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CMAT Syllabus

CMAT is one of the crucial examinations for candidates willing in making a career in the management and allied fields. Every year, thousands of students give this exam to get admission to some of the best management institutes in the country. The CMAT syllabus remains the same every year, but there may be a few changes. Therefore, students are advised to look at the new pattern and syllabus in detail before opting for the examination. 

The National Testing Agency has updated the CMAT syllabus for this year. Students can download the syllabus and exam pattern from the official website. Having an understanding of the exam pattern and syllabus is crucial for students so they have an idea of what topics they need to prepare to score better in the exams. Candidates appearing for the CMAT exam must try to cover all topics to get admission to the best MBA colleges in the country for scientific management courses. The exam is conducted in an online mode and students need to complete the exam in 180 minutes. If they choose the correct option, they will be awarded four marks. Understand and digitize school operations with Teachmint and its features like the academic planner for efficient school management.

The CMAT exam is divided into four sections with one optional section. The CMAT syllabus for all these sections is discussed below.

Quantitative technique and Data interpretation

  • Tabulation
  • Geometry
  • Partnership
  • Pipes and cisterns
  • Graph
  • Algebra
  • Pie chart
  • Ratio and proportion
  • Lines
  • Time, speed, distance
  • Number system
  • Simple and compound interest

Logical reasoning

  • Analytical reasoning
  • Analogy test
  • Direction and distance test
  • Linear arrangements
  • Blood relationships
  • Ranking
  • Coding and decoding
  • Statement assumptions
  • Number series
  • Causes and effects 

Language comprehension

  • Grammar
  • Reading comprehensions
  • English usage errors
  • Paragraph completion
  • Jumbled para
  • Idioms
  • Phrases

General awareness

  • Literature
  • Trade awareness
  • Geography
  • Politics
  • History
  • Economics
  • Culture
  • Personalities in News
  • Sports
  • Everyday science

Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Optional)

  • Three types of idea management systems
  • Creativity Stimulation and its stimulation
  • Concepts of innovation management terminology 

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