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CMAT Exam Pattern 2021 - NTA will prescribe the CMAT 2021 exam pattern for the students aspiring to appear for the Common Management Admission Test (CMAT). As per the previous year trend, exam pattern of CMAT 2021 will consist of total four sections viz., Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation, General Awareness, Logical Reasoning, and Language Comprehension. Further, CMAT exam pattern 2021 will mention the number of questions in each section and their marking scheme. Before appearing for CMAT, aspirants must go through the exam pattern of CMAT 2021 to score well by performing efficiently. Read this article by Careers360 to know in detail about the CMAT 2021 exam pattern, marking scheme, syllabus and sample papers.
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National Testing Agency (NTA)
Computer Based Test (CBT)
180 minutes/ 3 hours
Number of questions in each section
Total number of questions
Marks allotted for every correct answer
Sectional time limit
As per the exam pattern of CMAT 2021, the paper will consist of multiple choice questions, wherein candidates will have to opt for the correct answer among the four options that will be provided. Check the table below to know the detailed CMAT 2021 exam pattern:
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Number of questions
Quantitative techniques and data interpretation
As per the marking scheme of CMAT exam pattern 2021:
For every correct answer candidate will be given four marks
For every incorrect answer one mark will be deducted
In case a question has multiple correct answers in such a situation:
Multiple correct options will be given four marks
Incorrect answers will lead to deduction of one mark.
Unattempted questions will not be marked.
In a case that the question is ignored or dropped then all students will get four marks irrespective if the question is attempted or not.
After knowing the exam pattern of CMAT 2021 in detail let us have a brief about the syllabus. Refer the table below to know the CMAT 2021 syllabus:
Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation
Tabulation, Pie Chart, Bar Chart, Line Graph
Quadratic and linear equations
Simple Interest and Compound Interest
Profit and Loss
Ratios and Proportion
Fraction and Decimals
Work and Time
Allegation & Mixtures
Permutations & Combinations
Pipes and Cisterns
Current Affairs of National and International Economy
Science in everyday life
Personalities in News
Direction and Distance Test
Blood Relationship Tests
Symbol Based Problems
Cause and Effects
Coding and Decoding
Statements and Conclusion
Synonyms and Antonyms
English Usage Errors
Idioms and Phrases
Candidates can switch from one section to another as there is no sectional time limit.
Students must note that for every incorrect answer there will be negative marking and that for every unattempted question there will be no negative marking.
As the paper will be computer-based, students will be provided with the rough sheet for extra work.
No scratch paper will be allowed inside the examination hall except for pen/pencil.
No breaks will be given in between the examination.
Students aspiring to appear for CMAT 2021 must go through the sample papers. With the help of CMAT 2021 sample papers candidates will be able to become familiar with the exam pattern and duration of the examination. Also, practicing through sample papers of CMAT 2021 will help candidates to gain accuracy and speed while attempting questions of different sections.
No, NTA will not release the exact topics that will be covered under CMAT 2021. However students can know the topics that are likely to be covered for CMAT 2021 on the basis of previous year trends.
There will be no marking for any unattempted questions.
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You can apply for following colleges with 91.65 percentile:
1. Christ University, Bangalore
2. NIBM, Pune
3. Xavier Institute, Bangalore
4. Balaji Institute, Pune
5. Ahmedabad University, Ahmedabad
6. Nirma University, Ahmedabad
7. Welingkar Institute, Mumbai
8. IPE, Hyderabad
see to get a call from any institute based on the cutoff you need to secure the same as the cutoff or more from the cutoff, there is no chances unless the institute authority want to change the cutoff to get call for gd or pi round if your cutoff is less then the mentioned cutoff in application brochure.
hope you may understand.
You have secured a decent percentile in cmat and your order of preference should be according to the investment and the ROI.
But according to the options you have your order of preference should be:
You have secured a decent percentile and IMT nagpur gives a call to candidates with this percentile. So you will get a call for the interview process. There is no specific date given but on their website it sayds between 1st week of feb to 1st week of march their process will Be held for all it's venues. So expect a call anytime soon. You would be informed through a mail by the institute.
All the best.
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