All India Management Association Management Aptitude Test

Online Mode, Computer Based Test

AIMA MAT Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 2,750
  • Number Of Attempts:2
  • Examination Modes:Online Mode, Computer Based Test
  • Exam Conducting Body:All India Management Association (AIMA)
  • Courses:MBA , PGDM
  • Streams:Commerce, Management

AIMA MAT 2021(21 Aug, 05 & 12 Sep): Registration(Ongoing), Admit Card

Updated On - August 13 2021 by Akriti Maurya

AIMA MAT 2021 important dates for PBT and CBT exams has been revised. The last date to register is 29 August for PBT and 14 August and 04 September for CBT. The Management Aptitude Test will be held on 21 August and 12 September via CBT mode and 05 September via PBT mode. The MAT May 2021 exam will be held in PBT, CBT, IBT modes. 
AIMA MAT 2021 i.e. All India Management Association Management Aptitude Test will be conducted by AIMA. It is the national level exam that is conducted every year.  It is usually held four times in a year – Feb, May, Sept, Dec. AIMA MAT is the standardized MBA entrance exam. Some B schools across India accept its scores. Get here complete details of AIMA MAT 2021 including exam date, registration, syllabus, admit card, result.

AIMA MAT 2021 Exam Status

Candidates can check the AIMA MAT 2021 Status from the below table:


AIMA MAT 2021 dates

Application Status

Application forms released

AIMA MAT 2021 Important Dates

Candidates can check all the important dates related to AIMA MAT 2021:

For Paper Based Test:
Application last date29 August 2021
Admit card release date30 August 2021
Exam date05 September 2021
For Computer Based Test:
EventsDates (CBT)
Application last date14 AUgust 2021
Admit card release date17 August 2021
Exam date21 August 2021
EventsDates (CBT)
Application last date04 September 2021
Admit card release date06 September 2021
Exam date12 September 2021

Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (IBT) Schedule

IBT Test DateLast Date for RegistrationIssue of Admit Card
28 August 202125 August 202126 Aug 2021
29 August 202126 August 202127 Aug 2021
04 September 202101 September 202102 Sept 2021
05 September 202102 Sept 202103 Sept 2021
11 September 202108 Sept 202109 Sept 2021
12 September 202109 Sept 202110 Sept 2021

AIMA MAT 2021 Application Form

Aall India Management Association (AIMA) has released the MAT 2021 application form. Candidates aiming to take admission in MBA in the premier colleges of India can apply for MAT 2021. MAT 2021 application form has to be filled in online mode only. While filling the MAT 2021 registration form candidates will have to pay the application fee for the AIMA MAT 2021 by using a Credit/ Debit card or net banking. 

Documents to keep ready before filling MAT Application Form 2021

Before MAT 2021 registration, candidates must keep the following documents ready with them.

  • Valid Email ID
  • Scanned copy of passport size photograph which should be in jpg/ jpeg format (40 KB to 100 KB)
  • Scanned signature jpg/ jpeg format (10 KB to 40 KB)
  • Keep ready Credit/ Debit card or Net banking
  • All Educational Qualification detail
Recommended Web Browser for MAT Application Form 2021
  • Mozilla 3.0 and above
  • Google Chrome 3.0
  • The latest version of Firefox
  • Internet Explorer 9 and above

How to retrieve MAT login password?

In case a candidate has forgotten the login password he/she can retrieve the password by following the steps mentioned below:

  • Step 1- Visit the official website.
  • Step 2- Click on the tab 'forgot password'
  • Step 3- Enter the details as mentioned: E-mail address, Mobile Number, and Date of Birth
  • Step 4- Link will be sent on the registered email ID
  • Step 5- Change the password by clicking on the link sent on the registered email ID

Mistakes to avoid while filling the application form of MAT 2021

  • Candidates must enter their names as per the official documents.
  • Candidates must check the payment status after paying the fees online.
  • Enter a valid email address and phone number to receive the notification regarding MAT 2021 exam.
  • Upload the documents in the prescribed size and format.
  • Do not make any mistakes while filling the application form as there will be no provision for a correction window.

How to fill MAT Application Form 2021- For IBT mode Exam?

The MAT 2021 registration of IBT mode can be done in online mode. candidates can follow the below-mentioned steps to fill the application form for IBT mode:

Step 1- New Candidate to create a login
  • New candidates to visit the official website of AIMA or (Click Here) and click on the register button
  • Fill in all the required details to create a log-in. Candidates must have a valid Email ID and mobile number for applying online to receive the OTP for email ID and mobile number verification
  • Now press the "Submit" button, an OTP will be sent to a registered email ID, enter the OTP in the prescribed box, and click on the "Verify & Submit" button to create login credentials
  • A confirmation message for the new login credentials will be sent on email ID
Note- Kindly note the Email-ID, Date of birth (DOB), and password as filled by candidates which will be used to login to the website to fill the online registration from email.
Required documents to keep ready

Before filling the MAT 2021 registration form, one needs to keep the following documents/ details/ Information ready with them

  • Candidates should have a valid Email ID (which should remain valid for at least one year)
  • Candidates should have scanned photograph in .jpg/ .jpeg format (File size should not less than 10 KB and not more than 50 KB)
  • Scanned copy of signature in .jpg/ .jpeg format (File size should not less than 5 KB and not more than 20 KB)
  • Credit/ Debit card/ Paytm wallet/ Net banking details
  • Personal details
  • Educational qualification details
Step 2Already logged in candidates will have to log in to their account by using credentials to complete the registration process
  • Already logged in candidates will have to visit the official website of AIMA and log in by clicking on the "Login" tab
  • Enter registered email ID, password, date of birth and click on the "Submit" button
Application fee details
For remote proctored IBTRs. 1650/-
For double remote proctored IBTRs. 2750/-
PBT modeRs. 1650/-
Step 3- Make Payment
  • Now candidates will have to select the exam mode, test city choices, payment mode, and process the payment by clicking on the "Save & Next" button

Note- MAT 2020 December session payment of registration can be made through Credit/ Debit card/ Wallet or UPI/ Net banking

Step 4Upload Photograph and Signature
  • Upload Photograph- The photograph should be a recent passport size color photo. Make sure that colored photographs were taken against a light-colored, preferably white background, and should not have harsh shadows. If the candidate wears glasses, make sure that there will be no reflections and eyes are clearly seen. Also, ensure that both ears are clearly seen. Hats, caps, and dark glasses are not acceptable in the scanned photograph. Turbans or religious headwear are allowed but make sure it must not cover the face. File size should not less than 10 KB and not more than 50 KB and should be in .jpg/ .jpeg format.
  • Upload Signature- Signature should be on white paper with a Black ink pen and scan it. Scan only the signature area and not the entire sheet. Ensure that the signature would easily appear on the MAT 2020 December session admit card. If the signature does not match on the answer sheet at the time of the exam, the candidature will be canceled. File size should not less than 5 KB and not more than 20 KB and should be in .jpg/ .jpeg format
Step 5- Fill in personal details, qualification & experiences, and choices for Management Institutes (MIs)
  • Fill in all the required details in the online MAT 2021 online registration form. Since candidates, eligibility will be screened based on the information furnished by them. Candidates are required to exercise sufficient care to correctly furnish all their personal details and qualification details etc.
  • Candidates opting for double IBT mode can avail the benefit of selecting additional 2 Management Institutes (MIs) for sending their MAT scores in addition to the existing option of selecting 5 MIs, for example, they can select 7 MIs in total
  • While filling the MAT 2021 registration form, they need to save the entered information by clicking on the "Save" button.
  • In case candidates wish to edit/ modify any information then they need to re-login by using the same Email ID, Date of birth, and password. After editing such information, ensure to save it by clicking on the "Save" button
Step 6- View/ Download Registration Form

Candidates can view their filled MAT 2021 application form after making payment and can also take a printout of the same for future reference.

Additional Options

Successfully registered candidates can perform the below option:

Update details if required- Candidates can edit every detail except Name, DOB, Email, and Mobile number.
Additional MI Choices- Candidates can choose many as Management Institutes (MIs) with an additional fee of Rs 118/0 per MI choice.

AIMA MAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Before filling the MAT 2021 application form, Checking MAT 2021 eligibility criteria is the foremost thing.

  • Candidates should have done their Bachelor’s (graduation) in any discipline from a recognized university or institution.
  • Those who are pursuing their final year of graduation are also eligible to apply for MAT 2021

AIMA MAT 2021 Exam Pattern

Candidates can check the pattern of the exam as per last year from below:

  • Mode – The exam is conducted in both online (computer-based) and offline (pen – paper-based)
  • Duration – The exam is conducted for a duration of 2.5 hours
  • Types of questions – The question paper consists of multiple-choice questions
  • Medium – The language of the question paper is English only
  • Total Number of Questions – There are a total of 200 questions in the exam
  • Total number of sections – There are a total of 5 sections
Distribution of questions
SectionNo. of QuestionsSuggested Time 
Language comprehension4030
Intelligence and critical reasoning4030
Mathematical skills4040
Data analysis and sufficiency4035
Indian and Global environment4015
Total200150 min

AIMA MAT 2021 Syllabus

Candidates preparing for the MAT exam want to know the syllabus to prepare for it. AIMA recommends an exam pattern, structure, but no concrete syllabus. Candidates can check the syllabus to know what are the important topics and chapters from which questions are framed in the exam. The exam consists of five sections in total. AIMA MAT is designed to test the mathematical skills, critical reasoning, language comprehension, etc. of the registered candidates. You can prepare for MAT alongside CAT 2021 and other MBA entrance exams. Note the exam pattern from below.

