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MAT DECEMBER 2016 APPLICATION & REGISTRATION

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MAT February 2017 Registration Process

 

Candidate can apply for MAT February 2017 through the official website before the last date i.e. January 27, 2017. Application fee of MAT Exam 2017 is INR 1200/-.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. Check MAT February 2017

The candidates after successfully applying for the exam can download their admit cards from January 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. Check MAT Participating colleges


MAT Important Dates

The table below shows the MAT 2017 February Schedule.

ParticularsDates
Availability of MAT Application FormDecember 12, 2016
Last date of submission of Application Form

January 27, 2017

Availability of MAT Admit CardOn or After January 28, 2017
Paper Based TestFebruary 5, 2017
Computer Based TestFebruary 11, 2017

READ MORE ABOUT MAT 2017 EXAM DATES


MAT 2017 Application Fees

For appearing in MAT 2017, the candidates are required to pay application fee of Rs. 1200/-. This amount can be paid for through Net Banking, Credit Card, Debit Card and Demand Draft. If none of these options are viable then they can obtain OMR registration form with MAT bulletin from AIMA, New Delhi


How to Fill Online MAT December 2017 Registration Form?

The MAT Registration process can be approached in tow 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 photogrpah

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 of 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

You can check the test citieshere

  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 multiply 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.

MAT 2015 Application Process

Step 4: Make Payment

Then you have make payment through your Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking

As mentioned Above the MAT 2016 application fee is Rs.1200.

FAQ:

Ques. I am 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 than 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 print out 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 Second option to apply without uploading image of 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 print out 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 send to you on the address filled by you.
  2. Visit this site to fill the MI codes of Institutes where your code is need to be send.

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”

MAT Application Process

 

  • A new tab will open up with application receipt where you have to your application no. 

MAT Application Process

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


Photograph and Signature Specifications 

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 2016 Eligibilty & Reservation

The eligibility criteria for candidates applying for MAT 2016 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

The reservation criteria for MAT 2016 is

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

MAT 2016 Admit Card

The candidates must carry the admit card to examination center to be able to appear in the examination. MAT 2016 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.

READ MORE ABOUT MAT 2017 ADMIT CARD


MAT 2016 Exam Pattern

MAT 2017 Exam Pattern will be conducted on paper based mode as well as online mode. This test is comprised of 200 questions. Every question carries a mark each. The duration for exam is 150 minutes. There are four options as answers to every question out of which the candidate are required to choose the correct one. For every correct answer, a mark is awarded to the candidates while 0.25 mark is deducted for every wrong answer.

The syllabus of MAT 2016 consists of 5 sections which are:

  • Language Comprehension
  • Intelligence and Critical Reasoning
  • Data Analysis and Sufficiency
  • Mathematical Skills
  • Indian and Global Environment

There are 40 questions in the exam from each of the five sections. The scaled score is given out of 800. For MAT, the difficulty level ranges from easy to moderate.

READ MORE ABOUT MAT 2017 EXAM PATTERN


MAT 2016 Result

The MAT 2017 Result will be announced in February 2017. The candidates can check their result on AIMA website. The candidates are required to provide details like roll number, form number and month of test.

The candidates can download MAT scorecard by entering 6 digit Registration Form Number and 9 digits Roll Number on AIMA website. Candidates are also required to send individual copy of scorecard with photography through post at address given in registration form.

By end of December, score cards for AIMA MAT 2016 will be dispatched by normal post. In case of non-receipt, candidates can drop a request to issue duplicate score card. Such requests will be entertained only after 15th of subsequent month of result declaration.

The candidates may also get their MAT 2016 results on their cell phones through SMS. It can be done by sending an SMS containing “ MATS Form Number DOB (ddmmmyy) to 54242. This SMS result facility is available for all operators.

READ MORE ABOUT MAT 2017 RESULT


MAT 2016 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. www.aima.in

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.

Or

  • 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.

Or

  • Obtain form with MAT Bulletin/CD against cash payment of Rs.1200 from listed study centres 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 appears 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:

Manager-CMS

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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