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MAT 2021 (February)

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. In 1957, the All India Management Association (AIMA) was founded as the apex body of professional management, with active support from the Indian government and industry. To advance the cause of management in India, AIMA collaborates closely with business, government, academia, and students. In order to contribute to management learning and practice in the region, AIMA offers a variety of services in the areas of testing, distance education, skill development & training, events & conferences, research, publications, and management development programs.


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 (February) Important Dates:


Computer-Based Test (Phase 1)


Events Dates
Last Date for Online Registration for MAT February(Extended) 16th February 2021 (16:00 Hrs)
Availability of Admit Card 16th February 2021 (19:00 Hrs)
MAT 2021 February 20th February 2021
Result Date 03-April-2021


Computer-Based Test (Phase 2)

Events Dates
Last Date for Online Registration for MAT February(Extended) 20 Mar 2021 (Saturday)
Availability of Admit Card 21 Mar 2021 (16:00 Hrs)
MAT 2021 February 24-Mar-21
Result Date 03-April-2021


Paper-Based Test


Events Dates
Last Date for Online Registration for MAT February(Extended) 03-Mar-21
Availability of Admit Card 03 March 2021 (16:00 Hrs)
MAT 2021 February 6th March 2021
Result Date 03-April-2021


Internet-Based Test:


*Result for MAT (February) IBT announced on 3-April-2021

Sr No. IBT Test Date Timings Last Date for Registration Issue of Admit Card
1 08-Mar-21 10.00 am to 12.30 pm 04-Mar-21 05-Mar-21
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
2 09-Mar-21 10.00 am to 12.30 pm 05-Mar-21 06-Mar-21
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
3 10-Mar-21 10.00 am to 12.30 pm 06-Mar-21 07-Mar-21
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
4 11-Mar-21 10.00 am to 12.30 pm 07-Mar-21 08-Mar-21
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
5 13-Mar-21 10.00 am to 12.30 pm 09-Mar-21 10-Mar-21
6 18-Mar-21 10.00 am to 12.30 pm 14-Mar-21 15-Mar-21
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
7 20-Mar-21 10.00 am to 12.30 pm 16-Mar-21 17-Mar-21
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm


Mode of the Test:

The MAT is a test that candidates will take to see whether they are eligible for a specific position



MAT 2021 (February) Eligibility Criteria



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 for the exam can apply for admission to any of the MAT accepting colleges of their choice. Each stage of the MAT process is given below:

Step 1: Filling of MAT 2021 Application Form

Step 2: MAT 2021 Admit Card Download

Step 3: MAT 2021 Exam

Step 4: Declaration of MAT 2021 Result


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


Important Papers to be Assembled


MAT 2021 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




Admit Card


Steps to download the Admit Card-

The following are the steps to obtain your MAT, Admit Card:


If you have any questions about the MAT, please contact us at (for IBT) or (for PBT/CBT) or call us at 8130338839, 9599030586, 011-47673020 between 9:00 AM and 7:00 PM.


Participating Management Institutes List


MAT 2021 Syllabus

The MAT 2021 Syllabus will be divided into five parts, each with a different weighting.


MAT 2021 Paper Analysis


MAT 2021 Result & Score Card 

The MAT 2021 result is still available three weeks after the test. The results for MAT 2021 are expected to be released in February 2021. The findings will only be available online.

Visit the AIMA MAT's official website.

Log in with your email address, date of birth, and password.

The MAT 2021 Score Card is now available for download.

Check to see if any of the information matches what's in your records.

The MAT Score Card should be printed for future reference.


MAT 2021 Answer Key

The MAT response key is published shortly after the MAT exam is completed to assist candidates in calculating their estimated scores. The MAT answer key contains all of the correct answers to the questions posed, allowing candidates to determine how many questions they answered correctly and vice versa.


MAT 2021 Score vs Percentile calculation

The MAT 2021 exam has five parts, but the applicant will be graded on only four of them. The fifth part, Indian and Global Environment, is not taken into account.


MAT Selection Process 2021

The MAT selection process starts soon after the MAT result is published, and all relevant information about the MAT selection process is made available to candidates on the All India Management Association's official website (AIMA). Eligible candidates must register separately for each college that accepts MAT scores on the official AIMA website in order to participate in the MAT selection procedure.