MAT Exam 2021 Date, Registration, Admit Card, Syllabus,Pattern,Eligibility

MAT Exam

MAT Exam 2021

Management Aptitude Test

Exam Level


Exam Format


Conducted Body

All India Management Association (AIMA)

Frequency of Exam

Four-Time A Year

Exam Category

National Level

Mode of Payment

Online (Debit Card/Credit Card/Net banking)

Mode of Exam

Online and Offline Both


English and Hindi

MAT Exam September 2021

MAT (Management Aptitude Test) is a standardized Exam approved by Govt. Of India and Ministry of HRD as a national level Exam in 2003. Its main purpose is to provide admissions to MBA in various colleges like public and private etc. MAT is a higher level Exam administered from 1988. Any private college whether national or International can consider marks of MAT as a base to provide admissions on the basis of mark sheet provided to Participant.  It is the largest Exam of the nation considered ever and it is an entry ticket to over 600 colleges across India. MAT marks are easily accepted by many private colleges/Institutes for providing admissions to participants for postgraduate degree or postgraduate diploma programs,  as well as the above colleges subject to cut-off list and admission parameters.

MAT Exam is conducted by AIMA (All India Management Association) so therefore, exam pattern of MAT September 2021 is arranged by AIMA. Every Year MAT Exam pattern always remains unchanged but for this year the pattern of MAT Exam February 2021 for February session is expected to change from every year and Old pattern. It is an objective type exam and it can be like to remain with the same lines as MAT Online Exam will be conducted on 30th August 2021. According to the Exam pattern of MAT 2021, the duration of all MAT 2021 Exams is 2 hrs and 30 minutes or it considered as 150 minutes. In this content, searchurcollege provides you the detailed exam pattern, syllabus, marking scheme, and exam pattern of MAT 2021 September Exam.

AIMA (All India Management Association), It is the conducting body of MAT Exam. So, it made the eligibility criteria for MAT Exam 2021. It is important to know the eligibility criteria of the MAT Exam. So as per MAT Exam Eligibility criteria for Sep exam participants must have their graduation degree of any stream from a genuine/recognized college. To appear in MAT Exam 2021 there is no age limit. MAT Exam is conducted by AIMA on 30th Sep 2021 held in PBT mode and on 21st August in CBT mode. MAT Exam 2021 Application form for September Exam released on 2021. The last date to apply for the exam is 29th August 2021 for the paper-based exam and 14th August 2021 is the last date to apply for the online-based exam. MAT is a type of big level exam conducted four times in a year- February, May, September, and December. Searchurcollege provides you complete and correct details of MAT 2021 Eligibility criteria. MAT 2021 is one of the important national level entrance exams of MBA which is conducted by the All India Management Association (AIMA). MAT full form is the Management Aptitude Test. It is held four times a year for MBA and PGDM courses.  AIMA has announced the MAT 2021 Paper Based Exam (PBT) will be held on September 5, 2021, and Computer Based Exam (CBT) will be held on August 21, 2021. MAT Registration 2021 for September session has started and going on.

MAT 2021 Key Points

 Exam Features


 MAT Exam Conducting Body

 All India Management Association (AIMA)

 MAT Full Form

 Management Aptitude Test (MAT)

 MAT Exam Type


 Total MAT Exam in a year

 Held in 4 times: February, May, September, and December

 Mode of MAT Exam

 Computer Based Test (CBT)

 MAT Exam Application Fee

 Rs.1550/- for PBT Exam; Rs.1550/- for CBT Exam; 2650/- for Both PBT & CBT Exams

 Exam Category

 Post Graduate

 Exam Duration

 2.5 hours (150 minutes)

 Exam Pattern

 Multiple Choice Question (MCQs)

 Total Question in MAT Exam


 Sectional Division of June MAT 2020 

 5 Sections with 40 Question in Each Section

 MAT Exam Difficulty Level

 Easy to Moderate

 The validity of MAT Score

 One academic session

 MAT Exam Application Process


MAT 2021 Registration Process

Registration for MAT Exam September has been started from 1st August 2021. The Application forms are available at

  • MAT 2021 September exam is planned on 5th September 2021 in offline mode and August 21st, 2021 in online mode. 
  • While the payment of an extra fee of Rs.1100 with Rs.1500 participants can choose both the test PBT and CBT.
  • Students can easily register for MAT 2021 exam in 8 easy steps.
  • Participants who selected both PBT and CBT gained the benefit to choose additional two colleges of management for sending their marks, including present option to choose 5 management colleges, i.e. they can choose total of 7 management colleges.

