NTSE: Mental Ability Test (MAT)

This test is given to the candidates to judge their power of reasoning, ability to think, ability to judge, evaluate or discriminate, ability to visualize in the space, spatial orientation, etc. A variety of questions e.g. analogies, classification, series, pattern perception, hidden figures, coding-decoding, block assembly, problem solving etc. are used for this purpose. To acquaint the candidates with such questions, some examples are given below. The rationale to find the answer to each question is given at the end. The candidates are advised to try to solve these questions themselves first. Later on, they may look at the solutions to find their correct answer and the rationale.

Sample Questions

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