MBAs to face test for jobs from Feb ‘11: Report

The test, known as Management Aptitude and Skills Test (MAST), is likely to be of 150-minute test. It is scheduled to be held on February 20, 2011 across India.

Updated: Sep 22, 2010, 18:56 PM IST

Zeebiz Bureau

New Delhi: Fresh MBAs will have to appear for entrance tests in order to bag their dream jobs from February 2011, media reports said on Wednesday.

The All-India Management Association (AIMA) is all set to introduce a computer-based screening test to assess B-school graduates.

“Big recruiters like Deloitte, Dabur, MetLife India, Idea Cellular, Camlin Ltd, Alembic Ltd, HLL, Pfizer, Parle, PwC India, McAfee, Nokia, Lenovo, JM Financial, Reliance Industries, Suzlon and TATA Communications have agreed to use the score of the AIMA test during recruitment,” a newspaper website said.

The test, known as Management Aptitude and Skills Test (MAST), is likely to be of 150-minute test. It is scheduled to be held on February 20, 2011 across India, report added.

“It is devised to test the candidate`s management aptitude, domain knowledge in areas of specialisation like finance, marketing, HR, international business, operations & IT and assess their personality traits such as leadership, handling stress, decision-making skills, stability and teamwork abilities,” another report said.

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