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CMAT 2017 Exam Analysis

Aug 21, 2018 17:01 IST
    CMAT 2017 Exam Analysis
    CMAT 2017 Exam Analysis

    CMAT 2017 Exam Analysis – Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) popularly known as CMAT is a national level management entrance test . Till 2018, CMAT was conducted by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), but 2019 onwards, the entrance test will be held by National Testing Agency (NTA). This means CMAT will no longer be conducted by AICTE but by NTA. CMAT is a computer-based test that is to be completed in three hours duration. The main objective behind CMAT 2017 exam analysis was to reveal whether the exam was easy, were there any technical glitches or any surprise elements.

    CMAT Exam Analysis 2017

    The analysis of CMAT exam is done right after the exam is conducted. CMAT 2017 was held on January 28, 2017. The entrance test was conducted across various test centres across India. The CMAT 2017 exam had 100 questions that were to be completed in given time. According to the CMAT 2017 exam analysis, the exam contained four sections namely, Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension and General Awareness. Each section comprised of 25 questions each. Overall the CMAT 2017 exam was easy and as expected.  

    As per the expectations of the test-takers, the difficulty level of the exam was easy apart from a few questions. Test takers mentioned General Awareness section was comparatively tricky to answer.

    CMAT Exam Analysis 2017: Difficulty Level of CMAT 2017

    Section

    Difficulty Level

    General Awareness

    Tough

    Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation

    Easy

    Logical Reasoning

    Moderate

    Language Comprehension  

    Easy

     

    Now let us take a look at the sectional analysis of CMAT Exam:

    General Awareness Section

    The difficulty level of this section was high as the questions were from both current and static gk section. Questions related to current happenings such as Demonetization, Digital India initiatives, pradha mantra yojnas were asked. Students who were well updated with the current affairs would find this section easy to tackle.

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    Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation Section           

    According to the CMAT 2017 exam analysis, in this section, the level of difficulty was easy and approximately 4-5 questions were difficult to solve.

    Topic

    Questions

    Level of Difficulty

    Number System

    5-6

    Easy

    Arithmetic

    8-9

    Easy

    Geometry

    2

    Easy

    Algebra

    6

    Moderate

    Series

    1

    Easy

    Trigonometry

    1

    Moderate

    Data Interpretation

    1

    Easy

    Overall the Quantitative aptitude section was easy to solve and did not consume much time. Therefore, students were able to devote time to other sections as well.

    Logical Reasoning Section

    The overall difficulty level of this section was ‘Moderate’. Exam takers mentioned that this section consumed a lot of time and effort of their part. The questions in this section were comparatively difficult to the Quantitative aptitude section.

    Topics

    Number of Questions

    Difficulty level

    Arrangement based

    7

    Moderate

    Mathematical

    4

    Easy

    Cube cutting

    2

    Easy

    Inference/Conclusion based

    2

    Easy

    Coding

    3

    Moderate

    Relations

    1

    Easy

    Set Theory

    2

    Easy

    Syllogism

    1

    Moderate

    Input – output

    1

    Moderate

    Miscellaneous

    2

    Easy

    Language Comprehension Section

    As per the analysis of CMAT exam, the difficulty level of this section was ‘Easy’. Aspirants were asked 15 questions from 4 reading comprehensions (RCs). The RCs were given on various topics (such as politics, Indian cinema, and technology). Approximately 10 questions were from other sections such as vocabulary; grammar; fill in the blanks and statements.  

    Overall CMAT 2017 exam was easier than other management entrance exams such as CAT and XAT. But a negative marking of 1 mark for each wrong answer made it difficult to score a high percentile for those aspirants who attempted questions with uncertainty.

    We hope the CMAT 2017 exam analysis will help you in calculating an expected score of the exam.

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