AIMA MAT IBT 2024: Dates, Registration, Admit Card, Preparation, Mock Test, Result, Cut Off

AIMA MAT IBT 2024: Guide to Online Assessments - All India Management Association (AIMA) will conduct the MAT IBT exam for the August 2024 session in multiple slots on August 14 and 23, 2024. The registration for MAT IBT exam will close on August 9 and 18. Candidates appearing for the MAT exam in IBT mode must be familiar with the IBT Guide to Online Assessment.

AIMA MAT IBT 2024: Guide for Online Assessments

According to the AIMA MAT IBT exam date 2024, the exam will be held in different slots for the August session. Candidates can check the MAT IBT exam dates provided by AIMA on its official website. Candidates have the option to choose the slot at their convenience. AIMA also provides a Guide for Online Assessments for candidates. Candidates must check this in order to take the MAT IBT exam date smoothly. Careers360 brings to you details about IBT and steps to be followed to take the MAT exam in Internet-Based Test (IBT) mode. Read the complete article to know the full details.

What is AIMA MAT IBT 2024?

Before proceeding further, candidates should know the IBT full form in MAT? MAT IBT means Internet-Based Test. In IBT mode, candidates are required to have a working internet connection to take the test. In MAT 2024 IBT mode, candidates are remotely invigilated through a live video and audio feed. Along with that the screen of the candidates is also monitored by AIMA.

To be specific, a remote proctored IBT is a secure online examination that can be taken by registered candidates from any convenient location be it home or another, at a preferred slot from the options available.

Candidates do not need to travel to a specific test centre to take the test. In order to ensure fair delivery of MAT 2024, candidates will be monitored live through their webcam and mic and the same will be recorded by AIMA in the form of snapshots and videos which will be reviewed after the exam.

Why Should You Appear for MAT IBT Mode?

  • MAT 2024 IBT test gives students the flexibility to write the exam from their respective homes and at the same time stay safe.
  • MAT scores are accepted by more than 600 B-schools across India. 350+ institutes registered under AIMA accept MAT 2024 scores for admission.
  • More than 250 institutes are not registered but still accept MAT scores for admission. Many top B-schools have high cut-offs and candidates can get admission to them.
  • All institutes accepting MAT scores will declare individual cut-offs. MAT cut-off for all good B-schools is usually above the 80 percentile

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MAT 2024 IBT Dates: August Session

Details related to the MAT registration start date and MAT registration last date, admit card issuance date, and date of the exam are mentioned in the MAT 2024 exam dates. To have a better understanding and choose a suitable exam date for themselves, candidates can check the internet-based test MAT exam dates table below.

MAT IBT Exam Date 2024

Test ModeTest DateRegistration EndsAdmit Card Date
IBT 1August 14, 2024
August 9, 2024
IBT 2August 23, 2024
August 18, 2024

Requirements for MAT 2024 IBT Mode - How to Start MAT IBT Test

Below mentioned steps were to be followed by candidates to fill out the MAT 2024 application form in IBT mode.

Step 1 - System Requirement for Assessment

In order to give the MAT 2024 in IBT mode candidates are required to ensure that they fulfill the system requirements. Given below table can be referred to by candidates with regard to the requirements.




  • A stable internet connection with proper speed is a must
  • A proxy for this is if candidates can log in to their email accounts without difficulty
  • Upload Speed: Minimum speed => 512 kbps

Supported Browsers

Please use only these browsers

  • Chrome version- 63 and above
  • Firefox version- 52 and above

Note- Assessment is not supported on the Edge browser

Step 2 - System Requirement for MSB

  • To take up MAT 2024 IBT mode, the operating system should be Windows OS (Version 7 and above). Note that MSB i.e. Mettl Secure Browser is not supported on any operating system other than Windows (Version 7 and above)
  • Dot NET framework - MSB browser requires the dot net framework. The minimum supported version for MAT 2024 is 4.5.1. .NET framework
  • Memory should be 65 MB of permanent free space on the default hard drive
  • Once MAT 2024 starts, the MSB will not allow candidates to move out of the application before it is finished/completed
  • MSB will close all the applications running in the background i.e. Browsers like Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, and others will not be functional. Also, applications like Skype, etc. will also not work except MAT 2024 IBT mode exam

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Step Wise Guide for MAT 2024 IBT Mode

Candidates are advised to follow the below process to know how to start MAT IBT test.

Step 3 - Click on the Launch Test Button

Now candidates will be required to click on the Launch Test button. On clicking the button launch test, a new window will open.

Step 4 - Select the Appropriate Option

  1. If candidates have not installed MSB, they need to click on “DOWNLOAD MSB”
  2. If candidates have already installed MSB, they need to click on the “PROCEED TO TEST” tab

Step 5 - How to Install MSB?

