MAT 2020 (June): Dates, Registration, Eligibility, Exam Pattern & Syllabus

  • By Bhavya Thakkar
  • 18 October 2019

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MAT 2020 - All India Management Association (AIMA) has postponed the conduct of Management Aptitude Test (MAT 2020) from May to June. More than 600 B-school  accept MAT score for admission to MBA, PGDM and other post-graduate management courses. The candidates interested in pursuing a management course in 2020 must appear for MAT. The interested students can apply for MAT 2020 in online mode only by visiting either the official website, or accessing the direct link given below. The registration for MAT June 2020 are going on and the last date to apply for the computer-based test is 15 June and for paper-based test, it is 7 June 2020.  

MAT 2020 May June: All You Need to Know

MAT is a national-level management entrance exam supported by India’s Ministry of HRD. The exam is conducted four times in a year, in the months of February, May, September and December. The aspirants planning to sit for the MAT 2020 can choose the mode of examination - they can either take the computer-based test (CBT) or paper-based test (PBT) or can also appear for both the modes.  Keep reading this post to know about MAT May exam including important dates, syllabus, eligibility, application process, paper pattern and more.

MAT 2020 June Overview and Important Dates

Name of Examination Management Aptitude Test
Exam type National level Management Entrance exam
Conducted by All India Management Association (AIMA)
MAT Registration & Application fee Rs 1550/-
Frequency of exam 4 times every year
Mode of examination Both Paper & Computer-based test
Last date to register for May June 2020 15 June 2020 (CBT) 7 June 2020 (PBT)
MAT 2020 May June Test Date (Paper-based Test) 14 June 2020
MAT 2020 May June Exam Date (Computer-based Test) 21 June 2020
MAT 2020 admit card (PBT) availability 9 June 2020
MAT 2020 CBT admit card availability 17 June 2020
Result for MAT 2020 (May June) Last week of June 2020
Courses offered MBA/PGDM and other programs
Official website link
For any clarification Send email to or call 011-47673000

MAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Once you have decided on appearing for the exam, you need to check the eligibility. Though the criteria for all programs is almost the same, it is always better to be sure about the eligibility and check for any changes. Let us take a look at the eligibility of the MAT 2020 exam: 

Nationality Both Indian and International candidates can apply for MAT Exam 2020.
Age There is no specified age limit to give the exam.
Job Experience It is not mandatory for candidates applying for the MAT 2020 to have job experience. 
Educational Qualification Graduates in any discipline are eligible to apply for MAT Exam 2020. Candidates who are in the final year of their graduation also are eligible to apply.
Minimum percentage Requirement Every program and Institutions have their required minimum graduation percentage that a graduate needs to be eligible for the program. This minimum graduation percentage will vary with every MBA institute, so make sure you cross-check the individual requirements from the official website of the institute. 

MAT June 2020 Registration

You can apply for the MAT 2020 online on the official AIMA site. Even though the exam is conducted in both online and offline modes, candidates can ONLY apply online on the official AIMA website for the MAT 2020. 

How to apply for MAT?

  1. Access the AIMA MAT June registration window below.
  2. Click the tab that says ' Fresh candidate? create login'.
  3. Fill in the DoB and other personal details.
  4. Enter the verification code sent on your phone.
  5. Click 'Submit' tab.
  6. A confirmation has been sent to your email ID.
  7. Click 'Proceed to Login'.
  8. Now that you have successfully registered, click on 'Fill application'.
  9. Upload the required documents and personal information.
  10. Pay the application fee through online mode only.
  11. Click on the tab ' view application' to do a thorough preview of your application form.
  12. Take a print out of the application form.

The details required for the MAT application process are:

  • Personal Details
  • Educational Qualifications along with Marks/Percentage
  • Test City
  • Scanned image of photograph (40 to 100 kb size)
  • Scanned image of signature (10 to 40 kb size)


  • The applicants must check their application status after the completion of the application process. 
  • Also, they should cross-check MAT exam mode, i.e. have you opted for the correct option of Paper-Based Test and Computer Based Test or both. 

