MAT 2018

Exam Date : 6th May 2018 To 20th May 2018
Result Date : 29th May 2018

MAT Exam 2018 Application Form, Dates, Syllabus, Exam Pattern

MAT 2018

MAT 2018 Introduction:

  • About: Management Aptitude Test (MAT 2018) gives an opportunity to get admission to the top B-school of India for MBA and allied programmes.
  • Authority: Management Aptitude Test (MAT 2018) 2018 is conducted by All India Management Association (AIMA) for admissions to Management Institutes for the Post Graduate.

  • Courses: Through Management Aptitude Test 2018 candidates can get admissions into MBA, PGDM, and other allied programmes.
  • Level: Management of Aptitude Test (MAT) is the National Level entrance examination.

  • Features: MAT Exam is usually conducted 4 times in every year in the months of February, May, September, and December. MAT Exam is conducted in 22 states in India.

  • Approved by: MAT Exam is considered as one of the most popular Post Graduate Entrance Exam approved by the Government of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) as a national level exam in the year 2003.

  • MAT Exam Scores: The MAT Exam 2018 score card is accepted by more than 600 Business schools throughout the country and few International Business schools as well.

MAT Exam 2018 Summary:

MAT 2018

MAT 2018 Important Details:

Overview of MAT 2018 Exam

Examination Name

Management Aptitude Test (MAT)

Mode of Exam

Paper Based Test(offline)/ Computer Based Test(Online)

MAT 2018 Eligibility

Graduate in any discipline, Final year candidates can also apply

Organised By

All India Management Association (AIMA) 

Examination Stream 


Total number of Questions


Exam Category

Post Graduate Exam

Exam Type

National level

Subjects for MAT 2018 Exam

Language Comprehension, MAT Examical Skills, Data Analysis, Reasoning, Indian and Global Environment

MAT Exam 2018 Latest News:

  • Registration: The online registration for the AIMA MAT 2018 MAY exam has started. The registration window will close on 27th April 2018 (Friday). The AIMA MAT 2018 exam is conducted in two modes. One is the Paper-based test (PBT) i.e. offline mode and another one is Computer based test (CBT) which is an online mode.

  • Registration Date of Offline and Online Exam: As per news from AIMS, the offline version of MAT Exam 2018 exam will be held in the 06th May 2018 and the online version will be held during the 20th May 2018.

MAT 2018 Exam Schedule:

  • Application Form: Candidates can start applying for MAT 2018 May examination from 16th March 2018 and the registration process will end on 27th April 2018.

  • Admit Card: Admit Card of MAT 2018 May examination will available to download from 28th April 2018 and it is available on the official website of MAT 2018 Exam.

  • Offline Exam Date: MAT 2018 May Exam in offline mode will be conducted on 6th May 2018.

  • Online Exam Date: MAT 2018 May Exam in online mode will be conducted on 20th May 2018.

  • Click Here to know more about the detailed information about the important dates of MAT 2018 May Exam.

MAT 2018 Eligibility Criteria:

  • Minimum Qualification: MAT 2018 exam candidate must have an undergraduate degree from the recognised university of minimum 3 years duration or equivalent in any discipline and those completing their final graduation exam may also apply.

  • Age Criteria: For MAT 2018 May Exam there is no age criteria. Candidate can apply for MAT exam any number of times.

  • Final Year Candidate: Candidate who are in final year of there graduation they can also apply for the MAT 2018 May Exam. Candidate should make sure that they need to complete there graduation degree before the starting of management degree course.

  • Number of Attempts: Candidate can give MAT Exam any number of times. There is no limitation of attending MAT Exam.

  • Click Here to know more about the Eligibility Criteria for the MAT 2018 May examination.

MAT 2018 Exam Syllabus:

  • Question Level: Syllabus for MAT Exam 2018 is not defined. Questions will be designed to MAT Exam 2018 to test the candidate's aptitude level.

  • Sections of the paper: The test will be divided into the following sections: Data Analysis & Sufficiency, Language Comprehension, Intelligence & Critical Reasoning, MAT Exam MAT Examical Skills and Indian & Global Environment. 

  • Previous Year Paper: Candidates need to view previous year question papers of MAT Exam to have an idea of present syllabus of MAT 2018 May Exam.
  • General Awareness: Candidate needs to focus on the General Awareness as well as General Knowledge to clear MAT 2018 May Exam.
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MAT 2018 Exam Pattern:

  • Mode of MAT 2018 May Exam: Mode of MAT 2018 is in online as well as offline. Candidate can attempt either one or both mode of exam.

