About MAT 2019

All India Management Association (AIMS) 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 2019 in online mode on October 4 for the entrance exam conducted in December. MAT 2019 paper-based exam will be conducted on December 8, 2019 while the computer-based exam conducted on December 14. The admit card for MAT 2019 December which will be conducted in PBT mode will be available from December 2 while for CBT mode it will be available from December 10. MAT 2019 result for December session will be announced tentatively in the last week of December. Candidates had the option to choose to write the exam in either or both the modes. The exam had multiple-choice questions only. Around 20,000 candidates appear for every session in MAT exam. 

Exam level: National Level Exam
Frequency: 4 times a year
Languages English
Conducting Body: All India Management Association
Duration 2 Hours 30 Minutes

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MAT Dec 2019 Important Dates

MAT (Session Dec 2019)

Upcoming Dates and Events

04 Oct, 2019 - 01 Dec, 2019

Application - PBT | Mode: Online Ongoing

02 Dec, 2019

Admit Card - PBT | Mode: Online

04 Oct, 2019 - 06 Dec, 2019

Application - CBT | Mode: Online Ongoing

08 Dec, 2019

Exam - PBT | Mode: Offline

10 Dec, 2019

Admit Card - CBT | Mode: Online

14 Dec, 2019

Exam - CBT | Mode: Online

22 Dec, 2019

Result | Mode: Online

MAT (Session May 2019)

Past Dates and Events

24 May, 2019

Result | Mode: Online

18 May, 2019

Exam | Mode: Offline

15 May, 2019

Admit Card | Mode: Online

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To apply for MAT 2019, 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 2019 before applying  for the exam.

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Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card

The application form of MAT 2019 is available in online mode only. For the December session, AIMA released the MAT application form 2019 in online mode on October 4, 2019. The last date to fill the application form for paper-based test is December 1, 2019 while computer-based test the last date to register is December 6, 2019. MAT 2019 paper-based exam will be conducted on December 8, 2019 and the computer-based exam will be conducted on December 14, 2019. 

What to keep ready before filling the application form?

  • Valid Email ID 
  • Scanned photograph in jpg/jpeg format with size not more than 100 KB and not less than 40 KB
  •  Scanned signature in jpg/jpeg format with size not more than 40 KB and not less than 10KB
  • Debit / Credit Card/Net Banking details
  •  Personal details
  • Educational qualification details

How to fill MAT Application form:

STEP 1: Create Login
STEP 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 Signature
STEP 5: Make Payment of registration fee through Debit / Credit Card / Net Banking.
STEP 6: View/Download Registration form and take printout
STEP 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.


Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
ST, General, SC, OBC Online Female, Male, Transgender ₹ 1550

MAT 2019 Syllabus

Language comprehension
Mathematical skills
Data analysis and sufficiency
Intelligence and critical reasoning
India and global environment

AIMA conducts the MAT exam in both online mode or offline mode. Candidates could select the mode as per their convenience. Knowing the MAT exam pattern 2019 is a must before appearing for the exam.

As per the exam pattern of MAT 2019, 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 is 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 were deducted. 

Candidates were advised strategizing their preparation as per the exam pattern of MAT 2019. It would allow them to score better in the exam.

The admit card of MAT 2019 for December session paper-based mode will be available from December 2, 2019 while for computer-based test it will be available from December 10, 2019 in online mode. The MAT 2019 admit card can be downloaded only in online mode. AIMA do 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. are mentioned on the MAT admit card 2019. 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 2019 December session.

MAT 2019 Exam Centers

State City
Telangana Hyderabad
Gujarat Ahmedabad
Bihar Patna
Delhi New Delhi
Uttar Pradesh Allahabad
Lucknow
Bareilly
Kanpur
Meerut
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal
Indore
Karnataka Bengaluru
Maharashtra Pune
Mumbai
Nagpur
Odisha Bhubaneshwar
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Tamil Nadu Chennai
Coimbatore
Uttarakhand Dehradun
Haridwar
West Bengal Durgapur
Kolkata
Haryana Gurgaon
Assam Guwahati
Jorhat
Rajasthan Jaipur
Jammu and Kashmir Jammu
Jharkhand Jamshedpur
Ranchi
Kerala Kochi
Thiruvananthapuram
Chhattisgarh Raipur
Andhra Pradesh Visakhapatnam

Documents Required at Exam

  • MAT admit card
  • Photo identity proof
  • Passport size photograph

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The result for MAT December session will be released in last week of December 2019.  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 December result 2019 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 2019 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 2019 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 2019 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.

MAT 2019 GD and PI Process

GD and PI are the integral part of MAT selection process 2019. 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.

Documents Required at Counselling

  • Admit card
  • Scorecard
  • Passport size photographs
  • Mark sheet and certificates of class X, class XII and bachelor's degree or master's degree (if applicable), work experience (if applicable)

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Which is the best books for preparation Cat, MAT?

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 17th Oct, 2019
The syllabus for MAT and CAT is more or less the same and so most Candidates read CAT books.

MAT preparation books by Arun Sharma:
  • How to prepare for QA for CAT
  • How to prepare for Data Interpretation for CAT
  • How to prepare for Logical Reasoning for CAT
  • How to prepare for VA and RC for CAT.
  • Study Package for MAT

MAT preparation books by Nishit K Sinha:
  • Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation for CAT
  • Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for CAT

CAT Books For Quantitative Ability:
1.NCERT mathematics books (from 6th to 10th class) ::
These books are a good way to start if one needs to clear their basics and concepts. NCERT books are best to start your CAT Preparation with only if you have a lot of time before your exam date and need to brush up on concepts before solving advanced problems.

