MAT Answer Key 2017


mat answer key 2017MAT Answer Key 2017 – Thousands of candidates who have written MAT for February 2017 session in pen-paper mode and online mode on February 05 and 11, 2017 respectively can check and download the MAT 2017 Answer Key here on this page. With the release of the answer key, links to download the same will be provided here below. The candidates can use the answer key of MAT 2017 to know how well they have performed in the exam, what their probable score can be and what are their chances of getting admission in the participating Institutes. The result of MAT February 2017 will be announced in the last week of February 2017. Based on MAT score, admission to various post graduate management courses offered by over 300 B-Schools across the country will be granted. Read this article further to know how you can download the keys, its use, benefits and more on MAT 2017 Answer Key.


MAT Answer Key 2017 for February 2017 Session

The answer key is a compilation of correct answers to all the questions asked in the examination. Order of the answers in the key will be similar to the order of the questions asked in the exam. AIMA does not releases the answer key for MAT nor does it mentions anything about it on its website. The students searching for the answer keys after giving the MAT 2017 MBA Exam can download the unofficial answer key from the links, which will be given here below as and when it will be available. 

  • The MAT 2017 answer key will be made available in online mode only.
  • Using the answer key, the candidates can draw an idea about their scoring and chances of seeking admission into various B-schools in India.
  • For MAT, which is held in online mode, obtaining the actual MAT Answer Key or the question paper is not practically possible. However, in case the answer key will be provided for computer-based test, the candidates must note that it will be prepared on the basis of memory-based questions. 

Steps to access and download the MAT Answer Key 2017

The below-mentioned steps can be followed for obtaining the answer key of MAT 2017.

  1. Click on the direct link, which will be given here in the article.
  2. Look for the answer key matching with your question paper code.
  3. Click on it and download the .pdf file on your computer.
  4. Match your answers using this file then and keep it safe for future use.

How to use the MAT Answer Key 2017?

The candidates must ensure that they have obtained the correct key corresponding to the set of the paper code they have been allotted. This is an important step as using the wrong key would eventually lead to wrong estimation of marks. The candidates after estimated their MAT 2017 score can cross check it with the last year’s cutoff for MAT to have an idea about their chances of getting admission offered by various participating colleges.

The usage of the answer key is as follow –

  • Have clarity of the marking scheme and the MAT 2017 exam pattern.
  • Thereafter, start matching your attempted answers with the answers stated in the answer key.
  • Side by side, keep adding and deducting the marks for correct and incorrect answers respectively.
  • Add the net positive marks in the end to know the obtained estimated score in the exam.

MAT Answer Key 2017 – Important Points to be kept in mind

  1. AIMA generally does not publishes the official answer key but it may or may not be released. 
  2. However, private coaching academies and various online education portals may issue the keys on the basis of memory based questions, the candidates can use them but must not completely rely on the same.
  3. The marks calculated on the basis of these answer key must not be considered final. These are for reference purpose only.

MAT 2017 Cutoff

The MAT cutoff is the minimum score which will be decided by the MAT 2017 Participating Institutes for shortlisting the candidates for further admission rounds. The candidates clearing the cutoff will get a call for participating in the pre-admission processes of various management Institutes accepting MAT Score. However, it is estimated that candidates scoring 500+ marks can expect a call from top B-Schools. The cutoff for MAT depends on various factors such as total number of candidates  registered, appeared for the exam, the reservation criteria, the level of difficulty of the exam and previous year trends of the cutoff.

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