Importance of Time Management for CMAT 2024

Tiyasa Khanra

Updated On: April 26, 2024 11:54 am IST | CMAT

The importance of time management for CMAT 2024 includes enabling candidates to answer questions based on the difficulty level and maximizing the number of attempted questions leading to a higher overall score. Check out more benefits of time management for CMAT 2024 below.
Importance of Time Management for CMAT 2024

The importance of time management for CMAT 2024 must be understood by every CMAT aspirant who wishes to achieve a high score on the exam. Proper time management will enable the test-takers to allocate sufficient time to each section (Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension, and General Awareness) and answer questions accurately. If time is utilized properly, candidates will be able to review and revise their answers for errors, and rectify the mistakes, before the completion of the exam. Solving 100 questions in 3 hours will require candidates to manage their time efficiently, which why enhancing time management skills is crucial.

CMAT 2024 will be conducted on May 15, 2024, as a computer-based test of 3 hours duration.  Let's discuss in detail the importance of time management for CMAT 2024 in this article.

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Importance of Time Management in CMAT 2024

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 2024 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 2024.

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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