MAT 2022 Exam: Result (Out), Cut Off, Merit List, List of Colleges

MAT 2022 Exam: Result (Out), Cut Off, Merit List, List of Colleges

ByNeeraj Mishra  |  Updated on: Sep 26, 2022
MAT Exam 2022 result for September session is declared by AIMA. Get all the details for MAT 2022 Exam for September Session, including exam dates, registration, syllabus, exam pattern, admit card and more.
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MAT 2022 September result is now declared by AIMA for all the candidates who have appeared for the exam.  MAT Exam 2022 for September session is now over. As per the latest updates, MAT Exam IBT 2022 (session 5) date was 17 September 2022, and CBT Date was 18 September 2022. However, the MAT 2022 Exam for PBT was ended on 4 September 2022.

MAT Exam is a national-level exam conducted by AIMA to shortlist candidates for MBA admissions in different programs. Here you will get all the details regarding MAT 2022 Exam September session, including registration, eligibility, syllabus, and more.

Latest News on MAT 2022 for September Session

As per the latest official updates, the MAT Exam 2022 (September) is now over. The authority has declared the result online. The admit card declaration date for MAT 2022 Exam for CBT was extended, and it was 14 September 2022 instead of 13 September 2022. Note the below points to know the latest news on MAT Exam 2022 for the latest official events.

  • 25 September 2022: MAT 2022 Exam September result 
  • 18 September 2022: MAT Exam 2022 CBT date
  • 15 September 2022: MAT IBT Admit Card 2022 release date (Session 5)
  • 14 September 2022: MAT Exam 2022 admit card date for CBT
  • 12 September 2022: Last date to apply for MAT 2022 Exam (CBT)
  • 4 September 2022: MAT Exam PBT 2022 date 
  • 30 August 2022: MAT 2022 Exam admit card for PBT
  • 29 August 2022: The last date to apply for MAT Exam 2022 (PBT)

MAT Notification 2022 for September

The AIMA Authority had announced the MAT Exam 2022 schedules for September on the official website: mat.aima. The candidates aiming at MAT 2022 Exam in September must note all the latest updates for the upcoming exam to avoid missing deadlines. As per the latest official update, the MAT Exam 2022 for September is successfully over, and the authority has now declared the result for all the 3 exam modes on 25 September 2022. MAT 2022 Exam date for registration (September Session) was 29 August 2022 for PBT and 12 September 2022 for CBT. There were 5 schedules for IBT in MAT Exam September Session. Here, our experts have mentioned all the details related to MAT 2022 Exam to assist aspiring candidates.

What is MAT Exam?

Management Aptitude Test MAT is a national-level MBA Entrance Exam conducted by the AIMA (All India Management Association) every year. The candidates who are appearing for this MAT 2022 Exam can get an opportunity for admission in MBA/PGDM courses in Top MBA Colleges in India. Note the below points to know some interesting facts related to MAT Exam.

  • AIMA Authority conducts MAT Entrance Exam multiple times in 4 phases: February, May, September, and December. 
  • Qualifying candidates with a valid MAT Exam 2022 score are eligible for admission in postgraduate courses at 600 B-schools. 

There are 3 modes in MAT 2022 Exam: offline PBT (Paper-Based Test), online CBT (Computer-based Test), and remote proctored IBT (Internet-Based Test). You can choose any of these modes as per your preference and comfort. The candidates must note that the MAT Exam syllabus, fees, registration process and exam pattern for all these three modes are the same but the dates are different. You can take MAT 2022 Exam in September as 

  • Double Internet-Based Test (IBT) or
  • Internet-Based Test (IBT) or
  • Computer Based Test (CBT) or
  • Paper-Based Test (PBT) or
  • Computer Based Test and Internet-Based Test (CBT+IBT) or
  • Paper-Based Test and Computer-Based Test (PBT+CBT) 
  • Paper-Based Test and Internet-Based Test (PBT+IBT) 

MAT Full Form

The candidates, who are appearing in the upcoming exam, must note all the details related to the full form of MAT Exam, eligibility, paper pattern, syllabus, registration, fees, and more. MAT Full Form is Management Aptitude Test. Note the section below for all the essential details related to MAT 2022 Exam September Session.

