The Management Aptitude test (MAT) entrance exam is the national level management exam which is conducted to evaluate the candidate's aptitude and the ability that is required for the management studies.MAT Scores are used for the admissions by more than 600 MBA Colleges across India.
About the MAT Entrance exam
MAT Entrance exam is conducted four times in the year i.e. in the February, September and December and mostly on the first Sunday of the month. The candidates can choose to give the exam wither in paper-pencil mode or the online mode. An objective type test the MAT has five sections with the multiple choices questions
Below find the advantages for applying the MAT Entrance Exam
Choice of the b-school: With more than 600 institutes across the India that accept the MAT Scores here it is naturally beneficial for the candidate to opt for MAT Entrance exam. According to the AIMA officials, MAT is the largest test of its kind in the nation. There are many best MBA Colleges in India and best B-Schools that accept the MAT Score. Among IIMS entrance exam and XLRI entrance exam MAT Entrance exam is the best one.
The lower difficulty level
The difficulty level for MAT Exam is quite low as compared to that of CAT entrance exam, and SNAP Entrance exam. Practice many sessions of Mock written test.
MAT Entrance exam here is conducted four times a year, the candidates have the flexibility to register for the exam at their own pace.
National level exam
MAT entrance exam is the national level test.
Management Aptitude test, December 2013
Graduates from any discipline can apply here. Final year students of the graduate courses can also apply. Candidates here should choose any of the two options to take the test.
Can choose either the paper based test or the computer based test.
MAT 2013 December
Paper Based test: 1st December 2013
Computer Based test: 07 December 2013
If the number of the candidates that is registered for the computer based test is limited and can be accommodated in the single day, the test will be completed on 1st December 2013 itself.
The test centre: The test centers for paper based and computer based will be different
The Paper-Based Test will take place only on one day i.e. 1st December 2013 at one time i.e. 10.00 am to 12.00 pm, whereas the computer board test will take place from 7th December 2013 onwards in the different time slots.
If the number of candidates registered for the computer based test is limited and can also be accommodated in the single day, here the test will be completed on 1st December 2013.
MAT 2013 important dates for December MAT
Last date for the sale of the application form: November 16th 2013
Last date for online registration: November 16th 2013
Last date for the submission of the filled in registration forms at AIMA, New Delhi: November 19th, 2013
The last date for submitting the MAT Entrance exam online registrations forms at AIMA New Delhi is November 19th 2013
How to apply
The candidates can choose any one of the following modes to apply
Obtain form with MAT bulletin/CD against cash payment of Rs 1200/- (Rs one thousand two hundred only) from listed branches of Bank of Baroda, Axis Bank, listed Study Centers of AIMA or from AIMA, New Delhi; or Obtain crossed Demand Draft (DD) of Rs 1200/- (One thousand two hundred only) in favor of ‘All India Management Association’ payable at Delhi from any Bank. Register online at website http://apps.aima.in/matdec13 along with the DD details. Detailed procedure is given on the website link.
Register online at website link http://apps.aima.in/matdec13 with Credit Card payment. Detailed procedure is given on the website link.
Detailed procedure will be given on the website link. Also certain procedure is for the candidates who applied for computer based test and who have been permitted to appear for the computer based test, they have to download the admit card 7 days before the paper based test from AIMA website. The more and complete information is present in the official website.
To get admission in good b-school the MAT score should be more than 95 percentile. In MAT Entrance you won't have any cut off marks or the passing marks.MAT Score is given on the percentile basis and not the percentage.
There are many MBA Institutes in India that accept the MAT Score, few ones among all are listed below
Aashlar Business School
ABES Institute of Management
Academy for professional excellence
Academy of Business management, tourism and the research
Academy of Management studies and many more.