MAT Selection Procedure 2019
Aditi Garg, 04 Oct 2019, #MAT
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MAT Selection Procedure 2019 - The selection procedure of MAT December 2019 will comprise Group Discussion (GD), Personal Interview (PI) and/ or Written Ability Test (WAT) rounds. The admit card for MAT 2019 PBT and CBT mode will be released on December 2 and December 10, 2019 respectively. MAT selection procedure 2019 will take place after the result is declared. The result of MAT December 2019 will be announced tentatively in the last week of December 2019 by the exam conducting body, AIMA. Candidates can view the scorecard on the official website of AIMA using their MAT registration number and roll number. Post that, they will be first shortlisted on the basis of their MAT result or cutoff. The shortlisted students are invited for MAT counselling, or selection rounds, by the institutes in which they have applied for admission. Such students have to follow the selection procedure of MAT 2019 and the cumulative performance at all the selection stages will lead to the final admission. Aspirants can read all the details about the MAT 2019 selection procedure in this article.
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The selection procedure of MAT 2019 goes through the basic three steps. First, candidates are shortlisted on the basis of their MAT score and then they are called for the following rounds:

MAT 2019 Selection Procedure

  • Group Discussion

  • Written Test

  • Personal Interview

According to the list of MAT participating institutes, there are more than 600 B-schools in the country which accept MAT score for their admission process. Some of them may conduct all the three rounds mentioned above before announcing the final selection and some might conduct only two. The process differs from institute to institute.

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Some of the MAT colleges lay more weightage on WAT over GD. Some prefer PI over WAT and GD. The objective of giving preference to WAT over GD is to ensure that all candidates are at the same level and the chances of soft-spoken candidates are not marred.

The final admission list of the institutes is made on the basis of candidate’s performance in the various selection rounds of MAT selection procedure.

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When does MAT Selection Procedure start?

MAT 2019 selection procedure for December session will start after the result of the exam is announced and institutes shortlist the candidates on the basis of their MAT score/cutoff. The result of MAT 2019 December will be declared last week of December 2019. Candidates can use their registration number and roll number to download the result from the official website of AIMA.

MAT is conducted by AIMA four times a year - February, May, September and December. The national level management entrance test is conducted for admission to MBA/PGDM programme at various management institutes across the country.

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Im from a very remote area..its not possible to purchase various books for Mat exam.. please suggest any online platform which will be beneficial for me

Vemireddy Rushitha Student Expert 13th Oct, 2019

Hello Aspirant,

There are many online websites from which you can prepare for various MBA examinations, therefore you need not worry about it. Some of the best websites you can go through are,

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after clearing cat mat ojee .. is the donation fees remaining same or not...???

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 12th Oct, 2019

hello aspirant,

you need to give donation fees if you get admission through management quota.

unless if you get the college through counselling and interview process there is no fees for donation. hope you may understand.


please suggest me some tips to crack MAT exam without coaching

Yash Dev Student Expert 12th Oct, 2019
Hello student management aptitude test (Mat) exam conducted 4time a year.
MAT exam conducted in both paper based and computer based student can choose any of the category
MAT December test date are mentioned below
Paper best test-8dec2019
Computer based test-14dec 2019
Exam pattern are of 5 sections
Language comprehension - 40 question
Mathematical skills - 40 questions
Data analysis and sufficiency - 40 question
Intelligence and critical reasoning - 40 question
Indian and global environment - 40 question
Important sources -
1)barons guide to gmat
2)class 11-12 maths by Rs agarwal
3)mock test paper (prefer careers360)
4)online test
5)previous year questions

Feel free to comment if you have any doubt
Good luck

student in graduation final year can apply for mat? what is the cutoff mat exams which colleges are available for mba after passing the mat exam

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 11th Oct, 2019


Yes, final year students too are eligible to apply for MAT, but they need to show the proof of qualifying examination as prescribed during admission process while unable to do so will lead to its cancellation.

To know the colleges that takes admission based on MAT scores, go through the following link-


does a canditate for mba after giving cat/mat/xat exam have to go for GD and PI to every private institute or do each private institute conduct GD and PI in some states?

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 8th Oct, 2019
In short, yes. Each and every college has a different selection process and it is independant of each college. So, if you apply to say 10 colleges, you have to apply for each college Group discussion and personal intervuew process. The shortlisting process abd final merit list is separate for each College.
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