MAT 2017: All India Management Association (AIMA) conducts Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2017 four times a year, for admissions to MBA/PGDM programmes at various management institutes. MAT 2017 is conducted in both online and offline modes in February, May, September, and December. MAT December 2017 is scheduled on December 10 and December 16 in offline and online modes respectively. The application form of MAT December 2017 is made available from October 5. MAT September 2017 was held on September 3 and September 9 in paper pencil and computer-based modes respectively. The result of MAT September 2017 was announced on September 21. Candidates can check here all details about MAT 2017 such as dates, application form, eligibility, exam pattern, admit card, result, selection process, cutoff, etc.
Latest: MAT December Application Form 2017 is available now
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- Know the required eligibility criteria
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- Also know the percentile cutoff for B-Schools
All about MAT
Exam Name: Management Aptitude Test
Commonly known as: MAT
Exam type: National
The table given below represents important dates of MAT December session test.
MAT 2017 Important Dates for December session
MAT Application Starts date
October 5, 2017
Last date for application for online mode
December 1, 2017
Admit Card Releasing date
On or after December 2, 2017
MAT December 2017 (paper-based test)
December 10, 2017
MAT December 2017 (computer-based test)
December 16, 2017
MAT December Result
Last week of December 2017
AIMA prescribes the eligibility criteria of MAT 2017. The eligibility norms are as follows:
Candidates must have a graduation degree from a recognised university or Institute.
Final year graduation students can also apply for MAT. They have to submit documents as a proof of completion of graduation within the prescribed time.
MAT 2017 application forms will be available in both online and offline modes for the students to register. The application fee can be paid via both online (debit/credit or net banking) and offline mode (demand draft). MAT December 2017 application procedure begins from October 5, 2017. The last date to apply in online mode is December 1, 2017.
In offline MAT application form filling process, candidates are required to obtain MAT Bulletin and CD from AIMA, New Delhi centres. Fill in the MAT 2017 application form and submit the same at the AIMA centres along with the application fee. The application fee is Rs. 1500, for all category candidates.
MAT will be conducted in both offline and online modes, and a candidate can select any of the modes while filling the form. MAT 2017 will have 200 objective type questions divided into five sections. The duration of the MAT exam is two hours and 30 minutes (2:30 hrs). Candidates can check the detailed exam pattern of MAT 2017 from below table:
MAT Exam Pattern
No. of Questions
Time (in minutes)
Data Analysis and Sufficiency
Intelligence and Critical Reasoning
Indian and Global Environment
Marking Scheme: Each question carries one mark and for each wrong answer, there is negative marking of 1/4 marks (.25 marks).
The admit card of MAT December 2017 will be available on or after December 2, 2017. MAT 2017 admit card will be available only for those candidates who have completed the application form and have submitted the fee successfully. The officials will not send hard copy of the admit card to any of the candidates, and the same has to be downloaded from the official website. The official had released MAT September 2017 admit card on August 26 .
Candidates can check MAT 2017 results, after the test has been conducted, in the form of overall and sectional scores. MAT December result 2017 will be announced in the fourth week of December. On the basis of the MAT results, students will be shortlisted for the selection procedure. The result of MAT September 2017 was announced on September 21.
The participating institutes of MAT shortlist the test takers based on their cutoff marks for the selection procedure. The MAT 2017 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.
The MAT selection procedure consists of Group Discussion, Personal Interview and or Written Ability Test (WAT) rounds. First, a candidate is shortlisted on the basis of MAT result or cutoff. These shortlisted candidates are later called for the selection rounds at various participating institutes. Final admission selection is on the basis of performance in the selection rounds.
The officials release the participating institutes' list. There are around 350 institutes registered under AIMA, that accepts students on the basis of MAT scores. It is likely that the number of the institutes may increase for the 2017 session.
Address: All India Management Association
14, Institutional Area, Lodhi Road, New Delhi 110003, India
Phone: 011 - 24645100 / 011 - 24617354 / 011 – 43128100
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