MAT May 2015: Closing date arrives on April 18; apply now to avoid technical glitches

Thursday, April 16 2015
AIMA is going to close the availability of Registration and application forms to next Management Aptitude Test (MAT) May 2015 on April 18, 2015
The registration application fee for MAT may 2015 is Rs 1200/-. Candidate can choose any one of the three modes to register and apply for MAT May 2015

Only 2 days are left to obtain application form to appear for MAT May 2015 as the offline buying or online downloading of application can be done till April 18, 2015. Candidates choosing to apply at the last moment may not rule out technical glitches in the online mode and postal delays in the offline mode. There is no point waiting for the avoidable last minute rush and getting your application fee stuck and then running from pillar to post to get the things put in order. If you wish to register and apply for MAT May 2015, do it now.

With Maharashtra MBA/MMS Centralized Admission Process (CAP) 2015 scheduled to begin in the month of June 2015, more admission opportunities in Maharashtra B schools can be explored with MAT May 2015 scores. Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) Maharashtra the regulator of technical and management education in Maharashtra state has already clarified that it would accept MAT scores also, in its admission process for MBA/MMS 2015-17 batch across Maharashtra B schools.

All India management Association (AIMA) is going to close the availability of Registration and application forms to next Management Aptitude Test (MAT) May 2015 on April 18, 2015. The registration process for MAT May 2015 was opened in the first week of March 2015. The last date of receipt of filled in online registration form at AIMA New Delhi is April 21, 2015.

2 options to appear in MAT May 2015

MAT May 2015 will be conducted in paper pencil mode as well as online computer based exam.

Test dates for Paper pencil mode and for Computer based test in MAT May 2015 would be different as follows. Candidates can opt for either of the two.

Paper pencil Test- MAT in Paper pencil mode will be conducted on Sunday May 3, 2015. The test will be of 150 minutes and will be conducted from 10 AM to 12.30 PM.

Computer Based online test- Candidates opting for CBT online test will be required to appear in the test from Saturday May 9, 2015 onwards. The test will be held in different time slots subject to availability. According to AIMA ‘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 09 May 2015 itself.’  It implies that in case there is more number of candidates the test may be conducted in the forthcoming days as well.

More B schools to accept MAT scores

Apart from other All India MBA/PGDM entrance exams like CAT/XAT/CMAT, MAT is also a standardised test. The exam is being administered since 1988 to facilitate B-Schools to screen candidates for admission to MBA and allied programmes. Govt. of India, Ministry of HRD approved MAT as a National Level test in 2003.

Any B-School-national or international can consider MAT Score as an admission input based on the Score Cards issued to the candidates. AIMA claims that MAT is the largest test of its kind in the nation. More than 600 institutes across India accept MAT scores. On February 18, 2013 Hon’ble Supreme Court of India allowed the petition to continue MAT as an entrance test to PGDM institutes.

Last 2 days to apply  

Last date of sale of forms for MAT May 2015 test is April 18, 2015. Candidates can buy the forms from the designated AIMA Nodal centres across India. Candidates have the option of online registration also. However the last date for the on line registration as well as for buying the application form is April 18, 2015. The MAT May 2015 registration application complete in all respect should be received at AIMA New Delhi latest by April 21, 2015.

3 options to submit application

The registration application fee for MAT may 2015 is Rs 1200/-. Candidate can choose any one of the three modes to register and apply for MAT May 2015


You may register online at AIMA website link for MAT May 2015 and can pay through Credit Card/Debit Card (ATM Card)/Net Banking

By Bank draft

Candidates can 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. Then they can register online at AIMA website. You should fill up the registration form alongwith the DD details.

Payment in Cash

Candidates can obtain Form with MAT Bulletin/CD against cash payment of Rs 1200/- (One thousand two hundred only) from listed Nodal Centres of AIMA OR from AIMA, New Delhi.
5 top B schools: Exercise the choice

MAT May 2015 registration and application process has provided the facility of filling up 5 free choices of Management Institutes in order of preference in the application form.

63 test cities for MAT May 2015

Out of 63 test cities in India and abroad, MAT May 2015 in computer based test form will be conducted only at 12 centres. Rest of the test centres will have the facility of paper pen based test. Besides, the venues for paper pencil mode test and computer based tests will also be different from one another.

5 sections in MAT May 2015 exam

MAT, May 2015 will be an objective type test with multiple-choice Questions (MCQs). The test will be divided among 5 key sections on which questions will be formed. Each of the 5 sections will have 40 questions making it a total of 200 questions to be solved in 150 minutes.

The sections are Language Comprehension, Mathematical skills, Data Analysis and Sufficiency, Intelligence and Critical Reasoning, Indian and Global Environment.

MAT is a national level entrance test for admission to PGDM institutes where thousands of the aspirants test their skills. The test is conducted by AIMA (All India Management Association). Usually there are 4 MAT tests in a year viz February, May, September and December.

Stay tuned to for more updates on MAT May 2015