Detailed CMAT Syllabus – CMAT 2019

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The NTA will be conducting the CMAT annual entrance exam this year in the online mode on 25 January 2019. As of now, NTA has not released any specific notification regarding CMAT Syllabus.

However, it is crucial for the candidates to be aware of the CMAT exam syllabus as it will make it easier for you to prepare for the same. As per the CMAT Exam Pattern, the test is divided into 4 sections – Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, General Awareness, and Language Comprehension.

So, here is the section wise syllabus which is expected this year, based on the previous year trends. Also, keep in mind that the CMAT is an objective based test which means that this syllabus is neither exhaustive nor official and questions can be asked out of the syllabus as well.

CMAT Exam Pattern

Let’s have a look at the CMAT Exam Pattern first. As per the CMAT pattern, the exam is of 3 hours, wherein, 100 questions of 4 marks each will be asked. This makes theCMAT total marks to 400 – 100 for each section. The 4 sections comprise of 25 questions each and the candidates have the freedom to toggle between sections as per their will. There is no time limit for each section in CMAT. However, there is negative marking in the exam. One mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer and no marks will be deducted for unanswered questions.

CMAT Exam Pattern

S.No.

Sections

Marks

Number of questions in CMAT 

1

Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation

100

25

2

Logical Reasoning

100

25

3

General Awareness

100

25

4

Language Comprehension

100

25

Total

400

100

CMAT Syllabus

Here is the sectional wise CMAT Syllabus.

Quantitative and Data Interpretation Syllabus

Tabulation, Pie Chart, Bar Chart, Line Graph

Pipes and Cisterns Probability

Permutations and Combinations

Quadratic and linear equations

Algebraic Equations

Graphs

Partnerships

Simple and Compound Interest

Allegation

Percentages

Inequations

Average

Number Systems

Geometric equations Time, speed and  Distance

Profit and Loss

Work

Mensuration Fractions Ratios and Proportion

CMAT Logical Reasoning Syllabus

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Analytical Reasoning Sequencing Cause and Effect Coding – Decoding

Non-Verbal Reasoning

Ranking Test

Linear Arrangements Matrix Arrangements

Analogy Test

Inferences Symbol Based Questions Statements and Assumptions
Statements and Arguments Number Series

Blood Relationships

Statements with Conclusion

Distance and Direction

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CMAT General Awareness

Literature

Indian Constitution

Current Affairs of Domestic and International Economy

Personalities in News

History

Trade Awareness

Sports News Economics Science in the Everyday Life Culture Politics

Geography

CMAT Language Comprehension

Grammar Rectification of Errors Paragraph Completion Idioms and Phrases Sentence Editing
Jumbled Paragraphs English Errors One-word Substitution Synonyms and Antonyms Reading Comprehensions

So, this was the CMAT Exam Syllabus for the candidates. By following this syllabus you can prepare well for the exam and  CMAT gives the candidates a chance to take a mock test as well, which will help you practice. NTA conducts a mock test for the candidates so that they can understand and get familiar with the exam and types of questions as well. Please note that NTA has not yet notified regarding the same.

If you want to pass the CMAT exam with flying colours then practice is the key. It is imperative that candidates practice as many sample papers as they can.