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CMAT 2021 Analysis & Expected Cutoff by Career Launcher - Career Launcher, one of the leading coaching institutions, has released the CMAT 2021 analysis and expected cutoff. The Common Management Aptitude Test, commonly known as CMAT, was conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) in forenoon and an afternoon shift. CMAT 2021 was conducted in computer-based mode for a duration of three hours and half hour additional for the ones who opted new section namely, Innovation and Entrepreneurship. As per the CMAT exam analysis by Career Launcher, there was a change in the CMAT 2021 exam pattern this year. The exam analysis of CMAT by Career Launcher defines the CMAT 2021 paper for both the shifts as of moderate level. Read this article by Careers360 to learn more about the test pattern, section wise analysis, overall analysis, expected cut-off by Career Launcher and so forth.
CMAT Exam Analysis 2021 by Career Launcher
The CMAT paper included a negative marking. Each wrong attempt will receive a negative mark of 1 mark while each correct attempt received 4 marks. Unattempted questions will not award any negative markings. The division of the paper is described below.
Type of Questions
Number of questions
Innovation and Entrepreneurship
|25||100||Easy to moderate|
CMAT 2021 Analysis: Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation
There were 25 questions in the section. The overall difficulty level was easy to moderate, higher than in previous years. A good percentage of questions came from Arithmetic.
|Topic||Sub-topic||Number of questions||Level of difficulty|
|4 Digit number||1||Moderate|
|Comparison of Rational numbers||1||Easy|
|Number Series + Number System - 2 statements||1||Easy-moderate|
|Time and work||2||Easy-moderate|
|Algebra||Quadratic Equations - 3 statements||1||Moderate|
|Function of X||1||Easy-moderate|
|Surd + Polynomial Expression||1||Moderate|
|Data Interpretation||Production of Sugar in five states A, B, C, D & E||1||Easy|
|Pie Chart- Family Income||1||Easy|
CMAT 2021 Analysis: Logical Reasoning (Verbal)
The difficulty level in this section was easy to moderate. There were a total of 8 oral reasoning questions out of a total of 25 questions. The questions were fairly easy and straightforward. The language used was simple and the basic knowledge of the candidate was tested.
|Topic||Number of questions||Level of difficulty|
CMAT 2021 Analysis: Logical Reasoning (Analytical)
There were 17 questions of math-based reasoning. There was a set of four questions on blood relations. Questions have appeared in areas such as code decoding, letter series, number series, analogy, missing number puzzles, distances.
|Topic||Number of questions||Level of difficulty|
|Visual reasoning (Series based)||1||Easy-moderate|
|Word based sequence|
CMAT 2021 Analysis: Language Comprehension
The section was easy compared to previous years. Reading Comprehension (RC) issues were moderate in difficulty. The RC questions were mainly facts-based and the passage was easy to understand. The RC passage revolved around the premise of the role of writers in the reform of society, with special reference to Tilak 's literature and his life. Vocabulary has come in the form of Synonyms, Fill in blanks, Word definition and usage matching. Vocab questions were pretty easy. In addition, the Fill in blank questions and sentence correction questions tested the basic knowledge of the candidate's grammar. In the white, there was one Idiom-based Fill in the Blanks. The questions of the Sentence. The arrangements were a bit tricky. Overall, all the questions could have been raised over a period of 30 to 40 minutes. The breakdown of the questions is as follows:
No of Questions
Level of Difficulty
Same meaning - Synonyms
Replacement of Underlined Para
CMAT 2021 Analysis: General Awareness
This year the General Awareness Section was dominated by questions from the Static GK. There were hardly any questions from the Current Affairs Section. The broad topics covered by the Static GK were Indian Politics, Business & Economics and International Affairs.
CMAT 2021 was mostly on the same lines as CMAT 2020. There was no shortness of time. The dominance of the Static GK in the General Awareness section may prove to be a game-changing factor.
CMAT Exam Analysis: Previous Year
CMAT Analysis 2020 - Section Wise
As in the previous year's analysis, the general awareness section was the most difficult to attempt. This section covers questions of general knowledge and current affairs. This section consists mainly of questions from areas such as politics, the Indian constitution, famous personalities, and so on. According to the analysis, 6-7 issues arose from current affairs in the previous year and remained from static GK.
