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.
Eligibility – Graduates in any discipline
Format– ONLINE (CBT) & OFFLINE (PBT)
Candidate can take MAT as
(i) Paper Based Test (PBT) or
(ii) Computer Based Test (CBT) or
(iii) Both PBT & CBT
MAT is usually conducted 4 times in a year in February, May, September, and December.
The Paper-Based Test is being conducted on the first Sunday of February, May, September, and December from 1000-1230 hours. Whereas the Computer Based Test is being conducted from subsequent Sunday onwards and in different Time slots.
MAT Exam pattern:
|Section No.||Section||No of Questions||Time Suggested(Minutes)|
|3.||Data Analysis and Sufficiency||40||35|
|4.||Intelligence and Critical Reasoning||40||30|
|5.||Indian and Global Environment||40||15|
Section 1 to 4 are taken to calculate percentile and score.
Duration– 2hrs and 30 minutes. (as per recent pattern)