CMAT 2021 Preparation Tips for General Awareness: Best Books, Strategy, Tips &Tricks
CMAT 2021 Preparation Tips for General Awareness: CMAT is one of those national level entrance exams that has equal weightage for GK section. The general awareness section is said to be most dreaded among the aspirants. But worry not, we have brought some amazing GK preparation tips for CMAT 2021 exam. CMAT GK preparation must focus on covering topics on history, geography, current affairs – economic, business, awards, sports, corporate events, etc. Other topics related to entertainment, politics, and the environment are also asked. A vast CMAT GK preparation material is available in the market but in order to clear CMAT, it is necessary to refine that study material. Let us check some advanced CMAT 2021 preparation tips for the general awareness section.
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CMAT Exam Pattern 2021
Revised NTA CMAT 2021 Exam Pattern
Number of questions
Quantitative techniques and data interpretation
Innovation and Entrepreneurship (optional)
Analysis for GK from CMAT exam pattern
The conclusion that can be drawn from the above exam pattern is that the CMAT GK section has equal weightage like other sections in the exam paper with 25 questions and +4 marks awarded for every correct answer. This is dissimilar to IIFT and XAT, MAT exams which have different weightage for GK. Hence the GK section plays a significant role in enhancing your overall score in CMAT.
CMAT GK Section Past Years’ Trends
In order to prepare well for the CMAT 2021 GK section, candidates must be well familiar with the trends that have been followed over the past years. In CMAT 2020, out of the 25 questions, majority questions (24) came from Static Gk, while the rest from Current affairs (1). This implies you have to focus a lot on Static GK in CMAT. Check the GK section trends in CMAT over the past years.
CMAT GK Questions 2020, 2019, 2018
Types of CMAT GK Questions
There are two types of general awareness questions asked in CMAT- static and current GK. Static GK broadly consists of areas that do not change over time. The static GK questions for CMAT may be asked from the following topics:
Companies and Brands
Indian Political System & Constitution
Science & Technology
For current affairs for CMAT, candidates can focus on the following topics:
Business & Corporate News
New Developments in Science & Technology
People in News
CMAT 2021 Preparation Tips for General Awareness
How to prepare GK for CMAT? To provide solutions to all your questions, we have compiled together a few CMAT GK preparation tips. Have a look at CMAT exam tips below for drawing a preparation strategy:
A cup of hot tea with a Newspaper
This is an age-old method which most of you may find to be adopted by your elder family members. The difference being today’s youth doesn’t use this method to brush up their knowledge. Newspapers like The Hindu, The Economist, etc. are some of the pronounced informative newspapers. The editorial section in this news not only widens your purview but also improves your vocabulary and verbal ability.
Solve quizzes daily for GK preparation
Who doesn't like to solve a quiz? Especially the enthusiastic ones will never miss on this. Infact it is one of the proven tactics by previous year toppers. You can solve GK Quiz on Famous Personalities of India and World, Indian Polity and Governance, GK Quiz on Chief Minister of the States, Parliamentary system in India, General Science, events during British India and many more. You can refer to books like Lucent’s GK, Manorama Year Book, etc.
Fan of Reading Offline? How about Monthly GK Magazines?
So there are people infact majority who do not want to strain their eyes by long exposure to laptop or mobile screens. So what is another way to become intelligent and all rounder without the internet? Well you cannot neglect the importance of the internet in today’s era. However, if you are a book reader and prefer reading things offline, you can opt to get a monthly subscription of GK magazines which are easily deliverable to your doorstep. The GK magazines are infact very helpful as they are sorted and printed in such a way. You can even highlight the pointers and refer to them during your revision phase. Bonus point- you don't have to make notes everytime!
Online alerts notifications
Well this is not a promotion platform but based on youth’s preference, there are various apps available which can notify you from time to time and every single minute about the current event happening. For example we have an inshorts app and other good applications in the market so that you do not have to waste time in reading the entire paper instead some 50 to 100 words that are enough for CMAT GK preparation.
