MAT 2019: Management Aptitude Test

MAT February exam 2019 is a national level Management Aptitude Test. The MAT question paper tests the candidates on their general aptitude. Thousands of the aspirants test their skills in MAT entrance exam for admission to MBA/PGDM institutes. There will be 200 MCQs in MAT question paper of MAT 2019 February exam.

 

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AIMA is conducting February MAT 2019 exam a little late and as per the past trends the February 2019 MAT exam will also have two paper based MAT and one Computer based MAT as happened in earlier MAT exams.

 

Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2019 February exam is the gateway to more than 600 MBA/PGDM colleges for 2019-21 batch. All India Management Association (AIMA) conducts Management Aptitude Test (MAT) four times in a year. The first MAT 2019 in February offers admission to MBA/PGDM 2019-21 batch. The next three MAT 2019 exams will be conducted in the months of May 2019, September 2019 and December 2019.

 

MAT 2019 February Exam Schedule
Details on February MAT 2019 exam dates, eligibility, start and end dates for MAT February 2019 registration, MAT admit card download dates are as under:

 

MAT 2019 Activity
Paper Based test (Two PBT MAT)
Computer Based test (Only One CBT MAT)
MAT Registration Starts-Phase-1
December 16, 2018
December 16, 2018
MAT Registration Ends-Phase-1
February 8, 2019
February 12, 2019
MAT Registration Starts Phase-2
February 10, 2019
Contd. till Feb 12, 2019
MAT Registration Ends Phase-2
February 12, 2019
February 12, 2019
MAT Admit card Download starts
February 9, 2019
February 19, 2019
MAT Admit Card download closes-Phase-1
February 17, 2019
February 23, 2019
MAT Admit Card download closes –Phase-2
February 23, 2019
February 23, 2019
MAT Exam Date Phase-1
February 17, 2019
February 23, 2019
MAT Exam Date Phase-2
February 23, 2019
February 23, 2019
MAT Result Date
February 28, 2019
February 28, 2019

 

Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is a standardised test being administered since 1988 to facilitate B-Schools to screen candidates for admission to MBA and allied programmes. Govt. of India, Ministry of HRD approved MAT as a national level test in 2003. Any B-School - national or international - can consider MAT Score as the admission criteria based on its Score Cards issued to the candidates.

 

More than 600 institutes will offer MBA admission 2019 with MAT February 2019 cut offs on the basis of MAT exam scores.   

 

Two paper based February MAT 2019
February MAT 2019 exam is conducted by AIMA both as paper based as well as computer based test. There are two paper based exams in February MAT 2019. AIMA has started to conduct two paper based MAT exams and one computer based test in the same month. While the phase-1 paper based MAT February 2019 exam is conducted on February 17, 2019 the Phase-2 Paper Based MAT Exam and Computer Based Exam date is February 23, 2018. Earlier also, there were two paper based MAT exams in May 2018, September 2018 and December 2018.

 

MAT Application Process 
The February MAT 2019 exam application process for paper based test and computer based tests is online only. AIMA has discontinued the offline application facility for MAT exam, so you have to apply for MAT February 2019 exam online only  

 

MAT Exams in 2019
Four MAT exams are scheduled in the year 2019 for admission to MBA 2019-21 and for MBA 2020-22. The first Management Aptitude Test (MAT) in 2019 leading to admission MBA 2019-21in more than 600 MBA colleges across the country is scheduled on Sunday February 17 as paper based test and on February 23, 2019 as online computer based test. Other three MAT exams 2019 will be held as under:

 

MAT 2019 Exam Schedule: May, September, December 2019

MAT 2019 Exams
MAT 2019 Registration start Date
Phase-1 Paper based MAT 2019 Exam Date
Phase-2 paper Based MAT & Computer based MAT 2019 Exam Date
MAT 2019 May
March 1st week
Sunday May 5, 2019
Saturday May 18
MAT 2019 September
July 1st week
Sunday September 8, 2019
Saturday September 14, 2019
MAT 2019 December
October 1st week
Sunday December 8, 2019
Saturday December 14, 2019

 

List of MAT 2019 February score accepting MBA colleges
There are around 600 MBA/PGDM colleges who will accept MAT February 2019 exam score for admission to 2019-21 batch. The updated list of Management Institutes who accept MAT exam scores for admission to their MBA programmes is available on MBAUniverse.com and is released by AIMA for each MAT exam. The list of MAT score accepting MBA colleges goes on changing from one MAT exam to another.

 

Facility to appear in Two PBT and CBT MAT February 2019 Exams
AIMA is to conduct two paper Based MAT and one computer based MAT in February 2019. Besides, Candidates can appear in both the paper based MAT exams as well as the computer based MAT exam with an additional payment of Rs.1100/- towards application fee.

 

Now a Candidate can opt for both the tests i.e. PBT and CBT by paying an extra fees of Rs.1100/- in addition to Rs.1550/-. A candidate can also choose to appear in phase-2 paper based test by paying again Rs.1550/- towards application and registration fee, if he/she wants to improve his/her score.

