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MAT EXAM 2018: EXAM DATE,SYLLABUS,REGISTRATION, PATTERN

MAT 2018

MAT EXAM 2018 MAT FEBRUARY 2018

MAT is a national-level management entrance examination used as an eligibility criterion by many top management institutes in India for MBA/PGDM programmes.MAT scores are considered by more than 600 B-Schools all over India.

MAT February 2018 Registration has been extended till 31st January 2018 (for Offline) and 14th February 2018 (for Online).

MAT Feb 2018, exam offers the last chance to be enrolled to an MBA College for the year 2018-19 as most of the top Business Schools will stop admission process for this year.

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Every year,MAT exam is conducted by AIMA (All India Management Association) four times in a year i.e; in February, May, September and December.


MAT EXAM 2018
EVENTSDATES(CONFIRMED)
REGISTRATION STARTS(ONLINE) 20 Dec’17
REGISTRATION CLOSES 26 Jan’18
LAST DATE OF ONLINE CHOICE FILLING 26 Jan’18
ADMIT CARD RELEASE DATE 27 Jan’ 18
MAT 2018 EXAM Paper Based Test: 4 Feb’18 Computer Based Test: 17 Feb’18
MAT 2018 RESULT 4th Week of Feb’18

MAT 2018,May will be held in the 3rd week of May’18.

MAT 2018,September shall take place in the 2nd week of Sep’18.

Similarly, MAT 2018,December will be conducted in the 1st week of Dec’18.

MAT 2018 ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

The eligibility criteria set up by the AIMA for the exam are given below:

    • Qualification: Candidates must be graduate or in final year of graduation in any discipline from a recognised university.

    • Required Marks: There is no minimum marks requirement to be eligible for MAT.However, candidates have to secure passing marks i.e; at least 50% in their graduation for general categories and 45% for reserved categories.

    • Nationality: NRIs can also apply for the test.

  • Age and Attempted Limits: There is No specified age limit and No. of attempts is set for MAT 2018 Exam.

MAT 2018 Registration

The applications for MAT February 2018 are open now.You can apply for MAT February 2018 at Official website of AIMA.

Only ONLINE applications will be available for MAT 2018 (all sessions).The registration application fee for MAT 2018 exam is Rs 1500/- (Including GST).

The application fee can be paid through Net banking,Credit card or debit card or Demand draft.

Candidates who have either paid the fees through demand draft or not uploaded their photograph/signature online need to send the application form with DD made in favor of All India Management Association payable at New Delhi to the following address by the 4th week of January 2018:

Manager – MAT,

All India Management Association,

Management House, 14, Institutional Road,

Lodhi Road, New Delhi – 110003

MAT 2018 EXAM PATTERN
PARTICULARSDATA
EXAM MODE Online(CBT) as well as Offline(PBT)
TYPES OF QUESTIONS Objective (MCQs)
NO. OF QUESTIONS 200
NO. OF SECTIONS 5
SECTIONS COVERED
  • Mathematical Skills.
  • Data Analysis and Sufficiency.
  • Language Comprehension.
  • Intelligence and Critical Reasoning.
  • Indian and Global Environment.
EXAM DURATION 2 hrs 30 mins
MARKING SCHEME 1 mark for each correct answer
NEGATIVE MARKING ¼ mark for each incorrect answer

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SECTION PATTERN
SECTIONSNO. OF QUESTIONSTIME (In Mins)
Mathematical Skills 40 40
Data Analysis and Sufficiency 40 35
Language Comprehension 40 30
Intelligence and Critical Reasoning 40 30
Indian and Global Environment 40 15
MAT 2018 EXAM SYLLABUS
    • Mathematical Skills:Elementary Mathematics; Arithmetic:- Number System, Ratio and Proportion, Mixtures and Allegation; Unitary Method; Time and Distance; Commercial Maths; Profit and Loss, Interest; Geometry; Triangles, Circles; Mensuration; Algebra Permutation and Combinations; Sequence And Series; Trigonometry Heights and Distance; Linear Programming; Coordinate Geometry.

