MAT May 2024 Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Pattern and Syllabus

Management Aptitude Test [MAT May]

MAT MAY - Management Aptitude Test

The MAT 2024 exam registration for the May session will commence at the last end of February 2024 and the result for the same will be announced soon. The May session dates will be declared soon, and the registration will commence from the First week of March, and the link will be active till the first week of May 2024 . MAT is a Management Aptitude Test conducted as an entrance exam for management admissions in any country's B-schools.

The All-India Management Association is the conducting body for MAT 2024 , and the application link for the exam will be available official exam website. The applications are accepted only through online mode, and the authorities will accept no hard copy of the form. The interested candidates can choose either a computer-based exam or the paper-based exam according to their convenience. The deadline for application submission for the paper-based exam is by the first week of May, and for the CBT method, they can submit by the second week of April 2024. 



Exam Name

MAT- Management Aptitude Test

Application Mode


Mode of Exam


Conducting Body

All India Management Association

Level of examination

National level

Number of sessions in a year


Medium of exam


Number of attempts

No limit

Validity of Scores

One year

MAT May 2024 Exam Date

The conducting authority has announced the tentative dates for the MAT May examination, but this can vary depending on the authorities' consequences and current pandemic issues. Below is the speculative time period announced by AIMA for MAT examination 2024:


Exam Events

Tentative Dates for PBT

Tentative Dates for CBT

Application Registration

Last week of February 2024 (available)

Last week of February 2024 (available)

Last day for Submission

First week of April 2024 

Second Week of April 2024 

Admit Card release

Second week of May 2024 

Third week of May 2024 

Exam date

Within a week of admit card release

Within a week of admit card release

Results of MAT 2024 

Yet to be announced

Yet to be announced


The Eligibility criteria for MAT 2024 May session

The organizing committee will require the candidate's minimum eligibility criteria applying for the exam is that—they will have to pass their degree course without any backlogs and a decent CGPA aggregate maintained throughout all the semesters. More than 600+ B-Schools in the country will accept MAT 2024 scores for management studies or MBA admissions.  

  • The candidates can first choose five colleges in which they are seeking admissions, and if at all they want to choose a more additional number of colleges, they will have to pay INR 118 per college. 
  • Candidates must be residents of this country and qualified to be within the specified age limit under which they can attempt this exam. 
  • They can choose to attempt their exam in both CBT and PBT mode, and the scores of the better ones are taken into consideration. 

MAT May 2024 Application Form & fees

Candidates who are willing to join the MBA course will have to compulsorily take up any of the management entrance exams like CMAT, MAT, CAT, GMAT, XAT, and so on. To fill in the MAT 2024 application form, candidates will have to use the online platform by visiting their official page and following the link for the further steps of the application process. Once the application forms are filled and verified with the authorities, the admit card will be released for the respective candidates on the website itself. 

According to the latest information about the exam, the registrations will be open for the exams from the first week of March, which should be submitted within the stipulated time period. By the MAT account, the students can fill the application form partially and be saved to complete it later in some time. It is suggested that the students clearly know the eligibility or the qualification criteria of the students before applying for the students to proceed with the application process.

Steps to fill MAT 2024 registration via online

Step 1: Registration through online mode

The desired candidates can visit the official website of MAT 2024 and register their names for the upcoming session. They will have to create their password and username to register so that the confirmation mail will be sent to generate the application form number. Through this number, the candidates can start filling the application form.  

Step 2: MAT Application Form filling

Kindly, the candidates will have to fill up the details in the given particulars by mentioning their educational qualification, age, personal information, mode of examination, center, subject, etc. They will also have to choose three convenient exam centers in the application form to be easy for the AIMA authority to allow the exam centers. 

Step 3: Attachment of Scanned documents digitally

After filling in the details, it is important for the students to attach or upload the necessary documents of the candidates along with their photograph and signature. This should be first scanned and then uploaded to the application form in the given or prescribed format. Later the candidates will have to cross-check all the given information and proceed to the last step.

Step 4: Payment of Application fee 

The whole process of application form submission will be complete only if the candidates will make the payment for an application form. The MAT application fee payment must be made through online mode with the help of debit/credit card or by net banking UPI, E-wallet, or IMPS. The MAT 2024 application fee is around 1550 INR for computer-based tests and paper-based tests individually. But, if at all the candidate wants to attempt the exam in both modes, then the fee amount of the application will be around 2600 INR.

Note: After finishing the payment transaction, the candidates will have to save the e-receipt that will be generated automatically and sent to the candidates. This has to be kept safe as it can be asked in the future process of the examination. The receipt will be sent within few minutes of the transaction made; if not, the payment is meant to be invalid. If there are multiple payments from the candidate, then the amount will be refunded to candidates within 7-10 working days.

