CMAT 2020 Exam Analysis - Distribution of Questions and Difficulty Level

Published on : 28th January 2020    Author : Himanshu Basant Bhatt
CMAT Exam

The Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) was successfully conducted on 28th January 2020 from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM. The examination was conducted through computer-based mode in a single session. CMAT is a national-level examination conducted by the National Testing Agency for admission to management programmes offered by AICTE-approved institutions/ Universities/ colleges/ departments. Earlier, the exam was conducted by the All Indian Council for Technical Education (AICTE). Here is the complete analysis of CMAT 2020 exam as per the inputs shared by the candidates who have appeared for the exam.

CMAT 2020 Exam Pattern

Before moving ahead with the exam analysis, let’s have a quick look at the exam pattern.

Sections

Number of Questions

Language Comprehension

25

Logical Reasoning

25

Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation

25

General Awareness

25

TOTAL

100

Each question carried 4 marks and 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong response.

CMAT 2020 Paper Analysis

The overall analysis of this year’s question paper was ‘Easy to Moderate’. The section-wise difficulty level is as under:

Section-Wise Difficulty Level of CMAT 2020 Question Paper

Sections

Level of Difficulty

Language Comprehension

Moderate

Logical Reasoning

Easy

Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation

Easy

General Awareness

Moderate

Distribution of Questions in Different Sections

The questions were distributed in different sections as under. We are also providing the details of good attempts as per the experts.

Language Comprehension

Good Attempts - 19 to 20 questions

Topics

Number of Questions

Synonyms/ Antonyms

8

Reading comprehension (1)

6

Meaning of Phrases

4

Fill in the blanks

3

Para jumble

2

Correct spelling

1

Error spotting

1

Logical Reasoning

Good Attempts - 23 to 24 questions

Topics

Number of Questions

Series

4

Blood Relation

4

Visual

3

Analogy

3

Critical Reasoning

2

Syllogism

2

Coding-Decoding

1

Odd one out

1

Distance & Directions

1

Miscellaneous

4

Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation

Good Attempts - 22 to 23 questions

Topics

Number of Questions

Number system

7

Arithmetic

7

Table DI

4

P&C/ Probability

4

Geometry & Mensuration

2

Algebra

1

General Awareness

Good Attempts - 15 to 16 questions

Topics

Number of Questions

Geography

4

Economy

3

Science & Tech

2

Books & Authors

2

Sports

2

Awards

2

History

1

Miscellaneous

8

Some students found the General Awareness section a little difficult while others found it scoring. Some questions asked in the General Awareness section are headquarters of IAEA, author of ‘The Paradoxical Prime-Minister’, Miss Universe Australia 2019, oldest Veda, etc.

Overall, the CMAT 2020 paper analysis as per aspirants’ feedback was ‘Easy to Moderate’. The CMAT 2020 result is scheduled to be announced by 7th February 2020.



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