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MAT 2019 - All India Management Association, better known as AIMA has released the MAT application form 2019 in online mode for the entrance exam that will be conducted in May on March 11. AIMA has announced the MAT 2019 paper-based exam will be held on May 5 and the computer-based exam will be conducted on May 18. The admit card for MAT 2019 May PBT mode will be available from April 26 while for CBT mode it will be available from May 13. MAT 2019 result for the May session will be announced on May 24. This article carries all the information related to MAT 2019 such as eligibility criteria, application form, result, exam pattern, admit card, selection process, cutoff, etc.
Latest: MAT Application Form 2019 released. Also check MAT 2019 Result for February announced
MAT score is accepted by more than 600 B-schools across India. Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is conducted four times a year - in February, May, September and December, for admissions to MBA/PGDM programmes at various management institutes. The duration of the exam will be 150 minutes (2 hours and 30 minutes) for both the modes. The exam pattern consists of 200 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) which cover five sections.
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All about MAT 2019
Management Aptitude Test
Commonly known as
All India Management Association (AIMA)
2.5 hours (150 minutes)
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
No. of Questions
The table given below represents all the important dates related to MAT 2019 May exam.
MAT 2019 May - Important Dates
MAT May 2019 application start date
March 11, 2019
Last date for online application
April 26, 2019 (Paper-based Test)
May 10, 2019(Computer-based Test)
Admit Card Release date
April 29, 2019 (4:00 p.m) (Paper-based Test)
May 13, 2019 (4:00 p.m)(Computer-based Test)
MAT May 2019 (paper-based test)
May 5, 2019
MAT May 2019 (computer-based test)
May 18, 2019
MAT 2019 Result for May exam
May 24, 2019
AIMA prescribes the eligibility criteria for MAT 2019. Candidates must fulfil the following parameters before filling the application form-
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 proof of completion of graduation within the prescribed time.
There is no age limit prescribed to appear for MAT.
The registration of MAT May 2019 has begun from March 11, 2019. The deadline for filling the form in PBT mode is April 26 and May 10 for CBT. The MAT May 2019 application form is available only in online mode.
Candidates need to register to create User ID and Password before filling the MAT application form 2019 May test. The application process will be considered complete after the scanned image of photograph & signature are uploaded and online payment is successfully made. Candidates can choose to write the exam in both online and offline modes.
An application fee of Rs. 1550 for one test (either PBT or CBT) or Rs.2650 for both tests (PBT and CBT) must be paid. Candidates can choose to take MAT as
MAT is conducted in both offline and online modes, and a candidate can select any one or both the modes while filling the application form. As per the MAT Exam pattern, the 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 2019 from the 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 1/4th marks (0.25 marks) will be deducted for each incorrect answer.
MAT 2019 syllabus is divided into five sections. The detailed MAT syllabus 2019 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.
The result of MAT May 2019 will be announced on May 24, 2019. Candidates can check MAT 2019 result on the official website of the exam conducting body AIMA using their MAT Registration number and Roll Number. MAT scorecard will not be sent to the candidates through post. The scorecard cum result of MAT 2019 exam 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 by different participating institutes.
The participating institutes of MAT shortlist the test takers based on their cutoff marks for the selection procedure. The MAT 2019 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 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 score is accepted widely across various B-schools. 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:
The admit card of MAT May 2019 for the offline test will be available for download from April 29. The document is available for download on the official website. The admit card for the computer-based test will be released on May 13, 2019. Candidates need to login to the official website with their online application number and date of birth to download the admit card.
It must be noted that the officials will not send the hard copy of the admit card to any of the candidates. Without the admit card, no aspirant will be allowed to appear in the exam.
MAT Exam Centres
There are more than 50 cities where MAT 2019 exam centres are located all over India. However, most of the exam centres conduct the only paper-based test. The computer-based test is conducted at very selected exam centres. The MAT 2019 exam centres will be available in the following States/Cities:
List of States for MAT Exam Centres 2019 – 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.
All India Management Association
14, Institutional Area, Lodhi Road, New Delhi 110003, India
Phone: 011 - 24645100 / 011 - 24617354 / 011 – 4312