MAT 2023 Result Date - Marking Scheme, Cut Off & Analysis

  • By Sneha Dasgupta
  • 14 June 2021

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The All India Management Association (AIMA), the conducting body of MAT 2023, have released the MAT 2023 result date for the May session on the official MAT website.

MAT results are available in the form of a scorecard which will contain the sectional and overall scores of the candidates. To check your MAT exam results, you will have to log in to the official website of AIMA and enter the MAT credentials that you had created at the time of registration.

In this article, you are going to learn about the MAT 2023 result date, marking scheme, cut-off, and analysis of your MAT exam result.

MAT 2023 Result Date

Here is a comprehensive list of the important dates that you should look out for:

MAT Exam 2023 date (PBT mode)

May 21, 2023

MAT Exam 2023 date (CBT 1)

May 14, 2023

MAT Exam 2023 date (CBT 2)

June 4, 2023

MAT Exam 2023 date (IBT mode)

May 7, 13, 20, and 27, 2023

MAT 2023 result declaration dates

June 27, 2023

How to check MAT result

After the MAT 2023 result date is released on the official website, you can download your MAT scorecard.

Steps to download MAT scorecard

Follow these steps to download your MAT result:

  • Visit the official website of MAT
  • Go to the ‘Download/View’ tab.
  • A drop-down menu will appear in which you have to select ‘MAT IBT result’
  • Select the particular session of the test
  • Enter your credentials, i.e., your registration number and form number
  • Click on the "Submit" tab to view your MAT 2023 scorecard

You can also request your MAT result via SMS, to get the same, you have to follow the instructions given below:

  • Enter your MAT 2023 application number and date of birth
  • Type the prefix "MAT" before them
  • Send it to 54242

Details mentioned on the MAT scorecard

The MAT scorecard is an important document that will be required during admission. We have listed below the details that will find on the MAT scorecard.

  • Candidate’s credentials (Name, Roll No., Registration no. etc)
  • Total scores for each of the sections
  • Composite scores in the first four sections
  • Sectional percentiles for all the sectionals
  • Total MAT composite score
  • Total MAT percentile

MAT Marking Scheme

According to the MAT exam pattern, the MAT marking scheme is as follows:

  • For every correct answer, you will be awarded 1 mark.
  • For every incorrect answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted.
  • The total scaled score is 800 marks.

How to Calculate MAT Result

The total percentile obtained by a candidate in MAT is most commonly used for admission into management courses. Colleges give special weightage to the section-wise percentiles while offering the choice of specialisation. 

Composite score: It refers to the marks obtained in the first four sections of the MAT exam The range of composite scores is between 199 and 801. All scores below 200 are rated as 199.

For the final percentile calculation, the following formula is used:

Composite Score / Total number of candidates who appeared for the exam X 100 = MAT percentile

MAT Cut-Off

The MAT cut-off, which is released after the MAT result depends on numerous factors. Three of the main factors are listed below:

Factors determining MAT cutoff

  • Total number of candidates who cleared the MAT exam
  • The difficulty level of the MAT Question Paper
  • Total number of seats available in the institute
  • Last year’s MAT cut-off trend

Based on previous years' cut-offs, here is a list of expected cut-offs this year of different colleges:

Name of MAT score accepting institutes

MAT Cut off in Scores

Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship, Bangalore


TA Pai Management Institute, Manipal


Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad


National Institute of Technology, Warangal


Institute of Finance and International Management, Bangalore


Balaji Institute of Modern Management, Pune


PSG Institute of Management, Coimbatore


Alliance School of Business, Bangalore


Amity Business School, Noida


SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai


Christ Institute of Management, Pune


MAT Admission Process

After the results are declared, candidates have to use MAT scores to apply to institutes of their choice. 600+ institutes accept MAT scores for admission into MBA and other similar management courses. However, you can apply to up to 5 colleges and you will be called for the second round if you meet the cut-offs set by them.

The standard chronology of steps in the MAT admission process has been given below.

