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MAT December 2016- Complete Details

All India Management Association (AIMA) has issued the online application form of MAT December 2016. Aspirants who want to take admission in premium MBA colleges of can submit the online application form after reviewing the eligibility conditions till 29 November 2016. However, aspirants who opt for the offline form submission can submit the hard copy of the application form till 29 November 2016. AIMA will conduct the MAT 2016 December Examination on 11 December 2016 in pen-paper based mode and on 17 December 2016 in computer-based mode.

Approximately, 100 participating Institutes will consider the MAT score to grant admission in various management programmes. Read this article to check the eligibility criteria, registration process, and other necessary details related to MAT December 2016 Exam.

Application Form Link- http://apps.aima.in/matdec16/

Important Dates

The complete examination schedule of MAT December 2016 along with the exam dates are listed below-

Event Important Dates
Online Registration commenced from 05 October 2016
Last date to fill online application form 26 November 2016
Last Date for submitting the hard copy of application form 29 November 2016
Admit Card to be released on or after 03 December 2016
Pen-paper based Exam 11 December 2016
Computer-based Exam 17 December 2016

Some Important Facts

  • Name of the Entrance Exam– Management Aptitude Test
  • Commonly Known as – AIMA MAT
  • Exam Conducting Authority– All India Management Association (AIMA)
  • Exam Level – National Level MBA Entrance Test

Eligibility Criteria

It is necessary to satisfy all the conditions of eligibility before filling the application form. Interested candidates can check the below listed norms of eligibility-

  1. Candidates must possess a graduation degree in any discipline from a recognized university or Institute.
  2. Final Year Candidates are also eligible to apply.
  3. There is no age restrictions.
  4. No Work Experience is required.

Application Process

The application form of MAT December 2016 has been released online in the month of October 2016. Online eligible candidates will be able to appear in the examination as the application form of ineligible candidates will not be accepted. If you satisfy all the eligibility norms then you can opt for any of the modes to submit the form. The link of online application form has been provided in this article. Checkout the below given steps to fill the online forms-

  • Initially, candidates who are willing to fill the online application form need to create their student account by providing certain important details, such as, Name, mobile number, email ID,  etc. and securing the login credentials.
  • After that, candidates have to log-in to their account by entering the login credentials and fill the MAT December 2016 Application Form.
  • The last date to apply online for MAT 2016 for December is 26 November 2016. For online registration, candidates have to pay the application fee via the online payment mode.
  • Candidates can also purchase the MAT application form from the study centres of AIMA or AIMA, Delhi office by paying the application fee in cash. The last date to submit the hard copy of completely filled forms is 29 November 2016

Application Fee

To complete the register process, all the applicants will be required to pay a non-refundable application fee. The candidates can check the table below to know the amount of fee and for details of it payment.

Amount of Application Fee  Rs. 1200 (For all category students)
Mode of Payment
Online Through Credit or Debit Card
Offline Through DD, drawn in favour of “All India Management Association”, payable at Delhi from any bank.
In cash if purchasing the form from listed study centres of AIMA or AIMA, Delhi

Exam Pattern

MAT is conducted in both, online mode and pen-paper mode. The question paper comprises total 200 objective-type questions which will be created on 05 different subjects. The examination duration is 2.5 hours. That implies, candidates have to solve maximum number of questions in 2.5 hours in order to improve their chances of selection.

Section No. Name of Section No. of questions Time Suggested (Minutes)
1 Language Comprehension 40 30
2 Mathematical Skills 40 40
3 Data Analysis and Sufficiency 40 35
4 Intelligence and Critical Reasoning 40 30
5 Indian and Global Environment 40 15
Total 200 150


MAT Marking Scheme

The marks for each correct and incorrect answer will be provided according to the marking scheme, prescribed by AIMA –

  • For each correct answer – 1 mark will be offered
  • For each incorrect answer – 0.25 or 1/4th mark will be deducted

Admit Card

AIMA will issue the admit card online, on its official website. The expected date for the issuance of the admit card is 03 December 2016. Candidates whose application forms will be accepted successfully will be able to download the application form. It is a mandatory document hence, candidates are advised to bring the admit card while appearing in the examination. To download the same, candidate’s login credentials will be required such as registration/ application number along with the date of birth.

MAT Cut off

College Name MAT Cut off Scores
TA Pai Management Institute, Manipal 700
Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship, Bangalore 700
ABV- Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management, Gwalior 600
National Institute of Technology, Warangal 600
Institute of Finance and International Management, Bangalore 600
Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad 650
PSG Institute of Management, Coimbatore 600
Balaji Institute of Modern Management, Pune 600
Alliance School of Business, Bangalore 500
Amity Business School, Noida 500

Selection Procedure

The selection of eligible candidates will be made on the basis of their scores in MAT Exam, Group Discussion (GD), Personal Interview (PI) and or Written Ability Test (WAT). The GD, PI and or WAT rounds will be conducted by the participating institutes.

Address for correspondence – AIMA


All India Management Association,

Management House 14,

Institutional Area, New Delhi-110 003

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