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Latest Update: 

  • The first MAT May CBT & PBT, IBT exams are over with moderate difficulty level
  • May MAT Exam 2022 for MBA admission 2022 is being conducted in three testing modes – Computer Based, Paper Based and Internet Based from convenience of Home
  • Next CBT and PBT MAT exams are scheduled on May 28 2022
  • MAT May Exam Registrations are Open for Next CBT, PBT and IBT MAT exams
  • Top MBA Colleges Accepting MAT Scores for Admission 2022 are:  SDMIMD Mysore; XIME Bangalore; IBA Bangalore; ISBM Pune; Jaipuria Institute of Management Lucknow; NDIM New Delhi; WE School Bangalore; Jaipuria Noida among many others
  • You Need to Apply to Respective MAT Score Accepting College apart from applying for MAT May 2022 exam

AIMA is conducting two CBT MAT May exam 2022 at test centres, two PBT MAT exams and more than a week long testing window is scheduled for IBT exams.

 

MAT IBT Mode Exam: From May 14 to 29, 2022
MAT IBT Exam 2022 is scheduled in a longer testing window from May 14 to 29, 2022 with two separate sessions on each day. Accordingly, there will be different closing dates for AIMA MAT May 2022 IBT Mode Registrations for each MAT IBT Exam

 

CBT MAT May Exam 2022: Two Exams on May 15 and May 28, 2022

AIMA has scheduled two MAT 2022 May exams in computer based testing mode as exam centres, named as CBT-1 and CBT-2 on May 15 and May 28 respectively. The exam will be conducted in a single session on each day and will remain of moderate difficulty level.     

 

PBT MAT May Exam 2022: Two Exams on May 15 and May 28, 2022
AIMA has scheduled two MAT 2022 May exams in paper based mode, named as PBT-1 and PBT-2 on May 15 and May 28 respectively. The exam will be conducted in a single session on each day and will remain of moderate difficulty level.     

 

Management Aptitude Test popularly known as MAT Exam is one of the most popular National level MBA entrance exams in India. More than 400 MBA/PGDM Colleges are accepting MAT May exam 2022 Scores for MBA/PGDM Admission 2022.

 

This comprehensive article prepared by MBAUniverse.com Exam Experts will give you complete information about MAT May Exam 2022, its testing modes, Options available for you to apply for different types of MAT 2022 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 2022 exam by paying requisite registration fee.  The application fee to apply for one MAT 2022 exam is Rs.1850/- and for two MAT 2022 exams the application fee is Rs.2975/-. Check all details below 

 

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May MAT Exam Date 2022: Last Dates to Apply; Admit Card download; Testing Dates 
MAT 2022 May exam schedule has been released by AIMA. May MAT Exam Dates 2022, registration dates and dates for application submission, release of Admit card are as under:

MAT Exam Date 2022
Dates & Schedule for MAT Paper Based Test 
Dates for MAT Computer Based test 
MAT IBT Exam Dates & Schedule  
MAT May 2022 last date to apply
PBT-1: May 11, 2022
PBT-2: May 23, 2022
CBT-1: May 11, 2022
CBT-2: May 23, 2022
In different phases – May 11 to May 26, 2022
Admit card Download start date
PBT-1: May 12, 2022
PBT-2: May 25, 2022
CBT-1: May 12, 2022
CBT-2: May 25, 2022
In different phases from May 12 to May 27, 2022
Last Date for Admit Card download
PBT-1: May 15, 2022
PBT-2: May 28, 2022
CBT-1: May 15, 2022
CBT-2: May 28, 2022
May 14 to May 29, 2022
Exam Date
PBT-1: May 15, 2022
PBT-2: May 28, 2022
 CBT-1: May 15, 2022
CBT-2: May 28, 2022
May 14 to May 29, 2022
Result Date
June 5, 2022
 June 5, 2022
June 5, 2022
Score Card Download Starts
June 5, 2022
 June 5, 2022
June 5, 2022
Last date to download Score Card
Available for one year
Available for one year
Available for one year

MAT 2022 May Exam: Testing Modes & Key Difference
AIMA is conducting May MAT 2022 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 2022 exam is conducted at test centres
  3. Computer Based Test (CBT): Computer Based MAT 2022 exam is conducted at test centres

CBT for May MAT 2022
For May MAT 2022, AIMA has announced two separate Computer Based Tests (CBTs) which are conducted at test centres  

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  May MAT 2022 Exam: Test Taking Options
You can take one or more than one type of MAT May 2022 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 May 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. PBT + CBT Testing Options: Can choose one or Two PBT or a combination of PBT+CBT

  • Two Paper Based Tests, or
  • Paper Based Test and MAT Computer Based Test (PBT + CBT) 

4.  CBT Testing Options: Choose One or Two CBT MAT exams or CBT+IBT

  • One Computer Based Test (CBT) or Two Computer Based Tests (2 CBTs)
  • Computer Based Test and Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (CBT+IBT) 

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 at the test centres. 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 PBT and CBT mode of exam.

