MAT Cutoff 2023

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MAT cutoff

The Management Aptitude Test is conducted by the All India Management Association to screen students based on their aptitude for management programs. The institutes participating in the examination for admissions release their individual MAT cutoff lists in 2023. The MAT Institutes release their respective cutoffs on their official websites. A lot of students avail this opportunity to get admission to top management institutes across the country. 

Name of the Examination Management Aptitude Test 
Conducting Body All India Management Association
Courses AvailableMBA and Allied Programs
Exam LevelNational
Mode of Application Online
Mode of ExamOnline and Offline
Application FeePBT or CBT – INR 1,650
CBT or IBT – INR 2,750
Exam Duration2.5 hours
Average Acceptable MAT Score600 or above
Test Frequency4 times a year
Medium of InstructionEnglish
Exam Official Website

Latest Updates

The MAT PBT Examination has already been conducted on 19 February 2023, MAT CBT 1 was conducted on 26 February 2023 and MAT CBT 2 will be held on 04 March 2023. Candidates can expect the results of their examination by the third week of March 2023. 

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MAT Cutoff 2023 Important Dates

The important dates regarding the MAT Cutoff 2023 are given below. The candidates must strictly adhere to the admission deadlines for the entire process. 

Application Deadline PBT14 February 2023 
Application Deadline CBT 124 February 2023
Application Deadline CBT 227 February 2023
Admit Card Availability PBT 15 February 2023
Admit Card Availability CBT 124 February 2023
Admit Card Availability CBT 202 March 2023
MAT PBT Exam Date19 Feb 2023
MAT CBT 1 Exam Date26 Feb 2023
MAT CBT 2 Exam Date04 Mar 2023
MAT Cutoff (Result)03rd week of March 2023

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What is MAT Cutoff?

MAT cutoff is the minimum number of marks required by each institution in the Management Aptitude Test to qualify the students for their Group Discussions and Personal Interviews. Some of the institutes consider the overall MAT Scores for admission whereas others may consider MAT Composite Scores or MAT Sectional Scores. 

MAT Sectional Scores: MAT Sectional Scores are the scores given in each section of the candidates’ scorecard. These marks are allotted section-wise and are different for each section. 

MAT Composite Score: The MAT Composite Score includes the cumulative marks attained by the students in the first four sections of the test namely Language Comprehension, Data Analysis & Sufficiency, Mathematical Skills and Intelligence & Critical Reasoning.

MAT Percentile Score: The percentile will represent the decreasing order of percentages received by the students based on the total number of students and their increasing order of marks. 

2023 MAT Cutoff for Top Colleges

The MAT Cutoff 2023 is different for each college based on the various factors using which the cutoff is calculated. Some of the colleges which accept MAT exam scores are mentioned below along with their expected cutoff. 

CollegeMAT Cutoff Score 2023
Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship700
TA Pai Management Institute700
Institute of Public Enterprise650
National Institute of Technology600
Institute of Finance and International Management600
Balaji Institute of Modern Management600
PSG Institute of Management600
Alliance School of Business500
Amity Business School500
SRM Institute of Science and Technology400
Christ Institute of Management400

MAT Cutoff 2023 Percentile 

The percentile range accepted by the reputed institutions is higher. The percentile achieved by a candidate is in order of their exact percentage scores. The list of colleges accepting the different percentile ranges is given below. 

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Top 5 Colleges Accepting MAT Cutoff 80 Percentile or Above 

There are various colleges accepting 80%ile or above the 5 such colleges are given below:

CollegeMAT Cutoff Percentile
BIMTECH Greater Noida80-85
International School of Business & Media (ISB&M) Pune80-85
Balaji Institute of Modern Management, Pune80-85
Jagan Institute of Management Studies (JIMS) Rohini, Delhi80-85
XIME Bangalore80-85

Top 5 Colleges Accepting MAT Cutoff 75 Percentile or Above 

The various colleges accepting MAT exam scores of 75%ile or above are given below:

CollegeMAT Cutoff Percentile
Institute of Public Enterprise75-80
Indus Business Academy or IBA 75-80
IMS Ghaziabad75-80
IBS Hyderabad: ICFAI Business School75-80
SDMIMD Mysore75-80

Top 5 Colleges Accepting MAT Cutoff 70 Percentile or Above 

There are good colleges that accept 70%ile or above the cutoff for the MAT examinations. 

