The All India Management Association (AIMA) MAT February
Last Date for Online Registration: 15 January (Saturday)
Last Date for receipt of filled in Online Registration Form at AIMA, New Delhi 18 January 2011 (Tuesday)
How to take the Test
Candidate can choose any ONE of the two options to take the test:
Paper Based Test
Computer Based Test
PAPER BASED TEST
Test Date: 06 February 2011 (Sunday)
Test Timings: 1000-1230 Hrs
Reporting Time at the Test Centre: 0900 Hrs
COMPUTER BASED TEST
Test Date: 12 February 2011 (Saturday) onwards
Test Timing: In different Time slots at specific test venues; subject to number of candidates registering for Computer Based Test.
Test Centre City
Test Centre City list is provided in the bulletin. Test Venues for Paper-Based Test and Computer Based Test are different.
The Paper-Based Test will take place only on one day i.e., 06 February 2011 at one time slot i.e., 10.00am-12.30pm, whereas the Computer Based Test will take place from 12 February 2011 onwards in different time slots.
If the number of candidates registered for Computer Based Test is few/limited, these candidates have to appear for the Paper-Based Test on 06 February 2011 only.
One candidate can appear only for one date for the February 2011 MAT.
List of Participating Management Institutes
List of Participating MIs Four Digit codes for Management Institutes/University Departments accepting the MAT Score are given in the List of Participating Institutes/Universities as MI Code. There are five blocks consisting of four boxes each given in the Form. Fill the codes of those five institutes only where you have applied or are applying for admission.
(Note: No additional fee is to be paid for filling these 5 choices.)
All provisionally registered candidates can down load their Admit Card from AIMA website link: www.aima-ind.org/mat_centre.aspx 7 days before the Paper Based test date i.e., with effect from 29 January 2011 (Saturday).
Specific Admit Card will be generated both for the candidates opted for the Paper Based Test and for the Computer Based Test.
Admit Card would be having Candidate Name, Form No, Roll No, Test Date, Test Time and Test Venue Address. Candidate has to strictly follow the date and time allotted to them in the case of Computer Based Test.
Candidates applied for Computer Based Test and who have been permitted to appear for the Computer Based Test; have to down load the Admit Card 7 days before the Paper Based Test date i.e., with effect from 29 January 2011 (Saturday) from AIMA website. Candidates accessing the website the earliest can choose the Date and Time of his/her choice subject to availability. Those who have not opted the date and time slot for 4-5 days; will be automatically allotted date and time slot by the system. No request for change of date and time slot can be entertained.
Graduates in any discipline. Final year students of Graduate Courses can also apply.
2. Participating Management Institutes(Click here to view) http://www.aima-ind.org/matfeb11/MIListFeb11.xls
Four Digit codes for Management Institutes/University Departments accepting the MAT Score are given in the List of Participating Institutes/Universities as MI Code. There are five blocks consisting of four boxes each given in the Form. Fill the codes of those five institutes only where you have applied or are applying for admission.
(Note: No additional fee is to be paid for filling these 5 choices.)
3. Test Centre Cities (Click Here)
SALIENT ASPECTS OF MAT
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Entrance test for recognized programmes.
Time tested over a decade.
Validated through independent studies
Availed by lakhs of students.
Accepted by hundreds of Institutes and University Departments.
Employing latest technology in evaluation and result processing.
Individual score card with candidate’s photograph.
Widespread network for sale of bulletins.
Test Centres located all over the country and abroad.
Lowest bulletin cost which includes registration and test fees.
Candidates should check the Roll No and Test Centre details for the test from AIMA website www.aima-ind.org/mat_centre.aspx , 7 days prior to the date of Paper Based Test (Offline).
Candidates may also view/download the MAT Score from AIMA website http://www.aima-ind.org/ after 3 weeks from the date of the test.
Candidates may clarify queries regarding MAT Score, if any, at e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org and at helpline 011-40770300
MAT Score is acceptable even to certain other Institutes for considering admission of candidates for Post Graduate Degree / Diploma programmes, besides the above Institutes, subject to specific cut-off marks and other admission parameters.
Download MAT February 2011 Sample paper here
About Management Aptitude Test (MAT)
Entrance exams and aptitude tests are the most common hurdles that are faced by the students once they are through with their graduation for making it to get admission in grad schools. Though there are a wide range of entrance tests that are offered, it depends on the program and school for which the student is applying. Management Aptitude Test commonly known as MAT is one of the aptitude tests that are offered to the MBA aspirants.
MAT is performed by the Centre for Management Services that is one of the specific divisions of All India Management Association. The national level test gives students an opportunity to appear in the examination four times in a year. Depending upon the score the aspiring candidates are given admission in the reputed and AICTE approved institutions offering MBA courses and other post graduate management programs.
Those seeking admission in the management programs must fulfill the requirements for appearing in the examination. Those aspirants who fulfill all the eligibility criteria are selected by AIMA.
The candidates applying must possess Bachelor’s degree in any of the discipline that can be B.A., B.Com, B.Sc., B.Tech and others. The applicant must have completed the graduation or the corresponding in 10+2+3 examination pattern from the acknowledged institute renowned by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.
The Management Aptitude Test follows a certain pattern of questions that have to be attempted for qualifying. These questions are designed for scrutinizing the candidate’s knowledge and proficiency. Though the pattern of examination changes from year to year, the test consists of multiple choice questions wherein each question has four options from amongst which the candidate has to select the right option. The 200 questions in the aptitude test are allotted one mark each and have to be answered within a time span of two and a half hours.
The competitive exam consists of Intelligence & Critical Reasoning, Language Comprehension, Data Analysis Mathematical Skills as well as Indian & Global Environment Section. There is no specific syllabus that has to be studied by the candidates but it is essential for them to have general knowledge, reasoning ability, English and Mathematics ability.