MAT 2019: Management Aptitude Test

MAT 2019 is one of the important national level MBA entrance exams for  admission to more than 300 MBA colleges in India. The full form of MAT is Management Aptitude Test. All India Management Association (AIMA) conducts MAT four times in a year in the months of February, May, September and December. Out of the four MAT exams, while one is over in February, the next AIMA MAT 2019 exam is scheduled on May 5 as paper based test and on May 18, 2019 as computer based test.

 

AIMA gives the opportunity to improve score and rank in each of the consecutive MAT exam after every three months. AIMA MAT May 2019 offers MBA admission opportunity in the academic session 2019-20. Like CAT/XAT/CMAT and other important national level MBA entrance exams, MAT May exam 2019 score is accepted for admission by most of the MBA colleges in the country.

 

Last opportunity for MBA Admission 2019

3 MAT Exams in May 2019

MAT May 2019 exam schedule is divided into three Paper based and computer based MAT exams. There are 2 paper based MAT and one Computer based MAT in the same month. The first MAT May 2019 exam date is Sunday May 5, 2019 for phase-1 Paper based test. The second MAT May exam date is Saturday May 18 for computer based test. The phase-2 paper based MAT May 2019 exam date is Sunday May 19, 2019.

 

The two paper based MAT exams in May will be held from 10AM to 12.30PM, while the MAT exam May 2019 in computer based format will be held in different time slots on May 18, 2019 at different test centres than assigned for MAT paper based test.

 

Candidates can apply for MAT exam either for one paper based test; two paper based test or one computer based plus one paper based test. The application fee for one MAT May exam 2019 is Rs.1550/- and for two MAT exams the application fee is Rs.2650/- inclusive of GST.

 

MAT Registration process has started in the first week of March. The last date to apply for first MAT paper based test is April 26, 2019 and for computer based MAT test and phase-2 paper based MAT exam is May 10, 2019. 

 

MAT Admit Card download process starts on April 29, 2019 for AIMA MAT May 2019 Paper Based Test and on May 13, 2019 for computer based MAT exam. Only the candidates who have successfully registered for MAT 2019 May exam can download their MAT admit card till exam date from official AIMA MAT website. 

 

MAT 2019 Important Dates 
The MAT May 2019 Exam Schedule and important dates, eligibility, start and last date to apply for MAT registration, last date to download MAT 2019 admit card are as under:

MAT 2019 May Exam Schedule
MAT Paper Based Test Phase-1 
Computer Based test & Phase-2 Paper Based Test
Registration Start Date
March 7, 2019
March 7, 2019
Last Date to Apply for May MAT
April 26, 2019
May 10, 2019
MAT Exam May Admit card Download start date
April 29, 2019
May 13, 2019
Last Date for Admit Card download
May 5, 2019
May 18, 2019 (For CBT)
May 19, 2019 (For Ph-2 PBT)
MAT May 2019 Exam Date
May 5, 2019
May 18,2019 (CBT);
May 19, 2019 (Ph-2 PBT)
MAT Result Date
May 25, 2019
May 25, 2019
MAT Score Card Download Starts
May 25, 2019
May 25, 2019
Last date to download MAT May 2019 Score Card
Available for one year
Available for one year

Two Paper Based MAT in May 2019
There are two paper based MAT exams in May 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 exam date is May 5, 2019, the Phase-2 Paper Based MAT 2019 Exam date is May 19 and the Computer Based MAT Exam date is May 18, 2018. Earlier also, there were two paper based MAT exams in May 2018, September 2018, December 2018 and February 2019.

 

MAT Exam Application Dates & Process
The AIMA MAT May 2019 exam application process for paper based test and computer based test is online only. The last date to submit MAT 2019 exam application remains very close to the MAT exam date. Usually AIMA also extends the last date to apply for MAT exam by a few days. However, to play safe and in order to avoid technical glitches, the May MAT 2019 application should be submitted by the pre announced last dates for MAT exam registration.

