Revised Schedule of MAT 2020 Exam Dates due to COVID-19

Revised Schedule of MAT 2020 Exam Dates due to COVID-19

All India Management Association (AIMA) has revised the exam dates for May 2020 “MAT” (both CBT and PBT) due to the Coronavirus outbreak in India.MAT 2020 Paper based exam which was supposed to be held on May 16, 2020has now been postponed to June 14, 2020.The Computer based MAT exam date has been postponed from earlier May 3, 2020 to June 21, 2020.AIMA has also postponed release dates of admit card and has extended MAT registration dates for PBT and CBT MAT exam.

All the registered candidates will be informed individually by E-mail/SMS and offered the opportunity to change their registration as per the new exam dates.

Below are all the important dates to remember:
 

Paper Based Test (PBT) Revised Schedule

Last Date for PBT Online Registration

Jun 07, 2020, Sunday

Availability of PBT Admit Card

Jun 09, 2020, 1600 Hrs

PBT Test Date

Jun 14, 2020, Sunday

   

Computer Based Test (CBT) Revised Schedule

Last Date for CBT Online Registration

Jun 15, 2020, Monday

Availability of CBT Admit Card

Jun 17, 2020, 1600 Hrs

CBT Test Date

Jun 21, 2020, Sunday

Can this be a good opportunity for candidates?

 This has been done by the government for the convenience of candidates to avoid unnecessary risk and spread of the COVID -19 disease.  It could be a good opportunity for the candidates to prepare well and score high in the exam. Better the score, higher are the chances to get the admission in top MBA Colleges.

Eligibility Criteria:

Management Aptitude Test usually known as MAT Exam is one of the leading entrance examination for MBA in India. Any B-School –national or international can consider MAT exam Scores for Admission 2020. MAT will continue to be the passport to over 600 B-Schools across India.

Eligibility conditions include the educational qualification, age limit and minimum percentage required to apply for the AIMA MAT Exam 2020. The candidates who satisfy all the eligibility criteria are eligible to apply for the MAT 2020 Exam.  Interested candidates can check the details given below:

Educational Qualification for MAT B-School Entrance Test

  • Students who have completed their graduation degree in any of the streams like Science, Commerce, and Arts from any UGC approved Institutes or Universities.
  • Aspirants who have scored minimum 50% marks in the degree only allowed to write the exam. For SC/ ST categories, 45% marks are mandatory.
  • Furthermore, candidates pursuing the final year of their graduation in the consistent stream are also eligible to attend the test.

Age Limit for MAT June 2020 Exam

  • There is no age limit for this AIMA MAT Exam 2020. That means anyone who is interested in doing MBA after graduation can attend the exam in the relevant slots.

How to Apply?

Candidates are required to apply online through website(https://mat.aima.in). Registration process is quite simple that any candidate could easily follow without any help.  Payment of registration fees can be made through Credit Card/Debit Card (ATM Card), Net Banking, UPI or Paytm Wallet. The fees details are given below:

For Paper Based Test (PBT)

1650/-

For Computer Based Test (CBT)

1650/-

For Both PBT & CBT

2750/-

The only official website links for online registration for MAT are:

https://www.aima.in

https://mat.aima.in/may20/

https://www.aima.in/testing-services.html

https://mat.aima.in/may20/register-online

https://www.aima.in/testing-services/mat/mat.html

Documents to be made ready for online registration: It is always good to keep all the required information/documents ready with you while filling up the online form. Below are the documents that are required for online registration:

  • Valid Email Id and mobile number.
  • Scanned image of photograph (10 to 50 kb) in jpg/jpeg format
  • Scanned image of signature ( 5 to 20 kb)in jpg/jpeg format
  • Credit Card/Debit Card (ATM Card)/Net Banking/Paytm Wallet details
  • Personal details
  • Educational qualification details

Exam Centres:

 Here is an updated list of Exam Centres for the MAT 2020. Candidates should go through the list carefully. Once the centres are selected during the time of registration then it cannot be modified on the later stages.

