MAT 2024: Registration, Exam Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Pattern

MAT 2024 MAT 2024 Application Form will be released in the last week of March 2024. All India Management Association (AIMA) is the conducting authority of this entrance examination. It is a national-level entrance test conducted four times every year in February, May, September, and December. This exam is conducted to provide admission in PG management programmes such as MBA, PGDM, etc. Interested candidates will be able to apply for the exam by filling the application form through online mode. Only eligible candidates will be able to submit the application form. There are various colleges across the country which accepts the MAT scores to provide admission in MBA courses.

In the article given below we have provided the complete information related to MAT 2024 examination such as application form, eligibility criteria, exam dates, exam pattern, etc.

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MAT 2024 Overview

Exam NameMAT 2024
Conducting BodyAll India Management Association (AIMA)
Exam LevelNational Level
Exam TypePG Level
Full-FormManagement Aptitude Test
Courses OfferedManagement
Application modeOnline

MAT 2024 Exam Dates

Candidates can go through the complete tentative MAT exam dates below:

For PBT Exam:

EventsDates (Tentative)
Registration begin4th week of March 2024
Last date for registration1st week of May 2024
Admit card release2nd week of May 2024
Exam date4th week of May 2024
Declaration of resultJune 2024

For CBT Exam:

EventsDates (Tentative)
Application form released4th week of March 2024
Last date to apply1st week of May 2024
Admit card release2nd week of May 2024
Exam date3rd week of May 2024
Declaration of resultJune 2024

For CBT-2 Exam:

EventsDates (Tentative)
Application form released4th week of March 2024
Last date to apply3rd week of May 2024
Admit card release1st week of June 2024
Exam date4th week of June 2024
Declaration of resultJune 2024
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MAT 2024 Registration

Here we have provided the complete information related to MAT 2024 application form procedure below:

  • Candidates will have to apply for the examination through online mode only. There will be no offline mode provided.
  • The registration procedure of MAT 2024 will be started from the last week of March 2024.
  • Candidates will have to provide the details like personal, academic, and other asked information in the registration form to register.
  • After providing the details, candidates must upload the scanned copy of their passport size photograph and signature in the prescribed format.
  • To complete the registration procedure, submit the application fee through online mode.
  • Candidates are advised to complete the registration procedure before the deadline, as the authority will deactivate the registration link from the website.
  • After submitting the application form, take a hardcopy of the registration form for further usage.

Application Fee:

  • The MAT 2024 application fee will be submitted through online mode only.
  • The online payment gateways to submit the fee will be debit card, credit card, or net banking.
  • The application fee will be refundable to any candidates.
  • Those candidates who wish to register for the entrance exam will required to submit the application fee as follows:
Mode of ExamApplication Fee
For PBT – Paper Based TestRs. 1950
For CBT – Computer Based TestRs. 1950
For PBT & CBT bothRs. 3100

How to Apply for MAT 2024

  • Step-1: Visit the website of MAT (Link will be provided above).
  • Step-2: Enter the valid email Id and mobile number for applying to receive OTP for verification.
  • Step-3: Now login using allotted details to complete the registration procedure.
  • Step-4: Select the exam mode, test city choices, payment mode, and other details to complete the process.
  • Step-5: Upload the scanned documents like recent color photo and signature on white paper with black pen in specific format.
  • Step-6: Fill the details such as personal, qualifications and experiences, and choices for management institutes (MI).
  • Step-7: Submit the details by clicking on the “Submit” button.
  • Step-8: Take a hardcopy of the filled application form for further usage.
Check Here – How to Fill MAT Application Form

MAT 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Before proceeding to fill out the application form, candidates must go through the given below MAT eligibility criteria:

  • Qualification: Candidates must have a graduation degree in any discipline to apply.
  • Number of Attempts: There will be no such limit specified to appear in the exam.
  • Age Limit: To appear in the exam, there will be no specific age limit prescribed.
  • Appearing: Those appearing candidates in the final exam will also be eligible to apply for the exam.

MAT 2024 Exam Pattern

Here we have provided the exam pattern of MAT 2024 examination:

  • Mode of Exam: The exam will be conducted through both Computer Based Test (CBT), Paper Based Test (PBT) and IBT modes.
  • Duration: Total 2 and half hours will be provided to solve the exam.
  • Section: There will be total 5 sections in the question paper.
  • Total Questions: Total 200 questions will be asked in the exam.
  • Type of Questions: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) will be asked.
  • Marking Scheme: For each correct answer, 1 mark will be awarded.
  • Negative Marking: 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer.