 

MAT February 2019 Admit card Download 
The admit card for paper based MAT February 2019 exam will be available for download from February 9, 2019 till exam day on February 17 and for phase-2 paper based and computer based MAT the Admit card download will be available from February 19 to February 23, 2019.   

 

All provisionally registered candidates for Paper Based Test and Computer Based Test can download their Admit Card from AIMA website on the scheduled dates for MAT Admit card Download.

 

Specific MAT Admit Card is generated both for the candidates opted for the Paper Based Test and for the Computer Based Test. Admit Card contains Candidate's Name, Form No, Roll No, Test Date, Test Time and Test Venue Address. Candidate has to strictly follow the date and time allotted to him/her in the case of Computer Based Test.

 

MAT Question paper composition & Scoring pattern
MAT February 2019 test paper has a time duration of 2½ hours. There are 200 questions in MCQs form in MAT question paper of February MAT 2019 exam. The exam is divided in 5 sections with 40 questions in each section.

 

MAT exam sections are Language Comprehension, Mathematical skills, Data Analysis and Sufficiency, Intelligence and Critical Reasoning, Indian and Global Environment. Merit Score in MAT exam is calculated on the basis of 4 sections only and the score of Indian & Global Environment is separately shown but is not taken into account to calculate the merit or percentile in the MAT February 2019 score card.
 

MAT February 2019 syllabus at par with other MBA entrance exams
MAT exam Syllabus contains all the topics on which questions are asked in other MBA entrance exams. Past MAT question papers and the MAT exam pattern reveal that MAT syllabus does not throw tough questions in the MAT exam.

 

MAT February 2019 Score Validity: One year
The MAT February exam score will be valid for admission in academic session 2019-21. The list of MAT Colleges accepting MAT score is published by AIMA for each MAT exam separately. The best part of appearing in each MAT exam is that you can improve your score after every 3 months. Each MAT exam score is valid for 1 year. The best MAT exam score would be considered to get the merit position during admission process of the B-school. 

 

February MAT 2019: Expect an Easy Question paper 
The MAT colleges cut offs in MBA admission are not very high although MAT question paper and MAT scoring pattern award liberal marks to MAT exam takers. The MAT colleges cut offs especially among top 20 MAT colleges like – BIMTECH, K J Somaiya, SIMSREE, IESMCRC, NDIM, Jaipuria, FIIB, FLAME among others are slightly higher as compared to other MBA colleges accepting MAT scores since the merit position in top 20 MAT colleges is based on little higher cut offs. 

 

The biggest advantage of taking MAT exam is that you are given the facility to choose and apply upto 5 Management Institutes accepting MAT February exam 2019 scores for MBA admission 2019-21 without paying any additional fee. The choices can be filled up in the space given in the registration form.

 

MAT Result: Download Score Card from AIMA Website
MAT 2019 February exam result is expected to be declared on February 28, 2019 at 4 PM. The MAT Result will be available for download on AIMA official Website and no score card will be sent by post or E-mail. AIMA has announced, ‘Score card to be downloaded from AIMA website only. No separate score card will be sent by post or email.’ Accordingly, AIMA has discontinued the practice of sending the MAT exam score card by post or on E-mail.

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Exam dates and schedule

  • Registration – Online: 16-12-2018 10:00 AM to 12-02-2019 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 09-02-2019 01:00 PM to 23-02-2019 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 10:00 (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings– Offline: 17-02-2019 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Result: 28-02-2019 10:00 AM (Confirm)

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MAT Registration 2019

MAT 2019 February exam registration process is open till February 8, 2019 for paper based test and till February 12, 2019 for computer based test. The registration process is online only. AIMA opened the MAT 2019 registration for February MAT exam on December 16, 2018 and has allowed more than one and half months to apply for MAT 2019 February exam.

 

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MAT Application Form

MAT 2019 February exam Application Form submission process is open till February 8, 2019 for paper based test and till February 12, 2019 for computer based test. The MAT Application process is online only. AIMA opened the MAT 2019 Application form for February MAT exam on December 16, 2018 and has allowed more than one and half months to apply for MAT 2019 February exam.

 

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MAT Exam Fee

Online MAT exam fee payment 
The MAT 2019 February registration or exam fee can be paid through Credit Card/Debit Card (ATM Card)/Net Banking.  The last date to pay the MAT 2019 February exam fee is February 8, 2019 for paper based MAT exam and February 12, 2019 for computer based MAT exam.

 

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MAT Eligibility Criteria

MAT 2019 exam eligibility for MAT February 2019 exam to be held on February 17, 2019 as paper based test remains unchanged and is the same as was for earlier MAT exams held in 2018. AIMA has not changed the MAT exam eligibility criteria for any of the MAT 2019 exams.

 

To appear in MAT exam, you must have obtained recognized bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years duration or equivalent in any discipline. Those studying in their final graduation year may also apply.

