By Jyothi Swaroop Makena

21st June, 2023

Management Admission Test- Date, How To Apply, Admit Card

Management Aptitude Test or MAT is a national-level entrance exam conducted by the All India Management Association (AIMA) for admissions to MBA/PGDM courses. Qualifying candidates are eligible for admission to 800+ B-schools accepting MAT scores.


“Here is everything you need to know about MAT 2023 important details

The exam is conducted in multiple sessions in four phases – February, May, September and December. MAT exam is conducted in offline (Paper Based Test or PBT), online (Computer Based Test or CBT) and remote proctored (Internet Based Test or IBT) modes.

When Is The Exam Held?

MAT Regitration Process

The MAT application process is same for all the three exam modes - PBT, CBT and IBT. The application form filling is an online process. The registration fee is INR 1,900, which can be paid via debit/credit card, net banking or e-wallet. Candidates can fill the MAT application form 2023 of preferred exam phase on AIMA MAT exam website.

MAT Admit Card

MAT admit cards are released at the official website. In order to download the hall ticket, candidates need to key in the registration number and date of birth on the login page of AIMA-MAT website.  The admit card will be released for IBTs too. Candidates taking MAT IBT will have to upload/show their admit card for identification process through remote proctoring at the time of exam.

MAT exam Day Guidelines

For MAT IBT mode, candidates should arrange a laptop/desktop and check the internet connection at least one hour before the exam timing. For MAT IBT mode, candidates should wear formal clothes and keep the admit card and other documents ready for remote verification process.

Since, MAT is accepted by MBA colleges for Executive MBA, Online MBA, Part-Time MBA and Distance MBA courses too, a good number of working professionals appear for the MAT exam. MAT is also popular among Management aspirants and working professionals as it is an easy exam and one can prepare for it while working as well. It is easier to strike work and study balance in MAT.