MAT 2017: Take 3 Mocks online to crack CBT exam on May 13; 700 B-schools to accept MAT Exam score

You need to familiarize yourself with the strategy and navigation tools to appear in MAT 2017 May CBT exam

AIMA MAT admit card for MAT 2017 May CBT exam has been out and the candidates appearing in May MAT 2017 online computer based test can download their MAT admit card from AIMA website.


MAT 2017 May CBT exam pattern
MAT 2017 in computer-based form will be divided into 5 sections with 40 MCQs in each. Each question will carry 1 mark and ¼ mark will be the penalty for each wrong answer. The test has to be solved in 150 minutes.

All the questions are in MCQ format followed by 4 answer options. Below is shared the quick view of MAT 2017 May computer-based exam format.

MAT 2017 May CBT exam date & time

May 13, 2017, in different time slots

Number of test centers for PBT


Total number of questions in the exam


Number of sections in the exam


Number of answer options per question


Maximum Marks per question

1 (Scaled to 5)

Negative Marking

0.25 (Scaled to 1.25) mark for every wrong answer

The total maximum raw score in MAT percentile calculation

160 for first 4 sections. It leads to the composite score of 800. Score of GK section not counted

Total maximum composite score out of which percentile will be awarded


Section wise time management in MAT May CBT exam
MAT 2017 May CBT exam takers who maximize the attempts are to score higher than their peers as it remains the key to success. Giving time to each of the sections and not get down by any one section remains an important factor to help you score high.

Below is shared the suggested time limit to solve each of 5 sections to score high in MAT 2017 May CBT exam – 

S.No. Section

No of Qs

Ideal time (in min)

1 Language Comprehension



2 Intelligence and Critical Reasoning



3 Data Analysis and Sufficiency



4 Mathematical Skills



5 Indian and Global Environment






Take 3 MAT Mocks and analyze
Past MAT toppers with 99.99 percentile, Ashish Patel, Karan Sharma, Ankit Kumar, Ketan Anand among others advise the MAT exam aspirants to write as many mocks as you can and analyze them well. In view of Ketan, you should also make a wise choice of questions. This will help you to manage each section well.


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