# CMAT 2014 Analysis

## CMAT 2014 Analysis

Overall exam pattern :

The Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is a national level test conducted for admission to all the management programs. It commenced on 20 September 2014 and it is conducted twice a year. The test has 100 questions to be solved in a time span of 180 minutes. Overall the paper was of moderate to difficult level.

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

Detailed Sectional Analysis:

Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation.

 TOPICS NO. OF QUESTIONS Venn Diagrams 2 Numerical/word series 3 Permutation and Combination 3 Alligations 4 Time and Distance 3 Geometry and Mensuration 3 Ratios and Proportions 3 Percentages 3 Probability 1 Total 25

This section was little tough but time consuming. Overall difficulty level was moderate. Average attempt would have been 17-19 questions.

Logical Reasoning.

 Area No of Qs Analytical Reasoning 5 Blood Relations 5 Input /Output 5 Visual Reasoning 5 Alpha-Numeric Series 5 Total 25

Though easy this section was slightly time consuming . The difficulty level was easy to moderate. Average attempt could have been around 18-20 questions out of the 30.

Language Comprehension.

Here much emphasis was given on vocabulary. Questions on Grammar, Para- Jumbles, Para completion, verbal reasoning, Fill in the blanks etc were asked. RC passages were of moderate length and quite tricky. Average attempt of 15-20 questions would have been good.

General awareness.

As usual this section was tough for the candidates, there was a plethora of questions on Constitution, Fiscal system, Sports, World affairs, General Science, Taxation, Politics, Arts & Culture etc. Average attempt would have been 16-19 questions.

BIRD’S EYE VIEW:

 Total no. of Questions 100 Duration 180 minutes Total no. of sections 4 Number of choices 4 Marking scheme Correct answer: +4 Negative marking -1 Expected cut-offs 230+

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