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    What is the main different between CAT and MAT exam?

    I want to know the difference between CAT and MAT are both same. Please let me know the main difference between both





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    Re: What is the main different between CAT and MAT exam?

    CAT is Common Admission Test and MAT is Management Aptitude Test both these tests are used by the management B-schools as this is elimination test and those who fulfills the eligibility criteria after passing the exam called for the next stage i.e GD/PI.
    CAT is used by all INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENTs, and other top reputed institutes like SP JAIN ,MDI GURGOAN ,IMT GHAZIABAD,IMT NAGPUR,IMI...... as their first stage to call for next stage AND
    MAT is used by average B grade collges in our country as their first stage to call for next stage like GALGOTIAS ,APPEEJAY,JAIPURIA,and many more....




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    Re: What is the main different between CAT and MAT exam?

    CAT is Common admission test . It is a high value, high standard test which is organised on all india bases and is the path to secure a seat in the top A grade B schools of India including the Prestigious IIM'S . CAT is one of the toughest exams in this world. It needs hard work and thorough preparations. CAT is an entrance test for would-be managers; hence, it simulates everyday situations a manager has to tackle. The exam, in fact, tests much more than one's skills in the English language and quantitative aptitude.

    MAT - Management aptitude test on the other hand is also a Entrance test to secure seat in the Bgrade or some A grade B schools of India. It is comparitevely much easier then CAT and is easy to secure good score in it as compared to CAT.

    So CAT is more prestigious exam and a has a upper hand as compared to MAT. The 2 are not even comparable.

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    Re: What is the main different between CAT and MAT exam?

    hi..
    MAT and CAT are like chalk and cheese ,CAT is an exam which India can be proud of and the only exam in India which in par with any other mba entrance exam in the world ,
    the cat exam is for the best mba aspirant students ,where as mat is an exam for doing mba in the normal colleges in the country but for doing the same from the IIMs you have to for sure clear the CAT exam,
    the major difference are not only in the standards of the questions asked but also in the way the exams are conducted ,
    in cat exam there is an negative marking scheme where as in the mat exam there is also no negative marking.
    also the in cat there is cut off for individual sections but there is nothing like that in the mat exam and only the overall score is taken into account .
    also every year the pattern of the cat changes and the questions asked are some thing new but in mat exam the questions can be repeated and also the questions of other previous years mba entrance exams are asked in it .

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    Re: What is the main different between CAT and MAT exam?

    Both are entrance exam for the admission in MBA collges
    CAT is Consisting top most colleges
    like IIMs
    but IIM are not allowed MAT Score
    XLRI
    SP Jain
    few more good colleges allowed MAT Score.

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    Re: What is the main different between CAT and MAT exam?

    CAT :- Common Admission Test
    MAT :- Management Aptitude
    Test

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    Re: What is the main different between CAT and MAT exam?

    The main different between CAT and MAT exam is CAT is Common Entrance Test, which held for IIM, and MAT is held for general institute in MBA colleges.

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    Re: What is the main different between CAT and MAT exam?

    Both CAT and MAT are exams for MBA from various streams.CAT and MAT are conducted at National level but only difference is CAT is exam for most reputated colleges and MAT is for less reputated ones..MAT includes B grade colleges.

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    Re: What is the main different between CAT and MAT exam?

    Both of the Exams are conducted to select the candidates for the Management programs. CAT exam is conducted by IIMs. There are many institutes accepting the CAT score for taking admission into the management courses. If you want to study in India’s best management institute named IIM, you should write the CAT exam. Some B schools are accepting both CAT and MAT scores. MAT exam is carried out by AIMA. The main purpose of the MAT exam is also to find the right students for the management courses. Both the exams has same syllabuses like logical reasoning, current affairs etc. Some minor changes will be there. There are negative marking for both exams.

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    Re: What is the main different between CAT and MAT exam?

    CAT (Common Admission Test ) is conducted by IIMs for shortlisting candidates.To appear CAT you must be a graduate with 60% marks.You must score 99 percentile if you want a seat in IIMs.After being short listed the candidate are called for GD/WAT(Written Ability Test) and PI.Many other A++ institute accept CAT score for MBA admission.
    MAT is Management Aptitude Test conducted by AIMA.Near about 1000 institute accept MAT score.The shortlisted candidates are called for GD and PI.Its good to score 85 -90 percentile to get admission in good and reputed institution.
    The topics for MAT are
    Reasoning
    Numercial Ablity
    General Awareness
    Data Interpretation
    English Comphrension

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    Re: What is the main different between CAT and MAT exam?

    different between CAT and MAT exam

    CAT :- Common Admission Test
    MAT :- Management Aptitude Test


    Both of the Exams are conducted to select the candidates for the Management programs. CAT exam is conducted by IIMs. There are many institutes accepting the CAT score for taking admission into the management courses

    IIM are not allowed MAT Score

    MAT exam is carried out by AIMA.

