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May 07, 2018

May 07, 2018 @ 11:26 AM


Exam Pattern Of CMAT 2019

CMAT 2019 is conducted by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). The CMAT exam 2019 will be conducted ONLY once a year in the 3rd week of January 2019. It is an online test. A mock exam will be available on from October 2018 so that students can familiarize themselves with the functionality, navigation of the actual Computer Based test and the 2019 CMAT exam pattern.

As per AICTE official statement, "The objective of the test is not to eliminate the candidates from the process of seeking admission in the AICTE approved management programmes,  rather to facilitate the institutions to select the suitable candidates as per their merit." Thus no candidates in CMAT 2019 will be disqualified even if their CMAT 2019 result score is not very high. 

CMAT Exam Pattern 2019: About

Below are the details regarding the paper pattern for CMAT exam 2019:

CMAT Exam Pattern 2019

CMAT Exam Pattern 2019: Key Highlights

Students can get a clear understanding of the CMAT exam pattern 2019 by writing the mock exam as well. The detail breakup of the CMAT paper pattern for 2019 is explained below:

CMAT Exam 2019 Sections No. of Questions CMAT Exam 2019 Marking Scheme CMAT Exam 2019 Difficulty Level
Marks per Correct Question Negative Marking Maximum Marks
Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation 25 4 1 100 Easy to Moderate
Logical Reasoning 25 4 1 100 Moderate to Difficult
Language Comprehension 25 4 1 100 Moderate to Difficult
General Awareness 25 4 1 100 Moderate to Difficult
Total 100 400

CMAT Exam Pattern 2019: Key Highlights

1.   Candidates who are in the final year of the Bachelor's Degree (10+2+3) Programmes or who have appeared in the final year examination from a recognized institution or university can appear in the test.

2.    Candidates can move back and forth between the 4 sections and answer in any order of their choice.

3.    There is no negative marking for leaving a question unanswered.

4.   At the CMAT exam centre, each candidate will be given a desk with a computer terminal along with a scratch paper for rough calculations.

5.   Candidates cannot do the rough work on any other paper or sheet apart from the scratch paper. Except the CMAT 2019 admit card nothing is allowed inside the CMAT exam room.

6.   Candidates must leave the scratch paper at the desk once they are done with the CMAT exam and leave the centre.

7.    Candidates are not allowed to take any breaks during the test.

8.    The overall difficulty level of the CMAT 2019 exam is not very high. However sometimes the choices are close enough and this makes the questions tricky. Such questions can confuse students.

MBA Rendezvous has provided special series on Mock Questions for your preparation:

Mock Questions on Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning

Top 100 Questions on QA & DI

100 Mock Questions on QA

General Awareness Topics

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