MAT 2021: Management Aptitude Test - February Exam

Updated on
Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Latest update: Computer Based February MAT 2021 exam was conducted on February 20, 2021 at test centres in multiple slots. The exam was of moderate difficulty level. The next MAT exam is paper based MAT and the exam date is March 6, 2021. You can register and apply for PBT Feb MAT 2021 latest by March 1, 2021.  All India Management Association (AIMA) will also conduct IBT MAT 2021 from March 8 to 13, 2021 and application process for IBT Mode is open till March 9. All the three MAT exams are scheduled on different dates. While CBT and PBT MAT exams are conducted in a single day, the IBT MAT will be held in a testing window of one week. A candidate can apply for one or two MAT exams by paying requisite registration fee.  

 

The application fee to apply for one MAT exam is Rs.1650/- and for two exams the application fee is Rs.2750/-. Check below MAT registration dates, MAT Admit card dates, MAT exam dates for all the testing modes and other important February MAT 2021 exam details:   

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MAT Feb 2021 Important Dates: Last Dates to Apply; Admit Card download dates; Exam Dates for CBT, PBT and IBT Mode  
February exam schedule has been completely changed by AIMA. Computer based MAT at test centres will be conducted first followed by paper base MAT and the IBT MAT will be the last exam. New dates for registration and application submission, release of Admit card and exam dates are as under:

MAT 2021 Exam Dates
Dates & Schedule for Paper Based Test 
Dates for Computer Based test 
Dates & Schedule for IBT Mode 
Last Date to Apply
March 1, 2021
February 16, 2021
In different phases – March 4, to March 9, 2021
Admit card Download start date
March 3, 2021
February 16, 2021
In different phases from March 5 to March 10, 2021
Last Date for Admit Card download
March 6, 2021
February 20, 2021
March 8 to March 13, 2021
Exam Date
March 6, 2021
February 20, 2021
March 8 to March 13, 2021
Result Date
March 25, 2021
March 25, 2021
March 25, 2021
Score Card Download Starts
March 25, 2021
March 25, 2021
March 25, 2021
Last date to download Score Card
Available for one year
Available for one year
Available for one year

 Management Aptitude Test popularly known as MAT Exam is one of the most popular National level MBA entrance exams in India after CAT. More than 600 MBA/PGDM Colleges are accepting MAT exam Scores for Admission 2021. In its notification AIMA has clarified that there are 600+ Participating B-Schools who use MAT score. This includes the 330+ MBA colleges in Maharashtra who offer PGDM and MBA/MMS programmes.

 

This comprehensive article prepared by MBAUniverse.com Exam Experts will give you complete information about MAT testing modes, Options available for you to apply for different types of MAT exam, Syllabus, Exam dates, How to Prepare for MAT, College Accepting MAT and a lot more. So, read this article carefully before applying for the exam. 

 

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February MAT Exam 2021: Testing Modes & Key Difference
AIMA is conducting February MAT 2021 in three testing modes as under:

  1. Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (IBT): You can appear in IBT from your Home
  2. Paper Based Test (PBT): Paper Pen based test which is conducted at test centres
  3. Computer Based Test (CBT): Online computer based exam which is conducted at test centres

February MAT Exam 2021: Test Taking Options
You can take one or more than one type of Feb MAT Exams in different modes. Following combinations are offered by AIMA to appear in different testing modes:

 

1. IBT MAT Testing Options

  • One Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (MAT IBT) or
  • Two Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (MAT IBT) 

2. IBT+PBT MAT Testing Options

  • Paper Based Test (PBT) or
  • Paper Based Test and MAT Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (PBT + IBT) 

3. CBT+IBT MAT Testing Options

  • Computer Based Test (CBT) or
  • Computer Based Test and Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (CBT+IBT) 

4. CBT + PBT MAT Testing Options

  • Paper Based Test and Computer Based Test (PBT+CBT) 

IBT, CBT or PBT Mode of MAT Exam 2021? Which is better option
MBA Exam experts and past MAT toppers suggest the candidates to opt for IBT Mode due to the uncertainty in Paper based and computer based exams. In the current situation, IBT from their home is the best option after complying with the AIMA norms. The difficulty level in IBT exam is similar to other modes of exam.