 

How to Choose the Best MAT 2022 Testing Mode?
Making a choice among IBT or Paper Based or computer based tests depends upon various factors - your preference, Internet based, 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 or CBT 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 2022 May 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 format 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 2022 May Exam Registration Fee for 1 or More than 1 MAT exams

  • Candidate can opt for 2 MAT Exams to improve score by paying an extra fees of Rs.1125/- in addition to Rs.1850/- for one MAT exam.
  • Candidates opting for 2 MAT exams 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 2022
  • For Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (IBT)
  • or Paper Based Test (PBT)
  • or Computer Based Test (CBT)
Rs. 1850/-
Two MAT Exam 2022
  • For 2 Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (IBT) Exams
  • For PBT+IBT
  • For 2 PBT Exams
  • For 2 CBT Exams
  • For PBT+CBT
  • For 2 CBT Exams
  • For CBT+PBT or CBT+IBT
Rs. 2975/- 

You can download May MAT 2022 exam admit card from AIMA MAT website till the exam day. MAT 2022 May Exam date is scheduled in CBT, IBT and PBT Mode. The Internet Based (IBT) Mode exam can be taken from the comfort of your home while CBT and PBT exams can be taken at designated test centres.MAT 2022 exams offer good opportunity to explore MBA admission. 

 

While MAT May 2022 Internet Based Mode (IBT) Mode exam will be conducted in longer testing window, the CBT and PBT exams will be conducted in a single session on each day on different dates. The Last dates for AIMA MAT May 2022 IBT Mode Registrations are different for each IBT exam, while for CBT and PBT exams the last date to apply closes a few days before the exam date.  

 

MAT 2022 IBT Mode: Important Guidelines and Benefits
MAT IBT mode is the new type of exam which you can take from your home. You can opt for 2 IBT 2022 May MAT tests by paying an extra MAT Registration fees of Rs.1125/- in addition to Rs.1850/- for one test.

  • If you are opting for one IBT MAT 2022, you can select 5 management institutes where your scores will be sent free for admission
  • If you are opting for 2 IBT MAT 2022 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 MAT 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 May 2022: IBT, CBT and PBT Registration  
Fresh registrations for IBT, CBT and PBT Mode MAT May 2022 exams 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 Exam and PBT MAT exams

To avoid any untoward incident due to Covid-19 pandemic, AIMA has introduced Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (MAT IBT) 2022 exam, apart from the regular Paper based and computer based  exam. Candidates can appear in the IBT mode exam from the convenience of their home instead of going to an exam centre for CBT exam, while PBT remains centre based exam.   

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AIMA MAT 2022 Internet Based Mode (IBT) Mode: Test Schedule
AIMA is conducting IBT May MAT 2022 in more than one week long testing window. The complete schedule for the May IBT MAT test is as below:

 

Important Dates for May IBT Exam 2022
May 2022 IBT Mode Exam is scheduled in morning and evening time slots.  MAT IBT exam Schedule with all important dates for May 2022 Internet Based Mode (IBT Mode) exam is as under:

Sr No.
IBT Test Date
Exam Time Slots
Last Date for Registration
Issue of Admit Card
1
14 May 2022
10.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
11 May 2022
12 May 2022
2
21 May 2022
10.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
18 May 2022
19 May 2022
3
22 May 2022
10.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
19 May 2022
20 May 2022
4
28 May 2022
10.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
25 May 2022
26 May 2022
5
29 May 2022
10.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
26 May 2022
27 May 2022

MAT 2022 Computer Based Test (CBT) May Exam
AIMA is conducting Computer Based exam for May MAT 2022 at test centres on two dates. The candidates can appear in one or two CBT mode MAT exams.