Subject wise distribution of question paper:

SectionSubjectNo. of Question
ILanguage and Comprehension40
IIMathematical Skills40
IIIData Analysis and Sufficiency40
IVIntelligence and Critical Reasoning40
VIndian & Global Environment40

MAT 2024 Syllabus

Here we provide the MAT syllabus 2024 below in the given section:

Data Analysis and SufficiencyData tables, data charts, bar diagrams, and charts including simple, stacked, composite bar, pie charts, Graphs, Data Analysis, Data Comparison among others, caselet-based data, Venn diagram, data sufficiency.
Indian and Global EnvironmentBusiness and Economics, Current GK, Basic on the current reading newspaper and periodical, Devaluation and up the valuation of the rupee, business, national and international events.
Mathematics SkillsArithmetic, Interest, Speed, Time and Distance, Time and Work, Averages, Number system, Mixture and Allegation, Unitary Method, Commercial math, permutation and combination, ration and proportion, Number system, Elementary mathematics, etc.
Intelligence and Critical ReasoningFact interference, passage, conclusion, analogy, statement argument, clocks, calendars, binary logic, premise, conclusion, linear and matrix arrangement, team formation, cubs, rows, network diagrams, quantitative reasoning, Puzzles, Logical Reasoning, critical reasoning.
EnglishComprehension of Passage, Synonyms, Proverb, Sentence Correction, Antonyms, Punctuations etc.

MAT 2024 Preparation Tips

Candidates can check some beneficial MAT preparation tips to achieve a better rank in the entrance exam:

  • Prepare for the exam as per the exam pattern.
  • Check out the complete syllabus on the website and study accordingly.
  • Try to choose the best possible books for preparations.
  • Divide your time and make a proper schedule for the exam.
  • Try to give more and more time to the study and follow the schedule properly.
  • Ensure for using previous years of questions paper and sample papers for help.
  • Do a regular exercise and stay fit and healthy.

Also Check:

MAT Books

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Answer: You will be able to submit the application form from the last week of March 2024.

Answer: Yes, passed candidates in graduation level will be able to apply for MAT 2024 exam.

Answer: There will be no such limit on the number of attempts according to the authority.

Answer: No, the MAT 2024  scorecard will be valid for one year from the examination session chosen by the candidates.

Answer: The application fee of CBT test will be Rs 1950 for every category candidates.

Answer: Yes, 0.25 mark will be deducted for every wrong response.

Answer: Yes, appearing candidates in the graduation degree level will be eligible to apply for the exam.

Answer: Yes, there will be no specific age limit for the applicants to apply for MAT 2024 examination.

MAT 2024 Admit Card

AIMA will release the MAT admit card 2024 of the registered applicants before the each mode of the entrance exam. The admit card will be issued around two to three days before the exam date. It will be expected that the admit card will be released in the third week of May 2024.

Only registered candidates will be able to download the admit card by login into their dashboard with details like registered email ID and password. It will be mandatory for the registered candidates to carry a valid photo ID along with the admit card. No candidates will be allowed to appear in the exam without a valid admit card and a valid ID proof.

MAT 2024 Score Card

The MAT result 2024 will be announced in the month of June 2024. It will be released through online mode only. On the website of AIMA, the result of PBT, CBT, and IBT mode will be released.

The MAT scorecard 2024 will be downloaded with the help of login details like application form number and a roll number of the candidates. The scorecard will be valid for one year only from the examination session chosen by the candidates.

MAT 2024 Cut off

The participating institutes of MAT will release the MAT cut off 2024 on their respective website. It will be released through online mode only. The MAT cut off of these institutes will vary, depending on the several factors such as the seats available, number of candidates appeared, past cut off, etc.

Those candidates who will meet the cut off will be called for the Group Discussion/ Personal Interview round. The cut off of the top MBA colleges will likely to be go above 90 percentile. The cut off will be minimum score required for participating in admission procedure.

MAT 2024 Counselling Procedure

The MAT counselling 2024 will be organized by the participating institutes as AIMA will not conduct any MAT counselling procedure. After the declaration of the result, counselling procedure will commence by the authority.

Candidates will be required to carry their documents along with them for the verification procedure. Candidates will be selected for admission on the basis of their MAT score, category, and availability of seats in colleges.

Following will be the documents required for the MAT 2024 counselling procedure:

  • MAT 2024 Admit Card
  • MAT 2024 Score Card
  • Mark sheets of class 10th and 12th
  • Graduation Mark sheet
  • Passport size photograph
  • Candidates Identify proof.

Participating Institutes of MAT 2024

Candidates can check the given below list of MAT 2024 participating institutes:

  • Academy of Business Administration, Balasore
  • Acharya Bangalore B-School, Bangalore
  • Affinity Business School, Bhubaneswar
  • Asian Business School, Noida
  • Aravali College of Engineering and Management, Faridabad
  • Aligarh College of Engineering and Technology, Aligarh
  • Anand Engineering College, Agra
  • Amity International Business School, Noida
  • Assam Institute of Management, Guwahati
  • Ambalika Institute of Management and Technology, Lucknow
  • Bengal Institute of Business Studies, Kolkata
  • Balaji Institutes of International Business, Tathawade
  • Biju Patnaik Institutes of IT and Management Studies, Bhubaneswar
  • Birla Institute of Management Technology, Greater Noida
  • Bhilai Institute of Technology, Durg
  • BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore
  • BS Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai
  • Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
  • Ballari Institute of Technology and Management, Bellary
  • Brij Mohan Institute of Management and Technology, Gurgaon

In case of any query related to MAT 2024 exam, candidates can feel free to ask their queries below in the comment section.                                                                                                                                            

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