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MAT 2025: Notification, Registration, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus, Fees, Admit Card

MAT 2025: Notification, Registration, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus, Fees, Admit Card

Edited By Team Careers360 | Updated on Jun 10, 2024 12:27 PM IST | #MAT

MAT 2025 will be conducted in multiple modes such as CBT, PBT, and IBT. MAT exam 2024 will be held in February, May, September, and December. MAT 2024 February session registration will take place probably from the third week of February 2025. MAT (Management Aptitude Test) 2025 is a government-recognized national-level examination. MAT 2025 facilitates students seeking admission to over 600 MBA colleges all over India.

As per specified MAT eligibility criteria, there is no age bar for candidates to appear in MAT entrance exam. Candidates can go through this article streamlined with every key aspect of the MAT exam such as eligibility criteria, syllabus, registration, admit card, cutoff, and last-minute exam tips.

MAT 2025 Overview

Exam Name

MAT 2025

MAT Full Form

Management Aptitude Test

MAT 2025 Conducting Body

All India Management Association


Four times a year in February, May, September, and December.

MAT 2025 Exam Date

To be announced

MAT 2025 Exam Mode

(i) Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (IBT) or

(ii) Paper Based Test (PBT) or

(iii) Computer Based Test (CBT) or

(iv) Paper Based Test and Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (PBT+IBT) or

(v) Double Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (IBT+IBT) or

(vi) Computer Based Test and Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (CBT+IBT) or

(vii) Paper Based Test and Computer Based Test (PBT+CBT)

MAT 2025 Registration Fees

For Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (IBT)or

Paper Based Test (PBT) or

Computer Based Test (CBT)

Rs. 2100/-

For Double IBT + IBT or

PBT + IBT or

PBT + CBT or


Rs. 3300/-

MAT 2025 Eligibility Criteria

Graduates in any discipline. Final-year students of Graduate Courses can also apply.

MAT 2025 Syllabus

  • Language Comprehension

  • Intelligence & Critical Reasoning

  • Mathematical Skills

  • Data Analysis & Sufficiency

  • Economic & Business Environment

MAT 2025 Exam Duration

120 Minutes

Total Marks


Number of Sections in the MAT 2025 Exam


  • Language Comprehension

  • Intelligence & Critical Reasoning

  • IMathematical Skills

  • Data Analysis & Sufficiency

  • Economic & Business Environment

Total Number of Questions


Exam Type

Objective (Multiple Choice Questions)

Marking Scheme

1 mark for every correct answer

-0.25 marks for every wrong answer

No marks for unattempted questions

MAT 2025 Answer Key Date

To be announced

MAT 2025 Objection Window

To be announced

MAT 2025 Result Date

To be announced

Colleges Accepting MAT 2025 Score

Wide acceptability of MAT 2025 scores by hundreds of Business Schools and University Departments.

MAT 2025 official website

MAT 2025 Exam Date

MAT 2025 Important Events (February Session)

MAT 2025 Important Events (May Session)

MAT 2025 Important Events (September Session)

MAT 2025 Important Events (December Session)


MAT 2025 Registration Open

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MAT 2025 Registration Closes

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The last date to pay MAT 2025 Registration Fees

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MAT 2025 Exam Date

To be announced

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MAT 2025 Result Date

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MAT 2025 Important Topics, Best Books, and Tips (Video Guide)

Exam Experts at Careers360 have curated a special video guide for MAT 2025. Candidates must check it out for all their MAT 2025-related queries such as books, exam tips, important topics, etc. This video guide is available on the official YouTube channel of Careers360.

MAT 2025 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates applying for the MAT 2025 exam must satisfy the eligibility criteria set up by the exam conducting authority. In addition to that candidates will also be required to meet the eligibility criteria of the participating colleges for getting admission to their respective MBA courses. Check the MAT 2025 eligibility criteria below.

Eligibility Criteria for MAT 2025

  • Candidate must have completed graduation from a recognized university/college in any stream.

  • Candidates studying in the final year of their graduation are eligible to apply for MAT 2025.

