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MAT 2025: Application Form, Dates, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus

MAT 2025MAT 2025 Exam will be held in the last week of February 2025 for PBT exam. Application Form will be released in the fourth week of December 2024. Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is a national level entrance exam conducted four times in a year in February, May, September and December. The conducting authority of MAT exam is AIMA (All India Management Association). This exam is conducted to provide admission in PG management programmes such as MBA, PGDM, etc. To provide admission in MBA courses, MAT scores is accepted in various colleges across the country. To appear for this entrance exam, candidates will be required to fill the application form. It will be available through online mode. Before filling the form, candidates must fulfill the eligibility criteria below.

Candidates can go through the article below to get complete information MAT 2025 exam such as application form, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, etc.

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MAT 2025 Overview

Exam NameMAT 2025
Conducting BodyAll India Management Association (AIMA)
Exam FrequencyFour times in a year
Exam ModeCBT, PBT, and IBT
Purpose of ExamTo provide admission to 800+ MBA colleges in India
Exam LevelNational Level
Exam TypePG Level
Full-FormManagement Aptitude Test
Courses OfferedManagement
Application modeOnline

MAT 2025 Exam Dates

Candidates can check out the given section to know the complete tentative schedule of MAT 2025 exam:

For PBT Exam:

EventsDates (Tentative)
Application form starts from4th week of December 2024
Last date to submit form3rd week of February 2025
Admit card release3rd week of February 2025
Exam date4th week of February 2025
Declaration of resultMarch/ April 2025

For CBT Exam:

EventsDates (Tentative)
Application form4th week of December 2024
Last date to apply1st week of March 2025
Admit card release1st week of March 2025
Exam date2nd week of March 2025
Declaration of resultApril/ May 2025

MAT 2025 Application Form

Go through the section below to know the complete MAT 2025 application form details:

  • AIMA will provide the MAT 2025 application form from fourth week of December 2024 for February session.
  • Candidates will be able to complete the registration procedure through online mode, no other offline method will be accepted.
  • At the time of filling the from, candidates will be required to enter the details such as personal, academic, and other asked information.
  • Candidates are suggested not to fill multiple application form on the website.
  • After filling the form, upload the necessary documents such as passport size photograph and signature in specific format.
  • Last date to submit the MAT 2025 application form will be till the first week of March 2025.
  • Candidates must complete the registration procedure before the deadline, as the authority will remove the link from the website.
  • Before submitting the form, it will be mandatory to recheck the filled details in the form.
  • Do not forget to take a hardcopy of the application form for further usage in admission procedure.

Application Fee:

  • There will be online facility available to submit the registration fee.
  • No other facility other than online will be available to submit the fee.
  • Facilities such as debit card, credit card, or net banking will be provided to submit the fee.
  • Rs. 1200/- will be extra charges in case candidates wants to opt for additional test mode.

We have provided the application fee to appear for the exam below:

Mode of ExamApplication Fee
For Remote proctored (IBT) or PBT or CBTRs. 2100/-
For Double IBT +IBT or
PBT + IBT or
PBT + CBT or
CBT + IBT
Rs. 3300/-

How to Apply for MAT 2025

Here we have mentioned the step-by-step procedure below to submit the form:

  • Step-1: Go to the online website (Link will be given above).
  • Step-2: On the homepage, click on the “MAT 2025 Registration” link.
  • Step-3: Fill the valid email ID and mobile number to apply and receive OTP for verification.
  • Step-4: Start with the login process to complete registration.
  • Step-5: Select exam mode, test city choices, payment mode, and other details to complete process.
  • Step-6: Now upload the scanned documents such as personal, qualifications and experience and choices for management institutes.
  • Step-7: Pay the online application fee and press “Submit” button to proceed.
  • Step-8: Take a hardcopy of the filled form and keep it safe for further usage.