 

How to Choose the Best MAT Exam Mode?
Making a choice among IBT, Paper Based and Computer Based tests depends upon various factors - your preference, Computer based or Paper based test solving skills among others. 

 

If you have good understanding - 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 IBT mode.

 

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

 

Easy MBA Entrance Exam of 150 Minutes
MAT is an easier exam as compared to other MBA entrance exams like CAT, XAT, CMAT and others. The test paper has a time duration of 2½ hours. It has 200 objective type questions in MCQs form and the Question difficulty level is easy to moderate. The test paper is divided in 5 sections with 40 questions in each section. The sections are Language Comprehension, Mathematical skills, Data Analysis and Sufficiency, Intelligence and Critical Reasoning, Indian and Global Environment. 

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MAT 2021 February Registration Fee for 1 or More than 1 exams

  • Candidate can opt for 2 MAT IBT/PBT+IBT/CBT+IBT/PBT+CBT tests by paying an extra fees of Rs.1100/- in addition to Rs.1650/-.
  • Candidates opting for 2 MAT IBTs/PBT+IBT/CBT+IBT/PBT+CBT will have the benefit of selecting additional 2 Management Institutes for sending their scores in addition to existing option of selecting 5 Management Institutes i.e. they can select 7 Management Institutes in total. 
  • Register online with Credit Card/Debit Card (ATM Card), Net Banking, UPI and Paytm wallet. The fees details are given as below:
One Exam
  • For Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (IBT)
  • or Paper Based Test (PBT)
  • or Computer Based Test (CBT)
Rs. 1650/-
Two Exams
  • For Double Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (IBT)
  • For PBT+IBT
  • For CBT+IBT
  • For PBT+CBT
Rs. 2750/- 

You can download February 2021 exam admit card from AIMA MAT website till the exam day. MAT 2021 February Exam is scheduled in IBT, PBT as well as CBT Mode. February 2021 Internet Based Mode (IBT) Mode exam can be taken from the comfort of your home while PBT and CBT exams can be taken at designated test centres. Complete exam schedule for February exam has been released.  

    

Regarding conduct of CBT and PBT exams in February, AIMA has announced, "Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, conduct of MAT Feb 2021 in CBT or PBT mode is subject to prevailing situation and applicable government guidelines. In case the test cannot be administered on the scheduled test at any of the centers, the registration of those candidates will be automatically carried forward to forthcoming MAT to be scheduled in May 2021 or later."

 

Due to Covid-19 pandemic, AIMA has added one more testing mode - Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (IBT) apart from paper based and Computer based exams which are conducted at test centres.  MAT 2021 exams offer good opportunity to explore MBA admission 2021. 

 

While February 2021 Internet Based Mode (IBT) Mode exam will be conducted in longer testing window, the PBT and CBT exams will be conducted in a single day on different dates. The last dates for MAT Registration are different for each IBT exam, while for CBT and for PBT exams the last date to apply closes a few days before the exam date.

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MAT 2021 IBT: Important Guidelines and Benefits
MAT exam in the IBT mode is the new type of MAT from your home exam. You can opt for 2 IBT 2021 February tests by paying an extra fees of Rs.1100/- in addition to Rs.1650/- for one test.

  • If you are opting for one IBT MAT 2020, you can select 5 management institutes where your scores will be sent free for admission
  • If you are opting for 2 IBT MAT 2020 exams, you will have the benefit of selecting additional 2 Management Institutes for sending your scores in addition to existing option of selecting 5 Management Institutes. It means you can select 7 Management Institutes in total

The IBT exam is scheduled in morning and evening time slots on each exam date. There is facility to appear in one IBT mode exam or two IBT Mode MAT exams with extra registration fee of Rs.1100/-.

 

MAT IBT 2021, PBT & CBT: Registration is Open 
Fresh registrations for IBT 2021 exam, PBT and for CBT Mode exam are open now on AIMA MAT website. The dates for Feb 2021 Registrations will remain open till few days before the each IBT exam date. Read below all the important details about IBT Exam, CBT and PBT exams

To avoid any untoward incident due to Covid-19 pandemic, AIMA has introduced Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (MAT IBT) 2021 exam, apart from the regular Computer Based and Paper based  exams. Candidates can appear in the IBT mode exam from the convenience of their home instead of going to an exam centre while CBT and PBT remain centre based exams.

