PIM MAT 2018 is going to be conducted to offer admission to the applicants to various MBA programmes in R A Podar Institute of Management. Applications for the same are available online and candidates need to fill it before the last date. As per PIM MAT 2018 exam date, the paper will commence on May 06, 2018. The candidates have to appear for offline test and give their best to score high. The result will be announced later in the form of merit list and the shortlisted candidates have to attend Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds. The final result of PIM MAT 2018 will be announced later and the selected candidates will be called for counselling round to offer seats to various management level programmes. You can know the complete details of eligibility, application, pattern, admit card, answer key, result, counselling, seat matrix and much more from the article provided below.
PIM MAT 2018
PIM MAT 2018 exam will be conducted only to provided admission to the candidates to the courses of MBA and MBA (Services Management). There will be no exam and GD/ PI for the applicants applying for MBA (Executive). The complete schedule of PIM MAT 2018 exam can be obtained from here:
|PIM MAT 2018 Exam||Important Dates|
|Start of Application Form||01 Apr 2018|
|Last Date to Apply Online for PIM MAT 2018 is||30 Apr 2018|
|Admit Card will be issued on||03 May 2018|
|PIM MAT 2018 Exam Date||06 May 2018|
|Release of Answer Key||07 May 2018|
|Objection could be raised until||10 May 2018|
|PIM MAT 2018 Final Answer Key will be Available on||11 May 2018|
|Result Announcement will be Done on||12 May 2018|
|GD/ PI will be Conducted on||15-19 May 2018|
|Final PIM MAT 2018 Result will be Declared on||29 May 2018|
|Counselling for Admission is on||09 Jun 2018|
PIM MAT 2018 Eligibility Criteria
Before you start applying for MBA programmes for admission to R A Podar Institute of Mangement ensure that you fulfill the eligibility criteria for PIM MAT 2018 as stated below:
For MBA AND MBA (Service Management)
- You must be a graduate with study pattern of atleast 10+2+3 years from a recognized University/ Institution in India.
- Minimum marks in the qualifying exam must be 50%. Whereas if you belong to SC/ ST/ OBC category you must have a minimum of 45% marks.
- In case you have appeared for the final years exam of qualifying degree, you can apply for PIM MAT 2018.
- In case you have more than one qualifying degree, the degree obtained by you first will be considered.
For MBA (Executive)
- To be considered eligible for applying for PIM MAT 2018, you must have a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University in any discipline.
- You must have atleast 48% marks in your qualifying exam (43% in case you belong to SC/ ST/ OBC category).
- For admission in this programme, you must have a minimum of 2 years of experience of working in an industrial/ commercial organization/ private sector/ business/ voluntary sector/ corporate sector/
government/ public sector in a supervisory/ executive position.
- The job location of an applicant must be within the municipal limit of Jaipur and shall not change during the during the time when he/ she is pursuing a degree.
- If you are self-employed and working as a CA/ICWA/CS then you need to show income tax return reporting Gross Total Income.
The Application Form for PIM MAT 2018 has already begun and the last date to fill it is April 30, 2018. After checking the eligibility you must proceed with applying for the exam. Visit the official website and register as a new user by providing your name, mail id, contact number and password. Now login to your account to fill PIM MAT 2018 application form. You will be asked to enter personal details, category, communication details, nationality, qualifying exam information and finally select the exam centre out of 6 centres provided in the drop-down menu.
In the final step upload the scanned images of your photograph and signature in the specifications provided. You can refer the table provided here to know the size and format of the images that you need to upload in PIM MAT 2018 application form:
|Photograph||Dimensions: 150 x 200 pxSize: Less than 40 KB|
The format of images accepted is jpg/ jpeg only.
On providing the correct information, you shall visit E-Mitra Kiosks/ E-Mitra portal or CSC Centres in order to pay the application fee of Rs. 1500+ E-Mitra Service Charge/ Bank charges. To complete the process take a print out of completed application form and send it to RAPIM registered office.
