MBA Entrance Exams / #CMAT

April 20, 2018

April 20, 2018 @ 04:41 PM

MDI Gurgaon

Tips to crack General Awareness Section in CMAT

CMAT 2019 CMAT Exam, General Awareness section, GA section

CMAT will be conducted in January 2019 and there will be 25 questions in General Awareness with allotted 100 marks. With negative marking, it is a tough nut to crack and compete. 

 
General Awareness section is always a stumbling step that or a roadblock for many students across competitive examinations. Similarly, for the aspirants of CMAT 2019, the section of general awareness which deals with current affairs of domestic and international events could prove to be a speed breaker in their smooth journey towards cracking the exam. 
Indeed you can’t build your General awareness overnight hence, it is essential to have fair amount of understanding from the trend of questions which can be asked in CMAT 2019 exam.
 
Questions on Following Topics are expected in General Awareness
  • Areas of current affairs and economics
  • Understanding on government schemes in areas of economy
  • Environmental issues
  • News related to Sports
  • Social issues, Business, Finance, Automobiles, Entertainment, Politics  
  • Major corporate events, Famous award and prizes
  • World Records, Books and authors
  • International News- Global Events
 

Tips to strengthen your general awareness level

  • Read General Awareness topics  
  • The latest happening around the world should not be taken lightly and you need to concentrate on every event of politics, sports, economy, books, awards, titles, etc.
  • To know the latest happenings, read English newspapers daily

You may divide the general awareness section into two parts

Current affairs, for which you need to be aware of the major happenings of the last six months
 
Static general knowledge for which the most important thing is to read up on everything and satisfy your thirst for knowledge
  • You also may make a list of commonly asked things in static GK after reading mock papers such as awards, books, ministers, capitals and governors of Indian states and Indian history etc.
  • Now that the CMAT 2019 is so near, expose yourself to many facts and figures of general awareness
  • You can give at least two hours daily to prepare for this section as neglecting this section could affect your overall performance and ranking

Crucial Dates, You Should not Miss

IMI New Delhi
Admissions open for PGDM / PGDM(HRM) / PGDM(B&FS) at IMI New Delhi. Last date to apply is Dec 3rd, 2018.
Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH)
BIMTECH Admissions Open for 2019.
XIMB, XUB
XIMB, XUB Admissions Open for 2019 at Xavier Institute of Management. Last date to apply December 7th, 2018.
MDI Gurgaon
Admissions Open for PGPM | PGPM-HRM | PGP-IM 2019 at MDI Gurgaon. Last date to apply November 23th, 2018
MICA
Admissions open for PGDM-C 2019-2021.
Goa Institute of Management
Admissions open for 2019-2021 at GIM. Last date to apply is November 30th, 2018
SDMIMD
Admissions open for PGDM 2019-2021 at SDMIMD.
IMT Ghaziabad
Admissions open for 2 Year PGDM and MBA programs at IMT Ghaziabad- Application Deadline is November 22nd, 2018
ICFAI Business School
ICFAI Business School Accepting Applications for IBSAT 2018
Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management (LBSIM)
Admissions open for 2019 at LBSIM, New Delhi. Last date for applying Dec 15th, 2018
TAPMI
Experience@TAPMI Admissions Open for 2019
MDI Murshidabad
Admissions Open for PGP 2019-21 at MDI Murshidabad
SIBM, Bengaluru
Admissions Open for MBA 2019-21 at SIBM, Bengaluru
XLRI
XAT 2019 Registration, Application Ends on November 30th, 2018. Exam Date January 6th, 2019