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The authority AIMA is conducting the MAT Exam 2023 for the December phase currently. Aspirants thinking of appearing in December MAT 2023 need to complete the registration before the deadline as per the exam mode. The official notification of the MAT Exam was published by the authority on its official website. The 1st session PBT was conducted on 11 December according to the latest official announcement. The CBT is scheduled to be conducted in 2 sessions (9th May to 14th May 2023). There are total 4 schedules for MAT IBT Exam 2023 for the December session (24 November, 3, 10 & 17 December).

The MAT Exam is conducted nationwide by AIMA to shortlist candidates for MBA admissions online in three modes: CBT/PBT and IBT. The MAT 2023 Exam mode can be chosen by candidates at their convenience at the time of registration. The last registration date for MAT PBT 2022 was 9 May, MAT CBT 1 was 15 November, and MAT CBT 2 was 30 May 2023. The registration last date for MAT IBT Exam 2023 is May 2022. 

Latest News on MAT 2023 Exam for December Session

The admit card for MAT 2023 Exam for PBT was given out on 16 May 2023. We have provided the below points to let aspirants know the latest news on MAT Exam 2023 for the latest official events.

       To be declared soon: MAT Result 2023 December session

       24 May 2023: MAT Exam 2023 IBT (Session 4)

       4 March 2023: MAT IBT 2023 registration last date (Session 4)

       4 June 2023: MAT CBT 2 Exam Date

       1 June 2023: MAT Exam 2023 admit card date for CBT 2

       30 May 2023: Last date to apply for MAT 2023 Exam (CBT 2)

       14 May 2023: MAT Exam date 2023 for CBT 1

       11 May 2023: MAT Exam 2023 admit card date for CBT 1

       9 May 2023: Last date to apply for MAT 2023 Exam (CBT 1)

       7 May to 4 June 2023: MAT Exam PBT 2023 date

       18 May 2023: MAT 2023 Exam Admit Card for PBT

       16 May 2023: Last date to apply for MAT Exam 2023 (PBT)

MAT Notification 2023 for December

The MAT Exam 2022 schedule for December was declared by AIMA Authority on the official website: mat.aima. The date for registration (May Session) was 24 May 2023 for PBT, May 2023 for CBT 1 and May 2022 for CBT 2 according to the latest official update, the MAT Exam 2023 date for registration.

What is the MAT Exam?

MAT stands for Management Aptitude Test, is a national-level MBA Entrance Exam conducted by the AIMA (All India Management Association) every year so they get an opportunity for admission in MBA/PGDM courses in the Top MBA Colleges in India. We have provided the below points to know some interesting facts related to the MAT Exam.

       AIMA Authority conducts MAT Entrance Exam multiple times in 4 phases: February, May, September, and December.

       Qualifying candidates with a valid MAT Exam 2023 score are eligible for admission in postgraduate courses at 600 B-schools.

MAT Exam 2023 is conducted in 3 modes: offline PBT (Paper-Based Test), online CBT (Computer-based Test), and remote proctored IBT (Internet-Based Test). Aspirants can take MAT 2023 Exam in December as

       Double Internet-Based Test (IBT) or

       Internet-Based Test (IBT) or

       Computer Based Test (CBT) or

       Paper-Based Test (PBT) or

       Computer Based Test and Internet-Based Test (CBT+IBT) or

       Paper-Based Test and Computer-Based Test (PBT+CBT)

       Paper-Based Test and Internet-Based Test (PBT+IBT)

MAT Full Form

Aspirants must note all the details related to the full form of MAT Exam, eligibility, paper pattern, syllabus, registration, fees, and more. MAT Full Form is a Management Aptitude Test. 

MAT Exam 2023 Highlights

Given below are the key highlights of the MAT 2023 Exam. The candidates must note these things before proceeding with the application process.



MAT Full Form

Management Aptitude Test MAT

Conducting Body of MAT 2023 Exam

AIMA (All India Management Association)

MAT Exam Level



Multiple Times





MAT Exam duration

2:30 Hours



MAT Exam 2023 syllabus

Intelligence and Critical Reasoning

Data Analysis & Sufficiency

Language Comprehension

Mathematics (Quantitative Aptitude)

Indian & Global Environment

MAT 2023 Exammode

3 Modes:




MAT Exam fees

1650/- INR(Additional Charge of 1100 for second test mode)

Help Desk Number


MAT 2023 Exam Official Website


Who is Eligible for the MAT 2023 Exam?

The eligibility criteria for MAT Exam 2023 was declared by AIMA in the official notification , based on factors like age, educational qualification, work experience, and the number of attempts. The basic eligibility criteria for MAT 2023 Exam are as follows:

       The candidates must complete a Bachelor's Degree in any discipline (Arts, Science, and Commerce).