 

Application deadline for AIMA MAT May 2019 exam is April 26 for first paper based test and May 10, 2019 for computer based MAT as well as for phase-2 paper based MAT.

 

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

 

MAT 2019: Schedule for All Exams 
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 was held on February 17 as paper based test, followed by computer based MAT on February 23. The third and last MAT February 2019 exam was held on February 24, 2019 as phase-2 paper based test.

 

Accordingly MAT exam is scheduled to be held three times in a month. MAT exam schedule for AIMA MAT May 2019 is given above and the MAT schedule for other remaining two Exams for September and December 2019 is shared below:

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

List of MAT Exam May 2019 Score Accepting MBA colleges
AIMA releases a list of MAT score accepting colleges for each MAT exam on its official website. There is variation in number of colleges accepting each MAT exam score.

 

Accordingly, there are around 300+ MBA/PGDM colleges who will accept MAT May 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.

 

MBA Colleges in Maharashtra to Accept MAT May Exam 2019 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 may scores will be considered for MBA 2019 admission in Maharashtra MBA colleges also.

 

Wider Choice Now to appear in Two PBT and CBT MAT Exams
AIMA is to conduct two paper Based MAT and one computer based MAT in May 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.

 

MAT 2019 Admit Card Download: Starts on April 29
The MAT 2019 admit card for paper based May MAT 2019 exam will be available for download from April 29, 2019. The last date for MAT admit card download for paper based test is the MAT exam day. For phase-2 paper based and computer based the MAT Admit card download start date is May 13, 2019 and the last date for MAT admit card download for Computer based test and phase-2 paper based MAT exam is May 18, 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 May 2019 test paper has a time duration of 2½ hours.
  • There are 200 objective type questions in MCQs form in MAT question paper of May MAT 2019 exam.
  • Question difficulty level is easy to moderate
  • MAT 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 May 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 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.

 

The syllabus is based on past MAT exam pattern 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 May 2019 sample papers and MAT previous year papers with solutions are a good tool for MAT exam preparation.

 

MAT 2019 May 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.

 

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 2019 May Score Validity: One Year
The MAT May 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. 

 

MAT 2019: 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 exam scores for MBA admission 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 May exam result is expected to be declared on May 25, 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 300 institutes will offer MBA admission 2019 with May MAT 2019 cut offs on the basis of MAT exam scores.   

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Exam dates and schedule

  • Registration – Online: 07-03-2019 10:00 AM to 26-04-2019 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 29-04-2019 01:00 PM to 05-05-2019 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: Saturday, May 18, 2019 - 10:00 (Confirm), Sunday, May 19, 2019 - 10:00 (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings– Offline: 05-05-2019 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Result: 25-05-2019 05:00 PM (Confirm)

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MAT Registration 2019

MAT 2019 May exam online registration process is open till April 26, 2019 for paper based test and till May 10, 2019 for computer based test. With no offline Registration available now, there is now only MAT online registration 2019 for May exam. AIMA opened the MAT 2019 Online Registration for May MAT exam on March 7, 2019 and has allowed more than one and half months to apply for MAT 2019 May exam.

 

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MAT 2019 Application Form

MAT 2019 May exam registration process is open till April 27, 2019 for paper based test and till May 12, 2019 for computer based test. The registration process is online only. AIMA opened the MAT registration for May MAT exam on March 7, 2019 and has allowed more than one and half months to apply for MAT May exam.

 

MAT May 2019 exam is scheduled on Sunday May 5 as paper based test and on May 18, 2019 as computer based test. The Paper based May MAT exam time and duration is from 10 AM to 12.30 PM while the computer based MAT exam is scheduled in different time slots.

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MAT 2019 Exam Fee

Online MAT exam fee payment 
The MAT 2019 May registration or exam fee can be paid through Credit Card/Debit Card (ATM Card)/Net Banking.  The last date to pay the MAT 2019 May exam fee is April 26, 2019 for paper based MAT exam and May 10, 2019 for computer based MAT exam.

