Tirpude’s Management Aptitude Test (T-MAT)
T-MAT is a programme designed to develop management aptitude among MBA students. This programme, which continues throughout the first semester, comprises of aptitude training and tests under four sections viz. English, General Knowledge, Logical Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude.
This exercise is for those students who have scored an aggregate of less than 60% in the test for eligibility. Faculty mentors are appointed for individual areas of aptitude and there are about 12 students under each mentor.
T-MAT is important to students from the point of view of competency mapping also, as it is a strong reference for student to carefully select a company or a business sector he/she intends to work for. It thus helps monitoring of students every semester and make them ‘ready’ for the real world.
The institute itself designs and develops content for the 4 sections. Faculty members are given this responsibility based on their own competence and interest. A language lab is set up for developing English language skills and it is equipped with linguistic and phonetic aids to help students gain the required competence in English as a language.
What does T-MAT stand for?
Tirpude’s Management Aptitude Test.
What is the purpose of T-MAT?
Students get an opportunity to know themselves and their competencies, which makes them ready for any job related tests or exams. It is a platform to assess the skills of a student.
What all is included in T-MAT?
The students have to solve objective type question in four areas viz. logical reasoning, english, general knowledge and quantitative techniques.
Is there any negative marking for this exam / test?
No, there is no negative marking. The student has to solve any 25 questions out of the given 30 questions.
Is there any pass or fail criteria in this test?
No, since this is an assessment test – there is no pass or fail criteria. There are mentoring sessions conducted for each subject – for students in a batch of 10 to 15 students in one batch. Each student gets personal attention this way.
Snap shots of T-MAT test drive