MAT 2017: Registration, Dates, Eligibility, Admit Card, Result

MAT 2017Management 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. MAT May 2017 Registration has been started now. 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 Eligibility

Syllabus FAQs

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MAT 2017 Notification – MAT May 2017 Registration Started


MAT May 2017 Registration has been started from 3rd March 2017. Click here for Registration.

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

MAT Exam Dates (Announced)

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

Application starts3rd March 2017
Last Date for Online Filling-up/ Purchase of Form25th April 2017
Last date for online registration28th April 2017
Admit card release28th April 2017
Exam date7th May 2017 (PBT mode) and 13th May 2017 (CBT mode)
Result declarationWithin a month after the examination

Check detailed MAT 2017 exam dates.

MAT 2017 Registration

  • MAT registration 2017 can be done through the online or offline process.
  • The application form is available from 3rd March 2017.
  • After submitting the application form online, the form will be 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 online registration will be done till 28th April 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.

Application Fee:

  • The application form fee for all the candidates is Rs 1400/-.
  • 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.

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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

Check complete MAT Syllabus from here.

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 5th February 2017 (PBT Mode) and 11th February 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 get the admit card on 28th April 2017. The admit card contain the details like students roll no, name, exam centre, paper timing etc.

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.

MAT Result

MAT result 2017 will be declared one month after the examination. The score of the MAT examination is valid for one year. Here in this page we will update the details regarding MAT Score Card.

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.


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. anamika srivastava says:

    dear,sir/mam,plzz tell me that im just now completing my graduation,and i want to know that im eligible for mat exam.nd when was coming date of mat exam of 2016,

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      You can apply for MAT 2016 in the month of May.

      • Ravindran says:

        I want to join MBA on 2017 batch…
        What should I do? ?

      • Hafees. says:

        you can attend mat exam and results will be available in that month itself . you can apply for febmat2017. last date to apply for mat exam within jan28 .

    • Mohana Krishna Sridhara says:

      Dear Anamika, The candidates who are in the final year of the graduation can also apply for the exam. But you should have a minimum of 50% marks in graduation. Actually every year Exams will be conducted in the month of February, May, September and December. Nearest exam date is 5th February 2017 (PBT mode) and 11th February 2017 (CBT mode). Application will be sold in this week.

    • Jabeen taj says:

      Dear sir/madam
      I in persuing my bcom final semester. I want to go for my MBA OR PGDM in 2017. Can I apply now to MAT.


    MAT 2016 I want to appear plz let me know for which swssion I will b eligible

  3. lavisha roy says:

    sir I want to knw.if I attempt MAT september 2016 then which session I have to get admission in the collage… 2016- 17 or 2017- 18 ….

  4. salman says:

    i am 12th student. My stream commerce. I am eligible for mat 2017?

  5. anamika says:

    this year i passed 12 with commerce …
    suggest me for which exam i m eligible

  6. vaishali bhandari says:

    I want to appear for MAT2016 is it possible

  7. Debasish Bal says:

    Sir i want to know that when i would be able to know that the application form is available for entrance exam?

  8. Bonami Laishram says:

    The upcoming MAT exams that will be held in Sept, dec 2016 and feb and may 2017 are for admission in B-schools for the coming academic session 2017-2019???

  9. Devashish says:

    I want to appear for MAT in feb 2017 then when should i do the registration

  10. Jay says:

    Dear Sir/Madam,
    I am currently studying my final year and will be graduating in 2017 apr/may. When should i take the examination?
    please help

  11. Kasturi says:

    Sir if i appear in MAT exam in February 2017. Then when will i take admission in college.

  12. mantasha says:

    Which universities or institutes accept the MAT score card for admission?

  13. ABUTALAHA K K says:

    I want to appear exam in feb 2017 ,when should i apply for exam sir ..

  14. faseela says:

    what is the official site for apply

  15. suchita says:

    as we fill form so many times can we attempt paper by filling once a year??

  16. sheela says:

    if we fill mat form in a year so how many times can we give exam ??

