Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is the MBA entrance exam conducted by All India Management Association. More than 500 B schools in India accept the score of MAT. If you are someone who is interested in appearing for MAT 2015, but want to know the eligibility criterion, application procedure, exam pattern, and procedure for selection, get answers to some of the frequently asked questions about MAT 2015.
What is the Eligibility Criterion for MAT 2015?
To be considered eligible for MAT 2015, candidates must be graduate in any discipline from a recognized University. Final Year graduation students who are awaiting their results can also appear for MAT.
When is MAT Conducted?
MAT is conducted 4 times a year in the months of February, May, September, and December. The dates for MAT September 2015 have been announced. Paper based test will be conducted on September 6 and Computer based test will be conducted on September 15th.
What is the Application Procedure for MAT 2015?
Application process for MAT September 2015 has already started. The last date to purchase the application forms is August 22, and the last date to send in the registered forms to the officials is August 25. The online registrations last date is August 22, 2015.
The candidates can apply either in offline mode or online mode. For applying in an offline mode, candidates have to obtain the MAT Bulletin and CD from listed branches of Axis Bank, Bank of Baroda and AIMA Study Centre. Candidates can register online at AIMA website and can pay online through Credit or Debit Card.
The application fee for MAT 2015 is Rs. 1500.
What is the Exam Pattern for MAT 2015?
MAT 2015 is held in both paper pencil based form as well as computer based form. The total duration of the exam is 2 hours 30 minutes. There would be 200 multiple choice questions divided in 5 sections
- Language Comprehension
- Data Analysis and Sufficiency
- Mathematical Skills
- Intelligence and Critical Reasoning
- Indian and Global Environment
Each correct answer bears 1 mark and for each wrong answer, there is 1/4 negative marking.
What is the Selection Process?
MAT result participating B-schools on the basis of their scores depending upon the cut-off. The shortlisted candidates will have to appear for the Group Discussion, Personal Interview and or Written Ability Test (WAT) rounds in order to get admission in the MAT participating B schools.
Hope you have got answers to most of your questions related to MAT 2015. Start preparing and work really hard in order to score high and get admission in a good B school in India.