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CMAT Exam Syllabus 2023 with Exam Pattern, Courses

CMAT Exam Date: 4th May 2023

|CMAT Exam syllabus 2023| |CMAT Exam Pattern|

The CMAT 2023 exam is a national level entrance examination which will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). Till 2018 it was conducted by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). The CMAT result 2023 will be accepted by 1000 AICTE-Approved Institutions/University Departments/Constituent Colleges/Affiliated Colleges. 
The difficulty level of the questions is between low to moderate. The best way to familiarize with the CMAT 2023 exam syllabus and pattern is to go through the mock tests and previous year CMAT sample papers

The complete syllabus of CMAT follows in the article:

CMAT 2023: Important Dates

CMAT 2023 Online registration Starts

13th Feb 2023

Registration ends

 6th March 2023

Last date for payment of fees

 6th March 2023

Admit card download begins

 Will be announced later 

CMAT 2023 Exam

 April 2023

CMAT 2023 Result Declaration

To be announced

CMAT 2023:Syllabus and Pattern

There are 5 sections with 20 questions each. Each question is worth 4 marks; however there is negative marking of 1 mark for every wrong answer.

CMAT Exam 2023 Sections No. of Questions Maximum Marks
Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation 20 80
Logical Reasoning 20 80
Language Comprehension 20 80
General Awareness 20 80
Innovation and Entrepreneurship  20 80
Total 100 400

CMAT Syllabus 2023: Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation

  • The QTDI section is designed to test the candidate on the following areas-
    • Basic Math skills
    • Numerical skills
    • Mental Math skills 
    • Problem Solving skills
    • Statistical skills
  • The candidates need to be quick in calculations.
  • The candidates must work on their accuracy while answering questions.

CMAT : Tips for Data Interpretation Section

The CMAT Syllabus 2023 exam for this section will cover the following:

1.    Allegation & Mixtures
2.    Algebra
3.    Averages
4.    Bar Graphs
5.    Caselets
6.    Co-ordinate geometry
7.    Clocks & Calendars
8.    Geometry
9.    HCF & LCM
10.    In-equations Quadratic and linear equations
11.    Installment Payments
12.    Logarithms
13.    Line Graph
14.    Mean – Arithmetic, harmonic
15.    Menstruation
16.    Number Base System 
17.    Partnership (Accounts)
18.    Permutation & Combination
19.    Pie Chart
20.    Pipes and Cisterns
21.    Probability
22.    Profit & Loss
23.    Progressions – Arithmetic, Geometric, Maxima & Minima
24.    Ratio & Proportions
25.    Simple & Compound Interest
26.    Tables
27.    Time, Distance, Weights & Heights
28.    Venn Diagram

Logical Reasoning

The LR section tests the candidates on the following areas:

a.    Critical reasoning
b.    Analytical abilities
c.    Logical abilities 
d.    Visual reasoning 
e.    Non verbal reasoning

The CMAT 2023 exam syllabus for this section will cover the following:

1.    Analogy Test
2.    Assumption-Premise-Conclusion
3.    Blood Relations
4.    Cause and Effect
5.    Clocks and Calendars
6.    Coding-Decoding
7.    Comparisons
8.    Deductions
9.    Directions
10.    Family tree problem
11.    Input & Output
12.    Identifying probably true probably false
13.    Linear word formation
14.    Matrix Arrangements
15.    Ranking Tests
16.    Seating Arrangements
17.    Selections
18.    Series & Analysis
19.    Statements and conclusions
20.    Symbol Based problems

CMAT Syllabus 2023: Language Comprehension

The LC section tests the candidates on the following areas:

  • English language
  • Reading Comprehension

The CMAT 2023 exam syllabus for this section will cover the following:

1.    Analogy
2.    Contextual Usage
3.    Fact Inference and Judgement
4.    Figures of speech
5.    Fill in the blanks
6.    Foreign language words used in English
7.    Grammar
8.    Matching word meanings
9.    Odd word out
10.    Paragraph formation questions
11.    Phrases
12.    Prepositions
13.    Spellings
14.    Syllogisms
15.    Synonyms & Antonyms

CMAT Syllabus 2023: General Awareness

The GA section tests the candidates on the following areas:

  • Current Affairs
  • Static Affairs

Tips to crack General Awareness Section in CMAT

The CMAT 2023 exam syllabus for this section will cover the following:

1.    Automobiles 
2.    Awards & Awardees
3.    Banking, Business & Economics
4.    Films
5.    Finance
6.    Geography & History
7.    Important Quotes 
8.    International Affairs
9.    Literature
10.    Major Corporate Events
11.    Politics & Society
12.    Punch Line of Companies
13.    Social Issues
14.    Science
15.    Sports
16.    Top Officials of Big Company
17.    World Records

CMAT 2023 Syllabus: Innovation & Entrepreneuship 

The Entrepreneurial Development Perspective

  1. Concepts of Entrepreneurship Development
  2. Evolution of the concept of Entrepreneur
  3. Entrepreneur Vs. Intrapreneur, Entrepreneur Vs. Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneur Vs. Manager
  4. Attributes and Characteristics of a successful Entrepreneur
  5. Role of Entrepreneur in Indian economy and developing economies with reference to Self-Employment Development
  6. Entrepreneurial Culture

II. Creating Entrepreneurial Venture

  1. Business Planning Process
  2. Environmental Analysis – Search and Scanning
  3. Identifying problems and opportunities
  4. Defining Business Idea
  5. Basic Government Procedures to be complied with

III. Project Management

  1. Technical, Financial, Marketing, Personnel and Management Feasibility
  2. Estimating and Financing funds requirement – Schemes offered by various commercial banks and financial institutions like IDBI, ICICI, SIDBI, SFCs
  3. Venture Capital Funding

IV. Entrepreneurship Development and Government

  1. Role of Central Government and State Government in promoting Entrepreneurship
  2. Role of other agencies in the Entrepreneurship Development