MAT 2020 Notification, Exam Date, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Admit Card

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MAT 2020: The All India Management Association (AIMA) will conduct the Management Aptitude Test (MAT 2020) for the admission of the applicants to the Post Graduate Degree/Diploma courses into the various B-Schools across India. The last date of the MAT PBT Registration was on or before 27-09-2020. According to the official notification, AIMA will conduct the Paper Based Test (PBT) on 3rd October 2020. The eligible applicants can also take the test from their home via Remotely Proctored Internet-Based Test (IBT).  The admit card for the MAT PBT is available now on the official website therefore the applicants can download the same with their correct details.

The scorecard will be released on the official website of AIMA and then the institute will receive the scores and other details of the applicants who have applied for the admission of that institute. The institute will shortlist the candidate based on the obtained score and then will call the applicant for the further admission process. Students are advised to regularly check the official website for the latest update of the exam. You can get the complete details about the exam from this article.

MAT 2020

The All India Management Association (AIMA) conducts Management Aptitude Test 2020 for admission to various Post Graduate programs four times in a year i.e February, May, September, and December every year. AIMA will conduct the Paper Based Test (PBT) on 3rd October 2020 and the eligible applicants can also take the test from their home via Remotely Proctored Internet-Based Test (IBT) due to the outbreak of the COVID. The last date of the MAT PBT Registration was on or before 27-09-2020 and the admit card for the same has been released on 28th September 2020. All the eligible applicants can download the same from the official website.

MAT Application Form Check Eligibility Criteria

AIMA will release the scorecard soon on its official website and then the institute will receive the scores and other details of the applicants who have applied for admission to that institute. The institute will shortlist the candidate based on the obtained score and then will call the applicant for the further admission process. Read this article to know the complete detail about the exam.

MAT IBT Exam Dates

The applicants can check the exam dates from the table given below:

IBT Test DateLast Date of RegistrationIssue of Admit Card
27 August 202023 August 202024 August 2020
28 August 202024 August 202025 August 2020
29 August 202025 August 202026 August 2020
30 August 202026 August 202027 August 2020
31 August 202027 August 202028 August 2020
01 September 202028 August 202029 August 2020
02 September 202029 August 202030 August 2020
05 September 202001 September 202002 September 2020
06 September 202002 September 202003 September 2020
12 September 202008 September 202009 September 2020
13 September 202009 September 202010 September 2020
20 September 202016 September 202017 September 2020
22 September 202018 September 202019 September 2020
23 September 202019 September 202020 September 2020

MAT-PBT Test Schedule

EventsDate
Last Date of the Registration27 September 2020
Admit Card28 September 2020
MAT PBT Test Date3rd October 2020

MAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The applicants can check the eligibility criteria from the table given below:

Educational QualificationThe applicants must have completed graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or equivalent
The applicants appearing for the final year of their graduation are also eligible to apply.

MAT Exam Pattern

The applicants can check the exam pattern from the below table

ModeOnline and Offline
TypeMultiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Total Questions200
Total Marks200
Duration 150 minutes
Negative MarkingYes
Medium of ExamEnglish
Number of Sections5
SubjectsIndian & Global Environment, Language Comprehension, Mathematical Skills, Data Analysis & Sufficiency, Intelligence & Critical Reasoning

Complete Details of MAT Exam Pattern

MAT 2020 Distribution of Marks

The applicants can check the distribution of marks from the table given below:

Sections QuestionsTime Suggested
Indian & Global Environment4015
Language Comprehension4030
Mathematical Skills4040
Data Analysis & Sufficiency4035
Intelligence & Critical Reasoning4030
Total200150

MAT Syllabus

The applicants can check the table given below to know the syllabus for the exam:

SubjectSyllabus
Intelligence & Critical ReasoningAnalogy, Calendar, Syllogism, Analytical Reasoning, Cubes, Puzzles, Cause and Effect, Coding & Decoding, Statement-Conclusion, Family Tree and etc
Language ComprehensionFill in the blanks, Vocabulary, Jumbled Paragraphs, Correction of error, Sentence Completion, Error Spotting Word usage, Synonyms/Antonyms, Word usage, Reading Comprehension, Critical Reasoning and etc
Data Analysis & SufficiencyGraphs, Data analysis, Pie charts, Data Charts, Data tables, Bar Diagrams, and etc
Indian & Global EnvironmentStatic GK, Current Affairs, Politics, Awards & Recognitions, Geography, Sports, History, Culture, Business & Economy, World Events, Constitution of India and etc
Mathematical SkillsPercentages, Profit & Loss, Simplification, Discount, Interest, LCM & HCF, Speed, Time and Distance, Time and Work, Averages, Set theory, Probability Functions, Algebra, Surds & Indices, Trigonometry, Logarithm, Binomial Theorem, Inequalities Permutations & Combinations, Venn Diagrams, Geometry, Mensuration, and etc

MAT Important Books

There is a wide variety of books available in the market available both in online and offline mode, it just that the applicant need to make the right selection of the books in order to qualify this exam. Here we are sharing list of the names of the book which the applicants can consider while applying for the exam:

