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MAT 2017: Application Form, Exam Dates, Admission Procedure

MAT 2017 MAT December 2017 Registration has been started now. Management Aptitude Test (MAT 2017) is a national level entrance test. Every year the exam is conducted by All India Management Association (AIMA). The candidates who are interested in the management education can appear for this entrance test. The MAT examination is held four times a year in month of February, May, September and December. Here in this article we are providing you the detailed information regarding eligibility criteria, important dates, admit card, application form, exam pattern, and many more.

Application Form Exam Pattern Admit Card

Syllabus ResultFAQs

MAT 2017 Notification – Registration Started

newiconMAT December 2017 Registration has been started now from 5th October 2017. for registration details.

MAT December 2017 Exam & other dates have been released now. for details.

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MAT September 2017 Admit Card has been released on 26th August 2017. for admit card details.

MAT September 2017 Registration is available now. for registration details.

MAT September 2017 Application Status has been released now. for registration details.

MAT September 2017 Exam Dates have been released now. to view dates.

MAT 2017 Result for May exam has been declared on 24th May 2017. to check result details.

MAT May 2017 Admit Card has been released on 29th April 2017. for admit card.

MAT May 2017 Registration last date has been extended till 5th May 2017 (for PBT exam) and 6th May 2017 (for CBT exam). for Registration.

MAT May 2017 Application Status has been released now. for Application Status details.

MAT February 2017 Result has been declared on 23rd February 2017. for Result.

MAT Exam Dates (Announced)

Candidates may check exam dates for MAT December 2017 from below table:

Application starts5 October 2017
Last Date for Online Filling-up/ Purchase of Form24th November 2017
Last date for online registration24th November 2017
Admit card releaseOn or after 25th November 2017
Exam date3rd December 2017 (PBT mode) and 9th December 2017 (CBT mode)
Result declarationJanuary 2017

MAT 2017 Registration

  • MAT registration 2017 is done through the online or offline process.
  • The application form for December exam is available from the 5th October 2017.
  • After submitting the application form online, the form is scrutinized by the examining committee and the candidates will get the acknowledgement slip.
  • This acknowledgement slip ensures that the form is filled and verified correctly.
  • The last date for online registration will be 24th November 2017.
  • In the case of offline application or payment through DD, candidates have to send the application form along with all required documents at AIMA, New Delhi before the due date.
  • Candidates are advised to take printout of the application for further use.

Application Fee:

  • The application form fee for all the candidates is Rs 1652/- (Inclusive of GST).
  • There is no fee concession for the reserved category.
  • The fee can be paid through the following modes: Credit card/debit card, net banking, demand draft and through cash payment.
  • The demand draft will be made in favor of All India Management Association from any bank.

Check How to fill MAT Application Form in details.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Minimum qualification to appear for the test is graduation. The candidates who have completed their graduation in any of the streams like science, commerce and arts can apply for the exam.
  • The candidates who are in the final year of the graduation can also apply for the exam.
  • The candidates who have a minimum of 50% marks in their graduation can apply for the test (45% marks for the SC/ST candidates). The NRI candidates can also appear for the test.
  • There is no age limit to appear for the MAT exam. The candidates of any age can appear for this entrance test.
  • There is no attempt limit for the examination.

Check complete MAT eligibility criteria from here.

MAT Exam Pattern

  • Mode of Exam: MAT examination will be held online as well as offline.
  • No. of Questions: The question paper will consist of 200 questions.
  • Total Marks: There are five sections and each section will carry forty marks.
  • Marking Scheme: Each question will carry one mark.
  • Negative Marking: For every wrong answer ¼ marks is deducted.
  • Subjects: The question paper will consist of the five sections mainly language comprehension, mathematical skills, data analysis and sufficiency, intelligence and critical reasoning and Indian and Global Environment.
SectionsQuestionsSuggested Time
Language  Comprehension4030
Mathematical Skills4040
Data Analysis4035
Indian & Global Environment4015
Check complete MAT Exam Pattern from here.

