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MAT 2018 September - Registration, Exam Date, Admit Card, Sample Paper

Last Date to Apply

25 August 2018

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About MAT 2018

MAT 2018 (September) will be conducted by AIMA. The MAT exam will be a paper based test as well as a computer based test. MAT is a national level MBA Entrance Exam which is held four times a year that is February, May, September and December. Candidates who are willing to get admissions in various MBA colleges in India can apply for Management Aptitude Test. The conducting body AIMA has declared the result of MAT May 2018 on 25 May 2018. AIMA MAT Registration 2018 for the September session has started from 29 June 2018 for all the eligible candidates. MAT 2018 is a computer based test which is organised by AIMA (All India Management Association) for admission in MBA courses into various B-schools. Management Aptitude test is a government-approved entrance test which is conducted for the candidates to provide them MBA admissions offered by various management institutes in India.

All India Management Aptitude Testing services are conducting MAT since 1988. The marks scored by the candidates will be acceptable in many B-Schools at national as well as International level. This page will help all the candidates to know all about MAT 2018 and other related information like important dates, eligibility criteria, application form, admit card, result, exam pattern etc.

Latest Update: The MAT Registration 2018 will remain open for the MBA aspirants till 24 August and 8 September for paper based test and computer based test respectively.

MAT 2018 September Important Dates

We have mentioned here MAT dates which are important for every eligible candidate. The dates are:


MAT Exam Dates 

MAT Registration 2018 starts

Last Week of June 2018

Last date for applying:

For MAT PBT - (Paper-based Test)

For MAT CBT - (Computer-based Test)


24 August 2018

8 September 2018

Admit card Available:




25 August 2018 (16:00 Hrs)

11 September 2018 (16:00 Hrs)

MAT Exam 2018 (PBT)

2 September 2018 (10:30 am - 12:30 pm)

MAT Exam 2018 (CBT)

15 September 2018

MAT Result Announcement

21 September 2018

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MAT 2018 Eligibility criteria

Candidates who are willing to apply for the Management aptitude test are required to meet the eligibility criteria. Every applicant must go through the MAT eligibility criteria carefully which is mentioned below. After the candidates qualify the MAT eligibility criteria must go forward for the MAT registration process. The eligibility criteria for MAT 2018 (September) is given below:

  • Candidates must have completed their graduation from any recognised University or board
  • The minimum percentage is different for every different institute or University
  • Candidates who are pursuing in their final year exam can also apply for MAT 2018 (September)
  • There is no age bar to apply for Management aptitude test

MAT 2018 Application form and Admit Card

The candidates will be required to move forward to the MAT Registration process and get them registered to the official website of AIMA MAT. The MAT Registration process will be an online process. Candidates must keep their documents ready before they go to fill their MAT application form. The documents such as – valid email ID, mobile number, certificates related to their education, photograph (JPEG format - 5 KB to 50 KB), and Debit/Credit/Net banking for application fee payment etc.

Eligible candidates can apply for the MAT 2018 exam by following these steps:

Step 1: Click on the link mentioned here

Step 2: Register by providing name, email, and mobile number.

Step 3: Enter your details (personal, contact and qualification details)

Step 4: Upload documents

Step 5: Click on submit

Step 6: Pay the MAT Application fee and download the application form.

Candidates are required to follow these steps carefully. After submitting their MAT application forms successfully the applicants are requested to take a print out of their confirmation form for future references. They need to keep the print out of their MAT confirmation form until and unless the admission process is completed.

MAT 2018 - Exam Centres

All India Management Association released the list of exam centres across India and overseas. The candidates who are willing to apply for the MAT 2018 exam must go through the list of exam centres and then choose an appropriate centre for them. The various cities where the MAT Exam will be conducted are like Agra, Ahmadabad, Ambala, Bengaluru, Bareilly, Bhopal etc. Candidates can get the full list of test centres by clicking on the below link.