MAT Exam 2022 Highlights

Given below are the key highlights of the MAT 2022 Exam. The candidates must note these things before proceeding with the application process.



MAT Full Form

Management Aptitude Test MAT

Conducting Body of MAT 2022 Exam

AIMA (All India Management Association)

MAT Exam Level



Multiple Times





MAT Exam duration

2:30 Hours



MAT Exam 2022 syllabus

Intelligence and Critical Reasoning 

Data Analysis & Sufficiency

Language Comprehension

Mathematics (Quantitative Aptitude)

Indian & Global Environment

MAT 2022 Exam mode

3 Modes:




MAT Exam fees

1650/- INR(Additional Charge of 1100 for second test mode)

Help Desk Number


MAT 2022 Exam Official Website

mat. aima. in

MAT Exam Date 2022 for September

As per the official update, the schedule for MAT Exam 2022 (September) for all the 3 modes is declared by AIMA. Note the below section to get an overview of detailed schedules for the upcoming MAT 2022 Exam in September.

MAT 2022 Exam Date for IBT in September

As per official updates of MAT Exam 2022 Date, IBT mode can be conducted as per the below date schedule.

MAT 2022 Exam Dates for IBT 

Last Date of Registration

Admit Card Download

28 August 2022

24 August 2022

25 August 2022

3 September 2022

31 August 2022

1 September 2022

10 September 2022

6 September 2022

7 September

11 September 2022

7 September 2022

8 September 2022

17 September 2022

14 September 2022

15 September 2022

MAT Exam 2022 Date for PBT in September

Note the table below to get the official updates for MAT Exam Date 2022 for PBT in September.


MAT 2022 Dates

MAT 2022 Exam PBT Registration Deadline

29 August 2022

MAT PBT Admit Card Download

30 August 2022

MAT Exam 2022 Date 

4 September 2022

MAT 2022 Exam Date for CBT in September

Note the table below to know the schedule for MAT Exam Date 2022 for CBT (September Session).


MAT 2022 Dates

MAT 2022 CBT Registration Deadline

12 September 2022

MAT CBT Admit Card Download

14 September 2022

MAT Exam 2022 Date for CBT

18 September 2022

Who is Eligible for MAT 2022 Exam?

AIMA prescribes and declares the eligibility criteria for MAT Exam 2022 along with the official notification. Candidates who are interested in appearing in the upcoming exam must check MAT 2022 Eligibility before applying online. The exam authority has released the eligibility criteria of MAT Exam based on factors like age, educational qualification, work experience, and the number of attempts. The basic eligibility criteria for MAT 2022 Exam are as follows:

  • The candidates must complete Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline (Arts, Science, and Commerce).
  • The final year graduation students are also eligible to apply for MAT Exam 2022.
  • If you have a professional degree like CA, CS, and ICWA, then you are also eligible for the exam.
  • There is no specific upper age limit for MAT Exam.

MAT Registration 2022 for September Session

The registration process for MAT Exam is the same for all the 3 exam modes: CBT, PBT, and IBT. The candidates have to fill out MAT 2022 Application Form online, as there are no options to fill the application form offline. Note the steps below to know the MAT Exam 2022 registration process in detail.

  • Visit the official website of the MAT 2022 Exam (AIMA-MAT)
  • Click on the “Register” Tab to be registered with the official MAT website
  • Enter your details such as name, email ID, date of birth, phone number, and password.
  • Fill out the MAT Exam 2022 application form.
  • Select test modes, CBT, IBT, and PBT, as per your comfort.
  • Select management institutes also
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  • Complete MAT Exam 2022 fees payment via debit/credit card, net banking, or e-wallet 

(Note: It is advised to print the payment receipt for future reference. After successful payment, you can take the printout of the online application form for MAT 2022 Exam. Always keep a copy of your application number, login, and password for future reference.)

