MAT 2021: Management Aptitude Test - December Exam

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Latest Update: MAT 2021 December Exam Registration and application process is open. MAT 2021 Dec Exam Dates are from November 21 to December 19, 2021. MAT December 2021 exam will be conducted in three testing modes IBT, PBT and CBT on different dates. More than 600 Management will accept MAT 2021 December exam score for MBA admission 2022.

 

December MAT 2021 with Two CBT Exams
Two Computer Based Tests (CBT MAT) are scheduled for December MAT 2021. The first one will be held on November 21 and the second CBT MAT will be held on December 19, 2021. 

 

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 2021 Scores for MBA/PGDM Admission 2022. 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 September Exam testing modes, Options available for you to apply for different types of MAT 2021 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. 

 

A candidate can apply for one or two MAT 2021 exam by paying requisite registration fee.  The application fee to apply for one MAT 2021 exam is Rs.1650/- and for two MAT 2021 exams the application fee is Rs.2750/-. Check all details below  

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MAT Exam Dates 2021: Last Dates to Apply; Admit Card download; Testing Dates 
MAT 2021 December exam schedule is released by AIMA. MAT Exam Dates 2021, registration dates  and dates for application submission, release of Admit card are as under:

MAT 2021 Exam Date
Dates & Schedule for Paper Based Test 
Dates for Computer Based test 
Dates & Schedule for IBT Mode 
Last Date to Apply
November 28, 2021
CBT-1: Nov 14, 2021
CBT-2: Dec 12, 2021
In different phases from Nov 24 to Dec 15, 2021
Admit card Download start date
November 29, 2021
 (4 PM onwards)
CBT-1: Nov 16, 2021
CBT-2: Dec 14, 2021
In different phases from Nov 25 to Dec 16, 2021
Last Date for Admit Card download
December 5, 2021
CBT-1: Nov 21, 2021
CBT-2: Dec 19,2021
Nov 27 to Dec 18, 2021
Exam Date
December 5, 2021
CBT-1: Nov 21, 2021
CBT-2: Dec 19, 2021
Nov 27 to Dec 18, 2021
Result Date
December 27, 2021
December 27, 2021
December 27, 2021
Score Card Download Starts
December 27, 2021
December 27, 2021
December 27, 2021
Last date to download Score Card
Available for one year
Available for one year
Available for one year

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

  1. Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (IBT): You can appear in IBT MAT from your Home
  2. Paper Based Test (PBT): Paper Pen based MAT 2021 exam is conducted at test centres
  3. Computer Based Test (CBT): Online computer based MAT 2021 will be conducted at test centres

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

 

1. IBT Testing Options: Appear in one or two IBT December MAT Exams

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

2. PBT + IBT Testing Options: Can choose one or a Combination of PBT+IBT

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

3. CBT+IBT Testing Options: Choose One or Two MAT Testing Mode

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

4. CBT + PBT Testing Options: Choose one or two Centre Based MAT Tests

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

IBT, CBT or PBT Testing Mode? 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 two modes of exam.

 

 

How to Choose the Best MAT 2021 Testing 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

 

MAT 2021 December Exam: Easy MBA Entrance Test 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.

 

The 5th section- Indian and Global Environment with 40 questions is not counted for determining your merit score and percentile calculation.  

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MAT 2021 December Exam 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 MAT Exam 2021
  • For Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (IBT)
  • or Paper Based Test (PBT)
  • or Computer Based Test (CBT)
Rs. 1650/-
Two MAT Exam 2021
  • For Double Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (IBT)
  • For PBT+IBT
  • For CBT+IBT
  • For PBT+CBT
Rs. 2750/- 

You can download December MAT 2021 exam admit card from AIMA MAT website till the exam day. MAT 2021 Dec Exam date is scheduled in IBT, PBT as well as CBT Mode. The Internet Based (IBT) Mode exam can be taken from the comfort of your home while PBT and CBT exams can be taken at designated test centres.

 

Regarding conduct of CBT and PBT exams in December, AIMA has announced that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, conduct of MAT 2021 December Exam in CBT or PBT mode is subject to prevailing situation and applicable government guidelines. In case the test cannot be administered on the scheduled MAT 2021 Dec Exam date at any of the centers, the registration of those candidates will be automatically carried forward to forthcoming MAT to be scheduled in February 2022 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. 

