CMAT 2019 Exam Analysis

CMAT 2019 Analysis – NTA has successfully conducted CMAT exam on 28 January. Now, the CMAT 2019 Analysis is available according to students’ reaction and MBA experts from various fields. The exam was of easy to moderate difficulty and could be attempted in around 140-150 minutes. Candidates could easily able to attempt 80-90 questions with 90% accuracy. As per CMAT 2019 Analysis, the cut-off for CMAT 2019 score accepting institutes may spike. Once the exam result is available, shortlisted candidates are called for Group Discussion and Personal Interview. It is mandatory that you have registered for these institutes to get a call. Read more about CMAT 2019 Analysisstudent’s reaction, expected cut-off, memory-based question paper, answer key from this page.

Latest: CMAT 2019 Question Paper Available.

CMAT 2019 Analysis

Candidates scoring high in CMAT 2019 have the great chances to get admission to top colleges accepting exam scores. JBIMS, SIMSREE, KJ Somaiya, PUMBA are some of the best colleges to apply via CMAT scores.

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Answer Key – Released Result
Cut-Off Colleges

CMAT 2019 Question Paper

Candidates who have appeared for the CMAT 2019 examination can download the question paper here. The last date to access the question paper on the official website is February 03, 2019.

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CMAT 2019 Analysis for QADI

The quantitative ability and data interpretation section was an overall easy section with only 2-3 difficult question. There were no set-based questions and DI has only two questions one of the pie chart and other of a table.

Good Attempts: 20-22

Topics Number of Questions
Modern Math (probability, P & C) 4
Algebra (functions, linear equation) 4
Geometry 7
Arithmetic (TSD, T&W, Clocks, Averages) 6
Data Interpretation 2
Miscellaneous (Six Sigma, Numbers) 2

CMAT 2019 Analysis for Logical Reasoning

Questions in this section were pretty straight-forward, easy, and doable. Candidates who have done enough preparation could easily able to maximize their attempts in this section. This year, there were no data structure and data interpretation question.

Good Attempts: 20-22

Topics Number of Questions
Logic-Based Question 1
Direction 1
Ranking 1
Counting of Squares 1
Square Arrangement 1
Miscellaneous 1
Visual Reasoning 2
Analogy 2
Series Completion 2
Odd one out 3
Blood Relation 3
Coding-Decoding 3
Verbal Reasoning 4

CMAT 2019 Analysis for English Section

In this section, 15 were RC questions and rest were Non-RC questions. Although passages were doable, there was one passage which was lengthy and tricky. Verbal Ability was easy to moderate.

Good Attempts: 20-24

Topics Number of Questions
Error Correction 1
F.I.B 1
Para Jumbles 1
Idiom 1
Word Analogy 1
Word Meaning 1
Grammar Correction 1
Phrase Meaning 1
Synonyms and Antonyms 2
Reading Comprehension 4 sets
  • Endangered Languages
  • Steve Jobs
  • Parenting
  • Developed and Developing Countries

CMAT 2019 Analysis for General Awareness

Questions in this were a mix of static, current, national, and international events. 20 were easy to medium and rest are classified as difficult.

Good Attempts: 20-24

Some GK Questions as given social media platform.

  • Convection Point
  • TV Remote Signals – Infrared
  • Foundation of modern Indian Education
  • SAARC Members
  • Chabbar Port
  • Indus Water Treaty
  • Highest Post Office – Hikkim
  • Credit Rating Agency – CARE
  • Ocean Currents
  • Head of GST Council
  • Replacement of Planning Commission – NITI 
  • Billiards player
  • Jan Mahotsav
  • Fifa ranking – France

CMAT 2019 Analysis by Career Launcher

As per Career Launcher, the exam was easy to moderate. In Quantitative Ability, major questions were from Arithmetic and Number System. The data interpretation section had questions based on pie-charts. In the LR section, 21 questions were from analytical reasoning and 4 questions from verbal reasoning. There were 4-5 RC and verbal ability questions were from para jumble, antonym, synonym, arguments etc.

CMAT 2019 Analysis by HitBullsEye

As pe HitBullsEye, the paper was moderate. The data interpretation had less number of representation. Logical and Analytical reasoning was of average difficulty level. General awareness section had more questions from static GK as compared to current affairs.

CMAT 2019 Expected Cut-Off

In the table below, we have combined the expected cut-off by various source. With the help of this data, candidates can guesstimate their chances to get a call.

College Cut-Off
JBIMS 99.9+
KJ Somaiya 95-99
GOA Institute of Management 95-99
Dept. Of Mgmt Sciences, University of Pune 95-99
PUMBA 95-99
IPE Hyderabad 90-95
Welingkar Institute Of Management, Mumbai 85
Indian Institute of Information Technology & Management 85
NIBM Pune 85
NL Dalmiya Institute of Management 85
Jaipuria Institute of Management Noida 85
XISS Ranchi HR 80
IMT Nagpur 80
IMT Hyderabad 80
ITM Navi Mumbai 80
Welingkar Institute Of Management, Bangalore 80

Memory-Based CMAT 2019 Question Paper & Answer Key

As per the students’ response, candidates can take a look here for questions and their answers. Although you must refer the Official answer key only for the authenticity of answer key.

Questions Answer
Area Covered by a bell-shaped curve from -6 sigma to +6 sigma 99.73
Upstream/Downstream 2.5
Melted Cube 486
Height of two walls 5
6 Person and 6 tasks 192 (also Perceived wrong by students)
28, 30, 34, ?? 36
Steve Jobs Believed in Perfectionism
Triangle Bisector Questions 2.8
Abridged Meaning is Shorten
3cosx + 4 sinx + 8 13
If you join the centers of the circle how many squares would be formed? 6 small individual squares and 2 big squares formed by 4 circles.
Clock Question 40
Dice Probability Question 5/6
Should India ban all political parties? Argument 2 was strong
Heart or King 4/13
Sr Jr professor probability question ?
Range of P 0<p<3
Dice Questions 5/18

CMAT 2019 Answer Key

After the conduction of the exam, candidates will able to see the memory based answer key. Still, students must wait for the official answer key to release. Although NTA has mentioned that key release within one week after the exam, still it is expected to release early by 01 Feb. With the official answer key, response sheet and question paper also publish. Candidates will also get the opportunity to challenge the key in case of any doubts.

CMAT 2019 Result

The CMAT result release by 08 Feb. Candidates can use the exam score to take admission to the academic year 2019-21. In order to use the exam scores, candidates must look at the admission process of colleges accepting CMAT. Some take admission via CAP or some via GDPI. With the help of expected cut-off, candidates can select colleges to apply for admission.

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