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MAT Exam Pattern 2020 - All India Management Association (AIMA) provides the exam pattern of MAT 2020 which will include the type of questions that will be asked in the entrance test. MAT exam pattern 2020 will also mention the marking scheme, duration of the exam. If the student is aware of the MAT 2020 exam pattern in advance, then he or she can draw a clear cut strategy. Knowing the MAT exam pattern well in advance, candidates will get to know how many questions will be asked in each section of the exam, whether there is negative marking or not. MAT exam for first phase will be conducted tentatively in the second and third week of February. To know all the details about exam pattern of MAT 2020, such as mode of exam, marking scheme, medium etc, read the full article.
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The table given below mentions the snippets related to the exam pattern of MAT 2020.
Total Number of questions
Duration of the exam
Total number of sections
5 sections with 40 questions in each of them
Total number of options for each question
Intelligence and Critical Reasoning
Data Analysis and Sufficiency
Indian and Global Environment
According to the exam pattern of MAT 2020, the test will be of 150 minutes or two hours and 30 minutes. Candidates will have the option to switch between the sections as there is no time limit for a particular section. According to the experts, in order to perform well in the entrance exam., candidates should not spend more than half an hour for each section.
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In the exam pattern of MAT 2020, AIMA has proposed the marking scheme under which candidates will get to know how many marks they will be awarded for correct answer and how many for incorrect. According to the marking scheme, candidates will be given one mark for every correct answer and 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer. The maximum marks which a candidate who will appear in MAT 2020 can score is 200 and the scaled score is out of 800.
There are five sections according to the exam pattern of MAT 2020 from which the questions are asked. These five sections are the English language, Mathematics, intelligence and critical reasoning, data analysis and sufficiency, Indian and global environment.
Total Number of Questions
Time to be spent in each section
Note: Some of the MAT participating institutes do not take into account the marks scored by the candidate in the Indian and Global environment section.
The Management Entrance Test (MAT) 2020 is conducted four times in a year both in computer based mode as well as in pen and paper based mode. If the candidate decides to appear for the MAT entrance exam in pen and paper based mode, then in such case responses will have to be marked in the OMR sheet with a pencil. If the candidate has marked the answers incorrectly, then they have the option to erase it.
According to MAT exam pattern 2020, if the candidate wants to appear in the exam in computer based mode, then he or she should be comfortable using the mouse and keyboard. Candidates will be given a paper to do their rough work.
According to the marking scheme of MAT 2020, candidates will be given one mark for every question answered correctly and they will lose 0.25 marks if they answer the question incorrectly. The total scaled score is 800.
Intelligence and Critical Reasoning - In this section of MAT 2020 candidates are assessed on their critical thinking. Candidates will have to answer questions related to series and sequences and critical reasoning, data arrangement, blood relations, direction sense, input-output analysis, coding and decoding.
Mathematics - Candidates will have to answer questions related to arithmetic, geometry, business mathematics, Hence, candidates must be well versed with basic formulae and other concepts.
Language Comprehension - According to the exam pattern of MAT 2020, in language comprehension section candidates will be assessed on their comprehension and reading skills. Candidates will have to go through the questions based on the passage and answer the questions correctly.
Data Analysis and Sufficiency - Questions in this part will be asked on coding and decoding, direction sense, input/output analysis, blood relations, directions sense.
Indian and Global Environment - As per the exam pattern of MAT candidates will have to answer questions related to national and international current affairs. Questions on general knowledge will also be asked in this section.
Based on past years trends of questions, the syllabus of MAT 2020 will include the topics and sub-topics from which the questions will be asked. Some of the topics which form part of MAT 2020 syllabus include mathematics, English language, data analysis and sufficiency, intelligence and critical reasoning.
As of now there has been no official notification from AIMA with regard to change in the exam pattern of MAT 2019 and candidates will have to answer multiple choice questions.
Some of the books which the candidates can consult for MAT 2020 are:
Word Power Made Easy’ – by Norman Lewis
Mission MBA MAT Guide
Complete Guide for MAT and Other MBA Entrance Exams-Deepak Agarwal, Mahima Agarwal
Candidates will be given one mark for every correct answer and ¼ mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.
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