# MAT/ICET

In today’s competition, a graduation degree isn't adequate to secure a decent managerial post within the corporate world. Associate Master in Business / PGDM degree exposes numerous employment choices at earnings a lot of more than what an easy graduation degree will fetch. Admission to the highest management colleges is through entrance exams organized by varied management institutes in India. These management exams are standard in India. Number of management aspirant students sits for those exams each year. These exams are set to examine general awareness, numerical ability, reasoning ability, and verbal ability of the candidates. Tests are conducted individually by national and state level institutes. a number of the management institutes accept the test score of exams conducted by the top B-schools. There are over 1600 business schools in India providing 2 year Master in Business programs in numerous disciplines of business management. The following Master in Business exam are used for obtaining Master in Business admission in top B school.

# Test pattern

Latest Test Pattern of MAT Test pattern* No. of Sections - 5 No. of questions - 200 No. of questions for each section - 40 Time - 150 minutes

Test Pattern of MAT | |||

Section No | Section Name | No.of questions | Suggested Time |
---|---|---|---|

I | Language Comprehension | 40 | 30 |

II | Mathematical skills | 40 | 40 |

III | Data Analytics and skills | 40 | 35 |

IV | Intelligence & Critical reasoning | 40 | 30 |

V | Indian global Environment | 40 | 15 |

Total | 200 | 150 |

# ICET Test Pattern

Section - A: Analytical Ability (75 Questions)

**(1) Data Sufficiency (20 Questions): **
A question is given followed by data in the form of two statements labeled as i and ii. If the data given in i alone is sufficient to answer the question then choice (1) is the correct answer. If the data given in ii alone is sufficient to answer the question then choice (2) is the correct answer. If both i and ii put together are sufficient to answer the question but neither state¬ment alone is sufficient, then choice (3) is the cor¬rect answer. If both i and ii put together are not suffi¬cient to answer the question and additional data is needed, then choice (4) is the correct answer.

**(2) Problem Solving (55 Questions):**

**(a) Sequences and Series (25 questions):** Analogies of numbers and alphabets, completion of blank spaces following the pattern in a:b::c:d rela¬tionship; odd thing out: missing number in a sequence or a series.
(b) Data Analysis (10 questions): The data given in a Table, Graph, Bar diagram, Pie Chart, Venn Diagram or a Passage is to be analyzed and the questions pertaining to the data are to be answered.
(c) Coding and Decoding Problems (10 questions): A code pattern of English Alphabet is given. A given word or a group of letters are to be coded or de¬coded based on the given code or codes.
(d) Date, Time and Arrangement Problems (10 questions): Calendar problems, clock problems, blood-relationships, arrivals, departures and schedules, seating arrangements, symbol and notation, interpretation.

**Section - B: Mathematical Ability (75 Questions)**

**(a) Arithmetical Ability (35 questions): **

Laws of indices, ratio and proportion; surds; num¬bers and divisibility, L.C.M. and G.C.D; Rational numbers, Ordering.; Percentages; Profit and loss; Partnership, Pipes and cisterns, time, distance and work problems, areas and volumes, mensuration, modular arithmetic.

**(b) Algebraical and Geometrical Ability (30 questions):**

Statements, Truth tables, implication converse and inverse, Tautologies-Sets, Relations and functions, applications - Equation of a line in different forms. Trigonometry - Trigonometric ratios, Trigonometric ratios of standard angles, (0°, 30°, 45°, 60°, 90°, 180°): Trigonometric identities: sample problems on heights and distances, Polynomials; Remainder theorem and consequences; Linear equations and expressions; Progressions, Binomial Theorem, Matrices, Notion of a limit and derivative; Plane geometry - lines, Triangles, Quadrilaterals, Circles, Coordinate geometry-distance between points.

**(c) Statistical Ability (10 questions):**

Frequency distributions, Mean, Median, Mode, Standard Deviations, Correlation, simple problems on Probability.

**(Section - C: Communication Ability (50 Questions)**

Objectives of the Test: Candidates will be assessed on the ability to: i) Identify vocabulary used in the day-to-day communication ii) Understand the functional use of grammar in day-to-day communication as well as in business contexts iii) Identify the basic terminology and concepts in computer and business contexts (letters, reports, memoranda, agenda, minutes etc.). iv) Understand written text and drawing inferences Part-1: Vocabulary (10 questions) Part-2: Business and Computer Terminology (10 questions) Part-3: Functional Grammar (15 questions) Part-4: Reading Comprehension (15 questions)