AIMA MAT 2019 admit card available for Paper-Based Testing mode

New Delhi, Feb 12: The admit card for Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2019 has been released by the All India Management Association (AIMA) on its official website, The entrance exam will be conducted in the Paper-Based Test (PBT) format on February 17 and Computer-Based Test (CBT) on February 23.

MAT 2019 will be held in both the modes- computer-based and paper-based. The admit card for the CBT mode test will be available on February 19. Candidates interested in registering for the CBT mode can register till February 17.

Steps to download AIMA MAT 2019 admit card

Step 1: Candidates should visit the official website of AIMA-

Step 2: On the homepage, they should click on ‘MAT admit card’ under the ‘Download’ tab. Applicants will be redirected to a new page.

Step 3: They should log-in using their registration number, date of birth and email id. The admit card will appear on the screen.

Step 4: Candidates should download it and take its printout for further reference.

On the exam day, the test-takers should bring an A4-sized colored printout of the admit card to the examination centre. Without it, no one will be allowed to take the test.

The score of MAT 2019 will be accepted by more than 600 B-schools across India for admissions to MBA/PGDM programmes. The aptitude test is held four times a year- February, May, September and December.

MAT Exam Pattern

Test-takers will be given 150 minutes (2 hours and 30 minutes) for both the modes to complete the paper. A total of 200 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) across five sections will be asked.

The detailed exam pattern can be checked below:

S.No. Sections Number of questions Time (in minutes)
1 Data Analysis and Sufficiency 40 35
2 Language Comprehension 40 30
3 Intelligence and Critical Reasoning 40 30
4 Mathematical Skills 40 40
5 Indian and Global Environment 40 15
Total 200 150


Marking scheme

Each question will carry one mark. For each incorrect answer, 1/4th marks (0.25 marks) will be deducted.