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All India Management Association conducts Management Aptitude Test 2016

The All India Management Association (AIMA) conducts the Management Aptitude Test (MAT), a national level test every year for aspiring students in the management sector. This exam shall enable candidates for admission to MBA and related programmes offered by various B-schools in India. The MAT exam is approved by the Ministry of HRD, govt. of India as the national level test for admission to the PGDM institutes across the country. 

The MAT exam is conducted four times in the year in the month of February, May, September and December. The AIMA – MAT September 2016 attempt is scheduled to be held on 04th and 10th September 2016 in paper based and computer based mode, respectively.


AIMA–MAT 2016  Eligibility:

   ♦  Graduates from any field.
   ♦  Final year students may also apply. 


AIMA–MAT 2016  Exam Pattern & Duration:

The MAT – September 2016 will comprise of 5 sections with total 200 questions of objective type. The duration of the exam is 2.5 hours.


Paper No. of questions  Time in Minutes
 Language Comprehension 40 30
 Mathematical Skills 40 40
 Data Analysis and Sufficiency 40 35
 Intelligence and Critical Reasoning 40 30
 Indian and Global Environment 40 15
Total  200 150


AIMA–MAT 2016  Application Procedure: Interested candidates must apply online ONLY on the official website.

AIMA–MAT 2016  Application Fees: Rs. 1200/- for all students.

AIMA–MAT 2016  Venue of the exam:  Across test centers in India.

AIMA–MAT 2016  Important Dates:


Event Date
 Last date to apply online or to purchase application form  23rd August 2016
 Admit Card  On or after 27 August 2016
 Date of Exam (Paper based)   04 September 2016
 Date of Exam (Computer based)  10 September 2016


AIMA–MAT 2016  Website: www.aima.in


Radhika Kulkarni
Counseling Psychologist