MAT Participating Institutes 2018

Candidates must know that there are more than 600 B-Schools in the list of participating institutes. The conducting body releases the list of all participating institutes with the beginning of the application process. Applicants who are willing to take admission into MBA courses in B-schools have to apply for the particular institute which accepts MAT scores. Here are mentioned some institutes which are in the list of participating institutes:

  • Bengal College of Engineering & Technology, Durgapur
  • Development Management Institute, Patna
  • Future Institute of Engineering & Management, Kolkata
  • Institute for Technology & Management, Navi Mumbai
  • Institute of Rural Management, Jaipur

MAT 2018 Syllabus

Candidates who are willing to apply for MAT 2018 (September) entrance exam must go through the syllabus. MAT syllabus 2018 is derived from the previous year question papers and official sample papers. Going through the syllabus candidates will get an idea of the entrance exam and can prepare themselves accordingly. Before appearing in the MAT 2018 entrance exam candidates must revise application skills, comprehension, analytical abilities along with general awareness. MAT September 2018 will be of 3 hours duration and all the questions will be in multiple choice only.

MAT 2018 Exam Pattern 

MAT 2018 included 5 sections, each section contains 40 questions. The exam will be of 3 hours in which the candidates have to attempt 200 questions. Candidates can go through the test structure for more:

Section Name

Total no. of question

Time Duration

Language comprehension


30 min

Mathematical skills


40 min

Data Analysis and sufficiency


35 min

Intelligence and critical reasoning


30 min

Indian and Global environment


15 min



150 min


MAT 2018 Fees

The MAT Application Fees can be paid via Credit Card/ Debit Card or through Net Banking. The Fees Details are given below:

  • For Each Exam Paper-based Test (PBT) & Computer-based Test (CBT) - Rs. 1550/-
  • For Both Exams Paper-based Test (PBT) & Computer-based test (CBT) - Rs. 2650/-
MAT 2018 Important details

MAT 2018 (September) Admit Card 

Candidates who have registered themselves to appear in MAT 2018 (September) are required to download the admit card by the second week of September 2018. MAT Admit Card is an important document to be carried along while a candidate visits to take the entrance exam. Candidates must note that specific admit card will be generated for the candidates who have applied for both paper-based and computer-based exam also.

MAT admit card 2018 will include various details such as candidates name, contact details, test centre, the timing of the exam, venue address. The candidates who are appearing for computer-based entrance exam must strictly follow the date and time.  

MAT 2018 Result (September)

MAT Result 2018 will be available on this page. The MAT Result will be released by the conducting authority AIMA on its official website. The candidates have to enter the required credentials in order to download their MAT Result. MAT scores are acceptable for the session of one year in various participating institutes. The candidates must follow the simple steps to download the MAT result 2018 easily:

Step 1: Click on the given link

Step 2: Enter nine digits roll number and six digit form number in the space provided

Step 3: Enter specific MAT exam and its month

Step 4: Click on the submit button

After getting their scorecards the applicants are requested to take a print out of their MAT result 2018 for future references. Candidates can also receive their scorecards on their mobile phones by SMS.

MAT 2018 Cut Off

Here is a list of some colleges with their MAT cut off percentile, fee and average placements. Candidates must go through the list thoroughly as more than 300 institutes will offer admission into MBA on the basis of MAT scores.


MAT cut off percentile

Fee (in Lakhs)

Average placement (in Lakhs)

Jaipuria Lucknow


 9.25  5.78

XIME Bangalore: Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship


 10.00  6.70

IES MCRC Mumbai: IES Management College And Research Centre


 7.20  6.0

NDIM New Delhi: New Delhi Institute of Management


 8.25  6.12

IBA Bangalore: Indus Business Academy


 6.98  5.9

AIMS Bangalore: AIMS School of Business





MAT Answer Key 2018

MAT Answer Key will be available after the commencement of the MAT 2018 exam for the candidates who appeared for the exam. It will be released before the announcement of the MAT result. MAT Answer Key will help the candidates in calculating their probable score. By this, they can estimate their result and they will be able to prepare for the further selection processes.

MAT Question Paper and MAT Mock Tests

Practising with previous years MAT Question Paper will help the candidates in getting familiar with the MAT exam structure and exam pattern. They will be able to know about the type of questions could be asked in the MAT exam 2018.

MAT Mock Tests

In order to qualify the MAT exam, practising with mock tests is also very much important. MAT Mock Tests are available on various online platforms. It will help in managing time and the candidate will be able to finish the paper on time. It will also help in predicting the percentile you can get in the MAT 2018 exam.

MAT 2018 Contact

Manager - MAT
All India Management Association
Management House,
14, Institutional Area, Lodhi Road,
New Delhi - 110003

Email: mat@aima.in

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