PIM-MAT Syllabus 2024: Download Latest Syllabus PDF

R A Podar Institute of Management-Management Aptitude Test 2024 ( PIM-MAT )

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PIM MAT 2024 syllabus outlines the section-wise topics that candidates need to cover for the exam. PIM MAT 2024 syllabus is spread over five subjects, namely Verbal Ability, Current Affairs, Data Interpretation, Business Mathematics, and Logical Reasoning. PIM MAT question paper will comprise 200 questions based on PIM MAT syllabus.The examination authority, R.A. Podar School of Management, does not release the PIM MAT Syllabus. For each right answer the candidate will be awarded one mark and for three wrong answers, one mark will be deducted. Candidates can check the detailed PIM MAT syllabus below.

Q:   What is PIM-MAT exam pattern?

A:

PIM-MAT 2024 exam pattern has been prescribed by the authorities. As per the exam pattern, the question paper will consist of 200 objective type questions. The question paper will be divided across five sections- Logic, Verbal Ability, Current Affairs Data Interpretation and Business Mathematics. Candidates will be provided with OMR sheets to mark the correct option. The exam will be conducted for a duration of two hours to attend all five sections of PIM-MAT.

 

Q:   What is the syllabus of PIM-MAT?

A:
University of Rajasthan does not prescribe the exact syllabus for PIM-MAT. However, candidates are suggested to be updated on Current Affairs including Economics, Sociological trends, Business, Global Economic Outlook, and Nation Economic Outlook besides the prescribed sections of the PIM-MAT exam- Data Interpretation, Verbal Ability, Logic, and Business Mathematics.
 

Q:   When will be PIM-MAT exam conducted?

A:

PIM-MAT 2024 exam will be held on May 19, 2024. Candidates who will register for the exam will be able to appear for the exam. The exam will be held in offline mode across six exam cities. While filling the PIM-MAT 2024 application form, candidates will be able to list the preferred exam cities as per the priority. Candidates must report at the allotted exam centre on the day of the examination.

 

Section-wise PIM MAT 2024 Syllabus

Listed below are section-wise topics that candidates must study while preparing for PIM MAT exam:

Business Mathematics

Elementary Arithmetic

Calculus

Fractions

Elementary Algebra

Matrix Algebra

Decimals

Statistics and Probability

Percentage

 

 Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation

Family Tree

Strong Arguments and Weak Arguments

Multi-dimensional Arrangements

Course of Action

Puzzles

Visual Reasoning

Arrangement

Series

Numeric Grid

Pie Chart

Blood Relations

Critical Reasoning

Calendars

Coding & Decoding

Syllogisms

Statement Conclusions

Column Graphs

Graphs representing Area

Verbal Ability

Verbal Reasoning

Syllogisms

Fill In the Blanks

Contextual usage

Analogies & Idioms

Different usage of same word

Antonyms & Synonyms

Sentence Completion

Jumbled paragraphs

Foreign language words used in English

Sentence correction

One word substitution

 Current Affairs

General Knowledge

Economics

Business terminology

Business Knowledge

Honours and Awards

Who’s who

Q:   Is PIM MAT syllabus difficult?

A:

The PIM MAT syllabus does not appear to be difficult, but it does cover a range of topics that require a thorough understanding by the candidates regarding current affiars, mathematics, reasoning, and verbal skills.

PIM MAT syllabus is divided into five sections: Verbal Ability, Current Affairs, Data Interpretation, Business Mathematics and Logical Reasoning. Each section has a specific set of topics that aspirant should be familiar with to perform well in the PIM MAT 2024 exam.

However, the difficulty level of the exam can vary depending on the individual's preparation and familiarity with the section-wise topics. It's essential to have a good understanding of the concepts and practice regularly to perform well in the exam.

 

Q:   Is PIM MAT exam offline or online?

A:

The PIM MAT exam is conducted offline, and candidates must fill the PIM MAT 2024 application form online. The exam will be held in offline mode, and registered candidates can know their alloted exam centre and date of examination when PIM MAT admit card is issued. The PIM MAT 2024 admit card will be released on May 15, 2024

Candidates must report at the alloted PIM MAT exam centre one hour prior to the given time of examination. Candidates must follow the exam day guidelines to appear for the PIM MAT 2024 exam. The exam will be held on May 19, 2024.

