How to Prepare for MAT

Preparation for MAT is not very difficult as the question paper has remained unchanged over past many exams. To crack the exam with high score, you should know the exact MAT exam pattern and syllabus. The next step is to collect the best study material that includes books, practice questions, and sample papers.

MAT Exam Pattern

S No.  Section Questions Percentage Weightage
1 Language Comprehension 40 25%
2 Intelligence and Critical Reasoning 40 25%
3 Data Analysis and Sufficiency 40 25%
4 Mathematical Skills 40 25%
5 Indian and Global Environment 40 Nil
    200 100%

Each of the 5 sections has 40 questions making it a total of 200 questions in MCQ format to be solved in 150 minutes. Only 4 sections determine the percentile and merit position of the candidate whereas the score of the fifth section ‘Indian and Global Environment’ is separately reflected in MAT score card but is not be taken into account to calculate the MAT percentile.