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MAT 2021: REGISTRATION, ELIGIBILITY, SYLLABUS, ADMIT CARD, EXAM PATTERN

MAT 2021: REGISTRATION, ELIGIBILITY, SYLLABUS, ADMIT CARD, EXAM PATTERN

Management Aptitude Test(MAT) is a national level standard examination conducted by the All India Management Association(AIMA). Through this examination, candidates will be able to enroll themselves for MBA/PGDM courses offered by various business schools. This examination is conducted four times in a calendar year in the months of February, May, September, and December. The examination comprises 5 subjects each subject carrying 40 marks.

  • Language Comprehension
  • Mathematic skills
  • Data Analysis and sufficiency
  • Intelligence and Critical reasoning
  • Indian and Global Environment

Since 1998, the All India Management Association, also known as AIMA, has been conducting a standard aptitude test called Management Aptitude Test (MAT). MAT is considered as a base for admission to MBA & allied programs by over 600 business schools scattered all over India. In 2003, the Ministry of Human Resource Development approved it. The examination is staged 4 times every year – February, May, September, and December. 

MAT 2021: REGISTRATION

MAT 2021  registration will begin from the fourth week of December 2020.

The application process will be completely online-based, candidates will be able to register by visiting the official website https://www.aima.in/.

The registration process comprises various processes including filling the application form, uploading documents, fee payment, etc.

The uploaded photograph should be in between  40 to 150 kb and the signature should not exceed 10 to 150 kb size.

Candidates can register for MAT 2021 till the second week of February 2021 for PBT mode and till the third week of February 2021 for CBT mode.

MAT 2021: ELIGIBILITY

  • Candidates need to hold a bachelor’s degree from any institute/university recognized by the government.
  • Candidates holding professional degrees like CA, CS, and ICWA can also apply for the MAT 2021 exam.
  • For candidates, the age limit is not described in the AIMA.
  • Candidates appearing for final year examinations are also eligible to apply for CMAT 2021.

MAT 2021: EXAM STRUCTURE

Exam Name

Management Aptitude Test

Subjects

Language Comprehension, Data Analysis & Sufficiency, Mathematics, Intelligence, and Critical Reasoning, Indian & Global Environment.

Examination Mode

Both Online & Offline

Duration

150 Minutes (2:30 Min)

Question Pattern

200 Multiple Choice Questions

Affiliated Colleges

1206 colleges in India

Full Marks

200

Exam Languages

English, Hindi

Frequency

4 times a year

Test Cities

49 cities for PBT mode and 31 cities for CBT mode

Website

https://www.aima.in/testing-services/mat/mat.html

 

MAT 2021: EXAM SYLLABUS

To appear for MAT 2021, all a candidate needs is the academic knowledge he/she has gathered in 10+2+3. For mathematics, the class 10 syllabus as per CBSE is enough for a candidate to ace the examination.

Mathematics: This section will be a part of the CBSE 10th maths syllabus. It will include topics like HCF, LCM, percentage, linear algebra, Average, profit and loss, algebra, ratio and proportion, work and time, geometric progression.

Data Analysis and Sufficiency: This section will cover topics like bar graphs, puzzles, line charts, Venn diagrams, table charts, pie charts.

Indian Global Environment: This section will contain major topics relating to national and global economy i.e. current affairs, woods, and authors, major events incorporate, awards, sports, science, etc.

Language Comprehension: This section includes grammatical exercises such as Jumbled paragraphs, English vocabulary, one-word substitution, Analogies, syllogism, fill in the blanks, idioms, and sentence completion.

General Intelligence and Critical Reasoning: This section focuses on Passage conclusion, statement argument, Analogy based questions,  linear arrangement, sequencing, identifying valid interference, Coding, and decoding, statements, and assumptions.

MAT 2021: EXAM-PATTERN

SECTIONS 

NO. OF QUESTIONS

TIME

Mathematics Skill

40

40

Language Comprehension

40

30

Intelligence and Critical Reasoning 

40

30

Indian and Global Environment

40

15

Data Analysis and Sufficiency

40

35

Total 

200

150

MAT 2021: IMPORTANT DATES

EVENTS

DATES(SPECULATIVE)

DESCRIPTION

Registration starts

The fourth week of December 2020

Candidates can start registering for MAT 2021 

End of application for PBT

The second week of February 2021

The registration window will close for PBT mode.

