MAT Exam Syllabus 2018-19

MAT Syllabus 2018

MAT (Management Aptitude Test) is the entrance exam of national level. The MAT Entrance exam is conducted and organised by the All India Management Association (AIMA).

Those candidates want to seek admission in the management, so it is the best option for that candidate to apply for the MAT Exam.

The MAT Examination is held for four times a year in the month of February, May, September and December. The MAT Examination application form is available through online and offline. Candidates can fill the application form by any mode.

The interested candidate can get full information of MAT exam by this article and procedure of the application of the application is provided for the candidates.

MAT 2018 Syllabus

The MAT exam tests the aptitude skills of the candidates in different topics. The MAT syllabus contains total five topics like Language Comprehension, Mathematical Skills, Intelligence and Critical Reasoning, Data Analysis & Sufficiency and Indian and Global Environment. The detailed MAT syllabus 2018 is mentioned below:

Important details of MAT Syllabus




Name of University All India Management Association
Name of Exam MAT (Management Aptitude Test)
Type of Exam Management Exam
The level of Exam National Level.
Application Mode Online and Offline
Starting date to apply 3rd March 2018
Last date to apply 5th May 2018 (for PBT mode) &6th May 2018 (for CBT mode)
Exam date 7th May 2018 for online and 13th May 2018 for offline
Category Syllabus
Nationality Indian

Indian & Global Environment Section 




This section is unique to MAT exam. It’s mostly about current affairs and latest new:

  • Current affairs
  • Business
  • World Records
  • Top officials of big companies
  • Famous Awards and Prizes
  • Books and Authors
  • Punch line of companies
  • History
  • International Organisation
  • Important Quotations
  • Social issues
  • Geography
  • Sports
  • Finance
  • Major Corporate News
  • Automobiles
  • Entertainment
  • Politics
  • Science

Data Analysis and Sufficiency / Mathematical Skills

Core topics in DA are:

  • Geometry, (Lines, angles, Triangles, Spheres, Rectangles, Cube, Cone etc)
  • Ratios and Proportion
  • Number system
  • Work and time
  • HCF & LCM
  • Algebra
  • Profit & Loss
  • In-equations Quadratic and linear equations
  • Geometric Progression
  • Percentages
  • Averages
  • Partnership (Accounts)
  • Time-Speed-Distance

Language Comprehension

Verbal ability is an important part of every MBA exam. Here are the core topics for MAT verbal section:

  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Syllogisms
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Contextual usage
  • Analogies
  • Different usage of the same word
  • Antonyms
  • Sentence completion
  • Jumbled paragraphs
  • Foreign language words used in English
  • Sentence correction
  • Idioms
  • One word substitution

Intelligence and Critical Reasoning

Prepare the following subjects under CR:

  • Family tree
  • Strong Arguments and Weak Arguments
  • Multi-dimensional arrangements
  • Course of Action
  • Puzzles
  • Visual reasoning
  • Arrangement
  • Series
  • Numeric grid
  • Pie Chart
  • Blood Relations
  • Critical Reasoning
  • Calendars
  • Coding & Decoding
  • Syllogisms
  • Statement Conclusions
  • Column graphs
  • Graphs representing Area