MAT 2020 Management Aptitude Test

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What is MAT ?

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.

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 2020 Exam is scheduled to be conducted on 2nd February 2020 (CBT) and 16th February 2020 (PBT).

Exam

Management Aptitude Test (MAT)

Conducting Authority

All India Management Association (AIMA)

Exam Mode

Paper Based Test and Computer Based Test

Official Website

www.aima.in

Registration Starts

28th December 2019

Registration Ends

  26th January 2020 (CBT) and 9th February 2020 (PBT)

Exam Date

2nd February 2020 (CBT) and 16th February 2020 (PBT)

MAT 2020 Important Dates

MAT exam is conducted 4 times in one academic session mainly in September, December, February, and May. MAT Registration Process usually starts one to two month prior to the examination date. The registration process is followed by the release of MAT Admit Card.

For the convenience of students here is a list of tentative dates for upcoming MAT examination:

Event

Paper Based Test (PBT)

Computer Based Test (CBT)

MAT 2020 Official Notification Release

20th November 2019

20th November 2019

MAT 2020 Registration Starts

28th December 2019

28th December 2019

MAT 2020 Registration Ends

9th February 2020

26th January 2020

MAT 2020 Admit Card Release

11th February 2020 (4 pm)

28th January 2020 (4 pm)

MAT 2020 Exam Date

16th February 2020

2nd February 2020

MAT 2020 Result Declaration

February 2020 (Tentative)

February 2020 (Tentative)

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Admissions Open for 2019 Batch at:
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Fees : 9,73,000 (for 2 years)
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Fees : 6,30,000 (for 2 years)
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MAT 2020 Eligibility

  • Candidate must hold a bachelor's degree in any discipline from a recognized University or Institute.
  • Final year students may also apply.
  • The age of the MAT applicants should be at least 21 years.
  • 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 2020 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: http://apps.aima.in/mat_reciept.aspx . 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 2020 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. aima.mat.in
  • 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.
Admissions Open for 2019 Batch at:
International Institute of Business Studies - IIBS Airport Campus, Bangalore
Fees : 9,73,000 (for 2 years)
Deliver world class management education with unmatched quality methodologies.
Manipal University - Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal
Fees : 7,60,000 (for 2 years)
Ranked 9th as per NIRF among all Indian Universities | 325+ courses across 30+ diverse disciplines.
National School of Business - (NSB) Academy, Bangalore
Fees : 6,30,000 (for 2 years)
Featured in Great Indian B-Schools 2016 by Forbes India | Rated 4.4 out of 5 in Google reviews

MAT 2020 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.

Mathematics:

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 2020 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 2020 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 Previous Years Question Papers

MAT Sample Paper I
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MAT Sample Paper II
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MAT Sample Paper III
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MAT 2019 Question Paper Analysis

  • Observing the trend of previous year results, an inference can be drawn on what can be called as a ‘good score'. Experts feel that solving 80 questions, with 80% accuracy can guarantee a good score. It comes out as a net score of 60-65 marks with an overall 95+ percentile. Whereas to obtain more than 99 percentile one needs to score more than 82 marks (excluding GK score).
  • Time management is crucial to scoring well in MAT 2017. It is essential to solve a particular section within the allotted time limit and move on to the other.
  • Along with time limit, one must also have a target score for each section. The target scores vary as per the difficulty level of each section. Here is the apt split of marks to achieve and time to spend on sections one must aim for:

MAT 2020 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

MAT 2020 Videos

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 2020 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.

MAT 2020 Test Center

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.

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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