Management Aptitude Test (MAT)

Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is a standardized national-level exam conducted by the All India Management Association (AIMA) since 1988. This exam is held four times a year - February, May, September, and December. MAT Score is valid for over 600 B-Schools across India for admission to MBA and allied programmes.

MAT eligibility criteria:

The MAT exam requires some educational qualification. Here we include the MAT eligibility criteria such as

  • The candidates must have completed graduation or appearing in the final year.
  • The candidates must check the percentage need, in each institute the percentage requirement is differ from one another.
  • The MAT exam is valid for the admission to various B schools.
  • There is usually a minimum percentage requirement (50% marks in most cases) in graduation or any equivalent degree, but this varies for various Management Institutes or Universities. The Candidates are advised to refer to the Prospectus/ Brochures of the MIs/ Universities for that matter.

MAT Age eligibility:

The age limit of the MAT applicants should be 21 years.

MAT Exam Pattern:
Sections  Number of questions Marks
Mathematical Skills  40 40
Language Comprehension  40


Data Analysis & Sufficiency  40 40
Intelligence & Critical Reasoning  40 40
Indian & Global Environment  40 40
TOTAL  200
Marking Scheme:

Each section of MAT 2022 will have equal weightage of 40 marks each.

For every correct answer, candidate will be rewarded with 1 mark.

However, for every wrong answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted.

For unanswered questions, there is no negative marking

For more information regarding MAT exam, you can visit the official website