In the year 2003 the Govt. of India, the Ministry of HRD approved MAT as a national level test. Management Aptitude Test or more commonly known as the MAT is conducted by AIMA to facilitate admissions to MBA and allied programs. Let us know about the MAT Exam Date 2019.
The MAT is considered as the largest test in the nation as it is accepted in over 600 B-schools across India. MAT 2019 would be conducted four times. It would be conducted in the months of February, May, September and December. Here we would be talking about the the details of the MAT 2019 exam to be conducted in February.
Unlike other exams, MAT is conducted in two different modes, online and offline both. On 9 December 2018 MAT will be conducted in the traditional paper-based offline mode, whereas on 15 December 2018 MAT will be conducted in online mode. Here is the MAT exam date and other important dates.
Overview of MAT Exam
|Exam Name||Management Aptitude Test|
|Also known as||MAT|
|Type of Exam||National|
|Category of Exam||Post-Graduate Exam|
|Governing Body||All India Management Association (AIMA)|
|Duration of Exam||2.5 hours (150 minutes)|
|Test Pattern||Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)|
|No. of Questions||200|
MAT Exam Date and Other Important dates
|MAT February 2019 application start date||December 2018|
|Last date for online application||Offline Test: February 8, 2019
Computer-based Test: February 12. 2019
|Admit Card Release date||Offline Test: February 9, 2019
Online Test: February 19, 2019
|MAT September 2018 (paper-based test)||February 17 and 23, 2019|
|MAT September 2018 (computer-based test)||February 23, 2019|
|MAT 2018 Result||February 28, 2019|
Overview of MAT Important Dates
MAT Application Form – The application form for the December session commenced on 16 December and closes on February 8, 2019 for the offline exam and February 12, 2019 for the online exam. Candidates can fill the application form by paying the allocated fees for either the offline exam which is Rs.1550 and Rs.2650 for offline mode.
MAT Admit Card – Only registered candidates can download the MAT Admit Card for 2019. The MAT admit card for the offline exam will be available from November 24 and for the online exam will be made available from February 9, 2019.
MAT Exam Date – The exam will be conducted on 17 February and 23 February 2019, for the offline and online mode respectively. Also, at the time of the application process candidates will be given an option to select their preferred exam mode.
MAT Result for December Session – The officials will declare the MAT December 2019 result on February 28, 2019. Candidates can check the result online on the official website of the governing body AIMA by using their MAT registration ID and password.
MAT 2019 Syllabus
The MAT syllabus is divided into 5 sections. Here is a detailed MAT syllabus for the MAT Exam 2019.
- Data Analysis and Sufficiency – Graphs, Charts, Bar Graphs, Pie Chart, Venn Diagram, Puzzles, Tables etc.
- Language Comprehension – Vocabulary, Reading Comprehension, Grammar, Verbal Reasoning, Analogies, Odd man out, Sentence correction & completion, Antonyms, Idioms etc.
- Intelligence and Critical Reasoning – Mathematical Reasoning, Verbal Ability, Coding and Decoding, Family Tree, Effect and Cause, Sequencing etc.
- Mathematical Skills – Geometry, Number System, Functions, Date and Time, Progression, Algebra, Averages, Ration and Proportions etc.
- Indian and Global Environment – Current Affairs, General Knowledge, Geography, History, Sports, Entertainment, Politics, Science, Awards, Business etc.
So, this was the MAT Exam Dates and syllabus notification. As a candidate, you should look out for these dates and stay tuned for any more updates and notifications regarding the test.