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MAT 2018 Answer Key (PBT and CBT) for December Exam – Download Here

Dec 10, 2018 14:24 IST
    MAT 2018 Answer Key
    MAT 2018 Answer Key

    MAT 2018 Answer Key for the December 2018 exam will be the most sought after document among the MBA aspirants after the completion of the examination. The MAT 2018 Exam for the December edition was held in paper-based format on December 9, 2018. Thousands of students appeared for the MAT December exam and now they are eagerly waiting for their result to measure their performance in the MAT exam. The result of MAT 2018 exam is expected to be announced on or after December 24, 2018. Till then many students prefer to verify their answers with the help of MAT 2018 answer key. As of now there is no such notification from AIMA regarding the MAT December answer key, however, students can expect the MAT answer keys 2018 to be announced by the conducting body.

    While AIMA conducted the MAT December PBT exam a few days back, the overall reaction of the exam was moderate with some sections had tricky questions. Data Analysis, Verbal Ability and Reasoning were termed toughest and time-consuming sections.

    MAT answer key 2018 for the December session contains the correct answers to the questions asked in the MAT exam. Those who took at the MAT PBT exam will be able to check how they performed in the entrance exam.

    In this article, Jagranjosh brings to you all the details pertaining to the MAT 2018 answer key, including its release date, procedure to download the MAT answer key December 2018 and how to utilise it among others.

    MAT Answer Key for December 2018 Exam – Release Date & Important Dates

    For now AIMA has not yet announced the availability of the MAT 2018 answer key for December session. However, students can visit this article or the official website of AIMA for any updates on the same.

    AIMA conducts MAT exam usually four times in a year in February, May, September and December. The next MAT exam is scheduled to be held on December 15, 2018. The last date to register for MAT PBT Phase 2 is December 10, 2018.  

    This article will be updated as and when the official MAT 2018 answer key is released. Until then, future MAT aspirants can check the important dates of MAT December phase 2;

    MAT 2018 Answer Key: Important Dates

    S No.

    MAT Exam  Event

    Revised Dates


    Paper Based Test (PBT) Date

    Dec 09, 2018, Sunday


    MAT PBT Phase 2 Registration



    MAT 2018 December Phase 2 Last Date for Registration

    December 10, 2018


    Admit Card

    December 11, 2018 (4pm onwards)


    Paper Based Test Phase 2 (PBT) Date

    December 15, 2018


    MAT December Result

    On or after December 24, 2018

    Importance of MAT 2018 December Exam Answer Key

    This is probably one of the first thought that strikes every MAT aspirant. What is the importance of MAT answer key 2018? What is the main idea behind releasing the MAT answer key? The answer is simple, MAT 2018 answer key help students gauge their performance in the MAT 2018 December exam even before the exam is announced. This is important, with the help of MAT answer key; each student will be able to know his chances of scoring the highest percentile and finally their chances of making into a leading B-school.

     Generally AIMA does not release the MAT 2018 answer key; it is generally made available by MBA coaching institutes for MBA aspirants. Coaching institutes tend to release memory-based MAT answer key 2018 after the exam is conducted.

    How to use MAT 2018 Answer Key?

    As you are now aware, AIMA is unlikely to release the MAT 2018 answer key. Therefore, students are advised to resort to the MAT answer key released by coaching institutes. The MAT answer key contains the right answers to each questions asked in the MAT 2018 December exam.

    According to the marking scheme of MAT 2018 December exam, all the questions in the exam carry equal marks. Each correct answer was awarded 1 mark, while each incorrect answer received – ¼ marks. The exam was divided into five sections namely, Language Comprehension, Intelligence and Criteria, Data Analysis and Sufficiency, Mathematical Skills and Indian and Global Environment.

    Let us take a look at the exam pattern and score required to achieve 90+ percentile:



    No of Qs

    Ideal attempts

    Score required to get 90+ percentile


    Language Comprehension





    Intelligence and Critical Reasoning





    Data Analysis and Sufficiency





    Mathematical Skills





    Indian and Global Environment



    Separate sectional marks, not included for percentile calculation





    Steps to Download MAT 2018 Answer Key

    In case AIMA releases the MAT answer key 2018 for December session, candidates who are registered on the official website of AIMA will be able to download the MAT answer key. To download the answer key, candidates have visit the official website and click on the tab that reads ‘MAT PBT Answer key’. The next page is likely to ask candidates to login to their account; upon successful login candidates may check the MAT 2018 answer key. The answer key of MAT PBT December exam is likely to be made available in PDF format, if so; candidates will be able to download the answer key.

    However, if the MAT answer key 2018 is not released by AIMA, candidates may refer to various coaching institutes website to refer to the MAT 2018 answer key. Candidates are advised to utilise the MAT answer key 2018 for reference purpose only and not draw conclusions from it. They should wait for the MAT 2018 result which will be announced on or after December 24, 2018. Until then, candidates are advised to go through the MAT 2018 answer key for reference purpose only.

    For more information on MAT answer key or any other exam answer keys, visit. https://www.jagranjosh.com/mba

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