CMAT 2021 Exam Pattern, Marking Scheme, Syllabus – Know Here

CMAT 2021 Exam Pattern

CMAT 2021 Exam Pattern can be checked by the candidates through online mode from the website. The entrance exam will be conducted in January 2021. CMAT is a national level entrance exam conducted to offer admission into various management institutions across the country. From year 2020, NTA is conducting this entrance test in single session through online mode. Qualifying candidates will be able to get admission in MBA, PGDM, PGCM and various other management programmes. In this article, we have provided complete details related to CMAT Exam Pattern 2021.

CMAT 2021 Exam Pattern

Below we have provided complete details of the exam pattern of CMAT 2021. Candidates must go through the complete details of the exam pattern before staring the preparation of test.

  • Exam Mode: CMAT 2021 will be held in online CBT mode in single session in January 2021.
  • Type of Questions: The question paper will contain Multiple Choice Questions from various sections.
  • Number of questions: The paper will consist of total 100 questions.
  • Language of paper: The exam will be asked in English language.
  • Time Duration: Total time duration of the exam will be of 3 hours.
  • Subjects: The question paper will consist of questions from Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Technique & Data interpretation, General Awareness and Language Comprehension.
Type of Questions Number of QuestionsMaximum Marks
Logical Reasoning25100
Quantitative Technique & Data interpretation25100
General Awareness25100
Language Comprehension25100
Total 100400

CMAT 2021 Marking Scheme

The details about Marking Scheme of CMAT 2021 are discussed below:

  • The Question Paper of CMAT 2021 will be of total 400 marks.
  • Each section of Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Technique, General Awareness and Language Comprehension will be of 100 marks.
  • For each correct response, +4 marks will be allotted.
  • For the wrong responses, -1 mark will be deducted.

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CMAT 2021 Syllabus

CMAT Syllabus will contain questions from Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Technique & Data interpretation, General Awareness and Language Comprehension. However, there will be no prescribed syllabus by the authority for the test preparation.

Logical Reasoning

In the Logical Reasoning, the questions will be generally from the topics like Statements and conclusions, Puzzles, assumptions and conclusions, Cause and effect, Missing term in the figure and Arrangements (sequencing and arranging with conditions, seating and linear).

Quantitative Technique & Data interpretation

In the Quantitative Technique & Data interpretation, the questions will be generally from the topics of Geometry, Time and Distance, Simple equations Numbers, Time and Work and Profit and Loss. Also, topics like Modern Math and Arithmetic operations are important.

Language Comprehension

In the Language Comprehension, the questions will be generally from the topics like identification of word meaning by selecting correct synonym and antonym, Para-jumbles, idioms, fill in the blanks, identification of correct sentence and sentence correction etc. Also Reading comprehension passage forms an important part of this section.

General Awareness

The General Awareness Section will contain questions mostly from Current, Business & Economics and Conventional topics. Candidates must have basic knowledge of History, Science, Book authors Inventions and Indian politics. Current affairs will be asked specially from Economics and Business sections.

CMAT 2021 Exam Pattern must be checked by the candidates before starting the exam preparation. The Exam Pattern will tell candidates about the Type and number of questions, Exam mode, Total marks, Subjects and Marking Scheme of the paper.

If you have any query related to CMAT 2021 Exam Pattern, you can ask your query in the comments section given below.

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  1. Rupesh Pal says:

    How many Questions of Reading Comprehension passages will be asked in cmat examination?

  2. nilam wankhede says:

    CMAT Exam2019

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