 

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MAT Mock Tests 

To help MAT 2019 aspirants prepare and perform better in the MAT February 2019 exams, experts at MBAUniverse.com have prepared MAT 2019 Mock tests based on the MAT previous years paper pattern & key changes in MAT 2019 February exam pattern with answer keys and solutions. Expected Questions... Prepared by India’s Top Experts 

 

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MAT Exam Dates 2019

MAT 2019 February Phase-1 Paper Based exam date is February 17, 2019 and Phase-2 Paper Based MAT and Computer Based MAT exam date is February 23, 2019. AIMA is conducting February MAT 2019 Phase -1 paper based and Phase-2 paper based & computer based exam with a gap of one week.

 

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MAT Admit Card

MAT February 2019 Admit Card download for phase-1 paper based exam and for phase-2 paper based and the computer based test would begin on separate dates. The MAT 2019 Admit card is made live for download from 4 PM onwards till exam date.

 

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MAT 2019 Exam Preparation

MAT exam Preparation is not very difficult as the MAT question paper has remained unchanged over last many exams. MAT February 2019 sample papers prepared by experts are based on MAT previous year papers and since there are no substantial changes in MAT exam papers, the MAT practice questions, MAT sample papers with solutions are a good tool for MAT exam preparation.

 

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MAT Percentile Predictor

After taking your MAT 2018 exam on December 9, 2018 in paper-pen mode and on December 15, 2018 as computer based exam, you will be anxious to know your MAT percentile and the process how to arrive at the accurate MAT percentile calculation. The best MAT percentile predictor should give you the nearest MAT percentile calculation so that you may decide whether you would be shortlisted by the preferred MBA college for MBA admission 2019 based on your MAT 2019 predictions of your percentile score.

 

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MAT Exam Pattern

MAT Exam Pattern February 2019 is not much changed and will have 200 MCQ type questions divided in 5 sections. The Phase-1 of Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2019 MAT exam date is February 17, 2019 from 10AM to 12.30PM as paper based test. The Phase-2 paper based MAT will be held on February 23, 2019 from 10AM to 12.30PM. The computer based MAT will also be held in different time slots on February 23, 2019 

 

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MAT Syllabus

MAT 2019 February exam Syllabus is not strictly pre-defined. Still the MAT syllabus covers all the important topics on which questions are formed in each section.

 

Section-1: Language Comprehension
MAT syllabus for Language Comprehension consists of

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MAT Exam Analysis

The MAT 2019 February exam analysis will be released immediately after the exam is over on February 17, 2019. The MAT exam Analysis for both MAT 2019 exams - Paper based and online computer based MAT exams will be published by experts.  MAT 2019 Analysis by other top coaching institutes and experts in India will also be published.

 

The detailed MAT 2019 exam analysis will consist of the following:

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MAT Result 2018

MAT 2018 December exam result is out and is available for download from 3PM onwards on December 24, 2018. AIMA has released the MAT 2018 December exam score card along with the MAT result on its official website. Candidates can now download the MAT Score card from AIMA website.  The available MAT Result for download on AIMA official Website clarifies that no score card will be sent by post or e-mail. AIMA has announced, ‘Score card to be downloaded from AIMA website only. No separate score card will be sent by post or email. ‘

 

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MAT Exam Test Centers

MATFebruary 2019 exam will be conducted in about 60 cities in India. AIMA announces the list of test centres across the country for each MAT exam. Many of these MAT exam centres have been assigned to conduct both paper based and computer based test.  Complete list of MAT exam cities for MAT 2019 February exam shared by AIMA is given below:

 

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MAT 2018 Cutoff

MAT 2018 cut offs are applicable in all the MBA colleges accepting MAT December exam score for MBA admission 2019. The MAT Colleges cut off 2018 in top MBA colleges in India are based on last year MAT cut offs. MAT cut off Composite scores are applicable in almost all the MBA colleges offering MBA admission with MAT December 2018 cut offs.

 

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MAT Score Vs Percentile

MAT 2018 percentile calculator is based on your performance in actual MAT December 2018 exam on December 9 for phase-1 PBT exam, or on December 15 for phase-2 of PBT exam and CBT MAT exam as well as the AIMA’s formula of MAT December score Vs percentile calculation. While your performance will get you raw score in MAT leading to MAT 2018 percentile Score, many of the MAT exam takers are not aware the key aspects of MAT Score Vs percentile calculator. Once you know how the MAT score vs percentile is calculated, it will be easier for you to focus and devise your test taking strategy.

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MAT Paper Based or Computer Based

MAT paper based (phase 1) and Paper based (Phase 2) with computer based test are held in a gap of few days. The first MAT 2018 pencil based test is over on December 9, 2018, the phase 2 paper based MAT and the MAT 2018 computer based test is scheduled on December 15.

 

The major difference between MAT computer based test and paper based test is that the MAT offline test is paper based while MAT online test is computer based.

 

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MAT 2019

MAT 2019 is the gateway to more than 600 MBA/PGDM colleges for 2019-21 batch. There will be four Management Aptitude Tests (MAT) exams in 2019 spread over a time interval of 3-4 months. Each MAT exam cycle will consist of 3 MAT exams in the same month. There will be two paper based tests and one computer based test.

 

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