MAT Selection Procedure 2017 – Management Aptitude Test 2017 (MAT) is held 4 times in a year. It is conducted in online and offline mode. AIMA announces the MAT result in the last week of the month in which the exam is conducted. Over 300 Management Institutes accept the score of MAT for granting admission to MBA and other post graduate management courses. Each of these colleges follow their own MAT selection procedure, which varies from each other. The MAT selection process usually comprises of shortlisting of candidates based on their MAT score after applying the cutoff, conducting the Group Discussion and Personal Interview rounds. The candidates obtaining the required cutoff scores are eligible for the pre-admission rounds of the Institutes. The final selection or the final result will be based on the candidate’s overall performance in the MAT and GD/PI rounds. For more details on MAT 2017 selection procedure, read the article below.
Although the selection procedure is different Institute-wise, but most B-Schools include Group Discussion (GD), Personal Interview (PI) and Written Ability test (WAT). Candidates must note that the WAT round is given more importance than the other rounds in most Management institutions. During the WAT round, the candidate’s thought process and his/her skills in written communication. In the case of the Group Discussion and PI, most soft-spoken candidates fail to make a mark in front of the judges.
For every session of MAT, the B-Schools interested in Management Institutions will be accepting the MAT score. According to the selection procedure, candidates scoring the minimum cutoff will be shortlisted for pre-admission processes. However, the selection of candidates will be screened according to the Institution. For the final selection, these Management Institutes will consider the scorecard and various other factors to determine the suitability of the seat. Each participating Institute will have their own MAT Selection Procedure.
The selection criteria of MAT will differ from institute to institute. The entrance test for MAT is held in offline as well in online mode also. The MAT result is declared in the last week of the month in which the exam is held. The MAT scorecard is made available online. Also, it is sent through post to the candidates.
Total 200 Multiple Choice Questions are asked in the test, which are asked from 5 sections. These five sections are - Language Comprehension, Data Analysis and Sufficiency, Mathematical Skills, Intelligence and Critical Reasoning and Indian and Global Environment. For marking every correct answer, 1 mark is awarded. However, for marking a wrong answer, ¼ marks is deducted.
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