MAT Answer Key 2017: The answer key of MAT includes correct answers to questions asked in the exam. MAT answer key will not be released by the exam conducting authority, All India Management Association (AIMA). However, if any coaching institute releases the memory based MAT september answer key 2017 after the completion of exam, the same has be provided on this page. MAT September 2017 was conducted on September 3 in paper based mode. MAT 2017 computer based test has been held on September 3. Using MAT answer key candidates will be able to calculate probable score based on correct and incorrect responses and analyse their performance. Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is conducted four times a year – February, May, September and December. The exam carries 200 multiple choice questions (MCQs) on Language Comprehension, Mathematical skills, Data Analysis and Sufficiency, Intelligence and Critical Reasoning and Indian and Global Environment. However, only the first four sections are taken into account while calculating MAT result, which is reported in the form of composite score ranging from 200 to 800. For more information on MAT answer key candidates can read this article below.
MAT Answer Key 2017 dates
Candidates has be able to download MAT September answer key after the completion of the exam if any coaching institute releases it. MAT 2017 result will be released in the last week of September. For more details on MAT 2017 answer key dates, candidates can check the table below.
Answer key of MAT 2017 Dates
|Events||MAT answer key dates|
|MAT 2017 exam||September 3 and 9 2017|
|MAT answer key 2017||September 3 and 9 2017 tentatively|
|MAT 2017 result||Third week of September 2017|
How to download MAT answer key?
MAT answer key will be available online if it is released. The link to download the answer key will be provided on this page after it is made available. Step by step procedure to download MAT answer key 2017 is explained below.
Steps to download MAT answer key
- Step 1: Click on the link ‘MAT answer key 2017’ (Link will be activated after it is released)
- Step 2: Look for the answer key matching with your question paper code.
- Step 3: Click on it and download the .pdf file.
- Step 4: Cross check the answers and calculate the probable score
How to calculate the score using MAT answer key 2017?
Based on the number of the correct and incorrect answer, candidates can calculate the probable score. To calculate the score, candidates have to follow the marking scheme prescribed by AIMA. Candidates can check the MAT marking scheme below.
MAT marking scheme
|Marks for correct answer||+1|
|Marks for the wrong answer||-0.25 or 1/4 th|
What is MAT composite score?
The composite score is arrived at from the marks scored in language comprehension, mathematical skills, data analysis and sufficiency, intelligence and critical reasoning. Each section is scaled on a range of 0-100. From this, the composite score is calculated on a scale ranging from 200 to 801. The Indian and Global Environment section is scored separately on a scale of 0 to100.
MAT answer key 2017 – Important Points
- Aspirants should take note that AIMA will not release MAT answer key.
- If the answer key is released it will be available online only in the .pdf format.
- Coaching institutes might release memory based MAT 2017 answer key after the exam gets over.
- Aspirants are advised to download the correct key corresponding to their question booklet provided during the exam if it is made available.
MAT result will be announced by AIMA in the third week of September 2017. Candidates can check their result and download the scorecard by entering their roll number, form number and test month. MAT scorecard will display the candidate’s sectional score, composite score and percentile. The examination authority will also send the hard copy of MAT scorecard by post after declaration of the result. On the basis of MAT september score more than 120 institutes will offer admission to various management programmes.
MAT cutoff is the minimum marks to be secured by candidates to qualify the exam and become eligible for admission process of B-schools accepting MAT score. The cutoff will be decided by MAT participating institutes. Candidates will be offered admission on the basis of MAT cut off. The cutoff will be decided on the basis of the difficulty level of the test, number of candidates and number of seats in an institute. Candidates can check below the expected MAT cutoff.
Expected MAT cutoff score
|B-Schools||Expected MAT 2017 Cutoff Scores|
|Xavier Institute of Management & Entrepreneurship||700|
|Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad||650|
|Balaji Institute of Modern Management, Pune||600|
|PSG Institute of Management, Coimbatore||600|
|Amity Business School, Noida||500|
|Alliance School of Business, Bangalore||500|
|IFIM Business School||500|
|Acharya Institute of Management & Sciences||500|
|SRM school and SRM University||500|
|Christ Institute of Management||400|
The Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is a standardised management test conducted to facililate admission to over 600 business schools. The test comprises five sections- Language Comprehension, Intelligence and Critical Reasoning, Data Analysis and Sufficiency, Mathematical Skills and Indian and Global Environment. MAT is held for 150 minutes and consists of 200 multiple choice questions. On the basis of MAT scores, various management institutes call candidates for admission to various MBA and allied programmes.