MAT 2018 – Application Form, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus

MAT 2018MAT 2018: Management Aptitude Test is the most admired management entrance test. It opens the door to various MBA/PGDM courses. All India Management Association (AIMA) organizes this entrance test. MAT scores are taken into account by nearly more about 600 B-Schools/ Premium Management Institute in India. This national level entrance examination is conducted four times a year. Applicants who want to choose MBA course as their career can fill an application form for MAT.  MAT exam is conducted in the following months:


MAT 2018 Important Dates

MAT is organized 4 times in a year. Here, we are providing the MAT February important dates for the academic session 2018-2019:

EventsExam Dates (Tentative)
Application Form will release in2nd week of December 2017
End date for online registration of Application Form4th week of January 2018
End date of Online Filling of Application Form4th week of January 2018
Admit Card will be available in4th week of January 2018
MAT Examination Date1st week of Feb 2018/PBT

2nd week of Feb 2018 /CBT

MAT Result Announcement Date4th week of February 2018

MAT Aptitude Test 2018 – Application Form, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus

  • Candidates interested in getting an admission in postgraduate management programme must fill the MAT 2018 application form through online or offline form.
  • The online application form will be accessible on AIMA official website. You can also find it here in future.
  • Applicants can find the OMR application form along with MAT announcement from AIMA, New Delhi by paying the necessary registration fee.
  • The application should be filled completely. It must cover all field involving the filling of all essential details and uploading of signature & photograph.
  • After few days of submitting an application form, applicants can verify their application form status.

Enrolment Fee:

The registration fee for all the category candidates is Rs.1200/-. Payment can be made in the following way:

  • Debit card
  • Credit card
  • Net banking
  • Demand Draft.

While paying through Demand Draft, it should be kept in mind that the printout of filled-in registration form along with the has to be sent to AIMA, New Delhi.

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility prescribed for appearing the MAT 2018 is as follows:

  • Candidate must be a graduate to apply for MAT. Graduates from any discipline can apply for MAT 2018.
  • Appearing candidates/ Candidates having their last year of Graduation can also apply for MAT.
  • There is no minimum marks set to fit for MAT. However, candidates must have passing marks in their graduation.
  • There is no age limit and number of attempts set to appear for MAT 2018.

MAT Exam Pattern 2018

The MAT 2018 Exam pattern is given under

Mode of ExaminationOnline and Offline
Questions TypeObjective type test with MCQs
Total no. of Questions200 divided into five sections
Sections5 sections
Exam Duration2 hours 30 minutes
Marking Scheme1 Mark for one right answer.
Negative MarkingYes, ¼ Marks for the wrong answer

The structure of MAT is given below:

SectionNo. of QuestionsTime (in min)
Mathematical Skills4040
Indian and Global Environment4015
Language Comprehension4030
Intelligence and Critical Reasoning4030
Data Analysis and Sufficiency4035

MAT Syllabus 2018

  • Language Comprehension
  • Mathematical Skills
  • Intelligence and Critical Reasoning
  • Data Analysis and Sufficiency,
  • Indian and Global Environment.

How to Prepare for MAT

Here we are giving few tips on how to crack MAT. These tips would help you to score good marks:

  • Make a study time table for yourself. Devote your most of the time in improving yourself.
  • Eliminate useless activities from your schedule.
  • Practice solving previous year question papers of MAT.
  • In an exam, don’t attempt those question which you are not sure about because there will be negative marking in MAT.
  • Take time out for yourself too and maintain a good health.

MAT 2018 Admit Card

  • MAT 2018 Admit card will be available for download one week before the test.
  • Admit card will not be sent by post or any other way.
  • Admit card will comprise of candidate’s roll no, Date of exam, exam venue and address of exam venue

MAT Result 2018

  • MAT 2018 Result will be announced one month after the examination.
  • The result is going to be announced via online mode only i.e., on the official portal of AIMA.
  • Candidates can check their result by inserting application form number, roll number and by choosing test month.

MAT Score Card 2018

  • MAT Score Card will be published on the official portal of AIMA. It will also be sent to the candidates through post.
  • The validity of Score card is one year i.e. for admission in that specific year only.
  • If a candidate has lost the admit card then he/she can also request the duplicate score card within the stipulated time period.
  • Most of the management colleges in India takes into account the MAT Scores.

MAT Admission Procedure 2018

  • The entrance test score will serve as the basis for admission of a candidate.
  • Candidates have to be present in the further round of selection in participating Management Institutions.
  • Candidates can apply individually in the participating institutions.
  • Each MI has maintained its own selection procedure. Generally, the selection procedure consists of Group Discussion (GD), Personal Interview (PI) and/or Written Ability Test (WAT) rounds.
  • Final admission will depend on candidate’s performance in the entrance exam and in further rounds.

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