  • Duration of MAT 2018 May Exam: Candidates has to complete the MAT 2018 May exam for 2 hours and 30 minutes i.e. 150 minutes.

  • Subject Wise Question Number: There will be 40 question from each subject which contains the total number of 200 questions.
  • Mark Allotment: Candidate will be awarded one mark for every correct answer and a deduction of 1/4 marks for every wrong answer.

  • Click Here to know more about the Exam Pattern of the MAT Exam 2018 May examination.

MAT 2018 Exam Registration:

  • Registration Mode: Candidates can register for MAT 2018 May Exam either online on the official website of AIMA only.

  • Registration Fee: 

    • The registration fees for Paper-based test or Computer-based test are required to pay INR 1550 as application fee. Payment can be made through Credit card/ Debit card/ Net banking.

    • Candidates can opt for both the tests i.e., Paper-based test or Computer-based test by paying an extra fee of Rs. 1100/- in addition to Rs. 1550/-.
  • Document Upload: Candidate needs to upload the scanned document while filling the Application. Scanned Documents such as Photograph and Signature.

  • Acknowledgement Slip: Candidate will receive the Acknowledgement Slip only after the successful submission of Application Form.

  • Click Here to know more about to fill up and submitting the application form of MAT 2018 May Examination.

MAT 2018 Examination Centre:

  • Exam Centres: MAT Exam 2018 is conducted in all major cities in the country and in leading cities abroad and test centres for Paper Based Test and Computer Based Test are different.

  • Exam City: Exam centre City list is provided in the drop-down menu for the exam centre choices on the registration form of the MAT Exam 2018 May Examination.

  • Exam Centre Selection: Candidate needs to choose the exam centre according to there convenience. Candidate will have an option to select two exam centre for either offline or online mode of exam.

  • Exam Centre for Online & Offline Exam: If candidate selecting both modes of exam then they will have an option to choose four different cities as exam centres.

  • Click Here to know more about the Exam Centers of the MAT Exam 2018 examination.

MAT 2018 Admit Card:

  • Availability: After successful registration for MAT 2018 May exam, the candidates will get the admit card on 28th April 2018 on the official website. 

  • Credentials: Candidates need to enter their Application Number and Password to download the Admit Card of MAT 2018 May examination.

  • Information Contain: Information such as Candidates name, Signature, Photograph, Exam Centre, Exam Date, Exam Timings, Thumb Print & Instructions.

  • ID Proof: Candidate needs to carry his/her Photo Identity Proof along with the Admit Card.
  • Click Here to know more about the detailed procedure to download the MAT Exam 2018 Admit Card.

MAT Exam 2018 Results:

  • Result Availability: Candidates can check their MAT 2018 May Result from the official site of AIMA by entering the login details.

  • Result Declaration Date: MAT 2018 May Exam results will be announced on 29th May 2018. 

  • Merit List: Merit list is prepared based on the score obtained in the MAT 2018 May Exam. The merit list will be updated only after the MAT 2018 May results are announced.

  • Result Validation: MAT 2018 May Result will be valid only for one year.
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MAT Exam 2018 Counselling:

  • MAT 2018 Selection Process: MAT 2018 exam selection procedure based on the Group Discussion, Personal Interview and Written Ability Test (WAT). All the selection round performance will decide the final selection for the admission.

  • Shortlisted Candidate: Candidates who have scored above the cutoff are shortlisted. The MAT 2018 Exam cutoff can be either in the form of percentile or score. The cutoff score ranges from 250 to 700 varying according to individual business school criterion.

  • Documents Required: Candidate needs to carry documents such as Admit Card, Counselling Letter, Photograph, Original mark sheets etc. for the MAT 2018 Counselling.

  • Educational Certificate: Candidate must carry all the educational certificates along with the photocopy of it.

  • Click Here to know more about full details of the Counseling process of MAT Exam 2018 examination.

MAT 2018 Cutoff:

MAT 2018 cutoff of previous years are given below:

College name

MAT cutoff score of previous year's 

National Institute of Technology, Warangal


Institute of Finance and International Management, Bangalore


Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad


Balaji Institute of Modern Management, Pune


PSG Institute of Management, Coimbatore


Amity Business School, Noida


Alliance School of Business, Bangalore


TA Pai Management Institute, Manipal


ABV- Indian Institute for Information Technology and Management, Gwalior


Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship, Bangalore


MAT 2018 Exam Salient Features:

  • Entrance test for management programmes.

