MAT Exam Pattern


The MAT entrance exam is carried out as to select qualified and eligible candidate in to the MBA and similar management programs all over the country. The MAT exam is carried out on a national level and the controlling authority is the All India Management Association (AIMA). The MAT exam is held 4 times in a year. The exam will be held separately in the month of February, May, September and December. The maximum number of B-Schools will be appearing in the December and February MAT exam.

The MAT score is taken by the top B-Schools, deemed university and other AICTE recognized universities other than IIM’s. The validity of the MAT score is for one year.   As to be eligible for the MAT entrance exam candidates need to be a graduate. Final year students are also eligible to appear in the exam. There is no limit with regard to the number of times a candidate can appear in the MAT exam.

Syllabus for MAT Exam

The MAT exam is held by the All India Management Association’s Testing Service for students so as to make them qualify to join in the MBA course or equivalent PG management courses. The MAT exam has mainly five different parts. The exam is indented to test candidates Language Comprehension capability and Arithmetic skills along with Data Analysis and general know how. The MAT exams also have syllabus from Reasoning along with India and the International Environment Scenario.

Question Pattern of MAT Exam

Ever year there will be slight variations in the MAT exam pattern. In fact there is no particular format for the test. The MAT exam will be an objective type exam. The number of questions in the MAT exam is 200. Each candidate will have to answer the entire question as per the knowledge within 150 minutes. For each correct answer a candidate can score 1 mark. If the answer marked is wrong then there will be minus marking, which will be 1/4th of the actual mark of the question. In the MAT exam, each section including Reading Comprehension, DI, Quantitative, Reasoning, and Common Awareness will have 40 questions each.



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15 Responses to “MAT Exam Pattern”

  1. 15

    five different test candidates normally attempt in comprehension

  2. 14

    sir/mam i am a student of b.b.a 3rd year,i have no good idea for mat exam,when the form of may mat is published?

  3. 13
    Karuna Maheshwari:

    Sir/Mam,I have done my graduation and want to get a MBA degree by MAT please Tell me all of about MAT exam December 2012 like study material,form date,exam date and everything….????

  4. 12

    Is there have any compulsion that In each section of the MAT exam that out of 40 questions 20 or 30 questions must be correct to crack this exam?

  5. 11

    which are the top b schools in the M.P.,U.P. and MAHARASHTRA region?

  6. 10

    which are the top b schools in south accepting feb MAT scores? do amrita school of business & TAPMI accept?

  7. 9

    how to prepare for mat exam

  8. 8
    Mool chand yadav:

    Sir plz tell me about the scoure in mat for iihmr jaipur .

  9. 7

    Can i get the details of the colleges which gives admission on the basis of MAT score?

  10. 6

    pls send me the details of next mat exam

  11. 5

    if i give mat september attempt can i give december attempt???

  12. 4

    pl send me the details of mat exams…

  13. 3

    please send me detail about MAT entrance examination and fee

  14. 2

    how should i get mba enterance exam form held on may 2011

  15. 1

    please send me detail about MAT entrance examination and fee