MAT 2022

Management Aptitude Test
 Online & Offline
Last Updated: 22nd Apr, 2023

What is MAT ?

MAT Exam for February session was scheduled to be conducted from 20th February 2021 to 13th March 2021. The examination conducting authority All India Management Association i.e. AIMA will be conducting MAT Exam through Internet Based Test (IBT), Paper Based Test (PBT), and Computer Based Test (CBT).

The CBT mode of MAT Exam was reintroduced in the month of December 2020. Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic, the CBT mode was kept in abeyance. The management association has already declared the important exam dates of MAT 2021 February Session.

The counducting body MAT Exam i.e. All India Management Association also known as AIMA has defined a set of MAT Eligibility Criteria for students willing to take MAT Exam. Due to the outbreak of pandemic COVID-19 across the world, the association has introduced Remotely Proctored Internet Based Test shortened as IBT wherein students taking exam can take the test from their home while maintaining social distancing and abiding by the precautionary measures taken socially. 

The conducting body of MAT Exam i.e. AIMA has scheduled MAT Exam February 2021 to be conducted from 20th February 2021 to 13th March 2021.

MAT 2021 Registration for MAT Exam for February 2021 Session started from 4th January 2021 and is ongoing. 

Management Aptitude Test, widely referred to as MAT, is a management entrance examination conducted at the national level since 1988 and the test is being administered to shortlist candidates for admission to management and allied programs. All India Management Association (AIMA) is the conducting authority of MAT Examination and has been conducting the exam since 1988.

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MAT was first approved as a national level entrance examination in the year 2003 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India.

Highlights of MAT

  • National level business entrance examination.
  • Conducted by All India Management Association (AIMA).
  • Approved by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India.

Know More about MAT Important Dates

MAT Exam is scheduled to be conducted from 20th February 2021 to 13th March 2021.


Management Aptitude Test (MAT)

Conducting Authority

All India Management Association (AIMA)

Exam Mode

Paper Based Test (PBT) and Remotely Proctored Internet Based Test (IBT)

Official Website

Registration Starts

4th January 2021

Registration Ends


Exam Date

20th February 2021 to 13th March 2021

MAT 2022 Important Dates

Registration Starts on 14-Feb-2023
Registration Ends on 27-Feb-2023
Admit Card Date 15-Feb-2023
Exam Starts on 19-Feb-2023
Exam Ends on 04-Mar-2023
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MAT Exam Date 2023

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MAT 2022 Eligibility

  • Candidate must hold a bachelor's degree in any discipline from a recognized University or Institute.
  • Final year students may also apply.
  • There is no age limit to apply for the exam.
  • The MAT exam will consist of the 200 objective type questions. Each question carries one mark.
  • There is no age limit for MAT EXAM.

MAT 2022 Application Procedure

Candidate can choose any one of the following modes to apply:

  • Online Mode
  • Offline Mode

Application Procedure will be completed only after the application fees has been paid.

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Application Fees

MAT Application form for MAT December 2018 has already been released by All India Management Association (AIMA). Candidates can fill the form in both Online mode and Offline mode.

The fees for applying from any of the methods is Rs 1550/- INR.

The payment of fees can be done using any of the method given below:

  • Debit Card/Credit Card
  • Net Banking
  • Cash
  • Demand Draft in favour of AIMA

MAT Application Fees

1550 INR

Acknowledgement of Form

All Forms received at AIMA are scanned / validated within 5 days and the Form Numbers of such received forms will be available on website link: . Further, your form is scrutinized and if found in order; it is provisionally registered.
MAT Registration Form received later than the due date is liable to be rejected. Neither any correspondence in this regard will be entertained nor will the fee to be refunded.

MAT 2022 Admit Card

andidates can obtain their admit card by following the below steps once the admits cards have been made available:

  • Visit the official website i.e.
  • Click on 'Download Admit Card under quick links on the right side of the page
  • Enter your Name, Form Number, and Date of Birth
  • Click on Submit Button
  • Your Admit Card will be displayed on the screen
  • Download the same and take a print out for future reference.

MAT 2022 Preparation Tips

Cracking MAT successfully requires a carefully made plan, focused study and ample practice with MAT Mock Tests. Candidates need to work on Mathematics, Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency, English, Logical Reasoning and GK.


Candidate should study basic class 5-10 NCERT books. As fast calculations can really help you, try working with fractions-decimal conversions, tables, squares, and cubes to save valuable time in the test.

MAT 2022 Exam Pattern

MAT exam comprises of  5 sections.

The below table shows the sections and number of questions in each:

Sections No. of Questions Time Allotted
Language Comprehension 40 30
Mathematical Skills 40 40
Data Analysis & Sufficiency 40 35
Intelligence & Critical Reasoning 40 30
Indian & Global Environment 40  15
Total 200 150

MAT 2022 Syllabus

In order to prepare well for the MAT exam, one should be well aware of the MAT Exam Pattern and the MAT Syllabus.

MAT Syllabus Comprises the following five sections:

  • Quantitative Ability 
  • Data Interpretation
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Verbal Ability
  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • General and Business GK(Elementry Level)

Candidate needs to study various topics for the different section, As there is no set pattern for MAT. Below is the section wise syllabus:

Quantitative Ability:

Number Systems Percentage Profit and Loss Interest (Simple and Compound) Speed, Time and Distance Time and Work Average

Data Interpretation:

Tables Charts Graphs Caselets Number Reasonings Text Interpretations Inferences and Reasonings

MAT 2022 Study Material

One may refer to these books while preparing for MAT:

Mission MBA MAT Guide by B S Sijwali and Tarun Goyal (Arihant Books)

MAT (Management Aptitude Test) Entrance Exams with Practice CDby GKP (G K Publications Pvt. Ltd.)

The Pearson MAT Super Course with CD (Pearson)

Complete List of Study Material

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MAT Cut-Offs

Cutoffs for MAT will be released once the result is out.

The candidates must note that AIMA and other participating Institutes keep the cutoff similar to that of last years. Therefore, we can expect the MAT September Cutoff to be similar to that of previous years.

MAT 2022 Selection Procedure

According to the admission or the selection procedure, the B-schools will shortlist the candidates after the result is declared based on the cutoff scores or percentiles.

Test Centres

  • MAT Test Centre City list is provided in the Bulletin. Test Venues for Paper-Based Test and Computer Based Test are different.
  • The Paper-Based Test and the computer-based tests will take place on different days.
  • If the number of candidates registered for Computer Based Test is limited and it can be accommodated in a single day; the test will be completed in one day itself.
  • If the number of candidates registered for Computer Based Test is few in a particular center, these candidates have to appear for the Paper-Based Test

Exam Toppers

Rishikesh Kumar from Chandigarh (Thapar University - Patiala) is All India topper of MAT 2015

Ashish Patial  -MAT 2014 topper. An avid reader, biker, done .footballer, a partial engineer and now a topper too.

He was preparing mainly for CAT, hence his preparation for Mat was also done.He scored an impressive 99.99 percentile with a score of 800/800.He believes hard work is the only way to success. Since he is was a working professional, he utilized his holidays studying for 8-9 hours daily. He says a daily study time of 3-4 hours would be enough for a hardworking individual to crack MAT. He confessed that English was his weakest part and so he read anything and everything in front of him to increase his vocabulary.

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