2.How to Prepare for Quantitative Aptitude for the CAT (by Arun Sharma)
(publisher: Tata McGraw Hill)
This is a very popular book among CAT aspirants and really easy and simple to understand. This book also focuses on the basics first and has different levels of difficulties step by step.

3.Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations (by Abhijit Guha)
This book is quite comprehensive for various competitive exams, for both MBA aspirants and for those seeking jobs who need to prepare for the aptitude tests.
4.Quantitative Aptitude Quantum CAT by Sarvesh Verma
It is an extensive book for students aspiring to go to IIMs. It has a very simple, lucid and tailor made content revolving around CAT.

5.Quantitative Aptitude for CAT (by Nishit Sinha)
This book by Pearson focuses on in depth understanding of core topics for basic and advanced applications.


Verbal Ability Books For CAT:

1.How to Prepare for Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for the CAT( by Arun Sharma and Meenakshi Upadhyay)
This book is good to brush up your verbal and reading comprehension skills. It covers three important topics: reading comprehension, verbal ability and verbal reasoning. It provides sufficient practice and mock papers for self-assessment.

2.Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension For The CAT( by Nishit Sinha)
This book by Pearson provides not only an exhaustive resource for verbal ability. It also includes numerous tests as well as integral problem solving techniques and approaches.

3.Word Power Made Easy (by Norman Lewis)
This is the go-to book to improve your vocabulary. It is not a book to be read but a book to work with daily to enrich your vocabulary.

4.High School Grammar and Composition( by Wren and Martin)
It is a very good book for people who want to improve their grammar skills. It helps to understand and conceptualise different aspects of grammar and it is a must have book for anyone with poor grasp on verbal ability or who wants to make up with the basics of english.

Read books from different genres
The ultimate key to improve your verbal ability is to read extensively and to read books from different genres. This ensures that when the time for reading comprehension comes you are well acquainted with different writing styles and topics. Reading extensively also improves your reading speeding over a period of time. There are no shortcuts here.

Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning Books For CAT:

1.A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning( by R.S. Agarwal)
This CAT book by R.S. Agarwal is to start with the most basic reasoning problem as it is quite simple to understand. It is segregated into different sections such as logic, statements, inferences and arguments, assumptions, conclusions, course of actions, logical puzzles, etc.

2.How to Prepare for Logical Reasoning for CAT book (by Arun Sharma)
This book by Tata McGraw Hill contains all topics to be considered under Logical Reasoning for CAT as well as other entrance exams. Each topic is explained with solved examples followed by a series of problems with varied difficulty levels to solve which gives an individual enough practice for this section.

3.How to Prepare for Data Interpretation for CAT book (by Arun Sharma)
This book focuses on all areas of Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency. It provides and emphasizes on developing our calculations to get an edge with DI. This book also provides you with previous years questions, Model and Sample test papers.

4.Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation for the CAT (by Nishit Sinha)
This book covers fundamental and advanced topics under the aforementioned section which are explained with the help of solved examples, case lets and exercises to do. It is useful for various other exams as well.

5.Data Interpretation (by Nishit Sinha)
Practice Book for CAT and Other MBA Entrance Examinations( by Nishit Sinha):
This book provides adequate practice and to sharpen the skills for Data Interpretation. It is also quite useful for other competitive exams like NMAT, GMAT, SNAP, XAT, CMAT, etc.
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what are the Government colleges which accept MAT score other than IIms

Payal 16th Oct, 2019

Hii aspirants

here is list of some government colleges accepting mat score other than iims. These are

National Institute of Technology Silchar

Tezpur University, Tezpur

National Institute of Technology Rourkela

Ravenshaw University, Cuttack

Doon University, Dehradun

National Institute of Technology Warangal

I hope my answer will help you out

Good luck

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which colleges accept MAT score having low fees upto 5 lakh and adequate placement

Payal 16th Oct, 2019

Hii aspirants

let me clear your doubt .

most of the top colleges accepting mat score have fee more than 5 lakh. But here I  am providing you list of some quite good college which accept mat score and fees is upto 5 lakh. These are

1.CMR University,Bangalore

2.Lloyd Business School,Greater Noida (Delhi NCR)

3.SSN Chennai ,Chennai

4.INDUS Business School

5.IPE Hyderabad

6.PES University Bangalore

I hope my answer will help you out

Good luck

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Mat score accepted 2020 college admission

Aditya kumar Student Expert 15th Oct, 2019
Hello there!

Greetings!

List of top colleges for mba accepting MAT score is given below "-

  • VIT Business School, Vellore
  • SPJIMR, Mumbai
  • Manipal University.
  • Christ University, Bangalore
  • Birla Institute of Management Technology.
  • SRM University.
  • GITAM Institute of Management.
  • Vishwa Vishwani Institute of Systems & Management.
  • Xavier Institute of Management & Entrepreneurship.
  • School of Business, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun
  • Siva Sivani Institute of Management.

For more and detailed information go through https://bschool.careers360.com/colleges/list-of-mba-colleges-in-india-accepting-mat
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Mat score accepted 2020 college admission

Aditya kumar Student Expert 15th Oct, 2019
Hello there!

Greetings!

List of top colleges for mba accepting MAT score is given below "-

  • VIT Business School, Vellore
  • SPJIMR, Mumbai
  • Manipal University.
  • Christ University, Bangalore
  • Birla Institute of Management Technology.
  • SRM University.
  • GITAM Institute of Management.
  • Vishwa Vishwani Institute of Systems & Management.
  • Xavier Institute of Management & Entrepreneurship.
  • School of Business, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun
  • Siva Sivani Institute of Management.

For more and detailed information go through https://bschool.careers360.com/colleges/list-of-mba-colleges-in-india-accepting-mat

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