MAT Selection Procedure 2021

MAT Selection Procedure 2021

MAT Selection Procedure 2021 - All India Management Association (AIMA) conducts the Management Aptitude Test (MAT). The participating institutes of MAT will conduct the MAT selection process 2021 after the declaration of the MAT results. There is no common MAT counselling process for MBA admission.Admission based on MAT is independent of AIMA, which is conducted separately by the participating colleges. More than 600 B-schools will conduct the MAT 2021 Counselling. The MAT selection procedure 2021 will differ from institute to institute. Read the full article to know more about the MAT 2021 selection process such as important dates, documents required for the MAT Counselling, cutoff, and so forth.

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Ongoing MBA Admission 2021

UPES MBA Admission 2021

IPE Hyderabad PGDM Admission 2021

ITM Business School PGDM admission 2021

JAGSOM IFIM B-School PGDM Admission 2021

Jaipuria Institute of Management PGDM Admission 2021

MAT Selection Procedure 2021 - Dates

AIMA conducts MAT four times a year for admission into management programmes to B-schools accepting MAT scorecards. Through the important dates of MAT 2021, candidates can get aware of all the upcoming events regarding MAT 2021 selection procedure and MAT counselling dates. The schedule of the MAT 2021 selection procedure/ counselling process is listed below.

MAT Exam Dates 2021 - September Session

MAT September 2021 exam date (PBT mode)September 5, 2021
MAT September 2021 exam date (CBT mode)
  • August 21, 2021 (Phase 1)
  • September 12, 2021 (Phase 2)
MAT 2021 exam date (IBT mode)August 28 to September 12, 2021

To fill MAT 2021 Application Form - Apply Here

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MAT Counselling 2021

Counselling is the process of selecting candidates through group discussions and personal interviews. MAT Counselling 2021 occurs only after MAT Results are announced. Following the results, notice will be given for the schedule of MAT 2021 Counselling. All shortlisted candidates will be summoned for the MAT selection procedure 2021 and the document verification process. At MAT Counseling, candidates have to go through about 2 to 3 rounds of group discussions, personal interviews, and a few written tests.

MAT counselling is conducted by the All India Management Association (AIMA) for the candidates who are looking for admission in MBA/ PGDM courses offered by various affiliated colleges/ institutes of the university. Candidates should note that AIMA does not have any centralized MAT counselling process. The MAT admission process will be conducted individually by each participating management institutes.

Top Colleges in India offering MBA

UPES Dehradun

LPU Jalandhar

SRM University Chennai

GD Goenka University, Gurgaon

Chandigarh University

BML Munjal University, Gurgaon

Manipal University (MAHE)

Jaipuria Institute of Management, Noida

IPE Hyderabad

IFIM Business School

Details around MAT Counselling 2021

Candidates can mention the points listed below which show all the information related to MAT Counselling 2021.

  • MAT Score Card: Most of the management institutes accept and consider the MAT score for admission to their management program. The students who clear the MAT cut off will be called for MAT counselling.
  • MAT Percentile: Each college has its own percentile to accept the MAT 2021 score/ results, based on which students can get admission in that college. Some colleges offer entrance exams for management programs following the MAT admissions process.
  • MAT Ranking: For the MAT counselling process, first, students must confirm their ranking. Then they have to confirm the date of their MAT selection procedure as MAT counselling will be held on different dates as per the rankings. Make sure you choose your preferred course. Candidates have to select certain colleges for which they want to get admission.
  • MAT counselling Date: The MAT Counselling schedule will be available on its official website after the MAT 2021 results are announced.
  • Required Documents: Students are required to bring all the documents related to the counselling such as MAT 2021 Admit Card, Original Mark Sheet, Passport Size Photos.

MAT Selection Procedure 2021

After the declaration of the MAT 2021 result, the participating institutes will conduct MAT 2021 selection procedure. Those who qualify in MAT 2021 will be required to apply separately to the participating institutes. However, candidates must note that the selection process for MAT 2021 varies from institute to institute. All the rounds are mentioned below.

