MAT (May Session)

Exam Date


Application Date


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Exam Description

MAT 2021 (May Session)


Management Aptitude Test or MAT is a national-level entrance exam organized by the All India Management Association (AIMA) for admissions to MBA/PGDM courses.  MAT exam is conducted 4 times a year -- February, May, September, and December. Applicants who qualify for the exam are eligible for admission to 800+ B-schools that accept MAT scores.


Entrance Exam Highlights


Exam Management Aptitude Test
Organized by All India Management Association
Exam Type National level
Frequency Four times in a year
Official Website
Mode of Registration Online
Exam Mode Both online and offline
Total Questions 200
Negative marking Yes
Languages English
No. of Participating Colleges 800+ B-schools in India
Validity of Score 1 year


MAT 2021 (May Session) Important Dates:


Computer-Based Test (Phase 1)


Events Dates
Last Date for Online Registration 07 Jun 2021 (Monday)
Availability of Admit Card 10 Jun 2021 (1600 Hrs)
Test Date MAT (May Session) 13-Jun-21


Paper-Based Test


Events Dates
Last Date for Online Registration for MAT (May Session) 24th May 2021 
Availability of Admit Card 26th May 2021 (16:00 Hrs)
MAT 2021 February 30-May-21

Internet-Based Test:


Sr No. IBT Test Date Timings Last Date for Registration Issue of Admit Card
1 6-Jun-21 10.00 am to 12.30 pm 2-Jun-21 3-Jun-21
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
2 8-Jun-21 10.00 am to 12.30 pm 4-Jun-21 5-Jun-21
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
3 10-Jun-21 10.00 am to 12.30 pm 6-Jun-21 7-Jun-21
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm


MAT 2021 (May Session) Eligibility Criteria


  • Candidates should have done graduation in any course from a recognized university
  • Candidates who have done a professional degree such as CA, CS or ICWA are eligible too.
  • Final year graduation students are eligible too.


Admission Process MAT 2021


MAT 2020 Admission Process has four stages: MAT application form filling, MAT admit card issuance, MAT examination, MAT result declaration. Participants qualifying the exam, can apply for admission to any of the MAT accepting colleges of their choice. Each stage of MAT process is given below:

Step 1: Filling of MAT 2021 Application Form

  • The MAT application from is an online process. On the AIMA MAT website, candidates will fill out the MAT 2021 application form. Check the following video to learn how to apply for the MAT 2021 exam.

Step 2: MAT 2021 Admit Card Download

  • Admit card for MAT 2021 is given to all registered candidates. The MAT 2021 admit card is available online on the official website. In order to download hall ticket, candidate need to key in registration number, date of birth and qualifying exam hall ticket number.

Step 3: MAT 2021 Exam

  • MAT 2021 examination is carried out in both the PBT and CBT modes. The exam is conducted across various test centres in India. AIMA has introduced IBT mode exam for applicants of May session this year. In this mode, the candidates can also give the exam from home.

Step 4: Declaration of MAT 2021 Result

  • Results of MAT 2021 will be released on the official website. Candidates can check their scorecard and download MAT 2021 result by using MAT Admit Card number, registration number and date of birth.


MAT 2021 Application Fees


Mode Application Fee (in Rs)
Paper-Based Test (PBT) 1,650
Computer-Based Test (CBT) 1,650
Both PBT & CBT 2,750
Internet Based Test (IBT) 1,650


MAT 2020 Exam pattern


Section Number of Questions Time Suggested (In Minutes) Marks Allotted
Language Comprehension 40 30 40
Mathematical Skills 40 40 40
Data Analysis & Sufficiency 40 35 40
Intelligence and Critical Reasoning 40 30 40
Indian and Global Environment 40 15 40
Total 200 150 200



  • Candidate will get 1 marks for each correct answer.
  • Negative Marking : - 0.25 marks for each incorrect answer.