  • Availed by lakhs of students. 

  • Accepted by hundreds of Institutes and University Departments. 

  • Employing latest technology in evaluation and result processing. 

  • Individual scorecard with candidate's photograph. 

  • Test Centres located all over the country. 

Preparation Tips for MAT 2018  Exam:

  • To crack MAT 2018 exam paper with the high score, the candidate should know the exact MAT exam pattern and MAT syllabus. Then the candidate should go through the best MAT exam study material including MAT examination preparation books, MAT practice book, MAT practice questions and MAT sample Test papers and MAT previous year papers. For MAT exam preparation.

  • Candidates must go through with the Previous year question papers to know about the MAT exam pattern which helps to learn topics easily.

  • We have given some important tips to prepare for MAT 2018 exam. This preparation tips will help you to score good marks in the MAT 2018 Exam.

  • First of all, planning how to prepare is Mandatory. Plan your time as per your convenience for each and every section of the examination. 

  • For language comprehension section, you should read several articles as this will make your base on comprehensions and also increase your speed of reading articles.

  • Data analysis section is somewhat tricky and difficult than other sections. Hence practice that section regularly and keep some concentrate on that.

  • MANAGING TIME: Time management plays a very important role during your MAT 2018 Exam Preparation. Do not waste time and make a schedule/timetable that can cover all the subjects and the topics which are present in the MAT exam syllabus.

  • MAINTAIN YOUR SPEED WITH ACCURACY: It is seen that many students will don’t get enough time for the completion of the exam. Candidates should practice mock papers or solve previous exam papers as many as possible in a short duration of time. This will increase your speed as well as improve your skills.

  • The next and extremely important tip is to build your confidence level. Nervousness will completely spoil your preparation. Candidate should be confident in their preparation then they will surely crack the exam. But candidate should keep mind that there is the very thin line between confidence and overconfidence. MAT Preparation Tips suggest you be confident rather than overconfident.

  • REVISION: Due to the lengthy syllabus, Candidate will not get enough time for revision that leads to forgetting of some important topics. Revision is very necessary. So try to complete your syllabus before 2 or 3 days of the examination. Assign your last 2 or 3 days only for revision, it will definitely help you to regain all the topics which you have studied and to obtain good marks in MAT 2018 Examination.

MAT Exam 2018 Contact Details:

For all MAT 2018 related queries, please contact:

Adress: Management House,

             14, Institutional Area, Lodhi Road,

             New Delhi 110003, India


Phone: 011-47673020 / 24638896

MAT Exam 2018 Guidelines:

  • Hall Ticket: The candidate must show, on demand, the Hall Ticket for admission in the examination room/hall. A candidate who does not possess the Hall Ticket is not be permitted for the examination under any circumstances.

MAT 2018

  • Carrying Expensive accessories: Carrying Calculators, Docu Pen, Log Tables, Electronic Watches with facilities of Calculator, Printed or written MAT Examerial, Mobile Phones, Pager or any other Electronic Gadgets, except the Admit Card. 

  • Communication: Any form of communication with other candidates.

MAT 2018

  • Roll number with seat allotment: The candidates are not allowed to enter the Examination Centre after the commencement of the examination. A seat indicating roll number will be allocated to each candidate. Candidate should find out and occupy their allotted seat only. Any candidate found to have changed room or the seat on his/her own other than allotted, his/her candidature shall be cancelled and no plea would be accepted for it.

MAT 2018

  • Allotted seat: A seat indicating Hall Ticket number will be allocated to each candidate. Candidate should find out and occupy their allotted seat only.

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MAT 2018 Important Dates

MAT 2018 May Exam Important Dates Summary:

  • MAT 2018 May Application Process: The MAT Exam 2018 application process begins on 16th March 2018. 

  • Last Date for Submission of Offline Application Form: The last date to submit MAT Exam 2018 offline application form 27th April 2018.

  • Last Date for Submission of Online Application Form: The last date to submit MAT Exam 2018 online application form 27th April 2018.

  • Admit Card availability: The MAT 2018 May Exam admit card will be made available on or after 28th April 2018.

  • MAT 2018 Exam Date: The MAT 2018 May Exam paper based test will be held on 6th May 2018 and the computer-based test will be held on 20th May 2018.

  • Result Date: The MAT 2018 May Exam results will usually be released within a month of the exam. It is being released this session on 29th May 2018.

