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CMAT Syllabus 2020 – Check Section and Topic wise Syllabus

CMAT Exam Syllabus 2020 | CMAT Syllabus

CMAT Syllabus 2020: NTA does not have a defined syllabus for CMAT exam 2020. Following are the major topics to be covered in each section of CMAT.

Language Comprehension

CMAT 2020 defines its Verbal Ability section as Language Comprehension. It covers comprehensive English test which includes the test of grammar, tenses, vocabulary, jumbled paragraphs and reading comprehension. Key topics from which you may expect questions are – usage of Articles, Non-finite, dangling modifiers, Nouns, Pronouns (Especially relative Pronouns), adjectives, adverbs, prepositions –regular and followed, verbs, Syntax, Subject-verb Agreement, Simple, continuous, Perfect tenses and Conditional-unreal past.

CMAT 2020 gives you shorter with 500-600 words and not too difficult passages. There is no fixed rule on framing the questions based on Reading comprehension passage, which is followed by at least 4-5 questions each. Questions could be any of following types-; Questions based on the inference drawn; Questions based on the Central idea of the passage; Questions based on phrases, idioms; Questions based on expression in the passage.

Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation 

Questions in this section are usually single and are not based on sets. While topics like table and pie chart in data interpretation section will require basic calculation skills, the topics from which most of the questions appear in quant are arithmetic (ratios, mixtures, work, averages, profit & loss, basic statistics etc), number properties, probability and counting principles with one or two odd questions in geometry and derivatives (i.e. maxima-minima).

Logical Reasoning

The section is a mix of the topics from arrangements like linear, seating, sequencing & arranging with conditions to coding. The other questions are based on statement-conclusion, the logical puzzle, numerical puzzle, Venn Diagram, true/false statements, visual reasoning. The basic preparatory tip for LR is to attempt as many practice exercises as possible. They can be solved with basic human logical instinct.

General awareness

This section can be divided into three parts and each part has to be given due weightage. Conventional GK-available in books; Current GK- based on the current reading of newspapers and periodicals;  Business & Economics GK -for example changes in Fiscal and monetary policy, CRR, Repo Rate, Devaluation and up the valuation of Rupee. Please remember current GK-whether Business, national and international has an on-going preparation method and thorough reading of the newspaper only can keep you updated.

The section covers questions on Who’s who; Constitutional knowledge; Current affairs; business; economics; currency and Capitals of the countries as well as States of India; International Organizations; monetary and fiscal tools among others. Applicants may find questions with photo and emblem identification of personalities, companies among others.

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