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Research Management Aptitude Test

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RMAT Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 1,500
  • Examination Modes:Online Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:All India Management Association (AIMA)
  • Courses:MBA , MMS, MBM
  • Streams:Management

RMAT 2023: MAT Feb Registration (Started), Eligibility Criteria, Pattern, Syllabus

Updated On - February 22 2023 by Divyansh K

RMAT 2023 February 2023 Registration is started. RMAT 2023 will be organized by the All India Management Association(AIMA). This program aims to train the working managers and budding faculty who incline to teaching, academics, and research. The RMAT 2023 program is fruitful for working managers who cannot pursue regular Ph.D. from Universities and other Institutes which offer full-time Ph.D. programs because of the limitation of time and location. This program helps in developing the skills and competencies of candidates who know management studies. The candidates willing to appear in the RMAT entrance exam can go through the complete article to know all about RMAT 2023 Important Dates, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Exam Syllabus, Admit Card, Result, and Counselling.

Latest Updates

RMAT Feb 2023 Session Online Registration is Started. Click Here to Register Online for RMAT 2023.

RMAT 2023 Important Date

Candidate can check the important date for Research Management Aptitude Test 2023 from the given table

Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (IBT) Schedule

RMAT Feb 2023 Schedule
Sr No.IBT Test DateSlotsLast Date for RegistrationIssue of Admit Card
126 Feb 202310.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
23 Feb 202324 Feb 2023
227 Feb 202310.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
24 Feb 202325 Feb 2023
305 Mar 202310.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
02 Mar 202303 Mar 2023
412 Mar 202310.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
09 Mar 202310 Mar 2023
513 Mar 202310.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
10 Mar 202311 Mar 2023

RMAT 2023 Application Form

The candidate must be aware of all the details about the application form so that they can easily fill the application form without any mistake and also submit their form timely. The candidate can apply for the online application form by visiting the official website.
  • The candidate firstly needs to register themselves for which they will be required to enter their name, contact number, email ID etc. after which the candidates will get their login credential (login ID and password).
  • After the candidates have completed the registration process they can log in again using their user id and password. 
  • Next candidates will have to enter their personal, academic and education details while filling the application form.
  • The candidates will also be required to upload scanned images of their photograph and signature while filling the form.
  • The candidates are then supposed to submit the application fee and send the printout of the Online Application Form along with testimonials to the below-mentioned address* before the last date.

RMAT 2023 Application Fee

The Application fee for RMAT 2023 is Rs. 1500/- and can be submitted by two methods:

Candidates can opt the online gateway payment for submission of application fees via credit card/ net banking/ debit card.
Candidates can also send a Demand Draft in the favour of "All India Management Association" payable at New Delhi from any bank. The details of the DD are to be mentioned in the online application form.

The following steps must be considered before sending the demand draft

  • DD must be made in favor of " All India Management Association", Payable at New Delhi of INR 1500/-
  • Signature of the issuing authority on the demand draft.
  • The candidates have to send a printout of the Application Form, completed carefully along with testimonials and Demand Draft to the following address before the last date :

Manager-PhD Programme

All India Management Association

15, Link Road, Lajpat Nagar, Part-III,

New Delhi-110024

RMAT 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates must carefully go through the eligibility criteria for the exam before they start filling the application form. The details about RMAT eligibility criteria 2023 are given below:
Educational Qualification:
  • The candidate must have completed their Master’s in Management or allied subjects such as Humanities, Engineering, Commerce, Science, Law etc.
  • Applicant must have completed PGDITM/ PGDM which has been approved by AICTE with a minimum percentage of marks being 55% or equivalent grade.
  • Cost Accountancy, Chartered Accountancy or any other professional course which is equivalent to Master’s in Management (2 years duration) with a minimum percentage of marks being 55% or equivalent grade.
  • Also, the candidate must have a minimum aggregate of  50% marks in their graduation.
 Work Experience:
  • The candidate must be a full-time employee having a work experience of at least five years (after their post-graduation) at Managerial level in any Government/Industry/ NGO/ Ministry/ Military/ Defense organization


  • The candidates who are a full-time faculty at any Management Institute which has been approved by AICTE or is affiliated to any University with a minimum work experience of at least 5 years after having completed their post-graduation will also be eligible to appear in the exam.
  • The candidate who is not able to continue with their job due to any reasons during the programme needs to take permission from the Research Committee for continuing the programme further.
Note: The candidates must be working full time during the entire duration of the PhD programme.

RMAT 2023 Exam Pattern

The candidates can go through this section to know about the details of RMAT exam pattern 2023 given in this section hereby:
Exam Pattern for Research Management Aptitude Test 2023
Mode of ExamOnline (CBT)
Duration90 minutes
No. of Questions100
Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions (MCQ type)
Marking SchemeNO negative marking for wrong answers

RMAT 2023 Syllabus

Candidates must have all the information about the syllabus that needs to be covered for the examination. Having proper information about the syllabus helps candidates in scoring better. The syllabus prescribed by AIMA for AIMA-AMU Ph.D. The program is divided into two sections Part A and Part B.

