CMAT Syllabus 2018

CMAT SyllabusCMAT Syllabus 2018 - The Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is conducted annually by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). AICTE does not release or define the CMAT syllabus 2018. It is necessary for prospective candidates to have a decent amount of knowledge regarding the CMAT 2018 syllabus as this will help them prepare for each topic. This way, candidates will also avoid wasting time on topics that may not be there in CMAT 2018. After candidates prepare for the test, they should try solving as many sample papers as possible to check their preparation status. This article of Careers360 brings to you the detailed and section wise CMAT syllabus 2018. The national level entrance exam, CMAT, is taken by around 60,000 candidates across the country. The entrance exam was held on January 20, 2018, in online mode.


Only those candidates were allowed to appear for the entrance exam who successfully completed the CMAT application form 2018, which started from October 18 and continued until December 25, 2017. After the registration is complete, candidates could download the CMAT admit card 2018 from January 11, 2018. 

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CMAT 2018 contains four sections: Logical Reasoning, General Awareness, Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation and Language Comprehension.


Before we bring you the complete CMAT syllabus 2018, let us guide you through the exam pattern of CMAT 2018.


CMAT Exam Pattern



Total marks

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Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation




Logical Reasoning




General Awareness




Language Comprehension






CMAT 2018 Syllabus


Below is the complete syllabus of CMAT 2018 along with each topic that candidates can expect in the entrance exam.


CMAT Syllabus: Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation


As per the syllabus of CMAT 2018, this section is likely to contain questions on the topics mentioned below:

  • Tabulation, Pie Chart, Bar Chart

  • Partnership

  • Geometry

  • Pipes and Cisterns

  • Simple Interest and Compound Interest

  • Time-Speed-Distance

  • Probability

  • Allegation & Mixtures

  • Profit and Loss

  • Permutations & Combinations

  • Percentages

  • Work and time

  • In-equations

  • Quadratic and linear equations

  • Mensuration

  • Algebra

  • Averages

  • Fraction and Decimals

  • Graph

  • Number Systems

  • Ratios and Proportion

  • Line

CMAT Syllabus: Logical Reasoning


In this section, candidates can expect questions from topics listed below:

  • Analytical Reasoning

  • Linear Arrangements

  • Statements Arguments

  • Sequencing

  • Matrix Arrangements

  • Number Series

  • Cause and Effects

  • Analogy Test

  • Blood Relationship Tests

  • Coding and Decoding

  • Inferences

  • Statements and Conclusion

  • Non-Verbal Reasoning

  • Symbol Based Problems

  • Direction and Distance Test

  • Ranking Tests

  • Statements Assumptions

CMAT Syllabus: General Awareness


Listed below are the topics under the General Awareness section:

  • Literature

  • Indian Constitution

  • Current Affairs of National and International Economy

  • Personalities in News

  • Sports News

  • Economics

  • Science in the Everyday Life

  • Culture

  • History

  • Politics

  • Trade Awareness

  • Geography

CMAT Syllabus: Language Comprehension


Candidates can check the topics covered under the Language section below:

  • English Grammar

  • Jumbled Para

  • Sentence Correction

  • English Usage Errors

  • Paragraph Completion

  • One-word Substitution

  • Idioms and Phrases

  • Synonyms and Antonyms

  • Sentence Improvement

  • Reading Comprehension

Candidates can also take mock tests to understand the pattern of test and types of questions. AICTE has released the mock test. To Practice CMAT Mock TestClick here



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