MAT Syllabus September: All India Management Association (AIMA) does not release an official MAT Syllabus. However, on the basis of previous year question papers, we have curated the syllabus most important topics for all 5 sections of MAT 2019.
The question paper is divided into 5 sections viz.
Section A: Data Analysis & Sufficiency
Section B: Language Comprehension
Section C: Intelligence & Critical Reasoning
Section D: Mathematical Skills and Indian
Section E: Global Environment
Highlights of MAT Paper Pattern of the management examination is indicated in the following infographic:
Latest:MAT 2019 September Exam is scheduled on September 1, 2019 for PBT and September 14, 2019 For Online mode. Download Free MAT Sample Papers
MAT Syllabus: Quantitative Ability
Quantitative ability tests a candidate’s knowledge of Mathematics. The topics covered are related to the basic Mathematics covered until class 12. Here are all the important topics of Quantitative Ability in MAT:
|MAT Syllabus 2019 for Mathematical Skills|
|Geometry||Time & Work|
|Ratios and Proportion||Time-Speed-Distance|
|In-equations Quadratic and linear equations||Algebra|
|Profit & Loss||Averages|
|Number system||Sequence & Series|
|Mensuration||Allegation & Mixtures|
|Simple Interest & Compound Interest||Set Theory|
|Venn diagram||Installment Payments|
|Calendar||Maxima & Minima Progression|
|Surds & Indices||Complex numbers|
MAT Syllabus: Data Interpretation and Sufficiency
Data interpretation in MAT Exam involves deciphering and inferring the information as provided by graphs, charts and other data sets. Reasoning requires a candidate to find logic solutions to the given data set. It involves using systematic steps and rational judgment to arrive at conclusion.
The topics covered under this are-
|MAT Syllabus for Data Interpretation and Sufficiency|
|Column Graphs||Bar Graphs|
|Line charts||Pie Chart|
|Graphs representing Area||Venn diagram|
MAT Syllabus: Verbal Ability
Verbal ability is a very important segment of the examination. It tests a candidate’s command over the English language. It covers numerous topics like Vocabulary, Sentence Correction, etc. The complete list of topics asked in the Verbal Ability section of MAT is given in the table below:
|MAT Syllabus for Verbal Ability|
|Antonyms||Fill In the Blanks|
|Jumbled paragraphs||Sentence Correction|
|Foreign language words used in English||Sentence completion|
|Sentence correction||Odd one out|
|Idioms||One word substitution|
|Different usage of same word||–|
MAT Syllabus: General Awareness
General Awareness section tests a candidate’s level of knowledge about the events and current affairs of India and the world. The syllabus for this section is not limited to particular topics. Candidates need keep in touch with the state of affairs of the country and all around the globe. It also consists of static general knowledge which asks questions on Science, History, Geopgraphy etc.
Range of Topics covered under General Awareness are-
|MAT Syllabus for General Awareness|
|Punch line of companies||Top officials of big companies|
|Major corporate events||Famous award and prizes|
|World Records||Books and authors|
|Important quotations||Social issues|
MAT Syllabus: Intelligence & Critical Reasoning
The following are the types of question that a candidate September face in MAT:
|MAT Syllabus for Intelligence and Critical Reasoning|
|Critical reasoning||Visual reasoning|
|Assumption-Premise-Conclusion||Assertion and reasons|
|Statements and assumptions||Identifying valid inferences|
|Identifying arguments||Statements and conclusions|
|Cause and Effect||Identifying probably true probably false|
MAT 2019 PBT
- Mathematical Skills Section had more weightage on Arithmetic questions.
- English Comprehension Section had 4 RC Passages of 500 words with 20 Questions of moderate difficulty level.
- Passages were more opinion based and Abstract idea based than fact-based.
- Around 20 questions in Reasoning section were easy and were based on Family tree, Cause-effect, Seating arrangement, conclusion of moderate difficulty level.
- Pie Charts, Graphs, Tables were prominent in Data Analysis and Data Sufficiency section.
MAT 2019 CBT & PBT Both
- Overall Difficulty Level was Moderate
- Mathematics Skills Section focused on Arithmetic questions
- RC Passages were of moderate difficulty level
- Few questions in English Comprehension Section were Inferential
- Reasoning section had questions of easy to moderate difficulty level
- Data Analysis and Data Sufficiency section consisted of questions of Pie Charts and Graphs.
MAT Syllabus FAQs
Ques. Can you give me a list of all the topics that are added to MAT 2019 syllabus over MAT 2018 syllabus?
Ans. Well, there are no additions that are officially announced in the MAT 2019 syllabus. And AIMA does not release MAT Syllabus officially.
Ques. I want to do some online preparation for the MAT syllabus. Can you give me the name of some of the websites that I can work with?
Ans. Sure, you can work with PaGalGuy, money control, test find, cracku, career launcher and Handa Ka Funda. Also, there are other websites that provide good study material and practice sets for MAT exam.
Ques. I have completed my graduation from a Hindi medium college. I am not good at English. Can I give the exam in regional language or Hindi?
Ans. No, the exam is conducted in English medium only.
Ques. I belong to PWD category. Do I have different MAT exam syllabus as I have a physical health issue?
Ans. No, the syllabus is same for all the candidates irrespective of the category details.
Ques. I am not sure about the questions in Vocabulary. How can I improve my vocabulary for MAT Exam?
Ans. Start reading newspaper and Novels on a daily basis this will help you in increasing your vocabulary.
Ques. How can I improve my performance in MAT in limited time?
Ans. The best way to analyze your performance is to do 1 or 2 mock tests each day for a week. Before this, just do a brush up of all the topics and then see your weak areas and strong areas. After identifying these areas do the preparation.