    • Data Analysis and Sufficiency:Graphs, Charts, Bar Graphs, Pie Chart, Venn Diagram, Puzzles, Tables etc.

    • Language Comprehension:Vocabulary, Reading Comprehension, Grammar, Verbal Reasoning, Analogies, Odd man out, Sentence correction & completion, Antonyms, Idioms etc.

    • Intelligence and Critical Reasoning:Mathematical Reasoning, Verbal Ability, Coding and Decoding, Family Tree, Effect and Cause, Sequencing,Fact Inference Judgment, Passage Conclusion, Analogy, Statement Argument among others.

  • Indian and Global Environment:Current Affairs,Economics,Finance,General Knowledge, Geography, History, Sports, Entertainment, Politics, Science, Awards, Business etc.
MAT 2018 EXAM CENTRES

Test Venues for Paper-Based Test and Computer Based Test are different. The Paper-Based Test is on 4 February 2018 at one time slot i.e., 10.00am-12.30 pm, whereas the Computer Based Test will take place from 17 February 2018 in different time slots.

If the number of candidates registered for Computer Based Test is limited and it can be accommodated in a single day; the test will be completed on 17 February 2018 itself.

States for MAT 2018 Exam Centres – Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chandigarh, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, J&K, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Tripura, UP, Uttarakhand and West Bengal.

MAT 2018 ADMIT CARD

You can download admit card of MAT 2018 from January 27, 2018 onwards from AIMA official website.

Different admit cards will be generated for PBT and CBT.

MAT 2018 Exam Analysis

MAT 2018, February (Paper based exam) was conducted on 4 Feb, 2018.The paper was no surprise, a moderate level of tricky questions but lengthy as compared to the previous MAT Exams.

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MAT 2018 Sectional Analysis

Mathematical Skills -16 out of 40 questions in this section was occupied by arithmetic questions including interest, Time and work, Percentage & Profit and Loss.

Data Analysis and Sufficiency-Data Interpretation dominated this sections with more than 50 percent. The section tested you on speed and accuracy along with Questions based on graphs, pie-charts, data comparison and bar diagrams.

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Update: MAT 2018 Online Exam is scheduled to be on 17 Feb,2018. All the BEST!!!

MAT 2018 RESULT

The results for MAT 2018 (Feb Session) will be announced in the last week of February 2018. The results will be available on the AIMA website.MAT scorecard will also be sent to each candidate through post which will be valid for one year.

MAT 2018 SELECTION PROCEDURE

Usually the MAT selection procedure comprises of Group Discussion, Personal Interview and Written Ability Test (WAT).Every Institute has its own selection criteria. First, candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their MAT score. Then these shortlisted candidates will be called for further selection rounds at various participating institutes.

Final admission is based on the performance of candidates in each round.

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COLLEGES ACCEPTING MAT 2018 SCORE

Top Management Institutes which accept MAT Score are as follows:

  1. Ajeenkya DY Patil University,Pune
  2. Amity University,Noida
  3. ITM Group of Institutions,Mumbai
  4. Christ University,Bangalore
  5. Balaji Institute of Modern Management
  6. M.S Ramaiah Institute of Management,Bangalore
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MAT 2018 PREPARATION TIPS:
  • Keep yourself updated with MAT 2018 syllabus.
  • Follow proper time table to give every subject equal attention.
  • Practice mock tests and previous years’ question papers
  • Solve the quantitative section using short-tricks.
  • Prepare self-made notes.
  • Improve your speed of solving problems.Have a good strategy to solve maximum number of questions in less time.
  • Attempt the questions when you are 110% sure.
  • Refer good books.
  • Confidence is the key to success.Be Confident while preparing for the exam.
  • Assign your last 2 or 3 days only for revision.
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