How to Crack SMAT?

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About SMAT

Sports Management Admission Test (SMAT) is designed to cater to a very specific domain– i.e. Sports Management. This 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, English, Logical Reasoning with an emphasis on their interest and knowledge about the sporting ecosystem.

IISM’s SMAT is a test conducted online. The students appear for the test at a selected test-centre in their region.

IISM believes in helping students shape the best possible career in sports. Hence, here is a special blog to help the students with some tips for the Sports Management Admission Test (SMAT) 

Understanding the Test

SMAT is of 80 marks and is divided into five sections mentioned below:

  1. Quantitative Analysis
  2. Data Interpretation
  3. Logical Reasoning
  4. Verbal Ability, Verbal Reasoning & Reading Comprehension   
  5. Sports Awareness

Preparation for the test

The Test has various aspects as discussed and for each one of them, there are tips mentioned below that would help students.

Prepare Better:

Quantitative Analysis:

  • Be affluent with tricks that will help in solving the number-based questions easily.
  • Know the formulas well to avoid spending time on word-based problems.

Verbal Analysis:

  • As the name suggests, verbal analysis would comprise questions that would judge your reading and reasoning abilities. So be sure you are well aware.
  • The questions are framed such that assess student’s skills in understanding the concept of framed words and comprehension skills.
  • This test would also want them to think constructively and communicate in the language.

Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation:

  • It is important for students to use logic and take decisions
  • The test will assess student’s logical thinking ability based on how they gather required information from data pool.
  • It is essential to know how to apply data and understand it.
  • These are some tips that will definitely help in preparing for the SMAT Test and come out with flying colours.

Sports Awareness

 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 Sports. Therefore, students are expected to get acquainted with the sports industry as a whole.

This means they should be aware of:

•           Governing Bodies in the industry

•           Sports Authorities

•           Sports Infrastructure

•           Sports leagues/Tournaments

•           Sports Activities –Now and in the Past

•           Financial Aspects of Sports nationally as well as globally

•           Administrative Perspective in the sports industry

You can access the detailed SMAT study material on the dashboard once you register for SMAT.

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