MAT Exam

Management Aptitude Test (MAT) Exam

MAT Examination Pattern

MAT 2018 is offered in two modes MAT Online Test/Computer-based Test (CBT) on September 2, 2018, from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM and MAT Paper Based Test (PBT) on September 15, 2018, in different slots. It is conducted in either English or Hindi language.

The candidate has to mark their answers in an OMR answer sheet with an HB Pencil. The candidate won't be provided with any rough sheet, you may do your calculations in the question booklet itself.

A candidate must have basic knowledge about the computer for CBT. The MAT syllabus contains all the topics on which questions are asked in other MBA entrance exams like CMAT & KMAT etc. Based on past MAT question papers and the MAT exam pattern reveal that MAT 2018 syllabus does not throw tough questions in the MAT exam.

Scores of MAT September 2018 exam will be used as admission criteria in B-schools across the country for the academic session 2019-20.
MAT 2018 question paper is based on the MAT exam pattern which is an objective type test with Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs). MAT Syllabus comprises almost all the topics relevant to other top MBA entrance exams.

The question paper is divided into 5 sections on which questions are formed in MAT exam. The test sections in September MAT 2018 exam are Language Comprehension, Mathematical skills, Data Analysis and Sufficiency, Intelligence and Critical Reasoning, Indian and Global Environment.

Paper Pattern For MAT 2018 Exam:

Section No. of Questions

Time Estimated for Each Section

Language Comprehension 40 30 Mins
Mathematical Skills
40 40 Mins
Data Analysis and Sufficiency 40 35 Mins
Intelligence and Critical Reasoning 40 30 Mins
Indian and Global Environment 40 15 Mins
Total 200 150 Mins

Score and percentile in MAT 2018 exam are awarded on the basis of 4 sections. The score of Indian & Global Environment is separately shown but is not taken into account to calculate the merit or percentile score in the MAT score card.

Each section in MAT question paper will have 40 questions making it a total of 200 questions in MCQ format to be solved within 150 minutes. Individual time limit for each section has been suggested by AIMA although aspirants can move from one section to other in the September MAT 2018 exam.

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