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    Re: What is the main different between CAT and MAT exam?

    CAT(comman admission test) and MAT( manegemant aptitute test) both the entrance exam for taking admission in MBA form PROMINIENT INSTITUTES.

    IIM(Indian institute of manegment) demands CAT score for admission.THERE are many IIM instituteS.

    1 IIM Calcutta
    2 IIM Ahmedabad
    3 IIM Bangalore
    4 IIM Lucknow
    5 IIM Kozhikode
    6 IIM Indore
    7 IIM Shillong
    8 IIM Ranchi
    9 IIM Rohtak
    10 IIM Raipur
    11 IIM Tiruchirappalli

    And many institute in india they demands for admission MAT score card .

    so to take the admission in MBA from these institutes you should gain good percentile in these exams.

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    Re: What is the main different between CAT and MAT exam?

    The miller analogies test (MAT) is standard admission test that measure ones ability to identity the verabal analogies.CAT is the exam conducted by the IIMsin now every year .CAT affiliated B school are ranked a tad higher than MAT.The CAT is generally held on month november.MAT exam held on four times in a year.

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    Re: What is the main different between CAT and MAT exam?

    what is cut off means in CAT exam

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    Re: What is the main different between CAT and MAT exam?

    THERE ARE MANY DIFFERENCES
    1.ALL TOP MOST COLLEGES LIKE IIMS ARE THROUGH CAT BUT THERE IS NO SCOPE OF MAT
    2.CAT IS THE MOST DIFFICULT WHILE MAT IS EASY.
    3.CAT EXAM IS OPEN TO ALL BUT MAT IS NOT SO.
    4.CAT IS MORE VALUABLE THAN MAT

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    Re: What is the main different between CAT and MAT exam?

    CAT is common admission test ,conducted by IIM's ,only for A grade colleges.,high fee structure colleges
    where
    MAT ismanagement aptitude test,also includes B grsde colleges,average fee structure colleges

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    Re: What is the main different between CAT and MAT exam?

    CAT is the common admission test for aspiring candidates whose desire to make a career in managment and buisness administration.This test is conducted to ascertain the ability and capcility of a candidate and evaluate their skill,concept and presence of ming during crisis situation.Whereas Managment aptitude test (MAT)is used as an admission test for candidates seeking graduate admission(masters,specialist and doctorate) primarily in the field of education.MAT is a high level mental ability test requiring the solution of problem stated as analogies.

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    Re: What is the main different between CAT and MAT exam?

    Is MAT and MET is same thing? If yes what are the upcoming dates to apply?

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    Re: What is the main different between CAT and MAT exam?

    Is MAT and MET is same thing

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    Re: What is the main different between CAT and MAT exam?

    CAT-Common Admission Test
    MAT-Management Aptitude Test.
    Both exams are for admission to B-schools in India.CAT is way above MAT as it is conducted by the IIMs(Indian Institute of Management),the most rated and reputed B-Schools of India which come under the Govt. sector and also considered by some of the best private B-Schools for their admissions.
    The MAT exam is however conducted by some other private institutes not so highly rated.
    The CAT exam is considered quite difficult to crack as it consists of personal interviews and GDs(Group Discussions) which filters out just the best.

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    Re: What is the main different between CAT and MAT exam?

    CAT is used by all INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENTs, and other top reputed institutes like SP JAIN ,MDI GURGOAN ,IMT GHAZIABAD,IMT NAGPUR,IMI...

    This test is conducted to ascertain the ability and capcility of a candidate and evaluate their skill,concept and presence of ming during crisis situation.Whereas Managment aptitude test (MAT)is used as an admission test for candidates seeking graduate admission(masters,specialist and doctorate) primarily in the field of education.

    Thank you

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    Re: What is the main different between CAT and MAT exam?