PIM MAT 2018 Exam Pattern
Mode of Exam: Offline (Written)
The Language of Paper: English only
Type of Questions: Objective type
Total No. of Questions: 200
Time Duration: 2 hours or 120 minutes
Negative Marking: -1 for every 3 wrong answers
|Section||Total No. of Questions|
|Current Affairs including Business and Economics||40|
PIM MAT 2018 Admit Card
PIM MAT 2018 admit card is going to be provided you through the official website. You have to log in to the account using an email address and password generated at the time of applying for the exam. Now Download Admit Card that appears on the screen, and take a print out of it for appearing for the exam. It will necessary details such as your name, roll number, PIM MAT 2018 exam date and time, examination centre address, photograph and much more. You have to take the admit card and a photo identity proof while appearing for the exam. It will serve as your identity. You should retain the admit card till the end of admission process as it will be required later.
PIM MAT 2018 Answer Key
After the successful commencement of an examination, the institute is going to release the answer key for the assistance of the candidates who took the exam. You can download it from the website and compare the responses marked by you. This will give you a rough idea of marks that you are going to obtain in PIM MAT 2018 result. In case you want to challenge the answer key, it can be done in the window provided for the same. The objection raised must be supported by authentic proof and justification. If the objection is found to be right, the necessary changes are made and the final PIM MAT 2018 answer key is released just before a day of result announcement.
PIM MAT 2018 Result
R A Podar Institute of Management is going to release the Result of PIM MAT 2018 exam in the online mode only. Candidates could access it from the website by downloading the PDF file which is being made available to let the candidates know the qualifying status. Thereafter a merit list is going to be released that will have the name of all the candidates who have qualified PIM MAT 2018 by scoring minimum cut off marks as decided by the Institute. These applicants will be called for GD and PI between the dates May 15-19, 2018.
GD/ PI is a crucial part of the admission process and you must attend it and give your best. On the basis of marks scored in written test, GD and PI, a final merit list will be prepared and the final result will be announced. The list released as a result will have the name or roll number of candidates who are considered for counselling round and offered admission to the institute.
For preparing the final merit list weightage is given to each process and on the basis of it the marks scored by you are calculated. The table here gives the clear representation of the weightage provided to each process:
|PIM MAT 2018 Exam||75|
|Group Discussion and Social Skills||12.5|
PIM MAT 2018 Cut Off
Following the marking scheme, the marks in the paper are going to be provided to the candidates. You must try to answer the questions that you are sure of. This will avoid negative marking and the chances of clearing the cut off increases. PIM MAT 2018 cut off is different for the candidates applying under various categories. Only if you score the minimum marks required to be called for GD and PI you will be able to participate in these rounds. The details of cut off provided officially can be seen in the following table:
|Category||Cut off Marks (percentile)|
|Overall Cut off|
|OBC Non-creamy Layer||40|
|Sectional Cut off|
|OBC Non-creamy Layer||30|
PIM MAT 2018 Counselling Process
After the result is declared candidates have to appear for the counselling rounds. They will be allotted seats based on the position in the merit list. The counselling rounds will be only for MBA and MBA (Services Management) whereas for MBA (Executive) programme there is not going to be any counselling process. On allotment of seat, you have to deposit the fee on-spot in order to book the seat and confirm your admission in the programme allotted to you. The amount must be paid in the form of demand draft drawn in favour of The Director, R.A. Podar Institute of Management, Jaipur payable at Jaipur.
For MBA (Executive) programme, your selection will be based on various factors and the weightage given to each:
|Class X Marks||5|
|Class XII Marks||5|
|Group Discussion and Social Skills||20|
Seat Matrix for Admission Through PIM MAT 2018
For admission to MBA and MBA (Services Management), there will be a total of 120 seats. The distribution of seats could be understood as below:
The candidates applying for admission to MBA (Executive) will be provided admission by following the seat matrix as explained here:
PIM MAT 2018 official website is www.rapim.ac.in.