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MAT 2023 May Session Registration (Open), Exam Dates (Out), Pattern, Syllabus, Feb Session Result, Cut off

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MAT 2023 May Session: MAT 2023 application process is online and candidates with a bachelor’s degree in any discipline can apply for MAT 2023. Check MAT 2023 Eligibility Criteria

MAT 2023 Exam Date is May 21 for PBT, May 14 and June 4 for CBT, and May 7, 13, 20, and 27 for IBT mode.

MAT 2023 Result for the February Session has been released on March 17, 2023. Candidates can download their scorecard at MAT 2023 February session exams were conducted in all the 3 modes. Check MAT 2023 Result

The leading B-Schools that will accept MAT 2023 scores include Apex Institute of Management, Alliance Business School, Jaipuria Institute of Management Lucknow, Institute of Business Management & Technology, etc. MAT 2023 scores will also be accepted by Maharashtra Institutes for MBA/PGDM and MMS admission. Check MAT Cut off

What is MAT Exam? Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is a national level entrance test conducted by the All India Management Association (AIMA) for granting admission into MBA/PGDM programs offered by more than 600 B-Schools across India. MAT is the only MBA entrance exam in country India that offers the option to appear in Paper-Based Test (PBT), Computer Based Test (CBT) and Internet-Based Test (IBT) modes.

MAT 2023 Highlights

Check out the important details regarding MAT 2023 exam.

Features Details
Exam Name Management Aptitude Test (MAT)
Conducting Body All India Management Association (AIMA)
Exam Level National
Exam Frequency Four times a year - February, May, September, December
Exam Fees

INR 1900 for 1 Test Mode

INR 3050 for 2 Test Modes

Exam Purpose Admissions in more than 600 MBA Colleges in India
No. of Test Cities

PBT Mode- 39

CBT Mode- 27

MAT Exam Dates

MAT 2023 Exam Date

Candidates planning to appear for MAT 2023 exam can check out MAT exam dates for the May session mentioned below:

MAT Exam Dates 2023 May IBT Mode

Sr No. IBT Test Date Slots Last Date for Registration Issue of Admit Card
1 May 7, 2023 10.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
May 4, 2023

May 5, 2023

2 May 13, 2023 10.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
May 10, 2023 May 11, 2023
3 May 20, 2023 10.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
May 17, 2023 May 18, 2023
4 May 27, 2023 10.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
May 24, 2023 May 25, 2023

MAT Exam Dates 2023 May PBT Mode

Events Dates
Last Date for Online Registration

May 16, 2023

Availability of Admit Card 

May 18, 2023

Test Date  May 21, 2023

MAT Exam Dates 2023 May CBT 1

Events Dates
Last Date for Online Registration

May 9, 2023

Availability of Admit Card 

May 11, 2023

Test Date  May 14, 2023

MAT Exam Dates 2023 May CBT 2

Events Dates
Last Date for Online Registration

May 30, 2023

Availability of Admit Card 

June 1, 2023

Test Date  June 4, 2023

Check MAT 2023 Exam Dates

MAT 2023 September Session Exam Dates

Events Tentative Dates
Availability of application form 1st week of July 2023
Last date to register online August 2023
Releasing of admit card August 2023
Entrance exam date (Paper based examination) 1st week of September 2023
Entrance exam date (Computer based examination) 2nd week of September 2023
Declaration of result October 2023

MAT 2023 December Session Exam Dates

Main Events Tentative Dates
Availability of application form 1st week of October 2023
Last date to register online November 2023
Releasing of admit card November 2023
Entrance exam date (Paper based examination) 2nd week of December 2023
Entrance exam date (Computer based examination) 3rd week of December 2023
Result announcement January 2023
MAT Eligibility

MAT 2023 Eligibility Criteria

MAT eligibility criteria describe the minimum eligibility that all candidates must fulfill. The candidates interested in applying for MAT 2023 exam must check out the minimum eligibility set by the exam conducting authority before filling the application forms.

