CMAT 2020 Analysis & Expected Cutoff by Career Launcher
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CMAT 2020 Analysis & Expected Cutoff by Career Launcher - Career Launcher one of the prominent coaching institutes has released the analysis and expected cutoff for CMAT 2020. Common Management Aptitude Test, commonly known as CMAT will be conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) on January 28, 2020. CMAT 2020 will be conducted in a computer-based mode for a duration of three hours. The examination will be conducted in the morning (9.30 AM to 12.30 PM). As per the analysis by Career Launcher, there will be no change in the exam pattern of CMAT 2020. Application form for CMAT 2020 was released by NTA from November 1, 2019. Read this article by Careers360 to know in detail about the exam pattern, section wise analysis, overall analysis, expected cutoff by Career Launcher and so forth.
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Before analysing CMAT, let’s look at the exam pattern of CMAT 2020:

CMAT Exam Pattern 2020

Name of the Section

Number of Questions

Marks per Question

Total Marks

General Awareness




Language Comprehension




Logical Reasoning




Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation







Marking Scheme- For every correct answer candidate will be given 4 marks and for every incorrect answer, 1 mark will be deducted.

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CMAT Analysis 2020 - Section Wise

General Awareness

As per the previous year analysis, general awareness section is most difficult to attempt. This section comprises of questions from general knowledge and current affairs. This section consists of questions mainly from areas like politics, indian constitution, famous personalities and so forth. As per the analysis, previous year 6-7 questions appeared from current affairs and remaining from static GK.

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Logical Reasoning

This section consists of questions from verbal reasoning and analytical reasoning, however most of the questions are from analytical reasoning. The difficulty level of this section is expected to be easy to moderate. Let’s have a look at the table below to know the areas covered under each topic.


Number of Questions


Analytical Reasoning


  • Grouping

  • Arrangement

  • coding/decoding

  • Directions

  • Cube

  • Sequence

  • Clock and calendar

  • Blood relations

  • Comparison

  • Distribution

  • Grouping

Verbal Reasoning


  • Statement conclusion

  • Reasoning and assertion

  • Word relationships

  • Statement argument

Language Comprehension

This section covers topics like verbal ability and reading comprehension. Among various reading comprehension passages, usually one passage is lengthy which consists of 6 questions. Whereas, other passages consists of 3 questions. Therefore, approximately 15 questions in total are asked in reading comprehension passage.

Verbal ability will include questions from the following areas:

  • Idiom/ Phrase

  • Antonym and synonym

  • Identify correct sentence

  • Word analogy

  • Cloze test

  • Vocabulary

  • Fill in the blanks

  • Identify part with error

  • Fact, inference and judgement

  • Para jumble

Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation

This section consists of a total of 25 questions and the dominating areas keep rotating. In 2019 the dominating topics were geometry and arithmetic. While in 2018 dominating areas were number system and arithmetic. Therefore, to score well candidates must focus on the following areas mainly:

  • Geometry

  • Arithmetic

  • Number system

  • Algebra

The number of questions in data interpretations are comparatively low. Earlier there were two questions from DI, majorly covering from quantitative techniques. Therefore, aspirants must focus more on quantitative techniques for CMAT 2020.

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what are the best options for preparation of cmat gk section?

Pranav Mishra 18th Jan, 2020

Hello Aspirant,

GK in CMAT is a scoring subject which can be used to increase your percentile, I am also an example of the one who has increased the percentile of CMAT by scoring good in GK, So take GK section seriously, Now for GK section in CMAT questions comes from both static GK and current affairs, Static GK is a vast topic so I will not tell you give more time cover all the topics of it, However you can spent the time in current affairs as that will be generally of last 1 year and it will not difficult to cover it, So, I advise you to cover current affairs of 1 year with some static GK which you can cover in time. Work hard.

I hope the above information is beneficial for you.

All the best.


what will be the cut off for great lakes gurgaon CMAT??

jishua thomas 17th Jan, 2020

hello aspirant..

Great Lakes PGPM Admission: Difference between Cycle-1 & Cycle-2 Application
The Cycle-1 and Cycle-2 of application process is distinguished based on the scores with which you are applying. If a candidate has last year exam score, for example for admission 2020, if you have scores of CAT 2018, XAT 2019, CMAT 2019 and GMAT (taken after 1st Jan 2017), you must apply in cycle-1.

But, if you have appeared in CAT 2019, XAT 2020 and GMAT (taken after 1st Dec. 2019), you need to apply in Cycle 2.

While in terms of the selection process, there is no preference given to applicants in any cycle and there is similar probability of getting selected, the applicants submitting application in Cycle 1 get some extra time to plan their finances, personal commitments and exit from companies better as they get an admission offer by end of December.

Entrance Exam 1 Year PGPM Expected cut off 2 Years PGDM Expected Cut off
CAT 2018/2019* 80 80
XAT 2019/2020* 80 80
GMAT **(Taken after Jan 2017 for PGPM and after Jan 2018 for PGDM) 600 600
CMAT 2019 for PGPM and CMAT 2019/2020 for PGDM 85 85

hope this information was useful to you../

all the best


does. cmat have any sebc reserves cut offs?

Ritisha Kothari 17th Jan, 2020

Hey aspirant,

National Testing Agency does not release the cutoff of CMAT 2020. Participating institutes will declare their individual CMAT cutoff 2020 after the declaration of result. CMAT 2020 cutoff refers to the minimum marks to be scored by the candidate in order to qualify for selection rounds of the participating institute.

You can go through the following link to check out the cut-offs for CMET:

Hope this helps!


Does SDA Bocconi accepts CMAT Score? if yes then what is the cutoff and last date to apply for the same

Sampriti Student Expert 16th Jan, 2020
MISB Bocconi, the Indian initiative of SDA Bocconi accepts CAT,CMAT, NMAT and GMAT scores. The cutoff for CMAT is nearly 95 percentile and that for CAT is 90 percentile. But the number of seats for CMAT is very less as compared to that of CAT.It is one of the best B School in India and though the fees it quite high but the placements are excellent.
The last date to apply for the 2nd round of admissions is 20th Of January.

what is the cutoff in CMAT for goa institute of management PGDM course?

Leon George 16th Jan, 2020

Hello Puneet,

Goa Institute of Management is one of the best autonomous B Schools in goa as well as in the country. In order to get admission into the college the candidates are supposed to appear for XAT, CMAT, CAT etc and are given admission based on same.

It offers PGDM course in various streams like healthcare, Big data analytics, management etc.

The CMAT exam will be conducted on 28th January, 2020 and the result of same is expected to be out on 7th February, 2020. Based on previous years result, the Cutoff for CMAT 2020 is expected to  be around 90-97 %.

I hope it helps and all the best.

Thank you

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