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# MAT 2017: Last chance to get Top MBA college with May Exam scores; Prepare as per MAT exam Syllabus - expert tips

MAT 2017 May exam can prove to be the last opportunity to get admission in one of the top MBA colleges in India and 400 MBA colleges of Maharashtra

MAT 2017 May exam can prove to be the last opportunity to get admission in one of the top MBA colleges in India and 400 MBA colleges of Maharashtra.

MAT 2017 scores can offer admission opportunity in high RoI and top MBA colleges of Maharashtra. A few of the top MBA colleges where admission chances would be available through Centralized Admission Process (CAP) 2017 on the basis of MAT 2017 scores are JBIMS Mumbai, SIMSREE Mumbai, K J Somaiya Mumbai, PUMBA Pune, N L Dalmiya Mumbai, DSIMS Mumbai, IESMCRC Mumbai, SIES Mumbai, FLAME Pune, Singhad Pune among others.

MAT 2017: 200 low LoD MCQs

May MAT 2017 exam will be an objective type test with multiple-choice Questions (MCQs). The test will be divided among 5 key sections on which questions will be formed. The sections are - Language Comprehension, Mathematical skills, Data Analysis and Sufficiency, Intelligence and Critical Reasoning, Indian and Global Environment.

Each of the 5 sections will have 40 questions making it a total of 200 questions to be solved in 150 minutes.

AIMA as well as the experts on MAT preparation have also prescribed suggested time limit to solve questions in each of the 5 sections in MAT 2017 May exam. The test is designed to measure the test takers general aptitude in following areas

Section no.

Section Subject

Number of questions

Suggested time to solve

1

Language comprehension

40

30

2

Mathematical skills

40

40

3

Data Analysis and Sufficiency

40

35

4

Intelligence and Critical Reasoning

40

30

5

Indian and Global Environment

40

15

Total

200

150

Prepare as per MAT Syllabus & past trends

Although MAT is a national level management entrance test, if we measure the past trend of questions in earlier MAT exams and view the expected level of difficulty in MAT 2017, the exam would appear less difficult than CAT and XAT. A candidate, if prepares well can crack MAT 2017 May exam with high score and without much difficulty.

Language comprehension in May MAT 2017 is expected to be moderately difficult and questions on Mathematical skills are expected to be of matriculation standard.

Take more Mocks & Analyse: Key to success

MAT 2017 MAY exam would award scores keeping the Indian and Global environment section out. Hence the scores are to be awarded out of 160 marks and accordingly the test takers will get their merit position where their scores are sent by AIMA.

Negative marking will be applied to each wrong answer, so please be careful while calculating your score.

It is right time to attempt more mocks along with your preparation for MAT 2017 May exam.

A few of the expected type of questions in MAT 2017 May exam could guide you about the question type and level of difficulty you may face in the exam. It is advisable to practice as many questions as possible of similar type taking more and more Mocks for your own benefit.

Directions : The sentence has four underlined parts marked A, B, C and D. Identify the one underlined part that must be changed for the sentence to be correct.

Q1. The book is well-printed and attractively bound making altogether an attractive volume.

A B C D

(1) A (2) B (3) C (4) D

Directions : In the following question a related pair of words is followed by four pairs of words. Select the pair that best expresses a relationship similar to that expressed in the original pair.

Q2. APHORISM : SENTENTIOUS : :

(1) criticism : redundant (2) eulogy : laudatory (3) adage : symbolic (4) maxim : allegorical

Q3. There are 30 socks in a drawer. 60% of the socks are red and the rest are blue. What is the minimum number of socks that must be taken from the drawer without looking in order to be certain that at least two blue socks have been chosen?

(1) 2 (2) 3 (3) 14 (4) 20

Q4. The ratio of chickens to pigs to horses on a farm can be expressed as the triple ratio 20 : 4 : 6. If there are 120 chickens on the farm, then the number of horses on the farm is

(1) 4 (2) 6 (3) 24 (4) 36

Directions: The following problem has a question followed by two statements labeled A and B. Use the data given in the statements to decide whether the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Choose your answer as

(1) if statement A alone is sufficient to answer the problem.