  • Candidates must have completed their graduation in any discipline from a recognized university.
  • Students pursuing final year studies can also apply.
  • No minimum work experience is required to take MAT 2023 exam.
  • There is no upper age limit for taking MAT exam.
MAT Registration

MAT 2023 Registration

MAT 2023 Registration process is completely online. Go through all the detailed steps before applying for MAT 2023 exam.

  • To begin with MAT application process, candidates have to register by providing their email ID and mobile number.
  • After that, candidates need to verify their email ID and mobile number by mentioning the OTP that they receive.
  • Then, candidates must log in using the login credentials to fill MAT application form.
  • Candidates must upload the scanned copy of their passport size photograph and signature. Make sure to upload all the required details in the prescribed format only.
  • The required dimensions for uploading the documents are mentioned below:
Document Size Format
Photograph Between 10 to 50 KB Scanned copy of the color photograph (not more than six months old) in JPEG/JPG format only
Signature Between 5 to 20 KB Scanned copy of signature (black/blue-ink pen only); JPEG/JPG format only
  • MAT 2023 application fees can be paid in an online mode through Debit Card, Credit Card & Net banking.

MAT 2023 Application Fee

MAT 2023 application fee needs to be paid in an online mode only through Credit Card/Debit Card, Net Banking, UPI, or Paytm Wallet. Since candidates are allowed to appear in more than 2 modes of MAT exam in a session, the application fee varies accordingly.

Details Amount (in INR)
Paper Based Test (PBT) 1900
Computer Based Test (CBT) 1900
Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (IBT) 1900
Both PBT & CBT exams 3050
2 IBT mode exams 3050
2 CBT mode exams 3050
MAT Syllabus

MAT 2023 Syllabus

The detailed MAT 2023 syllabus is mentioned below, which candidates must refer to while preparing for the exam:

MAT Data Analysis and Sufficiency: Data Tables, Data charts, Bar diagrams & Charts including Simple, Stacked, Composite Bar charts, Pie charts, Graphs – Line X-Y Graphs, Data analysis and Data comparison among others, Caselet based Data, Venn diagram, Data Sufficiency.

MAT Indian & Global Environment: Business & Economics GK -for example changes in Fiscal and monetary policy, CRR, Repo Rate, Conventional GK-available in books, Current GK- based on the current reading of newspapers and periodicals, Devaluation and up the valuation of Rupee, Business, National and International events, etc.

MAT Mathematical Skills: Arithmetic, Interest (Simple and Compound), Speed, Time and Distance; Time and Work; Averages; Number System, Mixtures and Allegation, Unitary Method, Commercial Math, Permutation and Combinations, Ratio and Proportion and others, Number System (3-4) questions, Elementary Mathematics, etc.

MAT Intelligence and Critical Reasoning: Fact Inference Judgment, Passage Conclusion, Analogy, Statement Argument among others, Clocks, Calendars, Binary logic, Seating Arrangement, Blood Relations (Family Tree), Logical Sequence, Assumption, Premise, Conclusion, Linear and matrix arrangement, Team Formation, Cubes, Rows, Set Theory, Venn Diagrams, Direction sense and Decision Making, Input-Output, Series, Syllogism, Network Diagrams, Quantitative Reasoning, Puzzles, Logical Reasoning based on Rankings, Critical Reasoning

MAT Language Comprehension: Reading comprehension passages, grammar, para jumbles, sentence completion, odd one out, verbal ability, etc.

MAT 2023 Exam Pattern

  • MAT 2023 exam will be conducted in 3 modes including IBT, CBT, and PBT
  • As per MAT Exam Pattern, the question paper will be divided into five distinct sections- Language Comprehension, Intelligence & Critical Reasoning, Data Analysis and Sufficiency, Mathematical skills, Indian and Global Environment
  • Each section will consist of 40 multiple choice questions, thus total there will be 200 questions.
  • The time duration of the examination will be 150 minutes.
  • For every correct option, candidates will get one mark while 0.25 marks will be deducted for every incorrect option.
Particulars Details
Medium of Exam English
Duration 150 minutes
Nature of Questions Objective (MCQs)
Number of Questions 200
Number of Answer Choices 4
Total Marks 200
Marks Awarded (+1) for every correct answer
Negative Marking (-0.25) for each incorrect answer
MAT Admit Card

MAT 2023 Admit Card

MAT 2023 test-takers are issued MAT 2023 admit card a few days before the respective exam date. AIMA will release the admit card on the official website only. MAT 2023 admit card is an important document, so candidates must carry the same while going for the exam. Candidates will not be permitted to give the examination without showing the printed MAT admit card.