End of application for CBT

The third week of February 2021

The registration window will close for CBT mode.

Admit Card for PBT mode

The second week of February 2021

Candidates opting for PBT mode can download the admit card.

Admit Card for CBT mode

The second week of February 2021

Candidates opting for CBT mode can download the admit card.

Exam

The third week of February 2021

Students would be appearing for the examination

Results 

In the last week of February 2021

Results for MAT 2021 will be declared

MAT 2021: ADMIT CARD

Admit Cards will be released by AIMA and will be available on the official website by the second week of February 2021. The admit card will not be delivered to the candidates via fax or post or any other offline medium. Students will need to download the admit card from the official website by entering the details asked. MAT 2021 admit card is a mandatory document to carry along with the valid photo while appearing for the exam. No candidates will be permitted to enter the exam hall without the admit card. MAT 2021 admit cards will comprise the details about the candidate as well as the exam such as candidate’s name, roll number, exam centres, exam guidelines etc.Candidates must keep their admit card safe till the completion of the admission procedure.

Students can follow the below steps to access their admit cards:

  • Visit the official website https://www.aima.in/.
  • Login using your credentials.
  • Click on the “Admit Card” tab.
  • Click on the download button.

MAT 2021: CUT OFF

Cut-offs refer to the minimum score a candidate has obtained in order to secure admission in the desired university. MAT 2021 cut-offs will be released by the Affiliated universities/institute after the announcement of results. 

HOW CUT OFFS ARE DECIDED?

MAT 2021 cut off and percentiles are decided based on several factors such as the difficulty level of the examination of that specific year, average passing percentage of students, etc. Each participating institute/universities will  be deciding the minimum MAT cut off marks for admissions into the following courses after reviewing the following factors:

  • Number of candidates who marked their presence in the examination.
  • Number of seats offered by the institution. 
  • Passing percentage of candidates in MAT examination.
  • Difficulty level of MAT examination.
  • Overall performances of the MAT qualifying candidate.

MAT 2021: RESULT

MAT 2021 results will be declared by the fourth week of February 2021. The MAT 2021 result will be announced in the online mode on the official website. MAT 2021 results will comprise details like scores obtained by the candidate, candidate’s roll number, exam date and so on. Candidates will have to enter their enrolment ID/email ID and password on the result login page to access the MIT 2021 result. The MIT 2021 scorecard will be released in the 4th week of Feb. 2021, based on which the admission will be offered to the qualified candidates.

Steps to check MAT 2021 result:

  • Visit the official website  https://www.aima.in/
  • Click on the “results” tab
  • Enter your details like roll number, name, etc.
  • Your result will be displayed on your screen

MAT 2021 ADMISSION

Candidates will need to apply at the desired university and undergo tests like personal interviews or group discussions. Candidates will be allotted seats after the verification of the documents and the basis of rank secured.

TOP COLLEGES

Rank

Business Schools

MAT Cut off Percentile Range

1

BIMTECH Greater Noida (Specialized programs)

80-85

2

XIME Bangalore

80-85

3

Balaji Institute Of Modern Management (BIMM) Pune

80-85

4

International School of Business & Media (ISB&M) Pune

80-85

5

School of Inspired Leadership - SOIL Gurgaon

80-85

6

SIESCOMS Navi Mumbai

80-85

7

Jagan Institute of Management Studies (JIMS) Rohini Delhi

80-85

8

Jaipuria Institute of Management (Jaipuria) Noida

80-85

9

New Delhi Institute of Management (NDIM) New Delhi

80-85

10

VIPS-TC-Delhi School of Business Delhi

80-85

 

HOW TO PREPARE FOR MAT 2021:

Following tips can help the candidates to prepare for the examination:

  • Candidates should make a proper time-table and follow it on a daily basis.
  • Candidates should regularly revise their notes.
  • Candidates should always keep in mind their exam pattern.
  • Candidates should always focus on topics with maximum weightage.
  • Candidates should follow a healthy diet in order to focus effectively.

MAT 2021: APPLICATION FEES STRUCTURE

The payment of the application fee can be done via online mode using debit card/ credit card or net banking.

The application fee will be non-refundable and non-transferable.

Details

Amount (in INR)

Paper Based Test

1550/-

Computer Based Test

1550/-

Both PBT & CBT

2650/-

FAQs

Can I appear for the MAT 2021 paper based test instead of the online mode?