 

Q:   What are the number of questions in PIM MAT?

A:

The PIM MAT exam pattern 2024 includes a total of 200 questions, which are divided into five sections viz., Verbal Ability, Current Affairs, Data Interpretation, Business Mathematics and Logical Reasoning. The breakup of the questions is as follows:

  • Verbal Ability: 40 questions
  • Current Affairs: 40 questions
  • Data Interpretation: 40 questions
  • Business Mathematics: 40 questions
  • Logical Reasoning: 40 questions

PIM MAT 2024 will be conducted for a duration of 120 minutes/ 2 hours, and each question carries 1 mark. 1/3 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer. The medium of the exam is English, and it is an offline test.

 

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Best Books for PIM MAT Preparation 2024

The key to good preparation is choosing the best books. There is no dearth of good books in the market but choosing the best ones would make the difference. We have compiled below a few books that are suggested by experts.

Book Name

Author/Publisher

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations

R S Aggarwal

How to Prepare for Data Interpretation for CAT

Arun Sharma

How to Prepare for Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for CAT

Arun Sharma and Meenakshi Upadhyay

High School Grammar

Wren & Martin

Logical and Analytical Reasoning

AK Gupta

Compendium General English

BB Jain

A Modern Approach to Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning

R S Aggarwal

General Knowledge

Lucent Publication

Manorama Year Book

Manorama

Q:   Is there any negative marking in PIM MAT?

A:

According to the PIM MAT 2024 exam pattern, there will be a negative marking in the exam. As per the PIM MAT marking scheme there will be negative marking for any wrong answers, and 1 mark will be awarded for every correct answer.

Here's a detailed breakdown of the PIM MAT marking scheme:

  • 1 mark for every correct answer
  • 1/3 mark deducted for every wrong answer

However, it's important to note that there is a time limit of 120 minutes to complete the PIM MAT exam, and the exam will be conducted in an offline mode.

 

PIM MAT 2024 Preparation Tips

  • Candidates should come up with a foolproof study plan after analyzing their capabilities and limitations
  • List down your weak areas and make a rundown of topics that needs your immediate attention
  • It is imperative for an aspirant to solve at least a dozen mocks to perform well in the exam. It would also help them assess their standing in the competition.
  • Candidates should minimize the use of social media or any other habit that could be counter-productive for the exam. A healthy break from studies is always a good idea, it helps the brain regain focus.

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Q:   How should I prepare for PIM MAT verbal ability section?

A:

To prepare for PIM MAT 2024 Verbal Ability section, candidates can refer the preparation strategies below:

  1. Read newspapers on daily basis. Reading newspapers and magazines daily can help you improve reading and comprehension skills. 
  2. Engage in discussions with peer group. Candidates can discuss a particular passage from the English section and try to figure out the main theme, characters, and plot.
  3. Practice grammar to improve grammar, it is essential to practice consistently. Candidates can start by practicing basic grammar concepts like verb tenses, subject-verb agreement, and sentence structure.
  4. Improve vocabulary by finding and memorizing the meaning of any new word that aspirant come across while reading a newspaper or a book.
  5. Attempt previous year's question papers can help candidates become familiar with the difficulty level of the question paper and complete exam pattern.
  6. Use online resources available that can help candidates prepare for the verbal ability section of PIM MAT. Candidates can use online quizzes, mock tests, and practice papers to assess their progress.
 

Q:   Which are the best books for PIM MAT preparation?

A:

For PIM MAT 2024 preparation, some of the best books to refer for preparation are:

BooksAuthor Name
Quantitative AptitudeRS Aggarwal
Essential English GrammarMurphy
General EnglishRS Aggarwal
Verbal-Non-Verbal ReasoningRS Aggarwal

These books cover the entire syllabus of PIM MAT and can help candidates prepare effectively. Additionally, candidates can also refer to other common books for MBA preparation, such as "Word Power Made Easy" by Norman Lewis, "Analytical Reasoning" by MK Pandey, and "A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning" by RS Aggarwal. For current affairs section preparation, candidates are advised to read the newspaper on regular basis.