 

While MAT December 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.  

 

MAT 2021 IBT: Important Guidelines and Benefits

MAT in the IBT mode is the new type of exam which you can take from your home. You can opt for 2 IBT 2021 December MAT 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 2021, you can select 5 management institutes where your scores will be sent free for admission
  • If you are opting for 2 IBT MAT 2021 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 tests with extra registration fee of Rs.1100/-.

 

MAT December 2021: IBT, PBT & CBT: Registration is Open   
Fresh registrations for IBT, PBT and for CBT Mode MAT December 2021 exam are open on AIMA MAT website. The dates for MAT Registrations will remain open till few days before the each exam date. Read below all the important details about IBT Exam, CBT and PBT MAT 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 2021 Internet Based Mode (IBT) Mode: Test Schedule
AIMA is conducting IBT December MAT 2021 in one week long testing window beginning from the last week of November to third week of December. The complete schedule for the December IBT MAT test has been released as below:

 

Important Dates for December IBT Exam
December 2021 IBT Mode Exam is scheduled in morning and evening time slots.  MAT IBT exam Schedule with all important dates for December 2021 Internet Based Mode (IBT Mode) exam has been announced now: 

Sr No.
IBT Test Date
Slots
Last Date for Registration
Issue of Admit Card
1
27 Nov 2021
10.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
24 Nov 2021
25 Nov 2021
2
04 Dec 2021
10.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
01 Dec 2021
02 Dec 2021
3
05 Dec 2021
10.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
02 Dec 2021
03 Dec 2021
3
11 Dec 2021
10.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
08 Dec 2021
09 Dec 2021
3
12 Dec 2021
10.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
09 Dec 2021
10 Dec 2021
3
18 Dec 2021
10.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
15 Dec 2021
16 Dec 2021

MAT 2021 Computer Based Test (CBT) December: Exam on Two Dates
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. The complete schedule and dates for CBT September exam 2021 are given below.

CBT MAT Exam Dates
Last Date for CBT MAT Registration
CBT MAT Admit Card Release Date
CBT (First Exam): November 21, 2021
November 14, 2021
November 16, 2021
CBT (Second Exam): December 19, 2021
December 12, 2021
December 14, 2021

MAT 2021 Paper Based Test (PBT) December: Exam Date December 5

  • Registration start Date: September 25, 2021
  • Last Date for Registration: November 28, 2021
  • Admit Card Release: November 29, 2021 (4 PM onwards)
  • PBT Exam Date 2021: December 5, 2021

What is MAT IBT 2021? 5 Key Features
AIMA has introduced "Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (IBT)" with a separate schedule to safeguard test takers against Covid 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 December MAT 2021: Key Requirements
Candidates need to fulfil following key requirements to appear in IBT December 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 is Windows 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 December MAT IBT Mode Exam?
All the candidates who wish to appear in MAT 2021 exam, 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 December 2021: 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

 

MBA Colleges Accepting MAT 2021
December 2021 MAT exam score will be valid for MBA/PGDM Admission 2021 as well as in 2022 in more than 600 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 December 2021 Exam
Offers MBA admission opportunity in 2022
Offers opportunity to improve rank & score
Application process
Online

MAT 2020

MAT Score validity
The December exam score will be valid for admission in Academic Session 2022-23. There are 600+ B-schools who will accept MAT 2021 scores. 

 

MAT Registration & Application 2021
Registration process for IBT exam, CBT exam and PBT MAT December 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:

  • Step-1: Create login
  • Step 2: Fill the Registration Form
  • Step 3: Upload Images on Registration Form
  • Step 4: Make Payment of Registration Fee
  • Step 5: View Registration summary 

Read More on Step by Step MAT 2021 Registration

 

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

  • 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.

 

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 MAT test is Dec 5. There are two Computer based Dec MAT exams which are scheduled on November 21 and December 19, 2021

 

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 December MAT 2021 is open from September 25 to December 15, 2021

 

Q. What are the dates for IBT MAT December 2021 exam?
A. IBT exam dates are announced from Nov 27 to Dec 18, 2021. The registration and admit card dates for each IBT exam are different.