(2) if statement B alone is sufficient to answer the problem.

(3) if statements A and B are together needed to answer the problem.

(4) if statements A and B are not sufficient

Q5. C is a circle with centre D and radius 2. E is a circle with centre F and radius R. Are there any points which are on both E and C?

A : The distance from D to F is 1 + R B : R = 3

Answer keys

Question

Answer

1

3

2

2

3

4

4

4

5

1

Take full Mock to succeed in MAT

Apart from other All India MBA/PGDM entrance exams like CAT/XAT/CMAT, MATis also a standardised test. The exam is being administered since 1988 to facilitate B-Schools to screen candidates for admission to MBA and allied programmes. Govt. of India, Ministry of HRD approved MAT as a National Level test in 2003. Any B-School-national or international can consider MAT Score as an admission input based on the Score Cards issued to the candidates.

AIMA claims MAT as the largest test of its kind in the nation.

More than 700 MBA colleges across India are supposed to accept MAT 2017 May exam scores. On February 18, 2013 Honble Supreme Court of India allowed the petition to continue MAT as an entrance test to PGDM institutes.

After the announcement that JBIMS Mumbai will offer admission through DTE-Centralized Admission Process (CAP) 2017, the top MBA college is also expected to accept MAT 2017 exam scores.

Test dates for Paper pen mode and for Computer based test in May MAT 2017 would be different. Candidates can opt for either of the two but will not be allowed to appear in both type of exams.

MAT 2017 May exam in Paper pencil mode will be conducted on Sunday May 7, 2017. The test will be of 2 hours (150 minutes) and will be conducted from 10 AM to 12.30 PM.

Candidates opting for Computer Based online test will be required to appear in the test from Saturday May 13, 2017 onwards.

However, if the number of candidates registered for Computer Based Test is limited and can be accommodated in a single day; the test will be completed on May 13, 2017 itself.

Stay tuned to MBAUniverse.com for more updates on May MAT 2017exam

MAT 2017 scores can offer admission opportunity in high RoI and top MBA colleges of Maharashtra. A few of the top MBA colleges where admission chances would be available through Centralized Admission Process (CAP) 2017 on the basis of MAT 2017 scores are JBIMS Mumbai, SIMSREE Mumbai, K J Somaiya Mumbai, PUMBA Pune, N L Dalmiya Mumbai, DSIMS Mumbai, IESMCRC Mumbai, SIES Mumbai, FLAME Pune, Singhad Pune among others.

MAT 2017: 200 low LoD MCQs

May MAT 2017 exam will be an objective type test with multiple-choice Questions (MCQs). The test will be divided among 5 key sections on which questions will be formed. The sections are - Language Comprehension, Mathematical skills, Data Analysis and Sufficiency, Intelligence and Critical Reasoning, Indian and Global Environment.

Each of the 5 sections will have 40 questions making it a total of 200 questions to be solved in 150 minutes.

AIMA as well as the experts on MAT preparation have also prescribed suggested time limit to solve questions in each of the 5 sections in MAT 2017 May exam. The test is designed to measure the test takers general aptitude in following areas

Section no.

Section Subject

Number of questions

Suggested time to solve

1

Language comprehension

40

30

2

Mathematical skills

40

40

3

Data Analysis and Sufficiency

40

35

4

Intelligence and Critical Reasoning

40

30

5

Indian and Global Environment

40

15

Total

200

150

Prepare as per MAT Syllabus & past trends

Although MAT is a national level management entrance test, if we measure the past trend of questions in earlier MAT exams and view the expected level of difficulty in MAT 2017, the exam would appear less difficult than CAT and XAT. A candidate, if prepares well can crack MAT 2017 May exam with high score and without much difficulty.

