MAT 2018

MATMAT 2018 - The result of the exam has been declared on May 25. Candidates can check the same using their MAT registration number and Roll Number. All India Management Association (AIMA) conducted the MAT 2018 May exam in both online (computer-based) and offline (paper-pencil) mode on May 20. The duration of MAT exam was 150 minutes (2 hours and 30 minutes) and conducted from 10 AM to 12.30 PM. MAT score is accepted by more than 600 B-schools across India. Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is conducted 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 May 2018 application process commenced from the third week of February. Initially, the last date to fill MAT 2018 application form for offline mode was May 2 and the test was conducted on May 6. Later, AIMA provided an extended opportunity to management aspirants and conducted the offline MAT exam again on May 20 along with the online mode. The last date to register for the offline mode was May 14. For online mode, the last date to register was May 12.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


Exam type


Exam category

Post-Graduate Exam

Conducting Institute

All India Management Association (AIMA)

Exam Duration

2.5 hours (150 minutes)

Test Pattern

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

No. of Questions


MAT 2018 Important Dates


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


MAT 2018 Important Dates



MAT Application Starts date

Third week of February 2018

Last date for online application (closed now) 

May 14, 2018 (Paper-pencil based test)

May 12, 2018 (Computer-based test)

Admit Card Release date

May 14, 2018 (Paper-pencil based test)

May 12, 2018 (Computer-based test)

MAT May 2018 (paper-based test)

May 20, 2018 (conducted)

MAT May 2018 (computer-based test)

May 20, 2018 (conducted)

MAT 2018 Result (Declared)

May 25, 2018

MAT 2018 Result


Candidates can check MAT 2018 May result on the official website of the exam conducting body AIMA using their MAT Registration number and Roll Number. MAT scorecard is also sent to the candidates through post. The scorecard cum result of MAT 2018 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:

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 May 2018 is now closed for both computer-based and paper-based test. The MAT application form was available in both online and offline mode. The application fee could be paid via both online (debit/credit or net banking) and offline mode (demand draft). MAT May 2018 application procedure concluded on May 12 and May 14, 2018, for online and offline test respectively. Candidates who applied online, needed to register by uploading their digital image of photograph & signature and online payment.


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


MAT Exam Pattern 2018


MAT is conducted in both offline and online modes, and a candidate can select any of the modes while filling the application form. MAT exam has 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 2018 from below table:


MAT Exam Pattern



No. of Questions

Time (in minutes)


Data Analysis and Sufficiency




Language Comprehension




Intelligence and Critical Reasoning




Mathematical Skills




Indian and Global Environment






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 Admit Card  2018


The admit card of MAT May 2018 was available from May 12 and May 14 for online and offline mode respectively. Applicants who successfully register for the exam can download the MAT admit card from the official website. The officials do not send the hard copy of the admit card to any candidate. Candidates without the admit card are not allowed to appear for the exam.


MAT 2018 Exam Centres


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


Lits of States for MAT Exam Centres 2018 – 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.


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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Which best can i get ?may MAT composite score 693 and percentile 93 ?


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