CMAT

Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is an entrance exam for students who are aiming management studies. It is conducted by All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE). It’s a three hour long online exam, the scores of which are used by all AICTE-Approved Institutions/University Departments/Constituent Colleges/Affiliated Colleges to shortlist candidates for various courses. CMAT is conducted on single day single window schedule ones every year. Prepare for CMAT entrance exam through Eduthrill and experience the thrill of challenging people around the world on CMAT Questions!

Exam Pattern of CMAT

Section Number of questionsn Duration (in min)
Language Comprehension 25 180
Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation 25
Logical Reasoning 25
General Awareness 25
Total 100

Each correct answer carries 4 marks and each wrong answer attracts a penalty of 1 mark.

CMAT Registration and Exam Notifications

Event Date
Application form release 2nd week of October 2018
Closing date to submit the online application Last week of December 2018
Availability of the Admit card 3rd week of January 2019
CMAT 2019 Exam date Last week of January 2019
CMAT Answer key release 1 or 2 weeks after the examination
CMAT Result Announcement 2nd week of February 2019

CMAT Syllabus

Language Comprehension CMAT covers comprehensive English test which includes the test of grammar, tenses, vocabulary, jumbled paragraphs and reading comprehension. Key topics from which you may expect questions are – usage of Articles, Non-finites, dangling modifiers, Nouns, Pronouns (Especially relative Pronouns), adjectives, adverbs, prepositions –regular and followed, verbs, Syntax, Subject-verb Agreement, Simple, continuous, Perfect tenses and Conditional-unreal past.
Reading comprehension passage, which is followed by at least 4-5 questions each. Questions could be any of following types: Questions based on inference drawn; Questions based on the Central idea of the passage; Questions based on phrases, idioms; Questions based on expression in the passage.
Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation  Questions in this section are usually single and are not based on sets. While topics like table and pie chart in data interpretation section will require basic calculation skills, the topics from which most of the questions appear in quant are arithmetic (ratios, mixtures, work, averages, profit & loss, basic statistics etc.), number properties, probability and counting principles with one or two odd questions in geometry and derivatives (i.e. maxima –minima).
Logical Reasoning The section is a mix of the topics from arrangements like linear, seating, sequencing & arranging with conditions to coding. The other questions are based on statement-conclusion, logical puzzle, numerical puzzle, Venn Diagram, true/false statements, visual reasoning. The basic preparatory tip for LR is to attempt as many practice exercises as possible. They can be solved with basic human logical instinct.
General awareness This section can be divided in three parts and each part has to be given due weightage.  Conventional GK-available in books; Current GK- based on current reading of newspapers and periodicals; Business & Economics GK -for example changes in Fiscal and monetary policy, CRR, Repo Rate, Devaluation and up valuation of Rupee. Please remember current GK-whether Business, national and international has an on-going preparation method and thorough reading of the newspaper only can keep you updated.
The section covers questions on Who’s who; Constitutional knowledge; Current affairs; business; economics; currency and Capitals of the countries as well as States of India; International Organizations; monetary and fiscal tools among others. Candidates may find questions with photo and emblem identification of personalities, companies among others.

Sample CMAT Entrance Exam Questions

Q1

Which power company is the world’s fifth largest wind turbine manufacturer?

Q2

Find the missing term in the following series. 61, 113, 181, ? , 365, 481

Q3

The first Vice-President of India to get second consecutive tenure is

Q4

What is the
remainder when 241 is divided by 127?

Q5

The HCF & LCM of 2 nos. are 42 and 630 respectively. If one no. is 210, other no. is

Q6

If CATALYST = 242672615287, then ENZYME = ?

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Frequently Asked Questions About CMAT

  1. Q1. What is CMAT?
  2. Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is an entrance exam for students who are aiming management studies. It is conducted by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). It’s a three hour long online exam, the scores of which are used by all AICTE-approved Institutions/University Departments/Constituent Colleges/affiliated Colleges to shortlist candidates for various courses. CMAT is a computer-based exam and is conducted over a single window in a day.

  3. Q2.When notification for CMAT registration is released?
  4. The notification for CMAT is usually released in October.

  5. Q3. When CMAT is conducted?
  6. CMAT is usually conducted in the month of January.

  7. Q4.When results of CMAT are released?
  8. The results of CMAT exam are usually announced in February.

  9. Q5. What are eligibility criteria for appearing for CMAT?
  10. The applicant must hold the Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized institution.

  11. Q6. What is exam pattern of CMAT?
  12. The pattern of CMAT exam has been consistent over the years. Questions in CMAT come from areas like Mathematics, Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency, Reasoning, Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension, and General awareness. The area-wise break-down of questions in the exam is shown in the table below:

    Section Number of questions Duration (in min)
    Language Comprehension 25 180
    Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation 25
    Logical Reasoning 25
    General Awareness 25
    Total 100