MAT 2018

MATMAT 2018 - All India Management Association (AIMA) conducts Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2018 four times a year, for admissions to MBA/PGDM programmes at various management institutes. MAT 2018 is conducted in both online and offline modes in February, May, September, and December. MAT February 2018 exam will be conducted in paper and computer based mode on February 4, 2018 (Sunday) and February 10, 2018 (Saturday) respectively. Eligible candidates who wish to apply for the exam can register online till January 26, 2018 (Friday). The candidates who successfully register for the exam along with the application fee will be able to download the admit card of MAT 2018. The duration of MAT 2018 will be 150 minutes (2 hours and 30 minutes). MAT score is accepted by more than 600 B-schools across India. This article carries all the information related to MAT 2018 such as eligibility criteria, application form, result, exam pattern, admit card, selection process, cutoff, etc.

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All about MAT 2018

Exam Name

Management Aptitude Test

Commonly known as

MAT

Exam type

National

Exam category

Post-Graduate Exam

Conducting Institute

All India Management Association (AIMA)

Exam Duration

2.5 hours (150 minutes)

MAT Important Dates 2018

The table given below represents all the important dates related to MAT 2018 exam.

 

MAT 2018 Important Dates

Event

Dates

MAT Application Starts date

December 20, 2017

Last date for online application

January 26, 2018

Admit Card Release date

January 27, 2018

MAT 2018 (paper-based test)

February 4, 2018

MAT 2018 (computer-based test)

February 10, 2018

MAT 2018 Result

Last week of February 2018

MAT Eligibility Criteria 2018

 AIMA prescribes the eligibility criteria for MAT 2018. The eligibility criteria for the exam are given below:

  • Candidates must have a graduation degree in any discipline from a recognised university or Institute.

  • Final year graduation students can also apply for MAT. However, they have to submit documents as a proof of completion of graduation within the prescribed time.

  • There is no age limit prescribed to appear for MAT.

MAT Application Form 2018

The application form of MAT 2018 is available in both online and offline modes. The application fee can be paid via both online (debit/credit or net banking) and offline mode (demand draft). MAT 2018 application procedure has begun and the last date for online registration is January 26, 2018. Candidates who apply online will need to register by uploading their digital image of photograph & signature and online payment.

Candidates who wish to apply offline can fill the printout of the MAT 2018 application form and send it to the AIMA address (given at the end of article) along with the application fee. The application fee is Rs. 1500, for all category candidates.

 

MAT Admit Card  2018

The admit card of MAT 2018 will be available online from January 27, 2018. Candidates who successfully register for the exam will be able to download the MAT 2018 admit card from the official website. The officials will not send the hard copy of the admit card to any candidate. Candidates without the admit card will not be allowed to appear for the exam.

 

MAT Exam Pattern 2018

MAT will be conducted in both offline and online modes, and a candidate can select any of the modes while filling the application form. MAT 2018 will have 200 objective type questions divided into five sections. The duration of the MAT exam will be Two hours and 30 minutes (2:30 hrs). Candidates can check the detailed exam pattern of MAT 2018 from below table:

 

MAT Exam Pattern

S.No.

Section

No. of Questions

Time (in minutes)

1

Data Analysis and Sufficiency

40

35

2

Language Comprehension

40

30

3

Intelligence and Critical Reasoning

40

30

4

Mathematical Skills

40

40

5

Indian and Global Environment

40

15

Total

200

150

Marking Scheme: Each question carries one mark and 1/4th marks (0.25 marks) will be deducted for each incorrect answer.

 

MAT 2018 Syllabus

As mentioned in the exam pattern, the MAT 2018 syllabus is divided into five sections. The detailed MAT syllabus 2018 section-wise is given below:

  • Data Analysis and Sufficiency – Graphs, Charts, Bar Graphs, Pie Chart, Venn Diagram, Puzzles, Tables etc.

  • Language Comprehension – Vocabulary, Reading Comprehension, Grammar, Verbal Reasoning, Analogies, Odd man out, Sentence correction & completion, Antonyms, Idioms etc.

  • Intelligence and Critical Reasoning – Mathematical Reasoning, Verbal Ability, Coding and Decoding, Family Tree, Effect and Cause, Sequencing etc.

  • Mathematical Skills – Geometry, Number System, Functions, Date and Time, Progression, Algebra, Averages, Ration and Proportions etc.

  • Indian and Global Environment – Current Affairs, General Knowledge, Geography, History, Sports, Entertainment, Politics, Science, Awards, Business etc.

MAT 2018 Exam Centres

There are more than 50 MAT 2018 exam centres all over India. However, most of the exam centres will conduct only paper based test. The Computer based test will be conducted at very selected exam centres. The MAT 2018 exam centres will be available in the following States/Cities:

Lits of States for MAT 2018 Exam Centres – Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chandigarh, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, J&K, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Tripura, UP, Uttarakhand and West Bengal.

 

MAT 2018 Result

The result of MAT 2018 will be declared in February 2018. Candidates can check MAT 2018 result after three weeks of the test on the official website of the exam conducting body AIMA. MAT scorecard will also be sent to the candidates through post. The scorecard will be valid for one year. MAT scorecard is accepted by more than 600 B-schools across India. On the basis of the MAT results, candidates will be shortlisted for the selection procedure.

 

MAT Cutoff 2018

The participating institutes of MAT shortlist the test takers based on their cutoff marks for the selection procedure. The MAT 2018 cutoff can be either in the form of percentile or score. The cutoff score ranges from 250 to 700 varying from B-School to B-School.

 

MAT Selection Procedure 2018

The MAT selection procedure usually consists of Group Discussion, Personal Interview and or Written Ability Test (WAT). Each participating institute has its own selection process. First, candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of MAT score. These shortlisted candidates are later called for the selection rounds at various participating institutes. Final admission selection is on the basis of performance in all the selection rounds.

 

MAT Participating Institutes 2018

The officials released the participating institutes' list. There are around 350 institutes registered under AIMA, that accepts students on the basis of MAT scores. There are other institutes as well which accept the MAT score for admissions.

Some of the institutes which accept the MAT score:

Address: All India Management Association

Management House

14, Institutional Area, Lodhi Road, New Delhi 110003, India

Phone: 011 - 24645100 / 011 - 24617354 / 011 – 43128100

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