MAT September Notification 2018: Important dates

Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is a national level examination being conducted since 1988 to screen candidates for management and other allied programs. MAT 2018 is a gateway to 600+ Management Institutes/ Universities/ Colleges. MAT is conducted four times a year, in the months of: February, May, September, and December. Around 3 lakh MBA aspirants take the test annually, making it India’s largest management entrance test.

The registration for September exam is on. Candidates have the option to appear either for pen/paper-based or computer-based mode of the test. Separate admit card are issued for offline and online mode. You can appear in both formats of the exam. Following are the details for MAT September 2018:

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MAT Important Dates:
Last Date for Online Registration for Paper Based Test (PBT)Aug 24, 2018, Friday
Availability of Admit Card for Paper Based Test (PBT)Aug 25, 2018, 1600 Hrs
MAT September 2018 (Paper Based)Sept 02, 2018, Sunday
Last Date for Online Registration for Computer Based Test (CBT)Sept 08, 2018, Saturday
Availability of Admit Card for Computer Based Test (CBT)Sept 11, 2018, 1600 Hrs
Computer Based Test (CBT) DateSept 15, 2018, Saturday

The difficulty level of MAT is comparatively less than CAT, XAT, IIFT and other such exams. The number of exam applicants increase every year. Further, there is no age limit to appear for the exam.

MAT scores are accepted by some of the top B-schools like Department of Management Studies, IIT, Madras; Great Lakes Institutes of Management, Chennai; Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship, Mumbai, etc. The validity of MAT score is one year. Since MAT is conducted after an interval of three months in a year, it provides a good chance to the aspirants to bag admission into the top MBA colleges.

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