MAT September 2019 Registrations: All India Management Association (AIMA) Management Aptitude has released the MAT September 2019 Schedule. Registrations for MAT September 2019 will commence from today, i.e. June 17, 2019. Notably, AIMA MAT serves as a screening test for admission into several MBA programs in India and abroad. Both graduates and students in the final year of graduation are eligible to apply. The test is conducted as both a Paper-based Test (PBT) and Computer-based Test (CBT). MAT PBT will take place on September 1, 2019 whereas MAT CBT will take place on September 14, 2019.

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AIMA MAT September 2019 Registrations: Key highlights

MAT September 2019 Registrations

  • The online registration for MAT September 2019 will begin from June 17, 2019, for PBT and CBT.
  • Interested aspirants can apply online at
  • Aspirants have the option to take MAT as the Paper Based Test (PBT) or Computer Based Test (CBT) or Both PBT & CBT.
  • The registration fees for MAT September 2019 PBT or CBT is Rs. 1550/-. For both MAT 2019 PBT & CBT, the registration fees is Rs. 2650/-.
  • Candidates can pay the application fee through online mode using Credit Card/Debit Card (ATM Card) or Net Banking.

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MAT September 2019 Registrations: Documents required  

  • To register online, candidates should keep details/ documents handy like a valid Email Id, Scanned image of photograph (40 to 100 kb), Scanned image of signature (10 to 40 kb), Credit Card/Debit Card (ATM Card) or Net Banking details.
  • Candidates, in the online application form, need to choose the test city for PBT or CBT as selected by the candidate. The test cities for PBT and CBT are different.
  • The last date for submitting the MAT September 2019 Application Form for PBT is August 25, 2019. MAT 2019 CBT, the last date for submitting the form is September 8, 2019.
  • Registered candidates of PBT will be able to download their MAT Admit card from 27 Aug 2019 (04:00 PM) and the CBT candidates are issued the admit card on 09 Sept 2019 (04:00 PM).
  • Results for MAT September 2019 will be declared online on or post September 28, 2019. The MAT 2019 Score will be used for securing admission to any B-School – national or international.

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MAT 2019: Exam Pattern

The Marking Scheme for MAT May 2019 CBT Exam is 1 mark per question for a total of 200 questions. Also, there is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every incorrect answer.

The MAT 2019 Expected Cutoff, therefore, would be calculated somewhat like this: Section No of Qs Ideal time (in minutes) Ideal attempts Score required to get 90+ percentile
1 Language Comprehension 40 30 28 27
2 Intelligence and Critical Reasoning 40 35 27 26
3 Data Analysis and Sufficiency 40 38 24 22
4 Mathematical Skills 40 37 30 29
5 Indian and Global Environment 40 10 15 Separate sectional marks, not counted for percentile calculation
200 150 124 104

There are several factors which affect MAT 2019 Expected Cutoff, like number of seats, number of candidates appearing for the exam, reservation trends, previous years’ cutoff etc.

Notably, the MAT 2019 Cutoff marks for all the colleges will be based on a composite score and it is 800. Usually, the merit list for the participating colleges will be around 500-700 marks. On the basis of the MAT 2019 Cutoff marks, candidates will be shortlisted for the counselling procedure. The candidates scoring equal to or above the cutoff marks will be put on the Merit List. Candidates scoring over 500 marks will be admitted in a better B-school.

Candidates can appear for both MAT 2019 PBT Test and MAT 2019 CBT Test, which will give them an additional advantage of choosing 2 extra management institutes, besides the already existing 5 management institutes. Thus, they will be able to choose 7 management institutes in total.

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MAT 2019: About the Exam

The Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is a standardised test being administered since year 1988 so as to facilitate Business Schools (B-Schools) to screen candidates for admission to MBA and allied programmes. The Govt. of India, Ministry of HRD, approved MAT as a national level exam in 2003. Any B-School – national or international – can consider MAT scores as an admission input based on the Score Cards issued to the candidates. The largest exam of its kind in the nation, MAT will continue to serve as a passport to over 600 B-Schools across India.

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