MAT 2020: Important Dates, Exam Pattern, Syllabus and more
Management Aptitude Test is a national level test administered since 1988 to assist candidates to get into the best business schools. This national level MBA exam is conducted by the All India Management Association 4 times every year, in the month of February, May, September and December. MAT exam opens the doors to over 600 B-schools all over India for MBA, PGDM and other management courses.
The MAT examination is conducted in two modes viz. Paper-based test & Computer-based test. Both the examinations are scheduled on different dates.
MAT 2020 PBT Important Dates
MAT 2020 CBT Important Dates
The candidates can choose to take the exam in both PBT & CBT mode.
MAT 2020 Application Form
AIMA has stopped taking offline applications for MAT exam. The application form for MAT is available in online mode at the official site.
The candidates will have to upload a scanned photograph with a signature for the application process.
Once the application form is filled, the candidate should check the application status.
As the candidates can opt for CBT, PBT or both the exams, they should make a choice along with the 5 institutes where they wish to send their scorecard to get admission.
MAT Exam Application Fee
MAT Eligibility Criteria
Before the candidates apply, they should be aware of the eligibility criteria of the examination.
The candidates should have a graduation degree from any recognized university.
There is no age limit for criteria to apply for this examination.
The exam is conducted 4 times every year and there is no limit for the candidates to attempt for the same.
Candidates in their final year are also eligible to apply for this examination.
MAT Examination Pattern
For both the PBT and CBT mode, there will be 5 sections included in the paper and negative marking for incorrect answers.
Here is the complete sectional weightage for all the questions.
MAT Exam Syllabus
Language Comprehension: Verb, Noun, Pronoun, Adjective, Adverb, Sentence making & correction, Synonyms, Antonyms, One-word substitution, Idioms/ Phrases, Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary, Grammar, Fill in the blanks, Para Jumble
Mathematical Skills, Data Analysis & Sufficiency: Time- Speed- Distance, Ratios & Proportion, HCF & LCM, In-equations Quadratic & Linear Equations, Averages, Number Systems, Algebra, Geometric Progression, Partnership (Accounts), Geometry with Lines, Angles, Triangles, Spheres, Rectangles, Cube & Cone, Work & Time, Profit & Loss, Percentages.
Intelligence & Critical Reasoning: Family tree, Course of Action, Arrangement, Pie Chart, Calendars, Statement Conclusions, Puzzles, Series, Blood Relations, Strong & Weak Arguments, Coding & Decoding, Column Graphs, Multi-Dimensional arrangements, Visual Reasoning, Numeric grid, Critical Reasoning, Graphs representing Area, Syllogisms
Indian & Global Environment: Current Affairs, Top official of big companies, Punch line for companies, Important Quotations, Sports, Science, Politics, Entertainment, World Records, Finance, History, Geography, Business, Famous Awards & Prizes, International Organisation, Major Corporate Laws.
Once the results are declared, the candidates can check the same from the official website https://www.aima.in