MAT 2019 Exam Analysis

22 Oct, 2018

MAT 2019 Exam Analysis – Candidates who have decided to appear in the entrance test of MAT for the year 2019 must go through the article which will provide them the exam analysis of the previous year. However, candidates for the proper preparation must check the exam analysis of the previous year so that they can be aware of the difficulty level of the exam, question-type, number of questions asked etc.  Moreover, the exam analysis is done by the candidates who have earlier appeared in the entrance test or by an expert. So, according to the exam analysis of the previous year’s MAT exam done, the difficulty level of the exam was of moderate level. Therefore, all the aspiring candidates are recommended to go through the article that contains exam analysis of each section i.e. of mathematical skills, Data Analysis and Sufficiency, Language Comprehension, Intelligence and Logical Reasoning, Indian and Global Environment so that they can prepare accordingly for the upcoming year. Also, apart from all above, candidates will be able to analyze the weightage of the question asked from the particular section and can focus to start preparing themselves subsequently for the MAT 2019.

MAT Overall Exam Analysis 2019

Sections Total  Number of Questions Total Marks Level of Difficulty
Mathematical Skills 40 40 Medium-Tough
Data Analysis and Sufficiency 40 40 Medium-Tough
Intelligence and Critical Reasoning 40 40 Medium-Tough
Language Comprehension 40 40 Medium
Indian and Global Environment 40 40 Medium-Tough

 

    The candidates willing to appear in the entrance test of MAT must go through the exam analysis of MAT previous year. The exam analysis for the year 2019 will be done after the conduction of exam either by an expert or the candidates who have appeared in the entrance test of MAT 2019. Now, hereby, we will be discussing the exam analysis of MAT previous year. So, if we talk about the overall exam analysis, the difficulty level was moderate i.e. neither tough nor easy. Apart from that, candidates had to face difficulty in Data Analysis, language and critical reasoning sections. Now, let’s have a look at the MAT 2019 exam pattern to have the idea about the sections, number of questions, marking scheme etc.

    Sections Number of Questions
    Language Comprehension 40
    Data Analysis and Sufficiency 40
    Intelligence and Critical Reasoning 40
    Mathematical Skills 40
    Indian and Global Environment 40
    Total 200

    MAT 2019 Exam Analysis- Section-Wise

    MAT 2019 Exam Analysis for Mathematical Skills

    The question asked in this section aims at checking the problem-solving skills or the ability to solve the complex arithmetical questions. In this section, the total 40 MCQs are asked.

    Important Topics Covered in Mathematical Skills

    • Time and Work
    • Profit and Loss
    • Percentages
    • Interest
    • Average
    • Ratio & Proportion
    • Permutation and Combination
    • Geometry
    • Mensuration
    • Probability etc.
    Topics Number of Questions
    Number System 1
    Simple Interest and Compound Interest 1
    Pipe & Cistern 2
    Probability 3
    Ratio and Proportion 5
    Partnership 5
    Geometry/ Mensuration 5
    Time and Distance 5
    Time & Work 4
    Profit and Loss/ Percentage 7
    Others 2
    Total 40

     

    The questions asked in this section were of the moderate level and more time-consuming. The total number of 40 questions was asked in which 16 questions were from Time & Work, Profit & Loss, Partnership, Percentages, Interest and Averages sections and 24 questions were based on were based on topics like Ratio, Geometry & Mensuration, Proportion & Variation, Probability, Permutation & Combinations, ratio and proportion etc. Lastly, in analyzing this section, the questions were of a moderate level.

    MAT 2019 Exam Analysis for Data Analysis and Sufficiency

    The questions asked in the section of data analysis and sufficiency in the MAT exam aims at measuring the mathematical ability to solve the questions based on graphs, bars etc. Moreover, the total number of 40 questions asked in this section. Now, let’s have a look at the important topics covered under this section.

    Important Topics Covered under Data Analysis and Sufficiency

    • Bar diagram
    • Line Graphs
    • Data Comparison
    • Pie- Charts
    • Data Sufficiency etc.
    Topics Number of Questions
    Line Diagram 5
    Pie Charts 5
    Case lets 5
    Data Sufficiency 5
    Bar+ Pie 5
    Bar Diagram 5
    Line+ Bar 5
    Data Analysis and Comparison 5
    Total 40

     

    The questions asked in this section were somehow tricky and maximum in number. The difficulty level of the questions in this section was moderate. The candidates to score good marks in this section need to increase their speed as well as accuracy. Candidates need to score at least 21-22 marks in this section to acquire 90+ percentile.

    MAT 2019 Exam Analysis for Language Comprehension

    The question asked in the section of language comprehension aims at testing the writing skills and the proficiency of the candidates in the English Language. Further, the total number of 40 questions asked in this section from the topics that are below-cited

    Important Topics Covered under Language Comprehension

    • Vocabulary
    • Sentence Completion
    • Idioms
    • Reading Comprehension passages
    • Sentence Rearrangement
    • Grammar
    • One Word Substitution
    Topics Number of Questions
    Reading Comprehension Passages 20
    Vocabulary 6
    Idioms 3
    Sentence Rearrangement 3
    Grammar 3
    One Word Substitution 3
    Sentence Completion 2
    Total 40

     

    The questions asked in this section were of moderate level. The candidates to score good marks in this section need to read English articles, novels, magazines, and newspapers. The questions based on vocabulary were a little tricky. Therefore, the candidates need to learn tricks to solve these kinds of tricky questions and obtain a high percentile in the MAT exam.

    MAT 2019 Exam Analysis for Intelligence and Logical Reasoning

    The questions asked in the above-mentioned section aims at checking the ability of candidates in solving critical questions based on reasoning or blood relation etc. The total number of questions asked in this section is 40. Now, let’s have a glimpse of topics covered under the section of intelligence and logical reasoning.

    Important Topics Covered Under Intelligence and Logical Reasoning

    • Blood Relation
    • AR Blocks
    • Coding Decoding
    • Series
    • Statement- Assumption
    • Cause-Effect
    • Symboperation etc.
    Topics Number of Questions
    AR Blocks 10
    Blood Relation 6
    Symboperation 5
    Coding-Decoding 1
    Series 2
    Cause-Effect 5
    Statement-Assumption 5
    Others 6
    Total 40

     

    The question asked in this section was tricky and time-consuming. Apart from this, questions based on analytical and logical reasoning was more focused in comparison to the critical reasoning. The candidates need to score at least 25-25 marks in order to score 90+ percentile. Lastly, if we analyze the difficulty level of this section, it was between medium to tough level.

    MAT 2019 Exam Analysis for Indian and Global Environment

    The questions asked in this section were based on politics, economy, awards, and sports etc. The difficulty level of this section was moderate. The candidates to score good marks in this section need to read the newspaper on a daily basis to remain updated with all the current news. The total number of questions asked in this section was 40.

    About MAT 2019 Exam Analysis

    The candidates willing to appear in the entrance test of MAT, an acronym for Management Aptitude Test must read the article in order to gain the information about the MAT exam analysis. As it is already mentioned above that the exam analysis for the year2019 will be released once the exam is conducted, till then the candidates must check the exam analysis of previous year that will be beneficial for having the overall information about the level of difficulty and the exam pattern of MAT. Therefore, read every section of this article thoroughly and for further information, drop the comment in the section mentioned below.

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