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April 2, 2024

MAT Exam Eligibility: Check MAT MAY Exam 2024 Eligibility Criteria

MAT Exam is an important national MBA entrance that is accepted for MBA Admission in 500+ MBA colleges in India. MAT Exam is held four times in a year in February, May, September and December in three modes: Computer Based Test (MAT CBT), Paper Based Test (MAT PBT) and Internet Based Test (MAT IBT). MAT 2024 May Exam will be held from May 19 to June 2, 2024 in three different modes. Check dates below. 

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MAT 2024 May Exam Dates

Test Mode
Test Date
Registration Last Date
Paper Based Test - PBT
June 2, 2024
May 28, 2024
Computer Based Test - CBT
May 26, 2024
May 19, 2024
Internet Based Test – IBT 1
May 19, 2024
May 16, 2024
Internet Based Test – IBT 2
May 24, 2024
May 21, 2024
Internet Based Test – IBT 3
May 31, 2024
May 28, 2024

MAT 2024 May Exam Registration is Open. MAT May Exam 2024 Registration Fees is Rs 1900 for taking one exam, and Rs 3300 for taking any two exams from the options above.


To appear for MAT exam 2024, you must meet MAT eligibility criteria which includes following:

  • MAT Eligibility Criteria for Education
  • MAT Eligibility Criteria for Percentage of Marks
  • MAT Eligibility Criteria for Age


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MAT 2024 Eligibility Criteria  

Following are the key MAT 2024 exam Eligibility criteria that you must note:


1. EDUCATION QUALIFICATION: The candidate applying for MAT 2024 exam must fulfil one of the following MAT 2024 eligibility criteria:

  • Completed Bachelor’s degree, or
  • Completed professional degree e.g. CA/CS/ICWA, or
  • Should be in the final year of Bachelor’s degree 

2. PERCETAGE OF MARKS: The percentage of marks obtained by the candidate would be calculated based on the practice as followed by the respective University/Institution.


3. GRADES OR CGPA REQUIREMENT: In case of grades / CGPA, the conversion to percentage of marks would be based on the procedure as certified by the respective University/ institution in accordance with the participating management institute’s MAT eligibility criteria.


4. MINIMUM AGE: MAT 2024 eligibility does not impose any age bar to appear in MAT 2024 May exam. 


5. WORK EXPERIENCE: In MAT Exam Eligibility, there is no minimum work experience criteria. So you can apply for MAT Exam even if you don’t have work experience.  

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MAT Eligibility 2024 Vs MBA College Admission Eligibility

There can be some difference between the MAT exam eligibility criteria and the MBA admission eligibility criteria of good MBA college where you wish to apply. Key points of such differences are:

MAT Exam Eligibility Criteria
MBA College Admission Eligibility Criteria
No Minimum Percentage of Marks in graduation, Only Pass marks needed
Minimum 50% to 60% marks in graduation required
No concession to professional degree holders like CA/CS
Some relaxation may be given for professional degree holders
No weightage to work experience
Weightage may be awarded in admission criteria
No Weightage to Women candidates
Weightage can be given to women candidates in admission criteria to promote gender diversity
No Weightage for Class 10 & 12 marks
Good weightage can be given for excellent academic performance

MAT Eligibility 2024: Completed Vs Final Year of Bachelor’s Degree

According to AIMA, Graduates in any discipline can apply for MAT 2024 exam. Those who are in their final year of graduation can also apply. It implies that a candidate is eligible to appear in MAT 2024 exam, if he/she holds recognized Bachelor’s Degree with minimum 3 years duration or equivalent in any discipline. 

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