CMAT 2019 NEWS
NATIONAL LEVEL ONLINE TEST
CMAT is a national level MBA entrance test conducted by NTA for admission to MBA and PGDM programs in some of the premier b -schools and management colleges in the country. CMAT 2019 comprises of 4 sections namely Quantitative techniques and Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Verbal Ability and General Awareness. Verbal Ability section is often considered to be relatively easier as compared to few other sections. However, it can be very tricky sometimes and play the deciding factor in candidate’s score.
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CMAT 2019 is scheduled to be conducted on January 28, 2019. The exam will be conducted in online mode and has 100 multiple choice questions divided equally among all the 4 sections.
CMAT verbal ability section aims to ascertain candidates’ command over English Language. The questions asked are generally in the form of sentence correction, synonyms and antonyms, fill in the blanks, sentence completion, analogies, reading comprehension, etc. Candidates’ will find all the details related to CMAT Verbal Ability, syllabus, important topics, preparation tips and important reference books for preparation.
CMAT Verbal Ability Syllabus would focus primarily on the topics which assess candidate’s grasp of grammar, vocabulary and comprehension. Topics to be covered in the Verbal Ability Section are mentioned below.
Candidates appearing for CMAT exam must refer to sample papers regularly to be familiar with the exam pattern of CMAT. It is necessary to prepare all the topics while some topics need extra focus as the weightage and chances of being asked are more. These topics are as follows:
Candidates can check below the weightage for some the important topics below.
|Topic||No. of Questions|
|Idiom based Match||1|
|Option that weakens-the arguement||1|
Candidates with thorough preparation can score well in Verbal ability section. Following books can be referred to prepare for Verbal Ability section:
|How to prepare for Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for CAT||Arun Sharma, Meenakshi Upadhyay|
|The Pearson Guide to Verbal Ability for the CAT and Other MBA Entrance Examinations||Sujit Kumar|
Trishna’s Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning for CAT And Other MBA Examinations
A Modern Approach to Verbal and Non Verbal Reasoning
The books mentioned above in the table are ideal for the preparing for grammar, reading comprehension and vocabulary. These books also contain sample papers and previous year questions which candidates can use for preparation.
Preparing for the CMAT Verbal Ability section would be quite easy if candidates follow some of the basic preparation tips and strategies discussed below.
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