MAT Exam: Registration, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Pattern

MAT Exam: Registration, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Pattern

MAT 2024 is a national-level test approved by Govt. of India, Ministry of Education in 2003. Candidates can apply to get admission to MBA and allied programmes.

This exam is conducted 4 times a year i.e., February, May, September, and December by AIMA (All India Management Association).

The main motto of this examination is to check the eligibility of the candidates to take admission to B-schools based on their MAT 2024 score.

Want to know more about MAT 2024 including Exam highlights, Actual Dates, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, and Criteria, just scroll and keep on reading the article!



Exam Name Management Aptitude Test
Conducting Authority All India Management Association
Eligibility Graduates (Final year students can also apply)
Exam Frequency 4 times a year
Exam Fees Rs. 2100
Exam Level National
Mode of Exam PBT, CBT & IBT

MAT 2024 Exam Dates

MAT Exam 2024 will be conducted in four sessions in a year. Students applying for this exam must follow the table below, where we have covered each date in detail.


For PBT Exam:


Particular Dates
Last date for registration 28th May 2024
Admit card release 30th May 2024
Exam date 2nd June 2024


For CBT Exam:


Particular Dates
Last date to apply 19th May 2024
Admit card release 23rd May 2024
Exam date 26th May 2024


Note: As per the official website, the MAT result for all the test modes will be announced by 2nd week of June 2024.

Syllabus of MAT 2024

  1. Mathematical Skills: Geometry, Trigonometry, Mensuration, Algebra, and Modern Maths.
  2. Indian & Global Environment: 40 questions from Current Affairs and static GK.
  3. Language Comprehension: One Word Substitution, Idioms/Phrases, Vocabulary, Fill in the blanks, Sentence Correction, Verb, Noun, Pronoun, Adjective, Adverb, Antonyms & Synonyms, Para Jumble and Reading Comprehension.
  4. Intelligence & Critical Reasoning: Strong Arguments and Weak Arguments, Puzzles, Series, Blood Relations, Analytical and Logical Reasoning topics such as Family Tree, Course of Action, Arrangement, Pie Chart, Calendars, Statement Conclusions, Coding & Decoding, Visual Reasoning, Syllogisms and Graphs.
  5. Data Analysis & Data Sufficiency: Caselet, Pie Chart, Data Comparison, Quantitative Comparison, Line Graph, Bar Graph, and Data Sufficiency.

Eligibility Criteria MAT 2024

The applicant should meet the eligibility criteria to appear in the MAT Exam 2024.

  • Age limit– There is no age limit
  • Educational Qualification– Any discipline graduates can apply. Students who are appearing in the final year exam also can apply.
  • Nationality:Indian citizens and foreign nationals can appear.

MAT 2024 Exam Pattern

There are five sections each with thirty questions. There are 150 questions that have to be attempted within 120 minutes. Also, there will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer.


The time limit to complete this examination is quite low, so students must manage their time efficiently. The applicant must be aware of the exam and marks distribution.

  • Exam Duration: 120 minutes
  • Total Questions: 150
  • Exam Type: multiple-choice questions (MCQs)
  • Negative Marking: 0.25 mark deduction for every wrong answer.
  • Exam Mode: Computer-based, Paper-based or Internet-based Test

Application Procedure 

Follow these steps to apply for the MAT exam:


  • Visit
  • Click on the “Register” button
  • Enter your name, email, phone number, state, test option etc
  • Read all the terms and conditions carefully
  • Once done, tap on the “Register” tab
  • After registering yourself, you can apply for the exam by submitting the required details.


Registration Fee for MAT 2024

The Fee details are given below. However, you can submit your application fees using credit/debit card, net banking, UPI and Paytm wallet.

Mode of Test Fees
Proctored Internet Based Test
Paper Based Test (PBT) or
Computer Based Test (CBT)
Rs. 2100/-
For Double IBT + IBT or
PBT + IBT orPBT + CBT or


Rs. 3300/-


MAT Test Cities

Paper Based Test: Bhilai, Bhopal, Ahmadabad, Chennai, Dehradun, Gwalior, Gurgoan, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, etc. (Test date: 2nd June 2024)

Computer Based Test: Bhopal, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Indore, Chandigarh, Jammu, Kanpur, Kolkata, etc. (Test date: 26th May 2024)

MAT 2024 Admit Card

Registered applicants can download admit cards for IBT/PBT/CBT from MAT website i.e., Remember that the admit card contains Form No, Roll No, Test Date, Candidate’s Name, Test Time and Test Venue Address. Students need to follow the date and time that are prescribed in their admit card.

MAT Result 2024

Applicants can check and download the exam results from the AIMA website ( The marks obtained in this exam are valid for one year.


Frequently Asked Questions –

How can I apply for MAT 2024?

To apply for MAT 2024, you can visit the official site of MAT, and there, you can fill out the registration form with important details such as name, phone number, contact number, email, etc.


How many times MAT exam happens in a year?

MAT is conducted 4 times a year, and to apply for this exam candidates must have a graduation degree.


Is MAT easier than CAT?

Yes, MAT is considered easier than the CAT exam. CAT is a difficult exam, and it has a time limit.


Can I give MAT exam from home?

Yes, because the exam is expected to be conducted online, offline, and in Internet mode. Candidates can choose to take the exam from home with the help of proper internet connection.


Final Remarks!

In the article, we have provided all the mandatory details regarding your MAT exam. You can check your eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus for the MAT exam, application procedure, fee structure, and so on.



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