The Common Management Aptitude Test (CMAT) February 2014 exam concluded on 24th February.
AICTE had conducted the computer based four-day CMAT, February 2014 exam from 20th to 24th February.
The second CMAT 2014 started on 20th February 2014 across the country and each day had two sessions of CMAT.
More than one lakh candidates had registered for the CMAT February 2014 exam.
According to students, CMAT February 2014 exam was quite difficult. The overall exam was moderately difficult with a few questions in each section having a higher difficulty level when compared to the rest.
Section 1: Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation:
This section contained a large number of the questions based on arithmetic. There were questions on topics like percentage, ratios, time and distance.
Calculation and algebra questions also recorded its presence. Geometry questions were not present in some sessions.
Quantitative questions were reported to be moderately defficuly but it was time consuming, as more calculation-based questions were present in the CMAT paper.
Overall, this section was good enough for those who are not from the mathematics background.
Section 2: Logical Reasoning:
This section contained questions based on relationships, arrangements, statement assumptions, analogy and statement conclusions.
Unexpected questions were asked in this section. Out of 25 questions, 3 to 4 questions were found to be more difficult to answer. Some of the students said that this section was time consuming. Overall, this section was achievable.
Section 3: Language Comprehension:
This section was of the same difficulty level as the other sections. Error - correction questions and fill in the blanks were based on topics as basic as articles, prepositions, collective nouns, subject verb agreement, etc. All of the questions could be attempted with 100 percent accuracy.
There were questions on phrases and idioms which needed expansion and explanations. There was a variation in the number of RC passages in some sessions. However, the passages were short and contained 200-300 words followed by three questions each. Some of the questions on RC passages were similar to the questions based on statement-assumption; statement-conclusion and had reasoning style formation.
Section 4: General Awareness:
This section contained the questions about current affairs. In this section, students found questions on general biology, physics, chemistry.
If students have attempted more than 20 questions, would have scored well in this section.