MAT or the Management Aptitude Test is one of the most important entrance examinations for some of the major business schools in the country. There are many business schools in India which admit the students into the management program based on the results of MAT and hence, it holds a lot of importance for all MBA aspirants. This entrance exam is basically conducted by the All India Management Aptitude Testing Service (AIMATS), New Delhi conducts the Management Aptitude Test (MAT) as the National Entrance Test for admission to MBA and equivalent programmes of the various participating institutes. Approved by the Government of India, MAT results are accepted by All India Management Association - Centre for Management Education (AIMA-CME) and other AICTE-approved Management Institutes (MI) and university departments. Besides having test centres all over India, MAT is also conducted in overseas locations.MAT is usually conducted 4 times each year in February, May, September and December.MAT is a two and a half hour test and a large number of colleges and universities all over the country consider the MAT results while deciding if the applicant gets the admission.