MAT Exam February 2020: Exam Dates, Syllabus, Eligibility, Application Process, Admit Card, Results

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 admit cards for AIMA MAT PBT 2020 exam is now available at the official website. Candidates can download their MAT February 2020 admit card simply by using their login details. More than this, the All India Management Association (AIMA) has extended the last date for MAT PBT registrations for February 2020 session. As per the new released schedule available at the official website, the new date to submitting the online application form for MAT 2020 is 12th February 2020, earlier it was 9th February 2020.

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

MAT Exam 2020 Important Dates

MAT February 2020 Important Dates

MAT February 2020 Exam Events

MAT Paper Based Test

 MAT Computer-Based Test

Online Registration Started

27th December 2019

 27th December 2019

Last date for Registration

12th February 2020

 30th January 2020        (extended)

MAT 2020 Admit Card

11th February 2020 onwards

 29th January 2020    onwards

Exam Date for AIMA MAT

16th February 2020 (Sunday)

 2nd February 2020 (Sunday)

Declaration of Result for February Session 2020

By 28th October 2020

 By 28th October 2020

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MAT May 2020 Important Dates -

MAT May 2020 Exam Events


Online registration started

March 2020

Last date for registration

May  2020

Availability of hall ticket for PBT

May 2020

Availability of hall ticket for CBT

May 2020


May 2020


May 2020

Declaration of result

May 2020

AIMA MAT September 2020 Important Dates




Registration began from

August 2020

August 2020

Registration closes

September 2020

September 2020

Availability of admit card

September 2020

September 2020

Exam to be held on

September 2020

September 2020

Declaration of result

September 2020

September 2020

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MAT December 2019 Important Dates

Exam Events

MAT Paper-Based Test

MAT Computer-Based Test

Registrations began from

08th October 2019

08th October 2019

Registration closes on

10th December 2019

9th December 2019

Availability of admit card

12th December 2019

11th December 2019

MAT December Exam 2019

15th December 2019

14th December 2019

Declaration of Results

January 2020

January 2020

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MAT Exam 2020 Pattern & Syllabus

MAT 2020 Exam Pattern -

Management Aptitude Test 2020 can be taken in both paper-based and computer-based modes. 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/-.”

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)
  • 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 Complete Syllabus - Download Here

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.

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MAT Exam 2020 Application Process

The MAT 2020 exam registration process is conducted online from 27th December 2019 to 12th February 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 admit cards are uploaded 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 February (PBT) exam are now available at the official website. You can download your AIMA MAT 2020 admit card simply by entering the examination roll number and password in the available screen.

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.

Currently, the MAT 2020 Admit Cards are available for February 2020 PBT exam. Students can check their exam center and other necessary details of the admit card and download it from the authorized web portal of AIMA MAT 2020 before the commencing session of MAT CBT and MAT PBT.

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

MAT 2020 Results:

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 February 2020 exam is likely to be declared by 28th February 2020.

MAT Exam 2020 Scorecard:

MAT 2020 February result will be declared by 28th February 2020. 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 2020 exam date for February session?

The February session CBT will be held on 2nd February 2020 and PBT will be held on 16th February 2020.

Q. What is the MAT December 2019 exam commencement date?

A. The December exam will be held in both offline and online modes. The PBT exam will be held on 08th December 2019 while CBT will be conducted on 14th December 2019.

Q. When will be the results declared for MAT December 2019 exam?

A. As per the latest updates, the results for MAT December will be made available in the month of January 2020.

Q: What is the MAT February 2019 exam commencement date?

A: The February exam will be held in both offline and online modes. The PBT exam will be held on 24th February 2019 while CBT will be conducted on 23rd February 2019.

Q: What is the date of the MAT May 2019 exam?

A: The MAT 2019 May session exam was conducted on 5th MAy 2019 for PBT Phase-1 and on 18th May 2019 for PBT Phase-2 and CBT.

Q: How many times does the Management Aptitude Test occur in a year?

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

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.

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.