CMAT 2019 Exam Analysis

Common Management Admission Test, usually known as CMAT is a national level entrance examination conducted by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) every year. It is a three hour computer based online test which is conducted in a single session to check the candidate’s ability across various segments like Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension and General Awareness. This test helps institutions to select suitable graduate candidates for admission in all management programs. All AICTE-Approved Institutions/University Departments/Constituent Colleges/Affiliated Colleges accepts CMAT score.
CMAT 2019 Exam Pattern
Following is the exam pattern of CMAT 2019:
Section Number of Questions Maximum Marks
Techniques & DI
25 100
Logical Reasoning 25 100
25 100
General Awareness 25 100
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Institute Cut off (Percentile)
SIMSREE , Mumbai 99 + (Score 270-290)
Goa Institute of Management, Goa 98
Pune University Department of Management Studies (PUMBA DMS) 96
K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research (KJSIMSR), Mumbai 94 (Score 250-270)
Asia Pacific Institute of Management, New Delhi 85
Jaipuria Institute of Management, Noida 82
Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi 75
The main features of the various sections of the exam, based on previous year papers were:
  • Level of difficulty was moderate
  • Data Interpretation had less representation
  • Vocabulary based multiple questions in Language Comprehension
  • Logical Reasoning had questions from both Verbal and Analytical Reasoning and was above average difficulty level.
  • The remaining questions in the language comprehension section were distributed among different topics like sentence correction, fill in the blanks, Para jumbles, FIJ (fact, inference and judgment), antonyms & synonyms and cloze test.
  • General Awareness section had higher percentage of questions from static GK with questions ranging from Art and Culture, Science, Awards, Polity
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