MAT 2019

Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2019 is the gateway to more than 600 MBA/PGDM colleges for 2019-21 batch. There will be four MAT 2019 exam. The periodicity of Each MAT 2019 exam is about 3 months. However, every MAT 2019 exam will be held in different modes in the same month three times, for example the first MAT 2019 will be held on Sunday February 3, 2019 as phase-1 paper based test followed by phase-2 paper based MAT and computer based MAT 2019 on Saturday February 16, 2019.

 

All India Management Association (AIMA) conducts Management Aptitude Test (MAT) four times in a year. The four MAT 2019 exams will be conducted in the months of February, May, September and December. Except December MAT, all the MAT 2019 exams will lead for admission to MBA 2019-21 batch.

 

MAT 2019 Exam Schedule

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 February
Jan 1st week
Sunday February 3, 2019
Saturday February 16
MAT 2019 May
March 1st week
Sunday May 5, 2019
Saturday May 18
MAT 2019 September
July 1st week
Sunday September 1, 2019
Saturday September 14, 2019
MAT 2019 December
October 1st week
Sunday December 1, 2019
Saturday December 14, 2019

  

Each MAT 2019 with 2 Paper Based Exams
MAT 2019 exams will be held both as paper based as well as computer based test. 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 2019 is conducted separately, the phase-2 paper based MAT will be conducted on the computer based MAT exam date. There were two paper based MAT exams conducted in 2018 also in the months of May, September and December.

 

MAT 2019: Standardised Test
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.

 

600 B-schools Accepting MAT 2019
More than 600 institutes will offer MBA admission 2019 with MAT 2019 cut offs on the basis of MAT 2019 February, MAT May 2019 and MAT September 2019 exam scores. The MAT September 2019 and MAT December 2019 exam scores will also lead to MBA 2020 admission.   

 

MAT 2019 Registration
MAT 2019 Registration process for each MAT exam will start immediately after the result of preceding MAT exam is declared. Following are the tentative MAT 2019 registration dates for all the MAT 2019 exams:

MAT 2019 Exam Registrations
Paper Based MAT 2019 Phase-1
Paper Based MAT 2019 Phase-II & Computer based MAT 2019 exam
MAT February 2019
Jan 1st week to Jan 2019 last week
Jan 1st week to Feb 2019 1st week
MAT May 2019
Mar 1st week to April 2019 last week
Mar 1st week to May 2019 1stweek
MAT September 2019
July 1st week to Aug 2019 last week
July 1st week to Sep 2019 1st week
MAT December 2019
Oct 2nd week to Nov 2019 last week
Oct 2nd week to Dec 2019 1stweek

 

MAT 2019 Application Process 
The 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 2019 exam online only  

 

MAT 2019 Exam Pattern
MAT 2019 Question paper composition & Scoring pattern is slightly different from other national level MBA entrance exams. MAT 2019 test paper has a time duration of 2½ hours. The MAT 2019 exam pattern prescribes 200 questions in MCQs form in MAT question paper of MAT 2019 exam. MAT 2019 exam is divided in 5 sections with 40 questions in each section.

 

MAT 2019 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 will not be taken into account to calculate the merit or percentile in the MAT 2019 score card.
 

MAT 2019 Syllabus: At par with other MBA entrance exams
MAT 2019 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 2019 syllabus would not place tough questions in any of the four MAT 2019 exams.

  

MAT 2019 score accepting MBA colleges
There are around 600 MBA/PGDM colleges who will accept MAT 2019 exam score for admission to 2019-21 batch. The updated list of Management Institutes who will accept MAT 2019 exam scores for admission to their MBA programmes is available on MBAUniverse.com as released by AIMA for each MAT exam. The list of MAT 2019 score accepting MBA colleges may also change and can add more MBA colleges accepting MAT 2019 exam score. AIMA will also release the updated list of MAT 2019 score accepting colleges for each MAT exam.

 

Facility to appear in Two PBT and CBT in Each MAT 2019 exam
AIMA is to conduct two paper Based MAT 2019 and one computer based MAT 2019 in each MAT testing month in 2019. Candidates are now allowed to appear in both the paper based MAT exams 2019 as well as the computer based MAT 2019 exam in the same month with an additional payment of Rs.1100/- towards application fee.

 

Now a Candidate can opt for both the MAT 2019 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 MAT 2019 paper based test by paying again Rs.1550/- towards application and registration fee, if he/she wants to improve his/her score.

 

MAT 2019 Admit card Download 
The MAT 2019 admit card for paper based MAT 2019 exam will be available for download two weeks earlier than the Computer based test till the MAT 2019 exam day. For phase-2 paper based and computer based MAT 2019 the Admit card download will be available after a few days from the first paper based test.

 

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 2019 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 2019: Easy Question paper Expected 
The MAT 2019 cut offs in MBA admission are not very high although MAT 2019 question paper and MAT 2019 scoring pattern will award liberal marks to MAT exam takers. The MAT colleges cut offs especially among the 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 MAT cut offs. 