    CAT - The common Aptitude test is conducted by Indian Institute of Managements
    MAT - The Management Aptitude Test in conducted by All India Management Association

    CAT is conducted for the admissions in the IIM's wide India
    MAT is accepted widely by most for the college in India

    CAT have 3 section such as Problem Solving , Data interpretation , Verbal Ability

    MAT have 5 section as Language Comprehension,Mathematical Skills,Data Analysis and Sufficiency,Intelligence and Critical Reasoning,Indian and Global Environment

    all the best

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    Re: What is the main different between CAT and MAT exam?

    CAT and MAT both exam are for MBA programme.

    The main difference is that CAT exam is conducted for admission in MBA programme by IIMs.

    And MAT is for taking admission in all private managment college.

    If you qualify CAT then you will be able fro taking admission in TOP managment colleges like IIMs and all other managment colleges.

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    Re: What is the main different between CAT and MAT exam?

    CAT and MAT both are entrance exam for MBA .
    CAT is for admission in all the A grade B schools such as IIM,
    MAT is for B grade Bschools , private colleges and is comparatively easy .

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    Re: What is the main different between CAT and MAT exam?

    CAT stands for Common admission test And MAT stands for Management Aptitude Test.

    Both these examination are Important if you are Interested to get admission in MBA Programme. The CAT examination are mandatory, if you are Interested to get admission in top B-Schools Like IIM's.

    And MAT examination is the National Entrance Test for admission to MBA and equivalent programmes of the various participating institutes.

    So, If you are Interested to get admission in top Level MBA Colleges, then you have to appear for CAT examination and after clear the CAT examination, you are successfully eligible to appear for GD's and Interview and after clear the Interview You will get admission in Top Management Colleges. So, Basically IIM's wants the CAT score But other colleges excluding IIM's wants the MAT score.

    The CAT Examination are held only 1 Time In a year, But you can appear for MAT examination 4 times in a year, And for more information regarding both these entrance examination, please visit the official website.

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    Re: What is the main different between CAT and MAT exam?

    difference between CAT and MAT
    cat provides a highly reputed collages as compare to mat .

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    Re: What is the main different between CAT and MAT exam?

    Hello My Dear Friend,



    I Think there is no different both are national wide entrance exams but CAT will help you to join in the top 10 business schools in India.CAT is a common entrance test to be conducted by IIMs to get admissions in to their management programs.This is a online test and it is a national wide entrance test, where you should write the entrance test in on line.almost all the business schools in India are accepting CAT score.CAT is a difficulty entrance test in India.Appearing candidates are also very high for CAT entrance test.This test is conducted once in a year.MAT is a management aptitude test conducted by AIMA-New Delhi, to get admissions in to business schools in India.Almost all the business schools except IIMs are accepting MAT entrance test score in India.This test is conducted in two modes,on line and off line.Mostly all the candidates will go for only off line mode.This entrance test is conducted four times in a Year.i.e.February,May ,September, December etc..If You want to apply for CAT or MAT entrance test then you must be completed your graduation from recognized university with 50% of marks and if you are belonging to SC and ST then 45% of marks are enough.there is no age limit.


    Top Business Schools Under MAT Exam;

    1.Alliance Business Academy
    2.SCMS-Cochin
    3.Indian Institute of Finance-Delhi
    4.Christ College-Bangalore
    5.Birla Institute of technology-Delhi
    6.Fortune Institute of International business-Delhi
    7.IMS-Ghaziabad
    8.IILM-Delhi
    9.Badruka Institute of Foreign Trade
    10.IIMM-Pune


    Top Business Schools Under CAT Exam;


    1.Indian Institute of management-Ahmadabad
    2.Management development institute-Gurgaon
    3.Xaviour Labour relations Institute-Jamshedpur
    4.Faculty Management studies-Delhi
    5.National Institute of Industrial Engineering-Mumbai
    6.SP Jain institute of management and Research-Mumbai
    7.Indian institute of foreign Trade-New Delhi
    8.Institute of Management Technology-Ghaziabad
    9.Shailesh Mehta school of Management,IIT-mumbai
    10.Xaviour Institute of Management-Mumbai

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    Re: What is the main different between CAT and MAT exam?

    there are big differences between CAT and MAT are as following-


    Cat is more difficult than mat. basically CAT is given for taking a admission in A-grade B school and MAT is easy than CAT and its provides the below A- grade management school.

