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MAT Dec 2013 : Eligibility, schedule, exam pattern

New Delhi, Oct 18 ():Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is considered the most spirited and aggressive exam among MBA aspirants who take MAT for admission into Post-Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) and equivalent MBA programs offered by participating MBA institutes.

The MAT is considered to be one of the most essential entrance tests for admission in PGDM in which students of all streams including arts, science, commerce, medicine, engineering, and architecture can track a career in Management after qualifying the MAT entrance examination.

In India, a large number of MAT aspirants take the aptitude test every year  as it is likely to place the candidate in a reputed and AICTE approved B-school.

MAT Eligibility

Candidates who apply for MAT requires a minimum qualification of graduation in any discipline from any recognized University or equivalent.

Undergraduate students doing final year can also apply for MAT.

MAT has no age limit and requires no experience as well. Students also need not worry about percentage.

Legitimacy of MAT Score

MAT scores are valid for one year which helps candidates in getting admissions in various management programs like PGDM in Insurance Management, HR, Marketing, Finance Operations, and International Business.

MAT December 2013 Test Schedule

December 1 – Paper Based Test

Time: 10.00am-12.30pm

December 7 – Computer based test

Time: will be notified later

MAT Dec 2013 Pattern 

Total number of Questions- 200

Time duration – 150 minutes

Question type

MAT entrance exam covers five sections out of which scores from the first four sections will likely generate the final scores.

Verbal Ability 40

Quantitative Aptitude 40

Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency 40

Reasoning Ability 40

General Awareness 40

Total 200 marks

MAT consists of five papers such as

Paper 1 -Language Comprehension

Paper 2 -Mathematical Skills

Paper 3- Data Analysis

Paper 4 -Intelligence & Critical Reasoning

Paper 5 -Indian & Global Environment Section

MAT Dec 2013 Important Dates

Closing date for applications                  -16 November 2013

Closing date for registration at AIMA   -19 November 2013

Exam date- 1st December, 2013 (Paper-based Test)

Exam date-  7thDecember, 2013 (Computer-based test)

For more details candidates may visit the official website at http://aicte-cmat.in/College/Index_New.aspx

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