CMAT Exam Past Year's Paper Analysis

CMAT 2019

  • LANGUAGE COMPREHENSION ANALYSIS

TOPIC

NO OF QUESTIONS

DOABLE QUESTIONS

DIFFICULTY LEVEL

RC – 4 passages

15

11-12

Moderate

Part with error

1

1

Easy

Synonyms / Antonyms

2

1

Easy

FIB

1

1

Easy

Idiom-based

1

1

Easy

Word Analogy

1

1

Easy

PJ

1

1

Easy

Meaning of phrase

1

1

Easy

Meaning of underlined word

1

1

Easy

Grammatically-correct sentence

1

1

Easy

  • QUANTITATIVE TECHNIQUES AND DATA INTERPRETATION ANALYSIS

TOPIC

NO OF QUESTIONS

DOABLE QUESTIONS

DIFFICULTY LEVEL

Algebra

4

2-3

Moderate

Arithmetic

6

4

Moderate

Geometry

7

6

Easy

Data- Interpretation

2

1

Difficult

Modern Math

4

3

Easy

Miscellaneous

2

2

Easy

  • LOGICAL REASONING ANALYSIS

TOPIC

NO OF QUESTIONS

DOABLE QUESTIONS

DIFFICULTY LEVEL

Coding-Decoding

3

2

Moderate

Blood Relations

3

3

Easy

Series Completion

2

2

Easy

Logic-Based

1

1

Easy

Ranking

1

1

Easy

Counting number of squares in a given figure

1

1

Easy

Square arrangement

1

1

Easy

Directions

1

1

Easy

Miscellaneous

1

1

Easy

Visual Reading

2

1

Moderate

Verbal Reasoning

4

3

Easy

Analogy

2

2

Easy

Odd one out

3

3

Easy

  • GENERAL AWARENESS ANALYSIS

TOPIC

NO OF QUESTIONS

DOABLE QUESTIONS

DIFFICULTY LEVEL

Current Affairs

8

6-7

Easy

Science

4

1

Difficult

Awards

2

1

Difficult

Politics

7

5

Moderate

Sports

4

3-4

Moderate

  • OVERALL ANALYSIS: The overall difficulty level of the paper was easy. Verbal Ability was a little difficult, Data Interpretation was time- consuming and GK too was a little twisted.
    A candidate should get around a 99 percentile for attempting around 85 to 87 questions with 90% accuracy, which would give the candidate a score of 305-310 

CMAT 2018

  • LANGUAGE COMPREHENSION ANALYSIS

    TOPIC

    NO OF QUESTIONS

    DOABLE QUESTIONS

    DIFFICULTY LEVEL

    RC –4 passages

    15

    12-13

    Moderate

    Fact / Inference / Judgement

    1

    1

    Easy

    Synonyms / Antonyms

    2

    2

    Easy

    FIB

    1

    1

    Easy

    Idiom- based

    1

    1

    Easy

    Word Analogy

    1

    1

    Easy

    Meaning of phrase

    2

    2

    Easy

    Grammar

    2

    2

    Easy

  • QUANTITATIVE TECHNIQUE AND DATA INTERPRETATION ANALYSIS 

    TOPIC

    NO OF QUESTIONS

    DOABLE QUESTIONS

    DIFFICULTY LEVEL

    Algebra

    1

    1

    Easy

    Numbers

    4

    3-4

    Easy

    Arithmetic

    11

    8-9

    Easy

    Geometry

    4

    4

    Easy

    Data Interpretation

    3

    3

    Moderate

    Modern Math

    2

    2

    Easy

  • LOGICAL REASONING ANALYSIS

    TOPIC

    NO OF QUESTIONS

    DOABLE QUESTIONS

    DIFFICULTY LEVEL

    Directions

    1

    1

    Easy

    Puzzles / Arrangements

    6

    5

    Moderate

    Groups and Conditionalities

    8

    8

    Easy

    Family Tree / Blood Relations

    4

    3

    Easy

    Missing terms

    1

    1

    Easy

    Probability

    1

    1

    Easy

    Routes and Networks

    2

    2

    Easy

    Syllogism

    2

    2

    Easy

  • GENERAL AWARENESS ANALYSIS 

    TOPIC

    NO OF QUESTIONS

    DOABLE QUESTIONS

    DIFFICULTY LEVEL

    Current Affairs

    7

    6-7

    Moderate

    Sports

    8

    5-6

    Difficult

    Political

    4

    4

    Easy

    International events

    6

    4-5

    Moderate

  • OVERALL ANALYSIS 
    The overall analysis of the examination was easy-moderate and the questions were as per syllabus. The candidates may find the GK section relatively tricky compared to the other sections. The other sections were moderate in terms of difficulty level.
    A candidate should get around a 97 percentile for attempting around 80-85 questions with 90% accuracy, which would give the candidate a score of 300

CMAT 2017

  • LANGUAGE COMPREHENSION ANALYSIS

    TOPIC

    NO OF QUESTIONS

    DOABLE QUESTIONS

    DIFFICULTY LEVEL

    RC – 4 Passages

    15

    13

    Moderate

    Cause / Effect / Inference / Judgement

    2

    1

    Moderate

    Synonyms

    1

    1

    Easy

    FIB – 3 single and 1 double

    4

    3

    Moderate

    Grammar

    1

    0

    Difficult

    Idiom-based

    2

    2

    Easy

     

     

  • QUANTITATIVE TECHNIQUE AND DATA INTERPRETATION ANALYSIS 

    TOPIC

    NO OF QUESTIONS

    DOABLE QUESTIONS

    DIFFICULTY LEVEL

    Algebra

    6

    5-6

    Easy

    Numbers

    4

    4

    Easy

    Arithmetic

    9

    8

    Easy

    Geometry

    5

    2-3

    Moderate

    Data Interpretation

    1

    0

    Moderate

     

  • LOGICAL REASONING ANALYSIS

    TOPIC

    NO OF QUESTIONS

    DOABLE QUESTIONS

    DIFFICULTY LEVEL

    Puzzles – 3Variables

    8

    7-8

    Easy

    Groups and Conditionalities

    8

    6

    Moderate

    Family tree

    3

    3

    Easy

    Data based

    3

    3

    Easy

    Strengthen / Weaken argument

    1

    1

    Easy

    Syllogism

    1

    1

    Easy

    Statement/Conclusion

    1

    1

    Easy

     

  • GENERAL AWARENESS ANALYSIS 

    TOPIC

    NO OF QUESTIONS

    DOABLE QUESTIONS

    DIFFICULTY LEVEL

    Current Affairs

    10

    8-9

    Moderate

    Literature

    3

    3

    Easy

    Biology

    2

    1

    Difficult

    Sports

    4

    2

    Difficult

    Political

    3

    3

    Easy

    Geography

    3

    2

    Moderate

  • OVERALL ANALYSIS 
    The examination had a lot of easy questions. Each section had around 2-3 difficult questions but the others were fairly easy and moderate. The GK section was moderately challenging, with around 6 difficult questions.
    A candidate should get around a 99 percentile for attempting around 85 to 87 questions with 90% accuracy, which would give the candidate a score of 305-310

Expected Score of 99%iler

For someone to score outstandingly well and get a 99%, he/she must get a score in the range of   350-361 in the CMAT Exam

 

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