MAT 2017 SYLLABUS
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MAT exam is conducted four times a year in the month of September, December, February and May. For all these attempts the syllabus and Pattern for the MAT exam remains similar. If there are minor changes, then candidates are notified well before the date of the examination so that candidates have ample time to prepare for the examination.
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It is imperative that a candidate is well-aware about the syllabus for the examination. Even though the syllabus may be similar to the other management entrance examinations, however, MAT 2016 exam is different in the way it focusses on current affairs knowledge and otherwise, general awareness of a candidate.
Also, the difference from other bigger exams is not as pronounced as is in the difficulty level of the paper. The questions in exams such as CAT, XAT are generally of much higher difficulty as compared to MAT.
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As mentioned earlier the syllabus for MAT 2016 is similar to the other management exams. The syllabus primarily comprises of Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, General Awareness and Verbal Ability. These are the main papers and have further topics under them. The topics as covered under each of the paper could be found below.
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 as 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
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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
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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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