Candidates planning to take the upcoming MAT (Management Aptitude Test) are advised to check the MAT Syllabus before starting their preparations. Aspirants may also check our MAT Preparation Tips and MAT Exam Checklist to become ready for the exam day.
As far as AIMA MAT 2018 syllabus is concerned, candidates can cover all the necessary topics of examination if they study well. In addition to making a plan as per MAT syllabus, candidates would become familiar with all the important subjects of the examination.
The syllabus for MAT includes graduation level questions, it is designed to test the candidate's general qualification. The MAT exam is divided into 5 Sections - Mathematical skills, Language Comprehension, Intelligence and Critical Reasoning, Indian and Global Environment and Data Analysis and Efficiency.
Syllabus for Language Comprehension:
This section mostly contains Verbal Reasoning, Analogies, One-word substitution, Syllogisms, Contextual Usage, Antonyms, Jumbled Paragraphs, Idioms, Sentence Completion, Foreign language words used in English, Sentence Correction, Fill in the Blanks.
Syllabus for Mathematical Skill:
The different types of questions that the candidates face in this section are based on In-equations Quadratic & Linear equations, Profit & Loss, Ratios & Proportions, Algebra, Averages, Geometry, Percentages, Time-Speed-Distance, Work & Time, Number System, Vectors Geometric Progression, HCF & LCM, Partnership (Accounts).
Syllabus for Data Analysis and Sufficiency:
The questions in this section are mostly based on different graphs such as Line Charts, Bar Graphs, Graphs, Pie Chart, Venn Diagram, Column Graphs etc.
Syllabus for General Intelligence and Critical Reasoning:
This section contains questions based on Assumption-Premise-Conclusion, Statements Critical Reasoning, Sequencing, Visual reasoning, and Assumptions, Identifying valid interferences, Coding and Decoding, Assertion, and reasons, Linear arrangements, Identifying reasons, Matrix arrangements, Family tree, and effect, Cause, etc.
Syllabus for Indian and Global Environment:
Current Affairs, Quotations from important personalities, Major events in corporate, Books and authors, Science, Geography, History, Business, Awards, Entertainment, Politics, Top officials of big companies, Sports, etc.
Reference Books for MAT Exam:
- L. Loni by Plane Trigonometry (Part I)
- S.Aggarwal by Quantitative Aptitude
- Secrets of MAT
- S. Aggarwal by Math’s –11th &12th
- M. Tyra & K. Kundan by Practice Book on Quicker Maths
- 501 Word Analogy (conformity) Questions
- Hall & Knight by Higher Algebra
- Competitive exam books by Arihant Publication
- D Sharma by Quantitative Aptitude
- M. K. Pendy -Analytical Reasoning