 

Q. What are the test timings 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 two IBT 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 May, December, February 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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MAT Registration 2021

MAT Registration 2021: Open for MAT December CBT, IBT, PBT Exams; Check Fee, Step by Step Process

 

Latest update: MAT Registration December 2021 is open from September 25 to December 15, 2021. AIMA will conduct December MAT 2021 in three modes - CBT, IBT and PBT. MAT Registration Last Date to Apply will be different for each mode of the MAT exam. Key details about MAT registration Dec 2021 process are given below

 

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

Latest update: MAT Application December 2021 is open for CBT, IBT and PBT MAT exams for MBA admission 2022 in more than 400 MBA colleges in India. The MAT December 2021 exam will be held in three modes – CBT MAT, IBT MAT and PBT MAT. Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is conducted by AIMA as a national level MBA entrance test in more than 60 cities in India. 

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MAT Exam Fee 2021

MAT Exam Fee 2021: Fee & Last dates to pay for CBT, IBT, PBT MAT

September MAT 2021 exam fee is Rs.1650/- for one MAT exam and Rs.2750/- for two MAT exams. The MAT exam fee needs to be paid as per your choice of appearing in one MAT exam or two MAT exams. MAT 2021 has multiple testing modes – CBT, IBT and PBT. The PBT exam date is September 5, while CBT exam will be held on two separate dates on August 21 and September 12, 2021. IBT MAT exam dates are from August 28 to September 12, 2021. Candidates can appear in one or two MAT exams in same mode or in different modes by paying requisite MAT exam fee

 

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MAT Eligibility Criteria 2021

A pass in graduation or appearing in final year of bachelor's degree, is the minimum MAT 2021 eligibility criteria to appear in September MAT 2021.

 

To appear in the September MAT exam 2021, 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. Besides, there is no age restriction to appear in MAT exam nor does AIMA restrict any candidate to seek MBA admission on the basis of age bar.  

 

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MAT Admit Card 2021

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

Latest Update: September MAT Admit Card 2021 download date begins on August 17 for first CBT MAT exam. While MAT IBT Admit card 2021 download starts from August 26 for the first MAT IBT exam and the last date for MAT IBT Admit card download is September 12 for last IBT MAT exam, the PBT Admit card will be released on August 30. AIMA is conducting two CBT MAT exams on August 21 and on September 12, 2021. The CBT MAT Admit Card 2021 will be released on Aug 17 and September 6, 2021 respectively for first and second CBT MAT September 2021 exams.

 

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

MAT 2021 September exam dates for CBT, PBT and IBT mode have been announced. The Exam will be held from Aug 21 to Sep 12, 2021 in three different modes. To prepare for the exam and get high score in it, Mock Tests are the best preparation tool that can help test takers to score well. To help the aspirants, experts at MBAUniverse.com have prepared many Mock Tests with different difficulty level, based on the latest Exam Pattern. Answer Keys and Solutions for each Mock Test are also available after completing the Mock. So check your readiness now for the Exam!   

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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 September exam will be held from August 21 to September 12 in three testing modes namely CBT, IBT and PBT. While the CBT MAT will be held twice at the test centres, the IBT MAT will be held in a week long testing window from the convenience of your home.

 

 Read all about the MAT exam, test dates, exam pattern, syllabus, Test taking tips, top MBA colleges accepting MAT score 

 

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MAT Percentile Predictor 2021

MAT 2021 September CBT, IBT and PBT exams are scheduled from August 21 to September 12, 2021. The MAT percentile predictor given below will help you to calculate your MAT percentile based on your performance in the exam without waiting for MAT result.

 

MAT 2021 September exam result is scheduled on Sept 24, 2021 as announced by AIMA. MAT September exam 2021 is conducted in three Modes. Apart from CBT and PBT MAT exams, AIMA has introduced the Internet based remote proctored test (IBT) due to Covid-19 pandemic situation.

 

MAT September 2021 Exam dates are:

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MAT 2021 Important Dates

MAT 2021 September exam important dates and exam schedule has been announced with CBT, IBT and PBT exams by AIMA for MBA admission 2021 and 2022. Instead of one CBT exam, AIMA is conducting two CBT MAT exams. Also, more Internet Based tests (IBT) are scheduled for September 2021. Read all the important dates below for September 2021 MAT exam.

 

In addition to two Computer Based tests and one Paper Based test, Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (IBT) exam is also scheduled on 6 dates in two slots each day.  Candidates can appear in the IBT exam from the convenience of their home instead of going to an exam centre. The IBT MAT exam structure, difficulty level and scoring pattern is same as that of CBT and PBT exams.

