MAT 2021 Notification: Important Dates

All India Management Association (AIMA) conducts MAT every year in the months of February, May, September and December. MAT 2021 is expected to be conducted in CBT, PBT and IBT mode. Over 600 B-Schools across the country accept MAT score for admissions to their management programs. However, registrations for MAT 2021(May-June) have begun.
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Due to COVID outbreak, AIMA introduced IBT mode to conduct MAT 2021 exam without following any further delays as well as to comply with the pandemic. Later in 2020, AIMA announced examination dates for MAT in PBT and CBT also, as the situation was under control. Thus, students chose their mode of examination as per their convenience.
The MAT 2021 registrations have begun and the exam date for the May session of MAT 2021 CBT is 30 May 2021.However, the MAT 2021 IBT will be conducted from 6 June 2021 to 10 June 2021. Management aspirants can register themselves for IBT, CBT, and PBT MAT 2021 as announced by AIMA.
IBT MAT 2021 Registrations
Registration for IBT MAT 2021 is for the May-June session has begun. Candidates can now visit the MAT 2021 official website to fill in their applications. For 2021, MAT 2021 IBT will start from 6 June 2021 to 10 June 2021, for which the last date to register for the examination is 6 June 2021.
IBT MAT 2021 Important Guidelines and Benefits
  • Aspirants can appear for either One Remote Proctored Internet Based Test or Double Remote Proctored Internet Based Test.
  • If you opt for 1 IBT MAT 2021, you have to pay Rs. 1650/-. If you opt for 2 IBT MAT 2021, have to pay additional Rs. 1100 along with first test fees.
  • While opting for 1 IBT MAT 2021 exam, you can select 5 management institutes where your score can be sent for admissions.
  • However, when opting for 2 IBT MAT 2021exam, you get an additional benefit of selecting 2 Management Institution extra for sending MAT score along with 5 selected institutes.
  • The last date to apply for IBT MAT 2021 for May session is 6 June 2021.
  • The new IBT MAT 2021 will start from 6 June 2021 – 10 June 2021.
MAT 2021 Important Facts
A quick overview of important facts about MAT:
MAT Exam Conducting Body
All India Management Association (AIMA)
Total MAT Exams in a Year
Held in February, May, September, December
Number of MBA colleges accepting MAT Score
Mode of MAT Entrance Exam
3: IBT, PBT and CBT
MAT Exam Application Fees
For one Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (IBT) Rs. 1650/-
For Two Remote Proctored Internet Based Tests (IBT) Rs.2750/-
For Paper Based Test(PBT) Rs.1650/-
For Computer Based Test (CBT) Rs.1650/-
For Both PBT & CBT Rs.2750/-
Number of Questions in MAT Exam
Sectional Division of MAT Exam
5 Sections with 40 Questions in Each Section
Importance of Taking MAT 2021exam
Improve rank & score
MAT Exam Application Process
Official Website
MAT 2021 Important Dates
MAT 2021 Exam Dates
Dates & Schedule for PBT
Dates for CBT
Last Date to Apply for MAT 2021
24 May 2021
7 June 2021
MAT 2021 Admit Card Download Start Date
26 May 2021 (1600 Hrs)
10 June 2021 (1600 Hrs)
MAT Exam Date
30 May 2021
13 June 2021
MAT Result
To be notified
To be notified
MAT Score Card Download Starts
To be notified
To be notified
Last Date to Download MAT 2021 Score Card
To be notified
To be notified
MAT 2021 IBT Test Schedule
IBT Test Date
Last Date for Registration
Issue of Admit Card
6 June 2021
10.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
2 June 2021
3 June 2021
8 June 2021
10.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
4 June 2021
5 June 2021
10 June 2021
10.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
6 June 2021
7 June 2021
MAT 2021 Paper Based Test (PBT) Important Points for 2021:
  • Students keen to appear for Paper Based Test should note that the Registrations of MAT PBT 2021 have begun.
  • Candidates can download MAT PBT 2021 Admit Cards from 26 May 2021 (1600 Hrs).
  • The MAT 2021 PBT Exam date is 30 May 2021.
  • Also, to adhere to COVID guidelines, different reporting times will be given to the candidates.
  • As announced by the officials, Test Centers will be properly sanitized. Thermo guns will be used to check candidate’s temperature upon entry.
  • Candidates must wear their masks, maintain social distancing, and carry their sanitizers.
MAT 2021 Computer Based Test (CBT) Important Points for 2021:
The exam date for the CBT MAT 2021 (May Session) is 13 June 2021. The registrations for the same have started and the last date to apply for the same is 7 June 2021. Students can download the admit card from 10 June 2021 (1600 Hrs).
IBT MAT 2021: Key Features
AIMA introduced “Remote Proctored Internet-Based Test” for MAT 2020 exam with effect from May 2020 to safeguard the candidates against COVID-19 spread. However, for MAT 2021, IBT mode of examination will be conducted from 6 June 2021 to 10 June 2021. Here are the key features of the IBT MAT 2021 that you must keep in your mind:
  • Test-takers can safely appear for MAT 2021 from the comfort of their homes other than going to centers to prevent COVID spread.
  • Test-takers have to meet certain requirements like computer with webcam, stable internet connection and other specification can appear in the IBT MAT 2021 exam. Get more information in Key Requirements mentioned below.
  • AIMA has effectively maintained the security and sanctity of the test through remote proctoring by employing powerfully built AI based tools that serve as human proctors.
  • To make candidates familiar with the new exam pattern, AIMA has arranged Mock IBT MAT 2021 test sessions at nominal rates.
  • Mock tests will help them get familiar with new exam environment and understand the same to effectively prepare for the exam.
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IBT MAT 2021: Key Requirements
  • Test-takers must fulfill these requirements to be eligible to appear for the IBT MAT 2021.
  • The room you sit in for the exam must be well lit with proper lighting on your face and silence should be maintained.
  • Also, you must ensure that no other person neither enters your room nor interferes during the exam.
  • No electronic devices like your mobile or any other gadgets should be in use at the time of exam.
  • Having a computer or laptop with a webcam is necessary.
  • You must have a stable internet connection speed with a minimum speed of 512 kbps is required.
  • Supported browsers for the exam are Google Chrome Version-63 and above and Firefox-Version 52 and above.
  • Windows operating system required must be Windows 7 OS and above.
  • Minimum supported version of Dot NET framework should be 4.5.1. NET Framework.
  • Required free space on device must be 65 MB permanent free space on default hard drive.
CBT & PBT MAT 2021: Important Information:
For MAT 2021, CBT (May Session) exam will be conducted on 13 June 2021.If any problem persists in the conducting of examinations, students will notified regarding the same and will be given all the updates through their official website.
However, the registrations for CBT MAT 2021 will end on 7 June 2021.  The difficulty level of MAT is comparatively less than CAT, XAT, IIFT, and other such exams. The number of exam applicants increases every year. Further, there is no age limit to appear for the exam.
Some of the top B-schools such as the Department of Management Studies, IIT Madras, Great Lakes Institutes of Management Chennai, and Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship, Mumbai accept MAT scores, etc. The validity of the 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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