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How to prepare for MAT exam 2015

Last Modified : March 25, 2015

Plan your time in a strategic manner:

Plan a study routine in advance, allotting time for each subject. This will help to systematically study each subject instead of juggling between many, which is sure to disrupt your concentration and reduce output.

Solve  questions on mathematics:

Sample question papers gives an idea about the topics, the standard expected and the skills required. Practice and solve problems extensively. Apply conventional methods first, but as the material becomes familiar to you, start applying short-cuts to improve speed. Memories tables, common cube roots and square roots, conversions from percent to fraction, and vice-versa to enhance speed while maintaining accuracy.

Read more and more articles:

The more you read different articles the more it will help in going through the comprehension section. It will help to acquire speed and precision, two key skills needed to do well in this section. Before you begin attempting, though, spend some time glancing at the questions in the comprehension section to get a feel for the critical areas of the passage.

Practice regularly:

The sections on Data Analysis & Sufficiency and Intelligence & Critical Reasoning may be new to you. These are more tricky than difficult. Go through the sample papers carefully and makes notes of the quirks involved. Regular practice will make you more familiar with the subjects and help to quickly interpret and solve problems.

Update your general awareness:

The Indian and Global Environment section test your general awareness. Extensively follow the news dailies and magazines, watch news channels and browse the Internet to keep updated with the current affairs related to different national and international avenues. Solve as many papers as possible.

Be efficient and attain accuracy:

First, solve papers subject-wise, maintaining stipulated time-limit. Thereafter, solve an entire model paper or a previous paper to see if you can finish in time. Although speed is an important aspect, accuracy is paramount. Extensive practice helps you achieve both.

Crash courses:

Enrolling in a good institute for preparation of MAT is beneficial. The institutes help to get acquainted with the format of the exam and also conduct regular tests. Group discussions help to develop speaking prowess and also provides useful information. But more than anything else, the competitive atmosphere of an institute will motivate you to improve yourself.

Always be confident:

Nervousness can spoil your preparation. Be confident and stay calm and composed so that you can solve the paper efficiently.

Time management:

Glance at the paper for five minutes before starting off. Solve the easy ones first and then move on to the more difficult ones. Do not waste time on a question if you get stuck. Read the questions carefully to avoid misinterpretation. Re-check the paper before submitting.

Sample papers:

The MAT exam is a Computer Based Test which contains 200 objective type questions.

These 200 questions based on the syllabus. The MAT 2015 covers the English grammar and comprehension, mathematical ability, logical reasoning questions, data analysis and data sufficiency and India and global environment.

Nowadays, preparing for MAT exam has become an easy task for the candidates. One can easily get a large number of MAT question papers.  Every year number of students are achieving their goals through practicing these sample papers that are available on the websites.

One can find several MAT sample papers 2015, Model paper 2014, some mock test papers of 2014 for their preparation.  There are several sites that may ask you to login for free to provide the MAT Previous year question papers with answers. The MAT 2014 sample paper will help all the students for their MAT 2015 preparation.

More and more you practice will make you to score high. This site will provide the link to download the MAT sample papers for free. You can download any number of sample papers with answer key from these links.

This site provides several options for free download of sample papers.  So this will provide an easy way to get those sample papers.