The All India Management Association's (AIMA) Management Aptitude and Skills Test (MAST) will be beneficial for both students as well as recruiters.

Last Updated: 2010-12-02T00:01:03+05:30

AIMA's New Management Aptitude and Skills Test Beneficial for Both Recruiters & Students

New Delhi: The All India Management Association's (AIMA) Management Aptitude and Skills Test (MAST) will be beneficial for both students and recruiters. MAST is a screening test launched by AIMA in order to assess the skills of B-school graduates. The exam is scheduled to be held on February 20, 2011.
As per sources, the entrance exam will be a computer based test. Duration of the test will be of 150 minutes. MAST will evaluate the students in various fields that include Management Aptitude, Domain Knowledge involving functional areas of specializations such as Marketing, Finance, Human Resource, International Business, Operations and Information Technology.
Sanjiv Goenka, President, AIMA, called the test as an innovative model of testing B-School graduates that will be of assistance not only to the recruiters for finding the right talent, but also to the students, as the test would help the students to look for the best possible job opportunities. As per sources, the new test will prove to be an efficient solution to the problems, which recruiters and students face during the recruitment procedure.
Further, sources told that AIMA MAST will prove to be a cost-effective tool for recruiters. In addition, the test will facilitate the employers to know and judge their employees before they are hired. AIMA MAST will be beneficial for the students also, as it provides the students a large amount of exposure to the Indian job market. As per sources, AIMA will also upload the resumes of all the test takers on its official website in order to make the resume available to the recruiters.
In addition, sources informed that many major recruiters have shown their interest in the test and are willing to avail its services. The major recruiters include Dabur, MetLife India, Camlin Ltd., Deloitte, Nokia, Lenovo, Reliance Industries, TATA Communications, Suzlon, Parle, Hindustan Level Ltd., Pfizer, PricewaterhouseCoopers India, McAfee, JM Financial, Alembic Ltd., Idea Cellular, etc, sources added.
- By Archana Sharma
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