 

AIMA MAT February 2021 Internet Based Mode (IBT) Mode: Test Schedule
AIMA has announced the complete schedule for the Feb IBT exam in following format:

 

Important Dates for February IBT Exam
February 2021 IBT Mode Registrations are open from January 2021 first week. IBT Exam is scheduled in morning and evening time slots in a testing window from March 8 to 13, 2021. MAT IBT Schedule with all important dates for February 2021 Internet Based Mode (IBT Mode) exam is shared below:

Sr No.
IBT Test Date
IBT Test Slots
Last Date for Registration
Issue of Admit Card
1
08 March 2021
10.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
04 March 2021
05 March 2021
2
09 March 2021
10.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
05 March 2021
06 March 2021
3
10 March 2021
10.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
06 March 2021
07 March 2021
4
11 March 2021
10.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
07 March 2021
08 March 2021
5
13 March 2021
10.00 am to 12.30 pm
09 March 2021
10 March 2021

MAT 2021 Computer Based Test (CBT) February: Exam Date February 20
AIMA has reintroduced the centre based MAT exam in computer format. The candidates who do not want to opt for IBT Mode or PBT Mode exam, may choose to take the CBT 2021. AIMA has announced the complete schedule and dates for CBT Feb exam 2021 as given below.

  • Registration start Date: January 5, 2021
  • Last Date for Registration: February 16, 2021
  • Admit Card Release: February 16, 2021 (4 PM onwards)
  • Exam Date 2021: February 20, 2020

MAT 2021 Paper Based Test (PBT) February: Exam Date March 6

  • Registration start Date: January 5, 2021
  • Last Date for Registration: March 1, 2021
  • Admit Card Release: March 3, 2021
  • PBT Exam Date 2021: March 6, 2021

What is IBT MAT 2021? 5 Key Features
AIMA has introduced "Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (IBT)" with a separate schedule to safeguard test takers against Covid-19 pandemic health hazards. Key features of the exam are:

  1. For taking the test in IBT mode, instead of going to a test centre candidates could do so from the safe confines and convenience of their homes subject to certain conditions.
  2. Only the candidates with a computer together with webcam and internet facilities meeting certain specifications can appear in IBT exam.
  3. The sanctity and security of the test is effectively maintained through remote proctoring in dual mode i.e., by employing robust Artificial Intelligence (AI) based tools as also human proctors.
  4. In order to help candidates to familiarize themselves with this new mode of testing, AIMA has also scheduled mock IBT sessions at a nominal extra fee
  5. These IBT mock tests replicate the testing environment and help candidates build familiarity with the same. This ensures that the candidates are adequately prepared for the main test.

IBT February 2021: Key Requirements
Candidates need to fulfil following key requirements to appear in IBT February 2021 exam.

  • You must ensure to sit in a well-lit room with proper light on your face and in a quiet place
  • Ensure that no other person enters/interferes during the scheduled test
  • You must not use mobile phone or any gadgets
  • A Laptop or Desktop with Webcam is Mandatory to appear in test
  • A stable internet connection with minimum upload Speed => 512 kbps  is required
  • Required Supported Browsers are Chrome-version 63 and above; Firefox-version 52 and above
  • Required Operating System isWindows OS (Version 7 and above)
  • Dot NET framework minimum supported version is 4.5.1. NET framework.
  • Required Memory is 65MB permanent free space on the default hard drive

 Who can Apply for February IBT Mode Exam?
All the candidates who wish to appear in MAT 2021, now have the option to choose any one or more of the three modes of test i.e., IBT, PBT and CBT

  • Candidates who wish to appear in IBT exam can register and apply at AIMA MAT website by paying requisite application fee of Rs.1650/- online for one IBT and Rs.2750/- for two IBT  exams

MAT 2021 February: Registration Fee for IBT, CBT, PBT exams
Candidate should Register online at official AIMA website link with Credit Card/Debit Card (ATM Card), Net Banking, UPI and Paytm wallet. The Registration fees details for different modes of MAT exam are given below:

