exam Date06 March 202120 February 2021

Why Choose MAT?

Before we go in deep, let us look over some of the salient features of the Exam, which will answer the question of why to choose Management Aptitude Test 2021.

Let’s take a look at the advantages of applying for Management Aptitude Test.

  • Wide Range of B-Schools: MAT is India’s Largest Management aptitude test, more than 600 management institutions accept MAT’s scorecard.
  • Lower Difficulty Level as compared to CAT, XAT, SNAP etc.: When you consider the trend of exam pattern for few years, you will find that the Management Aptitude Test is quite easy as compared to CAT, XAT, SNAP etc.
  • More attempts per year: Yes, It a big advantage Management Aptitude Test conducts three times a year.

How to apply?

  • New Candidate to visit the website: and click on the Register button.
  • Fill in the details to create a log in. You must have a valid email ID and mobile number for applying online to receive.
  • The OTP for email ID and mobile number verification.
  • Press the button “Submit”, an OTP will be sent to your email id; enter the OTP in the space provided and click on the “Verify & Submit” button to create your Login.
  • The confirmation message for the New Login created will be sent to your email.

Note: Kindly note the Email-ID, Date of birth and Password as filled by you will be used to login to the website to fill the online registration form.

Application Fee

Exam Fee
For Remote Proctored Internet-Based Test (IBT)
or Paper Based Test (PBT)
or Computer Based Test (CBT)
For Double Remote Proctored Internet-Based Test (IBT)

Note:- Register online at website link: with Credit Card/Debit Card (ATM Card), Net Banking, UPI and Paytm wallet. The fees details are given below:

MAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria

As the Management Aptitude Test Notification is already released. This post will give you every sort of information regarding MAT 2021 Eligibility based on the research of previous years data and newly released information.

Qualification Criteria

  • Candidates who are in their final year of graduation are also eligible to apply for the MAT exam.
  • The candidates who have completed a professional degree such as CA, CS or ICWA are also eligible for the MAT entrance exam.
  • In the case of grades or CGPA, the percentage of marks calculation will be based on the procedure certified by the respective Institute by the participating management institute’s eligibility criteria.
  • Candidates must have completed graduation in any discipline from a recognised university.

Note: For more information about eligibility criteria of Management Aptitude Test 2021 Exam Click Here

MAT 2021 Exam Pattern

The MAT has five sections, each section having forty questions. The total of 200 questions is to be attempted over 150 minutes. The test structure is given below:

SectionNo of QuestionsDuration in Minutes
Language Comprehension4030
Mathematical Skills4040
Data Analysis and Sufficiency4035
Intelligence and Critical Reasoning4030
Indian and Global Environment4015

Basic Guidelines

  • No. of Question: A total of 200 questions will be asked in the exam.
  • Exam Mode: Exam will be conducted through online and Offline Mode.
  • Marking Scheme: 1 mark will be given for each correct answer.

Note: For more information about the MAT 2021 Exam Pattern Click Here

MAT 2021 Sample Paper

Hello Aspirants, Management Aptitude Test 2021 Application form has been released. It is a national level entrance exam conducted by the AIMS (All India Management Association).  The aspirants who wish to appear for Management Aptitude Test 2021 need to register for the entrance exam online at the Official Website. Throughout this article, we will discuss the MAT 2021 Sample Paper. Get updated information about Syllabus, Exam Pattern etc.

Sample Paper of General English

Synonyms & AntonymsClick Here
SpellingsClick Here
Sentence JumbledClick Here
Sentence CorrectionClick Here
Reading ComprehensionClick Here
Phrase ReplacementClick Here

Note: Check The complete sample paper of MAT 2021 Exam Click Here

MAT 2021 Previous Year Paper

The aspirants who wish to appear for Management Aptitude Test 2021 need to register for the entrance exam online at the Official Website. Throughout this article, we will discuss the MAT 2021 Previous Year Papers. You can download MAT 2021 Previous Year Paper in PDF.

MAT Previous Year Paper (Year Wise)Download
2012Click Here
2013Click Here
2018Click Here

Note: Check The MAT 2021 (2018 to 2006) Previous Year Papers in PDF Click Here

MAT 2021 Syllabus

Management Aptitude Test 2021 Exam Notification has been released. MAT 2021 Examination is most likely to be held in February. The candidate may submit MAT Form only online mode. Let us have a look at MAT 2021 Syllabus (Section-wise).

MAT Syllabus for General English

This section tests a candidate’s grammar, vocabulary and verbal skills. The exam syllabus of MAT for this section is:

S. No.MAT Syllabus for English
2Fill In The Blanks
3Contextual usage
5Different usage of the same word
7Sentence completion
8Jumbled paragraphs
9Foreign language words used in English
10Sentence correction
12One word substitution

Note: For more information about MAT 2021 Syllabus Click Here

MAT 2021 Admit Card

All provisionally registered candidates for PBT and/or CBT have to download their Admit Card from the official website. MAT 2021 February admit cards will be released on 16 February 2021 (CBT) and 03 March 2021 (PBT). Admission Seeker can download their respective cards from the AIMA website by entering a name, DOB and application form number.

If any discrepancy noticed in admit card regarding particulars of the candidate, photograph, and signature, or any other information that vary from the confirmation page, he/she might immediately contact the MAT examination authority for necessary corrections before the exam commencement.