You can opt for the Paper Based Test to be conducted.

What are the fees to register for the CBT of MAT 2021?

You have to pay 1,550/- to register for CBT of MAT 2021.

When will MAT 2021 take place?

Dates are not officially announced but examination will take place in the third week of february 2021

What is the exam duration of MAT 2021?

MAT 2021 is conducted for a duration of 150 minutes.

Is it mandatory to carry a hard copy of the Admit Card while appearing for MAT?

Yes, it is mandatory to carry a hard copy of the admit card, without Admit Card an applicant is not allowed to enter the examination hall and the digital copy is not allowed. 

What are the other documents other than the admit card that we need to carry to appear for the exam?

You need to carry a printout of the admit card along with original photo identity proof like PAN Card, Voter ID, Aadhar etc.


 

IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants
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IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants

IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants

Students participated in Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) June 2020 TEE, and December 2019 TEE exam will now be allowed to apply for the xerox copies of answer booklets. Indira Gandhi National Open University has decided to allow the students for the revaluation and re totalling of marks, they scored in these examinations.

The results of IGNOU June 2020 TEE were announced on October 1. With the upcoming facility of issuance of the photocopy of answer booklets, the students who were dissatisfied with their results can apply for the revaluation of marks scored in the term-end examinations and the photocopies of IGNOU TEE answer sheets. 

The application for the same will have to be made online on the official website of the university. Students simply need to go to the IGNOU website and click apply on the designated link. After which, a few details need to be filled, followed by the payment of the application fee and submission of the application form. 

It must be noted that the applications for revaluation and photocopies of IGNOU December 2019 TEE and IGNOU June 2020 TEE of exams comprising MCQ type questions are disallowed. 

According to the statement in the IGNOU revaluation window,  “Reevaluation and copy of Answerscripts is not available for the Following Exam for Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) type and conducted on OMR sheets.”

Students can apply for and get the photocopies of the answer booklets of IGNOU June TEE and IGNOU December TEE examinations if the answer copy has not been handled for Re-evaluation. Students can either first make an application for the copy of Answer Sheet, followed by an application for Re-evaluation or go for both simultaneously. 


 

UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper
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UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper

UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper

Education expenses of NEET topper Akansha Singh will be paid by Uttar Pradesh Government. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has made an announcement about the disbursement of her graduation expenses. These expenses will include the expenditure of food and lodging during all the academic levels of her graduation.

Akansha Singh lives in Kushinagar district of UP and has achieved 100% score in NEET 2020 exam.  

Though Akansha was given second rank in the examination, she has been declared as top-ranked along with Soyeb Aftab who is native of Odisha state. On the direction of CM Yogi Adityanath, a letter is to be sent by the chief secretary of UP state, to the authorities concerned for the declaration of NEET 2020 ranks to declare Akansha Singh and Soyeb Aftab, both as the first rankers of NEET 2020 examination as they both have scored 720 marks out of maximum score of 720. 

Besides, personal wishes are sent from UP CM to the family members and parents of AKansha Singh, laurelled the top- scorer as an ideal for all the girls. CM Yogi Adityanath appreciated the hard -work she has made and the high perseverance she has maintained throughout her preparation. 

On the other side, Shoyeb Aftab has also created a history with a full score of 720/720 and All India Rank of 1. He is the first-ever candidate to score 100% in NEET examination. From Odisha state also, he is the first student to Top NEET. With this high score, he hopes to get admission in AIIMS New Delhi. 

NEET 2020 comprises a sum of 180 MCQ type questions for a maximum of 720 marks. Qualified candidates who have scored at least or more than NEET 2020 cut-off are considered eligible to participate in the counselling process of NEET 2020. This implies that the candidates with scores more than NTA NEET 2020 cut-off will be eligible for enrollment to state-quota seats India quota (AIQ) seats through NEET 2020 counselling. The NEET 2020 cutoff for students who belong to General Category is 147. The highest number of students who have qualified NEET 2020 are from Uttar Pradesh followed by Maharashtra.

 

KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card
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KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card

KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card

Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association, KPPGCA has released the admit card for KMAT 2020 for the eligible candidates who applied for the examination by filling the application form and paying the prescribed application fee. The admit card has been released via online mode on the official website of KPPGCA on 27th October 2020. 

