Exam Detail

AIMA MATAIMA Management Aptitude Test

  • Test Level-: National Level
  •     Eligibility-: Graduation
  • Duration-:2 Hours 30 Minutes
  • Stream-: Management
  • Medium-: English
  • Examination Mode-: Both
  • Total Questions-: 200

Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is a standardised test being administered since 1988 to facilitate Business Schools (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. The largest test of its kind in the nation, MAT will continue to be your passport to over 600 B-Schools across India. 

Exam Pattern

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

i

  Language Comprehension  40 30

ii

 Mathematical Skills  40 40
iii  Data Analysis & Sufficiency  40 35
iv Intelligence & Critical Reasoning  40 30
v Indian & Global Environment  40 15
                                    Total 200 150

List of participating Institute/University : Click Here

Register online at website link: https://apps.aima.in/matdec17 with Credit Card/Debit Card (ATM Card) or Net Banking payment of Rs.1652/-(Inclusive of 18% GST).

Generally, the MAT exam tests the aptitude skills of the candidates in different topics. The MAT syllabus contains total five topics like Language Comprehension, Mathematical Skills, Intelligence and Critical Reasoning, Data Analysis & Sufficiency and Indian and Global Environment. The detailed MAT syllabus 2017 is mentioned below:

Language Comprehension:

This section will comprise of two sections i.e. Reading Comprehension and English Vocabulary & Grammar. It contain topics like Verbal Reasoning, Syllogisms, Using the same word with different meaning, Antonyms, Idioms, Contextual Usage, Analogies, One word substitution, Fill in the blanks, Odd man out, Jumbled Paragraphs, Sentence Completion, Sentence Correction and Foreign language words used in English.

Mathematical Skills:

This part will have topics like Ratios and proportions, In equations Quadratic & linear equations, Profit and Loss, Geometry, Percentages, Algebra, Averages, Time-Speed-Distance, Geometric Progression, Partnership (Accounts), Number System, Work and Time, HCF & LCM and Vectors.

Data Analysis and Sufficiency:

The questions of Data Interpretation are mostly based on different graphs such as Puzzles, Series, Table Charts, Data Sufficiency, Bar Graphs, Graphs, Line Charts, Column Graphs, Pie Chart, Venn Diagram and many others.

General Intelligence and Critical Reasoning:

This section contains Mathematical Reasoning & Verbal Ability Question and different topics like Critical Reasoning, Sequencing, Visual reasoning, Coding and Decoding, Identifying valid interferences, Assumption-Premise-Conclusion, Statements & Assumptions, Matrix arrangements, Assertion and reasons, Identifying reasons, Linear arrangements, Family tree, Effect & Cause, etc.

Indian and Global Environment:

In this section, questions will be asked from various topics like Current Affairs, Quotations from important personalities, Geography, History, Business, Major events in corporate, Books and authors, Science, Awards, Company punch lines, Top officials of big companies, Sports, Entertainment, Politics etc.

For Marhes  R.S. Aggarwal and Rajesh Vermaf.

For Reasoning and Analytical Ability R.S Aggarwal

For English S.P. Bakshi ,  Wren and Martinf 

Recommended Newspapers for MAT/ MBA Aspirants:

  • The Hindu
  • Economic Time

Recommended Business Magazines for MAT / MBA Aspirants:

  • Competition Success
  • Business World
  • India Today
  • Business Line by the Hindu Group
  • Business Today by India Today Group
Give yourself the best chance with these top ten study tips.
  1. Give yourself enough time to study. Don't leave it until the last minute. 
  2. Organize your study space. 
  3. Use flow charts and diagrams. 
  4. Practice on old exams. 
  5. Explain your answers to others. 
  6. Organize study groups with friends.
  7. Take regular breaks. 
  8. Snack on 'brain food'
INSTITUTE CUT OFF
TP PAI MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE 700
XAVIER INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT 700
ABV INDIAN INSTITUTE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT 600
INSTITUTE OF FINACE AND INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT 600
INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC INTERPRISE 650
BALAJI INSTITUTE OFMODERN MANAGEMENT 600
ALLIANCE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS 500
VIT BUSINESS SCHOOL 500
ITM BUSINESS SCHOOL 600
DBA Global Business School 500
AIMS 500
GBS GN 450
New Delhi Institute of Management – Delhi 450
IIMS 450
MIT 500
MS RAMAIAH INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED MANAGEMENT 500
JAIPURIA INSTITUTE OF MANGEMENT 600
KIIT SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT 600
PSG INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT 500
Indian Institute of Finance 94
Alliance Business School 90
Institute of Rural Management 90
Punjab College of Technical Education – PCTE 75
MIMS 70
BVIMRDA 70
IIMR Pharma Business School 65
MIMS  Bengaluru 60
 NSHM  Durgapur 57
DBS 53
PSGIMC 53

All provisionally registered candidates both for Paper Based can download their Admit Card from AIMA website link: (http://apps.aima.in/matadmitcard.aspx) on or after 25 November 2017 (Saturday). Specific Admit Card is generated for the candidates opted for the Paper Based Test. Admit Card contains Candidate's Name, Form No, Roll No, Test Date, Test Time and Test Venue Address.

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