MAT 2020: Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus

MAT 2020MAT 2020 will be conducted by All India Management Association four times in the year. MAT is a national level entrance examination which is conducted to offer admission in various management coursesMBA and PGDMA courses. This entrance test will be conducted in four sessions in the month of February, May, September and December. Admission will be provided in many B-Schools situated all over India accepting MAT Scores. To know more details about MAT 2020 application form, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus and much more candidates can go through this article.

MAT 2020 Exam Dates

Here candidates can check tentative MAT 2020 dates for both PBT (pen-paper based test) and CBT (computer based test) for February Session MAT 2020:

For Paper Based Test:

Events Dates (Tentative)
Starting of online registration2nd week of December 2019
Last date for online registrations1st week of February 2020
Availability of Admit card2nd week of February 2020
Exam date3rd week of February 2020
ResultLast week of February 2020
Counselling beginsIn the month of March 2020

For Computer Based Test:

Events Dates (Tentative)
Starting of online registration2nd week of December 2019
Last date for online registrations1st week of February 2020
Availability of admit card3rd week of February 2020
Exam date4th week of February 2020
ResultLast week of February 2020
Counselling beginsIn the month of March 2020

MAT 2020 Application Form

Candidates are advised to check all the details of MAT 2020 Application Form given below:

  • The Application Form of MAT 2020 will be available in online mode.
  • Candidates will be able to fill the registration form from the 2nd week of December 2020.
  • Candidates are advised to fill complete details in the application form i.e. personal, education details etc.
  • Candidates will be able to fill application form till 1st week of February 2020 for both PBT and CBT.
  • Candidates have to upload their scanned photograph (40 to 100 kb) and signature (10 to 40 kb) at the time of uploading during application process.
  • Candidates have to check their application status after the completion of application process.
  • Candidates are advised to fill their exam choice i.e. CBT or PBT, and also make choice of all five institutions where they want to send their scorecard to get admission.

Application Fee:

The application fee for both (PBT and CBT) exam is mentioned below:

  • For paper based test fee will be Rs. 1550/-.
  • For computer based test fee will be Rs. 1550/-.
  • For both PBT and CBT exam fee will be Rs. 2650/-.

Mode of Payment: The application fee of MAT 2020 can be paid in online mode via debit card, credit card or net banking.

MAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must check the MAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria provided below before filling the application form:

  • Qualification: Candidates should have graduation degree from any recognized university or equivalent.
  • Age Criteria: There will be no age limit criteria considered to apply for the exam.
  • Maximum Attempts: There will be no attempt limits for MAT.
  • Appearing Candidates: Candidates who are appearing in their final year of graduation can also apply for this exam.

MAT 2020 Exam Pattern

Candidates can check the MAT 2020 Exam Pattern given below before starting their preparation:

  • Mode of Exam: The examination will be held in both (CBT & PBT) mode.
  • Time Duration: The time duration for the exam will be 2 hours and 30 minutes.
  • Number of Questions: The paper will have total number of 200 questions in the exam.
  • Sections: There will be total 5 sections in the exam – Mathematical skills, Intelligence and critical reasoning, Indian and global environment, Data analysis & sufficiency and Language comprehension.
  • Marking Scheme: Each question will award 1 mark for each correct answer.
  • Negative Marking: 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer.

In the below table we have provided subject wise exam pattern, the exam will consist five subjects which are:

Subjects Number of Questions
Mathematical skills40
Language comprehension40
Intelligence and critical reasoning40
Indian and global environment40
Data analysis and sufficiency40

MAT 2020 Syllabus

MAT 2020 Syllabus will contain various topics from the subjects – Mathematical skills, Intelligence and Critical Reasoning, Indian and Global Environment, Data Analysis & Sufficiency and Language comprehension. Check various topics for various subjects below:

Language Comprehension:

This section will be based on the topics i.e. English grammar, synonyms, antonyms, reading comprehension, sentence completion, sentence corrections, different usage of same words, one word substitutions, fill in the blanks etc.

Mathematical Skill:

This section will include questions from time and work, percentage, simple compound interest, profit and loss, number system, trigonometry, height and distance, LCM and HCF, ratio proportions, clock calendars, time speed and distance, partnership etc.

