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MAT 2021 May Exam Date, Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Pattern

All India Management Association (AIMA) announces Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2021 May Dates

MAT Exam 2021 May – All India Management Association (AIMA) invites applications for Management Aptitude Test (MAT) MAY 2021.

The Management Aptitude Test is conducted for the candidates who want to take admission in MBA and Allied Programs in B-Schools. AIMA MAT 2021 May Session application forms are available now on the official website.

 About of the MAT

  • Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is a standardized test being administered since 1988 to facilitate Business Schools (B-Schools) to screen candidates for admission to MBA and allied programs. Govt. of India, Ministry of HRD approved MAT as a national level test in 2003. Any B-School – national or international – can consider MAT Score as an admission input based on the Score Cards issued to the candidates
  • The largest test of its kind in the nation, MAT will continue to be your passport to over 600 B-Schools across India.

 Important Dates MAT Exam 2021

Dates for Paper-Based Test (PBT)

  • Last Date for Online Registration: 24th May 2021
  • Availability of Admit Cards on the Website: 26th May 2021
  • Date of AIMA MAT 2021 (PBT based): 30th May 2021 (Sunday)

Dates for Computer Based Test (CBT)

  • Last Date for Online Registration: 07th June 2021
  • Availability of Admit Cards on the Website: 10th June 2021
  • Date of AIMA MAT 2021 (CBT based): 13th June 2021

 Eligibility Criteria for MAT Exam 2021

  • Candidates interested in MAT MAY 2021 must fulfill the eligibility criteria to apply for it. In case you clear the exam but are not eligible then you will not be able to take the final admission in the MAT associate college.

Academic Qualification

  • Graduates in any discipline are eligible to apply for MAT 2021.
  • The Final year students of Graduate Courses are eligible to apply.
  • Minimum Aggregate Marks
  • The marks are according to the rule’s guidelines of the individual’s colleges.

Age Limit

  • There is no age limit to take the examination.

MAT Exam 2021 Application Process

  • Interested Candidates can apply online mode only through the official website https://www.aima.in/
  • Register online at website link: https://mat.aima.in/may21/ with Credit Card/Debit Card (ATM Card), Net Banking, UPI or Paytm Wallet.
  • Essential Documents to be made ready for online registration:
  • (i) Valid Email Id
  • (ii) Scanned image of photograph (10 to 50 kb)
  • (iii) Scanned image of signature (5 to 20 kb)
  • (iv) Credit Card/Debit Card (ATM Card) or Net Banking details

Application Fee

  • For Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (IBT) – Rs.1650/-
  • For Paper Based Test (PBT) OR Computer Based Test (CBT) – Rs.1650/-
  • For Double Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (IBT) – Rs. 2750/-
  • For PBT+IBT OR CBT+IBT OR PBT+CBT – Rs. 2750/-

Mode of Payment

  • Online through Credit Card/Debit Card (ATM Card), Net Banking, UPI or Paytm Wallet
  • Mode of Test (How to take the Test)
  • Candidate can take MAT as
  • Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (IBT) or
  • Double Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (IBT) or
  • Paper Based Test (PBT) or
  • Paper Based Test and Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (PBT+IBT) or
  • Computer Based Test (CBT) or
  • Computer Based Test and Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (CBT+IBT) or
  • Paper Based Test and Computer Based Test (PBT+CBT)


  • Candidates can opt for both the tests i.e. 2 IBT/PBT+IBT/CBT+IBT/PBT+CBT tests by paying an extra fees of 1100/- in addition to 1650/-.
  • Candidates opting for 2 2 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.

 MAT Exam 2021 Exam Pattern

  • Mode of Exam: Online or Offline (IBT, PBT & CBT) Mode
  • Language: The medium of the examination is English.
  • Exam Duration: 150 minutes
  • Type of Question: Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) type
  • Total Questions: 200 questions
  • Marking Scheme: There is one mark for each correct answer. 0.25 marks deduction for each incorrect answer.


  • Syllabus shall be based on the Higher Secondary Education, Porvorim. It will consist of subjects Language Comprehension, Intelligence & Critical Reasoning, Mathematical Skills, Data Analysis & Sufficiency & Indian & Global Environment.

 Test Structure

Section No Section NameNo. of QuestionsTime Suggested (Minutes)
ILanguage Comprehension4030
IIIntelligence & Critical Reasoning4030
IIIMathematical Skills4040
IVData Analysis & Sufficiency4035
VIndian & Global Environment4015

Exam Centres

  • Test Centre City list is provided in the dropdown menu for the test centre choices in the registration form. Test cities for Paper Based Test (PBT) and Computer Based Test (CBT) are different.
  • Paper Based Test (PBT) Test City; Agra; Ahmedabad; Allahabad; Ambala; Bareilly; Bengaluru; Bhilai; Bhopal; Bhubaneswar; Chandigarh; Chennai; Coimbatore; Dehradun; Delhi (NCR); Dibrugarh; Durgapur; Ghaziabad; Gurgaon; Guwahati; Haridwar; Hubli; Hyderabad; Imphal; Indore; Jaipur; Jammu; Jamshedpur; Jorhat; Kanpur; Kochi; Kolkata; Kottayam; Kozhikode; Lucknow; Ludhiana; Madurai; Meerut; Mangalore; Mumbai; Nagpur; Patna; Pune; Raipur; Ranchi; Rourkela; Shimla; Srinagar; Suryamani Nagar; Tezpur; Varanasi; Thiruvananthapuram; Trichy; Vijayawada; Visakhapatnam;

 MAT Exam 2021 Admit Card

  • All provisionally registered candidates for IBT/PBT/CBT have to download their Admit Card from AIMA website https://mat.aima.in as per the schedule given above.
  • Admit Card contains Candidate’s Name, Form No, Roll No, Test Date, Test Time and Test Venue Address. Candidate has to strictly follow the date and time allotted to him/her in the admit card.

 Registration Form Acknowledgement

  • All Forms received at AIMA are scanned / validated within 5 days and the Form Numbers of such received forms will be available on the website link https://mat.aima.in/may21/ Further, your form is scrutinized and if found in order; it is provisionally registered.
  • MAT Registration Form received later than the due date is liable to be rejected. Neither any correspondence in this regard will be entertained nor will the fee to be refunded.


  • Candidates have to download the MAT Score from AIMA website https://www.aima.in/
  • For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website

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