AIMA Announces December MAT Key Dates


The All India Management Association (AIMA) has announced important dates for Management Aptitude Test (MAT) to be held in December. MAT is held four times a year for admissions into postgraduate management courses in India, MAT can be taken as either paper pencil based (offline) or Computer Based Test (CBT) mode.

Eligibility to appear for MAT

Any graduate or final year graduates can apply for MAT

MAT Format

MAT will typically have five sections, the test if two and half hours long (150 mins).

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

The December MAT Schedule

Last Date for Online Registration 12 November 2011 (Saturday)
Last Date for receipt of filled in Online Registration Form at AIMA, New Delhi 15 November 2011 (Tuesday)

Mode of Test

(How to take the Test)

Candidate can choose any ONE of the two options to take the test:

Paper Based Test
Computer Based Test

Test Date 04 December 2011 (Sunday)
Test Timings 1000-1230 Hrs
Reporting Time at the Test Centre 0900 Hrs
Test Date 10 December 2011 (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 10 December 2011 itself.
Test Timing In different Time slots at specific test venues; subject to number of candidates registering for Computer Based Test.
Test Centre Cit Test Centre City list is provided below. 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., 04 December 2011 at one time slot i.e., 10.00am-12.30pm, whereas the Computer Based Test will take place from 10 December 2011 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 10 December 2011 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 04 December 2011 only.

One candidate can appear only for one date for the December 2011 MAT.

List of Participating Management Institutes List of Participating MIs Four 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.)

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:  .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:  7 days before the Paper Based test date i.e., with effect from 26 November 2011 (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 26 November 2011 (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.

List of Institutes which accept December MAT 2011 score

How to Apply for MAT

How to apply Candidate can choose any oneof 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.


  • 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 alongwith the DD details. Detailed procedure is given on the website link.


  • Register online at website link 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

  1. Select Branches of Bank of Baroda
  2. Select Branches of Axis Bank
  3. Select AIMA Study Centre

(Forms will be available for sale from above sale counter from 1st October 2011 along with the details of the sale counters, candidate may start Online registration also from 1st October 2011 onwards upto 12 November 2011)

Source: AIMA

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