CMAT Exam Pattern 2018

Jan. 11, 2018 20411 anangsha

CMAT Exam Pattern 2018

CMAT Exam Pattern 2018: The exam pattern of CMAT gives candidates an idea regarding the overall structure of exam. According to CMAT exam pattern 2018, the entrance test will be conducted in computer based mode comprising four sections - Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension and General Awareness. Candidates have to answer 100 questions within 180 minutes as per CMAT exam pattern 2018. There will be 25 questions in each section. The total marks allotted for the test is 400. For each correct answer, candidates will be awarded 4 marks while 1 mark will be deducted for wrong answer. CMAT mock test has been released for candidates to understand the functionalities of an online test. Candidates appearing for the exam must check CMAT exam pattern to know the marking scheme, number of section, total marks and duration of exam. CMAT 2018 is scheduled to be conducted on January 20, 2018. Read below to know more on CMAT exam pattern.

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Highlights of CMAT exam pattern

Candidates can check the details in CMAT exam pattern 2018.

  • Exam mode: CMAT 2018 will be conducted in computer-based mode. In this mode, candidates have to read the questions on a computer and click on the correct answer instead of reading a paper booklet. Candidates have to take the test on a pre-assigned computer system at the test venue.
  • Number of sections: The test will comprise four sections - Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension and General Awareness.
  • Total questions: CMAT question paper will carry total 100 questions. Each section will carry 25 questions.
  • Total marks: The test carries total 400 marks and maximum marks for each section is 100.
  • Exam duration: Candidates will get 3 hours to answer all the questions in CMAT 2018.

Structure of CMAT exam pattern 2018

Candidates can check the structure of CMAT exam pattern 2018.

CMAT exam pattern

S. No. Section Number of Questions Total marks
1 Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation 25 100
2 Logical Reasoning 25 100
3 Language Comprehension 25 100
4 General Awareness 25 100
  Total 100 400

CMAT marking scheme

AICTE has defined the marking scheme of CMAT. The scores of candidates will be calculated as per CMAT marking scheme. Candidates can check the marking scheme below.

Features Marking scheme
For correct answer +4
For incorrect answer -1
Marks for unattempted questions 0

CMAT Mock Test 2018

AICTE has released CMAT mock test. CMAT mock test will help candidates to understand the pattern of online test and navigation functionalities. Besides candidates can appear for the mock tests of coaching institutes.

CMAT Syllabus 2018

CMAT exam does not have a defined syllabus. However, a tentative syllabus has been prescribed by the coaching institutes based on the previous years’ question paper. Candidates can prepare the topics in CMAT syllabus to score good marks.CMAT syllabus is given below.

CMAT syllabus

Sections Topics

Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation

Tabulation, Pie Chart, Bar Chart, Partnership, Geometry, Pipes and Cisterns, Simple Interest and Compound Interest, Time-Speed-Distance, Probability, Allegation & Mixtures and Profit and Loss

Logical Reasoning Analytical Reasoning, Linear Arrangements, Statements, Arguments, Sequencing, Matrix Arrangements, Number Series, Cause and Effects, Analogy Test, Blood Relationship Tests, Coding and Decoding and Inferences
General Awareness Literature, Indian Constitution, Current Affairs of National and International Economy, Personalities in News, Sports News, Economics, Science in the Everyday Life, Culture, History, Politics, Trade Awareness and Geography
Language Comprehension English Grammar, Jumbled Para, Sentence Correction, English Usage Errors, Paragraph Completion, One-word Substitution, Idioms and Phrases, Synonyms and Antonyms, Sentence Improvement and Reading Comprehension

About CMAT 2018

CMAT is conducted for admission to over 1000 universities and colleges for MBA and other management programmes. CMAT result 2018 is likely to be announced on February 14, 2018 in the form of merit list.

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