MAT Syllabus

Candidates who are preparing for the MAT examination must be aware of the syllabus and pattern of the exam. The MAT syllabus comprises of the questions from the section mentioned below:

Check MAT Books 2017 from here.

  • Language  Comprehension
  • Mathematical Skills
  • Data analysis and Sufficiency
  • Intelligence and Critical Reasoning
  • Indian and Global Environment

MAT Preparation Tips

The candidates should prepare each topic and should not leave any topic for the last moment. The candidates can make the short notes and can revise them for the better preparation. The candidates can also prepare from the previous year mock papers. It is also important to make proper planning and study schedule in order to score well in the exam.

Check complete MAT Preparation Tips from here.

FAQ’s (Most Asked Questions)

Answer: The minimum qualification for appearing in MAT exam is graduation in any discipline from any recognized University or equivalent recognized degree. A final year student in any undergraduate (i.e. B.A, B.Sc., B.Com., B.Tech., etc) can also appear provisionally.
Answer: MAT is usually conducted 4 times in a year in February, May, September and December.
Answer: Computer Based Test means the candidate sits in front of a computer and the questions are presented on the computer monitor and the candidate submits the answers through the use of keyboard or mouse. Each computer is connected to a server, which prepares the question set and delivers it to the candidate on the computer. Whereas the Paper Based Test, which is generally offered on a single day to all candidates and Candidate is supposed to bring Pen, HB-Pencils, Erasers and Sharper with him/her whereas the Question Paper & OMR Answer Sheet is provided at the Test Centre. MAT is offered over a period of time and the candidate can choose the center, the day and time of his/her convenience to take the test. Computer Based Test assumes that the candidate has basic familiarity with use of computers like use of keyboard and mouse operation. It is the responsibility of the candidate to acquire these skills before appearing in the test and AIMA cannot take responsibility for the same.
Answer: The Paper Based Test will be conducted on 3rd December 2017 (PBT Mode) and 9th December 2017 (CBT Mode) in different Time slots.
Answer: Check exam pattern section for more details.
Answer: The Score Card is put on the AIMA website during last week of the month of the test. Candidate can download his/her score card with his 6 digits Registration Form Number and 9 digits Roll NO from AIMA website.
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MAT Admit Card

The candidates can get the MAT admit card 2017 through the website. The candidate will not be allowed to enter the examination hall without the admit card. The candidates will be able get the admit card for December exam on or after 25th November 2017. The admit card contain the details like students roll no, name, exam centre, paper timing etc.

MAT Result 2017

MAT result 2017 for September session has been declared on 21st September 2017. The score of the MAT examination is valid for one year. Candidates are suggested to keep the printout of the result safe for further use. Candidates can check their result via online mode. Candidates have to enter roll number, form number & other required details to check their results.

MAT 2018

MAT 2018 will be organized to provide admission to the MBA/PGDM programmes. This exam is conducted by the All India Management Association (AIMA). MAT Registration 2018 will begin from the 2nd week of December 2017.

MAT Answer Key

Students can check their answers and can calculate their marks and score with the help of the answer key. Hence after completion of the exams students need not to wait for the result for their score and marks as they can calculate their marks and score from the answer key. MAT 2017 answer key will be declared after one/two weeks of the examination.


Almost every management college accepts the MAT score for admission to their management programme. Every college has its own percentile to accept MAT score. Besides the score some of the colleges also conduct their own entrance test for admissions. The MAT 2017 score card will be valid for one successive year only.

If you have any doubt regarding MAT 2017 you can ask your query in the comment box given below.

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  1. Khushboo says:

    Can anyone appear in all 4 mat exam held in the same year?

  2. hera says:

    If i give mat exam conducted in feb am i eligible to give mat conducted in month of may

  3. hera says:

    If i give mat exam which is conducted in feb, will i be eligible to give mat exam conducted in the month of may

  4. I want to apply for december says:

    When can i apply for december 2017

  5. Kunal says:

    Is 50% in graduation compulsory for MAT?

