MAT 2019

08 Aug, 2018

MAT 2019 –MAT, an elision for Management Aptitude Test is a national level entrance test conducted every year multiple times usually in the month of February, May, September, and December by the conducting body that is All India Management Association for those candidates longing to seek admission in top B-school for the postgraduate management programs like MBA, PGDM etc. The candidates to appear in this exam need to check the eligibility criteria first in order to fulfill the requirement so that they can further proceed for filling the application form. Moreover, the entrance test of MAT 2019 will be conducted both through online as well as offline mode. However, the entrance test of MAT is not considered to be tough as compared to the CAT exam, but the candidates must prepare themselves up to the level so that they can qualify the exam in as single attempt. Above all, aspirants need to go through the exam pattern and syllabus for proper preparation. Furthermore, candidates are recommended to study the article to the end for fetching the overall information about the important dates, eligibility criteria, application form, exam pattern, syllabus, admit card, result etc. in detailed form.

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MAT 2019 Exam Cycle

The best thing about MAT exam is that it is conducted 4 times in a year- usually in February, May, September, and December. Privilege of sitting in the exam according to the convenience proves to be a boon for the candidates and they get ample time for perfect preparation of the exam. So, here you will fetch the information about MAT 2019 February Exam.

MAT 2019 Important Dates

    The exact calendar for MAT 2019 is yet to be published by the conducting authority. But, the tentative dates for MAT 2019 (February Month) are mentioned in the below table. Bookmark this article since it will be updated as soon as the specific dates are released by AIMA.

    MAT 2019 Events MAT Dates (Tentative)
    Application Form Release 3rd week of December 2018
    Online Registration Closing (Paper Based Test) Last week of January 2019
    Online Registration Closing (Computer Based Test) 2nd week of February 2019
    Admit Card Issuance 4th week of January 2019
    Exam Date (Paper Based Test) 1st week of February 2019
    Exam Date (Computer Based Test) 3rd week of February 2019
    Result Announcement Last week of February 2019

     

    MAT 2019 Registration

    The sincere and eligible candidates will never wait for the last minute registration and get it done well in advance. Let’s know few important things about MAT 2019 registration:

    • AIMA accepts MAT 2019 registration applications through online mode only.
    • Most probable time for MAT February 2019 registration opening in 3rd week of December 2018.
    • The last date for registration of MAT 2019 Feb exam would fall in the last week of January 2019 for PBT and second week of February 2019 for CBT.
    • Candidates need to provide all their details truthfully in the right columns and upload their signature & photograph in the prescribed format.
    • It is mandatory for the candidates to choose & fill 5 institutions where they want to convey their MAT scorecard to be considered for the admission.
    • Candidates will be enabled to check their application status after few days of application form submission.

    Registration Fee:

    • A candidate can either choose one from Paper Based Test (PBT) or Computer Based Test (CBT) or go ahead with both patterns. The registration fee collectively for both PBT & CBT would be 2650 & for one of either PBT or CBT, it would be Rs. 1550 for all categories.
    • AIMA accepts the registration fee through online payment modes i.e. debit card/ credit card/ net banking.

    MAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria

    A candidate can appear in MAT 2019 Exam only if he/she meets the eligibility criteria defined by AIMA. However, the participating management institutions have their own set of eligibility criteria.

    • Age Limit: There is no age bar to appear in the MAT exam.
    • Educational Qualification: Graduation Degree (the percentage requirement depends on the selection of colleges done by the candidate while registering). Final year graduation students can also apply for MAT 2019.
    • Number of Attempts: There is no limit on attempts. The candidates can appear in MAT as many times as they want.

    MAT 2019 Exam Pattern

    Have a quick glimpse of the MAT 2019 Exam Pattern:

    • Exam Mode: The exam will be organized in both modes- online & offline.
    • Duration: The candidate will get 150 Minutes (2.5 Hours) to complete the paper.
    • Question Type: MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions) will be asked in the question paper.
    • of Questions: There will be total 200 questions in the paper.
    • Sectional Division: The MAT 2019 paper will be divided into 5 sections.

