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CMAT 2019, the Common Admission Test conducted by AICTE across India, once in a year for the admission in the management programmes such as PGDM, MBA, PGCM and Executive PGDM. CMAT is a national level entrance examination. In this article, we will be going to discuss the CMAT 2019 Syllabus in detail. The CMAT 2019 question paper is basically divided into four sections such as Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension, General Awareness.The aspirants who are wishing to appear in CMAT 2019 can check here details about the exam pattern, syllabus and many more.

CMAT 2019 Syllabus

The CMAT Syllabus 2019 is not so fixed. But it is being observed from the previous records that the topics covered in CMAT is quite similar to the topics covered in CAT examination. So, it will be easy for the aspirants preparing for CAT can also appear for CMAT examination.

Before moving forward towards the syllabus of CMAT 2019, It is advised to the aspirants to go through the examination pattern.

Sections Number of Questions Maximum Marks
Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation 25 100
Logical Reasoning 25 100
Language Comprehension 25 100
General Awareness 25 100

The Duration of the test is 180 minutes, means that for each section you will have total 45 minutes.There is also equity in the distribution of marks. It will also include the negative marking in the whole examination. For each incorrect answer 1 mark will be deducted from your total score.

Now let’s talk about CMAT 2019 Syllabus. 

As it is discussed above the topic covered in CMAT is not so fixed, but it is quite similar to CAT examination.

Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation: The following topics are covered in this section.

  • Number Systems
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Speed Time & Distance
  • Time & Work
  • Profit Loss
  • Percentages
  • Pipes & Cistern
  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Mensuration
  • Quadratic & Linear Equation
  • Line graph
  • Pie Chart
  • Bar Graph
  • Partnership

Logical Reasoning: This section covers the following topics. In this, your logical understanding will be tested in the specific interval of time.

  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Linear Arrangements
  • Statements Arguments
  • Sequencing
  • Matrix Arrangements
  • Number Series
  • Analogy Test
  • Blood Relationship Tests
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Inferences
  • Statements and Conclusion
  • Non-Verbal Reasoning
  • Symbol Based Problems
  • Direction and Distance Test
  • Ranking Tests
  • Statements Assumptions

Language Comprehension: This section may check your understanding as well as reading ability. Please check the following topics to be covered in the desired section.

  • Vocabulary
  • Para Jumble
  • Paragraph Completion
  • One- word Substitution
  • Synonyms & Antonyms.
  • Reading Comprehension

General Awareness: This section basically consists of the topics of checking your presence of mind. Keep updating yourself with the national/ international events. Prepare the topics in history, economics, sports, geography, literature etc.

Tips to Prepare for CMAT 2019 Exam

If you want to score well in the CMAT exam then you can take the reference from the following discussed points.

  • For any examination, it is very necessary to know the examination pattern and syllabus very well. So, it is advised go through the syllabus and the examination pattern very carefully.
  • For the preparation of CMAT 2019, you can also take the reference of the books such as the RS Agarwal or Arun Sharma etc.
  • Give more and more mock tests and be familiar with the examination pattern.
  • Build your own strategy and try to give equal time to all the sections.
  • Work on your weaker section and also work on the concepts of each type.

Official website of CMAT is

CMAT 2019

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