September MAT 2014 for MBA or PGDM admissions schedule announced

Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is conducted by the All India Management Association (AIMA), MAT is held four times year during September, December, February and May. MAT can be taken as an ONLINE or an OFFLINE (paper-pencil test).

MAT Question Paper Pattern

MAT will have 200 questions to be answered in 150 minutes, there is no sectional cutoff in MAT. There is 1/4th negative marking, MAT is considered to be slightly easier and hence MAT is preferred by many MBA aspirants.

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

September MAT 2014 Schedule

Schedule

Last Date for Online Registration 23 August 2014 (Saturday)
Last Date for receipt of filled in Online Registration Form at AIMA, New Delhi 25 August 2014 (Monday)

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
07 Sep 2014 (Sunday) 13 Sep 2014 (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 13 Sep 2014 itself.
Test Timing
PAPER BASED TEST COMPUTER BASED TEST
1000-1230 Hrs
Reporting Time at the Test Centre: 0900 Hrs
In different Time slots at specific test venues; subject to number of candidates registering for Computer Based Test.
Test Centre City
  • The Paper-Based Test will take place only on one day i.e., 07 Sep 2014 at one time slot i.e., 10.00am-12.30pm, whereas the Computer Based Test will take place from 13 Sep 2014 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 07 Sep 2014 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 07 Sep 2014.
  • One candidate can appear only for one date for the Sep 2014 MAT.
List of Participating Management Institutes 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. No additional fee is to be paid for filling these 5 choices.Important Notice: Applicants are advised to check the approval/recognition status of various programs directly from the concerned Authorities/ Institutes/ Universities.

AIMA HAS COME ACROSS A COUPLE OF CASES WHERE THE ASPIRING CANDIDATES’ MAT SCORE IS NOT ACCEPTED BY SOME PARTICIPATING INSTITUTES/UNIVERSITIES FOR ADMISSION TO MBA FULL TIME COURSE DESPITE THEIR CONFIRMATION TO AIMA AT THE TIME OF PARTICIPATION BY INCORPORATING THEIR NOTIFICATIONS IN MAT BULLETIN. CANDIDATES ARE ADVISED TO RECHECK WITH THE CONCERNED INSTITUTES/UNIVERSITIES BEFORE APPLYING FOR MAT.

 

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

MAT Registration Form Acknowledgement All Forms received at AIMA are scanned / validated within 5 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 is scrutinized and if found in order; it is 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 download their Admit Card from AIMA website link: http://apps.aima.in/matadmitcard.aspx on or after 30 August 2014 (Saturday).
  • Specific Admit Card is generated both for the candidates opted for the Paper Based Test and for the Computer Based Test.
  • Admit Card contains Candidate’s Name, Form No, Roll No, Test Date, Test Time and Test Venue Address. Candidate has to strictly follow the date and time allotted to him/her in the case of Computer Based Test.
  • Candidates who have opted for Computer Based Test can choose the date and time slot of their choice, subject to availability. Date and time slot will be automatically allotted by the system to those candidates who do not select their slot upto 4 days before the Computer Based Test. No request for change of date and time slot will be entertained.
  • No separate Admit Card will be issued or dispatched.

Participating Management Institutes & Business Schools

More details on MAT

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