About MAT Exam

MAT 2021 – The Complete Guide
About MAT - MBAROI

What is MAT Exam?

Management Aptitude Test (MAT) Exam is a standardised test conducted 4 times a year in February, May, September, December & being governed since 1988 to expedite Business Schools to select candidates for admission to MBA and associated programmes. Any B-School can consider MAT marks as an admission feedback, based on the Score Cards issued to the candidates. There are around 600+ b-schools who accept MAT as an entrance exam for admissions.

MAT Exam Pattern - MBAROI

MAT Exam Pattern

Like others AIMA also made some major changes to the MAT exam Pattern. In 2020 Due to corona virus spread candidates can appear in mat entrance exam from there home. For this they come up with a Remote Proctored Internet Based Test which will allow candidate to appear in the MAT entrance exam from their home.

The test is conducted in a format of multiple choice questions.

Here is the Exam pattern for MAT

Exam pattern component Detail
Format of Question Multiple Choice questions / MCQs (4options)
Number of questions 200
Test duration 150 minutes
Mark per question 1 mark/question
Negative marking Yes / 0.25 for each wrong answer
No. of sections 5

Following is the Question Paper Format for MAT Exam

S.No. Section No. of Questions Time Suggested (Minutes)
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