Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2020 Exam

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Detailed Information of MAT 2020 - Exam Date, Eligibility, Application Process, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Result

For admission in Master Business Administration, Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) and various associated Management programs, All India Management Association conducts Management Aptitude Test (MAT). It is carried out four times in a year - February, May, September and December. Furthermore, the score obtained in this test helps the candidate to take admissions in higher premier B-schools of India. There are more than 6 lakhs MBA aspirants appear for the MAT exam. In the year 2003, MAT is approved as a national level test by the Ministry of HRD of India. All India Management Association (AIMA) conduct this test.


Key Features Of MAT 2020:


  • Hundreds and thousands of student appear for this exam
  • To evaluate the test, the latest technology is used.
  • Test Centers across all over India.
  • Postgraduate exam course level.
  • It is ISO/IEC 27001:2003 certified by Intertek with accreditation to UKAS and Quality Council Of India.
  • As per the convenience, the candidate can appear for either PBT or CBT. They can opt for both also while paying some extra fees.
  • The official Website of MAT is
  • The individual scorecard is with a candidate photograph.


MAT 2020 Important Dates


MAT 2020

MAT 2020 Registration Date

Paper-Based MAT 2020

Computer-Based MAT 2020

2020 FebruaryMAT Exam

Starts on December 27, 2019

Last Date -  February 1, 2020

Sunday, February 9, 2020

Saturday, February 15, 2020

2020 MayMAT Exam

Starts on March 7, 2020

Last Date - April 28, 2020

Sunday, May 3, 2020

Sunday, May 16, 2020

2020 SeptemberMAT Exam

Starts on July 7, 2020

Last Date - September 2, 2020

Sunday,2020 December 6

Saturday, 2020 December 12

2020 DecemberMAT Exam

Starts on October 7, 2020

Last Date - December 1, 2020.

Sunday, 6 December 2020

Saturday,12 December 2020


MAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria


In order to appear in MAT 2020, the candidate should meet the eligibility criteria.


Age Limit: There is no age limit for appearing the MAT 2020.


Qualification: Graduates in any discipline. Final year students can also apply. The people with work experience can also appear for the exam if they want more to excel and extra mile addition in their resume.


Minimum Percentage Requirement: The minimum percentage requirement may vary as per the institute for which candidate is applying so it is recommend to visit the each preferred university of their choice.


Nationality: Indian and International citizens can apply for MAT 2020.


MAT 2020 Registration Fee: 



Fee Amount

Paper Based Test

INR 1550 only

Computer Based Test

INR 1550 only

Both PBT & CBT

INR 2650 only


Admit Card: Admit card consists of candidate’s name, form no, roll no, test date, test time and venue address. He/she has to strictly adhere the date and time allotted to him/her in case of CBT.Registered candidate can download their admit card from AIMA official website as per the mentioned date.


Result: Appeared candidate can download their MAT score from AIMA website This score card is valid for one year. 


Exam Pattern Of MAT 2020


To appear in MAT 2020, the candidate should be aware of the exam pattern to attempt it hassle free.


Duration Of Exams: 150 minutes (2 hours and 30 minutes)

Number of Questions: 200

Total Marks: 200

Exam Question Type: MCQs

Negative Marking: There will be 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer and besides this 1 mark for every correct answer.

Mode Of Exam: Candidate can take MAT as the Paper Based Test (PBT) or Computer Based Test (CBT) or Both CBT & PBT. Candidate who is appearing for the both CBT & PBT, have the benefit of selecting seven management Institute in total rather than five.

Total Sections: Five

Test Cities: Test cities for PBT and CBT are different. Always check admit card.


Five Important Questions and Mark distribution


The MAT test question will have the questions from the following five important sections and their mark distributions


Language comprehension - 40 marks

Indian and Global Environment - 40 marks

Data Analysis and Sufficiency - 40 Marks

Mathematics Skills - 40 Marks

Intelligence and Critical Reasoning - 40 Marks

MAT Exam Syllabus 2020

The MAT Exam 2020 syllabus is prepared by All India Management Association. The association made 5 sections for the MAT 2020 syllabus and they are Language comprehension, Indian and Global Environment, Data Analysis and Sufficiency, Mathematics Skills and Intelligence and Critical Reasoning. For more detailed about the syllabus please do visit the AIMA website.


NOTE: The information provided above is the best of our knowledge. Moreover, dates and syllabus are tentative so latest updates on the dates and syllabus please visits our website regularly. Furthermore, for more updates onMAT 2020 do visit AIMA official website i.e. or for any clarification regarding MAT, test centers email at or dial at 011-47673000.