MAT 2021: Exam Date, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Result, Cut Off, Scorecard

MAT 2021: Exam Date, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Result, Cut Off, Scorecard

ByNeeraj Mishra  |  Updated on: Sep 23, 2021MAT Exam is conducted by  All India Management Association (AIMA) for admissions into business schools for MBA and other such courses. The new schedule for MAT IBT 2021 exam has been released. For detailed information about important exam dates, application form process, eligibility criteria, syllabus, exam pattern, selection procedure, counselling and much more regarding MAT 2021 exam refer below.
MAT Exam is conducted by  All India Management Association (AIMA) for admissions into business schools for MBA and other such courses. The new schedule for MAT IBT 2021 exam has been released. For detailed information about important exam dates, application form process, eligibility criteria, syllabus, exam pattern, selection procedure, counselling and much more regarding MAT 2021 exam refer below.
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Important Dates
MAT 2021 CBT Exam  -Nov 21, 2021MAT 2021 PBT Exam  -Dec 5, 2021MAT 2021 IBT Exam  -Aug 28, 2021- Dec 18, 2021

MAT Latest News 2021

MAT Exam Dates 2021 announced for December Session. According to the most recent updates, the Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2021 exam dates for the December session have been released by the All India Management Association (AIMA). In addition, the authorities have made the MAT registration form available online. Candidates can apply online at mat.aima.in, the official website of the AIMA MAT. Candidates must check the qualifying conditions before applying.

MAT Exam 2021 for PBT Mode is scheduled for 05 December 2021. Candidates who have opted for MAT CBT 2201 must note that MAT Exam dates 2021 for CBT is 21 November 2021 and 19  December  2021.  MAT IBT Exam 2021 is scheduled for six days between 27  November 2021 and 18  December 2021.

MAT Exam Date 2021: MAT December Updated Schedule and Dates

MAT 2021 will be conducted in three different modes

  1. Computer Based Test (CBT)
  2. Paper-Based Test (PBT)
  3. Remote Proctored Internet-Based Test (IBT)

MAT Latest News:

  • 29 September 2021: MAT dates 2021 announced for December session.  
  • 23 September 2021: MAT Result 2021 for the September session announced for all three modes. 

For detailed information about important exam dates, application form process, eligibility criteria, syllabus, exam pattern, selection procedure, counseling and much more regarding MAT 2021 exam refer below.

About Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2021

MAT is a national level test conducted by the All India Management Association (AIMA) for admissions into business schools for MBA and other such courses. More than 600 B-Schools accept admissions on the basis of MAT score. The MAT Exam is held 4 times a year generally in the month of February, May, September, and December. 

MAT 2021 will be conducted in three different modes

  1. Computer Based Test (CBT)
  2. Paper-Based Test (PBT)
  3. Remote Proctored Internet-Based Test (IBT)

MAT Exam Dates 2021

MAT Exam Dates 2021 (Dec Session) have been announced. AIMA has released all the MAT 2021 Exam Dates for the December session on their official website. Check all the MAT 2021 important dates below. 

MAT 2021 Important Dates-  December Session

MAT EventsMAT  December Dates
MAT 2021 date (PBT mode)05 December 2021
MAT 2021 exam date (CBT mode)Phase 1: 21 November 2021
Phase 2: 19  December 2021
MAT 2021 exam date (IBT mode)27  November 2021 to 18 December 2021

MAT Exam Dates: MAT CBT Schedule 2021

EventDates
Last Date for MAT CBT Online Registration12 December 2021
MAT Admit Card 2021 (CBT)14 December 2021 (1600 Hrs)
MAT Exam Date 2021 (CBT)

21 November 2021

19  December 2021

MAT Exam Dates: MAT PBT Schedule 2021 

Event Dates
Last Date for MAT PBT Online Registration28  November 2021
MAT Admit Card 2021(PBT)29 November 2021 (1600 Hrs)
MAT Exam Date 2021 (PBT)05 December 2021

MAT Exam Dates: MAT 2021 IBT Exam Schedule ( December Session)

Please note that MAT IBT Exam 2021 will be conducted in specific time slots - 10.00 am to 12.30 pm and 4.00 pm to 6.30 pm

Sr No.IBT Test DateLast Date for RegistrationIssue of Admit Card
127 Nov 202124 Nov 202125 Nov 2021
204 Dec 202101 Dec 202102 Dec 2021
305 Dec 202102 Dec 202103 Dec 2021
311 Dec 202108 Dec 202109 Dec 2021
312 Dec 202109 Dec 202110 Dec 2021
318 Dec 202115 Dec 202116 Dec 2021
 
 

MAT Application Form 2021

Dates for MAT Registration 2021 for the August- September Session is live. AIMA announced the MAT Registration Dates for all IBT/ CBT and PBT Modes. Check the MAT 2021 dates for Registration below. 

Registration & ModesDates
PBT Mode: Last Date for Online Registration31 Aug 2021
CBT Mode: Last Date for Online Registration04 Sep 2021
IBT Mode: Last Date for Online Registration
25 Aug 2021 to 09 Sept 2021
Registrations shall remain open till 01 day before each MAT IBT exam date. 