 

May MAT 2022 CBT-1 Exam Schedule

Last Date for CBT Online Registration
11 May 2022 (Tuesday)
Availability of CBT Admit Card
12 May 2022 (1600 Hrs)
CBT-1 Test Date
15 May 2022 (Sunday)

May MAT 2022 CBT-2 Exam Schedule

Last Date for CBT 2 Online Registration
23 May 2022 (Monday)
Availability of CBT Admit Card
25 May 2022 (1600 Hrs)
CBT -2 Test Date
28 May 2022 (Saturday)

MAT 2022 Paper Based Test (PBT) May Exam
There are two Paper Based MAT exams in May 2022. The PBT May MAT 2022 schedule is as below

 

May MAT 2022 PBT-1 Exam Schedule

Last Date for PBT Online Registration
11 May 2022 (Tuesday)
Availability of PBT Admit Card
12 May 2022 (1600 Hrs)
PBT Test Date
15 May 2022 (Sunday)

May MAT 2022 PBT-2 Exam Schedule

Last Date for PBT 2 Online Registration
23 May 2022 (Monday)
Availability of PBT Admit Card
25 May 2022 (1600 Hrs)
PBT 2 Test Date
28 May 2022 (Saturday)

What is MAT IBT 2022? 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 May MAT 2022: Key Requirements
Below are shared the MAT exam recommended browsers and other requirements which the candidates need to fulfil to appear in IBT May 2022 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 May MAT IBT Mode Exam 2022?
All the candidates who wish to appear in MAT 2022 May exam, now have the option to choose either one or two modes of test i.e., IBT and PBT

  • Candidates who wish to appear in IBT exam can register and apply at AIMA MAT website by paying requisite application fee of Rs.1850/- online for one IBT and Rs.2975/- for two IBT  exams

 

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 MAT May 2022: 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. 1850/-
For Two Remote Proctored Internet Based Tests (IBT)
Rs.2975/-
For one Paper Based Test(PBT)
Rs. 1850/-
For Two Paper Based Tests (PBT)
Rs.2975/-
For Both IBT+PBT
Rs.2975/-
For one CBT Exam
Rs.1850/-
For Two CBT MAT Exams
Rs.2975/-
For one PBT+ one CBT Exam
Rs.2975/-
For one CBT+ one IBT Exam
Rs.2975/-

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 2022
May 2022 MAT exam score will be valid for MBA/PGDM Admission 2022 in top 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

 

May MAT 2022: Key Highlights
One of the most important but an easier MBA entrance exam – MAT 2022 May exam 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
2: IBT and PBT; No CBT Exam in May MAT 2022
Number of exams you can apply for
2
Application Fee
Rs.1850/- for 1 exam;
Rs. 2975/- 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 May MAT exam score will be valid for admission in Academic Session 2022-23. There are some of the top B-schools who will accept MAT 2022 scores. 

 

MAT Registration & Application 2022
Registration process for IBT exam, CBT Exam and PBT MAT May exam is open. Registration fee for one MAT exam is Rs.1850/- and for two MAT exams is Rs.2975/-. The registration process is online only. 

 

MAT 2022 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 2022 Registration

 

MBA Colleges Accepting MAT Score
Here are some of the best MBA colleges accepting the score of Management Aptitude Test 2022:

  • 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 2022?
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 exam. 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 2022 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 2022 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 2022 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q. What are the dates for paper based and computer based exams?
A. There are two paper based May MAT exams and two computer based MAT exams. Date for CBT-1 and PBT-1 is May 15 and for CBT-2 and PBT-2 is May 28.

 

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.1125/-

 

Q. What are the dates to apply for MAT 2022?
A. Application process for May MAT 2022 is open from March 29, 2022

 

Q. What are the dates for IBT MAT May 2022 exam?
A. IBT exam dates are announced from May 14 to May 29, 2022. 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, PBT as well as IBT 2022 exams?
A. Yes, you can apply for maximum two MAT exams before their respective last dates

 

Q. What is the Application Fee for the Exam?
A. MAT application fee for one exam is Rs. 1850/- and for two exams is Rs.2975/-

 

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 throughout the year. However, the December, February and May MAT 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 2022

MAT Registration 2022: Process Open for MAT May Registration for CBT, IBT & PBT Exams; Check Fee, Step by Step Process How to Apply

 

