Among the plethora of exams for MBA Aspirants is yet another popular exam- MAT.
Is this exam any special from the rest of the MBA exams?
In this article, I am going to walk you through the details of MAT. Let’s get started with the mat exam benefits.
What is MAT?
MAT is Management Aptitude Test conducted for candidates seeking admission into top MBA colleges in India. This exam has been there since 1988 and is emerging to be one of the important exams for admission into the top tier and middle-level colleges. MAT can get MBA aspirants admission in one of the 313 AIMA listed MBA colleges and 400 MBA colleges in Maharashtra. The exam is going to be held every year in May.
Any B-School-national or international can consider MAT Score as an admission input based on the Score Cards issued to the candidates. AIMA claims MAT as the largest test of its kind in the nation.
MAT can offer a lot of benefits in addition to the admission in B-Schools Read them below:
MAT Exam accepted by a lot of major cities.
Earlier a lot of B-schools despite accepting the MAT May exam scores considered them for the next academic session as the admission process in many of them used to stand close by the time result for the May MAT exam was declared. Because of this flaw in the system, a few students used to opt out the exam. Now, however, the system is revised and it is going to be held in the month of May which turns out to be the right time for admission.
Due to this, MBA colleges in Delhi NCR, Bangalore, Mumbai, Pune and other parts of the country have decided to accept MAT 2017 May exam scores for admission.
Easy compared to other MBA competitive exams
MAT is not very difficult compared to other MBA competitive exams. This gives you better opportunity to improve your score and increase your admission chances in a better MBA college.
MAT exam is an objective type test with multiple-choice Questions (MCQs). It is conducted in online as well as offline mode. The test has five sections — Language Comprehension, Mathematical skills, Data Analysis and Sufficiency, Intelligence and Critical Reasoning, Indian and Global Environment. Each section has 40 questions making it a total of 200 questions to be solved in 150 minutes.
Facility to select top 5 B-schools
With effect from May 2017, MAT registration and application process has provided the facility of filling up 5 free choices of Management Institutes in order of preference in the application form. It provides you a direct opportunity of bagging a seat in your dream B-school.
4. High Probability to use May MAT scores in MAHCET CAP 2017
There is a high probability that you will be able to use your MAT exam scores for admission to 400 MBA colleges of Maharashtra through Centralized Admission Process (CAP). It is to be conducted by DTE Maharashtra.
Based on the scores of MAT, you get a good MBA/MMS 2017 admission opportunity to one of the 40000+ seats in one of the top MBA colleges in Maharashtra.
MAT scores will be considered for all the MBA colleges including JBIMS, Mumbai; SIMSREE, K J Somaiya, N L Dalmiya, PUMBA, IESMCRC, Dy Patil, Singhad among others.
With the help of your MAT scores, you are eligible to get admission in all other B-schools in Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur and other cities of Maharashtra. As you can see, MAT gives you a higher chance to select your B schools in your desired locality. And with the exam being easier than the rest of the MBA exams, it is a good opportunity to bag a seat in your dream B school.
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