MAT Eligibility Criteria 2018

MAT Eligibility CriteriaMAT Eligibility Criteria 2018 – All India Management Association (AIMA), the conducting body of Management Aptitude 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 September is available from June 30, 2018. The last date to apply for the offline test is August 24, 2018 and September 8, 2018 for online test. The MAT 2018 September exam will be conducted on September 2 and September 15, 2018 in offline and online mode respectively. Candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria of MAT 2018 before applying for the exam. MAT exam is conducted four times a year - February, May, September and December. Careers360 brings to you details about the MAT 2018 eligibility criteria.

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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 apply.

  • Final year graduates from any discipline including, science, humanities, commerce or engineering stream from a recognised institute or university are eligible to apply
  • 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 the completion of their graduation. Failure to do so will result in the cancellation of their admission to a respective institute.


All eligible candidates can fill and submit the MAT Application Form before the deadline. The application fee for MAT 2018 is Rs. 1652 that can 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 are allowed to download the admit card of MAT 2018 before seven days of the test. The duration of the exam is two hours and 30 minutes (150 minutes) and the timings for MAT 2018 is 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. The important dates for MAT 2018 September have been declared by AIMA.

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Pragya Rohilla 10 hours ago

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I officially don't write my SUR NAME with my First name officially.SO what should i write in the last mane column while doing registration

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If u don't write Surname with First Name then u can add Initial like Alphabets in the Surname.


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When i should apply for mat december 2018

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Hyy...i just completed my graduation in but i got 49 pecentge and im from reserved category.. can i apply for MAT in givt college?

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You can apply and can check eligibility criteria on our website -

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