WHAT IS MAST• Assessment tool for the candidates to evaluate their managerial skills Sets and understand their Industry Readiness .• Industry backed Recruitment tool for Corporate to shortlist and screen fresh talent.
Key Challenges - Fresher Hiring• Gap between Academic Education and Managerial skills set required in the current scenario.• Unemployability today is a greater issue than unemployment.• High attrition rate due to mismatch of candidate’s aspiration and employer’s expectation.• Right job for the right candidate.
Key Challenges - B Schools• Location Disadvantage.• Lack of Brand Name.• Bandwidth to connect with Recruiters.
Management Aptitude and Skills Test• National evaluation benchmark for passing out Management Graduates• Assessment to help candidates identify their strengths and assist in transition both between education and employment.• Streamline fresher hiring for recruiters.• Support B Schools as they have limited bandwidth and access to attract recruiters
Management Aptitude and Skills Test Corporate World MASTEntrance Test MAT
WHAT WILL MAST OFFER• A Career Passport .• Common evaluation yardstick for candidates .• Credible Tool for recruiters to indentify and screen potential candidates.• Highlight sparkling young talent beyond the prestigious 20 B Schools.• Increase Pre- recruitment candidate base for Recruiters.• Shift the focus on student quality from Institute reputation as top criteria for campus recruitment
Corporate Endorsements• Test has industry backing.• Strategic alliance with Times Jobs for access to more than 25000 corporates; which means multifold options to students.
MAST – MODEL MAST Talent• MAST Test Takers who Pool • Recruiter 1 make their score card • Recruiter 2 available to recruiter • Recruiter 3… database • Recruitment Partner – TimesJobs.com • AIMA Corporate Members AIMA Certified Corporate Score Card Vacancy
Educational Qualification for MAST 2 year MBA Final year MBA / MBA or MBA / semester Equivalent passed Equivalent students pass outs not before Course 2006
Test Format General Aptitude Psychometric Domain Analysis Knowledge Computer Adaptive Test ( Duration - 150 Min)
Test Format Test is divided into three main sections 1 2 3Psychometric Assessment General Aptitude Domain Knowledge Leadership Numerical Ability HR Decision Making Ability Managerial Ability Marketing Team Work Reasoning Operations Adaptability English Language IT Stress Management International Business Initiator Finance Ethical Values Negotiation skills Stability
MAST DetailsTest Date - 26h Feb 2012Only Online RegistrationFees – Rs 1750Payment Mode : Demand Draft or via online payment through Credit /Debit / ATM Card payable to ALL INDIA MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATIONTest Centers – Across India
What recruiters have to say ?• “The testing pattern of MAST which is based on aptitude will help recruiters in short listing right candidates for their needs. Recruiter can look forward for best talent not only from the prestigious schools which are frequented by the recruiters but also from others” VJ Rao, Country Head HR – India, Suzlon Energy Ltd .• “At a click of a button, this will give access to pretested talent pool across the country. It will open the opportunity to hire from any campus across the country” S Varadarajan, Ex-EVP and CHRO, Quatrro BPO Solutions Pvt Ltd.• “MAST will evaluate the candidates on their competencies and functional skills. This will give employers a chance to know their candidates better and beforehand. This fact will help us ensure the longevity of people in the organization. AIMA has done a great job coming up with something like this and I am sure it will go a long way in ensuring quality hiring in India” Rajiv Sahdev, Vice president(Corporate HR), Moser Baer India Ltd.• “MAST will bring down the time spent in looking at the candidates at the campus. I feel very positive about the applicability of the test.” A Sudhakar, Executive Director-HR, Dabur India Ltd.