MAT 2019: Management Aptitude Test

MAT February 2019 Admit Card download has started at 3 PM on Saturday, February 9, 2019 for phase-1 paper based MAT Test. Only the candidates who have registered for MAT 2019 till February 8, 2019 for the Paper Based test can download their MAT admit card till exam date. The paper based February MAT 2019 exam date is Sunday February 17, 2019. All the candidates who have registered candidates for Paper Based MAT 2019 February exam can download their Admit Card from official AIMA MAT official website. Read More

 

MAT 2019 February exam dates are February 17 for Paper based test and February 23, 2019 for computer based test. The February MAT 2019 is the first out of four MAT exams 2019 being conducted by AIMA for MBA admission to hundreds of MBA colleges in India. Like CAT/XAT/CMAT and other important national level MBA entrance exams Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is also a national level MBA entrance exam.

 

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The MAT question paper tests the candidates on their general aptitude in the fields of English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning and General Knowledge. Thousands of the aspirants test their skills in MAT entrance exam for admission to MBA/PGDM institutes after every three months. There are 200 objective type questions (MCQs) in MAT 2019 February exam and also in subsequent MAT exams 2019 to be held in May, September and December 2019.

 

600 MBA Colleges Accepting February MAT 2019

Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2019 February exam is the gateway to more than 600 MBA/PGDM colleges. The MBA admission 2019 is available in these colleges based on MAT 2019 February exam score.

 

4 MAT Exams in 2019

All India Management Association (AIMA) conducts Management Aptitude Test (MAT) four times in a year. The first MAT 2019 in February offers admission to MBA/PGDM 2019-21 batch. The next three MAT 2019 exams will be conducted in the months of May 2019, September 2019 and December 2019.

 

MAT February 2019 Exam Dates
Details on February MAT 2019 exam dates, MAT 2019 eligibility, MAT 2019 start and last date for MAT February 2019 registration, MAT admit card download last dates are as under:

MAT 2019 Activity
Paper Based test (Two PBT MAT)
Computer Based test (Only One CBT MAT)
MAT 2019 Registration Start Dates Phase-1
December 16, 2018
December 16, 2018
MAT 2019 Registration Last Date Phase-1
February 8, 2019
February 12, 2019
MAT 2019 Registration Start Date Phase-2
February 10, 2019
Contd. till Feb 12, 2019
MAT 2019 Registration Last Date Phase-2
February 12, 2019
February 12, 2019
MAT 2019 Admit card Download start date
February 9, 2019
February 19, 2019
MAT 2019 Admit Card download last date Phase-1
February 17, 2019
February 23, 2019
MAT 2019 Admit Card download last date Phase-2
February 23, 2019
February 23, 2019
MAT 2019 Exam Date Phase-1
February 17, 2019
February 23, 2019
MAT 2019 Exam Date Phase-2
February 23, 2019
February 23, 2019
MAT 2019 Result Date
February 28, 2019
February 28, 2019
MAT 2019 Score Card Download Starts
February 28, 2019
February 28, 2019
MAT 2019 Score Card Download last date
Available for one year
Available for one year

Two Paper Based February MAT 2019
February MAT 2019 exam is conducted by AIMA both as paper based as well as computer based test. There are two paper based exams in February MAT 2019. 

 

AIMA has started conducting two paper based MAT exams and one computer based test in the same month. While the phase-1 paper based MAT February 2019 exam date is February 17, 2019 the Phase-2 Paper Based MAT Exam and Computer Based Exam date is February 23, 2018. Earlier also, there were two paper based MAT exams in May 2018, September 2018 and December 2018.

 

February MAT 2019: Conducted Little Late

AIMA is conducting February MAT 2019 exam a little late and as per the past trends the February 2019 MAT exam will also have two paper based MAT and one Computer based MAT as happened in earlier MAT exams.

 

MAT 2019 February Exam Application Dates & Process
The February MAT 2019 exam application process for paper based test and computer based tests is online only. The last date to submit MAT 2019 February application is February 8 for paper based test. Fore computer based MAT February 2019 exam and for phase-2 paper based MAT February 2019 exam the last date to apply is February 12, 2019.

