MAT Exam December 2019: 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 2019 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 2019 Latest Notification – The All India Management Association (AIMA) has begun the application process for MAT 2019 December exam on its official website. The MAT 2019 application process will close on 1st Dec for PBT exam, while 6th Dec for CBT exam, respectively. Check the complete MAT 2019 Exam Schedule for December 2019. 

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 2019 Important Dates

After successfully conducts the MAT 2019 September exam, the All India Management Association (AIMA) has started the online application process for MAT December 2019 session. The December 2019 exam dates are announced in the official site. Here are the important dates for all four sessions.

MAT December 2019 Important Dates (Published)

Exam Events

MAT Paper-Based Test

MAT Computer-Based Test

Registration began from

08th October 2019

08th October 2019

Registration closes

01st December 2019

06th December 2019

Availability of admit card

02nd December 2019

10th December 2019

MAT December Exam 2019

08th December 2019

14th December 2019

Declaration of results

January 2020

January 2020

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MAT February 2019 Important Dates (Announced) -

MAT February 2019 Exam Events


Online Registration Started

December 16, 2019

Last date for Registration

February 12, 2019 for Phase 1 Test

February 18, 2019 for Phase 2 Test 

The Admit Card for the (CBT) & (PBT) Exam

February 20, 2019

Exam Date for AIMA MAT Phase 1 Test

February 23, 2019

Exam Date for AIMA MAT Phase 2 Test

February 24, 2019

Declaration of Result for February Session 2019 (Tentative)

February 27, 2019

MAT May 2019 Important Dates -

MAT May 2019 Exam Events


Online registration started

1-March-2019 (announced)

Last date for registration

26-April-2019 14th May 2019 (extended)

Availability of hall ticket for PBT

15th May 2019

Availability of hall ticket for CBT

15th May 2019


5th May 2018 (Phase-1)

18th May 2019 (Phase-2)


18th May 2019 (Saturday)

Declaration of result

24th May 2019

AIMA MAT September 2019 Important Dates




Registration began from

22nd August 2019

22nd August 2019

Registration closes

16th September 2019

08th September 2019

Availability of admit card

17th September 2019

09th September 2019

Exam to be held on

21st September 2019

14th September 2019

Declaration of result

28th September 2019

28th September 2019

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MAT Exam 2019 Pattern & Syllabus

MAT 2019 Exam Pattern -

Management Aptitude Test 2019 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 2019 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 2019 -

All India Management Association prepares the syllabus of Management Aptitude Test. The Association has made 5 sections for the MAT 2019 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 2019 Complete Syllabus - Download Here

MAT Exam 2019 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 2019 Application Process

The MAT 2019 exam registration process is conducted online. 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 2019 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.

How to Download MAT 2019 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 2019 admit card.

Currently, the MAT 2019 Admit Cards are available for both Paper 1 and Paper 2 Exams. 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 2019 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 2019 Results:

MAT 2019 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 December 2019 exam is likely to be declared on January 2020; while AIMA MAT September result 2019 was declared on 28th September 2019.

MAT Exam 2019 Scorecard:

Candidates whose results were out on 28th September 2019 can use the MAT scorecard till 28th September 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):

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 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 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.