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MAT 2025 Registration

Candidates are required to complete the registration process for MAT 2025 online through the official website All the entries in the registration form shall be required to be filled only in English. The following abbreviations can be used to understand specific details during the registration process:

  • Management Aptitude Test MAT

  • Management Institute MI

  • Remote Proctored Internet-Based Test IBT

  • Paper Based Test PBT

  • Computer-Based Test CBT

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Registration process for MAT 2025

  • Visit the website: and click on the Register button to register yourself for the MAT 2025 exam.

  • Fill in the details to create login credentials. You must have a valid email ID and mobile number for applying online to receive the OTP for email ID and mobile number verification.

  • Press the “Register” button, a verification link will be sent to your email ID.

  • Click the “Verify” tab to verify yourself. This tab shall take you to your dashboard for MAT. The confirmation message along with the account details for your reference will be sent to your email after verification.

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MAT 2025 Application Form

Candidates who registered successfully can fill out the application form for the respective session of the MAT 2025 exam. You can use the steps below to complete the MAT 2025 application form.

Steps to fill out the MAT 2025 application form

STEP 1 Test Mode Details

You shall be given an option of selecting at least one and a maximum of two test modes in Step 1 of the application form.

STEP 2 Upload Photo and Signature:

Upload Photograph - The photograph must be a recent passport-size color photo. The size of the image file should not be less than 10KB and more than 50 KB.

Upload Signature - Sign on white paper with a Black ink pen and scan it. The size of the file should not be less than 5KB and more than 20 KB.

STEP 3: Choose Management Institutes (MI):

Candidates opting for Double test modes will get the benefit of choosing an additional 2 MIs for sending their MAT 2025 scores in addition to the existing option of selecting 5 MIs. Candidate needs to pay INR 118/- (Including18% GST) for selecting extra MI.

STEP 4: Make Payment

After selecting MI choices, you shall be directed to the payment page. Payment of the fee can be made through Debit/Credit Card, Net Banking/ Online Wallet.

STEP 5: Fill Personal Particulars, Qualifications & Experiences

Fill in the details on the online application form. Since your eligibility will be screened based on the information entered by you, you are required to correctly match your personal and academic details, etc.


View/Download Registration Form Candidate can preview the form before submitting the application form and can take a printout of the same for their record.

A successfully registered candidate can perform below actions:

Update details if required: Candidate can edit details except Name, DOB, Email, and mobile number after downloading and reviewing the registration form.

Upgrade Exam: Candidate can upgrade their already opted exam mode to available options among Double IBT, IBT + CBT, PBT+IBT, and CBT + PBT with an additional fee of INR1200/-

Additional MI Choices: Candidate can select as many as MIs with an additional fee of INR 118/- (Including 18%GST) per MI choice.

MAT 2025 Syllabus

The syllabus for MAT 2025 is spread across five different sections. The detailed MAT 2025 syllabus breakup is presented in the table below with important topics for each section.

MAT 2025 Section

Important Topics for MAT 2025

Language Comprehension

  • Verb, Noun, Pronoun, Adjective, Adverb

  • Antonyms & Synonyms

  • Reading Comprehension

  • Parts of Speech

  • One Word Substitution

  • Vocabulary

  • Sentence Correction

  • Idioms/Phrases

  • Grammar

  • Fill in the Blanks

  • Para Jumbles

  • Verbal Ability

Intelligence & Critical Reasoning

  • Family Tree

  • Strong Arguments and Weak Arguments

  • Multi-Dimensional Arrangements

  • Course of Action

  • Puzzles

  • Visual Reasoning

  • Arrangement

  • Series

  • Numeric Grid

  • Pie Chart

  • Blood Relations

  • Critical Reasoning

  • Calendars

  • Coding & Decoding

  • Syllogisms

  • Statement Conclusions

  • Column Graphs

  • Graphs Representing Area

Mathematical Skills

  • LCM and HCF

  • Commercial Maths

  • Complex Numbers

  • Percentages

  • Permutation and Combinations

  • Binomial Theorem

  • Profit and Loss

  • Sequence And Series

  • Surds and Indices

  • Interest (Simple and Compound)

