MAT 2017 Exam Pattern and Syllabus

The MAT 2017 Exam Pattern has not yet changed for the past several years. The Management Aptitude Test (MAT) will be usually commenced by AIMA (All India Management Association). The official method of MAT 2017 exam pattern has prescribed below as how it is prescribed by the officials. It is expected that the exam pattern of MAT 2017 September exam has the same pattern which is being followed for the past several years such as; the objective type test. According to the official notification, the MAT 2017 examination for September will be commenced on 3rd and 9th of September of 2017 as offline and online test respectively.

MAT 2017 Exam Pattern – Detailed Information

Usually, the MAT examination is being held in four times a year as one in each quarter. According to the official information, the MAT 2017 examination for September will be having a total time length of 150 Minutes (2 Hours and 30 Minutes). We have provided a table below which shows the complete details of MAT 2017 examination structure. Take a look at the following table to know further of the examination pattern of MAT 2017.

Test ComponentDetail
Duration of the Examination150 Minutes/ 2 Hours 30 Minutes.
The number of Questions200 Questions.
Marking Scheme1 Mark for Each Question.
Negative Marking¼ of the Total Marks/ 0.25 Mark.
Number of SectionsThere will be 5 Sections and 40 Questions will be Asked in Each Section.
The number of Options4 Options.
Sections1. Language Comprehension.

2. Intelligence and Critical Reasoning.

3. Data Analysis and Sufficiency.

4. Mathematical Skills.

5. Indian and Global Environment.

MAT 2017 Exam Pattern – Highlights

The main highlights of MAT 2017 exam pattern have provided below. Take a look at the following 4 segments of MAT 2017 exam pattern to know further on most important highlights of MAT 2017 exam pattern. The major highlights of MAT 2017 pattern come in its major 4 segments which are Mode, Duration, Sections, and Marking Scheme. Take a look at the following detail to know further on the major highlights of MAT 2017 exam pattern.

MAT 2017 Exam Pattern Highlights – Mode

The MAT 2017 has some unique thing on its mode of examination. The MAT examination usually being conducted as Offline and Online Mode examination. All the applicants who are taking up the MAT examination in offline mode have to carry one eraser and a pencil as because the examination will be conducted on OMR (Optical Mark Recognition) sheet. The Online examination of MAT 2017 will be commenced on the basis of the number of applicants who are applying for the same.

MAT 2017 Exam Pattern Highlights – Duration

The total duration of MAT examination will be 2 Hours and 30 Minutes (150 Minutes). Candidates must notice that there is no time limit for each section and they will be able to answer any questions from any section as on their convenience. But according to the officials, their opinion is not to spend more than 30 minutes on each section.

MAT 2017 Exam Pattern Highlights – Sections

The MAT examination usually will be commenced in 5 sections which are included below. Take a look at the following 5 sections to know which all they are and how much questions will be asked in each section.

  1. Language Comprehension.
  2. Intelligence and Critical Reasoning.
  3. Data Analysis and Sufficiency.
  4. Mathematical Skills.
  5. Indian and Global Environment.

There will be 40 questions in each section. There are some institutes which are participating in MAT and does not take the marks which have scored by candidates in Indian and Global Environment section.

MAT 2017 Exam Pattern Highlights – Marking Scheme

Applicants will be awarded one mark for each correct answer. There will be deduction also. ¼ of the total marks will be deducted for negative marking/ 0.25 marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer. The examination will be out of 800. Candidates have to score at least a minimum of 200 marks to qualify in the examination.

MAT 2017 Exam Pattern – Sections

The MAT exam will be having 5 sections. The detailed information about these 5 sections has provided below. Take a look at the following detailed information of these 5 sections. The following information includes details from the sections such as; Language Comprehension, Intelligence and Critical Reasoning, Data Analysis and Sufficiency, Mathematical Skills, and Indian and Global Environment. Take a look at the detailed information provided below to know further on the same.

MAT 2017 Exam Pattern Sections – Language Comprehension

In this section, candidates will be tested on their skills about comprehending and reading. There will be some passages, applicants will be asked to read it and answer the questions based on the same.

MAT 2017 Exam Pattern Sections – Intelligence and Critical Reasoning

There will be many questions asked on topics such as; Data Arrangement, Blood Relations, Series, Sequences and Critical Reasoning, Direction Sense, Input/ Output Analysis, and Coding/ Decoding. All the applicants will be asked to answer the questions on the above-given topics. In this section, candidates will be tested on their logical reasoning ability.

MAT 2017 Exam Pattern Sections – Data Analysis and Sufficiency

Each candidate will be tested on their critical thinking via questions which are based on Direction Sense, Input/ Output Analysis, Coding/ Decoding. Data Arrangement, and Blood Relations. The main aim of this section is to test the ability of candidate in critical thinking.

MAT 2017 Exam Pattern Sections – Mathematical Skills

In this section, applicants will be asked questions from Mathematics topics such as; Business Mathematics, Arithmetic, and Geometry. All the applicants are advised to study all the major equations and formulas in the above-given topics. The concepts of the above-given topics are also important. Candidates are advised to study the same also. The main aim of this section is to manipulate that how quickly the candidate can answer the questions on mathematic topics.

MAT 2017 Exam Pattern Sections – Indian and Global Environment

In this section, applicants will be asked from the questions on the domestic and international current affairs. All the aspirants are advised to read any national daily to get an idea on these current affairs. There will be any kind of questions regarding general awareness will be asked in this session. The main aim of this session to know the depth of the candidate’s awareness on Current Affairs.

Candidates are advised to notice that the application process for MAT 2017 September session will begin from the 1st week of July. It is mandatory that every candidate must bring their MAT 2017 Admit Card mandatorily for the examination. Candidates have to bring this Admit Card along with valid ID proofs. Candidates who do not carry official Admit Card along with Valid ID card will not be allowed to appear in the examination. It is expected that the Admit Card of MAT 2017 September session will be available online for download from the 26th August of 2017.

We hope that all the information given on this page about MAT 2017 Exam Pattern will help you as you needed. Stay in touch with us for more information regarding the same as well as to get more information on other more institutional examinations.

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