CMAT Question Papers
Ranjini Basu, 19 Jul 2018, #CMAT

CMAT Question Papers – It is highly advised that all test aspirants should be well-versed with the  question papers. The CMAT question papers are formulated the way the actual test is designed. The online test, CMAT will be conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) on Sunday, January 27, 2019 and will be based on Multiple Choice type of Questions (MCQs). The question papers of CMAT ushers and gives an idea of type of questions test takers are likely to come across during the national level entrance exam. Last year, around 70,000 candidates opted for the entrance exam admission into top CMAT participating institutes. CMAT is administered to select candidates for admission into MBA and PGDM programmes across B-schools in India. In this article, Careers360 projects information related to CMAT question papers including the process to view and download, contents of paper, paper pattern etc.

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CMAT 2019 Exam Pattern

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To be able to understand the questions included in the CMAT question papers, candidates should be aware of theexam pattern. The question paper of CMAT will consist of four sections, namely, Logical Reasoning, General Awareness, Data Interpretation & Quantitative Techniques and Language Comprehension. Having 25 questions in each of the mentioned sections, the total number of 100 questions would comprise the complete CMAT examination.


The table provided below presents the complete exam pattern of CMAT 2019-


CMAT Exam Pattern



Number of questions

Total marks


Logical Reasoning




General Awareness




Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation




Language Comprehension








  •  Exam DurationThe total duration of the CMAT 2019 is 180 minutes / three hours.

  • Sectional Time Limit – There is no sectional time limit mentioned by the new conducting authority.

  • Marking Scheme – Each correct response is awarded with four (+4) marks while a wrong answer will attract a negative marking of one (-1) mark.

Previous Year CMAT Question papers

Candidates can check below the previous year question papers of CMAT.


CMAT Question paper 2018

How to download CMAT Question Papers and Sample Papers?

Following are the steps that will guide prospective test takers to download the question paper of CMAT:

  • Candidates need to visit the website of

  • They need to register at Careers360

  • Then aspirants need to login using their Careers360 credentials (ID and Password)

  • Visit ‘sample paper’ store and select

  • Download the specific CMAT sample paper 2019 by clicking on the 'Download' tab.

  • Alternatively, can Click Here to get the question papers of CMAT.

Advantages of solving CMAT Question papers

The benefits of solving question papers of CMAT are immense. Aspirants get accustomed with the flow of test including its pattern and types of questions. Below mentioned are the factors as to why one should solve CMAT question papers -

  •  Bring clarity to the CMAT syllabus and exam pattern.

  •  Accuracy and Speed can be checked and improved.

  •  Enhance time-management skills of test takers.

  •  Candidates become confident to confront the exam.

  •  Candidates get to learn from their mistakes.

CMAT 2019 Mock Test

Like CAT and many other entrance exams, CMAT conducting officials host a demo test for the test aspirants. CMAT preparation can be considered as complete only when aspirants solve both the sample paper and mock papers thoroughly. The mock test helps candidates gain insights on the exam pattern, structure and navigation system. Once aspirants download their preferred sample paper, they should begin solving and get an idea of the estimated score to be obtained by them. Solving CMAT sample papers 2019 will help test takers to strategize their time management skills and yield better performance. After solving the CMAT 2019 sample paper, it is recommended that candidates should get their papers analysed either by experts or mentors to get the perfect score.


The application form of CMAT 2019 is available from October 22 to December 15, 2018. The CMAT 2019 admit card will be available for download around the month of January, 2018.

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