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Second Paper Based May MAT 2018 was over at 12.30PM on Sundary May 20, 2018. There was no change in the MAT exam pattern which was of moderate difficult level with 200 questions in MCQ format divided in 5 sections. MAT Result 2018 for May exam is expected on May 25, 2018 

 

MAT Admit card 2018 download has started on May 15 in the afternoon. Candidates appearing in May MAT 2018 paper based test or Computer based test on May 20, can download their MAT Hall ticket from AIMA website by login as registered candidate. Please note if you have not been able to register for MAT 2018 exam successfully, your MAT Admit card is not released by AIMA.

 

Registration for May MAT 2018 Paper based and Computer Based Test closes today on May 14. MAT 2018 Admit Card Download is available from May 15 onwards from AIMA website.

 

AIMA will conduct second Paper Based MAT exam on May 20, 2018 from 10AM to 12.30PM. Along with it, Computer Based May MAT 2018 will also be held on May 20 in different time slots at different test centres. The last date to apply for second Paper Based MAT and Computer based MAT was till May 14, 2018. The application fee for second paper based MAT or Computer based MAT exam was Rs.1550/-.

 

It offers the opportunity for the candidates who could not apply and appear in first paper based May MAT exam to apply again and appear in May MAT 2018 paper based test on May 20.

 

The Revised May MAT 2018 Exam Dates and Registration Dates are as under:

MAT 2018 May Exam Format
Exam Date
Last Date to Apply
MAT-1: Paper Based May MAT (Over)
May 06, 2018 (Exam over)
May 2, 2018 (Closed)
MAT-2: Paper Based May MAT
May 20, 2018 (10AM to 12.30PM)
May 14, 2018 (Closed)
MAT-3: Computer Based May MAT
May 20, 2018 (Different Time Slots)
May 14, 2018 (Closed)

 

Important Instructions for MAT 2018 on May 20

  • Candidates can appear in only one MAT on May 20, 2018 – Paper Based MAT or Computer Based MAT as both the exams are on same day.
  • Application fee for one MAT exam is Rs.1550/-
  • The Application fee must be paid online only
  • May MAT 2018 Admit Card for Paper Based MAT exam is available for download after some time from making the fee payment.
  • May MAT 2018 Admit card for Computer Based Test is available on or after May 12.
  • MAT 2018 May exam registration is online only. AIMA has discontinued the MAT offline registration process
  • May MAT 2018 is the last National level MBA entrance test for admission to MBA/PGDM in academic session 2018-19

This is the first time that AIMA is conducting two paper based MAT exams in the same month. For the first Paper Based May MAT 2018, conducted on Sunday May 06, 2018 from 10AM to 12.30PM, AIMA had allowed the MAT test takers to appear in both – paper based and computer based MAT exams.

 

The candidates who are interested to appear in 2nd Paper Based May MAT exam can apply now till May 14. The Admit Card for PBT May MAT 2018 are also available for download after successful completion of Application form and payment.

 

Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2018 exam is a standardised test being administered since 1988 to facilitate MBA colleges in India to screen candidates for admission to MBA and allied programmes. Government of India, Ministry of HRD approved MAT as a national level test in 2003. Any B-School - national or international - can consider MAT May 2018 Score as an admission input based on the Score Cards issued to the candidates. May MAT 2018 continues to be your passport to over 300 B-Schools across India.

 

MAT 2018 Test Schedule: (Updated on May 11, 2018) 

2nd paper Based MAT May exam registration closes 
May 14, 2018
Computer Based MAT May exam registration closes
May 14, 2018
MAT Paper Based Admit card download starts
After Successful Registration
MAT Computer Based Admit card download starts
May 12, 2018
2nd Paper Based MAT 2018 May exam date
May 20, 2018 (10AM to 12.30PM)
Computer Based MAT 2018 May exam date
May 20, 2018
MAT 2018 Result date
May 25, 2018

 

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1st Paper Based May MAT 2018: Analysis
The first paper based May MAT 2018 exam was held on May 6, 2018. The Exam was of moderate difficulty. It is expected that 2nd paper based May MAT 2018 on may 20 will also have easy to moderate difficulty level. Read May MAT 2018 Exam Analysis

 

MAT May exam 2018 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 2018 exam.

 

Four MAT Exams in 2018
Four MAT exams are scheduled to be held in the year 2018 for admission to MBA 2018-20 and for MBA 2019-21. The first Management Aptitude Test (MAT) in 2018 leading to admission MBA 2018-20 in more than 400 MBA colleges across the country was held on Sunday February 4 as paper based test and on February 17, 2018 as online computer based test.

