MAT ( Management Aptitude Test)

Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is a standard aptitude test conducted in India since 1998 by the All India Managemant Association (AIMA). MAT is used for admission to Master Of Business Administration (MBA) and allied programmes by over 600  business school sacross India. It was approved by the Ministry Of Human Resource Development in 2003.

Type- Computer or paper-based, standardized aptitude test

Developer / administrator- All India Managemant Association (AIMA)

Knowledge / skills tested- Language comprehension, mathematical skills, data analysis and sufficiency, intelligence and critical reasoning, Indian and global environment

Year started-1998

Duration- 150 minutes

Score / grade validity- 1year

Offered- four times in a year in February, May, September and December

Prerequisites / eligibility criteria- Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) with at least 50 % marks or equivalent GPA (45 % in case of SC, ST, PWD candidates). Final year undergraduate students also eligible

Fees- Rs 1400

Website- www.aima.in/testing-services/mat/mat.html