Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2019
Management Aptitude Test or MAT is a national level entrance test organized by AIMA (All India Management Association). It is held on four times in a year for admission to MBA and PGDM programs. The registration for MAT 2019 May session has been started from March 1, 2019. The exam is conducted in both online and offline modes. The results of MAT examination are accepted by nearly 600 B-Schools in India.
Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2019 Exam Dates
MAT 2019 exam for May session will be conducted in the 3rd week of May 2019 in offline mode and in 2nd week of May 2019 in online mode. Some important dates are discussed is given below as a tabular format:-
|Events||Pen-Paper Based Exam Dates||Computer-based Exam Dates|
|Registration starts from||March 1, 2019||March 1, 2019|
|Last date of Registration||April 26, 2019||1st week of May 2019|
|Admit Card released on||2nd week of May 2019||3rd week of May 2019|
|Exam dates||3rd week of May 2019||2nd week of May 2019|
|Declaration of results||May 25, 2019||May 25, 2019|
- If a candidate can choose any mode i.e. Paper Based Test (PBT) or Computer Based Test (CBT) or can opt for both.
- Aspirant opts for both PBT and CBT have the benefit of selecting the additional two management Institution for sending their scores, in addition to the existing option of selecting five Management Institution i.e. they can be selected seven Management Institution in total.
Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2019 (May) Eligibility Criteria
- Graduation in any disciplines or an equivalent recognized degree.
- Final year students can apply on a provisional basis.
- Prior work experience is not mandatory.
- No specific limitation of age.
- No restriction on the number of attempts.
If we discussed the minimum marks required by the candidates to crack MAT May 2019 in tabular format:-
|Scheduled Caste (SC)||15%|
|Scheduled Tribe (ST)||7.5%|
Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2019 Online Registration
Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2019 online registration will be released March 1, 2019. Some steps are discussed about this section is given below:-
Step 1:- Visit MAT official website i.e. aima.in
Step 2:- Click on the “Apply” button.
Step 3:- Enter your name, mobile no. , date of birth, email id to register.
Step 4:- Fill MAT Application Form using your personal and academic details.
Step 5:- Upload scanned images i.e. color passport size recent photograph and signature to the prescribed format.
Step 5:- Pay the fee Debit card / Credit Card / Net Banking or Demand Draft.
Step 6:- Recheck all the information and submit the form.
Candidates can opt for both the tests i.e. PBT and CBT by paying an extra fee of INR 1100 in addition to INR 1550.
There is no fees concession for the reserved Category.
Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2019 Exam Pattern
Management Aptitude Test (MAT) Exam pattern will remain the same for the past year. It will be conducted in both online and offline modes. The pattern of MAT Exam describes the section-wise distribution of question, marks, duration etc.
|Section||Number of Question||Time Taken||Marks|
|Language comprehension||40||30 Minutes||40|
|Data Analysis & sufficiency||40||35 Minutes||40|
|Mathematical skills||40||40 Minutes||40|
|Intelligence and Critical Reasoning||40||30 Minutes||40|
|Indian and Global Environment||40||15 Minutes||40|
- Overall, the paper of exam was moderate difficulty level and an attempt of 105 to 120 questions can be considered as a good attempt.
- A few questions in Indian and global Environment sections turned tricky and time-consuming.
- The Data Analysis and sufficiency sections were a bit tricky.
Here in this section analysis of MAT Exam:-
|Section||Total Question||Level of Difficulty||Approximate Time|
|Indian & Global Environment||40||Easy to Moderate||17 to 22 Minutes|
|Data analysis & sufficiency||40||Quite Tough||20 to 25 Minutes|
|Mathematical skills||40||Moderate to Difficult||25 to 28 Minutes|
|Intelligence & Critical reasoning||40||Moderate||22 to 26 Minutes|
|Language Comprehension||40||Moderate||25 to 30 Minutes|
Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2019 Syllabus
MAT Syllabus is divided into five section – language Comprehension, Mathematical Skills, Intelligence, and Critical Reasoning, Indian and Global Environment, Data Analysis and sufficiency.
Here are some of the most important topic is discussed in MAT Exam:-
Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2019 Syllabus: Mathematical Skills
It tests a candidate’s knowledge of mathematics. This topic covered are related to the basic mathematics cover until class 12 .here all the important topics of quantity Ability MAT Exam.
|Geometry||Time and Work|
|Ratio & Proportion||Complex Number|
|Surds & Indices||Maxima and Minima|
|Co-ordinate Geometry||Binomial Expansion|
|Permutation & Combination||Probability|
|Venn Diagram||Set Theory|
|Simple Interest and Compound Interest||Allegation and Mixture|
|Mensuration||Sequence & Series|
|Profit and Loss||Algebra|
|In-equities Quadratic and Linear Equation||Time-Speed-Distance|
Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2019 Syllabus: Verbal Ability
It is a very important segment of the examination. It tests a candidates command over the English language. It covers numerous topics like Vocabulary, Sentences Correction, etc. The complete list of topics asked in the verbal ability Sections of MAT is given in the table below:
|Different usage of the same word||One word substitution|
|Idioms||Odd one out|
|Sentences correction||Sentence completion|
|Foreign language word in English||Sentences correction|
|Jumbled word||Fill in the blanks|
Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2019 Syllabus: General Awareness
In these sections, test a candidate level of knowledge about the events and current affairs of India and the world .the Syllabus for this section is not limited to particular topics. Candidates need to keep in touch with the state of affairs of the country and all around the globe. It also consists of static general knowledge which asks a question on history, Science, Geography etc.
|Important Quotations||International Organization|
|Science||Books and Authors|
|World Records||Famous Award and Prizes|
|Major Corporate Events||The Top Official of Big Companies|
|The Punch Line of Companies||Business|
Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2019 Syllabus: Data interpretation and Sufficiency
It involves the information of graphs, charts and other data sets. Reasoning requires candidates to find the logic solutions to the given data set. It involves systematic steps and rational judgments to arrive at a conclusion.
|Data Interpretation & Sufficiency|
|Graphs Representing Area||Venn Diagram|
|Line Chart||Pie Chart|
|Column Graphs||Bar Graph|
Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2019 Syllabus: Intelligence and Critical Reasoning
Some topics are faced in this section in MAT EXAM.
|Intelligence and Critical Reasoning|
|Cause & Effects||Identifying Probably True Probably False|
|Identifying Arguments||Statement and Conclusion|
|Statement and Assumptions||Identifying valid Inferences|
|Assumption–Premise-Conclusion||Assertion and Reasons|
|Critical Reasoning||Visual Reasoning|
Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2019 results and scorecard
- The result of MAT may be announced in January 2019.
- MAT scorecard will be available at the official website of AIMA. They will not be sent by Post / SMS.
- MAT score is valid for 1 year.
- MAT score is acceptable to certain other institutes for considering the admission of candidates for postgraduate Degree / Diploma program.
- Nearly 600 B-Schools in India accept Mat Results.