For one Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (IBT)
Rs. 1650/-
For Two Remote Proctored Internet Based Tests (IBT)
Rs.2750/-
For Paper Based Test(PBT)
Rs. 1650/-
For Computer Based Test (CBT)
Rs.1650/-
For Both PBT + CBT
Rs.2750/-
For Both IBT+PBT
Rs.2750/-
For Both IBT+CBT
Rs.2750/-
  • Candidate can opt for two IBT exams by paying an extra fees of Rs.1100/- in addition to Rs.1650/-.
  • Candidates can opt for PBT exam by paying fees of  Rs.1650/-.
  • Candidates opting for double IBT tests will have the benefit of selecting additional 2 Management Institutes for sending their scores in addition to existing option of selecting 5 Management Institutes i.e. they can select 7 Management Institutes in total.

Unique MAT Scoring Pattern
MAT scoring pattern is unique. The score card displays scaled score out of 800 Marks and not out of 160 or 200 raw scores. While each correct answer is awarded +1 Mark, each wrong answer is penalized with negative marking of -0.25 mark. Merit Score 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 score card  

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MBA Colleges Accepting MAT 2021
February 2021 MAT exam score will be valid for MBA/PGDM Admission 2021 in more than 300 MBA colleges in India. Almost all good B-schools in Delhi like JIMS, NDIM, Jaipuria; in Bangalore like IBA and AIMS; in Pune like Lexicon Mile, IIMS; in Mumbai like IES, VESIM are accepting the Exam scores. More details are below. Updated list of Management Institutes who accept MAT scores for admission to their MBA program is released by AIMA and is available on MBAUniverse.com. Read here full list of MAT Exam Accepting Colleges

 

MAT: Key Highlights
One of the most important but an easier MBA entrance exam – MAT 2021 has following key highlights:

Questions related to Exam
Answer related to Exam
Exam Conducting Body
All India Management Association (AIMA)
Total Exams in a Year
Held in February, May, September, December
Number of MBA colleges under the Exam
400+
Testing Modes
3: IBT, PBT, CBT
Number of exams you can apply for
2
Application Fee
Rs.1650/- for 1 exam;
Rs. 2750/- for 2 exams
MAT Full Form
Management Aptitude Test
Score Validity for MBA Admission
One academic session
Total Questions in Test Paper
200
Sectional Division of Exam 2021
5 Sections with 40 Questions in Each Section
Difficulty Level
Easy to Moderate
Required Percentile for MBA admission in Top Colleges
90+
Importance of Taking the Feb Exam
Offers MBA admission opportunity in 2021
Offers opportunity to improve rank & score
Application process
Online

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MAT Score validity
The February exam score will be valid for admission in Academic Session 2021-22. There are 400+ B-schools who will accept MAT 2021 scores. 

 

MAT Registration & Application 2021
Registration process for IBT exam, CBT exam and PBT exam is open. Registration fee for one IBT, one PBT or one CBT exam is Rs.1650/- and for two IBT exams is Rs.2750/-. The registration process is online only. 

 

MAT 2021 Registration Process
Registration process is online only and can be completed in five simple steps:

MBA Colleges Accepting MAT Score
Here are some of the best MBA colleges accepting the score of Management Aptitude Test 2021 Feb exam:

  • Jaipuria Institute of Management, Lucknow
  • NDIM Delhi 
  • JIMS Delhi
  • Jaipuria Institute of Management, Noida
  • IPE Hyderabad
  • IESMCRC, Mumbai
  • IBA Bangalore
  • VJIM, Hyderabad

MBA Colleges in Maharashtra to Accept MAT exam Score
The Higher and Technical Education Department, Directorate of Technical Education, Government of Maharashtra has clarified while determining the entrance exam eligibility of All India category candidates for MBA/MMS admission process in 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 exam scores will be considered for MBA admission in Maharashtra MBA colleges also.