       The final year graduation students are also eligible to apply for MAT Exam 2023.

       If you have a professional degree like CA, CS, and ICWA, then you are also eligible for the exam.

       There is no specific upper age limit for MAT Exam.

MAT Exam Date 2023 for December

The schedule for MAT Exam 2023 (December) for all the 3 modes is declared by AIMA in the notification. The below section to get an overview of detailed schedules for the upcoming MAT Exam in December.

MAT 2023 Exam Date for IBT

According to official updates of MAT Exam 2023 Date, IBT mode can be conducted as per the below date schedule.

MAT Exam Date 2023

Last Date of Registration

Admit Card Download

7 May 2023

4 May 2023

5 May 2023

13 May 2023

10 May 2023

11 May 2023

20 May 2023

17 May 2023

18 May 2023

27 May 2023

24 May 2023

25 May 2023

MAT Exam 2023 Date for PBT

Note the table below to get the official updates for MAT Exam Date 2023 for PBT in December.

MAT Exam Events

MAT Exam Date 2023

MAT 2023 Exam PBT Registration Deadline

16 May 2023

MAT PBT Admit Card Download

18 May 2023

MAT Exam Date 2023 PBT

21 May 2023

MAT 2023 Exam Date for CBT 1

Note the table below to know the schedule for MAT Exam 2023 date for CBT 1 (December Session).

MAT 2023 Events

MAT Exam Date 2023

MAT Exam 2023 CBT 1 Registration Deadline

9 May 2023

MAT CBT Admit Card Download

11 May 2023

MAT Exam Date 2023 CBT 1

14 May 2023

MAT Exam Date 2023 for CBT 2

Note the table below to know the schedule for MAT Exam Date 2023 for CBT 2 (December Session).

MAT Exam Events

MAT Exam Date 2023

MAT 2023 CBT 2 Registration Deadline

30 May 2023

MAT CBT Admit Card Download

1 June 2023

MAT Exam Date 2023 CBT 2

4 June 2023

MAT Registration 2023

The registration process for MAT Exam is the same across the 3 exam modes: CBT, PBT, and IBT. The MAT Application Form 2023 needs to be filled by candidates online.  Note the steps below to know the MAT Exam 2023 registration process in detail.

       Visit the official website of the MAT 2023 Exam (AIMA-MAT)

       Click on the 'Register' Tab to be registered with the official MAT website

       Enter your details such as name, email ID, date of birth, phone number, and password.

       Fill out the MAT Exam 2023 application form.

       Select test modes, CBT, IBT, and PBT, as per your comfort.

       Select management institutes also

       Upload a recent passport-size photograph and a scanned signature





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       Complete MAT Exam 2023 fees payment via debit/credit card, net banking, or e-wallet

Selection Process of MAT Exam 2023

The rounds in the MAT 2023  selection process includes further rounds, including GD (Group Discussion), PI (Personal Interview), and WAT (Written Ability Test) conducted by the institutes individually. It must be noted by the candidates that AIMA has no role in these selection processes, as MAT EXAM 2023 results are declared by colleges separately.

Below are some important guidelines that you must be aware of if you are attempting the MAT 2023 Exam.

       Candidates need to select at least 5 participating institutes at the time of filling out the application form of MAT Exam.

       The candidates need to meet the cut-off to be selected by the institutes accepting MAT 2023 Exam scores.

       The participating institutes shortlist candidates based on parameters fixed by their administration.

       You will not get any call from the institute of your preference if you fail to meet the selection criteria specifically declared by that institute.

       Some of the MAT Exam participating institutes offer admission to MAT-qualified candidates based on the exam scores only. They do not conduct further selection rounds like GD-PI-WAT.

Important Note: The MAT 2023 Exam selection process depends entirely on the institute. So, it is recommended to check the official website of that particular college before applying.

MAT Exam Pattern 2023

The candidates must know that the pattern for the MAT 2023 Exam is the same for all three modes: IBT, CBT, and IBT. Note the below table to get updated information regarding MAT Exam 2023 Pattern.

MAT Exam Features




Duration of MAT Exam

150 minutes

MAT 2023 Exam Sections

Language Comprehension

Data Analysis & Sufficiency

Mathematical Skills

Intelligence & Critical Reasoning

Indian & Global Environment

Total Questions


Number of questions section-wise


Total marks MAT Exam 2023


Marking scheme

+1 for each correct entry

-0.25 for each incorrect entry

No deduction for unattempted questions

MAT Syllabus 2023

There are four sections in the MAT Exam syllabus, including Language Comprehension, Data Analysis & Data Sufficiency, Mathematical Skills, and Intelligence & Critical Reasoning. Aspirants must check all the important chapters and topics that are needed to be covered.

