CMAT 2019 Common Management Admission Test
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CMAT 2019 Syllabus

By: R Chandrakala on October 30, 2017

CMAT 2018   will comprise of four sections- Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension, and General Awareness. 

It is crucial that aspirants are well aware of the complete syllabus and the CMAT Exam Pattern to prepare strategically and obtain a good score. Here is section- wise topics and subtopics that need to be prepared for each section:

Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation

Aritmetic Algebra Geometry Data Interpretation
  •  Number System
  • HCF
  • LCM
  • Ratio- Proportion
  • Simplification
  •  Percentage
  •  Average
  •  Time and   Work
  •  Speed- Distance- Time
  •   Complex Numbers
  • Probability
  • Quadratic Eq
  • Linear Eq
  • Progressions
  • Inequalities
  • PnC
  • Percentage
  • Sets and Functions
  • Mensuration
  • Trigonometry
  • Geometry
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Trigonometry
  • Geometry
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Tables
  • Bar Graphs
  • Pie Charts
  • Caselets



Logical Reasoning & Language Comprehension

Logical Reasoning Language Comprehension


  • Assumption-Premise-Conclusion
  • Assertion and reasons
  • Statements and assumptions
  • Strong arguments and Weak argument
  • Inferences & Judgements
  • Cause and effect
  • Probably true, Probably false, definitely true, definitely false kind of statement
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Antonyms
  • Synonyms
  • Different usage of the same word
  • Manias & Phobias
  • Sentence correction
  • Parajumbles
  • Sentence completion
  • Odd One out
  • One word Substitution
  • Idioms

CMAT 2019 Exam Pattern

The AICTE has prescribed CMAT Exam Pattern. As per the CMAT Exam Pattern, the test would be conducted in an online mode. CMAT is conducted for admission into programs like MBA, PGDM and PGCM that are offered by numerous B-schools in India. CMAT would be held on January 21, 2018. Candidates wishing to successfully register for the exam between October 18 and December 15 would be taking the test.

The CMAT Exam Pattern consists of the following sections that are detailed as below:

Sections Questions Marks
Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation 25 100
Logical Reasoning 25 100
Language Comprehension 25 100
General Awareness 25 100

CMAT Exam Pattern is important for the understanding of the candidates failing which a good attempt cannot be made in the exam. The highlights of the CMAT Exam Pattern are as detailed as below:

  1. CMAT is a computer-based exam that is conducted for admission into B-schools that are approved by AICTE.
  2. CMAT would be held in a single session and would contain 4 sections.
  3. The total number of questions in CMAT is 100, and every section would consist of 25 questions. 
  4. Four options would be given for every question from which candidates would be selecting one option.
  5. The duration of the exam would be for 180 minutes.
  6. Without any time limit for any section, about an hour could be spent for every section.

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