 

MAT Question Paper: Duration, Sectional composition & Scoring pattern

  • The test paper has a time duration of 2½ hours.
  • There are 200 objective type questions in MCQs form in MAT question paper
  • Question difficulty level is easy to moderate
  • The test paper 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
  • Exam sections are Language Comprehension, Mathematical skills, Data Analysis and Sufficiency, Intelligence and Critical Reasoning, Indian and Global Environment.
  • Merit Score in the 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 score card.
  • The score card displays scaled score out of 800 Marks and not out of 160 or 200 raw scores
  • On the score card along with the sectional and overall scaled scores, the sectional and overall percentile is also displayed. Read More

How to Prepare for MAT 2021?
Over the years the pattern and syllabus for MAT exam has not changed. The only change is in testing mode which has changed with additional type of IBT exam apart from PBT and CBT exams. So, the exam preparation is also not very difficult. Reading good preparation books, practicing with sample papers and previous year papers with solutions are a good tool for preparation.

 

Consistent exam Preparation can get you admission to MBA 2021 in good MBA colleges. It is high time that exam preparation must be started without any further delay as per the test pattern. 

 

One of the important points which differentiate MAT preparation from other exams, is the separate section with 40 questions on ‘Data Analysis and Data Sufficiency (DADS)’ which is slightly different from Data Interpretation in other exams. The DADS Preparation and the strategy to prepare for this important section is to be properly planned and followed to score high. The preparation strategy needs more focus on four core sections keeping the ‘Indian & Global Environment’ section at second place.  

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The exam preparation requires your focus on preparing for the most important four sections with 160 questions. The sections are Language Comprehension; Data Analysis & Data Sufficiency; Intelligence & Critical Reasoning; and Mathematical skills. Accordingly, your Preparation should be focused on following key points:

  • When to Start the Preparation?
  • How to prepare?
  • Which are the best Preparation Books?
  • What is the best preparation material available apart from the books?
  • Preparation Tips by Toppers
  • Whether to Prepare with Coaching or Self prepare - which is better?
  • If time is short, How to prepare Online?
  • Test Taking Strategy - how to crack MAT with High score? Read here complete MAT Preparation Strategy

MAT 2021 Syllabus: At par with other MBA entrance exams
MAT Syllabus contains all the topics on which questions are asked in other national level MBA entrance exams. Past question papers and the exam pattern reveal that syllabus does not throw tough questions in the exam, although syllabus topics are same.

 

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

 MAT 2021 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q. What are the dates for paper based and computer based exams?
A. Date for paper based test is March 6 and for Computer based exam is February 20, 2021 as announced by AIMA.

 

Q. What is MAT IBT?
A. MAT IBT is the new mode of exam which was introduced by AIMA from May 2020. Full form of IBT is – Remote Proctored Internet Based Mode. This can be taken from your home as in IBT exam candidates can appear from the convenience of their home instead of going to an exam centre.

 

Q. Can I appear in more than one IBT exams?
A. Yes, you can appear in two IBT exams by paying an additional fee of Rs.1100/-

 

Q. What are the dates to apply for MAT 2021?
A. Application process for February MAT 2021 is open from January 5 to March 9, 2021

 

Q. What are the dates for IBT Feb 2021 exam?
A. IBT exam dates are from March 8 to March 13, 2021. The registration and admit card dates for each IBT exam are different.

 

Q. What are the test timing for IBT exam?
A. On each day of IBT exam, there are two slots for the test – morning and evening. You need to check carefully your exam slot.

 

Q. Is there any change in registration fee also?
A. No, it remains same as was announced at the time of opening registration.

 

Q. Can I apply for CBT as well as IBT 2021 exams?
A. Yes, you can apply for both the exams before their respective last dates

 

Q. What is the Application Fee for the Exam?
A. MAT application fee for one exam is Rs. 1650/- and for two exams is Rs.2750/-

 

Q. Can I get MAT application form by Post?
A. No, You have to apply online only

 

Q. What is the benefit to apply for two IBT exams?
A. Applying for both exams has multiple benefits - you can improve your scores in the same exam month and can get a better MBA college; If you apply for two exams, AIMA will send your scores to 7 MBA colleges free of cost but if you apply for one exam, AIMA will send your exam scores to 5 B-schools free of cost

 

Q. Which month MAT is best?
A. MAT score acceptability is through out the year. However, the December, February & May exams are the best as the most good B-schools are open with their admission process and accept MAT exam scores. 

