CMAT Syllabus And Exam Pattern

The CMAT exam will have 25 questions in each of the 4 sections and will last for 3 hours. The candidate will have the chance to move back and forth between sections during the test. Read more below to know details.

CMAT Exam 2021 Marking Scheme
Section Max. Questions Marks Per Correct Question Marks Per In-Correct Question Maximum Marks
Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation 25 4 -1 100
Logical Reasoning 25 4 -1 100
Language Comprehension 25 4 -1 100
General Awareness 25 4 -1 100
Total 100 400
Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation
Number Systems Pipes and Cisterns Probability Permutations & Combinations
Tabulation, Pie Chart, Bar Chart, Line Graph Quadratic and Linear Equations Algebra Graph
Simple Interest and Compound Interest Allegation & Mixtures Percentages In-equations
Averages Politics Ratios and Proportion Geometry
Time-Speed-Distance Profit and Loss Mensuration Work and Time
Fraction and Decimals Maxima Minima Logarithms


Logical Reasoning
Sequencing Cause and Effects Coding and Decoding Ranking Tests
Linear Arrangements Matrix Arrangements Symbol Based Problems Inferences
Symbol Based Problems Statements Assumptions Statements Arguments Blood Relationship Tests
Statements and Conclusion Direction and Distance Test


Language Comprehension
English Grammar Sentence Correction Paragraph Completion Sentence Improvement
Parajumbles English Usage Errors One-word Substitution Synonyms and Antonyms
Reading Comprehension


General Awareness
Literature Indian Constitution Current Affairs Personalities in News
History Trade Awareness Sports News Economics
Science in everyday life Culture Politics Geography