Selection Process of MAT Exam 2022

As per the official update, the MAT 2022 Exam selection process includes further rounds including GD (Group Discussion), PI (Personal Interview), and WAT (Written Ability Test) conducted by the institutes individually. The candidates must note that AIMA has no role in these selection processes, as the final results are declared separately by MAT Exam colleges.

Below are some important guidelines that you must be aware of if you are attempting the MAT 2022 Exam.

  • Candidates need to select at least 5 participating institutes at the time of filling out the application form of MAT Exam. 
  • The candidates need to meet the cut-off to be selected by the institutes accepting MAT 2022 Exam scores. 
  • The participating institutes shortlist candidates based on parameters fixed by their administration.
  • You will not get any call from the institute of your preference if you fail to meet the selection criteria, specifically declared by that institute. 
  • Some of the MAT Exam participating institutes offer admission to MAT-qualified candidates based on the exam scores only. They do not conduct further selection rounds like GD-PI-WAT.

Important Note: The MAT 2022 Exam selection process is entirely dependent on the institute. So, it is recommended to check the official website of that particular college before applying.

MAT Exam Pattern 2022

The candidates must know that the Pattern for MAT 2022 Exam is the same for all three modes: IBT, CBT, and IBT. Note the below table to get updated information regarding MAT Exam 2022 Pattern.

MAT Exam Features




Duration of MAT Exam

150 minutes

MAT 2022 Exam Sections

Language Comprehension

Data Analysis & Sufficiency

Mathematical Skills

Intelligence & Critical Reasoning

Indian & Global Environment

Total Questions


Number of questions section-wise


Total marks MAT Exam 2022


Marking scheme

+1 for each correct entry

-0.25 for each incorrect entry

No deduction for unattempted questions

MAT Syllabus 2022

The syllabus of MAT Exam is divided into 4 sections, including Language Comprehension, Data Analysis & Data Sufficiency, Mathematical Skills, and Intelligence & Critical Reasoning. Note the below table to get a section-wise overview of the MAT 2022 Exam Syllabus. The candidates preparing for MAT Exam 2022 for September Session must check all the important chapters and topics that are needed to be covered.

MAT Exam Sections

Important Topics 

Language Comprehension

Sentence Correction, Reading Comprehension, Idioms & Phrases, Verbal Ability, Para Jumbles, Fill in the blanks, Word Substitution, Antonym & Synonyms, etc. 

Data Analysis & Sufficiency

Tables, Caselet-based Data, Charts, Pie Charts, Venn Diagrams, Graphs, Bar Diagrams, Data Sufficiency, Data Comparison, etc.

Mathematical Skills

Algebra, Number System, Mensuration and Geometry, Percentage, Trigonometry, Number System, Set Theory, LCM & HCF, Inequalities, etc.

Intelligence & Critical Reasoning

Blood Relation, Coding, and Decoding, Numeric Grid, Family Tree, Calendars, Visual Reasoning, Syllogism, Clocks, etc.

How to Prepare for MAT Exam 2022?

The candidates need to start their preparation prior to complete all the topics of the MAT 2022 Exam syllabus. Focus on your problem-solving skills with the help of the MAT Questions Paper and MAT Online Mock Test. Here, our experts have listed some basic preparation tips to help the candidates in their MAT Exam preparation.

  • The candidates must analyze their preparation level regularly to identify their strengths and weaknesses in each section of the MAT Exam 2022.
  • The candidates can also join BYJU’S Exam Prep MAT Online Coaching to make the best preparation for the upcoming exam.
  • You must target those topics which have high weightage as this will help to score well. 
  • Apart from this time management is the main key to attempt maximum questions in MAT Exam. 
  • Read Best Books for MAT 2022 Preparation
  • Read Newspapers, magazines, and online blogs daily to improve your word stock and reading skills. Additionally, the reading newspaper also helps the candidate to keep track of current affairs at the national and international levels.