  1. In the first round, candidates are shortlisted by the chosen colleges based on CMAT cut-offs
  2. The shortlisted candidates receive call letters for the selection round via the registered email id
  3. In the selection round, candidates are asked to produce certain documents(details below) for verification
  4. The selection procedure for the second round consists of Written Ability Test, Group Discussion and Personal Interview
  5. Based on the total scores in the second round, candidates are shortlisted for final admission

AIMA MAT 2023 Selection Process

As the MAT 2023 result dates are out, you need to understand the selection process of AIMA MAT 2023. According to the institutes, the subsequent MAT 2023 selection process has a number of stages. Depending on their needs, institutions may or may not conduct the steps of selection. The following are the documents that applicants must provide to the institutions during the MAT 2023 exam selection process:

  • MAT 2023 admission card
  • The original and duplicate copies of educational records or certificates for grades 10 through 12 and graduation
  • MAT rank card 
  • Photos in the size of a passport
  •  If required - A caste Certificate

Documents to Carry on the Day of Selection

On the day of selection, the details entered by the candidates during application are verified by the institute authorities. You need to produce original as well as photocopies of the documents listed below.

  • Graduation mark sheet
  • MAT scorecard
  • MAT admit card
  • Domicile certificate (if applicable)
  • Category certificate (if applicable)
  • 12th Marksheet / Certificate
  • DOB proof (10th Marksheet, Birth Certificate)

The institute will return the originals after verifying and keep the photocopies for the record. The number of photocopies to carry will be mentioned in the call letter.

Top Colleges Accepting MAT Scores 

MAT is a national-level test and many top colleges powered by Sunstone accept MAT scores. MAT scores are also accepted in some institutes abroad. We have listed the top colleges in India that accept MAT scores.

  1. SAGE University, Indore
  2. GD Goenka University, Gurgaon
  3. Rathinam Insitute of Management, Coimbatore

MAT Score Analysis

The MAT Exam Analysis will help all the MAT exam takers who plan to appear in future exams learn about the nature of the test, difficulty level, exam pattern, and expected cut-offs.

MAT 2022 September Paper Analysis

Expect the section-wise difficulty level, which can be termed as moderate to difficult, there were no major changes in the paper.

MAT 2022 December Paper Analysis

The December session was also conducted in an IBT mode or Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (IBT) which means that the candidates were able to take the examination from the comfort of their homes on their personal laptops/desktops with the exam pattern being the same as that of PBT/CBT in 2023.

MAT 2023 February Paper Analysis

AIMA conducted MAT in February 2023 in the newly introduced Remote Proctored Internet-Based Test (IBT) mode due to the coronavirus pandemic in May, June, July, August, and September. The exam authorities used a remote proctoring method for student verification and exam invigilation to ensure no candidate resorted to cheating or any other malpractice.

There was no change in the MAT 2023 exam pattern of IBT mode. The difficulty level of IBT mode exams held in May-July had a moderate level of difficulty. The Verbal Ability, Data Analysis, and Reasoning questions were quite time-consuming.

MAT 2023 May Paper Analysis

Apart from a few tricky questions in the Language Comprehension, Data Analysis and Quantitative Aptitude section, the overall question paper of the MAT 2023 May session exam was easy.

Experts state that a score of 110-112 is sufficient for students to fetch a 90+ percentile cut-off in their MAT results.

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FAQs - MAT 2023 Result Date

What is a good MAT score?

A composite score of 400 and above in your MAT result is considered a good MAT score. Most of the MBA colleges accepting MAT select students with MAT scores in the range of 80 to 99 percentile.

How can the inaccuracy in MAT result 2023 be fixed?

Candidates can contact them at 011-47673000 or 8130338839 or send an email to in case they discover any discrepancies in the MAT results.

What is my MAT percentile?

AIMA converts your raw score to a scaled score leading to an overall composite score out of 800 after normalization across the test sessions and different testing modes. Based on the scaled score, your MAT percentile is awarded.

What is the MAT exam for MBA?

MAT, also known as the Management Aptitude Test is a national-level entrance exam conducted by the All India Management Association (AIMA). This is an entrance test for admission to MBA/PGDM programs in B-schools across the country.

Do IIMs accept MAT scores?

There are 600+ colleges which accept MAT scores, however, IIMs do not consider your MAT result, they only look into CAT scores.

What are the details that will be mentioned in the scorecard of MAT?

Your MAT scorecard will contain the scores of the following sections:

Composite Score

Mathematical Skills

Language Comprehension

Data Analysis & Sufficiency

Indian & Global Environment

Intelligence & Critical Reasoning

Is 70 percentile good in MAT?

70 - 80 percentile is a moderate score in the MAT but there are many good colleges where cut-offs are expected to remain in that range. MAT scores are only used for screening in the first round. The final admission is done on the basis of the scores in the GD/PI round.

Is MAT 2023 result date out?

The MAT exam results for February and May are out already; candidates can check their results on the official website of AIMA-MAT. The results for the May session will be out on June 27, 2023.

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