MAT Answer Key 2018 (February exam)

Feb. 3, 2018 9564 anangsha

mat answer keyMAT Answer Key 2018: The answer key of MAT contains the correct answer to questions asked in the exam. MAT answer key of the offline test will be released after the exam gets over. MAT answer key 2018 will be released by the coaching institutes. Candidates can download the answer key here. The exam conducting body, AIMA, do not release MAT 2018 answer key. It is difficult to get MAT answer key of online test. However, if any coaching institute release answer key based on memory, the same will be provided here. Answer key will help candidates to compare the responses provided by them in the exam. Based on the number of correct and incorrect answers candidates will be able to calculate their probable score and analyse their performance. According to MAT exam pattern, questions will be asked from Language Comprehension, Mathematical Skills, Data Analysis and Sufficiency, Intelligence and Critical Reasoning and Indian and Global Environment. There will 200 objective type questions, for each correct answer candidates will score 1 mark and 0.25 marks will be deducted for the wrong answer. Candidates can read this article below for more details on MAT answer key.
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How to download MAT answer key 2018?

MAT answer key will be available online if it is released. The link to download the answer key will be provided on this page after it is made available. Step by step procedure to download answer key 2018 is explained below.

Steps to download MAT answer key
Step 1: Click on the link ‘MAT answer key 2018’ (Link will be activated after it is released)
Step 2: Look for the answer key matching with your question paper code.
Step 3: Click on it and download the .pdf file.
Step 4: Cross-check the answers and calculate the probable score

How to calculate the score using MAT answer key 2018?

Based on the number of the correct and incorrect answer, candidates can calculate the probable score. To calculate the score, candidates have to follow the marking scheme prescribed by AIMA. Candidates can check the MAT marking scheme below.
MAT marking scheme
Marking scheme
Marks for correct answer
Marks for the wrong answer
-0.25 or 1/4 th

MAT answer key 2018 – Important Points

  • Aspirants should take note that AIMA will not release MAT answer key.
  • If the answer key is released it will be available online only in the .pdf format.
  • Coaching institutes might release memory based MAT 2018 answer key after the exam gets over.
  • Aspirants are advised to download the correct key corresponding to their question booklet provided during the exam if it is made available.

MAT 2018 Answer Key Dates

The dates pertaining to MAT answer key are given in the table below.
MAT Answer Key Dates
MAT answer key dates
MAT 2018 exam
February 04 and 17, 2018
MAT answer key 2018 
After completion of exam
MAT 2018 result
Last week of February 2018

MAT 2018 result

MAT result will be announced by AIMA in the last week of February. Candidates can check their result and download the scorecard by entering their roll number, form number and test month. MAT scorecard will display the candidate’s sectional score, composite score, and percentile. The examination authority will also send the hard copy of MAT scorecard by post after the declaration of the result.

What is MAT composite score?

The composite score is calculated based on the marks scored in language comprehension, mathematical skills, data analysis and sufficiency, intelligence and critical reasoning. Each section is scaled on a range of 0-100. From this, the composite score is calculated on a scale ranging from 200 to 801. The Indian and Global Environment section is scored separately on a scale of 0 to100.

MAT 2018 cutoff

MAT cutoff is the minimum marks to be secured by candidates to qualify the exam and become eligible for the admission process of B-schools accepting MAT score. The cutoff will be decided by MAT participating institutes. Candidates will be offered admission on the basis of MAT cut off. The cutoff will be decided on the basis of the difficulty level of the test, the number of candidates and number of seats in an institute. Candidates can check below the expected MAT cutoff.
Expected MAT cutoff score
Expected MAT 2017 Cutoff Scores
Xavier Institute of Management & Entrepreneurship
Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad
Balaji Institute of Modern Management, Pune
PSG Institute of Management, Coimbatore
Amity Business School, Noida
Alliance School of Business, Bangalore
IFIM Business School
Acharya Institute of Management & Sciences
VIT University
SRM school and SRM University
Christ Institute of Management


About MAT

The Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is a standardized management test conducted to facilitate admission to over 600 business schools. The test comprises five sections- Language Comprehension, Intelligence and Critical Reasoning, Data Analysis and Sufficiency, Mathematical Skills and Indian and Global Environment. MAT is held for 150 minutes and consists of 200 multiple choice questions. On the basis of MAT scores, various management institutes call candidates for admission to various MBA and allied programmes.

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