 

AIMA has discontinued the offline application facility for MAT exam, so you have to apply for MAT February 2019 exam online only. The first step to apply for MAT 2019 February Exam is to fill up MAT application form 2019 online at AIMA website. The second step is to make payment of MAT 2019 application and exam fee online and the third step is to submit the MAT 2019 application form online.. Read More

 

MAT 2019 Exams: Test Dates, Start & Last Dates for All MAT Activities
Four MAT exams are scheduled in the year 2019 for admission to MBA 2019 and for MBA admission 2020. The first Management Aptitude Test (MAT) in 2019 leading to MBA admission 2019 in more than 600 MBA colleges across the country is scheduled on Sunday February 17 as paper based test and on February 23, 2019 as online computer based test. Other three MAT exams 2019 will be held as under:

 

MAT 2019 Exam Schedule: May, September, December 2019

MAT 2019 Exams
MAT 2019 Registration start Date
Phase-1 Paper based MAT 2019 Exam Date
Phase-2 paper Based MAT & Computer based MAT 2019 Exam Date
MAT 2019 May
March 1st week
Sunday May 5, 2019
Saturday May 18
MAT 2019 September
July 1st week
Sunday September 8, 2019
Saturday September 14, 2019
MAT 2019 December
October 1st week
Sunday December 8, 2019
Saturday December 14, 2019

List of MAT 2019 February exam score accepting MBA colleges
There are around 600 MBA/PGDM colleges who will accept MAT February 2019 exam score for MBA admission 2019. The updated list of Management Institutes who accept MAT exam scores for admission to their MBA programmes is available on MBAUniverse.com and is released by AIMA for each MAT exam. The list of MAT score accepting MBA colleges goes on changing from one MAT exam to another.

 

MBA Colleges in Maharashtra to Accept MAT 2019 February Exam Score
The Higher and Technical Education Department, Directorate of Technical Education, Government of Maharashtra vide its notification ref. TEM.2018/C.R.27/TE-4 dated May 19, 2018 has clarified while determining the entrance exam eligibility of All India category candidates for MBA/MMS admission process in private unaided Maharashtra MBA colleges, that All India Candidature Candidate, Jammu and Kashmir Migrant Candidature Candidate will be considered for MBA/MMS admission on the basis of obtaining non zero positive score in CET conducted by the Competent Authority; CAT -conducted by Indian Institute of Management; CMAT; GMAT; MAT; ATMA and XAT.

 

Accordingly, the MAT 2019 scores will be considered for MBA 2019 admission in Maharashtra MBA colleges also.

 

Wider Choice Now to appear in Two PBT and CBT MAT February 2019 Exams
AIMA is to conduct two paper Based MAT and one computer based MAT in February 2019. Besides, Candidates can appear in both the paper based MAT exams as well as the computer based MAT exam with an additional payment of Rs.1100/- towards application fee.

 

Now a Candidate can opt for both the tests i.e. PBT and CBT by paying an extra fees of Rs.1100/- in addition to Rs.1550/-. A candidate can also choose to appear in phase-2 paper based test by paying again Rs.1550/- towards application and registration fee, if he/she wants to improve his/her score.

 

However, no candidate is permitted to appear in phase-2 paper based MAT exam as well as Computer Based MAT exam on February 23, 2019 as the exam date for both these exams is same.

 

MAT February 2019 Admit Card Download: Starts on Feb 9
The MAT 2019 admit card for paper based MAT February 2019 exam will be available for download from February 9, 2019. The last date for MAT admit card download for paper based test is February 17. For phase-2 paper based and computer based the start date for MAT Admit card download is February 19 and the last date for MAT admit card download for Computer based test and phase-2 paper based MAT exam is February 23, 2019.   

 

All provisionally registered candidates for Paper Based Test and Computer Based Test can download their MAT Admit Card from AIMA website on the scheduled dates for MAT Admit card Download. No MAT admit card is now sent as hard copy to the candidate’s registered address.

 

Specific MAT 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.. Read More

 

MAT Question Paper: Duration, Sectional composition & Scoring pattern

  • MAT February 2019 test paper has a time duration of 2½ hours.
  • There are 200 objective type questions in MCQs form in MAT question paper of February MAT 2019 exam.
  • Question difficulty level is easy to moderate
  • MAT 2019 February exam is divided in 5 sections with 40 questions in each section
  • Each correct answer is awarded +1 Mark
  • Each wrong answer is penalized with negative marking of -0.25 mark
  • MAT exam sections are Language Comprehension, Mathematical skills, Data Analysis and Sufficiency, Intelligence and Critical Reasoning, Indian and Global Environment.
  • Merit Score in MAT exam is calculated on the basis of 4 sections only and the score of Indian & Global Environment is separately shown but is not taken into account to calculate the merit or percentile in the MAT February 2019 score card.
  • MAT score card displays scaled score out of 800 Marks and not out of 160 or 200 raw scores
  • On the MAT score card along with the sectional and overall scaled scores, the sectional and overall  percentile is also displayed.. Read More

MAT February 2019 Exam Syllabus: At par with other MBA entrance exams
MAT exam Syllabus contains all the topics on which questions are asked in other national level MBA entrance exams. Past MAT question papers and the MAT exam pattern reveal that MAT syllabus does not throw tough questions in the MAT exam, although MAT syllabus topics are same.

