Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is a standardized national level entrance test conducted by All India Management Association (AIMA) to facilitate 600 Business Schools (B-Schools) across the country to screen candidates for admission to MBA and allied programs. Any B-School -- national or international -- can consider a valid MAT Score card as an admission input.
Usually the test is conducted 4 times in a year – in the months of February, May, September and December. The September 2013 test is scheduled to be held on 1 September 2013. Candidates willing to appear for MAT September 2013 exam can choose any one of the two options to take the test:
1. Paper Based Test;
2. Computer Based Test;
While the paper based test will be held on 1 September 2013 from 10.00 am to 12.30 pm, the Computer Based Test will be conducted from 7 September onwards (6 days after the Paper Based Test date) in different time slots.
MAT examination is an objective type test with multiple-choice answers. The 150 minute test is designed to measure a person’s general aptitude and question paper has 5 sections with 40 questions in each section. The candidates are required to answer these 200 questions in the given time of two and a half hours.
The five sections include Language Comprehension, Mathematical skills, Data Interpretation, Intelligence and critical reasoning, and Indian and Global Environment. There is a provision of negative marking and one fourth marks get deducted for each incorrect answer.
One should ensure regular dose of practice with Practice Papers. Regular practice increases the speed in the examination hall and increases the accuracy. Practice should be done only with good quality practice tests which are made by experts.
Here are some tips for the candidates willing to appear for the September 2013 MAT examination for the examination day:
While solving the examination paper:
By following these small suggestions, we think you will be able to appear for the examination without any stress.
All the Best for the examination from Jagran Josh team!