 

Q. Is MAT a difficult exam?
A. MAT is an easier exam as compared to other national level MBA entrance exams.

 

Q. How many times MAT is conducted in a year?
A. MAT is conducted 4 times in a year - February, May, September and December.

 

Q. How do I apply for MAT?
A. You need to apply for MAT online on official AIMA-MAT exam website

 

Q. What are the pass marks for MAT?
A. MAT does not disqualify any candidate. It is upto the score requirement of the Management Institute to which you apply. 
 

Q. What is a good MAT score?
A. A good composite MAT score is 650 to 800. At this score you may get 80 to 100 percentile and can get admission in top management institute. 
 

Q. Is MAT good for MBA?
A. Yes, being a national level MBA entrance exam, more than 400 MBA/PGDM colleges in India accept MAT score for admission.

 

Q. How is MAT percentile calculated?
A. AIMA first converts raw score into composite score and calculates the percentile. The GK section score is not taken into account for composite and percentile score calculation

 

Q. Which all colleges accept MAT score?
A. There are 400 score accepting colleges notified by AIMA. Apart from them, 300 MBA colleges in Maharashtra also accept MAT score for admission to All India category candidates.

  
Q. What is the highest MAT score?
A. Highest score is 800 which is the composite score in any MAT exam.

 

Q. Which is better MAT or CMAT?
A. Both are good MBA entrance exams conducted at National Level. There are some MBA colleges who do not accept MAT but accept CMAT and vice versa.

 

Q. Is MAT marking negative?
A. Yes, MAT scoring pattern is +1 mark for right answer and - 0.25 mark for wrong answer.
 

Q. What is a passing score for the MAT test?
A. MAT composite score is awarded in the range of 200 to 800. It is rare that a candidate gets a composite score below 200.
 

Q. Which book is best for MAT preparation?  
A. There are 5 sections in MAT and for each section it is better to get the best book for example Verbal Ability, RC, Quant, DI, LR the books by Arun Sharma are very good.

 
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Exam dates and schedule

  • Registration – Online: 05-01-2021 10:00 AM to 09-03-2021 11:45 PM (Tentative)
    Admit Card Release: 16-02-2021 04:00 PM to 10-03-2021 10:00 AM (Tentative)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: Saturday, February 20, 2021 - 10:00 to Saturday, March 13, 2021 - 12:30 (Tentative)
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MAT Registration 2021

MAT Registration 2021: Process Open for Feb CBT, IBT, PBT; Check Fee, Process

 

Latest update:  MAT 2021 February exam Registration process is open for CBT, IBT and PBT MAT exams from January 5. The MAT Feb 2021 exam will be held in three modes – CBT MAT, IBT MAT and PBT MAT. Feb MAT 2021 is the last national level MBA entrance test for MBA admission 2021

 

5 Key Highlights of MAT 2021 February Exam

IBT Tests from March 8 to 13, 2021: You can choose the date and apply accordingly to appear in  any IBT MAT exam which will be held in two slots every day from March 8 to March 13, 2021

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MAT Application Form 2021

MAT Application Form 2021: How to apply, Last dates, Application Fee, process

 

Latest update:  MAT 2021 Application dates for February CBT, IBT and PBT exams are released by AIMA. The last date for MAT 2021 Application is Feb 16, 2021 for CBT MAT; March 1 for PBT MAT and March 9 for IBT Mode exam. The last MAT exam 2021 is in IBT Mode on March 13, and the single CBT and PBT Mode exams are scheduled on February 20 and March 6, 2021 respectively.

 

AIMA has introduced Remote Proctored Internet Based Mode (IBT) on various dates beginning from March 8, due to Corona Virus outbreak and has announced separate MAT IBT application Schedule.

 

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MAT Exam Fee 2021

February MAT 2021 exam has multiple testing modes – CBT, IBT as well as PBT. The CBT exam date is Feb 20 while PBT exam date is March,6 and IBT exam dates are from March 8 to March 13, 2021. Candidates can appear in one or two MAT exams in same mode or in different modes by paying requisite MAT exam fee

 

AIMA will conduct Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (IBT) for MAT 2021, apart from CBT and PBT MAT exam modes. The MAT 2021 exam fee for one MAT exam is Rs.1650/- and for two MAT exams the MAT exam fee is Rs.2750/-. The MAT exam 2021 fee payment mode is online only. 

