MAT Exam December 2020 Admit Card (Out), Exam Day Guidelines, Important Documents, Results, Scorecard

MAT Exam

Management Aptitude Test or MAT is a national-level entrance exam organised by All India Management Association (AIMA). It is a standardised managerial test which evaluates the managerial competence and aptitude of students. With MAT scores, students can seek admission in the higher ranked B-schools to various MBA, PGDM and allied management courses. More than 600 Business Schools accept the Management Aptitude Test score. The exam is conducted 4 times in a year - February, May, September and December. Some of the salient features of MAT 2020 are –

  • Entrance test for recognised programmes
  • Availed by hundreds and thousands of students
  • Test centres spread across the nation
  • Latest technology to evaluate the process
  • Validate through independent studies
  • Score accepted by hundreds of university departments
  • ISO 9001:2008 certified by DNV with accreditation to RVA and Quality Council of India

MAT 2020 Latest Notification – The All India Management Association (AIMA) has MAT IBT Admit Card for December 2020 Exam. Candidates can download the AIMA MAT 2020 hall tickets from the official website, which is Log in with registration number and date of birth to download the AIMA MAT Admit Card. MAT IBT exam starts from 21st November 2020 and PBT exam will conduct on 06th December, 2020. The exam dates have been announced. Take printout of hall ticket and other items mentioned in it to exam center on day of exam.

AIMA has announced the complete exam schedule for the December Session of the Management Aptitude Test 2020. For December 2020, the exam will be performed in three slots - 10:00 am to 12:30 pm, 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm and 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm.

MAT Exam Highlights -

Exam Name

Management Aptitude Test

Popularly known


Conducted by

All India Management Association

Short form


Exam level

National Level

Exam for course level


Mode of exam


Test cities

India – 60

Overseas – 2

Website link

AIMA MAT 2020: Changes Made This Year

  • This year, the exam conducting authority has postponed PBT and CBT 2020 exams and allows candidates to switch over to Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (MAT IBT) exam from PBT and CBT MAT.
  • All candidates who registered and applied for CBT or PBT MAT exam can convert their registration to MAT IBT exam by visiting the official MAT Registration site.
  • The reason to launch MAT 2020 IBT mode (home based exam) is to prevent the further spread of COVID-19 infection between students.
  • AIMA has clarified that computer based and paper based MAT exams dates will be announced later after considering the prevailing COVID-19 situation at that time. Till then candidates are requested to use IBT mode.
  • Students who do not want to opt for IBT Mode, may choose to take the PBT/CBT MAT in forthcoming sessions.

MAT Exam 2020 Important Dates

MAT December 2020 Important Dates



Registrations began from

05th October 2020 (for both IBT/PBT)

Last date to apply

29th November 2020 for PBT

11th December 2020 for IBT

Availability of admit card

17th November 2020 for IBT

01st December 2020 for PBT

Date of exam

21st November to 15th December 2020 for IBT

06th December 2020 for PBT

Result date

To be announced

MAT IBT Mode Exam Dates for December 2020

IBT Test Date

Last Date to Register

Issue of Admit Card

21st November 2020

17th November 2020

18th November 2020

22nd November 2020

18th November 2020

19th November 2020

23rd November 2020

19th November 2020

20th November 2020

24th November 2020

20th November 2020

21st November 2020

25th November 2020

21st November 2020

22nd November 2020

03rd December 2020

29th November 2020

30th November 2020

04th December 2020

30th November 2020

01st December 2020

05th December 2020

01st December 2020

02nd December 2020

06th December 2020

02nd December 2020

03rd December 2020

10th December 2020

06th December 2020

07th December 2020

11th December 2020

07th December 2020

08th December 2020

12th December 2020

08th December 2020

09th December 2020

13th December 2020

09th December 2020

10th December 2020

15th December 2020

11th December 2020

12th December 2020

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MAT Exam 2020 Pattern & Syllabus

MAT 2020 Exam Pattern -

Management Aptitude Test 2020 can be taken in CBT, PBT, and IBT mode. Students, as per their convenience, can take the exam. If they wish, they can opt for both the modes - PBT and CBT. However, there is an extra amount to be paid (INR 1,100/- for PBT and INR 1,500/- for CBT). According to All India Management Association, “Candidate can opt for both the tests i.e. PBT and CBT by paying an extra fee of 1100/- in addition to 1550/-.”

Important Note: Due to the ongoing situation of novel Coronavirus, AIMA has postponed PBT and CBT modes and opens the mode of IBT (Remote Proctored Internet Based Test) for safety of students. Under MAT IBT 2020 mode, candidates are eligible to sit at home and appear for the exam.

