MAT Eligibility Criteria 2017

Shreyasa Vijay updated on : 03 Jul 2017

MBA aspirants can check the MAT eligibility criteria 2017. All the details regarding MAT 2017 eligibility norms are provided here.

MAT Eligibility Criteria

MAT Eligibility Criteria 2017 – Eligibility criteria for MAT 2017 is set by AIMA. Candidate fulfilling the MAT 2017 eligibility criteria 2017 can appear in the MAT 2017. Candidates who have the bachelor’s degree or any equivalent degree can apply for MAT exam 2017. Before applying for MAT 2017, the candidate must check whether he is fulfilling the MAT eligibility norms in order to avoid rejection. Apart from that, candidates must check the eligibility criteria of each MAT participating institute

Management Aptitude Test is one of the most sought-after competitive examinations in India for securing admission to business schools in India and abroad. It is a national level examination for students seeking an admission to MBA (Master of Business Administration), PGDM (Post Graduate Diploma in Management) and related courses.MAT September 2017 Registration process will start from the first week of July. MAT September 2017 will be held in Offline and Online mode. The last date of MAT registration 2017 for offline mode is August 23 and for online mode is August 25. Paper and computer-based exam will be held on August 03, 2017 and August 09, 2017 respectively. 

MAT exam is conducted by AIMA or All India Management Association or as per the guidance of the Government of India. It is conducted every year in February, May, September and December.

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MAT Eligibility Criteria 2017:

According to AIMA, following are the eligibility norms for MAT 2017:

  • Candidate should be a graduate or equivalent in any discipline from any recognised university
  • Candidates in their final year of graduate courses in any discipline can appear for the exam provisionally
  • There is no age limit for MAT 2017
  • There is no limitation on the number of attempts for MAT Examination
  • Work experience is not mandatory
  • Most universities or institutions have minimum percentage criteria. Therefore, candidates can check the details about the same on individual web pages of institutions/universities on

Important dates of MAT 2017

Candidates appearing for MAT September 2017 should keep the track of important dates to ensure that they don't miss any important events:






MAT Registration process Commencement

First week of July


Last date of  Pen-based MAT Registration

August 23, 2017


Last date of   Computer-based MAT  Registration

       August 25, 2017


Availability of MAT Admit Card

After August 26, 2017


Paper-based MAT

September 03, 2017


Computer-based MAT

September 09, 2017


MAT Result

September 2017



Candidates, who suffice the eligibility criteria for MAT 2017 as mentioned, may register themselves for the upcoming MAT examination in September 2017.  The application form fee will be INR 1,400 and can be paid online through debit cards/ credit cards/ net banking as or by sending a demand draft of the application fee to AIMA, New Delhi.

MAT September 2017 will be held on September 3, 2017 for paper-based test and September 9, 2017 onwards for the computer-based test in different time slots. The examination will be of 150 minutes and will consist of 200 questions, each carrying 1 mark.

Applicants will need to download their admit card from the official website of AIMA before the date of examination. Admit Cards will be made available on the website on or after August 26, 2017. 

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