Language comprehension in May MAT 2017 is expected to be moderately difficult and questions on Mathematical skills are expected to be of matriculation standard.

Take more Mocks & Analyse: Key to success

MAT 2017 MAY exam would award scores keeping the Indian and Global environment section out. Hence the scores are to be awarded out of 160 marks and accordingly the test takers will get their merit position where their scores are sent by AIMA.

Negative marking will be applied to each wrong answer, so please be careful while calculating your score.

It is right time to attempt more mocks along with your preparation for MAT 2017 May exam.

A few of the expected type of questions in MAT 2017 May exam could guide you about the question type and level of difficulty you may face in the exam. It is advisable to practice as many questions as possible of similar type taking more and more Mocks for your own benefit.

Directions : The sentence has four underlined parts marked A, B, C and D. Identify the one underlined part that must be changed for the sentence to be correct.

Q1. The book is well-printed and attractively bound making altogether an attractive volume.

A B C D

(1) A (2) B (3) C (4) D

Directions : In the following question a related pair of words is followed by four pairs of words. Select the pair that best expresses a relationship similar to that expressed in the original pair.

Q2. APHORISM : SENTENTIOUS : :

(1) criticism : redundant (2) eulogy : laudatory (3) adage : symbolic (4) maxim : allegorical

Q3. There are 30 socks in a drawer. 60% of the socks are red and the rest are blue. What is the minimum number of socks that must be taken from the drawer without looking in order to be certain that at least two blue socks have been chosen?

(1) 2 (2) 3 (3) 14 (4) 20

Q4. The ratio of chickens to pigs to horses on a farm can be expressed as the triple ratio 20 : 4 : 6. If there are 120 chickens on the farm, then the number of horses on the farm is

(1) 4 (2) 6 (3) 24 (4) 36

Directions: The following problem has a question followed by two statements labeled A and B. Use the data given in the statements to decide whether the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Choose your answer as

(1) if statement A alone is sufficient to answer the problem.

(2) if statement B alone is sufficient to answer the problem.

(3) if statements A and B are together needed to answer the problem.

(4) if statements A and B are not sufficient

Q5. C is a circle with centre D and radius 2. E is a circle with centre F and radius R. Are there any points which are on both E and C?

A : The distance from D to F is 1 + R B : R = 3

Answer keys

Question

Answer

1

3

2

2

3

4

4

4

5

1

Take full Mock to succeed in MAT

Apart from other All India MBA/PGDM entrance exams like CAT/XAT/CMAT, MATis also a standardised test. The exam is being administered since 1988 to facilitate B-Schools to screen candidates for admission to MBA and allied programmes. Govt. of India, Ministry of HRD approved MAT as a National Level test in 2003. Any B-School-national or international can consider MAT Score as an admission input based on the Score Cards issued to the candidates.

AIMA claims MAT as the largest test of its kind in the nation.

More than 700 MBA colleges across India are supposed to accept MAT 2017 May exam scores. On February 18, 2013 Honble Supreme Court of India allowed the petition to continue MAT as an entrance test to PGDM institutes.

After the announcement that JBIMS Mumbai will offer admission through DTE-Centralized Admission Process (CAP) 2017, the top MBA college is also expected to accept MAT 2017 exam scores.

Test dates for Paper pen mode and for Computer based test in May MAT 2017 would be different. Candidates can opt for either of the two but will not be allowed to appear in both type of exams.

MAT 2017 May exam in Paper pencil mode will be conducted on Sunday May 7, 2017. The test will be of 2 hours (150 minutes) and will be conducted from 10 AM to 12.30 PM.

Candidates opting for Computer Based online test will be required to appear in the test from Saturday May 13, 2017 onwards.

However, if the number of candidates registered for Computer Based Test is limited and can be accommodated in a single day; the test will be completed on May 13, 2017 itself.

Stay tuned to MBAUniverse.com for more updates on May MAT 2017exam