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CMAT Syllabus 2019: Check here CMAT topic wise syllabus

Updated On - November 30th 2018 by SHIVANI TIWARI

CMAT Syllabus is not officially released by the regulating body. However, based on previous year question papers and analysis’, we have curated below the most important topics for this year’s Common Management Admission Test.

  • NTA has scheduled CMAT 2019 for January 28 in two shifts.
  • It will be a computer-based test, having objective (MCQ) type questions. Check CMAT Exam Pattern
  • The coordinating body will release official mock tests shortly.DownloadCMAT Question Papers 

National Testing Agency (NTA) will now be conducting CMAT instead of AICTE. NTA has proclaimed that there will be no changes in the pattern and syllabus of the examination for now. Every year, around 60 thousand applicants appear for the test across India. Check CMAT Cut off

Highlights of CMAT Exam Pattern

  • Mode of Exam: Online i.e. CBT mode
  • Medium of Exam: English only
  • Total Sections | Questions: 4 | 100
  • Marking Scheme: Correct answer: +4 | Incorrect answer: - 1 mark
SectionNo. of questionsTotal Marks
Quantitative Aptitude and Data Interpretation25100
Language Comprehension25100
Logical Reasoning25100
General Awareness25100

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CMAT Syllabus: Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation

  • This section is designed to assess a candidate’s Numerical Aptitude and basic Mathematical Ability.
  • It also evaluates the rate of problem solving capability of the candidates and their understanding of certain Mathematical concepts.
  • Data Interpretation includes an understanding of data given in various statistical forms like Pie Charts, Graphs etc. and solving problems based on the interpreted data.
  • The candidates must know various shortcuts to calculations like common multiple digit multiplications, log tables, squares and cubes in order to enhance the problem-solving speed.

Detailed CMAT Syllabus for QA/DI

Geometry(Lines, angles, Triangles, Spheres, Rectangles, Cube, Cone etc.)
Ratios and ProportionPercentages
In-equations Quadratic and linear equationsAlgebra
Profit & LossAverages
Partnership (Accounts)Time-Speed-Distance
Work and timeNumber system
HCF & LCMGeometric Progression
Arithmetic progressionArithmetic mean
Geometric meanHarmonic mean
Number Base SystemBODMAS
MensurationAllegation & Mixtures
WorkPipes and Cisterns
Simple Interest & Compound InterestSet Theory
Venn diagramInstallment Payments
Permutations CombinationsTrigonometry
VectorsBinomial Expansion
Co-ordinate geometryLogarithm
CalendarMaxima & Minima Progression
Surds & IndicesComplex numbers

Read more about  CMAT QA/DI Section

CMAT Syllabus: Logical Reasoning

This section is devised to evaluate the candidates’ ability to solve various problems logically and analytically. The various topics included in this section are:

Critical reasoningVisual reasoning
Seating ArrangementSelection
DirectionBlood Relations
Assumption-Premise-ConclusionAssertion and reasons
Clocks and CalendarsAnalogy Test
Cause and EffectsRanking Tests
Statements and assumptionsIdentifying valid inferences
Identifying argumentsStatements and conclusions
Cause and EffectIdentifying probably true probably false
Matrix ArrangementsNon Verbal Reasoning

Read more about  CMAT Logical Reasoning Section

CMAT Syllabus: Language Comprehension

This section assess the candidates’ command over the English language, his Reading Comprehension ability and Critical Reasoning. The questions in this section includes the following topics:

Verbal ReasoningSyllogisms
Contextual usageAnalogies
AntonymsFill In the Blanks
Jumbled paragraphsSentence Correction
Foreign language words used in EnglishSentence completion
Sentence correctionOdd one out
IdiomsOne word substitution
Different usage of same word Fact Inference and Judgement (FIJ)

Read more about  CMAT Verbal Ability Section

CMAT Syllabus: General Awareness 

This section covers two topics- Current Affairs and Static GK. Candidates can prepare from the topics given below:

Current AffairsBusiness
Punch line of companiesTop officials of big companies
Major corporate eventsFamous award and prizes
World RecordsBooks and authors
GeographyInternational organizations
Important quotationsSocial issues
Politics Everyday life

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*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

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1 Comment
Manvi Singh

I want to know from where to study GK of CMAT.

18 Jan, 2019 00:20
Sarthak Mahajan

Hi Manvi, You may please check the link to get all the Preparation Tips for CMAT Exam.

18 Jan, 2019 11:11

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