MAT is usually conducted 4 times in a year in January, May, September and December. The minimum qualifications for appearing in MAT is graduation in any discipline from any recognised University or equivalent recognised degree. A final year student in any undergraduate (i.e. B.A, B.Sc., B.Com., B.Tech., etc) can also appear provisionally. Usually, there is a minimum percentage requirement in graduation which is different for different MI’s / Universities.
MAT is usually conducted in all major cities in the country and in about 12 leading cities abroad. The two and half hour test usually comprise of Language comprehension, mathematical skills, data analysis & sufficiency, intelligence & critical reasoning and Indian & global environment. The validity of the MAT score is for that particular session for most management institutes, but for AIMA Centre for Management Education (CME) postgraduate programmes, the score is valid for one year.
The number of participating Management Institutes’s may vary. The number of Management Institutes ’s keeps on changing from test to test. Admission criteria for every institute is different. All Institutes participating in MAT are either AICTE approved or affiliated to some Universities, for further information you may contact the Institutes / Universities of your choice. The list of various Institutes / Universities is available in MAT bulletin along with the admission notification. It may be worthwhile to go through the brochure of the Management Institute’s for detailed information.