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MAT 2018 Eligibility

MAT 2018 May Exam Eligibility Criteria Summary:

  • Convocation: The applicants to MAT Exam 2018 should have completed their graduation in any discipline from recognized university.

  • Minimum Marks: Candidates should have secured a minimum mark in their graduation.

  • Eligibility: Final year students are also eligible to apply for MAT Exam 2018.

  • Age: There is no age limit for the MAT 2018 exam.

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MAT 2018 Application Process

MAT May Exam 2018 Application Process Summary:

  • Application Form Date: Candidate can fill the application form for MAT May 2018 from 16th March 2018 to 27th April 2018.

  • Online/Offline Mode: Candidate can fill application form either online from the official website or offline.

  • Link Provided: Click the link to fill the online Application Form to MAT Exam May 2018 on the website.

  • Attach Documents: Fill-up all the necessary entries and attach the required documents for MAT Exam May 2018.

  • Payment: Fill-up details of the Demand Draft for offline mode or make payment via Credit/Debit Card or NetBanking for the online mode.
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MAT 2018 Application Form Details

MAT 2018 May Exam Application Form Summary:

  • Application Form Availability: Candidates can fill the application form of MAT Exam 2018 from 16th March 2018 to 27th April 2018.

  • Application Fees: the MAT Exam 2018 application fee is INR 1,500(inclusive of GST). The fee is same for candidates of all categories.

  • Payment Method: MAT Exam 2018 application fee can be paid through a Demand Draft, Debit Card, Credit Card or Net Banking and Cash.

  • Acknowledgement Slip: Candidates will get an acknowledgement slip on successful submission and verification of MAT Exam application form.

  • Demand Draft: In case the application fee is paid by demand draft, the acknowledgement slip must be sent along with the demand draft to the exam conducting authority.

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MAT 2018 Admit Card

MAT 2018 May Exam Admit Card Summary:

  • Admit Card: Candidates can download the admit card from the official website from 28th April 2018.
  • Official Website: The candidates must go on the official website of AIMA of MAT 2018 examination.

  • Admit Card Link: Candidates must click on the MAT Exam 2018 admit card link.

  • Login Details: The registration number, name and date of birth must be entered.

  • Printout: MAT Exam 2018 Admit Card must be downloaded and a printout must be taken.

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MAT 2018 Exam Pattern

MAT 2018 May Exam Pattern Summary:

  • Exam Duration: The MAT 2018 exam will be held for 2 hours and 30 minutes.

  • Number of Questions: The MAT 2018 exam will consist of 200 MCQs.

  • Number of Sections: There will be 5 sections with 40 questions each section

  • Subjects: MAT 2018 Exam contains the topic such as Language Comprehension, Mathematical Skills, Data Analysis, Reasoning and Indian and Global Environment.

  • Marking Scheme: Candidate will be awarded 1 mark for every correct answer and 1/4 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.
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MAT 2018 Syllabus

MAT 2018 May Exam Syllabus Summary

The syllabus for MAT Exam 2018 is given below in brief:

  • Language Comprehension Syllabus: Idioms, Sentence Completion, Antonyms etc.
  • Mathematical Skills Syllabus: Percentages, Ratio, Proportion, Geometric Progression etc.
  • Data Analysis and Sufficiency Syllabus: Series, Table Charts, Bar Graphs etc.

  • Intelligence and Critical Reasoning Syllabus: Coding and Decoding, Matrix Arrangement, Linear arrangements etc.

  • Indian and Global Environment: Current Affairs, Geography, History etc.

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MAT 2018 Results

MAT 2018 May Exam Results Summary:

  • Result Date: The candidates can check the MAT 2018 declares on 29th May 2018.

  • Not via: No scorecard will be sent to the candidates via post.

  • Mode: The MAT 2018 Results will be declared only online.

  • Official website: The candidates must go to the official website of MAT 2018 examination.

  • Enter the credentials: They must log-in using the register number, form number and month of the test.

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MAT 2018 Counselling

MAT Exam 2018 Counselling Summary:

  • Start date: MAT Exam 2018 counselling process starts at 5th June 2018.

  • Categories: Management Institutes participating in MAT Examination are categorized, geographically, into East Zone, West Zone, North Zone & West Zone.

  • Confirmation: The candidates would have to confirm their MAT 2018 rank first.

  • Check details: They should also confirm the MAT 2018 counselling dates.

  • According to their wish: Candidates should also select some colleges in which they wish to get admission.

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