Management Aptitude Test

Now MAT Score/Result of last 5 administrations are available online.

B-schools/Universities who are accepting MAT scores for facilitating the admission to their MBA/Allied programmes are advised to verify the MAT score submitted by the candidates from

1. AIMA Website
2. AIMA office through e-mail
3. MAT Score can be checked/verified by candidate name on the link Click here

+ MAT to continue as an entrance test to PGDM institutes across India as per Supreme Court of India order dated 18th February 2013.
+ Score card to be downloaded from AIMA website only. No separate score card will be sent by post or email.


About MAT 

Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is a standardised test being administered since 1988 to facilitate Business Schools (B-Schools) to screen candidates for admission to MBA and allied programmes. Govt. of India, Ministry of Education approved MAT as a national level test in 2003.  MAT is now a new-age entrance test with streamlined exam sections, updated content focus, and concise exam duration. The largest test of its kind in the nation, MAT will continue to be your passport to over 600 B-Schools across India.


Information to Candidates for MAT August 2024 


MAT Test Structure

MAT has five sections, each with thirty questions. A total of 150 questions are to be attempted over 120 minutes.

Test structure is given below:

Section No.

Section Name

No. of Questions


Language Comprehension



Intelligence & Critical Reasoning



Mathematical Skills



Data Analysis & Sufficiency



Economic & Business Environment




Graduates in any discipline. Final year students of Graduate Courses can also apply.


Mode of Test (How to take the test)

Candidate can take MAT as

(i) Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (IBT) or
(ii) Paper Based Test (PBT) or
(iii) Computer Based Test (CBT) or
(iv) Paper Based Test and Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (PBT+IBT) or
(v) Double Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (IBT+IBT) or
(vi) Computer Based Test and Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (CBT+IBT) or
(vii) Paper Based Test and Computer Based Test (PBT+CBT) 


  1. Candidates can opt for an additional mode of test (e.g. IBT+IBT, PBT+CBT, IBT+PBT, IBT+CBT) by paying an extra fee of 1500/- in addition to 2100/-.
  2. Candidates opting for additional test will have the benefit of selecting additional 2 Management Institutes for sending their scores in addition to existing option of selecting 5 Management Institutes i.e. they can select 7 Management Institutes in total.


How to apply

Register online at website link: with Credit Card/Debit Card (ATM Card), Net Banking, UPI and Paytm wallet. The fee details are given below:

  1. For Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (IBT) or Paper Based Test (PBT) or Computer Based Test (CBT)- Rs. 2100/-
  2. For IBT + IBT or PBT+IBT or PBT+CBT or CBT+IBT - Rs. 3600/-


Essential Documents to be made ready for

  1. Valid Email Id
  2. Scanned image of photograph (10 to 50 kb)
  3. Scanned image of signature ( 5 to 20 kb)
  4. Credit Card/Debit Card (ATM Card) or Net Banking details


Detailed Schedule -  (IBT)  -



Detailed Schedule– CBT (COMPUTER BASED TEST)

  1. Last Date for CBT Online Registration: 11 August 2024 (Sunday)
  2. Availability of CBT Admit Cards: 14 August 2024 (2.00 PM Onwards)
  3. CBT Test Date18 August 2024 (Sunday)


Detailed Schedule – PBT (PAPER BASED TEST)

  1. Last Date for PBT Online Registration18 August 2024 (Sunday)
  2. Availability of PBT Admit Card21 August 2024 (2.00 PM Onwards)
  3. PBT Test Date25 August 2024 (Sunday) 


MAT Result

Availability of MAT August’ 24 Score on MAT Website: By 1st week of September 2024

Candidates have to download the MAT Score from website  (Applicant dashboard) 


Test Cities

PBT & CBT Test cities details are provided under TAB Download/ View


List of Participating Management Institutes

  1. Select the institutes where you have applied or are applying for admission.
  2. Important Notice: Candidates are advised to check the approval/recognition status of various programs directly from the concerned Authorities/ Institutes/ Universities.
  3. AIMA has come across a couple of cases where the aspiring candidates' MAT score is not accepted by some participating institutes/universities for admission to MBA full time course despite their confirmation to AIMA MAT at the time of participation by incorporating their notifications in MAT e-bulletin. Candidates are advised to recheck with the concerned institutes/universities before applying for MAT.


Admit Card

All provisionally registered candidates for IBT/PBT/CBT have to download their Admit Card from MAT website  (Applicant dashboard) as per the schedule given above.

Admit Card contains Candidate's Name, Form No, Roll No, Test Date, Test Time and Test Venue Address. Candidate has to strictly follow the date and time allotted to him/her in the admit card.



Candidates may clarify queries regarding MAT, if any, at e-mail: and Contact: 8130338839, 9599030586 (between 09:00 AM to 05:30 PM) & 011-47673020 (between 09:00 AM to 05:30 PM, Monday to Friday)


Salient Aspects of MAT

  1. Govt. of India, Ministry of Education approved MAT as a National Level Test
  2. National Level Test for admissions into MBA/ PGDM/ MMS Programs
  3. Acceptability of MAT score is endorsed by Honourable Supreme Court of India and by Delhi High Court 
  4. Time tested admission test - trusted for over 35 years since 1988.
  5. Wide acceptability of scores by hundreds of Business Schools and University Departments 
  6. Administered four times a year - February, May, August, and December 
  7. Conducted in 03 modes IBT (Internet Based Test), PBT (Paper Based Test) and CBT (Computer Based Test) 
  8. Concession in registration fee for candidates registering for two modes
  9. Candidates could apply in multiple administrations also.
  10. Score validity of one year, best of the score is accepted from multiple attempts
  11. Testing & Assessment Process CMMI SVC Level 3 certified
  12. Availed by lakhs of candidates from all over India


Additional Information

MAT Score is acceptable even to certain other Institutes for considering admission of candidates for Post Graduate Degree / Diploma programmes, besides the above Institutes, subject to specific cut-off marks and other admission parameters.

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