CMAT 2020 SYLLABUS
NATIONAL LEVEL ONLINE TEST
The exam conducting body i.e. NTA does not officially release CMAT Syllabus. However, based on the previous year question papers and analysis’, we have curated below the most important topics for this year’s Common Management Admission Test. The syllabus is comprised of four main sections that all have equal weightage i.e. Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension, and General Awareness. All sections are calculated out of a 100 marks and final ranks are formulated out of 400 marks. Candidates can now download the CMAT 2020 Admit Card which was released by the official authorities on December 24, 2019.
NTA has scheduled CMAT 2020 on January 28, 2020. The exam will be conducted from 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM and then again from 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm.
|Mode of Exam||Online i.e. CBT mode|
|Medium of Exam||English|
|Total Sections in the Exam||4|
|Questions per Section||100|
|Marking Scheme||Correct Answer: +4|
|Incorrect Answer: -1|
|Section||No. of questions||Total Marks|
|Quantitative Aptitude and Data Interpretation||25||100|
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|Geometry||(Lines, angles, Triangles, Spheres, Rectangles, Cube, Cone, etc.)|
|Ratios and Proportion||Percentages|
|In-equations Quadratic and linear equations||Algebra|
|Profit & Loss||Averages|
|Work and time||Number system|
|HCF & LCM||Geometric Progression|
|Arithmetic progression||Arithmetic mean|
|Geometric mean||Harmonic mean|
|Number Base System||BODMAS|
|Mensuration||Allegation & Mixtures|
|Work||Pipes and Cisterns|
|Simple Interest & Compound Interest||Set Theory|
|Venn diagram||Installment Payments|
|Calendar||Maxima & Minima Progression|
|Surds & Indices||Complex numbers|
Read More About CMAT QA/DI Section
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 reasoning||Visual reasoning|
|Seating Arrangement||Number Series|
|Sequencing||Symbol Based Problems|
|Clocks and Calendars||Analogy Test|
|Cause and Effects||Ranking Tests|
|Statements and assumptions||Identifying Valid Inferences|
|Identifying arguments||Statements and conclusions|
|Cause and Effect||True and False|
|Matrix Arrangements||Non-Verbal Reasoning|
|Assertions and Reasons|
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This section assesses the candidates’ command over the English language, Reading Comprehension ability, and Critical Reasoning. The questions in this section include the following topics:
|Antonyms and Synonyms||Fill in the Blanks|
|Jumbled paragraphs||Sentence Correction|
|Foreign language words used in English||English Usage Errors|
|Sentence Improvement||Odd one out|
|Idioms and Phrases||One word substitution|
|Different usage of the same word||Fact Inference and Judgement (FIJ)|
|Paragraph Completion||Reading Comprehension|
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This section covers two topics- Current Affairs and Static GK. Candidates can prepare from the topics given below:
|Current Affairs of National Economy||Business|
|Current Affairs of International Economy||Personalities in News|
|Major corporate events||Famous award and prizes|
|World Records||Books and authors|
|Important quotations||Trade Awareness|
|Politics||Science in Everyday Life|
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Ques. How do I make a payment for CMAT 2020 Application Fee?
Ans. Candidates can make fee payment using their credit card / debit card or through netbanking, UPI, and PayTM. They keep proof of the fee that has been paid. It should be made sure that candidates possess atleast 4 printouts of the confirmation page after successful remittance of fee.
Ques. What is the application fee for femaie candidates for CMAT 2020?
Ans. The application fee for CMAT 2020 for general category boys is INR 1600, while for girls it is INR 1000.
Ques. What types of questions appear in the CMAT examination?
Ans. There will be objective type (MCQs) ie. each question will have four choices out of which only one choice will be a correct choice.
Ques. How many sections are there in the CMAT examination?
Ans. There are 4 sections in total. These sections are Quantitative Technques and Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension and General Awareness.
Ques. Are candidates disqualified in CMAT?
Ans. Candidates with low scores will not be disqualified in CMAT 2020 due to the fact that there are invidivualized cutoffs for every college. Whether the candidate qualifies or gets disqualified is dependent on the college that they apply to.
Ques. Should I take mock tests before the CMAT examination?
Ans. The main objective of taking a mock test is to lower the candidate’s level of ambiguity about the topics of the exam and its overall layout. It is vital that candidates take multiple mock tests to get an essence of the complete syllabus and scoring pattern. Taking mock tests will pinpoint the strong points as well as the weak areas. This will also be benificial because it will allow one to get into the right headspace. CheckCMAT Sample Papers
Ques. How do I download CMAT Mock Exams?
Ans. Candidates can download the official sample papers and mock exams by following these steps:
Ques. What institutes can I apply with a 70 percentile in CMAT?
Ans. Some of the institutes that candidates with a 70 percentile can apply to are:
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