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.
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||
30 Nov 2018
|Last Date for Online registration for CBT||
07 Dec 2018
|Admit Card release date for PBT||
01 Dec 2018
|Admit Card release date for CBT||
10 Dec 2018
|Examination Date (Offline)||
09 Dec 2018
|Examination date (Online)||
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.
- 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)|
|Data Analysis & Sufficiency||40||35|
|Intelligence & Critical Reasoning||40||30|
|Indian & Global Environment||40||15|
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.
|Verbal Reasoning||Reading Comprehension||Syllogisms|
|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|
|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 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|
|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.
- Complete Guide For MAT – Disha Experts
- Face to Face with MAT 21 Years | 22 Years – Arihant
- Mission MAT Mock Test and Solved Papers – B S Sijwalii
- General Knowledge – Arihant
- The Mega Year Book – Disha Experts
- Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency – Arihant
- Logical Reasoning – Arihant
- Mastering the Verbal Ability for CAT – Arihant
- Quantitative Aptitude Quantum CAT – Sarvesh K. Sharma
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.
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.
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.
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.
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|
*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 www.aima.in. 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.
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.
Official Website: www.aima.in