How to Download MAT Admit Card?

The detailed procedure to download the MAT 2023 admit card is written below:

  • Refer to the official website of AIMA
  • Tap on the link mentioning ‘MAT 2023 Admit Card’
  • Log in using the registration number and password
  • Now, download your MAT 2023 Admit Card.
  • Cross-check all the information mentioned on the admit card and take a printout of the same.
MAT Exam Centers

MAT Exam Centers for PBT/ CBT Mode

MAT exam centers are located in more than 50 cities in India. Candidates appearing for MAT PBT and CBT modes have to report at the test center allotted to them. The allotted MAT exam center will be written on the admit card. Candidates must go through all the details carefully while checking their MAT Admit Card.

For MAT PBT mode, candidates can select from 39 test cities during MAT 2023 registration. For MAT CBT mode, candidates can select from 27 test cities.

MAT Exam Preparation

MAT 2023 Exam Preparation

To prepare for MAT 2023 exam, candidates must know the latest exam pattern and syllabus. Also, make a proper timetable and adhere to the same to focus on all the important topics. If candidates want to get a good score in the exam, they must also do more previous year question papers and sample papers. Read Section-wise MAT Preparation Tips

Best Books for MAT 2023 Preparation

Refer to the best MAT books which can help candidates improve their performance in the exam.

Section Books
Language Comprehension General Objective English by Arihant Publications Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis English Comprehension for MAT -Disha Publications
Intelligence & Critical Reasoning Modern Approach for Logical Reasoning -R S Aggarwal General Intelligence and Critical Reasoning -Disha Publications Logical Reasoning for CAT by Nishit K Sinha
Mathematical Skills How to Prepare for QA for CAT -Arun Sharma Quantum CAT -S K Verma Quantitative Aptitude - RS Aggarwal Pearson Guide to Quantitative Aptitude -Dinesh Khattar
Data Analysis & Sufficiency Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency - Disha Publications Data Interpretation & Analysis and Data Sufficiency - Kiran Prakashan Publishers
Indian and Global Environment General Knowledge by Lucent Publications General Knowledge by Manohar Pandey Manorama English Yearbook by Mammen Mathew
MAT Question Papers

MAT 2023 Question Papers & Mock Tests

One of the best ways to get a good score in MAT 2023 exam is to do more practice papers and last year's questions. This assists candidates in getting an idea about the kind of questions asked and what candidates can expect while writing the actual paper. Download MAT Question Papers

MAT Answer Key

MAT Answer Key 2023

Post the successful examination, MAT answer keys will be released online through the official website. Candidates can refer to MAT answer key for checking their expected scores. Apart from the official, MAT answer keys will also be made available by several coaching centers online.

MAT Result

MAT 2023 Result & Scorecard

MAT 2023 Results for PBT, CBT, IBT mode are announced on the official website of AIMA. Candidates need to go through the official website for checking their results. The detailed steps for checking the results are mentioned below:

  • Visit the official website of AIMA.
  • Login using registered email id, password, and DOB.
  • MAT 2023 Scorecard will be displayed on your screen
  • You can download the PDF of MAT result
  • Take a printout for further reference.
MAT Cut off

MAT 2023 Cut off

MAT Cut off 2023 will be mentioned by the participating institutes post the declaration of MAT 2023 Results. The candidates preparing for MAT 2023 exam can check out the cut off of the top participating institutes to get an idea about the minimum expected scores they are supposed to get in the exam.