Latest update: MAT 2022 Registration is open for all the three modes of May MAT exams-CBT, IBT & PBT. AIMA has increased the MAT Registration Fees for one and two MAT exams. Key dates, details and step by step process for MAT registration 2022 exam are given below

 

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MAT Application Form 2022

MAT Application Form 2022: Application Process is Open for May MAT for  CBT, IBT & PBT Exams; Application Form Fee Increased; Check Fee, Step by Step Process How to Apply

 

Latest update: MAT 2022 application form is open for all the three modes of May MAT exams- two CBT exams, two PBT exams and for long window of IBT exams. Key dates, details and step by step process for filling in the MAT Application form 2022 for May exam are given below

 

MAT Application Form 2022 for different Testing Modes

1. Computer Based MAT Application Form 2022: Two CBT May MAT 2022 exams at test centres will be held on May 15 and May 28. Application is open

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MAT Eligibility Criteria 2022

MAT 2022 exam is scheduled from May 15 to 29, 2022 in three testing modes - as Internet Based Test (IBT), Computer Based MAT and Paper Based MAT. Both CBT and PBT MAT exams will conducted twice in May 2022. A pass in graduation or in final year of bachelor's degree is the minimum MAT 2022 eligibility criteria to appear in May MAT 2022.

 

To appear for MAT exam 2022 in May, you must have obtained recognized bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years duration or equivalent in any discipline. Another key point in MAT eligibility criteria is that 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 Exam Fee 2022

MAT Exam Fee 2022: Fee & Last dates to pay for CBT, IBT, PBT MAT

February MAT 2022 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 2022 has multiple testing modes – CBT, IBT and PBT. The PBT exam date was March 6, while CBT exam was held on March 13, 2022. IBT MAT exam dates were from February 26 to March 22, 2022. Last date to apply for all the MAT exams has got over. Candidates could 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 Admit Card 2022

MAT Admit Card 2022: Release Dates for IBT, CBT, PBT; How to Download & Check Errors

 

Latest Update: MAT Admit Card 2022 Release dates are from May 11 to May 27 for different MAT exams. You need to download MAT Hall Ticket separately for CBT, IBT and PBT MAT Exams.

 

You need to download MAT Admit Card 2022 PBT, MAT Admit card CBT and MAT Admit Card 2022 IBT on the release dates from official MAT 2022 exam website MAT.AIMA.IN/May22/ with your login credentials. Check in detail, the step by step process below how to download your MAT exam admit card

 

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

MAT 2022 May exam is scheduled in three modes – Internet Based Test (IBT) from home, Computer Based Test (CBT) scheduled at test centres and Paper Based Test (PBT) at test centres. May MAT 2022 exam dates for PBT, CBT and IBT mode are from May 15 to 29, 2022 with a week long IBT MAT exams and two CBT and PBT MAT exams.

 

To prepare for the MAT 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 Percentile Predictor 2022

MAT 2022 May exam result date is June 5, 2022 for all the three modes of MAT exam. MAT May 2022 exam is scheduled 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 could be taken from the convenience of candidate's home.

 

MAT May 2022 Exam dates for different modes of test are:

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MAT 2022 Important Dates

MAT 2022 February exam important dates and exam schedule was announced with CBT, IBT and PBT exams by AIMA for MBA admission 2022. More Internet Based tests (IBT) were scheduled in February-March 2022. Read all the important dates below for February 2022 MAT exam.

 

In addition to one Computer Based test and one Paper Based test, Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (IBT) exam was also scheduled in a month’s time 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 February 2022 Exam was scheduled from February 26 to March 22, 2022 in CBT, IBT and PBT Mode. While CBT MAT exam date was March 13, PBT MAT exam date was March 6 and IBT mode of Exam which could be taken online from the convenience of home, was scheduled from February 26 to March 22, 2022.  

 

The long testing window of IBT MAT gives good opportunity to prepare for MAT exam to the candidates who are seeking MBA admission 2022 through MAT exam. 

 

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MAT Exam Pattern 2022

Latest update: MAT Exam Pattern 2022 for May exam is substantially changed. Although the MAT 2022 May exam has three testing modes it offers more chances to improve your score in choosing the preferred modes of two exams. May MAT 2022 will be conducted as Paper Based MAT and Computer based test at test Centres as well as Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (IBT) MAT which you can take from your home.