 

FAQs Related to PIM MAT Syllabus

Check frequently asked questions on PIM MAT syllabus below:

Q:   Is any other entrance scores accepted for admission at R.A Podar Institute of Management?

A:

No, candidates with any other national/state management entrance test score will not be considered for shortlisting. Candidates will be required to appear for PIM MAT (R.A Podar Institute of Management-Management Aptitude Test ). They cannot use their other management entrance test scores as an alternative to PIM MAT for the admission process. This means that candidates will have to appear for PIM MAT that meets the admission criteria for the MBA programme at R.A Podar Institute of Management. 

PIM MAT is expected to held in second week of June 2024. The exam is conducted in computer based mode. Candidates will be required to report at the alloted exam centre on the day of examination.

 

Q:   Which are the best books for PIM MAT preparation?

A:

For PIM MAT 2024 preparation, some of the best books to refer for preparation are:

BooksAuthor Name
Quantitative AptitudeRS Aggarwal
Essential English GrammarMurphy
General EnglishRS Aggarwal
Verbal-Non-Verbal ReasoningRS Aggarwal

These books cover the entire syllabus of PIM MAT and can help candidates prepare effectively. Additionally, candidates can also refer to other common books for MBA preparation, such as "Word Power Made Easy" by Norman Lewis, "Analytical Reasoning" by MK Pandey, and "A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning" by RS Aggarwal. For current affairs section preparation, candidates are advised to read the newspaper on regular basis.

 

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To check the result Candidates must follow the steps below to know how to download PIM MAT 2024 results.

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2)Click on the tab Admission: 2024.

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PIM MAT 2024 exam will be held on May 19, 2024. Applicants will be allowed to carry the following items at the PIM MAT exam centre:

  • PIM MAT 2024 admit card
  • Valid ID proof
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  • Transparent water bottle

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Yes, PIM MAT 2024 admit card will be required during the selection rounds- Group Discussion and Personal Interiew. Candidates must preserve the PIM MAT hall ticket 2024 for PIM MAT selection rounds. PIM MAT GD/PI 2024 will be held from June 6 to June 14, 2024 for shortlsited candidates. Authorities

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No. The PIM MAT 2024 digital copy will not be accepted for entry to exam centre. Candidates must carry original print out of PIM MAT admit card in A4 size sheet along with valid proof ID at the PIM MAT 2024 exam centre. It is so because the PIM MAT admit card will be signed by the candidate and invi

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On release of the PIM MAT 2024 admit card, no request for change in PIM MAT exam centre will be entertained. Allotment of exam centr to candidates will be based on the options exercised and technical and administrative considerations. PIM-MAT admit card 2024 will be issued for candidates soon after

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Candidates will have to carry valid ID proof along with the PIM MAT 2024 admit card. It is an important document that has to be carried on the day of examination. Candidates can carry any of the following ID proofs along with the PIM MAT 2024 admit card:

  • Adhaar card
  • Passport
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  • PAN card

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R.A Podar Institute of Management, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur will release the PIM MAT 2024 admit card on may 15, 2024. Registered candidates will be able to download the PIM MAT hall ticket 2024 when released. PIM MAT 2024 exam will be a OMR format test, hence, candidates will have to report

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R.A Podar Institute of Management will release the PIM MAT 2024 provisional answer key on May 21, 2024. Candidates will be able to challenge the PIM MAT 2024 answer key till May 25, 2024. Once the window closes and the PIM MAT 2024 final answer key releases, candidates will not be able to challeng

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Yes, Group Discussion and Personal Interview rounds are conducted soon after the declaration of PIM MAT results. Only shortlisted candidates will be able to appear for the PIM MAT 2024 GD/PI. R.A Podar Institute of Managemet will conduct PIM MAT 2024 counselling from June 06 to June 14, 2024. Basis

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No, candidates will not receive the PIM MAT 2024 scorecard by post. Candidates who will appear for the exam will be required to download the PIM MAT 2024 scorecard online at pim-mat.univraj.org.in. Candidates will be able to download the PIM MAT 2024 result in the form of merit list. The merit list

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