Part A – Basics of Management
  • Functions of managers in business organizations
  • Managerial skills and levels
  • Meaning Power and authority
  • Functions of human resource managers
  • Fundamentals of human resource management- recruitment, selection, training and appraisal
  • Functions of marketing managers
  • Concepts and components of the marketing mix
  • Functions of finance managers
  • Indian financial systems
  • Basic accounting concepts
  • Balance sheet and its components
  • Globalization of business
  • Functions of operations managers
  • Statistical quality control techniques
  • Inventory costs and simple models
  • Elements of the business environment.
Part B – Research Fundamentals and Aptitude
  • Decisional and research problems
  • Steps in research
  • primary and secondary data
  • Types and properties of the four types of scales used for data collection
  • Population and sample
  • Types of sampling methods
  • Methods of data collection
  • Data interpretation
  • Types of variables
  • Logical reasoning
  • Research and teaching aptitude
  • Research ethics
  • Overview of higher education system in India.

RMAT 2023 Preparation Tips

RMAT Preparation Tips are mentioned below for all the aspirants;

  • The candidate must go through the examination syllabus.
  • Applicant must look up for practice sets and previous years question papers to get hold of a pattern if there is any.
  • All the exams have important and frequently asked topics, learn those properly.
  • It is advisable to start preparing for any examination at least 6 months beforehand.
  • Candidate must follow proper sleep schedules as it helps to focus and concentrate for long study hours.
  • Having some sort of recreational activity is a must.

RMAT 2023 Admit Card

Admit card is an important document which candidates must keep safe until the admission procedure is over. Without an admit card no candidate will be allowed to sit for the RAMT 2023. The Admit card for RMAT 2023 can be downloaded by the eligible candidates who have successfully submitted their admit cards. The steps to download the Admit card for RMAT 2023 are:

  • Step 1: Candidates need to download their admit card on the due date from the official website containing the details of the centre/venue, and the details filled by the candidates in the application form such as name, roll no, Gender, Category etc.
  • Step 2: Take a print-out of the admit card/hall ticket. Candidates will not be allowed to enter the venue without a valid admit card and valid ID proof.
Note: The admit card for RMAT 2023 will not be sent by post or email. candidates are requested to regularly check the AIMA website for updates around the due date.

RMAT 2023 Exam Centres

Given below the list of exam centres for Research Management Aptitude Test 2023.

  • Ahmedabad
  • Bangalore
  • Chennai
  • Delhi
  • Hyderabad
  • Kolkata
  • Mumbai followed by an Interview at AIMA New Delhi for RMAT shortlisted candidates.

RMAT 2023 Result

RMAT Result 2023 will be declared online on the official website of  All India Management Association (AIMA) and Aligarh Muslim University (AMU). Candidates are requested to follow up their results online and download their scorecards as it will be used for future references in counselling and admission. Candidates can download their result by entering their application number and password.

RMAT 2023 Counselling

RMAT Counselling 2023 will start after the result declaration and candidate are requested to bring all the important documents that must be mentioned in the mail they will receive from the official authorities regarding their admission.

  • Failure to bring the required documents will result in the cancellation of candidature or case of mismatch of the credentials of the candidates, the same will be the consequences.

RMAT 2023 Highlights

Given below the major points of RMAT 2023.

Exam Name
Research Management Aptitude Test (RMAT 2023)
Conducting Body
Exam conducted jointly by All India Management Association (AIMA) and Aligarh Muslim University (AMU)
Ph.D. course
Official website
Application Link
Apply Here
Exam Mode
Online (CBT)
Exam Purpose

To offer admission in Ph.D. Programs in Management field

About All India Management Association (AIMA)

The All India Management Association (AIMA) is the apex body for management in India with over 37000 members and close to 6000 corporate /institutional members through 68 Local Management Associations affiliated to it. AIMA has formed over 60 years ago and is a non-lobbying, not for profit organisation, working closely with industry, government, academia and students, to further the cause of the management profession in India. AIMA makes a salutary contribution to management learning and practice in the country by offering various services in the areas of testing, distance education, skill development & training, events & conferences, research, publications, executive education and management development programmes.

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RMAT Important Dates

RMAT 2023 Form Date18 Jan - 10 Mar 2022 (Tentative)
Admit Card Downloading date01 May 2023 (Tentative)
RMAT 2023 Exam Date29 May - 31 May 2023 (Tentative)

Research Management Aptitude Test Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

1 hours 30 minutes

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:



Frequently Asked Questions


Form Start Date:

18 Jan 2022

Form End Date:

10 Mar 2022

The last date to submit the form was on 10 Mar 2022
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