How Can I Improve My MAT Score? Strategies and Tips

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How Can I Improve My MAT Score?: Thousands of candidates register for the Management Aptitude Exam (MAT). This exam is taken to get admission into the MBA courses/ PGDM courses. However, the MAT exam is highly competitive similar to that of CAT and XAT. Attaining success in this exam can take time and effort. Therefore, we have compiled a blog on what measures you can take to improve your MAT score. 

Examination NameMAT 
Full Name of ExamiantionManagement Aptitude Test
Examination Conducting BodyAll India Management Association (AIMA)
Level of ExaminationUniversity Level
Examination FrequencyFour times a year
Full Name of Examination

How Can You Improve Your MAT Score?

With the MAT exam around the corner, you must be preparing for it to ace it. We have come up with MAT preparation tips which will help you improve your score. Here are some of the tips:

Go Through the Syllabus

When you begin with the preparation for the MAT exam, you must know all the topics that will come in the exam. Identify the topics that will be tough for you and will require your time and energy. Accordingly, make a schedule and plan your each day. 

Practice Past Year’s Question Papers

Once you are familiar with the syllabus, grab all the previous year’s question papers and start practising all the questions. By doing so, you will get a fair idea of your strengths and weaknesses. Make sure you time yourself and attempt the question paper. Upon finishing the paper, check all your answers.

Seek Help from an Expert

Remember, how you perform in the paper will impact your final admission. So, it is really important to perform well in the question paper and give your best. The best way to master yourself is to always seek help from an expert, that way, you will get all the necessary tips and tricks. 

Understand the MAT Exam Pattern

The MAT 2024 exam pattern, which illustrates the MAT question paper’s sections, sectional time limit, number of questions, etc is shown in the table given below here. Even though the MAT exam has no sectional time limit, applicants must allocate their time according to the table’s recommendations to complete their exam on time.

SyllabusNumber of QuestionsTime Duration
Intelligence and Critical Reasoning4030 minutes
Mathematical Skills4040 minutes
Data Analysis and Sufficiency4035 minutes
Language Comprehension4030 minutes
Indian and Global Environment4015 minutes
Total200150 minutes

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When will the MAT exam be held in 2024?

All India Management Association (AIMA), the conducting body responsible for the MAT exam will be held in three modes from 24 February to 10 March 2024.

Is the MAT exam conducted four times a year?

Yes, the MAT exam is conducted four times a year. This year, the exam will be held in February, May, September and December.

Does IIM accept the MAT score?

No, the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) does not accept the MAT score.

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