By Jyothi Swaroop Makena

26th June, 2023

Management Admission Test- How To Prepare

Management Aptitude Test or MAT is a national-level entrance exam conducted by the All India Management Association (AIMA) for admissions to MBA/PGDM courses. Qualifying candidates are eligible for admission to 800+ B-schools accepting MAT scores.


“Here is everything you need to know about how to prepare for MAT 2023

A minimum of six months is required for complete MAT exam preparation. If you have appeared for any other national-level MBA entrance exam before, you will be able to crack the MAT easily. The preparation strategy should be in accordance with the MAT exam pattern and MAT syllabus.

Exam Preparation Mindset

Read Plenty MAT Books

Read best books for MAT exam preparation, magazines, newspapers and online blogs on a daily basis to improve reading skills, understanding skills as well as for keeping track of current affairs of national and international level.

Solve And Practice MAT PYQs

Practice previous year MAT question papers, sample papers and online mock tests to improve speed and accuracy as well as to develop familiarity with the test pattern.

Analyse Your Preparation Well

Regularly analyse your preparation level to know your strength and weakness in each section of the MAT syllabus. Target topics carrying more weightage in each section of MAT to score well in the exam. – Time management is the key to attempt maximum questions in MAT so, don’t waste time on tricky or tough questions.

Since, MAT is accepted by MBA colleges for Executive MBA, Online MBA, Part-Time MBA and Distance MBA courses too, a good number of working professionals appear for the MAT exam. MAT is also popular among Management aspirants and working professionals as it is an easy exam and one can prepare for it while working as well. It is easier to strike work and study balance in MAT.