MAT December 2018

MAT December 2018 – All India Management Association (AIMA) conducts Mangement Aptitude Test (MAT) four times in a year. The second session for the academic year 2019-21 ie MAT December 2018 has been started. The revised exam dates have been announced by AIMA. Candidates interested in MBA Programme must apply for MAT Dec 2018 before the last day of registration. The AIMA MAT 2018 Entrance examination will take place in both Pen & Paper-based and computer-based mode. Candidates will have the option to choose one or both the modes for MAT December 2018. All questions are Multiple Choice Questions with four options each. For the admission in the programme, there are more than 600 colleges accepting MAT 2018 scores. The candidates have to apply for the colleges separately to participate in the selection process. For more information regarding AIMA MAT December 2018, read the complete article below.

Latest: MAT December 2018 Application Form Available. Also check revised dates below.

MAT December 2018

Candidates who have missed applying or want to appear for another session must apply for MAT December 2019. Candidates opting PBT/ CBT must check if the exam is taking place in their city. Even more, the number of CBT test cities are less compared to PBT test cities.

MAT 2018 Exam Date – Check here the exam dates of the December session in the table below.

MAT December 2018 Date
Online registration starts from 06 Oct 2018
Last Date for Online registration for PBT 23 Nov 2018
30 Nov 2018
Last Date for Online registration for CBT 08 Dec 2018
07 Dec 2018
Admit Card release date for PBT 24 Nov 2018
01 Dec 2018
Admit Card release date for CBT 11 Dec 2018
10 Dec 2018
Examination Date (Offline) 02 Dec 2018 (10:00AM – 12:30 PM)
09 Dec 2018
Examination date (Online) 09 Dec 2018
15 Dec 2018
Result date 24 Dec 2018

For detailed information, refer the quick links below.

MAT December 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates interested in MAT December 2018 must fulfill the eligibility criteria to apply for it. In case, you clear the exam but not eligible then you will not able to take the final admission in the MAT associated colleges. In addition to that,  you must clear the criteria for individual colleges where you will send your MAT Dec 2018 scores.

  • Academic Qualification  – A candidate must have completed the graduation in any discipline from the recognized university.
  • Final Year Students – Students appearing in undergraduate courses like B.A, B.Sc., B.Com., B.Tech., etc, are eligible to apply. Though admission will be provisional until the submission of final year mark sheet.
  • Minimum Aggregate Marks – The marks are according to the rules guidelines of the individual colleges.
  • Age Limit  – There is no age limit to take the exam.

MAT December 2018 Exam Pattern

Candidates appearing for MAT December 2018 must start the preparation with the exact exam pattern of the test. Knowing the pattern will help you to strategize for the exam accordingly. Moreover, all the sections have an equal number of questions, so focus on each section equally.

Mode of Examination

  • The exam takes place in PBT & CBT Mode.
  • The medium of the examination is English.

Marking Scheme

  • There is one mark for each correct answer.
  • 0.25 marks deduction for each incorrect answer.

Questions in MAT 2018

  • There are total 200 questions in the exam.
  • All questions are MCQ based.
Section Name Number of Questions Suggested time(Minutes)
Language Comprehension 40 30
Mathematical Skills 40 40
Data Analysis & Sufficiency 40 35
Intelligence & Critical Reasoning 40 30
Indian & Global Environment 40 15
Total 200 150 Minutes

MAT December 2018 Syllabus

In the exam, you have to focus on speed and accuracy. So, before preparing the study plan for MAT December 2018. It is essential that you see the important topics of the exam. The areas to focus are as follows. Click Here to download MAT December Syllabus PDF.

Language Comprehension
Verbal Reasoning Reading Comprehension Syllogisms
Contextual usage Analogies Antonyms
Fill In the Blanks Jumbled paragraphs Jumbled Sentences
Sentence Correction Foreign language words used in English Sentence completion
Sentence correction Odd man out Idioms
One word substitution Different usage of the same word
Mathematical Skills
Numbers Number System Geometry
Mensuration Coordinate Geometry Trigonometry
Operations-Based questions Statistics Simple Equation
Ratio, Proportion, and Variations Simple and Compound Interest Time and Distance
Time and Work Averages-Mixtures-Alligations Special Equations
Quadratic Equations Inequalities and Modulus Functions
Graphs Indices and Surds Logarithm
Permutations and Combination Probability Quantitative Reasoning
Data Sufficiency
Data Interpretation and Reasoning
Graphs Line charts Pie Chart
Venn diagram Critical reasoning Visual reasoning
Linear arrangements Symbol Based problem Coding and decoding
Indian and Global Environment
Economy Sports Polity
International News Current Affairs Miscellaneous

MAT December 2018 Books

After getting the right syllabus, it is time that you have the right study material for the exam. So, in order to prepare for MAT December 2018, you can use offline and online sources. If you are taking coaching then their material will suffice. In case you are doing self-study, you can refer to highly recommended books given below.

