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.NO SUBJECT TOPICS COVERED
A Quantitative ability Algebra, Number system, Simplification, Geometry, Arithmetic, Modern Maths.
B Verbal ability Vocabulary, Synonyms ,Grammar, Para

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

C Logical reasoning Team 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 arrangement 1
Comparison 3
Distribution 3
Circular arrangement 2
Venn diagram 1
Number letter series 4
Coding decoding 4
Calendars 3
Visual reasoning 2
VERBAL REASONING 15
Deductive logic 3
Course of action 2
Strong weak argument 2
Critical reasoning 6
Statement conclusion 2
TOTAL 40

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
VOCABULARY 19
FILL IN THE BLANKS 7
ANTONYMS 2
SYNONYMS 3
PARA- JUMBLES 6
ANALOGY 1
QUESTIONS ON GRAMMAR 5
READING COMPREHENSION 8
CHOOSE GRAMMATICALLY CORRECT/INCORRECTSENTENCE 5

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 QUESTIONS 120
DURATION 120 Minutes
NO. OF SECTIONS 3
TOTAL MARKS 360
NO. OF OPTIONS 5
SECTIONAL TIME LIMIT Applicable
DIFFICULTY LEVEL Easy to Moderate
WRITING BOARD WITH MARKER PEN 1

 

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