CMAT Syllabus 2018


cmat syllabus 2018CMAT Syllabus 2018 – With the help of the syllabus of CMAT 2018, candidates will be able to prepare accordingly. The CMAT syllabus 2018 will define the topics and sub-topics that will dominate the question booklet. Also, with the help of CMAT 2018 syllabus, candidates can avoid wasting time on unnecessary topics. After going through the topics and sub-topics of CMAT syllabus, aspirants can prepare the guidelines or strategy on which they will study. There will be no official announcement regarding the syllabus of CMAT. However, on the basis of previous year exam trends, Entrance Corner has prepared the list of topics and sub-topics that come every year. Once the candidates have prepared most of the topics of the syllabus, then they are advised to solve the sample papers and check their preparation level. The notification for CMAT 2018 is expected to be announced soon. The CMAT 2018 application will be available online in the second week of October 2017. Go through this article to know more about the CMAT Syllabus 2018 and the topics to prepare accordingly.




CMAT Syllabus 2018

It is important for the candidates to know and understand the topics that will form the syllabus of the CMAT 2018. Going through this topics regularly will help candidates to plan wisely and execute the same. Obtaining a good score will definitely help the aspirants to land in a reputed B-School. The following are the topics on which the questions will be based –

  • Verbal reasoning
  • Analytical reasoning
  • General Knowledge
  • Comprehension
  • Quantitative Techniques
  • Data Interpretation

CMAT Syllabus 2018 – Test pattern

The MBA aspirants preparing for CMAT are advised to become familiar with the test pattern. The CMAT exam pattern 2018 will help the candidates to understand the structure of the question paper. Only after the aspirants are familiar with the test pattern, they must start going through the syllabus. For details on the test pattern of CMAT, candidates can check the table below –

S.No.Sections/TopicsNo. of questionsMarks per section
1.Language Comprehension25100
2.General Awareness25100
3.Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation25100
4.Logical Reasoning25100

CMAT Syllabus 2018 – Topics & Sub-topics

The table below provides the list of topics and sub-topics that will dominate the question booklet of CMAT. However, these sub-topics are prepared on the basis of previous year question papers and sample papers. Check the list of topics from each section and prepare accordingly.

CMAT Syllabus 2018
Language ComprehensionGeneral AwarenessQuantitative Techniques & Data InterpretationLogical Reasoning

Reading Comprehension

Idioms and Phrases

One-word Substitution

Sentence Correction

Sentence Improvement

English Grammar

Jumbled Para

Synonyms and Antonyms

English Usage Errors

Paragraph Completion


Personalities in News

Indian Constitution

Trade Awareness

Current Affairs of National and International Economy

Science in the Everyday Life



Sports News





Simple Interest and Compound Interest


Ratios and Proportion

Profit and Loss


Tabulation, Pie Chart, Bar Chart



Allegation & Mixtures



Fraction and Decimals

Permutations & Combinations

Number Systems

Quadratic and linear equations

Work and time




Pipes and Cisterns


Statements Arguments


Direction and Distance Test

Cause and Effects

Analytical Reasoning

Non-Verbal Reasoning

Linear Arrangements

Blood Relationship Tests

Statements Assumptions

Statements and Conclusion

Coding and Decoding

Analogy Test

Number Series

Symbol Based Problems

Ranking Tests

Matrix Arrangements


CMAT Sample Papers 2018

Once the candidates have gone through all the topics and sub-topics, they are advised to practice the sample papers of CMAT and the old question papers. After solving these sample papers and old question papers, they must make sure to analyse their answers. Only after a thorough analysis, candidates will get familiar with their strengths and weaknesses. While solving a sample paper or old question paper, one must make sure to keep the track of time. Also, candidates must try to complete the test within 180 minutes i.e. the exam duration.

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Bitupan Boruah

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