Language Comprehension

Name of the BookAuthor Name
Verbal Ability and Reading ComprehensionAjay Singh
Word Power Made EasyNorman Lewis
High School English Grammar & CompositionWren & Martin

Mathematical Skills

Name of the BookAuthor Name
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive ExaminationsR S Aggarwal
How to prepare for Quantitative Aptitude for CATArun Sharma
Advance MathsRakesh Yadav

Data Analysis & Sufficiency

Name of the BookAuthor Name
How to prepare for Data Interpretation for CATArun Sharma

Intelligence & Critical Reasoning

Name of the BookAuthor Name
Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation for the CATNishit K Sinha
How to prepare for Logical Reasoning for CATArun Sharma

Indian & Global Environment

Name of the Book/SourcesAuthor Name
General Knowledge 2020Arihant Publications 2020
Refer Newspaper like The Hindu, Financial Express, Business Today, and etc for Current Affairs  

MAT Admit Card

The All India Management Association (AIMA) has released the admit card for the Paper Based Test on the official website.  The admit card for the MAT PBT exam was released on 28th September 2020 and the eligible can download the same from the official website. The applicants need to carry the admit card to appear for the exam with a valid Photo ID Proof. The admit card comprises of Roll No, Candidate name, and many other important and relevant details. The admit card is available now on the official website from where all the eligible applicants need to download it via their correct credentials. Candidates need to check the official website frequently for further updates on the exam.

How to Download MAT Admit Card

  • Visit the official website of the AIMA
  • Click on “Download Admit Card for MAT PBT” available in the homepage
  • Now enter your credentials like Registration No & Date of Birth
  • Click on ‘Submit’ and the admit card will appear on the screen
  • Now you can download and take the print out for future reference

Direct Link Download MAT Admit Card

MAT Result

The All India Management Association (AIMA) will release the result on the official website.  The applicant must note that the MAT May 2020 Result is available now on the official website. The candidates need to check the official website to view and download the result and the scorecard for the same. They can download the result via their correct login credentials such as Roll No, Registration Number, and other relevant details. The applicants can check the official website frequently for the further updates on exam.

How to Check MAT Result?

  • Visit the official website of the AIMA
  • Now click on the link “MAT Result” under “Download/View” tab available at the homepage
  • A new page will be displayed on the screen
  • Now enter your Roll No, Registration ID, and other required details
  • Click on “Submit”
  • Now you can check and download the result

MAT 2020 Cut-Off (Expected)

The applicants can check the expected cut off marks expected for MAT 2020 from the table given below. They must note that the facts and figures given below in the table are just for reference purpose and has got no relation to the actual Cut off. To check the actual and official MAT Cut Off 2020 students must visit the official website.

Name of the CollegeCut Off (Expected)
Christ University Bangalore80-90
XIME Bangalore80-85
BIMTECH Greater Noida (Specialized Programs)85-90
IPE Hyderabad70-80
IMS Ghaziabad70-80
Jaipuria Institute of Management, Lucknow80-90
VIT Business School, Vellore75-85
New Delhi Institute of Management (NDIM)75-80
Indus Business Academy70-80

How to prepare for MAT 2020

We have discussed all the possible relevant details for the eligible applicants who want to appear and qualify the exam to get admission to the Post Graduate Degree/Diploma courses into the various B-Schools across India. We have suggested below all the possible tips and tricks that can be a great source of help to the candidates who will be appearing for the exam for the first time or anyone who wants to change their strategy of the exam preparation. Read further to know the tips and tricks to crack the exam:

  • Make a study plan and a daily schedule and follow it in a disciplined and effective manner
  • Candidate should cover all the important topics of each section and clear their basic concept.
  • Understand the exam pattern and analyze the syllabus carefully before starting the exam preparation
  • Make the right choice of the study material and important books that are available in the market as well as in online mode for the preparation of the exam. You can check the “Important Books” section from this article.
  • Attempt mock test and prepare the previous year question paper to improve your speed and accuracy.
  • Mark the important questions from the notes and mock tests and make it notes for the quick revision.
  • Analyze the previous year cut off to understand the marking scheme well.

Frequently Asked Questions

When will the MAT PBT 2020 be conducted?

According to the official notification, AIMA will conduct the Paper Based Test (PBT) on 3rd October 2020. Check the official website regularly for further updates on the exam.

When will admit card for the MAT PBT 2020 be released?

The admit card for the exam has been released on 28th September 2020. All the eligible applicants can now download the admit card from the official website. All the interested and eligible applicants have to download it via their correct credentials. Check the official website regularly for further updates on the exam.

Is there any negative marking in the exam of MAT 2020?

Yes, there is negative marking for incorrect answers.

How many sections are available in the MAT Exam?

There is a total of five sections in the MAT exam that are Indian & Global Environment, Language Comprehension, Mathematical Skills, Data Analysis & Sufficiency, Intelligence & Critical Reasoning.

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