The test will have questions from the following 5 important sections –

  1. Language Comprehension – 40 marks
  2. Indian and Global Environment – 40 marks
  3. Data Analysis and Sufficiency – 40 marks
  4. Mathematics Skills – 40 marks
  5. Intelligence and Critical Reasoning – 40 marks

Take a quick look at the exam pattern of MAT December 2020 test –

  • Mode of Exam: PBT and CBT (pen-based test and computer-based test) and IBT (Internet Based Test)
  • Total Sections: 5 (mentioned above)
  • Number of Questions: 200
  • Total Marks: 200
  • Question Types: MCQs
  • Negative Marking Scheme: Yes. 0.25 marks will be deducted for every incorrect answer. For every correct answer, the candidate will get 1 mark.
  • Duration of Exam: 150 minutes
  • Exam Timings: 10 am to 12.30 pm (PBT). Different time slots for CBT (subject to candidates’ registration).
  • Reporting Time: 8 am (PBT)

MAT Exam Syllabus 2020 -

All India Management Association prepares the syllabus of Management Aptitude Test. The Association has made 5 sections for the MAT 2020 syllabus. They are as follows –

Language Comprehension

Indian and Global Environment

Data Analysis and Sufficiency

Mathematics Skills

Intelligence and Critical Reasoning

Verbal Reasoning

Current affairs



Family tree

Contextual usage

Books and Authors



Course of Action

Sentence completion


Geometric Progression

Allegation & Mixture




Work and time

Time & Work







Sentence correction

Punch line of companies

Ratios and Proportion

Simple-Compound Interest

Multi-dimensional arrangements

Jumbled paragraphs

World Records

Partnership (Accounts)

Height & Distance

Coding & Decoding

Fill In the Blanks



P&C Probability


Foreign language words used in English

Top officials of big companies

Number system

Time Speed & Distance

Strong Arguments and Weak Arguments

Different usage of same word

International Organisation

Profit & Loss


Critical Reasoning


Social issues



Visual reasoning

One word substitution

Important Quotations

In-equations Quadratic and linear equations


Pie Chart




Profit & loss



Famous awards and Prizes


Clocks- Calendars

Blood Relations


Major Corporate news



Graphs representing Area




Number System

Numeric grid





Column graphs





Statement Conclusions






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MAT Exam 2020 Eligibility

To get into the best B-Schools in the country, the aspirants must meet the eligibility criteria of MAT. Have a look over here -

Educational Qualification -

  • An applicant should be a graduate in any discipline from a recognised University.
  • If he’s appearing for the final year exams, he is eligible for the management entrance exam.

Age Qualification –

The exam-conducting body has not set an age limit for the entrance test.

MAT Exam Eligibility Criteria - Check here

MAT Exam 2020 Application Process

The MAT 2020 exam registration process for December 2020 session has already been started online. Candidates can fill AIMA MAT December 2020 application form from 05th October 2020 and will end on 29th November 2020 for PBT and 11th December 2020 for IBT. MAT IBT Mode December session exam will conduct in between 21st November to 15th December 2020. On the other hand, the PBT exam is all set to be held on 06th December 2020.

Candidates interested in appearing for the MAT exam must apply for the exam only through the official website within the given time duration.

Submission of Application through Online Mode -

The online application process comprises three important stages. They are –

  • Visit the above-mentioned link to access the ‘Registration’ page.
  • Click on the registration link to register (for new candidates).
  • Provide details like name, DOB, valid email ID, active mobile number, etc.
  • Already registered candidates are advised to use their email ID, password and DOB to log in and access the application form.
  • Here, you would need to upload the scanned images of signature and photograph. Remember, the size of the photograph should be 40 to 100 kb and the size of the scanned signature should be 10 to 40 kb
  • After clicking the submit button, it is time to release the application fee payment.
  • Payments can be done through net banking, credit card, debit card, etc.
  • Once the payment is successful, you can take a printout of the confirmation page for future reference.

MAT Exam Application Fee -

  • Paper-based Test (PBT): ₹ 1,550/-
  • Computer-based Test (CBT): ₹ 1,550/-
  • For both CBT & PBT: ₹ 2,650/- (Additional ₹ 1,100/-)

Keep These Essentials before Online Registration –

To complete the registration process in the online mode, candidates must keep these important documents ready -

  • Valid email ID
  • Scanned image of your signature (10 to 40 kb)
  • Scanned image of the passport-size photograph (40 to 100 kb)
  • Credit/Debit card and net banking details

Other Details

MAT 2020 Admit Card:

MAT IBT 2020 admit cards are now available on the MAT portals for different sessions. Candidates can download the same using their log-in credentials. Separate hall tickets are released for the paper-based and computer-based examinations.

The hall tickets for the MAT 2020 December session is available at the official website from 17th November 2020 and will be issued every day until the last date of exam i.e. 15th December 2020. You can download your AIMA MAT 2020 admit card simply by entering the examination roll number and password in the available screen. Here are the comprehensive steps:

How to Download MAT 2020 Call Letter –

  • Click on the link
  • Go to the ‘Download’ menu and click on the ‘MAT Admit Card’ option.
  • Submit your application number, DOB, and email ID to access your admit card.
  • Download it and take a printout for future use.

