Syllabus and Model Questions of EMAT 2014

EMAT shall generally have Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) aimed at assessing the knowledge, aptitude and skills of executives in terms of:

  • Quantitative Aptitude & Numerical Ability:
  • This section is intended to assess the quantitative aptitudes of the applicants. Intended to evaluate aspirants’ understanding and ability to apply the knowledge of basic mathematical concepts. This section shall have questions pertaining to functions, algebra, coordinate system, inequalities, time, speed, distance, ratios and proportions, sets, profit & loss, simple and compound interest and elementary statistics central tendency, dispersion, Probability etc.

  • Reasoning and General Intelligence:
  • Intended to assess aspirants’ ability and capacity to draw inferences from various given situations and their ability to use logic and general intelligence, this section will have questions that will require aspirants to use logic to draw inferences and make effective decisions.

  • General Management:
  • This section is intended to assess the managerial capabilities of the applicants. Intended to evaluate aspirants’ understanding and ability to apply knowledge of basic management concepts. This section shall have questions pertaining to management skills, management functions, managerial communication, general finance, statistics, business environment and resource

  • Quantitative Aptitude & Numerical Ability
  • Two trains running in opposite directions cross a man standing on the platform in 27 seconds and 17 seconds respectively and they cross each other in 23 seconds. The ratio of their speeds is:
  •   A. 1 : 3 B. 3 : 2  
      C. 3 : 4 D. None of these  
  • A alone can do a piece of work in 6 days and B alone in 8 days. A and B undertook to do it for Rs. 3200. With the help of C, they completed the work in 3 days. How much is to be paid to C?
  •   A. Rs. 375 B. Rs. 400  
      C. Rs. 600 D. Rs. 800  
  • In a certain store, the profit is 320% of the cost. If the cost increases by 25% but the selling price remains constant, approximately what percentage of the selling price is the profit?
  •   A. 30% B. 70%  
      C. 100% D. 250%  
  • A father said to his son, "I was as old as you are at the present at the time of your birth". If the father's age is 38 years now, the son's age five years back was:
  •   A. 14 years B. 19 years  
      C. 33 years D. 38 years  
  • A can contains a mixture of two liquids A and B is the ratio 7 : 5. When 9 litres of mixture are drawn off and the can is filled with B, the ratio of A and B becomes 7 : 9. How many litres of liquid A were contained by the can initially?
  •   A. 10 B. 20  
      C. 21 D. 25  
  • Reasoning and General Intelligence
  • Look at this series: 53, 53, 40, 40, 27, 27, ... What number should come next?
  •   A. 12 B. 14  
      C. 27 D. 53  
  • Find the statement that must be true according to the given information.
  • Erin is twelve years old. For three years, she has been asking her parents for a dog. Her parents have told her that they believe a dog would not be happy in an apartment, but they have given her permission to have a bird. Erin has not yet decided what kind of bird she would like to have.

    A. Erin's parents like birds better than they like dogs.

    B. Erin does not like birds.

    C. Erin and her parents live in an apartment.

    D. Erin and her parents would like to move.

  • Arrange the words given below in a meaningful sequence.
  •   1. Probation    2. Interview    3. Selection  
      4. Appointment    5. Advertisement    6. Application  
      A. 5, 6, 3, 2, 4, 1 B. 5, 6, 4, 2, 3, 1  
      C. 5, 6, 2, 3, 4, 1 D. 6, 5, 4, 2, 3, 1  
  • A, B, C, D and E are sitting on a bench. A is sitting next to B, C is sitting next to D, D is not sitting with E who is on the left end of the bench. C is on the second position from the right. A is to the right of B and E. A and C are sitting together. In which position A is sitting ?
  •   A. Between B and D B. Between B and C  
      C. Between E and D D. Between C and E  
  • If A + B means A is the mother of B; A - B means A is the brother B; A % B means A is the father of B and A x B means A is the sister of B, which of the following shows that P is the maternal uncle of Q?
  •    A. Q - N + M x P    B. P + S x N – Q    C. P - M + N x Q    D. Q - S % P

  • General Management
  • Which pattern reflects a pure executive form of management?
  •   A. Functional B. Line  
      C. Line and Staff D. Committee  
  • Mr. Ravi Prakash works for “Decent Technology.” Apart from the regular compensation, the company provides him with things such as tuition reimbursement, recreational opportunities etc. What is the name given to these things of value?
  •   A. Incentives B. Benefits  
      C. Rewards D. Compensation  
  • Co-ordination in an organization means;
  • 1. Complete control of the activities of the employees.
    2. To secure harmony among different units of the organization.
    3. Removal of conflict and overlapping in the organization.

      A.1 and 2 B. 1 and 3  
      C.2 and 3 D. 1, 2 and 3  
  • The overall goal of scientific management is;
  • A. Maximization of social welfare
    B. Maximization of employment
    C. Higher industrial efficiency
    D. None of the above

  • According to which theory, leadership is multi-dimensional?
  • A. Behavioural Theory
    B. Situational Theory
    C. Trait Theory
    D. None of the above