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    About CMAT Exam

    About CMAT Exam 2022-23

    The Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is a National Level Entrance Examination for admission to Management Programme(s) in the country. This Test facilitates AICTE affiliated participating Institutions to select suitable graduate candidates for admission to the Management Courses in such Institutions.

    NTA CMAT is a national-level exam conducted to shortlist candidates for MBA admission in different courses. It will be held in 100+ cities in India at allotted examination centres. Candidates thinking of appearing for CMAT , must begin the exam preparation at least 6 months before. Here, you will get all the important information regarding the CMAT Exam

    CMAT Exam Pattern

    As per the exam pattern of CMAT, the paper will be conducted in an online medium, and the medium of the question paper has English only. Check the table below to know the CMAT Exam Pattern:

    Sections Number of Questions Maximum Marks
    Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation 20 100
    Logical Reasoning 20 100
    Language Comprehension 20 100
    General Awareness 20 100
    Innovation & Entrepreneurship 20 100
    Total 100 400


    Marking scheme

    As per the marking scheme of CMAT 

    For every correct answer, a candidate will be rewarded +4 marks

    For every incorrect answer, a -1 mark will be deducted.

    No marks will be given for unanswered/unattempted questions.

    In case a question is ignored or dropped all students will be given +4 for that question, irrespective of whether the candidate has attempted the question or not.

    Best Books for CMAT Preparation

    Since the CMAT entrance exam syllabus is equivalent to the CAT Exam, the latter recommended books are also good study material for the former. The Best book for CMAT are listed below.

    Name of the CMAT Preparation Books Author Name/ Publisher
    Quantitative Aptitude Dr RS Aggarwal
    NCERT Mathematics Books for Standard 8, 9 and 10 NCERT
    Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations Abhijit Guha (Mc Graw Hill Education)
    Quantitative Aptitude Quantum CAT Common Admission Tests for Admission Into IIMs Sarvesh K Verma (Arihant)
    How to Prepare for Quantitative Aptitude for CAT Arun Sharma (Mc Graw Hill Education)


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