 

MAT 2019 Exam Centres
MAT 2019 exams will be conducted in 60 cities in India. The list of MAT 2019 test centres across the country for each MAT exam will be announced by AIMA alongwith the MAT 2019 exam Notification. Many of the MAT 2019 exam centres have been assigned to conduct both paper based and computer based test.  Complete list of MAT 2019 exam cities is as given below (AIMA may change the MAT 2019 exam cities):

STATE/ UT NAME

TEST CITY CODE

TEST CITY NAME

TEST MODE CHOOSABLE

 

ANDHRA PRADESH

504

VIJAYAWADA

Only Paper Based Test

502

VISAKHAPATNAM

Both Paper Based and Computer Based Test

 

ASSAM

701

GUWAHATI

Both Paper Based and Computer Based Test

703

JORHAT

Only Paper Based Test

 

BIHAR

850

Bhagalpur

Only Paper Based Test

801

PATNA

Both Paper Based and Computer Based Test

CHANDIGARH

101

CHANDIGARH

Both Paper Based and Computer Based Test

 

CHHATTISGARH

403

BHILAI

Only Paper Based Test

401

RAIPUR

Both Paper Based and Computer Based Test

DELHI

102

DELHI (NCR)

Both Paper Based and Computer Based Test

GUJARAT

301

AHMEDABAD

Both Paper Based and Computer Based Test

 

HARYANA

108

AMBALA

Only Paper Based Test

106

GURUGRAM

Both Paper Based and Computer Based Test

HIMACHAL PRADESH

171

SHIMLA

Only Paper Based Test

 

JAMMU & KASHMIR

113

JAMMU

Both Paper Based and Computer Based Test

114

SRINAGAR

Only Paper Based Test

 

JHARKHAND

802

JAMSHEDPUR

Only Paper Based Test

803

RANCHI

Both Paper Based and Computer Based Test

 

 

KARNATAKA

503

BENGALURU

Both Paper Based and Computer Based Test

506

BELAGAVI

Only Paper Based Test

505

MANGALURU

Only Paper Based Test

 

 

 

KERALA

602

KOCHI

Both Paper Based and Computer Based Test

603

KOTTAYAM

Only Paper Based Test

601

KOZHIKODE

Only Paper Based Test

604

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM

Both Paper Based and Computer Based Test

 

 

 

MADHYA PRADESH

404

BHOPAL

Both Paper Based and Computer Based Test

405

GWALIOR

Only Paper Based Test

406

INDORE

Both Paper Based and Computer Based Test

407

JABALPUR

Only Paper Based Test

 

 

MAHARASHTRA

408

MUMBAI

Both Paper Based and Computer Based Test

409

NAGPUR

Only Paper Based Test

410

PUNE

Both Paper Based and Computer Based Test

MANIPUR

799

IMPHAL

Only Paper Based Test

 

 

ORISSA

706

BHUBANESWAR

Both Paper Based and Computer Based Test

708

ROURKELA

Only Paper Based Test

754

SAMBALPUR

Only Paper Based Test

PUNJAB

115

LUDHIANA

Only Paper Based Test

 

RAJASTHAN

306

JAIPUR

Both Paper Based and Computer Based Test

309

UDAIPUR

Only Paper Based Test

 

 

TAMIL NADU

606

CHENNAI

Both Paper Based and Computer Based Test

607

COIMBATORE

Both Paper Based and Computer Based Test

608

MADURAI

Only Paper Based Test

TELANGANA

501

HYDERABAD

Both Paper Based and Computer Based Test

TRIPURA

709

SURYAMANI NAGAR

Only Paper Based Test

 

 

 

 

 

UTTAR PRADESH

201

AGRA

Only Paper Based Test

203

ALLAHABAD

Only Paper Based Test

204

BAREILLY

Only Paper Based Test

205

GHAZIABAD

Only Paper Based Test

206

KANPUR

Only Paper Based Test

207

LUCKNOW

Both Paper Based and Computer Based Test

208

MEERUT

Only Paper Based Test

210

VARANASI

Both Paper Based and Computer Based Test

 

 

 

UTTARAKHAND

211

DEHRADUN

Both Paper Based and Computer Based Test

250

HALDWANI

Only Paper Based Test

212

HARIDWAR

Only Paper Based Test

252

SRINAGAR (GARHWAL)

Only Paper Based Test

 

 

WEST BENGAL

712

DURGAPUR

Only Paper Based Test

711

KOLKATA

Both Paper Based and Computer Based Test

710

SILIGURI

Only Paper Based Test

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

 

No Fee to Send MAT 2019 Score to 5 MBA Colleges 

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

 

MAT Exams in 2018
Four MAT exams were scheduled 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 second Management Aptitude Test (MAT) in 2018 was held on Sunday May 6 and May 20, 2018 as paper based test and on May 20 in different time slots as online computer based test.

 

The third MAT 2018 September exam was also held in two phases. The phase-1 Paper based MAT was held on September 2 and phase-2 on September 15 alongwith the computer based MAT in different time slots.