    Common admission test CAT is a entrance examination conducted by the India Institutes of Management for admission in the management programs of all the six IIMs. but All India Management Aptitude Testing Service (AIMATS), New Delhi conducts the Management Aptitude Test (MAT) as the National Entrance Test for admission to MBA and equivalent programmes of the various participating institutes.
    Thanks

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    Re: What is the main different between CAT and MAT exam?

    Dear sir,
    For taking admission in good MBA college you have to appear for MBA entrance exams like CAT,XAT,MAT.

    There is no specific difference between CAT and MAT ,both of these are to take admission in MBA college.

    Through CAT you can get admission in country's best MBA colleges,IIMs.

    Eligibility for CAT is follows:

    1. You should be a Indian

    2.You must have a Bachelor’s Degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA [45% in case of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Differently Abled (DA)

    3. If you are apperaing for final years exam of degree can also apply for CAT.

    4.There is no restriction on age.

    List of good MBA colleges in India is follows:

    1. Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad

    2.Indian Institute of Management Calcutta

    3.Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode

    4.XLRI Management Institute Jamshedpur

    5.FMS – Faculty of Management Studies

    6.IIFT – Indian Institute of Foreign Trad

    The MAT (Management Aptitude Test) is carried out for the admission of students into the Master of Business Administration (MBA) course,it is conducted by AIMA once in a year


    Eligibility for MAT:

    1.You must not be less than 21 years when they apply.There is no upper limit on age of the candidate.

    2.YOu can appear in this exam as many times as they want. There is no restrictions on number of times a student can participate in MAT exam.

    3.You should have a graduate degree in any discipline from a institute which is recognized by UGC.

    4.There is no as such marks criteria for the exam.

    5.Candidate who are appearing for final year exam of degree can also appear fro the exam.

    You can obtain the MAT admission form from any branch of the Bank of Baroda and the counter of the AIMA. The price of the form is Rs 1200.


    best of lk..

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    Re: What is the main different between CAT and MAT exam?

    the person who want to apply for mat exam he should have 21 yrs is it?

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    Re: What is the main different between CAT and MAT exam?

    Hii friends...
    CAT(common admission test)
    MAT(management aptitude test)
    Both are exams through which you can study MBA(master of business administration) in any one of the top IIM's(CAT) and other private colleges(MAT)
    ELIGIBILITY : you should be an graduate with minimum of 60% marks in B.tech of your stream.
    Should be an INDIAN.
    CAT : It is one of the toughest exams in INDIA. If you want to crack it you should prepare very seriously and you should have hard working nature.
    If you clear CAT then you can enter any one of the IIM's in India and can have bright future.
    There are 13 IIM's in INDIA upto now.
    MAT : It is not so tough as CAT but preparation is needed .Without that you cannot crack any exam.
    If you clear MAT you can enter into any one of the private MBA colleges in India.
    Bases on your performance you may select the college you want and if you are eligible you are called for interview.
    If you select in that then you can study in any of the good colleges in India.
    So prepare well for both the exams and crack it.
    All the best.

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    Re: What is the main different between CAT and MAT exam?

    Hi,

    CAT stands for Common Admission test and this is the exam conducted by IIM(Indian Institute of Management) to admit candidates for those who are seeking admission in these colleges . The exam is conducted once a year.

    To appear for the exam you need to complete your graduation with any discipline with a minimum of 55%.
    There is no Age Restriction.

    Exam pattern:
    The exam consists of two sections, the first section is:
    1). Quantitative Ability
    2). Data Interpretation

    The Second section is:
    1). verbal Ability
    2). Test of reasoning

    The Exam will be conducted for 140 minutes.

    MAT(Management Aptitude test)

    This test is conducted for those students who are willing to seek admission for MBA course and other PG Programs. The exam is Conducted by Center of Management services which is a unit of AIMA(All India Management Association). MAT is a National level Entrance exam.

    You must possess Bachelors degree in any discipline and must complete your 10+2 from a recognized board.

    Even Final year Students are eligible to appear for the exam. There is no age limits.

    SYLLABUS FOR MAT EXAM
    >> English
    >> General Knowledge
    >> Test of Reasoning
    >> Data Interpretation
    >> Mathematics

    The test consists of 200 Questions with a duration of 2 and half hours .

    The competitive entrance test contains five papers:
    >>Language Comprehension
    >>Mathematical Skills
    >>Data Analysis
    >>Intelligence & Critical Reasoning
    >>Indian & Global Environment Section

    Good Luck

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    Re: What is the main different between CAT and MAT exam?

    actually im an average student can i get good percentile in cat exam?

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