Once candidates click on download MSB, a window will open as shown in the picture below. Candidates will be required to click on “I agree” and then install it. Once the installation is complete, the icon for MSB will be available on the system as mentioned here.

Step 6 - How to Start Test on MSB?

Once the test is launched, the candidates will get the screen as shown in the picture below, candidates need to click on the “Proceed to test” tab, and on the next page click on the “Launch Test” tab to start the test in the MSB browser.

Step 7 - Starting Test on MSB Browser

After clicking on the tab “Launch Test” a new pop-up will appear on the screen asking candidates to launch the test on the MSB browser. Candidates need to click on "Open MSB" to launch the test on the MSB browser. On launching the MSB browser, a dialogue box will appear (as shown in the below image) prompting to close any unrequired applications.

In such a case, candidates must close all such applications mentioned in the dialogue box (shown in the image) before starting the test. This can be done either by closing those applications or by clicking on the button “OK” to proceed.

Step 8 - Starting Test on MSB

Now candidates will be asked to give permission to share the camera and microphone. Once the permission is granted it will move to the next step as shown in the below picture. After checking the camera and microphone permission, MAT 2024 IBT mode can be started by clicking on the tab 'Next'.

Step 9 - Fill in the details for the Test

In this step of IMT mode of MAT 2024, candidates will be required to fill in registration details which are given below and click on I agree to the terms and conditions and click on “Next”.

  • Email Address
  • First Name
  • Organization
  • Date of Birth
  • Contact No.
  • Gender
  • Country

Step 10 - Snapshot Submission Process

Here candidates need to provide a snapshot of their face and ID card. Please make sure while clicking the picture that there is enough lighting in the room so that the ID card is captured properly. Kindly click the picture in the outline provided. Candidates need to review the picture, once clicked. Also, once the snapshot of the ID card and picture has been captured, candidates need to click on the Submit button as shown in the below picture.

Step 11 - Authorization Process

In this stage, candidates have to wait till the snapshots of the photo and ID proof get authorized. The process will take around 2-3 minutes for the authorizer to verify one request. In case the details (Face/ID Card snapshot) submitted by candidates are not clear, they will be requested to resubmit the same details. Candidates should not panic in such situations. Click on the “Submit” button and re-submit the required details.

Step 12 - Notification for Monitored session will be intimated to candidates

Once the details submitted by candidates get authorized by AIMA, then on the next page the candidates will be able to see a pop-up stating that their test session will be monitored. Now the candidates will have to give their approval to start the test. Without approval, MAT 2024 IBT mode will not start. To start the test candidates need to click on “Proceed to test” as shown in the picture below.

Step 13 - Post successful Authorization candidates will be able to start MAT 2024 IBT mode. The picture below can be referred by candidates to check the user interface and how the screen of IBT mode for MAT 2024 will appear. Candidates will have the options:

  • To switch between sections
  • Check the time allotment
  • Chat window to communicate with the proctor of MAT 2024
  • Move to the next question
  • To use calculator
  • Ask for support in case of technical difficulties
  • To check attempted, marked revisit, and unattempted questions
  • Submit test on completion

Step 14 - Test Experience

After completion of MAT 2024 IBT mode, candidates have to submit. He/ She can do so by clicking on the tab “Finish Test” provided at the top right corner of the screen. After clicking on ‘Finish Test’, candidates will be guided to a ‘Test Summary’ page whereby candidates can review all the details. They can either go back by clicking on ‘Cancel’ or proceed to “Submit” by clicking on ‘Yes, Finish Test’ as per their choice.

After clicking on “Yes, Finish Test”, the image shown below will appear. This process completes in around 15 seconds, hence candidates will be requested to wait for the stipulated time for the proper submission.

Candidates who were taking the IBT test for the first time need to be careful and must follow steps before they take up the test to avoid last-minute issues from their end.
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Troubleshooting Guide for MAT 2024 IBT

AIMA has released a troubleshooting guide on its official website to help candidates who may encounter technical issues during the MAT 2024 IBT exam. As remote proctored IBT mode is chosen by candidates, this guide will help them to solve any technical problems. The troubleshooting guide contains solutions for the following issues:

Network ErrorBlank Screen
Unable to Launch TestUnable to install MSB
Stuck at the Authorization windowWeb Browser not supported
Access deniedProhibited Processes running in the background

IBT Mock Test of MAT 2024

Candidates have the option to appear for the mock test of MAT 2024 for IBT mode. The MAT 2024 IBT mode mock test gives an exact view of the exam day scenario that candidates are likely to face. Those who wish to appear for the MAT 2024 mock test IBT mode could visit the official website of AIMA i.e. once the link was activated.

After that, candidates needed to enter their login details like user ID and password to start the mock test of MAT 2024 IBT mode.

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