College MAT Cut-Off Range
Christ University, Bangalore 80-85
VIT Business School, Vellore 80-85
New Delhi Institute of Management 80-85
Jaipuria Institute of Management, Noida 80-85
BIMTECH Greater Noida 80-85
XIME, Bangalore 80-85
GITAM Vishakapatnam 75-80
AIMS School of Business (AIMS), Bangalore 75-80
GITAM Business School, Hyderabad 65-70
GITAM School of Business, Bangalore 65-70
Vivekanand Education VESIM Mumbai 65-70
MAT Counselling

MAT 2023 Counselling Process

MAT 2023 counselling process will be conducted by the participating institutes as AIMA does not conduct any counseling process. MAT counselling process will begin once MAT results are announced. The selection process will include Group Discussion and Personal Interview.

MAT 2023 Counselling Process: Documents Required

  • MAT 2023 Admit Card
  • MAT 2023 Score Card
  • Marksheets of 10th and 12th
  • Graduation Marksheet
  • Passport size photograph
  • Candidate Identity Proof

Top Colleges Accepting MAT Score

More than 800 MBA colleges in India consider MAT scores for MBA/PGDM admission. Mentioned below is the list of a few of the popular colleges accepting MAT scores for granting MBA admission to the most eligible candidates.

  • Amity University
  • ABBS School of Management
  • Dr. D.Y. Patil B School, Pune
  • ITM University
  • United world School of Business
  • GL Bajaj Institute of Management & Research
  • IILM University
  • OP Jindal Global University
  • SRM University
  • Christ University
  • Alliance University
  • GITAM Institute of Management
  • Jain University
  • JIMS Rohini
Frequently Asked Questions

MAT 2023 FAQs

Ques: Am I allowed to give MAT 2023 exam in both IBT and PBT mode?

Ans: Yes, Candidates can give MAT 2023 in IBT and CBT/PBT mode. However, if the candidates opt for 2 modes, they are supposed to pay INR 1150 in addition to the fees of INR 1900.

Ques: For how long will MAT 2023 scores be considered by Management Institutes?

Ans: MAT scores will be valid for one year so candidates can send their scores to various Management Institutes during that period of time. Hence, MAT 2023 scores will be valid for the 2023-24 academic year.

Ques: What is the age limit for MAT 2023?

Ans: There is no age limit for taking MAT 2023 exam. There is also no restriction on the total attempts candidates can take in the exam.

Ques: Where should I register for MAT 2023?

Ans: Candidates planning to appear for MAT 2023 can register themselves on the official website of AIMA. Post registering themselves on the official website, candidates can begin with the application form submission process.

Ques: When will the counselling process for MAT 2023 be held?

Ans: AIMA does not conduct a centralized counselling process. So the counselling process for MAT 2023 will be conducted by the participating institutes after the declaration of the MAT 2023 result.

Ques: What are the exam pattern and marking scheme for MAT 2023?

Ans: As per the MAT exam pattern and syllabus, a total of 200 questions will be asked from 5 sections including Intelligence & Critical Reasoning, Mathes Skills, Language Skills, DA & Sufficiency, Indian & Global Environment. The same number of questions will be asked from each section.

Ques: Will MAT 2023 Application forms be made available in an offline mode?

Ans: No, MAT Application forms are available only on the official website of AIMA. The interested and eligible candidates can apply in an online mode only by referring to the official website. The application procedure is the same for all modes- PBT, CBT, and IBT.

Ques: What will be the duration of the MAT 2023 exam?

Ans: The duration of the MAT 2023 exam in all modes will be 2 hours and 30 minutes. Since there is no sectional time limit in the MAT exam, make sure to complete the entire paper within the prescribed time limit.

Ques: Name some of the colleges in India accepting MAT scores for MBA admission?

Ans: MAT scores are accepted by various colleges all over the country for MBA admissions. Some of the top MAT score accepting colleges include XIME Bangalore, SIESCOMS Navi Mumbai, JIMS Delhi, BIMTECH Noida, Christ University, VIT Vellore, and GITAM University.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College.

Previous Year MAT Questions

Fee Structure

  • 1550
  • If applying for both (PBT and CBT), you need to pay an extra fees of INR 1100.


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