CMAT Preparation Tips

CMAT is one of the most sought out MBA entrance exam in the country. From last year onwards, the authorities decided to conduct the exam once a year. The official notification regarding the exam is yet to be released. Here are some Preparation Tips and Tricks for CMAT 2017 aspirants.

There are four sections in the paper- Quantitative Technique and Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension, and General Knowledge with 25 questions each. Every correct answer grants 4 marks while there is a negative marking of 1 mark for every incorrect answer. No marks is deducted for unattempted questions.

Here are the preparation tips:

1. Planning

Before beginning your preparations, plan the coarse of action that one wants to take. List down all thetopics that one has to cover and prioritize them. It is very important to know the CMAT Syllabus. Try studying the important topics first for all the sections.

2. Strategize

Once the planning is done regarding the topics and subtopics, one needs to prepare a strategy as to how to deal with different sections. Where practice is necessary for Quantitative and Data Interpretation section, Reading is important for the language comprehension section. Similarly, one needs to read newspapers and listen to news everyday to cover the general awareness section.

3. Practice

It is very important to practice. Solving different mock tests both sectional and overall paper mocks, sample papers and previous year question papers are very helpful. It helps one to analyze their preparation. Candidates must also refer to various CMAT study materials to help them practice more.

4. Time Management

The one thing that is very important while appearing for the test is time management. The sections are not time bounded and one can easily shuffle in between the sections so, it is necessary to manage time. While solving the mocks and previous year papers one must keep in mind to manage time. One can set alarm for each section or for the whole paper and thus keep track of time.

5. Keep yourself Healthy

Preparing for CMAT can be a bit stressful but the candidates must take care of their health. Candidates must have a proper diet and adequate amount of sleep. One should take breaks and relax themselves in order to start afresh again.

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