MAT Eligibility Criteria 2021

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Updated on
January 13, 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.

 

To appear for MAT exam 2021 in February, 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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As against other national level MBA entrance exams, AIMA has not fixed any minimum percentage of marks in graduation as the eligibility criteria to appear in MAT exam. AIMA has not changed the MAT exam eligibility criteria for the upcoming MAT exam to be held in February 2021 and as such the MAT 2021 exam eligibility for February MAT exam remains unchanged. However, you have to check the eligibility for the respective MBA colleges accepting MAT. 

 

Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is one of the most popular National level MBA entrance exams in India. More than 400 MBA colleges offer MBA admission on the basis of MAT exam score. AIMA, the MAT exam conducting body has released the MAT exam schedule for each MAT exam.  

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BIMTECH Greater Noida, PGDM Admissions IFMR GSB-KREA University, MBA Admissions
Lexicon MILE Pune, PGDM Admissions 2021 Great Lakes PGPM & PGDM 2021
LIBA Chennai, PGDM Admissions 2021 ITM Navi Mumbai PGDM Admissions 2021
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NDIM New Delhi, PGDM Admissions 2021-23 IMT NAGPUR PGDM ADMISSIONS 2021-2023

 

MAT 2021 Exam: Eligibility Criteria  
Following are the important points to ensure your MAT 2021 exam Eligibility.

 

1. The candidate applying for MAT 2021 exam must fulfil one of the following MAT 2021 exam eligibility criteria:

  • Completed Bachelor’s degree, or
  • Completed professional degree e.g. CA/CS/ICWA, or
  • Should be in the final year of Bachelor’s degree 

2. The percentage of marks obtained by the candidate would be calculated based on the practice as followed by the respective University/Institution.

 

3. In case of grades / CGPA, the conversion to percentage of marks would be based on the procedure as certified by the respective University/ institution in accordance with the participating management institute’s eligibility criteria.

 

4. Mere fulfilment of minimum MAT eligibility criteria will not ensure consideration for short listing by the Management Institute in which the applicant applies for admission

 

5. The candidates must declare and maintain a valid and unique email account and a phone number throughout the MAT 2021 exam process

 

6. MAT 2021 eligibility does not impose any age bar to appear in MAT 2021 Feb exam.  

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MAT Exam Eligibility Vs MBA College Admission Eligibility
There can be some difference between the MAT exam eligibility criteria and the MBA admission eligibility criteria of the MBA college where you wish to apply. Key points of such differences are:

MAT Exam Eligibility Criteria
MBA College Admission Eligibility Criteria
No Minimum Percentage of Marks in graduation, Only Pass marks needed
Minimum 50% to 60% marks in graduation required
No concession to professional degree holders like CA/CS
Some relaxation may be given for professional degree holders
No weightage to work experience
Weightage may be awarded in admission criteria
No Weightage to Women candidates
Weightage can be given to women candidates in admission criteria to promote gender diversity
No Weightage for Class 10 & 12 marks
Good weightage can be given for excellent academic performance

MAT Eligibility: Completed Vs Final Year of Bachelor’s Degree
According to AIMA, Graduates in any discipline can apply for MAT 2021 exam. Those who are in their final year of graduation can also apply. It implies that a candidate is eligible to appear in MAT 2021 exam, if he/she holds recognized Bachelor’s Degree with minimum 3 years duration or equivalent in any discipline. 

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DSB-VIPS Technical Campus, PGDM 2021-23 NBS Ahmedabad, PGDM Admissions Open
JIMS Rohini, Sec-5, PGDM Admissions 2021-23 NDIM New Delhi, PGDM Admissions 2021-23

Those completing their final graduation exam may also apply for MAT 2021 exam. If shortlisted by the B-school on the basis of MAT 2021 Feb exam score, such candidates will be allowed to join the program provisionally. These provisionally admitted candidates must submit a certificate from the Principal/ Registrar of the College/Institute stating that the candidate has completed all the requirements for obtaining the bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification on the date of the issue of the certificate.

 

Any B-School - National or International - can consider MAT Score as an admission input based on the Score Cards issued to the candidates.  

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Read More: MAT 2021: Exam Date, Registration, Syllabus and Pattern

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