 

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MAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria

MAT 2019 exam eligibility for MAT May 2019 exam to be held on May 5, 2019 as paper based test remains unchanged and is the same as was for earlier MAT exams. AIMA has not changed the MAT exam eligibility criteria for any of the MAT 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.

 

AIMA also does not restrict any candidate to seek MBA admission and appear in MAT on the basis of age bar.  

 

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MAT 2019 Mock Tests 

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

 

How the MAT Mock Tests 2019 are Prepared?

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MAT Exam Dates 2019

MAT 2019 May Phase-1 Paper Based exam date is May 5, 2019 and Phase-2 Paper Based MAT and Computer Based MAT exam date is May 18 for CBT and May 19 for PBTphase-2 exam. The last date to apply for MAT May exam is April 26 for Paper based test and the last date to apply for computer based MAT exam is May 10, 2019. AIMA is conducting May MAT 2019 Phase -1 paper based and Phase-2 paper based & computer based exam with a gap of more than one week.

 

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MAT 2019 Admit Card

MAT May 2019 Admit Card download for phase-1 paper based exam starts on April 29 and for phase-2 paper based and the computer based test starts on May 13, 2019. Last date to download MAT May 2019 admit card is May 5 for PBT MAT and May 18 for CBT MAT. The MAT 2019 Admit card is released around 4 PM and remains available for download till MAT exam date.

 

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MAT 2019 Exam Pattern

MAT May 2019 paper based test date is May 5 and computer based test date is May 18, 2019. MAT Exam Pattern 2019 is not much changed from last MAT exam. MAT May 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.

 

MAT May 2019 Exam Pattern: Two Phase MAT Exam

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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 May 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 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 May exam Phase-1 Paper Based Test date which is May 5, 2019 followed by another MAT 2019 important date for Computer Based MAT exam which is May 18, 2019.

 

Since last year, AIMA has started conducting two paper based MAT exams. Therefore, the third important MAT 2019 exam date for Phase-2 Paper Based MAT is May 19, 2019.

 

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MAT Question Paper

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

 

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MAT 2019 Syllabus

MAT 2019 May exam Syllabus relates to the five MAT exam sections. However, the MAT exam syllabus has not been strictly pre-defined by AIMA. 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 Exam Analysis Page of MBAUniverse.com. The MAT exam Analysis for both MAT exams - Paper based and Online computer based MAT exams will be published by experts.  MAT Exam 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 Result released! After a delay of a few days, MAT February 2019 Result was announced on late evening of March 2, 2019. You can download the MAT exam result 2019 and MAT Score Card from official AIMA website for all the three February MAT exams - Phase-1 Paper Based MAT held on Feb 17; Computer based MAT held on Feb 23 and Phase-2 Paper Based MAT held on February 24. AIMA will not dispatch the MAT score card either by post or on your e-mail and has clarified, ‘Score card to be downloaded from AIMA website only.

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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 Cutoff

MAT 2019 cut offs are announced now! MAT score 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 applied for MBA, PGDM, MMS, as well as for other management programmes offered by the many MBA colleges. MAT cut off Composite scores are applicable in almost all the MBA colleges offering MBA admission on the basis of  MAT February 2019 cut offs.

 

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MAT Score Vs Percentile

MAT percentile calculator is based on your performance in actual MAT February 2019 exam on February 17 for phase-1 PBT exam; February 23 for Computer based test and on February 24 for phase-2 of PBT exam  as well as the AIMA’s formula of MAT February score Vs percentile calculation. While your performance will get you raw score in MAT leading to MAT percentile Score, many of the MAT exam takers are not aware the key aspects of MAT Score Vs percentile calculator.

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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.

 

The first MAT Exam was held on Sunday February 17, 2019 as phase-1 paper based test. The phase-2 paper based MAT exam is on February 24 and the computer based MAT Exam is on Saturday February 23, 2019.

 

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