AICTE decided to conduct CMAT test twice a year, notification is issued to conducting CMAT for admission for the academic year 2013-14.
Exam Paper Format consists of the following sections:
1. Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation: [From Question number 1 To 25].
- This section had around 19 questions spread across topics like Percentage, Profit and Loss, Shares and Brokerages, Linear Equations, Quadratic Equations, Ratio and Proportions, Averages, Partnership, Alligation and Mixtures, Time Speed Distances, Time and Work, Permutation and Combination, Probably, Inequalities, Geometry, Co-ordinate Geometry and more.
- 2 Calculative but easy DI sets with one question each. Apart from these there will be 3 to 4 Data Sufficiency Questions based on application of concepts and logic.
- Average time taken to solve this section is 50 minutes.
2. Logical Reasoning : [From Question number 26 to 50].
- The sets in this section were based on arrangements, puzzles and decision making and these sets may be lengthy especially because they may have one question for each set. This section must be handled in a logical manner.
- Questions based on Series, Coding-decoding, Syllogism, Statement assumption and Statement Conclusion.
- Maximum time taken to solve this section is 60 minutes.
3. Language Comprehension: [From Question number 51 to 75].
- Combined with Reading Comprehension, critical reasoning based on strengthen, weaken, assumption, inference, tone and complete the passage question.
- Questions on vocabulary (synonyms, Antonyms, Word Usage and Analogy), Parajumble, FIJ, Identify the word and fill in the blanks and Grammar questions.
- Maximum time required to attend this section is 60 minutes.
4. General Awareness: [From Question number 76 to 100].
- Questions based on current affairs. Aspirants following news regularly may feel this section as the easiest.
- Questions on Books and authors, brands and tag lines, politics, classical dance forms, mergers and acquisitions, internal organization like UN, SAARC, ASEAN and IMF.
- c) Maximum time required to handle this section is 10 minutes.
Number of Questions and marks in each section: With 25 questions for a total of 100 Marks.
Duration of Examination is : 3 Hrs.