MAT Sept 2022 Exam is conducted in three testing modes and the September MAT 2022 exam dates are from August 28 to September 18, 2022. The MAT September 2022 Registration process is open for CBT and IBT MAT exams. The last date to apply is September 13 for IBT MAT, and the last date for CBT MAT closes on September 12. AIMA has closed the last date to apply for PBT MAT on August 29.

AIMA is closing the last date to register and apply for September MAT 2022 exam on September 13. There are about 400 MAT score accepting colleges in India. These institutes also include 330+ MBA colleges of Maharashtra. Registration process for September MAT 2022 has started. As against earlier two CBT and PBT MAT exams, AIMA has conducted one PBT MAT on Sep 4, and is conducting one CBT MAT on September 18 and ten IBT mode MAT exams on 5 days from August 28 to September 17, 2022. Check key details below

Management Aptitude Test popularly known as MAT Exam is one of the most popular National level MBA entrance exams in India. More than 400 MBA/PGDM Colleges are accepting MAT Sep exam 2022 Scores for MBA/PGDM Admission 2022 and 2023.

This comprehensive article prepared by Exam Experts will give you complete information about MAT Sep Exam 2022, its testing modes, Options available for you to apply for different types of MAT 2022 exam, Syllabus, Exam dates, How to Prepare for MAT, College Accepting MAT and a lot more. So, read this article carefully before applying for the exam. 

MAT IBT Mode Exam: From August 28 to September 17, 2022

MAT IBT Exam 2022 is scheduled in a longer testing window. IBT MAT exam dates are from Aug 28 to Sep 17, 2022. The exam will be held on 5 days with two separate sessions on each day. Accordingly, there are different closing dates for AIMA MAT Sep 2022 IBT Mode Registrations for each MAT IBT Exam. Check Detailed Schedule below

CBT MAT Sep Exam 2022: Only One Exam on Sep 18

Unlike earlier MAT 2022 exams held in Feb and May which had two CBT exams, AIMA has scheduled one MAT 2022 exam in computer based testing mode at exam centres on Sept 18. The exam is conducted in a single session and remains of moderate difficulty level. 

PBT MAT Sep Exam 2022: Only One Exam on Sep 4, 2022

AIMA has scheduled one MAT 2022 Sep exam in paper based mode on September 4, 2022. Earlier there were two PBT MAT exams for Feb and May 2022. The PBT MAT exam is conducted in a single session from 10 AM to 12.30 PM and remains of moderate difficulty level.     

A candidate can apply for one or two MAT 2022 exam by paying requisite registration fee.  The application fee to apply for one MAT 2022 exam is Rs.1850/- and for two MAT 2022 exams the application fee is Rs.2975/-. Check all details below 

September MAT Exam Date 2022: Last Dates to Apply; Admit Card download; Testing Dates 

MAT 2022 Sep exam schedule has been released by AIMA. The MAT Sep Exam Dates 2022, registration dates, and dates for application submission, release of Admit card are as under:

MAT Exam Date 2022Dates & Schedule for MAT Paper Based Test Dates for MAT Computer Based test MAT IBT Exam Dates & Schedule  
MAT Sep 2022 last date to applyPBT: Aug 29, 2022CBT: Sep 12, 2022In different phases – Aug 24 to Sep 13, 2022
Admit card Download start datePBT: Aug 30, 2022CBT: Sep 13, 2022In different phases from Aug 25 to Sep 14, 2022
Last Date for Admit Card downloadPBT: Sep 4, 2022CBT: Sep 18, 2022Aug 28 to Sep 17, 2022
Exam DatePBT: Sep 4, 2022CBT: Sep 18, 2022Aug 28, Sep 3, 10, 11, 17, 2022 (2 Slots each day)
Result DateSep 30, 2022 Sep 30, 2022Sep 30, 2022
Score Card Download StartsSep 30, 2022 Sep 30, 2022Sep 30, 2022
Last date to download Score CardAvailable for one yearAvailable for one yearAvailable for one year

MAT 2022 Sep Exam: Testing Modes & Key Difference

AIMA is conducting Sep MAT 2022 in three testing modes as under:

  1. Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (IBT): You can appear in IBT MAT from your Home
  2. Paper Based Test (PBT): Paper Pen based MAT 2022 exam is conducted at test centres
  3. Computer Based Test (CBT): Computer Based MAT 2022 exam is conducted at test centres

CBT for Sep MAT 2022
For September MAT 2022, AIMA will conduct One Computer Based Tests (CBTs) which is  conducted at test centres 

Sep MAT 2022 Exam: Test Taking Options

You can take one or more than one type of MAT September 2022 Exams in different modes. Following combinations are offered by AIMA to appear in different testing modes:

  1. IBT Testing Options: Appear in one or two IBT Sept MAT Exams

2. PBT + IBT Testing Options: Can choose one or a Combination of PBT+IBT

3. PBT + CBT Testing Options: Can choose one PBT and one CBT

IBT, CBT or PBT Testing Mode? Which is better option…
MBA Exam experts and past MAT toppers suggest the candidates to opt for IBT Mode due to the uncertainty in Paper based and computer based exams at the test centres. In the current situation, IBT from their home is the best option after complying with the AIMA norms. The difficulty level in IBT exam is similar to PBT and CBT mode of exam.

How to Choose the Best MAT 2022 Testing Mode?

Making a choice among IBT or Paper Based or computer based tests depends upon various factors – your familiarity and preference for Internet based, computer based or Paper based test solving skills among others. 

If you have good understanding – how to take and appear in computer based tests, navigation tools, scrolling of questions, choosing the answers and marking them and find that test taking is easier in computer based test, you could go for IBT or CBT mode.

If you are in remote area, do not have good internet connection, are not well conversant with computers, internet technology, have confusion in navigation tools, it is better to go for paper based exam.. 

MAT 2022 September Exam: Easy MBA Entrance Test of 150 Minutes

MAT is an easier exam as compared to other MBA entrance exams like CAT, XAT, CMAT and others. The test paper has a time duration of 2½ hours. It has 200 objective type questions in MCQs format and the Question difficulty level is easy to moderate. The test paper is divided in 5 sections with 40 questions in each section. The sections are Language Comprehension, Mathematical skills, Data Analysis and Sufficiency, Intelligence and Critical Reasoning, Indian and Global Environment.

 MAT 2022 September Exam Registration Fee for 1 or More than 1 MAT exams

  One MAT Exam 2022 For Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (IBT)or Paper Based Test (PBT)or Computer Based Test (CBT)Rs. 1850/-
Two MAT Exam 2022 For 2 Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (IBT) ExamsFor PBT+IBTFor PBT+CBTFor CBT+PBT or CBT+IBTRs. 2975/- 

You can download Sep MAT 2022 exam admit card from AIMA MAT website till the exam day. MAT 2022 September Exam date is scheduled in CBT, IBT and PBT Mode. The Internet Based (IBT) Mode exam can be taken from the comfort of your home while CBT and PBT exams can be taken at designated test centres.MAT 2022 exams offer good opportunity to explore MBA admission. 

While MAT September 2022 Internet Based Mode (IBT) Mode exam will be conducted in longer testing window, the CBT and PBT exams will be conducted in a single session on each day on different dates. The Last dates for AIMA MAT Sep 2022 IBT Mode Registrations are different for each IBT exam, while for CBT and PBT exams the last date to apply closes a few days before the exam date.  

MAT 2022 IBT Mode: Important Guidelines and Benefits

MAT IBT mode is the new type of exam which you can take from your home. You can opt for 2 IBT 2022 Sep MAT tests by paying an extra MAT Registration fees of Rs.1125/- in addition to Rs.1850/- for one test.

The MAT IBT exam is scheduled in morning and evening time slots on each exam date. There is facility to appear in one IBT mode exam or two IBT Mode MAT tests with extra registration fee of Rs.1125/-.

MAT May 2022: IBT, CBT and PBT Registration  

Fresh registrations for IBT, CBT and PBT Mode MAT Sep 2022 exams are open on AIMA MAT website. The dates for MAT Registrations will remain open till few days before the each exam date. Read below all the important details about IBT Exam, CBT Exam and PBT MAT exams

To avoid any untoward incident due to Covid-19 pandemic, AIMA has introduced Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (MAT IBT) 2022 exam, apart from the regular Paper based and computer based  exam. Candidates can appear in the IBT mode exam from the convenience of their home instead of going to an exam centre for CBT exam, while PBT remains centre based exam.