  • Heights and Distance

  • Inequalities

  • Speed, Time, and Distance

  • Triangles

  • Set Theory

  • Number System

  • Circles

  • Mixtures and Allegations

  • Elementary Mathematics

  • Geometry

  • Venn Diagrams

  • Trigonometry

  • Equations

  • Linear Programming

Data Analysis & Sufficiency

  • Tables

  • Pie Charts

  • Caselet-based Data

  • Charts

  • Graphs – Line X-Y Graphs

  • Venn Diagram

  • Bar Diagrams

  • Data Analysis and Data Comparison

  • Data Sufficiency

Economic & Business Environment

  • Current Affairs

  • World Records

  • Business

  • CEOs

  • Awards and Winners

  • Books and Authors

  • Company Punchlines

  • History

  • International Organisation

  • Statements & Quotations

  • Social issues

  • Geography

  • Sports

  • Finance

  • Corporate News

  • Science

  • Entertainment

  • Politics

MAT 2025 Exam Pattern

The MAT 2025 exam pattern comprises of a total 150 questions. MAT 2025 has an exam duration of 2 hours. MAT 2025 does have a negative marking. For every question marked incorrect 0.25 marks will be deducted. The complete MAT 2025 exam pattern is summarised in the table below.

MAT 2025 Exam section number

MAT 2025 Exam section name

Total Questions

Total Marks


Language Comprehension




Intelligence & Critical Reasoning




Mathematical Skills




Data Analysis & Sufficiency




Economic & Business Environment





MAT 2025 Preparation Tips

The syllabus for MAT 2025 varies and is a bit lengthy spreading across 5 subjects. This demands more time to spare to prepare for economic awareness and data analysis concepts. However, given that there are four sessions of the MAT 2025 exam in a year candidates have enough time and attempt to get themselves fully prepared for MAT 2025.

Quick Tips for the MAT 2025 Exam

  • Finish the syllabus timely.

  • Attempt Mock tests available online.

  • Solve PYQs of MAT.

  • Analyse mock test performance.

  • Stay updated with the latest economic and business news all over the world.

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MAT 2025 Sectional Weightage

All five sections in the MAT 2025 exam are assigned equal marks which is 30 each. The difficulty of some sections can be more or less depending on the overall difficulty level of the MAT 2025 exam. Sections such as English and logical reasoning are generally easier while Mathematical Skills and data analysis sections are considered more difficult.

MAT 2025 Sections

MAT 2025 Sectional weightage (based on marks)

Language Comprehension


Intelligence & Critical Reasoning


Mathematical Skills


Data Analysis & Sufficiency


Economic & Business Environment


MAT 2025 Books

A lot of different books are available to prepare for the MAT 2025 exam. Our team of expert researchers went all over the market (online and offline) and brought you the best MAT 2025 books to prepare from. Refer to the table below for MAT 2025 book details.

MAT 2025 exam sections

Best books for MAT 2025

Language Comprehension

  • Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension by Gautam Puri

  • English Comprehension for MAT by Disha experts

  • High School English Grammar and Composition Key by Wren and Martin

Intelligence & Critical Reasoning

  • Analytical & Logical Reasoning for CAT & Other Management Entrance Tests by Peeyush Bharadwaj

  • Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning by RS Aggarwal

Mathematical Skills

  • Mathematics for MBA by RS Aggarwal

  • How to Prepare for Quantitative Aptitude by Arun Sharma

Data Analysis & Sufficiency

  • Data Analysis and Sufficiency by Arun Sharma

  • Data Analysis & Interpretation Data Sufficiency by Think Tank of Kiran Prakashan

Economic & Business Environment

  • Objective General Knowledge by Lucent

  • Manorama Year Book by Mammen Mathew

MAT 2025 Mock Test

Giving mock tests must be an integral part of the preparation process for any competitive examination. MAT 2025 mock tests will empower candidates to perform with enhanced speed and accuracy in the real exam. Several online platforms provide students with the facility to take mock tests. Candidates finding themselves weaker in certain sections can also take sectional mock tests to strengthen their performance.