Successful candidates need to download their admit card from the official website i.e. kmatindia.com. using their login credentials.

Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2020 is an entrance examination that will be conducted by KPPGCA (Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association) to offer enrollment to the qualified candidates in 189+ AICTE or University accredited Management Schools established in Bangalore and Karnataka. This year, the examination will be conducted on 29th October 2020 for admission to management institutes in the state. 

The exam will take place via online mode, keeping in mind all the precautionary measures amid COVID-19. All the participants must carry along their KMAT Admit Card otherwise the entry to the exam hall is prohibited. Check below the simple steps to download the KMAT 2020 Admit Card. 

Step 1: Go to the official website i.e. kmatindia.com.

Step 2: Click on the link that reads KMAT Admit Card 2020.

Step 3: Enter the details asked on the page and download the KMAT 2020 admit card.

Step 4: Save a copy of KMAT Admit Card 2020 for future reference.

KMAT 2020: Official notice

According to the latest official notification on the website, Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2020 will be conducted throughout the country and in more than 10 cities in Karnataka and Karnataka. Anyone from any part of India or world is allowed to apply for the examination.


 

 

 

230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan
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230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan

230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan

According to an official statement by Raghu Sharma, Rajasthan Health Minister, approval for the additional seats in MBBS in Rajasthan has been granted. 230 additional seats have been green signalled for the MBBS programmes at four medical schools in the state. 50 additional seats will be given to the medical schools in Udaipur and Ajmer. As far as Barmer Medical College is concerned, there will be an increment of 30 seats this year. 

In comparison to last year when there was a total increment of 550 seats, seats added this year are lower. However, if taken together, the total addition in MBBS seats in the last two years reaches 880 in Rajasthan, thereby making a sum of 2830 total MBBS seats in Rajasthan, today. 

The initiation of Srikalyan Government Medical College, Sikar has also received approval by the National Medical Science Commission. The Srikalyan Government Medical College, Sikar will be started in the session 2020-21. 

Sikar is a native district and approval of a medical college in Sikar was great news for Govind Singh Dotasara, Congress State President, who expressed extreme joy through a tweet over the approval.

"The much-awaited Sikar Medical College has received the approval of the National Medical Science Commission. It is a result of the strong will power of the Congress government of the state that the Sikar people have got their right, their medical college," a tweet by Mr Dotasara.

NEET 2020 Counselling: To Start from Tomorrow, Make Sure To Register
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NEET 2020 Counselling: To Start from Tomorrow, Make Sure To Register

The news highlights the commencement of first round of NEET 2020 Counselling from Tomorrow

The first round of the NEET 2020 Counselling will start from 27th of October 2020 by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). The first round of seat allotment under this process will commence from tomorrow. The counselling process will be conducted only for those candidates who have qualified the NEET 2020 exam. Unqualified aspirants will not be able to take part in the same. However, the registration is mandatory for the eligible candidates to participate in the counselling. 

Registration for the first round of seat allotment needs to be done on the official website of MCC - mcc.nic.in. and will remain open till 2nd November 2020 before 5 pm. It must be noted that registration must be done before the deadlines otherwise the participation in the seat allotment process is prohibited. 

NEET 2020 registration process seeks the names of the courses and colleges preferred by the candidates that means the candidates will have to fill in their choices about the college and the course during the registration process. However, the candidates will be allowed to fill in their preference within a specific course of time i.e. from 28th October 2020 to 2nd November 2020, after that the preferences will be frozen. 

Followed by the 2nd round of seat allotment, details about which will be notified very soon, the 1st round will be conducted on 3rd and 4th November and the results of the same will be declared on 5th November 2020. Here is the process to register for the counselling process of NEET 2020:

NEET counselling 2020: Online registration process

Step 1: Go to the official website of MCC i.e. mcc.nic.in.

Step 2: Find and click on the ‘UG Medical Counselling’ link available on the homepage.

Step 3: Click on ‘New Registration’.

Step 4: Save your new login ID and password that will appear on the screen.

Step 5: Click on ‘Candidate Login’ and enter your new login credentials.

Step 6: Enter all the details asked.

Step 7: You will get a registration slip after filling all the details. 

Step 8: Make a payment of the registration fee. 

The registration fee needs to be paid before the deadline and the due date for the payment of the registration fee for NEET 2020 Counselling's first round is 2nd November 2020.