MAT 2020: Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is an entrance examination for admission in management courses. It is regulated by the All India Management Association (AIMA). The exam is a national level entrances test which held four times in a year in the month of February, May, September and December. Interested candidates who are willing to pursue management programme such as MBA and PGDM can appear in MAT. There are significant number of Universities/Institutions which considers MAT score for admission in management courses. Applicants have to meet certain eligibility requirement for appearing in the test. Here in this article, you can check crucial information about MAT 2020 exam including the registration process, application form, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus and important dates below.
MAT 2020 Exam Dates
The MAT exam is conducted four times in a year as stated above in the month of February, May, September, and December. Candidates can check February exam dates in the table below:
|Name of Events||Dates (Tentative)|
|Commencement of online application form||December 2019|
|Closing date of online application form||January 2020|
|Admit card releasing date||January 2020|
|Date of Exam (PBT)||February 2020|
|Date of Exam (CBT)||February 2020|
|Result Declaration||February 2020|
MAT Eligibility Criteria 2020
All the applicants should be aware that without having requisite eligibility criteria they can’t apply for MAT 2020 exam. Everyone must fulfil prescribed norms for appearing in the test. The MAT eligibility requirements are as below:
- Academic Qualification: Candidates must possess graduation degree in any stream from a recognized university/institute.
- Age Limit: There is no restriction with regard to the age limit.
- Appearing Candidates: Final year students who are willing to appear in MAT 2020 exam can also apply.
- Attempts Limit: There is no attempt limit define.
MAT 2020 Application Form: How to apply?
Those who are meeting the above-mentioned eligibility requirements can go ahead for MAT registration. Candidates are recommended to apply within the prescribed time limit. Check the following information with regard to MAT registration:
- Applicants should access the official website of the AIMA and must read all the instruction for MAT registration.
- The registration for MAT 2020 exam can only be done through online mode.
- The registration process will commence in the month of December 2019 for the February exam.
- Candidate must provide personal information, qualification and address information in the application form.
- You need to upload the recent passport size photograph and signature with prescribed specifications.
- Pay the necessary registration fee and submit the application form.
- You can check the status of your MAT application after a few days later from the submission.
MAT Application Fee
- For both PBT (Paper Based Test) and CBT(Computer Based Test)- Rs.2650/-
- For anyone of the exam (PBT or CBT)- Rs.1550/-
- Payment of application fee can be done through net banking, debit card, credit card and Demand Draft also.
Note: There is no special exemption for reserved category candidates. Everyone must pay the fee prescribed by the concerned authority.
MAT Exam Pattern 2020
All the aspirants should have conversant with the examination scheme. The information about the exam pattern is very-very crucial for cracking the exam. The examination pattern means information about exam such as the number of questions, duration of exam, syllabus, marking scheme etc. Candidates can check a brief overview of the exam pattern in the table below:
|Name of the Exam||Management Aptitude Test 2020|
|Exam Mode||Online as well as Offline|
|Number of Questions to be asked||200 questions (40 questions from each section of the Paper)|
|Nature of questions||Objective Type Questions|
|Duration of Test||2.30 Hour|
|Marking Scheme||1 mark for every correct answer|
|Negative Makring||Applicable. 1/4th marks will be deducted for the wrong attempt.|
|Subjects||Data Analysis & Sufficiency, Intelligence & Critical Reasoning, Indian & Global Environment, Mathematics Skills and Language Comprehension|
MAT Syllabus 2020
The candidates must prepare as per the prescribed syllabus. Candidates can check previous year question papers for having a clear picture of the syllabus and important topics of the paper. The main topic of the syllabus will be Data Analysis & Sufficiency, Indian & Global Environment, Intelligence & Critical Reasoning, Mathematics Skills and Language Comprehension. Candidates must hold strong command on these subject for scoring good marks in the exam.
MAT 2020 Admit Card
The candidates can obtain the admit card from the official website. It will be available in the month of January 2020. Visit the official website and download your admit card by entering the online application number and date of birth. The admit card for both online and offline test will be generated separately. Candidates should take a printout of the admit card and must bring admit card on the day of the exam. Candidates should note that the authority will not send hard copy of the admit card to any individual.
MAT Result 2020
The exam regulating authority will declare MAT 2020 result after one or two weeks later from the exam. Candidates can download their result from the website by putting necessary information i.e. roll number and date of birth in the given field. Take the printout of the result and keep it safe for future reference.
MAT Score Card
The competent authority will issue MAT score to each applicant via post. Candidates can expect their score card after 20 days from the exam. The MAT score valid for the current academic session only hence candidates should apply without any delay. There are almost 600 management colleges in India which consider MAT score for admission in Management programmes. Take a printout of score card and keep with you for future reference.
MAT Admission Procedure
The candidates should know the admission process after qualifying the test. After the announcement of the result, approach participating MIs along with score card. Candidates have to apply for the respective instituteS which are participating in the admission.
The different-different institutions have their own admission rules which candidates should follow. Final admission of the candidates will be made on the basis of their performance in the written exam, Group Discussion, and Interview/Counselling. Generally, the selection process includes Group Discussion, Personal Interview and/or Written Ability Test (WAT).
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