MAT 2018 Exam Dates

MAT 2018 December paper based exam date is December 9 and computer based MAT exam date is December 15, 2018. AIMA is conducting December MAT 2018 in paper based and computer based format with a gap of one week.


There are expected two paper based December MAT 2018 exams and one computer based MAT exam. AIMA announces the dates for phase-2 paper based test when the first phase paper based test is over. MAT December 2018 exam will be held in a single session from 10AM to 12.30 PM as paper based test, while the computer based MAT test will be held in different time slots. Candidates are allowed to take one or both MAT exams in December 2018 as per their choice.  


MAT 2018 Exam dates:
Following are the December MAT 2018 exam dates for different MAT exams:

MAT 2018 December Exam Format

MAT  Exam Date

Reporting Time at MAT Test Centre

Phase-1 Paper Based MAT

Sunday December 9, 2018

8.30 AM

Phase-2 Paper based MAT

Saturday, December 15, 2018

8.30 AM

Computer Based MAT

Saturday, December 15, 2018

90 minutes before the exam time


MAT 2018 Exam Date: A day before exam date Activity

  • Check if you have taken Print of your MAT Admit card on an A4 size paper.
  • Check if you have pasted your photograph on MAT 2018 admit card. If not, paste the identical photograph as uploaded at the time of registering for MAT 2018 at the indicated place.
  • Please note that MAT Admit Card is valid only if the candidate's photograph and signature images are legibly printed.
  • Keep the MAT Admit Card ready to carry on MAT exam date with you. MAT Admit card is to be produced for verification at the time of the test.
  • Keep ready at least one original (not photocopied or scanned) valid (not expired) photo identification card. This ID is needed to be produced for verification at the MAT Exam centre on the MAT 2018 exam date.
  • Valid and acceptable Photo IDs are: College ID, Employer ID, Driving License, Passport, PAN Card, Voter ID, Aadhar Card, Identification Affidavit). The candidate's photograph and  signature should be legibly printed and visible on the photo ID card and should match the name on Admit Card. The Photo ID card should not be damaged or smudged.
  • Locate your December MAT 2018 test centre and its accessibility a day before the test so that you can reach the centre on time on the MAT exam date.

MAT 2018 Exam date Activity: Important Do’s and Don’ts


  • Arrive at the MAT exam centre on the MAT exam date at least 60 minutes before the commencement of the MAT exam
  • Only Admit Card & Photo ID Card, pen & pencil, eraser, are allowed inside the MAT test hall. Nothing else is permitted.
  • Allow PwD candidates to get into test centre first as they will get priority entry


  • Do not carry Mobile phones, electronic gadgets, watches, calculators, other items, papers, wallets, goggles or similar such things as they are not allowed inside the test hall on MAT exam date.
  • Don’t carry valuables on MAT exam date to MAT exam centre. There is no facility for safekeeping of your personal belongings outside the test hall and MAT Centre is not responsible for its loss.
  • Don’t ask your friends and relatives to accompany you as they will not be allowed inside the test centre.

Locating your Seat on MAT exam date
You should check first and locate your designated seat and test room at the entry point of MAT test centre on the MAT exam date. The Testing room and seat can be located with your roll number/registration number allotted to you. For any correspondence with AIMA regarding MAT exam, you must provide your Registration Number.


Inside the MAT testing hall on MAT 2018 exam date
Before you enter the MAT testing hall, use the wash room as you may not be able to go to wash room during the MAT exam duration.