MAT Exam Sections

Important Topics

Language Comprehension

Sentence Correction, Reading Comprehension, Idioms & Phrases, Verbal Ability, Para Jumbles, Fill in the blanks, Word Substitution, Antonym & Synonyms, etc.

Data Analysis & Sufficiency

Tables, Caselet-based Data, Charts, Pie Charts, Venn Diagrams, Graphs, Bar Diagrams, Data Sufficiency, Data Comparison, etc.

Mathematical Skills

Algebra, Number System, Mensuration and Geometry, Percentage, Trigonometry, Number System, Set Theory, LCM & HCF, Inequalities, etc.

Intelligence & Critical Reasoning

Blood Relation, Coding, and Decoding, Numeric Grid, Family Tree, Calendars, Visual Reasoning, Syllogism, Clocks, etc.

How to Prepare for the MAT Exam 2023?

Aspirants must focus on their problem-solving skills with the help of the MAT Questions Paper and MAT Online Mock Test. We have listed some basic preparation tips to help the candidates in their MAT Exam preparation.

       The candidates must analyze their preparation level regularly to identify their strengths and weaknesses in each section of the MAT Exam 2023.

       The candidates can also join AVISION’S Exam Prep MAT Online Coaching to make the best preparation for the upcoming exam.

       You must target those topics which have high weightage as this will help to score well.

       Apart from this time management is the main key to attempt maximum questions in MAT Exam.

       Read Best Books for MAT 2023 Preparation.

       Read Newspapers, magazines, and online blogs daily to improve your word stock and reading skills. Additionally, the reading newspaper also helps the candidate to keep track of current affairs at the national and international levels.

MAT Admit Card 2023

The MAT 2023 admit card for CBT 1 mode was declared on 11 May 2022 in the official website of AIMA which included information like the candidate’s name, form no, roll no, test date, test time, and the name of the exam centre. 

How to Download the MAT Exam 2023 Admit Card?

Note the step below to download admit cards for the MAT 2023 Exam.

       Open the official website of MAT Exam 2023

       Click on the 'download/view' Tab

       Select ' MAT 2023 Exam admit card

       Enter your registered email ID, password/ Date of Birth

       Your admit card will be displayed on the screen

       Download and take a printout of it for future reference.

MAT Result 2023 for December

The MAT Exam 2023 result for the December session will be declared after the exam for all three modes on the same date: PBT, CBT, and IBT. Aspirants must note the step below to download the result of MAT Exam 2023.

       Visit the official website AIMA.

       Click on Download/View

       Click on 'MAT Exam 2023 result'

       Select exam month

       Enter Roll Number and Registration Number

       Click on the 'Submit' tab

       MAT Exam 2023 scorecard for December will appear on the screen

       Download it for future reference

Cut Off of MAT Exam 2023

The individual colleges and MAT participating institutes release the MAT 2023 Exam cut-off which are the minimum marks required for the further selection process of MBA/PGDM admission. There are some important factors that influence individual cut-off of MAT Exam, such as

       MAT 2023 Exam Difficulty Level

       Availability of the Seats

       The performance of the candidates'

       Number of candidates appearing for MAT 2023 Exam

       Previous Years’ cut-off trends of MAT Exam

Note the below table to get an idea of the previous year's cut-off for MAT.

MAT Exam 2021 Cut off: 80-90 Percentile

A list of the college that accepts MAT Cut Off of 80-90 is mentioned below.

Sl .No.

MBA College with 80-90 MAT Percentile

MAT Exam Cut Off 2021


IES Management College and Research Centre



New Delhi Institute of Management (NDIM)



Jaipuria Institute of Management, Lucknow



Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management



Jagan Institute of Management Studies, Rohini Delhi



ITM Business School, Navi Mumbai



Institute of Management Studies



BIMTECH, Greater Noida



Christ University, Bengaluru



SIESCOMS, Navi Mumbai



Institute of Public Enterprise- IPE Hyderabad



Indus Business Academy



Amity Business School, Noida


Top MAT Colleges in India

More than 600+ colleges accept the MAT Exam scores for admitting students into different MBA/PGDM Courses. Aspirants aiming at the MAT 2023 Exam (May) should make a list of the colleges which admit students MBA admission on the basis of their scores.

MAT Exam Colleges


Guru Nanak Institute of Management

New Delhi

GD Goenka University


Adamas University


Birla Global University


Dr. B C Roy Engineering College


Indus Business School


ITM University


Alliance University


Dhruva College of Management


FAQs on MAT Exam

1. What is MAT Exam?

Ans. Management Aptitude Test, abbreviated as MAT, is a national level entrance exam for admission in MBA/PGDM courses in different B-schools in India. It is conducted by AIMA (All India Management Association) in 3 modes: PBT, CBT, and IBT, and the candidates can choose the MAT Exam mode at their convenience and comfort.

