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MAT 2021 Indian & Global Environment: Tips for Preparation, Topics

Yash Dhamija
Yash DhamijaPublished On: June 10, 2021 | MAT

MAT is conducted four times a year in the PBT, CBT, and IBT modes. Here are some preparation tips for the Indian & Global Environment section of MAT that will help come in handy while preparing for MAT.

Important Topics of MAT 2021 Indian & Global Environment

The Indian and Global Environment section of MAT 2021 has 40 multiple choice questions each carrying one mark. Candidates usually focus on Maths, Reasoning and Comprehension as they believe that the section of Indian & Global Environment can be tackled easily and leave just the last few days for this section.

But this strategy can fail as this section also requires equal attention and with the right preparation strategy, candidates can score really well in this section. This article will take you through all the important topics under the Indian and Global Environment section that will be covered in the MAT entrance exam.

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Before getting into the preparation strategy for MAT, let's take a look at the exam pattern of MAT.


No. of Questions

Total Marks

Mathematical Skills



Language Comprehension



General Intelligence & Logical Reasoning



Data Interpretation and Sufficiency



India and Global Environment






MAT Exam Pattern

Topics Covered Under MAT 2021 Indian & Global Environment

Refer to the table below to know all the topics covered in the Indian & Global Environment section of the MAT entrance exam.




Current affairs


Top officials of big companies


Punch line of companies






Books and Authors


International Organisation


Famous awards and Prizes




Social issues




Important Quotations






World Records




Major Corporate news



MAT 2021 Indian & Global Environment Section-Wise Questions

Total 40 questions will be asked in the exam with each carrying equal marks. You can check the total weightage of the section and the number of the questions that will be asked in the exam in the table given below

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions(MCQ)

Total weightage in MAT syllabus


No. of Questions


Best Books For MAT 2021 Indian & Global Environment

Candidates can refer to the best books listed below for the Indian & Global Environment section preparation. These books have mostly covered all the topics mentioned in the syllabus of the Indian & Global Environment preparation section of MAT.

Book Name

Writer/ Publisher

The Mega Yearbook: Current Affairs & General Knowledge For Competitive Exams

Disha Experts

MAT 18 Years Topic-wise Solved Papers

Disha Experts

Face To Face MAT With 19 Years

BS Sijwali

Manorama Year Book

Mammen Mathew

MAT 2021 Indian & Global Environment Sample Questions

Some of the sample questions of MAT 2021 Indian & Global Environment are provided below. They can also download the sample paper of MAT provided here. 

Question 1: Who is the First Women Prime Minister in the World?

a) Indira Gandhi b) Srimavo Bandaranaike

c) Margaret Thatcher d) Benazir Bhutto

Question 2: National Income of India is Compiled by?

a) Indian Statistical Institute b) National Development Council

c) Central Statistical Organisation d) Finance Commission

Question 3: Bhakra Dam is built Across the River?

a) Sutlej b) Ravi

c) Jhelum d) Chenub

Question 4: Which of the following is the Bankers of the Bank?

a) IDB b) SBI

c) SBI and RBI d) RBI

Time Management in MAT 2021

The level of difficulty for the section of Indian & Global Environment is usually between moderate to difficult. As this section does not require calculation, candidates are advised to solve this section quickly and save time for the arithmetic and logical section. This is not a time taking section as candidates either know the answer to the question or don't.

Important Topics to  Easily Crack MAT 2021 Indian & Global Environment

Some of the important topics to prepare for the section are listed below.

  • This section covers questions from current affairs and general knowledge.
  • Watch YouTube videos and News to note that all the important facts about the Indian & Global Environment.
  • Download a good current affairs and news app from the play store to stay updated about all the latest happenings in the world.
  • Develop a basic knowledge of the Business Sector and Banking Sector.

Candidates may refer to CollegeDekho to get more updates regarding the MAT entrance exam. Besides this, they must note that the MAT exam is conducted four times a year but the syllabus and exam pattern will remain the same for all editions.

MAT 2021 Preparation Tips for Other Sections


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Data Analysis & Sufficiency

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Language Comprehension

MAT 2021 Language Comprehension: Tips for Preparation, Topics, Good Score

Intelligence & Critical Reasoning

MAT 2021 Intelligence & Critical Reasoning: Tips for Preparation, Topics, Good Score

Mathematical Skills

MAT 2021 Mathematical Skills: Tips for Preparation, Topics, Good Score

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Candidates may also download the previous year question paper of MAT entrance exam to get more questions from the Indian & Global Environment section. Those who have any doubt regarding the MAT exam may ask questions on the CollegeDekho QnA zone

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What is the marking scheme of the MAT?

One mark will be awarded for each correct answer while 0.25 marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer in MAT.

How many questions will be asked in the Indian & Global Environment section of MAT?

A total of 40 questions will be asked in the Indian & Global Environment section of MAT

What is the weightage of the Indian & Global Environment section in MAT?

Indian & Global Environment section covers 1/5th amount of questions asked in the MAT exam

What are the best books to prepare for the Indian & Global Environment section of MAT?

Some of the best books to prepare for the Indian & Global Environment section of MAT are Face To Face MAT With 19 Years, BS Sijwali and Manorama Year

What are the major topics covered in the Indian & Global Environment section of MAT?

Some of the major topics covered in the Indian & Global Environment section of MAT are Current affairs, Entertainment, Books and Authors, History,

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