AIMA announces important dates for Dec MAT 2012

The All India Management Association (AIMA) the responsible body for conducting national level Management Aptitude Test (MAT) announced the important dates. The paper based MAT will be held on 02 Dec 2012, while the online version (CBT) will start from 08 Dec 2012 according to AIMA website.

Important dates for December MAT 2012

Name of the activity Management Aptitude Test (MAT)
Mode of Test
(How to take the test)
Candidate can choose any one of the two options to take the test:

Paper Based Test
Or
Computer Based Test

Test Date
Paper Based Test Computer Based Test
02 December 2012 (Sunday) 08 December 2012 (Saturday) onwards****If the number of candidates registered for Computer Based Test is limited and can be accommodated in a single day; the test will be completed on 02 Dec 2012 itself.
Test Timing
Paper Based Test Computer Based Test
10.00am-12.30pm In different Time slots at specific test venues; subject to number of candidates registering for Computer Based Test.
Eligibility Graduates in any discipline. Final year students of Graduate Courses can also apply.
How to apply Candidate can choose any one of the following modes to apply.

  • Obtain Form with MAT Bulletin/CD against cash payment of Rs 1200/- (One thousand two hundred only)from listed branches of Bank of Baroda, Axis Bank, listed Study Centres of AIMA OR from AIMA, New Delhi.

    or

  • Obtain crossed Demand Draft (DD) of Rs 1200/- (One thousand two hundred only) in favour of ‘All India Management Association’ payable at Delhi from any Bank. Register online at website http://apps.aima.in/matdec12alongwith the DD details. Detailed procedure is given on the website link.

    or

  • Register online at website link http://apps.aima.in/matdec12 with Credit Card payment. Detailed procedure is given on the website link.

(Note: No individual Postal sale by AIMA from AIMA, New Delhi)

Sale Counters(Details will be available from Ist week of October 2012)
  1. Select Branches of Bank of Baroda
  2. Select Branches of Axis Bank
  3. Select AIMA Study Centre
List of Participating Management Institutes(Details will be available from Ist week of October 2012) List of Participating MIsFour Digit codes for Management Institutes/University Departments accepting the MAT Score are given in the List of Participating Institutes/Universities as MI Code. There are five blocks consisting of four boxes each given in the Form. Fill the codes of those five institutes only where you have applied or are applying for admission.

Important Notice: Applicants are advised to check the approval/recognition status of various programs directly from the concerned Authorities/ Institutes/ Universities.

(Note: No additional fee is to be paid for filling these 5 choices.)

Last Date For sale of Forms 14 November 2012 (Wednesday)
Last Date for submission of
filled in Registration Forms at
AIMA, New Delhi
17 November 2012 (Saturday)
Last Date For
Online Registration
14 November 2012 (Wednesday)
Last Date for submission of filled in Online Registration Forms at AIMA, New Delhi 17 November 2012 (Saturday)
Test Centre City
  • Test Centre City list is provided in the bulletin. Test Venues for Paper-Based Test and Computer Based Test are different.
  • The Paper-Based Test will take place only on one day i.e., 02 December 2012 at one time slot i.e., 10.00am-12.30pm, whereas the Computer Based Test will take place from 08 December 2012 onwards in different time slots.
  • If the number of candidates registered for Computer Based Test is limited and can be accommodated in a single day; the test will be completed on 08 December 2012 itself.
  • If the number of candidates registered for Computer Based Test is few in a particular centre, these candidates have to appear for the Paper-Based Test on 02 December 2012 only.
  • One candidate can appear only for one date for the December 2012 MAT.
MAT Registration Form Acknowledgement All Forms received at AIMA will be scanned / validated within 3 days and the Form Numbers of such received forms will be available on website link:  http://apps.aima.in/mat_reciept.aspx Further, your form will be scrutinized and if found in order; it will be provisionally registered.

MAT Registration Form received later than the due date is liable to be rejected. Neither any correspondence in this regard will be entertained nor will the fee be refunded.

Admit Card 
  • All provisionally registered candidates both for Paper Based and Computer Based Test can down load their Admit Card from AIMA website link: http://apps.aima.in/mat_centre.aspx 7 days before the Paper Based test date i.e., with effect from 24 November 2012 (Saturday).
  • Specific Admit Card will be generated both for the candidates opted for the Paper Based Test and for the Computer Based Test.
  • Admit Card would be having Candidate Name, Form No, Roll No, Test Date, Test Time and Test Venue Address. Candidate has to strictly follow the date and time allotted to them in the case of Computer Based Test.
  • Candidates applied for Computer Based Test and who have been permitted to appear for the Computer Based Test; have to down load the Admit Card 7 days before the Paper Based Test date  i.e., with effect from 24 November 2012 (Saturday) from AIMA website. Candidates accessing the website the earliest can choose the Date and Time of his/her choice subject to availability. Those who have not opted the date and time slot for 4-5 days; will be automatically allotted date and time slot by the system. No request for change of date and time slot can be entertained.
  • No separate Admit Card will be issued or dispatched.

About MAT

MAT is a national level aptitude test conducted 4 times a year, the scores are used by participating business schools to shortlist students for MBA or PGDM programmes.

MAT test structure

Section No. Section No of Questions Time Suggested (Minutes)
1. Language Comprehension 40 30
2. Mathematical Skills 40 40
3. Data Analysis and Sufficiency 40 35
4. Intelligence and Critical Reasoning 40 30
5. Indian and Global Environment 40 15
Total 200 150

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One comment on “AIMA announces important dates for Dec MAT 2012

  1. pravesh says:

    I want to give exam of dec mat

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