MAT 2025 PYQs

PYQs are a must-thing to do for leveling up and moving ahead of your competition. It is mandatory to solve all the available MAT PYQs for all sessions. It will introduce you to the actual difficulty level of the exam and the time required for each section. You can find the direct PDF download link for MAT PYQs in the table below.

MAT 2025 Admit Card

All the registered candidates will be able to download their admit cards for the MAT 2025 exam as per the schedule announced by the officials. The candidates will be able to access the admit card by entering their login credentials generated at the time of MAT 2025 registration. The MAT 2025 admit card will only be available online. The MAT 2025 admit card will not be sent through post or mail.

How to download the MAT 2025 Admit Card

  1. Visit the official MAT 2025 website

  2. Login using your credentials such as email ID, date of birth, and password.

  3. After logging in, go to the dashboard

  4. Click on the tab labeled “Admit Card”.

  5. A window will appear displaying the MAT 2025 admit card.

  6. View and Download the MAT 2025 Admit Card.

MAT 2025 Answer Key and Response Sheet

Following the MAT 2025 exam officials will release the MAT 2025 answer key on the official website. Candidates can check and download the answer key by logging into the online portal. The MAT 2025 answer key will contain the correct answer for each question asked in the MAT 2025 exam. Candidates can use it to check the answers marked by them against the answer key. It will also give an estimate to the candidates for how much they will score after the negative marking calculation.

How to download the MAT 2025 answer key

  1. Visit the official website

  2. Click on the tab labeled MAT 2025 answer key.

  3. Select your relevant exam session and slot.

  4. A new window will open up showing the MAT 2025 answer key.

  5. Hit the download button/icon in the upper right section to save it onto your device.

MAT 2025 Score vs Percentile (expected)

The final MAT 2025 score obtained by the candidate will be scaled up to create a composite score. The MAT 2025 score represents the raw marks obtained by a candidate. The MAT 2025 percentile on the other hand is a measure of the performance of a candidate to all the other candidates participating in the MAT 2025 exam. For example, a MAT 2025 score of 120 means the candidate scored a total of 120 marks out of 150, but a MAT 2025 percentile of 95 indicates that the candidate performed better than 95% of the total participants.

The table below gives a rough estimate of the percentile for a range of scores obtained by the candidates. The relative percentile for different sessions can vary accordingly.

MAT 2025 Score

MAT 2025 (percentile)











MAT 2025 Result

The MAT 2025 result will be out soon once the officials release the answer key for MAT 2025. The MAT 2025 result will contain the final marks as well as the overall percentile obtained by the candidate. The result of MAT 2025 for each session will be declared individually after the respective exam is held successfully. MAT 2025 Results for each session will be declared through the official website only. The MAT 2025 result will only be valid for one year.

Steps to check and download MAT 2025 Result

  1. Visit the official MAT 2025 website

  2. Log in using your login credentials.

  3. Select the exam session you appeared for.

  4. Select the result/scorecard option.

  5. A window will appear displaying the result/scorecard.

  6. Click the download icon/button in the screen's upper right corner.

MAT 2025 Selection Process

The selection process for various participating institutes will begin after the declaration of the MAT 2025 result. As mentioned above candidates are allowed to choose up to 5 Management Institutes while applying for the MAT 2025. The candidates will be initially shortlisted based on the cutoff score. After getting initially shortlisted candidates will have to go through further selection rounds such as Group Discussions (GD) and Personal Interview (PI).

After all the rounds are complete finally shortlisted candidates will get a callback confirming their selection to the respective college. They will then be required to follow the necessary admission process.

NOTE: Some registered colleges select candidates only on the cutoff basis and do not conduct GD or PI rounds.

MAT 2025 Cutoff

There is no one cutoff applicable to all colleges in MAT 2025. The MAT 2025 cutoff is different from college to college. However, the factors affecting the cutoff remain the same for every college. Candidates taking various attempts will have the advantage because the best score out of all the given attempts will be considered for the selection process by the participating colleges. Apart from the cutoff, the candidate must also meet the eligibility criteria specified by the college they seek admission to.