MAT Registration 2021, Apply Now

How to apply online for MAT 2021 Exam?

  • Visit the official website https://mat.aima.i
  • Click on the ‘Register’ button and register using a valid email ID and mobile number.

  • You will receive an OTP, enter the OTP and click on “Verify & Submit”.
  • Fill up the MAT registration form with the required details

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  • Select exam mode, test city choices and payment mode
  • Also, select the Management Institute (MI)
  • Payment of Fees using Online Payment mode via Debit / Credit Card / Net Banking / Wallet or UPI

Note: Candidates are advised to print the receipt for future references. After successful payment, students shall take the print out of its online application form for MAT 2021. Keep a copy of your application no., login ID & Password.

MAT Application Fee 2021

MAT 2021 Application fee varies as per the mode of examination.

MAT 2021 Exam Mode

MAT Application Fee 2021

For Paper Based Test(PBT)

₹ 1650

For Computer Based Test (CBT)

₹ 1650

For Both PBT & CBT

₹ 2750

For Remote Proctored Internet-Based Test (IBT)

₹ 1650

Students can choose as many as Management Institutes(MI) with an added fee of ₹118/- per MI choice.

MAT Eligibility Criteria and Selection Process

MAT Eligibility Criteria 2021

  • MAT Eligibility Criteria suggests that the candidate must be a graduate from a recognized college or university.
  • There is no restriction on the graduate stream.
  • There is no upper age limit to be eligible for MAT 2021.

MAT Selection Process 2021

MAT 2021 is a 2 hours 30 minutes objective type test. After the MAT 2021 Examination, the results are declared with MAT 2021 Score and then the MAT Counseling begins.

MAT Exam Pattern 2021

Check the MAT 2021 Exam Pattern in detail below. 

MAT 2021 Sections

Number of Questions

Time Duration

Data analysis and sufficiency

40

35 Minutes

Language comprehension

40

30 Minutes

Intelligence and Critical Reasoning

40

30 Minutes

Mathematical Skills

40

40 Minutes

Indian and Global environment

40

15 Minutes

Total

200

150 minutes

Note: There is a negative marking of 1/4th marks for every wrong answer.

MAT Syllabus 2021

MAT 2021 Syllabus topic wise is given below in a tabular form. It is essential that every applicant understands the MAT Syllabus 2021 to plan their preparation in a strategic manner.

Language Comprehension

Data Analysis & Sufficiency and Mathematics

Intelligence and Critical Reasoning

Indian and Global environment

Verb, Noun, Pronoun, Adjective, Adverb

Time-Speed-Distance

Family tree

Current affairs

Speech

Ratios and Proportion

Course of Action

Top officials of big companies

Sentence making and correction

HCF & LCM

Arrangement

The punch line of companies

Antonyms

In-equations Quadratic and linear equations

Pie Chart

Important Quotations

Synonyms

Averages

Calendars

Sports

One word substitution

Number system

Statement Conclusions

Science

Idioms/Phrases

Algebra

Strong Arguments and Weak Arguments

World Records

Reading Comprehension

Geometric Progression

Puzzles

Famous awards and Prizes

Vocabulary

Partnership (Accounts)

Series

History

Grammar

Geometry including Lines, angles, Triangles, Spheres, Rectangles, Cube, & Cones

Blood Relations

Social issues

Fill in the blanks

Work and time

Coding & Decoding

Finance

Para Jumble

Profit & Loss

Column graphs

Entertainment

 

Percentages

Multi-dimensional arrangements

Business

  

Visual reasoning

Books and Authors

  

Numeric grid

International Organisation

  

Critical Reasoning

Geography

  

Syllogisms

Major Corporate news

  

Graphs representing Area

Politics

MAT 2021 Preparation Strategy

Every year lakhs of students apply for MAT. In order to beat the competition and secure a good score, it is important to keep a few preparation tips and strategy in mind. A well-planned exam strategy will improve your chances to secure a good rank and will ensure that you get your prefered college and branch of engineering.

  • Go through the syllabus properly and make a time table accordingly. Time management is the key to succeed in this examination. A well defined time table will help you complete the syllabus in time.
  • Practice and Revision: They are the two most important aspects of your preparation. Revision is as important as completing your syllabus. It will boost your confidence while attempting the paper.
  • Test Series: As the paper demand application based clarity of concepts, test series will provide you with sufficient practice of exam pattern, time management and clarity of concepts.

MAT Mock Tests 2021

MAT Mock Test 2021 is an essential resource for your preparation as it provides a wholesome revision and the much-needed practice for the MAT 2021 Examination. The MAT test series 2021 will provide you with an exam like experience and help you build confidence for the exam. MAT mock test series covers the complete syllabus in a strategic manner and helps you improve speed and accuracy. You can attempt one MAT mock test free and analyse your performance.

MAT Cut Off 2021

MAT cut off is determined by different colleges separately. Each participating institute notifies its final cut off marks individually. Every institution has different criteria for admissions such as few consider the overall MAT exam score and there are a few colleges who accept MAT composite score and MAT sectional score as final cut-offs for admission.

