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MAT 2018 Score Calculation & Composite Score




MAT 2018 Score Calculation & Composite Score


Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is the only management entrance exam at national level which is held 4 times a year i.e., February, May, September and December. MAT score is accepted by more than 600 B-schools in India. This year, only the September and December MAT are left to be conducted.

AIMA has scheduled the test dates for September MAT on 2nd September for Paper Based and 15th September for Computer Based. MAT result will be announced on 21st September at its official website.

Now, let's have a thorough knowledge about the MAT scores to be obtained by the MBA Aspirants in order to join their dream B-schools in India.

  • 1. The Top B-schools which consider MAT Score above 600, the percentile goes up to 95.
  • 2. The admissions in Top B-schools will be offered to the eligible MBA aspirants on the basis of scores obtained in the academics, MAT or other entrance exams, group discussion and interview.
  • 3. The validity of MAT scorecard is only for 1 year from the date in which result is released.

Many MBA Aspirants hunt on how MAT scores and composite scores are being calculated. Read this article to know the marking scheme and calculation.

  • 1. Marking Scheme- MAT consists of 200 multiple choice questions (objective questions) carrying one mark each for every correct answer. But, for every wrong answer 0.25 marks will be deducted. However, unlike XAT no marks will be deducted for unattempted questions.
  • 2. Score Calculation - MAT scores are measured to account for the difference in the difficulty level for each MAT Exam conducted throughout the year. The Composite score in MAT symbolizes the average performance of the Aspirants.
  • 3. It is calculated on the basis of performance of the Aspirant in the first 4 sections including Language Comprehension, Data Analysis & Sufficiency Mathematical Skills, and Intelligence & Critical Reasoning.
  • 4. The scores obtained in Indian & Global Environment are not considered in the MAT composite score. However, the Aspirant has to secure a minimum score to qualify in the section.

It is suggested that the MBA Aspirants should gear up their final phase of preparation as there is only a few days left for the September MAT 2018. Take Mock tests and build up your confidence to score well in MAT and reach the top B-school in India for the management program.