MAT December 2018 Preparation

Now, when you have an exam pattern, syllabus, and books, you can now make your study plan for the upcoming months. Here you can read some tips to crack MAT December 2018.

Language Comprehension

To clear this section, you do not have to prepare like CAT. Reading Comprehensions are easy to attempt. Practicing daily will give you the advantage to crack this section. Moreover, the exam focuses more on verbal ability part. Then, working on your vocabulary, grammar will help you a lot to get good marks in this section.

Mathematical Skills

For this section, practice is the key. First of all, focus on learning and understanding all the topics. This will help you to set your base. Then, you can move forward to apply short tricks and methods. Practice at least 50 questions from a topic that you are learning day-by-day. Side-by-Side, keep making notes of formulas and short tricks.

Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning

The key to crack this section in MAT December 2018 is to practice and take mock test daily. Pick a topic every day and do the all the possible questions from a particular topic. In logical Reasoning, focus on topics like direction, coding & decoding etc, as these questions are easy to attempt.

General Knowledge

For this section, keeping yourself updated with current events is necessary. Additionally, read static gk also like famous personalities, company logos etc.

MAT December 2018 Application Form

The registration for MAT December 2018 is online only. When the forms are available you need to visit the AIMA website to register for the exam. Only after the successful registration, candidates will able to fill the MAT Dec 2018 application Forms.

The registration is the first step to apply for AIMA MAT 2018. Once you access the registration link, you need to enter basic information like name, date of birth, state, email id and phone number. After that, you will receive the MAT December 2018 Registration Id and password to access the application form.

Using the MAT 2018 login credentials, you can now complete the MAT December 2018 Application Form. in it, you have to fill personal, educational, communication, college preference, and work experience details. Following that upload the photograph and signature in the specified format. Finally, pay the registration fee according to the mode of the examination. Now, take the print out of confirmation age for future use.

Candidates will able to edit few details after submitting the form and paying the application fee.

MAT December 2018 Application Fee

Applicants have two option to appear for the test. So, you can choose a paper-based or computer-based test or both.

  • PBT or CBT: Rs 1550/-
  • PBT and CBT: Rs 2650/-

Which Test Mode to Choose for MAT December 2018?

For MAT December 2018 , you can PBT/ CBT modes or both. So, you must be wondering, which mode to choose? You can choose either mode depending upon your convenience. If you comfortable with PBT, then opt for it otherwise CBT is best. Most importantly, check the test cities for CBT. As they are in less in number as compared to PBT. Moreover, you can opt for both the modes. As such you will have the advantage to choose 7 management institutes instead of 5 while filling the college preference.

MAT December 2018 Admit Card

The MAT December 2018 Admit Card will release separately for PBT & CBT. Once the registration is over, the admit card will available on the specified dates. It will release on the official website of AIMA. You have to enter the registration number, date of birth or email id to download the hall ticket.

Most importantly, carry the MAT December 2018 admit card on the examination day. Along with it, take photo id proof as selected by you during the registration process. Additionally, you must read all the instructions given on the admit card to avoid any hassle on the test day. Reach the centre on time with all the required documents.

Test timings

The offline based conducts at 10:00 AM -12:30 PM. While online computer based test in different time slots at specific test venues. They are according to the number of candidates registered.

MAT 2018 PBT Test City
Ahmedabad Allahabad Bareilly
Bengaluru Bhopal Bhubaneswar
Chandigarh Chennai Coimbatore
Dehradun Delhi (NCR) Durgapur
Gurgaon Guwahati Haridwar
Hyderabad Indore Jaipur
Jammu Jamshedpur Jorhat
Kanpur Kochi Kolkata
Lucknow Meerut Mengaluru
Mumbai Nagpur Patna
Pune Raipur Ranchi
Thiruvananthapuram Visakhapatnam

*Cities written in Italics are not available for CBT.

MAT 2018 December 2018 Result

Though the PBT and CBT exam will take place on different days. Still, the result for the modes will release on the same day. The MAT December 2018 result will release at the official website of AIMA ie Candidates will need registration number and roll number to download the MAT Dec 2018 result. You can also the result offline through SMS service. Notably, the MAT score for a particular session is applicable for only 1 year.

MAT December 2018  Result via SMS :

SMS as: MATS FORMNO DOB(ddmmyy) to 54242
Eg: MATS 200391 030985 to 54242

MAT December 2018 Sample Paper

For the better preparation of MAT December 2018, practicing sample paper is must. Through it, you can analyze the paper pattern and difficulty level of the exam. This is the sample paper available at the official website of AIMA only. So, download the paper and solve it within the time limits of the exam. After that, do not forget to self-analyze the paper. Especially, find the weak areas and try to improve them before the test day.

Contact Details

If you have doubts regarding MAT December 2018 you can always drop a mail on their official email id  [email protected]. Notably, any other communication like telephone calls, conventional mail, fax etc. is not available. So, directly mail the authorities and expect a response within 48 hours after sending the request.

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