 

MAT Exam syllabus is based on past MAT exams and types of questions that appear in the MAT exam. The best way to get hands-on feel and practice on MAT question topics covered in MAT syllabus, is to go through the previous MAT exam papers and attempt MAT Mock tests.. Read More

 

How to Prepare for MAT Exam?
Over the years MAT exam pattern and syllabus for MAT exam has not changed. So the MAT exam preparation is also not very difficult. Reading good MAT preparation books, practicing with MAT February 2019 sample papers and MAT previous year papers with solutions are a good tool for MAT exam preparation.

 

MAT 2019 February exam Preparation can get you admission to MBA 2019 in good MBA colleges. It is high time that MAT exam preparation must be started without any further delay as per the MAT exam pattern. One of the important points which differentiate MAT exam preparation from other exams is the separate section with 40 questions in MAT on ‘Data Analysis and Data Sufficiency (DADS)’ which is slightly different from Data Interpretation in other exams. The DADS Preparation for MAT exam and the strategy to prepare for this important MAT section is to be properly planned and followed to score high.

 

How to prepare for MAT 2019, is not a big question as the preparation pattern can be kept same. MAT exam preparation strategy needs more focus on four core sections keeping the ‘Indian & Global Environment’ section at second place. Accordingly, your MAT exam Preparation should be focussed on following key points:

  • When and How to prepare for MAT
  • Which are the best MAT Preparation Books
  • What MAT preparation material is available apart from the books
  • MAT  Preparation Tips by MAT Toppers
  • Whether to Prepare with MAT Coaching or Self prepare - which is better
  • MAT Preparation Online
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MAT February 2019 Score Validity: One year
The MAT February exam score will be valid for admission in academic session 2019-21. The list of MAT Colleges accepting MAT score is published by AIMA for each MAT exam separately. The best part of appearing in each MAT exam is that you can improve your score after every 3 months. Each MAT exam score is valid for 1 year. The best MAT exam score would be considered to get the merit position during admission process of the B-school. 

 

February MAT 2019: Expect an Easy Question paper 
The MAT colleges cut offs in MBA admission are not very high although MAT question paper and MAT scoring pattern award liberal marks to MAT exam takers. The MAT colleges cut offs especially among top 20 MAT colleges like – BIMTECH, IESMCRC, SDMIMD, NDIM, Jaipuria, FIIB, FLAME among others are slightly higher as compared to other MBA colleges accepting MAT scores since the merit position in top 20 MAT colleges is based on little higher cut offs. 

 

The biggest advantage of taking MAT exam is that you are given the facility to choose and apply upto 5 Management Institutes accepting MAT February exam 2019 scores for MBA admission 2019-21 without paying any additional fee. The choices can be filled up in the space given in the registration form.

 

MAT Result: Download Score Card from AIMA Website
MAT 2019 February exam result is expected to be declared on February 28, 2019 at 4 PM. The MAT Result will be available for download on AIMA official Website and no score card will be sent by post or E-mail. AIMA has announced, ‘Score card to be downloaded from AIMA website only. No separate score card will be sent by post or email.’ Accordingly, AIMA has discontinued the practice of sending the MAT exam score card by post or on E-mail.. Read More

 

MAT Score Needed for Top MBA colleges
‘How much MAT score 2019 is required to get admission in one of the top MBA colleges?’ MAT score cut offs in these MBA colleges accepting MAT scores vary from institute to institute. Apart from the overall MAT score 2019, many of the MAT accepting colleges also consider MAT sectional score.

 

Most of these MBA colleges are autonomous, University B-schools offering MBA degree, private PGDM colleges. The MAT score cut off in good MBA colleges go in the range of 70 to 80+  MAT percentile.

 

To help MBA aspirants searching for top MBA colleges accepting MAT scores, MBAUniverse.com has prepared a list of MBA colleges with their MAT expected cut off.. Read More

 

Which MAT to Choose? Paper Based or Computer Based
Making a choice between MAT Paper Based and Computer Based test or taking both the tests depends upon various factors - your preference, computer based or paper based test solving skills among others. 

