# MAT Syllabus

## MAT Syllabus

Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is a standardized test conducted to facilitate Business Schools (B-Schools) to shortlist candidates for admission to MBA and allied programmes.

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### Quantitative Ability

=> Geometry
=> (Lines, angles, Triangles, Spheres, Rectangles, Cube, Cone etc.)
=> Ratios and Proportion,
=> Percentages
=> In-equations Quadratic and linear equations
=> Algebra
=> Profit & Loss
=> Averages
=> Partnership (Accounts)
=> Time-Speed-Distance
=> Work and time
=> Number system
=> HCF & LCM
=> Geometric Progression
=> Arithmetic progression
=> Arithmetic mean
=> Geometric mean
=> Harmonic mean
=> Median
=> Mode
=> Number Base System
=> BODMAS
=> Menstruation
=> Allegation & Mixtures
=> Work
=> Pipes and Cisterns
=> Simple Interest & Compound Interest
=> Set Theory
=> Venn diagram
=> Installment Payments
=> Clocks
=> Probability
=> Permutations Combinations
=> Trigonometry
=> Vectors
=> Binomial Expansion
=> Co-ordinate geometry
=> Logarithm
=> Calendar
=> Maxima & Minima Progression,
=> Surds & Indices
=> Complex numbers

### Data Interpretation and Reasoning

There will be questions of data interpretation which will be mostly based off various graphs.

Graphs

=> Column graphs
=> Bar Graphs
=> Line charts
=> Pie Chart
=> Graphs representing Area
=> Venn diagram etc.

#### Reasoning

=> Critical reasoning
=> Visual reasoning
=> Assumption-Premise-Conclusion
=> Assertion and reasons
=> Statements and assumptions
=> Identifying valid inferences
=> Identifying arguments
=> Statements and conclusions
=> Cause and Effect
=> Identifying probably true probably false
=> Definitely true definitely false kind of statement
=> Linear arrangements
=> Matrix arrangements (Puzzles, Syllogisms, Functions)
=> Family tree - identifying relationship among group of people
=> Symbol Based problems
=> Coding and decoding
=> Sequencing etc.

### General Awareness

In this section question will be based on the following topics:

=> Current Affairs
=> Punch line of companies
=> Top officials of big companies
=> Major corporate events
=> Famous award and prizes
=> World Records
=> Books and authors
=> Science
=> History
=> Geography
=> International organizations
=> Important quotations
=> Social issues
=> Sports
=> Finance
=> Automobiles
=> Entertainment
=> Politics etc.

### Verbal Ability

=> Verbal Reasoning
=> Syllogisms
=> Contextual usage
=> Analogies
=> Antonyms
=> Fill In the Blanks
=> Jumbled paragraphs
=> Sentence Correction
=> Foreign language words used in English
=> Sentence completion
=> Sentence correction
=> Odd man out
=> Idioms
=> One word substitution
=> Different usage of same word etc.