MAT 2017 SYLLABUS
NATIONAL LEVEL ONLINE/OFFLINE TEST
MAT Syllabus- MAT 2017 is scheduled for September 03, 2017 (offline) and September 09, 2017 (online) for which it is very important to know about the complete MAT Syllabus. Even though the syllabus may be similar to the other management entrance examinations, however, MAT is different in the way as it focusses on current affairs knowledge. Candidates can check MAT Practice Papers to get an idea of marking scheme and the pattern of MAT Exam.
MAT 2017 can only be given in the English Language. The exam is conducted four times a year in the month of February, May, September and December. For all these attempts the syllabus and exam pattern remains similar. If there are minor changes, then candidates will be notified before the date of the exam so that they would have ample time to prepare for MAT Exam.
Exam Duration is 2 hours 30 Minutes
Each Correct Answer will be awarded 1 mark
1/4 marks will be deducted for an incorrect answer
MAT 2017 is conducted in both modes
Questions will be of objective type
There are 200 questions in MAT 2017
Quantitative ability as the name suggests refers to testing the Mathematical abilities as well as the acquired knowledge in Mathematics. The topics covered generally relate to the basic Mathematics as covered until Grade 12 by a candidate. The percentage of question is asked from Grade 11 and Grade 12 Mathematics is generally limited owing to the fact that not many students study Mathematics in these classes.
Topics covered are as under-
(Lines, angles, Triangles, Spheres, Rectangles, Cube, Cone etc.)
Ratios and Proportion
In-equations Quadratic and linear equations
Profit & Loss
Work and time
HCF & LCM
Number Base System
Allegation & Mixtures
Pipes and Cisterns
Simple Interest & Compound Interest
Maxima & Minima Progression
Surds & Indices
Data interpretation means making sense of the presented data set. It is generally deciphering and inferring the information as provided by graphs, charts and other data sets. Reasoning, on the other hand, means finding the logic behind the given data set. It involves using systematic steps and rational judgement to arrive at conclusion.
The topics covered under this are-
Graphs representing Area
Assertion and reasons
Statements and assumptions
Identifying valid inferences
Statements and conclusions
Cause and Effect
Identifying probably true probably false
Definitely true definitely false kind of statement
Matrix arrangements (Puzzles, Syllogisms, Functions)
Family tree - identifying relationship among a group of people
Symbol Based problems
Coding and decoding
Verbal ability is a very important segment of the examination. It tests a candidate’s command over the language. To test it, it uses various Grammar topics and word power.
Topics Tested under Verbal Ability are-
Fill In the Blanks
Foreign language words used in English
Odd one out
One word substitution
Different usage of same word
General Awareness Syllabus is linked to general intelligence and how someone is open to new experiences. It is also linked to the self-acquired knowledge base of a person. It is generally assumed people who are quite apt in one domain, tend to be knowledgeable in many.
Topics covered under General Awareness are-
Punch line of companies
Top officials of big companies
Major corporate events
Famous award and prizes
Books and authors
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