MAT EXAM 2018 DATE, SYLLABUS, PATTERN | MAT Feb 2018

MAT 2018

MAT EXAM

MAT Exam is a standardized national level management entrance examination used as an eligibility criterion by many Top MBA Colleges. Over 600 B-Schools all over India offer MBA admission on the basis of MAT Score.

Check your MAT 2017 Results here

MAT exam is conducted by AIMA (All India Management Association) four times in a year i.e; in February, May, September, and December.

  • MAT 2018, February will be held on 4 Feb (Offline Test) and 17 Feb (Online Test).
  • MAT 2018, May will be held in the 3rd week of May’18.
  • MAT 2018, September shall take place in the 2nd week of Sep’18.
  • Similarly, MAT 2018, December will be conducted in the 1st week of Dec’18.

MAT EXAM 2018 DATES

REGISTRATION STARTS(ONLINE) 20 Dec’17
REGISTRATION CLOSES 26 Jan’18
LAST DATE OF ONLINE CHOICE FILLING 26 Jan’18
ADMIT CARD RELEASE DATE 27 Jan’ 18
MAT 2018 EXAM Offline: 4 Feb’18

Online: 17 Feb’18

MAT 2018 RESULT 4th Week of Feb’18

 

UPDATE: MAT February 2018 Registration has been extended till 31st January 2018 (Offline) and 14th February 2018 (Online). Apply here

MAT EXAM 2018 ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • Qualification: Candidates must be graduate or in the final year of graduation in any discipline from a recognized university.
  • Required Marks: No minimum marks required to be eligible for MAT.However, candidates have to secure passing marks in their graduation.
  • Nationality: NRIs can also apply for the test.
  • Age and Attempted Limits: No specified age limit and No. of attempts set for MAT Exam.

MAT EXAM 2018 REGISTRATION

You can online apply for MAT February 2018 at Official website of AIMA. The registration for MAT 2018 has already begun.The application fee for MAT 2018 exam is Rs 1500/- (Including GST).

You can pay application fee through Net banking, Credit card, Debit card or Demand draft.

MAT 2018 EXAM PATTERN

EXAM MODE Online as well as Offline
TYPES OF QUESTIONS MCQs
NO. OF QUESTIONS 200
NO. OF SECTIONS 5
SECTIONS COVERED
  1. Mathematical Skills.
  2. Data Analysis and Sufficiency.
  3. Language Comprehension.
  4. Intelligence and Critical Reasoning.
  5. Indian and Global Environment.
TIME DURATION OF EXAM 2 hrs 30 mins
MARKING SCHEME 1 mark for each correct answer

¼ mark for each incorrect answer

 

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SECTION PATTERN

SECTIONS NO. OF QUESTIONS TIME (In Mins)
Mathematical Skills 40 40
Data Analysis and Sufficiency 40 35
Language Comprehension 40 30
Intelligence and Critical Reasoning 40 30
Indian and Global Environment 40 15

MAT EXAM 2018 SYLLABUS

  • Mathematical Skills: Elementary Mathematics; Arithmetic:- Number System, Ratio and Proportion, Mixtures and Allegation; Unitary Method; Time and Distance; Commercial Maths; Profit and Loss, Interest; Geometry; Triangles, Circles; Mensuration; Algebra Permutation and Combinations; Sequence And Series; Trigonometry Heights and Distance; Linear Programming; Coordinate Geometry.
  • Intelligence and Critical Reasoning:  Mathematical Reasoning, Verbal Ability, Coding and Decoding, Family Tree, Effect and Cause, Sequencing, Fact Inference Judgment, Passage Conclusion, Analogy, Statement Argument among others.
  • Indian and Global Environment: Current Affairs, Economics, Finance, General Knowledge, Geography, History, Sports, Entertainment, Politics, Science, Awards, Business etc.
  • Data Analysis and Sufficiency: Graphs, Charts, Bar Graphs, Pie Chart, Venn Diagram, Puzzles, Tables etc.
  • Language Comprehension: Vocabulary, Reading Comprehension, Grammar, Verbal Reasoning, Analogies, Odd man out, Sentence correction & completion, Antonyms, Idioms etc.

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MAT 2018 EXAM CENTRES

Test Venues for Online and Offline Test are different. The Paper-Based Test is on 4 February 2018 at one-time slot i.e., 10.00am-12.30 pm, whereas the Computer Based Test will take place from 17 February 2018 in different time slots.

MAT 2018 Exam Centres Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chandigarh, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, J&K, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Tripura, UP, Uttarakhand and West Bengal.

MAT 2018 ADMIT CARD

You can download admit card of MAT 2018 from January 27, 2018, onwards from AIMA official website.

MAT 2018 RESULT

The results of the MAT Feb 2018 exam are scheduled for last week of February 2018. The results will be live on AIMA website

MAT scorecard will be sent to each candidate through the post which will be valid for one year.

Selection Process for MAT Feb 2018

MAT selection procedure comprises:

  1. Group Discussion
  2. Personal Interview
  3. Written Ability Test (WAT).

First, candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their MAT score. Then these shortlisted candidates will be called for further selection rounds at various participating institutes.

Final admission is based on the performance of candidates in each round.

Read: How to crack GD/PI round to land your dream MBA college?

COLLEGES ACCEPTING MAT 2018 SCORE

Top MBA Colleges accepting MAT Score:

1.Ajeenkya DY Patil University, Pune

2.Amity University, Noida

3.ITM Group of Institutions, Mumbai

4.Christ University, Bangalore

5.Balaji Institute of Modern Management

6.M.S Ramaiah Institute of Management, Bangalore

7.Birla Institute of Management Technology, Greater Noida

8.Asia-Pacific Institute of Management (Delhi)

9.Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship, Bangalore

10.Amity Business School, Noida

View: Colleges accepting MAT December 2017 Results

MAT 2018 PREPARATION TIPS 

  • Keep yourself updated with MAT 2018 syllabus.
  • Solve the quantitative section using short-tricks.
  • Prepare self-made notes.
  • Have a good strategy to solve a maximum number of questions in less time.
  • Follow proper timetable to give every subject equal attention.
  • Practice mock tests and previous years’ question papers.
  • Refer good books.
  • Keep last 2 or 3 days only for revision.

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