The National Testing Agency (NTA) is going to be conducted the Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) 2019 computer-based test for admission to Management programmes approved by AICTE.
CMAT is the official entrance exam for admission into MBA management programmes in 12 states including Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Kerala, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Nagaland, Goa, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Jharkhand, Haryana and Karnataka. The state governments officially announced CMAT is their official test. In addition, many b-schools offering PGDM programmes will also be using CMAT scores.
Candidates are advised to check the each of the CMAT sections and prepare for each of the topics covered in each section:
Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation
Questions in this sections are single and not based on sets. The question which is selected from the topics for this section is like, Arithmetic operations, number properties, probability and counting principles with an odd question in geometry and derivatives. Question on data interpretation will require basic calculation skills.
This section contains topics from arrangements (liner, seating, sequencing & arranging with conditions) to coding. The other questions are based on statement conclusion, a logical puzzle, numerical puzzle, Venn Diagram, true or false statements, Visual reasoning, etc.
There are short para jumbles (comprising four-five sentences), Expression based (A statement/idiomatic expression is given and the right meaning of the same is to be selected from the followed options) as well as English language passage based questions in this section. The reading comprehension passages are not very long followed by multiple choice questions. It also contains questions from words, phrases, the vocabulary questions come from synonyms and antonyms, fill in the blanks, idioms, etc.
This section mainly contains current affairs. Candidates need to be updated well for this section. Candidates have to update on current affairs like science, biology, political history, political geography and arts & culture.