MAT Notification 2024: List of Important Dates

The official MAT exam dates for the February '24 session have been released. As always, the exam will be conducted in IBT, PBT, and CBT modes. This article provides the complete schedule based on the official MAT notification of 2024. Discover all the details and stay updated!
MAT 2024
All India Management Association (AIMA) conducts MAT every year in February, May, September and December. Over 600 B-Schools across the country accept MAT score for admissions to their management programs. Registrations for the MAT 2024 February session are open, and candidates can opt for single or dual mode at their convenience.
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The MAT 2024 registration and exam dates are different for all three modes.
MAT Notification 2024
Applicants can now submit their MAT 2024 applications via the official website. In addition to the conventional paper-based test (PBT), candidates have the flexibility to choose between computer-based (CBT) or remote-proctored internet-based (IBT) modes. Since 2020, MAT has been conducted in the IBT format as well. Here are some important highlights to note about the IBT format:
IBT MAT 2024: Guidelines and Benefits
  • Aspirants can appear for either One Remote-Proctored Internet Based Test or Double Remote Proctored Internet Based Test.
  • While opting for 1 IBT MAT 2024 exam date, you can select 5 management institutes where your score can be sent for admissions.
  • However, when opting for 2 IBT MAT 2024 exam dates, you get the additional benefit of selecting 2 Management Institutions for sending MAT scores along with 5 selected institutes.
MAT 2024: 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
MAT Exam Application Fees
For Double IBT or Double PBT or PBT+IBT or PBT+CBT or CBT+IBT: Rs. 3300/-
For one IBT or PBT or CBT : Rs. 2100/-
Number of Questions in MAT Exam
Sectional Division of MAT Exam
5 Sections with 40 Questions in Each Section
MAT Exam Application Process
Official Website
MAT Notification 2024: Important Dates
The following table shows the list of MAT's last dates for registration, session day, and admit card
MAT 2024 Exam Dates
Dates for PBT
Dates for CBT 1
Last Date of Registration
20 February, 2024
5 March, 2024
MAT 2024 Admit Card Download Start Date
22 February, 2024 (5:00 PM onwards)
8 March, 2024 (5:00 PM onwards)
MAT Exam Date
25 February, 2024
10 March, 2024
IBT MAT - Important Dates 2024
IBT Test Dates 2024
Last Date for Registration
Issue of Admit Card
24 February, 2024
21 February, 2024
22 February, 2024
3 March, 2024
29 February ,2024
1 March, 2024
8 March ,2024
5 march ,2024
6 March ,2024
MAT result will be declared in the 3rd week of March 2024.
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IBT MAT 2024: Key Features
As seen in the above table, the IBT mode of examination has a separate schedule for the MAT December session. Here are the key features of the IBT MAT 2024 that you must keep in mind:
  • Test-takers can safely appear for MAT 2024 from the comfort of their homes other than going to centres to prevent COVID spread.
  • Test-takers have to meet certain requirements like a computer with a webcam, stable internet connection and other specifications can appear in the IBT MAT 2024 exam. Get more information in the 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 2024 test sessions at nominal rates.
  • MAT Mock tests will help them get familiar with the new exam environment and understand the same to effectively prepare for the exam.
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IBT MAT 2024: Key Requirements
  • Test-takers must fulfil these requirements to be eligible to appear for the IBT MAT 2024.
  • 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 the 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 the 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.
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 three months in a year, it provides a good chance for the aspirants to bag admission into the top MBA colleges.
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