Previous Years’ GK Papers, It’s a boon in disguise
Yes you read it right. Many of us do not prefer solving previous years’ CMAT question papers for the GK section considering it to be old and outdated. But do you realise the importance of having a look at them? The current GK of course is outdated but what about the static GK. Maybe you get lucky enough that one or two GK questions you get are from previous years. Furthermore you will get an idea of what type or what are the events on which exam conducting authorities focus on while setting GK questions.
CMAT GK Expected Questions 2021
Candidates can check few of the general knowledge questions that are asked on the same lines in CMAT:
1. Bhavai’ is a traditional dance form of ______.
a) Punjab b) Maharashtra c) Bihar d) Rajasthan
2. The Peace Prize of the German Book Trade 2020 was won by _______ .
a) Surjit Bhalla b) Manmohan Singh c) Raghuram Rajan d) Amartya Sen
3. Indian Railways has targeted to become ‘Green Railway’ by _____
a) 2025 b) 2032 c) 2024 d) 2030 e) 2027...
4. When was the Dandi march undertaken?
a) 13 april,1919 b) 18 march,1919 c) 12 march,1930 d) 5 feb,1922
5. Who was the first transgender to receive Padma Shri award ?
a) Gita Mehta b) Saalumarada Thimmakka c) Narthaki Nataraj d) Shonali Nagrani
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Questions related to CMAT
Mat or cmat which is better for mba to get good colleges
CMAT and MAT are both entrance examinations for tier 2 and tier 3 business schools. CMAT is easier compared to MAT, because of fewer number of questions and time provided is more in case of CMAT. However MAT is conducted 4 times a year and CMAT score is taken into consideration by more colleges. If you try and aim to crack CMAT. Good luck and hope this helps
is cat 80 percentile and cmat 90 percentile is sufficient for iiit Allahabad
IIIT Allahabad is very good college for BTech and MBA also. So your CMAT score is good than your CAT examination. You will get chance to admission in this college.
Due to research the college campus is very big and there play ground present. Huge library facilities are available. Canteen food is good, 24/7 hours free WiFi available. Laboratories are good. Faculties are well educated. And the placement of MBA very good here. The highest package of salary here 35 lakh per annum. And almost 96% students in MBA got placed in every year.
All the best.
Hey guys , I have scored 92% in CMAT with acads (10th 12th Grad) - 87 , 61 , 6 CGPA . Interview went okay with some questions I couldnt answer . What are my chances for getting into welingkar core?
You have got in CMAT 92%, Academy section in class 10 is 87% and in class 12-61 %. In this marks there is a great chance for getting a seat in welingkar core to take admission in two years PG DM course which specialisation in core areas like marketing, human resource, finance, and operational , with post graduate diploma Management studies.
Hope this helps.
CMAT Or MAT or ATMA ??? which exam is best for mba ???
CMAT full form is Common Management Admission Test. It is a National Level entrance examto take admissions into Management Courses all over India. The graduates are selected on basis of this exam for admission into Management Courses in colleges affiliated to AICTE. It is a easier exam to appear.
MAT full form is Management Aptitude Test. It is a National level entrance exam. MAT is conducted by All India Management Association. It is conducted 4 times every year in the month of February, May, September and December.
ATMA full form is AIMS Test for Management Admissions. It is also approved by Ministry of Human Resource Development of the Government and AICTE.
Among these 3 Entrance Exams for MBA, CMAT exam is easier and MAT exam is better. Through ATMA only few colleges gives admission into Management. To reduce the stress for students these exams are conducted apart from CAT exam. MAT exam can be appeared 4 times in a year and can get second tier B-Schools in India. Hence MAT exam is better than CMAT and ATMA.
Hope this information helped you.
All The Best!!
my cmat score is 151 what will be my percentile
CMAT exam is conducted in order to allow students to take admission into Management Or B schools of India.
The exam is conducted online and the major sections involve, Reasoning, Quants, English, General Knowledge.
Now coming to your question,
It's difficult to tell as the marks scored by candidates changes every year. Percentile represents the number of students ahead of you. That's something unpredictable.
But seeing the past trends at 151 marks your percentile can be around 86-87 .
Hope that helps.