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Updated: Sep 03, 2020 18:03 IST

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MAT Exam Pattern 2020 - MAT Paper Pattern 2020 is provided by the All India Management Association, the Exam Pattern of MAT 2020 includes the type of questions that will ask in the entrance test. MAT 2020 Exam Syllabus also mentions the marking scheme, exam duration. If the candidates are aware of the MAT Exam Pattern 2020 well in advance will get to know how many questions will be asked in each section of the MAT exam, whether there is negative marking or not. This article explains the detailed MAT Exam Pattern 2020 along with other information related to MAT.


MAT Exam Pattern 2020 Available - Check AIMA MAT Exam Syllabus, Marking Scheme, Paper Pattern, Question Paper at aima.in

MAT Exam Pattern 2020 Available - Check AIMA MAT Exam Syllabus, Marking Scheme, Paper Pattern, Question Paper at aima.in

MAT Exam Pattern 2020 @ aima.in

New Update: MAT Exam Pattern 2020 - AIMA has announced the revised exam schedule for the MAT 2020, August session exam. The MAT 2020 exam being the only MBA entrance test is conducted four times in a calendar year in February, May, September, and December months. Let's find out the changes included in the MAT Exam Pattern 2020 for the August 2020 Session. MAT Exam Pattern 2020 also mentions the marking scheme, duration of the exam. If the student is aware of the MAT Exam Pattern 2020 in advance, he or she can draw a clear cut strategy. Candidates by Knowing the MAT Exam Pattern 2020 well in advance, 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 IBT mode was held from May 25 till July 5 in different slots. Earlier, MAT CBT mode was about to held on July 4 and PBT mode on July 2, 2020. MAT Exam Pattern 2020 for entrance test is available candidates get the exam pattern in this article.

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Overview of MAT Exam Pattern 2020

MAT Exam Pattern 2020

MAT Exam Pattern 2020 Details

Total Number of questions

200

Exam Duration

150 minutes

Total number of sections

5 sections with 40 questions in each of them

Options for each question

4 options

MAT Exam Sections

Intelligence and Critical Reasoning

Language Comprehension

Mathematics

Data Analysis and Sufficiency

Indian and Global Environment

Highlights of MAT Exam Pattern 2020

  • MAT Exam Pattern 2020 comprises the types and numbers of questions & other information of the MAT 2020 examination. MAT is a national level management exam, which is conducted by AIMA. This examination conduct four times every year. MAT organized for providing access to management courses (MBA) offered by different management institutions of the country.
  • MAT exam for IBT mode will be held from May 25 till June 25 in different slots. Whereas, MAT CBT mode will be held on June 21 while the one in the PBT mode on June 14. Earlier, AIMA has also announced that they will conduct the MAT exam as a remotely proctored internet-based test. To know all the details about the exam pattern of MAT 2020, such as mode of exam, marking scheme, medium, etc, read the full article.

Details about MAT Exam Pattern 2020

  • Session: The MAT exam 2020 conducted four times in a year, i.e., February, May, September & December.
  • Questions: The question paper will include objective type questions with multiple choice answers.
  • Duration of Exam: The exam duration will be 2 hours and 30 minutes (150 minutes). There is not any sectional time limit for this exam.
  • Number of Questions: The MAT 2020 question paper will comprise five sections with a total of 200 questions.

How to Know the Section Wise Marks Allotment in MAT 2020?

MAT 2020 Section

Number of Questions

Time Suggested (In Minutes)

Marks Allotted

Language Comprehension

40

30

40

Mathematical Skills

40

40

40

Data Analysis & Sufficiency

40

35

40

Intelligence and Critical Reasoning

40

30

40

Indian and Global Environment

40

15

40

Total

200

150

200

MAT Marking Scheme 2020

  • The MAT exam will contain a total of 200 maximum marks. Candidates will get one score for each correct answer.
  • There will be negative marking in this MAT 2020 exam. For each incorrect answer, ¼ of the total marks or 0.25 marks will Deduct from the overall score.
  • For each objective type question, students will get four optional answers. Aspirants will be required to choose the correct answer only.

Important Dates of MAT(May Session)

MAT 2020 MAT Exam Important Dates 2020

MAT Registration Starts on

March 6, 2020

MAT 2020 Registration Ends on

PBT Mode- June 7, 2020

CBT Mode-June 15, 2020

Admit Card Release Date

PBT Mode - June 9, 2020

CBT Mode - June 17, 2020

MAT Paper-based exam date

June 14, 2020

MAT Computer-based exam date

June 21, 2020

Result Date

To be Notified

MAT is conducted four times a year (February, May, September, December). AIMA conducted the MAT 2020 exam for the month of February, May, and September. MAT 2020 exam will be conducted as (paper-based test) and (Computer-based test). Check the important dates related to MAT Exam 2020 Above table.

