MAT 2018 – Registration, Important Dates, Exam Pattern

MAT 2018 – Management Aptitude Test is a popular management entrance exam conducted by All India Management Association (AIMA). MAT examination provides candidates with a gateway for admission to MBA/PGDM courses. Around 600 B-Schools in India consider MAT score for admission.The MAT examination is conducted 4 times in a year.

The 1st MAT Examination will tentatively start in the month of February than in the month of May, September and December respectively. Complete Information about CAT 2018 including the Registration, Exam Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, etc is provided below.

MAT Exam Dates 2018

MAT 2018 Important Date

The following are the Important Dates of MAT 2018:

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EventsExam Dates (Tentative)
Commencement of Application Form2nd week of December 2017.
Last Date for Online Registration4th week of January 2018.
Last Date of Online Choice Filling4th week of January 2018.
Admit Card4th week of January 2018.
Examination1st week of Feb 2018 (PBT) and 2nd week of Feb 2018 (CBT).
Declaration of Result4th week of February 2018.

MAT Eligibility Criteria 2018

MAT 2018 Eligibility Criteria

The MAT Eligibility Criteria 2018 is given below:

  • The Candidate appearing for MAT 2018 Examination should have completed Graduation.
  • Aspirants who are currently appearing for graduation are also eligible for MAT 2018.
  • There is no Age and Attempt limit for appearing the MAT 2018.

MAT Application Form 2018

MAT 2018 Registration

  • The Candidates wanting to appear for MAT 2018 can fill the application form via Online and Offline mode.
  • For filling the online application form candidates have to visit  AIMA website(
  • The registration process will continue approximately for 1 month.
  • Candidates can take the OMR application form along with MAT application from AIMA, New Delhi by paying the registration fee.
  • The students are required to fill the application form by providing all the details asked in the form along with uploading of photograph and scanned images of documents required.
  • Status of the application form can be checked by visiting the AIMA official website.

MAT 2018 – Registration Fee

The registration fee for every category candidates is Rs. 1200/-. The Payment of fees can be done through credit card/debit card/net banking and Demand Draft (DD).

Candidates paying the application fee through DD have to send the printout of filled-in application form along with the demand draft to AIMA, New Delhi at the below address,

Manager – MAT All India Management Association
Management House, 14, Institutional Area,
Lodhi Road, New Delhi – 110003

MAT Exam Pattern 2018

MAT 2018 Exam Pattern

The MAT Exam Pattern 2018 is given below:

Exam ModeOnline (CBT) & Offline mode (PBT).
Type of QuestionsObjective Type (MCQ).
The number of Questions200 questions.
Sections Covered5 sections.
Exam Duration2 hours 30 minutes.
Marking Scheme1 Mark, each correct answer.
Negative Marking1/4 marks, deducted each wrong answer.

The table below shows the details about Subjects and marks allotment of MAT:

SectionNo. of QuestionsTime (in minutes)
Intelligence and Critical Reasoning4030
Mathematical Skills4040
Data Analysis and Sufficiency4035
Language Comprehension4030
Indian and Global Environment4015

MAT 2018 Syllabus

MAT 2018 Syllabus

The MAT Syllabus 2018 includes 5 sections they are:

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

MAT Admit Card 2018

MAT 2018 Admit Card

  • The MAT Admit Card 2018  will be available on the official website one week before the examination via Online mode only.
  • Candidates will not be provided Admit card by post or through any other means.
  • Admit card contains details like Name of the Candidate, Roll No, Form No, Test Date, Time and Exam centre.

Tips to Prepare Well

Candidates can check below for the preparations required to score good marks in MAT 2018:

  • Firstly, candidates should know the syllabus of MAT 2018 and accordingly collect the relevant study material for starting the preparation.
  • A proper scheduling of timetable is necessary for allotting equal time slot for every subject.
  • You can also practice the previous year question papers and mock test to get back to your preparation level.
  • Candidates should be stress-free, relaxed and should take care of their health.

MAT Answer Key

  • The MAT Answer Key 2018 will be published online after few weeks of examination.
  • Candidates can use the Answer Key to check their answers attempted in the examination are right or wrong.
  • Therefore, candidates can get a nack of their result by checking answers from the answer key.

MAT Result 2018

MAT 2018 Result

  • The MAT Result 2018 will be declared one month after the examinations are over.
  • The result will be declared only via online mode on the official website of AIMA.
  • Candidates can check their results by entering Application form number, roll number and month of the test appeared.

Score Card

  • The MAT Score Card 2018 will be declared on the AIMA website and is also sent to the aspirants through the post.
  • The Scorecard is valid only for one year.
  • Candidates can request for a duplicate Scorecard if they have misplaced the earlier one within a stipulated time period.
  • The Score Card is a gateway for candidates to get admission into various institutes.

Admission Procedure

  • The MAT Admission Procedure 2018 will start after the results are declared.
  • Candidates will be called for Interview by various institutes on basis of their marks/ranks in the entrance test.
  • The Candidates can also apply individually in different institutions of their choice by visiting the institutes and filling the Registration form.
  • Selection of candidates into various institutes depends upon each Institute selection process which is comprised of Personal Interview, Group Discussion, and/or Written Ability Test (WAT) rounds.
  • After the Interview and Group Discussion, candidates final admission will be based on his performance in the entrance exam.

Stay tuned for further updates and comment below for any queries MAT 2018.

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  1. Thankyou for giving this information. im sure this will help me.

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