What to expect from the SMAT test as an postgraduate aspirant? ( MSM / PGPS & WM )

SMAT – Sports Management Admission Test is an online entrance test to apply for admission at IISM.

The test is specially designed to cater to a very specific domain – i.e. sports management. The test focuses on candidate’s liking & awareness towards the sports industry & their acumen for the business side of sports.

Through this test, candidates shall be tested on their aptitude in Mathematics and English, with an emphasis on their interest and knowledge about the sporting ecosystem. SMAT comes with a 30% weightage for sports-related questions, even though the test focuses on Sports Awareness, it’s not just about Records or Sports Celebrities but about every aspect of the sporting ecosystem. Hence, students are expected to get acquainted with the sports industry as a whole.

As a post graduate aspirant, the test will consists of 120 questions.

Duration: 2 hours.

The sectional breakup for the questions is as below:

AreaMSM/PGPS & WMNo of Questions
Section 1Quantitative Analysis20
Section 2Data Interpretation
Logical Reasoning
Section 3Verbal Ability
Verbal Reasoning
Reading Comprehension
Section 4Sports Awareness35

The detailed breakup for a better understanding is below:

Quantitative AnalysisNumber of Questions
Numeric calculation10
Ratio/ Percentage3
Word problems4
Data InterpretationNumber of Questions
Pie chart
Line graph
Bar graph
Logical ReasoningNumber of Questions
Family tree/Sequene4
Single questions/ Misc3
Verbal Ability, Reading ComprehensionNumber of Questions
Synonyms and Antonyms4
Analogy/ Preposition6
Reading comprehension6
Verbal ReasoningNumber of Questions
Inference/ Conclusion based questions3
Strong Arguments / Weak Arguments3
Course of Action /Decision Making4

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