MAT DECEMBER 2016 APPLICATION & REGISTRATION
NATIONAL LEVEL ONLINE/OFFLINE TEST
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
The table below shows the MAT 2017 February Schedule.
|Availability of MAT Application Form||December 12, 2016|
|Last date of submission of Application Form|
January 27, 2017
|Availability of MAT Admit Card||On or After January 28, 2017|
|Paper Based Test||February 5, 2017|
|Computer Based Test||February 11, 2017|
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
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:
After clicking on “Submit” button the candidate’s account will be registered.
You can check the test citieshere
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%.
After that you have to upload the scanned images of the photograph and Signature in the JPEG format size is not greater than 50KB.
Then you have make payment through your Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking
As mentioned Above the MAT 2016 application fee is Rs.1200.
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.
After this you have to take print out of the application form and keep it safely for the Future Reference.
Note: Keep the additional copy of application form for the future reference
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
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.
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:
Submit the application no. and you can view your application status now.
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:
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:
The eligibility criteria for candidates applying for MAT 2016 go as follows:
The reserved category needs to secure a minimum of 40% marks in graduation with English as a subject
|Scheduled Caste (SC)||15%|
|Schedule Tribe (ST)||7.50%|
|Other Backward Classes (OBC)||27.00%|
|Differently Abled (DA)||3.00%|
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:
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 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:
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.
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.
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.
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).
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
Ans. Candidate can choose any of the three modes to apply:
Ans. Validity of the MAT score is for that particular session for most MIs is one year.
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.
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.
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.
Ans. There is no age bar. Job experience is not necessary.
Ans. Yes, MAT is necessary for admission into PGDM/MBA/equivalent programmes offered by AIMA or other MIs who participate in it.
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.
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
14, Institutional Area
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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