Ensure that your admit card has details like your name (candidate’s complete name), roll number, exam date, exam time, venue, etc. Those who find a discrepancy in the above details are advised to report it to the officials immediately. Moreover, the authorities are to be informed if anyone fails to download the MAT 2020 admit card.

Note: AIMA won’t let any candidate take the exam without his/her hall ticket.

Problems in Downloading MAT Admit Card 2020

Candidates may face problems in downloading their MAT 2020 admit card mainly due to three reasons. Given below are the problems and their solutions:

  • Slow internet speed - Check your internet speed and if slow, switch to faster network
  • Forgot login password - Recover password/create a new password by clicking on 'Forgot Password' tab in the login window
  • Error on MAT website due to heavy traffic - Reload or visit the website again after some time

Documents to Carry on MAT Exam Day

Candidates must carry any one of the identity proofs (in original) mentioned below:

  • Driving License
  • PAN Card
  • Aadhaar Card
  • Passport
  • Voter ID card

Candidates who have applied under the Reserved category must carry the original copy of their Caste certificate. Also, the candidates who got their name changed should carry proof of the same.

MAT Results 2020:

MAT 2020 result will be uploaded on the official website. Candidates can check the result using their registration number and password.

  • Visit the official website of Management Aptitude Test
  • Hit the ‘Result’ tab and select the ‘MAT Result’ option.
  • Provide details like your ‘Registration Number’ and ‘Roll Number’.
  • You will see your scorecard right on the screen.
  • Take a printout after downloading.

The official result for the MAT IBT and PBT December 2020 will be available at the official website by the mid-week of December 2020. Candidates can download it from the official website.

MAT Exam 2020 Scorecard:

MAT 2020 December result will be declared soon, right after the commencement of the exam. The scorecard remains valid for one whole year. It can be obtained from the website of AIMA after result declaration using the registration number and roll number. In case of missing, applicants can request the authority for a duplicate scorecard.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

AIMA MAT exam is conducted four times in a year. Here are the frequently asked questions related to the exam.

Q. What is the MAT December 2020 exam commencement date?

A. The December session will be conducted via IBT (Internet Based Test) and PBT mode and will commence from 21st November to 15th December 2020 for IBT and 06th December 2020 for PBT.

Q: What is the last date of MAT December registration 2020 of IBT/PBT mode?

A: Registration dates of MAT PBT mode December session has been announced. The last date to apply for MAT PBT is 29th November. MAT IBT schedule has also been announced, registration will take place from 05th October to 11th December 2020. 

Q: When will MAT 2020 admit card for IBT mode release for December exam?

A: MAT 2020 admit card for December session's IBT mode exam is released now in slot wise from 17th November onwards.

Q: What are the precautionary measures to be taken for COVID-19 at the MAT exam centre?

A: Temperature of each candidate will be checked at the entry. The candidates have to present their self-declaration form for gaining entry. The candidates also have to wear a mask covering their nose and mouth; and carry a hand sanitizer with them.

Q: I have registered for both MAT PBT and CBT mode exam. Will I get one MAT admit card?

A: Separate MAT admit cards will be issued for PBT and CBT mode exams to all candidates. They have to present the admit card specific to the mode of exam otherwise they will be barred from taking the exam.

Q: Hello, I’ve done graduation in Arts. Am I eligible for MAT?

A: Yes, you are eligible. As per the official notice, candidates with a Bachelor’s Degree from any recognised university can take the exam.

Q: Is there any age limit for the MAT Exam?

A: There is no prescribed age limit for the MAT exam.

Q: In a year for how many times the MAT Exams are conducted?

A: The MAT Exam is conducted for four times in a year - February, May, September and December.

Q: What is the exam pattern of MAT?

A: The exam tests the managerial aptitude and skills of the candidate. Questions are asked from Language Comprehension, Mathematical Skills, Intelligence and Critical Reasoning, Data Analysis and Sufficiency and General Awareness sections.

Q: What is the registration mode for the MAT exam?

A: To register, you need to visit the official website. The link is given above.

Q: What is the validity period of the MAT scorecard?

A: The scorecard remains valid for a year.

Q: How the Computer-based test is different from that of the Paper-based exam?

A: For CBT – the candidates would sit in front of the computer where questions will be presented to him in a sequence. They should answer the questions with the help of the keyboard and the mouse.

For PBT – PBT is a conventional test where the candidates are given a printed question paper. Along with the question paper, OMR sheets are also provided to be filled with the correct answer.

Q. What is AIMA IBT mode?

A: Amidst the COVID-19 situation, the exam conducting authority has launched IBT (Internet Based Test) mode, so that students can easily appear for the exam by sitting at home.

MAT exam is conducted four times in a year by AIMA. Check out answers for the frequently asked questions related to the Management Aptitude Test.