Note: For more information about MAT 2021 Admit Card Click Here

MAT 2021 Exam Centres

The exam will be scheduled to be held on 20 February 2021 (CBT) and 06 March 2021 (PBT) in various India cities. Candidates will be allotted test centres for the MAT 2021 exam as per their test mode and their preference in the MAT application form. Candidates appearing for MAT 2021 September examination can check here the complete list of MAT test centres 2021.

Now we have mentioned all examination centres in India (Mode wise: PBT/CBT)

  • PBT: Paper Based Test
  • CBT: Computer Based Test
Test City (PBT)Test City (CBT)
BhubaneswarDelhi (Ncr)
Delhi (Ncr)Jaipur

MAT 2021 Cutoff

The MAT cut off is the candidate’s minimum scores, which they must get shortlisted for the further selection process of the participating institutes. For the February session, MAT Cutoff will be released Soon. Every year, MBA colleges use MAT scores to shortlist Group Discussion and Personal Interview rounds and for the final selection.

More than 600 colleges in India admit students to MBA/PGDM programme based on MAT Cutoff. Throughout the article, we will provide details information about the MAT 2021 Cutoff and Previous Year Cutoff.

Note: For more information about MAT 2021 Cutoff Click Here

MAT 2021 Counselling

Management Aptitude Test (MAT 2021) is an MBA entrance test conducted by All India Management Association (AIMA). In the 2003 Ministry of HRDthe, India’s Government approved this test as a national level management test in India. This article mentions the counselling and selection process of MAT 2021 for all India B-Schools and Management Institutes and important Dates, Documents etc.

Details of Counselling

MAT Scorecard:Most Management Institutes accepts and considers the MAT 2021 scorefor admission to their management programme. The candidates who score above the MAT 2021 Cut-Off will be called for counselling.
Percentile Method Every college has its own percentile to accept MAT 2021 score/results based on which students can get admission to that college. Besides the MAT score, some of the colleges also organize their own entrance test for admissions to management programs.
Confirm RankingCounselling Process of MAT 2021 for the exam, firstly, candidates have to confirm their ranking. Then they should confirm their counselling date because counselling will be held according to the ranking on the different dates. Make sure of the choice of your course. Candidates should select some colleges in which they want to get admission.
Counselling ScheduleMAT 2021 Counselling Schedule will be available on the official website after the MAT 2021 Results have been announced.

Note: For more information about MAT 2021 Counselling and Selection Process, Click Here

MAT 2021 Seat Matrix

AIMA will be released the Counselling Schedule to fill Admissions in the Management Programme in top colleges. Students who appeared for the MAT Test & who selected for the Exam can check the AIMA MAT 2021 Counselling Dates, Web Options Entry Dates, Counselling Process & Fee Details on this Page. Throughout this article, we have mentioned the MAT 2021 Seat Matrix/Allotment/Reservation.

The aspirants will get selected or shortlisted once AIMA declares the result. The results for the same will be displayed on the official website of AIMA. All management institute or B-school considers percentile score or their cut-off scores for shortlisting the candidates.

Note: For more information about MAT 2021 Seat Matrix Click Here

MAT 2021 Test Series

Management Aptitude Test, commonly known as MAT, is a national-level management entrance examination. Its purpose is to screen candidates for admission to MBA and allied programs. In this article, we are providing a sufficient number of MAT 2021 Test Series for this exam. The online mock tests for MAT will help majorly in analysing your weaker points which require improvement.

The candidates have the provision of appearing in the test in both online and offline mode.

Note: For more information about MAT 2021 Test Series Click Here

MAT 2021 Books

MAT 2021 Important Books: “much to study, in little time” If one aims to crack MAT 2021, selecting the best books is undoubtedly the most important part of the preparation of MAT. MAT 2021 Books will assist aspirants with the relevant resources to learn. It also helps you choose the most important topics from the excess of study materials available in the market.

Throughout this article, we will discuss the TOP Recommended Books For MAT 2021. There are multiple options for the students at the preliminary step, but the right guidance /book is of utmost importance.

Note: For check the important Books for MAT 2021 Exam Click Here

Contact Address

Head OfficeAll India Management Association
Management House
14, Institutional Area, Lodhi Road, New Delhi 110003, India
Contact Number8130338839, 9599030586, 011-47673020

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q. How many times we can give MAT exam?

A. MAT 2021 exam is conducted 4 times in a year in the month of February, May, September and December.

Q. Which month MAT exam is best?

A. MAT 2021 is conducted both in paper-based and computer-based format by All India Management Association (AIMA). One of the biggest advantages of taking the Management Aptitude Test is that it can be taken four times a year.

Q. What is a good mat score?

A. Composite Score of 400 and above is considered a good MAT score. Most of the MBA colleges accepting MAT select students having MAT score in the range of 80 percentile to 99 percentile.

Q. How can I prepare for MAT 2021?

A. Start Making notes of each topic and focus of GK and current affairs. Solve MAT previous year question papers and mock tests to self-assess yourself.

Q. How MAT score is calculated?

A. 40 Marks for each section with 40 questions is the maximum raw score with a total of 200 raw marks for all the 5 sections. MAT scores are scaled to 100 for each section. The scaled score is therefore, awarded in the score card in the range of 0-100 in each section.

Q. Is Mat compulsory for MBA?

A. No it’s not compulsory as there are many entrance exams like MAT 2021 from which you can get admission in top Colleges. Like CAT, CMAT, XAT, SNAP, GMAC,

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