AIMA MAT 2022 Internet Based Mode (IBT) Mode: Test Schedule

AIMA is conducting IBT Sep MAT 2022 in more than one week long testing window. The complete schedule for the September IBT MAT test is as below:

Important Dates for Sep IBT Exam 2022

September 2022 IBT Mode Exam is scheduled in morning and evening time slots.  MAT IBT exam Schedule with all important dates for Sep 2022 Internet Based Mode (IBT Mode) exam is shared below:

  IBT MAT Exam DateTest SlotsLast Date for RegistrationIssue of Admit Card
28 Aug 202210.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
24 Aug 202225 Aug 2022
03 Sep 202210.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
31 Aug 202201 Sep 2022
10 Sep 202210.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
06 Sep 202207 Sep 2022
11 Sep 202210.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
07 Sep 202208 Sep 2022
17 Sep 202210.00 am to 12.30 pm
4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
13 Sep 202214 Sep 2022

 MAT 2022 Computer Based Test (CBT) Sep Exam
AIMA is conducting Computer Based exam for Sep MAT 2022 at test centres. The candidates can appear in CBT mode MAT exam at test center only.

Sep MAT 2022 CBT Exam Schedule

Last Date for CBT Online Registration12 Sep 2022
Availability of CBT Admit Card13 Sep 2022 (1600 Hrs)
CBT-1 Test Date18 Sep 2022

MAT 2022 Paper Based Test (PBT) Sep Exam

There is one Paper Based MAT exam in September 2022. The PBT Sep MAT 2022 schedule is as below

Sep MAT 2022 PBT Exam Schedule

Last Date for PBT Online Registration29 August 2022
Availability of PBT Admit Card30 August 2022 (1600 Hrs)
PBT Test Date4 Sep 2022

What is MAT IBT 2022? 5 Key Features

AIMA has introduced “Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (IBT)” with a separate schedule to safeguard test takers against Covid pandemic health hazards. Key features of the exam are:

  1. For taking the test in IBT mode, instead of going to a test centre candidates could do so from the safe confines and convenience of their homes subject to certain conditions.
  2. Only the candidates with a computer together with webcam and internet facilities meeting certain specifications can appear in IBT exam.
  3. The sanctity and security of the test is effectively maintained through remote proctoring in dual mode i.e., by employing robust Artificial Intelligence (AI) based tools as also human proctors.
  4. In order to help candidates to familiarize themselves with this new mode of testing, AIMA has also scheduled mock IBT sessions at a nominal extra fee
  5. These IBT mock tests replicate the testing environment and help candidates build familiarity with the same. This ensures that the candidates are adequately prepared for the main test.

IBT September MAT 2022: Key Requirements

Below are shared the MAT exam recommended browsers and other requirements which the candidates need to fulfil to appear in IBT Sep 2022 exam.

 Who can Apply for Sep MAT IBT Mode Exam 2022?

All the candidates who wish to appear in MAT 2022 Sep exam, now have the option to choose either one or two modes of test out of three modes i.e., CBT, IBT and PBT. Candidates who wish to appear in IBT exam can register and apply at AIMA MAT website by paying requisite application fee of Rs.1850/- online for one IBT and Rs.2975/- for two IBT  exams

MAT September 2022: Registration Fee for IBT, CBT PBT exams

Candidate should Register online at official AIMA website link with Credit Card/Debit Card (ATM Card), Net Banking, UPI and Paytm wallet. The Registration fees details for different modes of MAT exam are given below:

For one Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (IBT)Rs. 1850/-
For Two Remote Proctored Internet Based Tests (IBT)Rs.2975/-
For one Paper Based Test(PBT)Rs. 1850/-
For Both IBT+PBTRs.2975/-
For one CBT ExamRs.1850/-
For one PBT+ one CBT ExamRs.2975/-
For one CBT+ one IBT ExamRs.2975/-

Unique MAT Scoring Pattern

MAT scoring pattern is unique. The score card displays scaled score out of 800 Marks and not out of 160 or 200 raw scores. While each correct answer is awarded +1 Mark, each wrong answer is penalized with negative marking of -0.25 mark. Merit Score is calculated on the basis of 4 sections only and the score of Indian & Global Environment is separately shown but is not taken into account to calculate the merit or percentile in the score card

