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9 Top Most Reasons to Give December MAT 2018



All India Management Association established as an apex organization of management professionals in India. It conducts Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 4-times a year (February, May, September and December), across the nation. It is one of the most popular management entrance tests in India, as around 3 lakh MBA Aspirants take this test (MAT) every year, targeting admission into Top B-schools in India. Let us have a look at the few aspects of MAT that act favourably to the MBA Aspirants.


Multiple times: Most Management entrance exams are conducted once a year. MAT is held 4 times a year (February, May, September and December). There is no limit to the number of times an MBA Aspirant can appear for the test. So, basically, MAT offers an open chance to perform better each time they appear.


Acceptance of score: MAT score is accepted more than 600 Top B-schools in India. This offers an outstanding opportunity for the aspirants to take admission any of the Top B-schools.


Scores Validity: The scores of MAT are valid for a year.  An MBA Aspirant can apply for any Top B-schools in India with his/her score within the validity period. For example, if an aspirant will be graduating in 2019, takes the September MAT 2018, students can apply for Top B-schools accepting MAT score for the 2019-21 sessions. However, aspirants can also choose to appear for December MAT 2018 or February MAT 2019.


Payment of Fees: Unlike most Management entrances tests, which offer only online mode of payment, MAT offers aspirants the convenience of paying the application fees through three payment modes which includes- Online mode (debit card/credit card or net banking) and offline mode (demand draft in favor of AIMA-CMS, payable at New Delhi or paying Cash directly).


Mode of test: Almost all management entrance tests are conducted online whereas MAT is conducted in both online and offline mode (computer-based as well as paper-based). So, aspirants who are not so well versed with the use of Computer can also go for the Paper-Based test. However, aspirants can also choose to appear the test in both the modes.


Syllabus: MBA aspirants usually wish to appear for multiple management entrance tests in order to take admission in the Top B-school of their choice. The syllabus and examination pattern of MAT is quite similar to other entrance tests such as CAT, XAT, CMAT etc. So, the aspirant doesn’t have to prepare separately for MAT.


Level of Difficulty: The difficulty level of MAT questions is easy to moderate. Aspirants, who are preparing for CAT, can easily crack MAT.


Selection of B-schools: MBA Aspirants appearing for MAT can choose up to 5 B-schools of their choice. On behalf of them, AIMA shares their MAT score with the chosen B-schools for free. If the scores are more than the cut-off of the selected B-schools, the aspirants are invited for the further admission procedure


Participating B-Schools: Top B-schools that accept MAT scores are Jaipuria Institute of Management (Lucknow), Birla Institute of Management Technology (Greater Noida), ISBM (Pune), Institute of Public Enterprise (Hyderabad), KIIT School of Management (Bhubaneswar), (XIME Bangalore), Christ University (Bengaluru), and many more.


December MAT Entrance registration is going to start from 1st of October, if you are willing to join best MBA Colleges of India, don’t miss the chance to register for the December MAT Exam.