  • Written Ability Test (WAT)

  • Group Discussion (GD)

  • Personal Interview (PI)

Some participating institutes will conduct the MAT 2021 selection process in online mode, while some of them will conduct it in offline mode. After the declaration of merit list, candidates will be informed via email or letter of the institute for which they applied for. For any latest updates candidates will have to visit the official website of the institute for which they applied.

Documents required for MAT Selection Procedure 2021

Candidates will have to carry the following documents for admission to institutes accepting MAT 2021 score. It is mandatory to carry all the documents while appearing for the counselling process of MAT 2021. If candidates forgot to carry the required documents, then they will not be allowed to attend the MAT counselling.

  • Class 10 and Class 12 Marksheet

  • Date of birth certificate

  • MAT 2021 admit card

  • MAT 2021 rank letter

  • MAT 2021 scorecard

  • Character certificate

  • 6 passport size photographs

  • Reservation certificate (if any)

  • Domicile certificate

  • Migration certificate

  • Set of self-attested documents

  • Demand draft

MAT Cutoff 2021

Final admission letters will be offered to the candidates on the basis of their composite scores. MAT 2021 cutoff will be released by the participating institutes. Candidates who will be able to meet the minimum cutoff as prescribed by the participating institutes will be eligible for final admission.

B-Schools Accepting MAT Scores - Location-Wise

Top MBA Colleges in Maharashtra accepting MAT score

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Top MBA Colleges in Uttar Pradesh accepting MAT score

Top MBA Colleges in Tamil Nadu accepting MAT score

Top MBA Colleges in Delhi accepting MAT score

Top MBA Colleges in Rajasthan accepting MAT score

Top MBA Colleges in Telangana accepting MAT score

Top MBA Colleges in West Bengal accepting MAT score

MAT Participating Institutes 2021

AIMA will release the list of MAT 2021 participating institutes upon the release of the application form. Check the list of MAT 2021 participating institutes zone-wise. Each institute has a separate MAT counselling process.

MAT 2021 Participating Institutes (Zone Wise)



Jaipuria Institute of Management, Noida, Lucknow

Netaji Subhas Institute of Business Management, Jamshedpur

Asia Pacific Institute of Management, Delhi

Institute of Business Management, Kolkata

Fortune Institute of International Business, New Delhi

Development Management Institute, Patna

Birla Institute of Management Technology, Greater Noida

NSHM Business School, Kolkata

Galgotias Business School, Greater Noida

Institute of Engineering & Management, Kolkata

Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s Usha & Lakshmi MIttal Institute of Management, New Delhi

Birla Institute of Management Technology, Bhubaneswar

OP Jindal Global University, Sonipat

Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan, Kolkata

SRM University, Modinagar

KIIT University, Bhubaneswar

TERI University, New Delhi

Future Institute of Engineering & Management, Kolkata

Dr Gaur Hari Singhania Institute of Management & Research, Kanpur

Bengal College of Engineering & Technology, Durgapur



Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Gandhinagar

GITAM University, Visakhapatnam

MITS School of Business, Pune

Christ University, Bangalore

Institute of Rural Management, Jaipur

Acharya School of Management, Bangalore

Dr DY Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune

VIT University, Vellore

Mitcon Institute of Management, Pune

Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management and Research, Harihar

Jaipuria Institute of Management, Jaipur and Jaipuria Institute of Management, Indore

IFIM Business School, Bangalore

Shanti Business School, Ahmedabad

PSG Institute of Management, Coimbatore

Suryadatta Institute of Business Management & Technology, Pune

SRM University

JK Lakshmipat University, Jaipur

Thiagarajar School of Management, Madurai

The IIHMR University, Jaipur

Vignana Jyothi School of Management, Hyderabad

NOTE: By visiting the appropriate college/ institute link, candidates can easily know the details about the MAT counselling process followed by the institutes. If candidates have any queries regarding the counselling process of MAT, then contact the respective college/ institute.

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