  17. Your Name... says:

    to join the mba course in the year 2017, when should i attend the mat exam ? 2016 or 2017?

  18. Siddharth Gogri says:

    I m going to attempt mat2017 feb exam….till wat date it is valid f i want to get admission

  19. raju says:

    Sir mat exam date

  20. pawan says:

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

  21. varalakshmi.b says:

    When we have to start preparing for mat exam

  22. Deblina Roy says:

    Can i register for the december 2016 MAT exam? if not, when will i be able to register for the next exam?

  23. ANJALI JINDAL says:


  24. Asad patel says:

    Sir just want to know that if i wrote exam in the month of feb 2017 then i will get addmission in which year 2017-2018 or 2018-2109

  25. sneha says:

    sir for Dec 2016 exam when will the application form available and what are the dates to apply and exam

  26. Harshit Agarwal says:

    Dear Sir/Mam,
    suggest me only one thing if i don’t catch the MAT score then what i do?

  27. surender says:

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

  28. guruprasad says:

    I’m planning to take a MAT exam in Feb. 2017
    Please suggest which book to refer
    Requesting you to post full syllabus of mat 2017

  29. varalakshmi.b says:

    Where does the exam will be conducted?

  30. sahil says:

    i have completed graduation with 49% and belong to GR.category. can i apply for mat??


    Sir ,

    I got 49.11% in and 48% in in regular course . Am i eligible to give the MAT exam .

  32. vedika says:

    To whosoever it is concerned,
    I want to know if I sit for MAT 2017 will I be able to get admission in A B-school that year or I have to wait till the next?

  33. Sahil says:

    Sir please tell me the difference between cat & mat

  34. prakash badi says:

    I got 43% in graduation. Can i apply mat exam

  35. mohan says:

    I’m pursuing 4th mechanical…can I apply for MAT..if ok..plz send date of exam and how to apply for exm

  36. sonal says:

    In mat exam is Indian and global environment section card marks is added in our score card?

  37. Akanksha says:

    I filled the form for december MAT .. But cancelled it ..
    I want to apply for February MAT ..
    Os there a problem ?

  38. Ravi prakash says:

    Is bca student eligible for mat

  39. kanchan says:

    I’m in year. next year I will cmplt my graduation so I’m elligibal for mat and in which month I can fill mat exam form ???

  40. Andaleeb says:

    Sir, can I get college in 2017-18 session through Mat Feb 2017?

  41. Sital Agrawal says:

    Dear Sir/Madam,
    I am currently studying my final year and will be graduating in 2017 apr/may. When should i take the examination?
    please help

  42. Sital Agrawal says:

    Dear Sir/Madam,
    I am currently studying my final year and will be graduating in 2017 apr/may. When should i take the examination?

  43. Vinitjain says:

    Sir i want to know which college are provided

  44. Jhon says:

    Sir, which are the best books for reference to prepare for MAT exam.

  45. appu says:

    What are the differences between cat and mat ? does cat has higher preference ?

  46. neha says:

    when is the last date for the submitting for feb 2017 MAT test?

  47. SHANTANU says:

    Which are the prominent B-schools which accepts MAT scores… and what aee rhe cutoff…

  48. sujeet kumar says:

    Mat ka paper hindi meidiam me hota hi

  49. Shikha says:

    I want to appear in mat exam which is to be conducted in feb2017 bt i hv a back in my 2nd year of bcom bt my first year nd final year is clearly completed nd my percentage is 47% nd i m from general category so m i eligible for mat exam feb2017

    • Dipak patra says:

      I have complete my graduation with 46%, can I do mba in finance by mat entrance

      • Abhishek Kumar Gunjari says:

        Dear Sir,
        I have applied for the MAT2017 Feb exam & got my print out.Next day i received a SMS to my phone telling that i have not completed my registration process. Will this effect issuing of my admit card?

      • Sarvgyan says:

        may be, better you check your application status.

  50. Dasarathi says:

    Am planning to take mat Feb 2017 exam .I want to when will the registration process starts for Feb 2017 exam

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