MAT 2020 Application Process (May): Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility and Fees

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MAT or Management Aptitude Test is an examination conducted by All India Management Association (AIMA) for students who wish to apply for PGDM/MBA admission in over 600 participating B-schools of the country. The examination is conducted 4 times in a year and there is no limit for the number of times an individual can take this examination. MAT 2020 Application fee has been increased and is now INR 1650 for single-mode (CBT and PBT) and INR 2750 for both modes of the MAT 2020. MAT 2020 Applications are only accepted via online portal. There is no offline procedure for MAT 2020 Application.

MAT 2020 Application: Facts

A few details about the examination are given below-

Exam Name

MAT 2020

Admission Category

Post Graduation

Conducting Authority


Official website


Mode of examination

Online and offline

Mode of MAT 2020 Application

Online only

MAT 2020 Application Fee (Single-mode)

INR 1650

MAT 2020 Application Fee (Both modes)

INR 2750

MAT 2020 Application Form: Important Dates

The MAT 2020 Application Form for May 2020 session started on March 6, 2020. Important dates with regards to the MAT 2020 Application Process for May 2020 session are given below.



MAT 2020 Application Starts

March 6, 2020

Last Date for MAT 2020 Application (PBT)

May 10, 2020

Last Date for MAT 2020 Application (CBT)

April 26, 2020

Release of MAT 2020 Admit Card (PBT)

May 12, 2020

Release of MAT 2020 Admit Card (CBT)

April 28, 2020

MAT 2020 Exam Date (PBT)

May 16, 2020

MAT 2020 Exam Date (CBT)

May 3, 2020

MAT 2020 Results

To be declared

NOTE: These dates are subject to change due to the recent outbreak of COVID-19 disease. The same will be updated by the exam authority after review of the situation once lockdown is over.

MAT 2020 Application: Eligibility Criteria

Prior to filling the MAT 2020 Application Form, aspirants must fulfil the MAT 2020 eligibility criteria.

  • Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized college/university.
  • Students pursuing the final year of graduation are also eligible to fill the MAT 2020 Application Form.
  • If a candidate has a qualification such as CA/CS, he/she is eligible to apply for MAT 2020 Application Form.

Documents required for MAT 2020 Application Form

The candidate must have all the important information which shall be required to fill the MAT 2020 Application Form. To do so, here are the documents which must be present while filling the MAT 2020 Application Form.

  • Scanned passport size photograph
  • Scanned signature
  • Educational certificates such as 10th, 12th and Graduation
  • Salary slips (if candidate wishes to add work experience)
  • Valid email address and mobile number

Web Browser recommended for MAT 2020 Application Form

It is recommended that the candidate fills the MAT 2020 Application Form using an updated web browser on a desktop or laptop computer. Using a mobile device is not recommended.

  • Microsoft Edge
  • Google Chrome v64 and above
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Apple Safari

MAT 2020 Application Form: Step-by-step procedure

The MAT 2020 Application Form can be easily filled online only. The procedure consists of a few mandatory steps. The steps to fill the MAT 2020 Application are given below.

Step 1 - Navigate to the official website of MAT 2020 - mat.aima.in - and click on “Register” button. (Note that if you are already registered previously, you only need to pay the application fee and update the details)

MAT Official Website

Step 2 - Register: The MAT 2020 registration form will be displayed where candidates have to input the important personal details like name, phone number, date of birth, email id and password. These details cannot be modified and must be entered carefully.


Step 3 - Login: Once you have filled in all the important details, you will receive an acknowledgment email for successful registration. You will be able to login to MAT 2020 Portal using email, password and DOB.

MAT Candidate Details

Step 4 - Pay the MAT 2020 Application Fee: As you can see in the image below, the process to fill the MAT 2020 Application Form requires you to pay the application fee first. Post that, you can move forward. With payment of MAT 2020 Application Fee, candidates will also be required to choose the mode of examination and preference of exam city (upto 2 cities).

