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MAT Exam Pattern 2021

The upcoming exam sessions of MAT Exam 2021 is just around the corner. AIMA (All India Management Association) has already released all the required notifications related to upcoming MAT exam in the month of June 2021. The test will be conducted in CBT as well as PBT mode for admission to MBA and allied programs across the B-schools of India.

Events Important Dates
Paper Based Test (PBT)
Last Date for Registration 24th May 2021
Exam Date 30th May 2021
Availability Of Admit Cards On The Website 26th May 2021
Computer Based Test (CBT)
Last Date for Registration 7th June 2021
Exam Date 13th June 2021
Availability Of Admit Cards On The Website 10th June 2021

Students are offered with the provision to avail one or two CBT or PBT MAT 2021 exams. MAT exam is being conducted four times in a calendar year .

MAT Exam Eligibility:

  • The candidates should have accomplished a bachelor's degree from a recognized university.
  • Final year students under UG programs (BBA, BA, BE, B. Sc, B. Com etc.) are also eligible to apply.
  • Only pass marks is required to appear for MAT exams.
  • Admission to MBA colleges requires 50-60% marks in graduation
  • Reserved categories are provided with a relaxation of 5% marks in minimum aggregate.
  • There is no age restriction to appear for MAT exams.

MAT Exam Pattern:

Management Aptitude Test is a Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) based entrance exams with four options provided for each answer. The difficulty level of questions in the MAT exams is considerably moderate.

Question Paper Format MCQ Based
Total No. of Questions 200
Total Marks Assigned 200
Total Exam Duration 150 Minutes
Mark per Question 1 Mark
Negative Marking 0.25 Mark
Total section-wise Breakup 5 Sections

The question paper is framed as per the syllabus prescribed by the AIMA (All India Management Association) every year. The questions are taken up from the below mentioned 5 sections-

  • Language Comprehension
  • Intelligence & Critical Reasoning
  • Data Analysis & Data Sufficiency
  • Mathematical Skill
  • Indian & Global Environment

Section-wise Breakup for MAT 2021 Exams:

All the questions in the MAT paper carries equal weightage of marks. The questions are asked within the syllabus only, yet the modeling of questions might vary from one session of MAT to the another.

Sections Total No. of Questions Ideal Time to Attempt
Intelligence & Critical Reasoning 40 30 Minutes
Mathematical Skill 40 40 Minutes
Language Comprehension 40 30 Minutes
Data Analysis & Data Sufficiency 40 35 Minutes
Indian & Global Environment 40 15 Minutes

MAT Result Date:

The MAT exam 2021 result date will be announced soon.

Candidates have to download the MAT Score from AIMA website https://www.aima.in.

You can appear for the MAT exam four times a year.
Must have passed a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university with an aggregate of 50% of marks.
Yes. It has a negative marking of about 0.25 for each negative answer.
No. The Calculator is not allowed to carry during the exam.
A score of more than 400 is considered a good MAT score percentile.
MAT score is valid for an entire year.
There is no age limit to appear in the exam and the candidate must have completed 21 years of age.
Language Comprehension, Intelligence, and Critical Reasoning, Data Analysis and Sufficiency, Mathematical Skills, Indian and Global Environment.
Colleges like Institute of Management Technology (IMT) Nagpur, International School of Business & Media (ISB&M) Pune, School of Inspired Leadership - SOIL Gurgaon, SIESCOMS Navi Mumbai, Jaipuria Institute of Management (Jaipuria) Noida, etc.
Mission MBA MAT Guide, Study package for MAT, Verbal Ability, and Reading Comprehension for the CAT, and many more books are available.

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