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CMAT 2022 Important Topics - Subject Wise Weightage

Sukriti Vajpayee
Sukriti VajpayeeUpdated On: April 07, 2022 01:10 pm IST | CMAT

CMAT 2022  important topics and weightage of subjects can be checked here. Candidates must thoroughly practice such important questions for the exam to get good scores.

CMAT Important Topics

CMAT 2022 important topics and subject-wise weightage must be known to aspirants before they appear for the exam. Every candidate planning to take the entrance must go through the detailed syllabus to perform well and secure a seat in a CMAT participating college. It is one of the most widely taken MBA entrance exams in India. It is a national-level examination that is conducted annually in an online mode. Earlier, the AICTE was responsible for organising the exam but the National Testing Agency (NTA) has taken over as the conducting body of CMAT. The NTA defines the syllabus every year and the question paper is based on those subjects. While preparing for the exam, it is a mandate for the aspirant to know the entire syllabus and important topics of the exam. This is the first step toward acing and getting a good score in CMAT.

CMAT 2022 Overview

The table given below provides the basic highlights of CMAT 2022.

Parameter

Detail

Exam Name

Common Management Admission Test

Short Form

CMAT

Frequency

Once a Year

CMAT 2022 Exam Date

April 9, 2022

Medium of the Exam

English

Mode of the Exam

Online, Computer Based Test (CBT)

Exam Duration

3 Hours

Total Questions

100

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Total Sections

5

Name of Sections

  • Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation

  • Language Comprehension

  • Logical Reasoning

  • General Awareness

  • Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Negative Marking

Yes

Marking Scheme

  • For every correct answer: +4

  • For every incorrect answer: -1

  • For every unattempted question: 0

CMAT 2022: Exam Pattern

Check the detailed exam pattern of CMAT 2022 to understand the examination.

Name of the CMAT Section

Total Questions Asked

Maximum Marks

Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation

20

80 marks

Language Comprehension

20

80 marks

Logical Reasoning

20

80 marks

General Awareness

20

80 marks

Innovation & Entrepreneurship

2080 marks

Total

100

400 marks

CMAT 2022 Section Wise Important Topics

Let us divide into the important topics and subjects of each section of the exam.

Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation

Probability

Profit and Loss

Simple Interest and Compound Interest

Work and Time

Pipes and Cisterns

Permutations and Combinations

Tabulation

Allegation & Mixtures

Partnership

Time, Speed, and Distance

Quadratic Equations

Percentages

Linear Equations

Geometry

Inequations

Mensuration

Number System

Graph

Ratio and Proportion

Pie Chart, Bar Chart

Algebra

Line

Language Comprehension

English Grammar

Sentence Correction

Reading Comprehension

Synonyms

English Usage Errors

Antonyms

Sentence Improvement

Paragraph Completion

Phrases

One-Word Substitution

Jumbled Para

Idioms

Logical Reasoning

Statements Assumptions

Analytical Reasoning

Coding and Decoding

Analogy Test

Blood Relationship Tests

Direction and Distance Test

Ranking Tests

Statements and Arguments

Statements and Conclusion

Linear Arrangements

Venn Diagram

Matrix Arrangements

Cause and Effects

Inferences

Non-Verbal Reasoning

Sequencing

Number Series

Symbol Based Problems

General Awareness

Geography

Indian Constitution

History

Trade Awareness

Economics

Literature

Sports News

Politics

Personalities in News

Culture

Current Affairs of National and International Economy

Science in Everyday Life

CMAT 2022 Subject Wise Weightage

In this section, we will tell you the subject-wise weightage of each section of CMAT. Go through the tables given below to get an understanding of the expected number of questions asked from each topic.

Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation

Given below is the approximate weightage of each topic in the Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation section of CMAT based on previous year trends.

Topic

No. of Questions

% Weightage

Algebra

4

16%

Arithmetic

6

24%

Geometry

7

28%

Data Interpretation

2

8%

Modern Maths

4

16%

Miscellaneous

2

8%

Total

25

100%

Language Comprehension

Here is the weightage of topics asked in the Language Comprehension section of CMAT 2022 based on the previous year's trends.

Topic

No. of Questions

% Weightage

Reading Comprehension - 4 Passages

15

60%

Synonyms/ Antonyms

2

8%

Fill in the Blanks

1

4%

Part with Error

1

4%

Idioms

1

4%

Para jumbles

1

4%

Word Analogy

1

4%

Meaning of the Word

1

4%

Meaning of the Phrase

1

4%

Grammatically Correct the Sentence

1

4%

Total

25

100%

Logical Reasoning

Check out the percentage weightage of each topic in the Logical Reasoning section based on the previous year's trends.

Topic

No. of Questions

% Weightage

Verbal Reasoning - Statement Argument, Statement Conclusion, Word Relationship, Assertion Reason

4

16%

Odd One Out

3

12%

Coding-Decoding

3

12%

Blood Relations

3

12%

Series Completion

2

8%

Visual reasoning

2

8%

Analogy

2

8%

Logic-Based

1

4%

Counting Number of Squares in a Figure

1

4%

Ranking

1

4%

Square Arrangement

1

4%

Directions

1

4%

Miscellaneous

1

4%

Total

25

100%

Best Books for CMAT Preparation

To ace your preparation, you must refer to the best books for CMAT. Here are some of the most famous and reputed books for exam preparation.

Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation

Name of the Book

Author

Quantitative Aptitude Quantum CAT Common Admission Tests for Admission Into IIMs

Sarvesh K Verma (Arihant Publication)

How to Prepare for Quantitative Aptitude for CAT

Arun Sharma (Mc Graw Hill Education)

NCERT Mathematics Books for Classes 8, 9 and 10

NCERT

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations

Abhijit Guha (Mc Graw Hill Education)

Quantitative Aptitude

Dr. RS Aggarwal

Language Comprehension

Name of the Book

Author

How to Prepare for Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for the CAT

Arun Sharma (Mc Graw Hill Education)

A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning

Dr. R S Aggarwal

The Pearson Guide to Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning for the CAT

Nishit K Sinha

Trishna’s Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning for the CAT and Other MBA Examinations

TIME

Logical Reasoning

Name of the Book

Author

Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation for the CAT

Nishit K Sinha (Pearson)

How to Prepare for Logical Reasoning for the CAT

Arun Sharma (Mc Graw Hill Education)

Additionally, candidates must go through the book "The Complete Reference Manual for CMAT by SK Sinha, S Satyanarayan, and JS Rana" during their CMAT preparation.

Also Read:

CMAT Mock Tests

CMAT Sample Papers

CMAT Previous Years' Question Papers

CMAT Paper Analysis

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