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MAT Eligibility Criteria 2021

MAT 2021 exam is scheduled from February 20 to March 13, 2021 in three modes - as Internet Based Test (IBT); CBT MAT and PBT MAT. The Computer based MAT exam date is February 20; Paper Based MAT exam date is March 6 and IBT MAT exam dates are from March 8 to March 13, 2021.  A pass in graduation or in final year of bachelor's degree is the minimum eligibility criteria to appear in February MAT 2021.

 

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MAT Admit Card 2021

MAT Admit Card 2021: Released​ for IBT, CBT, PBT; How to Download & Check Errors

 

Latest Update: AIMA has released CBT MAT 2021 February exam admit card. You can download the MAT hall ticket from MAT exam website mat.aima.in with your login credentials. Last date to download MAT admit card for computer based test is Feb 20, 2021. For MAT PBT exam admit card download starts on March 3, 2021 and  for IBT MAT exam the Admit Card download date for the last IBT Exam is March 10.

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MAT Mock Tests: Take Free Online Mock or Download PDF for Free

MAT 2021 February exam dates for CBT, PBT and IBT MAT have been announced. MAT Exam 2021 will be held from February 20 to March 13, 2021 in three different modes. To prepare for MAT and get high score in the exam, MAT Mock Tests are the best preparation tool that can help MAT exam test takers to score well. To help MAT Aspirants, Experts at MBAUniverse.com have prepared many MAT Mock Tests with different difficulty level based on the latest MAT Exam Pattern. Answer Keys and Solutions for each MAT May Mock Test is also available. So check your readiness now for MAT Exam! 

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MAT Exam Pattern 2021

Latest update: MAT 2021 February exam will be conducted in three testing modes – Computer based MAT at test centres on Feb 20; Paper Based MAT at test Centres on March 6 and Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (IBT) MAT from March 8 to March 13, 2021 from the convenience of your home.

 

To avoid any untoward incident due to Corona virus lockdown, AIMA has introduced Remote Proctored Internet Based Mode (IBT). Candidates can appear in the IBT-MAT from the convenience of their home instead of going to an exam centre.

 

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MAT Preparation 2021

MAT exam Preparation is easier than many other national level MBA entrance exams like CAT, XAT, SNAP. The MAT 2021 exam will be held in CBT Mode on February 20; in IBT mode from March 8 to March 13, 2021 and the PBT MAT exam date is March 6, 2021.

 

As the MAT question paper has remained unchanged over last many exams and has moderate difficulty level, the preparation can be completed without much difficulty. Major tools to prepare for MAT exam are:

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MAT Percentile Predictor 2021

MAT 2021 February exam result is scheduled in the third week of March 2021 and is expected to be released on March 25. MAT March 2021 exam is conducted in three testing modes - IBT from home, PBT at test centres and CBT at test centres. AIMA has introduced the Internet based remote proctored test (IBT) due to Covid-19 pandemic situation. IBT MAT can be taken from the convenience of candidate's home.

 

MAT February 2021 Exam dates for different modes of test are:

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MAT 2021 Important Dates

MAT 2021 February exam important dates and exam schedule has been announced with CBT, IBT and PBT MAT exams by AIMA for MBA admission 2021.

 

In addition to Computer Based MAT exam and Paper Based MAT exam, a Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (IBT) for February MAT 2021 is also introduced. To avoid any untoward incident due to Corona virus lockdown, AIMA has introduced Remote Proctored Internet Based Mode (IBT) from last year MAT exam schedule, apart from the regular computer based and paper based MAT exams which are conducted at test centres. Candidates can appear in the IBT-MAT from the convenience of their home instead of going to an exam centre. 

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MAT Question Papers: Take Paper Online or Download PDF for Free

MAT February 2021 Exam is scheduled from February 20 to March 13, 2021 in CBT, IBT and PBT Mode. While CBT MAT exam date is Feb 20, PBT MAT exam date is March 6 and IBT mode of Exam which can be taken online from the convenience of home, is scheduled from March 8 to March 13, 2021.  