MAT Cut off score 2021 will be determined based on the following parameters, the total number of applicants, difficulty level of the exam and a total number of seats available. MAT previous year cut off is also a determining factor for admissions in colleges.

MAT Admit Card 2021

All provisionally registered candidates may download their MAT 2021 Admit card as per the schedule from the official website.  Students can download the admit card 2 days before IBT MAT 2021 exam. The MAT 2021 Admit card shall contain information like Candidate's Name, Form No, Roll No, Test Date, Test Time and Test Venue Address. The direct link to download the MAT Admit Card 2021 is given below. 

MAT Admit Card 2021, Download Now

MAT Admit Card Download Dates 2021

Admit Card & ModesDates
MAT PBT Admit Card 202130 Aug 2021 (1600 Hrs)
MAT CBT Admit Card 202106 Sep 2021 (1600 Hrs)
MAT IBT Admit Card 202126 Aug 2021 to 10 Sept 2021

 

MAT Test Centres 2021

The Test cities for MAT 2021 Examination varies as per the mode of the examination. The list of the MAT 2021 Test centres is given below:

Note: The list is not applicable for IBT Test. 

MAT 2021 Paper-Based Test (PBT) Test Cities

MAT 2021 Computer Based Test (CBT) Test Cities

Agra

Kochi

Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad

Kolkata

Bengaluru

Aizwal

Kottayam

Bhopal

Allahabad

Kozhikode

Bhubaneswar

Ambala

Lucknow

Chandigarh

Bareilly

Ludhiana

Chennai

Bengaluru

Madurai

Coimbatore

Bhagalpur

Mangaluru

Dehradun

Bhilai

Meerut

Delhi (NCR)

Bhopal

Mumbai

Gurgaon

Bhubaneswar

Nagpur

Guwahati

Chandigarh

Patna

Hyderabad

Chennai

Pune

Indore

Coimbatore

Raipur

Jaipur

Dehradun

Ranchi

Jammu

Delhi (NCR)

Rourkela

Kochi

Durgapur

Srinagar (Garhwal)

Kolkata

Ghaziabad

Suryamani Nagar

Kottayam

Gurugram

Thiruvananthapuram

Kozhikode

Guwahati

Trichy

Lucknow

Gwalior

Udaipur

Mumbai

Haldwani

Varanasi

Nagpur

Haridwar

Vijayawada

Patna

Hyderabad

Visakhapatnam

Pune

Imphal

Raipur

Indore

Ranchi

Jabalpur

Thiruvananthapuram

Jaipur

Trichy

Jammu

Varanasi

Jamshedpur

Vijayawada

Kanpur

Visakhapatnam

MAT Result 2021 (September Session)

The MAT 2021 result for the September session has been released. The AIMA-MAT website has posted the MAT result 2021 and MAT scorecard for the tests held in August and September in CBT, PBT, and IBT modes. Candidates can access their scorecards by entering their MAT 2021 roll number and registration number. Personal information, section-wise scores, composite score, and MAT percentile are all included in each candidate's MAT 2021 result (August-September phase).

MAT 2021 Result (September Session)

MAT 2021 Result comes in the form of MAT Score. Applicants can download their MAT Score from the AIMA website. 

How to check MAT Result 2021?

  • Log in to the official website using your Registration ID and Password
  • The MAT result will be available on the same dashboard as per the schedule.
  • You can also download the MAT Score for future reference.

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  • The MAT exam is held four times in a year, generally in the month of February, May, September and in December.

  • MAT exams preparation requires clarity of the exam pattern and the question trends. MAT Mock test is a great way to study the exam pattern and revise the syllabus after completion of the syllabus.

  • The composite score of MAT is based on your performance in the first four sections i.e. Data analysis and sufficiency, Language comprehension, Intelligence and Critical Reasoning & Mathematical Skills. The MAT Composite Score is calculated and given on the scale of 199 to 801. Any score less than 200 will be reported as 199 and above 800 will be reported as 801.

  • To apply for MAT examination, visit the official website and register yourself. Log in using the credentials provided and fill up the complete application form. Upload the photograph and signature and pay the application fee to complete the process.

    • MAT stands for Management Aptitude Test and is conducted by All India Management Association for more than 600 B-schools across the country.
    • CAT stands for Common Admission Test and is conducted by IIMs for admission into all the IIMs, IITs, IISCs and other top MBA colleges in the country.
  • No, MAT is not compulsory for an MBA. There are numerous exams like CAT can also be taken for admission. Also, there are various colleges that conduct their own exams at the university level for MBA Admissions.

  • The subjects in the MAT Exam are Data analysis and sufficiency, Language comprehension, Intelligence and Critical Reasoning, Mathematical Skills, Indian and Global Environment.

  • MAT Exam is held online. MAT Exam is conducted in Remote Proctored Internet-Based Test (IBT) now.

  • No, there is no upper age limit for MAT Exam.

  • No, the use of calculators is prohibited in the MAT 2021.

  • No, IIMs conduct their examination, CAT for admissions. MAT Score is not accepted by IIMs.

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