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CMAT Paper Pattern and Syllabus

Anjani Chaand
Anjani ChaandUpdated On: January 27, 2020 06:29 pm IST | CMAT

Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is an online test that is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) which will be conducted on January 28, 2020. 

CMAT Paper Pattern and Syllabus

Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is an online test which is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). The test duration is 3 hours.

There shall be negative marking for wrong answers, for each wrong answer one mark shall be deducted

CMAT exam has four sections of 25 questions each carrying 100 marks for individual sections that comprise of:

Quantitative Analysis/ Data Interpretation for CMAT 2020:

Logical ReasoningLanguage ComprehensionGeneral AwarenessMensuration
Number System and DecimalFractions and GeometryRatio/Proportion


PercentageQuadratic and Linear Equations/ InequationsProfit-LossTime/Speed/Distance and Work/Time
Simple Interest/ Compound InterestProbability and Permutation/ CombinationPie Chart/Graph

Logical Reasoning for CMAT 2020:

Analytical ReasoningStatements AssumptionsAnalogy TestInferences
Linear and Matrix ArrangementsSymbol Based ProblemsNumber Series Problems
Direction and Distance Test

Language Comprehension for CMAT 2020:

Reading ComprehensionSentence CorrectionParagraph Completion
Idioms and PhrasesSynonyms and AntonymsEnglish Grammar and English usage errors
One word substitution

General Awareness for CMAT 2020:

Current Affairs of National, International ImportancePersonalities in NewsSports NewsCorporate News
ScienceIndian ConstitutionPoliticsHistory

After appearing for the CMAT 2020 exam, you can check the CMAT 2020 Paper Analysis here. You will also get CMAT Result & cut-off details and get a list of colleges accepting:

If one prepares well for the individual topics, it becomes easy to crack the CMAT test. Put in all your efforts and ace the CMAT 2020 exam!


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