This section consists of questions based on verbal reasoning and analytical reasoning but most of the questions were based on analytical reasoning. The difficulty level in this section is expected to be easy to moderate. Let's take a look at the table below to find out which areas are covered by each topic.
Number of Questions
This section covers topics such as verbal ability and reading comprehension. Among the various reading comprehension passages, usually one is a long one, consisting of six questions. Whereas the other passages are made up of three questions. Approximately 15 questions are therefore asked in the reading comprehension passage.
Verbal Ability will include questions from the following areas:
Antonym and synonym
Identify correct sentence
Fill in the blanks
Identify part with error
Fact, inference and judgement
Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation
This section consisted of a total of 25 questions and the dominant areas continue to rotate. In 2019, geometry and arithmetic were the dominant themes. While in 2018 the dominant areas were number system and arithmetic. Therefore, in order to score well, candidates must focus mainly on the following areas:
The number of questions in the interpretation of the data was comparatively low. There were two questions from DI earlier, mainly from quantitative techniques. Applicants must therefore focus more on quantitative techniques for CMAT 2021.
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Questions related to CMAT
what is the percentile for 173 marks in cmat??
Calculating the exact percentile score with marks scored is difficult as it depends on various factors like highest score in CMAT, lowest score in CMAT, the total number of students appeared etc. As the above mentioned data changes every year the percentile vs marks trend also changes. Based the previous year percentile vs marks trend with 173 marks the percentile score will be in between 65-70 approximately. The percentile score is the total number of candidates who have scored equal or less than you. To check the detailed CMAT percentile vs marks trend click on the link below
To know how to calculate the percentile score and other details click on the link below
To know the colleges in which you may get seat with CMAT score you can use our CMAT college predictor tool
what is the minimum cmat cutoff to get into imt hyderabad. i have scored 82 percentile in cmat, 9.8 cgpa in 10th, 80% in 12th(science) and 80 % in graduation. I am a fresher in 3rd year of clg. do i have chances of getting imt hyderabad?
Hello astha mukul
I hope you are doing good. Firslty I happily wants to tell you that you have good profile in academics . The imt hyderabad cut off went somewhere 75 percent in 2019 and 80 percentile in 2020 . This year expected cut off is btw 75-85 percentile. At your percentile chances are very good for getting a call from imt as your scores in 10+2 and graudation is also very decent . For converting the call try to prepare hard for gd and pi
Hope you found this answer helpful. Good luck for your future
I m really in baffled state, theres nowhere mentioned in msu, baroda s brochure about CMAT for bba admission. But one of your expert told me it is required with certain percentile. So can you pls give more information regarding CMAT, its preparations and subjects included?
CMAT stands for Common Management Admission Test and is conducted to get admission in various management programmes. It is purely done for admissions in master programmes and not for BBA. Whereas admission for bba in MSU, Baroda is done through an entrance followed by an interview both of which is conducted by the college itself . You need to apply for it online in their official website. The minimum eligibility criteria for the same is to have atleast 50% aggregate in your 12th.
I hope this helps.
for admission in msu baroda, bba field is CMAT required?
Admission in Maharaja Shivaji Rao University Baroda for BBA CMAT cutoff is needed 90 percentile off marks. In 2018 the marks was 208. In 2019- 260to 270 that is of 90 percentile cutoff of CMAT. In the year 2020 takat of of cement for admission in Maharaja sayajirao University Baroda in the course of BBA was 90 percentile.
Maharaja sayajirao University Baroda is the oldest learning centre in western India which was established in the year of 1949. It has in Excellency of education of learning and training with up to date knowledge of the world.
Hope this helps.
I got 91.30 percentile in Cmat 2021, can I expect a call from NIBM Pune
Yes CMAT percentile is accepted for taking admission in NIBM Pune. Last year cut off of CMAT for admission in NIBM Pune was 85 to 80 percentile. This year expected cutoff for admission may be the same for taking admission in NIBM Pune 2021. As your marks percentile is above of the cutoff of CMAT you can expect a call from NIBM Pune for admission in in PGDM in in banking and finance services courses. The course is of 2 years duration and the course fee for general candidate is of rupees 12 Lacs.
Placement of NIBM Pune is 100%. Average salary e is around 7 lacs per annum. Companies come for plus campusing and placement are Axis,KPGM, GIC housing finance, Bandhan Bank, CCIL, HSBC Tech. Senior batches student has got placement in ICICI Prudential ,Canara Bank, Axis Bank.
Hope this helps.