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MAT 2017 Application form and Registration

MAT 2017 May Registration has now begun on the official website of Apply now for the May session of the MAT Exam from March 03, 2017. The last date to apply for the exam is April 28, 2017.

Candidates can register for MAT 2017 May session in either online or offline mode. If you choose the offline mode, pay the application fee at any nearest AIMA Centers and obtain the MAT 2017 May Application Form. Fill the MAT May Form, affix a passport sized colored photograph and submit at the AIMA Center.

For the candidates who choose the online mode of form submission, there are two options i.e. they can submit the form with or without uploading the photograph and signature. Application fee of MAT Exam 2017 is INR 1400/-.The payment of application fee can be made online through Net Banking, Credit Card and Debit Card or offline by taking print out of form and send it with Demand Draft in favor of ‘All India Management Association’ payable at Delhi.

The candidates after successfully applying for the exam can download the MAT 2017 May Admit card from April 28, 2017. It is mandatory for the candidates to carry MAT 2017 admit card to the exam center. MAT (Management Aptitude Test) is conducted by All India Management Association for admission to various management programs in B-Schools which accept MAT scores.

MAT Exam Dates

MAT is conducted 4 times a year- February, May, September and December session. The MAT 2017 Registration for the May session has already begun on the official website and will shut by April 28, 2017 (for online mode). Here is the schedule for the MAT 2017 May session:

MAT Application Form will be available fromMarch 03, 2017
Last date to submit MAT Form in offline modeApril 25, 2017
Last date to submit MAT Form in online modeApril 28, 2017
MAT Admit Card will be published fromApril 28, 2017 onwards
MAT Exam: Paper Based will be conducted onMay 7, 2017
MAT May 2017 Exam: Computer Based is scheduled onMay 13, 2017


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How to Fill MAT 2017 Registration Form?

The MAT Registration process can be approached in 2 ways- If the candidates are uploading images and If they are not uploading images. Both the process are described below:

A. If the Candidate is uploading their signature and photograph

Step 1: Registration

  1. Go to official website of AIMA
  2. Now navigate your cursor on option for applying online and click on Option 1 as shown in figure 1.

MAT Application Process

  1. On clicking on Option 1, you will get two options fresh candidate to login or already logged in students
  2. If  you have to register as the fresh candidate, click on the first option
  3. After that you will have to enter the details like Name, Date of Birth, Email ID and Verification Code. Then click on Yes on the permission asked in the page and submit the application form.

MAT 2016 Application Process

After clicking on “Submit” button the candidate’s account will be registered.

Step 2: Filling Details

  1. As Candidate has registered himself on MAT website now he has to login entering educational details.
  2. For this candidate can login by providing the email id that he used for the account registration, his DOB & Verification code.

MAT 2016 Application Process

  1. After that,  you will get the screen which will display action and their statuses.

MAT 2016 Application Process

  1. Click on the Fill application and enter the academic details like
  1. Test Taking Option: CBT or PBT

MAT 2015 Application Process

  1. Test Center Details

MAT 2015 Application Process


  1. Personal Details:
  • Name
  • DOB
  • Gender
  • Nationality
  • Category
  • Address
  • City
  • Mobile Number (Which you are going to use for next one year)
  • Person With Disability: If No then proceed further or If Yes then select the nature of disability, Percentage of Disability and if you require a guide or not at exam center

MAT 2015 Application Process

  1. Qualification and Experience Details:
  • Status of Degree
  • Percentage of Marks in 12th
  • Percentage of Marks in Degree
  • Stream/Discipline
  • Experience in Month
  • Previously Applied
  • Enter your Choice of institutes
  • Also, select if Your score should be sent to additional institutes

MAT 2015 Application Proces

  1. Check on the permission

After that click on Save

Ques. How to calculate my CGPA score to percentage marks?

Ans. A Simple method to calculate your CGPA score to percentage is multiplied your score by 9.5, for example – If you have 8.8 CGPA score then your percentage score would be 8.8*9.5 = 83.6%.

Step 3: Uploading of Scanned Images

After that you have to upload the scanned images of the photograph and Signature in the JPEG format size is not greater than 50KB. Click on the Choose file button and browse the scanned image of the photo and signature. After choosing the image, click on open and then click on Upload.

MAT 2015 Application Process


Step 4: Make Payment

Then you can make payment through your Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking pr through offline mode (payment through DD). The application fee is INR 1400 for all categories. The candidates have to initially select their desired payment mode.

If you choose online mode, select the desired online gateway. For payment through Debit/Credit card, enter the card number, validity, CVV number and name on the card. Click on “Pay” after entering the details. For Net banking, enter the account number and IFSC code, then click Submit.

If you choose offline mode, download and print the DD available on the official website. Pay the fee in cash at nearest branch of any bank and retain student’s and AIMA’s copy of the DD. You can also pay the fee incash if you obtain the MAT Application form from AIMA Centers.


