MAT Sample Papers and Practice Papers with Solutions

Shreyasa Vijay updated on : 04 Aug 2017

Are you a MAT aspirant? Check MAT sample papers and practice papers with solution here.

MAT Sample Papers and Practice Papers

MAT Sample Papers and Practice Papers – ''Practice makes perfect'', they say. For the candidates who are going to appear for MAT September 2017, nothing could be more appropriate. When it comes to preparing for the exam, sample paper is the most important thing. It will help the candidate to understand the exam pattern and also to enter the examination mode. Solving the MAT sample papers and practice papers is the best way to study for the exam.

AIMA will conduct the MAT 2017 exam in both offline and online mode on 3rd and 9th September respectively.  It one of the most popular exams conducted for the admission into management programmes. A large number of candidates appear for this exam. More than 600 colleges will accept the score card of MAT September 2017 across the country.

Exam Pattern of MAT September 2017

MAT exam will consist of multiple choice questions offering four options in each question. There will be a total of 200 questions divided into 5 sections. Duration of exam will be 150 minutes. Candidates can check the exam pattern of MAT September 2017 from the table given below:


Section  Name

No. of Questions

Time Suggested (Minutes)


Language Comprehension




Mathematical Skills




Data Analysis & Sufficiency




Intelligence & Critical Reasoning




Indian & Global Environment







Benefits of MAT Sample Papers and Practice Papers

Sample papers will be designed on the basis of actual exam pattern and syllabus hence the candidate will understand the exam structure, the kind of questions which will be asked and the difficulty level of the MAT exam 2017.

  • It will enhance the confidence of the candidate and he/she will be able to solve the question paper more efficiently
  • Candidates will able to do self-assessment know their weaknesses and strengths
  • Time management is an essential benefit of solving the MAT exam sample papers. Candidates will learn to deal with the time and solve all the section within the given duration.
  • It will increase the speed and accuracy of the candidate.
  • Solving MAT sample papers makes the candidate familiar with the marking scheme of the exam and hence you get know how much significance is to b e given to each section.

Difference between MAT Online and Offline Sample Papers

  • MAT 2017 online sample papers will have countdown timer whereas offline sample will not have any timer.
  • MAT September 2017 offline papers will need to be evaluated by hand whereas online sample papers will be checked on the computer itself.
  • In online sample exam candidate will have to submit the paper within a particular duration or else it will be automatically submitted, unlike offline sample papers.
  • The speed with accuracy is the major affected aspect in online sample paper while in offline sample paper it is difficult to improve the speed with accuracy.
  • Online sample papers can be obtained from online education portals and coaching centres whereas offline sample papers will be available in the form of books
  • Candidate can get used to the actual examination hall environment while solving the online sample papers but it is difficult in the case of offline sample papers.

Keep visiting this page for latest updates on MAT Sample Papers 2017. In the case of any query or doubt regarding sample papers of MAT 2017, comment below.

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