Management Aptitude Test (MAT 2017) is a national level MBA common entrance test. Candidates can view the detailed exam analysis of MAT-2017. MAT entrance test is conducted by All India Management Association (AIMA). The MAT examination is held four times a year in the month of February, May, September, and December.The detailed exam analysis of the February examination is given below. Candidates can check the below exam analysis.
Mat 2017 Exam Analysis, Cutoffs & Answer Key:
The questions were asked according to the MAT 2017 exam pattern. The candidates who attempted the test offline found the Data Analysis & Sufficiency section a bit tricky. Mathematics question are tough to some of the candidates.At the whole, the difficulty level was moderate and the candidates who attempted the questions selectively will score better.
MAT 2017 Sectional Analysis:
There were 20 Verbal Ability, Verbal Reasoning, and Reading Comprehension questions. The reading comprehension had 4 passages with 5 questions each. Other questions are from jumbled sentences, basic grammar corrections, The main idea of paragraphs. Except for few questions other ones are moderate to attempt, in allocated time.
Intelligence & Critical Reasoning:
The majority of the questions were asked on the calendar, distribution, assertions reasons, blood relations, analogies, direction, series, statements. The questions were formed in sets as well as individual questions. The section was a little lengthy with a moderate level of difficulty. The candidates attempting 20 – 22 questions within 35 – 40 minutes will score well in this section.
Mathematical Skills: This section constitutes of 40 questions, Half of the questions were asked from Arithmetic covering from topics like Interest, Percentages, Time and Work, Averages Percentage, Profit, Loss. The questions were time-consuming and a bit difficult. Candidates attempting 20 – 22 questions within 35 – 40 minutes will score well in this section.
Data Analysis and Sufficiency:
In this section, questions were covered from Pie charts, bar diagrams, charts, line graph, data comparison. Though the difficulty level of this section is moderate, 50% of the questions are covered from Data Interpretation. Candidates attempting 22-24 questions within 35 – 40 minutes will score well in this section.Indian and Global Environment. The questions in this section were based on the current affairs, GK, and economics. Candidates can answer the questions in the lesser time compared to the allocated time.The candidates well prepared for this section should have covered 15 – 18 questions within 15 minutes.