 

The long testing window of IBT MAT gives good opportunity to prepare for MAT exam to the candidates who are seeking MBA admission 2021 through MAT exam.    

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MAT Syllabus 2021

MAT exam Syllabus for February MAT 2021 is  divided into 5 key sections namely Language Comprehension, Mathematical skills, Data Analysis and Sufficiency, Intelligence and Critical Reasoning, Indian and Global Environment with 40 questions in each section. The questions in each section, based on MAT syllabus are of moderate difficulty level.

 

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MAT Sample Papers

MAT February Exam 2021 is conducted in three modes – CBT mode at Test Centres; PBT Mode at Test Centres and IBT mode with the facility to appear in the online exam from home.

 

Now, there are three MAT testing modes - Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (IBT), Computer Based MAT (BT) and Paper Based Test (PBT). The revised exam dates for MAT exam are from February 20 to March 13, 2021. The longer testing window gives good opportunity to prepare for MAT exam to the candidates who are seeking MBA admission 2021 through MAT.    

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MAT Exam Analysis 2021

AIMA is conducting February MAT 2021 exam in three modes – CBT MAT, PBT MAT and IBT MAT. MBAUniverse.com will release MAT exam analysis immediately after the MAT exam over. Following are the key dates for February MAT 2021:

  • Computer Based MAT Exam: February 20, 2021
  • Paper Based MAT Exam: March 6, 2021
  • Internet Based Proctored MAT Exam: From March 8 to March 13, 2021

MAT exam Analysis with expected cut offs in top MBA colleges accepting MAT score will help you to assess your expected MAT score and percentile by using MAT Percentile Predictor. MAT Analysis will cover the following:

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MAT Result 2021

MAT February 2021 result will be declared on or before March 25, 2021 around 4 PM. You can download MAT exam result from AIMA website, immediately after MAT 2021 result declaration. The last MAT February 2021 exam date is March 13, 2021 in IBT format.

 

MAT February 2021 Result offers opportunity to apply and secure MBA admission 2021 in 600 MBA colleges in India including 300 MBA colleges in Maharashtra. 

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MAT Exam Test Centers

MAT 2021 February exam will be conducted in more than 60 cities in India. AIMA has released the list of test centres across the country for CBT and PBT MAT 2021 Feb exam. The third type of MAT exam in IBT Mode can be taken from the convenience of your home instead of going to any exam centre. 

 

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MAT Cutoff

MAT Cut Off: Check expected cut off in top B-schools; Options available

 

Latest update: MAT exam accepting MBA colleges  release MAT cut offs after each MAT exam. So, after checking your MAT Feb 2021 Score & Percentile with MAT percentile predictor and after checking your score card, you must be looking for Top MBA Colleges that match your MAT Percentile & Score.  

 

MBAUniverse.com has prepared a Score & Percentile wise List of Best B-schools accepting MAT 2021 scores for MBA/PGDM Admissions 2021. Check  Top MBA Colleges Accepting MAT Scores.

 

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MAT Score Vs Percentile

Latest update: MAT 2021 February Exam Result is expected March 25, 2021. Check steps on How to Download your MAT Result.

 

After checking your MAT Score & Percentile, you must be looking for Top MBA Colleges that match your MAT Percentile & Score. MBAUniverse.com has prepared a Score & Percentile wise List of Best B-schools accepting MAT February scores for MBA/PGDM Admissions 2021. Check Top MBA Colleges Accepting MAT Scores.

 

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MAT Paper Based or Computer Based or IBT MAT

MAT paper based test and MAT computer based test are held in a gap of minimum one week while Internet Based (IBT) MAT is conducted in a testing window of a week or more. For MAT 2021 exam, AIMA is conducting MAT Computer Based Test on February 20; MAT paper based test on March 6 and Internet Based Proctored Test from March 8 to March 13, 2021. 

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MAT Exam

Management Aptitude Test (MAT), a National level MBA entrance test in India, is the gateway to more than 600 MBA/PGDM colleges in India including 300+ MBA colleges in Maharashtra including top ones like SIMSREE, PUMBA, K J Somaiya.

 

MAT exam is conducted four times in a year - in February, May, September and December. Next MAT exam will be held on February 16, 2020.  

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