This section tests the mathematical skills of the examinee. It contains 40 questions and carries 40 marks. The time allotted for this section is 40 minutes.
It covers various topics of algebra, arithmetic, geometry and area mensuration.
This analysis shows that arithmetic topic covers the maximum percentage of sums in MAT. However other question based on reasoning in MAT can come in the form of puzzles in Quantitative section. This section can turn out to be the most scoring section. Analysis of MAT recent papers proved that it is a scoring section and questions in it are either easy or averagely difficult. So, a person with general aptitude should be able to cover this section quite easily.