 

If you have understanding of how to take and appear in computer based tests, navigation tools, scrolling of questions, choosing the answers and marking them and find that test taking is easier in computer based test, you could go for computer based MAT exam.

 

If you are not well conversant with computers, internet technology, have confusion in navigation tools, it is better to go for paper based MAT exam.. Read More

 

Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is a standardised test 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 the admission criteria based on its Score Cards issued to the candidates.

 

More than 600 institutes will offer MBA admission 2019 with MAT February 2019 cut offs on the basis of MAT exam scores.   

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Exam dates and schedule

  • Registration – Online: 16-12-2018 10:00 AM to 12-02-2019 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 09-02-2019 01:00 PM to 23-02-2019 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 10:00 (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings– Offline: 17-02-2019 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Result: 28-02-2019 10:00 AM (Confirm)

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MAT Registration 2019

MAT 2019 February exam online registration process is open till February 8, 2019 for paper based test and till February 12, 2019 for computer based test.With no offline Registration available now, there is now only MAT online registration 2019 for February exam. AIMA opened the MAT 2019 Online Registration for February MAT exam on December 16, 2018 and has allowed more than one and half months to apply for MAT 2019 February exam.

 

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MAT 2019 Application Form

MAT 2019 February exam Application Form submission process is open till February 8, 2019 for paper based test and till February 12, 2019 for computer based test. The MAT Application process is online only. AIMA opened the MAT 2019 Application form for February MAT exam on December 16, 2018 and has allowed more than one and half months to apply for MAT 2019 February exam.

 

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MAT 2019 Exam Fee

Online MAT exam fee payment 
The MAT 2019 February registration or exam fee can be paid through Credit Card/Debit Card (ATM Card)/Net Banking.  The last date to pay the MAT 2019 February exam fee is February 8, 2019 for paper based MAT exam and February 12, 2019 for computer based MAT exam.

 

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MAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria

MAT 2019 exam eligibility for MAT February 2019 exam to be held on February 17, 2019 as paper based test remains unchanged and is the same as was for earlier MAT exams held in 2018. AIMA has not changed the MAT exam eligibility criteria for any of the MAT 2019 exams.

 

To appear in MAT exam, you must have obtained recognized bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years duration or equivalent in any discipline. Those studying in their final graduation year may also apply.

 

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MAT Exam Dates 2019

MAT 2019 February Phase-1 Paper Based exam date is February 17, 2019 and Phase-2 Paper Based MAT and Computer Based MAT exam date is February 23, 2019. The last date to apply for MAT February exam is Feb 8 for Paper based test and the last date to apply for computer based MAT exam is February 12, 2019. AIMA is conducting February MAT 2019 Phase -1 paper based and Phase-2 paper based & computer based exam with a gap of one week.

 

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MAT 2019 Admit Card

MAT 2019 Admit Card download for February MAT exam is available now. The last date to download MAT February 2019 exam admit card is February 17, 2019 till 10AM for Paper Based Test. The MAT 2019 Hall Ticket download for February computer based test starts on Tuesday February 19, 2019 and the last date for computer based February MAT 2019 is February 23. 

 

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MAT 2019 Mock Tests 

To help MAT 2019 aspirants prepare and perform better in the MAT February 2019 exam, experts at MBAUniverse.com have prepared MAT 2019 Mock tests based on the MAT paper pattern & key changes in MAT 2019 February exam with answer keys and solutions. Expected Questions... Prepared by India’s Top Experts 

 

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MAT 2019 Percentile Predictor

After taking your MAT 2018 exam on December 9, 2018 in paper-pen mode and on December 15, 2018 as computer based exam, you will be anxious to know your MAT percentile and the process how to arrive at the accurate MAT percentile calculation. The best MAT percentile predictor should give you the nearest MAT percentile calculation so that you may decide whether you would be shortlisted by the preferred MBA college for MBA admission 2019 based on your MAT 2019 predictions of your percentile score.

 

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MAT 2019 Important Dates

MAT Exam Important Dates include the last date to apply for MAT exam and all other complete MAT important Dates 2019 beginning from the MAT Registration start date to MAT Result Date. The most important MAT 2019 date is MAT February exam Phase-1 Paper Based Test date which is February 17, 2019 followed by another MAT 2019 important date for Computer Based MAT exam which is February 23, 2019.

