MAST Will Be Held On 26 February 2012


Management Aptitude and Skills Test (MAST) was introduced by All India Management Association (AIMA) for the benefit of both recruiters and fresh Management pass outs. MAST is structured keeping in mind of 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.

MAST Format

The test format endorsed by industry leaders will evaluate the following important skills of the student:

  • Critical thinking
  • Cross-functional competence
  • Communication skills
  • Key personality traits & cultural awareness
  • Competence in their discipline
  • Technological competence

MAST is divided in three main sections

  1. Psychometric assessment
  2. General Aptitude
  3. Domain Knowledge

Psychometric assessment

Personality traits commonly held in high demand by recruiters stated below will be tested

  • Leadership
  • Decision Making Ability
  • Team Work
  • Adaptability
  • Stress Management
  • Initiator
  • Ethical Values
  • Negotiation skills
  • Stability

General Aptitude

Ability tests will assess logical reasoning or thinking performance and will evaluate the following

  • Numerical Ability
  • Managerial Ability
  • Reasoning
  • English Language

Domain Knowledge

Domain Knowledge Test will be Case Study based followed by multiple choice questions in the following areas:

  • HR
  • Marketing
  • Operations
  • IT
  • International Business
  • Finance

You can refer FAQs on MAST here.

Important dates for MAST 2012

Last Date for Online Registration 21 January 2012 – Through Demand Draft
21 January 2012 – Through Credit Card/Debit Card(Approved by Master/Visa)
Last Date for submission of registration form along with Demand Draft at AIMA,New Delhi 25 January 2012 
How to take the Test Computer Based Test(CBT)
Test Date 26 February 2012 (Sunday).
Test Timing : In different Time slots at specific test venues; subject to number of candidates registering for Computer Based Test.
Test Centre City :
  • Test Centre City list is provided in the Registration Form.
  • Computer Based Test will take place on 26 February 2012 in different time slots.
  • One candidate can appear only for one domain.
Admit Card :
  • All provisionally registered candidates can download their Admit Card from AIMA websitelink: 15 days before the Computer Based test date i.e., with effect from 13th February 2012(Monday) 1300 hours. Admit Card would be having Candidate Name,Photograph, Registration No, Test Date, Test Time and Test Venue Address. Candidate has to strictly follow the date and time allotted to them.
  • Candidates accessing the website the earliest can choose the Time of his/her choice subject to availability. Those who have not opted the  time slot for 4-5 days will be automatically allotted time slot by the system. No request for change of  time slot can be entertained.

How to apply for MAST

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