MAT 2025 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must fulfill the given MAT 2025 eligibility criteria before filling the application form:

  • Education Qualification: Those graduated candidates in any discipline will be eligible to apply.
  • Marks: No minimum score requirement will be there for MAT. Candidates with Passing marks can apply for the exam.
  • Age Limit: There will be no specific age limit prescribed by the authority to appear in the exam.
  • Number of Attempts: No such limit will be specified to appear in the entrance exam.
  • Appearing: Those appearing candidates in the final examination will also be eligible to apply.

MAT 2025 Exam Pattern

We have mentioned the complete exam pattern details related to MAT 2025:

  • Exam Mode: Candidates will be able to appear in the exam through both CBT (Computer Based Test), PBT (Paper Based Test) and IBT modes.
  • Section: Total 5 sections will be there in the exam.
  • Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes will be given to solve the exam.
  • Total Questions: 200 questions will be asked in the paper.
  • Types of Questions: There will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) asked in the exam.
  • Marking scheme: 1 mark will be given for each correct answer.
  • Negative marking: For every wrong answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted.

Given are the 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
Total200

MAT 2025 Syllabus

To prepare for the MAT 2025 exam, candidates will be required to go through the complete syllabus. We have mentioned the complete syllabus below in the section:

SubjectsTopics
Mathematics SkillsElementary mathematics, Arithmetic, 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, etc.
EnglishAntonyms, Comprehension of Passage, Synonyms, Proverb, Sentence Correction, Punctuations etc.
Indian and Global EnvironmentDevaluation and up the valuation of the rupee, Business and Economics, Current GK, Basic on the current reading newspaper and periodical, business, national and international events.
Intelligence and Critical ReasoningCalendars, fact interference, passage, conclusion, analogy, statement argument, clocks, binary logic, premise, conclusion, linear and matrix arrangement, team formation, cubs, rows, network diagrams, quantitative reasoning, Puzzles, Logical Reasoning, critical reasoning.
Data Analysis and SufficiencyData Analysis, Data tables, data charts, bar diagrams, and charts including simple, stacked, composite bar, pie charts, Graphs, Data Comparison among others, caselet-based data, Venn diagram, data sufficiency.

MAT Preparation Tips

To get better marks in MAT 2025 exam, candidates can follow the given preparation tips below:

  • Having a fixed schedule is a very important for MAT 2025 preparation as the consistency is the key to success.
  • Try to prioritize the sections that need more works.
  • On daily basis, get plenty of quality sleep at least 7-8 hours without fail.
  • During preparation, keep up some physical activities do not spend all the time on studies.
  • Gather all the study materials such as notes, reference books, mock papers, formula sheets.
  • Try to solve mock test every day to score better in the exam.

MAT 2025 Books

Candidates can prepare for the MAT 2025 exam using the given books, as they are the best books to score higher in the exam:

  • Data Analysis & Sufficiency by Arun Sharma
  • Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension by Gautam Puri
  • Accredited Guide to Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency by Ananta Ashisha
  • Speed Mathematics: Do it Quick, do it Right by Rajesh Kumar Thakur C
  • Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation by Nishit Sinha
  • Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Exams by RS Aggarwal
  • The Mega Yearbook: Current Affairs & General Knowledge for Competitive Exams by Disha Experts
  • Verbal Ability & Comprehension by Bharat Patodi and Aditya Chowdhary

MAT 2025 Exam Centres

The MAT 2025 exam will be conducted through CBT, PBT mode. Following are the test cities where the MAT 2025 exam will be held. Test centers are: Agra, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhilai, Chandigarh, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kochi, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Jaipur, Delhi (NCR), Guwahati, Mumbai, Lucknow, Kolkata, Raipur, Haridwar, Ranchi, Jammu, Thiruvananthapuram, Jamshedpur, Kanpur, Indore, Kozhikode, Nagpur, Pune, Madurai, Mangalore, Patna, Trichy, Prayagraj, Rourkela, Varanasi, etc.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

Answer: The MAT 2025 application form will be released in the fourth week of December 2024.