Expected MAT 2025 cutoff for different colleges accepting MAT scores based on previous cutoff trends.

Colleges accepting MAT 2025 score

Many B-schools all over the country accept MAT scores for admissions to their premium MBA/PGDM courses. The colleges are divided into four zones, namely East, West, North, and South. Each college has its own unique Management Institute (MI) code. Candidates can refer to the table below to get to know the best colleges accepting MAT 2025 scores.


Best colleges accepting MAT 2025 score


Amity University, Noida


LPU - Lovely Professional University


Christ University


Amrita School of Business




Birla Institute of Management Technology


Jaipuria Noida


NSHM Business School


Xavier Business School, Kolkata

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)

1. What is the Registration Fee for MAT 2025?

Registration fees can be paid through Credit Card, Debit Card (ATM Card), Net Banking, UPI, or Wallet. The fee details are given below:

  • For PBT : ₹ 2100/-

  • For CBT : ₹ 2100/-

  • For IBT : ₹ 2100/-

  • For BOTH IBT/PBT & CBT : ₹ 3300/-

2. What is the validity of the MAT 2025 score?

The validity is one year for the MAT 2025 score. Candidates with a valid MAT 2025 score will be eligible to seek admission to MBA colleges accepting MAT scores for the academic year 2025-2026.

3. Is there any age bar for MAT 2025?

There is no age bar for candidates wishing to appear for the MAT 2025 exam. However, eligibility criteria are subject to change as per the decisions of the conducting authorities and the participating colleges. For the latest updates on eligibility criteria, regularly check the official website.

4. How to download the MAT 2025 Score Card?

Candidate can download their scorecard by visiting and logging in with their user ID & password created during the registration (Applicant dashboard). Candidates are requested to keep visiting the MAT 2025 website for regular exam updates.

5. How many times MAT is conducted in a year?

MAT 2025 will be conducted in four sessions in four different months (February, May, September, and December). The schedule for all sessions is announced and conducted separately. A candidate can choose to appear for the MAT 2025 examination multiple times in a year. The best score out of all attempts shall be considered for the selection process.


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There could be several reasons why you're facing difficulty downloading your HPU MAT 2024 result:

  1. Website Issues: The HPU website might be experiencing technical glitches or high traffic. Try accessing it later or from a different device.
  2. Incorrect Credentials: Ensure you're entering the correct application number and password. Double-check for any typos or errors.
  3. Result Not Yet Released: Verify if the results have been declared officially. Check the HPU website for any updates or announcements.
  4. Browser Compatibility: Try using a different web browser to access the result page. Sometimes, compatibility issues can hinder downloads.

If the problem persists, consider these steps:

  • Contact the HPU MAT exam cell directly for assistance. They can provide specific guidance and troubleshoot the issue.
  • Check the HPU MAT result-related FAQs or help section on the website.
  • Look for any official notifications or updates on the HPU website or social media channels.

By following these steps, you can increase your chances of successfully downloading your HPU MAT 2024 result.

Hello aspirant,

The Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is a standardised examination designed to help Business Schools (B-Schools) evaluate applicants before accepting them into their MBA and related programmes. Solving mat sample papers immensely helps in its preparation.

To download sample papers you can visit our website by clicking on the link given below.

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Hello aspirant,

The MAT's GK Section is not taken into account while determining the composite score or final percentile. However, if you score well in the MAT GK Section, you will have an advantage during the GD/PI procedure. So General Knowledge is also important for the interview perspective.

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MAT and NMAT are both entrance exams conducted for admission into management program in India. While there maybe some overlap in terms of the general aptitude & reasoning sections, it's important to note that they are conducted by different bodies and have different focuses.

MAT covers sections like language comprehension, Mathematical skills, data analysis and sufficiency, intelligence and critical reasoning, and India and Global environment.

NMAT on the other hand, focuses on language skills, Quantitative analysis and logical reasoning.

MAT is conducted in either paper based or computer based but, NMAT is only computer based.

MAT scores are accepted by wide range of management schools across India. While NMAT score are primarily used for admission into NMIMS, and some other institutions.

Given these differences, it's advisable to study separately for each exam.

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