Below are some of the important and mandatory information that has to be filled in along with attaching photos and signature:

  • Name of the student
  • Candidate's Parents name
  • Current Address
  • Candidate's date of birth
  • Candidate's Educational Qualification
  • Category of the candidate
  • Scanned copy of passport-sized photograph and signature
  • Candidate's email address and contact number
  • Marks’s card of 10+2 board exams
  • Degree certificate (Provisional is also accepted)

MAT May 2024 Syllabus & Exam Pattern

MAT 2024 is conducted by AIMA every year under four sessions with CBT and PBT mode, and the exam paper pattern is as follow

  • All the questions asked in MAT 2024 are in MCQ or multiple-choice question format.
  • The Total time duration given for MAT 2024 is 150 min or 2 ½ hours, respectively.
  • The complete paper is divided into five parts or sections where each section has 40 questions
  • There are around 200 questions in total, and each correct answer will carry one mark, and for the wrong answer, 0.25 marks will be reduced according to the marking scheme.

Exam section

Number of questions

Mathematics or quantitative skills


Language comprehension


Data analysis and sufficiency


Indian and global environment


Critical Reasoning and Intelligence




Syllabus for MAT 2024

MAT 2024 is mainly for candidates willing to take up management course in their PG level and this is an entrance exam for those programs. The complete MAT 2024 paper will be sectioned into five parts, namely- Quantitative skills, Data Analysis & Sufficiency, Language Comprehension, General intelligence, and Critical Reasoning, and Indian Global Environment and the syllabus topics of each section is tabulated below:


Mathematics Skill- Syllabus

This section comprises of topics from


Work and Time

Profit and loss

Geometric progression



Ratio and Proportion



Linear Algebra


Data Analysis and Sufficiency- Syllabus

This section comprises of topics from

Bar Graphs

Venn Diagram


Table Chart

Line Chart

Pie Chart


Indian Global Environment- Syllabus

This section will include topics like

Current Affairs



Corporate Events


Woods and authors


Language Comprehension-Syllabus

This division includes topics like:


Fill in the blanks


Sentence completion

English vocabulary

One word substitution


Jumbled paragraphs


General Intelligence and Critical Reasoning- Syllabus

This last section includes topics like:



Statements and assumptions

Identifying valid interference

Linear arrangement


MAT May 2024 Results & Score Card

The May session of MAT 2024 will be released accordingly after the exam has been conducted. The exact date for the result announcement will be done later and will be declared by AIMA. For now, the March session results will be released by the end of the month as the exam will be conducted on 24 March 2024 . The result will be put up on the website itself and should be checked online. Candidates will have to visit the exam website, enter their exam roll number and application number to verify, and then download their respective result cards. The exam authority will send their score/ rank card of the attempted candidates through by post, and they can take a physical copy or printout of the result card and keep them safe for other references.

For now, the results for the Feb session of MAT 2024 will be out on 31 March 2024 , where the scorecard will be available on the exam page. The result for the March session of MAT 2024 will be live in the month of April, where the exact date is yet to be mentioned by the authorities.

The scores of MATS 2024 will be valid for one year, and if the student did not get any admissions within a year, then that the candidates will have to again attempt for next year's MAT examination. 

MAT May 2024 Admit Card

Admit cards for MAT 2024 May session will be released in online mode itself, and they will be declared a week before the examination. The exact dates for the May session admit card release is still not available, but the registered candidates will be notified about it. When the admit card is out, the candidates will have to check for the details printed on it carefully; if there are changes to be made, it must be reported to the candidates as early as possible. The candidates can avail of the admit card until the previous day of the examination as it is one of the essential documents that is required to take up the examination. The candidates will not be allowed to write the exam if they don't carry this admit card or one photo ID.

MAT May 2024 Counselling & Admission

Students will have to participate in the admission process of the interested institute as there is no separate counseling process conducted by the authorities. But some of the B-schools or management institutes will arrange for a GD or PI and then evaluate the candidate's performance to provide admissions. The MAT scores provide admissions for both MBA and PGDM programs of management.

The major criteria for seat allotment are the marks secured by the candidates in the entrance exam. Once those eligibility criteria are met, the students will also have to submit their certificates and original documents for verification, without which the admission process will be invalid.

Cutoff Predictor

AIMA, the exam authority, will announce the MAT cut-off criteria once the results are out, and this can also be checked on the exam website. Here the students must obtain the minimum cut-off criteria marks to qualify for admission to their desired colleges.

Depending on these cut-off marks, the candidates will be selected and consider the total seat availability, the total number of students attempting the exam, etc.