Mental Ability Test (MAT) is directed to dissect the general capability of students regarding critical thinking and consistent thinking aptitudes. It challenges their sound judgment inside a particular time period. These ranges of abilities are looked over an assortment of inquiries identified with information examination, verbal and non-verbal thinking, figure related issues and so forth It by and large investigates the methodology of an understudy to plan and take care of a specific issue and puts their speculation cycle to test. It is one of the significant boundaries to screen the competitors based on their arrangement and capacity to understand.
As discussed earlier NTSE is conducted in two tests MAT and SAT. MAT (Mental Ability Test) includes quantitative aptitude topics like Number series, Cube and Dice, Venn diagrams, Number and Rankings reasoning topics like clocks and calendars, blood relations, Alphabet test. Also, there are topics like Non-verbal classification, Non-verbal Analogy and non-verbal figure Partition.
Stage- 1 conducted on 13th December 2020 for states Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Haryana, Assam, Maharashtra, and UT Chandigarh.
You can download the answer key for the respective states from the link given below: