Full form of MAT

Full Form of MAT | About MAT 2021 | Cut-off | MAT 2021 Pattern

Full form of MAT | About MAT 2021 | Cut-off | MAT 2021 Pattern

Look at the complete guide about MAT exam, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, full form of MAT, official website, and also reference books for MAT exam.

About MAT 


The full form of MAT, Management Aptitude Test conducted by AIMA i.e ALL India Management Association for the candidates aspiring for MBA courses all over India. The best part of the exam is, it is conducted four times a year. It was approved as a National Level Exam by the ministry of HRD in 2003.  

Eligibility criteria for MAT


  •  Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree from any recognized university or board.
  •  Graduation from any board or university should consist of a minimum of 50% aggregate marks.
  •  Irrespective of their age, anyone can apply for MAT.
  •  Candidates pursuing the final year of their graduation can also apply for the MAT examination.
  •  No work experience is required for MAT.
  •  All Indians are eligible for the MAT Exam.

MAT Exam pattern

  •  MAT exam pattern is divided among 5 sections
  •  The exam consists of a total of 200 questions.
  •  Each question carries 1 mark.
  •  0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.
  •  MAT exam is conducted in three modes – CBT(Computer Based
  • Test), IBT (Internet Based Test), PBT (Paper Based Test).

     Mathematical Skills                           –      40

     Data Analysis and Sufficiency          –      40

     Data Analysis and Sufficiency          –      40

     Intelligence and Critical Reasoning  –     40

             Total                                               –    200

MAT 2021 cut-off


MBA CollegesCut-off 2021
Amity Business School, Noida90+
BIMTECH Greater Noida80-85
Balaji Institute of Modern Management, Pune80-85
Jagan Institute of Management
Studies (JIMS) Rohini, Delhi
International School of Business
& Media (ISB&M) Pune
School of Inspired Leadership
– SOIL Gurgaon

Jaipuria Institute of Management

(Jaipuria) Noida

SIESCOMS Navi Mumbai80-85
XIME Bangalore80-85
Indus Business Academy80-85
IPE Hyderabad, Institute of Public Enterprise80-85
TM Business School, Navi Mumbai80-85
Christ University Bengaluru80-85
Vignana Jyothi Institute of
Management – VJIM Hyderabad
IMS Ghaziabad75-80
Lexicon Management Institute of Leadership
and Excellence (MILE) Pune

Best Books for MAT

  •  Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension – Gautam Puri
  •  Data Analysis and Sufficiency – Arun Sharma
  •  Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency – Arihant Experts
  •  Analytical Reasoning – M.K Pandey

Highlights of MAT Exam

Conducted byAll India Management Association
Full Form of MAT Management Aptitude Test
Modes of Exam CBT(Computer Based Test),
IBT (Internet Based Test),
PBT (Paper Based Test).
EligibilityEligibility criteria for MAT
Questions 200
Marks 200
Fees per mode Rs.1650/-
Negative mark 0.25 for every wrong answer
Exam duration 2 hours 30 minutes
Exam Syllabus – Language Comprehension
– Data Analysis & Sufficiency
– Mathematics (Quantitative Aptitude)
– Intelligence and Critical Reasoning
– Indian & Global Environment
Official Website mat.aima.in


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