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CMAT 2022 Question Paper Analysis (Available): Difficulty Level, Good Attempts, Topic-Wise Weightage, Expected Cutoff

Sakunth Kumar
Sakunth KumarUpdated On: April 19, 2022 11:32 am IST | CMAT

CMAT 2022 has been conducted on April 9. Check the detailed question paper analysis of CMAT 2022 along with the section-wise difficulty level, good attempts and topic-wise weightage. 

CMAT 2022 Question Paper Analysis: Difficulty Level, Good Attempts, Topic-Wise Weightage, Expected Cutoff

CMAT 2022 has been conducted on April 9 from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM. The question paper of CMAT 2022 consists of a total number of 100 questions and 20 questions each from five sections. The subjects that are included in the exam are Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension, General Awareness, Innovation & Entrepreneurship. The maximum marks for each section of CMAT 2022 are 80 (20 questions) and 4 marks are awarded for each correct attempt. On the other hand, 1 mark is deducted for each wrong attempt by the candidate. On this page, you can check the detailed exam analysis of CMAT 2022 along with the topic-wise weightage, section-wise difficulty level, expected number of good attempts, and much more.

CMAT 2022 answer key is expected to be released by April 20. The answer key and response sheet will be released together, and the candidates will need to crosscheck the responses marked and correct answers. CMAT 2022 result will be released by the end of April or first week of May.

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CMAT 2022 Analysis: First Reaction

As per the first reaction received from students and experts, the major highlights of the CMAT 2022 question paper analysis are as follows -

  • The difficulty level of the exam was moderate/ moderately easy
  • Some questions were tricky
  • Only 2-3 questions from each section were tricky but the rest were doable
  • GK section was a bit heavy and tough
  • DI section was a bit lengthy
  • The quantitative section was easy
  • Verbal Ability was easy
  • There were 4-5 questions related to Antonyms and Synonyms
  • Certain questions from Probability are wrong
  • The innovation and Entrepreneurship section was logical with respect to questions but moderately easy
  • The expected cutoff could be around 330+
  • 80+ percentile (200+ marks) can be considered a decent for getting admission

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CMAT Question Paper Analysis 2022: Section-Wise Difficulty Level

The section-wise difficulty level of CMAT 2022 has been updated. This analysis is purely based on the feedback received from experts and students. 

Name of the Section

Difficulty Level in 2022

Difficulty Level in 2021

Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation

Easy

Moderate

Logical Reasoning

Easy to Moderate

Easy

Language Comprehension

Easy to Moderate

Moderate

General Awareness

Moderate to Tough

Moderate

Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Easy

Moderate to Easy

Overall Difficulty Level

Easy to Moderate

Moderate

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CMAT 2022 Quantitative Techniques & DI Analysis  

The Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation section of CMAT 2022 consist of 20 questions for 80 marks. Each correct answer is awarded 4 marks and 1 mark will be deducted for the wrong attempt. The detailed question paper analysis of CMAT 2022 Quantitative Techniques & DI has been updated. In the previous year, there were 25 questions in this section.

Name of the Topic

Total Number of Questions in 2022

Total Number of Questions in 2021

Arithmetic

8

8

Number System

1

5

Geometry & Mensuration

2

2

Algebra

3

5

P&C Probability

To be Updated

3

DI Pie Chart

1

1

DI Table Data

2

1

Modern Math2-

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CMAT 2022 Logical Reasoning Analysis

The Logical Reasoning section of CMAT 2022 consists of 20 questions and 4 marks are awarded for each correct attempt. The total marks weightage for this section is 80 wherein 1 mark is deducted for each wrong attempt. The detailed question paper analysis of CMAT 2022 Logical Reasoning has been updated.

Name of the Topic

Total Number of Questions in 2022

Total Number of Questions in 2021

Rank & Order

3

2

Coding-Decoding

To be Updated

4

Direction Sense

3

1

Syllogism

To be Updated

2

Blood Relation

3

2

Statement-Conclusion

To be Updated

1

Verbal Reasoning

To be Updated

Not Available

Seating Arrangement

To be Updated

Not Available

Series

3

4

Rank & Order

To be Updated

2

Cubes & Dice

To be Updated

Not Available

Selection & Grouping

To be Updated

Not Available

Visual Reasoning

To be Updated

Not Available

CMAT 2022 Language Comprehension Analysis

The Language Comprehension section of CMAT 2022 consists of 20 questions for 80 marks. Each correct answer is awarded 4 marks and 1 mark is deducted for the wrong attempt. The detailed question paper analysis of CMAT 2022 Language Comprehension has been updated. Last year, there were 25 questions in this section.

Name of the Topic

Total Number of Questions in 2022

Total Number of Questions in 2021

Reading Comprehension

4

14

Vocabulary

6

4

Error Spotting

To be Updated

2

Active-Passive Voice

To be Updated

2

Fill in the Blanks

To be Updated

3

Jumbled Sentences

1

0

Correct Spelling

To be Updated

0

Odd One Out

To be Updated

0

Foreign Language Word

To be Updated

0

Others

To be Updated

0

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CMAT 2022 Question Paper Analysis: Good Attempts

Based on the feedback received from experts and students, the expected number of good attempts in CMAT 2022 can be as follows. The 2022 data will be updated after the exam.

Name of the Section

Expected Number of Good Attempts

Good Attempts in 2021 (there were 25 questions in each section)

Language Comprehension

15-16

20+

Quantitative Techniques & DI

17-18

22+

Logical Reasoning

15-16

21+

General Awareness

11-12

18+

Innovation & Entrepreneurship

15-16

18+

Overall75-7799

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CMAT 2022 Question Paper Analysis: Exam Pattern

Before checking the question paper analysis of CMAT 2022, it is important to check the exam pattern. The section-wise exam pattern and marking scheme is as follows –

Name of the Subject/ Section

Total Number of Questions

Total Marks

Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation

20

80

Logical Reasoning

20

80

Language Comprehension

20

80

General Awareness

20

80

Innovation & Entrepreneurship

20

80

Total

100 Questions

400 Marks

The candidates must note that the above analysis of CMAT 2022 is based on feedback received from students and experts, and it is advisable to consider the above information as a basic reference.

Poplar B-Schools in India accept CMAT score for MBA admission, and the score is also mandatory for MBA admission in states like Rajasthan and Gujarat. Once the CMAT 2022 result is declared, the candidates can apply to the top B-Schools accepting CMAT score. The admission process will be based on CMAT Score and performance in GD & PI.

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