CMAT 2016- Pattern Analysis

CMAT 2016 is one of the last exams of this application cycle and hence an important exam if you want to join an MBA program this year. CMAT opens the doors of all the AICTE approved management colleges across the country.

The pattern of the exam is as follows :-

Following points present an analysis based on previous year papers of CMAT  to give you a fair idea of what to expect on the exam day :-

Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation

  • Please note that there have been NO “Data Interpretation Sets” type questions in previous years. All the DI questions are individual type, mostly based on Pie-Charts and Bar-Graph
  • You can also expect a few ‘Data Sufficiency’ questions.
  • Important topics for Quantitative Techniques are :- Arithmetic, Geometry and Modern Maths

Logical Reasoning

  • Like Data Interpretation, there are only individual questions in this section and no ‘set based’ questions.
  • Important topics are :- Arrangements, Group formation and Puzzles

Language Comprehension

  • You can expect the following types of questions in this section- Reading Comprehension, Critical Reasoning, Fact-Inference-Judgement, Synonym/Antonym, Para Completion and Grammar
  • You can expect two types of RCs- Short and Long
  • Short RCs are of typically about 300 words and are followed by 3 questions
  • Long RCs are of typically about 600 words and are followed by 6 questions

General Awareness

  • This section is the most crucial and the deciding factor to get a good score at CMAT
  • You can expect majority of the questions to be from Static GK- Both Indian and International.

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