MAT Exam 2020-21 - Syllabus, Exam Date, Eligibility, Registration 2020 -21


The first MAT 2021 exam for MBA admission 2021 will be conducted in February 2021. AIMA will conduct MAT 2021 February exam in three modes – MAT IBT, MAT PBT and MAT CBT Exams 2021.
The Computer Based MAT was reintroduced in December 2020. Earlier the CBT Mode MAT was kept in abeyance due to Covid-19 pandemic. Important MAT February exam 2021 dates will be announced soon by AIMA. The application fee to apply for one MAT 2021 exam is Rs.1650/- and for two MAT exams the application fee is Rs.2750/-.
Management Aptitude Test or MAT is a national-level exam conducted by the All India Management Association (AIMA) for admissions to MBA/PGDM courses. MAT exam is conducted four times in a year - February, May, September and December. Candidates who qualify the exam are eligible for admissions to more than 600 B-schools accepting MAT scores. AIMA will conduct two MAT exams in September 2020 – one paper based and one computer based. MAT 2020 September test is one of the important national level MBA entrance exams for admission to 600 MBA colleges in India. The score of MAT September 2020 exam will be accepted by the MBA colleges for admission MBA/PGDM courses starting in 2021.
The best part of appearing in each MAT exam is that you can improve your score after every 3 months. Each MAT exam score is valid for 1 year. The best MAT exam score would be considered to get the merit position during admission process of the B-school. The list of MAT Colleges accepting MAT score is published by AIMA for each MAT exam separately.

MAT Exam Pattern

Section Number of Questions Time to solve (In Minutes) Total Marks
Language Comprehension 40 30 40
Intelligence and Critical Reasoning 40 30 40
Data Analysis and Sufficiency 40 35 40
Mathematical Skills 40 40 40
Indian and Global Environment 40 15 40
Total 200 150 200

MBA Colleges Accepting MAT

MBA colleges accepting MAT Score
College Name City Average placement (Rs. in lakhs)
BIMTECH Greater Noida Greater Noida 10.91
Jaipuria Institute of Management Lucknow 8.84
Institute of Public Enterprise Hyderabad 13.20
International School of Business and Media Pune 8.40
SDM Institute For Management Development Mysore 9.40
SIES College of Management Studies Navi Mumbai 8.00
AIMS Institutes Bangalore 7.30
Indus Business Academy Bangalore 8.10
Jagan Institute of Management Studies Delhi 9.00
VignanaJyothi Institute of Management Hyderabad 9.14
ITM Group of Institutions Mumbai 9.50
IES Management College And Research Centre Mumbai 7.50
Jaipuria Institute of Management Noida Noida 7.50
SCMS Cochin School of Business Cochin 6.30
Globsyn Business School Kolkata 7.10
New Delhi Institute of Management New Delhi 6.70
Calcutta Business School Kolkata 6.10
Gitam School of International Business Visakhapatnam 6.50
GITAM Deemed University Hyderabad 6.30
Vivekanand Education Society Institute of Management Studies and Research Mumbai 7.20
DurgadeviSaraf Institute of Management Studies Mumbai 6.80
Rajalakshmi School of Business Chennai 5.40
Delhi School of Business Delhi 6.10
Fortune Institute of International Business Delhi 6.80
Acharya Bangalore B-School Bangalore 6.90
Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan`s Usha & Lakshmi Mittal Institute of Management New Delhi 6.70
International Institute of Management Studies Pune 7.10
VishwaVishwani Institute of Systems and Management Hyderabad 6.10
EMPI Business School New Delhi 5.60
Jaypee Business School Noida 7.10
Indira Institute of Management Pune 6.90
Lexicon Management Institute of Leadership and Excellence Pune 5.30
MET Institute of Management Mumbai 7.10
IMS Ghaziabad Ghaziabad 6.50
IEM Kolkata Kolkata 6.10
Chetana’s Institute of Management and Research Mumbai 7.50
Accurate Institute of Management And Technology Greater Noida 8.10
Birla Global University Bhubaneswar 5.90
Jaipuria Institute of Management (Jaipuria) Indore 6.10
CII School of Logistics New Delhi 4.60
Lloyd Business School Greater Noida 5.80
EDII Ahmedabad Ahmedabad 4.90
APEEJAY School of Management New Delhi 5.10
SSN Chennai Chennai 4.10
TAPMI Jaipur Jaipur 4.80
R V Institute of Management Bangalore 6.50
ITM Business School Chennai 4.85
Adarsh Institute of Management And Information Technology Bangalore 5.20
International School of Business & Media Bangalore 6.30
Jagan Institute of Management Studies Jaipur 4.30
Deviprasad Goenka Management College of Media Studies Mumbai 5.10
GIBS Business School Bangalore 5.30
International School of Business & Media Kolkata 6.10
National School of Business Bangalore 5.40
CMR University Bangalore 4.80
Don Bosco School of Management Bangalore 5.70
MITCON Pune 4.10