MAT Application Fees 

The application fee for both (PBT and CBT) MAT exam 2020 is mentioned below:

For the paper-based test. The fee will be Rs. 1550/-.
For the computer-based test. The fee will be Rs. 1550/-.
For both PBT and CBT exam. The fee will be Rs. 2650/-.

Mode of Payment: The application fee of MAT 2020 can be paid in online mode via debit card, credit card or net banking.

MAT 2020 Admit Card 

AIMA generates individual and specific admit cards for both the Computer-based testa and the paper-based test. The admit card for the computer-based test will be available from 17th June and for the paper-based test on 09th June. The admit cards will be available from 4 pm on the specified dates. The candidates appearing for June Management Aptitude Test (MAT) must visit the official website – to download and print their hall ticket. The candidates will have to enter any of the two details – date of birth, application form number, and email id for downloading the MAT 2020 June admit card. For detailed information on MAT 2020 admit card (June) - click here

MAT Exam Pattern 2020

As stated above, the AIMA MAT is conducted in two modes, computer-based and paper-based. Check the table below for more details on the MAT paper pattern.

Components Details
Duration of test 150 minutes/2 hours 30 minutes
Number of questions 200
Marking scheme +1 mark for every correct answer and a -0.25 mark deducted for every wrong answer. 
Negative marking -0.25 marks for every wrong answer
Mode of Language English
Number of sections 5 sections, 40 questions each
Format of exam MCQ
Number of options per question 4
  • Mathematical skills
  • Intelligence and critical reasoning
  • Indian and global environment
  • Data analysis & sufficiency 
  • Language comprehension

Check out complete details on the MAT 2020 exam pattern and marking scheme here.

MAT Syllabus 

Sections Details
Mathematical skills This section mostly includes questions from the topics time and work, percentage, simple & compound interest, profit and loss, number system, trigonometry, height and distance, LCM and HCF, ratio proportions, clock calendars, time, speed and distance, etc. 
Intelligence and critical reasoning Logical reasoning will be based on topics like course of actions, family trees, blood relations, numeric grid, pie charts, multi-dimensional arrangement, syllogism, column graph, visual reasoning, etc.
Indian and Global environment: These questions will be based on the current affairs, latest news and general knowledge that the candidate has.  
Data Analysis and Sufficiency The important topics to study in this section are data sufficiency, Venn diagrams, charts, etc. This tests the candidate on the data interpretation skills he/she has practised. 
Language Comprehension This section has questions from topics from the English language like grammar, synonyms, reading comprehension, sentence completion and corrections, fill in the blanks, word substitution, etc. 

MAT Result 2020

MAT June results are expected to be announced by 31st June 2020. AIMA will upload the result of MAT exam 2020 on the official website in the form of a scorecard. The students can visit the website and download it by logging into their respective student account. The MAT scorecard 2020 will not be sent via post or email. The result will be cumulative of the marks scored in all the 5 sections with 40 questions each, making a total of 200 questions. These sections are Language and Comprehension, Quantitative Ability, Data Analysis and Sufficiency, Intelligence and Critical Reasoning, Indian and Global Environment.

Snapshot of MAT Score Card

MAT 2020 Preparation Tips

Once you have completed all the steps above, you are ready to start preparing for the next and biggest step - preparation for the MAT 2020. The first thing to do is to make a proper strategy and a planned routine that you will need to follow for the rest of the time remaining until the MAT  exam. 

  • Start by creating a topic wise list of the AIMA MAT  syllabus and the topics you are comfortable in and the topics you are not.
  • Start with the topics you are not confident about. 
  • Giving mocks timely and analyzing them regularly is key to a good score. 
  • Time your mock tests as it will help you understand the time you take on each question.
  • Revise the concepts and formulas regularly.
  • Be a regular reader of the news, current affairs and other happening in the world. 
  • Eat healthy and sleep well to retain what you have studied.

Check Expert tips to prepare and crack MAT 2020

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