MAT-Management Aptitude Test
All India Management Association (AIMA), New Delhi conducts Management Aptitude Test (MAT) on national level to MBA and equivalent programmes in top MBA Colleges, Institutes and Business Schools in India. This exam conducts every year in the month of February, May, September and December.
MAT 2015 – Management Aptitude Test for 2015-
MAT 2015 Eligibility:-
Every quarterly, the exam is conducted which has the following criteria:
1. The candidate appearing for MAT 2015 should be a graduate form an acclaimed university. The final year graduate students can also sit for MAT test.
2. There is no age limit to appear for this test.
3. Similarly, there are no minimum marks required in graduation to appear for MAT.
MAT 2015 Exam Dates:-
Details regarding MAT September 2014 – 2015:
Exam Dates: The paper pencil based test will be held on 1st Feb 2015 and the computer based exam will be held on 6th Feb 2015 onwards.
Correct attempt: 1 mark
Incorrect attempt: Negative marking not specified
|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|
Geometry (Lines, angles, Triangles, Spheres, Rectangles, Cube, Cone etc)
Ratios and Proportion/ Ratios / Percentages
In-equations Quadratic and linear equations Algebra
Profit & Loss, Averages
Time-Speed-Distance/ Work and time
Geometric Progression/ Arithmetic progression
Arithmetic mean/ Geometric mean / Harmonic mean
Median / Mode
Number Base System
Mensuration / Alligation & Mixtures
Work / Pipes and Cisterns
Simple Interest & Compound Interest
Set Theory / Venn Diagram
Instalment Payments/ Clocks
Probability/ Permutations & Combinations
Topics like Trigonometry, Vectors, Binomial Expansion, Co-ordinate geometry, Logarithm, Calendar, Maxima & Minima Progression, Surds & Indices and Complex numbers.
DI And Reasoning :-
Data Interpretation based on text / Data Interpretation based on graphs and tables.
Graphs can be Column graphs/ Bar Graphs/ Line charts/ Pie Chart/ Graphs representing Area/ Venn Diagram, etc.
Critical reasoning/ Visual reasoning
Assumption-Premise-Conclusion/ Assertion and reasons
Statements and assumptions
identifying valid inferences / identifying Strong arguments and Weak arguments
Statements and conclusions/ Cause and Effect
Identifying Probably true/ Probably false/ definitely true/ definitely false kind of statement
Linear arrangements/ Matrix arrangements.
Puzzles, Syllogisms/ Functions
Family tree – identifying relationship among group of people
Symbol Based problems/ Coding and decoding / Sequencing / identifying next number in series, etc.
Comprehension of passage ( Poems can also come).
Verbal Reasoning/ Syllogisms
Contextual usage/ Analogies/ Antonyms/ idioms
Fill In the Blanks/ Jumbled paragraphs with 4 or 5 sentences
Jumbled paragraphs (6 sentences with first and last fixed)
Sentence Correction/ Foreign language words used in English
Sentence completion/ Sentence correction
Odd one out/ one word substitution/ Different usage of same word etc.
Current Affairs, Business, Punch line of companies, Top officials of big companies, Major corporate events
Famous award and prizes
Books and authors
Science, History, Geography, International organisations
Social issues, Sports, Finance, Automobiles, Entertainment, Politics etc.
NOTE: This is not an exhaustive list of syllabus but an indicative list observed over the pattern of MAT Exams till date.