Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2018 February exam will be held on February 4, from 10AM to 12.30PM as paper based test and on February 17, 2018 in different time slots as computer based test.
For the first time, AIMA has allowed the MAT test takers to appear in both – paper based and computer based MAT exams with an additional payment of Rs.1000/- towards application fee. The last date to apply is January 26, 2018. According to AIMA, “Candidate can opt for both the tests i.e. PBT and CBT by paying an extra fees of 1000/- in addition to 1500/-.”
Although MAT Syllabus contains all the topics on which questions are asked in other MBA entrance exams also, past MAT question papers and the MAT exam pattern reveal that MAT syllabus does not throw tough questions in the MAT exam. Scores of MAT February 2018 exam will be used as admission criteria in B-schools across the country for the academic session 2018-19.
MAT question paper is based on the MAT exam pattern which is an objective type test with Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs). MAT Syllabus comprises almost all the topics relevant to other top MBA entrance exams. The MAT question paper is divided among 5 key sections on which questions are formed in MAT exam.
The 5 test sections in February MAT 2018 exam will be Language Comprehension, Mathematical skills, Data Analysis and Sufficiency, Intelligence and Critical Reasoning, Indian and Global Environment.
Score and percentile in MAT exam is awarded on the basis of 4 sections. The score of Indian & Global Environment is separately shown but is not taken into account to calculate the merit or percentile score in the MAT score card.
Each of the 5 sections in MAT question paper will have 40 questions making it a total of 200 questions in MCQ format to be solved in 150 minutes. Individual time limit for each section has been suggested by AIMA although candidates can move from one section to other in the February MAT 2018 exam.
|Section:||No. of Questions:||Suggested time (in min)|
|Intelligence and Critical Reasoning||40||30|
|Data Analysis and Sufficiency||40||35|
|Indian and Global Environment||40||15|