AIMA MAT - Eligibility Criteria

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AIMA MAT Eligibility Criteria 2021: Qualification Required, Courses Eligibility, Reservation Criteria

Updated On - July 19 2021 by Swagota Nandi

AIMA is the examination authority that releases the eligibility criteria for the students willing to appear for the MAT exam. AIMA MAT exam is compulsory for the  candidates who are willing to  pursue management courses (MBA) from the reputed b-schools in India. The candidates have to fulfill certain eligibility criteria in order to fill the AIMA form . Since 3 courses are offered such as PGDM, PGDITM and  PGCM, candidates must check the eligibility requirement accordingly. It is important for the candidates to clear the eligibility criteria otherwise they will not move further in the admission process. 

AIMA MAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria 

Candidates must check the eligibility criteria as per the courses they are applying for:

Academic Qualification Course Wise

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)
  • Graduation in any stream from a recognized University.
  •  Followed by a Personal/Telephonic Interview round.
  • Post Graduate Diploma In Information Technology Management (PGDITM)
  • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University. 
  • Followed by Personal/Telephonic Interview round with AIMA Panel members.
  • Interview qualified students need to submit their fee of Rs. 25,500 (via DD) in favor of All India Management Association, Payable at New Delhi in next 10-15  days after the declaration of their result.
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Management (PGCM)
  • Bachelor's degree in any discipline from a recognised university or 3 years’ diploma after 10+2 (equivalent to graduation in any discipline) from an institution, recognised by AICTE
  • Candidates having other professional courses like MBA, MFS,CA, CS, ICWA etc. can pursue the PGCM programme concurrently and seek lateral entry.

Marks In Qualifying Marks

  • At least 50% aggregate or equivalent CGPA in graduation
  • For reserved categories i.e. SC, ST, and PwD, candidates need to have a minimum of 45% aggregate or equivalent CGPA in the bachelor's degree final result

Age Relaxation

  • There is no age limit for the MAT 2021 exam. Candidates of any age can apply keeping in mind the eligibility requirement as per the course. SO there is no upper or lower age limit for the candidates to sit in the exam. 
  • Candidates with no work experience can also apply. 

 Category Reservation

All India Management Association has set forth the category reservation. There is relaxation in the evaluation of the total score gain in exam as per the category. 
MInimum Percentage
PH candidates

Number of Attempts

There are no such restrictions on the no. of attempts. Candidates can apply as many times they want. But it is advised to clear the exam at once. 

AIMA MAT 2021 Application Form 

MAT Application Form 2021 has been released for the September session on 7th July 2021. Candidates can apply online by visiting the official site. One needs to enter the educational, personal, communication etc information while filling the AIMA MAT Application Form 2021. 
Make sure to enter the details correctly because wrong information will lead to the rejection of the form. 

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