MBA Colleges Accepting MAT 2022

September 2022 MAT exam score will be valid for MBA/PGDM Admission 2022 and 2023 in top MBA colleges in India. Almost all good B-schools in Delhi like JIMS, NDIM, Jaipuria; in Bangalore like IBA and AIMS; in Pune like Lexicon Mile, IIMS; in Mumbai like IES, VESIM are accepting the Exam scores. More details are below. Updated list of Management Institutes who accept MAT scores for admission to their MBA program is released by AIMA and is available on 

September MAT 2022: Key Highlights

One of the most important but an easier MBA entrance exam – MAT 2022 Sep exam has following key highlights:

  Questions related to ExamAnswer related to Exam
Exam Conducting BodyAll India Management Association (AIMA)
Total Exams in a YearHeld in February, May, September, December
Number of MBA colleges under the Exam400+
Testing Modes3: IBT, PBT and CBT Exams
Number of exams you can apply for2
Application FeeRs.1850/- for 1 exam; Rs. 2975/- for 2 exams
MAT Full FormManagement Aptitude Test
Score Validity for MBA AdmissionOne academic session
Total Questions in Test Paper200
Sectional Division of Exam 20215 Sections with 40 Questions in Each Section
Difficulty LevelEasy to Moderate
Required Percentile for MBA admission in Top Colleges90+
Importance of Taking the December 2021 ExamOffers MBA admission opportunity in 2022 & 2023 Offers opportunity to improve rank & score
Application processOnline

MAT Score validity

The September MAT exam score will be valid for admission in Academic Session 2022-23 and 2023-24.

MAT Registration & Application 2022

Registration process for IBT exam, CBT Exam and PBT MAT Sep exam is open. Registration fee for one MAT exam is Rs.1850/- and for two MAT exams is Rs.2975/-. The registration process is online only. 

MAT 2022 Registration Process

Registration process is online only and can be completed in five simple steps:

MBA Colleges Accepting MAT Score

Here are some of the best MBA colleges accepting the score of Management Aptitude Test 2022:

MBA Colleges in Maharashtra to Accept MAT exam Score

The Higher and Technical Education Department, Directorate of Technical Education, Government of Maharashtra has clarified while determining the entrance exam eligibility of All India category candidates for MBA/MMS admission process in Maharashtra MBA colleges, that All India Candidature Candidate, Jammu and Kashmir Migrant Candidature Candidate will be considered for MBA/MMS admission on the basis of obtaining non zero positive score in CET conducted by the Competent Authority; CAT -conducted by Indian Institute of Management; CMAT; GMAT; MAT; ATMA and XAT. Accordingly, the MAT exam scores will be considered for MBA admission in Maharashtra MBA colleges also.

MAT Question Paper: Duration, Sectional composition & Scoring pattern

How to Prepare for MAT 2022?
Over the years the pattern and syllabus for MAT exam has not changed. The only change is in testing mode which has changed with additional type of IBT exam apart from PBT exam. So, the exam preparation is also not very difficult. Reading good preparation books, practicing with sample papers and previous year papers with solutions are a good tool for preparation.

Consistent exam Preparation can get you admission to MBA 2022 in good MBA colleges. It is high time that exam preparation must be started without any further delay as per the test pattern. 

One of the important points which differentiate MAT preparation from other exams, is the separate section with 40 questions on ‘Data Analysis and Data Sufficiency (DADS)’ which is slightly different from Data Interpretation in other exams. The DADS Preparation and the strategy to prepare for this important section is to be properly planned and followed to score high. The preparation strategy needs more focus on four core sections keeping the ‘Indian & Global Environment’ section at second place.

The exam preparation requires your focus on preparing for the most important four sections with 160 questions. The sections are Language Comprehension; Data Analysis & Data Sufficiency; Intelligence & Critical Reasoning; and Mathematical skills. Accordingly, your Preparation should be focused on following key points:

MAT 2022 Syllabus: At par with other MBA entrance exams

MAT Syllabus contains all the topics on which questions are asked in other national level MBA entrance exams. Past question papers and the exam pattern reveal that syllabus does not throw tough questions in the exam, although syllabus topics are same.

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