 

The process for May MAT 2018 exam is on and the exam schedule is shared above.

 

Details on MAT 2018 eligibility, start and end dates for MAT May 2018 registration, date to download MAT May 2018 Admit card, MAT May 2018 exam schedule are published by AIMA which conducts MAT exam.

 

The four MAT 2018 exams are conducted in the months of February, May, September and December. The next MAT 2018 exams are scheduled in September and December 2018 in paper based and computer based format.

 

MAT 2018 exam schedule for September and December MAT exams

MAT 2018 Exams
MAT 2018 registration start date
Exam Date for Paper based MAT 2018
Exam date for online computer based MAT 2018
MAT 2018 September
July 1st week
Sunday September 2             
Sunday September 9
MAT 2018 December
October 1st week
Sunday December 9
Sunday December 16

 

List of MAT 2018 score accepting MBA colleges
Along with the May MAT 2018 exam schedule AIMA has also published the list of Management Institutes who accept MAT exam scores for admission to their MBA programmes. The MAT score accepting MBA colleges are more than 300.

 

Facility to appear in first PBT and CBT MAT 2018 May exam

AIMA had allowed the MAT 2018 May test takers to appear in both – paper based and computer based MAT exams with an additional payment of Rs.1100/- towards application fee. Accordingly, Candidate could opt for both the tests i.e. PBT and CBT by paying an extra fees of 1100/- in addition to 1550/-.

 

This facility for 2nd paper based May MAT 2018 exam on May 20, is not available and candidates can appear only in one MAT exam.   

 

MAT 2018 Admit card Download Available for Paper Based Test
The admit card for paper based MAT 2018 May exam is available for download till exam day on May 20.   

 

All provisionally registered candidates for Paper Based Test can download their Admit Card from AIMA website on or after 28 April 2018 (Saturday) and All provisionally registered candidates for Computer Based Test can download their Admit Card from AIMA website on or after 12 May 2018 (Saturday).

 

Specific 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 2018 Question paper composition & Scoring pattern
MAT 2018 May test paper has a time duration of 2½ hours. There are 200 questions in MCQs form in MAT question paper of May MAT 2018 exam. The exam is divided in 5 sections with 40 questions in each section.

 

MAT test 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 score card.
 

MAT syllabus at par with other MBA entrance exams
MAT 2018 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 Score Validity: One year
The MAT May 2018 exam score will be valid for admission in academic session 2018-19. 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. 

 

MAT 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 there are number of top MAT colleges accepting MAT scores and the merit position in top 20 MAT colleges have a little higher cut offs. 

 

The biggest advantage of taking MAT 2018 May exam is that you are given the facility to choose and apply upto 5 Management Institutes accepting MAT 2018 May exam scores without paying any additional fee. The choices can be filled up in the space given in the registration form. 

Register for MAT exam updates

Exam dates and schedule

  • Registration – Online: 26-02-2018 10:00 AM to 27-04-2018 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Registration – Offline: 26-02-2018 10:00 AM to 02-04-2018 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 28-04-2018 01:00 PM to 06-05-2018 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: Sunday, May 20, 2018 - 10:00 (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings– Offline: 06-05-2018 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Result: 25-05-2018 10:00 AM (Confirm)

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MAT May 2018 Registration

MAT 2018 May exam registration for Paper Based and Computer Based Test closes on May 14, 2018. AIMA will conduct one more paper based May MAT 2018 on May 20. The first paper based MAT 2018 was held on May 6. The computer based MAT May 2018 exam will also be on May 20. The registration date for second paper based May MAT 2018 was reopened till May 14 by AIMA.   

 

AIMA will conduct one more PBT May MAT 2018 on May 20. 

 

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MAT May 2018 Application Form

The last date to apply and submit application for paper based May MAT 2018 exam is over now. online Registration last date for PBT MAT exam is closed now. AIMA had earlier extended the MAT Application Form Submission dates both for Paper Based and Computer Based tests. The Revised May MAT 2018 exam application schedule is as below:

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MAT May 2018 Eligibility

MAT exam eligibility over the years has remained unchanged. AIMA has not changed the MAT exam eligibility criteria for MAT 2018 May exam either. MAT exam aspirants 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.

 

AIMA also does not restrict any candidate to seek MBA admission and appear in MAT on the basis of age bar.  