Test Cities MAT

Paper Based Test (PBT)

Computer Based Test (CBT)

AGRA

KANPUR

AHMEDABAD

AHMEDABAD

KOCHI

BENGALURU

AIZWAL

KOLKATA

BHOPAL

ALLAHABAD

KOTTAYAM

BHUBANESWAR

AMBALA

KOZHIKODE

CHANDIGARH

BALAGHAT

LUCKNOW

CHENNAI

BAREILLY

LUDHIANA

COIMBATORE

BENGALURU

MADURAI

DEHRADUN

Bhagalpur

MANGALURU

DELHI (NCR)

BHILAI

MEERUT

GURGAON

BHOPAL

MUMBAI

GUWAHATI

BHUBANESWAR

NAGPUR

HYDERABAD

CHANDIGARH

PATNA

INDORE

CHENNAI

PUNE

JAIPUR

COIMBATORE

RAIPUR

JAMMU

DEHRADUN

RANCHI

KOCHI

DELHI (NCR)

ROURKELA

KOLKATA

DURGAPUR

SRINAGAR (GARHWAL)

KOTTAYAM

GHAZIABAD

SURYAMANI NAGAR

KOZHIKODE

GURUGRAM

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM

LUCKNOW

GUWAHATI

TRICHY

MUMBAI

GWALIOR

UDAIPUR

NAGPUR

HALDWANI

VARANASI

PATNA

HARIDWAR

VIJAYAWADA

PUNE

HYDERABAD

VISAKHAPATNAM

RAIPUR

IMPHAL

 

RANCHI

INDORE

 

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM

JABALPUR

 

TRICHY

JAIPUR

 

VARANASI

JAMMU

 

VIJAYAWADA

JAMSHEDPUR

 

VISAKHAPATNAM

Q1. What are the revised timings for both PBT and CBT?
Ans. Paper Based Test (PBT) is being held on 14 June 2020 (Sunday). The time duration of the exam is 2½ hours starting from 10.00 am to 12.30 pm.

Computer Based Test (CBT) is being held on 21 June 2020 (Sunday). Single/different time slots have been allotted at specific test venues which will depend on candidate’s registration.

Q2. Can a candidate give both PBT and CBT?
Ans. Yes, candidate can apply either PBT or CBT or both PBT and CBT.

Q3. What could be the consequences if I arrive late at the exam center due to some reasons?
AnsNo one will be allowed to enter inside the test center if he/she comes late in any circumstances. It is advisable to make arrangements in such a way so as to reach the center 45 minutes before the exam.

Q4. Can I change my exam centre?
Ans. No, candidates should be very careful while selecting the exam centre. Any changes would not be entertained later.

Q5. Is there any change in MAT registration fees as well?
Ans. No, it remains same as was announced at the time of opening registration.

Q6. How many times MAT is conducted in a year?
Ans. MAT is conducted 4 times in a year i.e. February, May(This time it is postponed to June), September and December.

Q7. What is a good MAT score?
Ans. A good composite MAT score is 650 to 800. At this score you may get 80 to 100 percentile and can get admission in top management institute.

Q8. Is there negative marking in MAT Exam?
Ans. Yes, MAT scoring pattern is +1 mark for right answer and - 0.25 mark for wrong answer.

Q9.When the result will get declared of this June exam?
Ans. It will be notified soon. For this, keep checking the AIMA website.

Q10. Is there change in pattern of MAT Test?
Ans. No. Patter is same. It is an objective type test with multiple-choice answers. The test is designed to measure a person’s general aptitudes as the following table indicates:

Section No.

Section

No of Questions

Time Suggested(Minutes)

1

Language Comprehension

40

30

2

Mathematical Skills

40

40

3

Data Analysis and Sufficiency

40

35

4

Intelligence and Critical Reasoning

40

30

5

Indian and Global Environment

40

15

 

Total

200

150

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