MAT 2021 Syllabus for Language Comprehension
  • Verbal reasoning
  • Syllogisms
  • Different usage of the same word
  • Contextual usage
  • Analogies
  • One word substitution
  • Antonyms
  • Idioms
  • Fill in the blanks
  • The odd man out
  • Jumbled paragraphs
  • Sentence completion
  • Sentence correction
  • Foreign language words used in English
MAT 2021 Syllabus for Mathematical skills
  • Ratios and proportions
  • In-equations quadratic and linear equations
  • Profit and Loss
  • Geometry
  • Percentages
  • Algebra
  • Averages
  • Time, speed, and distance
  • Number system
  • Geometric progression
  • Partnership (Accounts)
  • Work and time
  • HCF & LCM.
  • Vectors
  • Venn diagram
MAT 2021 Syllabus for Data Analysis and Sufficiency
  • Data tables
  • Data charts
  • Bar diagrams
  • Pie charts
  • Graphs – line X-Y Graphs
  • Data analysis and data comparison among others
  • Caselet based Data
  • Venn diagram
  • Data sufficiency
MAT 2021 Syllabus for Intelligence and Critical Reasoning
  • Critical reasoning
  • Assumption -Premise-Conclusion
  • Statements and assumptions
  • Identifying valid interferences
  • Sequencing
  • Visual reasoning
  • Coding and decoding
  • Assertion and reasons
  • Identifying reasons
  • Linear arrangements
  • Matrix arrangements
  • Family tree
  • Cause and effect
MAT 2021 Syllabus for Indian and Global Environment
  • Books and authors
  • Company punch lines
  • Top officials of big companies
  • Quotations from important personalities
  • Sports
  • Politics
  • Geography
  • History
  • Entertainment
  • Major events
  • Current affairs
  • Science awards

Preparation Tips to prepare for MAT 2021?

Candidates can check some tips given below to observe how the syllabus can be used for better preparation.

  • Proper time management: After analyzing the syllabus, the candidates can get to know what are the topics from which exams are prepared.
  • Get to know the important topics: Analyze all the important topics and then, prepare your timetable according to that. See what are the topics have to be studied again for the revision purpose.
  • Understand the concept: After observing the topics, all the test–takers must understand the concepts behind all the formulas. It is advised not to mug up the concepts.
  • Quick revision before the exam: It is advised to check the syllabus a day before the examination and see if any topic has been missed or not.

Best Books for Preparation of AIMA MAT 2021

Candidates can check the best books for preparation of MAT 2021 from the table below:

MAT 23 years Topic-wise Solved Papers By Deepak Agarwal, Shipra Agarwal
Face To Face MAT With 23 Years Solved Papers 2020 by Arihant Experts
Study Material for MAT by Disha Experts
Analytical & Logical Reasoning For CAT & Other Management Entrance Tests by Peeyush Bhardwaj
Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency by Trishna Knowledge Systems
Proficiency in Reading Comprehension Simplifying the ‘Passage’ for you by Ajay Singh

MAT Exam Centres 2021

Earlier All India Management Association (AIMA) which conducts the Management Aptitude Test announced the list of exam centers of MAT 2021. Since AIMA conducted MAT May session in IBT mode which means candidates could take the test for their home itself. AIMA MAT 2021 will be conducted in PBT and IBT modes and candidates will have to choose exam centers as per their preference while filling the application form of MAT PBT mode.

To Download AIMA MAT 2021 Prospectus, Click Here

AIMA MAT 2021 Result

ll India Management Association (AIMA) will declare the MAT December session result for "Remote Proctored Internet-Based Test (IBT) and PBT" in online mode on the official website on the fourth week of December. Candidates can download MAT 2021 results by logging in on the official website and entering the official website through the credentials they got during the time of registration. The scorecard of MAT contains the candidate score (both sectional and overall).

How to Check AIMA MAT 2021 Result?

The result for AIMA MAT can be checked from the official website of the exam conducting body. Go to the official website which is aima. and follow the further process given below to check the result.

  • Step 1: Click on the direct link given on this page for checking the result for AIMA MAT 2020.
  • Step 2: On clicking the direct link you will be redirected to the login page for MAT 2021 result.
  • Step 3: After visiting the website, enter the details like registration number (as generated during MAT 2020 registration) and roll number (as provided in MAT admit card), as shown in the image below.
  • Step 4: After entering the details, click on the ‘submit button.
  • Step 5: After submitting the details, download the scorecard and take a printout of it.

AIMA MAT 2021 Highlights

Candidates can check the basic information related AIMA MAT 2021 entrance exam given below:

AIMA MAT Basic Details 2021
Exam Name

All India Management Association Management Aptitude Test

Conducting Body

All India Management Association


National Level



 Official website 

Application link

Exam Mode

Online (CBT)

Exam Purpose

To offer admission in MBA

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AIMA MAT Important Dates

Form Date27 May, 29 May 2021
Admit card28 May, 30 May 2021
Exam Date30 May, 02 Jun 2021

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Form Start Date:

27 May 2021

Form End Date:

21 Jun 2021

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