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June 29, 2018

June 29, 2018 @ 04:45 PM


CMAT Syllabus 2019 with Exam Pattern

CMAT Syllabus 2019

CMAT Syllabus: The CMAT 2019 exam is a national level entrance examination conducted by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) conducted once a year in the month of January 2019. The CMAT result 2019 will be accepted by all AICTE-Approved Institutions/University Departments/Constituent Colleges/Affiliated Colleges.

AICTE does not have a defined syllabus for the CMAT 2019 and the difficulty level of the questions is between low to moderate. Hence, no candidates in CMAT 2019 are disqualified even if their CMAT 2019 result score is not very high.

The best way to familiarize with the CMAT 2019 exam syllabus and pattern is to go through the mock test that is released on the CMAT official website. Keep a check on this space to get the latest on CMAT exam 2019.

The coming CMAT 2019 will be conducted by middle of January 2019 and registration to this effect would start from middle of October 2018. CMAT Aspirants are advised to watch this space for latest updates on CMAT 2019 and the notification advertisement is likely to be out by September 2018.

Nature of CMAT Exam is that you are tested out for your quantitative skills and language comprehension skills and the hallmark of CMAT exam is that there is separate section on General Awareness. There would be total 100 questions in CMAT with 400 marks allotted for the exam. The main sections of CMAT are quantitative techniques and data interpretation, Logical reasoning, Language comprehension and general awareness.

CMAT aspirants are advised to be cautious on the fact that general awareness section can be a differentiator to achieve scores because in this section only you can achieve almost 100 percentile.

The complete syllabus of CMAT follows in the article:

CMAT Syllabus 2019: Important Dates

CMAT Syllabus 2019

CMAT Syllabus 2019: Pattern

There are 4 sections with 25 questions each. Each question is worth 4 marks; however there is negative marking of 1 mark for every wrong answer.

CMAT Exam 2019 Sections No. of Questions Maximum Marks
Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation 25 100
Logical Reasoning 25 100
Language Comprehension 25 100
General Awareness 25 100
Total 100 400

CMAT Syllabus 2019: 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.

The CMAT Syllabus 2019 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

CMAT Syllabus 2019: 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 2019 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 2019: Language Comprehension

The LC section tests the candidates on the following areas:

  • English language
  • Reading Comprehension

The CMAT 2019 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 2019: General Awareness

The GA section tests the candidates on the following areas:

  • Current Affairs
  • Static Affairs

The CMAT 2019 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

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