MAT Admit Card 2022

All provisionally registered candidates can download their MAT Exam 2022 Admit Card as per the schedule from the official website of AIMA. The MAT 2022 admit card consists of information like the candidate’s name, form no, roll no, test date, test time, and the name of the exam centre. 

How to Download MAT Exam 2022 Admit Card?

Note the step below to download admit card of MAT 2022 Exam.

  • Open the official website of MAT Exam 2022
  • Click on the 'download/view' Tab
  • Select ' MAT 2022 Exam admit card
  • Enter your registered email ID, password/ Date of Birth 
  • Your admit card will be displayed on the screen
  • Download and take a printout of it for future reference.

Centres of MAT Exam 2022

The exam centres for MAT 2022 Exam vary as per the examination mode. As per the official updates, the test cities for MAT Exam September Session are as follows

MAT Test Cities 2022 for September Session

PBT Mode

CBT Mode















Delhi (NCR)



Delhi (NCR)





































MAT Result 2022 for September

The officials of the MAT Exam 2022 for September session have declared the result for all three modes on the same date: PBT, CBT, and IBT. The candidates can check and download MAT 2022 Exam Result for the September session on the AIMA official website by using their login details. Note the step below to download the result for MAT Exam 2022. 

  • Visit the official website AIMA.
  • Click on Download/View
  • Click on 'MAT 2022 Exam result' 
  • Select exam month
  • Enter Roll Number and Registration Number
  • Click on the 'Submit' tab
  • MAT Exam 2022 score card for September will appear on the screen
  • Download it for future reference

Cut Off of MAT Exam 2022

MAT 2022 Exam cut-off is released by individual colleges and MAT participating institutes. MAT Cut Off marks are the minimum marks required for the further selection process of MBA/PGDM admission. There are some important factors that influence individual cut-off of MAT Exam, such as

  • MAT 2022 Exam Difficulty Level
  • Availability of the Seats 
  • The performance of the candidates'
  • Number of candidates appearing for MAT 2022 Exam
  • Previous Years’ cut-off trends of MAT Exam

Note the below table to get an idea of the previous year's cut-off for MAT.

MAT Exam 2021 Cut off: 80-90 Percentile

A list of the college that accepts MAT Cut Off of 80-90 is mentioned below. 

Sl .No.

MBA College with 80-90 MAT Percentile

MAT Exam Cut Off 2021 


IES Management College and Research Centre



New Delhi Institute of Management (NDIM)



Jaipuria Institute of Management, Lucknow



Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management



Jagan Institute of Management Studies, Rohini Delhi



ITM Business School, Navi Mumbai



Institute of Management Studies



BIMTECH, Greater Noida



Christ University, Bengaluru



SIESCOMS, Navi Mumbai



Institute of Public Enterprise- IPE Hyderabad



Indus Business Academy



Amity Business School, Noida


Top MAT Colleges in India

There are more than 600+ colleges accepting MAT Exam scores for final admission into different MBA/PGDM Courses. So, the candidates aiming at MAT 2022 Exam (September) must make a list of the colleges that conduct MBA admission on the basis of their scores. You can also check for the zone-wise list of B-Schools Accepting Mat Exam Score.

MAT Exam Colleges


Guru Nanak Institute of Management

New Delhi

GD Goenka University


Adamas University


Birla Global University


Dr. B C Roy Engineering College


Indus Business School


ITM University


Alliance University


Dhruva College of Management


FAQs on MAT Exam

  • Management Aptitude Test, abbreviated as MAT, is a national level entrance exam for admission in MBA/PGDM courses in different B-schools in India. It is conducted by AIMA (All India Management Association) in 3 modes: PBT, CBT, and IBT, and the candidates can choose the MAT Exam mode at their convenience and comfort.

