The computer-based AIMA Management Aptitude Test 2018, or, MAT 2018 test will be conducted on 17th February 2018. It has been informed by the official website, i.e. apps.aima.in, that the final date for the computer based test of MAT 2018 is 17th February 2017 (Saturday).
The admit card for the MAT 2018 computer-based test is available on the official portal of AIMA MAT. Students who have enrolled for the MAT 208 examination can download their admit cards. These admit cards were released on 27th January 2018 and will be available on the website until the day of MAT 2018 test.
The paper-based examination of MAT 2018 was held on 4th February 2018. Interested students can apply for both paper-based as well as computer-based examination by paying an extra fee of Rs 1000 in addition to Rs 1500. The aspirants opting for both PBT and CBT will have the benefit of selecting additional two Management Institutions for sending their scores in addition to the existing option of selecting five Management Institutions, i.e. they can select seven Management Institutions in total.
The officials have notified that, if the number of candidates registered for Computer Based Test is limited and it can be accommodated in a single day; the test will be completed on 17th February 2018 itself.
The list of participating institutes is available on the official website of AIMA MAT, i.e. apps.aima.in. As per the results are concerned, the AIMA MAT authorities have not released any official notice.
The Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is a standardised test being administered since 1988 to facilitate Business Schools (B-Schools) to screen candidates for admission to MBA and allied programmes. A government of India, Ministry of HRD approved MAT as a national level test in 2003. Any B-School, national or international, can consider MAT Score as an admission input based on the Score Cards issued to the candidates.
MAT selection procedure consists of Group Discussion, Personal Interview and or Written Ability Test (WAT) rounds. First, a candidate will be shortlisted on the basis of MAT result or cutoff. These shortlisted candidates are later called for the selection rounds at various participating institutes. Final admission selection is on the basis of performance in the selection rounds.