Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is a standardised test being administered since 1988 to facilitate Business Schools (B-Schools) to screen candidates for admission to MBA and allied programmes. 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.
Information to Candidates for May 2016 MAT
|Name of the activity||Management Aptitude Test
|Mode of Test
(How to take the test)
|Candidate can choose any one of the two options to take the test:
Paper Based Test
Computer Based Test
|Test Date||Paper Based Test||Computer Based Test|
|01 May 2016
|07 May 2016 (Saturday)onwards**
**If the number of candidates registered for Computer Based Test is limited and can be accommodated in a single day; the test will be completed on 07 May 2016 itself.
|Test Timing||Paper Based Test||Computer Based Test|
|10.00am-12.30pm||In different Time slots at specific test venues; subject to number of candidates registering for Computer Based Test.|
|Eligibility||Graduates in any discipline.
|How to apply||Candidate can choose any one of the following modes to apply.
|List of Participating Management Institutes
(Will be available from 1st Week of March onwards)
|List of Participating MIs.
Four Digit codes for Management Institutes/University Departments accepting the MAT Score are given in the List of Participating Institutes/Universities as MI Code. There are five blocks consisting of four boxes each given in the Form. Fill the codes of those five institutes only where you have applied or are applying for admission. No additional fee is to be paid for filling these 5 choices.
Important Notice: Applicants are advised to check the approval/recognition status of various programs directly from the concerned Authorities/ Institutes/ Universities.
AIMA HAS COME ACROSS A COUPLE OF CASES WHERE THE ASPIRING CANDIDATES’ MAT SCORE IS NOT ACCEPTED BY SOME PARTICIPATING INSTITUTES/UNIVERSITIES FOR ADMISSION TO MBA FULL TIME COURSE DESPITE THEIR CONFIRMATION TO AIMA AT THE TIME OF PARTICIPATION BY INCORPORATING THEIR NOTIFICATIONS IN MAT BULLETIN. CANDIDATES ARE ADVISED TO RECHECK WITH THE CONCERNED INSTITUTES/UNIVERSITIES BEFORE APPLYING FOR MAT.
|Important Dates forApplying||
Last Date for Online Registration:19 April 2016 (Tuesday)
(In this case, do NOT send the printout of the Registration Form. However, the candidate should retain a Printout of Registration Form for reference.)
Late Date for Online Filling-up/ Purchase of Form:
Last Date for Submission of duly completed Printout of RegistrationForm at AIMA, New Delhi:19 April 2016 (Tuesday)
(In this case, SEND the Printout of Registration Form. DD is also to be sent along with the Printout of the Registration Form, if payment was made through DD.)
|Test Centre City
(Will be available from 1st week of March onwards)
|MAT 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 website link: http://apps.aima.in/mat_reciept.aspx. 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.