 

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MAT Preparation 2022

MAT Preparation 2022: Best Books, Key Topics, Preparation Plan

MAT exam Preparation is easier than many other national level MBA entrance exams like CAT, XAT, SNAP. The MAT 2022 May exam will be held from May 15 to May 29, 2022 in three testing modes namely CBT, IBT and PBT. The IBT MAT will be held in a more than a week long testing window from the convenience of your home while CBT and PBT MAT will be conducted twice in May 2022 giving the opportunity to improve your score further.

 

 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 Syllabus 2022

MAT May 2022 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 as per MAT exam 2022 syllabus 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 2022

MAT 2022 May first Paper based and computer based exam has got over on Sunday May 15, 2022 at test centres. AIMA is conducting MAT 2022 May exam in CBT, PBT and IBT Mode from May 14 to 29, 2022. There are two CBT and two PBT MAT exams while the IBT MAT testing window is from May 14 to 29. The PBT MAT exam was conducted in a single slot. Below is shared the detailed May MAT 2022 exam analysis.  

 

MAT May 2022 Exam dates for different modes of test were:

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MAT Result 2022

MAT February 2022 result has been declared on March 30, 2022 around 4 PM. Although AIMA had announced the tentative MAT February result date as March 22 but as the last MAT exam was scheduled on March 22, it was unlikely that AIMA could release the MAT February 2022 Results as per pre announced date.

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After release of MAT February 2022 results, you can download it from AIMA website, immediately after MAT February result declaration. The last MAT February 2022 exam date was March 22, 2022 in IBT format and it takes minimum seven days for AIMA to release the MAT exam result.

 

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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. 

 

Due to corona virus outbreak and country wide lock down, MAT Exam 2021 will be conducted in additional IBT mode which can be taken from the convenience of home.  Now, there are three MAT testing modes - Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (IBT); Paper Based Test (PBT) and Computer based test (CBT). The revised exam dates for MAT exam are from August 21 to September 12, 2021. Earlier there were only two modes of exam PBT and CBT. 

 

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MAT Cutoff: Check Top MBA Colleges Cut Off

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

 

Latest update: MAT May 2022 exam result is expected on June 5, 2022. The MAT Test takers are now looking for best MBA admission options based on MAT cut offs as applicable in these B-schools and matching their MAT composite score and percentile. Check  Top MBA Colleges Accepting MAT Scores.

 

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MAT Score Vs Percentile

Latest update: MAT 2022 May Exam score card is expected on June 5, 2022 at 5 PM. Check steps How to Download your Result. With the May MAT 2022 score card in hand and composite vs percentile score available, you would be looking for best MBA admission options available. MBAUniverse.com has prepared list of top MBA Colleges accepting MAT May 2022 exam score in different percentile range for MBA admission 2022. Check the best MBA Colleges accepting MAT score for admission 2022

 

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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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Question and Answers

  • Answered by : MBAUniverse.com News Desk on Thursday, February 17, 2022, 01:12 PM

    To appear for mat you need to register yourself for the same on the aima website, select the mode of exam and whether you want to give 1 or 2 exams, and pay registration fee for the same. For entire process, checkout: https://www.mbauniverse.com/mat/registration

  • Answered by : MBAUniverse.com News Desk on Thursday, January 20, 2022, 02:50 PM

    Different colleges have different cut off for admissions 2022. Colleges like JAGSoM Bangalore expect 90+ percentile whereas colleges like IIRM Hyderabad have cut off of 60+ only. Checkout the entire list of colleges here : https://www.mbauniverse.com/mat/top-mba-colleges-in-india-accepting-mat-...

  • Answered by : MBAUniverse.com News Desk on Thursday, January 20, 2022, 02:51 PM

    College like SDMIMD Mysore; XIME Bangalore; IBA Bangalore; ISBM Pune; Jaipuria Institute of Management Lucknow; NDIM New Delhi; WE School Bangalore; Jaipuria Noida among many others accept mat score. For entire list of top colleges accepting mat score, checkout : https://www.mbauniverse.com/mat/top-mba-colleges-in-india-accepting-mat-score

  • Answered by : MBAUniverse.com News Desk on Thursday, January 20, 2022, 02:51 PM

    Yes. More than 600 MBA colleges in India accept the MAT scores, making it one of the country's largest MBA entrance exams.

  • Answered by : MBAUniverse.com News Desk on Monday, January 17, 2022, 11:37 AM

    Yes you can appear for two MAT IBT 2022 exams by paying the application fee of Rs.2750/-