MAT Syllabus 2021 - All India Management Association (AIMA) has prescribed the MAT syllabus 2021 for the students who wish to appear for the Management Aptitude Test (MAT). Students are advised to prepare as per the MAT exam pattern and syllabus. AIMA MAT 2021 syllabus is based on previous years’ question papers depending on the types of questions that had been asked in the exam.Students must check the MAT exam syllabus 2021 to get a glimpse of the type of questions that will be asked. Knowing the MAT syllabus in advance will help the candidates to draw a clear-cut strategy in advance for the preparation of the exam. MAT is conducted four times a year in a computer-based (CBT), internet-based mode (IBT), and a pen and paper-based mode (PBT). Read all about the MAT syllabus 2021 in the article given below.
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The syllabus of MAT 2021 is divided into five key sections namely Language Comprehension, Data Analysis and Sufficiency, Mathematical skills, Indian and Global environment, intelligence, and critical reasoning. There are 40 questions in each section in MAT 2021. The difficulty level of questions asked in the exam ranges from easy to moderate level.
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No. of questions
Total number of questions
Data Analysis and Sufficiency
Intelligence and Critical Reasoning
Indian and Global Environment
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Each section of the MAT exam has an equal number of questions in MCQ format. Even though the Indian and Global Environment section is not included in the calculation of the marks, it has 40 questions. Check the section-wise weightage below
English language skills are tested in almost every entrance exam of MBA/ PGDM. This is because language comprehension is one of the essential requirements to enter into the business world in terms of presentation and many more other aspects. It is necessary candidates have a good hold of grammar and vocabulary. The sub-topics from which questions are asked are:
Synonyms and Antonyms
Idioms and phrases
Fill in the blanks
The odd word one out
Reading Comprehension Passage
This is basically a quantitative aptitude section where your mathematical solving skills and strong concepts up to class 12 come into play. You need to be aware of the shortcut tricks as you have to solve the questions within a stipulated time. You need to spot and solve the easiest questions at first and then move towards the more difficult questions. Do not spend too much time on a single question if you do not know the answer. Hence ace on mental calculation rather than solving on pen and paper.
Profit and loss
Time and Work
Pipes and Cisterns
Ratio and Proportion
Mixtures and Alligations
Time speed and Distance
Profit and loss
AP, GP, HP
Permutations and Combinations
Functions and Graphs
Linear and Special Equations
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This section comprises 40 questions and gauges your analytical skills. You need to be aware of all types of graphs like line charts, bar graphs, pie graphs, mixed graphs, and tabular forms. Candidates must keep in mind that it is a practice-intensive section. The syllabus for it is as given below:
Graphs - Line X-Y graphs
Bar diagrams & charts including Simple, Stacked, Composite Bar charts
Caselet based data
Mixed charts and graphs
This section consumes very little time as compared to other sections. So candidates are advised to solve this section at the end. Aspirants need to start brushing up their GK from the very early phase from which they start to prepare for MAT 2021. Newspapers, monthly magazines, subscribing to news alerts on your desktops, and mobiles can come to your rescue. Also, this section has no weightage while it comes to calculating the overall percentile of MAT.
Monetary and fiscal tools
Constitution of India
Geography, History, and Civics
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To crack the MAT exam, candidates should study books based on subjects and question paper patterns of the exam specifically. Check below, popular books for MAT preparation:
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All India Management Association has prescribed the exam pattern for MAT 2021 which includes the total number of questions that will be asked, marking scheme, duration of the exam, mode of exam, etc.
Mode of the exam
Online and offline
Duration of the exam
Total number of questions
Total number of sections
Five sections of 40 questions each
Candidates must solve the sample papers of MAT 2021 so that they know what kind of questions will be asked in the entrance test. Solving MAT sample papers will help candidates to analyze what topics to focus more on. The more sample papers and mock tests you attempt, the more adept you become in your preparation for the main exam day. With the help of MAT sample question papers, students can easily understand the exam pattern and syllabus of the MAT exam.
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