 

Important points to ensure your MAT 2018 Eligibility

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MAT May 2018 Exam Fee

MAT 2018 May exam fee as prescribed by AIMA is Rs.1550/- inclusive of GST to register and apply either for Paper based or Computer based MAT exam. AIMA has also offered the opportunity to apply both for paper based and computer based MAT exams. To apply for both MAT exams an additional amount of Rs.1100/- is to be paid. The MAT exam fee includes the MAT registration fee and MAT application fee. The fee for MAT 2018 can be paid online, by DD or in cash.

 

The fees payment details are:

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MAT 2018 Exam Dates

MAT 2018 May paper based and computer based exam date is Sunday May 20, 2018. AIMA is conducting second Paper Based May MAT 2018 after the first paper based test and Sunday May 6. The second MAT exam in paper based format will be held in a single session from 10AM to 12.30 PM while the computer based test will be held in different time slots. Candidates are allowed to take only one MAT on May 20. Earlier, there was option to appear in both the MAT exams-Paper Based on May 6 and Computer Based on May 20.  

 

The reporting time for Paper Based MAT 2018 May exam is 8.30AM.

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MAT May 2018 Admit Card

MAT Admit card 2018 download has started on May 15 in the afternoon. Candidates appearing in May MAT 2018 paper based test or Computer based test on May 20, can download their MAT Hall ticket from AIMA website by login as registered candidate. Please note if you have not been able to register for MAT 2018 exam successfully, your MAT Admit card is not released by AIMA.
 
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MAT May 2018 Mock Tests 

MAT May 2018 Mock Tests: To help MAT 2018 aspirants prepare and perform better in the MAT May 2018 exams, experts at MBAUniverse.com have prepared MAT 2018 Mock tests based on the MAT previous years paper pattern & key changes in MAT 2018 May exam pattern with answer keys and solutions. Expected Questions... Prepared by India’s Top Experts 

 

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MAT May 2018 Exam Pattern

Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2018 MAT exam will be held on May 6, 2018, from 10AM to 12.30PM as paper based test and on May 20, 2018 in different time slots as computer based test.

 

AIMA has now allowed the MAT test takers to appear in both – paper based and computer based MAT exams with an additional payment of Rs.1100/- towards application fee. The last date to apply is April 28, 2018. According to AIMA, “Candidate can opt for both the tests i.e. PBT and CBT by paying an extra fees of 1100/- in addition to 1550/-.”   

 

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MAT 2018 Exam Preparation

MAT Preparation is not very difficult as the MAT question paper has remained unchanged over last many exams. MAT 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 May 2018 Syllabus

MAT Syllabus for MAT May 2018 exam is not strictly pre-defined. Still the MAT syllabus covers following major topics in each section.

 

Language Comprehension
MAT syllabus for Language Comprehension consists of English Grammar based questions; English Proficiency; Fill in the Blanks, Para jumble, Reading Comprehension.

 

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MAT 2018 Exam Analysis

Second Paper Based May MAT 2018 was over at 12.30PM on Sundary May 20, 2018. There was no change in the MAT exam pattern which was of moderate difficult level with 200 questions in MCQ format divided in 5 sections. Second May MAT 2018 test takers in paper based format found the exam of easy to moderate difficulty although parts of Verbal, Data sufficiency were rated as bit difficult. 

 

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MAT May 2018 Result

MAT May 2018 Results date is expected to be May 25.  AIMA has announced to declare MAT results in the last week of May 2018. Although there is no specific MAT May 2018 Result date but the MAT exam result is expected on May 25 or 26. When the MAT May 2018 Results declared, you can check your MAT result on AIMA website.

 

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MAT Exam Test Centers

AIMA has announced a list of 59 test centres across the country for MAT 2018 May 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 2018 May 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 May exam score for MBA admission 2018. 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 May 2018 cut offs.

 

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MAT 2018 Score Vs Percentile

MAT 2018 percentile calculator is based on your performance in actual May MAT 2018 exam on May 6 in PBT format or on May 20 in CBT format and the AIMA’s formula of MAT May 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 the how the  how the MAT score vs perventile 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 and computer based tests are held in a gap of few days, although MAT 2018 pencil based test will be held in the first week of May on May 6, the MAT 2018 computer based test will be held on May 20.

 

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 Exams 2018

MAT 2018 Exam Date and MAT Exam Time duration for May MAT 2018 Exam has been announced by AIMA. Besides, MAT 2018 September and MAT 2018 December Exam Dates along with the MAT Exam schedule are also available.

 

MAT 2018 May Exam dates & time duration for both the MAT Exam patterns are:

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