Career Counselling – Analysis: MAT Paper

Analysis: MAT MAT question remains same for the previous few years. There was no change in marking scheme. The important thing was time management. One had to pick the easy questions and leave any questions which were difficult or time consuming.

There were 200 questions (5 Sections) and the time allotted was 150 minutes. The five sections were as follows:


Section Sections No. of Questions
(A) (B) (C)
Section -1 Language Comprehension 40
Section -2 Intelligence & Critical Reasoning 40
Section -3 Mathematical Skills 40
Section -4 Data Analysis and Sufficiency 40
Section -5 India and Global Environment 40
Total 200


Overview of the MAT


Time Allotted 2Hrs.
Total no. of questions 200
Marking Scheme 1 mark per question
Sections 5
Number of choices 4
Negative Marking 0.25 marks per question
Expected cut-offs* 70+ marks out of 160 (Excluding GK) for 98+%ile


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