What is the detailed Information about MAT Exam Pattern 2020?

MAT Exam Pattern 2020 remains the same. AIMA prescribed the MAT exam pattern. Aspirants should check the MAT exam pattern to know the structure of the exam. Later, they are advised to check the MAT Syllabus and previous year question papers in a detailed manner. Candidates will be asked 200 objective type questions from different sections such as Intelligence & Critical Reasoning, Language Comprehension, Data Analysis & Sufficiency, Mathematical Skills, and Indian & Global Environment.

Exam Duration

  • The exam duration for MAT 2020 exam is 150 minutes

No of Questions

  • There will be 200 objective type questions

Marking Scheme

  • 1 mark for each correct answer

Negative Marking

  • 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer

No of Sections

  • There will be 5 sections and 40 questions in each section

No of Options

  • It is an objective type of exam, 4 options will be given.

Sections

  • Language Comprehension
  • Data Analysis and Sufficiency
  • Mathematical Skills
  • Intelligence and Critical Reasoning
  • Indian and Global Environment

Section Wise Analysis For MAT Exam 2020

Intelligence and Critical Reasoning 

  • In this part of MAT 2020, students are assessed on their critical thinking. Aspirants will have to answer questions related to series and sequences and critical reasoning, data arrangement, blood relations, direction sense, input-output analysis, coding, & decoding.

Mathematics

  • Aspirants will have to answer questions related to arithmetic, geometry, business mathematics. Hence, candidates must be well versed in basic formulae and other concepts.

Language Comprehension

  • According to the MAT Exam Pattern 2020, in the language comprehension section, students will assess their comprehension and reading skills. Students will have to go through the questions based on the passage and answer the questions correctly.

Data Analysis & Sufficiency 

  • Questions in this part will ask on coding and decoding, direction sense, input/output analysis, blood relations, directions sense.

Indian and Global Environment 

  • As per the MAT Exam Pattern 2020, students will have to answer questions related to national and international current affairs. Questions on general knowledge will also be asked in this section.

Importance Of MAT Exam Syllabus 2020

  • Based on past years' trends of questions, the MAT Syllabus 2020 includes the topics and sub-topics from which the questions will ask. MAT 2020 IBT mode will conduct from May 25 till June 25, CBT mode will conduct on June 21, 2020, and PBT mode on June 14, 2020. Some of the topics which form part of Syllabus include mathematics, English language, data analysis and sufficiency, intelligence, and critical reasoning.
  • Knowing the MAT Exam Pattern 2020 helps to get an idea of the structure of the exam. Likewise, syllabus aids the candidates to know the topics that should prepare for the exam. Aspirants have to prepare within a time limit. Refer to the MAT model papers and attempt MAT mock tests to test your skills before the MAT 2020 exam. Check the detailed MAT Syllabus here. (Also read MAT Syllabus 2020)

MAT 2020 Preparation Tips

Candidates should prepare hard to crack MAT 2020 exam. Aspirants are advised to refer to the MAT Exam Pattern 2020 and syllabus after the completion of the registration form. The MAT exam tests a candidate's reading skills, logical reasoning ability, analytical and critical thinking. The MAT preparation tips are given below,

  • Practice ‘Language Comprehension’ passages and go through the rules of grammar.
  • Practice the mathematics section without using a calculator.
  • Concentrate on other sections such as Data Analysis and Sufficiency, Indian, and global environment.
  • Read newspapers daily to gain General knowledge. 

General information about MAT 2020 Exam

Above, you have read the detailed MAT exam pattern and here is the general information about MAT 2019 exam, 

  • Candidates who have backlogs are also eligible to attend the MAT exam
  • Aspirants can attend MAT exam twice in a year
  • No age limit is required to apply
  • MAT scorecard will be valid for 1 year
  • MAT scorecard is sent to the candidates address through post. 
  • Candidates should note that the marks scored in the Indian and Global Environment section will not be taken into account by some institutes which accept MAT scores. 

Check the MAT Exam Pattern 2020 here and download the MAT Syllabus through the links given in this article.

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MAT Exam Pattern 2020 - FAQ

1. What is the importance of MAT 2020 Exam Pattern?

Candidates well versed in the MAT 2020 Exam Pattern to know how many questions will ask in each section of the exam and Exam Duration Of the Exam.

2. If any subjective Questions asked in the MAT Exam 2020?

AIMA with regard to change in the MAT 2020 Exam Pattern and students will have to answer multiple-choice questions (MCQ).

3. What is the Marking Scheme of MAT Exam 2020?

Students will be given one mark for every correct answer, and ¼ mark will deduct for every wrong answer.

4. What is the mode of MAT Exam 2020?

MAT 2020 will conduct four times in a year both in a computer-based mode as well as in pen and paper-based mode. 

5. How many Questions asked in the MAT Exam 2020?

Total Number of questions asked in the MAT 2020 is 200.


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