CollegeMAT Cutoff Percentile
AIMS School of Business or AIMS70-75
GITAM Visakhapatnam70-75
IES Management IES MCRC Mumbai70-75
Kristu Jayanti College or KJC70-75
ITM Group of Institutions70-75

Top 5 Colleges Accepting MAT Cutoff 60 Percentile or Above 

The list of colleges accepting 60 %ile is given below. The candidates can apply to these Management colleges with a lower percentile as well. 

CollegeMAT Cutoff Percentile
J K Business School 65-70
GITAM School of Business Bengaluru65-70
St. Joseph Institute of Management65-70
Jaypee Business School60-65
Accurate Institute of Management And Technology55-60

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MAT Sectionwise Cutoff (Expected) and Ideal Attempts 2023

The ideal attempts are the number of questions that are expected to be answered by the candidate in a particular section out of the 40 questions in each section. The ideal number of questions attempted and the MAT section-wise cutoff is given below: 

Section No of QuestionsIdeal Time Taken (min)
Language Comprehension4030
Data Analysis and Sufficiency4038
Mathematical Skills4037
Intelligence and Critical Reasoning4035
Indian and Global Environment4010
Section Ideal AttemptsExpected Percentile Cutoff
Language Comprehension25-3028
Data Analysis and Sufficiency24-28 23
Mathematical Skills30-3230
Intelligence and Critical Reasoning25-2827
Indian and Global Environment15-25Not Applicable

How to Check MAT Cutoff 2023?

The results of MAT 2023 are expected to release in the third week of March 2023. The candidates expecting to make it to the cutoff can start preparing for the Group Discussion and Personal Interview. The various steps to download the cutoff are given below: 

  1. Open the official website of the MAT participating institute that the candidate had applied for during registration. 
  2. Search for the admissions tab and click on it. 
  3. Enter the registration details in the given space.
  4. Click on Login.
  5. The MAT cutoff 2023 for the particular college will appear. Download a softcopy of the same. 

How is the MAT Cutoff Calculated?

The MAT Cutoff is calculated by the participating institutes separately. The institutes consider various factors for the calculation of MAT Cutoff. An overview of candidates’ personal profiles is also considered for the cutoff. Considering all these aspects a set of Examination Authorities of each institute releases a cutoff score or percentile. 

Factors Determining MAT Cutoff 2023

There are various factors to consider while deciding the cutoff. Some of these factors are stated as follows:

  1. The number of candidates appearing for the test. More test takers are directly linked to higher cutoffs. 
  2. Level of difficulty of the question paper. If the question paper was tough the cutoff is expected to be lower. 
  3. The number of seats available for a particular institution. More the seats available, the lower the cutoff. 
  4. The cutoff is also influenced by the previous year’s MAT cutoffs as the trend goes. 

What after MAT Cut off 2023?

Colleges accepting MAT Score follow its individual selection procedure. While some admit students directly upon their MAT Results, some hold further selection rounds. These rounds help to filter out the best students. Some colleges may conduct group discussion rounds along with a personal interview, while some may also include written ability tests. 


What is the date for MAT CBT 2 Test?

MAT PBT and CBT 1 are already conducted in February 2023. The date for the MAT CBT 2 Test is 04 March 2023.

When will the admit cards for MAT CBT 2 be released?

The admit cards for the MAT CBT 2 test are not out yet. As per the All India Management Association, the admit cards will be out on 02 March 2023.

What is the official website of MAT?

The details of the Management Aptitude Test are available on the official website of the All Indian Management Association or AIMA. The link to the website is

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