MAT 2017: All India Management Association (AIMA) will conduct Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2017 four times a year, for admissions to MBA/PGDM programmes at various management institutes. MAT 2017 is conducted in both online and offline modes in February, May, September, and December. MAT May 2017 application process has started from March 3. The exam will be held on May 7 and 13 in paper pencil and computer based modes respectively. The last date to apply online is April 25, 2017. Candidates check here all details about MAT 2017 May session such as dates, application form, eligibility, exam pattern, admit card, result, selection process, cutoff, etc.
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All about MAT
Exam Name: Management Aptitude Test
Commonly known as: MAT
Exam type: National
Below given table represents important dates of MAT May session test.
MAT 2017 Important Dates for May session
MAT Application Starts date
March 3, 2017
Last date to submit filled in application(for offline applicants)
April 28, 2017
Last date for application for online mode
April 25, 2017
Admit Card Releasing date
April 29, 2017
MAT 2017(paper based test)
May 7, 2017
MAT 2017(computer based test)
May 13, 2017
Last week of May 2017
AIMA prescribes the eligibility criteria of MAT 207. The eligibility norms as follows:
Candidates must have a graduation degree from a recognised university or institute.
Final year graduation students can also apply for MAT. They have to submit documents as a proof of completion of graduation within the prescribed time.
MAT 2017 application forms are available in both online and offline modes for the students to register. The application fee can be paid via both online (debit/credit or net banking) and offline mode (demand draft).
In offline MAT application form filling process, candidates are required to obtain MAT Bulletin and CD from AIMA, New Delhi centres. Fill in the MAT 2017 application form and submitted the same at the AIMA centres along with the application fee. The application fee is Rs. 1400, for all category candidates.
The officials release MAT 2017 admit card only for those candidates who have completed the application form and have submitted the fee successfully. The MAT May 2017 admit card will be available from April 29, 2017. The officials will send no hard copy of the admit card to any of the candidates, and the same has to be downloaded from the official website.
MAT will be conducted in both offline and online modes, and a candidate can select any of the modes while filling the form. MAT 2017 will have 200 objective type questions divided into 5 sections. The duration of the MAT exam is 2 hours and 30 minutes (2:30 hrs). Candidates can check the detailed exam pattern of MAT 2017 from below table:
MAT Exam Pattern
No. of Questions
Time (in minutes)
Data Analysis and Sufficiency
Intelligence and Critical Reasoning
Indian and Global Environment
Marking Scheme: Each question carries 1 mark and for each wrong answer, there is negative marking of 1/4 marks (.25 marks).
Candidates can check MAT 2017 results, after the test has been conducted, in the form of overall and sectional scores. MAT 2017 results for May session will be declared in the last week of the May. On the basis of the MAT results students will be shortlisted for the selection procedure. MAT February 2017 result has been declared on February 23, 2017.
The participating institutes of MAT shortlist the test takers based on their cutoff marks for the selection procedure. The MAT 2017 cutoff can be either in the form of percentile or score. The cutoff score ranges from 250 to 700 varying from B-School to B-School.
The MAT selection procedure consist of Group Discussion, Personal Interview and or Written Ability Test (WAT) rounds. First, a candidate is shortlisted on the basis of MAT result or cutoff. These shortlisted candidates are later called for the selection rounds at various participating institutes. Final admission selection is on the basis of performance in the selection rounds.
The officials will release the participating institutes list in March 2017. Till 2016, there were around 350 institutes registered under AIMA, that accepts students on the basis of MAT scores. It is likely that the number of the institutes may increase for the 2017 session.
Address: All India Management Association
14, Institutional Area, Lodhi Road, New Delhi 110003, India
Phone: 011 - 24645100 / 011 - 24617354 / 011 – 43128100
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