MAT 2018

All India Management Association (AIMA) will conduct the MAT 2018 September exam in both offline (paper-pencil) and online (computer-based) mode on September 2 and September 15, 2018 respectively. The application process has started from June 30. The last date to register for offline and online mode is August 24 and September 8 respectively. Candidates can choose to write the exam in both modes. The duration of MAT exam is 150 minutes (2 hours and 30 minutes) and will be conducted from 10 AM to 12.30 PM. The admit card will be available from August 25 and September 11, 2018 for offline and online mode respectively. MAT score is accepted by more than 600 B-schools across India. Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is conducted four times a year in February, May, September and December, for admissions to MBA/PGDM programmes at various management institutes. Candidates can check the same on this page. This article carries all the information related to MAT 2018 such as eligibility criteria, application form, result, exam pattern, admit card, selection process, cutoff, etc.

MAT 2018 Overview

Events Overview
Exam Name Management Aptitude Test
Commonly Known As MAT
Exam type National Level PG entrance examination
Exam category Post-Graduate Exam
Conducting Institute All India Management Association (AIMA)
Exam Duration 2.5 hours (150 minutes)
Test Pattern Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
No. of Questions 200
Score Validity One Year

MAT Important Dates 2018

Events Dates
MAT September 2018 Application Starts date June 30, 2018
Last date for online application August 24, 2018 (Paper-based Test)
September 8, 2018 (Computer-based Test)
Admit Card Release date August 25, 2018 (Paper-pencil based test) at 4:00 PM
September 11, 2018 (Computer-based test) at 4:00 PM
MAT September 2018 (paper-based test) September 2, 2018
MAT September 2018 (computer-based test) September 15, 2018
MAT 2018 Result (Declared) On or after September 21, 2018


1.AIMA prescribes the eligibility criteria for MAT 2018. The eligibility criteria for the exam are given below: 2.Candidates must have a graduation degree in any discipline from a recognised university or Institute. 3.Final year graduation students can also apply for MAT. However, they have to submit documents as a proof of completion of graduation within the prescribed time. 4.There is no age limit prescribed to appear for MAT.

S.No. Section No. of Questions Time (in minutes)
1 Data Analysis and Sufficiency 40 35
2 Language Comprehension 40 30
3 Intelligence and Critical Reasoning 40 30
4 Mathematical Skills 40 40
5 Indian and Global Environment 40 15
Total 200 150
Exam format: All questions of MCQ type
Negative marking: Yes

MAT Application Form 2018

The application form of MAT September 2018 is available from June 30, 2018 and the last date for the same is August 24 for offline mode and September 8 for online mode. The MAT application form is available in both online and offline mode. The application fee can be paid either online (debit/credit or net banking) or offline mode (demand draft). Candidates who apply online, need to register by uploading their digital image of photograph & signature and online payment.
Candidates who apply offline will be allowed to fill the printout of the MAT September 2018 application form and send it to the AIMA address (given at the end of article) along with the application fee. The application fee is Rs. 1500, for all category candidates.
Candidates can choose to write the exam in both online and offline mode. The application fee in that case will be Rs. 2650.

MAT Application Fee

Category Application fee
General/OBC/SC/ST/Pwd/Female Rs. 1500
Both online/offline exam Rs. 2650