NMAT 2013 Analysis

NMAT 2013 Analysis

Overall exam pattern:

In NMAT 2013 candidates had an opportunity of appearing more than once in case they were not satisfied with their 1st attempt. The difficulty level was easy to moderate. There was no negative markings as well as no technical glitches.

It had 120 questions to be answered in 120 minutes. Speed remained name of the game  in NMAT 2013.

SR.NOSUBJECTTOPICS COVERED
AQuantitative abilityAlgebra, Number system, Simplification, Geometry, Arithmetic, Modern Maths.
BVerbal abilityVocabulary, Synonyms ,Grammar, Para

Jumbles, Analogy, Fin Bi, Reading comprehension, Choose grammatically correct

CLogical reasoningTeam formation, Statement conclusion, Blood relation, Arrangement.

Detailed Sectional Analysis:

Quantitative Ability

4

DI was quite tougher than QA as questions were based on data sufficiency. Most of the questions were based on bar, line graph as well as multiple graphs. The difficulty level of questions were of easy to moderate. As this sections was time consuming the calculations were intensive. It consisted of 48 questions in 60 min.

Logical reasoning :

                      TOPIC           NO. OF QUESTIONS
MATHEMATICAL REASONING       25
Linear arrangement1
Comparison3
Distribution3
Circular arrangement2
Venn diagram1
Number letter series4
Coding decoding4
Calendars3
Visual reasoning2
VERBAL REASONING15
Deductive logic3
Course of action2
Strong weak argument2
Critical reasoning6
Statement conclusion2
TOTAL40

The Difficulty level was moderate. It included a mix of usual mix of strengthening, weakening, assumption questions on critical reasoning. The LR section was time consuming. It consisted of 40 questions to be attempted in 60 min.

Verbal ability.   

                      Topic              No of Questions
VOCABULARY19
FILL IN THE BLANKS7
ANTONYMS2
SYNONYMS3
PARA- JUMBLES6
ANALOGY1
QUESTIONS ON GRAMMAR5
READING COMPREHENSION8
CHOOSE GRAMMATICALLY CORRECT/INCORRECTSENTENCE5

The questions were of easy to moderate difficulty level. This section consisted of 32 questions to be solved in 22 minutes.

BIRD’S EYE VIEW:  

TOTAL NO OF QUESTIONS120
DURATION120 Minutes
NO. OF SECTIONS3
TOTAL MARKS360
NO. OF OPTIONS5
SECTIONAL TIME LIMITApplicable
DIFFICULTY LEVELEasy to Moderate
WRITING BOARD WITH MARKER PEN1

 

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