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MAT Syllabus

MAT Syllabus- MAT 2017 is scheduled for May 07 and May 13, 2017 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 Syllabus

MAT is conducted for admission to MBA/PGDM courses in Top B-Schools of India. It is a national level entrance exam held in online and paper based mode. There are 200 multiple choice questions in the MAT exam which must be solved in a duration of 150 minutes. For Paper-Based Test, aspirants will be provided with OMR sheet on which they have to fill their responses. The stationery has to be brought by candidates at MAT exam centers. Know More About MAT Exam Pattern

There are 5 sections in the exam- Data Analysis & Sufficiency, Language Comprehension, Intelligence & Critical Reasoning, Mathematical Skills and Indian & Global Environment- with 40 MCQs in each section. Candidates have to choose the most appropriate answer from among the 4 choices.

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.

NEET 2017 EXAM PATTERN

150 Minutes/h4>

Duration

Exam Duration is 2 hours 30 Minutes

NEET 2017 EXAM PATTERN

+1 Marks

Score

Each Correct Answer will be awarded 1 mark

NEET 2017 EXAM PATTERN

-ve mark

-ve Score

1/4 marks will be deducted for an incorrect answer

NEET 2017 EXAM PATTERN

Offline & Online

Exam type

MAT 2017 is conducted in both modes

NEET 2017 EXAM PATTERN

Objective

Question type

Questions will be of objective type

NEET 2017 EXAM PATTERN

200 MCQ

Total questions

There are 200 questions in MAT 2017


MAT Syllabus for Quantitative Ability

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-

Geometry

(Lines, angles, Triangles, Spheres, Rectangles, Cube, Cone etc.)

Ratios and Proportion

Percentages

In-equations Quadratic and linear equations

Algebra

Profit & Loss

Averages

Partnership (Accounts)

Time-Speed-Distance

Work and time

Number system

HCF & LCM

Geometric Progression

Arithmetic progression

Arithmetic mean

Geometric mean

Harmonic mean

Median

Mode

Number Base System

BODMAS

Mensuration

Allegation & Mixtures

Work

Pipes and Cisterns

Simple Interest & Compound Interest

Set Theory

Venn diagram

Installment Payments

Clocks

Probability

Permutations Combinations

Trigonometry

Vectors

Binomial Expansion

Co-ordinate geometry

Logarithm

Calendar

Maxima & Minima Progression

Surds & Indices

Complex numbers


MAT Syllabus for Data Interpretation and Reasoning

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-

Data Interpretation

Column Graphs

Bar Graphs

Line charts

Pie Chart

Graphs representing Area

Venn diagram

Logical Reasoning

Critical reasoning

Visual reasoning

Assumption-Premise-Conclusion

Assertion and reasons

Statements and assumptions

Identifying valid inferences

Identifying arguments

Statements and conclusions

Cause and Effect

Identifying probably true probably false

Definitely true definitely false kind of statement

Linear arrangements

Matrix arrangements (Puzzles, Syllogisms, Functions)

Family tree - identifying relationship among a group of people

Symbol Based problems

Coding and decoding

Sequencing

 


MAT Syllabus for Verbal Ability 

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-

Verbal Reasoning

Syllogisms

Contextual usage

Analogies

Antonyms

Fill In the Blanks

Jumbled paragraphs

Sentence Correction

Foreign language words used in English

Sentence completion

Sentence correction

Odd one out

Idioms

One word substitution

Different usage of same word

 


MAT Syllabus for General Awareness

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-

Current Affairs

Business

Punch line of companies

Top officials of big companies

Major corporate events

Famous award and prizes

World Records

Books and authors

Science

History

Geography

International organizations

Important quotations

Social issues

Sports

Finance

Automobiles

Entertainment

Politics

 


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