The Management Aptitude Test or MAT is organized since 1998 to screen candidates for entrance to B-schools in the country for admission to MBA and similar courses. It was recognized as a national level test in 2003 by the Government of India. Ticket to enter more than 600 business schools in the country, its results is also taken into consideration when approaching universities abroad for management courses.
Candidates can choose between the paper and computer based tests. This exam is organized four times are year and the dates for February this year are - 5th February for the written test while the computer based test is on 11th Feb. The examination consists of 200 questions where each question gives 4 marks for a right answer and deducts 1 mark for a wrong one. The areas covered are - Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation, Data Sufficiently, Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension, General Awareness, Analytical and Logical reasoning.
There is no such requirement for appearing at the MAT exams except that the applicant should have completed his or her graduation. Students appearing for their graduation finals can also appear but they need to furnish their passing proofs later on. Application forms can be taken directly from the AIMA centre or its counters elsewhere. The form is also available online on the official site of AIMA. You will find all information regarding MAT December 2016 on our website. You can find all about the registration dates, examination dates and results too.
Information to Candidates for February 2017 MAT
Mode of Test- Paper based Test & Online
Test date- 5th Feb 2017 (Sunday) for Paper Based & 11 Feb 2017 (Saturday) for online.
Test Timing- 10.00am-12.30pm for Paper Based & for online in different Time slot
Eligibility- Graduates in any discipline (Final year students of Graduate Courses can also apply)
Last Date For sale of Forms- 24th Jan 2017 (Tuesday)
Last Date for submission of filled in Registration Forms at AIMA, New Delhi- 27th Jan 2017 (Friday)
Admit Card- Download Admit Card from AIMA website on or after 28th Jan 2017 (Saturday).
Test Pattern for MAT Exam
|Section No.||Section||No of Questions||Time Suggested(Minutes)|
|3||Data Analysis and Sufficiency||40||35|
|4||Intelligence and Critical Reasoning||40||30|
|5||Indian and Global Environment||40||15|