  • As per official updates, there are 4 shifts of MAT Exam in a year: February, May, September, and December. The candidates can get the chance to appear in this exam 4 times in an exam for all of the exam modes, including PBT, IBT, and CBT

  • As per the latest official announcement, the MAT 2022 Exam for May for all the modes is over now. Along with the result declaration, AIMA will release the official notification for MAT Registration for the September session.

  • MAT Exam is conducted in three modes: PBT, CBT, and IBT. In these three modes, PBT is conducted offline in a Paper-Based mode while CBT is an online Computer-Based Test. The candidates can choose any of these modes or any two exam modes to appear in MAT Exam.

  • As per the AIMA official update, the candidates need to complete their Bachelor’s Degree in any stream to qualify for MAT 2022 Exam eligibility. The final year students can also apply for this exam if they quality the eligibility criteria. However, MAT Exam Eligibility is released based on some factors like Age, Educational Qualification, Work experience, and Number of Attempts.

  • As per the latest official update, there is no upper age limit for MAT Exam 2022. The only thing is that the candidates have to complete their graduation studies or appear for the final year exam. Besides, if you have professional degrees like CA, CS, and ICWA, then you are also eligible for the exam.

  • The candidates, who are thinking to appear in MAT 2022 Exam can fill out the form in an online process. There is no option to submit the application form offline. Note the steps below for the application process for the upcoming MAT exam.

    • Visit the official website of AIMA-MAT
    • Register yourself in the portal first
    • Fill out all the required details like Name, DOB, Email ID, Contact Number, etc.
    • Select Test modes and Management Institutes
    • Upload passport size photograph and signature
    • Complete payment
  • Use your free time to revise important notes and chapters, as home preparation is extremely important to prepare effectively for MAT Exam 2022. Read the newspaper daily to improve your vocabulary skills and reading skills. Apart from this, the candidates can join BYJU’S Exam Prep online classes to access updated study material for the upcoming exam.

  • As per official updates, the MAT 2022 syllabus is the same for all three modes and has 4 sections: Language Comprehension, Data Analysis & Data Sufficiency, Mathematical Skills, and Intelligence & Critical Reasoning. The candidates need to cover all the topics for each of these sections to ace the exam with a good score.

  • The candidates can follow the below books to do the best MAT 2022 preparation.

    • A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning by Dr.R.S.Aggarwal
    • Study Package for Management Aptitude Test by Arun Sharma
    • MAT (Management Aptitude Test) Entrance Exam Guide by R. Gupta
    • MAT 20 Years Topic-wise Solved Papers by Deepak Aggarwal
  • The candidates, who are appearing for the exam, can download the MAT Exam 2022 admit card from the official website using their login credentials. Below are the steps to download hall ticket:

    • Visit the official website of AIMA
    • Click on the 'download/view' Tab
    • Select 'MAT 2022 admit card' Tab
    • Enter your registered email ID, password, or your Date of Birth 
    • The admit will be displayed on the screen
    • Download the MAT Exam admit card and take a printout of it
  • The MAT Exam authority has declared MAT 2022 Exam result for the February session on the official website. The candidates will get the results for all three modes on the same date. Keep your login credentials aside, as it is required to check your result on the AIMA website

  • As per the latest official update of the MAT Exam, there is no specified number of attempts for the exam. The candidates can attempt this exam as many times they want. The only criteria for eligibility are you have to complete your Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized university in India.

  • Yes, MAT is performed only for MBA Admission to MBA and PGDM/PGP courses. It is a management aptitude exam including 5 sections: quantitative aptitude, critical reasoning, data interpretation, data sufficiency, language comprehension and general awareness.

  • If you go through the analysis, then you can see that MAT is easier than CAT. CAT Exam is difficult and has a sectional time limit, which makes this exam a little harder than MAT.

  • Yes, candidates can appear for MAT Exam from home. For that, you have to opt for the Internet-Based Test or IBT mode option while filling out the application form. 


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