MAT Exam Pattern
MAT Examination 2016 will be conducted on May 9th. The exam syllabus and application procedures are announced. Hope all the candidates will be preparing for the test by now. To do your MAT Examination fine, you need to know the pattern of the test well in advance. Only then you will be able to decide how you are going to do the test. Knowing the MAT Exam Pattern can help you create a strategy to appear for the test.
The Pattern of MAT Examination
Each question will have multiple choices of answers given below. The candidates will have to choose the correct answer from the options. MAT Exam will have 5 sections like Language, Intelligence & Critical Reasoning, Data Analysis & Sufficiency, Mathematics and Global Environment. All the sections will carry 40 questions which come to a total of 200 questions. You will have to complete your MAT Examination on time i.e., within 150minutes.
According to the sections, you can decide which section to do first. You can always go back and forth to select or check your answers. Always be alert when you are answering each question. It is important to give the right answer otherwise you will lose 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.
Management Aptitude Test is the central exam to get an admission for MBA and other business studies. This entrance test will be conducted 4 times a year and the candidates can choose when to appear for the test. Usually, MAT is held in the months of January, May, September and December. The score card you receive after qualifying the test is imperative. The validity of your MAT Score will be for one year. But this will totally depend on the institutions. To appear for the MAT Entrance Exam you should be a graduate in any discipline.
The next MAT Exam will be in May. The candidates can choose any medium to appear for MAT. Computer or paper-based tests are available. On May 1st paper based objective test will be held and the computer based exam on May 7th. So those who have not yet applied can do it until 19th April 2016.