MAT September 2016 held on September 4; Result expected by last week of the month

MAT September 2016 held on September 4MAT September 2016 or the third MAT of the year has been conducted on Sunday, September 4, 2016 in paper pencil based mode. The computer based test will be held on Saturday, September 10. The MAT September 2016 result is expected to be declared by AIMA or All India Management Association in the third or fourth week of September.

The exam was conducted across 36 cities in India and 2 international cities, Dubai and Singapore. The scores of MAT September 2016 will be accepted by 173 B-schools across India for their 2017-19 batches.

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The exam pattern or structure of MAT September 2016 remained same. The 2.5 hour test consisted of 200 objective type multiple choice questions across 5 sections. The following table brings to you the paper structure.

MAT Exam Pattern


150 minutes

Number of Questions

200, 40 in each section

Marking Scheme

1 mark per question

Negative Marking

¼ of the total marks or 0.25 mark

Number of Sections


Number of Options



Language Comprehension, Intelligence and Critical Reasoning, Data Analysis and Sufficiency, Mathematical Skills, Indian and Global Environment

Each question carries 1 mark and there is ¼ negative marking for each wrong answer. Although the exam consists of 5 sections, the Indian and Global Environment section scores are not added in the total marks.


The next MAT or the fourth and final exam of the year will be held on Sunday, December 4, 2016 in paper pencil based format and on Saturday, December 10, 2016 in computer based mode. The MAT 2016 application process for December session will start from the first week of October, 2016. The important dates for the fourth MAT will be announced after the declaration of the result of MAT September 2016.

Stay tuned to for more news and updates on MAT September 2016.


First published on September 5, 2016.

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