CMAT 2020 Exam Syllabus, Pattern, Exam Date, Marking Scheme

CMAT 2020 Exam Syllabus – The exam pattern of CMAT 2020 is covers the topics from the Quantitative Technique, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension, and General Awareness. Common Management Admission Test 2020 exam is a computer-based test for getting admission into MBA/PGDM courses. CMAT 2020 examination will be held on 24 January 2020. Before that, the registration process will commence from 01st November 2019 and close on 30th November 2019. CMAT 2020 Admit Card will be downloaded from NTA website on 24 December 2019. All the exam applied candidates are should need to check and ensure the CMAT 2020 Exam Pattern, syllabus, previous year old question papers of CMAT examination, practice the mock up test, etc.

CMAT 2020 Exam Pattern

Exam Mode Computer Based Test (CBT)
Question Paper Language English
Number of Shifts Two (Forenoon & Afternoon)
Time Duration 3 Hours
Number of Questions 100
Number of Sections There are totally 4 Sections

  • Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Language Comprehension
  • General Awareness
Type of Question Multiple Choice Question (MCQ)
Maximum Marks 400

CMAT 2020 Exam Syllabus

CMAT 2020 Important Exam Dates

Events Dates
Starting Date of CMAT 2020 Registration 1 November 2019
Closing Date for Submission of Online Application 30 November 2019
Printing of Admit card 24 December 2019
CMAT 2020 Examination 24 January 2020
Timing of Examination First Shift: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Second Shift: 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Announcement of Result 3 February 2020
Downloading of Score Card Second week of February 2020 (tentatively)

CMAT Syllabus 2020

CMAT 2020 exam syllabus is classified into under the four categories. It can be listed as follows.

  • Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Language Comprehension
  • General Awareness

Students who have applied the CMAT 2020 exam they should next focus their exam preparations to get the good marks. Here we have mentioned some important topics related to the above mentioned four sections.

Sections Important Topics
Language Comprehension



Verbal Ability, Vocabulary, Jumbled paragraphs, Syntax and grammar, Tenses, Synonyms, Antonyms, Sentence Correction, Reading Passage, Fill in the blanks, idioms, Reading Comprehension, Sentence Improvements, One word Substitution, Phrases, Syllogisms, Prepositions, Analogy, Figures of speech, Odd word out, Contextual usages, Foreign Language word used in English.
Logical Reasoning Blood Relations, Deductions, Directions, Ranking Tests, Encoding and decoding, Matrix Arrangements, Numeric grid, Linear Arrangements, Analytical Reasoning, Inferences, Cause and Effects, Statements Arguments, Symbol based problems, Clock and Calendars, Family Tree, Statements and conclusions, Seating Arrangements, Input and Output, Comparisons
Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation


Time and Distance, Height and Weight, Venn Diagram, Tables, Simple and Compound Interest, Algebra, Geometry, Number series, Date interpretation, data sufficiency, problem solving, arithmetic, Pie chart, Ratio and Prepositions, Profit & Loss, Logarithms, Permutation and Combination, Pipes and Cisterns, HCF & LCM, Caselets, Quadratic and Linear Equations, Number based problems, Work and Time
General Awareness


History, Geography, Politics, Personalities in News, World Records, Important Quotes, Literature, Social issues, Science, Economics, Business, Current Affairs of National and International Economy, Culture, Trade Awareness, India and the World, Awards, Punch Line of Companies, Politics and Societies

CMAT 2020 Question Sections & Marking Scheme

Questions Types Number of Questions Maximum Marks
Quantitative Techniques and Date Interpretation



25 100
Logical Reasoning


25 100
Language Comprehension


25 100
General Awareness 25 100
Total No. of Question: 100 Total Marks: 400


CMAT exam pattern is designed according to the above-mentioned question types. There are will be provided for each correct answer from each section. There shall be negative marking for wrong answers, for each incorrect answer one mark will be deducted from the total marks. No deduction of the mark for the blank or unattempted questions.

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