MAT - MANAGEMENT ADMISSION TEST
MAT stands for Management Aptitude Test. It is conducted by Centre for Management Services (CMS) which is the specialized division of AIMA undertaking testing and other management services. The testing services have been in operation since 1988 under the trademark - All India Management Aptitude Testing Services (AIMATS) facilitating academia, industry and government to screen and select candidates for higher studies, recruitment, promotion etc. Hundreds of organizations and lakhs of candidates have availed these services. AIMATS has the unique distinction of being the first to be awarded with ISO 9001: 2000 Certification for the range of services under its scope.
The least qualification required for appearing in MAT is graduation in any stream from any of the recognized University. A final year student in any undergraduate program (i.e. B.A, B.Sc., B.Com, B.Tech., etc.) can also take up the exam. Generally there is a minimum percentage requirement in the graduation course which is different for different management universities or institutes No restriction of percentages for taking up the MAT test, no age bar and no experience required.
Guidelines For MAT
Clear you basic Mathematics Concepts.
Work on your vocabulary.
Develop the reading habit.
Improve reasoning skills by solving various puzzles.
Discover your Strength and Weakness as well.
Revision is the success mantra.
Test Pattern of MAT
MAT is an objective type test with multiple-choice answers. It has 200 questions to be attempted in 150 minutes. Each question carries 1 mark and for each wrong answer, one-fourth of a mark is deducted. These 200 questions are from five sections viz. Data Analysis and Sufficiency, Mathematical Skills, Language Comprehension, Indian and Global Environment, Intelligence and Critical Reasoning with exactly 40 questions in each.