2. How many times MAT Exam is conducted in a year?

Ans. As per official updates, there are 4 shifts of MAT Exam in a year: February, May, September, and December. The candidates can get the chance to appear in this exam 4 times in an exam for all of the exam modes, including PBT, IBT, and CBT

3. When is the next MAT 2022 Exam ?

Ans. As per the latest official announcement, the MAT 2022 Exam for September for all the modes is over now. AIMA has released the official notification for MAT Registration for the December session along with the result declaration.

4. What are PBT and CBT in MAT Exam?

Ans. MAT Exam is conducted in three modes: PBT, CBT, and IBT. In these three modes, PBT is conducted offline in a Paper-Based mode while CBT is an online Computer-Based Test. The candidates can choose any of these modes or any two exam modes to appear in MAT Exam.

5. What is MAT 2022 Exam eligibility?

Ans. As per the AIMA official update, the candidates need to complete their Bachelor’s Degree in any stream to qualify for MAT 2022 Exam eligibility. The final year students can also apply for this exam if they quality the eligibility criteria. However, MAT Exam Eligibility is released based on some factors like Age, Educational Qualification, Work experience, and Number of Attempts.

6. What is the age limit for MAT Exam 2022?

Ans. As per the latest official update, there is no upper age limit for MAT Exam 2022. The only thing is that the candidates have to complete their graduation studies or appear for the final year exam. Besides, if you have professional degrees like CA, CS, and ICWA, then you are also eligible for the exam.

7. How do fill MAT 2022 Exam form online?

Ans. The candidates, who are thinking to appear in MAT 2022 Exam can fill out the form in an online process. There is no option to submit the application form offline. Note the steps below for the application process for the upcoming MAT exam.

       Visit the official website of AIMA-MAT

       Register yourself in the portal first

       Fill out all the required details like Name, DOB, Email ID, Contact Number, etc.

       Select Test modes and Management Institutes

       Upload passport size photograph and signature

       Complete payment

8. How to prepare for MAT Exam 2022?

Ans. Use your free time to revise important notes and chapters, as home preparation is extremely important to prepare effectively for MAT Exam 2022. Read the newspaper daily to improve your vocabulary skills and reading skills. Apart from this, the candidates can join AVISION’S Exam Prep online classes to access updated study material for the upcoming exam.

9. What is the syllabus for MAT 2022?

Ans. As per official updates, the MAT 2022 syllabus is the same for all three modes and has 4 sections: Language Comprehension, Data Analysis & Data Sufficiency, Mathematical Skills, and Intelligence & Critical Reasoning. The candidates need to cover all the topics for each of these sections to ace the exam with a good score.

10. Which are the best books for MAT 2022 preparation?

Ans. The candidates can follow the below books to do the best MAT 2022 preparation.

       A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning by Dr.R.S.Aggarwal

       Study Package for Management Aptitude Test by Arun Sharma

       MAT (Management Aptitude Test) Entrance Exam Guide by R. Gupta

       MAT 20 Years Topic-wise Solved Papers by Deepak Aggarwal

11. How to download MAT Exam 2022 admit card?

Ans. The candidates, who are appearing for the exam, can download the MAT Exam 2022 admit card from the official website using their login credentials. Below are the steps to download hall ticket:

       Visit the official website of AIMA

       Click on the 'download/view' Tab

       Select 'MAT 2022 admit card' Tab

       Enter your registered email ID, password, or your Date of Birth

       The admit will be displayed on the screen

       Download the MAT Exam admit card and take a printout of it

12. How to Check MAT 2022 Exam result?

Ans. The MAT Exam authority has declared MAT 2022 Exam result for the February session on the official website. The candidates will get the results for all three modes on the same date. Keep your login credentials aside, as it is required to check your result on the AIMA website

13. How many attempts for the MAT Exam?

Ans. As per the latest official update of the MAT Exam, there is no specified number of attempts for the exam. The candidates can attempt this exam as many times they want. The only criteria for eligibility are you have to complete your Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized university in India.

14. Is MAT only for MBA admission?

Ans. Yes, MAT is performed only for MBA Admission to MBA and PGDM/PGP courses. It is a management aptitude exam including 5 sections: quantitative aptitude, critical reasoning, data interpretation, data sufficiency, language comprehension and general awareness.

15. Is MAT tougher than CAT?

Ans. If you go through the analysis, then you can see that MAT is easier than CAT. CAT Exam is difficult and has a sectional time limit, which makes this exam a little harder than MAT.

16. Can I appear for MAT Exam from home?

Ans. Yes, candidates can appear for MAT Exam from home. For that, you have to opt for the Internet-Based Test or IBT mode option while filling out the application form. 

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