All India Management Association (AIMA)
Management Aptitude & Skills Test -
Management Aptitude and Skills Test - MAST is the latest
offering for the benefit of both recruiters and fresh management pass outs
alike. In the current business scenario companies are beginning to understand
that to stay competitive, they need to focus on developing and hiring most
suitable candidates for the right job. The task becomes tougher when the talent
is raw and needs focused grooming. It is a huge challenge in terms of time and
money for the recruiters to explore this talent from across the B-Schools which
have mushroomed in the country in the last decade. MAST is structured keeping in
mind the current Industry trends & practices for hiring of young fresh
management talents. The objective of MAST is to identify potential managers who
are capable of making a difference in the management of the organsiation and
create path that is good not only for them, but also for the society.
Test will be objective type and duration will be 2 hours 30 minutes.
Test is divided in three main sections
- Psychometric Test
- General Ability Test
- Domain Knowledge Test
1. Psychometric Test : Personality traits commonly held in high demand
by recruiters stated below will be tested
- Decision Making Ability
- Team Work
- Stress Management
- Ethical Values
- Negotiation skills
2. General Ability Test will assess logical reasoning or thinking
performance and will evaluate the following
- Numerical Ability
- Managerial Ability
- English Language
3. Domain Knowledge Test will include multiple choice questions as
well as case study based multiple choice questions in the following areas:
- Information Technology (IT)
- International Business
- Candidates are to report to the allotted test centre at least 90 minutes
before the scheduled commencement of the test.
- Neither any candidate will be admitted 15 minutes after the commencement
of the test nor any extra time granted for completing the test.
- Candidates are to be in possession of the following when reporting to
the test centre: Document: Admit Card duly completed. Writing Materials:
Ball Point Pen, HB Pencils, etc for rough work.
- The test room will be opened about 30 minutes before the commencement of
the test. The candidates are to be seated at the allotted place.
- Your Admit Card will be verified during the test. One part of Admit Card
will be given to you as proof of your having appeared in the test. Please
ensure that this is duly signed by you and the test invigilator.
- The duration of the test is 2 hours 30 minutes. All questions are
compulsory. Each question has four options. All questions carry equal mark.
There will be NO Negative Marking for wrong answers.
- It is your responsibility to make certain that you understand and follow
the directions for answering. AIMA can accept the responsibility of scanning
/ capturing your answer accurately only if it is completed in accordance
Take the questions in order, but do not waste time
pondering over those that seem extremely difficult or unfamiliar to you. A
wise practice is to first answer the questions you are sure of. Then, if you
complete the test before time is called, go back and reconsider any
questions about which you were uncertain.
Although the MAST. stresses on accuracy more than speed,
it is important to use the allotted time wisely. Make every effort to pace
yourself by making yourself familiar with the mechanics of the test. The
directions explain exactly what each set of questions requires to answer
those questions. Read all test directions carefully. Read each question
carefully and thoroughly. Before answering a question, determine exactly
what is being asked.
- Calculator, Pager, Mobile, etc are not permitted inside the test room.
- All the questions and instructions of the test will be in English only.
Candidate will be allowed to leave the test room after
the completion of test and only after permitted by the invigilator. If you
wish to leave the room during the test, you must have the invigilator’s
permission. You will not be permitted to make up the time you lose.
AIMA reserves the right to cancel the admission/entry to
the test/withhold the results of any candidate who impersonates/uses unfair
means during the test. This is without prejudice to any other action that
can be initiated.
Non-adherence to any instructions or failure to comply with any rules
governing the conduct of test will lead to cancellation of your candidature.
All disputes pertaining to any aspect of the test will be
settled through any arbitrator, who shall be appointed by the Director
General, AIMA. Further, all legal cases pertaining to any matter of the test
will be dealt with under the jurisdiction of Delhi Courts only.
COMPUTER BASED TEST: