All India Management Association (AIMA) conducts Management Aptitude Test or popularly known as MAT four times a year for admission to around 600 B-schools across India. MAT is a national level MBA entrance test conducted in the month of February, May, September, and December. AIMA released the MAT application form 2020 in online mode on March 6, 2020 for the entrance exam conducted in May. MAT 2020 paper-based exam will be conducted on May 16, 2020, while the computer-based exam will be conducted on May 3, 2020. MAT 2020 admit card May PBT mode will be available from May 12 while for CBT mode it will be available from April 28, 2020. Candidates will have the option to choose to write the exam in either or both the modes. The exam will include multiple-choice questions only. Around 20,000 candidates appear for every session in MAT exam.
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28 Apr, 2020
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03 May, 2020
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06 Mar, 2020 - 10 May, 2020
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12 May, 2020
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16 May, 2020
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11 Feb, 2020
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27 Dec, 2019 - 30 Jan, 2020
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29 Jan, 2020
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To apply for MAT 2020, graduation in any discipline from a recognised institute or university is a must. Even final year graduation students from any stream can apply for the exam. AIMA hasn’t mentioned any age limit for the exam. Interestingly, one can appear for the exam as many time as he/she wants. Candidates should check the eligibility criteria of MAT 2020 before applying for the exam.
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The application form of MAT 2020 is available in online mode only. For the May session, AIMA released the MAT application form 2020 in online mode on March 6, 2020. The last date to fill the application form for paper-based test is May 10, 2020 while for computer-based test the last date to register is April 26, 2020. MAT 2020 computer-based exam will be conducted on May 3, 2020 and the paper-based exam will be conducted on May 16, 2020.
What to keep ready before filling the application form?
How to fill MAT Application form:
STEP 1: Create LoginSTEP 2: Login using email, password, date of birth and click on “Submit” button.STEP 3: Fill Registration Form & Choices for Management Institutes(MI)Note: Candidates opting for both PBT and CBT have the added benefit of selecting 2 MIs additionally apart from existing option of selecting 5 MIs. So they can select 7 MIs in total. Candidates can select as many MIs on payment of an additional fee of Rs 118.STEP 4: Upload Photo and SignatureSTEP 5: Make Payment of registration fee through Debit / Credit Card / Net Banking.STEP 6: View/Download Registration form and take printoutSTEP 7: Update details if required. Candidate can edit a few specific details after downloading and reviewing the registration form
Fee details: The MAT application fee for both the Paper-based test and Computer-based test was Rs. 1550. However, if one chooses to write the exam in both offline and online modes, the application fee was Rs. 2650.
AIMA conducts the MAT exam in both online mode or offline mode. Candidates can select the mode as per their convenience. Knowing the MAT exam pattern 2020 is a must before appearing for the exam.
As per the exam pattern of MAT 2020, the exam had a total of 200 objective type questions (multiple choice questions) divided into five sections – Language Comprehension, Intelligence and Critical Reasoning, Data Analysis and Sufficiency, Mathematical Skills, and Indian and Global Environment.
The duration of the exam will be 2 hours and 30 minutes (150 minutes). Each section has 40 questions and each question carries 1 mark. For each incorrect answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted.
Candidates are advised strategizing their preparation as per the exam pattern of MAT 2020. It will allow them to score better in the exam.
MAT 2020 admit card for May session computer-based mode will be available from April 28, 2020 while for paper-based test it will be available from May 12, 2020 in online mode. The MAT 2020 admit card could be downloaded only in online mode. AIMA did not send the hard copy of the admit card to any candidate.
Details like the name of the candidate, photograph, signature, date of the exam, the name of the venue and address, etc. will be mentioned on the MAT admit card 2020. The admit card is a must-have document as no candidate did not allow to appear for the exam without the admit card of MAT 2020 May session.
Candidates can check the result in online mode on the official website of the exam. All test takers needed to enter their MAT Registration number and Roll Number to check and download the MAT May result 2020 from the official website. AIMA does not send any copy of the result to the candidates through email and post. MAT score is valid for one year.
More than 600 B-schools across India accept MAT score for their admission process. Candidates are shortlisted first on the basis of their MAT score and called for the selection procedure – Writing test, GD, and PI. The selection rounds may differ from institute to institute.
The B-schools which accept MAT scores will shortlist the candidates as per their prescribed cutoff criterion. The MAT participating institutes will release their cutoff after the declaration of the result. Basically, the candidates who meet the cutoff criterion are shortlisted for the selection process.
The MAT 2020 cutoff can either be in the form of percentile or marks. The cutoff score ranges from 250 to 700 vary from institute to institute.
The cutoff depends on various factors including Difficulty level of the test, total number of test takers, total number of seats offered by an institute, etc.
A written test, Group Discussion (GD), and a Personal Interview (PI) is a part of the MAT 2020 selection process. The writing test is also known as WAT (Writing Ability test).
Not all the MAT participating institute conduct all three selection rounds. Final admission is offered on the basis of the candidate’s performance in all the rounds of MAT 2020 selection process.
Some institutes may also consider the past academic records (marks in 10th, 12th, and graduation), work experience and other achievements before offering the final admission.
GD and PI are the integral part of MAT selection process 2020. These rounds are usually conducted to check the interaction & communication skills and self-confidence of the candidates.
These rounds are to check the candidate's knowledge of current affairs, his or her views on a certain topic or situation and, how s/he reacts or responds to the questions they are unaware of.
Candidates need to perform almost equally well in these rounds as a certain weightage is given to these rounds in the final merit list.
AIMA conducts MAT 4 times in a year in February, May, September, and December. Candidates should have done their graduation in any discipline from a recognized university or its equivalent.
Management Aptitude Test (MAT) conducted in both PBT and CBT mode.
MAT scorecard is valid for one year.
NIT, Rourkela accepts Common Admission Test (CAT) for admission in MBA.It does not accept MAT score.You need to appear in CAT and the admission is based on merit in CAT, group discussion, personal interview.
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The maximum scaled score in MAT exam is 800 marks. In maximum obtained score you need to mention 'composite score' mentioned in your MAT exam result card. Th percentile given next to the 'composite score' in MAT result card is your overall MAT percentile.
I hope this clears your doubt.
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