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CMAT 2019 Exam Analysis Section-wise (Slot-1 and Slot-2)

CMAT 2019 Exam Analysis Section-wise

The CMAT 2019 exam was successfully conducted in two slots across 64 test cities in India.

Also, due to heavy snowfall and landslide, the CMAT 2019 exam for 187 students from Kashmir region has been rescheduled to 29th January 2019, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. Read details here.

CMAT 2019 Exam Key Highlights

  • The CMAT 2019 exam was conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) in two different slots
  • There were no technical glitches reported at any of the 64 NTA CMAT 2019 exam city centers
  • The slot-1 was slightly tougher than the slot-2 of the CMAT 2019 exam
  • The CMAT 2019 exam was on predictable lines
  • The overall difficulty of CMAT 2019 exam was lower than CMAT 2018 exam
  • There were 25 questions in each of the four sections
  • The total number of questions were 100, and the maximum marks were 400
  • There was negative marking of -1 mark for every incorrect answer and +4 for every correct answer.

The overall composition of questions in the four sections was similar in both slot-1 and slot-2 of CMAT 2019 exam. Let us go through the detailed section-wise analysis of the CMAT 2019 exam

CMAT 2019 Quantitative Technique and Data Interpretation

Total Questions: 25

Ideal Time: 50 minutes

Good Attempts: 20 to 22

Accuracy: 85 to 90%

Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate

Sectional Breakup

 

Area

Number of Questions

Ratio & Proportion, Time, Speed & Distance, Time & Work, and Clocks.

6

Linear Equation and Inequalities

4

Triangles, Mensuration and Trigonometry

7

Permutation & Combination, Probability & Number system

4

Statistics

2

DI – Table and Pie Chart

2

  • There were 12 to 13 questions that were quick and easy to solve
  • 6 to 7 questions under functions, geometry, and algebra were moderate
  • Around 12% of questions were tough and time consuming
  • The DI questions were not set-based.

 

CMAT 2019 Language Comprehension

Total Questions: 25

Ideal Time: 45 minutes

Good Attempts: 18 to 20

Accuracy: 85 to 90%

Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate

Sectional Breakup

 

Area

Number of Questions

4 RC Passages

15

Para Jumbles

1

Grammar

3

Vocabulary

4

Fill in the Blank

1

Error Detection

1

  • There were 4 RC passages. One passage was tough and had 6 questions. The remaining 3 passages had 3 questions each
  • 8 out of 10 verbal questions were easy to medium.

 

CMAT 2019 Logical Reasoning

Total Questions: 25

Ideal Time: 60 minutes

Good Attempts: 21 to 22

Accuracy: 85 to 90%

Difficulty Level: Moderate

Sectional Breakup

 

Area

Number of Questions

Verbal Reasoning

4

Coding-Decoding

3

Blood Relations

3

Analogy

2

Odd one Out

3

Miscellaneous

10

  • All the questions in the LR section were single questions and not set-based
  • The questions were time consuming but easier as compared to CMAT 2018

 

CMAT 2019 General Awareness

Total Questions: 25

Ideal Time: 10 minutes

Good Attempts: 12 to 15

Accuracy: 85 to 90%

Difficulty Level: Moderate

Sectional Breakup

 

Area

Number of Questions

Static Affairs

12

Current Affairs

13

  • Around 65% questions were related to national issues and events, and remaining questions were a mix of international and miscellaneous events
  • Nearly 10 questions were each easy and moderate, and only 4 to 5 questions were tough

 

CMAT 2019 Attempts vs Score vs Percentile

 

Number of Attempts

CMAT 2019 Score

CMAT 2019 Percentile

65+

220 to 230

84 to 85

75+

240 to 250+

95 to 97

85+

300+

99 to 100

 

 

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