Ques. I was Unable to submit the form online due to net failure?

Ans. It is advisable that you check the net speed and any other net bug before applying as you may face problem not only in registering but also in online payment. If you have completed all the steps and you face this error at the final submission then please reload the page and also you will receive the confirmation mail on your registered email ID or Phone. No., you can check the application status as given under.

Step 5: Take Printout

After this you have to take printout of the application form and keep it safely for the Future Reference.

B. If You are not Uploading Images

Step 1: Registration

  1. Click on the Second option to apply without uploading your photograph and signature in Online Application Form.
  2. After clicking on it there will be two options of payment mode one is online (Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking) or another is Demand Draft.
  3. If you click on the Credit Card/Debit Card Option then first fill the online application form.
  4. After filling all the correct details then click on Proceed Next and all your details will be displayed by on the screen.
  5. If there is any need to make change in details then Click on Back to Edit otherwise click on Pay Now
  6.  And then pay the application fees.
  7. An auto-generated registration number will be allotted to you and will be there on print version of the Registration form.
  8. After taking print out fix your photo and put your signature in the space provided.

Note: Keep the additional copy of application form for the future reference

Step 2: Dispatching Of Registration Form:-

Now send printout of the application form to the official address given below:

Manager – CMS (MAT –Online),

All India Management Association,

Management House, 14 Institutional Area,

Lodhi Road, New Delhi – 110003

Step 3: Fill in MI Codes of the Institutes

  1. After sending the online form and verification of Payment, the MAT Bulletin will be sent to you on the address filled by you.
  2. Visit this site to fill the MI codes of Institutes where your code needs to be sent.

If Candidate is filling form and making Payment through Demand Draft:

In this Case, candidate has to make payment first through Demand Draft of INR 1200 in Favour of “All India Management Association” payable at New Delhi from any bank.

After that all the procedure is same for the candidate just you need to enter the details of Demand Draft during filling of Application Form.

Application Status:

After you have submitted your form you can check the status of your application on the official website. The steps to check the status are:

  • Visit the official website of All India Management Association (AIMA)
  • Click on MAT, a new tab with the link will open up 
  • click on the link given in QUICK LINKS box on the – “Online Registration by B-School for February 2017 MAT”
  • A new tab will open up with application receipt where you have to your application no. 

Submit the application no. and you can view your application status now.

MAT Photo and Signature Requirements 

Images Requirement:

The candidates need to upload scanned copy of their signature and photograph. The following points should be kept in mind by the candidates while uploading:

  • Photograph should be recent and colored.
  • The background of photograph should be light colored or preferably white.
  • No reflection of glasses should be there in photograph in case the candidates wear them.
  • No hats, caps and dark glasses are permitted.
  • Religious headwear is allowed as long as face of the candidates isn’t covered by it.
  • Image of scanned photograph and signature should be in jpg/jpeg format
  • Sizes of image of scanned photograph and signature should not exceed 50 KB each.
  • Only the signature areas should be scanned
  • Signature should be on white paper with black ink pen.

How to Choose MAT Institutes?

The candidates are required to fill the codes of 5 B-schools to which they want to send their MAT Score as per the preference while filling application form. This preference is sent by AIMA to participating B-schools. Then, the B-schools announce the cutoff and shortlist the candidates who will participate in selection procedure as per their norms.

The steps involved for candidates for the same are:

  1. Fill preference of B-Schools during application procedure
  2. Check cut offs of preferred B-Schools.
  3. Apply separately to the B-Schools the cutoff of which is met by your score.
  4. In case the candidate wants to send their score to institutes other than ones in the preference filled by them in MAT registration form, they need to send Request for Sending MAT Score to Additional Institutes. They have to fill an additional application form.
  5. Such request should be accompanied by a fee of Rs.75/- per institute before test date and Rs.100/- per institute after the test date.
  6. Such a payment is required to be made through Demand Draft in favor of All India Management Association payable at New Delhi.

MAT 2017 Eligibilty

The eligibility criteria for candidates applying for MAT 2017 go as follows:

  • Have completed graduation in any discipline or are appearing in the final year of graduation from a recognized university
  • Have scored a minimum of 45% marks in graduation with English as a subject.

The reserved category needs to secure a minimum of 40% marks in graduation with English as a subject

MAT 2017 Reservation

Scheduled Caste (SC)15%
Schedule Tribe (ST)7.50%
Other Backward Classes (OBC)27.00%
Differently Abled (DA)3.00%

MAT 2017 Admit Card

The candidates must carry the admit card to examination center to be able to appear in the examination. MAT 2017 Admit Card will not be sent by post or mail for writer test. It will be available for candidates to download from AIMA website. The candidates will need to enter two of the three details given below:

  1. Name
  2. Form Number
  3. Date of Birth

They can download the admit card on Last week of August. Admit card, generated for both online test and paper based test, contains details like candidate’s name, roll number, date of test, test time, test venue address and form number.


MAT 2017 FAQs

Ques.  When and how many times MAT is conducted in a year? Qualification and percentage needed for it.

Ans. MAT is usually conducted 4 times in a year- February, May, September, and December. The minimum qualification for appearing in MAT is graduation in any discipline from any recognized university or equivalent recognized degree. A final year student in any undergraduate (i.e. B.A, B.Sc, B.Com, B.Tech., etc.) can also appear. The minimum percentage requirement in graduation, is different for different MIs/University. Refer to the prospectus for the same.

Ques. What is the mode of test?

Ans. Candidate can choose any one of the two options to take the test paper: a. Paper Based Test (PBT) & b. Computer Based Test (CBT).

Ques. How many MIS participate in MAT? Do they keep on changing or remain the same? Is there a same admission criterion for each and every Institute? Are they recognized by AICTE? Do they have hostel facility? What about the total fee?

Ans. The number of participating institutes may vary. The number of institutes keep on changing from test to test. Admission criteria for every institute are different. All MIs participating in MAT are either AICTE, DEC approved; University affiliated College, University department. For further information you may contact the MIs/Universities of your choice. The list of participating institutes is available on the official website of AIMA, i.e.

Ques.  What is the cost of bulletin / CD with registration form / how to apply?

Ans. Candidate can choose any of the three modes to apply:

  • Register online at the website with credit card or debit card (ATM card) payment of Rs.1200. detailed information is given on the website.


  • Obtain crossed demand draft (DD) of Rs.1200 in favor of ‘All India Management Association’ payable at Delhi from any bank. Register online at the official website along with DD detals.


  • Obtain form with MAT Bulletin/CD against cash payment of Rs.1200 from listed study centers of AIMA or from AIMA, New Delhi.

Ques. What is the validity of MAT score?

Ans. Validity of the MAT score is for that particular session for most MIs is one year.

Ques. What is the last date of submitting filled in MAT Registration form?

Ans. Last date for submission is mentioned in the MAT bulletin. The last date also appears in the notification released by AIMA in various national and regional newspapers.

Ques. Is MAT held all over the country? What about a person living abroad? Can he/she apply for it?

Ans. MAT is conducted in all major cities in the country and in leading cities abroad. For further clarification, see MAT bulletin or contact our information centre. Test venues for paper based test (PBT) and computer based test (CBT) are different. If the number of candidates registered for computer based test is few/limited, these candidates appear for the paper based test on first Sunday of the test month only. One candidate can appear only for one date for the MAT.

Ques.  Is there any difference between Computer based test and Paper based test?

Ans. Computer-based test (CBT) means the candidate sits in front of a computer and the questions are presented on the computer monitor and the candidate submits the answers through the use of keyboard or mouse. Each computer is connected to a server, which prepares the question set and delivers it to the candidate on the computer. This is unlike the Paper based test (PBT), which is generally, offered on a single day to all candidates. MAT is offered over a period of time and the candidate can choose the center, the day and the time of his/her convenience to take the test. Computer based test assumes that the candidate has basic familiarity with use of computers like use of keyboard and mouse operation. It I the responsibility of the candidate to acquire these skills before appearing in the test and AIMA cannot take responsibility for the same. In traditional paper based test (PBT), candidate is supposed to bring pen, HB-pencils, erasers, and sharpeners with him/her whereas the question paper and OMR Answer Sheet is provided at the test center.

Ques. Is there any age bar for it? Any job experience required to appear in MAT?

Ans. There is no age bar. Job experience is not necessary.

Ques. Is appearance in MAT necessary for getting admission into PGDM/MBA programme?

Ans. Yes, MAT is necessary for admission into PGDM/MBA/equivalent programmes offered by AIMA or other MIs who participate in it.

Ques. Do we get a separate admit card for appearing in MAT?

Ans. All provisionally registered candidates can download their admit card from AIMA website 7 days before the Paper Based Test date. Specific admit card will be generated both for the candidates opted for the Paper Based Test and for the Computer Based Test.

Ques. How to obtain duplicate MAT score card?

Ans. Duplicate score card can be obtained by following the procedure given below:

Application on plain paper requesting for a duplicate score card.

Photocopy of the lower half of the admit card which was handed over at the test centre duly signed by the invigilator.

Self addressed envelope having:

Size 24cms * 12cms (approx)

Candidate’s address written in capitals

Postage stamp of Rs.40 affixed for sending by speed post.

The above documents are to be sent at the given address:


All India Management Association

Management House

14, Institutional Area

New Delhi-110003

Request for duplicate score card as above without any fee will be entertained up to 45 days of the declaration of the results. All requests for duplicate score card received thereafter will have to be accompanied with demand draft of Rs.100 drawn in favor of ‘All India Management Association’ payable at New Delhi



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