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Importance of Time Management for CMAT 2023

Tiyasa Khanra
Tiyasa KhanraUpdated On: May 04, 2023 01:19 pm IST | CMAT
What is the importance of time management for CMAT 2023? 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.

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Importance of Time Management for CMAT 2023

Time Management for CMAT 2023: CMAT 2023 is expected to be conducted on May 4, 2023. Solving 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 2023 in this article. As you proceed through the CMAT exam paper, you must keep track of the passing time. To obtain good sectional and overall scores on the CMAT exam, maintain a fair percentage of correct attempts in each section The objective may be achieved with the aid of a smart approach to the CMAT question paper. Watch the timer displayed on the screen.

CMAT 2023 is a computer-based test of 3 hours duration held at more than 100 test centres. CMAT 2023 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 2023. There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks in the exam.

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Importance of Time Management in CMAT 2023

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 2023 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 2023.

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.

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.

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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 on CMAT become much higher.

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

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