MAT Eligibility Criteria 2018

MAT Eligibility CriteriaMAT Eligibility Criteria 2018 – All India Management Association (AIMA), the conducting body of Management Aptituted Test (MAT), prescribes the eligibility criteria of MAT 2018. Only the candidates who fulfill the eligibility criteria of the national level management entrance test can apply for MAT exam. The application form for MAT 2018 are available both offline and online. The application process for MAT February 2018 started from December 20, 2017. The last date to apply for the test in offline mode is January 31, 2018 and February 14, 2018 for the online mode. Careers360 brings to you details about the MAT 2018 eligibility criteria.


AIMA will conduct MAT 2018 on February 4 (Sunday) and 17 (Saturday), 2018 in paper pencil based and computer-based modes respectively. The last date to apply for the offline mode is January 31 and February 14 for the online mode. MAT eligibility criteria 2018 will take you through the details about the eligibility for different category students to be checked before applying for the MAT exam.

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Highlights of MAT Eligibility Criteria 2018

  • Candidates who have completed their graduation in any of stream from a recognised institute or university are eligible to take up MAT 2018.

  • Final year graduates from any discipline including, science, humanities, commerce or engineering stream from a recognised institute or university are eligible to take up MAT 2018
  • Age Criteria - There is no age limit for those taking up MAT 2018.

  • There are no restrictions on the number of attempts for taking up the MAT.

  • No job experience is required to apply for the exam.

  • Certain number of seats are reserved for Schedule Castes, Schedule Tribes, Other Backward Classes. 

  • A candidate can apply for the exam as many times as he/she wants to

The final year graduate students who clear MAT 2018 need to submit proof of their completion of their graduation. Failure to do so will result in the cancellation of their admission to a respective institute.


All eligible candidates need to fill and submit the MAT Application Form before the deadline. The application fee for MAT 2018 is Rs. 1652 that needs to be submitted along with the application form. Candidates can choose the mode (online or offline) of examination as per their choice.


The candidates who successfully register for the exam will be able to download the admit card of MAT 2018 before seven days of the test. The duration of the exam will be two hours and 30 minutes (150 minutes) and the timings for MAT 2018 February will be 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM.


MAT is conducted four times a year – February, May, September and December. MAT score is accepted by more than 600 B-schools across India.

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Diwakar KumarLast Seen: 1 hour 54 sec agoJoined on: 26-Feb-2018Education Interest: ManagementEducation Level: Graduate & Above


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Diwakar first of all congrats for your excellent score in MAT exam!! International School of Business and Media (ISBM), Nande, Pune is a decent b-school runs a 2 year PGDM course with a total fee...Read More

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Which Colleges would be good, after getting 433 mat score?

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Hi mohit their are lots of colleges who will accept your score so there is one best way to find a proper solution of your question just follow this link to get the information about college accor...Read More

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How much should we get in mat for getting MBA admission in PSG?

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For PGS institute of management, Coimbatore MAT cut off score is 600.


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Will the MAT Exam be accepted for MBA admission ?

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hi according to our sources , this university conduct their own exam , so if you want an admission in this college so you have to give exam of their college. price of form is 1000 RS. f...Read More

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I have got a 64 percentile in MAT examination. Am i eligible for PUMBA? If not then suggest me some best colleges bekow 5 lakhs. PLEASE.

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There are many.. but you should select a good collage which is little difficult to get as per your percentage

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