    The subject-wise division of marks in the below table will help you prepare for MAT 2019 Exam accordingly. Calculation of ideal time is also mentioned for better time management.

    Sections Subjects No. of Questions Time (in min)
    I Language Comprehension 40 30
    II Mathematical Skills 40 40
    III Data Analysis & Sufficiency 40 35
    IV Intelligence & Critical Reasoning 40 30
    V Indian & Global Environment 40 15
     Total 200 150

     

    MAT 2019 Syllabus

    The major subjects to be covered under MAT 2019 syllabus are:

    • Intelligence & Critical Reasoning
    • Language Comprehension
    • Data Analysis & Sufficiency
    • Mathematical Skills
    • Indian & Global Environment

    Candidates are advised to devote equal time to each of the above-mentioned sections to crack the exam with flying colors. AIMA doesn’t issue any syllabus officially.

    MAT 2019 Preparation Tips

    There is no rocket science behind attaining success in MAT exam. Just study with a focus on a smart plan and obtain great percentile. Let’s take a quick tour to the tips for ideal preparation for MAT:

    • Create a timetable for every subject and adhere to the same always.
    • The way to success goes through self-study; hence, concentrate on the same.
    • Find mock tests and previous years’ papers using the internet and solve them on a daily basis. It will help you enhance your problem-solving speed.
    • Reserve the last week before the exam for the thorough revision of everything you have studied.
    • Healthy brain resides in a healthy body. Always take care of your well-being.

    MAT 2019 Admit Card

    AIMA will make the MAT 2019 Admit Card available for download from the 4th week of January 2019. The admit cards for paper-based test and computer-based test will be generated separately. Candidates need to enter their online application number and either date of birth or registered email ID to download their MAT admit card.

    Candidates need to carry the printout of their downloaded admit card at the examination venue as the entry without hall ticket will not be permitted. No candidate will receive the admit card for the written test through any other mode such as post or courier.

    MAT 2019 Result

    After one week of the exam the MAT 2019 result will be announced by AIMA most probably. It means 4th week of February 2019 will be projected as the result week of MAT 2019. Candidates can check their results online.

    Roll number and application form number according to the month of test is just what you need to check your MAT result.

    MAT 2019 Score Card

    Candidates need to wait for three weeks after the MAT exam to check and download their scorecard. The scorecards are also sent via post to every candidate individually. The validity of MAT 2019 score card will be for the whole academic year.

    In case your scorecard is misplaced somewhere, you can make a request to AIMA Authority to issue a duplicate MAT score card for you. MAT score card 2019 will be valid in over 600 management schools based in India.

    MAT 2019 Admission Procedure

    Once the candidates receive their MAT score card 2019, then they can initiate the admission procedure. They have to apply to their desired management institutions individually. Their admission will be confirmed if they fulfill the eligibility criteria of the b-schools they have applied for.

    MAT entrance test will be followed by the individual selection process executed by the MIs, which usually involves Group Discussion, Personal Interview/Written Ability Test (WAT) rounds. Final selection will be confirmed on the basis of the performance of the candidates in MAT Exam and further rounds. The successful verification of the documents is also the part of admission process.

    Feel free to resolve all your MAT 2019 related queries by posting the same in the comment box below. Our experts will get in touch with you in no time.

    FAQs About MAT Entrance Exam 2019

    Q.1- In which months MAT exam is conducted?

    Ans- Usually, the MAT exam is conducted in February, May, September and December months.

    Q.2- How many times a candidate can appear in MAT exam?

    Ans- One candidate gets unlimited attempts to appear in this exam.

    Q.3- What are the age restrictions to appear in MAT?

    Ans- There is no age bar. Candidates from any age group can attempt MAT.

    Q.4- What are the minimum marks that I need to score for qualifying MAT?

    Ans- There is no prescribed minimum marks requirement by AIMA. Your eligibility for admission solely depends on merit.

    Q.5- How will I be notified that I have been selected for one of my chosen management colleges?

    Ans- You will be notified through an email from the respective college that you have been selected for the next round of admission process.

    Feel free to resolve all your MAT 2019 related queries by posting the same in the comment box below. Our experts will get in touch with you in no time.

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