All about MAT- December 2016 Registration

Know all about MAT including registration, notifications, eligibility and more


Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is a national level examination being conducted since 1988 to screen candidates for management and other allied programs. After getting approval in 2003 from the MHRD, Govt. of India, MAT is now a gateway for over 600 Management Institutes/ Universities/ Programs. Some of the top colleges under MAT include TAPMI, VIT Business School, NIT Warangal, Christ University, ISB&M, etc. MAT is conducted four times a year in the months of February, May, September, and December. Following are the details for December 2016, MAT:


  • Graduates in any discipline
  • Final year students in Graduate Courses are also eligible to apply
  • Check with Individual Institutes you register for additional program specific requirements
  • No age bar, no restriction on percentages and no experience required for taking the MAT Test

Important Dates:

Application Starts October 5, 2016 (Wednesday)
Last Date for Online Registration November 29, 2016 (Tuesday)
Late Date for Online Filling-up / Purchase of Form November 26, 2016 (Saturday)
Last Date for submission of completed Printout of Registration Form at AIMA, New Delhi November 29, 2016 (Tuesday)
Availability of Admit Card December 3, 2016 (Saturday)
MAT December 2016 (Paper Based) December 11, 2016 (Sunday)
MAT December 2016 (Computer Based) December 17, 2016 (Sunday) onwards*
Announcement of Result SMS notification will be sent by AIMA

*Given the number of candidates registered for Computer Based Test is limited, the candidates will be accommodated in a single day and the test will be completed on December 17, 2016, itself.

Registration Process:

1.) Candidate can choose any one of the following modes to apply for MAT December 2016:

  • Register online at website with Credit Card/Debit Card (ATM Card) payment OR
  • Register online at website by making payment of Rs.1200/- through Net Banking OR
  • Obtain crossed Demand Draft (DD) of Rs 1200/- in favor of ‘All India Management Association’ payable at Delhi from any Bank. Register online at website along with the DD details
  • Obtain OMR Registration Form with MAT Bulletin/CD against cash payment of Rs 1200/- (One thousand two hundred only) from AIMA, New Delhi

2.) Detailed step by step procedure for registration is given on the official AIMA website. For online registration, you will need a scanned copy of your photograph and signature.

3.) All Forms received at AIMA are validated within five days, and the Form Numbers of such received forms will be available on If found in order, the form is provisionally registered. Forms received later than the due date is liable to be rejected, and no correspondence in this regard will be entertained nor will the fee be refunded.

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