MAT Application Fee

Note: Candidates can pay the fee using Net Banking/Credit Card/Debit Card/Paytm Wallet or UPI.

Step 6 - Photograph & Signature: Candidates will be required to upload a scanned signature and photograph image in jpg/jpeg format. Guidelines for images are mentioned below.

  • Passport size photo - Minimum 10 KB and Maximum 50 KB- jpg/jpeg format only
  • Signature - Minimum 5 KB and Maximum 20 KB - jpg/jpeg format only

Step 7 - Input Details: Candidates will now have to input important personal information, qualification and work experience (if any).

Step 8 - Choose Management Institutes: After entering information required in the previous step, candidates have to update their choice of Management Institute (MI). If a candidate has taken both modes of examination, he/she will get 7 options to choose from, while a candidate taking single-mode can choose up to 5 Management Institutes.

Step 9 - Additional Information: Candidates can enter some additional information to add to their profile structure if they wish to.

Step 10 - Print/View: Finally, candidates can print/view the application form after submitting all the details. Printed application form might be useful if a candidate forgets any important information.

Candidates can edit the information except the one entered during registration (Step 1). If a candidate wishes to choose more than 5 (or 7) MIs, an additional fee of INR 118 will be charged for each choice.

MAT 2020: Fee for MAT 2020 Application Form

Fee for MAT 2020 Application Form has increased this year. There is an increment of INR 100 in each mode and combined. With MAT 2020 Application Fee, candidates can also apply for a few B-schools within the application without any separate application fee.

Exam Type

MAT 2020 Application Fee

PBT (Paper-Based Test)

INR 1650

CBT (Computer-Based Test)

INR 1650

Both modes

INR 2750

MAT 2020 Application: What if you forget your password?

In some cases, a candidate may forget the password entered during registration as it requires a mix of special characters and numbers. The candidate can retrieve the password easily from the official portal of MAT 2020 Application Form. Below are the steps for the same.

MAT Forgot Password

  • Head over to MAT 2020 official portal - mat.aima.in
  • Click on “Login”
  • Here, candidate have to click a link for “Forget Password”
  • Enter the email address, mobile number and DOB that were entered during registration.
  • A password reset link will be sent on your registered email address.
  • Open the mail, click on the link and enter your new password.

In case you have forgotten/lost your email address or your mobile number, you might have to contact the helpline number for MAT 2020 - 011-47673000/8130338839.

MAT 2020 Application: Admit Card

Candidates can download the MAT 2020 Admit Cards within a few days of closing of MAT 2020 applications. The dates for the MAT 2020 admit cards are already mentioned above. Admit Card for MAT 2020 will have following details-

  • Name
  • Roll Number
  • Father’s Name
  • Exam City
  • Exam Center
  • Guidelines for examination day
  • Examination Mode

Also read: MAT 2020 Exam Pattern

MAT 2020 Application Form Correction

Candidates are advised to check the MAT 2020 Application Form thoroughly before submitting. This will help them check for any discrepancies and correct them before generation of admit card. Correcting the details is free of cost but changes can be made only to a certain extent.

  • Candidates cannot opt out of a mode or change the mode of examination once selected at the time of payment.
  • Candidates cannot change their email address, mobile number, name and DOB. This must be entered carefully during the registration process.
  • Candidates can change the information entered in MAT 2020 Application Form during Step 7 above i.e. Qualification Details, Work experience, Personal details.
  • Although the details are allowed to edit, the candidate is responsible for furnishing any wrong information and must be aware of consequences.

AIMA MAT 2020 offers the opportunity for a graduate student to pursue higher education and obtain a post graduation degree from one of more than 600 participating b-schools. It also provides a free of cost application to 5 Management Institutes following which candidates can take admissions to their desired post graduate courses/disciplines. The exam is comparatively easy which fulfils the dream of students who want to join a multinational corporation on a management position. If you want to join the league of top executives, you better start preparing, because it is a long way ahead!