Everything about MAT (Maths Aptitude Test)


Students studying in standard 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th.

Examination Details:

MAT exam is normally conducted 2 times that is in the month of August and September. Student may opt for any one attempt.

MAT exam is conducted in 2 groups.
Primary Group: Students of std. 5th and 6th
Higher Primary Group:Students of std. 7th and 8th

Question paper consists of 50 Multiple Choice Questions.
Each question carries 4 options of which only one is correct.
Each question carries two marks.
There is no negative marking for wrong or unattempt questions.
Maximum marks are 100.

First 45 questions are of easy to moderate level of difficulty.
Last 5 questions are of higher level of difficulty.
Time duration is 2 hours.
Medium of examination is English.

Syllabus: For Primary Group (Std. 5th and 6th)

Study of Numbers, Basic Operations on Numbers, Even, Odd, Prime and Composite Numbers, Tests of Divisibility, G.C.D. and L.C.M., Fractions, Decimal Fractions, Metric Measures, Roman Numerals, Time, Equality, Inequality and Use of Letters, Calendar, Simplification of Expression, Unitary Method, Perimeter and Area, Profit and Loss, Percentage.

Reference Books: Published by IME (Std. 5th and 6th)
  1. Study book
  2. Past year MAT papers (Topic wise) 2021 - 2011
Syllabus: For Higher Primary Group (Std. 7th and 8th)

Operations on Numbers, G.C.D. and L.C.M., Ratio and Proportion, Percentage, Profit and Loss, Simple and Compound Interest, Average, Distance, Speed and Time, Time and Work, Squares and Square Roots, Cubes and Cube Roots, Indices, Algebraic Expressions and Factorization, Equations in One Variable, Identities, Lines and Angles, Triangles, Pythagoras Theorem, Area, Volume and Surface Area, Circle: Chords and Tangents, Polygon.

Reference Books: Published by IME (Std. 7th and 8th)
  1. Study book
  2. Past year MAT papers (Topic wise) 2021 - 2011

The students can buy the books from link given here imthane.in Books will be sent to their residence address.


For students scoring
40% to 48%: Passing Certificate
50% to 88%: Selection Certificate
90% and above: Selection Certificate and Prize (JMO Study Material)

Certificates will be sent to respective schools.

Private students should contact IME at

Call: 8104 011 965   Mail: imethane@gmail.com

Prizes will be sent to residence address of students.