Today, on February 11, 2017, All India Management Association conducted Management Aptitude Test 2017 (MAT) for February session. The exam was held in online mode, where the candidates were required to mark their answers using a mouse for the questions being flashed on the computer screen. MAT is held 4 times in a year and is held in both, offline and online mode. The test in pen-paper mode was held last week, on February 5, 2017.
The computer based test today was held in different time clots across various test centres which were set up across the country. Individual MAT 2017 admit card were issued to the candidates for taking this management entrance test in both the modes. The candidates who carried the print out of the valid admit card today to the test centre were only allowed to sit for the test.
The candidates who took the MAT February 2017 today can check and download the MAT answer key from the link given here below. They can use the answer key to match their answers and predict their probable score, before the actual announcement of MAT result 2017. According to the test takers, the exam was not that difficult and was quite similar to the December attempt.
Total 200 multiple choice questions were asked in the test from 5 sections. The question paper was as per the MAT 2017 exam pattern. For marking a correct asnwer, 1 mark will be awarded to the candidates and 1/4th marks will be deducted for marking every incorrect answer. The gist of the test pattern has been provided in the table below. Few of them found the Data Analysis and Sufficiency a bit tricky. The candidates can check the exam analysis for each section in detail by accessing the respective link given below.
|S. No.||Name of the Section||No. of Questions||Time Suggested|
|3||Data Analysis and Sufficiency||40||35|
|4||General Intelligence and Critical Reasoning||40||30|
|5||Indian and Global Environment||40||15|
MAT 2017 result is declared by AIMA in the last week of the month in which the exam is held. Therefore, the result for MAT February will be announced in the last week of February 2017. The score of MAT remains valid for a year. 303 MAT Participating Institutes will be granting admission to various management courses offered by them to eligible candidates who will clear the cutoff and perform well in the further selection rounds.