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Importance of Time Management for CMAT 2022

Mahima Gupta
Mahima GuptaUpdated On: March 15, 2022 09:47 am IST | CMAT

What is the importance of time management for CMAT 2022? While attempting the CMAT exam, candidates will need to answer 100 questions in 180 minutes. Therefore, it is advisable to have a good time management strategy to clear the exam. 

Importance of Time Management for CMAT 2022

CMAT 2022 is expected to be conducted in April 2022. To solve 100 questions in 3 hours will require candidates to manage their time efficiently. Let's discuss in detail the importance of time management for CMAT 2022 in this article.

CMAT 2022 is a computer-based test of 3 hours duration held at more than 100 test centres. CMAT 2022 Test pattern has been revised this year. The question paper will consist of a total of 5 sections, namely, Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension, General Awareness, and Innovation & Entrepreneurship. Each section carries 20 marks each. Earlier, 4 sections of 25 marks were asked. No sectional limit is there in CMAT 2022. There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks in the exam.

Also Read:CMAT 2022 - Last minute Preparation Strategy and Tips

Importance of Time Management in CMAT

Nothing is more valuable than time and no one can understand that better than an exam-bound aspirant. How candidates manage their time will ultimately impact their overall exam preparation. Here are five reasons demonstrating why time management is important during exams.

Ensures Balance

Candidates during their CMAT 2022 exam preparation much maintain a suitable balance between their sleep, studies, and leisure time. The balance will be of great help to you over a while.

Following is the rough breakup of time management across sections in CMAT 2022.

Section Name 


General Awareness

Around 15-20 minutes

Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation

Around 55-60 minutes (It is a time-consuming section as it comprises questions from Mathematics.

Logical Reasoning

Around 55-50 minutes

Language comprehension

Around 45-50 minutes

Innovation and entrepreneurship

Around 30 minutes

Note: Students can add and subtract from any of the above sections based on their comfort level.

Boosts Confidence

Candidates will gain confidence when they will be able to meet their daily preparation goals. Once they will solve the questions timely, it will motivate them to solve more questions. It will also help in setting higher goals and give them enough confidence.

Also Read:What is a Good Score in CMAT 2022?

Eliminates Panic

If the candidates are starting from scratch just a few days before the exam, panicking and stressing out is common. However, if they study diligently and follow the set timetable, they will be able to focus with a relaxed mind and achieve their exam preparation goals.

Enforces Discipline

Time management is intertwined with discipline and vice-versa.  Students who strictly follow their timetable will ultimately bring disciple to their everyday activities like waking up on time, studying on time, staying away from distractions, and being persistent in their efforts.

Also Read:Top 10 Colleges that Accept CMAT Scores In India

Adds Fulfillment

When the aspirant's exam schedule is in place before the exam, they feel a sense of satisfaction. They feel relaxed and confident. Therefore, they will appear for the exam with positivity, and the chances of getting a good score in CMAT become much higher.

We hope this article has helped candidates in managing their time effectively!

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