 

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MAT Question Paper

MAT previous year question paper is the right source of MAT preparation as it helps you to know all about the exact MAT pattern, type of questions in the MAT question paper, number and difficulty level of MAT questions as appeared in previous MAT papers. Accordingly, to help MAT 2019 aspirants prepare and perform better in the MAT February 2019 exam, experts at MBAUniverse.com have prepared MAT 2019 Question paper based on the MAT previous year question paper pattern & key changes in MAT 2019 February test paper with answer keys and solutions. Expected Questions...

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MAT 2019 Exam Pattern

MAT Exam Pattern 2019 is not much changed from last year MAT exam. MAT February 2019 exam pattern reveals that the MAT will have 200 MCQ type questions divided in 5 sections. AIMA (All India Management Association) has been conducting MAT exam since 1988 for MBA admission four times in one year. Scores of MAT 2019 exam will be used as admission criteria in B-schools across the country for the MBA/PGDM 2019-21 batch.

 

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MAT 2019 Exam Preparation

MAT exam Preparation is not very difficult as the MAT question paper has remained unchanged over last many exams. MAT February 2019 sample papers prepared by experts are based on MAT previous year papers and since there are no substantial changes in MAT exam papers, the MAT practice questions, MAT sample papers with solutions are a good tool for MAT exam preparation.

 

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MAT 2019 Syllabus

MAT 2019 February exam Syllabus is outlined by AIMA for the five MAT exam sections but the MAT exam syllabus has not been strictly pre-defined. However, going by the past trends and MAT test structure over the years, the MAT syllabus covers all the important topics on which questions are formed in each section.

 

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MAT 2019 Exam Analysis

The MAT 2019 February exam analysis will be live at 1 PM on Sunday February 17, 2019, immediately after the exam on this MAT 2019 Exam Analysis Page of MBAUniverse.com. The MAT exam Analysis for both MAT 2019 exams - Paper based and Online computer based MAT exams will be published by experts.  MAT 2019 Analysis by other top coaching institutes and experts in India will also be published.

 

The detailed MAT 2019 February Exam Analysis will consist of the following:

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MAT Result

MAT February 2019 date is February 28, 2019. Along with the MAT 2019 result the MAT 2019 score card will also be released by AIMA. MAT exam result will be available for download from 3PM onwards on February 28, 2019. AIMA will release the MAT 2019 February exam score card along with the MAT result on its official website. Candidates can download the MAT Score card from AIMA website.  The available MAT Result for download on AIMA official Website clarifies that no score card will be sent by post or e-mail. AIMA has announced, ‘Score card to be downloaded from AIMA website only.

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MAT Cutoff

MAT 2019 cut offs are applicable in all the MBA colleges accepting MAT February exam score for MBA admission 2019. The MAT Colleges cut off 2019 in top MBA colleges in India are based on last year MAT cut offs. MAT cut off Composite scores are applicable in almost all the MBA colleges offering MBA admission with MAT February 2019 cut offs.

 

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MAT 2019 Exam Test Centers

MATFebruary 2019 exam will be conducted in about 60 cities in India. AIMA announces the list of test centres across the country for each MAT exam. Many of these MAT exam centres have been assigned to conduct both paper based and computer based test.  Complete list of MAT exam cities for MAT 2019 February exam shared by AIMA is given below:

 

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MAT Score Vs Percentile

MAT 2018 percentile calculator is based on your performance in actual MAT December 2018 exam on December 9 for phase-1 PBT exam, or on December 15 for phase-2 of PBT exam and CBT MAT exam as well as the AIMA’s formula of MAT December score Vs percentile calculation. While your performance will get you raw score in MAT leading to MAT 2018 percentile Score, many of the MAT exam takers are not aware the key aspects of MAT Score Vs percentile calculator. Once you know how the MAT score vs percentile is calculated, it will be easier for you to focus and devise your test taking strategy.

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MAT Paper Based or Computer Based

MAT paper based (phase 1) and Paper based (Phase 2) with computer based test are held in a gap of few days. The first MAT 2018 pencil based test is over on December 9, 2018, the phase 2 paper based MAT and the MAT 2018 computer based test is scheduled on December 15.

 

The major difference between MAT computer based test and paper based test is that the MAT offline test is paper based while MAT online test is computer based.

 

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MAT 2019

MAT 2019 is the gateway to more than 600 MBA/PGDM colleges for 2019-21 batch. There will be four Management Aptitude Tests (MAT) exams in 2019 spread over a time interval of 3-4 months. Each MAT exam cycle will consist of 3 MAT exams in the same month. There will be two paper based tests and one computer based test.

 

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