  6. ROHIT SHARMA says:

    MAT September keval single paper hai ki
    Nahi sir hi sent admission hoga ki
    Nahi.kal last date hai sir please common fast answer with me.

  7. Nisharth Sharma says:

    How much mark is required in MAT to admit in Tezpur University?

  8. Anupam Sharma says:

    Is there any section wise cutoff too in the MAT exam or there is only overall cutoff or marks that signifies the candidate clear the exam or not.

  9. abhijith v says:

    Sir my name is abhijith im in obc category ihave 49 percntage in digri should I write mat exam.. please replay sirr..

  10. sonia R says:

    I want to take admission for mba in 2017.can i get it by giving mat sep exam? and when will college start?

  11. HIMANSHU GUPTA says:

    i hv appeared in MAT May 2017 and scored 94.17 percentile with composite score of 701.4.percentage scored in 12th 71% nd in 10th 77%……so which clg shld i apply for mba

  12. vaidehi says:

    if I GIVE MAT SEPTEMBER 2017 EXAM,when will my college start?

  13. vaidehi says:

    is mat required for doing diploma courses?

  14. Harika says:

    i had missed my application form ..i have doudt about that can I apply for the exam second time


    Sir, i have applied MAT May 2017 and sent form through postal office, but i didn’t get my admit card. My registration number is 360429.

  16. Gesaing C Khunjuju says:

    Sir, my admit card of mat may 2017 is unable to download. My registration number is 360429. Please help me download my admit card telling me the processes.

  17. IFTEKHAR says:

    Sir my exam on 13th May result in one month then addmission process when start cap round and documents verification etc.
    Plss reply me
    And can I eligible to take addmission this year

  18. Bhagyashri says:

    Do you think think that colleges will consider mat may 2017 score?

  19. Palak says:

    Is thr any sectional cutoff in MAT

  20. sandeep says:

    Quick question

    If i apply for MAT September 2017, when will my college starts after qualified from MAT?

    Is it in this year 2017 or next year?

  21. Mita says:

    Is all management college accepts mat score in odisha?

  22. Your Name...Nishant Narang says:

    after clear the exam of mat in which college we take the admission.

  23. Neha Sharma says:

    Sir, what is the procedure for selecting the test mode? can we select the the test mode according to our prefrence?

  24. anjali jain says:

    wht is the syllabusf mat exam

  25. shivasharan says:

    I’m completed my Agri can I write mat exam next which. Course I can do I don’t no what to di

  26. vks says:

    Form fillup ni kr paya
    Any other options? ?
    For mba ?

  27. Pallavi Koch says:

    Which book I have to study to appear for mat exam and what to study to score marks

  28. Chandu ganta says:

    Sir I applied for mat may 2017 at that time I have received an application with full of my details and exam centres etc that is only the hallticket or any others I have to download

  29. Radhika says:

    Mam i belongs to m.p. i want to ask u that can i give exam from baroda

  30. Your Name... says:


  31. bikram says:

    If I will have got acknowledgement slip, then where should I go to take MAT exam ?

  32. Vikasmani says:

    If i attempts may 2017 mat, is it possible to get admussion through its result in the same year through cap or any pgdm course.

  33. akki says:

    sir,book which help fr the praparation of Mat exam..Need your suggestion fr the preparation

  34. Neey says:

    If I apply for May MAT 2017,will I be eligible for 2017 MBA admission

  35. Sumbul says:

    what is the timing of the exam conducted on 7th may?

  36. Mohamedadamijaz.j says:

    Sir. I have. Sudy in. BE engineering so for that. Should I write mat exam

  37. Ram says:

    I want to take admission in MBA. Which mat exam take may and dec.

  38. Raj says:

    i want to take adimission in year 2017.which month test suitable for me for take admission.

  39. Kavish says:


  40. priyanshi says:

    sir I scored 548 in mat Feb 2017 and I want to give mat may 2017 soo what are the top colleges accepting mat may scorecard 2017.?? please help

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