Data Analysis and Sufficiency:

In this section important topics will be data sufficiency, Venn diagram, charts i.e. column, bar, pie, line graph, puzzles, pie chart, data comparison, bar charts and data tables etc.

Intelligence and Critical Reasoning:

Logical Reasoning will be based on the topics i.e. course of actions, family trees, blood relations, numeric grid, pie chart, calendar, critical reasoning, multi-dimensional arrangement, syllogism, column graph, critical reasoning, series, visual reasoning and etc.

Indian Global Environment:

This section will contain questions based on current affairs and latest news and other topics like world records, business, books and authors, history, social issues, geography, finance, automobiles, politics, famous awards and price etc.

MAT 2020 Preparation Tips

Candidates can check below various preparation tips to score well in the entrance test:

  • Candidates must prepare a proper routine to study for the entrance test.
  • Candidates must check the exam pattern and the topic wise syllabus before start of preparation.
  • Revision is the key to score good in the exam, so candidates revise topics on the daily basis.
  • Candidates can solve mock tests and previous year question papers.
  • Candidates should read current affairs and latest news from various sources like newspapers and television etc.
  • Eat healthy food and stay fit and fine.

FAQ’s (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answer: The application form of MAT 2020 for both CBT and PBT mode will be released in second week of December 2019.
Answer: You have to fill five institutes where you want to send your score card for admission.
Answer: Yes, appearing candidates are eligible to apply for MAT 2020 entrance exam.
Answer: There will be no age limit criteria to apply for MAT 2020.
Answer: The entrance test of MAT 2020 will be held in the third or fourth week of February 2020.
Answer: MAT 2020 exam will be held 4 times in a year.
Answer: No, there is no limit of attempts for MAT exam.
Answer: There will be total of 200 questions in the MAT 2020 entrance test.

MAT 2020 Admit Card

After the final submission of the application forms, candidates will be able to download their MAT 2020 admit cards. To download the admit cards online, candidate have to enter their date of birth, registration id and application number.

Admit card will include details like exam date and time, candidate’s name, address, exam venue etc.

The admit card will be released in second week of February 2020 for PBT and third week of February 2020 for CBT. The admit card of Mat 2020 will not be sent by post to the candidates. Candidates will not be able to enter the exam hall without showing their admit card.

MAT 2020 Result

Candidates can check their results in last week of February 2020 for both online and offline mode. To check the results and download scorecard, students have to enter their details like registered mobile number and roll number.

Through the result, candidates will be able to know details about the percentile as well as marks secured by the candidates in the examination.

MAT 2020 Score Card

MAT 2020 Score card will be sent to students by post or email. Candidates can apply for admission in various institutes situated all over India, using the score card. Also students can download their scorecard online by entering their login credentials.

Candidates are advised to keep their score card safe for the further admission procedure. If candidates have lost their score card, they can apply for a duplicate score card. Score cards of MAT 2020 will be valid for 1 year duration.

MAT 2020 Cut Off

Respective institutes will release MAT 2020 Cut off after the announcement of the results. Only on the basis of cut off marks various institutions will screen the eligible candidates for admission.

MAT cut off will depends on some factors i.e. total seats, difficulty level of the exam, total number of appeared candidates etc. Cut off will be the minimum marks that students have to obtain in the entrance test to get entry into the institution.

MAT 2020 Admission

MAT 2020 Counselling will not be done by All India Management Association (AIMA). Some of the institutes will organize GD and PI rounds, while some will provide direct entry on the basis of marks scored in the test.

The admission will be based on the candidate’s performance in the aptitude test. Candidates will have to apply individually to the participating institutes.

Each university will have their own selection and eligibility criteria for the admission. Final admission will be based on the document verification and score of the exam obtained by candidates.

If you have any other query related to MAT 2020, you can ask your query by leaving your comment below.

Displaying 5 Comments
  1. Lomesh says:

    After graduation exam form

  2. srishti sdl says:

    is there any sectional cuttoff or section wise timing in exam?

  3. Mohd.Wasim says:

    How can I check previous year question paper?
    Is there option for language to give the exam?

  4. P. Anusha says:

    After paying the fee for feb exam can we attend the nxt 3 coming exams for free or we need to pay the fee for every exam??

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