MAT is a two and a half hours objective type choice test with the following format:-
The test is structured into five sections as under:-
The paper can be split into three parts: concept driven, practice intensive and environment sensitive. Mathematical Skills & select areas of Language Comprehension are concept driven where the questions are critically dependent on the test taker's conceptual clarity with respect to core fundamentals; Intelligence & Critical Reasoning, Data Analysis & Sufficiency and select areas of English Language Proficiency are practice intensive where rigorous practice across similar questions plays a key role; Indian & Global Environment is environment sensitive where an awareness with respect to current affairs is the winning stroke.
Majority of the questions in this section are from the following areas:-
The important areas in this section are:-
This area has questions related to:-
The vital areas, from which maximum questions have been asked, are:-
The thrust areas here are:-
While preparing ensures a sequential and systematic approach; the following is a suggested route:-
Overall, the test taker has to understand that MAT is designed to assess you on certain core management skills like time management, prioritization, stress management, knowledge and balancing accuracy & speed.