MAT 2021 Registration process is online only and completed in five simple steps:

Step 1: Create Login

Step 2: Fill the MAT 2021 Registration Form

Step 3: Upload Images on MAT Registration Form 2021

Step 4: Make Payment of MAT Registration Fee

Step5: View MAT Registration Summary

Read more for brief information MAT Exam Registration

MAT Exam Dates 2021:

MAT Exam the February session exam of MAT 2021 is conducted by AIMA and MAT Exam Dates is September 2021 in offline based and September 2021 for Online based. The last date of MAT 2021 Exam registration is going on for online-based and Online based exam

  • Holders of bachelors’ degree participants can apply for MAT Exam.

  • The MAT Exam registration will be done online only, this year.
  • Participants if successfully registered can download their Admit cards from 30 August  2021 for PBT and 17th August 2021 for online- based.



 MAT Application Form available from CBT & PBT

 Going On

 Last date for MAT Registration in CBT

 17th August 2021

 Last date for MAT Registration in PBT

 29th August 2021

 MAT Exam Admit card of CBT

 17th August 2021

 MAT Exam Admit Card of PBT

 30th August 2021

 MAT Exam for CBT

21st August 2021

 MAT Exam for PBT

 5th September 2021

 MAT Exam Result

 24th September 2021

MAT Exam Pattern 2021:

The MAT Exam Pattern having 5 sections, each section contains 40 questions. A total of 200 questions is to be attempted by students over 150 minutes.

MAT Exam Pattern Highlights

Mode of examination

Offline and Online

Number of sections 

– Check MAT Syllabus

Number of questions 


Total marks


Type of questions


Language of exam


Duration of exam

150 minutes

MAT Marking Scheme

+1 for a correct answer

Negative Marking

-0.25 for an incorrect answer

MAT Exam Syllabus 2021:

All India Management Association (AIMA) didn’t release any authorized MAT Exam Syllabus. Therefore on the basis of previous year question papers, we have curated the most important topics for all 5 sections of MAT 2021 syllabus 

The question paper is divided into 5 sections.

Section A: Data Analysis & Sufficiency

Section B: Language Comprehension

Section C: Intelligence & Critical Reasoning 

Section D: Mathematical Skills and Indian

Section E: Global Environment

MAT Admit Card 2021: 

The admit cards will release for PBT on the 30th August 2021  and on the 17th August 2021 online-based exam. Participants can visit and enter the application no. DOB, and email to download the ATMA Admit Card.

  • The end date to apply for exams is on CBT-14th August 2021 & PBT-29th August 2021. 
  • The admit cards for online and offline exams are separate
  • Participants have to carry a valid ID card with admit cards in the exam center.
  • In case of any changes in admit card student should contact AIMA to 211-47673020 or

MAT Exam Centers 2021

MAT exam 2021 Exam center list is released by AIMA for the September session only and CBT and PBT tests will be conducted at different centers only.

  • The exam is programmed to conduct on February 2021 online based in different cities in India.

  • At the time of MAT Exam registration, the option to choose MAT Exam Centres is given to the participant which closed on 29th August 2021.
  • Participants can select any two exam centers from all given options on the

MAT Exam Result 2021:

MAT score validity is of one year. Qualifies students were called by the participating colleges for a Written Ability Test, followed by a Group Discussion/ Personal Interview round. These are colleges for which the participant can apply for at the time of registration. On  2021, the MAT Exam Result 2021 will be announced by AIMA on its official website. Only have to enter registration no. and roll no. to view the marks. The coming document contains total marks of MAT 2021 that will not send by Email or Post.

MAT Exam Cut-off 2021:

after the declaration of result, a respective cut-off list will be released by all colleges accepting MAT marks for providing admissions to students for their post-graduation. May MAT Exam Cut off list will be released by the 2021. In India, private colleges offer MBA courses and private PGDM colleges are more than 600 who give admissions to students in courses like MBA/PGDM on the basis of their MAT Exam marks.

MAT Exam Question papers: 

The best way to prepare for the MAT Exam 2021 is that Students must read the MAT Question Paper, sample papers, and previous year papers only. If a participant wants to achieve an excellent Score in MAT Exam. Practice the free and exclusive MAT Sample Papers carefully. They are very helpful in understanding the paper pattern and syllabus of MAT Exam 2021. The best preparation of participants is the entry ticket to the dream college. Therefore, no changes are made in the exam pattern and syllabus, as per AIMA. Only graduation level questions were asked in the exam of MAT 2021 and questions can be asked from Language Comprehension, Mathematical Skills, Data Analysis and Sufficiency, Intelligence and Critical Reasoning and Indian and Global Environment.  

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