 

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MAT Question Papers

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

MAT September 2021 Exam is scheduled from August 21 to September 12, 2021 in CBT, IBT and PBT Mode. While PBT MAT exam date is Sept 5, CBT MAT exam dates August 21 and Septembet 12; and IBT mode of Exam which can be taken online from the convenience of home, is scheduled from August 28 to September 12, 2021 in morning and evening time slots.   

 

The long testing window of MAT exam gives good opportunity to prepare and score high in MAT exam for the candidates who are seeking MBA admission through MAT. 

 

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MAT Exam Pattern 2021

Latest update: MAT 2021 December exam pattern is substantially changed. MAT 2021 December exam will have three testing modes – Computer based MAT at test centres; Paper Based MAT at test Centres; and Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (IBT) MAT which you can take from your home. For December MAT 2021 there will be two CBT MAT exams in November and December and a week long IBT MAT testing window.  MAT exam dates are from November 21 to December 19, 2021 for different MAT testing modes.

 

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 Syllabus 2021

MAT September 2021 Syllabus 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 of MAT exam are of moderate difficulty level.

 

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MAT Sample Papers

MAT September Exam 2021 is scheduled 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.

 

With three MAT testing modes - Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (IBT), Computer Based MAT (BT) and Paper Based Test (PBT), AIMA is conducting all these MAT exams on different dates to enable the candidates to appear in more than one type of MAT exams. The revised exam dates for MAT exam are from August 21 to September 12, 2021. The longer testing window gives good opportunity to prepare for MAT exam to the candidates who are seeking MBA admission through MAT. 

 

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MAT Exam Analysis 2021

AIMA is conducting MAT 2021 September exam in CBT, PBT and IBT Mode from August 21 to September 12, 2021. While there are two CBT MAT exams on August 21 and September 12; the IBT MAT is scheduled from August 28 to September 12, 2021. However, the PBT MAT exam will be conducted on September 5, 2021 in a single day and single slot.

 

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 covers the following:

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MAT Result 2021

AIMA has announced to release the September MAT 2021 exam result on September 24, 2021. You can download your Sep MAT 2021 score card from AIMA MAT website with your login credentials. More than 600 MBA colleges will accept MAT 2021 score for MBA admission.

 

The September MAT 2021 exam was scheduled in IBT, CBT and PBT mode from Aug 14 to Sep 14, 2021. However, the result date for all the modes of MAT exams is same. Read all about the MAT exam, test dates, exam pattern, syllabus, how to prepare and top MBA colleges accepting MAT score

 

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MAT Cutoff

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

Latest update: All the three CBT, IBT and PBT modes of MAT 2021 September exam will get over by mid September 2021. MAT September 2021 exam dates are from August 21 to September 12, 2021 which include one week long Internet Based MAT testing window. Read all about the MAT exam, test dates, exam pattern, syllabus, how to prepare and top MBA colleges accepting MAT score

 

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MAT Exam Test Centers

MAT 2021 September exam will be conducted in more than 55 cities in India. AIMA has released the list of test centres across the country for CBT and PBT MAT 2021 September 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 Score Vs Percentile

Latest update: MAT 2021 September Exam score card is expected on September 24, 2021. Check steps on How to Download your Result.

 

September MAT 2021 exam dates are – September 5 for paper based test (PBT); August 28 to September 12 for Proctored Internet Based Test (IBT); and August 21 and September 12, 2021 for Computer Based Test (CBT). Read all about the MAT exam details, test dates, syllabus, how to prepare and top MBA colleges accepting exam score

 

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MAT Paper Based or Computer Based or IBT MAT

AIMA will conduct Two CBT MAT and one PBT MAT for September 2021 MAT exam. PBT 2021 and MAT CBT 2021 for September MAT will be held on the different dates while MAT IBT 2021 is scheduled in a longer testing window of six days. For MAT 2021 exam, AIMA is conducting MAT PBT 2021 (Paper Based Test) on September 5; MAT CBT 2021 (Computer Based Test) on August 21 and September 12; and MAT IBT 2021 (Internet Based Proctored Test) from August 28 to September 12, 2021. 

 

Read all about the MAT exam, test dates, exam pattern, syllabus, how to prepare and top MBA colleges accepting MAT score

 

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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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