Answer: No, Indian Institute of Management (IIM) does not accept MAT scorecard.

Answer: No, MAT exam is conducted four times in a every year in February, May, September and December.

Answer: Yes, appearing candidates in the final year of graduation will also eligible to apply for MAT 2025 exam.

Answer: Yes, there is no age limit to apply for the exam.

Answer: The MAT 2025 scorecard will be valid for one year only.

Answer: The exam will be conducted in the fourth week of February 2025 for PBT Exam.

Answer: No, the MAT 2025exam will be available in English language only.

Answer: No, the MAT 2025 application fee will be submitted through online method only .

Answer: No, the CAT exam is more difficult than MAT exam and its score is accepted by the top IIMs and B-Schools across India.

MAT 2025 Admit Card

MAT 2025 admit card will be released in the last week of February 2025 for PBT exam and in the first week of March 2025 for CBT exam. Those registered candidates for the exam will be eligible to access the admit card. To download the it candidates will be required to use their login credentials such as email ID and password.

After entering the correct and valid details, the admit card will be appear on the screen. Candidates are advised to check the details thoroughly after downloading the admit card from the website. it will be download through online mode only, no other offline method will be provided.

Candidates must keep the hardcopy of the admit card, as it will be mandatory to carry the hardcopy of it to the exam venue. Candidates without a valid admit card will not be allowed to appear in the exam.

MAT 2025 Answer Key

As per the officials, there will be no MAT 2025 answer key release. Candidates will be able to access the institutional answer key through online mode. There are various institutes who releases their own MAT 2025 institutional answer key on their website.

With the help of those answer keys, candidates will be able to predict their probable scores in the entrance exam. There will be no facility provided to challenge the institutional answer key. It will be released after conducting the entrance exam. Institution such as Akash, Allen, Resonance, Reliable Kota, etc. will release the answer key section wise.

MAT 2025 Result

AIMA will declare the MAT 2025 result in the month of March 2025 for PBT examination and in the month of April 2025 for CBT examination. Registered candidates will be able to check their MAT 2025 scores in their dashboard. It will be announced by the AIMA in the form of a scorecard.

Candidates will be required to enter their registered ID and Password to download the result. It will be available through online mode only. There will be no offline method provided to check result. MAT 2025 result displays the overall as well as sectional percentile of the appeared candidates.

MAT 2025 Cut Off

The MAT 2025 cut off will be released by the participating institutes on their respective website. candidates will be able to check cut off through online mode only. The cut off these institutes will vary on several factors such as seats available, the number of candidates who appeared, past cut off, etc.

Those candidates who will meet the released cut off will be called for the GD/PI rounds. Cut off is the minimum score which will be required to participate in the admission procedure. it will be based on the both overall and sectional percentile of the candidates in the exam.

MAT 2025 Counselling

MAT 2025 counselling procedure will be organized by the various participating institutes. AIMA will not be going to organize any counselling procedure for the shortlisted candidates. There will be no common MAT counselling process for MBA admission.

Those MAT score-accepting colleges will have different admission policies to shortlist the candidates for admission to MBA programmes. MAT 2025 counselling will be conducted by more than 600 B-Schools. On the basis of the MAT score, category, and availability of seats in colleges, the candidates will be selected for the admission.

Required Documents for Counselling:

  • MAT 2025 Scorecard
  • MAT 2025 Admit Card
  • Graduation Mark sheet
  • Mark sheet of class 10th and 12th
  • Passport size photograph
  • Candidates Identity proof

Participating Institutes of MAT 2025

Here we have provided the various participating institutes in MAT 2025 exam:

  • 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
  • Academy of Business Administration, Balasore
  • Acharya Bangalore B-School, Bangalore
  • Affinity Business School, Bhubaneswar
  • 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
  • Ballari Institute of Technology and Management, Bellary
  • Brij Mohan Institute of Management and Technology, Gurgaon
  • 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

In case of any query related to MAT 2025 exam, candidates can feel free to ask their queries below in the comment section.

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